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Contract Administrator - Oakville, ON


Dufferin Construction - a division of CRH Canada

Job ID:  216940 

Work Type:  Full Time Permanent 


It is a great time to join the CRH Canada team! CRH Canada is going through an exciting business transformation which demands first-class Talent Management support to drive results.

We are building a world- class team. Make your mark!

You will be a successful addition to our team if you look at change as an opportunity to develop and contribute to the business. You will be successful in your role if you like partnering with the business, presenting new ideas and providing excellent customer service.

Contracts Administrator – Mosaic Transit Constructors

(Subcontracts Administration)

Mosaic Transit Group (MTG) is a consortium comprised of Aecon and ACS – Dragados and Dufferin.  MTG has been selected to deliver the Finch West Light Rail Transit Project and is seeking highly qualified, experienced personnel to join the team of this complex P3 design and construction project.




Reporting to the Subcontracts Manager, the Contract Administrator shall be responsible for but not limited to the following:


  • Administers assigned subcontracts maintaining a continual review of progress and providing management with information regarding projected financial or technical difficulties.
  • Coordinates with designated staff on operational activities affecting contractual rights and obligations, subcontract performance, subcontract administration and other major matters.
  • Administers information programs to ensure mutual understanding of subcontract terms and conditions.
  • Ensure compliance with contract requirements
  • Implementation of Change Management procedures
  • Negotiation of Change Orders and change issues with Subcontractors
  • Ensure timely and accurate contractual correspondence
  • Pricing of change and delay issues
  • Identification and tracking of deliverables
  • Identification and implementation of record keeping to validate potential Changes
  • Maintenance of change management/issue logs and provision of summary reports
  • Maintaining excellent relationships with the owner, client, subcontractors and public
  • Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:
    • Subcontractor Kickoff meetings
    • Regular subcontractor review meetings
    • Payment administration
    • Schedule monitoring
    • Monthly financial reporting
    • Subcontract Agreement closeout


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Construction or related industry
  • Strong awareness of construction and contract law
  • Engineering background (civil, systems, MEP, track) preferred but not required
  • Strong business acumen
  • Effective communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent oral and written English skills are essential
  • Commitment to ethical business conduct and trusted with sensitive information
  • Significant major project experience dealing with change/claims management/dispute resolution issues
  • Being able to work in a team in Joint Venture environment
  • Dynamic highly motivated individual able to interact with construction teams


Supervisory Responsibility:


  • None


Fiscal Responsibility


  • None


Extent of Internal/Public Contact


  • MTG staff including design, construction, scheduling, document control, safety, estimating, quality control
  • Strong interactions with the client, as well as municipal and jurisdictional authorities


Physical Demands


  • Able to perform in a fast paced environment.
  • Primary work location is project office or site office to align with the construction team.
  • Project related travel along the alignment is anticipated.


Visit our website for more information: http://www.crhcanada.com

CRH Canada Group Inc. recognizes Canada’s diverse landscape. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.

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