The Woodfibre LNG Project is located approximately 7 km west-southwest of Squamish, British Columbia. It involves the construction and operation of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility on the previous Woodfibre pulp mill site, which would have a storage capacity of 250,000 m3 and would produce approximately 2.1 million tonnes per year of LNG.

Woodfibre Management Ltd is a privately held Canadian company based in Vancouver and a subsidiary of Pacific Energy Corporation Limited.


The Project Manager is integral to Woodfibre LNG’s dynamic team. The ideal candidate will manage key project areas – from the project execution phase to the handover of operations. The EPC contractor expects the EPC phase to last between 3 to 4 years. This position can be a permanent staff or contract employee, based on terms and conditions. The successful candidate reports directly to the Project Director and will support the company’s engineering and senior management team through the project’s construction phase.

Key Responsibilities

The successful applicant will:

  • Provide safety leadership and champion HSSE.  
  • Supervise PMT Pipeline, Regulatory and Site Construction personnel. 
  • Provide input into execution plans, including HSSE management plans, quality management plans, interface management plans, environmental management plans and construction execution plans, as well as other key project plans and procedures. 
  • Coordinate Canadian-based PMT and contractor activities with WLNG Business Units to ensure approvals and compliance to all Canadian Federal, Provincial and Local policies, codes, and standards; for example, provide areas of responsibility meets company, oil, and gas industry as well as Canadian safely, regulatory, environmental, and quality standards. 
  • Accountable for controlling the scope of work, risk management, change management, costs and schedule, and forecasting to deliver the project within budget and schedule for areas of responsibility.  
  • Provide input for areas of responsibility for annual budgets and total project cost budgets; provide timely and accurate reporting on a weekly and monthly basis. 
  • Work with Regulatory and Utility bodies, as required, to execute work on feed gas inlet and electrical power to the LNG Plant. 

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Construction Management.
  • 20+ years of project experience in major capital projects in the oil and gas industry; LNG project experience is preferred; held key roles in project management and construction management during the project execution phase. 
  • Has strong knowledge/experience in field construction; LNG plants, gas compression and gas processing facilities preferred.
  • Has practical working knowledge/experience in HSSE, Quality, Contracts, Project Controls (Cost and Planning), Procurement and Materials Management.
  • At least 10+ years of direct supervisory experience managing large teams.
  • Worked on $1.0+ Billion EPC projects in a project management role.
  • Able to balance technical decision-making with commercial considerations to protect the project goals, objectives, cost, and schedule. 

Additional Requirements

  • Experience working with large multi-disciplinary teams and contractors in a multicultural environment is an asset.  
  • Communication/interpersonal skills – to interact with front-line workers through to management and all hierarchical levels
  • Accepts responsibility and demonstrates a commitment to the delivery of tasks and targets. 
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to be Innovative and vision-oriented with demonstrated ability to undertake both strategic planning and implementation
  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple tasks and changing priorities within tight time frames
  • Demonstrates and seeks accountability within the team 
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment
  • Expertise with a variety of computer programs  
  • Motivated and willing to take ownership of tasks. 
  • Energetic in pursuit of continuous improvement processes. 
  • Shares knowledge readily and encourages personal development. 
  • A valid driver’s licence (with abstract) and passport. 
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada. 
  • The position is based in Squamish, BC (Project Site), with travel globally to support project execution for meetings, workshops or audits and a visit to the Company’s Vancouver Office as required.

Application Guidelines

Please submit your application here.

Please note only qualified candidates with work authorization in Canada will be contacted.

Thank you in advance for your interest!

Woodfibre Management Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer.