Procurement Associate


The Procurement Associate position will assist with procurement responsibilities throughout the construction project life cycle. This individual will be responsible for helping to support our construction teams with processing material purchase orders, issuing subcontracts, and preparing both general procurement and project closeout documents as needed. This is an entry level position with multiple avenues for advancement within the organization.

Core Responsibilities

  • Assist in the preparation of procurement documents and agreements for the materials and services needed to execute the project deliverables
  • Assist in evaluations of proposals
  • Assist in expediting supplier/subcontractor submittals to support construction activities
  • Assist in sourcing and qualifying potential suppliers and subcontractors to provide required goods or services
  • Verify supplier/subcontractor pricing, quantity, reliability and industry experience
  • Research pricing information, compare prices and quotations
  • Inform appropriate personnel on status of purchase orders as requested
  • Occasionally support the expediting of shipments for timely deliveries
  • Support and coordinate with other departments as required
  • Perform other related duties as required or assigned
  • On a given day, your work might include:
  • Generating and proofreading purchase orders; verifying vendor product information, shipping information, delivery dates, budget codes, taxes and other related information
  • Generating drafts of subcontractor agreements
  • Submitting Request for Quotes (RFQ’s) to suppliers and subcontractors and reviewing bids
  • Preparing project submittals
  • Preparing project closeout documents
  • Resolving issues pertaining to related purchase orders

Core Competencies

  • Some level of higher education is preferred, but not necessarily required with equivalent or relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of the construction industry and familiarity with building material
  • Time management skills
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Strong communication skills
  • Works well in teams
  • Strong financial/analytical acumen
  • Independently motivated
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly excel
  • Results oriented
  • Effectively interfaces with all levels and departments within the organization

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