Principal, Contract Management in Piketon, OH

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

Fluor Corporation   •  

Piketon, OH 45661

Industry: Real Estate & Construction

  •  

11 - 15 years

Posted 54 days ago

Job Description

The purpose of this position is to perform the essential job duties and functions listed below with the overall objective of helping to improve the Corporation's overall business performance, deliver added value to our shareholders, reduce leakage, and promote consistent and cost-effective solutions across strategic business units, projects, and locations. This position provides oversight for contract management activities on Fluor projects generally as a lead over several minor or a few major contracts within a Fluor project. This role assures, through assigned contract administrators, compliance with all statutes, regulations, and contract terms and conditions. The position requires the contract manager to report to project, department and company senior leadership on the health of the assigned project(s); participate in developing and approving contracting strategies generally directly reporting through an intermediate senior contract manager. The individual will review and approve contract awards within their delegated authority. The Principal, Contract Manager will provide limited supervisory oversight but will act as a lead for the contract execution of assigned contracts and provide training to contract administrators on Fluor's and Project practices.


• Perform duties and act on own initiative on assigned contracts of increasing complexity and value

• Support Contract Management activities on large-scale projects, with a work scope of US$250 million to US$3 billion (or global equivalent); duties may include assisting multiple Contract Administrators and Contract Managers with the preparation and execution of pre-award and post-award activities

• Read and understand the Prime Contract

• Lead internal Request for Proposal (RFP) and RFP explanation meetings, contract pre-award meetings, final negotiations, and drafting/finalization of contract documents

• Analyze commercial sections of proposals and coordination of technical proposal evaluations; develop final proposal evaluations and prepare contract recommendations, and present recommendation to project team and/or client

•Conducts pre‑award conference with contractors and clients in order to assure common understanding of the subcontract and subsequently awards contract via phone, telex, or letter

•Solicits awards, administers and closes contracts in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Department of Energy Acquisition Regulations (DEAR), and Project Procedures.

•Through a close interface with project, design, client, and contractor, prepares subcontract documents incorporating into the scope, terms, and conditions, and commercial terms, any changes which have been specified by the above-listed parties and routes documents for signature

•Tracks status of all contractual deliverables and ensures deliverables are in compliance with contract requirements

•Acts as a liaison with management throughout the company hierarchy to gather and analyze data on company sourcing strategy and makes recommendations of new trends in sourcing and procedures

•Represents the company in meetings with and presentations to DOE and industry representatives

•May be located or relocated to the job site in order to act as a local negotiator and coordinator for any variances from the contract, monitor contractor's compliance to terms of the contract, monitor adherence to agreed-upon schedules and recommend approval of payment to the contractor

•Performs duties complex to difficult in nature

• Must be able to obtain "L" or "Q" Clearance

• Other duties as assigned

Basic Job Requirements

• Accredited four (4) year degree or global equivalent in applicable field of study and nine (9) years of work-related experience or a combination of education and directly related experience equal to twelve (12) years if non-degreed; some locations may have additional or different qualifications in order to comply with local requirements

•Work in an office at a normal environmental restoration atmosphere (outdated and/or abandoned facilities or industrial field environments). May also work at off-project sites representing the organization at various types of locations throughout the community for business purposes. Potential exposure to equipment movement hazards, dangerous chemicals/solvents or hazardous and radioactive materials if proper safety procedures are not followed.

• Ability to communicate effectively with audiences that include but are not limited to management, coworkers, clients, vendors, contractors, and visitors

• Job-related technical knowledge necessary to complete the job

• Ability to learn and apply knowledge of applicable local, state/province, and federal/national statutes and guidelines

• Ability to attend to detail and work in a time-conscious and time-effective manner

• Minimum 10 years of experience in complex construction contracting

• Minimum 5 years of experience in FAR-based contracting of construction projects on Federal Government Reservations

Other Job Requirements

Other Job Requirements:

• Participate in the development of the Project Contracting Plan and contract planning

• Prepare, maintain, retrieve, and communicate records, reports, or documents that may be required to meet corporate and Contract Management requirements

• Develop and make formal presentations when given the opportunity

• Perform Contractor resource survey

• Develop contract risk assessment matrix and participate in risk reviews

• Participate in project functional audits

• Prepare Project Contract Procedures

• Develop standard contract templates for a project

• Coordinate the timely issue/distribution/response of documents to the contractor

• Coordinate/maintain control of Site Instructions

• Perform contract management post-award activities through evaluating and status contractors' productivity, schedule adherence, contract change management, invoicing and claims avoidance

• Perform closeout of contracts, finalize outstanding contract issues, issue of final modifications, invoices and coordinate completion of contractor performance evaluations

• Interface with all levels of the project team – and be able to represent and interface with all levels of internal and/or external management and corporate organization persons

• Be proactive with contractors to ensure contract compliance, generation of progress, schedules, daily and other status reports, invoices and supporting documents in a timely manner

• Perform resource survey

• Provide required contract input to strategic business unit

• Maintain a working knowledge of the Company's Contract Management Standards, programs and goals by planning and applying Contract Management practices and procedures as established by the Company on a project site or in an office through departmental training, Fluor University® training and the use of Fluor's knowledge management portals and communities

• Stay current/updated with Contract Management practices and procedures; remain informed of current developments and potential changes within the Contract Management group

•Ability to perform sedentary to light work, exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally (any exertion of force/lifting greater than 45 pounds requires usage of a two-person "buddy system"), non-repetitive, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly, repetitive; performing such activities as lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing, pulling, standing, walking, grasping, kneeling, stooping, reaching.

•In some cases, radiological training may be required

Preferred Qualifications

• Accredited degree or global equivalent in Business, Construction Management, or Law

• Eight (8) years of FAR based contract management, subcontract administration, and procurement experience supporting complex engineering and construction projects

• Experience developing negotiating contract terms and conditions specifically for contracts related to services, construction, engineering, materials, and equipment installation

• Strong understanding of the FAR and DEAR based contracting principles and legal terms and conditions

• Broad understanding of the construction industry and contract language associated engineering, procurement, fabrication, and construction/construction management (EPFC/CM)

• Experience with administering the Request for Proposal (RFP) process for contractors on heavy industrial construction projects

• Experience in managing the Contractor pre-qualification process

• Experience in conducting commercial evaluations, including the questions and answers (Q&A) and clarifications process with bidders

• Experienced in negotiating commercial terms and the final contract price with bidders

• International experience a plus

• Contract Management experience in the field and home office locations

• Lump Sum Turn Key (LSTK) Contract Management experience a plus

• Ability to understand technical terminology and developments

• Good technical skills and ability to develop/follow procedures

• Administrative and organizational skills

• Some basic knowledge of contract types and terms

• Understand and implement practices and procedures

• Excellent communication skills

• Active L or Q Clearance (or DoD equivalent)


Valid Through: 2019-10-17