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Senior Project Manager

Senior Project Manager

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Oil and Gas EPCM Services

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Your Opportunity

Finding efficient, safe, and economical ways to develop and deliver oil and gas is an ongoing challenge. From the Arctic to the Canadian oil sands and the US shale plays, our Oil & Gas team partners with clients to provide engineering, procurement, construction management (EPCM), permitting, survey, and environmental services across the upstream, midstream, and downstream oil and gas industry. We design facilities, pipelines, terminals, and refineries, as well as critical infrastructure like processing plants and field facilities. Through our partnerships, industry experience, and use of technology, we develop new and inventive ways to solve emerging issues, meet regulations, and increase productivity. Explore your career options with us.


We are currently seeking a Senior Project Manager to join the team in our Regina, Saskatchewan office. The successful candidate will be onboarded in Calgary, Alberta for an estimated 3-4 months, and will then be based in Regina permanently.

Your Duties


  • Identify project resources needed and communicate needs to applicable department personnel
  • Create and execute project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Be the client key interface and primary point of communication
  • Defines general project support tasks to complete work, including client specific requirements
  • Direct Project Engineers and full engineering disciplines to meet project needs
  • Establish and execute project framework to promote quality, value, timeliness, and profitability
  • Provide overall risk management reporting at the project level
  • Develop reports throughout the project, including but not limited to, Progress Reports, Scope Description report, Flawless Start Up program report, and, Integrated Software Report
  • Develop an Integrated Project Execution Plan in concert with the contractor
  • Develop, maintain, and track progress against Master Project Schedule
  • Working with the design team and contractor, develop a cost escalation strategy, and a contracting strategy for use and refinement throughout the project
  • Approve and develop DBM, Scope documents, Work Breakdown Structures, Project Code Accounts, and Framing documents
  • Coordinate key meetings or review points: scope, engineering, design, specifications, PFD/P&ID drawings, line list, tie-in list, equipment lists, controls, HAZOP, construction early works, construction kick-off and support, etc. for completeness
  • Coordinate the development and issuance of a Facility Capacity report
  • Ensure local, provincial and federal codes and standards (both legislated and customer-specific) are being met
  • Monitor, assess and report progress within the projects to client
  • Develop and refine throughout, Project Cost Estimates, including a Basis of Estimate
  • Manage Project Cost Control, budget vs. actual
  • Track and report team hours and expenses
  • Analyze project profitability, revenue, margins, bill rates and utilization
  • Implement an effective change management process
  • Determine appropriate revenue recognition, ensures timely and accurate invoicing, and monitor receivables for projects
  • Follow up with clients, when necessary, regarding unpaid invoices
  • Set, approve and define full scope/equipment requirements
  • Provide direction to Procurement for planning: vendor selection, prepare and issue request for quotations, vendor bid evaluations and selection, equipment
  • Ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately
  • Promote the HSE program throughout all phases of the project
  • Liaise with other Project Managers, Program Manager, Engineering Manager, Project Engineers Manager, Clients, Vendors, etc.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Mechanical, Civil, or relevant Engineering Degree
  • Minimum 15 years of experience working with operating facilities, owner organizations, fabrication shops, and/or EPCM firms
  • Minimum 5 years of consulting engineering experience as a Project Manager
  • Lead engineering design executions role in projects with capital expenditures in excess of $20MM
  • Experience working in the downstream/refining oil and gas industry
  • Past experience supervising 5-10 other engineering staff/project teams is considered an asset
  • Experience with Canadian jurisdictions and their various acts and regulations
  • Team player who will encourage teamwork with the project team plus other discipline staff
  • High level of initiative and ability to complete tasks on schedule and budget
  • Focused on providing quality services to the clients in a timely manner
  • Exceptional client management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and communication skills
  • Ability to mentor and desire to encourage junior staff
  • Ability to perform in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Experience working with remote teams and multi-office execution
  • Proven experience in multidiscipline design coordination
  • Proven experience in developing innovative project execution strategies
  • Experience collaborating with fabricators and constructors/contractors to develop innovative strategies to resolve project issues
  • Experience in leading a design team to produce efficient, repeatable engineering designs
  • Travel to Calgary, Alberta may be required, for a prolonged period in some instances

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