Human Resources Generalist

Iconic Power Systems is experiencing steady growth as we continue to build long-term relationships with existing clients and foster relationships with new clients by providing them with consistently high-quality products and services.

If you are motivated by innovation, growth, teamwork, and complete client satisfaction, we have a career for you.

We offer an attractive remuneration package including health and RRSP benefits.


The Human Resources (HR) Generalist position involves working with the Operational Managers within the organization to support their HR needs. The HR Generalist helps to facilitate and consistently improve operational HR strategies related to labour relations, recruitment and onboarding, compensation, professional development, and succession planning. They also address HR related issues such as human rights complaints, performance management, investigations, and interpersonal conflicts using a just cause approach that promotes a transparent and psychologically safe environment for all staff.

The HR Generalist helps streamline HR processes by suggesting relevant insights and analyzing data. With the support of the HR Analyst, the HR Generalist maintains accurate and current data within the HR Dashboard and supports the Operational Managers within their portfolio to make data-informed decisions. An HR Generalist requires strong coaching, communication, conflict resolution, technical and analytical skills with strong attention to detail. The full-time position is located in Calgary, AB and hybrid in nature.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Industrial Psychology, or related field.
  • Human resources certification (CHRP preferred).
  • 3+ years of experience working in the Human Resources Generalist role in a unionized environment.
  • Experience with human resources analytics.
  • Experience with talent assessment, acquisition, and development.
  • Construction industry experience will be considered an asset.


  • Ability to develop and manage interpersonal relationships at all levels of the company.
  • Strong coaching and ability to influence without using authority.
  • Understand and demonstrate healthy culture building behaviours and habits.
  • Strong conflict resolution, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in program development and project management with demonstrated success related to continuous improvement.
  • Demonstrated experience with successful change management strategies.
  • Strong understanding of employment standards and human rights legislation.
  • Strong understanding of current jurisprudence and pivotal labour law decisions.
  • Capacity to apply discretion and maintain a high level of confidentiality when handling sensitive information.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.



  • Demonstrate knowledge of HR practices, guidelines and regulations to monitor and provide advice regarding compliance with all employment laws, regulations and IPS policies, procedures and processes.
  • Support operational management in the successful leadership of their teams through goal setting and positive reinforcement.
  • Ability to design effective change management strategies for project and program implementation.
  • Use timely, clear and concise communication strategies to share information with the appropriate audience through the most effective medium.
  • Demonstrate just culture principles and focus on identifying and addressing root cause issues ensuring all stakeholders are engaged on the benefits of this approach.


  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with union partners and internal IPS stakeholders focusing on recruitment, apprenticeship and health and safety functions.
  • Provide Managers with collective agreement interpretations and guidance in a professional and proactive manner.
  • In conjunction with operational management maintain accurate, current and detailed records related to labour relations and performance management matters.
  • Provide collective agreement insights and future negotiation topics throughout the term of the collective agreement and participate in negotiation preparation.


  • Identify staffing strategies, organizational design improvements and succession planning opportunities or gaps to address future recruitment needs.
  • Support Managerial staff in the development of job postings.
  • Provide Managers with interview skills, strategies and resources to identify candidates with strong cultural and skill alignment.
  • Facilitate the onboarding process and support Managers in providing a positive first impression for new team members.


  • Promote effective strategies and available resources to support employee mental and physical health.
  • Support Managers with employee returns to work after short and long term disability claims.
  • Manage complex benefit claims and facilitate communication between the employer and the benefit provider as well as between the employee and the benefit provider when necessary.
  • Support employee accommodations and fitness for work discussions ensuring expectations are clearly communicated and understood by all stakeholders.


  • Regular engagement with Managers and their HR Dashboard metrics.
  • Generation of reports and letters on an as need basis.
  • Managing Employee Records, upkeep of all employee documents, performance reviews, disciplinary actions, etc. ensuring data integrity.

Personal Characteristics

  • Safety – We go home safe every night.
  • Integrity – Around here our word means something.
  • Quality – Our quality stands on its own.
  • Accountability- We provide solutions, not problems.
  • Teamwork – Great people working together.
  • You have a calm demeanour and thrive in high-stress situations. You possess a nimble mind – You can think on your feet and resolve issues quickly.
  • You are someone people rely on. You are responsible and dependable.
  • Approachable by all levels.
  • Not afraid to approach difficult situations and dig in to find a solution.
  • Self-motivated to make improvements and get tasks done on time – you want to see others in the company get the information they need at the right time.


  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

Additional Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All staff may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time.

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