Contract Administration Specialist

Posted March 27, 2021 - Closes April 30, 2021
Edmonton Alberta

Intermediate/Senior Landscape Contract Administration Specialist

Who We Are

EDA Planning and Urban Design is an award-winning Edmonton based, boutique style firm that designs places with a respect for the land and the people who use it. We believe our people are our most important asset and investing in them a key component of our office culture.  Our team works on a wide range of projects in a variety of scales, from corridors, neighbourhood renewals, and regional trails; to individual site design, parks, streetscapes, plazas and custom detailed design.

We are dedicated to finding original solutions that bring together built and natural surroundings to create functional and special places. Our solid reputation stands on more than 35 years of helping private and public sector clients develop innovative, technically sound and environmentally responsible projects. As an office we believe it is essential to work closely with clients and peers to deliver projects that are collaborative, insightful and meaningful.

Each of our team members work collaboratively to manage and deliver projects from concept design through implementation. This includes preparation of presentation materials, working drawings, assist in preparation of specifications, cost estimates, assisting clients with the tendering process and provide contract administration services.

Who We Are Looking For

With the diversity of project types we undertake, EDA is seeking an experienced candidate with exceptional contract administration abilities, experience leading, managing and completing projects, the ability to mentor junior staff in both an office and field setting, author reports and technical documents and have experience working directly with clients and municipalities. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, enthusiastic and comfortable working within a team setting or independently.  As a member of our team, you would be liaising with clients and municipalities, mentoring staff, overseeing construction administration and project documentation. 

 

Qualifications:

Degree in Landscape Architecture or Diploma in Landscape Architectural Technology or equivalent

High aptitude and acumen for design in a diverse range of projects

More than 5 years of construction administration experience in a consulting environment

Excellent understanding of construction, materials and implementation practices

Strong ability to understand and interpret working drawings and contract documents

Excellent communication skills both written and spoken

Proficiency with AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office and Google Docs is required

Working knowledge of inspections and application processes with the City of Edmonton and surrounding municipalities is an asset

10 or more years of consulting experience is considered an asset

 

Additional Information:

Our team members enjoy a work-life balance with flexible hours, competitive benefit package, a stable family-like work environment, support for continuing education opportunities and annual bonus.

Remote working location is possible throughout the remainder of the pandemic.

Salaries and benefits are commensurate with experience and qualifications.

 

Include in your application:

Resume - CV

Submission of a portfolio in PDF format

Note your proficiency with applicable applications and areas of experience

 

Please send your application / resume to: wpackolyk@edadesign.ca     www.edadesign.ca

We thank all candidates; however only those invited for an interview will be contacted. 

 

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