RICHARD is currently looking for a Field Contracts Administrator Specialist for a project in Destrehan, Louisiana.  Work will be performed at the Destrehan job site. The Contracts Administrator Specialist will be responsible for "cradle-to-grave" contract formation and administration, i.e., from issuance and administration of Request For Proposals (RFPs), day-to-day administrative tasks, management of contract change requests, change order review and approval processes, and contract invoicing through contract close-out.



  • Minimum 3 years of contract/subcontract administration
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Employee must be capable of communicating in person, via telephone, email, video chat, and software systems
  • Ability to read and comprehend complicated commercial/legal and construction contract documents
  • Good organization, planning, and implementation skills, including the ability to coordinate and work in a team environment


  • Act in conjunction with Contractors, the Construction Management Team, and the Owner
  • Coordinate with the Project Team to help develop Scopes of Work (SOW) for each contract
  • Assist in assembling bid documents for creation of RPF packages
  • Issue RPF packages to vetted bidders
  • Correspond with bidders to answer any questions during the bid process and issue addenda as required
  • Plan, coordinate and conduct Pre-Bid Meetings
  • Analyze, condition contractor bids, and make recommendations to the Project Team and Owner
  • Ensure all necessary documentation on contractor mobilization and onboarding is in place (e.g., owner subcontractor approvals, owner insurance requirements, site entry requirements, etc.)
  • Plan, coordinate, and conduct Contract Kick-Off Meetings
  • Maintain accurate records, file and organize all RFP documents, contractor proposal documents, time sheets, contractor reports, and all essential documentation
  • Coordinate and conduct weekly contractor meetings
  • Monitor contractor's progress and performance to ensure work is performed according to contract provisions
  • Review contractor change requests or change orders and route through the approval process by the Project Team and Owner
  • Maintain a Contract Change Order Log for each contract
  • Review, approve/reject, and record contractor invoices to assure contract compliance
  • Lead contract turnover and close-out making sure all documentation has been submitted

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