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Project Manager, Refinery/Petroleum Process

Bakersfield, CA 93301
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Project Manager, Refinery/Petroleum Process

Your grasp of 'The Big Picture' helps guide your thinking

You have the foresight to see your everyday business goals as steppingstones to your organization's larger goals - and this awareness guides your judgement as a manager and keeps you and your team strategically on track. You encourage your team to keep abreast of business trends, and that enables them to learn to make valuable decisions and recommendations. We will recognize and reward your managerial leadership.

Ready to put your project management expertise to work on a state-of-the-art renewable fuel project? Are you great with people and have a track record managing teams that get the job done?

Our Industrial Division is a world-class leader in delivering Engineering and Technology enhancing solutions to Utilities, Independent Energy Providers, private sector industrial clients, and various government agencies. Our primary services include program and construction management, capital project execution (engineering, procurement, and construction [EPC]), Cyber/Software Solutions, Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resiliency and delivery of comprehensive environmental solutions for a wide array of customers.


Parsons is now hiring an experienced Project Manager with a desire to work on creating innovative, practical solutions to various projects on a long-term program to convert an oil refinery to a biofuel diesel refinery. We have been awarded a Professional Services contract for this state-of-the-art process plant. In this role you will be responsible for the scope development, scope management, project management and commercial performance of various projects on this multi-phase program. With 15 projects currently underway this position is an addition to staff. Working with our team of 80 professionals, you will plan and defines project goals and devise methods to accomplish them; develop an in-depth knowledge of client objectives, contract terms and corporate policies.

Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your experience coordinating projects through all phases of project inception, programming, design, and closeout will propel your career and leadership opportunities forward. We need our Project Managers to be versatile, client friendly, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environments that have exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills

This job is based in Bakersfield, CA. Relocation assistance or a flexible commuting schedule is available for the right candidate.

Success here is a team effort

We have a powerful way of reaching timely decisions and goals: We collaborate. If your managerial skills include leading a team for open dialogue, let's talk. We celebrate diversity, knowing that the perspectives of people from different backgrounds are indispensable to fresh, innovative thinking.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering related technical/business field
    12+ years of related project management experience is required, with 5+ years of process industry (Refinery, petroleum, oil & gas, Chemical, etc.) experience on greenfield/brownfield projects
  • Incumbent should have a broad general technical and business background.
    Professional registration and/or PMP preferred.
  • Must have the ability to manage projects, interface with clients and enjoy being hands on technically in the project.
  • Our Project Managers still get very involved in the designs on the project; should be able to grasp the high-level technical requirements of the project covering all disciplines
  • Comprehensive knowledge of industry standards
  • Incumbent must meet Parsons' project management certification requirements.
  • Proven ability to perform in a management capacity, excellent written and oral communications
  • Good social and soft skills to manage the team members effectively

You don't wait for inspiration; you seize it!

You are an innovator looking for an idea that is new, different, and unexpected. Our organization is one of inclusion, and we want managers who instill in their diverse teams that good things don't always come to those who wait. We want managers who encourage original thinking and aren't afraid to look at new ideas. If you inspire yourself and others to be innovative, then you are who we want. Let's innovate together.

Parsons (NYSE: PSN) is a leading technology firm driving the future of defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure. By combining unique technologies with deep domain expertise across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, and smart cities, we're providing tomorrow's solutions today.

With a history of disruption beginning in 1944, we apply our distinct perspective to help our customers confront the issues of tomorrow in every domain-land, sea, air, space, and cyber. Our range of capabilities and our global network of resources lets us layer and integrate solutions to respond to any challenge with unmatched agility. In a time of rapid change, we see infinite sources of inspiration to fuel our creativity and enable the innovation necessary to accomplish our quest of delivering a better world. For more about Parsons, visit us at parsons.com and follow our quest on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn.


Posted: 2021-07-16 Expires: 2021-08-16

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Project Manager, Refinery/Petroleum Process

Parsons Corporation
Bakersfield, CA 93301

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