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 Are you passionate about talent acquisition and promoting the best candidate experience there is? Do you truly believe that talent is the greatest asset of any company? Then this great opportunity may be for you!
 
 As a member of Skanska’s talent acquisition team you will assist in the recruitment of our most important resource: our people.  Ultimately, the responsibility of this role is to ensure our company attracts, hires and retains the best employees, while growing a strong talent pipeline.
 
This position will assist with the recruitment efforts for our offices and projects in the west.
 
What You’ll Do:
  • Manage the recruitment cycle including the creation of  search strategies, sourcing of candidates, pre-screening, interviewing and presenting qualified candidates to hiring managers, reference checks and at times negotiating offers;
  • Develop and update job descriptions and job specifications;
  • Prepare, post and manage roles in our applicant tracking system and job boards;
  • Be the subject matter expert who continually demonstrates creative sourcing strategies;
  • Identify and assess a diverse candidate pool for each of your open positions through multiple sources including employee referrals, databases, social media sites, alumni’s and other avenues;
  • Assess applicants’ relevant knowledge, skills and experience;
  • Monitor and apply HR recruiting best practices;
  • Provide regular update reports to hiring managers and HR Business Partners;
  • Act as a point of contact and build influential candidate relationships during the selection process; create and ensure a positive candidate experience(for both selected and non-selected candidates) throughout the entire recruiting process;
  • Promote our core values as well as the company’s reputation as a “best place to work”.
 
What We Are Looking For:
  • 3+ years of proven work experience as a recruiter preferably within the AEC industry (either in-house or agency);
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience in Engineering, Construction, Human Resources Management or Psychology strongly preferred;
  • Solid ability to conduct different types of interviews;
  • Hands on experience with various recruitment processes (phone interviewing, reference check etc.);
  • Familiarity with HR databases, Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and Candidate Relationship Management Systems (CRMs);
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; with specific experience in building strong business relationships with key stakeholders and decision makers;
  • Strong written/verbal communication and negotiation skills and the ability to make cold calls to prospective candidates;
  • Experience working well with regionally dispersed teams as well as have the ability to work independently;
  • Skilled in identifying and hiring talent within the construction/engineering  industry is preferred
  • Ability to easily shift recruitment direction and priorities based on the ever changing critical business needs;
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of employment laws and OFCCP compliance;
  • Ability to travel up to 33%.
     
Developing Your Career at Skanska, You Will:
  • Contribute to a sustainable future improving the lives of people, communities and companies;
  • Collaborate in an open culture where sound values and dedicated people come together for greater results;
  • Thrive in a people-driven international company with countless opportunities to learn and grow
 
Skanska is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age.
 
Skanska USA is one of the largest, most financially sound construction and development companies in the U.S., serving a broad range of clients including those in transportation, power, industrial, water/wastewater, healthcare, education, sports, data centers, government, aviation and commercial.  Headquartered in New York with offices in 31 metro areas, we have more than 10,000 employees committed to being leaders in safety, project execution, sustainability, ethics and people development. In 2016, our work in building construction, civil and power/industrial construction, commercial development and infrastructure development (public-private partnerships) generated $6.8 billion in revenue.  Global revenue of parent company Skanska AB, headquartered in Stockholm and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, totaled $17.7 billion in 2016. Skanska shares are publicly traded in the U.S. on the OTC market under the symbol SKBSY through a Level I American Depository Receipt program. 
 
We are proud to be named one of America's Best Employers of 2017 by Forbes.
 
Search Firm and Employment Agency Disclaimer 
Skanska USA Human Resources (“Skanska HR”) provides HR services to the Skanska business units within the U.S.A. including Skanska USA Civil Inc., Skanska USA Building Inc., Skanska USA Commercial Development Inc. and Skanska Infrastructure Development Inc. (collectively “Skanska USA”). As such, Skanska HR is the sole authorized representative of Skanska USA to execute any agreements with search firms, employment agencies or any employment vendor (“Vendor”). As a condition precedent to any entitlement for payment, a Vendor shall have both (1) Skanska USA Placement Agreement, and (2) an Engagement Job Order executed by an authorized Skanska HR representative. Absent the properly executed documents, Skanska HR shall have no obligation to make payment to the Vendor. Verbal or written communications from any employee of Skanska USA business units shall not be considered binding obligations. All resumes whether unsolicited or solicited shall be considered property of Skanska HR
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