Job Openings Contract Engineer

About the job Contract Engineer

  • This should be a general description of what is expected by someone in this position.
  • Ensuring that the requirements of the contract documents are implemented and maintained throughout the Contract period
  • Assist in the review of contractual notices of claims and providing contractual advice to the Engineering in their administration of the Construction Contract.
  • Interaction with the Client representatives, the Project Management Consultant, and relevant Contractors in respect of all contractual matters
  • Assists in the drafting of commercial terms for design, engineering and/or construction services for approval by the Contracts Director
  • Reviews all contract documents to ensure congruity and to minimize patent and latent ambiguities
  • Assists with administration of on-going Contracts, including monitoring Contractor and commission compliance with the Contract documents
  • Investigates problems and recommends corrective action
  • Prepares correspondence and maintains records necessary to ensure the effective administration of all Contractual matters
  • Facilitates the preparation of Contract change and prepares the relevant variation orders
  • Facilitates the contract close-out procedures to ensure that all terms and conditions of contracts have been complied with prior to final payment to contractor
  • Ensures that all contractual procedures are implemented and maintained
  • Assists on all contractual matters
  • Assists in the review of Contractors claims in accordance with the provisions of the Conditions of Contract and ensures the Clients interests are protected
  • Ensures all warranties, bonds, insurances, guarantees, etc. are in place and maintained and updated in accordance with the Contract and are in compliance with the Clients requirements
  • Assists the Estimation and Project Control teams in respect of contractual implications of change orders
  • Prepare for review Recommendations for Release of Retention and Bonds
  • Prepare monthly Reports for review
  • Assist in the preparation of Monthly Progress Reports
  • Responsible for the preparation and maintenance of Engineers Instructions, Variation Orders and Claim Logs
  • Attends Commercial Meetings and records minutes of meetings

BSc Degree in Quantity Surveying and have a minimum of 15 years experience

Professional Membership such as RICS, and training in construction contract law are required

Proven claims background

Experience as claims writers

Worked for previously for claims/ consultants

Preferred Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb)

Preferred Member of Chartered Institute of Building (MCIOB)

Preferred Member of the Society of Construction Law

Preferred LB (Hons)

Essential MRICS professional qualifications

Legal qualification and / or Construction law ideal