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Contracts Administrator - Kiewit Infrastructure Business Development


Laval, Quebec, CA Montreal, Quebec, CA

Requisition ID: 166581 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Infrastructure Business Development 

Department: Business Management 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Would you like to be part of a team that negotiates and administer contracts with design subconsultants and other representatives? Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers is seeking a Contracts Administrator. Individuals with experience in an engineering, legal and/or construction related role as well as basic procurement experience is desired. 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 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.



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


  • 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.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (procurement)
  • Bachelor of Engineering and/or Juris Doctor  Degree (Asset).
  • 2 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).


Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.

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.

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 do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

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