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Craft Talent Acquisition Recruiter: DHO HR Operations


Calgary, AB, CA

Requisition ID: 125473 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Human Resources 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

The Craft Talent Acquisition  Recruiter is a valuable member of the 1Craft Shared Services team and works closely with Human Resources staff and Hiring Managers throughout. This job requires a self-motivated individual that can work independently, an individual who is able to successfully recruit, screen talent, and fill a variety of craft roles (Welders, Electricians, Crane Operators, Pipe Welders etc.) against aggressive timelines. 

District Overview

HR Operations is an integral partner and service provider at Kiewit.  In recent years, we have gone from decentralized HR groups to a unified, shared service team, with various HR Centers of Excellence.  Our vision is to be a best-in-class international HR organization. 


This position is based out of Calgary. This is a shared service center in a professional office setting. 


  • Recruit, screen and interview candidates presenting best talent to hiring managers in high volume, fast-paced environment.
  • Manage social media platforms used for advertising
  • Utilize Success Factors, Yello, Talent Navigator, LinkedIn, social media, job boards, and Boolean searches, and professional / networking groups in order to attract new talent and sources tough to fill positions in creative ways.
  • Network to recruit active and passive candidates for current positions and build talent pipelines for future career opportunities.
  • Extend job opportunities and see candidates through to the project onboarding process
  • Continuous improvement and knowledge of current effective staffing and recruiting trends, understand how they align with the company’s business priorities, and develop a business case to push new ideas forward
  • Identify workflow process improvements, structure and systems to realign them with operational goals in all craft process
  • Participate actively in transfer process that will allow company to keep core craft actively working, engaged, and loyal
  • Experience working with craft professionals (Welders, Electricians, Crane Operators, Pipe Welders etc.) in the construction industry preferred.


  • 4+ years of experience in recruiting
  • Experience recruiting for Craft preferred
  • Ability to source/recruit, screen, interview, and hire top talent into our business
  • Ability to create, measure, and scale the right workflow between candidates, hiring managers and the recruiting team
  • Emotional Intelligence – Ability to manage emotions in positive ways to communicate effectively, empathize with others, overcome challenges, and defuse conflicts 
  • Outstanding customer service and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated energy, enthusiasm and initiative
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work individually and in a team environment

We believe in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination and comply with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

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