HR Generalist - Detroit
Job Details
Detroit - Southfield, MI



Protecting lives.

Controlling traffic.

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Traffic Management, Inc. is the largest privately-owned minority business based in the United States. TMI is well equipped to provide best in class products and services that include traffic control services, engineering, equipment rentals, product sales, sign manufacturing/installation and 24/7 emergency dispatch response.

TMI utilizes a proprietary technology which is a shared, yet secure, cloud-based communication and project management system called “TM-Soft”. This enables TMI clients to share real time needs in terms of changing equipment, driving directions, traffic control, crews as well as crew contact information, documents, and location maps that show existing or new conditions overview of jobs – no matter how complex.

Our team is growing and we’re looking for people who are passionate, think differently, and want to make impact.  In our fast paced, ever-changing environment, our team members accept that challenge and are willing to take on new tasks and activities and make a difference. Join us for a rewarding career with opportunities to innovate, have fun and be part of an extraordinary work culture.



We are always looking for amazing talent who can contribute to our growth and deliver results! A strategic leader that partners to develop solutions that align with the business needs with a positive attitude.


As an HR Generalist, you will be responsible for the daily functions of human resources for the respective branch locations in the region and operates as a partner to the business. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas under the guidance of the human resources leader: employee support and services, benefits administration, employee relations and investigations, employee engagement and communications, performance management, talent acquisition support, onboarding, policy implementation, and employment law compliance.



  • Partner with branch management and regional teams to administer various human resource plans, procedures, initiatives and ensure communication and execution is consistent across all branch locations.

  • Engage with employees to understand their needs and concerns and provide / offer appropriate solutions that aligns to company practices.

  • Conduct recruitment support as needed for all exempt and non-exempt positions.

  • Develop and monitor programs to promote positive employee relations and employee engagement.

  • Handle all employee relations and investigations with support of human resources leader and partner with management to address disciplinary matters.

  • Perform benefits education and support, such as open enrollment and new hire enrollment.

  • Generate reports, conduct analysis, and provide input for decision-making for projects or initiatives.

  • Partner with HRIS team to ensure employee data is updated timely and generate reports from system as needed.

  • Maintain compliance with all federal and state regulations concerning employment, such as meal period and rest breaks, timekeeping, recordkeeping, leave and disability management, etc. and in partnership with HQ Human Resources team.

  • Partner with talent coordinators for all on-boarding of new employees and work with branch management for a continuous positive employee experience.

  • Collaborate with Safety team on employee safety and wellbeing initiatives, such as, safety boots, safety committee, etc.

  • Travel to other branches / regions based on business need.

  • Perform other duties as assigned. 



  • College degree in a related field

  • At least two years working in a Human Resources Department for a similar-sized employer

  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment

  • Maintain a positive work environment

  • Solid administrative skills

  • Effective communication skills, including verbal and written

  • General employment law knowledge



  • Industry leader and technologically driven business

  • Stable and growing company with branches across the US


  • Fun team culture where people are truly valued and respected for their contributions

  • Opportunity to learn and grow your career

  • Competitive pay and benefits

  • Retirement savings program

  • Plus, many other perks!

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