AECOM Electrical Site Contract Administrator in Markham, Ontario

Requisition/Vacancy No. 151101BR

Position Title Electrical Site Contract Administrator

Job Category Construction Management

Business Line Water

Country Canada

State/Province/Region CAN - Ontario

City Markham

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

About the Business Line


We create comprehensive delivery solutions for water, wastewater and wet weather systems, desalination, water resources, water reuse, tunneling, and community infrastructure through traditional and alternative delivery services such as program management and design-build.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented Electrical Site Contract Administrator for immediate employment in Markham, ON. The successful candidate shall provide professional construction services on a large scale waste water long term expansion program in Hamilton area. The Site Inspector will act as client’s representative in the field interacting with client (end user), contractor and other external parties.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Management on a municipal construction project for quality control and adherence with applicable provincial standards (Ontario Electrical Safety Code, Ontario Building Code), application national standards (National Electrical Code), engineering design and technical specifications

  • Review of shop drawings for compliance with construction contract documents

  • Documentation of construction site activities (daily diaries, photo logs, survey checks, field progress reports)

  • Site inspections to confirm that the contractor's work is in general conformance with drawings and specifications and is progressing on schedule

  • Clarification of drawings and specifications

  • Provide problem resolution/field solutions with respect to unforeseen construction issues

  • Assist with issuance of field instructions, change orders and other construction administrative documentation

  • Complete periodic field survey checks to ensure the contractor is installing infrastructure in the correct location

  • Preparing construction progress reports

  • Chairing construction meetings and preparing minutes

  • Review of contractor invoices and preparation of monthly progress claims for submission to project owner

  • Review of contractor pricing associated with change orders

  • Review of red line mark-up drawings provided by the contractor

  • Assist with preparation and review of project record drawings

  • Witnessing and documenting performance verification tests and monitoring contractor commissioning activities

  • Assist with preparation of contract documents and specifications

  • Ensure compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Act on construction sites with authority to issue stop work orders

  • Liaise with Client for regulatory inspectors with respect to construction activities

  • Implements and follows project and company safety procedures

Minimum Requirements

  • Engineering diploma or higher

  • 10+ years of related experience in water /waste water biased towards electrical site construction inspection and contract administration

  • Proven team management skills with capability to work with a wide variety of individuals, and have the skills and abilities necessary to lead engineers, designers, and technical and support staff

  • Excellent communication skills including verbal and written

  • Knowledge in document control, record keeping and construction administration

  • Valid driver’s license and must have transportation to and from the project site

Preferred Qualifications


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.