Frank A. Butcher - Senior Project Manager Summary:
Mr. Butcher is an energetic and enthusiastic Senior Project Manager who remains goal and success driven. All of the listed projects and programs have been successfully started and completed and have met safety, schedule, cost, quality, and customer satisfaction expectations. Projects were executed in the private sector and on federal, state, and municipal government installations. Positions held demonstrate increased responsibility and accountability from quality control, field engineer, resident engineer, construction manager, startup manager, design manager, project manager, and program manager over a $280 million Atlanta bond program.
Technical experience in a wide range of types and delivery methods of projects from the City of Atlanta infrastructure, McConnell AFB force protection and antiterrorism buildings and security, Newport US Army Chemical Demilitarization Facility process buildings, infrastructure, interfaces, and security, Savannah River Site HVAC chiller (CFC) replacement in hazardous and nuclear process facilities, 400,000 square feet of office complex/campus with support infrastructure, program manager of non-process facilities, Tennessee Valley Authority’s Watts Bar Nuclear Plant control room simulator training facility, NSSS equipment supports and hot functional training, facilities manager of all non-process facilities, field engineering of reactor civil/structural work, and road and bridge resident engineer and construction management.
Parsons Corporation Project Management Certification, completed December 2006,
Registered Professional Engineer, licensed in the state of Kentucky PE#11447 (retired)
Project Management Professional, licensed by the Project Management Institute, Newton Square, PA, PMP certification # 958. Board Member Augusta, GA and Knoxville, TN chapters.
DoD Earned Value Management System (EVMS) Validation Team, for US Army’s Newport Chemical Demilitarization Facility (NECDF) validation completed February 2003
USACE Construction Quality Management for Contractors, certification at US Army’s Newport Chemical Demilitarization Facility completed October 2002
Bechtel/Westinghouse Contract/Subcontract Management Representative (STR), certification at Westinghouse Savannah River Company completed June 1995
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY
Proficient in Microsoft Office 2010 Suite and Microsoft Project. Good working knowledge of Primavera P6, ConstructWare, and FileMaker Pro.
• Program and Construction Manager – Responsible for the Quality of Life Bond Program in the City of Atlanta, Georgia. The $287 million program cost includes general obligation bond funds and matching federal, state, and local funds to provide a major capital improvement program citywide upgrading the infrastructure along federal, state, and city roads and streets. Improvements included streetscapes, bridge refurbishing and replacement, pedestrian and traffic signal installation, programming, and upgrades, parks upgrades to facilities and buildings and Greenspace acquisition and development including trail development, traffic calming, sidewalks, street resurfacing and new street construction, intersection improvements, and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Project managers provide direct oversight of design consultants and construction contractors. Project managers also provided support and approval of design by City engineers and direct supervision of City construction forces for milling and resurfacing and sidewalk installation and handicapped accessible features.
• Project and Construction Manager – Responsible for Anti-terrorism and Force Protection upgrades, including the “Smart Gate” concept, to the Entry Control Gates at McConnell Air Force Base in the United States Air Force Air Mobility Command. The total cost for this turnkey concept-design-build project at risk project with AFCEE oversight was $8 million. This was the only project in a 10 Base Program which completed on time and under budget. Project included the construction of eight security and inspection buildings including an Entry Control visitor’s center, commercial and privately owned vehicle inspection facilities, and armed outposts. Anti-terrorism features included pop-up vehicle deterrents and local and remote surveillance systems. Complete renovation of base entry streets at major city street intersections and rework of utility interfaces.
• Construction Project Manager - Responsible for construction management and field engineering of interface systems for the decommissioning of the deadly chemical agent VX at the United States Army’s Newport Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (NECDF). Responsible for all support areas and facilities, an intricate utility infrastructure including sanitary sewer and storm water collection and drinking and fire water distribution, entry control and perimeter security systems including backup diesel generators, telecommunications, mechanical and process systems, and electrical systems between the process facilities. Project also included the construction of four laboratory, security, and office facilities and the demolition of two facilities. The total self-directed labor cost for this project with USACE oversight was $48 million.
• District Design Manager – Responsible for outside plant engineering for BellSouth’s West Kentucky district. The telephony engineering included central office equipment, interoffice network, local area networks, and customer premise network including programming, and new fiber and copper transmission lines.
