Responsible for the preparation, negotiation and administration of contracts in support of the Generation, Transmission, and other administrative areas for the acquisition of routine and non-routine goods and services, including the administration of the contract bidding process through final contract completion and document closeout. Provide contractual advice and assistance to company personnel. Receive and evaluate proposals. Assures contracts are in final form for Tri?State execution and secure required bonds and insurance certificates.
REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Training
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Construction Management, Engineering or related area, or an equivalent combination of experience and/or education.
Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work with detail and with high degree of accuracy.
Working knowledge of contract law and contract administration.
General knowledge of government regulations affecting electric utilities.
Working knowledge of contracts and procedures, desired.
Working knowledge of procurement.
Ability to maintain effective working relationships, both internal and external.
Two and one half (2 1/2) to Five (5) years’ experience in contract administration or procurement to include specification writing and/or construction management for transmission, software, generation, telecommunications or other utility related business.
Willingness to travel as required. (Must possess a valid driver’s license.)
Must be able to demonstrate that he/she can perform all of the essential functions of the position.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is required to sit for long periods of time, occasionally stand, walk, stoop, bend, and reach above and below shoulder level. Incumbent is frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, talk and hear.
Mental demands: While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is required to read, write, perform basic math, analyze data and reports, exercise judgment, develop plans, procedures and goals, and present information to others and work under pressure.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is exposed to a moderate level of noise. Exposed to outdoor elements when traveling. Most duties are performed indoors, in an office environment and at a desk, operating office equipment.
How to Apply:
Tri-State: Join the people behind the power. Tri-State recognizes the value of a highly-engaged and committed workforce and provides an excellent benefits program that includes medical, dental, retirement and life insurance. Please visit our careers site at www.tristategt.org/careers/for more details.
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is a wholesale electric power supplier owned by the 43 electric cooperatives that it serves. Tri-State generates and transmits electricity to its member systems throughout a 200,000 square-mile service territory across Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.
Serving approximately 1.5 million consumers, Tri-State was founded in 1952 by its member systems to provide a reliable, cost-based supply of electricity. Headquartered in Westminster, Colo., about 1,500 people are employed by Tri-State throughout its four-state service area.
Tri-State's power is generated through a combination of owned baseload and peaking power plants that use coal and natural gas as their primary fuels, supplemented by purchased power, federal hydroelectricity allocations and renewable resource technologies. Tri-State delivers power to its members through a transmission system that includes substation facilities, telecommunications sites and over 5000 miles of high voltage transmission lines.