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HR Manager

Company Description

Dragados is a member of ACS Group’s Construction Division. ACS Group has earned worldwide recognition as an expert in the promotion, development, construction and management of infrastructures and services. The group shows a lasting commitment to contributing to the development of the countries in which it has a presence by bringing about improvements in their well-being and sustainable growth through:

• The development of infrastructures, civil engineering, industrial installations, energy plants, telecommunications systems and wastewater treatment plants;

• The provision of services for the purpose of the comprehensive management of urban, logistic and industrial infrastructures;

• Active participation in the sectors essential to the economic and social development of any developed country, such as infrastructures and energy.

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Position Summary:  Responsible for the development and executes HR initiatives for project in support of key organizational and management challenges required to achieve the business goals and objectives.  Responsible for EEO compliance, employee relations issues, training and development needs, and talent acquisition and retention.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for employee relations; handles employee relations counseling, provides advice, counsel, and guidance on personnel issues.

  • Responsible for reviewing 90-day new hire follow-up and exit interviews.

  • Stays current and maintains compliance on recent federal & Florida labor law changes and monitors labor law updates for changes that affect HR.

  • Responsible for the management of the recruitment process for all open positions.
  • Works closely with management to design, implement, and execute strategies to recruit talent. 
  • Works closely with management to assess and evaluate staffing needs and provides recommendations and guidance all employee compensation issues.
  • Builds and maintains relationships and strong communication with management regarding search activities, support, and closure.
  • Responsible for organization review/job evaluation, candidate screening, selection, offer and close processes.
  • Develops and manages numerous strategic sources for recruiting the highest caliber and most qualified candidates including employee referrals, external research, internet, and contingency firms.
  • Communicates and implements company policies regarding all employee issues.
  • Administers the EEO Program for all Florida projects.
  • Assure EEO program is in compliance with EEO laws and regulations.
  • This position does supervise/manage other employees and does not have revenue/budget responsibility

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field.

  • Seven (7) to ten (10) years of Human Resources experience.

  • Strong computer skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and familiarity with HRIS systems.
  • Well-developed written presentation, organization, and editing skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills and customer service skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in high pressure environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR/SPHR) certification a plus.

  • Strong business acumen and experience working within heavy civil construction industry a plus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities, Competencies

  • Strong organizational skills and very detail oriented.
  • Proactive and solution oriented.
  • Must demonstrate exceptional judgment, discretion and professional courtesy.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and a high degree of confidentiality

Work Environment

  • % of Travel Required: Up to 10%
  • Work Environment: This position will work mostly in the project site office with occasional exposure to the actual field project site.
  • Physical Demands: The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk in both the office space and the project site ground
  • Position Type / Expected Horus of Work: This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

Work Authorization: Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. Dragados USA does not provide sponsorship for full-time employment now or in the future.


This job description describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise; employment in this job is an “at will” employment relationship.

Dragados USA Inc., in an Equal Opportunity Employer

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