Recruiter - Construction
Houston, TX US
Posted ago

We're looking for a Recruiter to join Buildforce's Recruiting Operations team. This role is based in our Houston office and you'll be responsible for overseeing recruitment, employee management, and operational efforts in the Houston, Austin, and DFW metro areas. You'll work directly with the VP of Operations as an early member of the Recruiting Operations team

We're a startup, so it's very important that you're a self-starter and can work in a fast-paced environment with a large amount of autonomy. A successful Recruiter at Buildforce is one that is willing to learn quickly, is excited to grow the Recruiting Operations team, and is experienced in recruiting and retaining quality employees.


Execute a recruiting strategy to hire the most qualified candidates. This includes:

  • Posting on job boards
  • Cold calling candidates
  • Conducting interviews and reviewing resumes
  • Matching qualified workers to open jobs
  • Managing a database of current and past employees and candidates
  • Finding new ways to source candidates (trade schools, referrals, networking, etc.)

Manage day-to-day field operations. This includes:

  • Onboarding workers and getting them ready for the job site
  • Checking in with workers on a regular basis to coordinate scheduling, etc.
  • Collaborating with the Sales team daily to ensure that positions are filled
  • Coordinating with the Product and Engineering teams to improve Recruiting Operations


  • 1-3 years of recruitment experience in construction recruiting
  • Familiarity with recruiting using job boards, social media, or other online platforms
  • Knowledge of construction and the skilled trades, especially the MEP trades
  • First-rate interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with candidates and employees
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive employee relationships
  • Exceptional organization skills with the ability to prioritize a series of tasks
  • You're a self-starter that does whatever it takes to get the job done
  • You're a team player who's excited to build the Recruiting Operations team
  • Bilingual - English and Spanish

$50,000 with commission
About Buildforce

Buildforce empowers the millions of hardworking individuals in the construction industry to stay employed and earn more. Through a combination of professional services and best-in-class software, we’re tackling one of the biggest challenges in the $1.3 trillion a year construction industry: ensuring every good construction job opportunity is filled with a qualified construction professional.

Backed by one of the largest venture capital firms in Texas, our founding team is a combination of digital marketplace and construction experts from companies including Uber, Favor, Crawford Electric, and several of the top firms in the construction industry.

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