Talent Acquisition Specialist * Remote - Contractor

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-329080
    • Job Location: United States, CA
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Temporary
    • Date Updated: 08/20/2021
    • Years of Experience: Any
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Job Description


Utilize creative, professional, and ethical recruiting methods for identifying and attracting top-performing individuals both in response to current openings and on a proactive basis, for roles in aerospace/defense, mechanical and electrical engineering, and manufacturing and support organizations. Responsible for full-cycle recruiting process for Regular and Contract personnel including job postings, candidate sourcing, interviewing, offer negotiations, and background screening here at KUAS.



  • Establishes recruiting requirements by studying organizational plans and objectives, and meeting with managers to discuss needs.
  • Builds applicant sources by researching and contacting community services, colleges, employment agencies, recruiters, media, and internet sites; providing organization information, opportunities and benefits; making presentations; maintaining rapport.
  • Determines applicant requirements by conducting launch session, studying job description and job qualifications.
  • Initiates contact with target candidates and develops relationships.
  • Interviews, screens, and completes reference checks and makes hiring decisions in collaboration with management and HRM of site.
  • Arranges management interviews by coordinating schedules; arranges candidate travel,; escorts applicants to interviews.
  • Extends offers in accordance with employment and compensation policies and processes appropriate paperwork.
  • Coordinates new employee relocation by determining candidate’s requirements and internal company practices as identified on the HR authority Matrix.
  • Works with hiring manager to customize and conduct Behavioral Based interviews.
  • Improves organization attractiveness and effectiveness by recommending new policies and procedures; monitoring job offers and compensation packages; emphasizes benefits.
  • Manages internal employee job postings and application processes closely with management. 
  • Maintains the applicant tracking database and recruiting metrics.
  • Stays current on industry trends and market conditions.
  • Working with management ensures that employment activities are in compliance with applicable federal and state laws.
  • Creates and maintains recruiting work instructions and internal company policies, keeping all procedures current and compliant.
  • May assist with department recruiting and staffing budget management.
  • Other job related projects and tasks as assigned.




Experience and Skills


  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards.
  • Ability to interact effectively with peers, hiring managers and supervisors.
  • Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary.
  • Ability to adhere to workplace rules.
  • Ability to effectively communicate professionally in writing or verbally with all levels of personnel




  • Requires bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of successful corporate recruiting experience, as well as working knowledge of recruiting and staffing laws.
  • Adept in professional recruiting methods.
  • Experience with applicant tracking systems.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills both orally and written.
  • The ability to build strong working relationships with all levels of management.
  • Strong attention to detail with demonstrated follow through
  • Strong negotiation and organizational skills. 
  • Able to work in an ever-changing competitive environment. 
  • Must be able to multi-task, be proactive and complete tasks in a timely manner. 
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality is required
  • Thorough knowledge of design build and aerospace/defense market segments helpful.
  • May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship).
  • May work extended hours or weekends.



  • Office and/or manufacturing  environment
  • Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, 10-key, phones)

Ability to lift up to 25 pounds



  • 10-25% May be required locally as well as between KUAS locations