CITGO Petroleum Corporation

  • Project Manager

    Requisition #
    Lake Charles
    # of Openings
  • Relocation

    Relocation Benefits are available for this position.


    Employer will not sponsor visas for position

    Job Summary

    The Project Manager has overall management responsibility to plan, organize, direct, and execute all capital and maintenance projects within approved funding limits and scheduled periods.  Coordinate and develop all project engineering work including the front end loading (FEL) phases like project study basis, project study reporting, project design basis, procurement activities and support, execution of detail design, and field engineering support during construction. This is accomplished by using internal and/or external engineering resources, providing the required guidance and defined objectives, and following CITGO’s Capital Projects procedures and practices.


    Additional duties include:

    • Ensure that all capital projects meet CITGO’s corporate funding approval guidelines and are in compliance with all applicable codes, specifications, regulations, and engineering standards
    • Represent CITGO’s interest in all aspects of project execution (FEL, engineering, procurement, construction, start-up, and close-out)
    • Plan, organize, direct, and execute all assigned Capital Projects and selected Maintenance Projects within approved funding limits and schedules
    • Prepare and update required project documents in a gated Capital Project process (Project Study, Design Basis, Execution Plans, etc.)
    • Oversee all personnel assigned to the project
    • Direct the work of engineering and construction contractors required for project execution
    • Advise management of developments which may substantially affect project cost and schedules and report progress/status
    • Establish and maintain communication to ensure the accurate and timely flow of information
    • Coordinate input on projects from operations, maintenance, and other support groups

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (Mechanical, Civil, or Chemical preferred)
    • Eight (8) years of engineering experience required which includes five (5) years of project management experience in the refining/petrochemical industry
    • Knowledge of Primavera planning software (P6), Microsoft Project, or similar project scheduling software preferred
    • Strong knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, etc.)
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and to work in a team oriented, multi-task environment
    • Valid driver’s license
    • The Maritime Transportation Security Act requires all persons who will need unescorted access to a regulated facility to have a valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC), issued in accordance with the rules established by the United States Coast Guard and the Transportation Security Administration.  Candidates selected for employment must meet eligibility criteria to obtain a TWIC card. The following link lists the eligible criteria for all persons trying to obtain a TWIC card: 



    Resumes must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 22, 2018


    Equal Opportunity Employer


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