Purchasing Agent

Role and Responsibilities

  • Research and compare suppliers and subcontractors by considering price, quality, availability, and other criteria.
  • Request cost proposals.
  • Maintain inventory and inventory allocations.
  • Purchase materials as directed through material requisitions.
  • Issue and distribute purchase orders and subcontractor agreements within integrated accounting software and database.
  • Schedule and verify material deliveries and maintain record.
  • Request material warranties.
  • Build and maintain positive, long-term relations with vendors and subcontractors.

The roles and responsibilities described above are not a comprehensive list. Additional tasks may be assigned at any time. The scope of this position may change as necessitated by business demands.


  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Two years’ experience in construction administration
  • Previous experience as a purchasing agent or similar position
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs and related computer skills


  • Must be able to talk and hear
  • Must be able to stand and sit for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to lift more than 25 pounds
  • Must have valid driver’s license or valid State ID
  • Must pass a criminal background check

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

Job Details

Job Title

Purchasing Agent 





Level/Salary range

$20 to $22 per hour. Non-Exempt with performance based bonus program 

Benefits Offered


HR Contact

HR Manager

Travel Required


Position Type

Full time, In person in the Charlotte Office

Date Posted


Reports To


Report From

Administration Staff

Reople to Coordinate Your Efforts

Business & Project Developers, Operations Manager, Facilities Manager and Superintendents