Manager, Human Resources
Jim Haynes is Bechtel’s corporate manager of Human Resources, a position to which he was appointed in 2016.
Most recently, Jim served as president and CEO of Consolidated Nuclear Security, a Bechtel-led company responsible for U.S. nuclear security and deterrence.
During his more than 25-year career at Bechtel, Jim has led organizations ranging from the Mining & Metals business to the Latin American region to mega-projects, including the $9 billion rebuilding of the Jubilee, Northern and Piccadilly Lines of the London Underground. He has also managed Bechtel’s corporate Six Sigma program and served as executive assistant to the chairman/CEO and president/COO. He started his career at Bechtel in 1991 as a marketing and business development manager for the defense & space business.
Throughout his career, Jim has been known for his leadership, customer and partnership skills. He is a passionate advocate for Bechtel’s employees and for our Vision, Values & Covenants, which prepares him well to lead the company’s HR function.
Jim was elected a Bechtel senior vice president in 2005.
Jim graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the U.S. Naval Academy and then served as a special operations and infantry officer in the U.S. Marine Corps for almost 10 years. He earned a master’s degrees in public administration from TSU Europe and a master’s of business administration from Harvard Business School.