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Senior Construction Administrator

Experience & Education

Four years’ college or university degree; or four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. A solid “hands-on” construction background is preferable to a classroom degree. 15+ years prior experience required. Experience with architectural, mechanical, electrical, structural, and interior design disciplines as well as problem resolution are critical elements of this position. This position requires the firsthand knowledge of most trade skills, a working knowledge of the construction industry and the construction process, a familiarity of the building codes, and a high degree of self-confidence and both oral and written communication skills.

An ability to read, analyze, and interpret construction business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, codes, governmental regulations, plans, details, and specifications is required. The Senior CA will write reports and business correspondence and present detailed, factual information to, and respond to and communicate with project managers, clients, contractors, code officials, and the general public. Must be able to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. He or she will also interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Must have the ability to evaluate a situation accurately, and also be willing to act decisively in the best interest of the firm, the project, and the client.

Position Overview
  • Works with the Partners, Project Managers, and Discipline Leads and is the liaison between client, contractor, and the design team during the construction administration phase.
  • Responsible for construction observation activities on all assigned projects. Observes and reviews the construction of the work in the field to ensure that work complies with the project specific plans and specifications, including owner changes (additional services).
  • Observes workmanship of finished installations for conformity to standard and installation requirements with
    industry standards.
  • Reviews construction documents and specifications with Contractor Project Manager per deviations from specified construction procedures to ensure compliance with regulations governing construction.
  • Maintains a free flow of communication with the Project Managers, Discipline Leads, and other members of the design team regarding the Construction Administration activities on projects.

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