Small Business Coordinator

We are seeking an experienced Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Coordinator for an exciting $330 million dollar design build joint venture we have undertaken at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). This project is part of LAX’s Landside Access Modernization Program (LAMP) which will lessen traffic around the airport by providing passengers and employees additional transportation options to access airport facilities. The SBE Coordinator helps to ensure proper utilization of subcontractors, vendors and suppliers in accordance with the Project's contractual requirements. This position will establish and maintain strong internal and external relationships with multiple project stakeholders to accomplish objectives.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions

Assist subcontractors, suppliers and vendors with information on obtaining certifications.
Maintain copies of subcontractor, supplier and vendor certification documents, and track expiration dates of certifications.
Update and maintain the Buyout Log on a monthly basis.
Prepare Subcontractor Utilization Report (SUR) entailing subcontractor, vendor and supplier payments to Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) Procurement Services Division.
Transmit signed copies of subcontracts to LAWA.
Submit requests to add new subcontractors, suppliers and vendors for LAWA's approval.
Prepare monthly prompt payment tracking to LAWA.
Update and maintain the B2G database of Project subcontractors, suppliers and vendors.
Work with Preconstruction Manager, Procurement Manager, Estimators and Bid Coordinator on a daily basis.
Participate in Bid Openings.
Verify certification status of subcontractors.
Attend preconstruction meetings with subcontractors.
Assist with resolving issues with subcontractors.
Assist subcontractors, vendors and suppliers with information on education and training opportunities, and other resources.
Host outreach events to promote upcoming projects and other opportunities for subcontractors, vendors and suppliers.
Attend industry related events to meet potential subcontractors, suppliers and vendors.
Assist with other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job.

Understanding of SBE requirements.
Strong computer skills, and proficiency with Microsoft Suite - particularly Excel.
Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with subcontractors, vendors, suppliers, LAWA personnel, as well as with Project team members.
Ability to establish and maintain strong professional relationships.
Ability to perform a variety of tasks, work independently and meet deadlines.
Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities.

Experience

Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in an SBE role in a construction environment. 

Education

Minimum of 2 years of college or equivalent experience.

Physical Requirements

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.

Most time spent in an indoor office environment
Sitting at a desk for prolonged periods of time
Occasional lifting of files and boxes up to 20 lbs
Pushing/pulling of file cabinets
Extended visual use of a computer screen
Frequent typing

Myers and Sons is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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