CH2M SLG Commercial Subcontracts-Houston, TX in Houston, Texas

This position is responsible for effectively and professionally conducting the activities associated with subcontracting of services as assigned.

The incumbent has knowledge and understanding of procurement concepts, principles and practices, and the basic techniques of ensuring task completion, project delivery processes, and subcontractor relationship expectations. The incumbent understands the role of procurement and of this position in the project delivery process and the value-added expectations, and performs assignments in accordance with established policies and procedures. The incumbent has working knowledge and understanding of the concepts, principles, theories, and compliance requirements applicable to the assigned group, subject area, or services. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Role:

  • Subcontracting assignments typically will consist of professional or technical services, and less complex construction services.

  • Provide coordination of assigned subcontract packages, tracking of subcontract activity and progress information, and information and guidance to project personnel on subcontracting issues.

  • Perform all subcontract formation duties for assigned subcontracts, including prequalification of bidders, solicitation of proposals, proposal evaluations, source selection recommendations, participation in negotiation of contract terms and pricing issues, conformance and finalizing of agreements, and subcontract issuance and execution.

  • Ensure applicable prime contract flow-downs are identified, addressed, and included in assigned subcontracts.

  • Obtain necessary reviews and approvals of bidder exceptions, bid evaluations, source selection recommendations, Subcontracts, and change orders prior to execution.

  • Assist in ensuring budget compliance and award of subcontracts.

  • Perform subcontract post-award administration duties, including change order management, contractual compliance, invoice verification, performance evaluation, closeout of agreements, and records retention.

  • Maintain the database of potential and qualified subcontractors, including performance history.

  • Utilize established policies, procedures, systems, and tools to assure maximum contribution.

  • Assist Procurement Management in the preparation of proposal deliverables, including pricing of subcontracted services, execution approach narratives, and labor hour estimates for subcontracting.

  • Assist Procurement Management in providing other support services as requested.


  • Accountable to the assigned Procurement Manager or Subcontracts Manager.

  • Preparation of quality requests for proposals and subcontract documents.

  • Timeliness, accuracy, and adequacy of the assigned subcontracting activities.

  • Fulfillment of the subcontracting requirements.

  • Effective and timely management of subcontractor change activity to assure compliance with the subcontract provisions and mitigate the potential subcontractor claims.

  • Timeliness, accuracy, and adequacy of subcontract-related problem identification, status reporting, and corrective action.

  • Quality and timeliness of direction given to subcontractors.

  • Maintaining effective relationships with subcontractors, project team members, management, clients, and support organizations.

  • Compliance with established policies and procedures.


  • Reports to the appropriate Project Procurement Manager, Project Subcontracts Manager, or other assigned Procurement Manager for performance of work and implementation of subcontract management programs and procedures.

  • Works under close or moderate supervision. No direct reports. May supervise the work of procurement support personnel who assist with the assigned subcontracts.

  • Coordinates with project or departmental personnel to plan and support performance of the subcontracting activities, including Design, Construction, QA/QC, Safety, Project Controls, and Management.


  • Commits, spends and controls client and company dollars within limits established in company policies or procedures.

  • Makes decisions within the scope of procedures and assures compliance with applicable Procurement policies and procedures.

Job Specifications & Scope of Responsibility: Project Delivery Knowledge:

  • Understands the various project delivery processes ( services, project management, construction management, design-build) and their relationship to Enterprise Procurement procedures. Resources/Capabilities

  • Understands overall corporate resources and capabilities.


  • Has good communications and writing skills.

  • Is able to effectively compile subcontract documents.

  • Must be able to effectively communicate with subcontractors, project teams, and others to organize and motivate them to achieve.


  • Uses personal computer in support of electronic mail, and standard Microsoft Office software.

  • Becomes familiar with the capabilities of a subcontracts management system, and gains an understanding of how to use it for the subcontracting activities.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:


  • Degree in Business, Engineering or other applicable field. Experience in lieu of a degree is acceptable.


  • Minimum of 2-4 years experience in subcontracting and contract management, with specific experience in working on small projects, such as airports, dams, stadiums, buildings, highways and bridges, water projects, rail projects, power projects, refinery expansions, petrochemical units, pulp and paper mills, pharmaceutical plants, pipelines, dock construction, ocean terminals, offshore construction, or automated assembly lines.

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:


  • None required. CPCM, CCCM, or CCFM Certification from the National Contract Management Association (or other international equivalent) is desirable.

At CH2M, the greatest challenges provide the biggest rewards. Each day, your drive and creative ideas will be providing solutions that help build a better tomorrow. Whether it is the pride that comes with accomplishment, personal growth or making a difference in the world, you will discover true success in a career that brings out the best in you at CH2M. Ready? Let’s get to work. Developing People through Challenging Projects CH2M is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Relocation assistance is not offered for this position. CH2M will not sponsor a work visa such as a H1-B to fill this position.

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