Accessibility Links

Search for jobs

Or browse jobs

Energy Program Director

  • Job reference: FG-006717
  • Sector: Construction, Energy, Nuclear, Oil & Gas, Power, Programme Management
  • Location: Long Beach

Energy Program Director

Faithful+Gould’s West Coast Energy Lead will be responsible for the daily management of our growing Energy client base on the West Coast. Be a part of a 12.1 billion international corporation with a local presence! The clients span all facets of the energy industry including Power, T&D, and petrochemical refining.  Strong focus on downstream oil and gas, particularly refinery turnarounds, is a must.  This position will be based in F+G’s Long Beach, California office.


About Us

Faithful+Gould, a member of the SNC Lavalin group, is a world leader in project and cost consulting, providing clients with Owner’s Representative expertise and advice throughout the life of their construction projects. We offer varied and interesting projects with a number of high profile clients across key business sectors which include many of the Fortune 100 companies and Federal/State/City government agencies. Faithful+Gould is currently ranked #9 largest Construction Management Company and #7 Program Management Company by ENR (Engineering News Record). Established in 1947 in England and opened the first USA office in 1992. Constructive Expertise -It’s in our DNA



  • Direct client management for all current and future F+G clients on the West Coast

  • Oversight and management of F+G delivery models and QAQC of deliverables

  • Employee engagement including direct reporting relationships

  • Financial responsibility of project performance

  • Working with Energy Sector management to develop and execute strategic goals

  • Business development and industry engagement

  • Technical consulting assignments on an as-need basis working with our internal team

  • Occasional travel and direct client support for global, national and regional clients

  • Works with Operations Directors in support of the delivery of programs and services.

  • Works with Technical Directors in support of the delivery of programs, services and specific audits.

  • Represents the project team as client liaison. Acts as lead interface with client and related project team members and develops full understanding of the scope of projects. Understands client expectations, requirements, requested deliverables and fee structure. 

  • Typically works on a site or oversees major client programs, managing Faithful+Gould program delivery teams. Organizes, coordinates and manages required staff resources to complete deliverables.

  • Maintains personal chargeability in excess of 75% or at a rate designated by regional management.

  • Drives major programs/clients and differentiates F+G through excellent delivery of programs/services.

  • Works with Operations Directors in support of the delivery of programs and services. Works with Technical Directors in support of the delivery of programs, services and specific audits.

  • Wins work through effective program management.

  • Develops and implements business development plans and activities.

  • Reviews program/project financials including monthly PSR updates and identification of any potential issues to VP/SVP for review and action.

  • Manages the strategic aspects of programs and mitigates risks.

  • Develops and implements strategic program objectives in support of office and region initiatives.

  • Provides senior level general project management support as necessary (e.g., financial/operational budgeting, consolidation, analysis, forecasting; business development; pricing; billing; key client/consultant relationship management).



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction, Quantity Surveying or a related field, or 25 years of industry experience in lieu of a degree.

  • At least   twenty years relevant experience in an Energy environment, particularly in downstream oil & gas capital project and turnaround environment

  • Must be highly articulate, have clear and analytical approach to problem solving, and strong decision making abilities.

  • Willing to travel at least 50%.

  • Possess working knowledge of Value-Based Contracting procurement methods

  • Possess a strong understanding of project controls delivery models

  • Must have the ability to develop and implement systems to monitor service and production for major clients.

  • Ability to organize information and data to anticipate/identify major trends, problems and obstacles.

  • Demonstrated experience in people management, particularly in team building and management.

  • Be able to balance changing client requirements with internal responsibilities

  • Be highly articulate, have clear and analytical approaches to problem solving, and strong decision-making abilities

  • Possess above-average knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and have a working knowledge of standard project management software applications

  • Must thoroughly understand and utilize Information Technology in the performance of work including Internet, Intranet, Microsoft Windows OS, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project.



  • Faithful+Gould offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes:

  • -Highly competitive salary

  • -Broad Employer based benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance

  • -Generous time-off benefits

  • -401 (k) with employer match

  • -Flexible work schedules dependent upon approval as determined by assignment demands

  • -Career development opportunities through our corporate university

  • -Highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program

  • -Valuable voluntary options including legal, long term care, pet insurance and car insurance


Equal Opportunity Employer

Faithful+Gould, an ATKINS company, is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability candidates encouraged to apply.


Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement.


SNC-Lavalin cares about your privacy. SNC-Lavalin and other subsidiary or affiliated companies of SNC-Lavalin (referred to throughout as “SNC-Lavalin”) are committed to protecting your privacy. Please consult our Privacy Notice to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data. By submitting your personal information to SNC-Lavalin, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice.

Our people