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Contract Law Attorney in Somerville, MA

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Company name

Fluor Corporation

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Contract Law

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required


Somerville, MA

Date Last Verified

Mar 30,2018

Posted on

Mar 14,2018

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Director I, Contract Management The candidate provides oversight for all contract management activities on large projects or key, strategic projects. This role assures, through assigned contract administrators, compliance with Prime Contract, and Fluor Contract Management Practices. The position requires the Contract Director to report to project, department and company senior leadership on the health of the assigned project(s); develop and approve contracting strategies, sourcing, negotiation, award, execution, Contract management administration and close out of various types of contracts, reviewing and approving contract awards within their delegated authority, including Prime Contracts Administration that support services performed on a global project basis. Work is performed in the home office and field locations for projects ranging in duration from short term to long term. Oversee and manage Contract Management process on the project from Pre-Award, Post-Award through Close-Out in accordance with the Project Execution Plan (PEP) and Project Procedures Manual (PPM), including claims and back charges. Support preparation of bid evaluation plans for large engineering, procurement, fabrication, and construction (EPFC) Request for Proposal (RFP) packages and participate in both technical and commercial bid evaluation; assist Project and Engineering Managers with preparing scope, schedule, and other technical documents for the RFP process. Bear ultimate responsibility for the quality of the Project RFP packages and Contract documents. Manage interfaces with Project Management, Construction, Project Controls, Quality, Safety, Finance, Client and Joint Venture Partners. Protect the Company’s interests by enforcing warranties, mitigating risk, and providing oversight to project contract management teams. Lead the contract management activities associated with large engineering, procurement, fabrication, and construction / construction management (EPFC/EPFCM) projects with multi-office execution. Other duties as assigned. Develop waivers for Bonding policies. Ensure timely payment of contractors. Manage contract processes to avoid claims and participate in the equitable settlement of claims that cannot be avoided. Be involved in Strategic Functional Initiatives. Provide consultative functional technical and analytical support in the area of Contract Management for the project management, project controls, and construction management processes and senior leadership as required. Support development of negotiation strategies during Pre-Award, Post-Award and Close-Out. Actively participate as a Subject Matter Expert (SME). Manage and actively contribute to improvement of functional work processes and reference systems. Travel to site, as required to oversee contract management operations. Manage contract processes to avoid claims and participate in the equitable settlement of claims that cannot be avoided; manage the bid analysis process and ensure project team is briefed on findings.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have accredited four (4) year degree or global equivalent in applicable field of study and 15 years of work-related experience or a combination of education and directly related experience equal to 19 years if non-degreed; some locations may have additional or different qualifications in order to comply with local requirements. Prior lump sum & Infrastructure experience a must. Accredited degree or global equivalent in Business, Construction Management, or Business Law is desired. Advanced degree such as an Masters in Business Administration, Masters in Industrial Engineering, Law degree (Juris Doctor), or global equivalent is desired. Must have 15 years of contract management, subcontract administration, and procurement experience supporting engineering and construction projects and 5 years of work experience in Fluor Contract Management. Should have 10+ years of field and international experience. Experience: Experience with development, administration, and management of the multi-million US dollar (or global equivalent) requests for proposal and contracts on large projects or key, strategic industrial construction projects. Must have experience in accurately formulating multiple compensation structures including, but not limited to, reimbursable cost, lump sum, and unit price Experience in work change and claims evaluation and negotiation. Experience in creating Request for Proposal (RFP)/Contract packages and interfacing with multiple disciplines in their creation. Experience in creating Project Specific Contract Terms and Conditions by flowing down terms from the Prime Contract. Experience working with Project Management, Engineering, and Construction to develop a sound Project Execution Plan and Contract Plan. Experience in the Team Contract Management approach to contracting which includes each department being responsible for a portion of the RFP/Contracting process. Experience in formulating strategies for individual contracts. Experience managing twenty plus (20+) Contract Management personnel. Experience developing negotiating contract terms and conditions specifically for contracts, construction, modularization/fabrication, professional services on a Lump Sum, Unit Price, and cost reimbursable basis. Must have strong understanding of contracting principles and legal terms and conditions. Experience with government contracts Should have strong understanding of the construction industry and contract language associated engineering, procurement, fabrication, and construction/construction management (EPFC/EPFCM). Knowledge: Strong working knowledge of Contract or Construction Law. Strong knowledge of EPFC/EPFCM project execution. Knowledge of Contract Management software. Strong knowledge of Pre-Award process and contracts packages formation. Ability: Ability to communicate effectively with audiences that include to management, coworkers, clients, vendors, contractors, and other stakeholders, Ability to learn and apply knowledge of applicable local, state/province, and federal/national statutes and guidelines. Ability to attend to detail and work in a time-conscious and time-effective manner.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Fluor Corporation
6700 Las Colinas Blvd
Irving, TX 75039