Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction, Texas Sterling Construction Co., and J. Banicki Construction)

  • Bilingual HR/ Benefits Coordinator

    Job Locations US-TX-The Woodlands
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  • Overview

    The HR/Benefits Coordinator will assist in the administration of new hires into Viewpoint and employee benefit plans (medical, dental, vision, disability, flexible spending, and 401(k), and LOA programs. This position requires proactive, strategic thinking with hands-on execution of responsibilities.


    Essential Functions (HR):

    • Enter, verify and update new hire information into Viewpoint.
    • Submit background check information into Viewpoint for all new hires.
    • Process all employee changes, terminations and updates to employee profiles in Viewpoint.
    • Complete reference checks, I-9s, drug/alcohol on employees.
    • Assist in maintaining a paperless environment which may include tasks such as scanning employee files and documents, filing, and data entry.
    • May perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.

    Essential Functions (Benefits):

    • Administers and tracks leaves of absences, including FMLA, medical non-FMLA, and personal, and coordinates with the company’s disability and PTO policies.
    • Inputs and maintains employee data in Viewpoint for assigned companies.
    • Utilizes various Viewpoint reports to track employee benefit deductions and makes corrections, as necessary.
    • Distributes and disseminates information regarding health, life, disability, and retirement programs to employees and dependents.
    • Serves as primary contact and provides support to employees in response to their requests, inquiries and need for benefits information.
    • Inputs benefits data into Viewpoint and related HR software applications.
    • Reviews enrollment forms and other benefit documents for accuracy and completeness and forwards materials to appropriate carriers as needed.
    • Prepares the necessary documentation to enroll, change status, and terminate employee benefit plan participation.
    • Serves as a liaison to insurance carriers regarding claim problems, issues, and concerns confronting employee participants.  Escalates issues as necessary to the Senior Benefits Administrator.
    • Establishes and maintains files and records pertaining to all respective programs and participants.
    • Assembles employee benefit materials and completes mass distribution as needed.
    • Verifies insurance coverage for various public agencies.
    • Prepares the calculation of the employee’s retro and current premium deductions for payroll deduction on a weekly basis for all group employee benefits programs. Resolves any premium deduction issues or discrepancies.
    • Participates in the implementation of new or revised benefits programs and assists in developing and arranging employee information presentations and/or enrollment meetings.
    • Assist in maintaining a paperless environment which may include tasks such as scanning employee files and documents, filing, and data entry.

    May perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.


    • High school diploma or GED required.
    • 3-5 years of administration experience, preferably in a Human Resources department, Benefits experience preferred
    • Intermediate to advanced user knowledge of Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, and knowledge of Adobe.
    • Familiarity with Viewpoint Construction Software, or similar HRIS a plus.
    • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Flexibility
    • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management
    • Ability to work independently
    • Ability to travel during Open Enrollment periods.
    • Second language of Spanish with ability to read, write and speak fluently is required.
    • Attention to Detail: Thoroughness in accomplishing a task through concern for all areas involved, no matter how small. Monitors and checks work or information and plans and organizes time and resources efficiently.
    • Communicating: Conveying information to others in an effective manner.
    • Time management: Managing one’s time productively and efficiently. Ability to organize and prioritize tasks.
    • Reading Comprehension: Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
    • Writing: Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
    • Service orientation:  Actively looking for ways to help people.


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