Jim Haynes
Infrastructure Business Unit Operations

Jim Haynes

Jim Haynes serves as operations manager for Bechtel’s global infrastructure business. 

Jim rejoined Infrastructure after leading the development of a new strategic direction for Bechtel’s corporate Human Resources organization and initiating a series of transformational changes to the employee experience at Bechtel. 

Prior to that assignment, 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 Jubliee, Northern and Picadilly 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. 

Jim was elected a Bechtel senior vice president in 2005.

Jim graduated with a Bachelor of Science 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 additional masters degrees in public administration from TSU Europe and a MBA from Harvard Business School.