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Construction Contracts Specialist

Nuclear  Glen Allen, VA  Posted: 11/22/2021
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Up to 1 year

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Job Purpose


BHI is looking for a qualified Sr. Construction Contracts Specialist who will be responsible for ensuring the effective development and management of engineering and construction related procurement contracts in a cost-effective and timely manner. This role manages complex nuclear generation agreements for materials/equipment/services. Supports activities related to identification, solicitation, evaluation, and award of bids to suppliers. Supports identification and implementation of cost improvements for purchased materials and services. Communicates with field and project personnel to evaluate compliance with contracts. Compiles reports for management that monitors contract status, reports analysis, and overall contract performance. Assists in maintaining contract databases and compiling information for project planning and forecasting.


Duties and Responsibilities


  • Works with supply chain to develop appropriate supply chain strategies for procurement and materials management for Subsequent License Renewal (SLR) organization. 
  • May serve as cross functional team leader. 
  • Reviews solicitation documents and supports evaluation of proposals consistent with established bid process. 
  • Part of negotiation team that negotiates Engineering Procurement Contract (EPC) agreements with large construction suppliers. 
  • Administers EPC Agreements, including resolution of billing issues, negotiation and coordination of collateral, interpretation of contract language, etc. to ensure compliance with terms and conditions of executed contracts. 
  • Supports training of employees at construction sites on contract particulars, and contract management. 
  • Keeps in close day to day contact with personnel at construction sites to be aware of contract performances and deviations. 
  • Reviews and negotiates contract amendments and change orders requests to accommodate unanticipated situations and ensure compliance with relevant contracts. 
  • Coordinates resolution of contractual and technical disagreements between the company and contractors. 
  • Assists in audit strategies when billing and contract disputes arise. Prepares management reports for management and department. 
  • Monitors contract performance and identifies deviations. Develops and recommends strategies for ascertaining performance criteria with contracts. 
  • Monitors progress and schedule milestones in contract to ensure provisions are met that lead to payment. Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Job Requirements


Qualifications/ Education / Experience


The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education:
  • Experience with Utilities or Finance for large scale projects 
  • Considerable related work experience (5+yrs) dealing with contractors, integrated suppliers and alliance partners
  • Prefer 2 years of nuclear experience; knowledge of purchasing laws and practices; working knowledge of business and contract law; and sound understanding of procurement principles and negotiation techniques and strategies. 

Apply now! BHI Energy’s Talent and Placement Specialists are waiting for your application.

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