AECOM Subcontracts Administrator in Las Vegas, Nevada

Requisition/Vacancy No. 144516BR

Position Title Subcontracts Administrator

Job Category Commercial Management / Contract Management

Business Line Construction Services

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Nevada

City Las Vegas

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

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Construction Services

Our talented experts are dedicated to managing the complexity inherent in construction projects, catering to each client’s unique needs. We provide services such as program management, construction management and owner’s representation to our clients around the globe.

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Subcontracts Administrator to be based in our Las Vegas, NV location.

Position Description or Typical Responsibilities:

  • Applies subcontracting terminology, measures, concepts and principles for compiling bid proposals.

  • Recognizes subcontracting actions that may impact the project.

  • Basic understanding of construction means, methods, and sequences for Proposals for complex subcontracts.

  • Contacts subcontractors for timely submittal of proposals.

  • Tabulates and analyzes the proposals. Prepares price and cost analysis and establishes cost reasonableness.

  • Determines the deficiencies in the proposals and obtains clarifications from bidders.

  • Maintains documentation of the subcontracting process.

  • Prepares the negotiation strategy and leads negotiation meetings with subcontractors.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, construction management, economics or demonstrated equivalent combination of education, training and related experience.


  • Entrants to this position require a minimum of 6 years in a construction environment in a subcontracting or other procurement and materials management function.

  • Experience in one or more of the areas of purchasing, expediting, transportation and warehousing preferred.

  • Ability to use procurement and materials management systems and processes.

  • Advanced ability to perform subcontracting functions.

  • Familiar with basic critical path schedules and able to use schedules in the establishment of subcontract milestones.

  • Knowledgeable of legal terminology within materials management terms and conditions and has the ability to evaluate and resolve risks due to deviations.

  • Possesses the skills for analyzing proposals to identify potential for cost savings and developing negotiation strategies.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Requirements:

  • Previous automotive industry experience.

Additional Information:

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

  • Relocation benefits are not available for this position.


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.