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Corporate, General Commercial/Contracts, Risk Management
MWH Constructors, a global leader in heavy civil construction of water and wastewater facilities, is currently seeking a Corporate / In-House Counsel to support company operations out of our Broomfield, CO corporate headquarters.
MWH Constructors is a project delivery company with a focus on water and energy. With the ultimate goal of delivering maximum value to municipal, federal and industrial clients and their local communities, we offer single-source integrated construction services and project delivery methods that incorporate industry-leading pre-construction services and safety practices.
Responsible for providing legal counsel and guidance on day to day corporate activities and special situations.
Analyzes legal matters arising in connection with project pursuit and execution and provides advice and counsel to project management.
Participates in strategic planning activities for specific projects. Advises executives within the company.
Partners with and advises the executive leadership team on development and execution of business strategy.
Participates in evaluation, negotiation and integration of mergers and acquisitions
Leads the legal and risk management functions for the organization to include contracts, licensing, insurance and bonding.
Negotiates, writes and executes agreements and contracts on behalf of the company.
Researches and advises on contract status, legal risks, and the legal liabilities associated with different contracts/agreements; anticipates unique legal issues that could impact the company.
Negotiates various types of contracts, teaming agreements, prime contracts, subcontracts, joint venture agreements, LLC operating agreements, and public private partnership agreements.
Provides advice and assistance with construction / engineering claims and disputes with contractors, owners and subcontractors.
Negotiates technology elements related to construction and engineering contracts, including BIM agreements and software licensing agreements.
Responds to and managers, alongside Human Resources, employment litigation, audits and investigations.
Manages special projects, such as research, transactional documentation, and supports changes in guidelines, policies, procedures and presentations.
Develops and implements legal and risk policies, processes and forms.
Reviews advertising and marketing materials to ensure that they are in compliance with legal requirements.
Builds high performance teams, develops talent and drives employee engagement.
Provides/facilitates training to the Company on legal topics.
J.D. degree and license to practice law.
Minimum 8-10 years of related work experience within an engineering or construction company or a law firm in the construction and/or engineering field.
Requires a comprehensive knowledge of industry business practices and the negotiation of prime contracts, subcontracts, teaming agreements, joint venture agreements, LLC operating agreements, project management agreements, public private partnership contracts, parent company guarantees, and related contracts.
Strong negotiating skills with both legal and financial/commercial issues.
Strong interpersonal and presentation skills, along with the ability to communicate effectively with others at all levels of the organization.
Strong written and oral communication skills and an ability to interact with and provide counsel to senior management.
Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships within the organization’s legal department and across all businesses.
Possess a practical, commercial and solution oriented, problem solving approach.
Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.
Experience negotiating technology contracts, such as BIM contracts, software licensing agreements, etc. preferred.
Internal Number: 438365
About MWH Constructors
MWH Constructors is a global project delivery company with a focus on water and energy. With the ultimate goal of delivering maximum value to clients and their local communities, MWH Constructors provides single-source, integrated design and construction services and a full range of project delivery methods. Incorporating industry-leading preconstruction services and safety practices, the Company’s multi-disciplined team of engineering and construction professionals delivers a wide range of projects, including new facilities, infrastructure improvement and expansion, and capital construction services.