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Talent Acquisition Sourcing Specialist

Requisition ID:  250493

Requisition Posting End Date: 06/13/2022

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

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

Role Overview:

Bechtel is currently looking for a Talent Acquisition Sourcing Specialist to join our HR People Operations team in Chile. In this role, you will report to the Regional Talent Acquisition Manager for Americas and will partner with TA Specialists to build a robust and diverse candidate pipeline across Bechtel’s open positions. You will be responsible for the sourcing and screening of qualified candidates who meet both current and future staffing needs. The goal is to identify the best talent and to develop and maintain a pool of candidates available for open positions across multiple functional teams and in multiple locations.


  • Develop candidate talent pipeline through multiple sourcing channels including internal applicant tracking systems, social & professional networks, employee referrals, alumni networks, social media, job boards, and search engines to identify and attract top talent
  • Work with recruiting teams and hiring managers to identify talent needs and develop successful candidate profiles
  • Actively hunt passive candidates through research, networking and online platforms and develop/maintain relationships with passive candidates to engage interest in current and future Bechtel openings
  • Conduct initial phone screens to assess interest level, career goals, qualifications, work history, salary requirements, and culture fit, and to provide information about the organization and position
  • Present qualified candidates to recruiters and hiring manages for further consideration and keep candidates engaged and updated through the recruiting life cycle
  • Research and implement new and innovative sourcing tools, technologies and methods
  • Research and implement innovative and effective candidate marketing strategies
  • Gather and maintain market research on industries, skill sets and competitors to strategically advise recruiters and hiring managers on the talent market landscape
  • Maintain and update Bechtel’s Applicant Tracking System, SuccessFactors, with timely and accurate candidate status information
  • Maintain efficient and effective communication with candidates and recruiting teams


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, Human Resources, Organizational Development or a related field plus 5 years of related professional experience or 9 years of related professional experience in lieu of degree 
  • Ability to prioritize & meet multiple individual and team deadlines in a fast paced, changing, dynamic work environment
  • Proficiency in all core areas of sourcing including research, lead generation, pipeline activation, candidate marketing, and cold calling
  • Knowledge and experience with a variety of different sourcing tools and techniques
  • Prior experience working with a variety of different online recruiting, networking, and/or social media platforms to engage candidates (i.e. LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Indeed, etc.)
  • Prior experience working with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) or Applicant Tracking (ATS) systems to track candidate status/activity
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think creatively for solutions
  • Excellent networking, relationship management, and collaboration skills
  • Ability to work with minimal direction, often with tight deadlines


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience working with SuccessFactors
  • Prior experience working in a RPO or recruiting agency environment
  • Certified Internet Recruiter (CIR), Advanced Certified Internet Recruiter (ACIR), Certified Social Sourcing Recruiter (CSSR), LinkedIn Certified Professional Recruiter or other related professional certifications



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.

Applicants with a disability, who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, may e-mail their request to or call +1-800-749-2372 for assistance. Determinations on request for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.


Juntos formando el mañana

Bechtel es una de las empresas de ingeniería, construcción y gestión de proyectos más respetadas a nivel mundial. Junto con nuestros clientes, entregamos proyectos emblemáticos que fomentan el progreso y el crecimiento económico a largo plazo. Desde 1898, hemos completado más de 25.000 proyectos extraordinarios en 160 países de los siete continentes. Operamos a través de cuatro unidades de negocios globales: Infraestructura; Nuclear, Seguridad y Medio Ambiente; Energía; y Minería y Metales. Nuestra empresa y nuestra cultura se basan en más de un siglo de liderazgo y una adherencia incesante a nuestros valores, cuyo núcleo son la seguridad, la calidad, la ética y la integridad. Estos valores son lo que creemos, lo que esperamos, lo que entregamos y lo que vivimos.

Bechtel es un empleador que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades. Todos los postulantes calificados serán considerados para su contratación sin distinción de raza, color, religión, sexo, orientación sexual, identidad y expresión de género, edad, nacionalidad, discapacidad, estado de ciudadanía (según lo autorice la ley), estatus militar, información genética y cualquier otra característica protegida por la ley federal, estatal o local.

Postulantes en situación de discapacidad, que requieran de ajustes razonables para cualquier etapa del proceso de reclutamiento y contratación, pueden enviar su solicitud por correo electrónico a para recibir apoyo. Determinaciones referentes a los requerimientos de ajustes razonables serán revisados  caso a caso.