Spherion Staffing has an exciting opportunity for a candidate with a strong construction background who is eager to advance their career with an award-winning, full-service design and consulting firm! We are seeking a Construction Administration Specialist to join a Bismarck, ND, team.Direct Hire OpportunitySalary $50-65k/year DOEMust be eligible work in the U.S. without visa sponsorshipResponsibilities:- Provide contract administration including contract writing, change order management, manage requests for information, payment request review and preparation, and dispute resolution- Project scheduling- Cost estimating- Coordinate subcontractors and shop drawings- Perform jobsite inspections- Attend and/or lead project meetings- Implement and/or establish project objectives and procedures- Collaborate with the design and construction team to maintain budgets and on time delivery- Work closely with owner to resolve issues and maintain good relations- Ensure that design and construction meets or exceeds the customer's specified performance criteria- Coordinate, plan, and supervise project field activities with contractors, material suppliers, and other project related companies on smaller projects or as needed for larger projects- Assist the Project Manager and Construction Superintendent on the initial setup and start of construction projects- Work with Project Managers, Construction Superintendent, and contractors to identify and resolve field issuesResponsibilities:See aboveWorking hours: Various Shifts AvailableSkills:Requirements:-Associate's degree in Construction Engineering, Construction Management, or related field or have equivalent experience-Experience as a project manager working for a general contractor, construction manager, or architectural/engineering firm on commercial building projects-Skill and experience with Microsoft Project or Primavera Project Planner scheduling software-Knowledge or experience with AIA contract documents is a plus-Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word-Must possess valid driver's licenseEducation:AssociateExperience:1-4 yearsQualifications:See above To be considered, please apply online at www.spherion.com/apply or if you have questions you can reach out to John Funk at 701-298-8300Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. No one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.