Infrastructure Business Unit Operations
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.