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Compensation Manager - NS&E (211679)

Requisition ID:  211679

  • Location: Reston, VA
  • Relocation Authorized:  National - Family
  • Other Requirements: Must be able to work in the United States without work visa sponsorship and pass pre-employment drug screen and background check


Bechtel is one of the most respected engineering, project management and construction companies in the world. In our Nuclear, Security and Environmental business, the demand for our expertise is growing as we deliver the entire project life cycle: from research and development through engineering, procurement, construction and operation to decontamination and decommissioning. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that make the world cleaner and safer.


We are looking for a Compensation Manager to join our NS&E team at the Reston, VA location. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is a self-starter and enjoys challenges in a growing business environment.


Position Overall:

The Compensation Manager will be responsible for the overall compensation program and planning for the NS&E GBU; the government business unit for of the company.  Working within Bechtel’s corporate compensation structure, the NS&E GBU compensation manager will be responsible for ensuring a compensation program, system and process that is considered adequate and reliable in accordance with a variety of governmental requirements.    The compensation manager will be responsible for a variety of compensation planning activities including the following:

  • Develop and administer annual compensation planning processes to include Calibration/Contribution Rating processes, Incentive Plan administration, and Salary Plan programs including the development and approval of program guidelines, award models, budgets, communication and implementation plans.
  • Perform statistical analysis and reports to support all compensation initiatives.
  • Responsible for ongoing Compensation administration activities to include equity reviews, promotions, job offers, and other award programs.
  • Participate in market salary surveys and conduct annual market analysis.
  • Prepare and review job descriptions and conduct job evaluations.
  • Provide compensation planning training at various points during the compensation planning process.  Communicate effectively at all levels in the organization - projects/functions/senior management/president/other Corporate/Business Unit contacts.
  • Administer SAP Success Factors & other HR systems associated with compensation.
  • Ensure compensation programs comply with applicable state and federal laws/regulations, including Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Service Contract Act (SCA), etc.  Work with payroll and system team to ensure compliance with SCA regulations.
  • Respond to government compensation audits including DCAA, DOL, and OFCCP.
  • Prepare annual incurred cost submission for compensation.
  • Participate on proposal teams and provide guidance regarding labor rates, benefit rates and develop total compensation plans as required.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Degree in Human Resources, Finance, Business Administration or equivalent and a minimum of 15 years’ progressive professional human resources experience including compensation planning, supervision of compensation programs and professionals.
  • Must have the right to work in the US without work permit sponsorship.
  • Certified through WorldatWork as a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP)


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point.  Working knowledge of human resource information systems related to compensation.  Understanding of compensation practices and laws effecting compensation, including Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Service Contract Act (SCA), Equal Pay Act, etc.
  • Possess strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize work assignments. Must have the ability to adjust quickly and effectively to changing priorities and deadlines and provide timely responses to our customers. Required to show initiative, be self-motivated, detail-oriented, flexible and organized to work in a fast-paced team based environment. Contributing team member who is willing to step in to support critical department deadlines as required.  Must be able to work flexible and/or additional working hours during Key Compensation program initiative time periods.
  • Compensation experience in DOE/DOD Government Contracts.




Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. We stand apart for our ability to get the job done right—no matter how big, how complex, or how remote. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since its founding in 1898, Bechtel has worked on more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents. Today, our 53,000 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.

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.