Our client, a $250M Heavy Civil Builder of Water Quality Infrastructure projects is seeking a Director of Personnel. At the core, our client is a group of extraordinary individuals. They recognize that their continued success is a direct result of the expertise, enthusiasm, and commitment of their employees.
In addition to long-term stability, they provide a comprehensive compensation plan; a generous benefits package; personal development and training opportunities; and leadership that genuinely cares about their team.
Director of Personnel Overview
They are seeking a high performing and experienced human resources professional who is passionate about their people. Their goal is to attract, recruit, train, develop, and retain the best talent in the construction industry.
This person must be a high performer, energetic, and willing to travel as required to support their operations in the company’s home office, regional offices, and jobsites in the Eastern United States. (Up to 20 days per year)
Must demonstrate exceptional judgment, discretion, and professionalism.
This Director of Personnel will work closely with all leaders in the company, including the company President.
Director of Personnel Daily Life:
Leads the company’s efforts in recruiting, training, and development initiatives for all personnel. This includes organizing and spearheading a consistent, timely, and meaningful performance appraisal process.
Collaborates with leadership and managers to create a workforce plan that proactively addresses the needs of the company while incorporating career development paths for individual team members.
Participates as a member of internal committees in periodic benefit program reviews with external providers and consultants.
Protects confidentiality of information while maintaining strict ethical and professional standards.
Coordinates efforts with the Marketing department to produce and implement employee engagement, recognition, and rewards programs as well as internal marketing communications.
Develops and maintains a productive working relationship with employees for the purpose of ensuring strong employee relationships. Provides individual guidance, coaching, and assistance to both managers and employees in areas of personnel matters.
Consults with legal counsel and other subject matter experts, as necessary, for investigation and resolution of issues or grievances.
Coordinates with HR and Accounting staff to ensure personnel information is complete, accurate, timely, and in accordance with company guidelines and legislative requirements.
Directs and enhances Human Resource-related systems, processes, and procedures.
Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable laws, regulations, and emerging practices, including current issues and trends by pursuing relevant continuing education and participation in professional organizations.
Enthusiastically leads and embraces a variety of other duties and projects as they arise.
Key Skills the Director of Personnel has:
Effective communication and organizational skills.
Strong collaboration and interpersonal skills.
Professional and positive demeanor.
Ethical behavior and integrity.
Sound judgement when working with highly confidential and sensitive information.
Skills required to recruit, hire, develop and retain both office and field personnel.
Ability to lead and manage internal and third-party training and development programs.
Proficiency with Microsoft applications and database-driven software.
Preferred Qualifications for The Director of Personnel Include:
Bachelor’s Degree required
Professional Human Resource certification is a plus.
Bilingual skills (English and Spanish) are helpful, but not required.
Construction Industry related Human Resources experience is helpful but not mandatory
Life with Our Client
Our client is an industry leader because of its people. They cultivate a business environment that prioritizes building lasting relationships, providing a work atmosphere that challenges and rewards their employees, providing quality work and services, acting with a sense of urgency, managing risks and keeping everyone safe, and adding value.
Our client is committed to providing a safe and comfortable environment for their employees, subcontractors, clients, and others. Rather than simply instructing their leaders and employees to "work safe", they proactively foster a safety culture which focuses on eliminating risk in every aspect of their operations.
The success of their safety culture is evident in their outstanding safety record. Our client enjoys incident frequency rates which are substantially lower than the national averages.
Our client is focused on building teams of honest and dedicated professionals who have a passion to Build a Better Environment for their employees, customers, business partners, and the communities they serve. They are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate based on race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, Veteran or disability status.
Our client is a drug-free working environment. All offers are contingent upon a successful drug screening and E-Verify.
· Salary DOE, $125-150K/yr
· Comprehensive Annual Bonus Program
· 401k w/ company match
· Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits
· 3 weeks PTO + holidays and sick time
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To apply, please include a resume and project list. On your project list, be sure to include details of type and size, location, and your personal involvement in these projects. Please only apply to one position. Candidates will be considered for all relevant positions.
G. Peterson Consulting Group, Inc. is a leading Executive Recruiting Firm for the Construction Industry. Our Experienced Recruiters are dedicated to identifying, qualifying, and delivering top talent nationwide. Let us help enhance your career. Services uphold the highest standards of professionalism, honesty, and integrity.
All searches are held with the utmost discretion. Confidentiality is exercised to the fullest, both to our candidates and clients.
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About Peterson Consulting
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We exclusively serve companies across the United States in the industries of Heavy Civil, Heavy Highway, Mass Excavation & Underground Utilities, Tunneling, Cured in Place Pipe (CIPP), Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD), Asphalt & Concrete Paving, Concrete Structures - Bridges & Retaining Walls, Steel Structures, Deep Foundation, Earth Retention, Demolition, Water & Wastewater Treatment Plants (WTP & WWTP); Parks, Athletic Field and Landscape; Material Production (Asphalt, Concrete, Aggregates), Marine and Dredging, Multifamily Construction, and Commercial Construction