Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Non-Executive Management

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The Purchasing Manager will manage an extensive Contractor Buy-out/Purchasing Process.

  • Develop positive relationships with trade contractors, vendors, jobsite personnel, Gilbane department personnel and other business unit offices
  • Manage the pre-bid and post-bid process with the operations team
  • Write (author) scopes of work and be able to provide constructive feedback to project executives when reviewing their scopes of work
  • Read and understand drawings and specifications
  • Understand and have knowledge of trade jurisdictions (separation of work scopes)
  • Create bid documents, contracts, purchase orders, consultant agreements and amendments
  • Expedite all contract documents sent out for execution
  • Oversee evaluation and approval of subcontractors for optimum quality and value
  • Work with Risk Management Group and Operations Team to ensure compliance with pre-qualification requirements


  • Bachelor s degree
  • 12 years of purchasing or construction experience
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience


  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Ability to prepare and interpret specifications, analyze bids, and prepare and maintain procurement records and reports
  • Negotiation/conflict resolution skills
  • Proficient in Public Speaking and ability to lead large meetings with confidence
  • Basic understanding of construction law, contract and risk management
  • Basic understanding of insurance
  • Ability to read construction drawings and understand specifications

Gilbane offers an excellent total compensation package which includes competitive health and welfare benefits and a generous profit-sharing/401k plan. We invest in our employees education and have built Gilbane University into a top training organization in the construction industry. Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

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