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Human Resource Business Partner - MEC Industrial


Waltham, MA, US

Requisition ID: 99561 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Human Resources 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Mass. Electric Construction Co. Industrial (MECI) is a Kiewit Subsidiary and one of the nation's premier electrical contractors. We are a leader in providing complex and large-scale electrical construction and maintenance services. Our markets include those in renewables, power, transmission & distribution, water/wastewater, life sciences, data center, communications & ITS, security, transit/light rail and traction power across North America. We focus on Safety - Nobody Gets Hurt - and exceeding client expectations by meeting or beating project schedules and budgets.

This position will report to the HR Operations Director and work closely with the District leadership teams. Primary responsibility will be to ensure HR execution and performance for the assigned business. There will be vital collaboration with HR Shared Services to ensure the efficiencies are driven in all areas of HR programs.

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 is based out MEC Industrial, 400 Totten Pond Road, Suite 400, Waltham, MA  80112.  This is a shared service center in a professional office setting.


Human Resources Planning and Management
o    Drive the development of HR related strategies and ensure implementation and execution
o    Maintain knowledge of progressive HR practices, trends and data points to drive enhancements
o    Review key business performance targets and their related talent implications with business leaders
o    Review and benchmark the internal and external environment to improve HR policies and initiatives
o    Serve as project manager over various projects and initiatives as determined in annual planning cycle
o    Serve as a change agent by influencing key stakeholders in support of organizational effectiveness

Workforce Planning and Talent Management
o    Utilize tools and tracking methods to ensure workforce is right-sized for current and future needs
o    Development of succession plans and skills gap analysis, ensuring that effective actions are in place
o    Ensure coaching, feedback and performance systems are in place to maximize workforce productivity
o    Leverage internal and external resources to ensure proper employee coaching and interventions are provided
o    Lead implementation of programs to drive development, employee engagement and retention

Program Execution and Employee Support
o    Serve as advisor to District leadership teams by providing insights, consultation and support
o    Act as a liaison with HR Shared Services to ensure the delivery of support to exceed internal client needs
o    Provide feedback to influence the continuous improvement of HR services and processes


This position requires an experienced HR expert who can strike a balance between systems thinking, HR program execution and process innovation.
•    5+ years’ experience of progressive HR experience with working knowledge of multiple HR disciplines
•    Bachelor’s degree (Human Resources or Business Administration)
•    Ability to communicate and influence in support of gaining 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

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.

Mass. Electric Construction Co. (MEC) is one of the nation's premier electrical contractors serving the industrial and transportation markets. We’ve earned an industry-wide reputation for sticking to our high standards in everything we do. 

We believe in the benefits of investing in our people. Around here, learning and improving go hand-in-hand with going to work each day. You’ll constantly increase your knowledge, sharpen your skills and gain new experiences. 

If you're ready for a career that can take you places, look no further. 

Nearest Major Market: Waltham
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

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