HR Manager/Senior HR Rep – Terminals

December 24, 2018


New Orleans, LA, USA



Functional Area:

Human Resources

Position Type:

Full Time

Experience Required:

5 – 7 Years

Relocation Provided:


Education Required:

bachelors Degree



Position Description

The physical location of this position could be at various Kinder Morgan Terminal facilities within the greater New Orleans area. Primary purpose: • This position will provide comprehensive management support and guidance to a multi-facility client group in the areas of HR policy administration, recruitment & staffing, organizational development & training, compensation administration, benefits, discipline & performance counseling, affirmative action efforts, investigations, employee relations in non-union facilities, and labor relations at a union represented facility.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

Ensure effective communication and administration of company policies, procedures, programs, changes and related issues


Provide guidance to Managers in administering a labor relations contract and contract negotiations, including handling and administering grievances


Job requires critical thinking and the ability to manage competing priorities in order to meet the needs of client groups

Provide guidance to client group management to promote and maintain a positive employer / employee relationship, and maintain a union-free status at non-union represented facilities

Use effective conflict resolution techniques to solve employee / supervisor and employee / employee problems with minimal supervision. Includes counseling management and building consensus on complex and sensitive issues


Guide management and team in the application and interpretation of policies, compensation practices, benefits, performance issues, equal employment opportunity, affirmative action and disability leave management


Proactively guide management responsible for union represented facilities in the application and administration of union contracts and agreements, including grievance administration


Advise management on appropriate staffing, compensation and benefits issues


Facilitate and conduct training on a variety of HR initiatives

Conduct or participate in ethics and other employee investigations, develop final reports and manage solutions to the problems identified

Utilize workforce planning tools to plan for staffing needs and knowledge transfer for key roles

Anticipated travel locally: 20-30% (local travel in vehicle only)

Other related duties as assigned

*Position may be filled at various levels depending on experience and job skills of selected candidate.

Position Requirements

Minimum requirements: Education: • Bachelor’s degree in HR, Business Administration, or related field. A non-related degree would be acceptable with additional HR experience Experience: • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as an HR generalist supporting corporate and field client groups • Significant previous experience supporting a union represented facility Specific Knowledge & Required Competencies:

Demonstrated ability to partner with corporate client groups and senior executives to develop HR strategies and deliver HR services to support business goals and objectives

Proven experience in delivering HR solutions

Demonstrated ability to lead teams

Experience developing and delivering training programs

Ability to work in a face paced environment and easily adapt to change

Proven ability to advocate for change and lead others through change and transition

Experience mentoring and coaching leaders, peers, and new employees

Demonstrated ability to clearly and concisely frame up issues so that options are developed and timely solutions are implemented, with minimal supervision

General familiarity with state and federal labor and employment law with requirements to equal employment opportunity, wage & hour and disability leave management

Familiarity with applicant tracking and HRIS systems (Lawson or PeopleFluent experience a plus)

Ability to counsel managers and employees on performance guidelines and expectations with minimal assistance

Strong analytical skills and logical thought processes, with the ability to identify and resolve complex and sensitive HR issues/problems


bility to conduct, organize and participate in various employee investigation



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