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Contracts Specialist

Requisition ID:  235144

Requisition Posting End Date: 06/14/2021

Project Overview:

In August of 2017, Georgia Power selected Bechtel to complete construction of the two-reactor expansion of a nuclear power plant near Augusta, Georgia. Plant Vogtle Units 3 & 4 will be the first new units built in the U.S. in the last three decades and are currently the only new units being constructed in the country. At the peak of construction, this vital project will employ up to 5,000 on site. These positions will include building tradespeople, engineers, field supervisors, construction and project managers, quality assurance professionals, safety professionals, procurement, subcontract specialists, and many others.


This position may be required to work a schedule of rotating shifts including nights, weekends, or holidays. All employees are subject to and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of continued employment for the duration of their assignment. The ability to obtain/maintain access to the facility is required. This project is working an extended workweek (EWW), 10 hours/day Monday – Friday, with day and night shifts. This schedule is subject to change.



  • 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 and coordinates with Contract Technical Representative (CTR) on operational activities affecting contractual rights and obligations, performance, and administration.
  • Responsible for negotiating and obtaining a settlement on submitted proposals and change order requests (CORs).
  • Conduct investigations and inquiries into specific (sub) contract problems, as assigned.
  • Organize materials for the preparation of meetings, presentations and training sessions; and prepares material for weekly and monthly reporting to Customer Assist in the preparation of periodic status reports. 


Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications:

  • Level One: Bachelor’s degree in a related field plus a minimum of 1 year of construction type subcontract administration related experience or in lieu of a degree, 7 plus years of professional related experience.
  • Level Two: Bachelor’s degree in a related field plus a minimum of 3 years construction type subcontract administration related experience or in lieu of degree, 9 plus years of professional related experience.
  • Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check which includes verification of employment and education.
  • Must be able to obtain a site security badge for access to the worksite.  


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated administrative, organizational, and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including proficiency in Word and Excel (e.g., developing formulas and using Excel to complete analytical verification).
  • Basic knowledge of contract types, terms, and legal requirements, and working knowledge of engineering/construction industry contracting practices.
  • Some basic knowledge of the law, negotiations, accounting, or cost engineering gained through education or experience.
  • Experience in developing and recommending potential solutions to management.
  • Experience in analysis of submitted invoices.
  • Experience in developing/administering contract types, fee arrangements, and contract terms.

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 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.