Project Communications Specialist

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Location
Lake Charles, Louisiana
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Oct 2016
Closes
17 Nov 2016
Ref
1616148
Sector
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Overview:



The Project Communications Specialist - Cameron LNG and Freeport, will be responsible for providing communications support for the CB&I's major Gulf Coast projects, with the possibility to expand support for future projects in the surrounding areas.

The position requires on-site support for Cameron LNG (Hackberry, La.) and if given time, part time for the Freeport LNG (Freeport, TX).

The position will have a direct-line reporting structure to CB&I's Senior Vice President, Global Communications and Brand Management, and a matrixed reporting structure to the Project Directors. The successful candidate will be a versatile professional, possessing a demonstrated blend of internal and external communications experience, and the ability to manage multiple duties and a dual reporting structure.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

The Project Communications Specialist will have responsibilities to include (but not limited to):
  • Act as liaison between CB&I projects and the Corporate Communications group to manage external inquiries, develop talking points, secure approvals for regular media inquiries

  • Design, plan, and implement the projects' employee relations program, policies and procedures as they relate to improving moral and rewarding positive behaviors including company events, commemorative products and employee recognition

  • Interface with joint venture partners and customer communications and projects leads on-site on relevant events

  • Foster and maintain relationship with joint venture partners and customers for all project communications to create one unified message, providing support when needed

  • Develop and disseminate site communications including but not limited to memos, site events, emergent information, etc.

  • Support the drafting of "all hands" communications

  • Plan, coordinate and organize site events for CB&I with multiple departments including all hands meetings, safe hour celebration, open house, and media events as requested by customers, as approved through project management

  • Monitor/amend site communication plan and procedure regarding camera policy, image security, videos and customer relations

  • Manage philanthropic efforts and campaigns to the local communities, coordinated with CB&I's corporate office
Basic Qualifications:
  • The ideal candidate should have excellent written and oral communications skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Bachelor's degree required in Communications or other related area

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience

  • Proven ability to execute external and internal communications strategies that are aligned with business goals and objectives

  • Experience should include news writing, speechwriting, employee communications and proofreading ability

  • Experience working on project or field sites preferred
Company Overview:



CB&I (NYSE: CBI) is a leading provider of technology and infrastructure for the energy industry. With over 125 years of experience and the expertise of more than 40,000 employees, CB&I provides reliable solutions to our customers around the world while maintaining a relentless focus on safety and an uncompromising standard of quality.