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Human Resources Generalist 

About the Organization Alliant Engineering, Inc. has been a leading engineering and design firm for over two decades. Our team of engineers, surveyors, landscape architects, and environmental specialists deliver complex projects with superior quality for both public and private sector clients. With our team of regional experts on their side, our clients feel confident about the road ahead. As an Alliant employee, you will use your skills to build the infrastructure that you and our neighbors depend on every day. You will also support the growth of our communities by participating in group volunteer activities, company socials, mentoring, and professional societies.  
Position Human Resources Generalist  

Alliant has a great opportunity for a HR Generalist in our Minneapolis office. We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to to perform duties at a professional level in some or all of the following functional areas: recruiting, employee relations, performance management, training, employment, Affirmative Action/EEO programs, benefits management, and coordinating with payroll as applicable. This position requires an extremely perceptive person who can relate to individuals at all levels within the organization. You will be mentored by and report directly to Alliant’s HR Manager.

Your main responsibilities

  • Lead full cycle recruitment activities of direct hires including job postings, applicant review, scheduling interviews, and managing candidate experience
  • Coordinate job fairs and follow up with candidates and managers
  • Schedule and conduct new hire orientation
  • Maintains all employee and applicant documentation as dictated by governing agencies.
  • Maintain and update all job descriptions.
  • Work with HR Manager to coach, counsel and guide managers before executing employee disciplinary actions. Track all employee disciplinary actions once administered.
  • Acts as an employee relations specialist.
  • Conducts internal audits as necessary (I-9, personnel files, etc.)
  • Distributes and monitors employee performance evaluations and ensures they are done in a timely manner (i.e., three months, six months, one year and yearly thereafter).
  • Assist with Annual Salary review process.
  • Monitors employee eligibility for benefits plans. Reviews benefits with employees and processes enrollment, cancellation or changes. Organizes and manages annual open enrollment communications and election process. Verifies benefit billing accuracy and processes for payment.
  • Maintains and coordinates employee recognition programs
  • Works with HR Assistant to maintain Wellness program


  • At Alliant, we take care of our employees by offering a world class benefit package including:
  • Competitive salary with bonus opportunity
  • Generous Profit Sharing and 401k Contribution programs
  • Choice of Medical plans, Dental, and Vision
  • Company paid Life Insurance, Short-term disability and Long-term disability
  • Flexible spending accounts for Medical, Dependent Care and Transportation
  • Metro Transit Program
  • Free Fitness Membership
  • Wellness Programs & Competitions
  • Generous Annual Leave and Compensatory Time Off programs
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Casual work environment
  • Paid Professional Development and Training
  • Community Involvement/Charity Events
  • Numerous Workplace Social events (Golf outings, Family Picnics, Chili Cook-off, Birthday and Anniversary celebrations and Spring Fling to name a few)

Come join our Team!

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, talk and hear.

Position Requirements


  • Knowledge of HR federal, city & state laws and regulations
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and navigate in a rapidly changing environment
  • Strong communicator with demonstrated experience influencing and collaborating cross-functionally
  • Experience with being the face of HR, representing policies and practices to managers and employees across the organization
  • Ability to tactfully and confidently interact with as well as influence internal and external customers at all levels in the business.
  • Results-oriented, resourcefulness and forward thinking
  • Excellent problem solving, interpersonal and listening skills
  • Evaluates existing and proposed methods/processes and makes recommendations as required to maximize effectiveness.
  • Required Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree or the equivalent years of experience.
  • 2-4 year’s HR Generalist Experience
  • SHRM Certified Professional or PHR certification a plus
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Open Date 7/19/2019  
Location Minneapolis, Minnesota  
Number of Openings 1  
EOE Statement We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.  

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