Construction Administrator

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Position Description

Location: Charlotte, NC
Education: High School
Job Type: Full-time


Manage construction phase services including contract administration and construction monitoring from pre-construction through project closeout consisting of municipal/private civil engineering projects including:

  • Administration responsibilities may include client coordination, response to RFI’s, processing of change orders, shop drawing review, construction schedule, and approval of contractor pay applications
  • Monitor single or multiple site construction activities for conformance with project plans and specifications
  • Provide field observation services, prepare field reports and photos of construction activities and site investigations upon request
  • Assist engineering staff with troubleshooting construction issues and collaborating to provide alternative solutions and value engineering
  • Review bid documents and technical specifications


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 5 or more years of related experience
  • Construction / Engineering administration and field observation experience
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize work and work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Computer Skills: Working knowledge of MS Office tools.
  • Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a proven ability to interact and multitask with project team members, clients, and vendors of varying position levels
  • Proficiency in project scheduling, cost engineering, and project controls methods and tools
  • Understanding of municipal/governmental agencies’ specifications, details, and practices
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to occasionally travel to other WK Dickson offices to support critical project needs


  • Free medical and dental coverage with qualifying wellness credits
  • Flex-time policy (half-day Fridays) and remote work options available
  • Matching 401K program
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Paid Time Off /Paid Holidays
  • Continuing education/tuition reimbursement
  • Professional registration reimbursement
  • Performance-based incentives/bonuses
  • Relocation assistance

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About WK Dickson

WK Dickson is a multi-disciplined consulting firm specializing in total community infrastructure solutions, including airport planning and design, environmental and water resources engineering, community planning and site development, and energy support services. Our team is committed to helping communities improve the lives of their citizens through sound, ecologically responsible design principles and funding support. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, since its founding in 1929, WK Dickson has steadily grown to operate twelve regional offices throughout the Southeastern United States.


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WK Dickson is an equal opportunity employer regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. Employment decisions are made without consideration of these or any other factors that employers are prohibited by law from considering. WK Dickson also prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities and will reasonably accommodate applicants with a disability, upon request, and will also ensure reasonable accommodation for employees with a disability. Our E-Verify number is 110665 and was issued on April 1, 2008.