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Purchasing Agent

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Position Date Group Location Business Unit
Purchasing Agent 01/25/2017 Thornton, Colorado Primoris Renewable Energy

Summary Of Functions

Responsible for the purchase and/or lease of construction materials and equipment, permanent facility equipment and materials, and subcontracts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare written inquiries or obtain verbal or written quotes for vendor supplied items and subcontracts in compliance with requisitions and/or specifications.
  • Receive vendor bids, evaluate bids considering price, delivery date, past performance of vendor, etc. to determine successful bidder.
  • Negotiate terms/conditions of and place purchase orders.  Negotiate and issue purchase change orders.
  • Expedite awarded purchase orders when necessary to insure timely delivery.
  • When required, handle third party rental contracts and awards, renewals, and terminations.  Maintain files and chart all rental orders.
  • Coordinate invoice problems with vendor and accounting; delivery requirements with vendor and supervision; quality requirements with Engineering and QC, as appropriate.
  • Prepare all required documentation for each purchase order.
  • Establish/maintain working contact with vendors. Meet with sales and vendor representatives as required.
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction.


  • Preference given for experience in Solar, Renewable Energy or Power Generation
  • Minimum three years’ construction purchasing experience.
  • Strong leadershp abilities and interpersonal skills; excellent verbal and written communication
  • Computer literacy
  • Four-year technical or business degree or equivalent combinations of education and procurement experience
  • Working knowledge of procurement techniques, procedures, policies, accounting and business contract laws required.
  • Large amount of work is performed independently.
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