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Hanford Mission Integration Solutions Labor Relations Specialist (38897) in Richland, Washington

Job Duties/Scope Of Work JOB SUMMARY: The Labor Relations Specialist will provide labor relations support in a highly complex and fast-paced environment. This position will have daily interface with all levels of management, employees and union representatives to provide guidance, recommendations and problem-solving support on all labor-related issues to include grievance administration, interpreting and administering applicable policies, procedures, laws, regulations and collective bargaining agreements. Other job duties of this position include: - Investigates, coordinates, and actively works to the successful resolution of labor employee concerns. - Must maintain current knowledge of applicable government regulations, case law, and monitor compliance as applicable. - Work closely with the legal department in the interpretation and administration of labor contracts; including the handling of grievances and/or arbitrations. - Conduct workplace and personnel conflict/issue investigations and those relating to standards of conduct violations. - Prepare for and participate in bargaining unit contracts negotiations. - Provide daily guidance and training for managers. - Keep the Labor Director apprised of current trends that could impact the labor relationship with employees. Maintain knowledge of safety policies and procedures and perform assigned duties in a safe and timely manner. - Perform other labor-related duties, as assigned. Basic Qualifications - Bachelor degree and 5 years of related experience - OR - an equivalent combination of education and experience. - Experience working with collective bargaining agreements. - Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of the organization (excellent written and verbal communications). - Requires a balance of persuasiveness, diplomacy and negotiations skills. - Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Desired Qualifications - Experience conducting workplace personnel investigations. - Experience negotiating collective bargaining agreements. - Knowledge of Hanford Atomic Metal Trades Council (HAMTC), Hanford Guards Union (HGU), and Hanford Site Stabilization (HSSA) collective bargaining agreements and Plant Force Work Reviews (PFWR). Compensation & Benefits  Grade 16: $86,138 - $108,513 Grade 17: $94,650 - $119,250 Grade 18: $104,175 - $131,425 HMIS offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical/dental/vision, short-and long-term disability, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid time off. For a full list of benefits please visit our benefits website: In accordance with the HMIS salary determination process, offers will be made by taking into consideration the level of assigned job duties, responsibilities, and the candidate's qualifications relative to internal peers and the external labor market. A candidate's salary history will not be used in compensation decisions. The salary range listed represents the full range of salary that may be offered. HMIS is an EEOE/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/VEVRAA Federal Contractor.