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Job Title: Construction Contract Administrator

Posted on April 18, 2021

Job Description:

Construction Contract Administrator

Do you want to work in a smart, energetic, and highly service-oriented environment where employees are challenged, and hard work rewarded?  HLA Engineering and Land Surveying, Inc. (HLA) is the region’s leading professional services firm, providing consulting services in municipal engineering, land development, land and construction surveying, and construction management.  Committed to success since 1975, HLA strives to make an impact in the communities in which we live and work.


HLA is currently seeking a full-time highly motivated Construction Contract Administrator to provide technical support to our construction and engineering departments.  The Construction Contract Administrator oversees a portfolio of HLA projects and provides cradle-to-grave contract administration support throughout their duration.  The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, be punctual, detail-oriented and understand the importance of meeting critical deadlines.  A person in this classification performs a variety of technical and administrative duties including but not limited to:

  • Leadership and monitoring of contract execution including all contract requirements.
  • Contract administration guidance regarding proficiency and timeliness of all due processes.
  • Collection and tracking of required documentation to qualify contractors.
  • Preparation of Contracts and Change Orders.
  • Funding reimbursement requests.
  • Review Certified Payroll Reports for compliance.
  • Organization of pre-construction and construction files.
  • Document control – processing all incoming/outgoing documentation and dissemination to appropriate team members for further action.
  • Maintain and update contract lists, logs, and reports.
  • Aiding in administrative support and performing other general office duties and special need-base projects.
  • Identifying changes and new government policies and procedures that impact construction contracting and funding.

The Construction Contract Administrator needs to be self-motivated, well organized, effectively manage their time, and comfortable in communication with clients and contractors.


By joining HLA, you will commit to serving our clients with integrity and enthusiasm.  In addition, you will also have:

  • Minimum of 2 years construction, contract experience or related professional experience.
  • Associates Degree preferred - High school or equivalent diploma required.
  • Working knowledge of terminology in the Engineering and Construction industries.
  • Must be organized, efficient, and hold the abilities to multi-task, to be flexible, to work independently and to be willing to work cooperatively with co-workers and meet strict deadlines.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and demonstrated knowledge of Excel.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail is essential.
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication.
  • A motivated, positive attitude and strong work ethic.
  • Professionalism and desire to work with engineering staff at all levels.

An equal opportunity employer, HLA is a company that invests in its people and provides a professional, collaborative work environment. We offer a 401(k)-profit sharing plan, competitive salary, medical, dental, paid holiday, vacation and sick time, and other fringe benefits.  Because we are a small firm, we offer early opportunities to work on challenging projects and the potential for career advancement.

Competitive pay scale, dependent on experience.

Visit our website to learn more about our people and the projects we work on.  Find us at hlacivil.com.

Go to visityakima.com to learn more about the Yakima Valley and all it has to offer.

If you are interested in learning more and joining the HLA team, please submit a resume and cover letter.

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