Morrison Hershfield is a multi-disciplinary consulting engineering and management firm located throughout the US and Canada. We are a dynamic, employee-owned, team-oriented firm with a diverse project list that ensures you will be working on exciting, high-profile and challenging projects. For more than 70 years, the people at Morrison Hershfield have been the leading force behind our continuous growth and the expansion of our services.
Morrison Hershfield's Transportation Division provides planning, design and construction administration services for roadway, highway, transit / rail, bridge and related projects. We are currently seeking a Contract Administrator to complement our transportation team in our Toronto office to play a lead role in the delivery of environmental assessment and functional / preliminary and detail design assignments primarily for public sector clients. Due to expanding business opportunities in Ontario and elsewhere within the company, this position offers growth in the areas of technical / professional development and project management.
The Construction Administrator shall work on all aspects of administering a construction c ontract, including but not limited to:
Assists with monitoring and calculation of production rates
Assists with monitoring compliance with and administering terms of operational constraints of the contract
Provides a leading role in monitoring compliance to commitments of and administering construction contract provisions regarding the Contractor's Quality Control Performance Measures
Checks and inspects construction activities, operations and work to ensure compliance with the contract documents, drawings, and specifications
Conducts site surveys, confirming scope of work, obtaining relevant information, equipment and materials and maintains quality and payment records in a daily diary for the work completed
Compiles field / test data in a report form
Liaise / coordinate with service providers for specialized inspections and / or testing to ensure the tasks are completed in accordance with the terms or reference, specifications or agreement
Attend site meetings as required
Obtain video / photographic records as required
Record, review and address contractor questions and clarifications by reporting to the Contract Administrator for resolution if not already provided to the contractor
Attend site meetings and reconnaissance on site
Able to hand multiple priorities without losing focus
A Post Secondary degree or diploma in Civil Engineering or Civil Engineering Technology / Technician
Minimum 8 years' experience in engineering/construction working on transportation structures projects
Either registration as a Professional Engineer or Engineer-in-Training with PEO as a Technician or Technologist with O.A.C.E.T.T.
Designation as determined by OACETT as a Road Construction Senior Inspector (rcsi) or Road Construction Contract Administration (rcca) is an asset
Prior experience working on MTO or City of Toronto projects is an asset
Able to work on weekends and nights, as required
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work well in a team environment
Proficiency with MS Office
A valid Ontario driver's license and access to a vehicle
Morrison Hershfield is committed to having an inclusive and diverse workforce, with recruitment free of discrimination, ensuring all candidates are given a fair opportunity for employment. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.