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Job Title: Contract Administrator I

Posted on November 21, 2022

Job Description:

HLA Engineering and Land Surveying, Inc. (HLA) is a full-service design, engineering, and land surveying firm, dedicated to both the success of our projects and the success of our clients. Providing services from conception to completion, we bring more than 50 years of experience to every project. HLA strives to make a positive impact in the communities in which we live and work. From funding to design to construction, we bring professionalism and passion to every project, every time.


We are seeking a full-time highly motivated Contract Administrator I to join our team.

Primary responsibilities will include review and understanding of contract specifications and funding requirements, coordination of the construction submittal process, review of contractor certified payrolls, coordination of progress estimates and funding reimbursements, creation of letters and transmittals, file management, and other administrative tasks.  The successful candidate will be punctual, accountable, organized, detail oriented, and will demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills.


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

  • Associates degree preferred, high school or equivalent diploma required
  • Two years of administrative experience supporting professional services
  • Contract administration experience is desired, but not required
  • Working knowledge of terminology in the Engineering and Construction industries
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Adobe PDF
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Motivated, positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Professionalism and desire to work with engineering staff at all levels

The successful Contract Administrator I will be a self-motivated, well-organized individual who demonstrates effective time management and is comfortable communicating with clients, engineers, and contractors.

This is a full-time hourly position with a competitive hourly rate of $20.00 to $25.00 depending on experience.  Individuals with demonstrated experience matching our Construction Administrative II role will be considered at a higher wage.  Overtime may be required to meet deadlines and workload requirements.  In addition to regular and overtime wages, all employees are eligible for an annual bonus based on company performance and individual merit.  

HLA is a company that invests in its people and provides a professional, collaborative work environment. An equal opportunity employer, we offer a rich benefits package that includes a generous PTO accrual, 401(k)-profit sharing plan, competitive salary, employer paid medical, dental, and vision insurances, 7 paid holidays, mentoring, ongoing training, and other fringe benefits. 

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

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

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