Construction Administrator - CMTA


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Louisville, KY

Job Description

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Job Overview:

CMTA, a Legence company

CMTA is one of the fastest growing engineering firms in the U.S. with nationally recognized expertise in sustainable, high performance building engineering. We are a collaborative, competitive, innovative, and energetic group of engineers and team leaders who incorporate a holistic approach towards consulting engineering, performance contracting, and zero energy projects. We focus on finding engineers whose personalities lead them to excellence, and we provide exceptional opportunities for our employees.

The Construction Administrator’s primary responsibility is to ensure a smooth and successful fulfillment of the design contract documents after the design phase. A strong Construction Administrator will likely have experience with both Mechanical and Electrical systems and commercial construction, and will additionally have strong communication skills (both verbal and written). This person will be the face of CMTA during the construction phase of the project.

The Construction Administrators support team consists of administrative staff in the office, other construction managers, engineers, design team members, and any other team members they need to use. During heavy construction, the construction administrator will be on site quite often. During other project periods, the Construction Administrator may not have to be on the construction at all, and may work in the office to fill other construction related tasks.
The ideal candidate would also have commissioning and retro-commissioning experience. We would also like for this person to have a working knowledge of HVAC controls.
The Construction Administrator responsibilities may include:
  • Pre-Construction Activities:
    • Review Project Drawings for Scope, Constructability, and to become familiar with the project prior to entering the construction phase
    • Attend the Pre-bid Meetings (Subcontractor RFP’s, walk through’s, etc.)
  • Construction:
    • Attend Construction Review Meetings
    • Provide Field Reports Documenting Progress for the Owner
    • Assist with Commissioning effort
    • Review change orders and provide responses to RFI generated during construction. The design engineer will typically assist with this effort.
    • Project punch lists
    • Go on site visits for each project
  • Post Construction:
    • Review contractor closeout per the contract documents
    • Review O&M Manuals and As-Builts

  • Project Management
  • Time Management
  • Communication (with design team, contractors, and owner)
  • Training
  • Construction
  • Start-ups
  • Submittals
  • Administration
  • HVAC
  • Plumbing
  • Construction
  • Power Distribution
  • Understanding of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)
  • No match
  • Building Automation
  • Commissioning
Desired Education:
  • Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering degree OR Project Management experience with a mechanical or electrical contracting company
  • CxA or CCP accreditation is a plus but not required.
  • LEED AP is a plus but not required.

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Health and Welfare Benefits
  • Health and Welfare
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Prescription drug
  • Employee assistance program
Personal Benefits
  • Paid vacation
  • Company-paid holidays
  • Sick leave
  • Bereavement leave
  • Jury duty
Financial Benefits
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Company-paid long-term disability insurance
  • AD&D insurance
  • Life insurance
About Legence
Legence, a Blackstone portfolio company, is an Energy Transition Accelerator™ that provides advisory services and implementation focused on financing, designing, building, and servicing complex systems in mission-critical and high performance facilities. With five decades of expertise in the built environment, Legence has a proven track record of reducing carbon emissions, implementing renewables, lowering utility costs through efficiency consumption, and making systems run better at unmatched speed and scale. To learn more about Legence and its services, visit

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