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Project Manager - Engineering

Kinder Morgan
Houston, TX 77002
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Position Description

Primary Purpose:
Provides engineering support to operations and maintenance personnel and manages small capital and major maintenance projects or portions of larger new capital or major maintenance projects
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages small or portions of large capital and major maintenance projects
  • Prepares estimates, budgets, schedules, materials and contract specifications for projects
  • Coordinates design and construction activities with operations, field personnel, procurement, engineering, and construction contractors and manages projects to ensure on budget and on schedule completion
  • Reviews and coordinates operational & maintenance plans for new facilities and equipment and implements with field personnel
  • Evaluates and recommends new technologies for potential application
  • Provides support to field maintenance technicians and operations staff
  • Maintains Company technical standards, handbooks, and design criteria
  • Ensures compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards for new construction and maintenance activities
  • Manages multiple projects concurrently
  • Appropriately communicates with his/her manager on status and developments of projects assigned and /or in progress
*Position may be filled at various levels depending on experience and job skills of successful candidate.

Position Requirements

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical or Civil Engineering or other engineering degree with work experience equivalent to ME, EE, or Civil or Chemical engineering degree
Experience / specific knowledge:

  • 5 - 8 years practical engineering experience in refining/pipeline / petroleum terminals / utility field(s)
  • Understanding of and ability to apply basic engineering principles
  • Project management experience singly on small projects or portions of larger projects under the guidance of or review by a more experienced engineer
Certifications, licenses and registrations:
  • Possess and maintain valid driver's license and be insurable by company's insurance carrier
Competencies, skills and abilities:
  • Ability to apply engineering principles
  • Analytical problem solver
  • Ability to conduct feasibility studies, determine manpower, cost estimates, and develop engineering criteria
  • Ability to coordinate and manage small projects or portions of larger projects under the guidance of or review by a more experienced engineer
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office System (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Must be able to setup and manipulate complex Excel spread sheets
  • Ability to read and effectively communicate orally and in writing in English with co-workers, vendors, customers, contractors, and regulatory officials
  • Ability to cooperatively work with people and accept supervision and direction
Physical demands:
  • Ability to handle stress of meeting deadlines
  • Ability to climb tank stairs and walk over uneven surfaces on the pipeline right of way or at field facilities
Working conditions:
  • Essentially indoors, but must be able to work outdoors in project & maintenance activities
  • Travel 30% - 50% with overnight stays
Supervisory responsibility:
  • Must be able to manage projects through contractors and others without direct supervisory authority
Preferred education, experience, certifications, competencies, skills and abilities (above the minimum requirements, but not required:
  • Professional Engineering license
  • Electrical OR Hydraulic expertise
  • Experience in design and operation of industrial power systems including 4160/480V distribution systems, motor controls, VFDs, PLC schematics, and pressure/flow/level/temperature/vibration measurement instrumentation
  • Proficiency in electrical system studies using analysis tools such as ETAP and SKM
  • Experience evaluating in-service liquid pipeline hydraulics
  • Demonstrated proficiency in interpreting and applying engineering principles, theories and concepts related to hydraulic flow and energy efficiency.
Experience with third-party hydraulic evaluation or modeling software applications for both transient and steady-state analysis.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Posted: 2020-02-02 Expires: 2020-03-02

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