Project Manager
Job Details
Greater Houston and Surrounding Areas - Houston, TX


Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Project Manager is responsible for all aspects of Safety Attendant (holewatch/firewatch/bottlewatch) projects from inception to completion. Projects can be up to 300 personnel. Works with the Project Team on creating an effective manpower staffing program and ensuring all site specific training information is incorporated into the Company’s internal training program. Once the project begins, serves as the primary contact for the client and is responsible for all field operations. All Onpoint site employees report to this position. Ensures all field operations are operating in a safe, effective and proficient manner. Coordinates with all General Foremen/Foremen to move personnel from one area of the field to the other as needed in order to effectively manage the overall project and not delay any work. Oversees all project timekeeping and cost tracking requirements.


  • Provides operational oversight of designated project including company asset management, collaboration with the sales group, and profitability of the project under his/her area of responsibility.
  • Establishes the expectations and standards of quality for his/her project with regard to Customer Service, Operational Readiness, and Safety of Operations.
  • Ensures all levels of company compliance are met for all Quality, Safety, Training, and Operational Objectives.
  • Provides corporate management with weekly forecasting of projected revenue and expenses.
  • Works with HR and Operations to ensure proper levels of staffing on projects. Works closely with HR, Safety and Operations to create a staffing plan, including hiring & training schedules, to ensure the project is properly staffed with trained and qualified personnel.
  • Works with Safety Department to investigate damage, incidents or near misses in the worksite, and ensure proper procedures are carried out according to the Company’s Safety Program
  • Oversees the field Administrative Staff to ensure all project timekeeping requirements are being met, including, but not limited to: clocking employees in/out on timeclocks, managing the Company’s timekeeping system, balancing time with client gate logs, submitting client exception reports, submitting client required headcount reports and cost tracking reports, ensuring daily timetickets are generated by PO and WO for client signature.
  • Works with HR in booking travel for all personnel on his/her project, including, but no limited to: hotel accommodations, rental cars, airfare, mileage reports for employees, loads per diem cards and submits per diem reports to home office.
  • Oversees equipment readiness for his/her project by coordinating with the client on all PPE requirements for the facility, and submitting PPE requests to home office prior to the project beginning to ensure all personnel have the proper equipment for the project.
  • Performs employee performance evaluations on every project.
  • • In conjunction with other Managers, coordinates the use of personnel with the General Foremen/Foremen to ensure the project is properly managed and staffed.
  • Oversees project HR requirements by managing the lay-off schedule and terminating employees when needed (with cause), and submitting all required paperwork timely.
  • In conjunction with Sales and Management, supports development of additional revenue opportunities.
  • Reports financial, headcount, and operational issues to the Director of Operations daily.
  • Maintains a high state of integrity and professionalism in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position.
  • Supports all other special assignments as directed by the Director of Operations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Directly supervises 2 or more General Foremen. Also, provides indirect supervision for up to 300 personnel on an assigned project. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: The Project Manager may be required to travel to conduct the Company’s business at various customer locations throughout North America.



  • High School Diploma or GED, and a minimum of five (5) years operations experience in the petrochemical or refining industry, with 1 – 2 years Project management experience preferred, managing services on turnarounds. Prior experience managing Safety Attendant (holewatch/firewatch/bottlewatch) services is a plus.



  • Analytical Ability: Use of analytical, organizational and observation skills that demonstrate the ability to grasp concepts or needs, organize, implement, and manage programs/solutions. Ability to analyze data, evaluate situations and identify problems or opportunities, including likely causes. Ability to develop factual, logical courses of action, considering resources, constraints and company values.
  • Influencing Skills: Outstanding leadership and communication skills that enable ability to collaborate, gain trust, and influence at all levels. Must have the ability to develop effective working relationships with the various functional and business leaders. Will be a team player with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to drive new concepts and ideas. Must be confident enough to constructively challenge peers and staff on their approach and thinking. Ability to create a sense of urgency and employee awareness around regulatory compliance, and injury and illness prevention.
  • Language / Writing: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, correspondence, and memos. Ability to write effective correspondence and presentations. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Computer: - Strong PC skills with particular emphasis on Microsoft Office (MSWord, MS Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Ability to quickly learn additional software programs as required by job responsibilities.
  • Customer Orientation: Demonstrates concern for meeting internal and external customers' needs in a manner that provides satisfaction for the customer within the resources that can be made available.


WORK ENVIRONMENT:  While performing the duties of this Job, the employee could be exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and outside weather conditions. The employee may be exposed to high, precarious locations such as towers (up to 300ft.). They may be required to work in extreme cold and extreme heat and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. Their work may involve risks to hazards such as: working around moving mechanical parts; risk of electrical shock; explosives and vibration. The noise level in the work environment may exceed 85dB and will require the use of hearing protection.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand or walk. They will need to use their hands and fingers to handle or feel and to reach with hands and arms. They will need to use their senses to see, feel, hear, taste and smell. The employee may be required to climb ladders, scaffolds and stairs to excessive heights of up to 300ft., and/or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must be able to carry/transport/move equipment up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.



  • Must possess a TWIC card.
  • CSST or other safety certification(s) a plus.
  • Current driver’s license from state of residence and proof of vehicle insurance with state liability minimum.



  • Good driving record to drive company vehicle and access client facilities.
  • Safety-oriented attitude with a true commitment to personal safety, as well as the safety of others is a must.
  • Prior experience conducting safety training and/or presentations.
  • Knowledge and understanding of OSHA safety compliance regulations and basic safety concepts.
  • Proven ability to implement and maintain behavioral-based safety techniques, ensuring onsite safety performance.