HR Generalist
Kiewit - Texas

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Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada and Australia. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining. Kiewit had 2013 revenues of more than $11.8 billion and employs more than 33,000 staff and craft employees.

This position will assist in various human resources functions: employee relations, training, benefits and various general employee-related activities and services. This role will be located in Houston in the interim until the project moves to site (Lusby, Maryland) late summer/early fall.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not necessarily limited to the following.

• Able to develop and maintain project roster and org charts
• Has a in-depth understanding of HR SAP process
• Experience in Excel, Access and SharePoint.
• Assist in the preparation of the annual Affirmative Action Plan
• Engage managers in the development and updates of job descriptions
• Resource for employees for benefits questions, policy interpretation and problem resolution
• Participate in the annual employee engagement survey
-Coordination of the survey
-Analyzing the results
-Action Plan development and implementation
• Conduct new employee first day orientation
• Conduct employee exit interviews
• Assist with coordination of annual performance review process
• Manage and updates policies
• Assist in gathering information for various Human Resources reports
• Monitor and coordinate employee status changes
• Compile monthly DOR reporting and other HR metrics and reports
• Manage FMLA, STD, LOA’s and other processes
• Other human resources projects as required

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Strong communication and presentation skills are required. This position requires excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with all employees, including members of the senior management team.

Must be willing to relocate and travel as needed.

COMPUTER SKILLS Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Power Point, Word and Excel). Experience with SharePoint and SAP HRIS systems preferred.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor of Science in Human Resources, Business, Psychology or other related field, plus 2 to 5 years experience in Human Resources with practical experience in general human resources functions. Strong work ethic and professional demeanor required with the ability to quickly form business partnerships at all levels; effective time management and organization skills, excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills; self starter with strong presentation skills; demonstrated attention to detail and work accuracy.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS PHR, SPHR or other applicable human resources certification preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage qualified women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and others to apply.

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Peter Kiewit Sons' is a heavyweight in the heavy construction industry. The general contractor and its subsidiaries have a breadth of...