Payroll Specialist

Spokane Valley, WA, US, 99212

CPM Development Corp




Job ID:  486471


CRH's Americas Materials, a division of CRH, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, cement, asphalt, ready mixed concrete and paving and construction services in North America. Our operations span North America with 24,100 employees at close to 1,300 locations in 44 US States and 6 Canadian provinces.


What You’ll Do
If you’re looking for the next step in your career, our team can provide you with a fun and challenging opportunity to grow with an industry leader. In this role, you will be the subject matter expert for prevailing wages, Davis Bacon, and similar government & municipal payroll regulations for 9 operating companies across WA, OR, ID & MT. You’ll ensure compliance by staying current on changes to related legislation and will be the point person to address employee & operational inquiries. You’ll provide critical support to our teams, playing an integral part as we stand together to reinvent the way our world is built.


Location: Spokane Valley, WA | Hybrid (2 Days WFH/week) on completion of training


Wage: $24.45 – 31.40/hr DOE w/ Potential for Overtime 


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 3 – 5 years payroll experience to include knowledge of local, state, and federal labor laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Minimum 1 year Davis Bacon and/or Prevailing Wage experience.
  • Intermediate Excel Skills: Familiarity with basic math functions, IF functions, V-Lookups & Pivot Tables.
  • Must be able to travel up to 25% of the time throughout the Northwest (WA, OR, ID, MT).
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with team members across departments and functions, including the ability to follow complex oral and written instructions.
  • Safety minded professional who demonstrates good performance, attendance, and punctuality. 
  • Must pass pre-employment controlled substance testing. 
  • Demonstrates the ability to work overtime as needed.
  • Must have current US Authorization to work or ability to obtain without company assistance prior to start date.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior payroll experience within the construction industry.
  • Prior experience with Department of Labor audits.
  • Prior experience with Union payroll.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties & Functions)

  • Evaluate internal processes related to state and federal projects to ensure information accurately flows from project setup through business operations to allow for the timely creation of employee paychecks and certified payrolls.
  • Understand, implement, and update accurate fringe benefit calculations, including amortization and offsets as required by jurisdictions.
  • Perform periodic internal audits for adherence to, and accuracy of, compliance processes. 
  • Identify and suggest remedy to breaks and or inaccuracies in process flow as identified throughout audits.  
  • Participate in prevailing wage training & development, circulate information as needed.
  • Apply basic understanding of federal, state, and local prevailing wage laws (Davis-Bacon and Related Act (DBRA) to support specific projects.
  • Review and match prevailing wage interview findings to subcontractor payroll submissions; identify and manage discrepancies and escalate findings as needed.
  • Liaise with company designated representatives (Project Managers, Contract Admins, Payroll/HR, Sales, etc.)
  • Assist in setting up payroll templates applicable to various jobs.
  • Review union contracts to ensure legal compliance.
  • Seek to understand our business by visiting sites and talking to our people throughout WA, OR, ID & MT.
  • Promote and support an inclusive work environment.
  • Show up to work on time and fit for duty.
  • Other tasks as assigned to meet business needs.


Company Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • 401k with Roth option & 5% Company Match
  • Profit Sharing
  • 9 Paid Holidays (8 Static and 1 Floating)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability
  • Annual Merit Raises
  • Flexible Scheduling – Potential for hybrid remote/in-person work schedule
  • Potential for Overtime
  • Opportunities for Internal Mobility
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Training Provided
  • Earn More with our Employee Referral Program
  • Company Discounts on products, goods, services, electronics, automotive, travel & more!
  • Opportunities for Community Engagement


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive 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!


Staker Parson Companies, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date:  Sep 9, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Spokane

Job Segment: Construction, Engineering