Tenaris to build new Plant in Bay City, Texas; Senior Construction Project Manager Needed


27 September 2013 – Houston, Texas, USA – Tenaris is currently seeking a Construction Project Manager to join a dynamic team responsible for the construction of a new $1.3 billion steel pipe plant in Bay City, TX. The new plant was announced in a press conference in February. Once built and online in 2016, the new plant will employ approximately 2000 full time positions. Construction broke ground on Monday, September 09, 2013, so there is some urgency to find a lead Construction Project Manager to oversee the building of this new mill. The work will be located in Bay City, TX.

130927-pmwj15-construction-IMAGEThe primary responsibility of this role is to manage activities to optimize process execution ensuring the correct management coordination of human, material and vendor resources from inception to completion.  This position will report to the Tenaris Bay City Project Director, supporting the Project Engineering Department. The Project Engineering group is responsible for the management of new construction and existing facility mechanical investments including production lines and machinery.

Key Responsibilities: Contribute expertise in managing construction companies contracted to execute large and complex construction processes. As project progresses, this individual will move into the role of leading the project construction team. 

Key activities during this stage will be primarily devoted to the definition of the following: Various construction packages; Managing related vendor lists; Ensuring best contractual terms and conditions suitable for Texas and US; and Protecting Tenaris against change orders proliferation, overruns and delays.

Successful candidate will assume responsibility for managing the construction team to include; project Managers / Contracts Administrators of the various construction packages placed by US companies; Construction Supervisors; Site Managers; and Quality Assurance Team.

A successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in civil/construction, mechanical or industrial engineering; have 15+ years’ experience in leading big industrial projects close to or more than $1 billion; have previous experience in a greenfield project; and have prior experience in a lead position during the most critical steps of a construction project (Engineering, Scheduling, and Cost Control).  Strong communication and interpersonal skills to lead cross functional teams will be required, along with the ability to work with a large team of engineers and designers on challenging projects. Experience leading a culturally diverse team expected.

Interested candidates should contact [email protected].

Tenaris is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of steel pipe products and related services for the world’s energy industry and for other industrial applications. Customers include most of the world’s leading oil and gas companies as well as engineering companies engaged in constructing oil and gas gathering, transportation, processing and power generation facilities. Tenaris operates an integrated worldwide network of steel pipe manufacturing, research, finishing and service facilities with industrial operations in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa and a direct presence in most major oil and gas markets. They had net sales of US$ 9.97 billion and 26,980 employees in 20122.  For more information visit www.tenaris.com or  http://www.tenaris.com/en/careers.aspx.

Source: Tenaris