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Construction Contract Administrator - Highways Bridges

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August 18 2022 
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In a world of possibilities, pursue one with endless opportunities. Imagine Next!

When it comes to what you want in your career, if you can imagine it, you can do it at Parsons.  Imagine a career working with intelligent, diverse people sharing a common quest. Imagine a workplace where you can be yourself. Where you can thrive. Where you can find your next, right now. We've got what you're looking for.

Job Description:

Are you an experienced Contract Administrator who's worked on large MTO projects?  Have you successfully worked with Project Managers and Construction Managers on ensuring infrastructure meets project requirements?  Parsons is currently seeking a Contract Administrator to work with our Senior Project Team on large scale Infrastructure projects such as road-widening, bridge remediation and the development of underground infrastructure. 

In this role, you will: 

  • Analyze project billings and prepares payment status reports for Company and project management.
  • Research correspondence and prepares written summaries of such research, which in some instances, include recommendations for project management action
  • Prepare billing instructions and other contract administration instructions for project and corporate staff use.
  • Prepare reports, usually of a financial nature, relating to contract costs, incremental contract funding, number/dollar value of contracts received in given time-period, and project status reports.
  • Administer the process by which project charge numbers are opened or closed for authorized labor and/or other direct costs.
  • Administer the business provisions of assigned contracts.
  • Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

 A combination of the following education experience is required:

  • Degree or Diploma in Construction Management or Civil Engineering, and/or combination of related experience
  • Completion of MTO T131 course
  • 10+ years of experience in transportation and municipal engineering
  • PEO or OACETT registered, and or ability to be registered
  • Knowledge of the requirements of MTO's Construction Administration and Inspection Task Manual (CAITM)
  • Successful completion of MTO T131 Advanced Claims and Dispute Resolution Training Course
  • Knowledge of applicable design standards, OPS specifications, standard drawings, and quality control / quality assurance material testing methods.
  • Knowledge of the application of transportation construction practices and methods including the applicable quality assurance procedures
  • Proven analytical, communication, and negotiation skills.
  • Effective organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to utilize computer software such as MS Word, Excel, including experience with MTO specific software and with material payment calculation methods.
  • Must provide own transportation to and from job site.
  • Valid Class "G" driver's licence.

The successful candidate will have the ability to prepare proposals, written expressions of interest and technical reports.  Proven success in managing large municipal and transportation engineering projects and proven success in managing a team of inspectors, engineers and technologists is a must. 

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

A full-service engineering and construction firm, we work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people's quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers' visions-and to help them see new possibilities.

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as health, vision, dental, employer paid provincial care premiums, Defined Contribution Pension Plan (DCPP), Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA), Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP), life insurance, paid time off, sick leave, all province observed holidays off, and gym membership discounts to fit your busy lifestyle!

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements. 

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company's core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee's wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest-APPLY TODAY!
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Markham , ON