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Parsons Corporation Construction Contract Administrator - Municipal in Port Rowan, Ontario

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Job Description:

Are you looking for an opportunity to be a leader on a major construction project? Are you well versed in contract administration and inspection? If so, Parsons has a great opportunity for you to join us on the Long Point Causeway project.

Parsons is now hiring a Senior Contract Administrator and Site Inspector for our rapidly expanding team in Ontario to work on various engineering and construction management projects starting with the Long Point Causeway Project. You will be responsible for soliciting, evaluating, negotiating, awarding, and administering contracts in support of world-class projects. In this role, you will perform contract administration and inspection duties on projects with construction values typically in the $5 to $50 million range with clients in the private and public sectors of domestic and foreign markets.

Our Contract Administrators will monitor and administer the business provisions of assigned contracts to ensure that contract requirements are met.


  • Drafts contracts for engineering services projects, relying heavily on previous contracts as a resource for terms and conditions.

  • Participates as a member of the negotiating team, assuming responsibility for explaining positions and resolving matters of a business nature related to the proposed contract.

  • Monitors and administers the business provisions of assigned contracts to ensure that contract requirements are met.

  • Collaborates with colleagues across organizational lines to obtain and transmit business information necessary for the Project Manager to more effectively monitor the status of the project.

  • Prices change orders and follows through to ensure that contractual coverage is implemented.

  • Prepares letters to client requesting approvals and interpretations required to comply with the provisions of the contract.

  • Collaborates with appropriate Procurement personnel on project subcontract matters.

  • Monitors project expenditures versus contract cost limitations.


  • Bachelor's degree or CET/Diploma in civil engineering, business administration or finance related field along with 3+ years of contract administration and inspection experience.

  • Requires a working knowledge of industry business practices and contract administration principles, as well as some exposure to contract negotiations.

  • Incumbent must also possess strong written and oral communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and a working knowledge of PC software packages typically associated with contract administration.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard 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 all applicable laws.