Recruiting Specialist (Sourcer) - Seasonal

Location: Costa Mesa, CA
Date Posted: 04-16-2018

About MaxGen

At MaxGen Energy Services ( our Mission is to be the Industry Leader in providing Safe, Professional, and Reliable Operations & Maintenance Services to our Nation’s Clean Energy Infrastructure.

Our company has a nationwide footprint and provides central operations and field maintenance services to hundreds of asset owners in the United States.  MaxGen currently manages some of the largest operating solar fleets in the country and has a distinguished reputation for safety and performance.
MaxGen also has significant experience with the development, design, installation, and maintenance of electric vehicle service equipment (EVSE) and battery energy storage systems (BESS). As an OEM service provider to many manufacturers, MaxGen has amassed industry-leading experience with EVSE and BESS installations.
This combined experience and expertise brings our customers unparalleled service, asset performance, and strong partnership in the long-term care and operation of their energy asset portfolios.


MaxGen Energy Services is looking for a dynamic, focused, talent acquisition professional to play a key role on our team.  This individual will help source and identify the talent needed to support the rapid growth of our Company.  They must have demonstrated prior success sourcing and recruiting for technical roles.
The successful candidate will be a sourcing guru, who understands the best ways to identify top talent using advanced sourcing techniques. Must have an entrepreneurial spirit and be able to take initiative independently, possess great communication skills, and enjoy the challenges of helping to build a great organization of talented individuals.

This is a seasonal position working directly for MaxGen to support a peak period of recruiting.


The following responsibilities are not limited to:
  • Develop advanced sourcing strategies to identify passive candidates for niche industry.
  • Execute tactical outreach, referral generation and other pipelining efforts to support recruiting team.
  • Gather market intelligence and identify shifts in industry hiring that present sourcing opportunities.
  • Network with professional organizations/groups.
  • Screen applications in database and forward best fit for each position to recruiting team.
  • Represent MaxGen has a preferred industry leader and employer.
  • Post and track applications on internet boards such as Indeed, LinkedIn, company website etc. 
  • Assist team with candidate phone screens.


  • Excellent Communication Skills. Experience in building relationships.
  • Active and engaged approach to online media and sourcing strategies
  • MS office and Applicant Tracking System experience
  • Self-motivated, results-driven team member: entrepreneurial nature: ability to take initiative independently, effectively manage multiple priorities and tasks, and "get stuff done".
  • Professional presence, persuasion and presentation skills
  • Direct industry experience recruiting in Renewable Energy, Solar, Power Generation, Electrical Field Services, EVSE and/or Operations and Maintenance.

Required Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in HR/Business Administration or relevant field (or equivalent)
  • 2 - 5 years recruiting, sourcing experience in a talent acquisition/recruiting environment (Full life cycle).

  • French speaking is a plus!
  • Passion and interest in renewable energy/IT Systems
  • Experience working in fast paced, entrepreneurial, high growth organization
  • Able to come up with "out of the box" solutions
  • Able to reach out into the external market to effectively identify, attract and interact with passive candidates. Able to create a comprehensive plan for establishing and nurturing talent pipelines in alignment with dynamic business needs.
  • A demonstrated history of success in the development of a diverse slate of candidates though the hiring process
  • Established industry and professional peer connections
  • Additional HR training/PHR

  • Normal Office Environment
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer
  • Occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc
  • Frequently communicates with employees and customers
Upon acceptance of offer, candidates must be able to successfully complete background check and Drug Screening, and have the ability to maintain continuous coverage on company auto insurance plans.

MaxGen is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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