Project Manager

Operations - Field - Support
Position Level
Individual Contributor

Position Overview/Summary

The Project Manager (PM) has full responsibility and accountability for Project execution to include, but not limited to:

  • Estimation
  • Resources Management
  • Cost control
  • Financial result

Position Qualifications (Required and Preferred)


  • Ability to travel up to 50% and work OT as needed
  • Technical and creative problems solving skills
  • Motivated, dynamic & industrious with "can-do" attitude
  • Personable & professional appearance
  • Valid Canadian Driver's Licence


  • 5+ years experience related to integral gas engine maintenance and repair
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in Project Management with:
    • Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management
    • Knowledge of project management techniques and tools
    • Direct work experience in Project Management capacity     
    • Proven experience in people Management, strategic planning, risk management and change management
  • Proficient in Project Management software
  • Engineering degree, Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
  • Qualification in Project Management or equivalent

Key competencies:

  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Planning and organizing
  • Decision-making
  • Communication skills
  • Influencing and leading
  • Delegation
  • Team work
  • Negotiation
  • Conflict management
  • Adaptability
  • Stress tolerance

Position Responsibilities and Duties

Dresser-Rand Field Service Projects include repairs, revamps, upgrades, and installation of D-R and non-nameplate rotating equipment.  The D-R Field Service Project Manager is responsible for all phases of Field Service Projects, from developing the Project plan during the sales and planning / coordination phases to managing the project stakeholders, team, risk, schedule, budget, and any potential conflicts through the Project execution and close-out phases.  The Field Service PM is accountable for ensuring everyone on the team knows and executes his or her role, feels empowered and supported in the role, knows the roles of the other team members and acts upon the belief that those roles will be performed.


A Project Manager’s duties include the successful planning, execution and closing of a project.  A PM is responsible for applying the appropriate knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to manage the different project processes throughout the various project phases:


Key Responsibility 1: Project Planning

  • Identify the project stakeholders
  • Determine the stakeholder’s needs and expectations
  • Prioritize demands
  • Establish a clear set of project goals
  • Sequence activities to meet delivery dates
  • Produce the detailed project schedule
  • Determine type, quantity, and quality of resources required
  • Allocate resources and establish resource schedule
  • Determine the budget and create financial plan
  • Define quality expectations and targets
  • Identify techniques for Quality Control (QC) and develop the Quality Assurance (QA) plan
  • Map the risks, identify contingency actions and develop a risk plan
  • Clarify completion criteria for each deliverable and develop an acceptance plan
  • Develop communication strategy with stakeholders and establish a communication plan
  • Identify any required external suppliers and develop a procurement plan
  • Assemble the project team

Key Responsibility 2: Required Project Management Skills for the Planning Phase

  • Long-term vision
  • Goal setting
  • Attention to detail
  • Scope, time, quality, resource, risk and cost management skills
  • Interactive communication skills
  • Expectation management
  • Persuasive techniques 

Key Responsibility 3: Project Execution

  • Implement project plans to build the deliverables
  • Monitor and control project deliverables
  • Manage timelines
  • Manage costs.  Track and report team hours and expenses on a weekly basis
  • Identify and pursue business development and "up-sell" sales opportunities as they relate to a specific project
  • Identify and manage risks
  • Assure and control quality
  • Suggest and implement modifications to project scope, deliverables, timelines and resources.  This includes upselling and negotiating with clients on project scope and pricing
  • Track and monitor procurement
  • Prepare and present project status reports to stakeholders
  • Support and direct project teams

Key Responsibility 4: Project Manager Skills for Execution Phase

  • Organizational effectiveness
  • Team building
  • Performance management
  • Motivation skills
  • Conflict resolution
  • Diversity appreciation
  • Staff development
  • Problem solving
  • Adaptability
  • Change management
  • Consultative skills
  • Sense of urgency
  • Judgment
  • Decision making
  • Customer relations management, expectations management
  • Negotiation skills 

Key Responsibility 5: Project Closure

  • Ensure project completion criteria have been met
  • Obtain stakeholder approval for final deliverables
  • Present final project report
  • Handover project documentation
  • Release project resources
  • Conduct project review
  • Evaluate performance against defined project goals

Key Responsibility 6: Project Manager Skills for Closure Phase

  • Presentation skills
  • Data management
  • Evaluation skills


No agency submissions please. NOTE: Resumes submitted to any Dresser-Rand employee without a current, signed and valid contract in place with the Dresser-Rand Recruiting team in Canada will become the property of Dresser-Rand and no search fees will be paid.



Dresser-Rand 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.



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