Project Manager II

Oil & Gas
Houston, TX
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We are looking for an experienced Project Manager on behalf of one of North America’s largest natural gas distributors


  • Manage assessment and repair of Maintenance Program US GTM Projects; develop and implement AFE’s from the budget proposal stage through contract administration, construction management, and cost control and reporting
  • Manage detailed design work by contract and/or consultant resources
  • Perform day-to-day project activities; complete various documentation including permits, reports and utility crossings, ensure regulatory compliance, and review Company standards and procedures
  • Develop execution plans for planned group digs and issues, 
  • At a gatekeeper to ensure that all requirements are met before proceeding to the next stage of the project.
  • Conduct field visits a minimum of three times per quarter to complete Safety Observation Cards and Audit
  • Communicate with Pipeline Integrity on status of upcoming digs, act as liaison between PI and Construction
  • Review dig-packages issued by PI prior to field receipt 
  • Request field reviews of new sites to ROW, Environment, Construction, and Safety as appropriate
  • Create Work Order (WO) and Work Release Contract (WRC) requests for excavation, sweep, Non-Destructive Examination (NDE) and inspection 
  • File and upload daily LEM sheets, site and safety inspector reports
  • Submit outage requests to the appropriate Outage Planner(s) and follow up to make sure sites are approved prior to starting work
  • Monitor work orders to ensure scope and costs are not exceeded 
  • Verify any revisions on Safe Excavation Pressure (SEP), deadline changes and other information that can affect the sites on their assigned zones, and provide a weekly progress report to Manager 
  • Review initial NDE reports for technical completeness
  • Coordinate and assist in repair decisions
  • Participate as required in Project kick off meetings, progress meetings, lessons learned meetings, and close out reviews
  • Predict obstacles, challenges and risks to proactively determine mitigation strategies and innovative solutions to problems
  • Assist during emergency response activities


  • Multiple individual AFEs of $.1MM to $50MM (cumulative annual budget of $100MM)
  • Decisions and recommendations have the potential to significantly impact project schedules, costs, and quality
  • Contacts (Working Relationships)
  • Work closely with project teams to achieve program / project goals and milestones
  • Interface with project sponsors, internal stakeholders, vendors, consultants, contractors and operations staff

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Demonstrated technical competence in at least one of the engineering disciplines, with the ability to overview and/or practice in other disciplines.
  • 2-7 years of progressively complex detailed design and/or project management experience.
  • Depending on technical education, accreditations and competency development in accordance with career ladders, an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • General understanding of pipeline and terminal operations
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Software experience with: MS Office Suite, Oracle or SAP
  • Problem solving, decision-making, organization, planning and leadership skills
  • Collaborative, team- and service-oriented work style
  • Motivated self-starter who works well independently in a fast-paced team environment
  • Valid driver’s license 
  • Preferred:
  • Exposure to more than one Engineering discipline
  • PMP Certification

Working Conditions

  • Office environment with some field work required
  • Scheduled travel to offices, operating facilities, construction sites, and supplier facilities (up to 25%)
  • Available outside normal work hours to address any technical, cost, safety, quality, and environmental issues that occur during active projects