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Human Resources Director

Date Posted: 9/7/2021

Job #1586712
Oakland, California

Lucas Group has partnered with a top construction partner in their search for an HR Director located in Oakland, California. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to not only manage HR functions for the organization, but also consult with leadership to help develop and implement long term strategic initiatives.

Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Leads, guides, and inspires regarding HR operations to maximize efficiency and reach ambitious goals
  • Monitors trends and areas for growth and executes key actions to improve policies and procedures for maximum efficiency
  • Create meaningful partnerships with leadership and business leaders to effectively communicate strategic recommendations and best practices
  • Provide guidance on merit philosophy to justify and explain salary and compensation planning as well as strategic solutions
  • Act as a role model and positive example of diversity and inclusion and company values to maintain a high feeling of wellbeing and positive culture
  • Collaborate with legal and all levels of the organization to utilize data from digital platforms to oversee all aspects of HR operations including maintaining records for all employee actions
  • Use effective communication throughout the organization to send announcements and provide leadership for various aspects of talent acquisition and employee relations.
  • Develop HR team in collaboration with leaders to ensure both safety and employee engagement, satisfaction, and increase retention
  • Manage employee relations and conflict scenarios by collecting data and working with employees to understand the situation and determine reasonable and appropriate resolutions.
  • Build trust and meaningful relationships to create and implement company wide effective HR policies and procedures and advocate for valid needs and concerns, including those with legal and compliance
  • Provides mentoring for leadership to drive positive improvement by focusing on best practices and appropriate documentation, interventions, and procedures
  • Conduct annual reviews and data collection to use metrics and data based decision making for complex HR issues, finding gaps in staffing, assist with recruiting plans, preparing intervention strategies, and analyzing performance reviews to give meaningful feedback and enact positive change
  • Guide hiring decisions including staffing strategies, discipline, termination recommendations and ensuring all employees are aligned with organization ideology



Educational & Work Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 15+ years progressive HR experience
  • 5+ years Director level experience
  • Experienced with matrixed, remote, and geographically diverse employees
  • Experience with diversity and inclusion organization wide
  • HR certifications preferred (SHRM SCP, etc)
  • Construction experience with a company over 10000 employees preferred
  • Extensive promotion of talent management concepts and tools (succession planning, career paths, etc)
  • Attention to detail with strong Communication and problem solving skills to provide innovative solutions and positive change
  • Growth and change mindset in pursuit of continual excellence
  • PHR or SPHR certification preferred
  • Strong leadership skills to influence culture and collaborate at all levels of the organization
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and online HR data tools


Title: HR Director

Location: Oakland, California

Client Industry: Construction

Lucas Group ID:1586712

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