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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Company: Ames Construction
Location: Burnsville
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: Company OverviewAt Ames Construction, we've built America for 60 years, and the exceptional people who make up our team are a vital factor in our success. We are a full-service, heavy civil and industrial general contractor that brings innovative solutions to many market segments, from highway and bridge construction to mining, renewables, and rail. Ames is a family-owned company that retains its entrepreneurial spirit and foundational values of honesty, integrity, perseverance and opportunity, while offering the experience and stability of a proven construction industry leader. Together, we make communities across the U.S. safer, keep supply chains moving, and lay the groundwork for a sustainable future. By joining Ames, you will be working with talented colleagues at an award-winning, nationally recognized top 75 general contractor.SummaryThe Talent Acquisition Specialist will develop and execute a professional and management level recruiting strategy to acquire top talent for Ames Construction. This role will also oversee the internship and high school craft careers program by planning outreach strategies that will deliver a pipeline of talent throughout each region of Ames. Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee professional and management level recruitment including creating search strategies, creating job postings, actively sourcing candidates, pre-screening, interviewing, and facilitating the hiring process.
  • Develop, recommend, and execute recruitment strategies with hiring managers to ensure a successful candidate search within the identified time frames.
  • Use proactive methods to network with industry experts and professional industry related associations in order to build a pipeline of talent.
  • Communicate consistently and proactively throughout the recruitment process in effort to create a positive candidate experience and ensure hiring managers are well informed.
  • Oversee the Internship program by implementing program objectives and campus recruiting efforts throughout all regions.
  • Establish and oversee the high school craft careers outreach program.
  • Partner with the HR Compliance Manager to implement diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) hiring strategies and execute on hiring initiatives.
  • Serve as the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) administrator and oversee all job posts, candidate management, and reporting, as well as train new users and find resolution to any system issues.
  • Coordinate with marketing on social media and employer branding initiatives.
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and company policies.
  • Other duties as assigned. Experience, Education & Skills
    • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or equivalent
    • Five or more years of full life cycle recruiting experience including three years of industry experience in Construction, Engineering or Architecture
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and utilize creative sourcing strategies
    • Superior relationship management skills with the ability to establish positive and professional rapport quickly with candidates, hiring managers, peers, and HR team
    • Knowledge of Federal, State and Local employment and hiring laws
    • Strong written and verbal communication
    • Strong sourcing and networking skills
    • Excellent time management, organization, and multi-tasking abilities
    • Experience utilizing Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and proficient with MS office Working Conditions
      • This position is located in the Corporate office in Burnsville, MN.
      • Office Environment – extensive sitting at desk and computer; some standing, bending at the waist, stooping and reaching required; ability to lift 5-20 pounds occasionally. We are an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Keywords: Ames Construction, Burnsville , Talent Acquisition Specialist, Other , Burnsville, Minnesota

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