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Senior Pipeline Project Manager

Houston, TX
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Company AECOM

Job Title: Senior Pipeline Project Manager

JobID: 23339-1182240

Location: Houston, TX, 77007, USA

Description: **Business Line** Oil + Gas

**Position Title** Senior Pipeline Project Manager

United States of America - Texas


**Job Summary**

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly motivated Senior Pipeline Project Manager for immediate employment in our Houston, Texas office.

Position Description or Typical Responsibilities:

Support senior management to represent the AECOM at technical meetings with potential clients resulting in additional proposal opportunities.

Project Manager is fully responsible for the overall operation of a project/contract to include the safety and well being of its employees, safeguarding company funds and property, and generally represents the company with respect to the client. Project Managers complete projects to the satisfaction of the client, consistent with cost, schedule and contractual requirements. They ensure that established company goals are realized while maintaining client relations that will enhance future business.

The Project Manager must have the appropriate combination of education, experience, expertise, and competency to perform successfully according to the project’s/contract’s level of financial risk and complexity. “Financial risk” generally reflects the potential for variance in expected profitability. “Complexity” generally reflects elements such as project description (length, total contract value), previous Company experience or precedents, availability of proven technology, physical location, working conditions, safety, labor / subcontracting / JV requirements, strategic considerations, efficiency guarantees, liquidated damages, design inclusion and complexity, environmental considerations, general liabilities, etc. All projects will be assessed for financial risk and complexity, ranging from low to high.

All Project Managers will participate in the Project Team Training Program (PTTP). Completion of courses and planned participation in future courses will be defined at each level by the senior Project Operations or the Group management team. Attainment of the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute is required.



+ Exhibits confidence and positive attitude about the project and the Company.

+ Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills (e.g. conflict resolution, team builder).

+ Maximizes full use of company’s resources.

+ Clearly understands the roles, responsibilities, authority, and accountabilities of each team member.

+ Effective delegator.

+ Supports and promotes a diverse work environment.

+ Draws upon the Company’s resources in order to successfully find and implement solutions to project

+ execution issues.

+ Prepares the next generation of Project Managers and leaders by providing opportunities and through networking and mentoring.

Employee Development:

+ Responsible for employee development.

+ Creates/maintains a succession plan.

+ Provides mentoring to an individual(s).

+ Provides input to and/or evaluates Employee Development Plans.

+ Teaches/facilitates one or more of the Company’s training programs (recommended).

+ Maintains a program of self-development.

Judgment and Management of Project Risk:

+ Demonstrates consistency and clear judgment as unexpected problems or opportunities arise.

+ Maintains the “Management of Project Risk Plan” as a living document and communicates the plan to the project team and management.

Performance Consistency:

+ Demonstrates consistent performance on project assignments, including rotational assignments through key project functions.

Communication Skills:

+ Demonstrates consistent, effective, and efficient written and oral communication skills at the project level (client, internal resources, suppliers, subcontractors, consultants, etc.).

+ Maintains consistent communication with management on key project issues, potential client issues and approach to resolutions.

+ Able to effectively communicate the project’s vision.

+ Communicates well, with integrity and candor.

Company Standards Implementation:

+ Demonstrates knowledge of and applies the Administrative Bulletins, Project Execution Procedures, and other company standards as a basis of project execution.

+ Organizes the work and project team within the parameters of the company’s standards (Administrative Bulletins, Project Execution Procedures, and Guidelines).

+ Ensures quality standards are met in compliance with health, safety, security and environmental codes and standards (e.g. Company Project Execution Procedures, ISO/ASQ certification, and OSHA/EPA requirements)

Execution Planning:

+ Understands and executes the project, employing the Project Execution Plan developed in the proposal stage and expanding it to be effective and in compliance with requirements for each project phase.

+ Ensures development and adherence to the project Work Breakdown Structure, Asset Management, and Workflow Management elements.

+ Expands the Project Execution Plan for subsequent phases (Project Initiation, Project Execution, Construction, etc.) and communicates and coordinates the implementation of the enhancements with the project team.

+ Utilizes key Project Team Training modules (e.g., Pre-Project Planning, Team Building, ProjectControls & Change Management) as part of an effective project kickoff.

+ Establishes, tracks and reports status against key performance indicators or contractual metrics on a routine basis.

+ Participates in the establishment of project organizational structure in support of proposal efforts.

Schedule/Operation Performance:

+ Demonstrates command of the schedule goals, key milestones, and approach to the work embodied in the schedule.

+ Ensures that a firm scope-based schedule baseline is established and properly resourced.

+ Demonstrates knowledge of the schedule tools, procedures, and work process.

+ Manages performance and progress against the plan and ensures accurate forecasts with commensurate action plans.

+ Reviews, reports and manages key performance measures defined within the contract. Implements corrective measures when measures are outside service levels or bandwidths.

+ Consistently meets or improves upon the established schedule goals in their area of responsibility.

Financial Performance:

+ Demonstrates strong scope control skills.

+ Demonstrates knowledge of the financial goals of the project and what they represent.

+ Demonstrates knowledge of the Cost Control tools and procedures.

+ Manages performance and progress against the plan and ensures accurate forecasts with commensurate action plans.

+ Establishes annual operating budgets in cooperation with customer, business manager or group financial department.

+ Manages physical assets deployed to the project and provides for best economic decisions incorporating whole-of-life analysis (asset acquisition, deployment, and disposition).

+ Provides accurate monthly forecasts of cost, schedule, and resource utilization.

+ Consistently meets or improves upon the established financial goals in their area of responsibility.

Business Development:

+ Works with Business Development to increase scope of services on existing contracts.

+ Reviews and supports possible enterprise-level relationships from existing smaller contracts.

**Minimum Requirements**


+ Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Civil Engineering or related discipline from an ABET accredited 4 year college or university or demonstrated equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.


+ 12 years of engineering and/or project management experience for Oil & Gas onshore transmission pipeline and related facilities.

+ Ability to perform pipeline route studies including route analysis, crossing selection and design, alignment sheet preparation,

+ HDD calculations, hydraulic analysis and modeling.

+ Ability to read and understand PFDs, P&|Ds, pipeline alignment sheets and detailed pipeline drawings

+ Must have knowledge of the appropriate codes and standards which govern the design and operating requirements listed in DOT CFR

+ 49 Parts 192 & 195 for pipeline projects.

+ Experienced in both green and brown field (including 0&M) projects related to transmission pipelines and associated facilities.

+ Proven ability to successfully manage assigned projects to meet or exceed project schedule and fee estimate.

+ Ability to identify changes in scope and receive client approval before proceeding with the design work.

+ Demonstrated leadership and ability to mentor and interface effectively with assigned staff

+ Able to perform client business development activities and develop strong client relationships resulting in additional business opportunities.

+ Experienced in the use of project scheduling software such as MS Project or Primavera P6.

+ Knowledge and skill in the following computer software programs; Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook.

**Preferred Qualifications**

* Professional Engineering License

* PMP Certification or working toward

* Previous client experience with Midstream Transmission Operating companies

* Experience in Pipe Stress Analysis of liquid pipelines, gas pipelines and metering stations

Additional Information:

* Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

* This position does not include sponsorship for United States Work Authorization.

* Relocation and per diem support are not available for this position.

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


_Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _Program and Project Management_

**_Country_** _United States of America_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _166938BR_


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