Contract Administrator - Kiewit Supply Network


Toronto, ON, CA

Requisition ID: 169035 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: DHO Kiewit Supply Network 

Department: Supply Chain Management 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 


Position Overview

Would you like to negotiate, draft and administer contracts with subcontractors, or suppliers during project execution? Individuals with experience in a construction related role with a previous experience in mitigating risk, follow time schedule, monitor costs and budgets is desired. We’re looking for a team player with the ability to work independently and collaboratively to meet deadlines, milestones and objectives. Someone that is detail-oriented, proactive, highly motivated with ability to effectively manage time. Join a growing team with an opportunity of playing a key role for projects supported by continuous training programs.


District Overview

Kiewit Supply Network group specializes in providing comprehensive procurement services to clients across the construction and engineering industries in multiple markets, including transportation; water/wastewater; power; oil, gas and chemical; building; and mining. Our key objectives are to offer clients a world-class service focused on ensuring equipment, materials and services are consistently estimated and procured at the right price. We strive to offer an appropriate level of quality and ensure materials and services are delivered on schedule and in compliance with the client’s specifications and expectations.


This position is based out Toronto, ON, CA (Note: This position does NOT allow work from home)


  • Build effective working relationships with construction operations to facilitate successful procurement buyout in accordance with the project requirements, including continuous communication and follow-up;
  • Research and evaluate subcontractors and suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities and the supplier’s reputation and history;
  • Leverage subcontractors and suppliers across multiple procurements to ensure value for money for the project;
  • Advise and recommend subcontractors and suppliers based on best value for the project;
  • Negotiate terms and conditions of relevant agreements, understand prime contract requirements;
  • Administration of contracts including change orders, Invoice payment process, progress meetings and specified contract deliverables up to close out;
  • Monitor shipments to ensure goods come in on time and resolve problems related to undelivered goods;
  • Confer with staff, users and subcontractors/suppliers to discuss defective or unacceptable goods or service and determine corrective action.
  • Opportunity to prepare/issue Request for Proposals (RFP’s) and evaluate subcontractor/supplier proposals to identify subcontractors/suppliers who meet project constraints of budget and schedule during project execution


  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, construction management, engineering or related; equivalent experience will be considered;
  • Experience in construction environment preferred;
  • Thorough understanding of procurement and subcontract management is required;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel and Word);
  • Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative;
  • Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time;
  • Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity;
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills;
  • Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives ;
  • Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail;
  • Passion for safety, with the ability to help us ensure that nobody gets hurt ;
  • General knowledge of database utilization;
  • SAP Experience a plus
  • Ability to travel and relocate as needed;

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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