AECOM Counsel / Senior Counsel - Labor & Employment in San Francisco, California

Business Line AECOM Corporate

Position Title Counsel / Senior Counsel - Labor & Employment

United States of America - California

San Francisco

Job Summary

This role can based at either our San Francisco or Oakland, California office.

Functions of this position including but not limited to:

  • Provide counsel to and work closely with human resources on a broad range of employment matters, including recruiting, hiring, benefits, compensation, employee relations, discipline, terminations, harassment, discrimination, wage and hour compliance, and strategies for managing risk around employment matters.

  • Manage claims/litigation and outside counsel.

  • Handle and/or direct investigations and manage the L&E investigation function.

  • Conduct ongoing review and revision of AECOM’s human resources policies.

  • Prepare and conduct employment law training programs for human resources and management, manage Company training programs in conjunction with HR.

  • Ensure the Company’s compliance with federal, state, local and international employment laws and regulations.

  • Provide advice and counsel on traditional labor issues, including collective bargaining, union organizing and other issues arising under the NLRA and the Davis-Bacon Act.

Minimum Requirements

  • Law degree from an accredited law program with an active license to practice in California.

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant legal experience, including employment litigation experience.

  • In depth knowledge of federal and state employment laws and regulations including NLRA, SCA, FLSA, Title VII, Americans with Disabilities Act, Family Medical Leave Act, EEO laws, wage and hour and other federal and local laws affecting the employer-employee relationship and federal and state prevailing wage laws.

  • Demonstrate successful ability to integrate with and provide strategic counsel to Human Resources departments and other internal business partners.

  • Possess strong client-relations, interpersonal, written and oral communication and analytic skills.

  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and professionally with all levels of management regarding complex employment legal issues.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and juggle multiple priorities and deadlines and work with various stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Local candidates

  • In-house experience with an engineering and construction company

  • Labor relations experience

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Legal and Compliance

Business Group Corporate

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 186822BR

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.