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HR Benefits Specialist

Semper Solaris El Cajon, CA

  • Posted: 17 days ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Semper Solaris is the fastest growing leader in the Residential Solar Installation industry and we are looking for a motivated HR Benefits Specialist to join the team! Semper Solaris now has offices in Concord, Campbell, Sacramento, Fresno, Manteca, Bakersfield, Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Diego. Our commitment to excellence has earned us an industry-wide reputation for being one of the top Roofing, Solar, and HVAC companies in California.

Job Duties

  • Manage all aspects of benefit administration
  • Review, audit, and reconcile invoices for all benefit carriers and services
  • Serve as project manager for annual benefits renewal
  • Communicate with insurance broker as needed
  • Handle all advanced benefits inquiries from employees
  • Train and develop junior team members on all areas of expertise and answer questions as needed
  • Serve as backup support for other HR Generalist team members
  • Hold monthly training sessions and answers high level questions for employees
  • Create various documents and drafts communications for employees
  • Develop, manage, and champion a company-wide wellness program
  • Enforce policies and best practices throughout organization
  • Stay up to date with market trends surrounding employee benefits, total compensation, and rewards
  • Suggest and develop process improvements in daily benefit management
  • Educate employees on all benefit plan offerings and encourage efficient use
  • Management of annual reporting and compliance requirements
  • Partner with Payroll, HR Generalists, and management on special projects
  • Perform other tasks and duties as needed to support Semper's growth and the department's strategic goals and initiatives
  • Administer 401k plan administration
  • Manage COBRA for all terminating/terminated employees
  • Assist with daily management of LOA, COVID-19, and worker's compensation
  • Configure and update all benefits in payroll system (ADP)
  • Assist colleagues with other HR Generalist duties including but not limited to employee relations, worker's compensation, performance management, employee and management training, and LOA management
  • Develop and administer surveys to employees to solicit feedback and identify improvement opportunities
  • Prepare reports as needed and provide statistics to support benefit related recommendations to HR Leadership


  • A minimum of 5 years of experience working in HR with 3 years of experience working as an HR Generalist, HR Business Partner, or HR Manager
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in benefits, preferably full benefit administration
  • Experience overseeing annual benefit open enrollment
  • Strong knowledge of benefits including how to engage employees and plan details and compliance
  • Experience managing COBRA
  • Experience launching, managing, or developing a company-wide wellness program
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working at mid-sized companies with 200 to 1,000 employees a must
  • Ability to handle sensitive, confidential, and HIPAA protected information
  • Strong attention to detail a must
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in MS Excel a must
  • Experience working with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Sharepoint, Teams, and Outlook with intermediate to advanced skills in Excel
  • Experience with a variety of health plan structures/designs (HMO, PPO, HDHP, H.S.A., etc.)


  • Competitive compensation!
  • Full benefits package 
  • includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Voluntary Life & AD&D Insurance, HSA, Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid sick and vacation time


Semper Solaris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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El Cajon, CA
92020 USA



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