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AECOM Contract Administrator in Whitby, Ontario

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Contract Administrator, RCCA to be based in GTA.

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.

Job Description on Posting :

  • Review contractor’s QC Declarations

  • Prepare the Contractor’s Quality Compliance checklist and monitor compliance, review incident submissions and issue deviations as required and compile a summary of incidents and deviations

  • Review and approve the contractor’s original Critical Path Schedule and review all updates

  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with contractors, MTO, other outside agencies, property owners and the traveling public

  • Apply the Occupational Health and Safety Act and monitor the contractor’s operation in this regard, ensuring that safe passage is provided for the traveling public

  • Supervise and coordinate sub-ordinate staff and provide training as needed

  • Ensure that sufficient data is obtained through the life of the contract to substantiate contractor’s progress and final payment certificates. Review and process all contractor payment certificates.

  • Integrate contract administration activities with those of the contractor

  • Direct staff in recording the work done, completing survey work, obtaining cross sections and grade checks for calculation of quantities for payment purposes

  • Maintain Contract Administrator’s diary of daily activities

  • Issue Instruction Notices for changes in the work, approvals, transmittal of documents, safety issues, non-compliance of the contract, warnings, suspension of work, stop work orders, etc.

  • Chair all meetings, including the Pre-Start, Pre-Pave, Pre-Pour, Monthly Site Meetings, Final Completion Meeting, Design Debriefing and other site meetings as required. Prepare and distribute agendas and minutes

  • Prepare a Monthly Status Report for the MTO detailing construction and administration activities for the month

  • Prepare the Record of Working Days form (when required by contract documents) on a weekly basis and determine the controlling operation on a daily basis

  • Initiate change orders, negotiate price agreements and maintain the MTO’s Change Order Summary

  • Ensure that the claims process and timeframes for resolution documented in the contract documents are followed

  • Review and make recommendations on contractor Extension of Time requests

  • Review contractor proposals, Certificates of Component, Certificates of Conformance, stamped drawings, material certificates, facilities and personal certifications, electrical service manuals and designated sources list

  • Generate the Certificate of Substantial Performance

  • Generate the contract acceptance checklist prior to the Final Acceptance Meeting

  • Prepare Project Construction Report, Contractor Performance Rating and Summary of Quality Compliance Deviations

  • Evaluate the design consultant

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 4 years of related Contract Administrator experience on three (3) Municipal or Ministry of Transportation projects.

  • University Degree in Civil Engineering or College Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology or equivalent experience.

  • OACETT Registration Road Construction Contract Administrator (RCCA) required.

  • Must have completed successfully Ministry of Transportation T131 and T131 A Advanced Claims Dispute Resolution training

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ideally 5+ years of relevant experience.

  • Familiar with WBCMS

  • Proven ability and experience in successfully administering highway/structure construction contracts

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

What We Offer

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.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 263292BR

Additional Locations CA - Markham, ON - 105 Commerce Valley Dr W, CA - Whitby, ON - 300 Water St

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.