Electrical Trade Recruiter - Bi-Lingual

Industrial Skilled Trades - Elgin, IL


Exciting opportunity for a driven, proven, and energetic trade recruiter to join an exceptional team with emphasis on results and FUN! IST is hiring due to exponential growth, and internal opportunity. We are looking for a full cycle recruiter, with construction/trade experience, familiarity with ATS's, dispatching, relationship building, and most of all enjoys having fun in a dynamic and lively office environment. This is not only a job, but a lifestyle, and an exceptional career opportunity!


  • 3+ years of recruiting experience - ideally with an (electrical) contractor, or some prior experience within the construction industry.
  • Knowledge of general recruiting principles, sourcing solutions, staffing systems and tools, and applicant databases and tracking systems.
  • Record of recruiting success
  • Bi-Lingual a plus

Key Pre-requisite Skills

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to source, attract, screen, and interview candidates with technical backgrounds
  • Computer literacy
  • Stellar phone skills
  • Planning and organization
  • Skilled behavioral interviewer with ability to conduct different types of interviews
  • Creative problem solver
  • Sound judgment and decision making
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • A team player
  • Sharp negotiation skills
  • Consultative approach
  • Confidentiality
  • Energetic, self-motivated & persistent
  • Goal and results driven
  • Ability to work in a fast paced work environment
  • Positive attitude
  • Maintain a safety focus

Excellent compensation and benefits package. PTO, office BBQ's, and an all hands on deck team environment.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Recruiting: 2 years (Required)