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Parsons Corporation Sr. Subontracts Administrator in Edmonton, Alberta

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

The Edmonton Valley Line West LRT project is a 14-km extension of the soon to be in service Valley Line in Edmonton, Alberta. This Joint Venture project is seeking a Senior Subcontracts Administrator.

The role is site based and will require relocation for candidates not already living in Edmonton.

The Senior Subcontracts Administrator will report to the Subcontracts Manager and will manage all aspects of the administration of a subcontract portfolio assigned by the Subcontracts Manager.


  • 7+ years of subcontract administration, coordination and/or management experience

  • Experience working within the Construction-side organization of a large Infrastructure project

  • Experience working with various Infrastructure contract models P3, Design-Build-Finance, etc.

  • Experience with Subcontract formation

  • Experience with bid evaluation

  • Familiar with Unit Price, T&M, and Lump Sum contracts.


  • Subcontract administration experience within a Joint Venture project structure

  • Administration of third-party Design Agreements

  • Previous LRT project experience

  • Experience using JD Edwards and Aconex

  • Procurement experience with the preparation of RFQs, RFPs, conduct of Bid Evaluations, etc.


  • Manage, coordinate, and administer subcontracts

  • Chair subcontract kick-off meetings as required

  • Manage the subcontract change process

  • Responsible for leading claim mitigation

  • Liaise with subcontractor and project stakeholders to resolve issues in a timely manner

  • Coordinate, evaluate and process payment certifications

  • Prepare and issue meeting minutes and track issues for resolution

  • Coordinate project close out documents for submission and forwarding to appropriate parties

  • Monitor and report on progress, incurred costs, accruals, pending changes and the cost forecast or Estimate-At-Completion (EAC).

  • Support design and construction staff with reviews and provide feedback / mentorship as it applies to subcontract awareness and commercial risks.

  • Represent the organization and interact professionally with sub-consultants, suppliers, and subcontractor representatives.

  • Attend regular internal coordination meetings to report on progress and issues related to assigned subcontracts

Skills, Competencies and Attributes

  • Advanced computer skills with emphasis on MS Office applications, SharePoint, JDE, Aconex


Post-secondary degree/diploma in the fields of construction, engineering, legal, quantity surveying, or business administration.

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

About Us

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/LGBTQ+.

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