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GTI offers unparalleled opportunities to solve the most important global energy challenges. We’re constantly seeking bright, ambitious candidates who want to make a difference by creating new technology and bringing it to the marketplace.

GTI’s experts are our greatest assets, working together with leading companies to advance energy frontiers. Our accolades are based on the intellectual capital of our engineers and scientists--they are highly regarded for their performance and contributions to the industry. The world’s energy market demands their talents, inventive spirit, and dedication, and we’re fostering a culture where employees can learn and grow. Very motivated people can live their dream here.

Job Details

Requisition Number 19-0001
Post Date 1/3/2019
Job Family Research & Development
Title Senior Project Manager/Project Manager
City Des Plaines
State IL

General Summary

Gas Technology Institute, a leading research and development organization serving energy markets, is seeking an experienced Senior Project Manager/Project Manager to join us as we create innovative solutions for our customers. As part of our team you will manage, perform, and lead efforts to bring new and improved products, processes, and procedures for the natural gas/energy industry. 

This position is responsible for planning, executing and finalizing projects according to schedule and budget and for interfacing with customers.  This includes managing resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan.  The candidate will help define the project's objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.

The candidate must possess strong communication skills (written and verbal), excellent attention to detail skills, excellent technical skills, and the capacity to facilitate and manage projects across departments.

The new team member will be involved with new and existing research and development in the natural gas industry in areas of infrastructure integrity, operational efficiencies, risk reduction and safety matters, improved gas operations, regulatory compliance, procedural review, and other research areas.

If you have a bachelor's degree in engineering or a science with 7+ years industry experience we would like to hear from you. 


Job Requirements:

  • Capable of managing multiple projects effectively and efficiently with ability to meet the project milestone completion dates and keep organized project records.
  • Identify customer's needs and develop research opportunities to assist with technology implementation and future development efforts.
  • Provide technical expertise and leadership to product development and research teams.
  • Respond to functional and technical elements of RFPs.
  • Perform technical evaluation of the developed technologies to assure that it meets the customer’s needs.
  • Research and identify new opportunities for concept development.
  • Independent and team-based problem solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including writing technical proposals, reports, and presentations,
  • Excellent Project Management Skills – PMP is a plus,
  • Strong understanding of gas utility operations and engineering is a plus.


GTI offers an outstanding career opportunity for the right individual coupled with a competitive salary and benefit package.  While local candidates are preferred, GTI provides relocation assistance for the right candidate.

You must have legal authorization to work for GTI on your date of hire with no further action required by GTI. Gas Technology Institute is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, M/F/D/V.

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