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Project Manager, Interconnects Program 

Reference Code: 72278 



Location: United States (US) - Houston, TX
Job Category: Engineering; Project Management
Employment Type: Employee Full-time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is not eligible for our relocation program
Application Deadline: 08/14/2020




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.

The Opportunity

Our US Gas Pipeline Projects team is evolving to meet the needs of our growing business and we are expanding our presence in Houston, TX to support Growth Projects.

We are seeking a detailed oriented Project Manager for our Interconnects Program who has knowledge and experience in managing and executing capital projects to accomplish stated company objectives. The Project Manager will utilize project management experience and technical knowledge to drive collaborative and strategic planning, project team development and proactive stakeholder engagement to maximize benefit, minimize cost, and reduce risks.


What you’ll do

  • Manage project activities including budget, schedule and reporting functions in accordance with TC Energy’s Project Delivery Standard
  • Lead the development of robust, risk managed inputs to the economic evaluation of the project, including: capital cost estimate, risk, contingency and escalation
  • Maintain a high level of focus on health, safety and environment. Ensure safety within all project work
  • Ensure close and effective coordination with all internal stakeholder groups, including business development, system design, regulatory, and operations
  • Ensure development of appropriate Project Execution Plan including strategies for both the development and implementation phases of the project
  • Collaborate with the project team and functional groups to develop and implement an engineering and procurement strategy for facility and pipeline projects
  • Provide input to supply chain activities for material procurement including selection of equipment and award
  • Provide input to and support regulatory application and permits specific to the facility and pipeline projects
  • Work with project construction team, develop construction execution plans and associated strategies
  • Ensure Contractor performance is monitored and measured against contract terms and conditions
  • Partner with the Quality Team and other functional groups to ensure root cause analysis and corrective actions are implemented when necessary
  • Manage costs and manpower to achieve stated financial objectives
  • Review, evaluate and approve all scope changes prior to implementation
  • Collaborate with Engineering, the Construction Management Team and Operations to ensure a smooth transition through commissioning, start-up and operation
  • Ensure commitments made during the respective hearing processes are being satisfied
  • Review and analyze proposal documents, codes, regulations, and laws to ensure conformance to project deliverables and requirements
  • Ensure the project is being constructed in compliance with required engineering documents, design standards and specifications; and all applicable permit and environmental requirements
  • Ensure risks are being tracked and evaluated throughout the project life-cycle
  • Ensure completion of project deliverables on time, on budget and within scope
  • Apply standardized project management tools, processes, and templates to develop project implementation plans, schedules, stage gates, risk registries and various other project documents
  • Prepare formal reports and presentations for clients and management
  • Ensure opportunities for improvement are identified and documented as lessons learned throughout the project life-cycle
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the company's project management tools and processes


 Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Minimum 6 years of applicable natural gas industry experience, with demonstrable experience in Project Management or Construction Management
  • Understands concepts of asset lifecycle management, system reliability and gas transmission operations
  • Possess and exhibit an entrepreneurial spirit that fosters creative and innovative thinking that leads to business value and customer satisfaction
  • Knowledge of engineering design and construction standards and applicable natural gas industry codes and regulations- must stay current on technology, industry standards and materials
  • Effective stakeholder management skills
  • Analytical, communication, facilitation and negotiation skills are needed.
  • Requires the ability to read and understand technical documents including legal contracts
  • Understands and expresses complex and sensitive concepts clearly, correctly and in a well-organized form
  • Takes ownership of responsibilities
  • Must be able to process information quickly and make decisions under stress
  • Must be able to effectively communicate across all cultural and company boundaries
  • Skills in the areas of team facilitation, collaboration, negotiation and influencing, process mapping, problem solving and creative solutions
  • Ability to recognize strategic implications of problems and issues
  • Ability to recognize and evaluate risks, hazards, losses and prevent conflicts between activities
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Engineering, Project Management or another technical field degree
  • PMP certification
  • Natural gas pipeline industry experience, with demonstrable experience in Measurement, Regulation, Hot Tapping


Apply now!


Apply to this posting by 08/14/2020 using reference code 72278. 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 desktop / laptop computer.

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