Contract Administrator - Contract role

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Date: Apr 22, 2024

Location: Thunder Bay, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 91356 

Job Category: Infrastructure 

Location: Thunder Bay, ON, Canada 

Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 65 years of business and technical expertise in mining, energy, and infrastructure, our 10,000 colleagues in 150 countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which we operate. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, we think globally while acting locally. Are you looking for an opportunity to join a diverse group of professionals who are committed to remaining exceptional? We look forward to hearing from you.


Our expertise in infrastructure includes aviation, highways and bridges, planning and advisory services, ports, rail and transit, tunnels, and water. Want to be part of the creation and construction of our cities? Then the infrastructure team is for you!


Looking to take the next step in your career?


Hatch is currently seeking a highly motivated Contract Administrator to join the Infrastructure group in our Highways & Bridges team in the Thunder Bay location, on a contract basis for work as a Contract Administrator on MTO Highway Construction Projects...


The Contract Administrator is part of the project procurement team focused on the management of construction and service contracts during the execution of MTO CA assignments and has a significant contribution in participating in the successful completion of projects. The Contract Administrator is focused on the contracting activities post award and the responsibilities end only at close-out and handover of the project.


As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Supports the project procurement efforts, in the award of construction and service contracts.
  • Contractual change control relating to cost and time.
  • Program monitoring (scope, cost and time) and progress meetings.
  • Payment certification and cash flow forecast.
  • Claims administration.
  • Develop, process and implement contractual documents and change notices in a timely manner.
  • Administrate contracts in accordance with general requirements of contractual terms and conditions.
  • Maintain various contract registers and as per project specific instructions.
  • Drive the deliverables and inputs as required from the quantity surveyors (if applicable).
  • Management of securities/guarantees.
  • Close-out.


You bring to the role:

  • A current RCCA (Road Construction Contract Administrator) designation from OACETT or a Professional Engineer with a P Eng designation in Ontario.
  • Taken and passed the MTO T131 – Advanced Issues Resolution training (post January 01, 2020), or taken and passed the MTO T131- Advanced Claims – Dispute Resolution training (prior to December 31, 2019 and attend the T-131A refresher in 2020).
  • Experience of being a Contract Administrator on at least 1 MTO Contract Administration Contract.
  • Management skills.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Experience working on large construction sites.
  • Excellent understanding of procurement processes and corporate governance principles.
  • Ability to fit into a team environment and personal skills to compliment teamwork development.
  • Relevant tertiary qualification will be highly regarded.
  • Must have a valid Driver license.



Why join us?

What we offer you?

  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally



Don't meet every single requirement? You don't need to. At Hatch, we are building a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters innovation. If you're interested in this role, we encourage you to apply even if your past experiences don't perfectly align with the skills we've listed.


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.


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