Construction Administrator

Montgomery, AL

Goodwyn Mills Cawood, LLC (GMC) is one of the region's largest privately-held architecture and engineering firms, with more than 400 employees. We are a regional firm with offices located throughout the Southeastern United States.  Our projects touch on almost every aspect of the built environment from designing parks, schools and hospitals to providing clean water, safe streets and protecting endangered environments. We believe in community, collaboration, and using the power of creativity and hard work to make a difference. 

GMC is looking for a Construction Administrator to work in the Architecture Department of our Montgomery, AL office.  The Construction Administrator will monitor projects prior to and through the construction phase.  This position includes working with clients, architects, engineers, contractors, consultants and other staff to ensure that projects progress in a timely manner and meets GMC’s standards.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Provide quality assurance reviews on construction documents prepared by others
  • Provide technical expertise on construction details and mentor staff
  • Lead the Bid Phase effort, including managing pre-bid meetings, review of substitution requests, answering contractor inquiries and issuing addendum
  • Manage pre-construction meetings
  • Review/evaluate contractor’s project schedules and schedule of values
  • Review contractor pay requests for accuracy
  • Review and answer RFI’s and evaluate submittals
  • Attend construction meetings and OAC meetings and provide input
  • Lead job site reviews and provide construction field reports
  • Coordinate with architectural/interior staff as well as project consultants regarding drawing/specification changes during the Bid and Construction Phases
  • Issue ASI’s or PR’s as needed
  • Evaluate Change Orders and provide back-up for adjustments
  • Review material testing reports
  • Perform and document punch lists
  • Coordinate close out process including as-built/record documents


  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Ability to utilize effective conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to confidently and decisively take action
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to manage all aspects of projects, clients and key staff
  • Ability to review budgets, construction schedules and submittal schedules
  • Proficient in MS Office, AutoCAD, Revit
  • Valid Driver’s license and acceptable driving record
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.