Contract Administrator

Key Responsibilities

  • Administer of construction contracts as per the Consultant agreement
  • Analyze contractor’s critical path (schedule)
  • Identify, document and assess the rating of deficiencies (deviations from Contractor’s Quality Control Process and or OPSS standards) in the contractor’s work
  • Ensuring CA staff are trained to a competent level to do the assigned work
  • Review the test results and calculate Penalty/Bonus for payment
  • Negotiate Price agreements, change orders, claims and work directives for all work that is not covered in the contract documentation
  • Ensure approved construction materials are used and acquired from approved sources and a record is kept of such materials
  • Ensure that the contractor adheres to the contract requirements; e.g. legal, environmental, construction standards, protection of wildlife, etc.
  • Travel and work on contracts throughout Ontario


  • Must be certified by OACETT and possess the Road Construction Contract Administrator (rcca) designation; or be a member of the PEO, with P. Eng. Designation
  • Minimum one year experience as a Contract Administrator on one or more MTO or municipal projects
  • Must have sound knowledge of design standards, specifications, and materials associated with construction, Laws and Regulations including Environmental, Occupational Health & Safety requirements and their application in construction contracts
  • Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications as well as proficiency with Microsoft Project and the application of specialized software relevant to the technical specialty