Electrical Project Manager

Convent, Louisiana, United States

CDI Corporation is seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer / Project Manager, with petrochemical experience, to work at one of our customer site in Convent, LA. Direct position offering competitive pay, benefits, 401k, PTO and more!

Job Summary:

Organize and coordinates mechanical, technical and operation resources, materials, and activities according to customer's project schedules and plans to achieve the project goals and objectives. 

Job Qualifications & Skills Required:

  • Safety Champion – a personal example of excellent safety performance, mindset, and commitment
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Certification in Project Management a plus
  • Professional Engineer license a plus
  • Must have 4+ years’ experience in the petrochemical industry
  • Extended knowledge of various construction techniques and best practices
  • Ability to understand field changes and red-line drawings
  • Ability to adapt and manage multiple priorities
  • Proven ability to effective coordinate various mechanical, operations, technical, and contract resources according to schedule and plan
  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced skills in MS Project and Primavera scheduling tools
  • Advanced skills in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Knowledgeable of petrochemical industry MOC and PSSR process and procedures

Job Responsibilities & Accountabilities: 

  • Become familiar with Customer’s project engineering standards, project controls, safety requirements, and reliability expectations
  • Become familiar with Customer’s pre-project and post-project schedule process (Gate system)
  • Review electrical construction packages and requisitions for technical accuracy
  • Develop project management plan
  • Work with Owner’s Representative(s) to develop resource plan for staffing various project positions and identify resources to staff all project positions
  • Develop project staffing and de-staffing profiles
  • Work with project team to develop project work plans and schedules
  • Prepare and maintain action plans and follow-ups
  • Review production trends and recommend improvements
  • Assist project team with effectively applying methodology and enforcing project standards
  • Assist project team with staying current with regulations, industry standards, and other applicable technologies
  • Review and give feedback on construction contractor’s safety and quality control plans
  • Review and give feedback on construction contractor’s constructability plans
  • Preparing weekly and monthly project progress and expenditure reports, and initiating corrective actions
  • Work with Owner’s Representative and site to obtain support for various activities involving land usage, storage sites, temporary office and work spaces, right-of-way in and around the facility, etc.
  • Assist project team to confirm project documents are complete, current, and stored per project document control plan
  • Monitor construction contractor performance and provide timely/routine feedback
  • Arrange and facilitate routine project team progress meetings
  • Provide routine project updates and forecasts on safety, cost, and schedule to project management team executives
  • Review, track, and progress change orders based on project’s change order process
  • Determine the need for any additional SMEs to assist the project team as required
  • Work with Owner’s Representative to develop start-up plans
  • Work with Owner’s Representative to review and progress punch-lists
  • Work with project team to develop de-staffing and demobilization plans based on project schedules and plans
  • Follow the project’s handover and close-out procedures at the end of the project
  • Work with the project team to transfer project documentation to Owner’s Representative
  • Confirm contracts and vendor payments are completed
  • Perform a final project walk-through with the Owner’s Representative

Type: Permanent

Reference ID: 4673