Tracie Parham
Human Resource Professional
FORT WORTH, TX 76115
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Human Resource professional with (7+) years of progressive experience managing employee benefits & compliance, employee hiring & onboarding, leave administration, and HR records. Dependable and... show more

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Work experience
Lehigh Hanson
Human Resource Benefit Coordinator

Organized and implemented successful open enrollments for more than 2,100 Canadian employees.
*Served as a liaison between employees, and insurance providers; resolved benefit related issues and ensured effective utilization of plans and positive employee relations.
*Reconciled billing each month relating to benefit programs such as EAP, basic AD, basic Life MSPBC invoices.
*Managed various leave request for over 2,100 employees.
*Performed a wide variety of payroll process activities, including signing off on bi-weekly, weekly, semi, Ceridian Quebec payrolls to ensure timely pay.
*Managed employee benefits enrollment, revision and termination. Ensured all benefit information on HRIS database was current and accurate.
*Heavily involved in testing systems for the new benefit plan year annually to ensure employees were able to make benefit elections during open enrollment.


BNSF Railway
Human Resource Benefits Coordinator

Managed FMLA cases companywide. Reviewed cases to make a determination of approval or denial according to Federal guidelines and monitored cases for the duration of the FMLA leave.
*Managed short disability programs. Initiated and tracked claims and was the point of contact with the insurance carrier. Coordinated extended absences and return-to-duty issues with employees and work sites. Created internal tracking system for disability claims.
*Interacted directly with employees, vendors and physicians to ensure all necessary documentation required to approve, and extend short term disability cases were received in a timely manner.
*Met with the case managers at Met Life on a weekly basis to ensure all any pending items were addressed and resolved.

Tarrant County Community College District Office
Human Resource Benefits and Compensation Specialist

Processed all benefit enrollments, qualifying life events, employee changes submitted by employees that were employed at both the NE/SE campuses.
*Processed Evidence of Insurability (EOI) forms in accordance with the college's policies and procedures.
*Worked closely with benefits providers to resolve eligibility errors.
*Managed coordinated the return to work for employees that were out on STD or FMLA.
*Entered and maintained employee data for both NE and SE campuses in the HRIS platform
*Handled all inquiries from active and retired employees regarding plan eligibility/enrollment.
*Managed on boarding process for all NE/SE employees including recruitment, background and reference checks, and other preconditions of employment.
*Conducted weekly new hire orientation for adjunct faculty.
*Filed and monitored payment processing on Death and Accidental Death and Dismemberment claims.
*Processed and approved monthly stipends to ensure teaching staff and administrators were paid timely/accurately.

Bell Helicopter
Policies and Procedures Specialist, Bell Helicopter

Assisted and lead training sessions for all departmental point of contacts companywide to ensure users of the new WebTop system were fully trained to ensure productivity of the policies and procedures approval process.
*Managed reviewed the approval matrix for proper signatures for new and revised HR Policies and company Procedures documents.
*Managed the change control process between Policies and Procedures and BSM (Business System Modernization)
*Back-up to the Data Forms Specialist to ensure team coverage by timely processing new form request, publishing revised documents, and submitting new forms.
*Performed audits to ensure compliance with Enterprise Management system, and documented HR Policies company procedures to achieve world class excellence.
Analyzed and made recommendations relating to business process improvements.
*Heavily involved with the implementation of the Web Top/Documentum system that allowed users to manage, revise and create policies and procedures electronically.

Bell Helicopter
Policies and Procedures Specialist

Assisted and lead training sessions for all departmental point of contacts companywide to ensure users of the new WebTop system were fully trained to ensure productivity of the policies and procedures approval process.
*Managed reviewed the approval matrix for proper signatures for new and revised HR Policies and company Procedures documents.
*Managed the change control process between Policies and Procedures and BSM (Business System Modernization)
*Back-up to the Data Forms Specialist to ensure team coverage by timely processing new form request, publishing revised documents, and submitting new forms.
*Performed audits to ensure compliance with Enterprise Management system, and documented HR Policies company procedures to achieve world class excellence.
Analyzed and made recommendations relating to business process improvements.
*Heavily involved with the implementation of the Web Top/Documentum system that allowed users to manage, revise and create policies and procedures electronically.

Tarrant County Community College District
Human Resource Benefits and Compensation Specialist

OfficeProcessed all benefit enrollments, qualifying life events, employee changes submitted by employees that were employed at both the NE/SE campuses in the ERS system.
*Processed Evidence of Insurability (EOI) forms in accordance with the college's policies and procedures.
*Worked closely with benefits providers to resolve eligibility errors in ERS/TRS systems.
*Managed coordinated the return to work for employees that were out on STD or FMLA within the Colleague system
*Entered and maintained employee data for both NE and SE campuses in all HRIS platforms
*Handled all inquiries from active and retired employees regarding plan eligibility/enrollment.
*Managed on boarding process for all NE/SE employees including recruitment, background and reference checks, and other preconditions of employment.
*Conducted weekly new hire orientation for adjunct faculty.
*Filed and monitored payment processing on Death and Accidental Death and Dismemberment claims.
*Processed and approved monthly stipends in Colleague to ensure teaching staff and administrators were paid timely/accurately.

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Accountable
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Accurate
I am exact and make sure my work is mistake-free.
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Ambitious
I am strongly driven to succeed.

Education
Keller Graduate school of Management
Masters, Human Resource Management

Davenport University
Bachelors, Business Management
Davenport University
Bachelors, Business Administration
Davenport University
Bachelors