Senior Project Manager

GHD   •  

Lake Charles, LA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


15+ years

Posted 46 days ago

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GHD has an opening for a Sr. Project Manager for an In-Plant assignment at one of our Lake Charles, Louisiana area client locations.

We are seeking a dynamic person to aid in evaluating overall project execution strategy currently in use by our client and work to align processes for ongoing multi-discipline capital projects that are in development/funding stages.


  • Develop project scope, budgets, and lead execution of ongoing multi-discipline plant capital projects ($25k - $10MM Total Installed Cost Value) for a petrochemicals manufacturing facility.
  • Provide technical support and project management to unit operations, maintenance, and others to define the project objectives, scheduling requirements, material specifications, and deliverables needed to achieve successful project execution.
  • Review previous system for corporate engineering standards and protocols for AFE submittals and management of capital expenditures.
  • Assess what practices and procedures that can be resurrected/implemented in the current state of operation.
  • Provide project management leadership in making practical recommendations in short term prioritization of projects and work to develop improved procedures for project execution.
  • Handle and coordinate both internal and external engineering and design resources to successful completion of project tasks.
  • Function as a Project Representative and on behalf of the plant engineering team from initial stages through turnover to operations.
  • Work within structure for approved vendors and contractors in the performance of projects and have the ability to research specialty needs and services that are project specific.
  • Follow and adhere to all plant site safety and administrative procedures.
  • Full Time position located at a Plant Site in the Lake Charles area.


  • BS in Engineering (BSME preferred).
  • 15-25 years of project management of multi-discipline projects from chemicals and/or downstream/mid- stream oil & gas sectors.
  • Must be able to read and interpret project technical information such as PFD’s, P&ID’s, equipment specifications, and relevant construction drawings.
  • Knowledgeable of technical disciplines and industry practices for design and construction.
  • Self-starter and highly motivated, with minimum supervision.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite and other desktop programs.
  • Background using SAP or other business enterprise software useful.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills needed for visible role within plant environment and design team involvement
  • Physical ability to make field trips to review project details at grade or elevated locations.
  • Must be US Citizen and have current TWIC Card.