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Contracts Administrator

Location: 

Laval, Quebec, CA

Requisition ID: 126941 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Department: Business Management 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Would you like to be part of a team that negotiates, renegotiate, and administer contracts with design subconsultants and other representatives? Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers is seeking a Contracts Administrator. Individuals with experience in an engineering and/or construction related role as well as basic procurement experience is desired, but not required. We’re looking for a team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives. Someone that is detail-oriented, highly motivated with ability to effectively manage time

District Overview

 

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering's Design-Build has clients who turn to Kiewit during all stages of design-build projects. Through our integrated design and construction approach, our multi-disciplinary team works together to improve schedule, control costs and minimize risk. Our construction-focused engineers work collaboratively with our estimators and builders to design solutions that are innovative, constructible, and designed with a focus on safety. Clients benefit from the proven processes and tools used by Kiewit to minimize project risk. We are an in-house resource that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff shares experiences gained, innovative concepts, and best practices for all projects that we support.

On our team, you’ll have the opportunity to see more, touch more, and do more than you ever imagined. Working hard will not only bring you satisfaction from a job well done, but it will help propel your career forward faster than you might expect. We will train you, develop your skills, and allow you to take on projects that impact millions across North America. With top-notch health benefits, RRSP plan, and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, you’re ensuring a lifetime of success.

 

Location

This position is based out of our Laval, QC office.

Responsibilities

Review and assist in the negotiation of design service agreements of subconsultants:

  • Terms and conditions constituting flow downs from prime contract utilizing Kiewit’s prescribed Contract Review Process.
  • Regular interface with business line manager, project sponsors, area managers, estimating team, tax, treasury, legal, and risk management.
  • Coordinate and assist Contract Manager to finalize all agreements for subconsultants prior to pursuit submission
  • Working with applicable business lead and legal, support project lower-tier negotiations with consultants, subcontractors, and suppliers.
  • Support project personnel as needed for contract interpretation and execution as needed.
  • General administration support for the Contract Manager for all assigned design service agreements within his/her area including routing of documents, request for approval, drafting of internal memos and department workflows.
  • General administration support for the proposal documents of the pursuits and qualifications as required.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (procurement)
  • Bachelor of Engineering and/or Juris Doctor Degree (Asset).
  • 0 to 5 years of related experience
  • Bilingual (French and English) strongly preferred.
  • Familiarity with the construction or engineering industry strongly preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of contract terms and conditions (Asset).
  • Demonstrated customer service and collaborations skills; with the ability to connect and build relationships with others inside and outside the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate with a variety of corporate departments and districts to assist in the delivery of proposals.
  • Ability to work independently and think analytically with minimal oversight.
  • Ability to think innovatively to offer practical solutions while achieving targeted risk profile.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational, time management and attention to detail skills.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office 365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook & Teams).
  • Other software working knowledge such as SharePoint, SmartSheet and SAP (desired but not required).

We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination, and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.


There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.


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