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Benefits Administrator - Santiago, CL

Requisition ID:  218039

Role Overview

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 colleagues team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries.


As the organization that interacts with all our employees, the Human Resources Department has a special role in capitalizing on opportunities and creating the future for Bechtel.


Job Duties:

The Benefits Administrator will be a part of People Operations, a global shared service. This role will be responsible for administering the benefits portfolio and providing operational support to the benefits team under the guidance of the Americas Total Rewards Manager.


Detailed responsibilities include (but are not limited to): 

  • Supporting the Americas Total Rewards Manager with data and information for participation in benefits benchmarking surveys
  • Managing enrolments for renewal of benefit plans including testing and configuration of enrolment system, drafting communication/system access guide, updating employee records in system, and responding to employee queries 
  • Providing support to the employees on benefit related queries. Responding to queries escalated by Advisory Services 
  • Maintaining employee data, information and working files according to required confidentiality/privacy standards and best practices 


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field OR 4 years of overall related experience in lieu of degree
  • Knowledge of benefits administration
  • Demonstrated knowledge of HRIS systems, specifically SAP 
  • Experience working closely with international teams
  • Ability to speak bilingu ally in English and Spanish is required


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Prior experience in managing benefits in Latin America is a plus
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Teams, Outlook, etc.)  
  • Possess service mindset and ability to build strong relationships
  • Ability to work with little supervision
  • Ability to work in a high-volume transaction environment
  • Proactive, flexible, and adaptive to changing priorities
  • Effective communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills


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; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; 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.