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Senior Subcontracts Administrator

  • Job reference: NA-002929
  • Sector: Rail, Transportation
  • Location: Tampa
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SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.


SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 3rd largest global design firm by ENR in 2018 with nearly 55,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.


SNC-Lavalin Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Tampa, FL Contracts and Subcontracts Group as a Senior Subcontracts Administrator. 



  • 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.


  • Prepares recommended source lists of qualified subcontractors, drawing upon their past performance experience. Coordinates the list with project management and client recommendations. 
  • Prepares Request for Proposal form and verifies accuracy and completeness of proposal packages. Interfaces with affected groups to clarify and ensure that all necessary data has been included. 
  • Receives subcontractors’ responses to requests for proposals, determines each subcontractor’s ability to meet Company and project requirements, and negotiates the terms and conditions. Prepares and issues contracts commensurate with delegated procurement authority. 
  • Prepares subcontract documents and amendments, including identification and inclusion of flow down requirements from prime contract. Ensures that terms and conditions will be appropriate. 
  • Prepares reports and contractual correspondence for project management and client. Maintains accurate tracking records tailored to the assigned subcontracts. 
  • Maintains and updates subcontractor’s files to include records of payment. 
  • Prepares recommended source lists of qualified subcontractors, drawing upon their past performance experience. 
  • Prepares subcontract closeout actions, completes file documentation, and forwards subcontract files to storage. Ensures retention of hard copy of reports and claims for specified period of time. 
  • May provide technical guidance to lower-level Subcontract Administrators. May make assignment and review completed work. 
  • Serves as liaison between subcontractor and procurement personnel. 
  • Performs such assignments and duties as the Supervisor may deem necessary from time to time. 



  • 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. 


  • 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.


Please  view  Atkins  Equal  Opportunity  Statement  here:

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