A successful Contract Administrator will need to interface between Superintendents, Foremen, Owners (DOT), Vendors, Subcontractors and other members of the project team.
Some of the specific responsibilities include review of drawings and specifications for proper payment, Foremen report review and correction for payroll and quantity/payment tracking, scheduling material orders, contract administration including processing of purchase orders, cost monitoring, problem solving, quantity tracking and progress payments.
Project start-up duties such as assisting the project Superintendent in the process of obtaining and setting up the field office. Quantity reporting, Production Tracking, Material Ordering/Scheduling, Field Office Communications, Invoice Approvals, and Other Miscellaneous Record Keeping Duties.
Requires the ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications and possess strong problem solving and analytical skills. Must be a self–starter with good communication skills, strong organization, detail oriented with the ability to retain big picture thinking.