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At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.
Watch our 'About Us' video We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

HDR Engineering, Inc. has a position available for an experienced Human Resources professional to join our Montana - West Region team. The Area Human Resources Manager will be based in greater Montana and will also provide support to our Idaho offices. Responsibilities include the following for staff located in the Montana offices and includes responsibility for coordination and oversight of similar activities for our Idaho office which may include periodic travel:

Primary Job Responsibilities

Employee Relations:

Assist employees with interpretation of company policies and procedures including but not limited to; tuition reimbursement, benefits, professional registration, training, leaves of absence and general company questions. In partnership with the Regional HR Manager, handle moderate to complex, or out-of-policy, employee relations and performance management questions, concerns and recommended disciplinary actions.
Coordinate leaves of absence with employee and corporate benefits team. Update leave information in HRIS system and provide updates to management and corporate benefits as needed.
Assist Area Managers with personnel administration, salary plans and other special reports.
Assist with the development and oversight of all performance development plans for Area staff, coordinating with supervisors, BGMs and Regional HR Manager.
Provide training for annual employee review process, oversee completion of reviews by management team and update in HRIS system.
Conduct investigations including interviewing relevant parties, documenting interview notes, and making recommendations based on company policies, business practices and professional expectations, and any other relevant factors.
Prepare area locations Affirmative Action Plans and manage diversity and inclusion efforts within the Area.
Lead Area off-boarding activities.

New Hires/Recruiting:

Conduct new employee orientations and lead onboarding activities for the department, providing guidance to employees as necessary.

In partnership with HDR recruiters, drive requisition process, inputting and tracking requisitions from inception to hire, which includes creating employment requisitions for hiring managers, coordinating interview schedules, making candidate travel arrangements, tracking decisions of hiring managers on resumes, developing annual recruiting plans, coordinating immigration information with Immigration Coordinator as needed and participating as requested or needed on the requirements of the open position and managers.

Oversee/lead intern recruiting program in partnership with technical staff as needed.

Staff Training:

Oversee basic and intermediate training of new and seasoned supervisors around issues of staff management, yearly reviews and leadership.

Coordinate office training with corporate L&OD and participate in the development of brown bag seminars and other local training activities for employees and supervisors.

In participation with the Regional HR Manager, develop and present a variety of training programs within area as needed.

General HR function:

Use HRIS systems to maintain employee records and process personnel actions.

Oversee the completion of employee paperwork and send to Corporate HR for their employee file.

Periodically audit employee system queries for accuracy of information.

Plan staff meetings within office in conjunction with Area manager.

Work with Department and hiring Managers to request salary compensation data from corporate compensation team.

Assist with coordinating local wellness activities (flu shots, health fairs, health club discount programs, etc.)

Understand basic HDR benefit plan provisions, assist with employees benefit-related questions of moderate complexity, and refers complex questions to Corporate HR.

Administrative Management:

Management of HR and general administrative staff.



Required Qualifications

10 + years related experience

Proficiency with MS Office including Outlook, Word and Excel

Excellent verbal and written communication and strong client service ability

Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships

Ability to facilitate employee training

Strong organizational and follow-up skills

Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and various managers in a fast-paced environment

Self-motivated, well-organized and detail-oriented

Ability to handle confidential information

An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to local candidates

Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, business or related field

A/E experience greatly preferred

PHR or SHPR or SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP preferred

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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