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Human Resources Manager at Gray Construction in Lexington, Kentucky

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Why Gray?

Gray is a top-ranked design-build contractor offering architecture, engineering and construction services to domestic and international customers throughout the U.S. It’s the spirit of the people at Gray – passion, commitment and a great team environment – that makes our company a great place to work.  Our purpose is to make a difference in people’s lives by creating unforgettable customer experiences and great projects.  The people of Gray exemplify our core values: we put safety and quality of life first, we are customer and relationship driven and we demonstrate the golden rule - we treat others the way we want to be treated.


Who we want… (Requirements)

  • The new team member is required to have Bachelor’s degree and ten (10) years of experience in human resources; or the equivalent combination both.

  • Experience in human resources is required.

  • Professional certification in HR is preferred (PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.) 

  • Must possess basic computer skills including the ability to utilize word processing, spreadsheets, software and e-mail.

  • The selected candidate will have excellent communication skills.

  • Must be physically present in the Lexington office.


The new team member should be an energetic, self-motivated individual who enjoys a team environment, as well as a passion for collaboration and professional development. If you are a high achiever striving to exceed expectations in a fast-paced innovative company, then Gray is the place for you.


The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What we expect… (Essential Functions)

  •  Ensures all HR and related programs incorporate Gray’s Core Values.

  • Be a valued and collaborative member of the human resources team, contributing ideas, feedback and improvements.

  • Partners with leadership team to understand and execute the organizations human resource and talent strategy particularly as it relates to current and future needs, including recruiting, retention, performance management and succession planning.

  • Provides support, guidance and coaching to the HR team, management, and other staff when complex, and sensitive questions and issues arise, may be required to administer and execute routine tasks in delicate circumstance.

  • Analyzes trends in compensation and benefits; researches and proposes competitive base and bonus programs to ensure the organization attracts and retains top talent.

  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes and new technologies in human resources, talent management and employment law.

  • Creates learning and development programs and initiatives that provide internal development opportunities for team members.

  • Annually evaluates company job descriptions and updates as necessary.

  • Responsible for orientation of new members in conjunction with Gray Inc.’s program. Responsible for managing the on-boarding and off-boarding, including exit interviews for team members.

  • Collaborate with recruiting team to ensure Gray Construction’s  is hiring the best and the brightest.  Ensure affirmative action plan is executed and applicant tracking, and flow logs are maintained.

  • Develops, recommends and implements Gray Construction human resources policies and procedures and maintains the team member handbook.

  • Manages and monitors performance evaluation program and revises as necessary to meet company needs.

  • Conducts departmental audits to ensure compliance with FLSA, DOL and ICE.

  • Assist team members with wellness and/or benefit questions.

  • Maintains strict confidentiality of team members’ personal information.

  • Maintains company service award program.  Revises as necessary to meet company needs.

  • Manages company events and celebrations (i.e. – monthly anniversary celebrations, blood drives, local charity events, etc.)

  • Maintains local HR related vendor relationships

  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.


Physical Demands & Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the team member is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands, reach with hands or arms and talk or hear.  They may occasionally be required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch.  Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 

Normal office environment where noise level is moderate and temperature/humidity is controlled.   Overtime may be required.


Supervisory Responsibilities

This position manages multiple members of the human resources team.


EEO Disclaimer

Our Company will be proactive in employing and advancing qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other protected status.