• Senior Purchasing Agent

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Requisition ID
    Company : Name
    Gilbane Building Company
  • Overview

    The Senior Purchasing Agent leads the buy-out of a project.


    • Develop positive relationship with trade contractors and vendors/suppliers and maintain throughout the project
    • 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)
    • Manage and Utilize the Master Bidders List
    • Prepare and process, contracts, purchase orders, consultant agreements
    • Work with Risk Management Group to ensure compliance with CDI requirements




    •Bachelor’s degree
    •7 years relevant 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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