• Purchasing Agent

    IES Commercial
    Job Description

    IES Commercial, Inc. – Commercial & Industrial Division, seeking Purchasing Agent.  

    Job Summary

    • Performs activities associated with purchasing and/or leasing of construction materials, subcontracts and equipment.
    • Obtain material and subcontractor quotes for project bids - must be able to manage multiple bids at one time.
    • Prepare bid comparison spreadsheet for all bid categories.
    • Transition awarded project bids to formal procurement with the necessary technical submittals and delivery schedules.
    • Negotiates related material, equipment and subcontracts upon project award.
    • Assist active projects with procurement of materials and equipment when needed.
    • Supervision and training of purchasing support personnel.
    • Maintain required documentation for all communications.
    • Complies with all company and customer safety policies and procedures.
    • Travel may be required.


    • Minimum 5 years' recent construction material procurement experience.
    • Technical or business related 4 year degree or equivalent training with related experience.
    • Knowledge of substation and transmission materials with provable relevant experience.
    • Strong communication (written and oral), interpersonal, and organizational skills.
    • Advanced knowledge of computers and software including MS Office.
    • Ability to effectively negotiate and maintain required documentation for all communications.
    • Successfully pass pre-employment (post offer) drug test, and MVR check when responsibilities require operating motor vehicles.
    • Successfully pass pre-employment (post offer) background check when applicable per customer contract requirement.

    Company Overview: IES Commercial, Inc. – Commercial & Industrial Division, a subsidiary of IES Holdings, Inc. (IES), an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. IES is traded on the NASDAQ under the symbol IESC. IES Commercial & Industrial operates diverse business units across the United States, each focusing on distinct market segments and geographies, with some business units operating nationally. Safety is Priority One – and our record shows it.

    Benefits: 401(k) Retirement Plan with company discretionary match, flexible medical-dental-vision insurance, short-term/long-term disability insurance, basic life/AD&D insurance and highly competitive pay in addition to paid-time-off in the majority of business units. 

    Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact IES Commercial & Industrial Division Human Resources at 
    Phone: (305) 887-5137

    IES is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans

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