Job Description

Lead, Talent Acquisition
Operating Company Stuart Olson
City Edmonton
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Reporting to the Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition, the Lead, Talent Acquisition will be responsible to oversee the hourly hiring team and their activities, develop partnerships and add strategic value to the business and support the development and execution of Talent Acquisition projects with the client groups.


This position is based in the NW Edmonton, AB office with some travel required to regional offices and project sites within Canada.






  • Demonstrate the Stuart Olson Promise and contribute to it becoming embedded across the organization.

  • Promote the best interest of the Company.

  • Conduct performance plans and assessments with direct reports.

  • Maintain high level of morale among direct reports.

  • Act as a coach and mentor to direct reports.


Talent Acquisition

  • Oversee the Talent Acquisition team conducting hourly hiring; manage team workload; primary contact for all hourly requests; conduct hourly hiring as required.

  • Project manage large scale hourly hiring requests, i.e. turnarounds, shutdowns etc.

  • Develop a thorough understanding of the business, client needs and specific talent pools.

  • Conduct full cycle recruiting for all salaried and indirect openings for the Industrial Group.

  • Lead reporting metrics for Talent Acquisition.

  • Establish strong internal relationships with the business.

  • Execute various Talent Acquisition projects to completion as communicated by the Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition.

  • Support the objectives and strategy of the hourly hiring activities as communicated by the Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition.

  • Support the execution of the national employment brand for Stuart Olson as an employer of choice.


Stuart Olson

  • Support and participate in corporate initiatives as requested.





  • Undergraduate degree in Human Resources or Business

  • RPR designation an asset

  • 5+ years’ internal full cycle talent acquisition experience in hourly and salaried recruitment within the construction or related industry

  • 1-2+ years’ leadership experience

  • Taleo experience an asset

  • Familiarity with the dynamics, operations, processes and organizational interdependencies of construction/industrial services preferred

  • Experience with and talent acquisition strategies, programs, vendors and tools

  • Experience with direct sourcing an asset

  • Solid understanding of workforce-related federal and provincial employment laws and regulations as it relates to talent acquisition practices

  • Ability to lead and operate within an environment where change happens frequently

  • Commitment to recruiting, mentoring, training, and retaining a focused team; the foresight and ability to delegate accordingly

  • Able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and meet the time demands of unpredictable activities; capable of handling pressure and challenges in a dynamic business environment

  • Ability to work within tight deadlines and prioritization of work to achieve them

  • Strong organization, critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Self-motivated, action oriented and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment with a positive attitude

  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, strong customer service and problem solving orientation

  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and strong commitment to achieving goals; ability to work in challenging, fast paced environment

  • Ability to forge, grow and maintain positive relationships with multiple groups

  • Superior written and verbal communication skills

  • Supportive of a culture that encompasses the highest ethical standards aligned with the Company Promise




Why Choose Stuart Olson?

Safety, Sustainability, Collaboration, and Integrity are core Company values that encourage innovation and make a lasting difference in meeting the goals of our stakeholders and the communities in which we operate. Stuart Olson strongly supports and encourages employees to get involved and give back in their local communities. We expect our employees to bring their best to work every day and in return, management recognizes and rewards employees for their valued contribution through competitive compensation, robust benefits, health & wellness programs, and learning development opportunities. At Stuart Olson we are committed to creating a culture built on a passion to do great things.


Who We Are?

Stuart Olson has been positively impacting the businesses we serve, the communities in which we operate, and the lives we touch since 1911. Our rich history demonstrates our reach and diversity as an integrated, full service organization serving the commercial and industrial markets.


We are a $1 billion+, fully integrated commercial construction and industrial services provider with offices in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario. We deliver confidence through a client-centered approach that ensures the highest quality of service, reduces risk and delivers results.



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