Counsel

at EquipmentShare
Location Columbia, Missouri
Date Posted September 23, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent

Description

EquipmentShare is Hiring Legal Counsel

EquipmentShare is searching for Legal Counsel for our corporate office in Columbia, MO, to support our legal team as the department continues to grow.

About EquipmentShare

EquipmentShare is dedicated to creating a connected jobsite for the modern contractor. We deliver user-friendly technology solutions that help contractors maximize their equipment uptime, reduce risk exposure and increase productivity. EquipmentShare's product offerings include an improved equipment rental experience, fleet tracking and asset management software, hardware security solutions and predictive service and maintenance applications.

EquipmentShare is the fastest-growing, independently owned construction equipment rental company in the country. We serve dozens of markets across the U.S. and are on track to create a national footprint in every major market in the country by the end of 2023. Our branch locations are equipped with a broad range of construction equipment, ranging from 150-foot telescopic booms to 120,000-lb. track excavators.

EquipmentShare's rapid growth goes beyond meeting a demand for equipment rentals in booming new markets. Instead, our mission begins with our rental product, and it's a testimony to our ability to improve industry standards and better serve the customer. Our expansion and customer retention is a validation of strong contractor demand for the smart jobsite technology we've built into our rental fleet. And it's just the beginning of our journey to establishing a global presence.

Your Opportunity to Grow With Us

The EquipmentShare team is a close-knit group of professionals who all share an interest in providing a service and product that improve our customer's experience. Above all, we care about building something people want, and the only way to do that is by assembling a skilled, passionate and talented team. Our mission is to improve productivity and efficiency throughout the entire construction industry, and our people are how we make achieving that goal possible.

We're seeking a Legal Counsel who loves a challenge and wants the opportunity to grow with a fast-paced company. Industry competitors often have layers of tenured management that create barriers to career advancement. The opportunity for career growth is unparalleled at EquipmentShare, where you'll find no shortage of challenging yet fulfilling work, chances to build new skills and supportive teammates who will push you to achieve your best.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Conduct and coordinate legal research into a variety of issues
  • Draft, review and revise legal documents including contracts, policies, and procedures
  • Prepare legal memoranda, summaries, charts, and other deliverables
  • Work on multiple, time-sensitive projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Advise internal business clients on strategies to address client needs
  • Assist the Legal Department efforts in the creation, implementation and refinement of forms, processes, policies and procedures to create efficiencies and cost savings
  • Review and respond to subpoenas, pleadings, discovery, or other legal documents that are received in the ordinary course of business
  • Anticipate, propose, and drive solutions for a range of legal and business issues

About You

Our mission to change an entire industry is not easily achieved, so we only hire people who are inspired by the goal and up for the challenge. In turn, our employees have every opportunity to grow with us, achieve personal and professional success and enjoy making a tangible difference in an industry that's long been resistant to change.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Requires J.D. from an accredited law school
  • Attorney license in good standing and admission to the bar in Missouri or willing and able to get licensed in Missouri
  • At least 3 years of substantive legal experience
  • Proactive work ethic demonstrating initiative
  • Strong research skills, including ability to analyze and interpret case law and regulations
  • Highly proficient computer skills, including ability to learn and use proprietary computer systems and databases
  • Experience drafting policies, procedures, memoranda
  • Ability to multi-task within a fast-paced work environment with very detailed information and maintain a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to organize, coordinate, manage self and time effectively, prioritize projects, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively, professionally, and persuasively with employees, managers, and the public, both verbally and in writing
  • Self-directed and able to learn and work effectively both independently and in a team environment
  • Adaptable to growth and changes in organization, role, and systems
  • Must be located in or willing to relocate to Columbia, MO

Why We're a Better Place to Work

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance and medical coverage benefits
  • 401(k) and company match
  • Generous paid time off
  • Stocked breakroom and full kitchen
  • State of the are onsite gym
  • Volunteering and local charity initiatives that help you nurture and grow the communities you call home through EquipmentCare
  • Opportunities for career and professional development with conferences, events, seminars, continued education

Since our founding in 2015, we've had explosive growth-and we're not stopping anytime soon. Ready to invest in our mission, invest in yourself and discover a better place to work? Then we'd love to meet you. Apply today.

EquipmentShare is an EOE M/F/D/V

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