In a world of possibilities, pursue one with endless opportunities. Imagine NextWhen it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons. Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We’ve got what you’re looking for. Job Description: Parsons is now hiring a Contract Administrator (Construction Administration Specialist) for our rapidly expanding team in British Columbia to work on various engineering and construction management projects. You will be responsible for administering contracts in support of world-class projects. In this role, you will perform contract administration assignments for projects with constructed values typically in the $10 to $50 million range with clients in the private and public sectors. Responsibilities: Drafts contracts for large engineering/construction management projects. Proposes alternative text/clauses to client contracts, as appropriate for the Company business. Ensures that the contract is thoroughly reviewed for legal, risk management, tax, and accounting issues prior to submitting to management for approval. Participates as a member of the negotiating team, consisting of business development and project management personnel, for establishing business terms and contract conditions. Monitors and administers the business provisions of assigned contracts to ensure compliance with contractual terms and conditions. Advises the Contracts Manager regarding scope, financial, and risk issues of applicable contracts. Generates and maintains documentation for negotiating change orders. Prices and drafts change orders and amendments. Follows through to ensure that contractual coverage is implemented. Prepares letters to clients requesting approvals and interpretations required to comply with the provisions of the contract. Collaborates with Procurement personnel on project subcontract matters. Monitors project expenditures versus contract cost limitations. Prepares letters to clients notifying them of contract cost limitations and requirements for additional funds. Prepares project/facility acceptance documents and follows through to ensure acceptances are approved by the client. Furnishes business and financial information requested by the client, as delegated by the Project Manager. Identifies contractual problems and takes appropriate action to ensure a satisfactory resolution. Follows up on problems demanding management attention to ensure a timely response to the client. Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate. Qualifications: Degree or Diploma in Construction Management or Civil Engineering, and/or combination of related experience 5 years of construction contract administration experience is required Prefer experience with large engineering/construction projects in the Western Canada region Requires a working knowledge of industry business practices and the negotiation of prime contracts Incumbent must also possess strong written and oral communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills Working knowledge of PC software packages typically associated with contract administration Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Not Applicable/NoneThis position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.A full-service engineering and construction firm, we work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as health, vision, dental, employer paid provincial care premiums, Defined Contribution Pension Plan (DCPP), Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA), Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP), life insurance, paid time off, sick leave, all province observed holidays off, and gym membership discounts to fit your busy lifestyle The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements. Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ.We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY
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