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Counsel

Dycom Industries, Inc
Posted Jun 10
Full Time
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

Overview We are seeking an experienced attorney to join our legal team. In the Counsel role, you will be responsible for drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a wide variety of commercial construction and services contracts related to our telecommunications infrastructure projects. You will provide legal guidance to ensure we have robust contracts that protect our interests while facilitating successful project delivery. This is a pivotal position that partners closely with our construction operations to enable continued business growth. What you'll do... Draft, review and negotiate master service agreements, construction contracts, statements of work, RFPs, subcontracts, supplier and vendor agreements and other commercial contracts Perform detailed legal review and risk analysis of contractual terms, conditions and obligations Advise business teams on contract interpretation, legal risks, regulatory compliance and best practices Lead negotiations with customer legal teams as well as subcontractors and vendors to secure favorable contractual terms Develop and implement contract templates, playbooks and guidelines to streamline processes Monitor contractual compliance by coordinating with project teams throughout execution Keep current with evolving laws, regulations and industry standards related to construction contracting Provide legal support for contract disputes, claims and litigation as needed Foster strong partnerships with leaders across Construction, Operations, Procurement and other functions What we are looking for... Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school Minimum of 8 years of legal experience, with significant exposure to commercial construction contracting Comprehensive understanding of construction laws, regulations and telecommunications industry practices Demonstrated expertise in drafting, reviewing and negotiating complex commercial and construction agreements Strong contract analysis skills with keen attention to detail and ability to assess legal/financial risks Outstanding verbal and written communication abilities to explain legal concepts clearly Self-motivated with excellent judgment and problem-solving skills Experience at a law firm or in-house legal department for a construction/engineering/telecommunications company preferred Admitted to practice law in the state the position is located Ability to travel periodically to project sites or company or client meetings as needed What you’ll get… Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Plans Flexible Spending Accounts Short and Long Term Disability Supplemental Life and AD&D 401(k) Retirement Savings w/ Company Match Stock Purchase Plan Company Discounts Legal Insurance Paid Time Off and Holidays Who we are... We are a company united in our vision of connecting America. Our culture is grounded in and shaped by our values. These values act as our behavioral compass and guide how we interact with each other, our customers, and the communities in which we operate. Across our teams, we strive to treat each other with respect, value different perspectives and experiences, keep our and others’ safety top of mind, and uphold the highest ethical standards. Our company supplies the single most critical resource telecom service providers need: skilled people. We serve the nation from more than 500 field offices and are unparalleled in scope and scale. Our talented workforce of over 15,000 employees provides a wide array of specialty services including construction, engineering, underground facility locating, fulfillment, and program management. We provide opportunities for our people to learn and develop the skills and knowledge to be successful in their current role as well as to prepare them for future growth within the company. Join us! Our Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind including, based on disability and protected veteran status. The Company's policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company's policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions. Please visit the following URL to view the EEO is the Law poster and the Supplement. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm) The Company also does not consider criminal convictions to be an absolute bar to employment and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories. Applicants applying for positions in Illinois are not required to disclose arrests or sealed or expunged records of convictions.