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Capital Projects Expeditor - Charleston, WV 

Reference Code: 96324 


Location: United States (US) - Charleston, WV 
Job Category: Supply Chain/Procurement
Employment Type: Employee Full-time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is not eligible for our relocation program   
Application Deadline: 12/07/2021 

We all need energy. It warms our homes, cooks our food, gives us light, and gets us where we need to go. It also improves our quality of life in countless other ways. At TC Energy, our job is to deliver that energy to millions of people who depend on it across North America. And we take our job very seriously. 

Guided by our values of safety, innovation, responsibility, collaboration and integrity, we develop and operate our facilities safely, reliably and with care for our impact on the environment. With our presence across the continent, our people play an active role in building strong communities. 

We’re proud of how our hard work and commitment sets us apart and benefits society, every day. We’re looking for new team members who share our values and are ready to take on exciting challenges. 

To remain competitive, support our high-performance culture and allow for more flexibility in the way we work, we offer a hybrid work model and flexible dress code for our eligible office-based workforce in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico.

The opportunity
The Capital Project Expeditor is responsible for assisting and working with the Supply Chain Capital Project Buyers in support of Project Managers in the US Project Management teams with acquisition of materials and engineered equipment for pipelines and associated facilities. The Capital Project Expeditor ensures that the delivery of equipment and material is in accordance with the Purchase Order requirements and assures supplier is fulfilling the agreed upon terms and conditions of the purchase order (PO) and reacts accordingly when there is a deviation.


This position requires a strong working knowledge of Capital/Project Expediting, Supply Chain functions and systems, interpersonal and negotiating skills, proficiency in MS Office Applications, SAP and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
What you'll do

  • Assures supplier is fulfilling the agreed upon terms and conditions of the purchase order, and reacts accordingly when there is a deviation
  • Coordinate with all relevant parties to define critical requirements for meeting project schedules
  • Expedite orders to ensure timely deliveries of components and materials to meet project schedules
  • Reviews the PO files in a regular, timely manner. Reviews every file at least once every two weeks; more often for short delivery times or critical pieces of equipment or material
  • Obtain weekly updates from Vendor(s) on the status of critical items
  • Document communications with Vendor(s) via e-mail or prepare detailed minutes of meeting(s) with vendors
  • In collaboration with Material Coordinator monitor material receipts from project locations and document according to the defined process
  • In collaboration with Material Coordinator manage/route vendor drawings, approval drawings, MTRs, third party inspection reports, calibration reports and other documentation as required
  • Communicates all critical information’s or related changes in status from the supplier to the Capital Buyer and Project Team as soon as they become known and vice versa
  • Maintains strong and continuous communication and develops relationships with Supply Chain, client teams, Supplier Management, Accounting functions and suppliers
  • Participates in and/or coordinates early planning meetings with suppliers for critical equipment to discuss expediting expectations after order placement
  • Proactively anticipates supplier and project needs
  • Involves and seeks support from Capital Buyers, Project Managers and Management to assist with supplier issues when needed
  • Conduct site visits to manufacturer/supplier locations as needed to check progress and confirm material status
  • Proactive planning and Notification to/with the Project Team and immediate escalation/communication in case of any deviation from project schedule
  • Concentration on early detection of potential quality or delivery problems and communication directly to the Capital Buyer and Project Team
  • Accurate and current data in the electronic tools to ensure that the Project Team can draw accurate information at any time
  • Timely processing and reporting of information, including delivery and price change
  • Other tasks as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • At a minimum a college associate degree, technical training/certifications, combination or equivalent is required
  • Five (5) years’ experience specifically as a Capital/Project Expeditor for the oil and gas industry
  • An equivalent combination of both experience and education will be considered.


Preferred Qualfications

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Willingness and ability to learn and understand basics of both commercial aspects and technical elements of the accountable projects and their associated material requirements
  • Strong problem solving capabilities. In order to solve problems, the Expeditor needs to consider project and suppliers targets and limitations to gain support and buy-in
  • Ability to work with people of different professional backgrounds within TC Energy and externally
  • Must be able to trigger and facilitate problem resolution processes and can cope with the different interests of the involved parties – TC Energy vs. suppliers
  • Understanding of the material/equipment, manufacturing processes and the market situation of the relevant commodity
  • Understands that reports and systems must be kept up-to-date to enable the Project and Supply Chain Team to access required information electronically
  • Displays persistence in dealings with suppliers. Understands the chain of command within the supplier’s organization and is willing to approach “the next person up” in their organization if a response is unsatisfactory. 


About our business
TC Energy is a leading energy infrastructure company in North America. We have three complementary businesses of natural gas pipelines, liquids (oil) pipelines, and power generation. Our operations span three countries, seven Canadian provinces, and 34 U.S. states.


Apply now!


Apply to this posting by 12/07/2021 using reference code 96324. You must apply through our jobs system at Only applications submitted through our system will be acknowledged. Applications may be submitted using a mobile device or a desktop / laptop computer.

TC Energy is an equal opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program supervised by the U.S. government.

Thank you for choosing to grow your career with TC Energy.


* Depending on qualifications, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or ladder.

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* Consistent with our employment practices, we reserve the right to consider the cost of relocation when making internal hiring decisions.

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