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    Contract Administrator

    August 11, 2017


    +VG Architects offer an exceptional and dynamic opportunity for a Senior/Intermediate Contract Administrator in our Ottawa office. We are a full service architectural firm known for innovative approaches to the design of Heritage, Cultural, Educational, Municipal, Justice, Residential and Recreational Buildings including heritage restorations, additions, providing services throughout Canada.

    Qualifications include:

    Qualified candidates shall possess a minimum of 5 to 10 years relevant experience with a Bachelor’s in Architecture or a diploma in Architectural Technology. A licensed Architect or Architectural Technologist is preferable. Excellent interpersonal skills are essential. Strong client communication, teamwork, collaboration and conflict resolution skills required.

    Duties include:

    The duties of the Architect/Construction Administrator will have a demonstrated and proven track record in administering construction contracts on behalf of the Architect, with particular focus on quality control and cost control on a variety of projects from startup to closeout. Additional primary responsibilities include:
    Be the prime liaison between Construction Managers, General Contractors, Client/Owners and AE teams.

    • Review and interpret construction documents.
    • Process, review and answer Request for
    • Information and submittals.
    • Resolve problems which arise on the jobsite, coordinate revisions to the contract documents, make recommendations, and consult client/owner on all issues related to the project.
    • Monitor, review and process closeout submittals and perform periodic QA/QC construction site visits, including substantial presence at the construction site. Strong knowledge of Ontario building code is essential.
    • Strong knowledge of AutoCAD, Revit and Microsoft Office
    • Strong knowledge of building and construction practices.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Demonstrated experience in a variety of project types and project delivery methods.
    • Proven technical understanding of building science and construction contracts.

    Only qualified candidates will be considered for this position and only those who meet the specified criteria will be contacted.

    Please forward resume with contact information and salary expectations by e-mail to Tara McLaughlin at

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    +VG Architects LTD


    Ottawa, ON