Talent Acquisition & Recruitment Specialist

ColonialWebb - Richmond, VA (30+ days ago)3.5

Is people your purpose? This mission-critical talent acquisition/talent management role is a valuable partner in meeting ColonialWebb s evolving talent needs. As a member of our human resources team, he/she will be a close advisor to our managers and will recruit and connect strong candidates (in a variety of positions) to the message, goals, and culture of ColonialWebb.

This role is ideal for an individual passionate about talent acquisition and committed to driving success through people. Talent acquisition—attracting, finding, sourcing, recruiting, connecting, building excitement, linking, advising, consulting, etc.—is overwhelmingly impactful to the Company. Use your expertise to shape our company and grow your career with the hardworking, passionate, and caring team members of ColonialWebb.

What you ll do

Partners with management to build our workforce of tomorrow while meeting the business needs of today. Anticipates staffing needs, builds candidate pipelines, and facilitates timely placements.

Collaborates with hiring managers to develop creative solution designs, review progress, calibrate tactics, and debrief to get better.

Sources (through prospecting, networking, and cold calling), qualifies (through screens, assessments, and interviews), and presents qualified candidates to management.

Works with Recruiting Coordinator to generate, maintain, and place job postings and controls the Company s applicant tracking system to best manage and maintain applicant information.

Creates attention-grabbing and persuasive advertisements with a keen understanding of the targeted audience, seeks appropriate advertising venues, and grows recruiting networks.

Interfaces with the community relative to employment brand positioning and recruiting. Builds relationships, serves as liaison/point-of-contact relative to talent acquisition and employment. Attends, coordinates participation, and bridges connections between management and community sources (i.e., high schools, trade schools, industry groups, colleges, diversity groups, and other external organizations).

Teams with Marketing and Branding department to develop marketing-recruiting capacity and engage passive and active candidates through social media.

Explores, understands, and recommends recruiting technologies to most effectively recruit and engage candidates, streamline processes, manage data, and stay compliant.

Identifies creative talent acquisition solutions, sources, and techniques. Understands how we compare in how we recruit and how best to lead the pack.

Supports hiring managers in drafting and proofreading offer letters.

Maintains the ColonialWebb s new employee on-boarding program.

Other talent acquisition and talent management activities.

What we re looking for

Experience, Education, and Certifications:
Recruiting experience. Someone who has done it, understands it, enjoys it, and is hungry for their role to expand beyond the typical recruiting role. We are happy to consider candidates with less, but some experience, plus exceptional knowledge, skills, abilities, and attributes (as described below).

Sales and marketing experience is helpful.

Bachelor s degree is preferred, but not required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated skill, experience, and proficiency with technology to include Microsoft Office, Internet researching, and social media. KSA of candidate sourcing, data mining, and applicant-tracking systems is preferred.

Strong writing skills: Ability to proofread, edit and write at a high level. Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning, usage, and spelling of words, rules of composition (grammar, formatting, punctuation, tone/context), able to write clearly and persuasively and adapt toward different audiences.

Strong judgment skills: Able to analyze, assess, apply logic, conclude the value and quality of people, situations/risk, and potential outcomes, and then make decisions.

Skillful listener with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Knowledge of the talent acquisition process, recruitment methodologies/techniques, and the local and regional area job market.

General knowledge of EEO/OFCCP compliance, labor laws and other employment laws.

Ability to source for hard-to-find positions through creative and nontraditional methods.

Presentation/public speaking skills.

Excellent attention to detail, administrative, planning/preparation, and organizational skills.

Ability to handle a dynamic, evolving, and fast-paced workload, with the ability to timely coordinate and perform concurrent (and disciplinarily diverse) activities and projects.

Ability to comfortably interact with all levels of candidates and team members, including executive management.

Ability to handle a dynamic, evolving, and fast-paced workload and meet deadlines.

Personal and Professional Attributes:
Independent worker with strong work ethic. Requires little direction and supervision to tackle responsibilities. Demonstrates initiative; anticipates, seeks out solutions, and acts.

Engages others through his/her personality; is enthusiastic, passionate, outgoing, approachable, optimistic, and high energy.

Competitive, tenacious, and creative.

Possesses a professional demeanor (appearance, attitude, and behavior).

Team player: Unselfishly cooperates with others. Willing to get his/her hands dirty in different projects and helps others where needed.

Schedule and Travel

Work location: ColonialWebb corporate office, Richmond, VA. Located at 2820 Ackley Avenue in Henrico s West End.

Schedule: Full-time, Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as duties demand.

Occasional travel to career fairs, networking events, offsite meetings, regional offices, and jobsites, mostly during the workday (rare overnight travel). Must possess a valid driver s license and able to safely travel throughout our region.

What we ll offer you

Competitive salary and benefits package.

Opportunities for career growth, training and development.

Fun and caring team.

Company computer and other technological resources.

401(k) plan with a generous company match.

Tuition reimbursement.

Medical, dental, vision, and Rx drug insurance.

ColonialWell, our Wellness Program.

Life and accidental death insurance.

Short and Long-Term disability insurance.

Personal leave, paid holidays, bereavement leave.

Scholarship program for employees children.

Discounts at major cell phone, computer, auto (and more) companies.

Who we Are:
ColonialWebb is one of the largest commercial, mechanical, and electrical contractors in the Mid-South, specializing in Construction, Service, Industrial Refrigeration, and Manufacturing. We provide service to customers ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies.

We install, maintain and upgrade mechanical systems for America s best buildings. We can build, service, or retrofit systems for virtually any type of building – from schools and museums to high-rise office buildings and hospitals – even industrial plants that manufacture everything from potato chips to computer chips. We provide customers with engineering, design, construction, manufacturing, maintenance and repair support in the fields of HVAC, Refrigeration, Plumbing, Process Piping, Building Automation and Controls, Electrical, Green Energy Solutions, and Water Treatment Systems.

As a Comfort Systems USA company (recognized by Forbes as one of America s Most Trustworthy Companies for the fourth consecutive year), our nationwide scope gives us distinct advantages over our local competitors. We share best practices, ideas and technology to give our customers better project quality, performance and safety. With the extensive work history of our subsidiaries, we form centers of excellence to guarantee success on our projects, no matter how large or small.

Founded in 1972, ColonialWebb now employs nearly 800 of the most dedicated and talented people in the industry and operates out of seven regional offices throughout Virginia and Maryland.

At ColonialWebb, we are proud to live out our values, every day. We are only seeking applicants who also believe in Safety, Integrity, Empathy, and Urgency.

Apply today at www.colonialwebb.com . EOE M/F/Disability/Vets