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I&E Project Lead

Watford City, North Dakota, United States


Posted: 11/16/2023

Ref: BH-252745

The I&E Lead is the designated position with the overall responsibility to ensure successful project delivery. The ideal candidate would be proven in safety leadership, adherence to the design documents, simplify/reduce mindset and deliver to meet all required outcomes. Role functions in most phases in varying participation to ensure the quality of IFC documents while delivering with little need to consult engineering. Role supports the Capital Projects team reporting to the Supervisor/Superintendent and is directly responsible for managing the Contractor’s execution of Site work activities. This is a field-based role with up to 90% of time spent in the field. The position does not currently have an end date, and should have a willingness to learn and grow within the GCR Capital Projects Team. 
The I&E Project Lead will oversee Site electrical, instrumentation and help with controls installations. The Lead will be the Site Project point of contact for operations, engineering, contractors, fabricators, and vendors for electrical, instrumentation and controls construction activities. The Lead will be responsible for the project personnel and technical oversight for safe execution of projects in accordance with the purchase orders and contracts. Knowledge of Industry Standards and Specifications is required.
This is a Site Lead position based for the Bakken Asset in Watford North Dakota.
Responsibilities include:
  • Leading crews by example to zero incidents, done-right the first time every time
  • Skilled at understanding quality of engineering deliverables and able to handover to operations projects as designed
  • Develops a no-late change mind-set to stay within planned IFC designs
  • Skilled in applications of Industry Standards & Specifications
  • Ability to create respectful and progressive Sites - listens, forms a plan and follows through on commitments while holding others accountable
  • Excellent communication and teamwork with good computer skills
  • Creates a learning team that looks to reduces and simplifies within guidelines 
  • Ensure fully integrated project scope definition in readiness reviews
  • Participates in P&ID, Model, constructability, programming, C&E and drawing reviews and make recommendations to ensure efficient Construction
  • Manages & approves pre-commissioning activities, Loop, function and C&E checks
  • Coordination of efficient instrumentation and controls installations 
  • Leads site quality assurance/quality control programs and aligns time changes
  • Responsible for Function Check Out, Pre-Commissioning, Commissioning and PSSR’s prior to startup of new facilities
  • Tracks costs and schedule daily, forms safe ways to stay on-track
  • Generates a weekly report on progress percent complete with look ahead
  • Capability to effectively manage multiple projects sites and through others
  • Participates in process hazard analysis (PHA) and safeguard evaluation
  • Leads Site approvals and closure of PSSR and ready-for-start-up
  • Manages contractor personnel in HSE risk management proactive programs
  • Ensures quality of engineering documents at handover and are built per the engineering WorkPacks
  • Assists with factory acceptance testing and Lead field inspections, when required
  • Participates in After Action Reviews / Learning Teams
  • 5+ years of instrumentation and electrical experience within the Oil and Gas industry
  • 5+ years leading I&E Construction Site work onshore/offshore
  • Journeyman electrical licenses
  • Sites require the ability and willingness to perform the following without limitations:
    • Climb various ladders and stairs up to 50 feet in height
    • Lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds
    • Work outside in temperature extremes or adverse weather conditions
  • Willing and able (with or without reasonable accommodation) to travel 10% of the time on a yearly basis
  • Current/valid driver's license
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States 
  • 10+ years of Oil and Gas Instrumentation and Electrical
  • 5+ years of Electrical hands-on experience
  • Technical knowledge/trained in troubleshooting instrument and electrical equipment
  • Master electrical License in North Dakota
  • 2+ year Instrumentation/Electrical degree
  • Skilled in influence site contractors without direct authority able to form improvement plan for contractor
  • Generates effective solutions based on available information and makes timely decisions that are safe and ethical
  • Continuouly improves the process and looks for ways to simplify/reduce
  • Has a preference working in a fast-track and dynamic environment

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