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Project Manager

Whiting, IN 46394

Posted: 07/09/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 619890 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Our client is looking for an onsite Project Manager who will manage the 24/7/365 operations of wastewater centrifuge units within a refinery.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
  • Ensures Health & Safety is the number one goal by following policies, processes, and acting in a safe manner at all times.
  • Assesses project needs in terms of equipment and labor and determines projected length of project and costs; responsible for adherence to time frames and costs throughout the project.
  • Initiation of project by scheduling resources; submitting required paperwork to start project; negotiating with regulatory agency personnel and prepares written plans and compliance documents.
  • Monitor and keep client informed of progress; recognizes and negotiates authorized change in original project plan and adjusts costs accordingly. Performs field activities and assists as a lab chemist as necessary in the on-site lab.
  • Maintains client relations throughout project; provides progress reports to and negotiates change orders with client.
  • Supervises personnel involved with field operations, plans work to ensure safe conditions, and instructs in methods and procedures. Assists as necessary with Tech Services projects.
  • Safety, scheduling, management, and direction of 3 supervisors, 9 operators, and 1 lab technician.
  • Personnel safety, environmental compliance, and process safety are priority.
  • Meet daily to coordinate activities with the customer's operational staff to develop a positive working relationship.
  • Learn, comply and be proficient with the customers numerous work and safety processes.
  • Participate in the customer's contractor committees in particular for safety.
  • Daily activities involving coordination with the customer as well as contractors on site.
  • Networking and developing relationships across the refinery.
  • Develop deep understanding of the mechanical and chemical practices used and provide technical guidance to staff for troubleshooting and to adapt operations to ever changing feed to the process.
  • Lead small projects such as equipment maintenance and piping upgrades.
  • Participates in hiring, performance evaluation, disciplining, promotion and termination decisions.
  • Responsible for monthly billing approval and various other administrative tasks.
Education:
  • Engineering degree required. Chemical or Mechanical preferred.
Experience:
  • Minimum 4 years' experience as a plant/production engineer or manager at a refinery or chemical plant required. 
  • Minimum 2 years supervisory experience required.
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