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Burns & McDonnell EPC - Project Manager - Oil, Gas & Chemicals in Houston, Texas


Our Houston office is looking for an EPC-Project Manager to join our growing operations supporting the oil, gas, and chemical industries. The EPC-Project Manager is accountable for the full performance of every phase of a project or a group of projects in the refining, midstream, chemical, and petrochemical industries, including the strategic and tactical planning, directing, supervising, and controlling of all technical, fiscal and administrative contractual functions, for both home office and site.

Plan, organize, and direct multiple multi-office engineering disciplines, procurement, project controls, construction management, and subcontractors to deliver major EPC/CM projects from front end engineering, through detailed design, procurement, construction, hand over, and close-out.

  • Establish project teams, coordinate activities of multiple disciplines, and ensure the efficient, cost-effective utilization of staff.

  • Develop project execution plans for project staffing, budgeting, scheduling and establishing critical project objectives, applying your leadership skills to manage client and internal change.

  • Manage the production of engineering deliverables, procurement of engineered equipment and bulk materials, administration of construction subcontracts, and the overall safety, cost, schedule, & quality of assigned projects.

  • Encourage and implement successful workshare execution for all engineering work.

  • Demonstrate creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in anticipating and solving problems.

  • Provide performance feedback to department managers for project team members as appropriate.

  • Ensure that the project review process and other quality control guidelines are followed.

  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with prospective and existing client personnel at all levels of management.

  • Support continuous improvement of project management execution systems, work processes, and procedures.

  • Identify opportunities and manage team efforts for submittals, proposals, presentations, contract negotiation, and related activities.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, construction management, or related field from an accredited curriculum.

  • Relevant work experience may be substituted for education.

  • Minimum of 15 years related experience in the refining / petrochemical industry, including 7 or more years managing EPC projects.

  • Proven ability to develop business and establish relationships with clients.

  • Must have the ability to deal effectively with a wide variety of industry, government, and public contracts on project-related matters.

  • Excellent written & verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Professional Registration / Certification preferred.

  • 20% travel to project and client sites


Job Project Management

Primary Location US-TX-Houston

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.

We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 180901



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