Senior Recruiter (San Jose, CA)

Location : Location US-CA-San Jose
Bachelor's Degree
Employee Type
Human Resources


Kimley-Horn is seeking a Senior Recruiter to join our recruiting team in San Jose, Pleasanton, or San Mateo CA to support our recruiting efforts for professionals in the A/E/C industry. 



The qualified individual will support the following recruiting activities: creating and tracking job postings, applicant sourcing and tracking, resume screening, interviewing prospective candidates, market and competitor research activities, engagement and facilitating teams and project managers, and creative sourcing for passive candidates while supporting the overall recruiting process. This position serves a key role in developing the growth within the California region on all positions relating to the A/E/C industry. 


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in a relevant field.
  • At least 5 years relatable experience in a recruiting focused role. 
  • Professional presence and charisma, with ability to create strong working relationships with internal and external professionals.  
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience sourcing candidates via LinkedIn, online databases, applicant tracking systems and/or other internet research methods desired. 
  • Demonstrated ability to balance multiple priorities and competing demands with a positive and proactive approach and sense of urgency.
  • Ability to maintain records of recruiting activity and provide consistent recruiting progress updates to clients, members of leadership, and the Human Resources team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel, as needed. 


FORTUNE magazine has recognized Kimley-Horn 15 times as one of its “100 Best Companies to Work For.” They have also named us as the best workplace in consulting and professional services and one of the best workplaces for women, millennials, and parents. The selection criteria for these awards is largely based on employee surveys, meaning our teammates are proud to be here. Other organizations such as local WTS chapters have named us their firm of the year because of our outstanding workplace practices.


As a 100% employee owned firm, we share our profits with those who generate them: our employees. The result is incentive compensation, retirement contributions, and robust health benefits that exceed those of competitors. For example: our average annual company-paid retirement contribution for the past 6 years has been a contribution of 18% based on salary and bonus.


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