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Human Resources - Benefits Specialist - Benefits Administration - Onsite El Paso, TX

El Paso, TX, USA Req #1313
Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Experience and abilities you will need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field
  • Must have four years’ experience in benefits administration, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • PHR or SHRM-CP desired.
  • MS Excel Advanced proficiency – mastery of pivot tables, vlookups and complex formulas.
  • Working knowledge of benefit enrollment systems.
  • In-depth knowledge of local, state and federal leave laws, FMLA, ADAA,
  • Thorough knowledge of MS Word and PowerPoint.
  • Strong understanding of group benefit eligibility, enrollment rules and procedures.
  • Ability to effectively work in an environment of ambiguity that lacks written processes.
  • Low ego approach with a keen focus on customer services.
  • Particularly high sense of urgency, passion and a bias for action, with a willingness to do what it takes to get the job done.
  • Collaborative person, an effective team member who puts the success of the team over oneself.
  • Detailed-oriented, strong track record for data accuracy.
  • Decisive decision-maker, however also able to balance the need to complete appropriate due diligence and analysis to ensure the situational understanding of complex situations.


What you will do:

Manages the administration of benefits, wellness and leave programs.

  • Manages ACA administration and annual reporting.
  • Runs ACA process reports from Dayforce Benefits module, audits to identify errors and correct as needed.
  • Process ACA 1095-Cs, audit for accuracy and distribute annually by federal deadlines.
  • Review IRS ACA SSN error reports, identify and correct dependent SSNs
  • Responsible for the administration of the GCC benefit programs including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, supplemental plans, accommodation requests and leaves of absence.
  • Monitor Dayforce Benefit enrollment system to ensure accurate enrollments.
  • Monitor and manage seasonal employee benefits, conducting monthly audits to ensure deductions/earnings are correct in payroll.
  • Manage the company HSA match program; ensuring new hires receive HSA lump sum after 90 days.  Assist payroll team with troubleshooting HSA funding errors.
  • Assist employees as needed with life events and special enrollments.
  • Ensure annual benefit SPDs are accurate and available to employees in the benefits portal.
  • Responsible for retirement plan administration, including 401(k) and pension.   Respond to auditors’ requests for data on the annual 5500 audit.
  • Assist retirees with questions/issues related to pension benefits and liaise with the Plan record keeper.
  • Responsible for participating in vendor management activities including day to day oversight, regular status calls and process improvement initiatives
  • Work with Ceridian consultants to configure, test Dayforce Benefits portal for successful open enrollment.
  • Assist in wellness plan administration and employee support.
  • Assist employees with complex claims issues – escalating issues to carriers as needed.
  • Manage reconciliation of all benefits invoices managing against employee payroll contributions to ensure accuracy.
  • Conducts benefit monthly audits and prepares monthly carrier self-billing for life, disability and supplemental insurance.
  • Coordinate and facilitate compliance-related matters, in partnership with external vendors, including (but not limited to) completion of Form 5500s, ACA filings, annual audits, and non-discrimination testing.
  • Support the annual benefits Open Enrollment process, including working with vendors/brokers to manage employee communications, prepare benefit plan materials, coordinate timelines and address employee questions.
  • Partner with internal stakeholders such as Payroll, HR Service Center, HR Leaders, HR Business Partners, and Finance on leave administration, renewals, benefit program implementations, mergers & acquisitions, and other areas related to benefits administration
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Who we are:

GCC is a world-class company that produces, distributes and markets cement, ready-mixed concrete, aggregates, and innovative products related to the construction industries in Mexico and the United States. We take pride in being a market leader with a culture of innovation, high performance and safety. GCC offers a very competitive benefits program including paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability insurance plans, and a 401K.

You will love working here because:

At GCC, employees are our most important resource. As a part of the GCC family, you'll be welcomed into a culture that promotes the company vision and internal career growth. Our company vision is to have our customers recognize us as a business partner that generates the most value for their construction projects. We're a sustainable growing company, a great place to work, and a solid investment for our shareholders. GCC is an enterprise with a global and sustainable approach. Our production is mainly devoted to the manufacture and sale of gray Portland cement, mortar, premixed concrete, concrete blocks, plaster, aggregates, and other construction materials. Join the family!


An Equal Opportunity Employer

GCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors.


We hold each other accountable to live our core values of health and safety, attitude of service, integrity, teamwork, innovation and excellence. GCC employees demonstrate these values every day. An Equal Opportunity Employer  GCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors, including skills, abilities and experience. Please click the links to view the federal compliance posters

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $50,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $60,000.00
Location on Google Maps
  • El Paso, TX, USA