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Construction Administrator

Posted Wednesday, May 29


Elness Swenson Graham Architects (ESG)




Elness Swenson Graham Architects (ESG) is an award-winning design firm with a national practice in urban residential, hospitality, workplace environments, higher education, branding and graphic design. Since the company’s founding over three decades ago, ESG has helped clients create environments for community, business, and leisure by providing holistic, creative solutions to complex problems. The company’s mission is to enrich the built environment beyond architecture and buildings; to deliver the superior, the timeless, the memorable and the unique; and to design environments that capture the human spirit and uplift our lives.

ESG currently has an opening for a talented Construction Administrator with a minimum of 8-10 years of professional experience to join our CA Department and Team who will work as an integral part of our architecture firm. This professional will be performing construction administration services for hospitality, residential, mid-rise, high-rise, mixed-use, luxury, senior, affordable, and student housing projects in markets across the country.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Review contractor submittals
• Review and respond to contractor RFI’s (Request For Information)
• Construction site observation
• Produce field reports that document observations
• Consult with and report on construction related issues with the architectural project team and consultants
• Review and certify project contractor change orders and monthly pay application requests
• Oversee project punch list and final project closeout / turnover
• Attend scheduled site and preinstall meetings
• Manage specific project CA budget
• Maintain knowledge of current codes and practices
• Maintain favorable working relationships with clients and contractors
• Travel required to visit the construction site, locally and nationally

• Bachelor of Science degree in architecture, architectural engineering, construction administration, or in a related field
• Experience with multi-family and hospitality projects
• Experience with Type 1, 3, and 5 construction types
• 8+ years of construction administration experience
• Excellent interpersonal and time management skills
• Excellent clear and concise written and verbal communication
• Ability to work independently and work collaboratively in a team environment
• Positive attitude and driven to succeed
• Experience using Submittal Exchange / Procore Internet-based submittal service

If you meet the minimum qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply with your cover letter, resume and project samples.


Andrea Larson