Craft Data Systems Administration Lead

Requisition ID: 264224 

  • Relocation Authorized: None 
  • Telework Type: Part-Time Telework 
  • Work Location: Deer Park, TX 

Position Overview:
This role is at the center of our craft employee life cycle, responsible for ensuring that the systems that allow us to recruit, hire, manage, pay, and move our craft professionals are properly protected, configured to allow smooth craft personnel administration, and correctly updated with accurate personnel data. This role will also support craft application and recruiting activities at the Deer Park office.


Qualifications and Skills:

  • 4-year degree in Business Administration, HR, Statistics, IT, or Information systems -or- equivalent years of relevant HR/Industrial Relations experience in the construction or manufacturing industry
  • Experience as an advanced software user or administrator of HRIS systems (SAP)
  • Applicant Tracking Systems such as BrassRing, Taleo, or SuccessFactors
  • HR Metrics tools such as Power BI
  • Knowledge of US employment laws and how they relate to the construction industry
  • Knowledge of Craft recruiting and hiring processes in the construction or manufacturing industry
  • Ability to appear regularly to work in person in the Deer Park office a construction site office setting, as needed
  • Ability to adapt to multiple changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness and ability to train system users to perform routine data administration tasks
  • Ability to interact and communicate with colleagues at all levels of the organization in a professional manner
  • Experience in supervising others to accomplish a common objective - preferably in activities related to Construction Human Resources
  • Written and verbal communication skills, adequate to explain complex technical items in simplified language
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate across functions/departments to achieve desired outcomes
  • Experience as a craft recruiter or recruiting manager is preferred
  • Bilingual English/Spanish reading/writing/speaking preferred
  • Field experience on large construction projects is preferred
  • Advanced degree or certification in HR Information Systems, Database Administration, HR Metrics/Analytics, or similar fields is preferred
  • Experience with data privacy practices related to HR or other personal data is preferred



  • Act as the gatekeeper for user access to Craft HRIS, ATS, and metrics systems
  • Lead the privacy and data protection efforts of craft employees’ data across the enterprise
  • Manage the US Craft Helpdesk inbox for inquiries/requests coming from projects
  • Respond to or assign others to respond to inquiries
  • Produce reports for craft employee and craft applicant metrics
  • Benefits-related reports from the HRIS
  • Craft applicants and recruiting reports from the ATS
  • Other reports as needed
  • Help end users leverage the HRIS and ATS to accomplish processes for craft applicants or employees
  • Streamline recruiting and onboarding processes or improvements
  • Help ensure data integrity for current and ex-employees’ personal data
  • Collaborate with software configuration team to accomplish the following in support of enterprise goals:
  • Specify craft HRIS and ATS requirements and desired upgrades
  • Test HRIS and ATS software functions for functionality, conflicts, and user-friendliness
  • Perform necessary modifications to craft employee data or HR data systems
  • Collaborate with project IR managers and payroll teams to ensure that project wage bulletins are formatted appropriately and configured in SAP
  • Review wage bulletins to ensure executability in practice, given any system or human limitations
  • Correct payroll or benefit-related issues for craft employees
  • Identify needs for data capture and collection
  • Interface with Construction Automation team to achieve compatibility of Craft HRIS and timekeeping or productivity systems
  • Extract data from HRIS or timekeeping systems as needed to achieve compensation or other objectives
  • Utilize document storage applications to store, organize, and retrieve personnel records
  • Receive inquiries from project IR teams, Legal, or management, and respond as appropriate
  • Provides input on craft employment policies and work processes when needed
  • Performs or assists with audits related to craft employee hiring, payroll, benefits, or records
  • Supervises Craft Application Desk at the Deer Park office - requires regular presence in the office


Receives direction from Craft Shared Services Manager or Global Workforce Services Manager

Provides direction to Other Data Administrators, Systems Auditors, or junior Industrial Relations staff assigned to Shared Services

Collaborates with Bechtel Business Services HRIS Systems team, Craft Benefits/Payroll team, Construction Automation team, Project or GBU/Division Industrial Relations Managers, HRIS and ATS Systems users, Craft Recruiting teams

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking.