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Construction Manager (Williston, ND)

at Kinder Morgan, inc.

Posted: 3/30/2019
Job Reference #: 57142
Keywords: construction

Job Description

Job ID #:



Functional Area:


Position Type:

Full Time

Experience Required:

3 - 5 Years

Relocation Provided:

May be Considered

Education Required:

Bachelors Degree



Position Description

Primary purpose: • The primary purpose of this position is the direct supervision, coordination and management of the construction of major pipeline and facility projects. This position will also offer indirect supervision of construction efforts on all pipeline relocation and facility projects. Additionally, this position will work with and assist engineering staff, regional maintenance staff, and others as needed, including emergency responses and inspection services. Essential duties and responsibilities: • Oversee and coordinate the planning, scoping, execution and completion of large projects, as well as ensure the completion of smaller projects on time and within budget. • Ensure the training of construction inspectors and contractors to implement Kinder Morgan specifications, procedures and safety requirements. • As needed, review and update training for construction inspectors and contractors. • Oversee and/or ensure that construction inspectors and contractors on KM projects are properly managed, meet construction schedules and stay within budget. • Make recommendations to remove any inspectors or contractors who do not adhere to Kinder Morgan policies and procedures from Kinder Morgan projects. Interview and make recommendations to assign new contractors and/or inspectors to Kinder Morgan projects. • Travel on a regular basis throughout the Bakken Region to ensure projects are progressing as scheduled. • Regularly update local management and Field Operations management in regards to the progress of projects, potential problems and/or other concerns. • Set goals, ensure/provide training and manage performance of the Senior Construction Coordinator. • Consistently maintain and demonstrate a high regard for personal safety, for the safety of company assets, employees, and the general public. **Position may be filled at various levels depending on experience and job skills of successful candidate.

Position Requirements

Minimum requirements: Education: • College degree or equivalent experience. College degree or classes in mechanical or civil engineering strongly desired. Experience / Specific Knowledge: • 3 to 5 years experience in the pipeline construction industry and general knowledge of industry (API) standards. • Must be familiar with different construction techniques, including API 1104 welding procedures. • Should have prior supervisory and/or project management experience. • Must be familiar with construction safety requirements (OSHA). Certification, licenses, registrations: • A satisfactory driving record as determined by the Company and a current, valid State driver's license are required. • If the employee is subject to license or certification requirements or training as stipulated by local, state or federal agencies or the Company, now or in the future, compliance is required under this job description. Competencies, skills, and abilities: • Must have good math skills. • Proficiency with computer applications, including Microsoft Excel, Word, Project, and Outlook. • Well-balanced interpersonal skills and strong verbal and written communications skills are required. • Must be accountable and take direction from Managers; keep required work schedules, which include regular and predictable job attendance; focus attention on details; follow work rules. • Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks are essential. • Must be a problem solver with the ability to find resolutions. • Must be self-motivated and capable of working with minimal supervision and/or direction. • Must be flexible and able to work effectively in a team environment and consistently maintain a professional and respectful demeanor/attitude with co-workers, clients, vendors, and regulatory agencies. Planning and Organizing: Establish a course of action for self and/or others to accomplish specific goals; plan and prioritize proper assignments of personnel and/or appropriate allocation of resources. Analysis: Identify problems and/or cause-effect relationships; identify key issues; secure relevant information from all appropriate sources; identify possible root causes of problems and develop and implement corrective actions for resolution of problems. Sound Judgment: Make decisions and/or take action based on logical assumptions derived from factual information gathered; seek out information from established policies and procedures and/or knowledge experts; seek input from others. Initiative: Actively attempts to influence events to achieve goals; does not wait to be told, but is a self-starter who takes action to achieve goals beyond what is required. Must be flexible and able to work effectively in a team environment and consistently maintain a professional and respectful demeanor/attitude with co-workers, clients and vendors. Effective and Professional Communication: Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of management, employees, customers, vendors, and outside regulatory agencies at the local, state and federal level; clearly and effectively communicate both orally and in writing. Leadership: Utilize appropriate interpersonal styles and methods in guiding individuals/department (subordinates, peers, superiors) or groups toward task accomplishment. Consistently adhere to Kinder Morgan’s policies and procedures and be a positive example for others by demonstrating the Company’s core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people. Maximizes Performance: A key requirement is establishing performance goals for staff, coaching performance, providing training and evaluating performance, including taking disciplinary action when necessary. Integrity: Maintaining and promoting social, ethical and organizational values when conducting internal and external activities. Physical demands: • Employee must be physically capable of completing and satisfying all training requirements as stipulated by local, state or federal agencies and/or Company Policy. • Exposure to smells and fumes associated with refined petroleum products. • Work is performed outside in varying and sometimes extreme weather situations. • Field activities may include walking to and amidst work and/or construction sites, climbing in and out of trenches, working around heavy equipment, negotiating rough terrain, areas of loose rock and working in confined spaces. • The balance of the work may involve negotiating rough terrain, mountainous or desert regions, or heavy urban traffic areas. • Frequently may walk up to 5 - 10 miles in a day, including through brush and rugged terrain in temperatures that can range from 0 to 120 F. Working Conditions: • Position subject to 24-hour call-out, including nights, weekends, and holidays. • Individual will be required to carry a pager and must be willing and able to support projects 24 hour per day in case of emergencies. • Overtime required and extended work hours in cases of emergencies. • Climatic conditions may include severe seasonal changes including both winter conditions with frequent snow or extreme summer heat and sun. • Survey work frequently involves getting dirty, sweaty, dusty, and hot, especially during summer months. • Travel to remote areas within a particular region may involve extended periods of driving, both on and off road . • Must schedule and monitor own work. • Extended periods of sitting may be required for administrative activities. Supervisory responsibility: • Will directly supervise Construction Operations Coordinators and Specialists, and will have oversight of and provide direction to third-party contractors and inspectors. Preferred education, experience, certifications, competencies, skills, and abilities: Above the minimum requirement; not required but advantageous in this position: • Certification as a project management profession (PMP). • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering (civil, mechanical, petroleum or chemical). • Experience with storage tank operations, including inspections, alarms and sampling. THE ABOVE STATEMENTS DESCRIBE THE GENERAL NATURE AND LEVEL OF WORK BEING PERFORMED. THIS POSITION MAY PERFORM OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED.

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