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Human Resources Advisor - HR Operations

Kiewit Corporation Houston, TX

Job Description

Requisition ID: 85179

    Position Summary
    We have a unique opportunity for a dynamic Human Resources Advisor to join our Employee Services team. Someone with 1-3 years of HR experience, with great problem-solving skills, who has the ability to thrive in a high-volume, fast-paced, Shared Service / Center of Excellence office environment.  As an HR Advisor, you will be responsible for providing high-level support to our employees regarding benefits, new hire administration, onboarding, and HR policies and procedures.  This position requires a well-rounded, detailed-oriented individual with excellent interpersonal skills. 

    As an HR Advisor, you will serve as the first point of contact for employee assistance through our AskHR support portal, responding to employee questions and requests via telephone, chat, email, and drop-in face-to-face interactions.  You will obtain and provide requested information and take appropriate action to resolve, refer, or escalate issues in accordance with company and HR policies and procedures, working closely with our field HR teams, employees and management. You will also support the department in the administration of assigned transactional work.

    At Kiewit, the scale of our operations is huge. Our construction and engineering projects span across the United States, Canada and Mexico, improving and connecting communities with every initiative.  We depend on our high-performing operations support professionals ” they're the glue that holds multiple areas of the business together and the catalysts that make things happen. We hire only the most driven people and we offer them diverse career opportunities, strong leadership and mentorship, rewarding, collaborative work, and responsibility they won't find just anywhere. We're always pushing new limits. You can too.

    This position is based out of our Kiewit office in the Energy Corridor area of Houston, TX


  • Professionally and accurately responds to written and oral inquiries from employees and managers regarding HR questions, issues, problems. This will include telephone, chat, e-mail, and drop-in face-to-face interactions
  • Manages employee changes, special pays, employee updates, Tuition Reimbursement requests, and report requests
  • Plans and conducts new hire orientation (in-person and remote sessions)
  • Interfaces with Centers of Excellence partners to assist in the administration and support of employee issues and problems
  • Quickly and accurately resolves cases in a professional, sensitive, customer-focused manner in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Escalates complex cases to achieve resolution
  • Maintains a high degree of confidentiality
  • Performs other duties as requested.


  • 1-3 years of Human Resources experience
  • Degree in Human Resources or related preferred
  • Knowledge of various areas of human resources including benefits, employment, pay-related practices/process, and compensation
  • Ability to thrive in a high-volume, fast-paced, Shared Service / Center of Excellence office environment
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Familiarity with HRIS systems a plus
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of employees and individuals
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple projects
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently or with a team
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office applications to include; Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

    About Kiewit 
    As one of North Americas largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2018 revenues of $9 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 20,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

    How We're Different

  •    Consistently ranked within the top five of the œTop 400 Contractors according to Engineering News-Record 
  •    Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from Day One of employment
  •    401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of base pay
  •    Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year
  •    We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

    Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

  • Job Details

    Date Posted February 13, 2020
    Date Closes April 13, 2020
    Requisition 85179
    Located In Houston, TX
    SOC Category 00-0000.00