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Project Manager – Offshore Brownfield Asset Retirement

Covington, LA, United States

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Job Description

Wood is a global engineering and construction firm dedicated to providing innovative and sustainable solutions to our clients in the oil and gas industry. With a focus on safety, efficiency, and environmental stewardship, we pride ourselves on delivering successful projects that meet the highest industry standards. As we embark on a new offshore brownfield asset retirement project based out of Covington, LA, we are seeking a talented and experienced Project Manager to join our team.
The Project Manager will lead our offshore brownfield asset retirement project based in Covington, LA. The successful candidate will oversee all aspects of the project, from planning and execution to monitoring and control, ensuring that project objectives are achieved safely, on time, and within budget.
In addition to the oversight of engineering deliverables (construction work packs, engineering studies, regulatory & environmental reviews, asset management plans), a key success factor for the selected candidate will be the ability to efficiently manage the flow of work to remote (workshare) offices.


Develop and execute comprehensive project plans, including scope, schedule, budget, resource allocation, and risk management strategies.
Lead a multidisciplinary project team, providing direction, support, and guidance throughout all project phases.
Establish clear communication channels and reporting mechanisms to keep stakeholders informed of project progress, issues, and milestones.
Coordinate with clients, regulatory agencies, subcontractors, and vendors to ensure alignment with project requirements and objectives.
Manage project budgets, tracking expenses, forecasting costs, and implementing cost control measures as needed.
Monitor project schedule and resource utilization, identifying potential delays, conflicts, or bottlenecks and implementing corrective actions to mitigate risks.
Conduct regular site visits and inspections to ensure compliance with safety regulations, environmental standards, and quality requirements.
Facilitate project meetings, workshops, and presentations to foster collaboration, resolve conflicts, and drive decision-making.
Manage change requests, deviations, and variations from the project scope, assessing impacts on schedule, budget, and quality.
Prepare and deliver progress reports, presentations, and documentation to clients, management, and other stakeholders.
Foster a culture of safety, professionalism, and continuous improvement among project team members.


Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Project Management, or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.
Minimum of 10 years of experience in project management, with at least 5 years managing offshore engineering projects.
Strong understanding of offshore decommissioning processes, regulatory requirements, and industry best practices.
Proven track record of successfully managing large-scale projects from initiation to closeout, meeting or exceeding objectives.
Excellent leadership, communication, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
Proficiency in project management tools and software, such as Microsoft Project, Primavera P6, and Microsoft Office Suite.
Ability to work effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, managing multiple priorities and stakeholders.
Experience working with cross-functional teams and managing subcontractors and vendors.
Willingness to travel offshore and work in challenging environmental conditions as required.

About Us

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement 

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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