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HDR ENGINEERING INC HR Generalist in Bellevue, Washington

DescriptionAbout UsAt HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.Watch our videoWe believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward. Primary ResponsibilitiesIn the role of HR Generalist, we'll count on you to: *Assist the local and corporate HR Department with a variety of HR-related tasks. This department has approximately 500 employees in 8 offices located throughout the State*Coordinate basic and out-of-policy employee relations and performance management questions or issues*Use corporate systems to maintain employee records and process personnel actions*Assist in gathering data for issues and claims as needed*Provide completed employee paperwork to corporate office*Review employee system queries periodically for accuracy of information*Answer basic policy and procedure questions*Prepare location Affirmative Action Plan*Schedule and coordinate interviews, presentations, meetings and conference calls*Coordinate office training with corporate LOD, coordinate brown-bag seminars and other local training activities for managers*Plan and direct service anniversary celebrations with department manager*Plan staff meetings within office in conjunction with department manager*Coordinate requested compensation market studies with managers and corporate HR as needed*Coordinate wellness activities (flu shots, health fairs, health club discount programs, etc)*Facilitate employee onboarding and termination activities*Create employment requisitions for hiring managers, coordinate interview schedules, make candidate travel arrangements, track decisions of hiring managers on resumes, assist with documentation of annual recruiting plans, coordinate immigration information with Immigration Coordinator and coordinate weekly staffing meeting as needed *Demonstrate knowledge of HDR policies and procedures*Understand basic HDR benefit plan provisions, assist with employees' benefit-related questions of moderate complexity, and refer complex questions to Corporate HR*Provide other senior administrative tasks as needed, such as administrative support for senior manager(s) in office and coordinating furniture/office as needed* Routine travel to Washington area office locations*Perform other duties as needed*LI-KV1QualificationsRequired Qualifications*5+ years related experience* Ability to travelUp to 30% to HDR Washington State offices*Proficiency with MS Office including Outlook, Word and Excel*Excellent verbal and written communication and strong client service ability*Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships*Ability to facilitate employee training a plus*Strong organizational and follow-up skills*Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and various managers in a fast-paced environment*Self-motivated, well-organized and detail-oriented*Ability to handle confidential information*An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must<