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AECOM Human Resources / Labour Relations Business Partner in Edmonton, Alberta

Canada - Alberta, Calgary

Alternate Locations CA - Edmonton, Alberta, CA - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, CA - Toronto, Ontario, CA - Vancouver, British Columbia, CA - Winnipeg, Manitoba

Job Summary

TAMS (an AECOM company) is currently seeking a Human Resources / Labour Relations Business Partner to join our home office team in Calgary, AB. This is a Full-Time position.

TAMS operates in a hybrid office arrangement. While preference will be given to Calgary based candidates, consideration will be made for individuals based elsewhere in Western Canada or Ontario .

This position will provide a broad range of consultative guidance and “hands on” service excellence in supporting all HR related areas such as policy interpretation and best practices, process & procedure development and training, labour relations, as well as coaching on performance management and other employee relations issues across all of TAM’s operations, with the majority focus on Canada.

Responsibilities :

  • Provide guidance to our senior managers regarding Human Resources and Labour Relations matters

  • Foster positive relationship with TAMS’ union partners, while representing TAMS’ interests

  • Develop strong working relationship with client and industry counterparts in respect of overall industry initiatives and strategy concerns

  • Participate, alongside Operations, in Collective Bargaining for TAMS’ union agreements

  • Promote a strong understanding of the Labour Relations process across the business

  • Ensure timely and fair resolution of labour grievances and compliance to overall Collective Agreement obligations

  • Collaborate with Site Managers, Superintendents and Operations teams to proactively manage and prepare for successful project execution in the field

  • Lead employee relations investigations

  • Provide guidance to the business units in relation to employee lifecycle activities including recruitment, on-boarding, workforce development, employee management and succession, and terminations

  • Communicate and interpret policies and advise managers on their application

  • Ensure compliance with HR procedures and requirements

  • Provide updates on HR initiatives to senior management to ensure there is alignment with business unit plans

  • Participate in the annual strategic planning process and setting of company objectives

  • Create ad-hoc reporting from HRIS systems and maintain data integrity of the information

  • Ensure adequate Performance Management training is delivered to the business units and reinforce our programming as required

  • Identify ongoing needs or problems that require research, analysis and resolution, in order to meet the changing business requirements

  • Identify organizational training needs and participate in the coordination, development and delivery of training initiatives

  • Assist in the development and implementation of HR policies and procedures

  • Prepare reports in conformance with legal requirements or organization needs

  • Management in labour relations, including the negotiation, interpretation, and administration of collective bargaining agreements

  • Other duties as assigned

Conditions of Employment for this position are:

  1. For positions that fall into the list of required positions within the AECOM Oil & Gas Background Check policy, qualified applicants who are offered, and accept, the role must complete a satisfactory pre-employment Background Check. This may consist of all or a combination of the following: Canadian Criminal Record check, an Employment Verification and/or an Education and Accreditation Verification.

  2. For positions that fall into the list of required positions within the AECOM Oil & Gas Alcohol & Drug (A&D) policy, qualified applicants who are offered, and accept, a position must provide evidence of a satisfactory Alcohol & Drug test in accordance with the Company's Alcohol & Drug Policy. In order to be valid, the test must have been conducted at the direction of AECOM - O&G Business Unit.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related discipline and / or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Minimum 8 years of professional human resources or related experience

  • Strong understanding of Employment Standards and Labour Relations regulations across Canadian jurisdictions – particularly for Alberta and Ontario

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong attention to details

  • Travel within Canada and/or to the United States will be required from time to time

  • TAMS operates in a hybrid office arrangement. While preference will be given to Calgary based candidates, consideration will be made for individuals based elsewhere in Western Canada or Ontario

Preferred Qualifications

  • 8-12 years of experience in HR generalist duties including Labour Relations experience in a unionized environment is preferred

  • Experience with Collective Agreement interpretation and best practices is a strong asset

  • Established labour relationships within the Building Trades and affiliated unions is a strong asset

  • Certified Human Resources Professional designation is an asset

  • Familiarity with the construction and oil and gas service sector is an asset

  • Experience in a multinational corporation, basic understanding of HR/LR management in a U.S. context and comfort with a functional matrix environment would be beneficial

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Human Resources

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 250473BR

Clearance Required No

Virtual: Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.