Workforce HRIS Technical Specialist


Calgary, AB, CA, T2Z 3R6

Jardeg Construction Services was founded with the objective of securing and retaining some of the Canadian industry’s most capable and experienced construction supervisors and managers. The goal is to provide a setting in which such individuals find stability, compensation and benefits commensurate with their experience and expectations, a team of colleagues with similar experience and outlooks, and steady work in their area of expertise.


Reporting to the Workforce HR Manager, the Workforce HRIS Technical Specialist is responsible for providing guidance and support to HRIS, Payroll, and the WFP teams by working proactively to resolve issues and meet internal client expectations. The incumbent possesses knowledge of HRIS Systems, Payroll processes, SAP, exceptional attention to detail, and a commitment to confidentiality and professionalism in accordance with company policies and procedures.

Essential Functions


  • Troubleshoot and resolve payroll and organizational management issues that arise.
  • Develop and provide critical reporting and analytics to the organization to identify issues and challenges and make strategic recommendations to benefit the organization.
  • Participate in the set up and maintain all positions for the organization.
  • Test all changes and upgrades related to SAP master data annually and on an ad hoc basis.
  • Work with the payroll team on UAT testing for related areas and year-end changes.
  • Collaborate with IT, Payroll, Business Analysts, HRIS as the first point of contact for system upgrades and changes; check and confirm files; make recommendations and suggestions for improvements.
  • Collaborate with the WFP teams, HR teams and other HR SMEs on a variety of HR organizational development initiatives.


Planning and Process

  • Manage timelines for ad hoc reporting, tickets, and project initiatives.
  • Document process changes affecting WFP teams, HRIS, and Payroll
  • Adhere to company policies, procedures, and standards for HRIS and Payroll.
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities


Client Focus

  • Work collaboratively with the WFP teams, HRIS, Payroll, IT, and Business Development teams
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) to provide assistance, troubleshooting, and an understanding of the Organizational Management impact to the organization.



  • Demonstrate health, safety, environment and quality behaviours that reflect corporate expectations of Actively Caring and Road to Zero.

Key Success Factors and Capabilities


  • Build constructive and effective working relationships with internal and external team members.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to the organization’s values, policies, and procedures.
  • Find and propose solutions, both short and long term, that benefit the organization at multiple levels.


Accountability & Priorities

  • Create a culture of accountability with clear expectations and responsibilities tied to business / function priorities.
  • Provide organizational direction and feedback to keep performance and initiatives on track.
  • Act as a gatekeeper of organizational structure and employee data, ensuring confidentiality is considered, examined, and maintained.


Functional Excellence

  • Act as an expert in own area of technical / functional expertise
  • Leverage expertise of other business units / functions to maximize overall contribution to the organization’s goals.
  • Contribute fully to the overall performance of the business.

Education, Experience and Knowledge

  • Completion of a university degree in a technical / business / scientific field of study or equivalent is required; degree in Business or Human Resources is preferred.
  • 5-7 years of prior ERP, HR, or HRIS experience in a mid to large organization.
  • Understanding of payroll process, including how HRIS entries affect payroll processing.
  • Understanding of and familiarity with other HR functions and processes.
  • Familiarity with union structures is an asset.
  • Basic knowledge of benefits plans is an asset.
  • Proficiency with SAP (including SpinifexIT) and Success Factors.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, with intermediate Excel skills.
  • Strong analytical skills, exceptional attention to detail, and commitment to a high degree of accuracy.
  • Strong problem-solving ability and a solution-focused mindset.
  • Excellent workload planning skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities while adhering to deadlines.
  • Demonstrated professionalism, sound judgement, and ability to use discretion and diplomacy while maintaining confidentiality, ethics, and company standards.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Working Conditions

  • This role is primarily office-based.
  • The incumbent must be able to work efficiently with minimal supervision.

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Applications will only be accepted as online submissions through the Jardeg’s website.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Jardeg Construction Services, however only those selected for interview will be contacted.