Keville Enterprises Inc.
  • 24-May-2018 to 23-Jun-2018 (EST)
  • Herndon, VA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Keville offers a competitive wage and a comprehensive benefits package to include Medical, Dental and Life Insurance, 401k Profit Sharing Plan, FSA/Dependent Care accounts, paid time off for Vacation, Sick and Holidays. We support ample industry related training and a broad range of career opportunities.


Keville Enterprises, Inc., an established construction management and inspection firm has an immediate opening for a qualified Construction Claims Administrator to ensure that Project contractor claims are addressed fairly and expeditiously. The Construction Claims Administrator will work under the general supervision of the Construction Claims Manager and serve in the project office in Herndon, VA. The Construction Claims Administrator will help to ensure that Phase 2 of the Dulles Rail contractor claims are addressed fairly and expeditiously and in a manner that mitigates if not eliminates the client's unwarranted financial exposure.  Only local candidates will be considered.

Responsibilities: 

  • Serves as advisor to the PM (Rail Project) and others on change order and claims related issues. Provides advice to Project management and staff and serves as the Project's representative for any issues related to claims management. 
  • Assesses newly submitted Contractor claims for validity; coordinates with the client's management team to identify potential claims. 
  • Prepares and maintains a detailed register of Contractor claims and potential claims. 
  • Checks pre-qualifying claims received from Contractors to ensure claims are received within contractual deadlines and that Contractor has submitted reasonable initial substantiation of claim and determines whether claims are administratively compliant with contract. Notifies Contractor as appropriate. 
  • Conducts forensic analysis of claims and potential claims by reviewing Contractor claims and potential claims. Coordinates with project team to obtain relevant background information and documentation. 
  • Determines presence of Contractor-caused concurrent delay (if any) and formulates the project defense and/or counter-claim, as appropriate. 
  • If appropriate, ascertains Contractor's entitlement in terms of change in scope, extension of time, financial quantum and financial impacts. 
  • Prepares claims reports for each claim and potential claim on the claims register. Confirms claim is pre-qualified and administratively valid including reviewing forensic analysis. Presents claims reports to Contract Administration peers for review, analysis and approval and submits to the Engineer in due course for his/her consideration. 
  • Uses claims reports to form the basis of summary presentations to key internal stakeholders. 
  • Negotiates claims; prepares all necessary letters and transmittals to be issued in respect of claims or potential claims. 

Minimum Qualifications & Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, in business or related field
  • At least 10 years of progressively responsible contract administration experience
  • Degree requirement may be substituted with 7 years of additional contracting experience
  • Ability to maintain current, in-depth knowledge level of government contracting regulations, including but not limited to FAR and other local agencies
  • Excellent computer skills including use of presentation packages, spreadsheets, and databases
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to work equally as well both independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and ingenuity with the ability to effectively achieve organizational established goals and objectives
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while prioritizing along strict timelines
  • Superb research skills, good judgment, and a common sense approach 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with audits and Construction Claims including Extension of Time, Different Site Conditions, etc.
  • Previous experience with Service Contract Act (SCA) compliance principles, including Department of Labor Wage Determinations and price adjustments
  • Experience with multiple contract types: Fixed Price (FP), Time & Material (T&M), Cost Plus Award Fee (CPAF), Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF), Level of Effort (LOE), Indefinite Delivery / Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ), and Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs)

OTHER: Keville is committed to providing a diverse, drug-free work place. Candidate must successfully pass drug-screening procedures prior to being hired; thereafter may be subject to FRA regulated service personnel random, reasonable suspicion and post-accident drug and alcohol testing. Pre-employment criminal background/Motor Vehicle Record check required. Employees assigned to driving duties ("drivers") must at all times have a current, valid driver's license in which the employee performs his or her driving duties and have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with Keville's driving policy. OSHA 10 certification is a condition of employment.  This employer participates in e-verify. More Information: http://www.dhs.gov/e-verify

COMPANY OVERVIEW: Keville Enterprises, Inc. has been serving the Construction Management Industry since 1991. A WBE/DBE Certified Construction management and inspection firm, Keville specializes in providing a full spectrum of construction management and support services as an owner's representative on public and private projects. Today Keville is one of the largest and most successful woman-owned CM firms in the nation committed to 100% client satisfaction and continuous development and improvement of our employees, products, and services.

BENEFITS: Keville offers a competitive wage and a comprehensive benefits package to include Medical, Dental and Life Insurance, 401k Profit Sharing Plan, FSA/Dependent Care accounts, paid time off for Vacation, Sick and Holidays. We support ample industry related training and a broad range of career opportunities.

Keville Enterprises, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disability 

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