General Dynamics - Bath Iron Works

  • Labor Relations Legal Specialist II/III/Sr

    Location US-ME-Bath
    Req ID
    Remaining Positions
    Post End Date
    Human Resources
    Salary Grade
  • Job Description

    • Represent the organization as an advocate in its commitment to consistent and fair labor and employment practices
    • Develop, implement and maintain Collective Bargaining Agreements, MOAs and Settlements
    • Investigate and support investigations conducted by other departments regarding CBA violations, discipline and other allegations
    • Identify proactive opportunities for increasing awareness, knowledge, and education of management regarding the correct application of collectively bargained language
    • Support negotiation processes
    • Coordinate with Legal Department to ensure CBA compliance is met
    • Stay current on Arbitration and Settlement trends within the applicable internationals and beyond
    • Perform ongoing legal research on a variety of labor and employment law issues
    • Prepare Arbitration Cases for presentation and interact with outside counsel
    • Hear and respond to grievances
    • Provide support as needed throughout HR organization on issues related to employment, labor and compliance law
    • Provide LR contract interpretation and administration support for management and workforce on the deck-plates
    Be visible on the deckplates in all areas of the yard to provide support, communication and greater LR identity

    Required/Preferred Education/Training

    • JD from an accredited Law School, LLM or other advanced legal education with training in conflict resolution, case management, and communications required
    • Valid Bar license preferred

    Required/Preferred Experience

    • 2-5 year work experience in Labor Relations, Labor Law or educational equivalent required, Experience with IAMAW, UAW strongly preferred
    • Thorough knowledge of applicable federal and state regulations pertaining to Labor Law Required
    • Experience with grievance case management strongly preferred
    • Strong oral and written communication skills required
    • Proven ability to work with all levels of a company
    • Ability to manage and deal with conflict and stressful situations
    • Ability to provide cross-functional support in other Human Resources areas as needed
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and computer-based software
    • Experience in quantitative and statistical analysis and data management
    • Proven ability as a team player and team leader within a company


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