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Talent Acquisition Specialist - West Coast Operations

Requisition ID:  252539

Requisition Posting End Date: 05/31/2022


About this Role


As the function that touches all our employees, our Talent Acquisition team has a special role in capitalizing on opportunities and creating the future for Bechtel. Our TA Specialists are critical partners with the business, establishing long-term trust with leaders at all levels, and partnering cross-functionally with HRBPs, Finance, Compensation, and other business partners. 


We are currently looking for an experienced Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our expanding APAC TA team. This is a brand-new & highly visible role offering an exciting opportunity to join us & shape all facets of recruiting success for our West Coast Operations & Projects.


This role will blend full life-cycle recruitment and strategic talent needs using integrated talent strategy development where consultation, data-driven storytelling, and collaborative partnerships will be fully leveraged. Success will be achieved through the development of recruiting plans, employing sourcing strategies and resources as well as developing new, creative recruiting ideas that include targeted Employer Branding & D&I efforts.


This role will ideally be based in Perth however hybrid and/or remote working options will also be considered 


Key Responsibilities

  • E2E Recruitment Process: Leading the full life-cycle recruitment of candidates including sourcing, pre-screening, interviewing, and offer negotiation
  • Stakeholder Relationship Management: Maintaining superior communication with candidates, business leaders, HR Business Partners, and other stakeholders
  • Search & Sourcing: Developing unique and robust search strategies across a variety of functions and disciplines including research to identify specific target companies and talent based on needs
  • Candidate Engagement: Developing talent prospects into active candidates through effective candidate attraction, engagement, and evaluation, always ensuring a positive candidate experience
  • Networking: Building talent networks and leveraging recognized industry sources to develop external talent pipelines
  • Strategy: Provide strategic guidance and advice to business leaders and other stakeholders on talent market and search strategies
  • Collaboration: Partnering with HR & internal TA team members, including TA Coordinators and sourcing support, to ensure a smooth & efficient recruitment strategy & process is completed

About You

  • Previous experience working in a senior level recruitment role – ideally with strategic sourcing, candidate engagement & employer branding as key components (either in house, RPO or recruiting agency environment)
  • Significant experience with full life-cycle executive recruiting process & best practice
  • Prior experience in passive sourcing techniques and assessing talent (experience with behavioural interviewing techniques preferred)
  • Strong communication, relationship management, analytical, collaboration and critical thinking skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think creatively for solutions
  • Demonstrated understanding of functional organizations, matrix structure and global organizational culture
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work autonomously often with tight deadlines


About us


Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.

Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact.

We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy, and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.




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.