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Contract Specialist

Job Description

TITLE: Contract Specialist

JOB CODE: 9819



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GRADE: Pay Grade 11

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 38,892.00
midpoint 50,562.00
maximum 62,232.00

PURPOSE: To assist in the preparation and submission of contractual agreements. Responsible for providing assistance in the preparation, submission, review and management of contractual agreements.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assists departmental manager or contract administrator and other contract staff in the preparation and submission of contractual agreements between Physical Plant and construction contractors and Professional Service Providers. Assists in the planning, development, award, and on-going management of complex construction or service contracts and proposals. Assists in the development of administrative procedures designed to comply with appropriate federal, state, local, and University regulations affecting construction or service contracts. Performs non-standard, complex, technical, and statistical duties. Conducts technical reviews of contracts and related documents. Verifies contract data. Compiles information from contractor bid proposals and bid specifications in the preparation of contracts to include mathematical equations, specialized tables and complex contractual language. Inputs, edits, stores, retrieves, formats, prints, and accumulates a variety of documents and reports that relate to contract development and contractor performance. Processes and creates initial contract agreements, required insurance and bonds, project checklists, encumbrances, notices to proceed, change orders, field orders, pay requests, and a variety of other documents. Interacts with staff, clients, and outside contractors on contractual inquiries and contract performance. Serves as Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB) Coordinator for the department. Performs related duties as assigned.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: General supervision from immediate supervisor SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: None.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: Bachelor's Degree in related discipline.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: Three (3) years experience in construction and service contracts. Experience in the management, administration or preparation of contracts. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Use of standard office equipment and computer software Accuracy in all phases of work performed Specific job requirements or physical location of some positions allocated to this classification, may render the position security sensitive, and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.