assistant contract administrator - construction in toronto

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CA$ 28 per hour
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toronto, ontario
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CA$ 28 per hour
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Our client, in the transportation industry is currently looking for a Assistant Contract Administrator working on large scale construction projects.


• Assisting pre-award SCA’s with bidders’ enquiries during the bid period; attending/conducting site visits/tours for construction bid requirements; assisting in the evaluation of bids commercial analysis.

• Interpreting contract and ensuring compliance with contract terms and the requirements of the scope of the work.

• Administering payment process progress payments, off-site inventory payments, preparing/processing certificates of payments and assessing back charges and liquidated damages.

• Processing release of holdback payments as per Construction (Lien) Act.

• Preparing estimates for proposed changes/amendments/claims.

• Processing requests for quotes, contract amendments/changes and change directives.

• Evaluating and preparing analysis of contractor’s submissions for changes and claims.

• Analyzing rationale for contract changes/claims with contractor’s as well as co-ordinating support from other departments.


• Completion of a University Degree; Engineering or Architectural Technology or Construction Management College program, or the equivalent, professional development courses relating to procurement and contract administration combined with directly related work experience in the procurement. of complex technical requirements including specialized engineering equipment and construction contracts.

• An understanding of construction principles and knowledge of the construction industry.

• Knowledge of construction contracts and contract administration related to construction contract changes, scheduling practices/methods, delays and construction claims management.

• Knowledge of construction estimating and ability to interpret the requirements and details of construction drawings and specifications.

• Knowledge of construction contract documents and experience in contract documentation and application of IT for contract administration.

• Effective interpersonal, organizational, multi-tasking, verbal and written communication skills and the ability to co-ordinate efforts of others to accomplish objectives.

• Good working knowledge of PCs and computerized applications related to the work.

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