Construction Contract Administrator (CCA)

EskewDumezRipple EskewDumezRipple Employer:
New Orleans, LA, USLocation:
Thu, Jan 25 '24Posted on:

EskewDumezRipple (EDR) is a New Orleans based group of architects, designers, and thinkers operating within the fields of architecture, interior environments, research and urban strategies. A recipient of the 2014 Architecture Firm Award, EDR has created a national reputation for designing projects that are programmatically thoughtful and technically sophisticated as well as cost and resource conscious. Our commitment to enhance and protect both the cultural and natural environments of the communities we serve is evident in the beauty and technical craftsmanship of our designs and the long-term sustainability of our projects.

About the Job                                                        

The position requires an intimate knowledge and thorough understanding of AIA Construction Contracts and requirements, applicable codes, schedule monitoring and an understanding of materials, methods and processes of commercial construction. Candidate is expected to be a team player, has the responsibilities of a project manager during the course of construction administration, and acts as the primary representative for the design team.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering or related field required.
  • + years of experience performing construction administration OR experience operating as the project manager for a general contractor or owner’s representative for the construction phase of commercial construction projects.
  • Physical ability requirements for active construction project sites include, but aren’t limited to:  climb up and down ladders; stoop, kneel, and crouch; ability to walk long distances and stand for periods of time indoors and outdoors; candidate is responsible for their own protective footwear.


  • Experience on projects ranging in size from $5M to $80M
  • Experience with REVIT
  • Experience with Bluebeam / Adobe
  • Experience with cloud-based construction software (Procore, Submittal Exchange, PlanGrid, etc.)                                 


  • Perform the Architect’s duties stated in AIA A201 General Conditions for Construction including but not limited to field observation and visits, submittals, project correspondence, payment applications, RFIs, interpretation of both contract documents and performance of the work, punch list creation, closeout document review.  Responsible for conducting meetings with contractors, clients, agencies and project representatives, as well as obtaining, verifying, processing, documenting and maintaining records relevant to a project, including but not limited to claims, change proposals and change orders.
  • Manage the day-to-day activities and communications among EDR and its consultants, the Contractor, and the Owner. 
  • Understand and enforce contractual obligations of all parties including requirements of the contract and monitoring compliance.
  • Responsible for keeping the Owner and project team informed of the status of the project, including contract status, compliance, modifications, potential claims and legal risks.
  • Ensure that all potentially legal and contractual matters are addressed efficiently and promptly.
  • Evaluate cost and price proposals and provide recommendations to the Owner.
  • Responsible for promoting and ensuring the design intent during the construction process.


EskewDumezRipple offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, short and long term disability, life insurance, competitive PTO, and parental leave. Our studio also hosts weekly happy hours and numerous employee events throughout the year.

To Apply 

EskewDumezRipple is a welcoming studio dedicated to equity and inclusion and encourages applications from diverse candidates. To be considered for employment, please submit your resume along with work samples that reflect your relevant experience to

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