Title: Payroll Clerk – Timekeeper

Location: Somerset, NJ (Office Based)

Pay Range: $23 – $28/hr – 1.5X OT 

Expected work schedule: Mon-Fri 40 hours, potential for some OT

Target start date / availability: January 16th, 2023

Job Summary:

  • Craft payroll activities:
    • Update, maintain, print, distribute, and collect daily craft timesheets
    • Verify daily timesheet totals for each employee against site gate log times
      • Adjust employee daily hours accordingly to align with site gate log times in accordance with job policy
    • Foot and balance timesheets to ensure daily employee and timesheet totals equals the distribution/allocation/breakout of hours
    • Enter daily timesheets into job costing software (Focus)
    • Verify Focus reports against timesheets to ensure employee hours have been entered accurately
    • Upload and process time batch from Focus into Penta
    • Generate weekly paychecks and termination and layoff checks as required
    • Receive, review, and resolve check correction questions from craft supervision
    • Maintain and update craft absenteeism log
    • Assist with new hire employee on-boarding process
      • Distribute new hire sign-up packets
      • Ensure employees complete all necessary information and provide necessary identification
      • Enter new hire information into UltiPro
      • Add employee information to necessary documents
    • Maintain accuracy of craft wages for all jobsite employees
    • Sort paychecks into groups to be distributed
  • Make copies, file paperwork, and perform other duties as required
  • Transmit information to the corporate office


  • 1-5+ years of experience in Union Payroll / Timekeeping
  • Experience working in a construction environment is a plus
  • Moderate Excel skills preferred
  • Must be willing to work overtime as required
Job Number: 18309
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