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Senior Contracts Specialist, Legal

Location: Calgary, AB, Canada
Date Posted:
Job ID: R18501
Job Status: Full-Time

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Job Summary:

The Senior Contracts Specialist will perform a range of contract-related activities, including contract reviews in support of RFP and RFQ submissions and other contracts and commercial agreements used in the construction industry. You will support everyone from front-line personnel to senior leaders in our various construction operations. We are seeking an experienced contracts specialist with a minimum of 7 years of related experience.

We are committed to the long-term success and wellbeing of our employees. Our total rewards package is designed to provide compensation and benefits programs that support your health, wellness, and financial security. We offer ongoing employee training and development, team building and career growth opportunities.

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Essential Responsibilities:

  • Review contract terms and conditions including associated schedules for identification of risk exposures or concerns which require to be addressed, including unacceptable or unreasonable risk transfer.  Recommend alternative or additional contract wording to mitigate, contain and/or transfer risk exposures. 
  • Participate in and provide support during contract negotiations leading to finalization of contracts.
  • Provide support to project teams related to subcontract issues and any project related agreements.
  • Proactively identify and recommend changes to document templates and processes including best practices to improve effectiveness and mitigation of company risk exposures.
  • Handle day-to-day questions arising in connection with administration of contracts and associated documentation.


  • Minimum 7 years of related experience in the construction and engineering industry and risks inherent with construction projects
  • A degree in a relevant field (Law or Engineering preferred)
  • Familiarity with construction methodology and previous project management experience an asset
  • Previous involvement in resolving change management issues, disputes and claims an asset
  • Ability to work with executives and business operations to identify and address legal risks and issues raised in commercial and business development activities, contracts, subcontracts and other business arrangements
  • Understanding of contract terminology, practices (including drafting principles) and concepts

Additional Information:

Company Description

The Ledcor Group of Companies is one of North America’s most diversified construction companies. Ledcor is a company built on a rich history of long-standing project successes. 

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Employment Equity

At Ledcor we believe diversity, equity, and inclusion should be part of everything we do. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status or any other identifying characteristic are encouraged to apply.

Our True Blue team consists of individuals from all backgrounds who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to Ledcor. We are committed to continuing to build on our culture of empowerment, inclusion and belonging.  

Adjustments will be provided in all parts of our hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance by submitting a request via email. For more information about Ledcor’s Inclusion and Diversity initiatives, please visit our I&D page.

1100 - 1st Street SE, Calgary, AB