Contracts Administrator (21140)

Date Posted: 11/19/21 Job Description:

We have an opening for a Contracts Administrator in our Hunt Valley, Maryland office.

Reporting to EA’s General Counsel and working with senior contracts staff the successful candidate will assist EA’s professional consultants with understanding and complying with contract terms and conditions include prime contracts, subcontracts and modifications thereof, tracking procurements, and assisting with pricing for regional and national clients. The candidate will assist in understanding and communicating contract requirements, preparation of proposals, pricing, negotiating base contracts, training and mentoring staff on contract requirements, processing change orders and claims, and integrating organizational elements of EA. Selected candidate will also support our programs and operations in obtaining clear statements of work, schedules and designations of deliverables, as well as preparing and negotiating work assignments/task orders containing clear technical (quality, safety, and risk) and costing assumptions. Will also provide support in forming teaming arrangements for major opportunities, including prime-subcontractor and joint-venture arrangements and monitor compliance with client contractual requirements. Some limited travel may be required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, economics, business, procurement, or management related studies; however relevant work experience will be considered as a reasonable substitution for field pf study.
  • Three to five years’ experience in the contracts or procurement field with federal agencies, professional services firms and/or government contracting entities.
  • Experience with commercial, state, municipal and teaming partner contracting mechanisms is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of the federal acquisition regulations (FAR), contracts management, and general business management.
  • Study towards or completion of the National Contracts Management Association (NCMA) Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM) and Certified Commercial Contracts Manager (CCCM) exams is a plus.
  • Experience working within a nationally dispersed professional service company having a multidisciplinary staff is a plus.
  • Ability to support proposals by assisting with risk assessments, cost volumes, and coordinating data analysis with appropriate departments.
  • Demonstrated training/experience in federal acquisition regulations, cost and price analysis (firm-fixed price, time and material, cost reimbursable, and performance-based acquisitions), commercial and state and local contract administration.

Why Join EA?

At EA, our core values are openness, prudence, balance, and challenge and we strive to improve the quality of the environment in which we live, one project at a time. Our engineering team works cohesively across all of EA’s service lines. Our professional, team-centric culture promotes collaboration and flexibility and allows employees to guide their own career development path. To that end, we provide training and coaching to support ongoing development for our project managers and consulting engineers.

We have a tremendous base of positive client relationships, working hand in hand every day with public works and operations managers in government and industry, supporting their efforts to improve their performance and achieve their business and organizational goals. This has resulted in a stable backlog of projects and opportunities for growth.

What We Offer

  • 401k with Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Competitive salary
  • Professional Development
  • A generous paid-time-off policy
  • Paid volunteer time
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Health coverage for you and your family through Medical, Dental and Vision plans
  • Tax advantages through flexible spending accounts to cover specific health-care and dependent costs
  • An employee wellness program

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.

Location: Hunt Valley,MD Employment Type: 40hr FT

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