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Human Resources Generalist

Position Details


Madison, Green Bay, Menomonie, or Germantown, Wisconsin

Job LEvel

Entry to Mid-Level

Employment Type

Full Time

Job Description

KL Engineering has an excellent opportunity for a Human Resources Generalist in our Madison office. Candidates who are interested in working out of our Green Bay, Menomonie, or Germantown office or within a hybrid working accommodation may be considered and are encouraged to apply.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team of talented professionals and leaders. Our focus is to provide employees with meaningful work and involvement enabling them to learn, grow, and thrive personally and professionally. What’s more, our shared values of integrity, dependability, excellence, work-life balance, diversity, and commitment to our clients and each other is the foundation of our continued success. This position is key in supporting that focus, value orientation, and our commitment to [A] Better Experience.

KL Engineering, Inc., is an award-winning Wisconsin-based consulting engineering firm. We provide our clients with a full range of services that includes transportation engineering, planning and design; structural engineering, traffic engineering, site design, parks/trails/recreation design, municipal and utility design, environmental studies; surveying/GIS; construction management; and more. We are committed to offering [A] Better Experience to both our coworkers and clients through innovation, collaboration, and by creating engineering infrastructure solutions that benefit the public.


The Human Resource Generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties covering all aspects of the human resource function including recruiting, benefits, compliance, policy development, training, performance management, compensation, employee relations, talent management, career development, culture, and safety. This position is an exciting opportunity for an entry-to-mid-career HR professional to work and grow with an invested senior HR partner on a variety of HR processes and activities across all human resource disciplines.



  • Assists in the development, communication, and enforcement of HR policies and procedures; maintains compliance with all employment & recordkeeping laws or regulations.
  • Performs routine HR tasks including, but not limited to benefits, leaves, employee recognition and rewards; training and development; performance, talent management, compensation, DEI, productivity; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; and occupational health and safety.
  • Oversees benefit plans including design, implementation, enrollments, and reconciliations.
  • Manage recruitment function: job descriptions/postings, candidate review, interviews, communications, applicant tracking, and offers.
  • Coordinates onboarding activities and programs.
  • Coordinates training activities and initiatives.
  • Provides guidance on employee relations and performance management issues.
  • Manages employee activities and events calendar.
  • Back up for payroll processing for both exempt and non-exempt employees.
  • Utilizes HRIS-related systems to increase or introduce process efficiencies and reporting capabilities.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, and regulatory changes in HR related areas.
  • Will perform additional responsibilities as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources management, business or related field, a minimum of an associate degree in a Human Resources related discipline.
  • 3+ years of Human Resources work experience.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office software including Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint is essential. Experience with payroll and/or HRIS software are a plus.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and time management skills, with a high level of attention to detail and self-motivated to be successful.
  • Ability to identify and establish work priorities while balancing multiple projects.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work in a collaborative team environment and communicate (virtually and in-person) with clients and colleagues one-on-one and in group settings, both verbally and in writing.
  • This position requires you to have authorization to work in the United States for any employer. We will not provide sponsorship for this position.

In addition to career growth potential, we offer an excellent salary and full benefits within a teamwork oriented and casual working environment. Current benefits include:


  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Flexible Core Hours Schedule
  • Hybrid Work Schedule Options
  • Professional Development & Tuition Reimbursement
  • Corporate Casual Dress
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long & Short Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings & Profit-Sharing Plan
  • Section 125 Flexible Spending Plans


Please apply through our website or submit a resume and cover letter to recruiting@klengineering.com



Women, Veterans, Disabled, and Minorities are encouraged to apply

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, age, gender, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran/military status, marital status, genetic information, or any other status protected under local, state, or federal laws or regulations.


KL Engineering, Inc. | 5400 King James Way, Ste. 200 | Madison, WI | (608) 663-1218 | klengineering.com

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