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Sr. DCC Contract Administrator

Location: DFW Airport, TX
Job # 11396222
Date Posted: 09-20-2018
As a Senior Contract Administrator you will be responsible for preparing, administering, and coordinating requests for bids, proposals, and qualifications focused on design and construction-related contracts.  You will serve as the liaison and contact between assigned DFW Busines Unit(s) and Contract Administrator(s) in interpreting and complying with airport policies and applicable Procurement Laws. 
What you will be doing:
  • Supporting project management staff by performing contract administration responsibilities in support of DFW projects and programs; providing technical guidance, direction and assistance to assigned DFW Board Department(s); advising Board staff and project managers of potential contractual issues and providing contract interpretation
  • Performing contract administration work; as directed, reviewing work performed by other Contract Administrators for accuracy and conformance to contracting and regulatory procedures; providing contract and regulatory related training to other Contract Administrators, Board staff, contractors and consultants
  • Providing advice, guidance and support on procurement plans, contract solicitations, sourcing and specification development, bid/proposal/qualification evaluation process, development and administration of contracts, negotiating terms and conditions, managing and facilitating contract  execution, writing Notice to Proceed, ensuring compliance with contract provisions, negotiating and writing change orders, delivery  orders and claim settlement agreements and overseeing contract closeout to ensure compliance with all applicable laws
  • Consulting with assigned DFW Board Department(s) and project management staff to clarify need and intended use of requested products/services and examines alternative procurement methods
  • Ensuring compliance with commercial or business aspects of work (i.e. wage rates, bond and insurance requirements) in conjunction with applicable departments
  • Writing and coordinating Official Board Actions (OBAs) for assigned DFW Board Department(s) including the coordination and review of Business Disclosure Forms with the Legal Department
What you need:
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or public administration or related technical/engineering field approved by DFW Airport
  • Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience administering construction, general or professional service contracts
  • Experience in negotiating new contracts and modifications/changes to contracts
  • Valid Class C driver’s license
What we desire:
  • Master’s degree in business management, or relevant graduate-level degree
  • Professional purchasing certification(s)
  • Supervisory and Oracle or other ERP experience
  • Knowledge of basic engineering principles and practices, electronic systems, national standards and applicable associations, ie. ANSI, NFPA, AST, and ASA

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