Senior Program Manager


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About this job

  • Industry: Mining
  • Area of expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: United States

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Other
  • Closing date: Saturday, 19 February 2022

About this role: Senior Program Manager

About this role: Senior Program Manager

Brunel is currently seeking a Program Manager for direct hire to lead a program of capital projects related to ongoing sustaining and expansion activities at the Nevada site. Collaborate with engineering, manufacturing, commercial, and process technology (PT) stakeholders to successfully develop, manage, coordinate, and execute associated projects. Manage and lead the project team to ensure safe and predictable outcomes.

  • Lead a cross functional team of project practitioners to define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with stakeholders: including meetings, setting of priorities, evaluating comments/requests, and ensuring stakeholder’s approval.
  • Develop project execution plans, manage issues and risks, drive issue resolution, direct resources to deliver successful projects
  • Lead and manage both internal and external project resources to ensure project success
  • Ensure adequate tracking and reporting controls are established to evaluate the project’s progress and schedule performance. Works with project management as well as contracting & procurement to ensure requirements are included in commercial documents.
  • Track and communicate project status, risks, and key milestones to internal (GBU) project stakeholders, and adjust project plans, budget requests and/or resources as required to meet project requirements
  • Create detailed work breakdown structures for successful implementation strategies
  • Responsible for all project deliverables, either developed internally or by approved 3rd party service providers, ensuring adequate front-end engineering and scope development, along with overseeing the detailed design and construction efforts to meet project requirements
  • Ensure the accuracy of design information – according to corporate specifications and standards - whether done by company personnel or by outside contractors prior to being issued for design/construction
  • Lead the development of the design basis for all project technical disciplines. Review technical feasibility of proposed solutions to engineering problems. Ensure constructability reviews are used in project phases to validate the completeness and operability of designs
  • Work with assigned project managers to develop robust FEL design packages, utilizing approved engineering service providers
  • Lead construction organization (consisting of managers and supervisors) to ensure adequate construction planning and safe work during the execution phase of the project
  • Ensure teams (internal and external) review and revise engineering specifications and standards as required by supervision or as needed to ensure compliance with industry and regulatory requirements
  • Maintain quality and timeliness of safety activities and deliverables throughout the project delivery process. Participate in HSE reviews, permit audits and housekeeping inspections. Ensures that process hazard analysis open/action items are adequately addressed in engineering deliverables prior to full project funding



  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or related technical field from an accredited university
  • Professional Engineering (PE) license or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus
  • 10 or more years of experience in a petrochemical, mining or similar industrial environment
  • Minimum of 8 years working as project lead in a petrochemical, mining, or industrial manufacturing environment with progressive demonstration of experience on executing capital projects. It is preferred that the experience is a mix of time in office as well as time in a plant or manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum 4 years of management or supervisory experience in an Owner organization
  • Extensive in-depth knowledge of technical deliverables such as P&ID’s, mechanical, civil/structural/architectural, electrical, instrumentation and controls designs and drawings



This position offers a six-figure salary along with annual bonus, stellar benefits package including 401K match, relocation package and more.

About Brunel

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About Brunel

Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That’s what we continually strive for. Over 40 years, we’ve created a global network of interesting clients and talented individuals working together through a vast array of services. Join us today.

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How to apply

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Madison Ringlein via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Madison Ringlein
Brunel USA - Houston

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