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Contract Engineer

Company: Nexus Engineering Group, LLC
Location: Toledo
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description: The Contracts Engineer will play a key role in the management and delivery of contractor services. The role will support a large manufacturing program for a confidential client. Initially the role will be based in Ohio and requires flexibility to work in a mixture of locations including the Nexus Home Office and various client sites.
Responsibilities:Pre-Contract

  • Review contractor cost estimates.
  • Leverage benchmark cost data to validate contractor estimates..
  • Inform and lead value engineering discussions and provide reasoned advice on all potential cost saving opportunities.
  • Prepare detailed bid analysis and lead post bid clarification meetings to align bids prior to contract award.
  • Review and provide comments on contractual documentation.
    Post-Contract
    • Review contractor and subcontractor pricing.
    • Lead negotiations on the client's behalf.
    • Validate/assess contractor/subcontractor payment applications and submissions.
    • Assess post contract changes.
    • Ensure that post-contract change is managed and aligned to the change management process.
    • Provide early warnings to the client on areas of cost risk.
    • Prepare/peer review construction financial reports at a project and portfolio level.
    • Lead final account process and ensure completion and agreement in a timely manner. Competencies/Qualifications:
      • A minimum of 8 years' experience in a contract engineering/management role.
      • Experience working on large scale construction projects.
      • Pre and post contract experience is necessary.
      • Demonstrates strong communication skills.
      • Great organizational skills and ability to multi-task. Educational/Certification Requirements:
        • College and/or post-graduate degree in contract management, construction management, quantity surveying, engineering or field related to construction. Key Challenges & Complexities of Role:
          • Requires Travel: Approximately 75%
          • Large complex project program
          • Projects are of a schedule driven nature Key Relationships:
            • Internal: Project Services Director, Project Schedulers, Estimating Team and Cost Engineering Team
            • External: Client Project and Engineering Management Team Physical Demands:
              • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
              • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards
              • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs
              • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
                Other Duties:Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
                The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed. This job description is not to be construed as an all-inclusive list of all activities, duties, and/or responsibilities that are required of the employee. All duties, responsibilities, or activities may be changed, as well as additional duties assigned, at any time with or without notice.
                Additionally, it is understood that this position description is not an employment contract for any particular period of time. Both the employee's relationship with Nexus Engineering Group and Nexus Engineering Group's relationship with the employee is completely voluntary. It is understood that Nexus Engineering Group has not and will not make promises to you regarding length and/or continued status of employment with the company.

Keywords: Nexus Engineering Group, LLC, Toledo , Contract Engineer, Engineering , Toledo, Ohio

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