Executive Recruiter - Construction experience

Location: Costa Mesa, CA
Date Posted: 04-11-2017
Our client, a major heavy civil construction firm is looking for an experienced Heavy/Highway Construction Recruiter to work in their Costa Mesa, CA office. Reporting directly to the SVP of Human Resources, this position will support recruitment initiatives across the organization with a particular focus covering the Western US.

While the preference is for full time, the client will accept contract or contract to perm.
Responsibilities include the following:
  • Conferring with local management  to understand their business & recruiting needs and establishing effective recruiting strategies
  • Ensuring that open positions are quickly filled with top talent in a cost-effective manner
  • Preparing and posting internal/external advertisements in the Applicant Tracking System; reviewing resumes and applications
  • Scheduling & conducting phone screens and in person interviews
  • Tracking/analyzing recruiting progress throughout the entire life-cycle
  • Maintaining knowledge of current human resources trends, state & federal regulations, and company policies
  • Providing counsel/support to management 
  • Networking and attending career events across the country.
  • Maintaining excellent relationship with candidates, vendors and the community
  • Carrying out job duties while maintaining the Lane values
Other duties as assigned
  • ​Requires minimum of 2 years of Heavy/Highway Construction recruitment experience
  • Bachelor's degree required; major specializing in human resources preferred
  • PHR/SPHR preferred
  • 5+ years of full cycle recruitment experience
  • Experience generating diverse candidate pool as well as building relationships with affinity organizations
  • Experience dealing with high volume recruitment and hard to fill positions
  • Superb offer negotiation and candidate-care skills
  • Background experience utilizing social media as a tool for networking and sourcing candidates
  • Previous experience with applicant tracking and reporting systems
  • Excellent time management, prioritization, and organizational skills
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite
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