Bechtel Corporation Contracts Administrator (Sydney) in Sydney, Australia

Bechtel, a global leader in project management, engineering, procurement and construction, has been selected by WSA Co as its Delivery Partner and Project Manager (Definition) for the Western Sydney Airport, a $5.3 billion greenfield facility in Badgerys Creek, New South Wales. This will be a landmark project for both New South Wales and Australia, and is due for completion at the end of 2026.

Western Sydney Airport will provide much-needed additional aviation capacity to meet growing demand in the Sydney basin and improve access to flights for people in Western Sydney. One of Australia's most significant infrastructure projects in decades, the international and domestic airport will open in 2026, bringing social and economic prosperity to the Western Sydney region. Learn more about this exciting project at the following: www.wsaco.com.au at http://www.wsaco.com.au/ .

Infrastructure Global Business Unit:

Infrastructure is not just about physical assets, such as roads and bridges. It is also about providing people with the power, clean water, communications, and mobility that they need. With the world population expected to reach more than 9 billion by 2050, purposeful, smartly, and sustainably designed infrastructure will become critical to expanding society’s access to public goods and innovations that advance individual and community capacity, well-being, national economic growth, and overall prosperity.

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http://www.bechtel.com/expertise/infrastructure/

Job Overview:

This position is for a Contracts Administrator who will administer large moderately complex Design and Consultant contracts. Is reponsible for maintaining a continuing review of the progress of each (sub)contract and provides management with information regarding any financial, legal or technical difficulties. Prepares change order and amendments, negotiates with (sub)contractors and customers to obtain settlement. The successful candidate must have strong teamwork skills and proven problem-solving abilities..

Job Responsibilities:

1. Implement the Division Responsibilities Matrix which records the Project’s agreed assignment of various (sub)contract management tasks and the Standard Work Process Procedures applicable to (Sub)Contract Administration.

2. Administers assigned (sub)contracts maintaining a continual review of progress and providing management with information regarding projected financial or technical difficulties.

3. Coordinates with designated staff on operational activities affecting contractual rights and obligations, (sub)contract performance, (sub)contract administration and other major matters.

4. Administers moderately complex contract changes by negotiating with customer personnel and obtaining settlement.

5. Represents Bechtel in contractual discussions of moderate complexity.

6. Administers information programs to ensure mutual understanding of (sub)contract terms and conditions.

7. Prepares periodic status reports for management.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Degree in Business, Quantity Surveying, Law, Engineering, Construction Management or Cost Engineering or equivalent experience.

  • Basic knowledge of procurement regulations, policies and practices.

  • Experience in managing Design or Consultant contracts is essential.

  • Courses or experience in pricing, contract law, contract drafting, administration and negotiation of change orders, effective correspondence, planning and scheduling.

  • Working knowledge of engineering/construction industry contracting practices and Bechtel policies, procedures and work practices.

  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.

  • Experience in developing contract types, fee arrangements and contract terms.

  • Experience in developing and recommending potential solutions to contractual problems to management.

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

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