This position reports directly to the Project Manager.
Support the Project Manager in administering the contract, provide also guidance on contract matters to other operational staff;
Draft contracts for engineering, procurement and construction works;
Monitor administration activities, coordinating with project staff to assure compliance with contract obligations and responsibilities;
Provide assistance with Owner’s Contracts (Nalcor- Muskrat Falls Corporation and all sub-contractors)
Draw up, in the event of amendments to the contract, the Contract Variation Report;
Identification, compilation, and quantification of Claims
Develop list of claims to be included in the “Claims Information Sheet”, takes care of its update and submits it to PM for approval;
Post documents on Aconex in accordance with document control procedures;
Develop and maintain all contemporary records and documentation relevant to potential changes;
Draft all project correspondence, change order request and claims and ensure that all communication, reply and request to the client are timely issued;
Ensure all contract checklists to be reviewed and approved by management prior to contract signature.
Process insurance requests as per regional procedures;
Draft subcontract agreements on the basis of standard forms, used by the Company, and adjusting the same to the specific contractual needs in collaboration with Project Manager (PM);
Take part in the selection, technical management and coordination of subcontractors to whom works have been entrusted;
Verify that technical and administrative data to and from suppliers and subcontractors are consistent and complete;
Filing of client contracts and sub-contracts documents including distribution of copies to other departments if required;
Prepare Contractual Correspondence for Project Managers and other Senior Site Management;
Prepare Change Requests and all related correspondence for submission to Nalcor;
Prepare estimates related to Change Requests submitted by Nalcor to Astaldi for budgeting purposes;
Co-ordination and co-operation with other commercial/contractual groups eg: Planning, Project Controls and Quantity Surveying;
When required, attending weekly co-ordination meetings and commercials meetings;
When required, attending commercial meeting with sub-contractors;
Serve as the point of contact for all contractor’s project departments with respect to contractual matters, ensuring a timely analysis and identification of potential variations;
Other responsibilities as required.
Knowledge and experience
BA/BS in related field or applicable discipline preferred, or equivalent years’ experience. Masters degree or professional certifications preferred.
More than 15 years as Contracts Manager, Project Manager or Construction Manager for major infrastructure and hydro power project.
Proven experience in contract analysis and management, evaluation and preparation of contracts, change order request and claims.
Advanced proficiency with applicable software applications, including Aconex.
Advanced analytical and problem solving skills. Accuracy and attention to detail is critical. Ability to meet deadlines and manage priorities is critical.
Commitment to customer service and ability to guide department personnel is required.
Ability to maintain confidential information is critical.
Applicants must be willing to commit to a 14/7 days rotation on a 10 hour shift at the Muskrat Falls site which is located approximately 40kms from Happy Valley – Goose Bay, Labrador. Astaldi Canada offers accommodations and traveling expenses.
Astaldi Canada Inc. recognizes the commitments made in the Benefits Strategy which includes a hiring protocol for qualified Labrador Innu, and qualified residents of Labrador, Newfoundland and Canada. Astaldi Canada Inc. is committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive culture which promotes gender equity and the recruitment of all under-represented groups in all levels of its workforce.