HR Bilingual Leave Specialist-Austin, TX

Texas Materials

Texas Materials

People & HR
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Sunday, September 10, 2023




Job ID:  487433

CRH's Americas Materials, a division of CRH, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mixed concrete and paving and construction services in North America.  Our operations span North America with over 28,000 employees at close to 1,600 locations in 43 US States and 2 Canadian provinces.


Key Responsibilities


  •  Actively maintain all records related to employees on approved leave status, including FMLA, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, and any other company-approved leave.
  •  Manage the leave processes, including process improvement.
  • Manage and process all Life Insurance Claims.
  • Consistently and clearly communicate with employees, benefits providers, and line management to keep needed parties properly informed and up to date on all leave status.
  • Process Unemployment Claims & Hearings for the Texas Region, keeping local Operating Company HR management informed of all unemployment activity.
  • Process the verification of employment requests for the Texas Region.
  • Perform as the backup to the Regional HR Generalist.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.




  • High School diploma, general education degree (GED) or equivalent experience required
  • 1-3 years related experience in an office setting.
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English is required
  • General knowledge of HR is preferred.
  • General knowledge of Health Benefits is preferred.


Work Requirements

· Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

· Must be proficient in Spanish/English.

· Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.

· Must be willing to work evenings and weekends when necessary.

· Must be willing to travel when necessary.

· Must be 18 years in age or older.

· Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.

· Must possess a valid driver’s license.

· Must be able to travel for acquisitions and special projects: training, support, region events.

· Report to the office dressed appropriately and ready to begin work at the designated start time.

· Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.

· Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA.

· Compliance with all OSHA and/or MSHA regulations.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

Highly developed verbal and written communication skills and an ability to work with Management

· High standards of ethics, integrity, and trust.

· Strong problem-solving skills preferred.

· Ability to work independently.

· Strong organizational skills.

· Ability to speak on the phone constantly.

· Ability to perform under deadline pressure.

· Ability to understand and follow complex verbal and written instructions.

· Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency.


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

· Able to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to manipulate objects, talk and hear.

· Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.

· The employee is frequently required to sit, and use hands.

· The employee is frequently required to stand and walk for extended periods of time.


Work Environment

· Standard office environment.

· Tempo is fast paced with deadlines.

· The noise level in some areas of the work environment may be moderate.

· Traveling will be moderate.


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


CRH Americas Materials Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link