Administrator Job Description

Administrator Job Description

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Administrator Job Description:

The role of an Administrator within the construction and infrastructure context is to support the wider project team in managing the various administration duties on the project. You would typically be responsible for the administrative activities of the company’s or department’s projects and programs to ensure that deadline and compliance standards are met.

More often than not you would report to a Project Manager or senior management.

Usual Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring documentation, reporting and data entry is correct
  • Define outcomes and timelines as per collaboration with the Project Manager or senior management
  • Management of Contract Administration- Head Contract and Subcontracts (progress claims, variations, EOT’s invoicing in project/ contract delivery )
  • Management feedback on issues both real and anticipated
  • Organisation of meetings, issuing minutes and action notes
  • Report and provide general commercial support as needed.


The requirements for an Administrator will change with the complexity and scale of projects. The below are typically for an entry-level Admin professional.

  • Bachelor’s degree (will consider grads) and/or suitable work experience
  • 1-year Administrative experience (desirable)
  • Well organised, and self-driven
  • Good communicator both written and verbal
  • Ability to manage tasks through ambiguity
  • Ability to multitask
  • Advanced computer literacy skills
  • Maintain accurate records and attention to detail.

Average salary bracket: $45k to $75k AUD

Salary is based on © 2021 PayScale statistics and research, view their website here.

This job description is a guideline only and will vary depending on the company, project and location within the Australian/ New Zealand market. 

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