Bechtel Corporation HR Specialist - Learning & Development (212902) in Pueblo, Colorado

  • Requisition ID: 212902

  • Position Title: HR Specialist, Learning and Development

  • Location: Pueblo, CO

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family

  • Other Requirements: US Citizenship required; ability to pass pre-employment drug screen, background check and obtain badging

Project Background

The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) will safely destroy 2,611 tons of mustard agent in mortar rounds and artillery projectiles stored at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot (PCD) approximately 25 miles from Pueblo, Colorado. Neutralization followed by biotreatment is the technology selected by the Department of Defense to destroy the Pueblo chemical weapons stockpile. The PCAPP plant began the operations and munition destruction phase as of September 2016.

Candidates for unescorted access to the Chemical Limited Area must successfully clear National Agency Check with Local Check (NACLC). All employees are subject and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of employment. Must be physically fit and able to work safely at an operating plant. Eligible applicants must be a US Citizen and successfully go through a government screening process. Based on project goals and objectives, candidates established within our local community are desirable.

Role Overview

The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) is looking for an HR Specialist to support primarily Learning & Development programs and complex HR matters at the Pueblo, CO location. This position will report to the HR Manager at the PCAPP project.

This is a long-term assignment with a 4-10's schedule. The work hours are from 6:30am 5:00pm, Monday-Thursday. This position may require additional overtime hours as deemed necessary.

Principle responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Support the HR Learning and Development function at PCAPP and its various programs.

  • Develop and conduct training (i.e. leadership, accountability, forthright conversations).

  • Facilitate performance improvement initiatives to include leadership development, career development, change management, advanced interpersonal and team skills, diversity, strategic planning, coaching, and performance management

  • Assess organization-wide leadership and cultural needs in collaboration with stakeholders and other sources of input and provide recommendations for appropriate initiatives.

  • May support talent management initiatives over the course of a year, as well as assist with creation of presentation materials related to this information.

  • Enter data and produce reports using various Bechtel-HR specific computer applications, such as TalentWorks and Business Objects. Assemble information, such as training data, statistics, and metrics as requested.

  • Facilitate Upward Feedback and New Leader Assimilation Meetings.

  • Support various HR initiatives and programs over the course of a year, including but not limited to HR operations, audits, compensation, and performance management.

  • Assist in other complex HR matters beyond L&D as part of our small HR team at PCAPP.

  • Other HR duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Education, Business Management, Psychology, or related field and 6 years of related experience including facilitation of instructor led classroom training

In lieu of a degree, high school diploma or equivalent and 12 years of related experience including facilitation of instructor led classroom training.

Must be a US Citizen

Must be able to obtain and maintain any security clearances required for this position according to Army Regulation 50-6 (Chemical Surety) *

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills team oriented, positive attitude, strong influencing and relationship building skills.

  • Must possess strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize work assignments.

  • Advanced communication skills both verbal and written.

  • Must have the ability to adjust quickly and effectively to changing priorities and deadlines and provide timely responses to our customers.

  • Required to show initiative, be self-motivated, detail-oriented, flexible and organized to work in a fast paced team based environment.

  • Ability to interface effectively with all levels of the organization.

  • Contributing team member who is willing to step in to support critical department deadlines as required.

  • Intermediate proficiency working in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

  • Desire to learn and expand skill base.

  • Must be able to work flexible and/or additional working hours during key HR initiative time periods.

  • Proficiency in data collection and producing metrics.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified to train Bechtel Leadership Academy courses, including Supervisor Essentials, Unconscious Bias for Leaders, Bechtel Supervisor Development Program, Performance Based Leadership, Forthright Conversations, and/or Building Strong Relationships.

  • Certified to train Behavioral Based Interviewing/Panel Interviewing.

  • Certified to lead upward feedback and 360 coaching sessions.

  • Certified for individual and group coaching.

  • Fully mobile and willing to consider the next assignment in another geographic location.

  • Proficient in using Bechtel-HR Systems and Applications such as SAP, TalentWorks, PD@Bechtel, and QlikView

  • Working knowledge of Bechtel’s organizational structure.

This project is subject to the Army Regulations (AR50-6 Chemical Surety) which governs persons performing work under the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP) and Unescorted Access Program (UAP). Depending on the work performed and the access granted a government security investigation and other physical requirements such as respirators may be mandated. Eligibility to be placed in a CPRP or UAP position requires US citizenship.

The following Surety Program marked with an “x” apply to this job:

_____ None / No Program

_____ This position is designated as a Chemical Duty Position and is subject to the requirements of the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP). As a condition of employment, candidates and incumbents must favorably complete a series of screenings included but not limited to: a personnel security investigation, urinalysis testing, medical exam and respiratory screening, and must meet and maintain personnel suitability and reliability requirements established by Army Regulations.

__X__ This position is designated as an Unescorted Access Position (UAP). As a condition of employment, candidates and incumbents must favorably complete a series of screenings included but not limited to: a personnel security investigation, urinalysis testing, respiratory screening and must meet and maintain personnel suitability and reliability requirements established by Army Regulations.

Additional Information:

Pueblo is situated at the confluence of the Arkansas River and Fountain Creek, 112 miles south of Colorado State Capitol in Denver. It is about a 40 minutes drive to Colorado Springs, a city flourished with more than 55 attractions including Pikes Peak and the Rocky Mountains in the area. Within easy access of an hour and half hour's drive, Denver offers employees a gateway to a global city to soak in the arts and cultural scenes, theaters, shopping and fine dining.

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.