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Contract Administrator
Activity Sector : Transportation
Reference : 39-0003
Job Type : Full Time - Permanent
Mobility : Yes
Income : TBD
City : Any

Contract Administrator  

Key Responsibilities

  • Administer complex highway and bridge construction contracts.
  • Responsible for CA deliverables and monitor them as per the Consultant agreement to ensure prompt delivery.
  • Ensure CA staff maintain detailed daily diaries of contractor’s work, contract progress and inspection milestones.
  • Ensuring CA staff are trained to a competent level to do the assigned work.
  • Ensure CA staff carries out all survey work required and calculate quantities by horizontal and vertical methods of measurement, for accuracy and contractor payment.
  • Interpret and analyze contractor’s critical path (schedule).
  • Perform and/or supervise quality assurance (QA) acceptance and inspection on structures, grading, concrete, asphalt, electrical and granular. Monitor various weigh scales for accuracy and compliance.
  • Identification, documentation and assessment for rating of deficiencies (deviations from Contractor’s Quality Control Process and or OPSS standards) in the contractor’s work.
  • Review test results and calculate Penalty/Bonus for payment or ensure remedial action occurs.
  • Ensure approved construction materials are used and acquired from approved sources and a record is kept of such materials.
  • Negotiate Price agreements, change orders, claims and work directives for all work that is not covered in the contract documentation.
  • Ensure contractor adheres to contract requirements; e.g. legal, environmental, construction standards, protection of wildlife, etc.
  • Travel and work on contracts throughout Ontario for lengthy periods at a time.

Qualifications

  • Must be certified by OACETT and possess either the Road Construction Contract Administrator (rcca) designation or the RCJI.
  • Have experience administering highway and bridge construction projects or similar type of work pertaining to road and bridge construction.
  • Proven analytical, communication, and negotiation skills.
  • Sound knowledge of design standards, OPS specifications, standard drawings, EEM Vol. 4 CDED Manual, materials and methods associated with bridge/highway/freeway/ATMS construction.
  • Knowledge and skill in interpreting and applying transportation construction practices; procedures and quality assurance techniques.
  • Ability to recognize when extra or additional work is required to facilitate the smooth and uninterrupted construction of a highway and/or bridge project and to meet deadlines of project completion.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant Laws and Regulations (Environmental, Health and Safety, etc.) and their application in construction contracts.
  • Knowledge and ability to utilize required Computer software; i.e. CDS, HDS/InRoads, MS Word, Excel, Access in order to calculate payment and test results.

Please respond to this ad directly to; Lynton.parker@wspgroup.com attaching your resume, hourly rate, ability to travel and to what geographic areas, ability to stay away from home during the week and ability to relocate. Please also provide a copies of your designations, certifications and references. Once received, you may also be asked to sign a consent form to permit WSP to use your resume. Please indicate your agreement to this process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity.
Only the candidates selected will be contacted.