Human Resources Manager

Under the general direction of the VP Human Resources, the HR Manager (HRM) is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management through day to day interaction. IES is looking for an experienced and self-directed HR Professional who can build and sustain HR capacity in support of company initiatives. The position will lead and support department functions in collaboration with key stakeholders, employees and external contacts. The HRM position will deliver value-added HR services that drive operational efficiency and employee engagement, maintain a high level of business acumen, critical thinking and sensitivity to employee needs.

Required competencies include proficient supervisory skills, accuracy, attention to detail, and a proven ability to interact with all levels of the organization with a high degree of professionalism. The ideal candidate must be able to establish priorities under tight deadlines and have a proven track record as a motivated, self-starter who can work on multiple projects and priorities within a fast-paced environment. Incumbent is expected to have sound knowledge of Human Resources Information Systems, Learning Management Systems, and Microsoft Office Suite programs. Prior relevant experience in energy or industrial companies is preferred.

To apply online, please click on the job link listed to the right of this page.


Minimum Qualifications

  1. Minimum of 10 years of progressive HR experience, including a minimum of three years of experience as an HR Manager\Director. Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, employee and union relations, diversity, performance management, and execution of new programs and initiatives.
  2. Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field.
  3. SHRM-SCP\CP or SPHR\PHR certification is required.

Desired Skills

  1. Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite skills, including editing and proofreading.
  2. Significant experience in Excel with data management, analysis and presentation of management reports.
  3. Comfortable working in a 24/7 work environment in an atmosphere of constant process improvement and change management.
  4. Union experience in industrial setting.
  5. HRIS software experience.


  1. Partner with HR Team members and key stakeholders on a variety of strategic initiatives including employee relations and engagement, payroll and benefits, talent acquisition, professional development, succession planning and other HR programs and processes in compliance with Federal, State and local requirements. Lead and implement various programs utilizing SWOT analysis, focus groups, and HR best practices to ensure execution of HR programs are communicated to the workforce with efficiency and consistency in mind.
  2. Manage Downstream leave and disability program (FMLA\HFLL\TDI\STD\LTD\WC) including employee relations and outreach, disability administration, communications with supervisor and return to work processing.
  3. Provide support to HR Team members, Management and other staff when complex, specialized and sensitive questions\issues arise. Conduct follow-up discussions including; investigations, union relations and employee coaching\counseling.
  4. Employee Relations support. Meet and engage Downstream employees on a regular basis through open communications and proactive employee follow-up.
  5. Manage Professional Development Program for Downstream employees. This may include: one on one coaching, research and implementation of specific training and employee follow-up. Work with management to remain abreast of changes in laws, regulations and procedure updates.
  6. Assist Payroll HRBP SME in support of Downstream payroll processing. Provide back-up support and assist with review of processing systems to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll occurs. Responsible for understanding and interpreting Collective Bargaining Unit (CBA) time and attendance requirements.
  7. Manage Downstream Random Drug Testing Program, Open Enrollment, Benefits Administration and Rewards and Recognition. In partnership with the HR Team, develop HR department guidelines and procedures to support organizational needs. Assist and support compliance and audit activities as required (employee benefits, 401K Audit, Workers Compensation, Affirmative Action, and other audits as required).
  8. Teamwork – Works effectively with coworkers and others by sharing ideas in a constructive, positive manner; listening to and objectively considering ideas and suggestions from others; keeping commitments; keeping others informed of work progress and issues, addressing problems and issues constructively to find mutually acceptable and practical solutions; and respecting the diversity of the IES workforce in actions, words and deeds.
  9. Supports safety, reliability and incident and injury free operations. Maintains commitment to a high standard of safety, complies with all safety laws and IES safety policies\rules, and reports actual and potential safety violations to appropriate supervisor and management personnel to further IES core value of safety.

Other Duties:

  1. Perform tasks to serve as backup for other staff in their absence. Tasks may include: Payroll processing, Report processing, Employee Engagement and other HR Department support.
  2. Performs other duties consistent with the scope of the position.


  1. Willingness to commit to The Island Way (IES core values of); Kina’ole, Aloha, Lokahi and Ho’ohana.
  2. Pass background check including periodic job-related physical abilities testing as required.
  3. This is a safety sensitive position and random drug testing is required.
  4. Must be able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC) within sixty days of hire.
  5. Valid driver’s license with clean abstract.
  6. Willingness to devote the time as needed to meet project and task deadlines.
  7. Willingness to maintain or increase skills.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to use hands, hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and /or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.


TBD based upon experience
This is an exempt position

Position is open until filled.

IES is an equal opportunity employer M\F\D\V\AA. Position open to US residents and resident aliens with a valid green card only.
Post Date: Dec 02, 2021
Job Status: active
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Island Energy Services, LLC

Kapolei, Hawaii

HR Department