About the Company:
Jefferson Energy Companies is an innovative midstream energy company headquartered in Houston, Texas, with transportation, terminal and storage assets located at the Port of Beaumont in Beaumont, Texas. The terminal sits on a 250-acre site on the east bank of the Neches River Ship Channel at the confluence of three Class 1 rail carriers. The Terminal is designed to deliver maximum flexibility to users, with crude by rail capability of 2,100,000 barrels per day ranging from the lightest condensate to pure bitumen. The Terminal Marine capabilities include a Ship Dock and dedicated Inland Barge Dock which connect the Terminal to domestic and foreign marine destinations. The terminal’s service has expanded ethanol, heavy refinery feedstocks and rail loading of refined products for export to Mexico and domestic distribution.
Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Project Manager will provide project management and technical support for the operation and construction of Jefferson’s pipelines and terminal facilities. The Project Manager ensures that facility upgrades and changes are designed and constructed in accordance with the engineering guidelines and specifications, industry codes & standards, and regulatory agency requirements while also meeting functionality and performance requirements. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Manage multiple projects at the Jefferson Beaumont Terminal.
- Coordinate and manage capital projects in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
- Develop front-end project scopes, execution plans, estimates, and schedules to be used for project go/no-go decisions and submit project for approval.
- Manage project scope and monitor project costs and schedule to ensure that the project meets the approved budget and schedule in accordance with specified objectives.
- Effectively apply project management best practices and enforce project standards.
- Analyze and manage project risks minimizing financial and schedule exposure.
- Ensure project documents and drawings are complete, current, and archived per company procedures and policies.
- Work closely with Commercial, Operations, Technical Services, Land, Right-of-Way, and Strategic Sourcing while directing third party contractors to safely conduct projects.
- Prepare weekly and monthly project progress reports such as cost forecasts using Excel, Word and other systems.
- Supervise the activities of outside consultants.
- Prepare requests for proposal for outside consultants; prepare bid packages, review bids, conduct consultant selection process, and make recommendation for award of contract.
- Create and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and engineering requirements associated with plant, facilities and pipeline projects.
- Coordinate project activities for in-house and external resources; assign tasks and provide guidance to personnel responsible for specific functions or phases of the project.
- Review the work of consultant(s) to ensure that Jefferson’s standards and contractual requirements are being met.
- Ensure compliance with Process Safety Management (PSM) and DOT regulations.
- Maintain an up to date working knowledge of regulations, industry standards, and other applicable standards and technologies.
- A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical or Chemical Engineering is preferred).
- 7+ years’ experience in the oil, gas or chemical industries is preferred.
- A minimum of 3 years hands-on experience in a Project Management role in a pipeline and facilities environment is preferred
- Experience with ASME and API standards, (PSM), DOT regulations, pipeline maintenance and construction and storage is preferred.
- Experience with some or all of the following: plant construction and modifications, pipeline routing and construction, regulatory approval processes, project planning and scheduling, cost tracking and control, contract administration and project management.
- Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, Project and Outlook is required.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to either work alone or as part of a team, are essential.
- Broad spectrum of projects experience in a midstream Oil and Gas industry to include: liquid pipeline and terminals, pump stations, gas pipeline, and storage of crude oil or its derivatives is preferred.
- Ability to travel on occasion to the Beaumont Terminal and Administrative offices and other business travel, as needed.
- Successful completion of a background check and drug screen in addition to ability to obtain a TWIC card is required.