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Contract Manager in Pueblo, CO at Evraz North America

Date Posted: 7/16/2018

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Contract Manager

City: Pueblo / State: Colorado                                                   


At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture engineered steel products for rail, energy and industrial end markets at six production sites located in the USA (Portland, Oregon; Pueblo, Colorado) and Canada (Regina, Saskatchewan; Calgary, Camrose and Red Deer, Alberta). We are the largest North American producer by volume in the rail and large diameter pipe markets, and we hold leading positions in the Western Canada oil country tubular goods, small diameter pipe and West Coast plate markets.

EVRAZ offers competitive wages and benefits along with training, apprenticeships and development programs to help you accomplish your professional objectives. We encourage our employees to continue their education by providing tuition reimbursement and training opportunities. And our open door policy fosters a culture of open communication that allows every employee to have a voice in the company. It’s how the best ideas come to light—and why the best people choose to work at EVRAZ.



Job Description and Responsibilities

We are seeking a Contract Manager to join our growing team, located in Pueblo, Colorado.  The Contract Manager supports the objectives of the Project Manager for management of the contracts, including consortium or joint venture agreement from award through completion and closeout.  As well as, assists the Project Manager in defining the best project strategy from a contractual position and is also responsible for the development and management of all project subcontracts per the requirements of EVRAZ's procedures and performance standards.  Duties in this position are varied and occasionally complex as they are related to the implementation of contracts management

Responsibilities:

  • Determines the work method approach from several existing methods in accordance with established policies
  • Be aware that their actions, recommendations or decisions are of considerable significance involving adverse effects on the project, its’ customers or personal relationships
  • Thorough knowledge of contract formation and administration, home office and site procedures, including documents relating to a multi-discipline construction project is essential
  • Participates in all project meetings related to project status, progress, scope, cost, and schedule
  • Identifies the appropriate contract flow-down requirements for purchase orders and subcontracts
  • Works closely with Project Controls to monitor the contract schedule performance and cost trends
  • Prepares consolidated analysis of the contract terms and conditions to highlight the areas of risk and recommends their mediation
  • Assists in review and analysis of project financial data and client progress payments and billings to ensure compliance with contract terms
  • Assists Project Manager and/or Site Construction Manager in the preparation and negotiation of the changes to the contract baseline, as well as resolution of constructive contract changes with respect to additional compensation and time
  • Works with other project team members to define Client’s actions or inactions, which could result in contract changes
  • Coordinates and monitors compliance with the contract obligations, as assigned, including reviews of incoming and outgoing correspondence, submittals, certificates of insurance, etc.
  • Develops and implements the project Subcontracts Management Program
  • Participates in the review and approval of bid tabulations and recommendations consistent with both Client requirements and project interests
  • Ensures the monitoring of contract quality, cost and performance, and that all contractual duties and obligations are fulfilled by all parties to each subcontract
  • Liaises with the line authority and with all of the other project departments
  • Monitors all subcontract execution and assists with reviewing change orders, progress payments, disputes, bonds, letter of credit, insurances, etc.
  • Ensures final accounts are agreed for all subcontracts
  • Works with the project team members in the identification, negotiation and resolution of Subcontractor and Vendor claims
  • Participates in the drafting of all contract/commercial project lessons learned



Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • Recognized qualification to a degree level in a commercial discipline (e.g. Business Administration, or Quantity Surveyor, Construction Management, Cost Engineering or Engineering) is preferable but not essential in lieu of work experience
  • Minimum 5-6 years of relevant work experience in commercial/contract projects in the oil and gas sector is desired
  • Technical and administration background, ideally in engineering with specialization in the oil and gas industry, preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in pricing, contract law, contract drafting, administration and negotiation of change orders, effective correspondence, planning and scheduling, subcontract formation and administration, bidder pre-qualification, evaluation of bids, monitoring performance & resolution of claims and disputes, preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Effective contract negotiating skills
  • Be a team player that works to strict deadlines
  • Confident individual with sound commercial awareness and contract knowledge; good numerical and analytical skills
  • General management and project management skills
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in determining customer needs, identifying solutions, and communicating progress to customers

 

All applicants must be legally able to work in the USA without sponsorship.


 

EVRAZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans.

While we thank all those who apply, only those being actively considered for employment will be contacted.

 

At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture steel. We also manufacture excellence, drive success and build careers for our employees. Our people come from diverse backgrounds, but share a common set of values and the same goal of creating the best possible solution for our customers.

 

In addition to a competitive wage and generous benefits package, our employees share in the Company’s success through incentives like profit sharing. We provide opportunities for advancement and promote often from within—which means that a job at EVRAZ can take your career farther than you ever imagined.

 

With more than 4,500 team members in the U.S. and Canada, EVRAZ offers well-paying jobs and a comprehensive range of employee benefits. Our total compensation package includes benefits such as:

 

  • Competitive wages and bonus opportunities
  • Family medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage at minimal employee cost
  • Short and long term disability programs
  • Competitive retirement plans
  • Paid vacations
  • Apprenticeship and career advancement within the company
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness program

 

Job Requirements

Requirements:

  • Recognized qualification to a degree level in a commercial discipline (e.g. Business Administration, or Quantity Surveyor, Construction Management, Cost Engineering or Engineering) is preferable but not essential in lieu of work experience
  • Minimum 5-6 years of relevant work experience in commercial/contract projects in the oil and gas sector is desired
  • Technical and administration background, ideally in engineering with specialization in the oil and gas industry, preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in pricing, contract law, contract drafting, administration and negotiation of change orders, effective correspondence, planning and scheduling, subcontract formation and administration, bidder pre-qualification, evaluation of bids, monitoring performance & resolution of claims and disputes, preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Effective contract negotiating skills
  • Be a team player that works to strict deadlines
  • Confident individual with sound commercial awareness and contract knowledge; good numerical and analytical skills
  • General management and project management skills
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in determining customer needs, identifying solutions, and communicating progress to customers

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