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Paralegal

Company: Peckham Industries
Location: Brewster
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Peckham Industries

Location: Brewster, NY
Salary Interval: Full Time
Date Posted: 03/14/22

Application Instructions

About Us:

Family by Choice

Peckham Industries Inc. (PII) has been a family-run business since 1924 and we believe our family by choice philosophy delivers value as the trusted supplier of construction materials, products, and services in the communities we serve. Through our extensive network of hot mix asphalt and ready-mix concrete plants, quarries, and liquid asphalt terminals, PII delivers the highest quality materials and custom solutions to thousands of road construction and road maintenance customers. In addition, the company's construction operations include paving and road reclamation services, as well as precast/pre-stressed concrete production and erection of multi-level parking structures, specialty buildings, and bridge components.

Become part of our mission by realizing your purpose, serving our community interests, and delivering growth for our customers. Peckham Industries educates, innovates, and applies technology in a way that is safe, sustainable, inclusive, and profitable.

Position Description

Job Summary:

The Corporate Paralegal will work in a highly collaborative and integrated fashion with business and legal leadership members of Peckham Industries. This position will work closely with the Chief Legal Officer on an array of assignments to coordinate the strategic growth and functionality of the corporation and its subsidiaries.

Essential Functions:

  • Acts as point of contact for incoming inquiries to the Legal Department, internally and externally.
  • Conducts factual and record research as needed and assists in drafting form legal documents, including for various core commercial operations, and in collaboration with Peckham's business development/M&A function.
  • Preliminary review and population of legal agreements and documentation including requests for proposal; bid documentation; proposal letters; professional services agreements; confidentiality agreements; supplier/vendor agreements; purchase and sale agreements.
  • Coordination of corporate filings, records and documents, including assisting with maintenance of corporate filings and organizational documents, obtaining certificates of good standing and authority.
  • Performance of general secretarial duties, including general file support and management including document assembly, preparation of documents for filing and communication to external counsel, and general correspondence as needed; researching factual issues; document processing; policy review and presentation development and organization.
    Position Requirements

    Requirements, Education and Experience:
    1.Paralegal AA or AS, or B.A. or B.S. degree, plus at least five years' of hands-on experience working on general corporate or transactional matters from either a law firm or in support of a corporate legal department.
    2.High degree of organization and attention to detail.
    3.Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.
    4.Ability to take initiative and work through difficult situations.
    5.Advanced computer literacy, Microsoft Suite preferred.
    6.Legal right to work in the U.S.

    Other Duties:
    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    Travel:
    Position may require up to 75% travel by personal vehicle to Peckham offices throughout the state of New York, and New England based on the needs of the business.

    Work Environment/Physical Demands:
    This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers. This is mostly sedentary, outside of travel, in an office space. The abilities to sit at a desk, frequent walking, bending, or standing, as necessary, are required.

    Values:
    At Peckham, you will experience our values wherever you work: corporate offices, plants, quarries, or paving operations. We share a common set of values - safety, integrity, dedication, and efficiency which are embedded in how we show up every day. Ours is a culture where we protect family and friends, our word is our bond, we are committed to serve and results matter. Our values are the foundation of our growth and we believe will pave the way for future success.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Peckham Industries, Inc. (PII) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to provide EEO to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

    Under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, if you have a disability and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Peckham, please contact HR@peckham.com.
    PI177332266

Keywords: Peckham Industries, Danbury , Paralegal, Legal , Brewster, Connecticut

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