Leave Administration Manager - Employee Relations

Kiewit Corporation   •  

Omaha, NE

Industry: Real Estate & Construction

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 32 days ago

Position Overview
As our Leave Administration Manager, you will be responsible for managing Kiewit’s entire Leave and Unemployment Administration Program.

At Kiewit, the scale of our operations is huge. Our construction and engineering projects span across the United States, Canada and Mexico, improving and connecting communities with every initiative. We depend on our high-performing operations support professionals — they’re the glue that holds multiple areas of the business together and the catalysts that make things happen. We hire only the most driven people and we offer them diverse career opportunities, strong leadership and mentorship, rewarding, collaborative work, and responsibility they won’t find just anywhere. We’re always pushing new limits. You can too.

Location
This position will be based out of Kiewit Plaza at 3555 Farnam Street, and must be able to travel 10-30%

Responsibilities
• Oversee leave administrators of employee programs inclusive of FMLA, CFRA, PFL and other leaves required by state and federal law inclusive of communicating withexternal agencies, Executive Office, payroll and supervisors regarding employee status
• Administer and manage leave programs, including updating and improving internal systems
• Research questions regarding leave policies
• Ensure that forms are collected, recorded, and filed on time
• Communicate with HR department and employees about leave program
Manage company-wide ergonomics program inclusive of ensuring work station evaluations are conducted and documented and necessary equipment is in place for employees
• Help resolve escalated concerns from employees their leaves to ensure quality of service
• Maintain up to date knowledge of unemployment benefit and leave of absence regulations, and trends and make recommendations for changes when needed
Support other positions within the Employee Relations department as needed
• Draft employee correspondence regularly
Manage relationships with third-party vendor and obtain service-level metrics regularly

Qualifications
• 6+ years’ experience managing leaves or similar HR experience
• Experience as a supervisor, team lead or manager
Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience required
• Expert knowledge of federal and state regulations that pertain to leaves of absence, disability, and other employer-sponsored benefit programs
• Willingness to travel approximately 10%-30% of the time
• Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, inclusive of PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
• Ability to maintain strict confidentiality when working with sensitive data
• Basic math skills sufficient to calculate health and other general benefit invoices
• Possess a high degree of accuracy to proof and verify the correctness of information
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with internal and external stakeholders
• Solid investigative and analytical skills sufficient to resolve problems and employee concerns
• Strong research skills
• Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other job site policies
• Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment, managing a variety of tasks simultaneously with efficiency, a large and diversified workload, and challenging situations
• Ability to work normal working hours at their designated work location, from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
• Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with all levels of management while simultaneously managing a diversified workload and challenging situations efficiently and effectively
• Ability to present in front of a group
• Ability to work productively and meet deadlines timely
• Regularly sit, bend, stand, stoop, walk, talk, and listen
• Regular, reliable attendance

Other common names for this role: Leave Manager, Leave Administration Manager, Unemployment Manager, Leave and Unemployment Administration Manager, HR Manager

About Kiewit
As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2017 revenues of $8.7 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 22,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

How We’re Different
• Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record
• Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from Day One of employment
• 401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of base pay
• Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year
• We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Requisition ID: 79031