Repair Project Manager

US-LA-Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge
Operations - Plant - Support
Position Level
Individual Contributor

Position Overview/Summary

The Repair Project Manager is the keystone of a repair center, and is responsible for successful execution of repair jobs from quotation to shipment.  In addition to managing all aspects of a project, the position acts as the primary liaison between the repair center and the client, providing regular updates and communication.  Strong project management skills are essential, as well as the ability to communicate clearly and professionally with clients, vendors, and internal resources. Organizational skills and the ability to multi-task are critical. A technical background is required, and experience with rotating equipment is strongly preferred. The job demands extended hours as needed, including weekends; 40 – 60 hour work weeks are standard. Position is overtime (straight-time) eligible.  

Position Qualifications (Required and Preferred)


  • Legal authorization to work in the US for any US employer.
  • A minimum of an associate’s degree in engineering or related technical field, or 5 years of similar technical experience.
  • Strong capability in project management
  • Experience with MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Project and Outlook.
  • Experience working in an organization with a strong commitment to Health, Safety and Environment.



  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or related technical field, or 10 years of similar technical experience.
  • Experience in a project management role
  • Familiarity and experience with rotating equipment (steam turbine, gas turbine, turbochargers, reciprocating compressors, valves and dry gas seals) repairs.
  • Experience in a customer service organization

Position Responsibilities and Duties

  • Develop specific quotations for repair work scopes with associated detailed costs.
  • Interpret customer maintenance and/or repair specifications to technical personnel for repair and maintenance of equipment.
  • Review contractual terms and conditions for compliance with internal requirements.
  • Prepare and issue shop work instructions for inspection and repair scopes referencing all appropriate repair and factory technical specifications.
  • Support shop personnel in execution of activity described in recommendations.
  • Liaison between client and shop regarding status, scope change, hold points, etc.
  • Prepare and deliver project documentation and progress reports for internal and external customers.
  • Coordinate and manage ordering of parts, material, and external services.
  • Closely monitor ongoing job-costs, with focus on cost actual versus quote/estimate, and provide weekly updates to management.
  • Ensure jobs stay on track and are completed by the client’s need-by date.
  • Collaborate with technical specialists and QA manager to ensure that all jobs are completed within job specific or general quality guidelines and assurances. 
  • Support and maintain Lean implementation projects.
  • Adopt the safety culture and support the safety projects and initiatives within the Service Center.

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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