Construction Administrator

Frederick, MD, USA
Dec 26, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Facilities Maintenance and Engineering (FME) Directorate is responsible for laboratory space, administrative space, infrastructure, campus landscape, planning, and design, and construction management at Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research.

Construction Administrator

  • Scheduling and monitoring assignments performed by subcontractors
  • Reviewing and processing of subcontractor submittals (e.g. coordination of EHS review of safety plans), ensuring compliance by subcontractors of approved plans, specifications, safety guidelines and standards
  • Checking the equipment, material, and supplies for conformance to contract documents
  • Written approval to subcontractors
  • Evaluation of contractor productivity and quality
  • Reviewing and approving technical data for incorporation into work
  • Providing daily project status reports
  • Conducting construction progress meetings with subcontractors and FME engineering and shop supervisors as necessary
  • Providing relevant data on subcontractor's performance to project management
  • Approving payments and administering warranty claims

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in a construction or field (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education). Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency.
  • In addition to educational requirements, a minimum of five (5) years of construction experience including one (1) year in the capacity of a construction superintendent
  • Ability to read mechanical and engineering, electrical, piping, HVAC, architectural, etc. drawings
  • Experience in auditing construction projects for compliance to specifications
  • Experience with OSHA standards and related construction safety practices and OSHA 30 certificate
  • Proficient in the use of computers and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance

  • Previous experience with laboratory and or health care related construction and renovations with complex HVAC and mechanical systems on projects in excess of $5M
  • (2) or more years of experience as a construction superintendent
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills both oral and written
  • Experience in good judgment and the ability to analyze data and situations and make sound decisions

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) | Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) | Drug Free Workplace (DFW)