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Associate - Capital Projects & Infrastructure

  • Atlanta
  • Boston
  • Calgary
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  • Miami
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  • Stamford
  • Toronto
  • Vancouver
  • Waltham
  • Washington DC


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, advanced degree preferred
  • 5+ years of post-graduate work experience with a distinctive record of achievement and impact
  • Significant experience working on mega CapEx construction projects, Project Management experience preferred
  • Field-based experience working on projects in one or more of the following industries: Oil & Gas, Mining, Energy, Chemicals
  • In-depth knowledge continuous improvement programs, i.e., Lean/Six Sigma is desirable
  • Demonstrated aptitude for analytics
  • Proven record of leadership in a work setting and/or through extracurricular activities
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Ability to work effectively with people at all levels in an organization
  • Skills to communicate complex ideas effectively
  • Willingness to travel up to 80%
  • For our Montreal office, you must speak French and English fluently

Who You'll Work With

At McKinsey, you can build a career out of making things happen. You’ll be working with McKinsey’s Capital Projects & Infrastructure service line in North America. 

Our CP&I service line assists our clients in solving the world's toughest problems. Blending strategic thinking with hands-on practicality, our team of consultants and experts work to develop and implement operational strategies that solve our clients' most critical problems on a global scale. 

CP&I is a rapidly growing service line with deep functional expertise focusing on the following issues: capital allocation & portfolio optimization; business case, concept/design optimization; procurement and contracting; construction, commissioning and ramp-up; and organizational capabilities. We provide a unique set of tools and techniques to help clients identify opportunities that represent a robust set of value propositions across the entire CapEx value chain. 

What You'll Do

You'll work in teams to collaborate as experts in the bottom-up design, design optimization, risk management, contracting and procurement, construction management, and the ramp-up of production processes in capital-intensive industries. 

You will likely carry out lean construction project implementations and capability building. As part of this, you'll develop short and long term capability-building plans for all relevant levels of client leadership and McKinsey client service teams, with anticipated deliverables, outcomes, and required resources. 

You will make a meaningful, hands-on contribution to the analysis, design, and implementation of business performance approaches, developing tailor-made solutions and working closely with clients to ensure positive impact and sustainable results.

In this exciting collaborative culture, not only will you have the opportunity to work directly with clients, you will also shared your expertise and insights with colleagues globally, thereby expanding our knowledge and refining our approaches in the field of capital productivity and infrastructure assets. 


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Job Skill Group - CSS Associate
Job Skill Code - ASC - Associate
Function - Operations
Industry - Oil & Gas;Capital Projects & Infrastructure;Chemicals;Metals & Mining
Post to LinkedIn - Yes
Posted to LinkedIn Date - Wed Apr 20 00:00:00 GMT 2016
LinkedIn Posting City - Houston
LinkedIn Posting State/Province - Texas 
LinkedIn Posting Country - United States
LinkedIn Job Title - Associate - Capital Projects & Infrastructure
LinkedIn Function - Engineering;Project Management;Consulting
LinkedIn Industry - Civil Engineering;Oil & Energy;Chemicals
LinkedIn Seniority Level - Associate