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HR Generalist, Knoxville TN

Knoxville, TN, US, 37932

Harrison Construction Company


Job ID:  477425


Since 1947, Harrison Construction Company, a CRH company, has been the preferred source for ground-level site construction throughout eastern Tennessee and western North Carolina. Committed to quality, service and safety, our integrated products and services enable us to build and manage site development projects from concept through construction.  In addition, by being a part of the CRH family, we are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that come together to form CRH.  CRH is the number one asphalt producer and paver, the largest aggregates producer and the second largest ready-mix producer in North America. We are also the number four cement producer in North America and a leader in Canada. CRH operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Job Summary

As the HR Generalist, you will work supporting team members that help build our communities.  The HR Generalist position works with a broad range of human resources activities for Harrison Construction including hiring, onboarding, compliance, training and policy administration.   


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Serve as the first point of contact for employees; supporting individual needs and HR processess.
  • Assists with salaried exempt, salaried non-exempt and hourly hiring process, including composition of job postings, advertisements and descriptions, screening of applications/resumes, interviewing of candidates, offer letter preparation.
  • Facilitates onboarding including coordinating screens and conducting new hire orientations.  Ensures proper paperwork is completed and forwarded to appropriate personnel.  Maintains electronic database of human resources forms and employment records.
  • Assists with administrative responsibilities and special projects, including compilation of data, data analysis and report preparation/generation.
  • Responsible for EEO/AAP Compliance process and reporting.  
  • Assists with required training, including preparation, review and distribution.
  • Assists with providing key HR metrics and presentations when necessary.
  • Assists with planning and supporting employee engagement activities.
  • Assists with development and maintenance of corporate policies and procedures and maintains electronic database.
  • Processes employee terminations, including entry, calculations and routing of appropriate paperwork.
  • Coordinates and documents all claims and reports relating to specific state workforce development and unemployment offices.
  • When applicable, conducts and documents HR related investigations, including, but not limited to, EEO complaints, harassment complaints and general employee issues.
  • Responsible for administering and tracking employee requests as they pertain to FMLA, NYS PFL and ADA.
  • Coordinates with safety to provide information on workers compensation claims.
  • Identify areas to improve processes, efficiency, and organization
  • Maintains professional demeanor in dealing with critical/confidential information; restricts discussion/knowledge of activity to a “need to know” basis.
  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.





  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related discipline preferred.
  • Two to five years’ experience in human resources required. Experience as HR generalist strongly preferred.
  • Experience in a construction environment preferred.
  • PHR or SHRM-CP is a plus.
  • Valid state driver’s license and satisfactory driving record is required.


Work Requirements


  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • Knowledge of human resources policies and procedures as well as employment and labor laws.
  • Highly effective oral and written communication skills required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs required.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to analyze issues independently.
  • Ability to perform under deadline pressure.
  • Ability to understand and follow complex verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency.


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Harrison Construction Company, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  Mar 15, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Knoxville

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