Labor Relations Manager

Position Overview

Under limited supervision, is responsible for various elements to support the Labor
Relations department. Typical job responsibilities include assisting and supporting management in ensuring that the labor relations function operates in a manner that meets the operational and developmental needs of Four Rivers Nuclear Partnership management and personnel, and ensures site compliance with all contractual, statutory and regulatory requirements. 

Plans, schedules and organizes the work to ensure utilization of employees and compliance with all contract requirements, quality standards and budgetary guidelines
Ensures staffing levels of supervised personnel are maintained in a manner which allows the effective execution of the assigned scope of work at all times
Instructs employees on the work methods and performance expectations
Provides leadership and motivation to subordinate personnel
Interfaces with groups inside and outside the organization (HR department, unions, SBUs, projects, vendors)
Primary Point of Contact with union representatives to include, but not limited to, contract administration, overtime management, seniority and grievance processing
Advises management in appropriate resolution of labor relations issues
May be assigned special projects
Responsible for all activities of labor relations
Develop or review/update of various plans, policies or procedures as needed
Maintain positive employee relations
Manage all aspects of a project life cycle, including scope definition, developing detailed plan, tracking, managing and communicating project status
Assists senior management and/or operational management in ensuring labor relations services are being properly executed and needs of the company and union are met
Perform duties moderate to complex in nature

Other job related duties as assigned

Maintains knowledge of and demonstrates ability to perform work safely in accordance with all approved safety policies, procedures and applicable regulations and performs assigned duties in a safe manner.  If supervising others, has responsibility for the safety of those being supervised and ensures they comply with established safety policies and procedures and practice safe work habits

Actively participates in Safety Work Groups

Minimum Requirements

BA/BS degree in a related field and 12 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience, is required.  Typical experience ranges from 12 - 15 years.

Proficient PC skills to include Microsoft software

Must have in-depth understanding of federal and state policies and regulations

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Ability to maintain confidentiality

Strong knowledge of labor relations policies and procedures

Working Conditions

Work in an office at a normal environmental restoration atmosphere (outdated and/or abandoned facilities or industrial field environments). May also work at off-project sites representing the organization at various types of locations throughout the community for business purposes. Potential exposure to equipment movement hazards, dangerous chemicals/solvents or hazardous and radioactive materials if proper safety procedures are not followed.

Ability to perform sedentary to light work, exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally (any exertion of force/lifting greater than 45 pounds requires usage of a two person “buddy system”), non-repetitive, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly, repetitive; performing such activities as lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing, pulling, standing, walking, grasping, kneeling, stooping, reaching.

Ability to perform primary office duties including heavy computer usage.

In some cases radiological training may be required.

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. Principal duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the overall purpose of this job.

This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.  Employees holding this position will be required to perform job-related duties as requested by management. All requirements are subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.