Project Manager III

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Job Reference 1239234

Location Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Industry Oil & Gas - Midstream

Function Project Management

Job Type Contract

Date Added March 5, 2024

Airswift is seeking a Project Manager III to work for a major Oil & Gas client in Edmonton, AB. This is a 12-month contract, with the possibility to be extended, based on performance and workload.

The Facilities & Storage Programs (FASP) team is responsible for planning and executing multiple integrity-driven maintenance projects across the liquids pipeline system.The Project Manager (PM) plans, and leads these projects, including the API 653 Internal Inspection & Refurbishment, Small Tanks & Pressure Vessels, and CSA Z341 Oil Storage Maintenance. The API 653 Internal Inspection & Refurbishment is the largest program; experience with API 653 tank maintenance is considered an asset.

Specific Accountabilities:
  • Develop and Plan Projects
    • Define scope and develop cost estimates for various stakeholders
  • Project Controls: work closely with Field Cost Analysts and Project Controls Analyst to:
    • Track project performance, update project spend profile, facilitate change order process, and approve project invoices
    • Analyze and estimate schedule and budgetary risks to the project
    • Ensure work orders and purchase orders are tracked and closed
    • Coordinate project financial close-out
  • Supply Chain
    • Ensure Supply Chain support for projects through preparation and award of contracts and purchase orders
    • Develop, process and evaluate provider request for proposals, negotiate contract terms, and write work order requests
    • Initiate material requisitions, evaluate material quotes, assist in negotiating request terms, approve purchase orders, and monitor change requests
  • Engineering: work closely with Project Engineer to:
    • Finalize repair scope and manage engineering contractor to deliver construction packages and finalize material purchase requirements
  • Manage Service Providers & Internal Stakeholders
    • Manage resource requirements to appropriately plan and execute projects, including but not limited to: internal support, engineering consultants and field contractors
    • Coordinate out-of-service and return-to-service planning, pre-construction tasks, progress updates, deliverable reviews, and lessons-learned
Field Execution: work closely with Construction Coordinator to:
    • Ensure daily and weekly plans are developed, communicated and followed
    • Create outage plans, coordinate pre-construction deliverables, and establish contractor interaction and scheduling plans
    • Review inspector reports, evaluate construction progress through cost and schedule tracking tools, and implement adjustments to construction activities, as required
    • Evaluate project performance and communicate changes to appropriate stakeholders and/or sponsors
    • Applying lessons-learned to future projects and exploring feasibility of using new technologies or techniques
  • Project Quality: wok closely with Quality Advisor and Construction Coordinator to:
    • Ensure contractor quality plan is approved and followed
    • Ensure quality issues are documented and corrected
  • Project Safety: work closely with Safety team to:
    • Support continuous improvement of the safety culture within Programs to maintain zero recordable incidents
    • Confirm contractor safety plan is submitted and approved prior to construction
    • Ensure contractors are operating safely and provide immediate feedback for any deficiencies

Contacts/working relationships
  • Work closely with Project Engineer, Construction Coordinator, Project Controls, Safety, and Quality to achieve project goals and milestones.
  • Interface with internal stakeholders including project sponsors, Operations, Supply Chain Management, Asset Management & Risk, and Infrastructure Planning
  • Manage external stakeholders: vendors, consultants, contractors to manage scope, cost and schedule

  • Experience with API 653 tank maintenance is considered an asset
  • Must be a motivated self-starter who takes ownership of their work
  • Works well in a fast-paced team environment
  • Ability to predict obstacles, challenges, and risks to proactively determine mitigation strategies and innovative solutions
  • Experience in Engineering, Construction, and Field operations.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering and seven or more years of progressively detailed design and/or project management and/or field engineering/management experience, depending on technical education, accreditations and competency development.
  • Valid driver’s license

Working Conditions
  • Office environment with some field work required
  • Monday to Friday, 8-hour shifts, 40 hours/week.
  • Hybrid Model: Mon, Tue, and Thu at the office / Wed and Fri working from home.
  • Scheduled travel to operating facilities, construction sites, and manufacturer’s facilities (up to 25%, it might be once per month for 2-5 days max – to be discussed with Construction Managers).

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