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Construction Recruiter (6 month contract) - Guelph

Location Kitchener, ON Canada (On-site)
Type of project Administration Human Resource
Duration 6 months
Education required College/University
Years of experience
    more than 5
Area of Specialization Psychology
2018-08-27 Workhoppers Kitchener ON
Job Responsibilities:
The company provides a complete range of track and Signals & Communications construction, rehabilitation and maintenance services and materials to Class 1 railroads, short lines, transit authorities and industrial facilities across Canada.

Projects range from industrial spurs and yards, to friend lines, commuter rail and transit lines.

Reporting to the full-time recruiter, this position will be heavily be involved in sourcing candidates from coast to coast on numerous construction projects including a large project in Montreal. Scheduling phone screens and tracking candidates is another large responsibility for this position.

Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties*
Sourcing and review applicants for unionized hourly positions as well as full time permanent positons Conducting phone screens
Support full-time recruiter
Prepares and posts jobs on ATS and external job boards; reviews resumes and applications
Sources applicants and builds candidate pipeline
Maintains excellent relationships with candidates
Participates in weekly recruitment meeting to review hiring progress and priorities.
Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications:
3-15+ years of full life-cycle recruitment experience required
Construction industry and union experience required
Experience dealing with high volume recruitment and hard to fill positions
Superb offer negotiation and candidate-care skills
Background experience utilizing social media as a tool for networking and sourcing candidates
Previous experience with applicant tracking and reporting systems
Excellent time management, prioritization, and organizational skills
Computer proficiency and technical aptitude in MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and SharePoint Physical/Travel/Attendance Requirements

This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position.

There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned.

We are to using hiring practices and providing a workplace environment that is inclusive and barrier free. If contacted throughout the selection process, please advise Human Resources in advance if you require accommodation for the interview process so you can be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

Information received regarding accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/ Veterans/Disabled) #LI-RG1-PNR

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities, Females, Veterans, Disabled)
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