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Corporate Construction Attorney

Detroit, MI
Midwest Steel is the nation’s leading Structural Steel contractor with a history of stability and success building projects in a variety of industries nationwide. The Company is involved in the construction of complex buildings and structures across the country, including Little Caesars Arena in Detroit, River Point Tower in Chicago, Florida Polytechnic University in Florida and many more!

The Position

The Corporate Construction Attorney is responsible for reviewing and commenting on contracts, representing Midwest Steel in negotiations of contract terms and conditions with customers and project owners. This role creates and implements standard Master subcontracts, master vendor agreements, and supplier agreements.  
 
The Corporate Construction Attorney works closely with the President, as well as the Operations, Accounting, Human Resources, and Safety groups. The Corporate Construction Attorney also engages with the Company’s third-party General Counsel on any significant legal matters, potential or active litigation, or other matters as appropriate. The Corporate Construction Attorney is responsible for managing property and casualty insurance claims, including workers compensation.
 
In addition to working for the nation’s leading Structural Steel contractor, this position exposes itself to a wide range of construction law. The Corporate Construction Attorney position is primarily in the office, with occasional required visits to constructions sites.  

Desired Experience, Skills, and Abilities
  • Juris Doctorate degree from accredited law school
  • At least 5 years law practice experience, preferably in the construction industry
    • 10+ years experience is preferred
  • Knowledge of statutes, rules, and regulations pertaining to construction industry.

Compensation, Benefits, and Structure
The position is full-time and permanent, with a competitive salary structure based on skills and experience. In addition, Midwest Steel offers a discretionary bonus plan, a comprehensive benefit plan, a 401(k) retirement plan, ongoing career development and training, and a team-based work environment.

Recruitment Process
The process will include a combination of phone interviews and in-person interviews, candidate assessments, and a pre-employment background check. The Recruiting process is designed to ensure the right fit for both the Company and the candidate.


Midwest Steel is an Equal Opportunity Employer!
 

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