Employment Opportunities

Contract Administrator - Construction
Position: Non-Exempt
Department: Planning & Development Department
Contact Name: Human Resources
Contact Email: jobs@cambridge-housing.org
Contact Phone: 617-864-3020
Contact Fax: 617-649-1936
Date Posted: 3/7/2019
Posting Expires: 3/20/2019
Position Location: 362 Green Street
Position Description:

This position provides support for all major and minor renovations performed by the Cambridge Housing Authority (“CHA” or “Authority”) through the awarding of contracts to private development and construction firms. Incumbent will be responsible for the administration of the contracts entered into, and ensuring that work performed is of the quality provided in the work specifications. The Contract Administrator supervises other consultants, tradesmen, contractors and engineers as assigned to the renovation project.

Position Qualifications:

College level courses taken in architecture, architectural design, or construction (college degree in architecture preferred); and a minimum of three years of experience working with architectural design, contract administration, construction or related areas is required.  Working knowledge of the Massachusetts Public Bid Law Chapter 149 is a plus.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Application Procedure:

Pay Grade/Salary:

Pay Grade: 12| Salary: $35.52/hr.

Application Deadline:

March 20, 2019

Please send cover letter and resume to:


Resumes may also be dropped off in-person or mailed to:

CHA Central Office

362 Green Street, 3rd floor

Cambridge, MA 02139

Emails should reference position title in subject line. Resume and cover letter must be an attachment and not included in body of email. It is the policy of Cambridge Housing Authority to give preference in employment to Section 3 eligible individuals. Cambridge Housing Authority is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.  Minorities, handicapped and others are encouraged to apply.

Pay Grade:




Job Type:

Full Time