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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Posted on: April 20, 2022
Salary: Based on Experience

Department/Group: Talent Development

Location: Pogue Construction Company | McKinney, TX

Reports To: Director of People Development

Position Type: Full Time

Applications Accepted By: Until position is filled

Pogue Construction Company | ATTN: Megan Forbes

1512 Bray Central

McKinney, TX 75069

Phone: 972-529-9401

Email: Hayley Hobson –



  • Two years’ proven work experience as an internal recruiter, recruiter, or hiring role.  Construction industry experience preferred.


  • Bachelor’s in Business Administration or Human Resources

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support company recruitment efforts with a proactive approach
  • Possess a clear understanding of Pogue’s job descriptions
  • Understand Pogue’s hiring needs, company values & goals
  • Meet with managers to understand exact role requirements
  • Meet with recruiting team to plan and execute a detailed hiring roadmap to include timelines
  • Research industry trends
  • Maintain a pulse on companies (GC’s & Subcontractors) within the industry & top talent serving within those organizations
  • Source candidates through professional networks, associations, referrals & focused outreach
  • Seek unique avenues for sourcing candidates
  • Solicit qualified “passive” candidates
  • Screen resumes & update candidates on hiring processes
  • Support with interviewing candidates during various hiring stages, including phone, level 1 & level 2 interviews
  • Position requires time spent in both the office & field

Required Skills:

  • Ability to interact with staff (at all levels) in a fast-paced environment
  • Solid understanding of full-cycle recruiting
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to remain flexible, proactive, resourceful, and efficient
  • Ability to multitask while recruiting for a variety of roles across departments
  • Sound knowledge of relevant HR legislation and hiring processes
  • Ability to use resources wisely
  • Innovative problem-solving skills
  • Organized with an attention to detail
  • Strategic & analytical thinker
  • Strong research skills
  • Time management skills
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office Suite
  • Ability to maintain high energy and professionalism
  • Positive outlook
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Internal and external customer service