Performance Contracting Group

  • Employee Relations Specialist

    Job Locations US-KS-Lenexa
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/8/2019 3:36 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Human Resources
  • Company Overview

    Performance Contracting Group is one of the leading specialty contractors in the United States. Our employees are the lifeblood of our company. The foundation of our culture is truly living by our core values every day through our employee-owners. PCG’s key to success is developing and maintaining a strong performance-driven corporate culture that inspires our employees to achieve greatness. 


    Job Description

    The Employee Relations Specialist will report directly to the Manager of Human Resources with ancillary reporting to the Director of Human Resources. The Specialist’s primary responsibilities are to provide employee relations support and assistance within the Human Resources team.


    • Support consistent policy interpretation and application of HR policies company-wide.
    • Guide managers through the appropriate steps to be taken for corrective action due to disciplinary or performance issues.
    • Provide guidance to managers in addressing performance-related issues.
    • Support the involuntary exit process and conduct exit interviews where needed.
    • Provide the business with consultative support throughout investigations by facilitating the process for either a disciplinary or performance-related issues.
    • Acts as a representative for open door processes to settle disputes with employees
    • Support special projects such as process improvement, internal service offering redesign, and development and roll-out of new HR products and services to internal customers
    • Actively participate by openly sharing ideas and suggestions and participating in project teams and training internal stakeholders on changes
    • Responsible for protecting and maintaining privacy of employee personnel records, including compensation information
    • Track, log and analyze employee relations related information and data
    • Strong analytical, communication and organizational skills.
    • Strong critical thinking and research skills; and a high level of attention to detail.
    • Ability to work independently with little supervision on long term projects.
    • Works well with deadlines and within teams.
    • Responsible for HR compliance and procedure projects may include (but not limited to): Unemployment, E-Verify and any other federal, state, county and city mandates (as they pertain to the markets in which the organization conducts business).
    • Understands the business operations from both a strategic and tactical perspective
    • Explaining human resources policies, procedures, laws, and standards to new and existing employees
    • Addressing any employment relations issues, such as work complaints and harassment allegations
    • Processing all personnel action forms and ensuring proper approval
    • Willingness to work flexible hours as necessary and able to travel up to 20% of the time


    • Bachelor’s degree and five (5) years of professional Human Resources experience, with a minimum of two (2) years of Generalist experience; OR
    • Master’s degree and three (3) years of professional Human Resources experience, with a minimum of two (2) years of Generalist experience
    • Understand the business operations from both a strategic and tactical perspective
    • Understanding of and experience with most or all of the core aspects of Human Resources Management (staffing, employee relations, labor relations, performance management, leadership development, training, etc.)
    • Experience working within a dispute resolution process
    • Experience in independently leading an investigation process
    • Experience in addressing complex employee relations issues autonomously
    • Experience in independently handling routine and complex scenarios utilizing various resources
    • Experience leading a project to completion
    • Ability to address and resolve workplace conflicts
    • Courage to make tough decisions and deliver difficult messages with professionalism, poise and diplomacy skills; standing by decisions
    • Must possess consultative/collaborative style and approach with proven ability to develop credible relationships with business partners
    • Must be a confident communicator, including written and verbal skills, effective at all levels of the organization
    • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and ambiguous business conditions
    • Demonstrates high level of integrity and absolute confidentiality
    • Demonstrated leadership qualities that encompass amongst other things, a positive disposition, high level of accountability, motivating others, adapting to change, expressing confidence, encouraging and developing others to succeed, inspiring ideas, cultivates a positive team culture that creates a caring and inclusive environment, and seeking out ways to serve others


    Performance Contracting Group has developed one of the most attractive and lucrative compensation systems within the construction industry. Our comprehensive benefit package includes:

    • Competitive pay
    • Incentive bonus plan
    • Employee stock ownership plan (ESOP)
    • 401(k) retirement savings plan with match
    • Medical and dental insurance plans with flexible spending account option
    • Life insurance, accidental death and disability benefits
    • Flexible paid time off policy and paid holidays

    Performance Contracting Group, (PCG) its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. PCG does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, uniformed servicemember status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.


    Performance Contracting Group (and inclusive affiliates) shall be in accordance with applicable state and federal laws:

    Right to Work/EEO/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/LGBTQ




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