Talent Acquisition Specialist at Gray Construction in Charlotte, North Carolina

Posted in General Business 5 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Why Gray?

Gray is a fully integrated, international service provider deeply rooted in engineering, design, construction, and smart manufacturing services. Consistently ranked among the top five industrial contractors in the U.S., we focus on the following markets for domestic and international customers: Food & Beverage , Manufacturing , Automotive , Distribution , Mission Critical , and Commercial .

Founded in 1960, Gray has grown to encompass a complementary family of brands designed to augment and enhance each other's specialized capabilities without gaps or redundancies. Our robust offering-which includes strategy, operational improvements, construction, extensive engineering, automation & controls, and equipment manufacturing-enables us to create one-of-a-kind solutions at the highest levels of customization, delivering unmatched precision and partnership to some of the world's most sophisticated organizations.


Are you a Talent Acquisition Specialist seeking a dream opportunity to work with a relationship driven, national company? Have you been looking for that organization that values YOU and invests in the success of their employees? Do you love being in the people business and partnering with leaders to find the right talent? We have just the opportunity for you! Gray is seeking a Talent Acquisition Specialist to support their national recruiting initiatives. We are on the hunt for a "go getter" who has the skill and determination to find great talent, the acumen to build relationships with key decision makers, and the tenacity to think outside of the box.

Who we want... (Requirements)

  • A bachelor's degree and three (3) or more years of experience in active recruitment practices; or the equivalent combination both.
  • Experience in utilizing applicant tracking systems and candidate recruitment tools (LinkedIn, etc.) is required.
  • 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.

The right person in this role 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 this company 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)

  • Managing coordination of hiring activities in compliance with appropriate employment laws, equal employment opportunity regulations and the Company's Affirmative Action Plans. Executing the recruitment of non-exempt and exempt positions.
  • Updating job descriptions, coordinating internal job postings, job postings on the internal sites and other external job boards, classified ads (when necessary), team member referrals, and working with outside third parties.
  • Screening resumes, ensuring qualifications.
  • Maintaining the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) for all resumes received open positions and maintaining applicant tracking and flow logs for applicable positions in compliance with government regulations. Conducts periodic audits to ensure compliance.
  • Scheduling interviews, manage the interview process, coordinate travel arrangements, print resumes, communicate with applicants regarding EEO data requests, interviews, pre-employment assessments, prepare offer letters, follow up communication to unsuccessful candidates, etc.
  • Maintaining an EEO recruitment data for each position to ensure our compliance with the Affirmative Action Plan (AAP).
  • Research and recommend ways for recruiting qualified candidates, specifically minorities, women, veterans and disabled candidates. Manage the recruitment efforts, and track these efforts.
  • Research and recommend compensation packages for candidates that fit within the companies' guidelines and are competitive in the market/industry.
  • Develop relationships with high schools, technical schools, universities and colleges in regards to career paths within the company. Manage and attend career fairs, Gray days on campuses, and coordinate Gray representatives to attend events.
  • Actively recruit skilled level positions by utilizing candidate portals (LinkedIn, Indeed, etc.). Proactively work with managers regarding their hiring needs and sourcing the proper candidates.
  • Work with the internal social media team to build employer brand presence and support the global social media recruiting strategy.
  • Build/enhance the recruiting culture across the organization. Coach team members on best practices to attract and retain top talent, conduct brain storming sessions with teams across the company to improve recruiting tactics and increase activity/heighten employer brand awareness within each department.
  • Work with recruiting agencies to fill permanent positions, as well as temporary/contract as needed. Manage agency involvement in the applicant tracking system and actively manage fee arrangements in compliance with Gray's protocols.
  • Process invoices for recruitment related activities.
  • Promote and track internal team member referral bonus program and ensure timely execution of payments in compliance with Gray's program.

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.

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

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Gray is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes everyone to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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