Project Manager, AM Projects Group Americas

National Oilwell Varco

Houston, TX

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Plan, direct, and coordinate activities of designated project(s) to ensure that goals or objectives of project are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters. 

[3:21 PM] Krecmer, Mark S


  • Provide customers/subcontractors and customer suppliers with single point-of-contact and assume the role of communications coordinator for assigned major projects, which includes coordinating within the various departments.
  • Assure preparation of customer documents and project drawings are completed as required by the contract.
  • Represent Company at customer/subcontractor coordination status meetings.
  • Monitor all activities to assure costs and gross margins are met.
  • Take responsibility for the overall project schedules.
  • Monitor all project activities, report progress against plans and take corrective action as required to meet plans.


  • Project management and customer focal point for all NOV associated project work scopes: Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) programs, Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) programs, recertifications, upgrades, reactivations, capital equipment exchanges, OEM repairs, rig/shipyard based inspections and other internal projects.
  • Follow standardized processes, policies and operational procedures from a global operations perspective.
  • Responsible for all project planning activities including scope identification, creation of the Project Execution Plan (PEP) and documentation gathering.
  • Responsible for monitoring and controlling projects which includes risk management, change management and progress management, reporting and project close out.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business Management is preferred; or equivalent combination of education and project management experience. 
  • 3+ years within a project management role.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.
  • Experience handling customers and internal stakeholders professionally throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.


  • Responsible for all operational activities of assigned projects.
  • Travel to on-site locations to meet with internal and external customers.
  • Ability to stay on site (offshore/land based drilling rigs) for extendend time.
  • Have or the ability to obtain offshore credentials to trvel to offshore site locations.
  • Maintain a high degree of situation awareness to track and manage issues.
  • Strive to achieve on time delivery.
  • Follow NOV PM procedures and processes.
  • Create customize reports when required.
  • Create, store and find documents in RigOffice.


  • Communicates effectively.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Planning / Organization.
  • Team oriented.
  • Self motivated.
  • Adaptable to change.


  • Knowledge of oil and gas industry drilling, pressure control and/or lifting and handling equipment.
  • Strong understanding of PMI principals and methodology.
  • Understanding of technical documentation packages/drawings.
  • Fluent in Aftermarket systems, such as, RigOffice, Compass, Tracker, PIMS, and other system
  • Fluent in MS Office products, specifically Project, Excel, Word, Powerpoint.