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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Company: Pike Electric Company
Location: Fort Mill
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Company Overview:

With a 75-year track record, Pike Corporation is a leading provider of turnkey infrastructure solutions for electric and gas utilities, as well as telecommunications companies. On the electric side, Pike specializes in the engineering, construction, maintenance and upgrade of transmission, distribution and substation infrastructure. Our expertise ranges from traditional and renewable grid assets and storage, to longer-range smart city planning and implementation. Whether you are just starting out in your career or have decades of experience, if you are looking to make a difference through your job, we believe Pike may be the right employer for you.

Job Summary:

We are looking for a dynamic Talent Acquisition professional to assist with identifying talent across the US. We need candidates who have provided support in sourcing for skilled and professional level applicants primarily in the Utility & Power field. This newly created role utilizes their network and various HRIS sourcing tools available to screen & select the most suitable applicants for present and future job opportunities at Pike. This position also attends job fairs at technical schools and universities. Building strong collaborative relationships with hiring leaders and department managers and becoming a trusted recruitment partner to provide advice and guidance on Human Resources activities is an absolute must.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for the full cycle recruiting process, as needed, for technical and non-technical utility and engineering candidates, and ensuring a positive candidate experience.
  • Identify potential and priority candidates by proactively sourcing using personal and professional network, candidate referrals, networking, and web sourcing.
  • Work closely with the internal recruiting team to develop and execute tactical & strategic sourcing strategies to create appropriate candidate flow and pipeline to meet overall recruiting goals.
  • Collaborate with internal client groups to understand their hiring needs, goals, and how it aligns with the overall business strategy.
  • Responsible for the execution of the complete staffing process from recruitment strategy, hiring manager interface, requisitioning, candidate screening, coordination of hiring with HR.
  • Must have exceptional experience and positive results in proactively recruiting candidates utilizing the latest software tools and web sourcing including LinkedIn, Facebook, Indeed, etc. as well through networking.
  • Must have solid experience utilizing social media to promote new jobs and communicate the positives of working for the company.
  • Must possess a high level of initiative to continually expand network through leveraging user groups, blogs, and networking events.
  • Continuously explore new recruiting sources, job boards, and forums to assist the company in quickly growing an expansive candidate pool.
  • Maintain databases of local accredited schools for use in recruiting etc.
  • Identify short, medium and long -term resourcing issues. Build and maintain files on regional area talent acquisition plans.
  • Create, generate and distribute ad-hoc/special reports (job costing, recruiting metrics etc.) to leadership.
  • Travel to colleges and job fairs to recruit potential applicants.

Minimum Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Required Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or 3-5 years' experience in recruiting or related human resources field. Direct experience recruiting or working in the utility/energy industry is strongly preferred.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as procedure manuals, operational procedures, etc.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret spread sheets.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Social Media / Job Board recruiting experience-relationship development
  • Energetic and enthusiastic about recruiting and client relationship management
  • Demonstrated experience with military and diversity recruiting initiatives.
  • Must be outgoing and self-motivated- excellent multi-tasking skills
  • Must be Dependent, Efficient and able to successfully perform under tight deadlines
  • Must be able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suites and Internet/Social Sourcing tactics
  • Experience with Oracle HCM, Taleo ATM and various other business software packages


  • Team-Oriented
  • Customer & Sales Oriented
  • Analytical
  • Organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-Motivated
  • Must be able to follow Company safety rules and all other Company policies.
  • Maintains confidentiality

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, and feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work). The employee may be subject to one or more of the following atmospheric conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin: fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.

Pike is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Team-members may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Keywords: Pike Electric Company, Rock Hill , Talent Acquisition Specialist, Other , Fort Mill, South Carolina

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