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Burns & McDonnell EPC Project Manager – Gas Pipeline Facilities (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri


We are seeking to hire an EPC Project Manager with Gas Pipeline and Facilities project experience within our Electric & Gas Transmission and Distribution Global Practice in our Kansas City office. The Project Manager will be responsible for leading gas pipeline facility projects including metering and regulator stations, compressor stations, gas storage and renewable natural gas projects. The Project Manager will lead and motivate a team of managers and other staff in the day-to-day management of project safety, quality, schedule, cost control, contracts, subcontractors, suppliers, proposals, estimates, documentation turnover, client relations/management, field staff and other duties required to execute Engineer Procure Construct (EPC) projects. The Project Manager oversees a project from proposal development to completion as well as support and provide guidance to others performing these roles as required by the specific project. The EPC Project Manager’s responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Adhere to Burns & McDonnell’s safety programs, training, and policies, as well as promote and manage the Safety & Health performance of project team.

  • Provide leadership and guidance in multiple facets of projects including safety, quality, project management, engineering, procurement, construction, environmental compliance, project controls, stakeholder management, and close-out.

  • Develop new and manage existing client relationships while interfacing with the client for proposal and project related items.

  • Lead internal and external project risk reviews and consult with the Legal Department as required.

  • Review, negotiate, approve, and execute prime contracts, subcontracts, and change orders.

  • Develop and implement the Project Execution Plan (PEP), including engineering, procurement, and construction execution, the quality assurance plan, safety & health plan, procurement plan, subcontracting plan, document management plan, project staffing plan, organization chart, and communication plan. Includes training of new project team members on the PEP.

  • Analyze, approve, and implement multiple project specifications, drawing releases and design changes.

  • Oversee the training of project teams, coordinate activities of multiple disciplines, and facilitate the efficient cost-effective utilization of staff while adhering to contractual and performance requirements.

  • Lead and oversee the project plan for site mobilization and demobilization and support Site Manager with implementation.

  • Analyze and communicate project status, risks, schedule and costs to all internal and external stakeholders.

  • Lead and oversee the downstream Request For Proposal (RFP) and bid process and prepare detailed scope of work documents for supplier and subcontractor contracts, including recruiting, prequalifying, evaluating, recommending, and selecting subcontractors, and suppliers. Train new project team members on these processes.

  • Oversee compliance with company and client policies and requirements related to small and diverse suppliers and subcontractors.

  • Manage downstream contract administration including Request For Information (RFI), submittals, change management, contract closeout, and claims mitigation.

  • Analyze and approve internal and external reports including project scheduling, budgeting, cash flow forecast, and project status reports.

  • Present reports to internal and external executive management as required.

  • Manage Prime Contract, subcontractor, and supplier invoicing process.

  • Oversee client, supplier and company commissioning and startup teams.

  • Manage and audit the project documentation and filing systems.

  • Develop, plan and implement process for, and assess that project and subcontractor insurance, taxes/duties, licensures, and bonding are in place per the project requirements.

  • Secure applicable project permits.

  • Perform project safety, quality, progress and financial audits and assessments as required.

  • Lead and present at project and corporate meetings including distribution of meeting minutes.

  • Verify implementation of project non-conformance reporting process.

  • Develop plan for and manage project cost reporting, scheduling, work breakdown structure establishment, project set-up and closeout, and field progress tracking of project activities or program level activities as required. Includes training of new project team members as necessary.

  • Develop and oversee materials receiving and management process, including inventory control, receiving of goods, storage, and transportation.

  • Work with superintendents and site manager to verify compliance of subcontractors and client contractors with contract documents, safety & health requirements, quality, scope and schedule.

  • Manage and communicate financial aspects of projects to executive management, client, and others as required.

  • Develop the plan for, and direct the project turnover documentation, warranty administration, project closeout, and record keeping/retention processes and procedure.

  • Understand and implement plan to satisfy project permit requirements and regulations.

  • Lead and participate in project planning, scheduling, estimating, cost development, and establishing critical project objectives.

  • Lead and coordinate directly with engineering to establish development and distribution of engineering deliverables per project schedule and requirements.

  • Review daily construction field reports as necessary.

  • Report all employee relations issues and consult with the appropriate Human Resources Representative to resolve issues in a compliant and consistent manner.

  • Monitor progress on projects and provide input into areas of concern and direction or redirection to enhance achievement of project schedules, productivity goals, budgets, quality and overall profitability of the project.

  • Provide mentorship as well as formal and informal training of project personnel.

  • Provide performance feedback for each project team member to their respective Department Managers.

  • Manage community and building trades relationships as necessary

  • Lead the development and implementation of project labor agreements with building trades as required.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or a related field.

  • Additional applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

  • A minimum of 15 years relevant project management experience in the construction industry.

  • Capable of executing projects and achieving company certification as an EPC Project Manager.

  • OSHA 10 hour required, OSHA 30 hour certification strongly preferred.

  • Ability to thoughtfully and positively influence, lead and manage.

  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Teams, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access).

  • Strong experience with document control, scheduling, cost control and project management software is required.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong organizational skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and attention to detail.

  • Ability to handle large volumes of work and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

  • Multiple years of experience on construction project sites in the industries of energy generation, oil, gas &chemical, , electric or gas transmission & distribution is preferred.

  • A basic understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles is required.

  • Must be able to meet the company's driving requirementsEEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job Project Management

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Req ID: 230639 Job Hire Type Experienced