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Payroll Specialist - Prevailing Wage

Job Summary

The Payroll Analyst is responsible for the day to day payroll and time administration for Ready Mix, Cement, and Prevailing Wage hourly employees.


At CalPortland, we’re proud to offer a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that provides health and financial support to our most important resources: our employees.  Your benefits are an important part of your overall compensation at CalPortland. That’s why we give you a wide range of benefits to choose from.  All regular full time employees may enroll in a variety of health and welfare plans including medical, dental and vision plans.  Other benefits include life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, and retirement program.  The company also has a variety of voluntary benefits for employees to choose from.


$55,000 - $65,000 annually DOE


  • Process Certified Payroll
  • Track time for Prevailing Wage hourly employees
  • Follow-up with supervisors for Timekeeping approvals
  • Generate weekly Certified Payroll Reports and submit to appropriate agencies
  • Resolve payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information in PayTrax
  • Interpret complex contract documents, delivery methods and agreements related to construction
  • Analysis of certified payroll, prevailing wage and apprenticeship documents to ensure compliance with governing laws and Labor compliance programs
  • Interact at all levels in the organization, maintaining positive and respectful relationships
  • Review and organize information, materials, and details independently and effectively identifying deficiencies and requesting additional information if needed; take appropriate actions
  • Support Prevailing Wage Payroll Manager with various tasks and projects as required


High School Diploma and some college business course work required


  • 3 years of prior certified payroll processing experience
  • Knowledge in State payroll rules and regulations for prevailing wage in California
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, with proficiency in Outlook and Excel
  • Accurate, efficient and timely completion of all payroll deadlines and cut-off periods
  • Excellent analytical and written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills
  • Able to meet schedules and deadlines


Previous experience with a large ERP system, preferably SAP

Conditions of Employment

Successful candidate must submit to post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check. Some positions require FMCSA regulated on-going drug and alcohol testing.



Payroll Specialist - Prevailing Wage

Job Req ID:  9622
Job Type:  Salaried

Nearest Major Market: Fresno

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