Careers at Pindan
Contract Administrator

Employment Type:
Construction - Construction Manager (JR)

About Pindan

As one of Australia’s leading building and construction companies, Pindan has been delivering excellence in construction for over 40 years; we offer a comprehensive range of services including design and construction, capital raising, development management, asset management, project marketing and sales across multiple sectors.

Our operations span Australia-wide, with our head office in Perth and branches throughout WA and in Sydney and Brisbane. Our building on partnerships ethos underpins our success, and our down-to-earth approach and collective commitment to getting the job done is what sets us apart from the competition. We provide a caring company culture that is based on solid family values and has a strong focus on employee wellbeing where everyone enjoys support and training to take their career further.

About the Role

Pindan Constructions is seeking the services of an experienced Contract Administrator to join the team in our Sydney Office.

As a Contract Administrator you will be required to:

  • Liaise with Estimating during and after project handover to ensure a full understanding of the project requirements
  • Prepare a schedule of specified requirements at project award
  • Prepare and maintain a drawing register
  • Control distribution of drawings and all contract documents to site, consultants, Subcontractors and Suppliers as required
  • Set up and maintain filing system, in accordance with Company policy, of all correspondence including both hard copy and electronic is readily accessible
  • Obtain quotations and negotiate contracts with Subcontractors and Suppliers
  • Draft contracts for Subcontractors and Suppliers for approval by Construction Manager
  • Check and prepare payments for Subcontractors and Suppliers
  • Schedule quantities for materials as required
  • Prepare and agree progress claims with Architect/PQS/Superintendent
  • Agree variations with Architect and Subcontractors                                                                    
  • Liaise with Construction Manager for all matters that may delay works or have cost impact
  • Correspond with Client/Consultants/Subcontractors on financial and contractual matters
  • Prepare and maintain variation and RFI schedules
  • Attend site meetings with Consultants, Subcontractors and project team and keep minutes
  • Prepare internal monthly cost reports including costs to completion for approval by Construction Manager.

About You

To be considered for this role, you will have:

  • Minimum 5-7 years experience in a similar position.
  • A sound knowledge of the construction industry, including housing and maintenance
  • Tertiary Building Qualification in Construction Management or Civil Engineering, or Diploma in Building Construction
  • Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office applications
  • Demonstrated experience using Cheops
  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of contract law and administration

If you feel you have the relevant skills and qualifications to be successful in this position and would like to work for a company that can provide a competitive remuneration, excellent working conditions, and a friendly, supportive environment, please proceed to our website at  to apply.

Please note that applications submitted directly via Seek will not be considered.