Manages employee benefit plans, leads in the development and administration of employee compensation plans, and administration of the human resource management system (HRMS) to achieve Company goals and employee satisfaction. Provides benefits and compensation expertise and support to Head of Human Resources, line HR, management, and staff including more complex questions regarding pay and benefit practices and plans.
Responsible for the daily activities of the compensation, benefits and HR information systems programs for the Company.
Leads and directs the work of other HR employees and may have some impact on departmental budgeting, strategic planning and procedural change
Stays abreast of government regulations, benefit program trends, and prevailing practices among similar organizations.
Accountable for ensuring compliance including 5500s, SPDs, FLSA, ADA, ERISA, ACA, FMLA, etc.
Follows safety and security procedures and determines appropriate action. Reports potentially unsafe conditions and uses materials and equipment properly.
Reviews survey data on industry standards and practices to determine competitive positioning of the Company benefit offerings.
Participates with benefit consultants/brokers and Head of HR in evaluation of services, coverage, premiums, plan administration, and options to determine programs to meet needs of organization.
Implements and manages employee benefit programs such as health and welfare insurance plans, employee assistance, tuition assistance, retirement, and other plans.
Oversees the development and maintenance of written and electronic materials and documents for benefit programs, including annual enrollment and new employee orientation.
Manages benefit open enrollment schedules and leads meetings and/or information sessions, drafts and sends employee communications, answers questions or inquiries, and transmits enrollment data to vendors or administrators.
Prepares and communicates information to employees and former employees regarding benefit programs, procedures, changes, enrollments, and government-mandated disclosures.
Answers employee benefit questions and resolves problems
Audits benefit plans for accuracy and compliance with government regulations.
Manages Company leave of absence programs including Family and Medical Leave, Short Term Disability and personal LOA.
Collects benchmark salary data and submits to regional and national compensation and benefits survey companies.
Conducts job analysis to determine appropriate salary level according to compensation guidelines and policy formulated by Head of HR.
Develops and implements salary administration guidelines.
Consults with line HR and business managers to set appropriate salaries by role.
Creates and revises job descriptions and reviews compensation levels
Analyzes Company compensation practices and makes recommendations for salary changes to ensure equity.
Maintains HR information management system including employee benefit plans.
Coordinates transfer of data to external vendors, plan providers, auditors, and consultants.
Creates reports to support effective management of benefit and compensation plans
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Comprehensive knowledge of the fields’ policies, procedures and practices.
Advanced knowledge of benefits design and administration as well as related laws and mandates.
Advanced knowledge of HR management systems.
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong organization, multi-tasking and management skills.
Strong analytical thinking skills
Strong customer service skills
Process and continuous improvement orientation
Ability to foster teamwork
Intermediate level of knowledge of compensation administration.
Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office applications including Word and PowerPoint.
Advanced skills with Microsoft Office Excel
Experience working with HRMS and electronic data interchange files
Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline from a four-year college or university or equivalent 8 years of experience.
Minimum of 5 years related Human Resources experience with increasing responsibility.
Management of benefit professionals
Certification in benefits or compensation (CBP, CCP, CEBS) highly desirable.
Work in construction industry preferred
Work in high volume/turnover non-exempt environment preferred
Physical requirements and environment:
The work environment characteristics are representative of those the employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Performs primarily sedentary office duties with occasional travel to other Company offices or construction sites. Incumbent may occasionally lift up to 10 pounds and may be required to sit, stand, walk and use a computer.
We maintain a drug-free workplace. Candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment background investigation and drug test as a condition of employment.