Payroll Specialist
Basic Resources
West Sacramento, CA US
Posted ago
Basic Resources


We are growing and in need of a Payroll Specialist for our West Sacramento location.

We are a leader in Pavement Preservation and have an exciting career opportunity for you!!

This position is responsible for payroll entry in accordance with company policy. Compile and post employee time and payroll data. Compute and post wages, time worked, production, and commission. Produces payroll checks for distribution.



  • Maintains employee payroll information.
  • Processes weekly payroll and prepares checks and direct deposit stubs. Distributes payroll checks to the various department heads for distribution.
  • Prepares EDD forms.
  • Compile payroll data such as garnishments, vacation time, insurance deductions, and all other required withholdings.
  • Produces internal management reports and processes weekly “Certified Payroll Reports” and DIR electronic reporting.
  • Knowledge of different labor compliance programs; ex: LCP Tracker, Department of Industrial Relations
  • Have thorough knowledge of all paperwork requirements and office procedures relative to payroll operations.
  • Attendance is an essential function of this position.
  • Special projects as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  

  • 2 plus years of experience in the construction industry prevailing wage payroll
  • 2 plus years of experience in multi-state payroll
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Office, mainly Excel. ERP software experience is a plus. Vista by Viewpoint experience is highly desired.
  • Up to date knowledge of state and federal payroll laws. Solid understanding of prevailing wage and certified payroll.
  • Bilingual a plus


  • Bachelor's Degree (four-year college or technical school) or Work Equivalent, Field of Study: Payroll or closely related field.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

$21 - $24 hourly
About Basic Resources

What separates us from the rest? Why does Basic Resources attract and retain some of the most talented men and women in the industry? The answer is simple: we place a high value on safety, quality, family, performance, and accountability. We provide team members with a variety of career opportunities supporting some of the most exciting pavement preservation projects in the Western US. At Basic Resources we are always actively seeking talented people to strengthen our organization and who will help contribute to our continued growth and success.

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