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Pike Corporation Benefits Specialist in Mount Airy, North Carolina

Position Summary:The Benefits Specialist is responsible for assisting with the administration of all benefits programs, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, and 401(k) plan.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure the accuracy of all benefits enrollments in the HRIS to provide vendors with accurate eligibility information.

  • Ensure appropriate functionality of all benefit systems.

  • Conduct benefits orientations and explain benefits to employees.

  • Perform quality checks of benefits-related data.

  • Maintain employee benefits filing systems and ensure benefits changes are entered appropriately in payroll system for payroll deduction.

  • Assist employees with health, dental, life and other related benefit claims.

  • Enroll employees with carriers and process life status changes.

  • Process and administer disability paperwork: medical, personal, and disability.

  • Respond to 401(k) inquiries from managers and employees relating to enrollments, plan changes, and contribution amounts; assist with annual catch-up contribution enrollment.

  • Assist with open enrollment process.

  • Assist with tuition reimbursement program.

  • Assist HR director in obtaining statistics and information in renewal process of any health, life and retirement plans that benefit the company.

  • Ensure distribution of required employee notices.

  • Assist HR director in completing benefits reporting requirements.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Business Acumen

  • Communication

  • Critical Evaluation

  • Global & Cultural Awareness

  • HR Expertise

  • Relationship Management

  • Ethical Practice

  • Self-Motivated

  • Team-Oriented

  • Customer Oriented

  • Must be able to follow Company safety rules and all other Company policies.

Supervisory Responsibility:

This position has supervisory responsibilities over daily processes.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.


Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Associate or Bachelor degree in human resources, public administration or related field and two years of human resource experience; or any combination of education, training or experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.

  • Prior experience in human resources and benefits administration.

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle and feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work). The employee may be subject to one or more of the following atmospheric conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin: fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.

EOE /Minorities / Females / Vet Disabled

Pike is a Non-union Company

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as requested to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Organization: *Pike Corporation, Inc.

Title: Benefits Specialist

Location: North Carolina-Mount Airy

Requisition ID: 210000FZ