HNTB Recruiting Manager - West Region in Los Angeles, California

Why Choose HNTB?

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.


The time is right to join HNTB Corporation! HNTB is currently seeking a Recruiting Manager for the West Region. This position could be located in a variety of locations including Kansas City, Chicago, Los Angeles and others.

Job Summary

Responsible for leading recruiting team to meet talent needs for assigned region. Partner with senior leaders and HRD to execute staffing plan to achieve 4 for 4 standards around quality work, on time, on budget, and to the business partner's satisfaction. Provide expert consultation and recruiting advice.

Essential Responsibility

  • Maintains a strong functional team through effective recruiting, training, and coaching.

  • Leads recruiting for assigned region ensuring effective, efficient and compliant recruiting processes, and ensuring a quality candidate experience to build upon HNTB's reputation.

  • Builds and maintain strong relationships with HRD and senior leaders to plan and execute talent needs. Partner closely on policy/procedural issues, using excellent interpersonal skills, and effectively influence to gain alignment where needed.

  • Manages and perform full cycle recruiting including sourcing, screening, interviewing and closing top talent - including executive jobs.

  • Develops and leveragea effective sourcing strategies to attract active and passive candidates. Uses employee referral, recruiting boards, internet, social media, industry and community organizations to build a strong talent pool - including diverse talent.

  • Provides analytical and process expertise as well as guidance and interpretation of the programs and processes for the division. Leverages available data to monitor activity and evenly distribute workloads across the region.

  • Ensures recruiting practices conform to all applicable HTNB policies, practices, and governmental regulations. Maintains high level technical knowledge of recruiting best practices, trends and legislative/regulatory activities as they affect recruiting policies or practices.

  • Models high level of professionalism, customer service and work quality. Communicate quality standards to the team, monitoring to ensure employee performance and process execution consistently meets those standards.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualification

Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business or related area

10 years recruiting experience

In lieu of education, 14 years recruiting experience

Preferred Qualification/Skills

2 years of recruitment management experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Applicant tracking systems (ATS)

  • Detail oriented/ability to manage high requisition work load

  • Passive recruiting, cold calling, social media experience

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Demonstrated customer service skills

  • PC proficiency (MS Word, Excel, Outlook)



General Work Conditions

Office Environment: Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently, and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use.

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate.

HNTB Job Title Recruiting Team Lead

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Human Resources/Training & Development