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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Requisition ID:  262165

Requisition Posting End Date: 10/04/2022

Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure; mining and metals; nuclear, security and environmental; and oil, gas, and chemicals. Today, our colleague’s team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries. 

Bechtel is currently seeking a Talent Acquisition Specialist to support our critical staffing needs in all of our business. This role will report to the Talent Acquisition Manager based out of the Houston, TX office, but will allow for flexible telework as needed.  This role will screen and present candidates across multiple business functions including Engineering, Construction, and Project Support.  You will be responsible for building candidate rapport and developing trusted relationships with the hiring managers to deliver top talent to Bechtel.    


Position Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Achieves staffing objectives by recruiting and evaluating job candidates; advising managers; and managing relocations.
  • Establishes recruiting requirements by studying organization plans and objectives and meeting with managers to discuss needs.
  • Builds applicant sources by researching and contacting community services, colleges, employment agencies, recruiters, media, and internet sites; providing organization information, opportunities, and benefits; making presentations; and maintaining rapport.
  • Attracts applicants by placing job advertisements, contacting recruiters, and using newsgroups and job sites.
  • Determines applicant qualifications by interviewing applicants, analyzing responses, verifying references, and comparing qualifications to job requirements.
  • Promotes Bechtel as an employer of choice in social and recruitment channels.


Qualifications and Skills
Basic Requirements:

  • BS/BA or 3+ years of experience in Talent Recruitment
  • Prior experience using passive recruiting techniques.
  • Knowledge of recruitment best practices. 
  • Knowledge of various applicant tracking systems and technology. 
  • Proven record of high personal initiative.
  • Strategic thinker that is also able to delve into the detail to deliver.
  • Ability to professionally interface with all levels of the organization and influence without authority.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment and use good judgment in setting and delivering individual priorities.
  • Ability to function effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Able to identify key external trends and benchmarks and translate those into business action.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.


Preferred Requirements:

  • Prior experience developing talent acquisition strategies EPC or construction industry. 
  • Proven experience in the ability to understand wide-ranging, out-of-the-ordinary, talent acquisition practices.
  • Experience working with novel projects and proven ability to understand global staffing process on Construction projects.
  • DE&I experience in developing strategies and passive recruitment.


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.