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Company: Cupertino Electric

Location: San Jose, CA

Date Posted: July 21, 2014

Source: Cupertino Electric Inc.

Company: Cupertino Electric, Inc. Position: Construction Attorney Location: San Jose, CA Reporting: The position will report to the SVP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary Position Responsibilities/ Qualifications Experience: Demonstrated ability to effectively and strategically negotiate and document sophisticated, multi-party construction contracts. Experienced in effectively working closely with construction project managers, contract managers and administration team personnel. Ability to advocate strongly for company’s position in variety of situations while striking appropriate balance between limiting company’s risk and preserving the company’s valued relationships with customers, general contracts and subcontractors. Demonstrated ability to provide practical legal counsel within the context of a dynamic commercial enterprise. Ability to develop and maintain ongoing relationships with, and provide practical legal advice to, project management and project execution team personnel regarding wide variety of construction project matters including contract compliance, change order documentation, project notices, regulatory compliance, labor and employment issues and subcontractor management. Assist with design, implementation and continuous improvement of best practices construction contract risk review and contract formation processes and construction project execution processes. Provide sophisticated analyses and recommendations to management teams regarding negotiation of contract terms; provide legal analysis and advice regarding resolution of disputes and claims. Act as strong advocate for company in claims and litigation matters. Demonstrated ability to select and manage outside counsel resources to obtain highest value for company. Multi-state construction law expertise required; a combination of at least 10 years of law firm and in-house counsel experience preferred. Admitted to practice law in California.
Company: Cupertino Electric, Inc. Position: Construction Attorney Location: San Jose, CA Reporting: The position will report to the SVP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary Position Responsibilities/ Qualifications Experience: Demonstrated ability to effectively and strategically negotiate and document sophisticated, multi-party construction contracts. Experienced in effectively working closely with construction project managers, contract managers and administration team personnel. Ability to advocate strongly for company’s position in variety of situations while striking appropriate balance between limiting company’s risk and preserving the company’s valued relationships with customers, general contracts and subcontractors. Demonstrated ability to provide practical legal counsel within the context of a dynamic commercial enterprise. Ability to develop and maintain ongoing relationships with, and provide practical legal advice to, project management and project execution team personnel regarding wide variety of construction project matters including contract compliance, change order documentation, project notices, regulatory compliance, labor and employment issues and subcontractor management. Assist with design, implementation and continuous improvement of best practices construction contract risk review and contract formation processes and construction project execution processes. Provide sophisticated analyses and recommendations to management teams regarding negotiation of contract terms; provide legal analysis and advice regarding resolution of disputes and claims. Act as strong advocate for company in claims and litigation matters. Demonstrated ability to select and manage outside counsel resources to obtain highest value for company. Multi-state construction law expertise required; a combination of at least 10 years of law firm and in-house counsel experience preferred. Admitted to practice law in California.
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