Westinghouse Savannah River Company (DoE)
• Project Manager – As a project manager for the contractor at the Government-Owned, Contractor-Operated contractor at the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site in South Carolina, was responsible for turnkey projects that supported a major office-building program. Three congressional line item projects had a total cost of $81 million including 400,000 square feet of multi-story reinforced concrete and structural steel buildings fully furnished with Knoll systems furniture in a greenfield development including the entire supporting infrastructure of domestic water wells, water treatment facility, and distribution, fire water pump house and storage tank, 13.8 kV substation, and a telecommunications switch upgrade and distribution system. This Project was named by the Deputy Secretary of Energy as one of the top five executed projects in the DOE complex in 1999 due to its control of scope and completing on schedule and under budget.
• Program Manager – Responsible for small non-nuclear/process projects at the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site in South Carolina. Project’s ranged from $50K to $2 million and included telecommunications hardware upgrades, electrical and machine shop equipment replacement and upgrades, radio and telecommunications towers, E85 ethanol fuel stations, and the purchase and installation of over $3 million in capital equipment to support maintenance shops.
• Program Manager – Responsible for a major program at the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site in South Carolina, to comply with Federal Executive Orders requiring environmentally hazardous chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) to be replaced in government facilities. The design-build projects upgraded HVAC cooling systems by replacing chillers inside the major operating process, hazardous, nuclear and non-process facilities while mitigating facility outage time. The total program cost of $64 million included project management, startup testing, procedures and training, maintenance contracts, and turnover to operating organizations.
• Program Manager – Responsible for a program to replace an aging analog two-way radio system with a digital trunked radio system at the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site in South Carolina. The total program cost of this Line Item project was $17 million and included project management of a design-build contract, startup testing, training, and establishing maintenance and warranty contracts while operating the system at this 300+ square mile installation.
• Program Manager – Responsible for periodic inspection, maintenance, and replacing de-rated highway bridges at the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site in South Carolina. The total annual program cost was $7 million including project management for design and build-to-print subcontracted projects.
Tennessee Valley Authority Watts Bar Nuclear Plant
• Project Manager responsible for the last major new building project. The total cost of the TrainingCenter project was $13 million including a 100,000 square foot training facility with Herman Miller systems furniture with a nuclear control room simulator, laboratories, instrument and machine shops, and a medical treatment facility including x-ray room. The support infrastructure included a water treatment plant upgrade and extensive distribution system and new 13.2 kV electrical substation.
• Project Manager for the last major non-nuclear building and renovation program. The total project cost was $12 million for building and renovating over 250,000 square foot of office facilities and a fire and emergency response facility. Support infrastructure included an upgrade to the waste treatment plant and an upgrade to the non-nuclear support facilities 6.9 kV substation.
• Facilities & Services Manager for the day-to-day engineering, maintenance, operations, construction, modifications and additions, and management of all facets of the non-nuclear and support facilities including custodians and grounds maintenance.
• Manager, Civil/Mechanical Startup for civil and mechanical field engineers during startup and turnover of various mechanical support and restraint systems prior to licensing of Watts Bar Nuclear Plant Unit 1, includes directing specific operational tests of the NSSS and non-nuclear systems during Hot Functional Testing.
• Senior Civil Field Engineer for final installation and field support including the planning of self-directed labor and fabrication shop for the completion of and new installation of all major NSSS equipment supports, Civil pipe supports/protective device and restraints, platforms, reactor steam generator nozzle modifications, cable trays and supports, and pressure relief panels in both reactor buildings and main steam valve rooms.
Ruby/Cade Construction Co.
• Construction Manager – Responsible for all civil and electrical subcontracts on the first major bridge and elevated roadway renovation and widening project on an interstate system in Kentucky, I-75 south of Cincinnati, OH on this Federal funded KYDOT project.
• Assistant Construction Manager – Responsible for construction of a $5 million storm water drainage system in southern Louisville, KY.
• Working General Foreman and Field Engineer/Surveyor – Responsible for all trades and labor aspects of small grade and drain projects, including cast-in-place beams and reinforced concrete bridge, refurbishing railroad trestles, and interstate bridge widening in southern Indiana. Performed laborer, carpenter, operator, ironworker, and finisher trades under the direction of skilled trades. Designed false work, cofferdams, and shoring for bridge construction.
Kentucky Department of Transportation
• Assistant Resident Engineer – Responsible for a state office providing bridge and roadway construction quality assurance and control on I-75 and I-275 in Covington, KY, US-31W in Fort Knox, KY, and US-119 in Harlan, KY.