• Contract Recruiter

    Job Location US-NY-New York
    Job ID 0218-17918
    HNTB Job Title
    Position Type
    Temporary Full-Time
    Human Resources/Training & Development
  • Why Choose HNTB?

    For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

    At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

    For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.


    The time is right to join HNTB Corporation!  HNTB is currently seeking a Contract Recruiter for our New York office for a 4-5 month contact.

    Job Summary

    Responsible for achieving talent needs for assigned business area with focus on large population, core jobs.

    Essential Responsibility

    • Builds and maintains strong relationships with hiring managers to execute talent needs. Serves as a staffing resource and support hiring managers to achieve talent needs. 
    • Executes staffing for assigned business area, ensuring effective, efficient and compliant recruiting processes, building a strong talent pipeline and ensuring a quality candidate experience to build upon HNTB's reputation.
    • Manages and performs full cycle recruiting including sourcing, screening, interviewing and closing top talent.
    • Uses effective sourcing strategies to attract active candidates. Uses existing employee referral, recruiting boards, internet, social media, and industry and community organizations to build a strong talent pool - including diverse talent.
    • Coaches hiring managers on policy/procedural issues, using strong interpersonal and influence skills to gain alignment where needed. Elevates issues where appropriate.
    • Executes recruiting practices to conform to all applicable HTNB policies, practices, and governmental regulations.
    • Develops technical knowledge of recruiting best practices, trends and legislative/regulatory activities as they affect recruiting policies or practices.
    • Maintains effective business relationships with other human resource groups, other HNTB teams, external recruiting partners, and other available recruiting sources.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Basic Qualification

    Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business or related area
    3 years recruiting experience
    In lieu of education, 7 years recruiting experience

    Preferred Qualification/Skills

    - Applicant tracking systems (ATS)
    - Detail oriented/ability to manage high requisition work load
    - Passive recruiting, cold calling, social media experience
    - Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
    - Demonstrated customer service skills
    - PC proficiency (MS Word, Excel, Outlook)
    - Experience recruiting for engineers, CM and transit projects

    General Work Conditions

    Office Environment: Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently, and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use.

    HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. 

    The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law.  In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.


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