Mark III Construction

  • Electrical Purchasing Agent

    Job Locations US-CA-Sacramento
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Who we are:

    Mark III Construction is growing, and we want you to grow your career with us! Our benefits, competitive compensation, and dedication to training and growth are what keep our employees happy but our work hard and play hard environment is what keeps everyone excited about coming to work every day.

    Mark III Construction is a commercial and industrial construction company headquartered in Sacramento, California. Founded in 1976, Mark III started as an electrical contractor with a vision to become a multi-trade construction company. Fast-forward, Mark III’s footprint extends from Central to Northern California with additional operating offices in Fresno.

    Mark III takes a big picture approach to the construction process self-performing electrical, plumbing, processed piping, HVAC, low voltage, underground, pre-fabrication, and MEP design. Instead of multiple consultants and countless sub-contractors, the customer works with just one company to eliminate multiple profit layers and complexity of schedules. With an impressive project history in the industrial, commercial, biotechnology, and food-grade technology industries we perform ground up new construction, tenant improvements, and remodeling of existing buildings

    Mission: Leading the Evolution of Construction

    Vision: Exposing the World to a New Way to Build


    Core Values:

    • Teamwork
    • Integrity
    • Transparency
    • Innovation
    • Work Hard, Play Hard



    What we offer:

    Competitive Compensation, Personal Time Off, Fitness Classes, Internal and External Training, 401K, Medical, Dental and Vision


    Mark III Construction is looking to hire a purchasing associate for our Sacramento office.


    • Responsible for the purchase of electrical materials, rentals, and equipment for successful project outcomes
    • Secure and evaluate quotes for materials and services and negotiate price, quality, terms and delivery with both existing and new vendors
    • Interacts with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule
    • Prepares and manages purchase orders and follows up on past-due purchase orders
    • Perform timely purchase order administration and expediting
    • Maintains procurement records such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories
    • Fulfill requirements from field staff, procures and ensures product is ordered at a competitive price and delivery of product to user within required timeframes
    • Communication with the field, and project managers on materials, rentals and equipment
    • Work closely with A/P and Project Managers to quickly resolve problem invoices and remit for payment within an acceptable time frame
    • Maintain job budgets
    • Maintain vendor lists
    • Keep tracking reports related to all purchases
    • Responsible for coordinating will calls for materials from vendors
    • Schedule deliveries of materials to job sites
    • Maintain take-off information to ensure vendor pricing is in line with material used
    • Supervise the distribution of bid packages in paper and electronic format 


    • 2 years of electrical purchasing experience
    • Thorough working knowledge of purchasing policies, processes and procedures
    • Familiarity of local/national electrical suppliers
    • Ability to negotiate best vendor terms, pricing, and delivery
    • Work effectively with vendors, customers, project management team, field staff, and accounting team
    • Ability to provide accurate and timely information, projections and recommendations based on specific budget and schedule requirements
    • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
    • Ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects and establish priorities
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to prioritize work assignments
    • Analytical and problem solving skills
    • Strong attention to detail and quality oriented


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