Project Manager

Doyon, Limited

Fairbanks, AK



The Project Manager is the senior presence in the field. This position has overall responsibility for the safety, quality, technical and administrative success of projects.



  • Understand, practice and continually lead by example Doyon Associated’s commitment to zero incident safety and environmental culture
  • Continually promote superior quality workmanship
  • Provide overall project management and leadership on new pipeline construction, rehabilitation of existing pipelines, and oilfield maintenance projects
  • During project planning, work with corporate management, estimators, and client personnel on preparation of work sequencing, implementation of lessons learned, alternative solutions, and execution plans for new and continuing projects
  • Review and approve official letters, memoranda, reports, and all other correspondence written by staff members before submission to clients
  • Other duties as assigned or as required


  • Understand the risks of pipeline construction and rehabilitation and continually ensure proactive measures are taken to mitigate all safety and environmental hazards
  • Recognize the importance of quality workmanship and continually make certain proactive measures are taken to ensure all construction activities meet or exceed corporate and client quality criteria and standards
  • Excellent understanding and working knowledge of all contracts, work orders, change orders, and similar documents governing each project and ensure internal compliance with applicable terms and conditions
  • Strong understanding and working knowledge of union agreements governing craft employees
  • Continually promote and practice teamwork
  • Demonstrate leadership, motivation, and interpersonal skills in managing people, processes, and simultaneous and concurrent projects
  • Full understanding of duties and responsibilities of all staff positions
  • Finalize subcontracts as required
  • Understanding of how corporate policies, procedures, practices, and processes relate to projects and clients
  • Participate in required client meetings to include management, cost controls, construction and other meetings as required


  • This is the most senior project field position and supervises the project’s management staff


  • College degree in construction management, engineering or related and equivalent experience.
  • 5-10 years management experience on arctic pipeline construction and maintenance projects.
  • Experience supervising highly educated, experienced and skilled managers.
  • Oil and Gas industry and/or Government experience on union contracts.


  • Effective listening, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to speak before small and large groups.
  • Strong analytical and report writing skills.
  • Must have strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Adobe, and Windows.
  • Ability to learn, understand and effectively use client and DAL’s corporate management information systems.
  • Good working knowledge of corporate accounting and job costing software.
  • Ability to use advanced and intermediate mathematical concepts and skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately, effectively and quickly use and logically apply mathematical principals and formulas in computer generated reports, evaluations and all other correspondence.
  • Ability to understand totality of projects and the reasoning behind decisions made by construction supervision to keep projects on schedule and within budgets.
  • Strong ability to reason with client’s project management, technical authorities and construction supervision.


  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 40+ pounds.
  • May be required to stand, sit, or walk for reasonable periods of time.
  • Operate personal computer for extended periods.
  • Work outdoors in weather extremes and near equipment with potentially high noise levels.

PREFERENCE STATEMENT: Doyon grants preference to qualified Doyon Shareholders first, and second to qualified shareholders of other Alaska Native corporations that grant a similar preference in all phases of employment and training, which include, but are not limited to hiring, promotion, layoff, transfer, and training.


REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: It is Doyon’s business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.


The above is not intended to list all possible essential duties and responsibilities as they are subject to change. The employer reserves the right to revise or change this description. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. Management has the exclusive right to alter the scope of work within the framework of this job description at any time without prior notice. To perform this job successfully, an individual must perform each of the above essential duties and responsibilities and meet the competencies and physical demands.