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Griffith Company Labor Compliance Administrator in Brea, California

At Griffith Company, we recognize that people are our most valuable resource. We nurture that resource by fostering a work environment that encourages communication, respect and recognition. In this environment, Griffith Company employees flourish, taking their careers to new levels. In addition to offering a 120 year history of quality, safety and excellence, Griffith Company has a dynamic, exciting and supportive culture where opportunity for growth abounds.

We are looking for an experienced Labor Compliance Administrator for our Brea office. This position is responsible for companywide certified payroll functions and other administrative support.   

Essential Functions

  • Prepare and submit weekly certified payroll reports for self performed work.

  • Review Subcontractors’ certified payroll reports for compliance including, but not limited to prevailing wages, craft classifications, and fringe benefits.

  • Submit labor compliance documents to owners/agencies as required by project specifications.

  • Communicate project specific labor compliance requirements to subcontractors/vendors.

  • Research and resolve agency/owner identified discrepancies including, but not limited to prevailing wages, missed time, missing reports, and trust fund payments.

  • Provide professional customer service to our subcontractors, vendors, agencies, and owners by answering all communications in a 24-48 hour period.

  • Identify, prepare, collect and timely submit various forms required for each agency and job.

  • Keep current with union Master Labor Agreement, rates, and California and Federal basic labor laws.

  • Effectively communicate with other departments including but not limited to project requirements, subcontractor/vendor payment holds and labor compliance discrepancies.

  • Approve subcontractors/vendors for payment by verifying they are compliant with the project they are being paid for.

  • Occasionally travel to job site for pre-construction meetings and project education.

  • Participate in rotation schedule as backup for receptionist desk.

  • Perform all other duties as assigned and/or requested. 

  • Observe all safety rules and regulations.

  • Maintain an organized work environment.

    Specific Job Knowledge, Skill and Ability

    The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Conversant with California prevailing wages, Federal Davis Bacon Act, and union fringe benefits.

  • Well-informed of basic California and Federal labor law.

  • Acquainted with forms DAS 140, DAS 142, certified payroll register, statement of compliance, fringe benefit statement, owner operator documents.

  • Familiar with LCP Tracker, OCPS, and DIR eCPR preferred.

  • Exhibit professional and effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Proficient Excel, Word, Outlook and Ten Key by touch.

  • Ability to use critical thinking to resolve daily challenges and analyze data.

  • Accurately succeeds under pressure and prioritizes tasks to meet deadlines

  • Builds and maintains positive working relationships. Thrives on teamwork.

  • Welcomes professional and personal development.


  • Effective communication

  • Team player

  • Adaptability

  • Critical thinking

  • Time management/multitasking

  • Detail oriented

  • Stress management

  • Punctuality


    Minimum of an Associate degree in Business, Accounting or equivalent.


  • 1-2 years previous experience with labor unions and in construction industry preferred.

  • Previous payroll processing experience is helpful.

    Physical Requirements

  • Most time spent in an indoor office environment

  • Sitting at a desk for prolonged periods of time (8-hour shift)

  • Occasional lifting of files and boxes up to 20 lbs

  • Pushing/pulling of file cabinets

  • Extended visual use of a computer screen

  • Frequent typing

  • Occasional travel

Company Benefits Package

In addition to offering a comprehensive benefits package for all employees — including a superior health benefits package — Griffith Company also offers generous performance-based compensation. As part of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Corporation, Griffith Company employees have the opportunity to directly and financially benefit from the Company's success. Other benefits include vacation time, sick days, paid holidays, and a 401K program. (Benefits are subject to eligibility requirements)

Hourly rate: $25 - 28 Hourly 

Relocation assistance will be provided to candidates outside of the local area on a case-by-case basis.

Visit us at: www.griffithcompany.net

Griffith Company is an equal opportunity employer and an employee-owned company.

Important Notice to Staffing Agencies/Recruiting Firms

Griffith Company will not accept unsolicited resumes from any sources other than directly from a candidate, Griffith Company employee or any of our external recruiting partners whom we already have an executed written agreement with. Any unsolicited resumes sent to any of the following will be considered Griffith Company property: Griffith Company mailing address, fax machine or email address; Griffith Company employees; or to Griffith Company's applicant/candidate database. Griffith Company will NOT pay a fee for any candidate placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Griffith Company will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. Agencies must obtain advance written approval from Griffith Company’s Human Resources team to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening. Griffith Company will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place. Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Griffith Company’s CEO, Executive Vice President or Human Resources Director. No other Griffith Company employee is authorized to bind Griffith Company to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies.

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