At Tallgrass, we value our teams and strive to create an environment where employees feel respected, and their contributions are valued. We aim to support employees’ physical, mental, and financial well-being through a comprehensive Total Rewards Program.
Industry competitive pay
Health insurance package options that include Flexible Spending & Health Savings Accounts
401(k) with up to a 6% match that vests immediately plus an employer discretionary contribution of up to 4%
Wellness Programs and Mental Health Resources
Employer-paid life insurance, short-term disability, and long-term disability coverage
Critical Illness & Accident Insurance
Vacation, sick days, paid caregiver leave, volunteer and bereavement paid time off
Identity theft protection
Annual discretionary bonus
Long-Term Incentive Program
Generous Tuition Reimbursement Program
Company-paid holidays and floating holidays
Company vehicle (if applicable)
Employee discounts; vehicles, tires, cellular plans, and more
Career pathing, development programs, and internship programs
This role is eligible for a Hybrid work schedule
Tallgrass has a flexible working environment that offers employees the option to choose from compressed weeks with half-day Fridays or every other Friday off and Hybrid options for specific roles. Our spacious Lakewood, CO office offers free parking, an on-site gym, and food trucks twice a month! We currently can hire for this position out of the following locations: Lakewood, CO, and nearby areas. The pay range listed for this position is a good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible base compensation at the time of posting.
Responsible for leading the Company’s overall nationwide and global efforts pertaining to training and development, recruitment, and branding strategies for a growing multi-state, 850+ team member organization. Partner with company leaders to ensure they have the resources to develop and maintain inclusive high-performing teams.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
Directs, plans, and develops strategies and processes to attract, proactively build, and maintain a quality talent pipeline and fill open positions by sourcing passive and active candidates. Identifies current and future workforce needs.
Oversees and manages all talent acquisition and training & development administration, support, policies, and procedures.
Evaluates key metrics to recommend appropriate recruitment strategies and sustainability initiatives.
Leads with an agile mindset, focusing on creative solutions in a growth, fast changing environment.
Partners with leaders and hiring teams across the business to understand their hiring needs and help them to source, screen and secure the talent their teams need to be successful.
Leads and supports the HR Team with the College Relations Task Force including internship programs, job shadowing, career fairs, student field trips and classroom presentations.
Leads and supports the HR Team working with PR/Communications regarding social media and sourcing tools to create and maintain a candidate pipeline.
Ensures compliance is followed for all recruitment, application and hiring per state and federal laws.
Continuously monitoring and identifying improvements.
Training & Development:
Leads and directs the creation of a leadership development strategy and programs that align with strategic business imperatives and develop management capabilities throughout the workforce.
Identifies, designs, and develops frameworks that represent skills and leadership capabilities critical to long-term and short-term objectives.
Aligns training, coaching, professional development, and experiential assignments to the leadership development strategy.
Develops approaches to engage individuals in well-defined and ongoing career development. Defines career paths and supporting training and development programs.
Fosters a culture of informal knowledge exchange, coaching, and training to engage and develop the workforce.
Conducts periodic succession planning and talent assessments to ensure critical roles are defined. Creates slates of individuals identified for leadership development activities.
Promotes positive changes in the overall mindset of the employees.
Oversees the company’s learning management system (LMS); including selecting content and extensive use of LMS for scheduling, enrollment processes and completions, and report generation.
Maintains strict confidentiality with regards to coaching sessions; however, must disclose certain confidential information as required by law of if the confidential information may put the employee or others at risk of harm or compromise their well-being.
Oversees implementation of job-related policies, processes, training, initiatives, and employee surveys.
Leads, develops, supports, and grows a high-performing team of HR professionals in an inclusive and highly engaging environment.
Oversees and assists with the creation of content for employee and contractor communications, as necessary working with 3rd party vendors to ensure applicable
Leads the design and implementation of processes and solutions that are simple, scalable, and user-friendly.
Participates in the development and management of the Human Resources budget.
Deal with a wide variety of people with tact, courtesy, and professionalism.
Speak clearly, both in person and by telephone, using a high level of verbal skills and listen carefully.
Maintain a regular, dependable attendance and a consistently high level of performance.
Will work non-traditional hours as needed.
Maintain a high regard for personal safety, for the safety of company assets and employees, and the general public.
Other daily, weekly, monthly or special project duties as identified and defined.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Business Administration/Management, Human Resources Management, Communication, Psychology, or a related discipline.
A minimum of ten (10) years direct work experience in a similar type of role may be considered as a substitute for a degree.
A minimum of seven (7) years direct and active work experience in Talent Acquisition, Training and Development or as a Human Resources Business Partner.
Management experience is required.
Knowledge and expertise in using advanced sourcing services like LinkedIn, Circa and Indeed.
Strong understanding of recruitment and hiring laws, processes, and terminology.
Strong facilitation skills both in-person and virtual delivery forums.
Familiarity with LMS systems, reporting tools and learning/development metrics.
Knowledge and awareness of employment laws/regulations.
Strong understanding of how corporate policies, procedures, practices, and processes relate to the HR function.
Experience working with multi-state employment laws.
Intermediate proficiency level in MS Office applications that may include but is not limited to Teams, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Certifications, Licenses & Registrations:
Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and a driving record satisfactory to the company and its insurers (for travel).
Competencies, Skills & Abilities:
Ability to handle situations with confidentiality, empathy, and professionalism.
Ability to perform the required and expected duties with little or no direct supervision.
Strong analytical skills and logical thought processes, with the ability to identify and resolve complex and sensitive HR issues/problems.
Ability to identify expectations in an employee/employer relationship.
Advanced knowledge and awareness of wage/hour and employment laws/regulations.
Strong understanding of how adults learn, develop, and adopt new behaviors and mental models – with grounding in behavioral, cognitive, and social psychology.
Ability to interact effectively with employees at various/all levels of the organization.
Superior attention to detail and ability to multitask with strict deadlines.
Understanding of the need and ability to respond quickly to requests.
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
Ability to build relationships.
Must have a high level of integrity, self-accountability, and self-motivation.
Must be curious and innovative with a passion for the role and ability to continue learning.
Excellent communication, analytical and presentation skills.
Excellent organizational skills with ability to prioritize responsibilities.
Detail-oriented, have the ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines.
Must work well in a team environment, take direction from management, adhere to required work schedules, focus attention on details, and follow work rules.
Must be able to perform all essential and marginal functions of the job.
Job level commensurate with experience and skill sets; position will be filled depending on qualifications, experience and skill sets of the successful candidate.
All of the physical requirements listed below are those that may be necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Sitting; standing; walking or moving throughout facility; driving; talking; seeing (specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus); hearing; feeling; bending or stooping; squatting or crouching; reaching; kneeling; pushing; pulling; lifting up to 25 lbs.
Minimal safety hazards; general office working conditions.
Must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time.
Travel is required and is anticipated as 25% of the time.
Primarily an office environment with frequent travel to field locations including outdoor facilities.
Required to carry a cell phone and be available to respond during working and non-working hours.
The successful candidate will be required to clear a drug screen and a complete background check, including a credit report for certain positions, after an offer has been extended and prior to being employed.
PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATIONS, COMPETENCIES, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Above the minimum requirements; not required but advantageous in this position:
ADP Workforce Now Recruitment Module experience is preferred.
Experience in the energy/oil/gas industry highly desirable.
Human Resources certification or progress towards certification, desirable.
Global HR experience, desirable.
Spanish speaking experience, desirable.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This position may perform other duties as assigned.
Tallgrass is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, citizenship status, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status. EOE/M/F/D/V