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Contract Administrator - Finch West LRT

Woodbridge, ON, CA

Dufferin Construction - a division of CRH Canada

Job ID:  153199 

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.

The Finch West LRT is a light rail transit project that will bring 11 kilometers of modern, reliable rapid transit to northwest Toronto. As a key partner in the Finch West LRT project, Dufferin Construction, a division of CRH Canada is looking for a Contract Administrator to join the team!   We are one of the largest heavy civil engineering contractors in the industry, employing over 1000 people. We have built a solid reputation for market excellence, through drawing on a rich history and a strong heritage of quality, stability and innovative leadership in the marketplace. 

Responsibilities:  #LI-SS1

  • 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

Experience & Educational Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Construction or related industry

Position Dimensions:

  • 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

Why work for us?

  • With parent companies in the U.S. and Ireland, your growth potential is limitless!
  • Work with a team of dedicated professionals who are there to support your professional growth!
  • Flexible benefits plans, Defined Contribution pension plan, annual bonuses and merit-based increases ensure that your hard work and dedication will be rewarded!

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.

Date Posted:  Jun 28, 2019


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