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Construction Contract Manager

$94,760- $166,750
Posted May 22
Full Time
Los Angeles, California

Arcadis is the world's leading company delivering sustainable design, engineering, and consultancy solutions for natural and built assets.

We are more than 36,000 people, in over 70 countries, dedicated to improving quality of life. Everyone has an important role to play. With the power of many curious minds, together we can solve the world’s most complex challenges and deliver more impact together.

Role description:

Arcadis seeks a Contract Manager to join the team in Los Angeles to perform a wide variety of professional engineering work in either a field or office setting.

Support project administration activities under the supervision of LACMTA’s Contract Administrator, Project Manager, and Project team for a highway construction project including support of change control procedures, pay application processing, and coordination with interfacing LACMTA departments among other contract administration tasks as assigned.

Role Accountabilities :

  • Support LACMTA Contract Administrator with negotiations and approval of change orders, task orders, contract work orders, and contract modifications in coordination with LACMTA Vendor Contract Management department, construction contractor, and LACMTA’s project team
  • Meets with internal and external clients to anticipate requirements
  • Support LACMTA Contract Administrator with Requests for Changes from the contractor, act as chairperson on the merit evaluation team, and prepare responses
  • Prepares various letters and notices and participates in initial and regular contractor and consultant conferences and meetings
  • Supports contract management activities after award and liaises with LACMTA's vendors and internal clients
  • Maintains all contract, change order, and contract modification records and attends progress meetings to review contract issues, set payment schedules, and make adjustments to contract administration
  • Attend Fact Finding meetings with the project staff, contractors and assist with scope/cost and schedule proposal analysis, and monitor contract compliance
  • Assists in developing claim strategies designed to minimize damage assessment and effect on schedules
  • Assists with the arrangement and participation in final inspection and assists with the preparation of closeout documents
  • Prepares monthly status reports, summaries, and other correspondence at the direction of the LACMTA Contract Administrator
  • Briefs management on assigned projects and gives oral presentations as applicable
  • Coordinate interface with Project Controls staff and Program Management Information Systems (PMIS) including Unifier.

Required Qualifications:

  • Approximately five (5) years of relevant experience performing complex contract administration work including preparation/review of contract changes and claims for publicly-funded heavy construction, highway, or transit industry construction projects
  • Experience with construction contracts and contracting procedures
  • Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Business, Public Administration, or a related field; Master's Degree in a related field preferred

Key Skills and Abilities :

  • A valid California Class C Driver's License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Professional certification from the National Contract Management Association (NCMA), American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS), Institute for Supply Management (ISM), or equivalent.
  • Highway construction experience highly.
  • Knowledge of Caltrans Local Assistance procedures.

Why Arcadis?

We can only achieve our goals when everyone is empowered to be their best. We believe everyone's contribution matters. It’s why we are pioneering a skills-based approach, where you can harness your unique experience and expertise to carve your career path and maximize the impact we can make together.

You’ll do meaningful work, and no matter what role, you’ll be helping to deliver sustainable solutions for a more prosperous planet. Make your mark, on your career, your colleagues, your clients, your life and the world around you.

Together, we can create a lasting legacy.

Join Arcadis. Create a Legacy.

Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging

We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Arcadis offers benefits for full time and part time positions. These benefits include medical, dental, and vision, EAP, 401K, STD, LTD, AD&D, life insurance, paid parental leave, reward & recognition program and optional benefits including wellbeing benefits, adoption assistance and tuition reimbursement. We offer nine paid holidays and 15 days PTO that accrue per year. The salary range for this position is $94,760 - $166,750.

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