Senior Project Manager - Los Angeles, CA

Shell - California - LA Lubes Plant

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Job ID 82807BR

The Project Manager will lead, plan, execute and control capital and expense projects at the Shell Trading and Supply Operations. The Project Manager manages a wide variety of projects (up to $75 mln – sometimes more depending on experience level) for Shell Trading and Supply. Committed to following the ODM, which is a scaled fit for purpose version of the ORS under PMF.
1. Accountable for delivering projects safely, achieving Goal Zero, and leading a safety culture within and Shell and with Contractors
2. The Project Manager has the primary responsibility for execution of Trading and Supply Capital (and Expense) Projects from front end development (Assess, Select & Define phases) to detailed design and construction (Execute phase) including procurement, cost control and schedule management.
3. Manages 5 to 10 simultaneous projects with competing priorities in various execution phases on a wide variety of
manufacturing processes in the refining and chemical complex.
4. Develop, implement and execute strategy for the commercial aspects of the project, including, vendor identification and qualification, tender preparation, invitation to bid, technical and commercial evaluation and award.
5. Manage the overall process for the appointment of contractors for the various construction packages.
6. Develops project scopes in collaboration with operations, Facilities engineering, and discipline representatives.
7. Accountable for ensuring the proper technical authority approves the design including the appropriate technical
authority of equipment specification and drawings.
8. Oversees engineering execution utilizing local or National EFA Engineering companies.
9. Responsible for coordination with Shell TSO TST, P&T regarding Project Assurance and Technical Assurance activities (where applicable).
10. Works with Project Controls/Services department to develop project cost estimates and schedules for each phase and
for final funding.
11. Accountable for meeting project cost and schedule requirements and providing accurate forecasting.
12. Works with site and procurement to develop/implement a procurement strategy for each project.
13. Works with environmental to ensure permitting strategy/compliance.
14. Assists with development of equipment and material bid specification, bid evaluation and selection.
15. Accountable for working with construction and ensuring proper construction management plan in place.
16. Coordinates personnel and Contractors to assure that field activities are completed safely, on time, within budget and in accordance with the design requirements.
17. Manage the Engineering consultant to carry out and deliver the design engineering packages, tender documents, technical specifications and all other deliverable expected from the consultant.
18. Prepare all relevant project execution procedures, specification and documentation that will be required to manage the project and report progress.
19. Ensure that the projects’ execution is managed on time, on cost, with the due operability and safely, through the relevant cluster LFE team
20. Prepare and implement appropriate budget and cost procedures and frequently report the status of budgets and cost of the project to all stakeholders.
21. Prepare and implement progress reports to track the progress of the overall project.
22. Sets the expectations for construction contractors by spending time in the field.
23. Assist with mechanical start-up plans and procedures, provides technical support during start-up, supports training activities and assures documentation and knowledge transfer.
24. Provides appropriate files to maintenance and operations for record keeping.
25. Creates or assembles all documents for project closure.
26. Works with Project Controls and DGIP group to close project documentation and financial accounts.
27.  Support cluster FE in preparing a commission procedure and checklist for the terminal to ensure all aspects of the construction is completed and ready for commissioning (MOC close out, SoF and pre-start up safety review).
28. Support cluster FE in preparing and execute and handover procedure, including relevant training for the operational team, documents and manuals. 


Required Qualifications


Preferred Qualifications


Company Description

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In the US, we have operated for over a century and are a major oil and gas producer onshore and in the Gulf of Mexico, a recognized innovator in exploration and production technology, and a leading manufacturer and marketer of fuels, natural gas and petrochemicals. We deliver energy responsibly; operate safely with respect to our neighbours and work to minimize our environmental impact. We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.

Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Jun 30, 2018
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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