Bechtel Corporation Contracts Administrator (193203) Job in Waynesboro, Georgia

Requisition ID: 193203

Position Title: Contracts Administrator (193203)

Project: Vogtle Plant Units 3 and 4 Construction Services

Location: Waynesboro, GA

Relocation Authorized: National - Family

Work Authorization: Possess right to work in the US without sponsorship

Other Requirements: Pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Other Requirements: Must be able to obtain proper clearance and access to the site.

In August of 2017, Georgia Power selected Bechtel to complete construction of the two-reactor expansion of a nuclear power plant near Augusta, Georgia. Plant Vogtle Units 3 & 4 will be the first new units built in the U.S. in the last three decades and are currently the only new units being constructed in the country.

At the peak of construction, this vital project will employ up to 5,000 on site. These positions will include building tradespeople, engineers, field supervisors, construction and project managers, quality assurance professionals, safety professionals, procurement, subcontract specialists and many others.

This position may be required to work a schedule of rotating shifts including nights, weekends, or holidays. All employees are subject to and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of continued employment for the duration of their assignment. The ability to obtain/maintain access to the facility is required.


Administers large moderately complex subcontracts. Maintains a continuing review of the progress of each subcontract and provides management with information regarding any financial, legal or technical difficulties. Prepares change order and amendments, negotiates with subcontractors and customers to obtain settlement.


Supervision Received

  • Reports directly to the Subcontracts or Site Manager.

  • Receives technical and functional guidance from the Subcontract Administration Manager.

Supervision Exercised

  • May provide operational supervision to Subcontract Specialist(s) and/or other Subcontract Administrators.


  • Maintains internal contacts with managers and supervisors and participates in negotiations with customers.


  • Implement the Division Responsibilities Matrix which records the Project’s agreed assignment of various subcontract management tasks and the Standard Work Process Procedures applicable to Subcontract Administration.

  • Administers assigned subcontracts maintaining a continual review of progress and providing management with information regarding projected financial or technical difficulties.

  • Coordinates with designated staff on operational activities affecting contractual rights and obligations, subcontract performance, subcontract administration and other major matters.

  • Administers moderately complex contract changes by negotiating with customer personnel and obtaining settlement.

  • Represents Bechtel in contractual discussions of moderate complexity.

  • Administers information programs to ensure mutual understanding of subcontract terms and conditions.

  • Prepares periodic status reports for management.

Job Knowledge

  • Basic knowledge of procurement regulations, policies and practices.

  • Specialized courses or experience in pricing, contract law, negotiations and accounting.

  • Working knowledge of engineering/construction industry contracting practices and Bechtel policies, procedures and work practices.

  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.

  • Experience in developing contract types, fee arrangements and contract terms.

  • Experience in developing and recommending potential solutions to contractual problems to management.

  • Solid knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations, and applicable Agency Supplements.

  • Solid understanding of Governmental Contracts and the flow-down of applicable clauses and requirements.

  • Solid understanding of Cost Accounting Standards, and determination process for applicability to the work.


  • Related Bachelors degree and at least 15 years of related professional progressive experience.

  • In lieu of formal degree, at least 21 years' related professional progressive experience.

  • Must possess legal right to work in US without sponsorship.

  • Must be able to pass nuclear security screening requirements and be able to obtain and maintain unescorted access to a nuclear power facility.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Basic to intermediate experience of nuclear power and non-reactor nuclear facility EPC projects.

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Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

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