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Purchasing Agent - Ladson, SC

B.L. Harbert International is currently seeking a Purchasing Agent for a project in Ladson, SC.

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  • Responsible for the purchase of materials and subcontracts from qualified vendors and subcontractors in accordance with the Contract Documents.
  • Create the general and special conditions, safety requirements and scope requisitions for the project to ensure that the scope, schedule, insurance and bonding requirements are clearly defined for the bidders.
  • Examine the plans and specifications for any deficiencies, construction issues, and technical questions and refer any findings to the Project Engineer.
  • Establish project bidding procedures, preparation, pre-qualifications and approval of bid lists ensuring acceptable to Turner and the client.
  • Prepare and issue Invitations to Bid and distribute Bid Documents to the approved bid list.
  • Receive bids, prepare spreadsheets, and conduct scope review meetings with competitive bidders.
  • Negotiate and issue recommendation for award to the Project Engineer.
  • Issue subcontracts and follow up for timely execution of the subcontract, receipt of insurance certificates, Payment and Performance bonds, and any other project specific items that must be submitted.
  • Maintain Purchasing Schedule and attend any project meetings as required.
  • Maintain current insurance certificates, bonds, and consent of surety for reserve reductions, off- site material payments and final payments.
  • Manage change order process.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  Compensation & Benefits
  • Competitive compensation
  • Blue Cross health and dental group insurance benefits.
  • Company-provided Life, AD&D, and Long-term Disability (LTD) benefits.
  • Company paid vacation and holidays.
  • 401k
  • B. L. Harbert International is an EOE/Vets/Disabilities
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