Associate General Counsel

Heber City, UT
Full Time
Experienced

Position

Associate General Counsel

Company

A wholly owned subsidiary of Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR), Probst Electric Inc. is one of North America's premier utility construction companies. Probst has offices in Heber, Provo, and Salt Lake City, UT, as well as Farmington, NM, and Caldwell and Rupert, ID. We have completed projects all over the United States and in Canada.

Probst specializes in high-voltage transmission line construction, along with design-build and maintenance services for both the public and private sector utilities. Our capabilities include transmission, distribution, substation, drilling, telecommunication, joint trench, foundations, and commercial electrical.

We offer our team members competitive pay and benefits, rewarding work, growth opportunities, and a constructive and collaborative environment to work in.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and participate in E-Verify.

Overview

*This position may be based out of our Sandy or Heber office and will require regular short-term travel.

Reporting to the General Counsel, the Associate General Counsel will represent the company and affiliated business units on all legal matters. 

  • Prepare, review, and revise utility construction agreements, subcontractor agreements, leases, easements, licensing agreements, rental agreements, and other transactional documents.
  • Research, advise, and oversee compliance with applicable statutes, rules, and regulations, including OSHA and employment laws in multiple jurisdictions.
  • Prepare correspondence, motions, pleadings, briefs, position statements, and claims on behalf of the company.
  • Oversee licensing and permitting in multiple jurisdictions for construction activities.
  • Represent the company in judicial, regulatory, or administrative proceedings in federal, state, and local forums.
  • Manage and resolve construction claims and disputes, including construction defects, torts, payments, bond claims, and liens, and coordinate with outside counsel as appropriate.
  • Mediate, negotiate, arbitrate, litigate, and present oral arguments on behalf of the company.
  • Develop and present recommendations to company management to ensure compliance with applicable legal authority and minimize legal risks.

Requirements

  • JD; 5+ years of experience working in either a private practice or in-house setting.
  • Licensed to practice law in applicable jurisdiction (Utah is strongly preferred).
  • Experience with large-scale engineering, procurement, and construction projects is preferred.
  • Proven experience and skill in contract drafting, reviewing, and negotiating.
  • Ability to work with a range of legal and non-legal professionals.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Outlook etc. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication.
  • Willingness to travel short-term.
  • Must pass mandatory drug screening(s).

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