Job Details

Requisition Number 18-0108
State TX

Position Title:  Contract Administrator


Location: Houston, TX


Gulf Interstate Engineering provides quality project management, engineering and design, GIS, materials management, and construction management services to the worldwide oil and gas industry.  Specializing in onshore pipelines, gathering systems, production facilities, compressor stations, pump stations, meter stations, storage terminals and loading facilities; Gulf is one of the largest privately-owned pipeline engineering companies in the world.



Gulf Interstate Engineering serves the worldwide pipeline industry providing project management, engineering and design, GIS, materials management and construction management services for hydrocarbon transportation systems - from the wellhead to the export terminal and the burner tip.


Position Description


The Contract Administrator provides support for the formation, administration, and closeout of assigned subcontracts on a given project.



Essential Functions

  • Assist with the prequalification of potential subcontractors
  • Apply knowledge of construction contracting best practices
  • Prepare and review contracts with subcontractors
  • Maintain files of all subcontracts for designated projects
  • Maintain correspondence files for subcontracts
  • Provide contract administration functions including maintaining records of scope changes, extra work requests, letters to/from contractor, etc.
  • Handle invoice review and payment
  • Provide project control with cost trends for subcontracts
  • Performs special projects as required



Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience in contracts administration
  • Knowledge of contractual language and terminology
  • Familiarity with insurance coverage principles for contracts
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with word processing and spread sheet software
  • Basic knowledge of oil and gas industry, with engineering services for oil and gas pipeline projects a plus
  • Understanding of contract language with respect to project scope of work and client requirements/expectations





  • Forward Thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Detail oriented
  • Commercial awareness
  • Results oriented
  • Customer focused
  • Business and people acumen



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


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