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Construction Administration Representative


CSArch, an A/E/C firm with offices in Albany and Newburgh, NY is currently seeking a full-time Construction Administration Representative to support projects in the lower Hudson Valley region based out of the Newburgh office, with the expectation of regularly being on project site(s). The Construction Administration Representative is responsible for taking the lead on communications and actions on behalf of the Architect and its consultants during the construction phase of a project.

Core Duties

  • Manage the construction administration (CA) of a project, representing the Architect and its consultants throughout the construction phase and closeout
  • Perform submittal and shop drawing review, circulating among the design team as necessary
  • Attend reoccurring project meetings, addressing issues during construction, and seeking resolution with the design team, owner, and/or construction manager
  • Initiate construction document revisions, project reviews and respond to potential change orders
  • Participate in change documentation workflow
  • Review construction material tests & inspections, and equipment commissioning reports
  • Prepare and distribute field observation reports, identifying issues of non-compliance, required actions and progress of the work
  • Review and process Applications for Payment on behalf of the A/E
  • Perform substantial completion inspection(s), and generate respective punch list(s). Perform re-inspection upon notification that corrective work has been completed, coordinated with owner’s representative and/or construction manager
  • Review operation & maintenance, and product warranty submissions, for compliance with the contract documents, and turnover to the Owner
  • Perform post-construction services relative to project closeout, and 11-month warranty inspection


  • Licensure Requirements: Professional licensure not required but is a plus

  • Fluent in reading and understanding Construction Documents (contracts, plans, specifications, shop drawings, etc.)

  • Experience: 3-5 years’ experience of progressively complex commercial/municipal/institutional construction experience

  • Has a broad familiarity with construction practices, methods, materials, various common project site conditions, problems encountered and proper procedures for rectification

  • Computer Skills: Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Bluebeam Revu, Newforma, and Procore is a plus

  • Excellent written, verbal and visual communication skills. Ability to provide briefings and reports

  • Detail oriented; highly organized; self-motivated; accurate; works well under pressure

  • Minimum of 40 hours M-F; overtime as necessary to meet deadlines

  • Travel, driving, occasional lifting/carrying up to 50 lbs. May involve outdoor weather, being in proximity to moving mechanical equipment, climbing ladders/scaffolding and observing high area construction activities. Requires use of construction site related PPE; including hardhat, protective footwear, protective eyewear, hearing protection, etc. OSHA 10 certification and recertification will be required, and supported by the firm

  • Background check may be required at the discretion of the project Owner

Educational Requirements

AAS or Bachelor of Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management is not required but is a plus 


  • $65,000/yr - $100,000/yr
  • Competitive compensation package
  • 401K profit sharing plan
  • Section 125 Flexible Spending Plan
  • Group health insurance, 85% firm-paid for employee
  • Group life insurance
  • PTO (Paid Time Off) within the first year
  • Downtown Albany location with paid employee parking
  • Collaborative open-office environment with sit-stand work stations
  • Paid continuing education and conference attendance
  • Health and wellness subsidy for gym/fitness membership
  • Dry-cleaning service, office pick-up and delivery
  • Relocation assistance available
  • Opportunities for community volunteer activities
  • Opportunity to be an integral part of a dynamic, highly successful and growing organization

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If you are a qualified candidate who is interested in joining the CSArch team, please fill out the following form. If you meet the criteria of the position, our staff will reply to you via email.

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CSArch is and Equal Opportunity Employer.  It is the policy of CSArch not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veteran Status, sexual orientation and gender identity, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training at all levels of employment. CSArch will not discharge or discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their own compensation or the compensation of another employee or applicant.