Human Resource Manager
Lighting Maintenance Inc - Linthicum Heights, MD

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Designs, plans, and implements human resource programs and policies for staffing, compensation, benefits, visa/green card processing, employee relations, training, and health and safety. The HR manager is responsible for all Health Insurance, worker's compensation, and unemployment claims. Maintains personnel files, ensuring all records are up to date and complete. Must be able to work with minimal supervision.

This position requires a bachelor's degree at least 10 years of experience in the field. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well with others is essential. Familiarity with personnel laws and regulations is required. Strong PC skills, including; Microsoft Office products (Excel, Access, Word, Outlook) Minimum 5 years human resource experience in a multi-state environment. Ability to communicate orally with management, and other co-workers, both individually and in front of a group is crucial. Regular use of the telephone and e-mail for communication is essential. The successful candidate will have a continuous improvement mindset - strong sense of urgency and a commitment to high level of customer service. Discretion in dealing with confidential information is a must.


  • Manage and support employee benefits programs including all administration of benefit plans and coordinate the open enrollment periods for all health and welfare plans.
  • Create, update and maintain employee files including but not limited to; personnel, benefit, and payroll records.
  • Administer FMLA, STD and LTD regarding paperwork and coordinate with the employee, insurance company, payroll and the employee's manager on these leave issues.
  • Monitor federal and state legislation with special focus on FMLA and the new Healthcare Reform Act.
  • Responsible for open enrollment for all employees.
  • Resolves employee questions and problems regarding benefits by researching benefit policies and procedures; providing answers to questions and resolutions to problems.
  • Completes benefits billing by reconciling carrier reports; requesting benefit disbursements, reconciling benefit accounts.
  • Maintains department benefit supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for supplies, and verifying receipt of supplies.
  • Review benefit program continuously to search for improvements and cost control initiatives.
  • Stays current with laws and regulations affecting personnel issues (equal employment, employee safety, etc.), employment practices or trends and recommends new or revised policies and procedures as appropriate.
  • Answer questions and address any issues from employees regarding insurance, worker's compensation, or unemployment benefits.
  • Interface with management regarding payroll questions and employee requirements.
  • Assist with reports and other requirements associated with year-end or other reporting needs.
  • Contribute to process improvement initiatives
  • Assists and supports department managers and all employees regarding personnel issues.
  • Answers employee questions regarding personnel policies, procedures and benefits; researches and disseminates topical or timely information to managers and/or employees on personnel issues.
  • Coordinates and assists with employee recruitment, hiring, orientation and safety training; and ensures completion of all appropriate paperwork for new employees.
  • Coordinates and assists manager with employee reviews and performance appraisals.
  • Coordinates and participates in terminations and exit interviews.
  • Establishes and maintains personnel records and reports; maintains company organization charts and employee directory.
  • Prepares and coordinates all accident reports and worker's compensation reports.
  • Handles follow-up insurance and worker's compensation claims. Handles return-to-work, disability slips, etc.
  • Ensures Driver's and professional licenses are current
  • Performs other related duties as required or as assigned.

Reports directly to Chief Financial Officer


  • Occasional travel by automobile in conducting business is necessary.
  • Sitting for extended periods is common.
  • Hearing and vision within normal ranges is essential for normal conversations, to receive ordinary information, and to prepare or inspect documents.
  • No heavy lifting is expected.
  • Exertion of up to 25 lbs. of force occasionally may be required.
  • Good manual dexterity for the use of common office equipment such as computer terminals, calculator, copier, and FAX machines.
  • Good reasoning ability is required to solve a wide range of business problems.
  • Able to understand and utilize financial reports and legal documents to conduct business.

The current, standard company health, life, disability and dental/vision insurance coverage are supplied per company policy. Employee contribution to payment for benefit plans is determined annually. Standard holiday, vacation, and sick leave apply.

Salary Range $70-80,000 per year

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LMI is an electrical contractor, licensed in Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, and Washington DC. LMI specializes in design, construction, and...