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Contract Administrator (Irvine CA) 1

Requisition ID:  219968

Job Summary

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Today, our colleague's team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

This requisition is for a long term assignment in Irvine CA.

Responsible for gathering and compiling data essential to the administration of (sub)contracts.  Assists with implementation of (sub)contract administration procedures and coordinates or monitors the completion of administrative tasks.  Also monitors areas of (sub)contract performance as assigned.  Conducts investigations and inquiries into specific (sub)contract problems and may provide assistance in claims research.

Job Responsibilities:  

  • Gather and compile support data for the preparation of documents and the administration of (sub)contracts.
  • Assist (Sub)Contract Manager or (Sub)Contract Administrators in completion of the various administrative tasks required by the Contract/Subcontract Management Manual; Standard Work Process Procedures and automated (sub)contract management systems.
  • Monitor areas of (sub)contract performance, as assigned.
  • Conduct investigations and inquiries into specific (sub) contract problems, as assigned.
  • Organize materials for the preparation of meetings, presentations and training sessions.
  • Assist in the preparation of periodic status reports.

Job Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Quantity Surveying, Law, Engineering, Construction Management or Cost Engineering along with 3 years of relevant experience Or in lieu of Bachelor’s degree 9 years of relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated administrative and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
  • Some basic knowledge of contract types, terms and legal requirements.
  • Some basic knowledge of law, negotiations, accounting or cost engineering gained through education or experience.



Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.