CEI Contract Specialist | Nashville or Chattanooga

Ragan-Smith Associates, Inc. a regional multi-disciplined engineering consulting company, is looking for a Contract Specialist for administration of Construction Engineering Inspection (CEI) projects for the Tennessee DOT and local TN municipalities.

Responsibilities would include, but are not limited to:
  • Prepare meeting agendas, attend, and prepare meeting minutes
  • Set Up and Maintain Project Files
  • Assist Project Manager in Assessment of Change Orders, Force Accounts, and Value Engineering Change Proposals
  • Assist Project Manger in Review of Daily Reports
  • Data Entry
  • Prepare Cost Estimates
  • Distribution of Correspondence
  • Review of Contractor Payrolls, Employee Interviews, and Contract Compliance
  • Prepare Reports, As Necessary
  • Prepare and Submit Final Records to TDOT and FHWA requirements
Qualifications Requirements
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
  • High school Diploma
  • Must possess a Valid Driver’s license
  • TDOT contract administration experience
  • Experience with Site Manager Software preferred
  • Computer Skills including MS Excel, MS Word
  • Experience reading and understanding Roadway Plans and Specifications
  • Willingness to work Overtime as needed and overnight travel

Ragan-Smith is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability and/or protected veteran status in accordance with governing laws.

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