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The position is responsible for providing a wide range of legal services including providing research, advice and other legal assistance to the Legal Department, operations and corporate administration departments.
Essential Job Duties
Representation of Company in litigation and transactional matters arising from day-to-day operations consistent with Company policies and procedures.
Analyze, summarize and negotiate contracts and other transactional matters including construction contracts and subcontracts, real estate purchase and sales agreements, leases and bid documents, to minimize risk and satisfy Company requirements prior to execution of such instruments.
Develop and deliver educational programs covering relevant legal topics and develop strategies to minimize the Company’s risk exposure and costs.
Research and analyze the law on complex issues and communicate findings through written memoranda or other vehicles to a supervising attorney or organization’s management.
Review and analyze proposed business transactions in light of Company policies and guidelines and applicable law and advise and assist management and other personnel on findings to ensure legal conformance and compliance with corporate strategy and policies.
Provide counsel to Company personnel to ensure that decision makers are fully informed about potential risk factors as part of the decision making process
A juris doctorate (JD) from a recognized law school is required
Minimum Work Experience
Experience in the areas of litigation, construction, contracts, and real estate.
5+ years’ experience in a law firm or corporate legal department.
Experience in implementing new policies, services, and procedures.
Knowledge of construction concepts, practices, and procedures is a plus.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Strong leadership, verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated strong project management skills.
Strong research and analytical skills.
Attention to detail and accuracy.
Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously under tight deadlines.
Ability to work independently.
Excellent collaboration and diplomatic skills.
Ability to break down problems into meaningful part and come to rational and well-though out conclusions.
Interest in process improvement.
Willingness to adapt quickly to quick changes in direction.
Personal accountability for work and work product.
Internally motivated to see out answers, generate ideas, and develop new skills.
Ability to work well with all levels of staff as well as external customers.
Admission into California state bar is required. Travel, some overnight, is very limited Valid driver’s license
About Guy Yocom Construction, Inc.
Guy Yocom began a life-long commitment to the construction industry in 1978 when he began placing concrete slabs in the Inland Empire. Despite starting out with a project team of only five and with his home serving as the office and equipment yard, Guy’s attention to quality and client satisfaction allowed for larger opportunities and challenges. Guy Yocom Construction made its first move into commercial construction through the tilt-up building industry. Within ten years GYC became the leader in the industry and remains at the forefront today. Not afraid of new challenges, the company ventured into the cast-in-place structural concrete industry and has established a successful second division that is quickly becoming one of the industry leaders.