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Survey Project Manager (RPLS - Oil & Gas Industry)

Houston, Texas
Fantastic opportunity for a motivated Survey Project Manager (RPLS) to plan and direct project survey tasks and resources towards successful project completion. Work Schedule: Flex-schedule, Nominal 9 hours per day; Monday through Friday; Overtime may be required on short notice to attempt to meet project deadlines. What You'll Do: Communications - Consult/communicate with client representative to assist with the coordination of project activities relative to the company's scope of services. Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates - Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person. Communicating with key Project Personnel - Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail. Project Management - Assist Senior Project managers with the development of project scope, goals, deliverables, schedules, professional service proposals and cost estimates. Prepare progress reports for management/client. Assist with Job Plan preparation. Prepare field/office work assignments and work orders. Reconnaissance - Conduct preliminary project site reconnaissance, route studies and detailed route selection as required for Pipeline Project Phase I services, the development of project proposals and cost estimates. Personnel Management - Supervise field and office personnel to assure compliance with company policies and procedures relative to Safety & Operations. Task Management Determine and assign tasks for completion; monitor progress and adjust resources and schedules accordingly to meet project schedule and budgetary criteria. Coordination - Coordinate and assign field personnel to designated survey crew(s). Coordinate with Project Coordinator(s) weekly (minimum) to schedule survey crew(s) for the next work week. Coordinate with Equipment manager to assure that we maintain an adequate inventory of materials and equipment necessary to outfit the survey crew(s) and to monitor the maintenance of equipment by all field survey personnel. Coordinate with Senior Project Manager on scheduling technical and design task assignments. Audits - Conduct bi-monthly field audits for performance verification and operations policy/procedure compliance. Conduct bi-monthly field audits to verify HSE policy/procedure compliance and consult with HSE manager regarding any safety related issues or concerns. Report to Senior Project Manager and Human Resource manager all field & office personnel issues concerning company policy/procedure non-compliance and disciplinary actions such as verbal and written reprimands. Guidance - Assist HSE manager and Employee Operations Trainer with the facilitation of field personnel training needs/requirements. Mentor field survey personnel and provide field support (trouble shooting) relative to survey procedures and operation of survey equipment. Assist with efforts to train project resources, and direct their work in such activities as performing surveys or drafting assignments. QAQC/Evaluation - Conduct field/office personnel formal (annual) and informal (as required) performance evaluations; Develop and implement survey operation procedures. Provide Quality Assurance and Quality Control Inspection of field survey activities to verify that the quality of work performed complies with project specifications and drawings. Assist with verification of survey and design mapping and computations. What You'll Bring: Registered Professional Land Surveyor and a minimum of 2 years as an Assistant Project Manager with written recommendations from upper management and/or A minimum of 4 years as an Assistant Project Manager with written recommendations from upper management Bachelors Degree - Bachelor of Science Degree in Geomatics preferable Strong familiarity with project management methods and strategies Experience with practical survey and pipeline construction methods, including survey control, boundary recovery, topographic and hazard survey, construction staking, field design and as-built methodologies. Practical knowledge of State Land Survey Requirements and Client standards; and Pipeline Industry Standards. Competent and proficient understanding of land surveying, pipeline mapping, pipeline construction and as-built integrity compliance practices Solid working knowledge of current survey equipment and software technologies, including but not limited to Trimble and AutoCAD. Demonstrated experience in personnel and task management. Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential. Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities. Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently. Flexible during times of change. Ability to read communication styles of team members and contractors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines. Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments. Ability to defuse tension among project team, should it arise. Strong written and oral communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills. Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products. Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies. Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.

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