Changing the future by planning today
Employment Type
Contract
Location
Houston, Texas
Description

Our organization is seeking a highly skilled Contract Coordinator to be a part of our Houston, Texas team. The Contract Coordinator is responsible for the creation, negotiation, and execution of various large maintenance and tactical project contracts.

 

 

Responsibilities

 

 

  • Assists in ensuring Maintenance Contracts are developed and negotiated within the context of obligations, and will consult with Legal and Risk Management in the creation and execution of these contracts. 
  • Assists and leads negotiations within the “Pre-Contract Stage” (for contracts of increasing value / complexity, and, potentially progressing from day-rate to lump-sum contracts) with support of relevant technical personnel. 
  • Supports Project Managers as a member of the project team in relation to construction issues during project execution in terms of minimizing financial exposure. 
  • Provides solutions resolving contractors' claims and variations to contract. 
  • Builds and directs supplemental 3rd party contract support as project needs dictate 
  • Develops Contracting Plans for projects in order to proactively support the best interests of the project team, as directed by the Supervisor of Construction Contracting. 
  • Responsible for creating and executing contracts for Department of Transportation (DOT) Replacements, Facility Modifications, Hydro Tests, Interconnect Projects, Etc… 
  • Solicits sources of supply and analyzes prices, discount rates, delivery dates, transportation charges, previous performance, commitments, and indications of financial responsibility and recommends the most advantageous offer 
  • Analyzes business practices and market conditions to evaluate bid responsiveness, contractor responsibility, and contractor performance 
  • Performs commonly used contracting methods and contract types related to Pre-Award, Post-Award, and/or Price Cost Analysis functions 
  • Assigns work in terms of objectives, priorities, deadlines, and provides additional assistance with new or unusual assignments 

 

Qualifications

 

Basic/Required

 

  • Holds a minimum of five (5) years’ experience with construction contracts (Installation or Fabrication) 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent 
  • Ability to communicate, and exchange thoughts and information clearly and concisely 
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of pipeline, and oil and gas industry 
  • Knowledge and Understanding of economic drivers regarding customer’s and contractor’s financial impacts 
  • Intermediate computer skills with experience in Microsoft Office Applications (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook) 
  • Possess a proven high degree of skill in negotiation 

 

Preferred

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction, or equivalent 
  • Previous Right of Way (ROW) experience

BlackRock Resources, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer