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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Company: Freyssinet, Inc
Location: Sterling
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Growing Civil Engineering Construction firm is seeking to hire a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our Team at our Corporate Office in Sterling, VA. Freyssinet Inc, is proud to offer a competitive benefits package to include major medical, dental and vision, wellness reimbursements, short and long term disability, company paid life insurance, 401k with company match, annual vacation and sick leave, ten major holidays, stock plans, and annual performance bonuses. Salary is commensurate with experience.The Talent Acquisition Specialist is responsible for sourcing, screening and recommending candidates for positions as well as onboarding new hires. This person must understand, model and represent the employment value proposition. He or she will identify opportunities to build applicant pools, establish trust and partnerships with the managers, identify potential fit through effective interviewing and testing, effectively administer the interviewing and onboarding process, and ensure a positive new hire experience. Developing and executing recruitment plans and strategies are primary responsibilities to ensure hiring goals are met with the best possible talent. All activities must be in compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity laws, HIPAA, ERISA and other regulations, as appropriate.Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:Consult with leaders, hiring managers and human resources manager on position descriptions, requisition creation, compensation and sourcing strategies.Research and recommend new sources for active and passive candidate recruiting. Identify future gaps with internal talent and work with HR in succession planning, career pathing and training.Update and maintain job descriptions as needed.Develop a database of position specific interview questions.Continuously develop networks/partnerships to actively build database/pipeline of candidates and the ATS company brand.Recruit and perform talent acquisition activities such as resume & phone screens, candidate interviews, recommend final selection of applicants and close qualified candidates.Arrange pre-employment testing, background & references screenings. Evaluation and input of our current vendorsPlace and update all job postings in various Medias including internet/intranet sites, colleges, social networks, community boards and staffing partners.Partner with Human Resource Manager on various recruiting and hiring initiatives and projects.Represent the company at recruiting events (i.e., college job fairs), providing company/job information and interviewing applicants.Give presentations at colleges, attend student group meetings, and increase college awareness of the company before and after career fairs.Communicate with managers and employees regularly to promote ATS referral program and internal opportunities.Conduct new employee onboarding, ensuring process is engaging and that processes are followed and accurate.Respond timely to internal and external applicant situations, and applicant requests as required.Conduct regular follow-up with HR Manager to determine the effectiveness of recruiting efforts.Position may require work responsibilities outside of normal business hours.Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or equivalent work experience.3 years of human resources, talent acquisition and interviewing experience required.Experience recruiting in the construction industry strongly preferred.Strong understanding of staffing principles, laws, and procedures and a solid working knowledge of recruitment/employment programs.Demonstrated knowledge of various recruiting techniques, and experience in online/social media recruiting.Ideal candidate will have experience and/or exposure in the assigned area of responsibility.Proven ability to communicate and effectively sell an organization's value proposition.Must possess excellent oral/written communication, marketing, presentation, interviewing and interpersonal skills.Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), internet, and Applicant Tracking Systems.Strong customer service, negotiation skills and ability to interact with employees at all levels throughout the company.Self-starter with excellent time management, multi-tasking and organizational skills.Strong work ethic and sense of integrity, trustworthiness and ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.Creative in brainstorming and proposing new ideas and solutions to existing problems.Willing and able to travel occasionally, including overnight travel.Must be a team playerPhysical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Activities require a significant amount of sitting at office and work desks and in front of a computer monitor.Regularly required to verbally communicate, listen and give presentations as needed.Some walking and standing relative to interaction with other personnel and applicants.Working Environment:General office environment: Works generally at a desk in a well-lighted, air-conditioned cubicle/office, with moderate noise levels.Long-distance or air travel as needed - not to exceed 25% travel.Periods of stress may occur. PM22PI202063386

Keywords: Freyssinet, Inc, Sterling , Talent Acquisition Specialist, Other , Sterling, Virginia

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