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Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary - Bismarck, ND

Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary - Bismarck, ND

At Everus, employees come first. We provide great pay, benefits and growth opportunities to more than 8,000 highly skilled team members across the country who are united by the common goal of safely Building America’s Future™. We take great pride in the work our employees do each day, which drives our success as one of the Top 10 largest specialty contractors in the nation, and we will ensure you have the tools, training and opportunities for a successful career. We look forward to having you on the team!

 Requisition Number: VICEP002627 


Provides legal counsel to all segments of the corporation and its operating companies. Ensures compliance with laws, rules, and regulations. Serves as corporate governance officer. Serves as corporate secretary. Serves as a member of the executive Management Policy Committee. Exercises primary responsibility for (1) management of all legal matters involving the corporation, with supervisory and coordination responsibilities for both internal and outside counsel; (2) review of the adequacy of the corporation's corporate governance procedures and reporting to the corporation's management and Board of Directors on recommended changes; and (3) maintenance and custody of corporate minute books.


Responsible for understanding, upholding, and promoting the Everus 4EVER Strategy.
Employees | Value | Execution | Relationships


  • Juris Doctor degree from an American Bar Association (ABA) accredited law school.
  • Must be licensed or eligible to be licensed in North Dakota.
  • Minimum of ten years' experience in the practice of law.
  • 15 years legal experience.
  • Experience working with or in a publicly traded company and familiarity with compliance requirements for publicly traded companies.
  • Legal experience working with construction services or related businesses.
  • Courtroom litigation and/or administrative law proceeding experience.
  • This position is required to be on-site at the Everus corporate office Bismarck location. 
  • Requires minimal travel (up to 10%) including in-state and out-of-state by car and/or plane with overnight stays.
  • Background check, credit check, MVR and drug screen required. 
  • Acts as legal advisor to the Chair of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer, committees of the board and to the subsidiary Board of Directors.
  • Reviews legal matters that may have an impact on the company. Coordinates legal issues among all departments within the corporation.
  • Assists the Chair of the Board, the President and Chief Executive Officer, and the Chairs of the committees of the Board in preparation for Board and Board committee meetings. Subject to the review by the Chair, and as appropriate, the chairs of the Board committees, (a) prepares Board and Board committee meeting agendas; (b) records minutes of the Board of Directors, committees of the Board, and annual shareholders' meetings; (c) drafts and sends proxy statement and proxy card; (d) drafts and sends other communications to shareholders as directed by the Chair; (e) prepares the agendas of all meetings of businesses; (f) prepares written consents.
  • Supervises and coordinates the activities of outside counsel and the Legal Department attorneys and all legal matters facing the corporation.
  • Acts as the corporation's corporate governance and compliance officer, with responsibility for monitoring and assessing developments on corporation governance including stock exchange listing standards, legislative enactments, SEC regulations and judicial decisions. Provides regular reports to the corporation's senior management and Board of Directors regarding matters of most significant importance and make recommendations regarding (a) corporate governance guidelines, (b) business codes of conduct and ethics policies, (c) Board committee charters, (d) executive compensation policies and (e) director evaluation processes.
  • In coordination with the Chief Financial Officer: serves as a liaison to rating agencies with respect to their rating of the corporation's governance procedures and assist in communication with D&O insurance brokers and underwriters in conjunction with corporate governance issues.
  • Participates as a member of the corporation's Disclosure Committee to assure the disclosure of procedures and internal controls are adequate to collect the information necessary for the corporation to meet its disclosure obligations in a timely manner.
  • Meets privately on a periodic basis with the Audit Committee to review matters within its scope of responsibilities, including evidence of any material violation of laws or breach of fiduciary duty by the corporation, its directors, officers, employees, or representatives.
  • Supervises the maintenance of corporate minute books and related files for the company and its businesses.
  • Ensures the corporation's ethics and integrity policies are maintained.
  • Performs other tasks and special projects as assigned.

Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary | Everus Construction ( 

Everus Construction is proud to provide exceptional opportunities to professionals nationwide. We are confident that you will find challenging and rewarding work with us. We hope to see your application soon!

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Job Type : Full-Time

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