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Organization Overview

Aecon Group Inc. is Canada’s largest, publicly traded construction and infrastructure development company. Aecon and its subsidiaries provide services to private and public sector clients throughout Canada and on a selected basis internationally. Aecon is pleased to be recognized as one of the Best Employers in Canada.

Divisional Overview

Lockerbie & Hole is proud to be a Canadian company with offices and jobsites nationwide. Our experienced team plans, manages and constructs projects of all sizes using construction practices with advanced technical, reporting & communication systems. Along with our leading edge safety programs, Lockerbie & Hole offers best in class construction management services.

Business Unit Overview

Lockerbie & Hole Electrical, Transmission and Distribution provides high-performance services to clients across the country, and offers single-source solutions for multi-trade construction and power transmission projects through joint ventures and the utilization of Aecon’s group of companies and services.

Division Infrastructure
Company [Job Posting] Aecon Group Inc.
Business Unit Lockerbie & Hole Electrical
City Calgary
Province/State Alberta [AB]
Country Canada [CA]
City Calgary
Zip L3R 3J7
Title Contract-Risk Management Coordinator
Position Overview

Reporting to the Program Director of Transmission and Distribution, the Contract – Risk Management Coordinator is responsible for planning, organizing, managing and coordinating the administration of client and subcontractor requirements for Lockerbie & Hole Transmission and Distribution as well as the joint venture partnership. The Contract – Risk Management Coordinator has responsibility to maintain and manage contract terms, services and annuities as well as providing day to day support for the organization and its joint venture partner. In doing so the Contract – Risk Management Coordinator ensures that procedures and best practices are applied to the project as appropriate and recommends changes where required.

Key Responsibilities
  • Plan, organize, administer and coordinate contracting activities for client services and associated construction works;
  • Assist with the management of the tender, evaluation and contract award process;
  • Administer site service and construction contracts utilizing existing corporate tools;
  • Provide analysis and review of contract processes;
  • Review commercial agreements, including requests for quotation, requests for proposals, confidentiality agreements, pre-bid agreements, purchase orders, subcontracts, contracts, consortium agreements, joint venture agreements and, having regard for their practical application and inherent risks, make recommendations to operating staff during the estimating, pre-award, construction and post construction phases;
  • Ensure compliance with contract procedures, particularly during the field execution phase;
  • Liaise with the Aecon Legal Counsel on a broad range of contract related issues;
  • Review and update existing contract policies, procedures and practices in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, policies and ethical standards;
  • Ensure effective project change management is implemented and that approved changes are input to the control systems on a timely basis and that changes, trends and forecasts reflect the approved project scope;
  • Ensure effective cost control processes are implemented for contract processes;
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting of contracts status;
  • Work with counterpart on the joint venture team to ensure full, appropriate communication and co-ordination in the achievement of the project objectives;
  • Attend contractor progress meetings and analyzing contractor progress reports and issues to verify their accuracy and reliability;
  • Recommend changes to Contractor and work plans; including the review of contractor work interface issues;
  • Review contractor estimates and provide guidance to Project Managers in the approval of budgeted and/or unbudgeted work;
  • Provide contract administration support to the Project Manager for control of contract work packages and direct control works;
  • Prepare project specific contract administration manuals based on corporate template;
  • Assist project staff with the interpretation and practical application of contract documents;
  • Assist project staff with identification, documentation and quantification of changes in the work and claims;
  • Assists in the preparation of the final project close-out report.
Required Knowledge & Skills
  • 3 to 5 years experience in the industrial engineering, procurement and construction industry;
  • Business or legal post-secondary education;
  • Knowledge of construction law, negotiating and drafting construction contracts;
  • Knowledge of construction planning, scheduling and management;
  • Knowledge of contract administration procedures;
  • Good interpersonal and analytical skills;
  • Good planning & time management skills;
  • Good decision making ability and negotiation skills;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.);
  • Working knowledge of construction law.

Employment Status Permanent
Date Req Created 2/22/2013
Competition Closing Date 3/15/2013
Compensation & Benefits Overview Aecon offers the opportunity to work on challenging, high profile projects and provides competitive compensation and benefits.
Equity Statement Aecon is an equal opportunity employer.
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