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Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist (Bilingual En/Fr)


Oakville, ON, CA Laval, Quebec, CA

Requisition ID: 164489 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Human Resources 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Do you like teamwork and working in a fast-growing company? Do you have solid experience in talent recruitment? We are looking for a versatile and passionate senior Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our recruitment team. In this role, you will work with an innovative team in North America. By building strong relationships with managers, you will learn how to build our teams.

At Kiewit, the scale of our operations is huge. Our construction and engineering projects span across the United States, Canada and Mexico, improving and connecting communities with every initiative.  We depend on our high-performing operations support professionals — they’re the glue that holds multiple areas of the business together and the catalysts that make things happen. We hire only the most driven people and we offer them diverse career opportunities, strong leadership and mentorship, rewarding, collaborative work, and responsibility they won’t find just anywhere. We’re always pushing new limits. You can too.  

District Overview

HR Operations for Kiewit 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 will be based out of one of Oakville or Laval.


  • Complete the entire recruiting cycle while making effective use of Kiewit's processes, systems and tools;
  • Define recruitment needs and work on planning with the Human Resources Manager;  
  • Establish internal partnerships in order to understand the company's culture and have an excellent knowledge of our projects;
  • Work with managers and our Human Resources team to attract the best candidates for our projects and teams;
  • Create and maintain a pool of qualified and diverse candidates;
  • Evaluate the skills and abilities of candidates through job interviews;
  • Proactively work with managers and the HR team to anticipate recruitment for our future projects;
  • Actively contribute to Quebec and Canadian associations in order to broaden and diversify Kiewit's pool of candidates;
  • Know and master the trends of the construction and engineering market;
  • Maintain effective and professional relationships with candidates and managers throughout the recruitment process and contribute significantly to the candidate and client experience.


  • Bachelor's degree in administration, human resources, communications or a related field preferred;
  • Minimun 5 years experience full life cycle recruitment
  • Strong interpersonal skills: Communicate and influence stakeholders (internal and external) and establish trust and credibility with Kiewit's management team;
  • Fluently bilingual in French and English (recruitment process will be conducted in English).
  • Results-oriented, highly motivated, very energetic, with a proven track record of success;
  • Able to travel professionally up to 10% of the time
  • Business acumen and ability to negotiate job offers;
  • Very well organized and able to prioritize multiple tasks;
  • Ability to manage a large volume of recruitment;
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality of employee information;  
  • Mastery of Microsoft and other applications, including social media;
  • Ability to fully understand the company's strategy and link it to a talent management strategy.


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 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.

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