Currie & Brown

  • Construction Expeditor

    Job Locations US-WA-Tacoma
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/18/2019 5:24 PM)
    ID
    2019-1852
    # of Openings
    3
  • Overview

    Currie & Brown is currently looking for a construction expeditor for our Tacoma, WA office. The successful candidate will support project leaders in generating a high standard of service delivery, achieving successful outcomes for our clients, capturing and sharing knowledge across projects, enhancing our culture of innovation and reinforcing our reputation as a preferred service provider.

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities for the successful candidate will include:

     

    • Managing materials and supply orders to ensure all supplies fit the parameters of the project
    • Maintaining relationships with material providers, placing orders as necessary and ensuring materials get to job sites at the intended times for work to commence on schedule
    • Communicating with sub-contractors to provide dates and time periods of required services
    • Ensuring materials and crew arrive on time and complete their work efficiently
    • Interacting with project team to coordinate supply delivery and to schedule sub-contractors
    • Supporting the procurement of goods and services related to capital equipment, facility repairs, maintenance and construction for large data center projects
    • Collaborating and supporting project management team and other cross-functional teams to understand needs and upcoming requirements
    • Acting as liaison between suppliers and involved departments to resolve procurement-related problems
    • Developing influential and positive stakeholder relationships across the group
    • Representing the company in a professional and diligent manner; meeting, negotiating and corresponding with clients to form strong working relationships

    Qualifications

    Requirements:

     

    • Degree in procurement, supply chain, engineering or related field
    • A minimum of five years’ experience in a construction expediting role or similar role in the construction industry
    • Strong technical knowledge of equipment, tooling and engineering disciplines within the construction industry
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to work cross-functionally and independently
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal
    • Experience and understanding of risk management tools and techniques
    • Technical competency in Microsoft Office suite and other procurement software
    • Good technical writing and client-facing skills
    • Well-organised, diligent, proactive, assertive, well-disciplined and commercially astute
    • A team player with a ‘can-do’ attitude, outgoing, polite, patient, diplomatic, personable, respectful and flexible

     

     

    Currie & Brown is one of the world’s leading physical assets management and construction consultancies, dedicated to advising clients in respect of the management and utilization of their physical assets, and is differentiated by innovation, expertise and experience.

     

    With principal offices in Dubai, Hong Kong, London, Mumbai, New York and Shanghai, we operate throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, India and the Middle East.

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