Stantec System

Senior Project Manager

1 month ago(12/7/2017 4:26 PM)
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Oil and Gas EPCM Services

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 Conventional Oil & Gas team in our Calgary Quarry Park office. The successful candidate will be accountable for overall project performance within our Conventional projects team, working on multiple projects for a variety of clients at any given time. Project scopes will range in size and complexity, on greenfield or brownfield

Your Duties

  • Identify project resources needed and communicate needs to applicable department personnel
  • Create and execute project work plans or project execution plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Be the client interface and primary point of communication
  • Direct Project Engineers and full engineering disciplines to meet project needs
  • Review key project deliverables for technical feasibility and to ensure multi-discipline engineering documents are cohesive
  • Provide technical guidance to the engineering disciplines based on past project experience
  • Establish and execute project framework to promote quality, value, timeliness, and profitability
  • Provide overall risk management reporting at the portfolio and project level
  • Approve and develop DBM, Scope documents, Work Breakdown Structures, Project Code Accounts, and Framing documents
  • Coordinate key meetings or review points
  • Ensure local, provincial and federal codes and standards are being met
  • Monitor, assess and report progress within the projects to client and develop applicable project reports accordingly
  • Develop and refine throughout, Project Cost Estimates, including a Basis of Estimate
  • Develop, maintain, and track progress against Master Project Schedule
  • Manage Project Cost Control, budget vs. actual, and implement change management activities accordingly
  • Track and report team hours and expenses
  • Analyze project profitability, revenue, margins, bill rates and utilization
  • 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

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Professional engineer with associated Engineering Degree
  • Minimum 15 years of industry experience working with operating facilities, owner organizations, and/or EPCM firms
  • Minimum 5 years of consulting engineering experience as a Project Manager required
  • Flexible execution able to manage multiple projects at any given time
  • Project experience with wellsites, gas plants, batteries, field compression, gathering systems, etc.
  • Experienced in writing proposals
  • Experience in the design and or operation of multi-well gas/oil pads is an extreme asset
  • Experience executing projects from templated designs is considered an asset
  • Past experience supervising 5-10 other engineering staff/project teams
  • Experience with Canadian jurisdictions and their various acts and regulations
  • 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 in the design and or operations of water hub facilities and frac water distribution is considered and asset



Travel to field locations in Alberta and BC may be required.



We would like to thank all candidates who apply; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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