Construction Administrator/Inspector (Senior)

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Opportunity ID 256-20180221 Location Kitchener, Ontario
Type Full Time Experience (Years) 10
Date Posted March 8, 2018 Expertise(s) Infrastructure, Roads
Deadline Open Third-Party Recruiter Yes

why you should be interested

We are currently searching for a Senior Construction Contract Administrator/Inspector for our Kitchener office. You will join a dynamic team active in municipal engineering design projects for a variety of public and private sector clients.

how you'll contribute to our company

Your responsibilities will include assisting with daily contract administration duties, as well as site inspection duties to monitor Contractor progress, workmanship, and conformance with the contract documents. You will communicate regularly with the Company, Client, and Contractor project teams, while acting as an ambassador of Associated Engineering in communicating with the public and other stakeholders through the duration of the construction contract.

what you will bring to the table

You should have the following qualifications:

  • Diploma in Civil Engineering, Construction, Construction Management, or equivalent field from an accredited college
  • 10+ years of progressive experience in a construction role
  • Interest in pursuing a career in construction contract administration and on-site inspection
  • Previous experience working for a consulting engineering firm and/or a construction firm is an asset
  • Experience with multi-discipline design coordination and construction is an asset
  • Experience with contract administration and on-site inspection principles, practices, and techniques
  • Familiarity with applicable local building/construction codes
  • Knowledge of construction contract interpretation and construction acts
  • Experience with monitoring and coordinating activities on a construction project including liaising with the Client, Contractors, Approvals Officers, and Public as required
  • Experience with project scheduling computer software in assessing construction progress compared to tendered schedule
  • Knowledge of construction products, materials, and equipment
  • Inspection and conformance of construction works with contract documents and engineering design
  • Experience with interpretation of specifications, plans, and regulations
  • Experience with preparing engineering sketches, technical specifications, quantity take-offs, and cost estimation
  • Experience with start-up and commissioning of mechanical systems, as well as post-construction warranty services
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations for Construction Projects
  • Possess valid construction safety certificates – fall arrest protection, confined space, WHMIS, first-aid, CPR level A, automated external defibrillator (AED) training – an asset
  • Experience with MS Office (Excel, Word) and the latest version of AutoCAD
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills including use of email and video conferencing technologies
  • Possess a valid driver’s license    

how you'll showcase your fit to the position

If you have the right background and would like to join a Platinum Club Member of Canada's Best Managed companies, please forward your resume to:

Human Resources
Associated Engineering
508 Riverbend Drive, Suite 302
Kitchener, ON N2K 3S2

Fax: 226-214-3188

Please include position title and location in the subject line if you are e-mailing your application. We thank all applicants, but will only contact those candidates selected for interviews.

AE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and members of the LGBT community to apply. For applicants with disabilities, accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We are also committed to protecting the privacy of your personal information and as such, it will be used for recruitment and employment purposes only.