Bid Specialist

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Location
Urbana, Illinois
Industry
Construction, Trades & Mining (Construction and Extraction Occupations)
Job Type
Temporary
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Salary
US$ 37,000 - US$ 42,000 per year
Ref. Number
S_64391
Contact
Lotts,Sherice, Spherion
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Job Description

Seeking an experienced person who can work with a cohesive team to anticipate construction issues, overcome challenges, and produce an extraordinary product in a timely and cost effective manner. Will be responsible for performing a wide range of functions to ensure the administrative duties related to bidding and procurement within the core divisions are running smoothly.

Responsibilities:
-Administrative support for all Project Managers through the bidding phase of projects
-Obtain, distribute, and execute bid documents
-Maintain current bid schedule and ensure accuracy for distribution
-Distribute bid schedule
-Maintain bidding calendar
-Track and solicit bid opportunities
-Deliver and submit bid proposals
-Attend public bid openings
-Assist with the implementation of new bidding and procurement processes
-Stay informed of changes and product offerings related to bidding in our company's procurement and project management system
-Maintain good working relationships with vendors and suppliers
-Print drawings as requested
-Other duties assigned as needed

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
-High school diploma is required; some college experienced preferred
-Administrative experience is required
-Good interpersonal and communication skills
-Good organizational skills
-Basic understanding of construction terminology is preferred

Education:
High School

Experience:
1-4 years

Qualifications:
Must be qualified to work in the United States
Must communicate professionally
Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Office
Must be proficient in Adobe Pro
Must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team
Must have deductive reasoning and problem solving ability
Must be able to multi-task and prioritize
Must be able to work in a fast paced work environment


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