Talent Acquisition Partner III

Job Locations US-KY-Owensboro
Human Resources


The TA Partner is responsible for performing full life cycle recruiting and specializes in filling roles within the natural gas transmission industry, while championing a diverse and inclusive workforce. The position uses labor market data, industry trends, and knowledge of talent pools to develop sourcing plans and strategies and translate this to a fact-based recommendation to the hiring team, executive leadership, and other internal stakeholders. Performs work under minimal supervision. Handles complex issues and problems. The position also builds networks and relationships through industry contacts, colleagues, trade groups, etc. to identify active and passive candidates for various positions.


Primary responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Driving and managing the total recruiting strategy for both leadership and candidates
  • Building and executing sourcing strategies and campaigns, and regularly communicating this information to leadership
  • Developing and executing a talent acquisition strategy that aligns with business needs and the Company’s DEI initiatives
  • Implementing innovative sourcing strategies aimed at generating quality candidates to meet the overall recruiting goals while maintaining a diverse talent pool
  • Provide recommendations to leaders for scheduling candidate interview and leads the interview process
  • Proactively conducting market research to develop knowledge of current external industry/market/competitor trends, while developing internal knowledge of the business
  • Conducting effective needs analysis assessment for new business strategies and initiatives
  • Establishing and maintaining constant communication with various levels of executives and hiring managers of facilities and operations
  • Leveraging industry and company knowledge to aggressively recruit high caliber, well-qualified applicants from a variety of sources (e.g., identifying passive talent through direct calls, canvassing efforts, building partnerships with schools, communities, and diversity organizations/associations, conducting presentations and speaking engagements, utilizing complex internet searches and social recruiting methods, mining internal Applicant Tracking System, attending external job fairs, and arranging Company hiring events as needed)
  • Acting as an employer brand ambassador by helping to drive candidate interest in career opportunities
  • Maintaining a wide ongoing network of contacts and prospects
  • Creating a culture of innovation by taking initiative and suggesting ways to continually improve the efficiency and quality of recruiting
  • Effectively and consistently producing a pipeline of qualified candidates with a focus on the energy industry
  • Exercising knowledge of compensation (e.g., salary negotiations), job market, candidate relocation experience, and possessing strong offer closing skills
  • Approaching candidate requests and inquiries thoughtfully and delivering a positive candidate experience through continuous communication, follow-up (offers and rejection notifications), and engagement throughout the selection process
  • Maintain records of all materials used for recruitment, including interview notes and related paperwork, to share with key stakeholders



  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related area of study
  • 6+ years of experience in talent acquisition
  • Experience using recruiting tools to proactively source candidates
  • Experience using an applicant tracking system
  • Ability to travel 25-50% by car and/or plane
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively present information to internal clients
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a consultative capacity
  • Strong organizational and time management skills


  • Education and/or experience with DEI initiatives
  • HR certification or related certification



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