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Contract Administrator - Metro/Transit/Rail

  1. Los Angeles
  1. Project, programme & cost management

Contract Administrator - Metro/Transit/Rail

Contract Administrator - Metro/Transit/Rail

Why join us?
Our Los Angeles team is growing! We are searching for a Contract Administrator with experience of the administration of construction contracts related to metro / transit systems or rail infrastructure. Good working knowledge of design-bid-build and design-build procurement processes, development of RFP’s, evaluation and award of contracts in accordance with the Clients procedures. The role involves excellent communication skills, coordinating and working closely with the client, stakeholders and vendors. Experience in metro / transit or light rail construction is preferred. This position is a full time internal position for Faithful Gould and comes with robust benefits We seek individuals who are looking for long term tenure and a career with us!

About Us

Faithful+Gould is a world leader in project controls and consulting, providing clients with Owner’s Representative expertise and advice throughout the life of their construction projects. We offer varied and interesting projects with several high-profile clients across key business sectors which include many of the Fortune 100 companies and Federal/State/City government agencies. Faithful+Gould is currently ranked #11 largest Construction Management Company and #9 Program Management Company by ENR (Engineering News Record). Established in 1947 in England and opened the first USA office in 1992. Constructive Expertise It’s in our DNA.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Assist in the development of RFP’s to support organizational goals, including evaluation and award mechanisms
  • Knowledge of procurement tools, and data bases
  • Understanding and familiarity with construction design-bid-build and design-build contracts
  • Write contract letters and other communications and notices, develop Addendums
  • Assist in the negotiation and award of contracts
  • Follow protocols for record keeping and documentation retention for audit
  • Ability to work within procurements guidelines and schedules to ensure timely award within the overall project schedule
  • Assist in reviewing contracts to ensure they comply with state and federal laws and regulations
  • Produce accurate and timely results while maintaining a customer-service attitude

What will you contribute?

  • 5+ years prior experience in a contract administration role or a related field, preferably in metro / transit / light rail engineering and construction
  • Knowledge of engineering and construction procurement and contracts
  • Has strong negotiation and communication skills
  • Possesses superior attention to detail in order to spot inconsistencies in contracts
  • Able to work productively independently and as part of a team
  • Must have excellent analytical thinking skills and problem solving abilities
  • Previous experience with rail facilities large infrastructure projects an asset

What we offer at Faithful+Gould:

At Faithful+Gould, you will enjoy competitive compensation, a safe and healthy work environment, and a full range of benefits  that include:

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes
  • Broad Employer based benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
  • Generous time-off benefits
  • 401 (k) with employer match
  • Flexible work schedules dependent upon approval as a result of assignment demands
  • Career development opportunities through our corporate university
  • Highly regarded tuition reimbursement program
  • Valuable voluntary options including legal, long term care, pet insurance and commuter reimbursement account

If you think that a career with our team could match your profile, submit your application online now!

Equal Opportunity Employer

Faithful+Gould, an ATKINS company, is an equal opportunity, drug free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability candidates encouraged to apply. Please view Atkins

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