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Parsons Corporation Subcontract Administrator in Des Plaines, Illinois

Subcontract Administrator


United States

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Looking for Talented Subcontract Administrators for some future openings supporting the TSSC contract.

These upcoming positions will be in one of the 10 Regional offices located throughout the united states.

The office locations are: Seattle, WA; Los Angeles, CA; Fort Worth, TX; Oklahoma City, OK; Kansas City, Kansas; Des Plaines, IL; Atlanta, GA; Washington, DC; Queens, NY; Boston, MA


Administers one or more standard subcontracts to ensure that subcontractors fully meet Company and project requirements. The incumbent at this level has experience and an increasing proficiency in the administration of subcontracts. A willingness to travel to the subcontractor's facility when necessary is required.


  • Prepares recommended source lists of qualified subcontractors, drawing upon their past performance experience.

  • Prepares Request for Proposal form and verifies accuracy and completeness of proposal packages. Interfaces with affected groups to clarify and ensure that all necessary data has been included.

  • Draft, negotiate and manage contracts for construction, services and materials.

  • Receives subcontractors' responses to requests for proposals, determines each subcontractor's ability to meet Company and project requirements, and negotiates the terms and conditions.

  • Ensure compliance with insurance and bonding requirements.

  • Prepares subcontract documents and amendments, including identification and inclusion of flow down requirements from the prime contract.

  • Ensures that terms and conditions will be appropriate.

  • Administer and manage change orders ensuring legal and contractual compliance.

  • Actively manage subcontracts with attention to the prevention and/or defense of potential claims by subcontractors, and to prepare documentation to sustain any claims made. Prepares reports and contractual correspondence for project management and client.

  • Maintains accurate tracking records tailored to the assigned subcontracts.

  • Assure invoices and payments are accurate and processed on time.

  • Maintains and updates subcontractors' files to include records of payment.

  • Review correspondence to assure compliance with subcontract, and obligations/ requirements.

  • Performs subcontract closeout actions, completes file documentation, and forwards subcontract files to storage.

  • Ensures retention of hard copy of reports and claims for seven years.

  • Coordinate and perform contract close-out actions, maintain a close working relationship with Project Manager.

  • Serves as liaison between subcontractor and project manager.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


4-year degree in Business Administration (or related field) and 3-5 years of related work, experience involving typical procurement activities, including subcontracting.

Must be able to meet customer security requirements. A background check by Federal Authorities will be performed.


A working knowledge of subcontracting activities typical to the engineering and construction industry is required. In addition, excellent written and oral communications skills, a working knowledge of PC software packages typically associated with procurement, and an ability to effectively negotiate subcontracts is also required.

T4 Program Summary: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded the Technical Support Services Contract 4 (T4) to Parsons in August 2012. Parsons is the prime contractor. This $1.3 billion+ contract has a 4-year base period with two 3-year options. The statement of work includes a variety of activities that support the FAA’s Capital Investment Plan (CIP) modernization efforts: Site selection and engineering, construction, environmental and fire/life safety, equipment installation and testing, CAD, and other technical services as required. Work is performed across the nation in each of the FAA’s nine regions as well as the Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and the Technical Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey and in several U.S. territories. An average staff of 400-500 with a peak staff over 650 supports this contract, in addition to those subcontractors who perform construction work.

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.