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Human Resources Representative

Job Summary

Under general supervision, performs a variety of human resources support activities. Works closely with other departments, units, managers, employees, and vendors to ensure the efficient operations of Human Resources day-to-day functions. 


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, an employee assistance program, and a retirement program. The company also has a variety of voluntary benefits for employees to choose from.


•    Work closely with management on day-to-day issues that arise regarding employees, including administering discipline and policy and managing other HR related matters
•    Provide interpretation, training, and guidance regarding new policies and procedures
•    Responsible for recruitment of hourly positions for the company’s ready-mix concrete, cement terminal, and aggregates operations
•    Manage the pre-employment and onboarding hiring process, i.e. background check requests, coordination of physicals, drug screens, verification of employment, and Clearinghouse processing for drivers
•    Conduct new hire orientation and submit all required paperwork for payroll/SAP processing
•    Process new hires through New Hire/E-Verify online portals and maintain compliant I-9 Forms
•    Create and maintain complaint personnel, Driver Qualification (DQF), and medical files
•    Submit drug and alcohol test requests for Department of Transportation (DOT) and NON-DOT testing to include new hires, post-accident, reasonable suspicion, and random testing drug; report results as necessary to management
•    Maintain DQF files for all commercial drivers and DOT-regulated employees including annual MVR processing, current CDL and medical certifications
•    Maintain relationships with contracted industrial clinics, mobile drug testing companies, and MRO
•    Assist with job fairs and plant-related events
•    Conduct annual audits of personnel and DQF files, I-9 forms, and other internal processes
•    Prepare and maintain employee communications for the regional office and plant locations
•    Answer incoming calls to the HR line and direct them to the appropriate department
•    Order and maintain compliant annual labor law posters for the regional office and plant locations
•    Respond to unemployment claims, when necessary; work closely with TPA on unemployment claim hearings and appeals
•    Process vendor invoices to ensure they are accurate 
•    Prepare and maintain monthly HR Reports for Division, including monthly HR reports, turnover reports, and other miscellaneous reports
•    Open and sort department mail and order office supplies; process timely mailings
•    Support regional Human Resources Manager and maintain an open line of communication 


•    Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Labor Industrial Relations, Public Administration, Social Science, or a closely related field preferred
•    5-8 years of HR Experience in the Construction/Transportation industry


•    Ability to forge good working relationships with others, including Managers/Supervisors while ensuring accountability to standards and procedures
•    Experience with Labor Relations/Union environment
•    Must be willing to travel between local offices
•    Knowledge of state and federal law including but not limited to Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII, EEO and Leave laws, as well as local and state laws
•    Must have experience with DOT Regulation compliance and familiar with all requirements for DOT regulated personnel to include hours of service, DQ file compliance, MIS Reporting
•    HRIS/Applicant Tracking experience
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
•    Strong interpersonal skills, as well as exceptional customer service is a must; “get the job done” mentality
•    Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills; ability to prioritize workload
•    Excellent oral and written communications skills
•    Highly confidential and ethical


  • Related experience in construction/building materials
  • Bilingual in Spanish
  • Payroll experience working with payroll software
  • Creative, strategic recruiting experience

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.



Human Resources Representative

Job Req ID:  10822
Job Type:  Salaried

Nearest Major Market: Tucson

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