• Narrows, VA
  • Non-Executive Management
  • Full-Time
  • 1782 Wolf Creek Rd

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Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Project Manager with experience in the chemical manufacturing industry (based in the Narrows, VA area).As the Project Manager you will be responsible for supporting a group of projects related at an active chemical manufacturing plant.

Authorization to work permanently in the U.S. without sponsorship required.


  • Coordinate front end work leading up to the capital design phase of the project
  • Lead the development of overall project scope, execution strategy, and cost estimate for funds request
  • Execute project while meeting safety, cost, and schedule goals
  • Lead preparation of the funding documents for the project working with the Project Team, Site Area Personnel, and Finance Group
  • Based on project requirements, assemble a team of qualified personnel of various disciplines to execute the project
  • Leads decisions on contracting strategy and selection of contractor(s)
  • Provides services and support for pre-startup and commissioning activities
  • Responsible for final close out reporting and all documentation required for the project
  • Set up cost control in SAP and manage cost, schedule, and scope within corporate guidelines
  • Perform Engineering review as required
  • Act as role model for other less experienced engineers and mentor/coach as appropriate
  • Prepare progress reports as needed
  • Skills / Qualifications

    Skills / Qualifications

  • Candidate must have a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, with 5+ years of industry related experience (Project Manager experience preferred)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of successful project management practices such as cost control, estimating, scheduling, and forecasting
  • Able to plan and organize projects from inception to start up
  • Ability to work in and foster a strong team environment with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of chemical or related manufacturing facilities and integration of project work in these facilities
  • Strong safety champion who will lead the project in achieving zero incidents and injuries
  • Self-motivated/Self-directed
  • Able to handle multiple activities simultaneously
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of gated work process for project management
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Good meeting facilitation skills
  • Good working knowledge of the procurement process
  • Strong working knowledge of SAP Project Systems Module (preferable)
  • Knowledge of ASME, API, AISC, PIP, ASCE, RAGAGEPs, and other pertinent engineering standards
  • Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors. www.woodplc.com

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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