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Date: Feb 7, 2024

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77043

Company: CEMEX

Company Overview

Founded in 1906, over the last 110+ years' CEMEX has grown into a global building materials company that provides high quality products and reliable service to customers and communities throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.  Here at CEMEX we offer our employees competitive wages, career growth, excellent benefits including health, dental & vision plans, vacation or paid time off,  employee assistance program and retirement plan options, along with over a century of stability to build your next career on! To learn more about our company culture and why you should join us, visit us at For direct access to CEMEX Career Opportunities, visit us at

Job Summary

Primary duties will consist of providing sound and timely legal counsel for CEMEX and its subsidiaries and affiliates in a variety of legal matters.

Job Responsibilities

  • Become a key member of the business team
  • Draft, negotiate and close real estate transactions, including purchase and sale agreements and ground and commercial leases
  • Draft and negotiate commercial agreements, such as confidentiality, supply, purchase, consulting, purchase order, service and equipment agreements
  • Perform and manage transaction diligence
  • Develop forms for commercial and real estate transactions
  • Oversee and manage outside counsel and legal support staff
  • Legal research on issues arising from assigned matters


  • Seven or more years of law firm practice in a corporate position with business transactions and commercial real estate experience
  • JD from ABA accredited law school
  • Member of the Bar in one or more US states in good standing
  • Experience in two or more of the following areas required: Uniform Commercial Code, Commercial Real Estate, Equipment Leasing, and Commercial Lending

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent writing and communication skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to adapt continuously to manage a challenging workload in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to rapidly analyze issues and propose reasonable business solutions
  • Team player able to work collaboratively across functional areas and with all levels of personnel, including executive management
  • Must be able to function independently and multitask, proficient in computer and word-processing skills
  • Strong business acumen

Working Conditions

  • Able to work extended hours as needed
  • Able to work with standard office/computer equipment
  • Able to work in an open concept office environment
  • Able to participate in required overnight travel up to 30%

Physical Requirements

  • Requires stationary position, traverse, move, transport, and the ability to significant degree to operate, activate, use, prepare, inspect, place, detect, or position
  • Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with employees and other individuals as well as function safely within an office environment and, on occasion, may visit industrial plant locations 

Legal Notices

CEMEX is an EEO/AA (equal opportunity/affirmative action) institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or familial status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by under federal, state or local law in the programs or activities which it operates.


CEMEX will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all local, state and federal laws.


CEMEX is an E-Verify participating employer.


Arizona Smoke-Free Act.  CEMEX complies with the State of Arizona’s Smoke-Free Act (Arizona Revised Statutes § 36-601.01). Smoking and/or the use of tobacco or related products is prohibited in and on CEMEX property as well as any building and/or vehicle owned or leased by CEMEX.


CEMEX offers both competitive pay and benefits. Benefits applicable to this position may include, but are not limited to, medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Paid Time Off, and Holiday Pay, as well as a comprehensive wellness program to help keep employees and their families healthy and well. You can learn more about CEMEX Benefits by visiting the CEMEX USA Benefits and Well-Being page. (

EEO Statement - En Español

CEMEX es una institución EEO/AA (igualdad de oportunidad/acción afirmativa) y no discrimina en base al sexo, edad, raza, color, religión, discapacidad física o mental, credo, origen nacional, estatus veterano, orientación sexual, infomación genética, identidad de género o expresión de género, u otra característica protegida por la ley en los programas o actividades los cuales opera.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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