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Sr. Project Manager

Company: Buckeye Partners L.P.
Location: East Chicago
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Founded in 1886, Buckeye Partners, L.P. has a proven track record of stability and success. We pride ourselves on the laser focus we apply to safely providing service and value to our customers, operating under a strong set of values, and empowering our employees to make decisions. We have a tenacious commitment to environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance in all that we do.

It is our internal culture that sets us apart from other companies. Our goal is to provide our employees with a greater span of responsibility, the ability to make decisions, and access to experts to help you build your skills and experiences. Each of our career tracks provides employees with the ability to innovate, and be a significant contributor from their first day on the job.

Buckeye Partners is currently seeking a Senior Project Manager with project management and engineering in the Oil & Gas Industry to join our team!

Role Summary:

The Senior Project Manager role is responsible for providing safe, compliant, reliable and cost effective project management for terminal projects through the initial feasibility, development, execution, and startup phases of the project lifecycle.

Responsibilities & Essential Functions include:

  • Project Development. Working with Business Development and others to evaluate potential project opportunities. Leading the development of project scopes of work, cost estimates, schedules, and execution plans as part of the initiation and planning phases of the project life cycle.
  • Terminal Projects. Directing the scoping, design, procurement, permitting, construction, inspection, and startup of terminal projects involving a variety of asset types - including marine structures, tanks, vapor recovery systems, rail systems, piping systems, electrical & control systems, and others
  • Project Approvals. Working with both Customer Services Department and Asset Team to evaluate and obtain approval of changes to project scopes of work, budgets, and/or schedules.
  • Reporting & Stakeholder Engagement. Developing and distributing current reports regarding project status in order to keep Commercial, HSSE, Operations, and other stakeholders updated.
  • Project Completion. Ensuring development of Construction and Operational Punch Lists and completion of project documentation such as "as-built" drawings, operating manuals, PM's, equipment tagging, device settings, and Completion Certificates.
  • Training. Mentoring and training of junior employees
  • And other duties as assigned.

    Position Requirements:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering required.
    • Master's Degree in related discipline is a plus.
    • 10+ years combined experience in Project Management and Engineering in Oil & Gas or other related industry required.
    • 30% travel

      Certificates & Licenses:

      • Valid driver's license
      • PE/EIT registration desirable.
      • PMP desirable.

        Other Skills, Attributes and Abilities:

        • In order to succeed in this position, one must be a self-starter and have excellent communication and analytical skills and the ability to interact with a wide variety of personnel and organizations.

          Essential Functions:

          • This position requires the ability to safely and successfully perform essential job functions consistent with ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and or/quantitative productivity standards.

          • This role requires the ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.

          • This position requires compliance with all personnel policies.

            Physical & Safety Requirements: (depends on work assignment)

            • This role is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions.

            • This position requires the employee to regularly access and work at or around heights in excess of 5 feet, moving mechanical parts, moving on-track rail equipment, petroleum product or other chemical fumes, airborne particles like dust or other chemicals, vibration, uneven terrain, and high noise level in the work environment.

            • The incumbent must meet medical criteria established by OSHA for emergency response.

            • This position may require exposure to hazardous environments and require the wearing of a respirator.

            • Must be able and willing to spend a large degree of ones time on his/her feet and be able to lift large, heavy objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

            • The person in this position needs to occasionally move inside the office to access file cabinets, office equipment, etc.

            • This role continuously operates a computer and other office productivity equipment (i.e. a calculator, copy machine and computer printer).

            • This position communicates with supervision and co-workers via VHF radio and hand signals.

            • The incumbent in this role must wear Fire Retardant Clothing (FRC) and/or Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

            • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

            • The employee is frequently required to effectively communicate with others.

            • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

            • This position requires the ability to work comfortably and safely in the proximity to open water.

            • This position requires the ability to climb ladders (approx. 50 feet) and work comfortably and safely at heights for extended periods of time.

              About You:

              To be successful in the Buckeye culture, our employees must Possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. You must be able to work independently. You must also be able to exercise tact, discretion, and professionalism when dealing with internal clients and external counterparties (customers, vendors, etc.), as well as when handling sensitive and confidential information.

              Buckeye Partners wants to create and reward an organizational focus that stimulates the creative and entrepreneurial actions of our employees and results in innovative ways of reducing costs, generating revenues, improving productivity, or improving processes.

              About Us:

              Buckeye Partners, L.P. is the logistical solutions partner of choice for the global energy business and one of the nation's largest independent petroleum products pipeline transportation and terminalling service provider; our strength is to create centers of expertise around our products, technologies and client needs.

              Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

              The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Buckeye Partners L.P., Chicago , Sr. Project Manager, Executive , East Chicago, Illinois

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