Pel-State Services Project Manager in San Antonio, Texas

Pel-State Services, a leader in the fuel distribution industry, is looking to add an experienced Project Manager to our growing team. This is an outstanding opportunity for a motivated and experienced Project Manager looking for an opportunity to be an immediate contributor to a growing organization.

The Project Manager will be a key player tasked with organizing all projects of the Operations team. This role is accountable to ensuring that project execution expectations regarding safety and quality performance, scope, schedule and cost guidelines are met or exceeded. The Project Manager is responsible for understanding the needs of each project, prioritizing delivery dates, and will work closely with each department, including Executive Management, Fuel Distribution Management, Sales and Accounting to successfully complete each project on time and to the satisfaction of the client.


  • Provides reporting and metrics on projects including timelines, estimated hours (level of effort), budget costs versus actuals and post project recaps.

  • Understands the workings of all departments and project needs.

  • Handles all incoming project or ideation requests, including a download meeting to understand needs of the project.

  • Serves as the main point of contact for client projects and keeps them up to date of any changes in status.

  • Works cross departmentally to establish priorities and delivery dates for all projects based on bandwidth and business objectives.

  • Scopes and understands the needs of each project to effectively prioritize delivery dates.

  • Works with Traffic Manager to ensure tasks are completed on time for projects.

  • Manages overall project timeline and ensures accuracy of all project deliverables for the client.

  • Anticipates impacts on other areas not directly related to an individual project and proactively works to resolve those items.

  • Manages vendor negotiation and contracts for projects on an as needed basis.

  • Manages project management software and Dropbox as-needed to support the VP of Operations.

  • Any and all additional tasks as needed.


  • Minimum Educational Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree in business or project management related field. PMP certification strongly preferred.

  • 3 to 5 years of experience and demonstrated success in project management.

  • Proven ability to execute own activities with generally-defined goals and minimal supervision.

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment with minimal management and a self-starting attitude.

  • Excellent organization and critical thinking skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Proficient in project management applications such as Basecamp, Wrike, Microsoft Project as well as Microsoft Excel.

  • Ability to work and collaborate within a multi-disciplinary and cross-functional team with respect towards others and focused on successfully meeting team goals with a team player mentality.

  • Ability to appropriately influence cross-functional team members without formal authority or management control.

  • Ability to establish a high level of trust and credibility internally, with clients, independent associates and vendors with absolute confidentiality.

  • Ability to execute the job responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.

Pel-State Services is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, genetics or any other category protected under applicable law.