HR Advisor

Bouchier - Fort McMurray, AB (30+ days ago)

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Bouchier is comprised primarily of Bouchier Contracting Ltd. and Bouchier Site Services Ltd., with its Head Office based in Fort McKay, Alberta and the Administrative Hub based in Fort McMurray. We are an Aboriginal owned and operated company that currently employs a workforce of more than 800 individuals.

In operation since 1998, we provide a variety of services to the Athabasca Oil Sands Region and have a presence on many of the major Oil Sands Mine Sites. Bouchier is one of the leading First Nations companies within the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo that provides construction, maintenance, and general site services.


This is a Full-time, Local Position
Taiganova Head Office

**Please apply to this posting with your cover letter and resume inclusive of copies of your safety tickets and a 5yr history of your drivers abstract**


The Company is seeking a self motivated HR Advisor (HRA) with a high degree of analytical skills coupled with HR Generalist capabilities to join the Human Resources Team.

The HRA provides professional generalist advice and support to all facets of the business with a primary focus on employee relations, performance management, succession planning, job evaluation and organizational design. The HRA will sometimes be called upon to support Recruitment in the areas of selection, classification and compensation. The successful candidate will be required to have strong knowledge on Employment Standards Legislation and Human Rights.

The HRA will have working knowledge and the ability to enter and extract data using the HRIS systems, BambooHR, NAVISION and our LMS, Cornerstone. The HRA will prepare reporting on employee demographics, trends, and projections to senior management.

While the role is locally based out of our TaigaNova office, there will be requirement to travel to our site locations in order to liaise, build relationships and conduct business with your assigned teams. Flexibility, adaptability and enjoyment of a fast-paced work environment will be key to success in this HRA role.

Provide HR Generalist advice to business units on all facets of Human Resources
Functional HRIS user - understand the data input to extract and analyze data
Prepare, review, interpret, analyze and approve a variety of data, information and reports, and make recommendations on findings
Disability Management - provide case management expertise with the monitoring of medical leaves and long term disability applications
Assist the Executive Director and Manager, Recruitment & Advisory Services with the maintenance and development of human resources procedures and policies
Provide coaching and support to leadership teams
Participate in the development of the Apprenticeship and Aboriginal Life Cycle Programs
Plan and manage logistics for the annual employee service awards
Recommend improvements to compensation, job evaluation and organizational design structures
Manage complex employee relations issues and investigations
Development, and facilitation of HR initiatives and programs


Bachelor's degree or College Diploma with a focus on Human Resources-equivalencies will be considered depending on experience

Minimum of three to five years experience in a professional HR role
Proven experience within an HRIS system is required -Navision and BambooHR experience would be an asset
Relevant computer software and hardware applications knowledge
Exceptional advanced MS Excel skills required
Valid Class 5 Drivers License
Experience with Disability Management is considered an asset
Exceptional Interpersonal, Communication and Critical Thinking Skills
Exceptional organizational abilities
Ability to research, evaluate and analyze trends, policy, and procedures
Ability to work alone on a broad variety of projects.
Ability to exercise effective judgment, sensitivity, creativity to changing needs and situations
Ability to establish and maintain healthy working relationships with people in course of work
Proven ability to manage complex investigations
Possess a high degree of discretion and confidentiality
Knowledge of employment standards and employment law
Works well in a fast paced, team environment
applicants must have the ability to speak, read and write fluently in English


Bouchier is pleased to offer competitive wages, a Health and Dental Benefit Package as well as a group Registered Pension Plan.

Application Instructions:
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until suitable candidate is found.

Bouchier would like to thank all applicants who apply to our postings. Please note that only those selected for interviews will be contacted directly.

Main Office PO Box 6607, Fort McMurray, Alberta T9H 5N4

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