career opportunities

Construction Administrator

February 23, 2018

AHL’s office in downtown Honolulu is seeking a Construction Administrator to join our highly creative and collaborative team. The successful candidate for this position will be responsible for the Construction Administration of mid to large and/or complex project or projects.

education
  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university preferred.
  • Minimum of five years related experience including substantial experience in all phases of architecture and/or engineering with specific emphasis on field and office construction administration.
certification
  • Substantial knowledge of construction techniques, building materials, codes, testing, procedures, job accounting procedures, liability laws, ethics and office policies and procedures.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience with Newforma Database and Construction Administration software preferred.
knowledge/skills
  • Substantial knowledge of construction techniques, building materials, codes, testing, procedures, job accounting procedures, liability laws, ethics and office policies and procedures.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience with Newforma Database and Construction Administration software preferred.
typical duties
  • Conducts observations of the construction work to insure reasonable compliance with the plans and specifications, answers contractor’s questions, and is knowledgeable of the progress of the work.
  • Assumes duties of day-to-day contact with the Owner or Owner’s representative.
  • Conducts meetings as required to resolve questions or to discuss changes proposed by the Owner or Contractor.
  • Exercises discretion and independent judgement with respect to construction administration matters of projects undertaken by the office.
  • Checks shop drawings on architectural portions of the work.
  • Responds to Contractor RFI’s
  • Prepares and issues Instruction Notices and other field related correspondence.
  • Maintains log of communications regarding project progress and manages resolution of construction issues.
  • Maintains and updates RFI and Submittal logs.
  • Requests inspection assistance from engineer consultants when required.
  • Evaluates quotations on requests for change orders and prepares change orders.
  • Evaluates applications for payment from contractor and prepares certificate for signature.
  • Makes detailed final inspection of the project and discrepancy checklists in writing.
inquire
AHL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex including gender identity and expression, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, status as a qualified individual with a disability, status as a victim of domestic or sexual violence, marital status, sexual orientation, credit history or arrest and court record, or any other status protected by federal or state law.