Colas Inc. is a materials and heavy highway/infrastructure leader headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey, with seven (7) subsidiary companies operating in more than 25 states from New York to Alaska. Colas Inc. is part of Colas SA, the world leader in road construction and maintenance. www.colas.com
This role will provide various legal advice and assistance to multiple operating infrastructure subsidiaries throughout the United States pertaining to their day-to-day operations. Strong emphasis in negotiating, drafting and reviewing public and private heavy highway construction contracts and related documents, claims and contract management, commercial agreements, aggregate extraction, and supply agreements, transactional agreements, and corporate minutes.
Education and Minimum Experience
Must have a law degree from an accredited law school and active license to practice law
Must have between 5 to 10 years of experience as either an in-house attorney with a construction company or as an attorney with a private law firm handling legal work in the construction industry (with emphasis on negotiating, drafting, and reviewing public and private heavy highway construction contracts)
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Must maintain the highest degree of ethics, integrity, and transparency
Must be able to easily and effectively communicate with all levels of employees, from executive to operators
Must have the ability to explain complex legal and business issues in an understandable manner
Must possess strong drafting, organizational, and analytical skills
Must have the ability to multitask and work independently and as a member of a group
Ability to travel up to 25% of the time
Colas Inc. and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here EEO document. If you need accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact Colas Inc. 973-290-9082 or send an email to ColasRecruiter@colasinc.com.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 23464
The Colas Group is a worldwide leader in transportation infrastructure construction and maintenance. Our goal is to set the pace in our industry and to be a model of excellence by providing safe, innovative, sustainable and cost-effective solutions for our customers. We are active in the construction and maintenance of road, air, rail and maritime transport infrastructure, urban development projects and recreational facilities. With 70,000 employees spanning 5 continents, the Colas Group carries out over 100,000 projects each year, backed by a tight international network of construction materials facilities, including: aggregate mining sites, asphalt plants, ready-mix concrete plants, liquid asphalt terminals and emulsion plants.
Through our eight subsidiaries operating throughout the continental US and Alaska, Colas USA maintains its operations as a vertically integrated materials and road construction company. While anchored by traditional delivery methods, the Group is extending their expertise into the continually developing alternate delivery market.