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The best teams trust Holder to deliver  their most important work. Our people redefine the construction experience. We lead with integrity. We seek excellence. We care more. 

As a strong and stable company since 1960, Holder provides nationwide construction management services on complex projects in the aviation, office, technology, education, hospitality, and interiors markets. Our mission is to provide clients with quality construction services across the country, supported by our offices in Atlanta, Charlotte, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Phoenix, San Jose, and Washington DC. At Holder, our most valuable resources are our people, who carry forth our core values, brand, and reputation for performance.


Employee Experience Specialist

Position Overview:

As an Employee Experience Specialist, your role is to oversee and enhance the new employee integration along with enhancing the overall experience of associates within the company. You will be responsible for creating a positive and engaging work environment that fosters employee satisfaction, productivity, performance, development, and retention. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, project managers, and superintendents to ensure individual associate integration needs are met. By understanding the needs and expectations of associates, you will develop and implement initiatives that contribute to a positive experience during a new employee’s first year.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and Execute Integration Processes and Tools: Develop proactive tools and processes, as well as lead the implementation of successful employee integration at all our jobsite and office locations. Contribute to the development and implementation of integration strategies.
  • Training and Development: Work with the Learning and Development team to identify training needs and ensure successful participation in professional development programs that align with the career goals of associates. Promote a culture of continuous learning and growth.
  • Communication and Feedback Channels: Establish effective communication channels and methods to keep associates informed about company updates, training, performance, policies, and events. Encourage open and transparent feedback mechanisms.
  • Engagement: Develop and execute strategies to enhance employee engagement and satisfaction. Utilize company resources and collected data to identify areas for improvement.
  • Diversity and Inclusion: Collaborate with the Diversity and Inclusion team to ensure that the workplace is inclusive and diverse, fostering a culture of respect and acceptance.
  • Analyze Experience Data: Analyze trends in existing associate experience and exit interview data. Use this information to improve the overall employee experience and identify potential areas for organizational improvement.
  • Coordinate with Cross-functional Teams: Collaborate with different departments, including IT, Preconstruction, MEP, Safety, Quality, VDC, Scheduling, marketing, operations, and others, to gather requirements, coordinate timelines, and ensure alignment throughout the integration process.
  • Future Improvement: Other Responsibilities as discovered.



  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Business Analyst or a related field.
  • 5-8 years in Human Resources with specific experience in talent management and/or associate experience roles.
  • Strong understanding of employee engagement principles and strategies.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to interact and build meaningful relationships with associates at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze data, identify trends, and propose actionable solutions.
  • Knowledge of HR best practices and employment laws and regulations.
  • Passion for creating a positive and inclusive work environment.
  • As an Employee Experience Specialist, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the employee experience and culture within the organization. By implementing various programs and initiatives, you will contribute to a motivated, engaged, and thriving workforce.
  • Travel:  Up to 30%



  • We encourage authenticity and encourage support to ensure you can perform at your best 

  • Company culture is based on integrity of leadership, high performance, care and connection, development, and continuous improvement

  • Organic growth from within the organization

  • Security and stability of a consistent top 20 ENR contractor

  • Respectful, trusting, inclusive, and collaborative working environment

We are a performance-based company with an excellent career development program. We offer a top notch compensation and benefits package. ​More on benefits. 


Substance abuse testing is a condition of employment.

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