Human Resources Generalist

Location: Costa Mesa, CA
Date Posted: 08-28-2017

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 an enthusiastic Human Resources (HR) Generalist to join our rapidly growing company.  This individual will play a key role on our team and will be required to assist in several important HR functions, including the following: benefits administration, HRIS management, employee relations, training, performance management, policy implementation, recruitment/onboarding, leave of absence administration and employment law compliance.  In addition, the HR Generalist will have the opportunity to assist in the implementation of a variety of new HR processes and programs.
Due to the diversity of responsibilities, the ideal candidate will be a competent and resourceful individual with a passion for HR, and must have the ability to learn quickly and the desire to learn.


 The following responsibilities are not limited to:
  • Assist in talent acquisition and recruitment processes
  • Conduct employee onboarding and help plan training & development
  • Assist with employee files and records in electronic and/or paper form.
  • Administer compensation and benefit plans
  • Provide support to employees and managers in various HR related topics such as leaves, compensation etc. and resolve issues and problems
  • Administers various human resource programs and procedures; assists in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures; prepares and maintains the employee handbook and the policies and procedures manual.
  • Support the performance management process to deliver the maximum value to the organization.
  • Gather and analyze data with useful HR metrics
  • Participates in developing department goals, objectives and systems.
  • Assist with the filing of the EEO-1 report annually; and maintains other records, reports and logs to conform to EEO regulations.
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state and local employment and benefits laws and regulations


  • Proven experience as HR Generalist
  • Understanding of general human resources policies and procedures
  • Good knowledge of employment/labor laws
  • Ability to work independently under general direction.
  • Ability to problem solve and handle problems and non-routine situations by determining the approach or action to take and interprets guidelines, procedures, policies, and practices.
  • Outstanding knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel)
  • HRIS experience, implementation experience strongly preferred (PayCom is a plus)
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Ability navigate conflict, seeking positive outcomes.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Desire to work as a team with a results driven approach
  • Process and detail oriented
  • Good judgement and the ability to ask for help when needed.
  • Ability to work with strong personalities and drive results
Required Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in HR/Business Administration or relevant field (or equivalent)
  • 2 - 5 years of direct HR experience.  
  • Strong computer skills including working with enterprise level software and MS products
  •  Additional HR training/PHR 
  • Travel may be required – less than 15%
  • 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
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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