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HNTB Contract Administrator in San Jose, California

What We're Looking For

Will work with various clients and user groups in initiating procurement, typically to encourage maximum interest and a fair, reasonable and competitive solicitation process. Ensures contract compliance, specifically that the contracts rights, remedies, obligations, assignments and risks are maintained among the contracted parties throughout the life of the project for project fees between $15M and $50M. Responsible for managing risk assignments, properly identifying, vetting and advancing potential changes, and ensuring compliance with the contract requirements in support of a project’s scope of work and objectives. In collaboration with the Project Manager, they will take appropriate measures to ensure full adherence to applicable contract(s), the Manual of Professional Practice (MPP), and all applicable Standards of Performance.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Finance or relevant degree

  • 10 years relevant contract experience

  • 5 years working in a lead role directly with the contractor, architect/engineer, or public funding agency.

What You'll Need

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Mentors and supports project team members in all aspects of contract interpretation and compliance, risk management, and change management protocols. Coordinates and collaborates with the project team, Division Business and Project Controls group, and the Enterprise Operations Contracting & Claims (EOCC) and Risk Management Groups (ERM).

  • Works with clients and/or user departments to develop statement of work, purchase requisitions, procurement documents, cost estimates, schedule projections, and template contract documents in advance of soliciting bids or proposals from contractors. Manage the procurement process that may include: coordinating and facilitating pre-proposal meetings, responding to contractor questions or comments, issuing addendums, receipt of bids/proposals, responsiveness/responsibility checks, technical evaluation coordination, facilitating presentations or interviews, negotiations of price proposals, contract execution, and kick-off meetings.

  • Develops and maintains a comprehensive knowledge of the project and all contractual documents, including Owner/Client, Client/HNTB and HNTB/Subconsultant agreements. Identify unfavorable terms, risk allocation, and change dispute procedures. Ensure development and implementation of a flow-down matrix for subconsultant agreements.

  • Establishes processes for change management within the project team and in cooperation with the client. Proactively capture, track, manage and report all potential project changes and cost impacts utilizing the standard Change Order Log. Ensure contractual compliance of change procedures, including providing of timely notice to the client for all potential changes. Work closely with the Project Manager and project controls staff to quantify all cost and schedule impacts due to changes. Serve as the project lead for advancing potential change orders and defending against back charges and claims. Develop merit arguments for submission to the designer-builder in accordance with the contract requirements and HNTB interests. Advance disputes in a timely manner and in accordance with the contract requirements and HNTB interests. Engage EOCC for contract analysis and merit arguments for all disputes and as needed for complex changes.

  • Facilitates internal and external risk assessment exercises to identify and assign (i.e. to Owner, Contractor, HNTB) risks identified in the contract and scope of work requirements. Ensure that appropriate risks are passed through to subconsultants (coordinate with EOCC). Proactively capture, track, manage and report all contract and potential project risks (negative and positive) utilizing the standard project-specific Risk Register.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Finance or relevant degree

  • 8 years relevant contract experience

Additional Information

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

R-05213 Full Time #KD

About Us

At HNTB, we are harnessing the power of collaboration and innovation to establish a new vision for the future of mobility across our country. You don’t have to look far to see our impact. For more than a century, HNTB’s spark has connected people and places, expanded opportunity, and left a lasting impact on our communities. Our culture of integrity and inclusion, combined with groundbreaking solutions, has affirmed our reputation and positioned our firm as the industry leader in delivering extraordinary value.

When you join HNTB, you are joining an employee-owned firm founded on the values of integrity, collaboration, personal accountability, respect for others, and the development of all employees. We are committed to the continual improvement of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We encourage our employees to bring their whole and authentic selves to work, provide them a meaningful welcoming environment where they are valued, celebrated and respected. Diversity of thought and unique perspectives drives innovation, engagement and retention, which makes HNTB better and brings value to our clients and our communities.

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

HNTB does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. We will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with a disability where appropriate.

Reasonable Accommodations - If you are an individual with a disability or limited English proficiency and need assistance or an accommodation, please email ReasonableAccommodations@HNTB.com or call 816-527-2600.

Work Authorization

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law).

Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is typically not available for entry level positions.

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