Senior Contracts Manager

4 months ago(9/28/2017 11:06 AM)
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Compensation & Benefits

Position compensation is based on experience.

Our benefits include:

Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance


Paid Time Off (PTO)

Legal Services

Annual performance evaluations and service pay increases

On-site Human Resources

On-site gym

Free and close proximity parking

Associate perks/gifts 


Colonna's Shipyard is currently hiring a Senior Contracts Manager.


  • Monitor the overhaul or repair implementation plan, and be involved in daily actions, negotiations, and disputes
  • Recognizing potential problems early, recommending solutions, and implementing corrections
  • Correlate with Accounting, Production and Estimating to develop metrics and reports, as required
  • Continuous monitoring of progress throughout project or multiple projects
  • Tracking problems that were encountered during the project and the solutions that were implemented
  • Confer with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and repair problems
  • Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to administrative staff, workers, and clients,
  • Compare progress to cost and schedule, identify problem areas and take corrective action
  • Ensure that production performs work in accordance with established procedures and regulatory body requirements
  • Ensure that all issues raised are resolved in a timely manner
  • Effectively communicate to production employees the importance of completing work according to the job quality standards in the contract
  • Manage of shipyards approval of terms and conditions for bids, and purchase orders
  • Financial tracking of work under contract, to include the administration of contract modifications and invoices
  • Negotiate contract change orders
  • Lead organization in disputes and issue with customers, to include REAs and claims
  • Other duties may be assigned as workload dictates


  • Experience with negotiations at a high level
  • Have written, defended, and negotiated REAs, Claims, and disputes
  • Excellent working knowledge of FAR, DFAR, and UCC
  • Understanding of terms and conditions, insurance requirements, and contract requirements
  • Previous experience with Ship Repair a must
  • Excellent written and oral communicator


Our core values respect, pride, truth and family are not just words, they are the guidelines that make us a leader in our industry. And our skilled employees are among the most respected experts in our industry. You could be the next among us.

Please apply with resume for immediate consideration.




- Respect
- Pride
- Truth
- Family

These are our CORE VALUES and the guidelines that make us a leader in our industry. We are pleased and confident in stating that our skilled employees are among the most respected experts in the ship repair industry.

All resumes are reviewed immediately for consideration.
Colonna’s Shipyard and our affiliates are pleased to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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