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Contract Administrator

Contract Administrator

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Job Locations 
US-CA-Los Angeles
Position Type  
Experienced - Full-Time

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Walsh is currently seeking a Contract Administrator for the Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor Project in Los Angles, CA.

Contract Administrator wanted who can: help organize and respond to third-party insurance claims and subcontractor and supplier change requests; and, help manage processes and ensure our team is responding in a timely, professional manner. This person should be able to jump in and help the Contract Management team with other projects and administrative functions as they arise. This role will work with a large team, building one of the largest infrastructure projects in Los Angeles. Given the size of our team and project we need someone who enjoys helping to organize and manage lots of moving pieces.


Walsh is a rapidly growing, highly diversified construction company, and we constantly seek builders and business people to join our industry-leading team. Walsh employees are "built to succeed" - competitive entrepreneurs with strong character who are energized by working on a team to meet challenges and are willing to take risks after careful planning. There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:

  • Challenging, complex projects
  • Creative and innovative problem solving environment
  • Supportive, communicative managers who reward your success
  • Opportunities for growth, training, and development
  • Flexibility to build what you want, where you want



  • Assist Contracts Managers and Project Managers draft and review correspondence, gather relevant evidence and electronically file all supporting documentation.
  • Assess third-party liability claims for merit and respond to the claimants via telephone, email and formal letter as required.
  • Prepare meeting agendas and meeting minutes for ad hoc meetings and regularly scheduled meetings.
  • Prepare draft letter notifications regarding contractor achievement/compliance violation(s).
  • Review cost back-up documentation for accuracy, compliance with contract requirements, and completeness.
  • Review project documentation for completeness and compliance with prime contract requirements and relevant legal regulations.
  • Run reports and input data into the change management software program.
  • Assist in the negotiation of change requests and insurance settlement offers.



The team is looking for someone with the rights skills and attitude. Diverse experiences will be considered, but some possible relevant experience and skills includes:

  • Paralegal training and/or experience
  • Contracts administration experience
  • Strong writing and proofreading skills
  • Experience working in an office that is generating and responding to large volumes of correspondence
  • Organizational management skills
  • A degree in a relevant field such as communications, English, business, or any other training that shows you write well and stay organized
  • Hands-on experience performing office administrative functions including proofreading correspondence and organizing complicated processes
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of products and a willingness to learn and operate company specific document management software



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