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Craft Recruiter - Power Delivery


Dallas, TX, US Fort Worth, TX, US

Requisition ID: 165325 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: DHO HR Operations 

Department: Human Resources 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit employs @30,000 employees and has been in business for 136 years designing and constructing the largest projects across North America.  We are actively searching for a Construction/Craft Recruiter to add to our team to support our Power construction market.  Our Kiewit Power team is an integral part of Kiewit’s success story.  Whether the project is a transmission line, a simple air-insulated substation, a more sophisticated gas-insulated substation or a high-voltage DC system – we can do it all!  We work on projects of all sizes and our in-depth experience for all voltage levels shows how Kiewit continues to lead todays’ power industry as a major constructor.  
If you are well versed in recruiting craft for power projects, we would love to talk with you! You will be joining a strong Recruitment team with dedicated individuals that are passionate about finding the best talent.  Our recruiters are true partners with our multiple business lines, able to creatively source great candidates and know how to close deals!  We are the best at what we do - come be a part of it!    

District Overview

In this role, you will be part of our HR Operations team, 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 will be located in Dallas Texas. (This is not a remote position).  


•    Creatively execute various sourcing strategies to attract top Craft talent and strategize with operational leaders on new ways to attract talent. 
•    Collaborate with Operations leaders to determine workforce planning needs and expectations, gaining advanced knowledge of current and future construction projects
•    Coaches hiring managers and estimators on supply and demand of Craft workforce 
•    Accountable for overall Craft recruiting effectiveness for your discipline
•    Source, screen, arrange interviews and compile offers.  Negotiate and bring offers to a close.  
•    Broad knowledge of union and nonunion Craft management practices
•    Train hiring managers on recruiting processes and proper utilization and management of requisitions and candidates within ATS
•    Maintains knowledge of employment laws to ensure compliance across the business
•    Proactively seeks outreach opportunities to develop pipeline
•    Develop and implement local recruiting strategies across the US as a whole
•    Conduct in depth research on wages, housing, and fringe benefits as needed
•    Represents Kiewit at associations, job fairs and other networking events to build relationships, promote the company to develop an understanding of the regional employment market.  
•    Able to travel as needed
•    Interested in doing Project Recruitment at constructions sites around the country for extended periods of time


•    Must have 3+ years of experience recruiting craft professionals in Power Delivery (Construction).  (For example, must have experience recruiting Lineworkers, substation crews, Power equipment operators)
•    Agility in sourcing strategies and ability to pivot as necessary to support new market areas 
•    Ability to balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment and handle high volume recruitment
•    Human Resources knowledge such as EEOC, FLSA, diversity recruiting, interview best practices.  Knowledge of union and non-union craft management practices
•    Ability to work individually and in a team environment
•    Proven performance in sourcing, screening, interviewing, and closing deals
•    Exhibit Emotional Intelligence and emotional resiliency– Ability to manage emotions in positive ways to communicate effectively, empathize with others, overcome challenges, and defuse conflicts
•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
•    Outstanding customer service and problem-solving skills
•    Experience with the latest sourcing techniques (LinkedIn, Indeed, social media, Boolean searches, and professional / networking groups) and ability to think out of the box to develop new strategies for attracting top talent


Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.

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.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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