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Contract Administrator

Summit Design and Engineering Services
Hillsborough, NC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Contract Administrator

Summit Design and Engineering, one of the fastest growing companies in the Triangle area, is seeking a full-time Contract Administrator. The position develops, evaluates, negotiates and processes company contracts to support our organizational goals. Our preference is for this position to report to either our Raleigh or Hillsborough office, but would consider allowing this position to work from one of our other offices if able to come to the Hillsborough office as needed.


  • Create and/or review various contract documents including base contracts, change orders, sub-consultant agreement, and Master Service Agreements.
  • Prepare and coordinate execution copies of contract documents; upload fully executed contracts to the company database and return a fully executed copy to the counterpart for their records.
  • Track contracts through to completion
  • Work with Accounting, Billing, and Business Development in support of contract documents.
  • Manage insurance requirements for all contracts.
  • Ensure all contracts are accurate and up to date.
  • Negotiate and coordinate additions, deletions, or modifications to contract documents.
  • Interpret and clarify contract provisions and advise project managers and/or other parties regarding contract compliance issues.
  • Assist in the training and communication of contracting procedures and practices.
  • Ensure sub-consultant compliance.
  • Create weekly win report.
  • Maintain all company contracts; electronic filing, expiration dates, master service agreements.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related fields.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in contract administration.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Understanding of contract terms and conditions.
  • Knowledge of Federal, state, and local laws governing contract law.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to deliver excellent customer service to internal and external clients.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects/contracts.
  • Proficiency with Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, & Docusign.
  • Engineering/Architecture contract experience preferred
  • Certification for Certified Professional Contract Manager preferred.

Company Overview

Summit Design and Engineering Services is a multi-disciplined design and engineering services firm. Established in 1997 and operating as Summit since 2004, we are a compact engineering and design firm structured to adapt quickly and offer clients the most current technology, innovative design solutions and comprehensive project management for turn-key delivery. We know that one size rarely fits all. That's why we look at the individual needs of every project and match it with our proven technical expertise and experience. We are headquartered in Hillsborough, North Carolina, with other offices in Raleigh, Asheville, Fayetteville, Pittsboro, Charlotte, and Wilmington. Summit also has offices in Richmond, Franklin and South Boston, Virginia; Fort Mill, South Carolina and St. Petersburg, Florida. For the past six years we have been named one of the fastest growing companies in the Research Triangle area.

Why Work for Summit?

We foster a caring and collaborative work environment that also encourages commitment to the communities that we serve so our employees and clients will succeed together. We strive to be integral to the success of the communities we build. We maintain a close-knit team culture where we measure our success by the success of our people and clients. We can help you take your career to the next level!

Criminal and driving background will be performed and must be in good standing. Summit Design and Engineering is an Equal opportunity employer/affirmative action. E-verify

Summit Design and Engineering Services


Hillsborough, NC
27278 USA



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