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Houston, Texas, 77079, United States
May 23, 2010

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*** ************ *** • Houston, Texas 77079 • 713 *** **** •

Accomplished Project Controller

Experienced in estimating, cost control and change management

Proven success at managing multiple project aspects, including estimating, cost & expense control,

change management, performance improvement, and project scoping. Skilled at developing complete

estimate & work cost packages, providing project analyses, delivering reports, and monitoring all project

phases. Achieved successful completion of onshore, offshore, and subsea initiatives up to and including

jobs in excess of $1 billion.


TECHNIP USA INC., Houston, TX 2001 2010

Cost Controller / Change Management Manager / Estimator (2008 2010)

Analyzed engineering and construction project scope changes for global provider of oil and gas industry

project management, engineering, and construction services. Supported both internal and external

clients including project managers, field and construction managers, cost controllers, and schedulers.

Produced system to collate labor and budget databases used for staffing plan cost/budget analysis.

Resulted in rapid production of accurate ad hoc reports and analyses critical to all phases of effective

project estimating, management, and control. Cited by client for improved accuracy and timeliness of


Prepared labor and material estimates

Prepared reports, forecasts, flowcharts, logs, and forms

Negotiated changes against budgets and trends

Supervised change management reports prepared by three cost controllers

Selected for special project team to upgrade and implement complex integrated change management

system for client

Performed cost control and estimating

Led change control training sessions for managers and lead engineers leading up to 80% recovery of

overspent budget

Estimator (2007 2008)

Member of detailed estimating team. Awarded performance bonus in recognition of client satisfaction

with process improvements.


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Designed and managed bulk materials database standardizing estimating data from multiple


Organized and led interdisciplinary meetings to capture project scope and requirements

Established use of coded estimates allowing for quick and accurate review


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Junior Estimator (2005 2007)

Assisted Lead Estimator with creating estimates at all levels from planning, preliminary design, to detailed

design. Created work package and process estimates. Communicated with project managers,

engineers, vendors and customers regarding proposals and cost estimates. Prepared detailed cost

estimates for materials and labor to support bidding, price determination, class of estimate, and costing


Cost Controller (2001 2004)

Maintained budgets and tracked costs and margin projections. Prepared and updated project earned

value documents and reports. Developed project completion estimates for project managers. Monitored

project costs and hours. Assisted with development of change control documents and data. Worked

closely with vendors and A/P staff to ensure proper coding, approval, and payment of invoices. Processed

timesheets, expense reports, and invoices.

Enhanced efficiency by developing requirements for cost coding and reporting

Increased project productivity 10% helping create unified cost budget, progress, and forecasting

system adopted for use on multiple projects

Developed invoicing system improvements reducing invoice approval time 20%


University of Houston, Houston, TX June 2000

Graduated Cum Laude, Finance BBA and Entrepreneurship BBA completed concurrently


Certified Associate in Project Management (PMI CAPM), in progress

Tested 92nd percentile on GMAT test for graduate business school admission

PMI Project Management training courses

Official Primavera P6 101 & 102 course


MS Office Suite Advanced proficiency in Access and Excel




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Aspen Icarus


Project Management Institute (PMI) National Chapter, Houston Chapter


Fluent Russian, advanced conversational Spanish

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