Construction Administrator

Woods Bagot Woods Bagot Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Tue, Mar 22 '22Posted on:

Woods Bagot is expanding its New York studio and seeking a Construction Administrator with 10 years of experience on large complex projects to work both onsite and in our New York Studio.

About You

A successful candidate will be highly motivated, creative, collaborative, and resourceful leader who excels in conceptualizing and translating ideas to exceptional design outcomes. The position is dedicated to helping clients achieve business value by applying tailored solutions with Woods Bagot’s research, design, and experience.

We believe that the exceptional contribution of all our people is the driver of our success. We offer a range of great medical benefits, 401(k), and leave policies to support you at work. We run a flexible working environment to ensure a strong work/life balance, including options for partial work-from-home and time-shifting your hours.

Key Responsibilities

  • Have a strong technical knowledge of construction materials, building trades, means and methods, and the relationships among subcontractors, suppliers and manufacturers.
  • Be the primary point of contact for the Contractor and Owner's site representatives and other agents employed by the Owner (Construction Manager, etc.,) with being involved in submittal reviews, documents interpretations (RFI’s / questions), and construction observations to verify that the requirements of the construction contract are being maintained.
  • Have strong working knowledge of BIM systems and other software employed in the documentation
  • Review and know the contents of the Architect/Owner agreement and all deliverables within
  • Review, know and understand the contents of Owner-Contractor agreements along with a knowledge and understanding of the master specifications
  • Rigorously enforce the design intent implicit in the Architect's prepared Contract Documents (Drawings and Specifications), as well as have a working knowledge of the engineering design intent through documents prepared by consulting disciplines
  • Be able to effectively represent the interests of the Owner, the Architectural Firm, and the supporting Engineering Consultants during the construction phase
  • Participate in Owner/Architect/Contractor (OAC) Progress Meetings
  • Support Project Architect(s)

You will be able to demonstrate:

  • A proven record of project delivery, in a hands-on and supervisory capacity, on time and within budget
  • Deep understanding of project delivery utilizing Revit, BIM360, design best practice, tools, techniques, market trends and product innovation
  • Understanding of generally applied procurement processes in the local market
  • Proven track record of achieving results through influencing and relationship skills


  • Professional Degree in Architecture or related field
  • 10+ years of experience
  • Architecture license
  • Be able to travel to construction/project sites as required
  • Advanced knowledge of construction contract administration policies, procedures and concepts
  • Advanced knowledge of project design and construction documentation and construction materials
  • Advanced knowledge of building codes, specifications, building systems and engineering systems
  • Proficiency in 3D modeling, visualization, and graphic software; Revit strongly preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem solving skills, attention to detail
  • Collaborative and professional work ethic
  • LEED AP or within 6 months of hire

How to apply:

Please send your CV and covering letter/email through our LinkedIn job posting. Applications will be treated in the strictest confidence and will close on April 15. We do not accept unsolicited resumes or names from agencies.

Mandatory Requirement:

It is an essential requirement that applicants must have the legal right to work in the US when applying for this position.

Inspiration. Innovation. Inclusiveness. We are Woods Bagot.

Woods Bagot is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

At Woods Bagot, we are committed to creating an environment where the difference is celebrated, valued, and respected, practices are equitable, and our people feel like they belong. We accept that none of us is smarter than all of us. We believe building a diverse workforce is the foundation of creativity and innovative design - it is only by working together that we can realize the potential of our people, clients, and communities around us. Through our inclusive leadership and our truly global studio network of architects and designers, you will find your voice and have the support and flexibility required to bring your whole self to work and build an exceptional career.


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