Jim Haynes
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.

About Bechtel

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.  www.bechtel.com