Bilingual (Spanish) Regional Human Resources Generalist

Country/Region:  US

Basalite Building Products, LLC is one of the largest manufacturers of concrete masonry products in the Western United States. Product lines include structural block, interlocking paving stones, engineered wall systems, retaining walls, ornamental and garden products, and a full range of sack goods. We are a proud member of the Pacific Coast Building Products Family of Companies.



POSITION SUMMARY: The Regional Human Resources Generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with subsidiary HR management in supporting the Colorado and Wyoming locations. This position is responsible for supporting and demonstrating the core values of Integrity, Safety, Respect, Customer Focus, Quality, Innovation and Financial Success. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: benefits communication, training, performance management, onboarding, policy implementation, recruitment/employment, Success Factors HRIS, payroll and employment law compliance.


SUPERVISION RECEIVED:          Works with a moderate level of autonomy 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:        May lead or coordinate the work of others.

DISCRETION:                                Works on complex projects. Extensive latitude for creativity and independent



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  includes the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • Establishes credibility by building and maintaining collaborative relationships within the region that are consistent with Company values.
  • Provides counsel to peers or others in the absence of the Director of HR.
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality regarding human resources issues or any Company information that is considered sensitive in nature.
  • Ensures excellent customer service to regions’ employees and other internal customers.
  • Responsible for implementing subsidiary HR objectives at the location/regional level.
  • Ensures compliance with Company Human Resources Policies and Procedures.
  • Oversees all aspects of the recruitment function at the Regional level.
  • Trains and supports HR/PR reps at the location level and acts as their main point of contact.


Employee Relations:

  • Counsels with management on behavior and performance issues.
  • Counsels with employees to mediate disputes and address complaints in a timely manner.
  • Under the guidance of the Director of HR, investigates complaints and coordinates management response and solution.
  • Leads/promotes employee recognition/engagement programs…i.e. wellness, Pacific Update
  • Ensures terminations are reviewed with management and are properly documented.


Recruitment and Onboarding

  • Actively recruits for open positions. Continually recruits for labor/plant/yard positions for all locations in the region.
  • Screens and interviews potential candidates and makes recommendations.
  • Writes/updates/maintains and requests job descriptions from the hiring manager.
  • Maintains and stores recruitment documentation.i.e.. interview notes and results per Company policy and legal compliance.
  • Sources vendors for recruitment (job listings, headhunters, temp agencies, job fairs)
  • Coordinates and may conduct, from time to time, pre-hire activities, Onboarding, new hire orientation, benefits overview, payroll and timekeeping backup.



  • Coordinates with Basalite Subsidiary to ensure job descriptions are up-to-date and housed centrally.
  • Ensures pay changes (i.e. promotions, position changes, demotions, etc.) are consistent with Company guidelines and practices.



  • Coordinate/monitor/present ongoing Company/regulatory required training (i.e. Anti-harassment, Supervisor training)



  • Acts as a temporary backup payroll processor for a location in the region.
  • Audits payroll, new hires, LOAs and Employee Central data on a monthly/quarterly basis.
  • Prepares periodic human resources reports for management.
  • Prepares internal communication memos for employees and/or Human Resources Representatives.
  • Coordinates Company Employee Events. Coordinates Open Enrollment, Annual Benefit Meetings and Health Screenings for the region’s locations. With support, may coordinate Company events...i.e. Christmas Party, Company picnic, retirement parties, Adopt-a-Family events and Wellness initiatives.
  • Monitors completion of the annual performance review process.



  • Keeps up-to-date on changing state and federal laws and works to ensure compliance.
  • Ensures state and federally required posters and notices and communications are maintained.
  • Audits and reviews payroll to ensure wage and hour compliance in the region.
  • Attends safety meetings and abides by all safety rules set forth by company and governmental regulatory agencies; ensures that hazardous conditions are reported and corrected.
  • Regular attendance is required.


QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


  • Education/Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university; or
  • Three (3) years related Human Resources experience and/or training; and
  • PHR certification ( Professional in Human Resources) preferred,  APHR acceptable.
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience


  • Communication Ability:
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and state and federal regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals/documentation
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of employees/managers
  • Bilingual in Spanish is highly desirable.


  • Math Ability:
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio and decimals.


  • Reasoning Ability:
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in order to make a sound judgement or recommendation.


  • Computer Skills:
  • Must be able to operate a personal computer and other various standard office equipment.
  • Must have a general working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Experience using an HRIS system..i.e. Success Factors, SAP highly desirable.


Interpersonal Skills:

  • Must possess a high level of professionalism
  • Ability to form professional connections with employees and managers in order to develop trust and confidence.
  • Valid State Driver’s License


PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel and  Reach with hands and arms ,  Talk and listen,  Stand, walk, and sit.
  • Frequently drive a personal vehicle to attend meetings or travel to a Company facility.
  • Occasionally required to bend at the waist , Lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.
  • Up to 40% travel time required.       


WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Office environment with moderate noise.
  • Plant environment with loud noise, moving machinery, dusty, dirty.
  • Outdoor weather conditions.
  • Extreme temperatures.



This is a regular, full-time position with competitive compensation and full benefits including medical/dental insurance, disability benefits, life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing retirement plan, and wellness programs. We are an equal opportunity employer and promote a drug free workplace

Nearest Major Market: Denver