A San Diego based construction Company with operations throughout Southern California is currently seeking a full-time, experienced HR Assistant to support our Lakeside, California Operations.


The duties for this position will include and not limited to the following.

  • Assists in the deployment of recruitment and on-boarding processes to enable new employees to fill vacant positions by generating offer letters and completing new hire transactions.
  • Assists with keeping records of benefit plans participation such as insurances and pension administration, personnel transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, and terminations and employee statistics for compliance and government reporting.
  • Assist with random drug screens and help with the DOT program.
  • Assists in training management in effective interviewing, hiring, terminations, promotions, performance review, safety, and sexual harassment and diversity requirements.
  • Responds to inquiries regarding policies, procedures and programs. Acts as a resource to all A.M. Ortega employees.
  • Maintains knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures and reporting are in compliance.
  • Assists in administering performance review program to ensure effectiveness, compliance, and equity within organization.
  • Helps administer benefit programs such as life, health, dental and disability insurances, pension plans, vacation, sick leave, leave of absence and employee assistance.
  • Prepares employee separation notices and related documentation, and conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations.
  • Other duties as assigned


Qualified candidates must possess the following special skills and or requirements to be considered for this position.

  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or 1 to 3 years of HR related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferably in the construction industry.
  • Maintains confidentiality at all times
  • Ability to us Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in Standard English
  • Demonstrates attention to detail, accuracy and thoroughness
  • Ability to meet deadlines and complete work in a timely manner
  • Great communication skills both written and verbal
  • Contributes to building a positive work environment


The following benefits options are available to eligible employees

  • Paid vacation, holiday and sick time
  • 401K (with company contribution match)
  • Health Benefits packet includes
    • Multiple medical and dental plan options
    • Voluntary vision, life, and AD&D plans
    • Aflac
    • Unum
    • Employee Assistance Program