Project Manager

Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Date Posted: 12-01-2017
Job Title:
Project Manager
SOC code:
FLSA Classification:
OKC Office
Reports to:
Operations Manager
Full Time, Regular
First/Mid-Level Officials and Managers
Normal Work Hours and Days:  Often required to work long days/hours based on high volume workload and project requirements. Due to the urgency of some projects, any schedule may be adjusted to accommodate workload based on Operations Managers approval.
Revised: 12/01/2017

EEO Statement:
Cruz Energy Services, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, other protected activities, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. **This employer participates in E-Verify. Este Empleador Participa en E-Verify.**
Responsible to plan, direct and coordinate designated project(s) and oversee the organization, scheduling and implementation in accordance with industry standards, regulatory agencies and company philosophy.
Essential Functions:
  • Organize and schedule awarded bid project(s).
  • Utilizing critical thinking and problem solving to ensure details of the project are planned out, with a backup plan, if necessary. 
  • Monitor and manage cost control on current project(s).
  • Monitor and ensure safety standards on current project(s).
  • Provide supervision and accountability to the sub-contractors being utilized on project(s).
  • Dispatch and manage activities of trucks/ sub-contractors.
  • Communicate with subcontractors, drilling contractor, and Oil Company to ensure all are operating from the most current “plan forward” agenda.
    • This includes the ability to create a project timeline.
  • Assure adherence to client standards and requirements.
  • Maintain and ensure timely and accurate status reports on current project(s).
  • Establish and update field policies, working through the Operations Manager, as needed or required.
  • Assign or delegate responsibilities to subordinate employees or sub-contractors. 
  • Provide technical assistance and mentoring to others within assigned project(s). 
  • Serve as a company representative and work to maintain ongoing positive relationships with project related agencies, officials and organizations.
  • Provide leadership and oversight through on-location monitoring, which may include serving as backup for project employees and transporting necessary supplies, materials or equipment when coming in and out of project sites.
  • Provide project documents, setup and control.
  • Purchase approved project materials.
  • Review project operations and adjust when necessary.
  • Bidding/estimating.
  • Maintaining a positive attitude/ outlook during high stress situations.
  • Operate from an “outside of the box”, solution seeking, problem solving mentality.  Within or without the team environment.
Other Tasks:
  • Administrative office duties:
    • Data Entry
    • Bid Coordination/Procurement
    • Contract Negotiations/Submissions
    • Insurance Monitoring of direct carriers 
Supervisory Responsibilities: 
Responsible for the management of the job site and the sub-contractors hired by Cruz, therein.  Directly supervises drivers, operators and ground personnel to ensure job quality, cost, safety and performance goals are achieved.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function and preferably can also perform other tasks satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. 
Education and/or Experience:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent 
  • Experience working at a brokerage, or within a similar vocation related to trucking or 2 years Oilfield experience in the up-stream or project markets.
  • Must be driven with leadership experience.
  • Very strong critical thinking and problem solving abilities.
  • Must possess a valid state driver license. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in logistics or project management. 
  • 5 years’ experience bidding, brokering and coordinating loads at a high volume that are over-sized and over-dimensional.
  • Any experience in logistic coordination within the oilfield.
  • 4 years in oilfield management position

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of the acquisition and cost control processes of oil field rig moves. 
  • Knowledge and ability to apply management and oil field service principles involving planning, resource allocation, asset management and coordination of people and resources.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply problem solving skills without direct supervision or limited resources and support.
  • Knowledge of related laws and government regulations.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to apply first aid in emergency situations.
  • Ability to identify key performance indicators from potential direct carriers and sub-contractors.
  • Ability to lead direct carriers and sub-contractors through the contract process.
  • Ability to obtain new work through sales utilizing cold calling, leads, and established professional relationships.
  • The ability to effectively use computer hardware and software to create and track required record keeping and coordination functions, i.e., scheduling, daily reports, cost control tracking, etc..
  • The ability to assess project performance and identify actions needed to improve or correct relative to performance and/or cost control.
  • The ability to use logic, critical thinking, and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • The ability to monitor and control resources and oversee the spending of money while at the same time, conducting accurate job cost analyses.
  • The ability to establish long-range objectives and specify strategies and actions to achieve them.
  • The ability to analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
  • The ability to provide technical assistance and advice to senior management and employees on current and potential projects and functions therein.
  • The ability to positively and professionally represent the company to stakeholders, customers, regulatory agencies and the public.
  • The ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • The ability to perform all functions while not disclosing confidential information.
  • The ability to understand and effectively communicate verbally with others.
  • The ability to speak clearly so others can understand.
  • The ability to respond effectively to inquiries or complaints.
  • The ability to travel frequently to project sites and stay up for a period no greater than 36 hours at one time.
  • The ability to operate a vehicle to transport work related equipment, supplies and materials.
  • The ability to wear protective clothing, as needed on project sites.
  • The ability to ensure that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed.

Physical Demands:
The following activities were rated for frequency of occurrence based on the following:
Not Present = NP 34-66% of the work day = Frequent
1-10% of the work day = Rare 67-100% of the work day = Constant
11-33% of the work day = Occasional    
Sitting Frequent Reaching Overhead Frequent
Standing Frequent Reaching Straight Ahead Frequent
Walking Frequent Reaching Downward Frequent
Bending/Stooping Occasional Handling Frequent
Crouching Occasional Fingering Frequent
Kneeling Occasional Feeling Frequent
Crawling Rare Talking Frequent
Climbing Rare Hearing Frequent
Balancing Occasional Twisting Frequent
Operate Foot Controls Occasional Twist of Wrist Frequent
(Pounds) Constant Frequent Occasional Rare
Lifting 10 lbs. 30 lbs. 50 lbs.  
Carrying 10 lbs. 30 lbs. 50 lbs.  
Pushing/Pulling 10 lbs. 30 lbs. 50 lbs.  
 Working Conditions:
1. Exposure to Inclement Weather X Exposed to weather on job sites
2. Extreme Cold X  
3. Extreme Heat X  
4. Wet and/or Humid X Will experience Rain/Snow/Ice on location
5. Noise X Frequent noise from equipment on job sites
6. Vibration X Occasional normal equipment vibration
7. Atmospheric Conditions (dust/fumes/etc.) X Possible diesel fumes.
8. Moving Mechanical Parts X Exposed to equipment
9. Electric Shock    
10. High, Exposed Places    
11. Radiant Energy    
12. Explosives    
13. Toxic or Caustic Chemicals    
14. Other Risks X Aware of the potential hazards of working around equipment.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
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