Director, Human Resources

TRC Companies, Inc. Austin , TX 78719

Posted 6 months ago

TRC, a national engineering, consulting and construction management firm providing integrated services to the power, environmental, infrastructure and oil & gas markets is currently looking for a talented, seasoned and customer centric Director Human Resources, Environmental to provide guidance on strategic and routine Human Resource matters to senior managers and employees. The position is a full-time position and will be located in Austin or Houston, TX.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Partner with operations leadership to fully understand business goals and objectives and ensure HR programs and strategy are aligned to effectively support those goals.

  • Serve as a trusted advisor and coach to sector and practice leaders and managers to implement business strategy and planning initiatives.

  • Identify and use metrics and analytics to make a business case for HR programs aligned with business goals and assess HR program performance.

  • Proactively gain client feedback to improve HR service levels and alert stakeholders when an issue/project may have impact on other areas of HR or the company.

  • Drive, influence, advise, negotiate, facilitate and support the cultural and people aspects of organizational change, structures, people processes and business improvement initiatives.

  • Collaborate with business leaders and Corporate Recruiting Team to achieve workforce planning and staffing requirements

  • Provide talent management leadership including identification and engagement of high potentials, succession planning, career planning, and retention and talent assessment.

  • Respond to HR issues in a flexible manner and demonstrate the ability to define and implement creative solutions to complex issues.

  • Identify, design and facilitate employee/management training and workshops on HR related topics that support operations objectives both in office and in virtual settings.

  • Actively lead and participate in HR program design, policies and procedures including but not limited to: employment, compensation, benefits, affirmative action, employee relations, and performance management.

  • Provide exceptional client service to managers and employees in TRC offices.

  • Quickly identify and elevate non-routine and high risk issues for broader input.

  • Support internal risk management practices and lead company response to external OFCCP and similar audits.

  • Drive performance management process with sector leaders, practice leaders, managers and employees to achieve company objectives.

  • Provide compensation guidance as needed to sector leaders, practice leaders and managers.

  • Actively engage in new hire onboarding process.

  • Support M+A due diligence and integration activities.

  • Manage, develop, mentor, coach junior and mid-level HR team members either through direct report relationships or as colleagues


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Human Resources, Psychology or related discipline.

  • PHR/SPHR certification preferred.

  • At least 10 years of related HR Business Partner experience, and progressively responsible HR positions in a professional services environment.

  • Strong customer- service, communication (written, verbal, and presentation), collaboration, influencing, facilitation, and decision making skills.

  • Strong employee relations capabilities.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand business complexities to effectively partner with managers to execute company goals and objectives.

  • Strong project and program management skills required and ability to serve as project manager on complex HR initiatives.

  • Must have excellent listening skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently under conditions of multiple deadlines and changing priorities to produce a large volume of high-quality materials with meticulous attention to detail.

  • Position requires the ability to work autonomously and to collaborate fully as a team player.

  • Flexibility to travel, average 20%

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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Director, Human Resources

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