Executive Director, Human Resources EMCOR Government Services
Alexandria, VA 
Posted 2 months ago
Job Description

About Us:

EMCOR Group, Inc. is one of the largest electrical and mechanical construction and facilities and industrial services firms in the United States. In 2019, the Company had revenues of approximately $7.7 billion. EMCOR's services are provided to a broad range of commercial, industrial, utility and institutional customers through approximately 75 operating subsidiaries and joint venture entities. It is a Fortune 500 company with shares listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: EME).

The approximately 34,000 skilled employees of EMCOR have made the Company, in the eyes of leading business publications, among the "World's Most Admired" and "Best Managed." EMCOR's diversity-in terms of the services it provides, the industries it serves, and the geography it spans-has enabled it to create a stable platform for sustained financial results.

EMCOR Government Services (EGS) offers an experienced single-source solution for meeting the routine and mission-critical needs of federal, state, local and other government organizations. By combining expert professional technicians, commercial best practices, extensive facilities knowledge and strong commitment to reliable, responsive service, EGS enables government clients to achieve consistently high-performance facilities, on-time projects and long-term value.

Job Title: Executive Director, Human Resources EMCOR Government Services

Job Summary:

EMCOR Government Services has an opportunity for a talented Executive Director, Human Resources in Alexandria, VA. This individual will provide proactive leadership to the Human Resources function for the EGS business. This position reports to the President of EGS with a dotted line to the Vice President, Human Resources with EMCOR Building Services.

This role will develop and implement Human Resources strategies, policies and practices aligned and supportive of the EGS business objectives and goals. This individual will effectively anticipate the human resources implications of key business initiatives and decisions and recommend necessary and /or alternative actions to support the achievement of desired results. This role calls for someone noted for their ability to implement and "get things done." This individual will collaborate and provide advice to a broad range of operations and functional staff on a variety of sensitive and confidential matters.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, establish and administer policies, processes and practices that affect the selection, placement, retaining, developing and rewarding of EGS' employees in order to create and sustain a high performance, strong value-based culture.
  • Assure on time and complete execution of HR plans and processes.
  • Work effectively with key leaders in order to direct, and ensure HR controls are in place for employment, compensation, benefits, healthcare, leadership development, training, and affirmative action in support of division operations and business activities.
  • Provide staffing and placement expertise and solutions and partner with key leaders on critical, strategic hires.
  • Manage complex employee relations issues from inception through resolution as well as counseling and coaching managers on performance issues.
  • Ensures EGS is fully compliant with all aspects of the Service Contracts Act (SCA) and any other applicable employment and labor laws in the execution of government contracts, such as the Davis Bacon Act.
  • Lead and supervise EGS Human Resources staff based in Alexandria, VA as well as provide functional oversight.
  • Develop and monitor metrics that facilitate continuous improvement in quality and efficiency in HR.
  • Continually review and maintain an awareness of competitive business trends and practices, and assure a current working knowledge of employee behavior, operating problems and organization requirement
  • Assure and assess compliance to human resources policies, procedures and goals, working closely with line and staff management and supervision to operate productively and in a cost-effective manner.
  • In all areas of responsibility, the incumbent is responsible for providing and assuring full compliance with the organization's policies on government contracting and its "Code of Ethics", which include ensuring all staff in the organization is aware of the policies and that their responsibilities and actions comply and support these policies.


  • BA/BS in Human Resources or business related field, MBA or advanced degree in Human Resources or Industrial Relations is preferred
  • 10+ years of progressive Human Resources Management Experience
  • Experience in Labor and Employee Relations, Compensation and Benefits, Organizational Development and Talent Acquisition
  • Possess working knowledge and experience with EEOC, AAP, FMLA, ADA, Title VII, SCA and the Davis Bacon Act
  • Prior experience building teams, quickly earn the respect, and gain the confidence of other at all levels in the organization.
  • Professional stature characterized by strong communication skills (oral and written), strength of convictions and the ability to be appropriately persuasive and compelling regarding their own viewpoints as well as for the organization.
  • Possess a high sense of urgency and a record of on-time delivery of projects.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and HRIS/Payroll Systems
  • Be able and willing to travel up to 15%

EMCOR Government Services requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to show proof of a complete COVID-19 vaccination. EMCOR Government Services is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success. Equal Opportunity Employer- Veterans/Disabled.

Notice to prospective employees: There have been fraudulent postings and emails regarding job openings. EMCOR Group and its companies list open positions here. Please check our available positions to confirm that a post or email is genuine. EMCOR Group and its companies do not reach out to individuals to help with marketing or other similar services. If an individual is contacted for services outside of EMCOR's normal application process - it is probably fraudulent.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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