WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Project Contract Administrator (ID# 34898) in Houston, Texas

Project Contract Administrator (ID# 34898)

(Contract Administrator II) Houston, TX

Category: Contract Administration

Job Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: 4

Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

About WSP USA

WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. wsp.com.

WSP USA is looking to hire a Project Contract Administrator to work out of either our Houston or Dallas, TX office. The selected candidate will perform the following duties:

  • Coordinate with subconsultants on prequalification process to ensure compliance with corporate requirements

  • Prepare and provide support in the preparation of subconsultant agreements using approved corporate templates

  • Assist in coordination of prime agreement legal reviews

  • Assist in drafting subcontract amendments, task orders, inter-company agreement’s and other related subcontract documents

  • Work directly with project manager and project accountant to obtain subconsultant scope of work and other data needed to complete subconsultant agreements

  • Communicate with corporate legal and project accountants during the subconsultant review and execution process

  • Coordinate identified legal risks with project manager and project accountant through resolution

  • Maintain and post subconsultant requests and updates in ProjectSolve

  • Maintain organized filing system on-line, including ability to track all contract requests

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or equivalent experience in related field

  • A minimum of 4 years directly related experience involving the review, preparation and the administering of private, state and Federal contracts

  • Experience interpreting construction, engineering (such as roadway, structural, geotechnical), planning, water and environmental contract requirements including project scopes, cost estimates and schedules

  • Ability to communicate (phone, e-mail, in person) in a professional, clear, calm and concise manner

  • Ability to work independently and able to prioritize assignments as needed

  • Experience working with lawyers in the preparation and review of project related contract documents

  • Ability to work with different Project Team members (project managers, project accountants, etc) in different states and cultures

  • Willing to ask questions, search for answers, and troubleshoot problems

  • Experience in Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat

  • Travel to offices within the Texas/Mountain Region may be required

The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately. Local candidates preferred.

EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender (M-F)/Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation

EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender (M-F)/Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation