The Construction Administrator will primarily report to the Shareholder Principals.
Construction Administrator for Architecture firm needed on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Primary responsibility will be construction administration of multiple, simultaneous building projects from construction kick-off to final completion and through the warranty period. Job duties will include field inspections and reports, review of submittals and shop drawings, review of application for payments, responding to RFI’s, coordination with consultants, attending progress meeting, preparing punch lists and preparing various AIA documents.
$60,000 – $70,000 annually
A competitive salary and benefit package commensurate with the level of knowledge and experience including health insurance, disability, 401K, and a bonus structure.
Responsibilities and Duties
- Coordinate all architectural and sub-consultant activities related to construction contract administration, including process sketches and permit revisions, field observations, reports, change orders and pay requests.
- Review project submittals and review, coordinate and respond to RFIs.
- Other related activities include assist with the development and improvement of the contract administration process with emphasis on efficiency, quality assurance, quality compliance, and project closeout.
- Compile, evaluate and present feedback information related to necessary changes in construction documents.
- Attend project meetings; prepare and distribute meeting minutes as required by contract.
- Conduct on-site observations, prepare and distribute reports.
- Coordinate with the architecture/engineering team to ensure project completion complies with contract documents and applicable codes and regulations.
- Review contractor’s project drawings, warranties and other post-construction submittals.
- Review construction change orders for contract conformance.
- Review contractor requests for payment.
- Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.
- Hours of Operation: 8am – 5pm; 1 hour for lunch, to be coordinated with person covering.
- Minimum Education – Bachelor’s Degree in architecture or Construction
- Commercial construction experience
- Five to ten years of experience working on public bid with single lump sum contracts
- Software Programs – Proficiency with AutoCAD/Revit, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Experience with Ajera and/or BRICKS is a plus.
- Excellent communication and people management skills
- Analytical, intelligent, ability to quickly re-direct focus, resourceful, grammatically accurate, formatting competent, organized, helpful, multitasker, reliable, dependable, trustworthy.
- Organized and capable of multi-taking while working on multiple construction projects.
Section 3 Notice
Section 3 eligible residents will be given preference in hiring and are encouraged to apply. Section 3 definitions and information can be found at www.hud.gov.