Trades Recruiter (Contract - 12 month)


Category: Human Resources
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Title: Trades Recruiter (Contract - 12 month)
Job ID: 13191
Job Status: Full Time Temporary

Job Summary

You are an experienced, service-oriented Trades Recruiter who thrives in a multi-disciplined environment where attention to detail, multiple touch points, and a sense of urgency compel you to do more. You will play a pivotal role in assessing the competencies of new hires for our hourly workforce, coordinate a series of onboarding requirements, and execute targeted sourcing strategies to build our business.

Ledcor is investing in a multi-year initiative, called HR2020, to provide new HCM technology and an updated HR operating model to support our company’s future business growth and development. HR2020 will improve the employee experience at Ledcor through enabling technology and broadened HR service delivery. We have already started on this journey and we are adding expertise as needed to complement our dynamic team. If you are looking for a career where you can make a real difference, come join our True Blue team

If you enjoy working with people in a high volume, fast-paced work environment and have an interest in recruiting for one of Canada’s top employers, Ledcor is the place for you! This role is a temporary 12-month position.


• Drives hiring plan discussions and recruitment activities for a wide range of trades-related positions which expand across Western Canada
• Designs and develops customized job descriptions that present Ledcor externally as an employer of choice
• Develops and identifies a customized sourcing strategy by position to create a strong pool of candidates, including: website postings, various job boards/networking sites, union referrals, advertising, database mining, cold calling, networking, career fairs, social media and other sources
• Creates prescreens based on competency assessment and site specific conditions, and makes informed recommendations
• Contacts and screens a high volume of candidates to verify work experience and credentials, including Journeyperson and Apprenticeship status
• Manages candidate status through the use of our applicant tracking system, documenting all communication and activity regarding the candidate
• Administers Ledcor’s Drug and Alcohol program through our third party vendor
• Confirms validity of safety certifications and arranges additional training when required
• Coordinates and facilitates candidate travel and accommodation booking with site representatives
• Facilitates the hiring process of our network of external referrals in an urgent and professional manner, while maintaining a high degree of accuracy
• Understands current and future manpower requirements by interfacing and communicating directly with Ledcor site representatives


• 3 to 5 years of experience working in a similar recruitment role within a fast-paced and dynamic environment
• Post-secondary education in business and/or human resources preferred
• Proven computer skills and previous experience using an applicant tracking system preferred
• Understanding of collective agreements and associated amendments is an asset
• Exceptional communication and telephone skills, with the ability to build rapport while conducting a high volume of daily calls
• Excellent attention to detail with the ability to follow through on assigned tasks
• Excellent organizational and execution skills, and the ability to work in a high volume, dynamic and fast-paced environment.
• Ability to work collaboratively with a dynamic, action-oriented team

Work Conditions

• Ability to travel to various site based projects if needed
• This position is a temporary, full-time position for 12 months

Our Human Resources (HR) team helps Ledcor’s leaders attract and retain our most valuable asset – our people. With expertise in recruitment, employment practices, workplace culture, learning and development, and compensation, the HR team supports the entire lifecycle of our employees. We are a diverse team equipped to support the growth of our company.

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Edmonton, AB
Edmonton, Alberta

Date Posted 4/6/2017 7:30:23 PM