Linde Engineering North America Inc

  • Subcontract Administrator

    Job Location US-TX-Houston
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Responsible for the administration and management of subcontractor contracts and performance on one or more simultaneous construction projects in accordance with a valid, executed contract, per Company policies and procedures and work instructions.


    •  Manage Request For Quote (RFQ) process for subcontractors; identify potential subcontractors, assemble the RFQ package, and coordinate RFQ clarifications
    • Prepare bid comparisons in cooperation with Construction Department.
    • Negotiate subcontracts.
    • Finalize subcontract documents.
    • Review and approve subcontractor’s invoices in cooperation with Site Manager and/or Construction Department.
    • Review and approve subcontractor insurance requirements and certificates.
    • Administer Change Order Management; review contractual basis for change order, coordinate approval process, maintain change order logs, and cost reporting/forecasting.
    • Enter and maintain subcontractor data in ERP system.
    • Expedite subcontractor documentation and reporting requirements.
    • Administer Claim Management with subcontractor.
    • Negotiate subcontract close out.
    • Oversee site subcontract administrator.
    • Track subcontractor contract against its schedule, budget and against phase review objectives, reporting status to management and customer on a regular basis, and executive staff on an as needed basis.
    • Prepare periodic management and/or customer reports and presentations.
    • Provide feedback regarding employee performance on a construction project team to the Manager of Construction for documentation, and action.
    • Recommend new processes where needed to improve quality or on-time delivery.
    • Participate in Project Meetings as required.





    • BS/BA in Business, Engineering, Construction Management or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • 5 or more years’ experience in procurement/subcontracting.
    •  Possess a broad understanding of the construction industry and contract language.
    • Ability to identify risk and minimize associated consequences.
    • Effective negotiation skills.
    • Effective leadership skills.
    • Effective computer skills; Microsoft Office Software, Lotus Notes, and other Company and discipline specific software applications.
    • Effective communication skills both verbally and in writing with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the Company.
    • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.


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