January 5, 2017 at 2:36 pm #870004
Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. is the largest diving contractor on the West Coast, based out of Seattle, WA, a leading provider of marine construction and infrastructure support services in the United States, and an internationally recognized casualty responder.
We are currently seeking a Legal Assistant to join our team in Seattle, WA. This position is responsible for storing, tracking, and updating Company’s contracts, insurance certificates and bonds. The Contracts Assistant works with the incident management team on claims handling and also provides some administrative support to the Quality Assurance group.
Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Review, draft, and negotiate agreements pertaining to Company’s operations and practices
Establish and maintain internal client contact through email correspondence, telephone conversations, and meetings
Assist management and support groups in preparing and proof reading outgoing documents with legal implications
Conduct research and report findings as requested by Company’s Contracts Manager
Assist in compliance with State, Federal, and International requirements in relation to contracts
Other projects as assigned
Work to maintain, develop and/or improve existing and new tracking tools for use in monitoring all contracts and obligations, including, but not limited to:
Contract Status Tracker
Contract and Rate Expiration List
Receive, validate, and store incoming certificates of insurance
Coordinate, organize, and maintain all Company contract and insurance files.
Collaborate and work with Corporate groups, local and regional management, to ensure contractual data and terms are disseminated.
Work to ensure all contracts are renegotiated in advance of expiration to ensure business consistency
Support communication efforts with broker and surety company to facilitate timely delivery of project specific bid, performance, and payment bonds
Assist in the determination of appropriate insurance requirements for vendors, clients and subcontractors
Coordinate meetings and mailings for Contracts group
Work with estimating and local management to develop a contracting plan specific to a project or client’s needs
Assist in claims management, including communicating with brokers and underwriters, filing reports, providing documentation, and claim resolutions
Perform administrative tasks for Quality Assurance group
AA or Bachelor’s degree
Paralegal certificate preferred
3+ years of recent legal assistant/administrative experience, preferably in a heavy contracting and/or claims environment.
Advanced verbal and written communication skills
Technical writing background preferred
Excellent interpersonal and team skills
Excellent Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Pro) skills
Physical / Mental Requirements
Perform work in an office setting
Equal Employment Opportunity
Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the objective of Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. to obtain qualified employees consistent with position requirements: to seek, employ, promote, and treat all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion/creed, handicap/disability, marital status, genetic information/history, military/veteran status, or any other characteristic or condition protected by law.
Global will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Global’s legal duty to furnish information.
If you are a candidate with a disability in need of an accommodation in the application process, please contact 206-623-0621 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Apply online at http://www.gdiving.com/employment
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