Job Details

Requisition Number 19-0195
Post Date 5/28/2019
Title Project Manager I (Facility)
City Crown Point
State IN


Founded in 1886, Buckeye Partners has a proven track record of stability and success. We pride ourselves on the laser focus we apply to safely providing service and value to our customers, operating by a strong set of values, and empowering our employees to make decisions. We have a tenacious commitment to environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance in all that we do.

It is our internal culture that sets us apart from other companies. Our goal is to provide our employees with a greater span of responsibility, the ability to make decisions, and access to experts to help you build your skills and experiences. Each of our career tracks provides employees with the ability to innovate, and be a significant contributor from their first day on the job.

Buckeye Partners is currently seeking a Project Manager I with experience managing pipeline and/or terminal projects in the Oil & Gas Industry to join our growing team!

*Depending on the qualifications of the applicants, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level.

Role Summary:

The Project Manager role is responsible for providing project management services for pipeline, station, and terminal projects within the Buckeye Chicago Complex.

Responsibilities & Essential Functions include:

· Project Initiating and Planning. Complete development of MCAP/MEXP project scopes of work, cost estimates, schedules, work plans, and resource requirements as part of the initiation and planning phases of the project life cycle in the Chicago Complex. Projects range between $5,000 - $500,000.

· Serve as point of contact for business development projects (RCAP) including scope of work development assistance for the Asset Team.

· Perform maintenance planning for timely execution of major annual preventive maintenance requirements in Chicago Complex (high voltage maintenance, predictive maintenance for rotating equipment, tank inspections, rail asset inspections, and winterization efforts).

· Project Implementation. Manage implementation (project design, engineering, purchasing/contracting, construction, startup and commissioning, and closing) of projects in the petroleum industry and periodically report out on Project Status and Cost Forecasting.

· Project Approvals. Evaluate and obtain approval of changes for project scopes of work, budgets, and/or schedules and complete all required documentation of changes

· Lead or facilitate meetings with Asset Team Technicians and Maintenance Staff and ensure, as appropriate, that minutes are documented and distributed.

· Plan and organize system and facility downtime, startup and commissioning with Operations, Scheduling, Transportation, the Control Center, and other Functional Departments

· Manage multiple contractors and project inspectors.

· Project Completion. Ensure development of Construction and Operational Punch Lists and completion of all outstanding items and ensure completion of project documentation such as “as-built” drawings, operating manuals, PM’s, equipment tagging, device settings, and Completion Certificates.

· Organize and assist with training upon project completion with Operations to ensure procedures are correctly implemented and Operations is properly trained.

· Provide coverage for Chicago Complex operations management team and respond, to emergency response situations, as required (fill Incident Command System role).

· Obtain working knowledge of all aspects of Chicago Complex operations including: pipe line inbound/outbound systems, tank farm/terminal manifold connectivity, truck and rail loading operations, product movement/blending systems, quality assurance procedures, inventory control management/controls, and general operations/PSM procedures.

· Provide engineering consultation to Chicago Complex Asset Team as required to ensure the protection and compliant operations of Buckeye’s pipeline and terminal assets.

· Assist asset team in determination of critical spare parts to reduce chances of unplanned downtime.

· And other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

· Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required

· Project Management Certification preferred

· Minimum of 3 years of experience managing projects and/or operations management experience in the petroleum industry preferred

· Up to 15% travel

Certificates & Licenses:

· Primavera Software – Beginners

· EIT Certification and intentions to obtain or have obtained a PE license is desirable.

· PM Certification from Project Management Institute is desirable.

Other Skills, Attributes and Abilities:

· Demonstrate aptitude in some phases of engineering, construction, and operations of pipeline, station, and terminal facilities

· Possess excellent communication and analytical skills and the ability to interact with a wide variety of personnel and organizations.

· Self-motivated with the ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships within a high performing work team environment

· Interact with stakeholders requesting modification of the pipeline or terminal assets for increased utilization of the assets (engineering consultants, operations, scheduling, or business development).

· Effectively manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously.

· Excellent problem solving, troubleshooting and negotiating skills (both written and oral).

Essential Functions:

· This position requires the ability to safely and successfully perform essential job functions consistent with ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and or/quantitative productivity standards.

· This role requires the ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.

· This position requires compliance with all personnel policies.

Physical & Safety Requirements:

· This role is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions.

· This position requires the employee to regularly access and work at or around heights in excess of 5 feet, moving mechanical parts, moving on-track rail equipment, petroleum product or other chemical fumes, airborne particles like dust or other chemicals, vibration, uneven terrain, and high noise level in the work environment.

· The person in this position needs to occasionally move inside the office to access file cabinets, office equipment, etc.

· This role continuously operates a computer and other office productivity equipment (i.e. a calculator, copy machine and computer printer).

· The incumbent in this role must wear Fire Retardant Clothing (FRC) and/or Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

· While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

· The employee is frequently required to effectively communicate with others.

· This position requires the ability to work comfortably and safely in the proximity to open water.

· This position is subject to DOT drug and alcohol regulations

About You:

To be successful in the Buckeye culture, our employees must possess a demonstrated commitment to environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance. Excellent communication, written and verbal, as well as strong organizational skills are paramount. You must work independently and be able to exercise tact, discretion, and professionalism when dealing with internal and external customers, and handling sensitive and confidential information.

Buckeye Partners wants to create and reward an organizational focus that stimulates the creative and entrepreneurial actions of its employees that result in innovative ways of reducing costs, generating revenues, improving productivity, or improving processes.

About Us:

Buckeye Partners is the logistical solutions partner of choice for the global energy business. As one of the nation’s largest independent petroleum products common carrier pipeline network providers, Buckeye Partners L.P. provides terminals, storage and refined product distribution services; our strength is to create centers of expertise around our products, technologies and client needs.

Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE: BPL) headquartered in Houston, Texas is one of the primary distributors of petroleum in the eastern and mid-western portions of the United States.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP on the following website:

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  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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