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Contract: Contracts Engineer / Louisiana

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Location: Louisiana

Contract Specialist is responsible for formation and Administration of construction contracts for the Geismar Expansion. Possesses a proven ability to meet deadlines. This is a contract position based in the field office in Geismar, Louisiana.


Provide Contract Administrative Support:

  • Development and adherence of contracting processes and procedures
    • Model Contract Forms & Exhibits
    • Development of Contracting Plans/Strategies
    • Contracting Procedures
    • Coordinates with Construction/Project Controls/Engineering to ensure Technical and Constructability details are obtained for inclusion in Contract Packages
  • Development and Administration of all prime contract packages.
  • Development and Administration of all construction contracts
    • Develop contracts and support negotiations for contractual executions
    • Coordinate with legal group to ensure company liabilities, legal/contractual obligations are defined, communicated, executed and correctly reported
    • Provides contract management support
    • Schedule and hold pre-bid meetings and job walk as required for specific SOW or Service
    • Process RFQ clarifications and exceptions to T&Cs received from contractor
    • Bid opening witnessing, bid tabulation and CBE preparation and award recommendation
    • Coordinating preparation of the TBE by the responsible entity
    • Preparation of the LOR and routing for approvals
    • Conform the contract and route to contractor for signature
    • Route to the appropriate level of authority within the client for signature
    • Request issuance of the Contract within JDE for issuance to the Contractor
    • Progress monitoring coordinated with Area Managers / Field Engineers
    • Progress payment applications review and approvals
    • Change Order Management
    • Claims / Back-Charge Management / mitigation and dispute resolution
  • Administer executed construction/general services contracts
    • Hold kick off and scheduled Progress Review Meeting
    • Process Field Directives (Request for Pricing) for increased SOW’s
    • Process Contractor Requests for Change Order
    • Identify and issue back charges for contractors
    • Document contractual events
    • Manage and coordinate contractual warranty issues
    • Maintain audit ready files and documents
    • Closeout of construction/general services contracts and prepare contractor evaluation
Specific Skills

  • Knowledge and experience in development and administration of construction contracts

  • Must be able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Present the client and self in a professional manner
  • Be able to work independently or as a team player
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  This job requires basic office work routines which involve being regularly required to listen, talk, and use hands and fingers.  Additionally, frequent activity, such as reaching with hands and arms, walking, standing, sitting, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and occasional lifting or moving of up to 50 lbs. may be required.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.


General office working conditions and occasional extended or flexible work hours


Education Required: business/legal degree or equivalent job-related experience preferred

Experience Required:  5 - 10 years contract administration work experience preferred


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee.  He/she will be required to follow any other instructions and

to perform any other duties requested by his/her supervisor.



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