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Underground Construction Senior Recruiter in Benicia, California

About Us

Underground Construction Co., Inc. has provided quality gas, power, airport fueling and telecom construction services for over 80 years. Since laying our first pipe in 1936, we have successfully completed thousands of government, commercial and private sector construction projects throughout the United States. Underground Construction Co., Inc. is one of the oldest and most respected contractors in the West. We continue to lead our industry in safety, quality, customer satisfaction and community service. Our complete and diverse range of construction services includes gas transmission and distribution, electrical transmission and distribution, airport fueling facilities, industrial and special projects, telecommunications and utilities.

Our projects are regulated by federal and state laws which require all employees to successfully pass criminal background checks, MVR, and drug tests (post-employment and random testing).


The Senior Recruiter partners with hiring managers to understand recruiting needs, identifying current and future hiring needs, recommend recruitment best practices, and assists with filling job openings.


  • Collaborate with hiring managers to write job ads for current openings

  • Source candidates through online channels (e.g., professional networks)

  • Screen resumes and applications and update candidates on hiring processes

  • Owns and improves company internship program by scheduling job fairs, building university relations, and filling internship openings each year

  • Identifies opportunities for enhanced university collaboration such as scholarships, co-ops, information sessions, etc.

  • Track recruitment KPI’s, like time to hire, source of hire and time to fill

  • Create, use, and manage skill assessment tools and test to screen candidates

  • Oversee internal and external communicate, making sure that our company maintains a positive reputation as an employer

  • Manage all communication with candidates from the moment they apply until they get onboard

  • Interview candidates during various hiring stages, including phone, first-round and second-round interviews

  • Update job descriptions (e.g., add tasks or modify requirements)

  • Answer candidates’ queries regarding the application process

  • Provide interview feedback, when necessary and appropriate

  • Participate in job fairs to boost company’s reputation


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business/related field or minimum of 3-5 Years relative experience

  • Experience as an Internal Recruiter, Recruiter or similar role 5 years preferred

  • Solid understanding of full cycle recruiting

  • Familiarity with Applicant Tracking Systems and resume databases

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • Ability to work extended hours when necessary for business needs

  • Ability and willingness to travel as needed

  • Must be a team player who possesses a strong bias for action

  • Experience working in construction is a plus

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multitask

  • Able to maintain confidentiality


  • Lifting boxes up to 50 pounds

  • Walking up and down stairs

  • Sitting or standing for long periods of time

  • Working in an office environment

    The duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list and additional tasks may be assigned to the employee from time to time. The knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training. This job description is subject to change at any time.

    It is the continuing policy of Underground Construction to afford equal opportunities for all qualified persons, regardless of their race, creed, color, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status or any other protected class at the local, state, or federal level. No person shall be excluded from employment consideration on the basis of these factors.