2024 University Graduate (U.S.) - Labor Relations/Industrial Relations Coordinator

Requisition ID:  270990



Bechtel is people.  We provide the expertise and experience of our people to build some of the most challenging and iconic projects in the world.


The successful candidate will perform a variety of Workforce Services support activities.  The Workforce Services team works proactively with Project Management and Labor Organizations to create an environment that will ensure timely and cost-effective completion of our projects.  The total number of hires and start dates are subject to workload and business conditions.  Locations are Houston, TX or Reston, VA (part-time teleworking).



  • Responsible for working with project to update and publish regional Procedures
  • Develops internal labor studies, including in county research (online) and through third parties
  • Supports projects and prospects with collecting wage and fringe information and creating regional labor rates.
  • Develops labor surveys for projects and prospects that include supply and demand data and competing project information.
  • Establishes a central database to include country/region specific wages (including escalation), labor supply, and demand.
  • Develops risk and mitigation strategies to support project proposals.
  • Responsible for writing project executionplans using critical information gathered during the initial analysis.
  • Creates an internal SharePoint/internal webpage to share information within the WS Management team to include procedures, lessons learned, etc.
  • Supports requests from Business Development to obtain critical data or develop presentations to assist in proposals.
  • Attends meetings and participates in discussions of anticipated or immediate labor issues.  Provides written accounts of labor issues and events as requested.
  • Build relationships with internal customers and project contacts.
  • Perform other special projects as requested.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Relations, Labor Relations, Business Administration, Human Resources Management, Global Business Management, Organizational Development, Psychology, Social Studies, or related degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Possess the eligibility to work and remain in the U.S. without visa sponsorship, now or in the future.
  • Comfortable working in either an office or field environment.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Adapts to change and stress in the work environment and manages competing demands while maintaining high performance levels.
  • Express ideas and information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to efficiently organize work activities to meet deadlines.
  • Self-starter, ability to use sound business judgment in carrying out assigned tasks.
  • Ability to multi-task and maintain confidentiality.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.


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, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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.

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