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 Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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