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Project Cost Specialist Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Project Control Lead with 35+ years of owner and EPC contractor involvement in project services, project controls, capex finance and construction and business management / consulting, with the goal of improving business profit margin performance and reporting. Extensive experience on downstream and upstream oil and gas projects, offshore marine structures, LNG facilities, mooring systems, oil & gas pipelines, subsea installations, PLETs/PLEMs, and Refineries / petrochemical/ industrial facilities.
  • Responsibilities include business and controls management, site construction supervision, planning/scheduling/cost estimating & controls, quantity surveying, financial budgets, constructability review of engineering design, contract administration and auditing, bid proposal preparation, and resident project engineering services. Experience in risk management and decision analysis required to support stage gate funding and project sanctioning processes.
  • Managed large project teams from early project phases thru project completion/handover
  • Site Construction Supervision
  • Contracts Formation & Administration
  • Upstream & Subsea experience, {Structures, Pipelines, Tiebacks, TLP, Umbilical’s, PLETS/PLEMS.}
  • Downstream experience, { Construction, Pipelines, Commissioning & Startup, Shutdowns/ Turnarounds}
  • Gas Fired Thermal Power Plants
  • Onshore & Subsea Pipelines, HDD Beach Approach
  • Preparation of scope bid packages
  • Prepare/setup cost budgets {Capex & Opex} and schedule SOW activities
  • Prepare & converting Costs Estimates into Work Breakdown Structure {WBS}..
  • Developing & Maintaining Earned Value Management System {EVM}
  • Track / Trend large cost budgets and forecast
  • Prepare/manage client reporting and project status dashboards
  • Prepare/manage company project reporting and profit indicators {KPI} to achieve Project Predictability
  • Manage project cash flows and cash flow analysis to identify cash positive trends
  • Manage MOC and Quantitative Risks for potential risk impacts and opportunity potential
  • Review and report rules of credit activity for earned value progress {EVM} and productivity indicators
  • Develop & Implement all relevant project execution procedures (PEP), specifications, and documentation that will be required to manage the project reporting progress.
  • Extensive background of planning/scheduling & cost control methodologies from 35+ years of experience.

COMPUTER & SPECIAL SKILLS:

  • MS Project and MS Project (Enterprise)
  • PertMaster - - Risk & Probalistic Assessment
  • Monte Carlo and @ Risk - Risk & Probabilistic Assessment
  • Advanced Project Management course PA200
  • Sarbanes Oxley SOX Presentation & Certification
  • Subsea Instrumentation Measurement Techniques
  • Kildrummy JobProms & CostManager Training
  • Managing Complex Projects
  • ESI - Rapid Assessment & Recovery of Troubled Projects
  • ESI - Managing Complex Projects

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Project Cost Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Cost Consulting / QA Auditing position using SAP working with Trust and Dispositions, on divestiture properties whereby the disbursements are held in Trusted Bank Accounts, Insurance Policies, Bonds, Annuities and CDs.

Confidential, Tx

Field Project Controls Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Primary duties are to lead/mentor and participate in the execution of Capital Projects Turnarounds, OSBL and ISBL projects; i.e., debottlenecking, furnace rebuilds and modifications.
  • Was seconded to coordinate the Interfaces between various contractors, engineering, operations and maintenance.
  • Supervised planning & scheduling down to level 5 Confidential 6.7 plans for the various levels of complexity of the project, estimating MH’s and cost to level 4 to load into the prescribed PMS system and cost reporting.

Confidential

Senior Construction Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Duties consisted of providing EPC coordination between various design firms, construction contractors, and Owner/Operators.
  • Developed and aligned interface strategies for contractors and vendors and establish realistic, achievable project performance baselines, conceptual manpower estimates, rigorous MTO/high accuracy pricing definitive estimates, staffing plans, and cost and fee projections.
  • Coordinated material / equipment control, prepared bid (ITB) packages, and coordinated claims auditing & negotiations.
  • Other responsibilities included, Managing Risks, Relevant Permits, Company Standards, Tender Documents, and Construction Plans & Procedures.

Confidential, IL

Project Controls Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Supervised the project controls for administrative, cost estimating, analysis, forecasting, and reporting duties along with integrated planning/scheduling.
  • Ensured & planned the CTR work packages systems were in place and executed, properly.
  • Produced performance indexes to analyze potential changes.
  • Assisted in peer reviews and functional reviews regarding risks and potential changes.
  • Established monthly accruals for work in place/value of work done/EV and coordinated with accounting.

Confidential, VA

Project Services Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Tasked to manage the project controls, procurement, and administrative activities for Confidential projects.
  • Prepared regular project progress reports for circulation to senior management.
  • Reviewed costs, expenditure phasing and schedules, and plans prepared by the various specialized contractors and commented on suitability, deliverability, and overall quality of the estimates and plans.
  • Recommended corrective actions and path forward opportunities

Confidential, Houston

Project Cost & Planning Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing and maintaining plans, procedures, and guidelines; formulating and monitoring AFEs, control estimate, and budgets; cost analysis; forecasting and trending; contract change control; integrated project schedules using P5.0/P4.2/P3e/c; progress & productivity measurement processes; independent value of work done (VOWD) progress verifications by contractors; and weekly/monthly project reporting.
  • Established and set up project work breakdown structures (WBS); input network activities and cost elements in SAP Blueprint and Atlas modules.

Confidential

Project Services Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Project team member assigned responsibility for coordinating and assuring that project services functions were performed in accordance with Partners’ policies, procedures, and industry practices.
  • Duties included maintaining three levels of project schedules; integrating all contractors’ schedules ( Confidential 3.1) to ensure interfaces were identified and managed; implementing productivity and progress measurement techniques; assessing contractor’s VOWD; managing change management and claims verifications.

Confidential

Project Controls Planner

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the coordination of project team & offshore operations, concerning; * engineering & installation procedures * estimating & resource loading for offshore operations & vessels * administering onshore & offshore sub - contracts * cost control & reporting *P3 planning & scheduling and * invoice billing for the Gulfstream Gas Pipeline Transmission {36 "o.d. Pipeline transporting dry, processed natural gas from onshore processing facilities in coastal Miss. & Ala. to onshore markets in peninsula Florida.}.

Confidential

Project Commercial / Controls Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Consortium Team member responsible for compilation, definition, preparation of scope of work, contractor qualifications, preparing bid packages, implementing prudent estimating procedures & guidelines, change order control, contract formation and administration, progress payment review and, also, manage the consolidation of plans, costs, and all levels of schedules {P3 & Artemis) for the Joint venture {Chevron & NNPC Escravos onshore/offshore gas gathering, compression production and pipeline project. I interfaced with the Fabricator, Contractors and site sub-contractors as appropriate. Duties, also, included preparation of cost, schedule, material and document weekly & monthly status

Confidential

Sr. Cost & Planning Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for planning & scheduling {using P3 & OpenPlan}, cost control/analysis & reporting {using Cobra & JobProms}, trending & forecasting, developed and maintained fund appropriations & definitive capital costs estimates & budgets, preparation of scope of work packages, contractor qualifications, preparing bid packages, implementing estimating procedures & guidelines, change order control, contract administration, progress payment review, contract claims subrogation, and working with the SAP PM & Projects modules.
  • Duties, also, included preparation of cost, schedule, material & document control and issued recommendations to the Consortium partners.
  • I coordinated with various contractors and reconciled their VOWD value of work done, maintained interface management, performed risk analysis, & contract administration of:

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