Purchasing Manager
Req ID: 5429
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Division: Turner
Project Location(s): MIAMI FL US , 33126
Minimum Years Experience:
Travel Involved: None/Not Specified
Job Type: Full Time
Job Classification:  Experienced
Education: Bachelors Degree 
Job Family: Construction
Compensation: Not Specified
Position Description:

Reports to the Territory General manager and is responsible to the Project Executive or Project Manager for the coordination of the project purchasing effort.  Is responsible to protect and promote the interests of Turner Construction Company in all commercial transactions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Manage the business unit purchasing schedule and report on the status of purchasing for job meetings and attend any project

meetings and attend any project meetings as required by the General Manager, Operations Manager, Project Executive

or Project Manager. 


Oversee the purchasing of materials and subcontracts from qualified vendors and subcontractors in accordance with the

Contract Documents so as to conform to the project schedule, subcontract terms and price estimates.


Assist Operations in creating the general and special conditions, safety requirements and scope requisitions for each Project

to ensure that the scope, schedule, M/WBE requirements, insurance and bonding requirements are clearly definited for

the bidders.


Examine the plans and specifications for any deficiencies, construction issues, technical questions and refer any findings to

the Project Engineer who will bring t hem to the attention of the Architect/Engineer for resolution.


Establish project bidding procedures, preparations, pre-qualifications and approval of bid lists ensuring acceptable to Turner

and the client.  Oversee the preparations of and issuance of Invitations to Bid.  Schedule pre-bid meetings, receive questions

from bidders, obtain clarifications through the Project Engineer and distribute Addenda, Bulletins, Information Letters, etc.

during the bid period.


Receive bids, prepare spreadsheets, conduct scope review meetings with competitive bidders (with operations staff in

attendance as required) to confirm that bidders have complied with scope requirements, alternates and unit pricing

manpower, schedules and logistics plans, M/WBE requirements, insurance and bonding requirements and any other

project specific requirements.


Negotiate and issue recommendation for award to the Project Engineer who will obtain Owner approval (if required by

General Contract).  Issue subcontracts and follow up for timely execution of the subcontract, receipt of insurance certificates

and Payment and Performance bonds, and any other project specific items that must be submitted to complete the

subcontract process.


Maintain current insurance certificates, bonds, and consent of surety for reserve reductions, off-site material payments

and final payments.  Manage change order process on a project basis.  Perform other duties as assigned.


Four-year college degree in engineering or architectural related curriculum plus minimum 6 years construction experience with minimum 3

years purchasing experience.  Personal integrity and the ability to clearly communicate verbally and in writing with staff, Owners,

Architects/Engineers, subcontractors and vendors.  Proficient at reading and interpreting drawings, specifications, bid documents. 

Strong background knowledge of contracts, cost, scheduling, estimating, construction means and methods.  Familiar with accounting

principles.  Strong computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft office suite of programs.  Knowledge of Prolog Manager and Primavera

scheduling desirable.  Knowledge in project estimate, clarifications and assumptions, scheduling and logistics.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

Performance of the duties will occasionally require physical ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs, passenger use of

construction personnel hoists, ability to climb ladders and negotiate work areas under construction.  Specific vision abilities

required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.  Performing

this job requires use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit, talk and hear, stand, climb, balance, stoop,

kneel, crouch or crawl.  Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.


Work Environment:  While performing the duties of this job, theemployee regularly works on-site at the construction work site where the

employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions and

risk of electrical shock.  The noise in these work environments is usually moderate to very loud.

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