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Human Resources Business Partner


Lone Tree, CO, US

Requisition ID: 168175 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: DHO HR Operations 

Department: Human Resources 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 


Position Overview

At Kiewit, our Human Resources Operations team has transformed our business, utilizing best-in-class strategies, turning them into real-world execution.  With 30,000 people, 7 complex markets, our HR generalists work closely with the front line – partnering with leaders to improve people programs in their organizations, while supporting employees at all levels.  We are looking for a Human Resources Business Partner, with proven Human Resources experience and a particular passion for turning best-in-class strategies into real world execution for one of our districts based in Lone Tree, Colorado. We value HR Leaders who understand what it means to be a true partner, hands-on with the operations of the business, with a willingness to roll up their sleeves and jump in!  Under the direction of an HR Director, you will have the opportunity to make decisions and influence the business with great coaching to get you there. As we keep working hard, we have plenty of fun along the way and contribute to building the legacy of Kiewit and projects across the globe.
Your primary responsibility will be to ensure HR execution and performance for your organization, a team of 360 employees, comprised of both staff and craft/hourly workers.  You will act as a liaison with HR Shared Services teams, to ensure the delivery of support to exceed internal client needs, while leading various projects and initiatives as determined in the annual planning cycle.  

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 located in our Kiewit office in Lone Tree, Colorado with expected travel to other Kiewit offices and project sites.  (This is not a remote work opportunity).  


  • Support the development of HR related strategies and ensure implementation and execution
  • Ensure coaching, feedback and performance systems are in place to maximize workforce productivity
  • Act as a liaison with HR Shared Services to ensure the delivery of support to exceed internal client needs
  • Support the execution of performance improvement plans and provide consultation as necessary Consult with managers on effective staff assignments and strategy
  • Manage interim wage adjustments as needed – adjustments, title change, hourly to salary conversion, etc.
  • Serve as a change agent by influencing key stakeholders in support of organizational effectiveness
  • Serve as liaison for high-risk terminations or separations of employees
  • Monitor workforce productivity, retention and engagement for trends and changes that require intervention
  • Lead implementation of programs to drive development, employee engagement and retention
  • Lead succession planning process by providing sound insight, support and drive execution of employee performance programs and expectations to maximize workforce productivity
  • Identify additional learning and development trends based on future workforce needs
  • Maintain knowledge of progressive HR practices, trends and data points to drive enhancements
  • Development of succession plans and skills gap analysis, ensuring that they are consistently reviewed and that effective actions are in place


  • Bachelors’ degree in HR or business-related field.   
  • Minimum of 3+ years in an HR Generalist or Human Resources Business Partner role, role with similar responsibilities as outlined above in a position where you have executed data analytics, systems thinking, program execution and process innovation.    
  • Experience working as an HR Generalist or HRBP providing both tactical and strategic support for your employees and leaders. 
  • Experience working with construction or industrial type of client group desired
  • Ability to travel overnight throughout the US and Canada up to 20% of the time
  • 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 with Leaders and employees, displaying sound business acumen and knowledge in the HR field.  
  • Strong analytical skills, utilizing data to inform and drive business decisions.  Experience using analytical software/dashboards, and advanced use of MS Office Suite
  • Detail orientation, agility, and ability to multi-task and rearrange priorities as needed
  • Action oriented and tenacious with a demonstrated ability to execute activities/decisions and get things done.



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.

Base Compensation: 95,000 - 120,000 
(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)

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: Denver

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