• Procurement Specialist – Construction

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  • Overview

    The Procurement Specialist ensures that the subcontracts, materials, items and services required to build and maintain our domestic and international projects are purchased from specified suppliers and are delivered according to agreed terms and conditions of the overarching construction contract. An important aspect of this role is seeking maximum value for the company through time and cost agreements while working with technologically advanced products.


    We want you to join our team.


    Through industry-leading innovation our company has forged a legacy of quality and safety since our founding in 1916.


    What we offer:

    • Career planning, development & growth 
    • Industry-leading training programs

    Why Walbridge:

    • Large organization with award-winning projects, yet small enough for you to have an impact
    • Strong values which are the foundation of our growth for 101 years
    • International, regional and local recognition for stand-out projects, safety, sustainability, culture, wellness and diversity practices



    • Provides responsive, high quality service to Walbridge employees, representatives of subcontractors and suppliers by providing accurate, complete and up-to-date information, in a courteous, efficient and timely manner.
    • Update and maintain VMS & iSqFt data bases to ensure compliance with Walbridge Sourcing requirements, to include any and all necessary contract documentation requirements.
    • Assist in market research. Identify potential sources by socio-economic indicators (i.e.: minority businesses, women owned businesses, small businesses, small and disadvantaged businesses, large businesses, HubZone businesses, etc.), and other agency contracts.  Prepare market surveys and document results of market research.  Support estimating in preparation of small business capability analysis. 
    • Read specifications and drawings and perform takeoffs for pricing
    • Communicate and develop relationships with subcontractors and suppliers
    • Assist Sr. Procurement Specialist / Estimator in the setup of project procurement matrices. 
    • Assist Sr. Procurement Specialist and Contract Administration in obtaining all required clearances necessary for subcontract / purchase order award
    • Update and Maintain Zoned Procurement Buy Schedule
    • Coordinates specifications, plans and proposal forms and other documentation necessary to support procurement efforts on Corporate EPR sites.
    • Assist in securing bids/proposals as required





    • Bachelor's Degree in fields of  construction management, engineering or strategic sourcing (Purchasing) experience strongly preferred.
    • Minimum of 6 years previous experience in procurement, construction estimating or construction field operations.
    • Excellent Inter-personal skills, Organization skills, Strong Analytical Ability
    • Ability to interface with the senior leadership team
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with strict timelines.
    • Excellent communication skills - oral and written
    • Proven ability to deliver results in challenging environments
    • Excellent PC skills, proficient in MS applications - Very strong in Microsoft excel & PowerPoint
    • Motivated to grow and perform in a high performance organization

    Walbridge is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, status as an individual with a disability, military, or protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. We prohibit discrimination in decision concerning career development, recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, termination, promotions, or any other condition of employment.

    EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V



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