Sr. Project Manager – Pressure Vessel Experience

  • Permanent
  • United States
  • Job category: Oil & Gas
  • Salary: Up to GBP0.00 per year

Senior Project Manager

Duration – Direct
Location – Tomball, TX


The Lean Project Manager is the subject matter expert responsible for driving highly technical, cross-functional projects from end to end in a custom equipment engineering and manufacturing business. The PM in a lean environment provides detailed project performance analysis and uses the outputs to drive continuous improvement to business processes while providing excellent customer service.
Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
Essential functions may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of tasks is illustrative only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class, nor does it necessarily list all possible duties that may be assigned.

  • Responsible for coordinating with customers and overseeing the design, revision, manufacture and shipment of process equipment and pressure vessels as well as field service and warranty requirements.
  • Responsible for all customer communication, scheduling, change order management, internal work planning and scheduling, and cost control and forecasting for projects ranging from $100,000 to $10,000,000 in value.
  • Demonstrates strong commercial and technical decision-making and problem-solving skills on complete energy-related process equipment projects, primarily performed for higher-spec integrated energy companies and engineering companies as the primary customer base.
  • Analyzes project performance from a financial perspective and develops plans to maintain and improve gross margin.
  • Partners with the other functions to develop recommendations on complex operational issues including but not limited to the clarification and resolution of production output opportunities.
  • Evaluates underlying operational risks; leads the development and implementation of viable plans to mitigate risks.
  • Prepares reports indicating solution or range of possible alternatives in rank of desirability and probability of success.
  • Oversees the completion of projects including planning; assigning, monitoring and reviewing progress and accuracy of work; evaluating results.
  • Drive continuous improvement of analytical process and tools to support on-going business changes.
  • Recommend and implement improvements for operations, equipment or related matters
  • Provides technical leadership and business expertise to subordinates and peers on complex projects; takes action in directing evaluating project issues and recommending appropriate business solutions.
  • Deals with complex technical issues and applies experience to driving efficiencies and cost reductions on assigned projects.
  • Other duties as assigned

Education, Licensing, and Certifications:
A bachelor’s or associate’s degree in Management, Mechanical Engineering, Drafting Design, or related field plus 5 years of engineering, product development, full-cycle project management, production, or operations experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility, OR High School Diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate plus 10 years of engineering, product development, full-cycle project management, production, or operations experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
Master of Science degree plus 5 years of engineering, product development, full-cycle project management, production, or operations experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.


  • 5-10 years of experience in progressive roles in similar product/market environments
  • Strong customer-focused background
  • Firm understanding of key business & project metrics, including cost tracking & management, and change order management
  • Experience leading and managing project teams, including engineering, design, and manufacturing


  • Experience in the oil and gas industry with background in Manufacturing or Construction
  • Experience with modular process equipment
  • Technical problem-solving skills

Competencies, Skills, and Knowledge:

  • Detail-oriented
  • Good Technical aptitude
  • Good communication skills – verbal and written
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Knowledgeable of lean manufacturing concepts and principles
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite software, including MS Project, and the ability to learn/utilize company’s ERP tools

Committed to continuous improvement of processes and procedures
Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Drug screen
  • Criminal background check
  • Clear Motor Vehicle Record (MVR)

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Requires Standing and Walking (50%+); Lifting 20-50 lbs.; Carrying 20-50 lbs.; Pushing; Pulling; Climbing; Balancing; Bending; Stooping; Kneeling; Crouching; Crawling; Reaching; Handling; Feeling; Hearing and Observing
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Will work in indoor and outdoor environments. Outdoor work may include exposure to the elements and varied weather conditions, including but not limited to extreme heat, extreme cold, rain, sleet and snow. Also subject to on-site hazards including but not limited to moving industrial equipment, electrical current, confined spaces, LO/TO, working at heights, high noise and dust levels, etc.

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