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Sr. HR Generalist

Date: Dec 31, 2021

Location: Topeka, KS, US, 66618

Company: Centuri Group, Inc.


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In this newly added position as an on-site Sr. HR Generalist (reporting to the area Regional Human Resources Manager), you will support the Human Resource department with both tactical and strategic initiatives in partnership with area operational teams based in Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas. Your expertise will be used to attract, recruit, onboard, develop, retain and motivate employees. 


  • Benefit Package including Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401K w/ Company Match
  • Voluntary Life & AD&D Insurance and Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Vacation/Sick Time and 9 Paid Holidays
  • Potential Bonus Opportunities
  • Career Development Opportunities
  • Employee Discounts
  • Weekly Payroll


  • Take ownership of full cycle recruiting, including the onboarding process; identify area partnership opportunities to build talent pipelines and establish NPL as an employer of choice
  • Coach employees at all levels on performance, career paths and professional development 
  • Establish trust with area operational teams and help them to view HR as a resource to achieve area goals while also aligning to corporate values and policy
  • Advise managers on employee relations, performance management, disciplinary actions, termination decisions etc.
  • Conduct investigations under the guidance of corporate legal counsel
  • Ensure compliance with collective bargaining agreements
  • Communicate new, changing, and existing policies and procedures, and ensure understanding, compliance, and adoption
  • Occasional travel across KS, OK and TX to ensure visibility, build relationships and understand market demands
  • Perform other duties as requested by leadership 

Education, Skills, Experience Needed

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field 
  • 3 years’ experience at generalist or business partner level with demonstrated ability to form trusted partnerships through an organization
  • Ability to influence through persuasion using data, logic, and example
  • Proven analytical, problem solving and long-term planning skills
  • Forward thinking to understand big picture goals and what it takes, big and small, to get there – ability to identify roadblocks and solutions
  • Comfortable in being autonomous and working in ambiguity while accomplishing goals
  • Ability to identify issues and bring processes and practices into compliance

Working Environment

  • Work is performed in a typical indoor office environment 
  • Regular visits to construction sites requiring use of personal protective equipment with exposure to adverse conditions
  • Travel up to 25% or as business needs dictate
  • Mobility required within an office, warehouse and construction site environments
  • Travel will be required as needed 
  • Flexibility to work various schedules and stay late when necessary with little or no notice
  • Must be able to read documents, use a computer, communicate verbally and in writing
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 20 pounds


  • Pass pre-employment, random, post-accident, and reasonable suspicion drug screens
  • Provide valid US work authorization documents for E-Verify
  • Satisfactory results of pre-employment background check results
  • With the health and safety of our employees, customers and the communities we serve in mind, all candidates who receive an offer of employment will be required to complete a COVID-19 risk assessment; your responses will help us determine an employment start date

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

This job description is subject to change at any time. It reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, and does not exclude or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Centuri and its subsidiary companies will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.  Centuri will provide reasonable accommodations to allow an applicant to participate in the hiring process (e.g., accommodations for a test or job interview) if so requested.

Nearest Major Market: Topeka