Construction Administrator

Location Dallas
Contact name: Brian Stevens

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Job ref: 658
Published: about 2 years ago

Bachelor’s Degree and/or Masters’ in Architecture from an accredited program
15 to 20 year’s previous experience performing full or part time construction administration on projects of various scales and budgets
Ability to mentor teams regarding construction practices and how to improve the Contract Documents
Quality communication and leadership skills
Understanding of how to navigate through all portions of the Contract Documents including drawings, specifications and contracts, and the ability to coordinate with engineering consultants
Familiarity with building components especially exterior envelope and MEP systems
Passion for Quality Control
Comfortable and confident managing multiple clients and projects in the CA phase
Strong management and organizational skills as relates to the CA process
Familiarity with Cost Estimating and performing takeoffs, and navigating cost guide resources (RS Means)
Additional skills: Technical Detailing | Contract language | Outlook | MS Office Suite | Etc.
Strong language & writing skills, self-motivated, ability to achieve goals and deadlines

Highlighted Daily Task of the Position:
Prime point of contact to clients & contractors during construction
Building and maintaining relationships with new and existing clients, and ensuring client satisfaction
Manage the construction process to comply with deadlines and goals
Manage construction from start to finish to ensure high quality, and that documents are being followed
Monitor timelines and staffing needs to get assistance where needed
Mentoring of junior staff members on CA procedures
Ensure that all projects are carried out to BRW standards and guidelines
Make site visits to participate in job meetings and field reports
Provide daily management of CA tasks
Coordination with the project design team on decisions related to the Contract Documents