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AECOM Assistant Contract Administrator - TTC Secondment in Toronto, Ontario

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

AECOM is in need of an Assistant Contract Administrator to work with our client TTC on some of their high-profile public Transit projects.

The job incumbent will be offered a regular, full-time position with AECOM and work on secondment to TTC.

Candidate will report for work at the TTC office a few times a week for the length of the secondment. After the secondment is compete, the employee will return to AECOM to be re-assigned to another project. The home office for the employee at that time can be the AECOM Markham or Mississauga office (with work from home options available also.)

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Manager - Contract Administration (Construction), the Assistant Contract Administrator is responsible for assisting the Senior Contract Administrators (SCA) to co-ordinate and administer the day-to-day activities associated with contract administration activities of contracts relating to contracts involving construction contracts consistent with the Commission's procurement policy and departmental procedures and guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities

Shall have responsibility for but not limited to:

  • Interpreting contract and ensuring compliance with contract terms and the requirements of the scope of the work;

  • Helping SCA and coordinating technical team for contractor's progress verification and documentation;

  • Administering payment, process progress payments, off-site inventory payments, preparing/processing certificates of payments and assessing back charges and liquidated damages;

  • Processing release of holdback payments as per Construction (Lien) Act.

  • Preparing estimates for proposed changes/amendments/claims; processing requests for quotes, contract amendments/changes and change directives;

  • Evaluating and preparing analysis of contractor's submissions for changes and claims;

  • Updating contract administration database, maintaining post-award contract files in accordance with Section's procedures;

  • Analyzing rationale for contract changes/claims with contractor's as well as coordinating support from other departments.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have, at the very least:

  • University Degree + 2 (two) years of work experience in the procurement of complex technical requirements including specialized engineering equipment and construction contracts.

  • Demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education may be considered. Eg. a College Diploma in Engineering, Architectural Technology or Construction Management + 4 (four) years of work experience in the procurement of complex technical requirements including specialized engineering equipment and construction contracts.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional development courses relating to procurement and contract administration an asset;

  • An understanding of construction principles and knowledge of the construction industry;

  • Knowledge of construction contracts and contract administration related to construction contract changes, scheduling practices/methods, delays and construction claims management;

  • Knowledge of construction estimating and ability to interpret the requirements and details of construction drawings and specifications

  • Knowledge of construction contract documents and experience in contract documentation and application of IT for contract administration;

  • Effective interpersonal, organizational, multi-tasking, verbal and written communication skills and the ability to co-ordinate efforts of others to accomplish objectives

  • Good working knowledge of PCs and computerized applications related to the work.

Additional Information

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship for Canadian employment authorization is not available for this position.

  • Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location: $61,000.00 - $80,000.00 per annum.

About AECOM

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: REF26536Z

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: Hybrid

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