The Heritage Group
  • Milestone Contractors, L.P.
  • Fort Wayne, IN, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Human Resources Area Partner

Milestone Contractors is adding a Human Resources Area Partner to our HR team to cover our northeastern Indiana area, which is predominantly Fort Wayne and surrounding counties.

Milestone Contractors is a fully integrated highway, heavy construction, asphalt paving, concrete paving, bridge construction and site-development general contractor providing construction services throughout the state of Indiana and beyond.

But, we are so much more than that - we are family.

We have built a culture that believes in the value of every person. We all come from different backgrounds and upbringings, many from different races, religions, political beliefs, identities, and ethnicities. We have respect for one another and place a priority on the physical and psychological safety of our team.

The Human Resource Area Partner is responsible for delivering HR excellence in designated business areas. The position serves as a consultant to management on human resource-related issues. The successful Area Partner acts as an employee champion and change agent. The role assesses and anticipates HR-related needs and seeks to develop integrated solutions. The position formulates partnerships across the business to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflects the business objectives of the organization. The HR Area Partner maintains an effective level of business literacy about the business unit's financial position, its midrange plans, its culture and its competition. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: benefits administration, employee relations, training, performance management, onboarding, policy implementation, recruitment/employment, affirmative action and employment law compliance.


  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Decision Making/Decision Quality
  • Ethics/Integrity
  • Instills Trust
  • Drives Results
  • Resourcefulness

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business or related field; or equivalent work experience
  • 5 years' previous experience in a human resources generalist or business partner position
  • SHRM or HRCI Certification preferred
  • Union experience preferred

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Comprehensive understanding of HR body of knowledge, including employment law, talent acquisition, employee and labor relations, total rewards, EEO/AA
  • Ability to maintain confidences and exercise discretion
  • Ability to apply critical thinking and exercise judgment in decision making
  • Ability to build trusting relationships with stakeholders

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen
  • Must adhere to drug free workplace requirements, including random testing requirements
  • If required to drive a company vehicle, must have or be able to obtain valid, state driver's license and meet company driver requirements

Milestone Contractors, LP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veterans, disability or housing status.

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