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Subcontract Admin Formation

Requisition ID:  240499

Requisition Posting End Date: 10/29/2021




Join Bechtel, one of the most exciting engineering and project delivery organisations in the world. Bechtel is a respected organisation and an industry leader in construction. Bechtel were named the top U.S. construction contractor for the 20th consecutive year  by the engineering and construction industry’s leading publication. 


What we offer
At Bechtel we offer a competitive salary package with the opportunity for flexible working to achieve greater work-life balance. Employee wellbeing is at the centre of our business promoted though private health cover and access to a leading employee assistance program.  Bechtel is committed to offering you the benefits and resources to live healthy lives


Position Overview

Performs all phases of tasks involved in the sourcing, formation, tendering, negotiation and award and administration of EPC subcontracts. Communicates with bidders and personnel within Bechtel to establish clear definition of requirements and to assure proper performance to the stated project requirements. Maintains a continuing review of the progress of each subcontract and provides management with information regarding any scope budget, financial, legal or technical difficulties. Prepares change order and amendments, negotiates with subcontractors and customers to obtain settlement. Represents the company at all times with high moral standards and ethics.


What you bring

  • Be able to develop multiple contracts and/or services agreements simultaneously as assigned.
  • Comply with Australian Contract and Fair-Trading laws, local and indigenous content requirements when forming and administering agreements.
  • Perform formation duties including but not limited to; source and prequalification of potential bidders, prepare and issue request for proposal packages, coordinate and resolve technical and commercial clarifications, receive bids, organize the evaluation process, prepare commercial bid summaries and recommendation documents, secure approvals in accordance with established procedures and prepare contract documents for execution.
  • Implement the Division Responsibilities Matrix which records the Project’s agreed assignment of various subcontract management tasks and the Standard Work Process Procedures applicable to Subcontract Administration.
  • Administer assigned subcontracts maintaining a continual review of progress and providing management with information regarding projected financial or technical difficulties.
  • Prepare and maintain control and status reporting documents.
  • Prepare and organize assigned contracts sponsored meetings, such as bid clarification and pre-award meetings, for the purpose of ensuring complete understanding and agreement between stakeholder parties on all contractual matters.


About you

  • A Bachelor degree in Law, Business or Management is preferred but not a reason for disqualification.
  • Knowledge of service acquisition & procurement regulations, policies and practices.
  • Demonstrated training or experience in pricing, contract law, negotiations and accounting.
  • Working knowledge of engineering/construction industry contracting practices
  • Experience in developing contract types (including LSTK, T&M and UR), fee arrangements and contract terms.
  • Experience in developing and recommending potential solutions to contractual problems to management.
  • Broad knowledge and experience in subcontract administration required.


Our commitment
Bechtel’s Vision, Values and Covenants commit us to the ideals of fairness, diversity, inclusion, trust  among others. These values help define our culture and the positive impact we aspire to make in the world through our people and projects. At our project sites and offices, we have many colleagues from different nationalities, religions, and backgrounds working together to accomplish amazing things. 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, nationality, age, military, or veteran, marital or disability status.


Candidates will be appropriately qualified, demonstrate a strong safety focus and value the development and maintenance of client relationships. Sound communication skills and the ability to work effectively within a team environment are essential.

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career with global opportunities, then this could be the role for you.




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; Energy; 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 and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.