Fluor Corporation

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Project Communications Specialist

at Fluor Corporation

Posted: 10/23/2018
Job Reference #: 1480875
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Job Description

Job Title
Project Communications Specialist

City (or Nearest City)
Detroit

Job Description
The Project Communications Specialist supports the development and implementation of external and internal communications activities in support of business objectives and strategies.

Principal Job Duties & Responsibilities
• Support the Project Communications Director and client communications team with infrastructure/construction communications
• Support Fluor and joint venture team communications and associated duties for an infrastructure megaproject
• Works closely with project leadership and functional departments to develop and implement communications programs, procedures and initiatives
• Provides support for external and internal communications content for the project, including but not limited to, press releases, presentations, feature stories, talking points, speeches, videos, websites and other supporting materials
• Supports coordination with project leadership (including construction management, Health, Safety & Environment, and human resources) on communications needs, content and deliverables
• Regularly interacts with Fluor’s wider Business Communications team and shares best practices and communications excellence
• Liaises with client project communications teams to support client contract requirements for communications
• Supports the Communications Manager and client with stakeholder, public outreach and government relations including responding to stakeholder inquiries
• Maintains a positive image for Fluor and the joint venture team on site and in the community
• Supports communications with the site project employees and community as required
• Performs assessments of site communications channels, processes and procedures, and provides recommendations for continuous improvement
• Tracks and reports metrics to demonstrate effectiveness of communications programs includes data entry and tracking reports
• Stays current on communications best practices and trends and integrates into communications programs
• Supports the Fluor and joint venture parent companies brand
• Leverages internal and external resources to administer policies and procedures consistently for the project
• Analyzes situations, identifies and forecasts pertinent problems and evaluates realistic options; and recommends and implements appropriate course of action
• Organizes and prioritizes a variety of tasks in an effective and timely manner, sets priorities and meets deadlines
• Maintains compliance with all applicable policies, procedures and global standards
• Adheres to and supports Fluor's Health, Safety & Environmental and Sustainability policies
• May need to travel to attend to business-related matters
• Meets expectations on attendance and punctuality
• Other duties as assigned

Working Conditions
• Generally favorable indoor office workspace, and/or;
• Various levels of environmental conditions including but not limited to project worksites and vendor/client facilities which may have temporary office space, moving mechanical parts and vibration; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles and extreme temperatures and high noise levels
• Night and weekend work availability

Degree Required
Yes

Requisition Number
112548BR

Basic Job Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, Communications or related degree combined with a minimum of three years field or work experience in the Communications.
• Technical understanding necessary to complete the job
• Local hires only

Preferred Qualifications
• Previous project and/or construction site experience is a plus
• Media relations experience especially with issues and crises

Other Job Requirements
• Ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external stakeholders, such as project management, coworkers, clients, vendors, contractors and others
• Ability to learn and apply knowledge of applicable local, state/province, and federal/national statutes and guidelines
• Ability to attend to detail and work in a time-conscious and time-effective manner
• Exceptional writing, editing, proofreading and oral presentation skills
• Ability to think and plan strategically
• Team player – ability to influence without authority and work well together in a project team
• Spirit of collaboration especially with client and owner communications professional colleagues
• Flexibility for adapting in a fast-paced environment
• Excellent interpersonal skills – ability to communicate effectively at all levels inside and outside the organization in fluid situations
• Working knowledge of technology-based communications (Internet/Intranet, social media and other vehicles and their use as part of a strategic communications plan)
• Proven efficiency in project and time management – self-starter with ability to manage own workload
• Ability to produce consistently high quality work within tight deadlines
• Demonstrated flexibility and ability to remain positive and calm under pressure
• Sensitivity to diverse work force, languages and cultures

Country
United States

State/Province
Michigan

To be Considered Candidates:
Must be authorized to work in the country where the position is located and be able to interview on site.

Diverse Workforce

We reserve the right to modify or revise the job descriptions in part or in its entirety. Reasonable accommodations will be made in accordance with governing law.

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.