Pike Corporation Contract Specialist in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Position Summary: The Contract Specialist is responsible for assisting with estimating, proposal development and procurement of master service agreements and site-specific projects for distribution, transmission and substation construction across a mix of customers for which Pike Electric, LLC serves. This position will be responsible for establishing and maintaining a positive relationship with our customers while ensuring Pike’s project management and field operations teams are supplied with the pertinent contractual information necessary to perform all work per specification in a safe, cost effective, and timely manner. Contract Specialist are expected to develop industry skills and to have the ability to work independently.
Under minimal supervision, the Contract Specialist will be responsible for the following:
Assist with estimates and proposals for site specific projects and master service agreements
Review project plans and specifications and coordinate with the project team to confirm complete scope
Participate in customer pre-bid meetings (in-person or virtual)
Identify risk issues and their order of magnitude
Solicit subcontractor and/or supplier information and pricing
Build effective relationships with customers, design team, specialty contractors, suppliers, and user groups that reflect and support company core values and meets or exceeds the customer’s expectations
Assist with contract negotiation and work with project team to establish the system to carry out the contract including management of subcontractors and material procurement
Assist with contractual meetings (pre-bid, contract negotiations, contract kickoff, post-project meetings, etc.)
Management and support of emergency and storm restoration events
4-year college degree preferably in engineering or business management
Possess strong mathematical, communication and computer skills
Knowledge of project management fundamentals
Working knowledge of personal computers and software applications with MS office application proficiency
Demonstrated skills in written communications; ability to compose basic, as well as complex proposals, technical documents, and formal letters
Demonstrated skills in oral communications; ability to make presentations to both small and large, diverse groups
High energy level with the ability to work in a fast paced, ambiguous environment with a bias for action
Proven success in developing and maintaining internal and external relationships while effectively navigating organizational barriers
High commitment to achieving goals and plans
Excellent organizational, planning and time management skills
Ability to assist with multiple projects simultaneously
High attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies
General understanding of Fixed Price, Time & Materials, Cost Plus and Unit contract pricing mechanisms
Working knowledge of the techniques needed to lead and influence others in a matrix organization
Ability to collaborate with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work). The employee may be subject to one or more of the following atmospheric conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin: fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.
Able to deal with multiple tasks
Pike is an Equal Opportunity Employer
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
Founded in 1945, Pike is a leading provider of construction, repair and engineering services for electric and gas utilities, as well as telecommunications companies with a growing portfolio of turnkey renewable projects. We work with hundreds of utility clients across the country, and we continuously expand our offerings to supply our customers with the ideas, technology, experience, manpower and equipment to perform any job.
“Essential” is the one word that sums up who we are, the work we do and what our people mean to us. Each of our employees plays a critical role in ensuring that infrastructure systems are up and running when people and businesses need them.
Pike is a family-oriented workplace with a strong culture of safety, collaboration, innovation and exceptional customer service.
Requisition ID: 23001327