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You are ambitious, meticulous, and repeatedly deliver results. You’re a seasoned professional, with deep legal expertise and you’re looking to be a valued member of a dynamic and successful business team. You’re strategic, have strong relationship building skills and a dynamic personality that allows you to collaborate with and advise all levels of an organization. You’re a natural born problem solver, passionate about your work and your team. You feel successful when they’re successful.
If that sounds like you, read on…
For more than 60 years, corporations, utility companies, developers and high-tech leaders have relied on Cupertino Electric (CEI) to design and execute first-of-their-kind electrical systems. Our history of delivering technically-complex projects fast--without compromising quality or safety--means that we are usually the first call when project failure is not an option. We build the infrastructure that powers forward-looking companies to realize their vision.
When it comes to people, CEI employs collaborative and caring professionals. Our people are our product. So the hiring, development and promotion of our people is priority number one. Not sure? Click here to find out more about who we are.
The Operations/Corporate Attorney at CEI is responsible for providing legal advice to the corporate support functions that partner with our project teams and operations teams. This includes Human Resources, IT, Finance, Risk/Insurance, Safety, Procurement, Marketing and Manufacturing Operations.
Respond to internal client requests in a timely manner through effective prioritization, top-notch organization skills and strong communication skills
Highest level of quality in written work product
Build strong relationships with internal clients and key stakeholders so that they proactively seek your counsel
Effectively and strategically negotiate and document sophisticated, multi-party contracts
Advocate strongly for company’s position in a variety of situations while striking appropriate balance between limiting company’s risk and preserving the company’s valued relationships with customers and suppliers
Engages with and advise all CEI corporate support functions and related operations team activities
Acts as principal legal liaison with Human Resources to address employment?related challenges, improve policies and procedures, and assist in establishing effective training programs
Works with Modular Division on special projects to establish custom agreements and procedures to fit the unique requirements of both the customer and the company
Acts as principal legal liaison with Risk, Safety, and Finance teams to provide proactive and strategic legal advice to address their various legal matters
Provides legal support and analysis for the company’s supplier, subcontractor, and consultant agreements to maintain a balanced risk for the company while meeting the specialized requirements of projects
Selects and manages outside counsel as needed to handle employment claims and litigation
Manages litigation and claim matters as necessary
Reviews and advises on Union Agreements, Project Labor Agreements, audits and other labor matters
Works with Legal team and other departments to define policies and establish review processes for subpoenas, garnishments, demands, and other orders requiring response
Reviews and advises on corporate leases, maintenance and purchase contracts, and other corporate agreements
Serves as a legal resource in all areas of risk management and compliance
Ensures compliance with contract management procedures; provides ongoing support on drafting, negotiation and interpretation of contracts
Ensures compliance with claim management procedures
Provides legal advice on compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and rules
Provides legal leadership on cross functional teams
Identify legal issues relevant to the business, provide well-reasoned recommendations to address critical issues
Proactively educates internal clients on relevant issues
Assists CLO on corporate and compliance matters as requested
Performs other related duties as required and assigned
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
The candidate should have Juris Doctor degree from an ABA-accredited law school and Bar admission in at least one state. Must have good standing in all states where admitted. Must have 7 - 10 years of experience in a combination of law firm and in-house legal department setting, with a focus on corporate support functions, contracts, corporate governance/compliance and labor/employment law. Construction Industry experience desired. Manufacturing Industry experience a plus.
Team orientation, highly collaborative both when leading a team and when being part of a team
Demonstrated track record of effectively coaching and consulting with internal clients
Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to get along well with diverse personalities and in a fast-paced dynamic environment
Strong attention to detail, process development and organizational management
Highly organized in working, thinking and prioritizing
Motivated team player with flexible, can-do attitude
Creative problem solver with keen intellect
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Word, Excel, and Outlook is required
Internal Number: 1530
About Cupertino Electric
Cupertino Electric, Inc. (CEI) provides expert engineering and construction services for a constantly evolving world. Throughout our history, we’ve blended a core belief in the power of people with a relentless pursuit of new ideas. We utilize relationship-driven, technical excellence, to give contractors and owners a partner they can count on; now and into the future. For more information on our projects, people and open positions, visit us online at: www.cei.com.
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