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Associate Project Leader

Company: KBR
Location: Fort Sill
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


Associate Project Leader

Location: Pryor, OK

Duration: Anticipated Long-Term Project

Responsibilities Include:

  • This role will be responsible for developing and implementing projects in the range of $500,000 and below
  • Conducts work activities in a manner consistent with KBR and our Client's Core Values.
  • Accountable for overall project performance, including safety, operability, quality, budget, and schedule.
  • Typically managing a number of projects simultaneously, handling internal prioritization of resources and coordination with plants to determine installation windows and necessary plant resourcing to support permitting, operating discipline updates, and training needs.
  • Involved with project execution including ensuring necessary procurement & marshaling is completed and contractor resources are available and scheduled to hit key milestones.
  • Develops and presents high quality project definition documentation project approval reviews for stakeholder decision against the business opportunity.
  • Performs economic evaluations, prepares funding requests, forecasts capital and non-cap expenditures and asset write-offs , and ensures necessary financial reporting and accounting is performed.
  • Works closely with the plant sites, Manufacturing Technology organization, MiOps Site Engineering, and external engineering resources to execute FEL and detailed engineering activities. Supports projects through construction and commissioning and startup. Serves as single point of contact for N&H to coordinate internal and external engineering resources with Site Engineering.
  • Works with Manufacturing Technology team in identifying non-cap alternatives or lower capital options, utilizing the appropriate value improving practices.
  • Implements best practices, evaluates scope options, conducts risk analysis and develops mitigation plans.
  • Makes strategic project decisions and provides status updates throughout execution of all aspects of the project.
  • Ensures excellence in alignment to process safety management (PSM), environmental, health & safety (EH&S), mechanical integrity and quality assurance (MIQA), export controls and trade secrets principles, and other core value standards, processes and procedures.
  • Serves as the owner's lead project engineer to ensure necessary engineering processes are followed, leveraging highly with engineering and construction management contractors.
  • Champions the "no change" concept and ensures only changes consistent with the business and project objectives are approved. Demonstrates excellent communication when changes occur.
  • Provides trustworthy leadership for an effective and cohesive team by ensuring roles and responsibilities are clearly understood, team member workloads are reasonable, cross functional communications are adequate and personality conflicts managed for owners and contract team members. Engages outside consultants when needed to support the team.
  • Management of project execution to safely achieve business objectives within agreed to scope, cost and schedule while protecting the environment and our communities.
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of Project Quality Plans, including auditing work processes and deliverables for compliance, and for meeting agreed upon project quality requirements and expectations, including operability scorecard metrics following return to operations.


  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical, Mechanical or related engineering field and 4+ years of industrial experience
  • Experience with GMP design, FS/FQ requirements, Food Systems practices and design.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, communications, team skills & ability to collaborate.
  • Ability to lead multiple projects/tasks and drive projects to completion with strong operability to support reliable, high-quality production.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite required and experience with Microsoft Project, SAP, and/or other project management tools preferred.
  • This role is not eligible for relocation or per diem *

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: KBR, Lawton , Associate Project Leader, Other , Fort Sill, Oklahoma

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