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Senior Contracts Administrator- Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering 1


Woodcliff Lake, NJ, US

Requisition ID: 144039 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Procurement 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers is seeking a Senior Contracts Administrator. This position will act as a manager for a project, regional area, or division that supports the Engineering and Designer contract review process for contracts and will serve as a key liaison between KIE management and subcontractors, and vendors.

District Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering's Design-Build team is driving clients to 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.

Kiewit’s management and implementation of this process leads to safe, cost effective, and innovative designs that exceeds client expectations and furthers Kiewit’s legacy of excellence. 

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, a wealth-building 401k plan, and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, you’re ensuring a lifetime of success.


This position will be based out of our Woodcliff Lake, NJ Offices


•    Review and negotiate design service agreements of partners and subconsultants. 
•    Review terms and conditions constituting flow downs from prime contract utilizing Kiewit’s prescribed Contract Review Process.
•    Review/Revise/Establish/Identify the key risk for the various agreements to ensure compliance with risk profile
•    Interface regularly with business line manager, project sponsors, area managers, estimating team, tax, treasury, legal, and risk management.
•    Coordinate and finalize all agreements for subconsultants prior to pursuit submission
•    Working with applicable business lead and legal, modify Kiewit’s standard forms (Professional Services Agreement, Subcontract, Material Contract, etc.) to ensure consistency with the applicable prime contract and properly capture flow-down provisions as necessary.
•    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


•    Bachelor’s degree in Business or related experience
•    Bachelor’s of Engineering and/or Juris Doctor Degree desired but not required.  Working knowledge of Rail/Transit projects is a plus.
•    A minimum of 5 years of related experience required. (Prior in-house experience strongly preferred).
•    Excellent, 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.
•    Familiarity with the construction industry strongly preferred.
•    Ability to work independently and think analytically with minimal oversight.
•    Ability to think innovatively to offer practical solutions while achieving targeted risk profile.
•    Ability to manage 1 or 2 employees. 
•    Demonstrated ability to multitask.
•    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.


Additional Requirements:

  • Absent an approved exemption, due to federal, state, local, provincial and/or client-requirements, this position requires an individual to be fully vaccinated by an FDA-approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine upon hire and as a condition of continued employment.

Base Compensation: $74,732  - $112,098 
(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)

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 are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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.

Nearest Major Market: New York City

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