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Contracts Administrator

  1. Burnaby
  1. Clean power

Contracts Administrator

Why join us?

SNC-Lavalin is one of the world’s largest engineering and construction groups, and a major player in infrastructure ownership, operations and maintenance services. We have offices across Canada and operate in over 100 countries.

SNC-Lavalin's Power, Grid & Industrial Solutions Sector is a leader in the field of power generation

and distribution. We are proud to have more than 100 years of experience in dams and hydroelectricity, with our first hydroelectric project dating back to 1911. SNC-Lavalin has been closely involved in the design, construction, refurbishment and study of hydro and power systems and has facilitated the production of some 296,000 MW of hydropower, more than 114,000 km of transmission lines and more than 2,500 substations around the world.

We are currently looking for a Contract Administrator with 7-10 years of experience to join our Vancouver team.

How will you contribute to the team?

Responsible for the complete procurement process for designated packages of materials, equipment and/or subcontracts required for the construction and of the project.

  • Source suppliers and subcontractors, ensuring that the selected company is pre-qualified to provide the equipment, works or services required, and to the owner's satisfaction.

  • Work with SNCL engineering consultants to ensure their technical and commercial deliverables meet project/owner requirements.

  • Issue RFP's in accordance with SNCL and owner's procurement procedures.

  • Examine bids in conjunction with stakeholders and provide recommendation reports to SNCL project management and the owner.

  • Draft letters of intent and award from the bid analysis.

  • Draft contracts based on standard terms and conditions and guide contract negotiations to conclusion, for approval by senior management and the owner.

  • Expedite deliverables and deliveries of materials / equipment, and ensure compliance with quality requirements.

  • Change Management; evaluate entitlement, negotiate change orders to ensure best value for project.

  • Drafting of post contract correspondence with relation to delay and claims.

  • Preparation of monthly subcontractor progress payments and liaising with AP to ensure timely payment.

  • Maintain works records and produce reports as required.

  • Identifying and drafting prime contract changes.

  • Assist Project Controls with accruals, end life forecasting and cashflow forecasting.

  • Participate in preparation of bids for the Business Unit, including estimating and analysis of bid documents. 

  • Other duties that may be delegated or required from time to time at the direction of the Procurement Manager.

What will you contribute?

  • Seven to ten years of practical experience in a similar role is required.

  • Experience working within a civil, electrical instrumentation and mechanical engineering environment and knowledge of the construction processes by which the works will be undertaken would be a great advantage.

  • Experience preparing and issuing procurement documentation is required.

  • Knowledge of import regulations is an asset.

  • Exceptional English communication skills, both verbal and written are required.

  • Able to work under pressure and multitask.

  • A dedicated team player with exceptional interpersonal skills

  • Computer literate In Microsoft Office.

  • Strong attention to detail.

What we offer at SNC-Lavalin:

At SNC-Lavalin, you will enjoy good compensation, a safe and healthy work environment, and a full range of benefits (ie.: group insurance, retirement savings plan, share purchase plan, continuing education program, etc.).

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes

  • Competitive salary

  • Flexible benefits

  • Defined contribution pension plan in which SNC-Lavalin contributes

  • Work equipment provided according to the season (boot, bib, helmet, gloves, etc.);

  • Employee Share Ownership Plan (ESOP)

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • 3 weeks of vacation time

  • Learning and Development programs, training, career opportunities

The masculine gender is used only to simplify the wording.

Successful applicants will be notified about SNC-Lavalin’s accommodation policies at the time the employment offer is extended, and the information will be shared with new personnel during the onboarding process

At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.  

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Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients in oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies.


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