Stantec System

Contract Administrator

1 month ago
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# of Openings Remaining
Experience (Years)
Water and Wastewater Engineering

Your Opportunity

Projects, when successfully delivered, can strengthen client organizations and the communities they serve. By managing capital programs and projects as if they were our own, our business, technical, and project management experts work with clients to strategize, plan, and implement projects that help them achieve their organization’s objectives—without surprises. Our Water Resources Business Center executes large projects for the electric utility industry related to Hydro Dams and Fossil (Coal) Power generation. These projects include the support of integrated Project Controls Analysts who provide schedule, budget, and billing support during project execution.  Join a team of project management specialists that’s passionate about achieving predictable project outcomes for clients and communities as we continue to set high standards for performance, innovation, and service.  We help solve project challenges using formal and strategic project management processes, enabled by project management technology.  Our professionals focus on managing program activities, expectations, and risk, while leading, supporting, and/or advising clients throughout all stages of the project life cycle. The ongoing success of our team allows you to set the pace of your career. This is the place where great ideas and rewarding careers call home.


An opportunity exists within our Water group for a Contracts Administrator to be based out of our Lexington, KY location. 



Your Duties

This position will provide contractual support on various types of contracts with a variety of customers in the engineering design and consulting industry. The successful candidate will be a member of our program team and will have a fast-paced, diverse workload in this role. You will be responsible for all aspects of contract management and administration duties outlined below


  • Responsible for performing all contract management and administration duties in accordance with internal management needs and customer specifications.
  • Research contractual issues related to performance requirements and contract compliance, which may involve in-depth fact-finding efforts.
  • Compile and analyze data and be able to communicate/advise program management of contractual rights and obligations.
  • Prepare and maintain various types of reports for management.
  • Provide support in contractual and risk review processes, drafting contract language and negotiations.
  • Maintain a historical record of the contract.
  • Conduct all necessary actions to close the contract.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

It is preferred the successful candidate possess a college degree in the field of business administration, or another relevant technical field and have 3+ years experience in Contract Administration.


Educational requirement:  Bachelor’s Degree


Personal attributes include:

  • Must be detail-oriented, process driven and self-motivated, able to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication, time-management, multi-tasking, and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with clients, contractors, and staff at all levels
  • Ability to blend client requirements with company standards and methodology
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

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