LNG Project Director


Full Time
Houston, TX
Posted 6 months ago

Job Description

This position provides leadership within the LNG Business unit and is primarily engaged in management activities and has responsibility for the completion of a project. The position requires the application of knowledge gained from experience and expertise to the job duties and responsibilities. Credible expertise and experience in LNG technology and execution of projects is required to perform these duties in the LNG Business Unit. The position will make decisions in areas of project execution within the LNG Business Unit that may impact the organization and its employees, clients, budgets, policies, procedures, work practices or compliance programs.

Principal Job Duties & Responsibilities:

• Responsible for leadership of studies, FEEDs, medium, large and/or multiple LNG projects in support of group business strategies
•Coordinates, deploys and prioritizes resources across projects in order to manage coordination costs and risks
•Manages the project’s schedule, budget, quality, technical efforts and employees
•Makes strategic and tactical decisions on the need for individual projects
•Maintains the efficiency of important aspects of the project such as design, engineering, planning, project controls and budget
•Typically manages a staff and provides an environment for the development and professional advancement of staff members, including on-the-job and formal training and development opportunities and, timely performance feedback
•Leverage internal and external resources to administer policies and procedures consistently across all business lines, functions and locations
•Analyze situations, identify and forecast pertinent problems and evaluate realistic options; and recommend/implement appropriate course of action
•Organize and prioritize a variety of complex projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner, set priorities and meet critical time deadlines
•Maintain compliance with all applicable policies, procedures and global standards
•Adhere to and support Fluor’s Health, Safety & Environmental and Sustainability Policies
•Effectively develops and applies the Core Skills to the job
•May need to travel to attend to business related matters
•Meets expectations on attendance and punctuality
•Other duties as assigned

Please Note:

This position is contingent upon contract award.

Basic Job Requirements

•Accredited four (4) year engineering degree or global equivalent in applicable field of study and twenty (20) years of work-related experience in the EPFC/CM LNG, Oil and Gas and Power industry
• Minimum of ten (10) years of relevant experience in the project management of LNG engineering, procurement, fabrication, and construction/construction management (EPFC/CM) projects
• Demonstration of successful performance as project manager on a minimum of two (2) medium to large sized projects or multiple project assignments in a significant role on medium, large to very large sized EPFC/CM projects
•Specific, detailed LNG related technical and project knowledge

Other Job Requirements

• Participate in Fluor University
• Utilize Knowledge Management processes to capture, support, and leverage relevant knowledge to enhance project execution
• Participate in sales and marketing efforts
•Ability to communicate effectively with audiences that include but are not limited to management, coworkers, clients, vendors, contractors and other stakeholders
•Job related technical knowledge necessary to complete job
•Ability to learn and apply knowledge of applicable local, state/province and federal/national statutes and guidelines
•Ability to attend to detail and work in a time-conscious and time-effective manner

Preferred Qualifications

• Jobsite experience and understanding of construction safety program
• Project or area management experience in international locations and diverse cultural environments is recommended
• Completion of all required in-house project management courses in addition to courses obtained from university or other qualified sources
• Good knowledge and experience on project design, engineering, procurement, material management, construction, commissioning, start up, turn over work processes, sequencing, and interfaces
• Project Controls and Finance including understanding of:
– Scheduling (including manpower loading)
– Progress measurement
– Risk assessment and management
– Code of accounts
– Work breakdown structure
– Change management
– Cost control
– Estimating process and planning
– Global Pricing Model (GPM), Project Status Review (PSR) and Project Margin Analysis, Report (PMAR) development and reporting
• General understanding of contract law and when to engage legal
• Regulatory requirements including permitting
• Understanding of project funding
• Experience of multiple commercial executions structures including Lump Sum/Reimbursable/Guaranteed Maximum price (Gmax)
• Proactive – goal orientated with the initiative to influence events positively, lead Fluor project team, and influence client for decision making
• Ability to resolve complex problems and to be comfortable in complex project or business environments
• Ability to set and maintain high standards of self performance with responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments and tasks
• Demonstration of innovation, initiative, maturity, and sound judgment
• Ability to influence a group of diverse individuals, each with their own goals, needs, and perspectives, to work together effectively for the good of a project
• Mobility – for example, relocating to site locations
• Basic computer and software skills to include the use of word processing, email, spreadsheets, and electronic presentations
• Certification in project management suggested, for example, Project Management Professional (PMP)

Degree Required


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