Construction Contract Administrator - Transit (Montreal, QC)

Montreal, QC, Canada Req #269
Friday, April 12, 2024

Are you ambitious and looking to make the right move in your career?  Now is the perfect time to join Egis.  Egis is experiencing substantial growth in North America, highlighted by our recent acquisition of McIntosh Perry—now made up of over 1,000 engineers, architects and planners across Canada and the USA. This strategic move underscores our commitment to investing in North America, propelling our expansion to new heights.  


Our values showcase everything we believe in:


A Responsible Company - We care about people, and we care about our impact; acting responsibly wherever we work and whatever we do.  

A People-First Company - This is an environment of mutual respect where every team member matters, no matter who they are. 

A Creative Company - Creativity is in our DNA. This is the fuel that helps us tackle the major challenges of our time.  


The more important question you likely have is: Are we the right company for you?  


Joining Egis is an opportunity to make a valuable, positive impact on the world, while growing and developing as a person. Our culture is very collaborative, and we care about people and our impact.  We take great pride in being responsible for our clients, for each other and for our planet and its people. You’ll work and innovate in an environment where high standards and personal consideration go hand-in-hand. 


Learn more about the exciting opportunity below where you’ll be part of projects renowned for technical excellence, ambition and sustainability!



About the Role

Joining Egis Canada as a Contract Administrator means taking on a pivotal role in ensuring the successful execution of construction projects. You will supervise our dedicated Construction Inspectors, overseeing their work and providing guidance to ensure projects are completed in accordance with contractual obligations and quality standards. Your expertise will be essential in reviewing and understanding relevant standards and special provisions, interpreting contract drawings and specifications, and liaising with contractors and clients to facilitate smooth project delivery.

A key aspect of this role involves inspecting construction operations to ensure compliance with contract documents, quality standards, and safety regulations. You'll be responsible for verifying quantities, preparing progress reports, and maintaining meticulous documentation to track project milestones and ensure transparency in project management.

Our Contract Administrators actively resolve issues and negotiate any extra work needed to execute each project successfully.  We build working relationships with project stakeholders to ease interactions and promote adherence to contract documents.

The successful candidate will be based in Montreal to be actively involved with the construction projects. This is a hybrid role that requires an in-office presence of up to three (3) days per week with the remaining days that can be remote, working from home.


As a leader within of our Contract Administration Division, you will be responsible for the day-to-day delivery of your projects.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervising Construction Inspectors;
  • Reviewing and understanding relevant OPSS and contract special provisions; 
  • Interpreting requirements and details of contract drawings and specifications; 
  • Inspecting construction operations from time to time to ensure compliance with contract documents, quality and safety standards;
  • Verifying quantities, preparing progress reports and maintaining documentation;
  • Reviewing, interpreting and analyzing the contractor’s critical path schedules;
  • As an extension of these efforts, the Egis Canada CA team reconciles progress payments in a timely manner and maintains compliance with the prompt payment requirements defined by contract documents and statutory regulations;
  • Proactively looking for issues, recommending mitigation measures, evaluating incidents early and adapting as needed; 
  • Promoting and overseeing compliance with health and safety regulations; 
  • Preparing reporting, quantity measurements, claims and payment certifications;
  • Preparing reporting, quantity measurements, claims and payment certifications;
  • Liaising with contractors and clients, and;
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Fully bilingual (French and English) is mandatory;
  • University degree or College diploma in Civil Engineering;
  • Demonstrated experience as a Contract Administrator, Resident Engineer, Quantity Surveyor or Assistant supporting these roles;
  • Ability to interpret construction drawings and specifications;
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook), familiarity with AutoCAD and Civil 3D would be considered an asset;
  • Excellent communication, problem solving and attention to detail skills;
  • Demonstrated willingness to learn;
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment;
  • Possess a valid driver's license and have access to a vehicle with valid registration and insurance; 
  • Ability to work flexible schedules and travel to site locations within the area; 
  • Registered ing. with OIQ and in good standing is preferred;
  • Demonstrated experience as a Contract Administrator, Resident Engineer, Quantity Surveyor or Assistant supporting these roles on at least two (2) previous projects;
  • Over 5 years experience in Rail, Transit and/or road construction projects.

Egis Canada is an equal opportunities employer offering a competitive salary and benefits to those with the skills suited to the needs of our clients. 


We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. 


This role is eligible for a referral bonus in line with the Referral Program.  If you have been referred, please provide the name of the employee who has referred you at the time of your application.

Other details

  • Job Family Category Under Review
  • Job End Date Wednesday, June 5, 2024
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  • Montreal, QC, Canada