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Talent Acquisition Specialist/Recruiter, Dallas, TX

Heath Consultants Dallas Full-Time
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Key Responsibilities and Critical Success Measures:

The Talent Acquisition  Specialist/ Recruiter will be responsible for sourcing and evaluating candidates for open positions. Working with hiring managers throughout the full life-cycle recruiting/hiring process including discussing open positions and internal options, reviewing applications and conducting phone interviews, coordinating interviews for hiring managers, and negotiating offers. The Recruiters report directly to the Manager of Recruiting. 

Primary Objectives of the TAS/ Recruiter:

  •     Develop and execute recruiting plans.
  •     Network through industry contacts, association memberships, trade groups, social media, and employees.
  •     Develop and track measurable facets of the recruiting and hiring process so that the processes are transparent and measurable. Set continuous improvement goals.
  •     Coordinate and implement college recruiting initiatives.
  •     Administrative duties and record-keeping.

Develop and Execute Recruiting Plans

  •     Work with hiring managers on recruiting planning meetings and ensures Corporate is apprised of staffing forecasts.
  •     Works with managers to create job descriptions and hiring profiles.
  •     Lead the creation of a recruiting and interviewing plan for each open position.
  •     Efficiently and effectively fill open positions by screens, interviews and schedule candidates for existing and potential openings.
  •     Conduct regular follow-up with managers to determine the effectiveness of recruiting plans and implementation.
  •     Develop a pool of qualified candidates in advance of need.
  •     Research and recommend new sources for active and passive candidate recruiting.
  •     Build networks to find qualified passive candidates.
  •     Post openings in online venues, professional organizations, and in other position appropriate venues.
  •     Utilize the internet for recruitment.
  •     --Post positions to appropriate Internet sources.
  •     --Improve the company website recruiting section to assist in recruiting.
  •     --Research new ways of using the internet for recruitment.
  •     --Use social and professional networking sites to identify and source candidates.

Coordinate and Implement High School and College Recruiting Initiatives

  •     Coordinate college, Junior College and High School recruiting initiatives.
  •     Attend career fairs for recruiting and company recognition.
  •     Develop working relationships within these organization to aid in recruiting.
  •     Gives presentations at high school and colleges, attend student group meetings, and increase school awareness of the company before and after career fairs.

Administrative Duties and Record Keeping

  •     Review applicants to evaluate if they meet the position requirements.
  •     Conduct screening interviews.
  •     Maintain all pertinent applicant and interview data in the Human Resources Information System (HRIS).
  •     Assist in performing reference and background checks for potential employees.
  •     Assist in writing and forwarding rejection letters.
  •     Assist in interviewing and selecting employees onsite.
  •     Assist in preparing and sending offer packages.
  •     Assist in preparing and sending new employee orientation packages.

Facilitate On-Boarding 

  •     Deliver new hire classes.
  •     Ensure a positive rapport and work relationship with all offices.
  •     Performs other duties as required


  •     ​Safety is our number one priority
  •     Communicate openly and honestly
  •     Approach all that we do with a sense of urgency
  •     Always do the right thing
  •     Treat others as you wish to be treated
  •     Strive for excellence in everything we do
  •     Provide an environment that nurtures growth and enjoyment
Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  •     ​4-year Bachelor degree in Business or commensurate experience preferred
  •     Minimum of one (1) years of proven experience in demanding, high paced and deadline driven recruiting environment.
  •     Previous experience in the utilities industry preferred.
  •     Experience using an Applicant Tracking System (ATS).
  •     Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment.

Reports to Manager of Recruiting
Responsible for This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

  •     This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. 
  •     On occasion, the recruiter will be in a field environment and may be required to wear PPE.

Physical Requirements

  •     While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary.
  •     On occassion, the recruiter will need to walk in a field setting, wearing PPE, in order to conduct follow-up meetings with hired technicians. 

Travel Requirements

  •     This position requires up to 50% travel. Frequently, travel is outside the local area and overnight, sometimes with little notice..


  • Conflict management / Manages conflict
  • Drive for results /Achiever
  • Learning on the fly
  • Organizing

Recommended skills

Reviewing Applications
Background Checks
Applicant Tracking Systems
Sourcing (Recruitment)
Human Resources Information System (Hris)


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Talent Acquisition Specialist/Recruiter, Dallas, TX
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Since 1933 Heath Consultants Incorporated has led the industry in the safety of natural gas utilities infrastructure through the innovative and conscientious actions of our employees. Our continued field services growth is due in large part to the addition of new field services, such as underground utility line locating, meter and corrosion services to our utility partners outside of our core emissions reduction focus.

Heath’s innovative products have led to safer survey practices for both gas utilities and within our own field services division. These breakthroughs in technology are due in large part to the efforts of our engineering and marketing experts who research and develop new products and services through strategic partnerships with well recognized research and development organizations and industry trade associations.

Heath is certified as a women’s business enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the nation’s largest third-party certifier of the businesses owned and operated by women in the U.S.

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