Weidner Apartment Homes is currently searching for a Construction Contract Administrator to work out of our corporate offices in Kirkland, WA. The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing support to Weidner associates relating to subcontracts, contracts, bonds, insurance, liens, taxes, licensing, and similar matters. The Construction Contract Administrator will also act as a liaison between Weidner and contractors and agencies for fulfillment of contract needs.
• Successful management and execution of contracts on behalf of the Company. • Read contracts/sub-contracts and advise associates to the contract terms, rights and obligations. • Review change order proposals for accuracy and appropriate back up. • Track the progress and provide periodic reporting on the status of contracts. • Maintain contact with contractors to build relationship and assist in any contractual matters. • Track notice to Owner/pre-lien notices. • Follow up with contractors regarding sales tax and licensing requirements. • Organize and maintain project file system, including contract log, correspondence, and other project records. • Enter contracts, change orders, and insurance info in Sage. • Ensure clients’ needs are met in a timely and cost effective manner • Verify compliance with tax authorities, licensing, insurance, liens, and bonds. • Work closely with project team and Risk Manager to handle insurance quotations.
• Associates degree or higher, in addition to 4-6 years of construction contract experience. • Thorough knowledge of the construction contract process and job costing. • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. • Attention to detail and ability to identify errors and inconstancies. • Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team base environment • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook), as well as construction software (preferably Sage/Timberline). • Strong customer service focus
Weidner Apartment Homes is a multifaceted real estate investment company that is an efficient low cost provider of quality rental homes and a creative developer of new housing. Weidner has been in the industry for over 34 years and has properties in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Texas, Washington and throughout Canada.