Project Manager – Industrial Refrigeration – AMS

at Enerflex
Location Houston, Texas
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Permanent



Enerflex supplies natural gas compression, processing, refrigeration, and electric power equipment - plus related engineering and mechanical service expertise. Our in-house resources provide the capability to engineer, design, manufacture, construct, commission, and service hydrocarbon handling systems.

The opportunities are endless for you at Enerflex, with more than 2,100 extraordinary people operating in over seven dynamic regions around the globe.


Competitive Pay
Comprehensive Benefits
Paid Time-Off
Financial Growth
Safety, Health and Wellbeing
Continuous Training and Skills Development
Career Development - Performance, and Recognition
Work Life Resources
Tuition Reimbursement and Scholarship Programs

Position Summary

The role of the Project Manager-Industrial Refrigeration in the Service Department is to lead and guide the execution of all engineering, design, procurement, fabrication, field construction (if applicable), and scope changes from project award, to kick-off, through project execution, and to field commissioning of project.

Principle Duties & Responsibilities

Manage all technical, commercial, contractual and fabrication requirements, from project initiation to closeout, in accordance with Enerflex internal processes and the project execution plan as established in the proposal phase.
Prepare and/or participate with the development of proposals.
Concurrent management of multiple projects.
Customer main point of contact.
Customer relationship building.
Preparation of progress report including managing of performance and progress against the plan and ensure accurate forecasts with commensurate action plans.
Communication of all customer needs and work-scope inside Enerflex.
Validation and oversight of project schedule timelines.
Initiating as required all internal / external meetings.
Communicate specifications, inspection, and QC requirements inside Enerflex.
Participate in P&ID, Hazop and Design reviews.
Participate in technical & project execution questions and problems.
Coordination and supervision of all activities related to the overall project execution including engineering, material requisition/expediting, schedule preparation, cost control, delivery/shipping, and quality.
Resolve issues that impact schedule, problem solve potential design, commissioning and/or warranty issues for highly customized projects.
Mentor junior project engineers and project team members.
May involve travel to site locations to verify scope and / or provide commissioning and start-up support.
Demonstrates strong scope control skills and change management skills.
Demonstrates knowledge of the financial goals of the project and what they represent.
Demonstrates knowledge of the Cost Control tools and procedures.
Demonstrates knowledge of the schedule tools, procedures, and work process.
Supports the project team in negotiations with major suppliers, subcontractors, licensors, consultants, and others.
Consistently advises management concerning client relations/issues.
Demonstrates consistency and clear judgement as unexpected problems or opportunities arise.
Maintains the Management of Risk Plan and communicates the plan to the project team and management.
Demonstrates Integrity and company core values.
Ensures quality standards are met in compliance with health, safety, security and environmental codes and standards.

Job Specifications

15+ years of Project Management Experience.
15+ years of engineering, design, applications or sales, EPC (turnkey) and manufacturing shop floor experience.
BS Degree in Engineering is preferred, and a Professional Engineering License is a plus.
Must be able to read & understand piping diagrams, block flow diagrams, specifications, & refrigeration drawings.
Must have experience with PSM (process safety management) for end user processing facilities utilizing NH3 as a refrigerant.
Experienced with the installation of pipe & fittings utilizing good piping practices following industry standards for NH3 ammonia systems.
Knowledgeable in piping different systems correctly such as; high-side, low-side, booster discharge, discharge, economizing, equalizing, high pressure liquid, pumped liquid, and condenser drain.
Familiarity with the different manufacturers of industrial refrigeration equipment such as: Frick, Mayekawa, Howden, & GEA screw compressors, Evapco airside, RVS vessels, Alfa Laval heat exchangers, Vogt ice makers, & others.
Familiarity with the function and installation of different NH3 control and isolation valves manufactured by Danfoss, Hansen Technologies, & R/S.
Some experience with programmable logic controllers and NH3 detection systems.
Some experience with polystyrene insulation installation practices.
Some experience with installation of MIRO or PHP piping support systems.
Familiar with IIAR (International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration) standards & bulletins.
Familiarity with the type of food, poultry, & beef processing facilities and cold storage warehouses owned by food processors such as; Tyson Foods, Pilgrim's Pride, Conagra, Sara Lee, Fieldale Farms & others.
Experienced with job-site safety. Weekly toolbox meetings, making sure that all employees and subcontractors are utilizing the correct PPE (personal protective equipment), & daily site safety inspections.

Working Conditions

Fast-paced general office environment. Many tasks have high degrees of time sensitivity. Domestic and international travel is possible on occasion.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Enerflex grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, genetic information, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Equal employment opportunities are provided in recruitment, hiring, promotions, wages, benefits, and other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

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