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Houston, Texas, United States
August 27, 2018

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Tyrone J. Davis

Houston, TX • (C): 713-***-**** • (E)

Successful Recruiting Manager with 15+ years’ experience in Oil and Gas and agency recruiting and management. Strong networking capabilities coupled with proven track record of hiring entry to executive level talent across multiple disciplines, including HR, Finance, Legal, IT, Fleet, Operations, Field Services, Engineering, Sales.


US and International Recruitment

Behavioral Interviewing

Effective Listening

Web-Based Sourcing/Recruitment

Diversity Hiring

Leadership and Management

Vendor Negotiation & Management

Visa Applications

Offer Negotiation and Closing

Database Management & Maintenance


Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist (Contract) - Solvay, Houston, TX July 2017 –Present

Supporting the North America Talent Acquisition team with recruiting activities for all of Solvay’s US businesses.

Strategic recruiting in a fast paced environment in the fields of Engineering, Manufacturing/Industrial and/or R&D

Responsible for developing, executing and implementing the talent sourcing and acquisition strategy.

Creating the Staffing Plan based on feedback from Business HR & Hiring Manager

Work with the HR Generalists and Hiring Managers to develop and enhance an effective recruiting program that will attract highly qualified individuals.

Writing and publishing the internal/external Job Posting(s)

Sourcing and screening of candidates

Managing external placement firms

On-going candidate management

Tracking candidates and positions in the Applicant Tracking System

Recruiting Manager- C&J Energy Services, Houston, TX April 2014 – March 2017

Led and managed recruiting efforts for 6 different products lines within U.S. Talent- Corporate, Cementing, Frac, Coil Tubing, Directional Drilling, Wireline, and Pumping.

Trained, and Managed 7 Recruiters in the region and 1 Recruiter in Corporate.

Implemented vendor management process saving over $500,000

Built and maintained relationship with vendors and staffing agencies which increased placements and reduced costs

Approve invoices from Agencies for submittal to the Finance Department.

Streamlined corporate recruiting processes and spearheaded upgrade implementation of ADP RM

Manage HR functions for the corporate team such as Recruiting, Offer Management, Pre-hire employment verifications, Onboarding, Employee & Manager orientation

Negotiated terms and fees with vendors and completed MSA’s as needed for company

Conducted weekly in-person meetings with hiring managers to assure strong relationship to retain talent

Strategically partnered with departmental leadership to maximize the return on staff production and potential outcomes for success.

Trained managers on appropriate interviewing and hiring techniques that will benefit their decision making towards job fit and employee satisfaction

Built relationships with external recruiting resources such as professional organizations, colleges, technical schools

Global Talent Acquisition Senior Recruiter- CB&I November 2011- April 2014

Strategic talent advisor & consultant to Client Managers and Operational leaders with targeted focus on various EPC, O&G, and LNG positions

Sourced, screened, and successfully recruited various positions such as Civil/Structural Engineers/Designers, Electrical Engineers/Designers, I&C Engineers/Designers, Project Controls Specialist, Process Engineers, Construction Supervisors, Cost Specialist, Buyers, Expeditors, Procurement Managers, Piping Designers, Sub Contracts Managers, Estimators, and Engineering Software Applications.

Held intake meeting or calls with Managers to discuss requisitions that are being opened to verify the exact needs for the position(s).

Maintained an average workload of 30+ requisitions

Upon upcoming projects, being able to recruit contingent offers for candidates for the right positions

Corporate Senior Recruiter (Contract)-KBR April 2011 – November 2011

Lead Foreign National Tech Recruiter /Manager- DynCorp Intl., September 2009 - October 2010

Senior Technical Recruiter

Staffing Specialist (Contract) - KBR November 2008 - April 2009

Driver Recruiter/Operations Manager-Velocity Express June 2007 - May 2008

Regional Recruiter- Day & Zimmermann Security Services December 2005 - June 2007

Recruiter Specialist- Staff Mark April 2005 - December 2005

Human Resources Specialist United States Army February 1994 - October 2004


Proficient: MSOffice, Windows XP, 7, 8, SAP, ADP Vantage, ADP-RM, Success Factors, Taleo, Bond Adapt, SONIC, DI Hire, Vurv, CMTS, LinkedIn,,,,, Oil and Careers.


Sullivan University, Louisville, KY Degree in Office Management (2003)

Personnel Management • Transitions Assistance Programs • Suicide Intervention • Customer Service • Effective Counseling • Equal Opportunity • Leadership and Developmental Education

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