DBE / SB Analyst

Padilla & Associates
Santa Ana, CA
Apr 20, 2017
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Job Description


As a valued member of the Padilla and Associates, Inc. (P&A) team, the incumbent will make it possible for their assigned client to implement their DBE and Small Business Programs in compliance with State and federal laws and regulations. The incumbent will be responsible for administering the Small and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (SB/DBE) Program for their client(s). The incumbent will work with their client contact, Project Construction Manager, Design Build Contractor, Subcontractors, Consultants, S/DBEs, the public and other government officials to meet the SB/DBE Program Compliance requirements.

SB Analyst Position Description

The incumbent will be responsible for interpreting and applying State and Federal laws, rules, and regulations concerning applicable client's SB/DBE Programs, including but not limited to 49 CFR, Part 26, Government Code 14856, Military Code 999.9 and the State Public Contract Code. Conduct compliance reviews and prepare variety of reports using graphs, spreadsheets, narrative reports and provide presentations. Interpret and apply specific laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures; evaluate situations accurately and take effective action; deal tactfully with all levels of Authority employees, managers, Contractors, Consultants, business owners and the public.

Duties include carrying out policies, procedures and on-site reviews to determine whether State and federally funded contracts comply with the applicable state and federal regulations, which include Government Code and 49 CFR Part 26 to include SB/DBE participation and utilization on project. Ensures program compliance through proactive initiatives such as conducts program compliance reviews. Collects and analysis monthly narrative and data reports (Form 103/105) from a variety of entities. Prepares recommendations on report findings. Issues reports of findings and Corrective Action Plan notices of noncompliance. Follows-up on corrective measures. Prepares the SB utilization reports, activities and accomplishments for submission to the regulatory agencies. Attend and present at meetings, workshops, pre-bid conferences, and training sessions.

The SB Analyst receives direct supervision and guidance from the Project Manager in performing the day-to-day job duties.

The SB Analyst assists the Project Manager(s) in the development of strategies to improve program implementation requirements and DBE/SB Program Contractors compliance with the programs.

Required Skills:

Job Position requires the incumbent to have the ability to interpret and apply specific laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures; evaluate situations accurately and take effective action; deal tactfully with all levels of employees, managers and the public.

Ability to effectively apply the State and Federal program requirements, analyzing and/or evaluating contractors' records and documentation; make determination and/or assessment of a contractor's compliance or noncompliance; prepare reports and make recommendations for management review, as required.

Ability to be multi-task; have solid project management skill sets, problem solving, adapt to changes in priorities and complete tasks or projects with short notice; ability to organize and prioritize large volumes of varied documents; and the ability to concentrate in order to review and create documents and meet strict deadlines.

Ability to make presentations, provide training, maintain and develop stakeholder relationships immediately advise upper manager on issues, concerns and provide recommended solutions.

Must be dependable, have strong analytical and business writing skills and accept a work environment with varying degrees of short notice priorities and new directions.

Must be open to cross-train other positions assigned to your home office.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Valid Class C Driver's License
  • For the SB Analyst position, the candidate should have at least one (1) year of professional experience in SB and/or DBE Compliance or equivalent classification.
  • Knowledge at minimum of business software applications including MS Office Suite, project management, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of standard formats for letters, memorandums, reports, and initiate Excel spreadsheets
  • Knowledge of record keeping and expenditure reporting methods

Company Description
Management consulting firm specializing in Federal and State Contract Prevailing Wage compliance monitoring and enforcement, Project Labor Agreement (PLA) administration, Small and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) development, administration, implementation, program compliance monitoring, outreach, event coordination and business assistance training.

Santa Ana, CA


Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:07:56 PDT