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Contracts Administrator

  1. Dublin
R-111416

AtkinsRéalis one of the world’s leading providers of engineering professional consulting and support services with offices across Ireland.

We are seeking a Contracts Administrator/Employers Representative, with 7+ years’ experience in the water/wastewater sector to join the Employer’s Representative team within the Infrastructure Division.  The candidate will be responsible for the administration of construction contracts across various contract types (primarily Uisce Éireann but also FIDIC, Public Works, NEC). The candidate will also be involved in the design and delivery of infrastructure projects for Irish Water and other clients.  The successful candidate will join a dynamic and ambitious team with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.

Duties will include

  • Undertake role of Employer’s Representative as part of a multidiscipline team.
  • Ensuring project design and construction meet safety and current standards and regulations.
  • Liaise with design build operate (DBO) Contractors, Resident Engineering (RE) team and Client personnel.
  • Prepare monthly progress monitoring reports (internal & external stakeholders).
  • Attend monthly progress meetings with client. RE and contractors.
  • Stakeholder management (e.g. UE Asset Planning and Operations, local authorities, third party designers, etc.).
  • Review of Contractor HSQE documentation.
  • Review and assess Contractor submissions including management plans, method statements and risk registers.
  • Review Contractor design submissions including equipment details against Client requirements and preparation of concise review comments.
  • Coordinate responses to RFI’s from the Contractor.
  • Review and certify Contractor’s monthly Payment Certificate application against works complete and complete final account.
  • Review, assess and prepare reports/respond to Contactors claims.
  • Assess Contractor performance against Contractual KPIs.
  • Coordinating safety file and handover document reviews.

Key Skills

  • Familiarity with industry-standard forms of contract e.g. Uisce Éireann, FIDIC, NEC, Public Works (preferable but not necessary across all contracts noted).
  • Experience in the design, installation, and commissioning of water/wastewater infrastructure.
  • Knowledge of safety and health regulations with regard to the design and construction process.
  • Attention to detail and ability to comply with Quality Assurance Management Systems is essential.
  • Experience in financial management of design and construction budgets.
  • Well-motivated, able to work within a team environment and under own initiative to achieve project goals.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Membership of an Engineering Professional Body.
  • Chartered Engineer (an ideal – working towards chartership).
  • Flexible approach with ability to be able to multi-task and prioritise when necessary.
  • Positive outlook and approachable manner.

About Us:

At AtkinsRéalis we put Environment, Sustainability and Health & Safety at the heart of our business strategy. We possess a significant breadth of knowledge and depth of skills and experience for the ultimate benefit of our clients. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas. Together with our clients, we’re always striving to find better ways to get things done. We are a certified CPD Accredited employer with Engineers Ireland and we were named Engineers Ireland CPD Employer of the year in 2021.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures, and ability.

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