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Construction Administrator

Company: DLR Group
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

We are an integrated design firm with a promise to elevate the human experience through design. This fuels the work we do around the world and inspires our mission to improve the lives of our clients, our communities, and our planet. If this sparks your interest, you're in the right place.

DLR Group has an opening for a Construction Administrator in our Des Moines, Iowa office.

Position Summary:

As a Construction Administrator at DLR Group you will be responsible for performing field observations, inspections, and all contract management functions during the construction phase of the project. The Construction Administrator will be familiar with and follow the requirements of the General Conditions and will be knowledgeable of the construction process. As part of our integrated design teams you will create buildings that elevate the human experience through design.

The Construction Phase brings all the predesign, design, documentation, bidding, and negotiation services to realization.

The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Observe the construction work for conformance to drawings and specifications.
  • Process the Contractor's shop drawings, product data, and samples.
  • Review the results of construction tests and inspections.
  • Evaluate Contractor requests for payment.
  • Handle requests for changes during construction.
  • Address and resolve claims brought by the Owner or Contractor.
  • Administer the completion and closeout process for the Owner. Required Qualifications:
    • At least 5 years of experience leading and working on construction projects.
    • Must have a collaborative management style and strong people skills.
    • Must have good communication and public speaking skills to participate in client / contractor meetings.
    • Must be willing to travel as projects or tasks require. Preferred Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering or Interior Design from an accredited program.
      • Some knowledge and use of Revit and AutoCAD.
        DLR Group is an integrated design firm delivering architecture, engineering, interiors, planning, and building optimization for new builds, renovations, and adaptive reuse projects.

        We are 100% employee-owned: every employee is literally invested in our clients' success. At the core of our firm are interdisciplinary teams engaged in every step of project lifecycles. Our teams champion true collaboration, open information sharing, shared risk and reward, value-based decision making, and proficient use of technology to deliver exceptional design. We are pursuing the goals of the 2030 Challenge, the ME2040, and the SE2050, and are an initial signatory of the China Accord and the AIA 2030 Commitment.

        Our comprehensive Benefits at DLR Group include: medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flex spending, paid holidays, and paid time off. We also offer a 401k, employee stock ownership, and bonus opportunities. Compensation considerations are based on location, experience, and skills.

        Through our values - commitment, creativity, environmental stewardship, fun, integrity, ownership, sharing, teamwork - we elevate the human experience through design, together.

        We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.

Keywords: DLR Group, Des Moines , Construction Administrator, Professions , Des Moines, Iowa

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