Sr. Human Resources Administrative Associate

Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Opening ID: 30180
Job Family: Human Resources
Date Posted: Nov 17, 2023


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

We are seeking a Sr. Human Resources Administrative Associate who will thrive in a positive culture and great team environment in Birmingham, AL (Corporate).  The ideal candidate will bring energy and enthusiasm to the role, while having a strong commitment to detail, and providing top-notch customer service within a team environment. 

Job Functions and Key Responsibilities  

Provides administrative support within the Corporate Human Resources department, such as support for recruitment and employment, associate records, payroll and benefits administrations, training, event management, and serves as the backup receptionist for the corporate offices.   

  • Provide HR administrative support to the Corporate HR Business Partners, Recruiters, and or other management. 
  • Plans and independently executes special projects as assigned by management. 
  • Onboards associates and processes hiring-related paperwork. 
  • Prepares or maintains employment records related to events such as hiring, termination, leaves, transfers, or promotions, using human resources management system software. 
  • Assist with leave of absence administration. 
  • Assist with meeting room preparation and ordering of catered lunches. 
  • Schedules and coordinates administrative aspects of training programs and company sponsored on-site and off-site events. 
  • Serves as the backup Corporate Receptionist covering lunches, vacation, leaves, etc.  
  • Greets, directs, and registers all visitors, ensuring that each visitor is signed in and given a visitor badge prior to being allowed access to the building. 
  • Answers questions via phone and from visitors regarding Altec. 
  • Receive and distribute mail to appropriate individuals/departments. 
  • Serves as a confidential point of contact for associates to communicate and seek clarification on issues or dilemmas, or report irregularities. 
  • Maintains and updates human resources documents. 
  • All other duties as assigned. 


Minimum Essential Qualifications

  •  High School Diploma or GED required 
  •  Bachelor's Degree preferred 
  • Two years applicable experience required   
  • Bachelor’s Degree may be considered in lieu of experience 
  • Excellent computer skills required 
  • Microsoft Office, PeopleSoft, Oracle, and/or Kronos experience highly preferred 
  • Regular, punctual, and reliable attendance. 
  • Excellent written, verbal and communication skills 
  • Must be able to work with team members and work with minimal supervision. 
  • Able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Must be able to work independently and in teams. 
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and multitask. 
  • Excellent ability to solve problems and meet deadlines by juggling multiple, competing, and changing priorities. 
  • High level of interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of personnel, as well as external suppliers and visitors. 
  • Prioritize timely follow-up and follow-through, thoroughness in work product and attention to detail

Other Position Specifications 

• Maintain Company confidentiality 
• Must handle stress and deadlines well 
• Participate in Continuous Improvement Initiatives 
• Travel 0-25% 


Should the selected candidate meet the qualifications of a more experienced level in the career path, the job level may be adjusted. 


Please apply directly on our website


Since 1929, Altec has been a company committed to excellence, consistently raising the bar through innovative design, manufacture, integrated safety features, and a continued dedication to total customer satisfaction. Altec is present in more than 100 countries throughout the world supporting the electric utility, telecommunications, contractor, lights and signs, and tree care markets. 

Altec Company Values (alphabetical order): Customer First - Enjoyment of Work - Family - Financial Stability - Integrity - People are our Greatest Strength - Quality - Spiritual Development – Teamwork


Competitive pay which rewards performance

Comprehensive benefits including Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program - Retirement 401(k) Program - Vacation and Holidays - Flexible Spending Accounts - Tuition Assistance Program - Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program - Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.