U.S. Concrete
  • 11-Jan-2019 to 12-Mar-2020 (CST)
  • U.S. Concrete - New York Division
  • NY, USA
  • Full Time

Human Resources Generalist

Office Location: College Point, Queens, NY

About U.S. Concrete:

U.S. Concrete, Inc. [NASDAQ: USCR], headquartered in Euless, Texas, is one of the leading producers of ready-mixed concrete and aggregate products in North and West Texas, Northern California, New Jersey, New York, Washington DC, Oklahoma, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

USC-New York, an operating unit of U.S. Concrete, is a leading supplier of ready-mixed concrete to all five boroughs of New York City. Our materials have been used in some of the most complex and highly specialized construction projects including the World Trade Center Complex, the LaGuardia Airport rebuild, the new Tappan Zee Bridge, Hudson Yards, and 432 Park Avenue.  USC-New York has 14 ready-mixed concrete plants, approximately 450 employees, and 5 labor contracts with the Teamsters, Operating Engineers, Laborers, and Machinists. 

Position Summary

The Human Resources Generalist for USC-New York will help manage all aspects of human resources for the New York operations.  These areas of responsibility will include (i) transactional HR (day-to-day and ongoing functions such as payroll, implementing appropriate workplace policies and maintaining positive labor and union relations. 

This position is a direct report to the Vice President & General Manager, USC-New York, with a dotted line reporting relationship to the Director, Human Resources, USC-Atlantic.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Provide direction and counsel concerning all human resources aspects of USC-New York's ready mix operations, including but not limited to interviewing, onboarding, disciplining, documenting, terminating, training, drug testing, counseling and evaluating personnel.
  • Provide proactive coaching to managers on employee relations matters while ensuring overall compliance and a respectful & trusting workplace.
  • Assist with administration of human resource policies and procedures, and make improvement recommendations to management on same.
  • Accountable for year-end performance reviews and goal setting.
  • Work alongside the Recruiting Manager to establish recruiting and on-boarding processes and policies; support and counsel hiring managers on candidate selection.
  • Listen to and assist with resolving union grievances; counsel employees and supervisors on labor contract work rules and collective bargaining agreements.
  • Ensure legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource federal and state requirements.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of Human Resource Generalist experience
  • Flexible schedule availability (Early start times often required)
  • Union and traditional labor relations experience a plus
  • Must own a reliable personal vehicle. (Frequent travel between plants and offices is required for this position)
  • Intermediate user of all Microsoft Office tools (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)
  • Self-motivated and independent
  • Detail-oriented, multi-tasker
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge of federal and New York employment laws
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to work and learn in a fast-paced environment
  • Department of Transportation/commercial truck driving regulations knowledge a plus
  • Experience with payroll processes and systems a plus

Physical Demands/Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the HR Generalist is regularly required to sit, walk, talk, hear and occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. The HR Generalist will also be required to drive to various concrete plant locations throughout New York City and surrounding areas. The incumbent is must be comfortable working in non-climate controlled quarry like environments; possible exposure to active heavy equipment and machinery, and loud noise.


U.S. Concrete offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical/dental/vision/prescription plan options, 401(k) plan with matching options, auto-allowance program, company-paid life and disability insurance, paid time off, bonus opportunities.


U.S. Concrete, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of Sex, Race, Religion, Age (40 and over), Handicap or National Origin.  We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or any other legally protected status.

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