HR Specialist - Field HR


Dallas, TX, US Houston, TX, US

Requisition ID: 172656 

Job Level: Entry Level 

Home District/Group: DHO HR Operations 

Department: Human Resources 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Do you like teamwork and working in a fast-growing company? In this position, you will have the opportunity to develop, participate and learn key roles and functions within the Human Resources field. You will cultivate your HR capabilities and business acumen while you provide valuable work to our business. This position requires a well-rounded, detailed-oriented individual with excellent interpersonal skills. 
Through this role, you will have the opportunity to explore an area of the 1HR group which could include Employee Services, University Recruiting, Talent Development, Craft Services and more. You will also get exposure to our Center of Excellence (COE) Leaders, HR Business Partners, and HR Directors as you learn and grow with our team. 
We hire only the most driven people, and we offer them diverse career opportunities, strong leadership, and mentorship, rewarding, collaborative work, and responsibility you won’t find just anywhere. We’re always pushing new limits. You can too.

District Overview

HR Operations is an integral partner and service provider at Kiewit. In recent years, we have gone from decentralized HR groups to a unified, shared service team, with various HR Centers of Excellence. Our vision is to be a best-in-class international HR organization.


This position will be based in one of our hub locations, or at one of our many project locations across North America.


• 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


• 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

Other Requirements:

  • Regular, reliable attendance 
  • Work productively and meet deadlines timely
  • Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
  • Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
  • Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
  • May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.


We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are 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.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: HR, HRIS, Information Systems, Entry Level, Human Resources, Technology