Operations Director


Posted on 5/28/2024

Venture Global LNG

Venture Global LNG

501-1,000 employees

Producer of North American liquefied natural gas

Venture Capital


Lake Charles, LA, USA

Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 15 years of combined cycle power plant experience in operations with at least 5 years of experience in a similar position of responsibility and expertise in an operating LNG liquefaction facility of similar magnitude and design
  • Broad knowledge of budgeting, planning, scheduling
  • High level of HSE knowledge
  • Strong personnel management, interpersonal skills, communications & organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficient computer skills & analytical skills
  • Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC) preferred
  • Ability to assist in development of employee training programs and their evaluations
  • Demonstrated self-motivation and direction, aligned with business goals, with strong bias toward timely performance and problem resolution
  • Ability to build relationships and engage with stakeholders across the organization
  • Experience leading teams in the development of training programs and manual creation
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate teams and maximize the value of people
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills across multiple employee levels and outside stakeholders
  • Knowledge of Emergency Response management
  • Optimizes the availability and reliability of the power island
  • Checks that annual, quarterly, and monthly performance matches the agreed program
  • Ensures daily operations meet production targets in view of quantity and quality specified
  • Ensures that the power island is operated to appropriate efficiency standards
  • Collaborates with other directors to contribute to the overall targets
  • Introduces and ensures adherence to technical, financial, personnel and administrative policies, procedures and controls
  • Prepares the annual budget and put controls in place for the expenditure
  • Prepares regular reports on operational as well as quality, health, safety and environmental performance
  • Recruits staff and monitors the training and development programs for staff to form highly qualified teams in order to undertake the various activities of the Company
  • Ensures operators are fully trained and competent to start-up and operate the power island
  • Continuously identifies need for job instruction, retraining and development of operations staff
  • Oversees the strategic and day to day direction for Field Operations
  • Works closely with multiple stakeholders across VG’s organization, including C-suite management & functional disciplines across all assets
  • Advises the management team on key O&M risks & issues, and mitigation plans
  • Maintains the Company as an industry leader in the South Louisiana area and the US LNG industry

Venture Global LNG excels as a long-term, low-cost producer of North American liquefied natural gas, prioritizing not only energy efficiency but also environmental stewardship through its Carbon Capture and Sequestration projects at each facility. By providing a cleaner alternative in the energy sector, and demonstrating a firm commitment to sustainable practices, it offers an engaging workplace for professionals passionate about making a significant impact in energy production and environmental conservation. This positions the company as a leader in its field, making it an exemplary place not just to work, but to grow and innovate within the burgeoning LNG industry.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding



Arlington, Virginia



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth