BP Americas, Inc. Projects Construction Manager in Whiting, Indiana


Job title:

Projects Construction Manager



Role synopsis:

The Projects Construction Manager is accountable for the execution of safe, efficient and quality installations for the refinery portfolio of capital and expense projects. The portfolio scope is typically several hundred million dollars (installed cost) annually which includes the management of approximately 300-500 construction contractor FTE’s daily. This role holds responsibility for construction HSSE, local reputation and construction integrity. This role is a member of the Whiting Refinery Projects leadership team.

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United States - Indiana - Whiting

Is this a part time position?:


Relocation available:


Travel required:


Key accountabilities:

  • Lead and drive construction safety culture and performance. Assures site policies and practices are understood and adhered to.

  • Provide effective owner oversight for all project related construction activity to assure safe, efficient and quality installations.

  • Owns construction work process and practices (safety, planning, etc.). Assures necessary construction work processes are in place, well understood and effective.

  • Leads and manages a team of construction management professionals which includes building their current and future capability

  • Provide guidance and direction to Construction Managers/Team, HSSE, Quality Assurance, Field Project Controls, contractor partners.

  • Assign Construction Management Team resources to project teams and ensure they are aligned with project and business objectives.

  • Lead construction resource planning and forecasting for projects and portfolio.

  • Develop construction execution and contracting strategies for Projects and the overall site

  • Provide construction input into the early stages of to support contracting strategies that are fit to purpose to meet project objectives.

  • Identifies and drives productivity improvements for construction. Assure competitive targets are in place and appropriate performance measurement tracking and controls are in place.

  • Establish and maintain quality relationships with our Construction Contracting Partners based on mutual trust and respect.

  • Promote a Continuous Improvement culture amongst the Construction and Engineering team.

Essential Education:

  • University degree in a relevant engineering, or technical field preferred.


Desirable criteria and qualifications:

  • Strong leader with ability to manage multiple stakeholder interfaces effectively

  • Contractor Management experience

  • Strong Project Management knowledge with experience in construction planning, scheduling and controls

  • Familiarity with Lean Construction Principles preferred

  • Strong understanding of HSSE aspects of construction

  • Excellent communication skills – ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization.

About BP:

We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day. We are one of the very few companies equipped to solve some of the big complex challenges that matter for the future. We have a real contribution to make to the world's ambition of a low carbon future. Join us, and be part of what we can accomplish together.

The Downstream segment has global manufacturing and marketing operations. It is the product and service-led arm of BP, made up of three businesses (Fuels, Lubricants, and Petrochemicals).

We aim to run safe and reliable operations across all our businesses, supported by leading brands and technologies, to deliver high-quality products and services that meet our customers’ needs.

Disciplined execution of our strategy is helping improve our underlying performance, capture opportunities for further growth, generate attractive returns and create a more resilient business that is better able to withstand a range of market conditions; and create opportunities for future growth.

The 4,400 employees of BP’s Fuels, North America business refine, store, move, deliver and market a wide range of distinctive and high-quality energy products that drive economic growth. Our U.S. refineries in Indiana, Ohio and Washington have a net daily processing capacity of 746,000 barrels. We manage more than 3,200 miles of pipeline and, through our interest in BP Midstream Partners LP, have an ownership stake in nearly 1,500 additional miles.

We also have a growing network of retail stations that provide fuels and convenience products to consumers at around 7,100 BP- and ARCO-branded sites, and close to 1,000 ampm convenience stores in California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona and Nevada.

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Project Management

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Countries (State/Region):

United States - Indiana


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Essential experience and job requirements:

  • 10+ years managing projects/construction in a petroleum/chemical facility

Other Requirements (eg Travel, Location):

There are no additional requirements. Please respond with N/A below.

Eligibility Requirements:

If you are applying for a position in the United States, you must be at least 18 years of age, legally authorized to work in the United States; and not require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., TN, H1B status), now or in the future.