Sr Contracts Engineer Advisor

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

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Job description

Our client, a major Oil & Gas Company, is seeking a Sr. Contracts Engineer Advisor (with a contract development/negotiation/management background ) to work in a 12+ months contract position in Baton Rouge, LA.


  • The Contracts Engineer (CE) plays a lead role in the development and reviews of Event Contracting Strategies in an industrial environment.
  • This includes the recommendation of forms of contracts, work breakdown structures, and Event specific compensation on major Events.
  • Additionally, the CE facilitates the implementation of Event Contracting Strategies through development and award of contract(s) and provides as-needed assistance through contract close-out.


  • Proven experience in working in teams exhibiting a progressive attitude that influences the best possible outcome in solving problems
  • Influences others without authority towards achieving contract development goals and objectives
  • Expert at communicating with people of different backgrounds (group presentations)
  • Broad understanding of Event execution and contracting principles, theories and concepts
  • Expert proficiency in the contracting strategies; skilled in working with unit rate, lump sum, cost-plus structures for industrial environment
  • Experienced in commercial negotiations, contractor management, and contract administration
  • 10+ years of broad-based related professional experience
  • 5+ years in Event leadership roles
  • Demonstrates sound commercial leadership that drive integration
  • TWIC card required for the assignment


  • Responsible for Event contracting strategy development and documentation; analyzing and assessing alternative contracting strategies as part of optimizing the overall execution strategy;
  • Provides guidance and leadership in contractor pre-qualification, bid slate selection, tendering and evaluation of proposals;
  • Leads Event Team during contract development, with focus on Job Specifications (e.g. Coordination Procedure, Interfaces, Design Specifications, Description of Facility, and other technical details from the company) and compensation components;
  • Integrates overall commercial - technical contracting components and ensures overall contract quality and integrity;
  • Active support to Event Team typically evolves shortly after contract award to contract implementation.
  • Contracts Engineering would re-engage to support implantation of the contract during the Event (e.g. change order management).
  • Maintains close liaison with appropriate members of Management, Event Team, and other company's organizations
  • Organizes and leads Contracting Strategy Workshops with Event Team
  • Develop and lead the training of Event Team to enable effective execution of the contract
  • Train/mentor execution supervision on methods of managing different contracts during TA setting