Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist/ Recruiter

Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist/ Recruiter

Location: St. Louis, MO
Type: Direct Placement
Pay: Upto $0.0 Annual

Do you enjoy the thrill of the chase of wooing talent and have Talent Acquisition Specialist or Recruiter experience in the heavy industrial field or construction? Read on to learn more about our incredible benefits and your next job! 

PEG's global client is seeking a Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist/ Recruiter to join them on a direct hire/ permanent hire basis. Our client provides exceptional benefits and understands you need time off (12 paid holidays and 3 weeks paid vacation in your first year on top of ½ days on Fridays!)  


  • Work life balance! Start a generous time off package 15 vacation days a year. Your time is your own and important – whether you want to take a cruise, catch your kid's game, or binge watch your favorite shows. 

  • 12 paid holidays (4 of which are floating holidays), plus possibly more time off  

  • Wait until you see this benefits package! 

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision, plus HSA & FSA 

  • Wellness program, 401K matching up to 6% 

  • Life insurance, short term and long-term disability covered by employer 

  • Identity protection available 

  • Wear jeans every day 

  • Flexible work opportunities  

  • Half Days off on Fridays (4.5 day work week) 

  • Hybrid or remote flexible options available 

 What You Will Be Doing: 

  • It boils down to you will be matching people to jobs. Our client has jobs, and they need someone to help us source and recruit qualified candidates. 

  • Coordinate requisitions for a global company. 

  • Coordinate with hiring managers to identify staffing needs and determine selection criteria. Listening and understanding what the roles need Is important to success. 

  • Sourcing potential candidates through online channels (e.g. social platforms and professional networks), advertising, and job fairs. You'll get to mix it up. 

  • Plan interview and selection procedures, including screening calls, assessments and in-person interviews 

  •'ll read resumes and applicant profiles and help want to stack the company with talent. 

  • Talking – you will communicate with hiring leaders, talent, and outside vendors. You'll summarize information, highlight talents' experience, and condense what departments and sites need to stay a leader in the field. 

  • Assess candidate information, including resumes and contact details, using Applicant Tracking Systems. 

  • Design job descriptions and interview questions that reflect each position's requirements 

  • Lead employer branding initiatives 

  • Forecast quarterly and annual hiring needs by departments and company. 

  • Foster long-term relationships with past applicants and potential candidates. 

  • Collaborate with your team and possibly mentorship or supervision responsibilities. 

  • Work with outside and 3rd party vendors to help fill our vacancies. 

  • Assist with global initiatives and source talent pipeline and diverse applicate pool. 

Why This Speaks to You: 

  • You are a hunter. You get a rush of not only of not only hearing how excited hiring managers are by your candidate but love the thrill of the chase.  

  • You have flexible work options – fully remote or hybrid (if you are lucky enough to be close to one of our client's sites). Yay for jeans and yoga pants!  

  • You'll have a favorite pair of boots and a hard hat waiting for you. You're not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get to work. A few days a month you'll have the opportunity to travel to our sites and see firsthand what we do in the field. You'll meet leaders and people on the ground.  

Who You Are:  

  • 5 years or more work experience in full life cycle recruiting or talent acquisition in oil and gas, heavy industrial, construction, or similar field  

  • Familiarity with social media, resume databases and professional networks  

  • Hands-on experience with full-cycle recruiting using various interview techniques and evaluation methods 

  • Knowledge of Applicant Tracking Systems (ATSs) 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

  • Comfortable with Microsoft Office Suite 

  • Bonus if you have a Bachelor's Degree, but our client values experience, so don't let that stop you. 

PEG Staffing & Recruiting:

PEG™ Staffing & Recruiting, Inc. (PEG) is a certified woman-owned full-service staffing agency headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. For decades, PEG has been a leader in the fields of technology, engineering, office administrative, manufacturing and distribution recruiting, successfully connecting Fortune 500 businesses to superior, advanced talent.

PEG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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