Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Oak Ridge


Requisition ID:  218687
Position Title: Senior Subcontract Administrator, UPF (218687)
Project: Uranium Processing Facility (UPF)
Location:  Oak Ridge, TN
Relocation Authorized:  National - Family
US Citizenship Required: Yes
Badging: Must be able to obtain badging
Other Requirements: Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check which includes verification of employment and education
Project Description:
Bechtel National, Inc. (BNI), Bechtel’s government services business, is one of the top providers to departments and agencies of the U.S. and British governments. Its successes include many large, first-of-a-kind projects in government site management, environmental restoration, defense, space, energy, and national and homeland security. This position will provide support to the Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) located at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
UPF is scheduled to be completed by 2025 within a $6.5 billion budget and will be a first-of-its-kind complex for enriched uranium operations in support of Y-12 missions. UPF is one of the Department of Energy’s largest investments in Tennessee since the Manhattan Project and one of the National Nuclear Security Administration’s largest construction projects. When complete, UPF will: replace a 70-year-old facility with modern buildings, reduce operational costs and energy consumption, improve worker safety, and provide enriched uranium capabilities well into the future.
The UPF project works on a 9-80 schedule with every other Friday off. Start times are flexible but the standard work week is: Monday - Thursday from 7:00 am to 4:30 pm. The schedule on working Fridays is: 7:00am-3:30 pm. During subcontract performance for field work the schedule shifts to 4x10’s to align with Construction Labor Agreement work hours.
Eligibility for this position requires US citizenship; successful candidate must provide proof of US citizenship in order to obtain badge access to the site. Candidate must complete security questionnaire and successfully clear site access requirements check. All employees are subject and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of employment.  Must be able to obtain a security clearance, as applicable.
Role Overview:
Forming, administering and closing-out large, complex construction subcontracts in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Performs tasks as assigned, including bidder prequalification, bidder lists, bid solicitation, bid analysis, negotiation and execution of construction subcontracts, administration and close-out. Tasks may include managing the turnover transition of the subcontract for administration.  Utilizes subcontract master pro-forma documents for RFP development.
Participates in planning, work hour calculations and budgeting as it relates to project subcontracting activities. Develops and monitors project work-hour estimates, and master contracts forms.
May be assigned as a negotiation “Ace”.  Negotiation Aces will be in the review and approval cycle for selected Acquisition Plans and Negotiation Plans.  Negotiation Aces will be on the negotiating team noted in the Negotiation Plan.
May provide supervision to a project team of contracts personnel, performing formation activities when required by workload, complexity or other factors. Participates in the planning, staffing, training and development of contracts personnel
Reports directly to a Subcontract Manager / Supervisor.
Receives technical and functional guidance from the Subcontract Manager / Supervisor.
May provide supervision to subcontract administration and/or subcontract formation personnel.
Maintains internal contacts with managers and supervisors and participates in negotiations with subcontractors and bidders.
Works closely with Subcontract Coordinator / Subcontract Technical Representative (SC/STR), Safety, Quality, Security, Engineers, Project Controls, Project Managers, etc., who have been assigned subcontract management tasks.
Principle responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Implement the Division Responsibilities Matrix which records the Project’s agreed assignment of various subcontract management tasks and the Standard Work Process Procedures applicable to Subcontract Administration.
Formation, bidding, evaluation, award, administration and closeout of assigned subcontracts maintaining a continual review of progress and

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