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Construction Contract Administrator - Transit (Montreal, QC) M/F

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Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.



Position description

Job title

Construction Contract Administrator - Transit (Montreal, QC) M/F

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

Joining Egis Canada as a Contract Administrator means taking on a pivotal role in ensuring the successful execution of construction projects. You will supervise our dedicated Construction Inspectors, overseeing their work and providing guidance to ensure projects are completed in accordance with contractual obligations and quality standards. Your expertise will be essential in reviewing and understanding relevant standards and special provisions, interpreting contract drawings and specifications, and liaising with contractors and clients to facilitate smooth project delivery.

A key aspect of this role involves inspecting construction operations to ensure compliance with contract documents, quality standards, and safety regulations. You'll be responsible for verifying quantities, preparing progress reports, and maintaining meticulous documentation to track project milestones and ensure transparency in project management.

The successful candidate will be based in Montreal to be actively involved with the construction projects. This is a hybrid role that requires an in-office presence of up to three (3) days per week with the remaining days that can be remote, working from home.


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Construction Contract Administrator - Transit (Montreal, QC)

Job description

As a leader within of our Contract Administration Division, you will be responsible for the day-to-day delivery of your projects.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervising Construction Inspectors;
  • Reviewing and understanding relevant OPSS and contract special provisions; 
  • Interpreting requirements and details of contract drawings and specifications; 
  • Inspecting construction operations from time to time to ensure compliance with contract documents, quality and safety standards;
  • Verifying quantities, preparing progress reports and maintaining documentation;
  • Reviewing, interpreting and analyzing the contractor’s critical path schedules;
  • As an extension of these efforts, the Egis Canada CA team reconciles progress payments in a timely manner and maintains compliance with the prompt payment requirements defined by contract documents and statutory regulations;
  • Proactively looking for issues, recommending mitigation measures, evaluating incidents early and adapting as needed; 
  • Promoting and overseeing compliance with health and safety regulations; 
  • Preparing reporting, quantity measurements, claims and payment certifications;
  • Preparing reporting, quantity measurements, claims and payment certifications;
  • Liaising with contractors and clients, and;
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Fully bilingual (French and English) is mandatory;
  • University degree or College diploma in Civil Engineering;
  • Demonstrated experience as a Contract Administrator, Resident Engineer, Quantity Surveyor or Assistant supporting these roles;
  • Ability to interpret construction drawings and specifications;
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook), familiarity with AutoCAD and Civil 3D would be considered an asset;
  • Excellent communication, problem solving and attention to detail skills;
  • Demonstrated willingness to learn;
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment;
  • Possess a valid driver's license and have access to a vehicle with valid registration and insurance;
  • Ability to work flexible schedules and travel to site locations within the area;


  • Registered ing. with OIQ and in good standing is preferred;
  • Demonstrated experience as a Contract Administrator, Resident Engineer, Quantity Surveyor or Assistant supporting these roles on at least two (2) previous projects;
  • Over 5 years experience in Rail, Transit and/or road construction projects.


Egis Canada is an equal opportunities employer offering a competitive salary and benefits to those with the skills suited to the needs of our clients. 


We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. 


This role is eligible for a referral bonus in line with the Referral Program.  If you have been referred, please provide the name of the employee who has referred you at the time of your application.

Position location

Job location

America/Carribean, Canada


  Montreal, Quebec

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

6-Engineer’s degree

Minimum level of experience required

6-10 years