Paralegal I Job at MYR Group, Thornton, CO

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  • MYR Group
  • Thornton, CO

Job Description

About the Role:

The Paralegal will support the legal department in a variety of matters that impact our business including contract review & negotiations, public company governance, civil litigation, labor & employment, mergers and acquisition, and legal operations.

 

Company Overview

 

With roots dating to 1891 and 7,900+ employees, MYR Group is a publicly traded holding company of specialty electrical construction companies. MYR Group and our subsidiaries work on large-scale electrical construction projects throughout the U.S. and Canada. We are contributing to a clean energy future while fostering a safe, supportive, and inclusive work environment. Our culture is built on shared values and mutual respect, where teamwork and collaboration occur naturally.

 

Throughout our history, we have partnered with utilities, municipalities, commercial clients, and developers to deliver some of the largest and most notable projects including transmission/distribution/substation, commercial and industrial, storm restoration, and renewable (solar and wind farms) energy. We are consistently recognized as one of the top five specialty electrical construction firms by Engineering News Record and were recently named to Fortune’s 2020 list of 100 Fastest-Growing Companies.

 

Essential Functions

  • Support substantive legal processes by performing key job functions such as drafting and/or reviewing legal documentation with minimal attorney supervision
  • Review, draft, and depending on experience, negotiate contracts for customers, partners, subcontractors and vendors in connection with legal staff and operations management
  • Assist in the corporate secretary function, including review and preparation of minutes and resolutions
  • Provide claim and litigation support to legal department as well as external counsel
  • Conduct research of federal, state, and local statutes, records decisions, legal articles, legal codes, and other legal sources and reference materials.
  • Provide transactional and administrative support across the legal department
  • Provide support for public company governance, including drafting and reviewing legal documentation
  • Respond promptly and accurately to internal and external inquiries
  • Regular and predictable attendance
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Essential functions of this position are to be performed in a Company-designated office or field location.
  • Understand and comply with the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics Policy and other industry-specific professional and ethical standards
About You:

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of paralegal experience either in a corporate legal department or at a law firm, preferably with experience in construction law
  • Associate's degree - required
  • Bachelor's degree or Paralegal certificate - preferred

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Must have basic foundational legal knowledge, including knowledge required to perform legal research with software such as LEXIS and WestLaw
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities with a business-minded focus to support our operationsAdvanced verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate and interact effectively at all levels and across all functions within the company
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Superior administrative skills with an attention to detail
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite
  • High degree of confidentiality, discretion, and professionalism
What We Offer:

Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary $70,000-$80,000 / year
    • Commensurate with experience, paid weekly. Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. MYR Group reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate. 
  • Two days per week remote work option for non-field roles depending on position and performance.
  • Comprehensive benefits package -  Medical, Basic Vision, Regenexx, Teledoc, Hearing, Mental Health (Low deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums) -  Fifteen Dollar weekly premium for employee or employee plus family coverage.
  • Dental – 100% employer-paid premium.
  • ThrivePass Health & Wellness Reimbursement Program - Twelve hundred dollars annually for health and wellbeing-related purchases.
  • Annual  Paid Time Off starting at 15 days plus 10 paid Holidays (Cultural Celebration Day is a floating holiday).
  • Generous 401(k) Plan with  100% match up to 6%; immediate vesting , and Annual profit-sharing potential.
  • Superior educational assistance program (support for educational costs, internal training, and more!).
  • Company-paid short and long-term disability, life, and accidental death & dismemberment.
  • Company-paid business travel accident insurance.
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP).
  • Various voluntary plans available including supplemental vision, accident and critical illness, ID theft, group legal, group auto & home, and additional voluntary life insurance plans for employees and dependents.

Position may be subject to pre-employment screening, which may include background check and drug testing. Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process, contact our Employment Hotline at .

 

MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers. We promote diversity of thought, culture, and background, which connects our family of brands. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals and in which personnel processes are merit-based and applied without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, or other protected characteristics. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 

MYR Group does not sponsor applicants for work visas. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

 

MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries do not work with any third-party recruiters or agencies without a valid signed agreement and partnership with the Corporate Talent Acquisition Team.

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Job Tags

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