We are currently seeking a hands-on Director of Human Resources (HR) to join our team.

Prime Engineering, Inc. helps its clients achieve their business objectives by delivering top-quality A/E/C services in an effective, efficient, and collaborative fashion. We are engineers, architects, surveyors, designers, accountants, procurement specialists, communicators, and administrators. Collectively, we tackle difficult challenges, serve as trusted consultants, and passionately serve our clients from concept to completion. Our work doesn’t stop when a client cuts the ribbon on a new project, building, or facility. For more than 30 years, our Prime goal has been to establish and maintain trusted client partnerships that function efficiently in the short term and thrive over the long term.

The desired location for this position is either Atlanta, GA;  Pittsburgh, PA; or Richmond, VA.

The Director of Human Resources will have direct responsibility for leading the day-to-day HR activities of the business. As a member of the leadership team, you will partner with leadership to drive key initiatives, programs, and activities involving management of people and culture in support of our strategic business objectives. You will also collaborate to manage functions including but not limited to organizational design, compensation and benefits, training and development, employee relations, recruitment, HRIS, and legal compliance.


  • Establishes and maintains relationships among Human Resources, managers, and senior leadership.
  • Guides and coaches on issues related to all areas of human resources management, including but not limited to employee relations, performance management, diversity, equity & inclusion, company policies, staffing, compliance, development, engagement, retention, leaves, and accommodations.
  • Provides performance management guidance (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions).
  • Reviews human-resources-related documents. Identifies risk, and partners with senior leadership to develop and implement risk mitigation strategies on employment-related matters.
  • Actively guides managers and employees through organizational development, change initiatives, and other projects, including communication strategy, impact analysis, and risk mitigation to ensure successful, effective, and widespread adoption.
  • Leads and manages the integration of current platforms titles, HR processes, and reporting.
  • Investigates and develops a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program across the organization.
  • Leads and manages Career Development Program across the organization, including salary analyses and consistency.
  • Leads and manages Benefits Program and recommends strategies to ensure organization is competitive with market.
  • Leads the integration of benefits across the organization to maximize benefits of scale while ensuring employee satisfaction and coverage.
  • Partners with the Recruitment Team to support the business’s hiring plans. This task may include review and development of job descriptions, recruitment plans, and initiatives, as well as recommending promotional opportunities to existing staff.
  • Conducts exit interviews, compiles measurable data relevant to turnover and attrition, and analyzes exit data to identify trends and address areas of concern.
  • Partners with the senior leadership team to evaluate, develop, and facilitate training programs and initiatives.
  • Partners with HR Team on HRIS administration, onboarding, orientation of new employees, offboarding of separating employees, workers’ compensation, audit, review of employment data to ensure accuracy, and employee inquiries.
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to managing employees, reducing legal risks, and ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Ensures the organization complies with federal and state regulations on all employment practices.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 10+ years of experience in a senior HR capacity with a minimum of 4 years’ management experience.
  • PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP preferred.
  • Strong employee relations skills, leadership coaching, and organization development experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws to include but not limited to affirmative action, compliance, and federal and state regulations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to clearly present complex information.
  • Self-motivated; demonstrates initiative, accountability, and ownership of work and outcomes.
  • A/E/C industry experience preferred.

Why people join Prime ?

The most important reason is an opportunity for challenging but rewarding work and advancement. You’ll play a vital role in designing the big projects that make the headlines… as well as the thousands of smaller jobs that keep companies, cities, and counties running and competitive. You’ll learn across the spectrum of engineering disciplines – at Prime, there are no “silos,” only successful projects.

Prime Engineering offers talented performers ample opportunity for rapid advancement into management- or executive-level positions. Our growth objectives are ambitious, and we stretch and challenge the individual and the team. We need people who can evolve and adapt to meet our goals.

What Prime Offers

  • Competitive salary
  • Two health insurance options
  • We pay 75% of employee insurance premiums (medical, dental, vision) and sliding scale of dependents’ premiums
  • We pay 100% of employee life/accidental death plus short- and long-term disability premiums
  • Retirement plan: 401(k) plus matching
  • Company-paid Professional Development and Licensing
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program offering counseling in all aspects of life
  • Company sponsored outings and onsite celebrations