Division

Corporate

Location

York, PA

Description

We are seeking a driven Paralegal to join our in-house legal department. Candidate will be responsible for assisting the in-house attorneys with various legal activities involving contract, business and employment issues. A successful candidate should possess excellent computer and reasoning skills, effective communication skills and a willingness to learn. Ideally, the candidate would possess knowledge and experience in the construction industry or related industry such as architecture or engineering.

TYPICAL RESPONSIBILITIES / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Prepare, develop and revise contracts
  • Play a key role in future initiatives such as updating/maintaining corporate contract management system
  • Review project procurement documents and assist with legal review
  • Assist with the development of training and/or presentations on contract law, employment law, and other construction related legal issues
  • Assist in contract negotiations with owner and subcontractors
  • Prepare and maintain corporate records and documents
  • Monitor and assist with business licensing and registration
  • Assist with debt collection and enforcement activities, including but not limited to demands, claims, notices and litigation
  • Assist with preparation and filing of legal documents including pleadings, discovery, agreements, and releases for in-house attorneys and outside counsel

EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a construction-related industry, or civil paralegal work
  • Paralegal certification or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Specific experience and/or demonstrated interest in construction law
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize, meet deadlines and manage a large volume of contracts and associated issues
  • Familiarity with use of contract management software a plus, but not required
  • Willingness to do extensive reading and writing
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Practical and proactive problem-solving skills
  • Driven to achieve excellent results and win-win negotiations for operations
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work under pressure
  • Manage time efficiently to meet deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel and PDF editing programs
  • Moderate to high understanding of contract language and terminology
  • Must be able to spend significant amounts of time in seated position working in front of a computer

Kinsley is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Females, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Upon request, Kinsley Construction will make accessible to you, its Affirmative Action Plan for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. If you are interested, please submit a written request to Human Resources during normal business hours. Upon making your request, we can schedule a time for you to review the Affirmative Action Plan.

Human Resources | careers@kinsleyconstruction.com | 717-852-1057

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