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Ghafari Construction Administrator in Dearborn, Michigan


Ghafari Associates, LLC., is looking for a CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATOR to join the team in DEARBORN, MI . Candidates may work 100% in-office, hybrid or 100% remote.

The Construction Administrator serves as the administrative project lead throughout the construction process and is responsible for all day-to-day aspects of the construction phase including record keeping, communication, and quality assurance.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Process / monitor submittals and RFIs using Ghafari’s file management system or Client required systems (i.e. Prolog, BIM 360, Bluebeam…)

  • Coordinate project contact lists for distribution of submittals and RFIs

  • Coordinate directly with contractors for implementation and adherence to the submittal and RFI process

  • Adhere to accepted industry and company standards

  • Directly support Project Management tracking / reporting status of processes

  • Provide leadership to project team on processes and procedures to be utilized

  • Coordinate training for project team on processes and procedures to be utilized

  • Lead Construction Administration Kick-off meetings to coordinate project requirements

  • Provide training on an as-needed basis to those in a similar role and/or those who may be covering during an absence

  • Coordinate other aspect of the Construction Administration Phase of a project as requested (i.e. Field Reports, Punchlist, site Photos….)

  • Maintain company Construction Administration policies and procedures

  • Participate in research and development of new technologies and tools related to the Construction Administration processes

  • Performs other duties as assigned



  • Associates degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management preferred


  • 5+ years of multidisciplinary construction administration experience

  • Familiarity with the architectural and engineering industry, including understanding of the construction process involving the AE design team and the contractors.

  • Understanding of specifications


  • General understanding of a project’s scope of work.

  • Strong oral and written communications skills.

  • Strong time management skills

  • Strong multi-tasking skills

  • Experienced using BIM 360, Autodesk Construction Cloud, Bluebeam, Outlook, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Teams.

  • Knowledgeable with Microsoft Project, SureTrack, Expedition, Prolog, BIM360 or similar software commonly used in Construction Administration.


Since 1982, Ghafari Associates has taken a personal approach to highly technical projects in complex markets including: aviation, manufacturing, healthcare, retail, hospitality, K-12 and higher education. As a global team of engineers, architects, process designers, and consultants we blend insight with technological innovation helping clients elevate their efficiency, sustainability, and impact.

Continuously rated a Top Workplace to Work ( , Crain’s Cool Place to Work ( , and a Best and Brightest ( company to work for in the US, Ghafari has made a name for itself through our culture, employee benefits, and portfolio of projects ( .

Over a quarter of Ghafari employees have diverse identities that are championed by our growing approach to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We provide flexible work environments allowing team members a schedule that benefits them, whether it is fully remote, hybrid or an in-office experience.

Through career mapping, Ghafari employees are encouraged to seek licensure, coached for knowledge growth, and provided opportunities for management and mentorship roles if interested. Our robust internship program recognizes undergraduate and graduate students from across the world, having an over 90% success rate of hiring our interns after graduation.

Join our team and work on forward-thinking projects all around the world. Ghafari’s global reach creates an environment where individuals can build professional relationships while building sustainable and cutting-edge facilities. Are you ready to take that leap? Apply now! (

Ghafari Associates, LLC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the employment application process. If you need an accommodation due to a disability in order to use our online system to apply for a position at Ghafari Associates, LLC, you may apply for positions in the following ways:

Connect to our job portal (

By fax at 313.436.8624; Attn: Human Resources

By mail at 17101 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126; Attn: Human Resources

In person at 17101 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126.

By email at

If there are any questions or additional accommodations that are required, please contact 313.441.3000 for assistance.

It is Ghafari Associates, LLC’s policy not to discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of a person’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, weight, height, marital, pregnancy or parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, status as a qualified individual with a disability or a protected veteran, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance.

Working Options

Fully Remote, Hybrid, In Office

Job ID 2022-2063

Job Location US-MI-Dearborn

Category Architecture