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Assistant HR Business Partner - Denver, CO


Denver, Colorado 80112
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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, Mexico 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 2016 revenues of $8.6 billion and employs more than 20,000 staff and craft employees.

How We’re Different
•    Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record
•    Consistently recognized as one of the best places to work in North America and in 2015, named one of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies
•    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
•    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

Do you want to put your entrepreneurial spirit to work in helping a business evolve its Human Resources Business Partner function? Are you a seasoned HR professional that has a desire to make an immediate and lasting impact on your business? Have you spent your career finding ways to better your company through its people programs? If so, then our team is looking for you. We’d like someone with proven Human Resources experience and a particular passion for turning best-in-class strategies into real world execution. We value HR experts who are willing to roll up their sleeves and jump into the construction industry head first. As we keep working hard, we have plenty of fun along the way and get to partake in building the legacy of Kiewit and projects across the globe. Can you keep up and are you ready?


We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Human Resources Business Partner to support various Kiewit Districts.  This position will report to the Regional HR Director and work closely with the Business Unit leadership teams.  Primary responsibility will be to ensure HR execution and performance for the assigned business units.  There will be vital collaboration with HR Shared Services to ensure the efficiencies are driven in all areas of HR processes and programs.  As a Human Resources Business Partner you will establish a strong partnership and execute initiatives related to developing and retaining a talented and have an engaged workforce.


This position requires a well-rounded, highly motivated Human Resources Professional with excellent interpersonal and leadership skills to roll up their sleeves and contribute while leading the human resources function.  Key areas of responsibility include compensation management, training/development, recognition, employee relations, change management, workforce planning, succession planning, communication programs and interface with the corporate and group human resources teams. 


Key Responsibilities

-Development of the annual Human Resources Business Plan and drives execution

-Participating in the develop of the business plan(s) for respective internal customers

-Manages all processes/policies relating to day-to-day human resources operations and compliance

-Staffing/Manpower Planning

-Annual Performance Review process

-Employee Development and Coaching

-Assist in Executive Consultation

-Succession Planning and Strategy

-Policy Administration

-Retention Strategies

-Compensation Planning including base salary, bonus, stock

-Employee Relations Support to HRBP/District Leadership

-Regulatory and Corporate Compliance

-Driving an open-door, engaging management philosophy




-This position requires an experienced HR expert who can strike a balance between systems thinking, HR program execution and process innovation. 

-8+ years’ experience of progressive HR experience with working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines

-Bachelor’s degree (Human Resources or Business Administration)

-Ability to communicate and influence individuals and groups to gain buy-in and acceptance of new ideas and approaches

-Proven ability to take initiative and build strong and productive personal relationships

-Sound business acumen and analytical skills

-Ability to travel overnight throughout the US and Canada up to 40% of the time

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