Contract Administrator

Contract Administrator

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Ottawa, Ontario

Engineering & Technical




Join a top employer and advance your career. Aplin has partnered with a GTA-based company to hire an experienced contract administrator on a fulltime permanent basis.

As a leader within of our Contract Administration Group, you will be responsible for all aspects of contract administration on your assigned project. Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Supervising Site Inspectors working on various construction site projects at different field office locations
  • Reviewing and understanding relevant OPSS and contract special provisions
  • Interpreting requirements and details of contract drawings and specifications
  • Inspecting construction operations from time to time to ensure compliance with contract documents, quality and safety standards
  • Verifying quantities, preparing progress reports and maintaining documentation
  • Reviewing, interpreting and analyzing the contractor’s critical path schedules
  • Preparing reporting, quantity measurements, claims and payment certifications
  • Liaising with contractors and clients

All Levels
  • University degree or College diploma in Civil Engineering
  • Demonstrated experience as a Contract Administrator, Resident Engineer, office person or clerk supporting these roles
  • Ability to interpret construction drawings and specifications
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook), familiarity with AutoCAD and Civil 3D would be considered an asset
  • Excellent communication, problem solving and attention to detail skills
  • Demonstrated willingness to learn
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Possess a valid driver's license and have access to a vehicle with valid registration and insurance
  • Ability to work flexible schedules and travel to site locations within the area

Experience – Clerk, OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR, Assistant CA
  • Registered as EIT with the PEO or OACETT designation as a rcji / rcji / rcca; or ability to obtain this designation within 6 months
  • 5 years experience in structural, watermain, asphalt, and/or grade construction on MTO or municipal projects
  • Registered as EIT or P.Eng. with the PEO or OACETT designation as rcca; Completion of MTO T131 - Advanced Claims - Dispute Resolution course
  • Demonstrated experience as a Construction Administrator or ACA on at least two (2) previous projects

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