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NYFFC - New York Foundation for Fair Contracting

NYFFC
New York Foundation for Fair Contracting


Construction Analyst

Based in Albany for covering New York

 

Mission Statement / Background: The New York Foundation for Fair Contracting (“NYFFC”) is a labor-management non-profit with a mission to “level the playing field” in public works construction for the benefit of workers, responsible contractors, and taxpayers.

Job Summary:
The Construction Analyst is an integral member of the NYFFC team. The Analyst supports the work of the NYFFC by conducting industry research, tracking NYFFC data, and monitoring key prevailing wage and fair contracting legislation at the local and state level. The Analyst reports to the Director and the NYFFC Board. This position will provide critical operations and administrative support to NYFFC staff and partners.

Responsibilities:

  • Work to advance the NYFFC Mission Statement.
  • Track public works construction project data.
  • Conduct industry and market research: Research and monitor important changes and developments in the New York construction industry.
  • Analyze payroll documents and contractor records to evaluate compliance with prevailing wage laws and other rules governing construction contracts.
  • Support Outreach to Workers: Support outreach to workers and facilitate contact as appropriate.
  • Advance responsible contracting standards and pursue enforcement action for violations of such.
  • Translate project requirements into milestones, budgets and assignments.

Qualifications:

  • Passion for issues of importance to working people.
  • Excellent people skills and interest in relationship building with a variety of people and institutions.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Digital literacy and ability to maintain large Excel databases, with ability to adopt new systems and platforms as needed.
  • Self-driven and curious.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Minimum Experience: A bachelor’s degree + 3-5 years of experience, a master’s degree + 2-3 years of experience, or a minimum of six or more years of continued professional growth in a demanding non-profit or government setting.
  • Knowledge of New York State and federal labor laws pertaining to the construction industry a plus.
  • Familiarity with the construction industry, the legislative process, and database systems a plus.
  • Position involves local travel. Must have reliable transportation.

Hours: Full time, Monday through Friday. Position involves remote work and some periodic travel.

Salary: $60,000 a year. Benefits include health insurance, retirement benefits, and paid time off.

To Apply:
Interested persons may submit a résumé or CV, cover letter, and list of references to cmorrison@nyfaircontracting.org by December 1, 2021.

The NYFFC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Hiring decisions are made based upon a candidate’s qualifications for the position. We are committed to an inclusive workplace free of discrimination.

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