Construction Administrator in Nashville, Tennessee, United States

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Construction Administrator


The Buildings & Infrastructure (B&I) Line of Business is a global network which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Position Summary

Our team has an immediate need for an experienced Project and Construction Administrative Assistant whom will be responsible for a variety of administrative/clerical support tasks in specific project, business, or technical unit. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to assist on a number of different projects and may be located in the office or on a construction site.

  • Performs a variety of construction administrative/clerical tasks in functional areas such as contract preparation, pay request and submittal management related to public infrastructure projects.

  • Gathers, compiles, tracks and reports on information relevant to project assignment from multiple sources

  • Sets up and maintains files, refers callers, arranges meetings and conferences, receives, refers and answers mail

  • Reviews drafts and finished documents for grammar usage

  • Compiles, reviews, and analyzes data such as work quantities and project budgets

  • May design processes to enhance work flow


  • Minimum of 7 years general office support is required

  • Must have good organizational skills; be able to work on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment, to facilitate distribution and tracking of RFI’s and submittals.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications to include Excel spreadsheets is required.

  • Technical knowledge of Architecture and Engineering and Prolog Converge, or similar database, is preferred.

  • Previous experience employment within an engineering, architectural, or construction company with similar job responsibilities is preferred

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Tennessee-Nashville

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Nashville , United States