Oceaneering Program Manager in Orlando, Florida

Company Profile

Oceaneering Entertainment Systems (OES) is an award-winning ride systems designer/integrator that contributes to the cutting-edge development of theme park technologies and other custom solutions. Comprised of some of the best talent in the industry, OES is a group of engineers,installers, planners, project managers, and visionaries who work together to bring a logical approach to its Customers’ creative challenges. The success of OES comes from our ability to interpret the visions of some of the most talented Creative Designers in the themed attractions industry, and utilize its compelling engineering expertise in order to help them create compelling shows and powerful experiences.

For more information please go to www.oceaneering.com and click on Products & Services, then click on Non-Oilfield, then click on Entertainment Systems.

Position Summary

This position is responsible for the overall leadership, direction, coordination, initiation, planning, implementation and execution of large scale, complex and high value projects. Monitors, controls and close out of specific projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals. Oversight of the people, tools and processes used to plan, manage and mitigate any risk events that may occur during the life cycle of the project.

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Team Leader
  • Primary Customer interface/Customer Relations
  • Acquire, assemble and coordinate project staff
  • Close collaboration and partnership with Project Engineer
  • Set clear expectations with project team by defining project tasks and resource requirements
  • Provide direction and support to project team
  • Lead the planning and implementation of project
  • Conduct full review of project scope, goals and deliverables
  • Develop full scale project plans to include a project safety plan, project quality plan and risk management plan
  • Conduct project Kick Off meeting
  • Communicate project plan to include baseline scope, basis of estimate, baseline budget and baseline schedule to all project team members
  • Manage project budget, buildup up of ETC (Estimate to Complete) and DTC (Design to Cost) to achieve as-bid or improve job profit
  • Manage project resource allocation and resource loading into Primavera software
  • Conduct procurements to include subcontract/vendor management
  • Manage communications
  • Manage stakeholder engagement
  • Perform quality assurance
  • Plan and schedule project timelines
  • Monitor and control project deliverables using appropriate tools
  • Manage scope and change control to include implementation and management of project change interventions to achieve project outputs
  • Monitor and report on progress of the project weekly to all stakeholders
  • Present reports defining project progress, problems and corrective action plans to include budget and schedule variance reports
  • Conduct project close out



  • Bachelor’s degree in Project Management or related field
  • Ten years Project Management experience or leading large teams
  • Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management
  • Knowledge of project management processes, techniques and tools
  • Direct work experience in project management capacity
  • Proven experience in people management, strategic planning, risk management, and change management
  • Proficient in logic scheduling
  • Requires a valid passport


  • Candidate will have to perform in an ISO-9000 rated company in a rapidly changing and demanding atmosphere
  • Candidate may be required to travel 10-20% of the time
  • Theme Park/Entertainment Industry experience is preferred

Equal Employment Opportunity

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, marital status, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors.

Job Title: Program Manager

Location: Orlando, Florida

Job ID: 12010

Regular/Temporary: Regular