18 days old

Human Resources Specialist

Vulcan Materials Company
Los Angeles, California 91203



Vulcan Materials Company is the nation’s largest producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of aggregates-based construction materials including asphalt and ready-mixed concrete. We run our business with great discipline and integrity.


At Vulcan, our people share a competitive drive for excellence, in an environment of trust, teamwork, positive reinforcement, open-mindedness and communication.


Ours is a culture of mutual respect, integrity and committed spirit. Opportunity, community and unity is our way of doing business. We call it The Vulcan Way.





Compensation and Benefits Specialist to direct the planning, administration, and implementation of all  compensation program and policies; to include job descriptions and evaluation, performance appraisal, wage and salary management and incentive programs and work closely with corporate partners in administration of benefits (life, health, and disability insurance as well as pension and related retirement). The Benefits Specialist will develop and monitor benefit plans which provide value to employees, are cost-effective for the organization, and meet defined objectives. Oversee the performance management process, and drive the HRIS function for Human Resources and processes to ensure timely reporting and accuracy of data.





  • Develop and implement effective total benefits and compensation delivery systems to support the organization's ability to recruit, retain and motivate high-performing employees.


  • Maintain due diligence while ensuring compliance with state and federal laws in all matters related to compensation and benefits.


  • Manage job evaluation and salary analysis functions, including salary survey analysis, compensation program budgeting, salary structure development, salary increases, and related pay programs.


  • Assist in the planning and direct implementation and administration of employee benefit programs such as health insurance, disability insurance, life insurance, workers compensation, employee assistance, retirement, and other plans.


  • Provide consultation to management and Human Resources regarding market trends, job, classifications, and application of compensation programs, policies, and guidelines.


  • Develop and administer performance review systems for all employees to ensure compliance with compensation administration guidelines.


  • Serve as system administrator and manage PeopleSoft and Kronos processes to ensure timely and accurate reporting of data.


  • Prepare and manage the department budget, ensuring expenditures remain within organizational guidelines.


  • Oversee timely and accurate reporting in meeting the requirements of the organization's timekeeping system for the department.


  • Experience and strong communication skills in both communicating, preparing and presenting complex information in a simplified delivery.


  • Strong team player and collaborator and is excellent at leading cross functional initiatives and understands the impact of effective teamwork with a strong appreciation for diverse environments





  • BA/BS degree in Business Administration or related field, with Human Resources and/or Compensation Certification(s), or equivalent years’ experience 


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


  • Requires knowledge of appropriate statutes including FLSA, Equal Pay Act, Title VII, and other applicable laws, is necessary.  Working familiarity with CA Laws and regulations is a plus. Incumbent is expected to continue upgrading knowledge, skills and abilities needed to keep abreast of compensation, benefits, performance management, and HRIS administration.
  • Minimum 5 years of Human Resources Management experience in Benefits, Compensation and Performance Management, in addition to possessing expertise in other functional areas of Human Resources.
  • Must have experience in organizations of 500 or more employees, with experience in HRIS administration. Exposure to PeopleSoft, Kronos timekeeping systems is a plus.
  • Advanced knowledge of and expertise in all areas related to compensation, benefits, and performance management. Must have knowledge of job evaluation, salary structure development, and market pricing using major surveys.  
  • Must have thorough knowledge of business operations and strategic planning, as well as excellent problem solving skills.      
  • Requires advanced Excel skills, including tables, V-lookups, and graphing and Intermediate Word and PowerPoint skills. Must have proven ability to negotiate successfully with senior management.
  • Provides expert counsel and exercises sound judgment in handling complex compensation issues. Position requires high degree professionalism, judgment, and maturity, and ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Must have exemplary oral, written, and interpersonal skills, as well as strong ability to educate, persuade and interact with all organizational levels. Ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy during the process of educating, mentoring and coaching staff and management is a must.




  • Vulcan Materials Company offers a competitive compensation program and benefits package including: medical/dental/vision, paid holidays and vacations, life insurance, 401(k) with match and flexible spending accounts.



Vulcan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex (including pregnancy), color, religion, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age over 40, disability including AIDS or genetics, protected veterans status, marital status, cancer-related medical condition, or any other characteristics protected by law from discrimination.




Posted: 2019-08-01 Expires: 2019-08-31

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Human Resources Specialist

Vulcan Materials Company
Los Angeles, California 91203

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