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Senior Subcontracts Administrator

  • Job reference: NA-001513
  • Sector: Government, Support Services
  • Location: Alexandria
Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction management, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture and design, and program management services to the Federal Government, public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.
Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Calverton, MD; Tampa FL; or Alexandria, VA Office as a Senior Subcontracts Administrator I.
Major Function/Role:
  • Manage the administration of one or more high value, complex, and/or critical subcontracts to ensure that subcontractors fully meet Company and project requirements.
  • This includes RFP/RFQ solicitation reviews, price proposal preparation and review, subcontract negotiation, correspondence, documentation, certification, and deliverables for major contracts.
  • Assist program/project managers with interpretation of applicable terms and conditions. Interface with client contracts officers/managers and/or procurement specialists on contract matters.
Job Duties:
Perform work that involves applying acquired and diversified knowledge and experience in subcontracts administration and the coordination of related activities for federal, state, local, and/or commercial contracts.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or equivalent discipline, plus a minimum of four years’ relevant experience which must be related to procurement or general contracts administration for federal, state, local, and/or commercial contracts or an Associate’s degree with a minimum of twelve years of relevant experience.
  • Without a degree, fourteen years of relevant experience required.

  • Must demonstrate familiarity and working knowledge of laws, statues, regulations, and requirements pertaining to procurement and subcontracts administration for one or more of the following contract types: federal, state, local, and/or commercial.

  • Familiarity with FAR and American Association of State Highway Officials (AASHTO) requirements highly desirable.

  • Experience with multiple contract types and performance-based contracting is required.

  • A board knowledge of subcontracting activities typical to the engineering and construction industry is preferred.



Special Skills:


Good analytical and organizational skills. Ability to perform mathematical calculations, to understand contract plans and specifications, organize information, and effectively utilize PC and applicable software.



Contracting certifications from the NCMA or other professional contracting association desired.


Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.


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