As a Contract Claims Engineer on the $3.3BN Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel Expansion Project (HRBT) in Virginia, you will facilitate numerous duties with the goal of moving the project forward.
The Hampton Roads Connector Partners JV (HRCP) consisting of Flatiron, Dragados and VINCI has been selected to construct the $3.3BN Design Build project -the largest civil construction contract ever awarded by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).
The project scope across a 9 mile section of the I-64 will include: a new 3.5-mile bridge-tunnel crossing that will accommodate a total of 8 lanes of capacity across the water, replacement of the existing marine approach bridges and the addition of a third lane on I-64 in each direction. The twin 45' diameter 1.5-mile tunnels will be bored by TBM, creating the second largest TBM tunnel opening for a TBM in North America. The project is expected to continue to the end of 2025.
What you will be doing
As a member of the contracts team, you will provide contractual/commercial support to the procurement team by participating in the review, negotiation and close-out of engineering subconsultant agreements.
Engage the Design JV (DJV) key me engineering team, attend general design meetings, or specific task force meetings as needed to acquire the necessary level of understanding of technical issues with commercial implications.
Monitor compliance with the terms and conditions of the Design Services Agreement and identify deviations, and prepare formal notifications to the DJV.
Monitor progress in collaboration with JV's Scheduling department. Identify deviations, and prepare formal notifications to the Designer.
Review the merit of the delay notifications and change orders submitted by the DJV.
Prepare instructions to the DJV for changes in the Scope of Services or Design Schedule.
Analyze the scope, schedule and pricing of the DJV's Change Order Requests. Negotiate with the DJV and finalize the Change Orders.
Prepare and attend the bi-weekly change management meetings. Maintain the log of DSA changes.
Maintain the log of commercial correspondences with the DJV and ensure timely response time.
Review and comment the Monthly Report.
Validate monthly Payment Applications.
Lead the efforts for submitting the Value Engineering Contractor Proposal to the Owner, in collaboration with the other departments.
Organize the internal reporting of information for HRCP's monthly progress report.
Compile and submit HRCP's monthly progress report.
What we are looking for
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management or a related discipline from an accredited institution.
Minimum 5+ years' experience with construction and/or engineering subcontracts (writing, editing, supporting, etc.).
Subcontract experience within a heavy civil general contractor and experience in heavy civil engineering design preferred
Detail-oriented with the ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline oriented capacity.
Why work for us
Some of the benefits you may be eligible for as an employee are:
Comprehensive compensation package and paid time off program
Industry leading 401(k)/RRSP
Medical/Extended Health Care, Dental, Vison and/or Provincial Medical
Wellness benefits & Employee Assistance Program
Tuition Reimbursement Program
We are an EEO/AA/ADA/Veterans employer.
Flatiron Construction Corp.