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Construction Manager 

Reference Code: 88123 


Location: United States (US) - Houston, TX or other company locations in WV, OH, PA, WA, OR, WI, MN, IL, LA
Job Category: Construction Management; Engineering
Employment Type: Employee Full-time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is eligible for our domestic relocation program   
Application Deadline: 10/01/2021 

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, integrity, responsibility and collaboration, 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

 TC Energy has a long and proud history of delivering projects that provide safe and reliable transportation of nearly 25% of all the natural gas delivered across North America.  These projects include everything from maintenance and modernization projects to large, multi-year capital growth programs.  Dedicated teams of professionals rely on one another to ensure that these projects are executed with a focus on safety, regulatory compliance, quality, schedule, and cost. 
Construction Managers play a significant role in driving overall project success by interfacing with many internal and external teams and construction providers necessary to complete the work across TC Energy’s systems in accordance with the established regulatory requirements and TC Energy’s core values.  


Multiple positions will be filled at various company locations: (OH, WV, PA, WA, OR, WI, MN, IL, LA, TX)

What you’ll do


  • Manage construction activities for projects assigned to you, ensuring the work/safety/quality programs for all personnel on site are being followed
  • Oversee site construction to ensure the project is constructed in accordance with the designs, specifications, standards, budget, safety and schedule requirements
  • Hire and lead the 3rd party contract craft inspection staff for each construction project
  • Complete weekly CM reports accurately and timely for each construction project(s) under your direction
  • Complete monthly CM reports for 3rd party craft inspection forecasting costs accurately and timely
  • Perform routine reviews to ensure that work is progressing per the TC Energy specifications and initiate corrective actions where appropriate
  • Collaborate with construction contractors to ensure successful project execution
  • Document incidents and participate in incident investigations as required
  • Guide teams through established project processes including commissioning, close out of punch list, and training where appropriate
  • Coordinate the timely completion of project documentation and close out processes
  • Ensure Company environmental policies, safety standards, and federal/local regulations are followed by all construction and inspection personnel
  • Ensure that any design deviations in the field are properly approved by engineering and red lined drawings are included in the project record file
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Provide leadership for issue resolution during project construction and commissioning phases
  • Perform regular site inspections in a timely and efficient manner to avoid and address any delays to the construction progress
  • Review contractors’ request for changes and make recommendations to the Project Manager regarding necessity, effect, cost, and schedule implications
  • Ensure scope changes are managed in accordance with contract terms and conditions
  • Monitor construction progress and initiate corrective action when the contractor deviates from project specifications, requirements, or schedule
  • Address any construction non-conformance issues
  • Provide guidance to inspection staff and contractors related to TCE construction specifications
  • Collaborate with Company Safety Representatives to promote awareness and understanding of safety performance on projects
  • Provide orientation and training with TC Energy policies and procedures for 3rd party inspectors
  • Manage deliverables with key internal and external stakeholders to ensure project goals are met
  • Provide technical support to Project Manager during project design, pre-bid meetings, and pre-job meetings
  • Work with Project Management and Engineering to determine constructability for future projects based on scope, design, schedule, cost etc.
  • Other tasks as required


Minimum Qualifications


  • Completion of a technical / trades certification
  • 12 or more years of experience in construction of oil or natural gas infrastructure projects (equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered)
  • Knowledge and understanding of construction practices with respect to oil and natural gas pipeline or facility projects
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Computer skills including ability to generate progress reports using Microsoft suite of tools (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project, etc.)
  • Relevant leadership and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in reading and understanding various engineering/design drawings to assess construction requirements (P&ID’s, Alignment sheets, IFC, etc.)
  • Ability to apply TCE’s core business values to identify and apply rational solutions
  • Adaptability in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities and challenges
  • The ability to manage both internal and external stakeholder expectations
  • Ability to work independently with minimal day to day supervision
  • Willingness and ability to temporarily relocate to an assigned project area as required by the project (Special Assignment)
  • Working knowledge of planning and executing construction projects
  • Familiarity with operator qualification requirements as they pertain to oil and natural gas pipeline and facility construction


Preferred Qualifications


  • Relevant technical trades certification and/or college degree in an Engineering or related discipline
  • Experience in natural gas pipeline and facility construction, commissioning, and operation experience
  • Possess a strong background in civil, mechanical and electrical construction
  • Relevant experience with TCE construction management projects
  • Demonstrated ability to inspect and understand welding processes for API 1104, ASME IV, and other regulatory bodies in support of DOT Sec 192
  • API 1169 certification
  • AWS CWI certification and/or NACE CIP 1


This position requires candidates to

  • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license and safe driving record.
  • Successfully complete a pre-employment medical screening, including drug and alcohol testing.
  • Frequent travel to other company locations for project assignments, meetings or training will involve overnight stays away from home.


Driving a motor vehicle is an essential job function of this position.  Following a conditional offer of employment, the Company will check the motor vehicle records of any job applicant when driving is an essential job function.


Apply now!


Apply to this posting by 10/01/2021 using reference code 88123. 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.

* All positions require background screening. Some require criminal and/or credit checks to comply with regulations.

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


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