Project Manager

This position is responsible for planning, directing and coordinating the activities of designated projects to ensure project goals and objectives accomplished within prescribed time frame, functional requirements and funding parameters. This position is responsible for the overall management and execution of customer-driven projects. This position shall provide leadership to the project team, develop and manage the relationship of the various vendors and suppliers to support the timely and cost-effective delivery of procured equipment and services. This position also provides leadership in the development of agreed specifications, terms and conditions and financial modeling and cost forecasting.


  • Responsible for the project team’s achievement of the primary goals for the project (i.e. functional, schedule and budget conformance) through the disciplined adherence to Joules’ Project Execution Plan Workflow.
  • Understand the roles and contributions of each project team member and third-party. Understand the technical and commercial deliverables that each team member must produce and how they interrelate with each other.
  • Conduct internal and customer project meetings and participate on cross-functional teams, internal and external to engineering.
  • Address interdepartmental issues as well as establish and communicate project schedules, objectives, priorities and targets.
  • Review project proposals and plans to determine time frame, funding limitations and procedures for accomplishing project and staffing requirements, as well as the allotment of available resources to various phases of project.
  • Keep upper management informed on all projects by reporting the project statuses on a regular including: identifying risks, tests, costs, issues,and performance according to established targets.
  • Ensure adherence to policies, procedures, government regulations and customer specifications— ensuring the documentation of project activities and deliverables.
  • Document and handle project scope changes, communicate revised project schedule and issues change orders for customer approval.
  • Direct and coordinate the activities of project personnel to ensure the project progresses on schedule and within the prescribed budget.
  • Conduct regular customer visits and provides feedback to management and understanding customer’s requests.
  • Research business and technical issues to establish what is being done and where improvements are possible.
  • Contribute to team efforts by accomplishing related results in a cooperative and supportive manner.
  • Act as a single point of contact for customers throughout the life of the project.
  • Attend and participate in project closure and financial meetings.
  • Monitor project progress and budget during design and fabrication.
  • Work on moderate to high complexity projects and key accounts.
  • Ensure that project team and customers adhere to project schedule.
  • Work with third-party inspection and EPC firms.
  • Coordinate technical interpretation as required.
  • Make business case presentations.


  • Complete special projects as requested by the director of projects.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Analytical: Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs workflows and procedures.
  • Design: Generates creative solutions; translates concepts and information into images; uses feedback to modify designs; applies design principles; demonstrates attention to detail.
  • Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Project Management: Develops project plans; coordinates projects; communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and budget; manages project team activities.
  • Technical Skills: Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.
  • Cost Consciousness: Works within approved budget; develops and implements cost saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue; conserves organizational resources.
  • Planning/Organizing: Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develop realistic action plans.
  • Problem Sensitivity: Possesses ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. This does not require solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Active Listening: Gives full attention to what other people are saying; takes time to understand the points being made; asks questions as appropriate; does not interrupt at inappropriate times.
  • Reading Comprehension: Understands written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Time Management: Manages one's own time and the time of others.
  • Speaking: Talks with others to convey information effectively.
  • Writing: Communicates effectively in writing that is appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Critical Thinking: Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Multi-Tasking: Handles multiple priorities and accepts total ownership and accountability.
  • Decision Making: Demonstrates good decision making and problem solving, as well as organizational and strategic planning skills.

Position Requirements

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree (engineering or other technical area), an advanced degree or equivalent degree or certification (e.g. MBA, PMP, etc.) is a plus.
  • Experience: 10+ years.
  • Specific Area of Experience Desired: Experience in the procurement process, participatory in the technical area.
  • Working knowledge of best practices in the procurement / supply chain management common to the midstream packaged equipment space.
  • Ability to read and comment upon BFD’s, PFD’s, P&ID’s and plot plans, technical specifications and contracts.
  • Familiarity with the contracting and legal requirements for specialty services and equipment suppliers within the midstream packaged equipment space.
  • Software: Microsoft Office, Adobe software, Microsoft Access, accounting software (Intuit QuickBooks/Microsoft Dynamics), expense software (Concur), contact management systems, inventory software, order processing systems