Lehman-Roberts Company and sister company Memphis Stone and Gravel, have been a part of the fabric of Memphis for more than a combined 190 years. Now in its fourth generation of family ownership, Patrick Nelson leads as President in our dedication to the manufacturing and placement of quality hot mix asphalt along with surface mining of aggregates. Anchoring our company's efforts are the core values of stewardship, humility, continuous improvement, and relationships. With manufacturing facilities throughout West Tennessee and North Mississippi, the family of companies specializes in construction projects ranging from commercial projects to miles of interstate highway paving throughout the Mid-South.

 Exemption: Salary Exempt


We have committed to become a leader in the highway construction and aggregate industries by rewarding our most valuable resource... our employees!  As part of the team, we offer:

  • Paid Vacations/ Holidays
  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K w/ Company Match and Profit Sharing
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Additional Voluntary Life Insurance and Disability


The Human Resources Generalist role is an integral part of the Human Resources department and will have cross exposure and interact with all divisions within Lehman-Roberts and Memphis Stone & Gravel.


  • Schedules and administers mandatory and non-mandatory compliance, new hire orientation and other on-going training.
  • Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors.
  • Administer benefit program.
  • Assists in recruitment process: recruit, interview, and facilitate the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborate with hiring managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
  • Manages progressive discipline processes and termination of employees in accordance with company policy and oversees employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigation.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law while maintaining compliance, updates handbook.
  • Support and lead change as required, creating understanding among employees about the need to change and assisting in the modification of systems and structures to support needed change.
  • Oversees EEO and the AAP.
  • Administer the compensation programs for hourly employees including, but not limited to, job analysis, salary surveys, compensation reviews, and performance review systems.


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record. Ability to travel between sites.
  • 7+ years of progressive experience/ knowledge working in Human Resources and/or Organizational Leadership in lieu of a degree.
  • Ability to work independently and within a group.
  • Strong organization skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize daily/weekly/monthly tasks.
  • Willingness to learn and ability to pick up new tasks quickly and efficiently.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office 365.
  • A humble customer service orientation and interpersonal skills necessary to build and keep relationships with personnel of different levels of education and experience.
  • Willingness to initiate and embrace continuous improvement.
  • Excellent working knowledge of federal, state and local law.
  • Maintain a flexible and dependable schedule that may require attention outside of normal working hours.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills.

Highly Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field
  • 4+ years of Human Resources and/ or Organizational Leadership experience

 Environmental Working Conditions

The following environmental/atmospheric working conditions are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position.

  • Office environment (80-90%)
  • Daytime travel within local area (10-20%)
  • Occasional exposure to extreme weather conditions
  • Work may entail visits to multiple sites in which incumbent could be exposed to loud noise, dust, and odor.
  • Prolonged periods of working in front of a computer
  • This position requires physical presence in the office and in the field. Remote work is not available.

Relatable Work Experience: Applicants with the following experience may have enough relatable skills to be considered for this opening.

  • Human Resources Generalist
  • Human Resources Representative
  • Human Resources Coordinator
  • Human Resources Specialist

 It is the policy of Lehman-Roberts Company not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex (to include pregnancy and sexual orientation), gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, or because he or she is a protected veteran or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job. Other duties may be assigned as required. Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Lehman-Roberts Company and/or the Memphis Stone & Gravel Company and their designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-hire drug testing.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.