Published
June 1, 2022
Location
St. Louis, United States of America
Category
Job Type

Description

Our client is a leading North American construction company serving the civil, energy, institutional, commercial, heavy industrial, manufacturing, water/wastewater, and automotive industries. Founded in over 100 years ago in St. Louis, they are a recognized leader in the construction industry focused on providing clients with rock-solid reliability, the highest standards of quality and safety and innovative solutions for the most complex building needs. With over 3,000 employees, the firm is headquartered in St. Louis with offices throughout North America.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The  Talent Acquisition Specialist, reporting to the Director of Talent Acquisition, provides enterprise recruiting support in pursuit of qualified candidates to fill openings for a variety of positions, and other staffing needs as assigned. Duties also involve conducting hiring activities, managing data, and reporting.

If you are eager to develop and grow your career in talent acquisition and are willing to learn – you will gain incredible knowledge in this role!

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Open new position requisitions as assigned and track candidates through the HR and applicant tracking systems.
  • Draft and post open position advertisements.
  • Assists with temporary staffing needs – works with temporary services and contracted employees.
  • Conduct candidate pre-screening and initial candidate interviews, as assigned.
  • Schedule pre-employment assessments.
  • Create offer letters and present to candidates as required.
  • Send acceptance of employment offer confirmation letters to appropriate managers.
  • Perform employment, education, and reference verification.
  • Administer hiring process by ensuring employment eligibility, coordinating substance screening, disseminating new hire documents, and collecting completed documents.
  • Arrange and conduct new employee orientation.
  • Send appropriate correspondence to all non-qualified applicants.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Talent Acquisition to provide accurate recruiting activity reporting data.
  • Provide regular open position status reports to management as required.
  • Assist with career fair planning.
  • Address candidate/new employee questions regarding policies and benefits.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the manager.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business Administration, Human Resources, or related field.
  • 2+ years of relevant recruiting experience (Recruiting Coordinator, Recruiting Assistant, etc.).
  • Capability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draws valid conclusions.
  • Knowledge and practice of good communication skills.
  • Effective presentation skills, especially to convey information to management and relevant groups.
  • Good interpersonal skills with a willingness to assist others even if outside the normal scope of responsibilities.
  • Efficient and effective organization and time management skills.
  • Strong computer skills required.
  • HRIS and ATS knowledge strongly preferred.

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