Landscape Architectural Contract Administrator

Location: Edmonton
Job Code: IE-14044
# of openings: 1

Description

Landscape Architectural Contract Administrator, Infrastructure

Edmonton, Alberta

MMM GROUP LIMITED IS PASSIONATE ABOUT DELIVERING INTEGRATED, MULTIDISCIPLINARY STRATEGIES THAT LEAD TO HEALTHY AND VIBRANT COMMUNITIES ACROSS CANADA.

For more than 30 years, our responsive, skilled, and experienced team in Edmonton has delivered innovative planning, design, geomatics, and project management solutions that are sensitive to local conditions and are sustainable for the long-term. Our team comprises expertise in land development; municipal engineering; planning; stormwater management; transportation planning and engineering; landscape architecture; geomatics; mechanical and electrical engineering; commissioning; LEED consulting and certification; energy efficiency, and building performance modelling.  MMM Group’s success in northern Alberta is a result of our commitment to building long-term partnerships in the area, and growing alongside clients who can depend on the efforts of our responsive team to help them achieve their project objectives.

Take the next step in your career and join a great employer – one that provides an exceptional and dynamic work environment that motivates and encourages teamwork, initiative, and creativity. With us, you will have continuous opportunities for professional growth and development; along with the opportunity to work on award-winning projects alongside highly-respected individuals who are authorities in their fields; and the opportunity to make a difference.

Be Challenged.  Be Known.  Be Among Friends.

Position Description:

MMM is currently seeking a Landscape Architectural Contract Administrator for Land Development, Municipal Institutional and Environmental projects based out of our Edmonton office.

 

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Complete construction coordination and inspection for Land Development and Municipal projects of varying complexity and stages of construction
  • Produce project contracts and specifications ensuring all aspects of constructing the landscape design are encompassed
  • Prepare and submit progress claim certificates based on contractor/project coordinator submitted quantity recommendations, including review and approval of force accounts
  • Administer the contract tendering process based on schedule of quantities provided from Landscape Architectural design team
  • Demonstrate effective field coordination programs and tools
  • Involvement with all levels of construction coordination related to landscape design including various stages of complexities
  • Coordinate and conduct field project construction meetings including involvement in client and design meetings
  • Review design drawings for constructability and compliance with local regulations
  • Trouble shoot and resolve conflicts to ensure project fluidity and execution continually exceeds expectations
  • Key role in EH&S duties, including creation and execution of Project Specific Safe Work Plans (PSSWP)
  • Coordinate legal survey, geotechnical and other sub consultants for specified contract components
  • Liaise with clients, contractors, and sub consultants on a daily basis to ensure applicable project information is efficiently communicated
  • Work closely within MMM Group’s broader Contract Administration and Geomatics team
  • Potential career growth opportunity to lead Landscape Contract Administration Team and assist with support and leadership of field work implementation

Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Landscape Architectural Technologist or Degree in Landscape Architecture with 5+ years of experience and an emphasis on field coordination and construction administration
  • Ability to interpret construction drawings and specifications
  • Formal education / certificates in Contract or Construction Administration, Health and Safety, and /or Quality Control and Assurance will be considered a strong asset
  • Good working knowledge and experience in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook is valuable asset
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and other graphic programs (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign Sketchup , etc.) and hand drawing skills would also be considered positive assets but are not required
  • Current certification in First Aid will be considered as an asset but not a requirement to apply for this position. MMM Group offers First Aid training to our employees
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal, including teamwork and interpersonal abilities
  • Comfortable with working independently in both an office and field environment
  • A suitable working vehicle and valid driver’s license are required for this position

Please note that all offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview.  This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

To learn more about this position, our firm and the projects we have been involved in, or to apply to this position, please visit our website: www.mmm.ca. Be sure to include a list of relevant projects that would be pertinent to this position.  In an effort to reduce our environmental footprint, we strongly encourage applicants to submit their resume online.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  MMM Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates applying for this role must be legally able to work in Canada for any employer.

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