Project Manager – Wood – Narrows, VA, US

Coordinate front end work leading up to the capital design phase of the project
Lead the development of overall project scope, execution strategy, and cost estimate for funds request
Execute project while meeting safety, cost, and schedule goals
Lead preparation of the funding documents for the project working with the Project Team, Site Area Personnel, and Finance Group
Based on project requirements, assemble a team of qualified personnel of various disciplines to execute the project
Lead decisions on contracting strategy and selection of contractor(s)
Provide services and support for pre-startup and commissioning activities
Responsible for final close out reporting and all documentation required for the project
Set up cost control in SAP and manage cost, schedule, and scope within corporate guidelines
Perform Engineering review as required
Act as role model for other less experienced engineers and mentor/coach as appropriate
Prepare progress reports as needed

Skills / Qualifications
Candidate must have a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Mechanical preferred.
Minimum of five (5) years of chemical or similar industry related experience
Minimum of five (5) years of experience as a Project Manager, capital projects preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge of successful project management practices such as cost control, estimating, scheduling, and forecasting
Able to plan and organize projects from inception to start up
Ability to work in and foster a strong team environment with minimal supervision
Knowledge of chemical or related manufacturing facilities and integration of project work in these facilities
Strong safety champion who will lead the project in achieving zero incidents and injuries
Able to handle multiple activities simultaneously
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge of gated work process for project management
Good working knowledge of the procurement process
Strong working knowledge of SAP Project Systems Module (preferable)
Knowledge of ASME, API, AISC, PIP, ASCE, RAGAGEPs, and other pertinent engineering standards
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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