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  • Sector: Manufacturing
  • Function: Contract Administrator
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  • Duration: Temp to Hire
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiration Date: 12 August 2022
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2169457_1657736572

Job Number: 2169457

Our client, a mid-sized industrial contractor and metal fabricator located in Oakland, CA, is seeing a full-time, temp-to-hire Contracts Manager. With more than 75 years of continuous service, our Client is very stable and incredibly passionate about providing our employees opportunity for career advancement and a great place to work. They are family-orientated and highly value the expertise and experience of their team.

What is the Purpose of this Role?
Supervised by the president; manages and coordinates essential activities concerned with company contracts, transactions, documents, and correspondence by performing the following duties in cooperation with the chief estimator, division managers, CFO, or president.

What are the Responsibilities of the Contracts Manager?

  1. Corporate Administration:

  • Requests, prepares and/or maintains such complex documents as contracts, subcontracts, insurance, bonds, and major purchase orders.
  • Requests, maintains, and renews contractor and business licenses.
  • Receives and/or prepares, and maintains company correspondence, and compiles records and reports.
  • Assists with the coordination of cross training for substitute or new personnel as required by chief estimator, division managers, CFO, or president.
  • Manages records retention and coordinates disposal when necessary.
  • Supervises contracts administrative assistant.
  • Provides assistance to the president and performs other duties as assigned.

2. Estimating:

? Prepares bid schedules, bid proposal documents, pre-qualification packages, and bid results.
? Ensure bid advertisement requirements are met in cooperation with the chief estimator.
? Assists in coordination and maintenance of records related to estimates, bid solicitations, advertising, and affirmative action requirements of bidding.
? Support estimating team on bid day.
? Ensures close-out data sheets are completed and maintains project experience records.

3. Operations:

  • Enters and maintains data for set-up of contracts, preliminary lien notices, budget, subcontracts, budget adjustments, change orders, job forecasts and other cost reports.

What are the Required Qualifications/Background?

  • Requires a bachelor's degree (B.S.) from an accredited institution with a minimum of five years of experience in construction and engineering projects and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge and understanding of legal terms and conditions of construction industry contracts.
  • Experience with Sage/Timberline estimating and accounting, and Procore.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form.
  • Ability to work independently to carry out oral and written directions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships among company personnel, clients, subcontractors, and other business associates.

About Nelson:

If you're looking for a new opportunity, the recruiting and staffing experts at Nelson can help. We work with companies of all types and sizes across all industries. We help people like you find exciting roles with employers ranging from Fortune 100, government, and nonprofit organizations to local businesses, industry leaders, and the most agile start-ups. The candidates we work with appreciate our responsive approach, genuine relationships, and exceptional service. With a commitment to transparency, authenticity, and credibility, we look forward to our jobs every day, and we're excited to help you find the job you've been looking for. Nelson is an EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.