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Regional Talent Acquisition Associate

Company Description


Dragados is an international contractor established in 1941 that specializes in major infrastructure projects, including bridges, roads and highways, tunnels and underground projects, buildings, energy and environmental infrastructure, dams and hydraulic works worldwide. Dragados is the construction arm of ACS Group, one of the leading infrastructure developers in the world with presence in more than 40 countries, ranked No. 1 on ENR’s 2016 Top 250 International Contractors list.

Dragados’ success and future depends on attracting, developing and retaining diverse and skilled talent. We believe that our company’s achievement begins with great employees. Dragados began U.S. operations in 2005 and 2008 in Canada. Strategic partnerships with Schiavone, Picone, Pulice, J.F. White and Prince enhanced Dragados ability to complete large scale projects, using the latest technologies to resolve technical challenges.


Corporate Headquarters:

810 7th Avenue, 9th Floor

New York, NY 10019

Main Office: 212.779.0900


www.dragados-usa.com          www.dragados-usa.com/career

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Position Summary: Responsible for supporting Talent Acquisition recruitment efforts to help the organization meet key hiring goals and objectives Principal Responsibilities: Responsible for sourcing and recruitment efforts specific to the corporate headquarters and the northeast region to meet hiring needs. Responsible for initial candidate screening, submittals, scheduling of interviews, and gathering interview feedback while ensuring a positive candidate experience throughout the process. Build and maintain relationships and strong communication with Talent Acquisition Manager and hiring managers regarding search activities, support, and closure. Conduct and develop innovative sourcing and prescreening activities, and assessment tools to attract the highest caliber and most qualified candidates. Identify optimal talent sources for active and passive job seekers including niche job boards, cold-calling strategies, professional association partnerships, resume databases, diversity organizations, industry networking, employee referrals, Internet sourcing, social media, and college programs. Attend industry, diversity, and college career fairs, events and networking opportunities to promote the company and build a robust talent pipeline. Identify new recruitment services that can more effectively and efficiently support the talent acquisition process. Research market trends in recommending competitive hiring salaries and employee benefits. Maintain requisition data integrity of Application Tracking System Maintain current recruitment spreadsheet on a daily basis Perform other related duties as required and assigned Qualifications: Required: Bachelor’s degree in related field. Five (5)+ years of Recruitment and Talent Acquisition experience. Experience working within the construction industry. Strong business acumen and excellent customer service skills Must demonstrate exceptional judgment, discretion and professional courtesy. Ability to multi-task and work in high pressure environment. Effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and a high degree of confidentiality Preferred: Strong computer skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and familiarity with ATS and HRIS systems. Well-developed written presentation, organization, and editing skills. Knowledge of federal and state employment law, equal employment guidelines. Dragados USA, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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