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Job Title: Contract Administrator I

Posted on March 13, 2023

Job Description:

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 both the success of our projects and the success of our clients for 50 years, HLA strives to make a positive impact in the communities in which we live and work.

We are seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented Contract Administrator I to join our team.  The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and administering construction contracts for various engineering projects.  This is a full-time hourly position with the potential for overtime.


  • Review and understanding of contract specifications and funding requirements.
  • Collaborate with project managers to ensure contract requirements are met, and all parties comply with terms and conditions.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with stakeholders, including contractors, funding agencies, and project owners.
  • Keep up to date with industry standards, laws, and regulations related to construction contracts.
  • Assist in resolving contract disputes and claims.
  • 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. 


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

  • Associate degree preferred, high school or equivalent diploma required.
  • Two years 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.

Compensation for this position ranges from $3,800 to $5,500 per month depending on experience and number of hours worked.  HLA offers a competitive benefits package including an annual bonus, Paid Time Off, 7 Paid Holidays, Company paid Health, Dental, Vision Insurance, and a 401(k)-profit sharing plan with employer contributions.  

An equal opportunity employer, HLA is a company that invests in its people and provides a professional, collaborative work environment.  We offer one on one mentoring, early opportunities to work on challenging projects, and the potential for career advancement.

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

To apply, please submit a cover letter with your resume.  We look forward to hearing from you!

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