Construction Administrator

  • Posted on December 23, 2020
  • Location: Lake Charles, LA


Posted under: Engineering

What does this job entail?

The Construction Administrator manages construction contracts for various types of projects including roadway design, bridge improvements, drainage improvements, subdivision developments, and H & H projects.

Some duties include:

  • Reviewing plans and specifications.
  • Serving as a cost estimating, pricing, and acquisition expert on contract change order matters.
  • Ensuring compatibility of design with site, materials, methods, techniques, and schedules, including sufficiency of details and specifications, and freedom from significant design errors, omissions, and ambiguities.
  • Monitoring daily field reports for each ongoing contract to ensure that progress, quantities, and overruns/underruns follow all contract requirements.
  • Assembling engineering data and information from the field and conducts research into construction records to answer correspondences, prepare technical reports, and brief clients.
  • Conducting inspections of construction work and observing activities for compliance.

Am I qualified for this position?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or similar technical field
  • Minimum of 3 years related work experience
  • Must be competent with administration and management, including clarification of contractual matters, matters of negotiation, settlement of claims and disputes, and control of funds
  • Ability to travel as this position requires frequent travel and some overnight stays; will participate in pre-award surveys and pre-construction conferences

Why work for Fenstermaker?

Our success is based on establishing lasting partnerships and providing innovative, high-quality products and services. We conduct our business ethically, honestly and with integrity in everything we do.

Our core values define the way we do business.


We treat everyone like family and put people over policy.

We place an emphasis on safety and are supportive and empathetic in rough times.

One Company

We leverage our multi-disciplinary strength to benefit our clients.

We communicate, collaborate and execute together, as a team.

Customer Obsessed

We treat others the way they want to be treated – with respect.

We create unforgettable experiences and build lasting relationships and establish partnerships.

Growth Mindset

We believe growth creates opportunity and gives us the capability of building long-term careers.

Be Different

We encourage and reward innovation.

We serve our clients in ways that make the competition irrelevant.

We create a unique experience for our team members.

EOE/AA Employer. Applications confidential.

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