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Proposal Coordinator

Company: Granite Construction Inc.
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Building a career at Granite may be the most valuable thing you could do...

Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company that will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career and personal brand? If so, then you've come to the right place!

General Summary

Under general supervision, this position is responsible for assisting in the preparation of proposals (RFQ, SOQ, Technical Proposals, Awards, etc) in cooperation with the Proposal Team and Operating Units
Essential Job Accountabilities

  • Assist the individual responsible for the overall preparation of the proposal as assigned in accordance with Granite's proposal process and systems to ensure that the resulting submission is complete and presents Granite in the best manner possible.
  • Provide administrative support as requested to facilitate the overall proposal group's operations
  • Assist in the maintenance of proposal databases under the direction of others to ensure data is accurate, up to date and available on an as needed basis.
  • Assist in the preparation of materials for both internal and external presentations as requested
  • Assist in preparation of marketing materials as requested.
  • Assist in the ongoing administrative duties of the proposal department as requested

    • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism or Similar Field preferred

      Work Experience
      • Three (3) years prior professional experience in construction preferred
      • Prior experience in construction or engineering proposal preparation desirable

        Knowledge, skills, and abilities
        • Technical writing skills
        • Proficiency with all MS Office products (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
        • Highly organized
        • Ability to multi-task with minimal supervision
        • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
        • Works well independently or in a team environment
        • Ability to respond quickly and effectively under pressure and deadlines
        • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in an unfamiliar environment

          Physical Demands

          The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to operate a computer keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

          Additional Requirements/Skills
          • Travel required.
          • Must be able to work efficiently in both a team-based environment or independently, depending on the project.
          • Must be flexible to changing needs and assignments and able to adjust to last-minute requests to ensure responsiveness to needs of proposal.

            Our Benefits at a Glance:

            Building tomorrow starts with you, and Granite knows that you can excel only if we support you in and out of the workplace. That is why we offer a broad benefits package that includes paid holidays, sick leave, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, flexible spending plans, as well as special programs for musculoskeletal health, mental wellness, and more.

            Salaried employees may choose from two PPO medical plans through Anthem BlueCross, including our most popular plan, for which 100% of the premium is paid by Granite for eligible employees and dependents. Employees can also opt into a Health Savings Account (HSA) or a Flexible Spending Account (FSA).

            As part of our investment in your future outside of the workplace, Granite provides a 100% match on the first 6% of eligible compensation that salaried employees defer into their 401(k) plans, which vests immediately.

            Benefits may vary for positions located outside of the continental United States.

            Base Salary Range:
            $55,859.39 - $83,789.09
            Pay may vary based upon relevant experience, skills, location, and education among other factors.

            About Granite Construction Incorporated

            Granite Construction Incorporated is a member of the S&P 400 Index and is the parent company of Granite Construction Company, one of the nation's largest heavy civil contractors and construction materials producers. Granite Construction is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities and a Drug-Free Workplace. For additional information on applicant/employee rights please click here.

            Notice to Staffing Agencies

            Granite Construction, Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Granite") will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Granite, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Granite mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Granite employees, or to Granite's resume database will be considered Granite property. Granite will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Granite will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. Agencies must obtain advance written approval from Granite's recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening. Granite will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place. Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Granite's Human Resources Representative or his/ her designee. No other Granite employee is authorized to bind Granite to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies.

Keywords: Granite Construction Inc., Santa Barbara , Proposal Coordinator, Other , Santa Barbara, California

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