Job Detail: Sr. Project Manager

Job Order #12552

Post Date Job Tile Location Category
11/18/2022 Sr. Project Manager Houston - Texas Chemicals/Petrochemicals


Walker Elliott is recruiting for a Sr. Project Manager to support capital expansion projects governance throughout Project Management stages, ensure corporate standards, Repeatable Formula and Project Controls are applied in accordance with local and national regulations and provide sound project management advice for green & brownfield expansion projects.
Project Management
  • Experience & knowledge in (1) managing simultaneously several projects, (2) contract management, (3) stakeholders management, (4) interface management.
  • Capable of managing several projects and follow stage-gate process
  • Inform Managing Director, Project Owners of project progress and main issues
  • Provide solutions to keep projects on-track
  • Must have comprehensive knowledge of project management and contract management to ensure contractors perform per Quality and Safety standards
  • Support project owner identifying project technical staffing requirements to support projects
    Review and validate Project Management plans
  • Initiate and organize key project reviews and ensure all Divisional & Global reviews are implemented and complete per corporate methodology
  • Ensure Internal Customer input is documented and included in BOD
  • Ensure projects maintain a Decision log
  • Ensure full compliance with permits and regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure full compliance to minimum technical, local regulations and operational standards
  • Knowledgeable in risk management and capable of using the outcome of project risk assessment to improve project execution until the end of the project.
Project Controls
  • Experience & knowledge in (1) development of project cost estimates per the international standards, (2) development and update of project schedule (P6 knowledge is a plus) , (3) implementation of WBS & CBS, (4) application of Cost Control principles, (5) physical progress measurement, (6) forecasting methods, and (7) risk management.
  • Review and validate project’s cost estimates achieve Estimate class per ICEAA.
  • Review and ensure Schedules are developed properly with the right level of task details and sequencing at each stage of the project from FEL to Execution.
  • Ensure CBS and WBS are used consistently across all projects, cost estimates, schedules, progress measurement and scope documents.
  • Ensure implementation of scope changes monitoring and follow the approval process for Scope change and variations.
  • Implement effective document management for all aspects of the project to assure traceability, project records and smooth documentation turnover.
  • Review and validate physical progress measurement is adequate to monitor project progress.
  • Review and monitor project cost and that cost control principles are applied on the project.
  • Ensure Weekly/Monthly reporting is prepared according to principles of transparency and integrity and issued on time to all stakeholders.
  • Review, validate and update with project teams the project risk register and ensure risks are being properly mitigated by risk owners.
  • Review and validate project forecasts of Time (In-service date) and Cost (EAC).
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (Civil, Mechanical or Chemical)
Experience Required
  • 10 + years in years in projects engineering experience especially front end design such as PFD development, P&ID and Process Functional Safety Design (PHAs, Risk Assessments, etc.), Development, definition and implementation of Front End Loading (FEL I, II & III), New and existing technology in relation to green/brownfield terminal development, Industry technologies related to storing & handling of Oil, Gas & Chemical and bulk liquids, Relevant industry standards and practices (e.g. API, NFPA, PIANC, etc.), Support and provide advice during development of the conceptual design, functional requirements and Basis of Design (BoD) in close coordination with Project Team.
  • Knowledge in Oil & Gas Terminal operations
  • Experience managing multi-discipline engineering projects where complex interface management are required
  • Experience of engineering, procurement, contracting and construction of Storage Tank & Marine Terminal including rail loading/offloading facilities
  • Support the development of detailed engineering design, including specifications, standards, technology concepts, equipment and materials, operating parameters, Automation, utilities, and interfaces.
  • Proficient in English language (spoken, read & write)
  • MS Office applications
  • MS Projects – P6 knowledge & proficiency is a big plus
  • Good knowledge and experience of cost estimating software utilization
  • Good knowledge and experience of CAD software utilization

Do not apply unless you are authorized to work in the United States for any employer as client company cannot sponsor or transfer visas at this time.

Walker Elliott is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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