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Project Manager

Location:
Luling, Louisiana, United States
Posted:
December 04, 2017

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Alvin D. Madere, Jr.

*** ***** ***** ******, ********* 70070

Cellular: 504.***.**** Home Telephone: 985.***.**** Email: ac3k8c@r.postjobfree.com

Senior-Level Project Management Professional

Tactical & Strategic Planning/Cost Control & Scheduling/Personnel & Resource Administration

High-Growth/High-Profit Organizations in the Oil & Gas, Defense, Utility, Nuclear and IT Sectors

Executive Summary

A multifaceted, solutions-focused, and detail driven Project Management Professional contributing over two decades of diverse experience managing large-scale, multi-national projects ranging from $500K to $50M for Fortune 500 companies. A skilled communicator, leader, and performer able to successfully prioritize workflow, field and resolve issues, manage multiple and concurrent projects and responsibilities, and meet and exceed challenging goals and objectives. A team player and team-builder recognized for capacity to work autonomously as well as collaboratively and facilitate productive working relationships with co-workers, executive management, and project principles. Proven leadership with clients, consistent quality in technical development of colleagues/subordinates, and demonstrated track record leading project teams to success on time and under budget. Has a strong qualification in problem-solving and personnel development. Have exceptional interpersonal, analytical, and troubleshooting skills. As well as a strong background in Six Sigma, CMMI, and Project Management Institute methodologies.

Core Competencies

Strategic/Tactical Planning

Policy/Process Reengineering

Project Leadership/Management

IT Infrastructure/Software

Nuclear Power Plants

Cost Productivity/Containment

PMO Development

Program Planning/Implementation

Nuclear Physical Security/

Nuclear Cyber Security

Customer/Supplier Relations

Project Portfolio Management

Risk Management/Avoidance

CMMI/SEI Project Management Processes

Business Systems Integration

Microsoft Project Server/Primavera Scheduling Software

Forecasting/Reporting/Analysis

Agile/SCRUM Methodologies

Software Development Life-Cycle (SDLC) Process Methodologies

Safety Compliance/Enforcement

Policy Development/Deployment

Contract Revisions/Management

Project Experience

Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) Nuclear/Fossil Power Plants Business Development Information Technology Infrastructure and Software Electrical and Instrumentation Business Process Improvement Oil and Gas Utility Defense Petrochemical NRC 10 CFR 73.50 (Requirements for physical protection of licensed activities) NRC 10 CFR 73.54 (Cyber Security) NEI 04-04, Voluntary Cyber Security Initiative NEI 08-09 Rev. 5, Cyber Security Plan Template NEI 08-09 Rev. 6, Cyber Security Plan Template NEI 10-04, Critical Systems (SSEP, BOP, EP) NEI 10-09, Addressing Security Controls. NEI13-10 Cyber Security Control Assessments

Professional Experience

Sr. Specialist-Project Management AT&T - Luling, LA (Contract Position On As Needed Basis) Sept.2014 – Present

(Data Centers & Outside Plant Infrastructure)

Responsible for all aspects of technical project and program management. Projects and programs are typically high value long term strategic projects that involve new and/or enhancing technology, are highly complex, and require tight coordination and integration with multiple organizations and suppliers/contractors. Provides overall direction and guidance to project and program teams that typically span multiple organizations and also includes outside suppliers/vendors. Recommends and takes action to direct problem analysis resolution.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

Under limited supervision, conducts project management of a small/medium project or phases of a larger project. Works as a team member on projects and responsible for ensuring projects are within allotted timeline and budget. Projects are typically moderately complex in nature, sometimes follow a repeatable framework, and require some analytical skills in defining scope and objectives. Coordinates activities of a project team and may identify resources. Creates detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, and status reports prepared by subordinate staff. Attends and may lead project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis. Ensure adherences to quality standards and reviews project deliverables. Communicates to internal team members and to client/vendors.

Primary Responsibilities:

Business Orientation

Collaboration and Teamwork

Communicates Powerfully and Prolifically

Develops Strategic Perspective

Displays High Integrity and Honesty

Drives for Results

Innovates

Process Management

Quality Management

Solves Problems and Analyzes Issues

Takes Initiative

Project Management

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Professional Experience (Continued)

Allied Technical Resources @ H.B. Robinson Nuclear Plant - Hartsville, SC Jan.2014 – Mar. 2014

Nuclear Cyber Security Program Management Specialist (Contract Position)

Primary Responsibilities:

Management of CDA Assessment Program Activities:

Management & oversight of all stages of the cyber security assessment process.

Oversight of the confirmation of the information acquired during tabletop reviews and walk-downs.

Assured key observations, analyses, and findings during the assessment process of critical digital assets (CDAs) were documented.

Evaluated CDA assessment against NEI 08-09 Controls.

Participated in the development and integration of a security development lifecycle to include secure development, testing, and configuration of plant digital applications and technologies.

Cyber Security Program Development:

Provided technical expertise in the areas of security risk management, security architectures and implementations, and utilizing effective security risk assessment practices.

Assisted in the development of the Cyber Security Program including guidance documents and procedures.

Cyber Security Program Maintenance:

Managed the security risk assessment, requirements development, secure design analysis, architecture assessment and development, and security testing of CDA’s, applications and systems.

Managed security requirements analysis, engineering design reviews, security testing oversight, and risk remediation planning. Perform routine security functions for risk detection, prevention, and response.

Turner Industries, Inc. @ Shell/Motiva, Norco, LA Sept. 2013- Jan. 2014

E&I Site Maintenance Program Manager (Contract Position)

Responsible for the strategic leadership of the Turner E&I Maintenance Department @ the Shell/Motiva Norco Complex, providing E&I preventative maintenance and repair services for all production equipment and facilities located within the Shell/Motiva Norco Complex. Primary metrics are cost savings, plant safety, and preventative/repair maintenance completion. Manage maintenance activities to ensure budgetary guidelines and contractual guarantees are met.

Assured all work was completed promptly, efficiently and safely and in compliance with all Corporate and site procedures and within all regulatory requirements.

Enforced all workers follow all applicable EHS procedures, policies and regulatory requirements.

Effectively communicated with the Shell/Motiva Plant Management, staff members, corporate personnel, and all applicable contractors and vendors.

Sustained the morale and motivation of maintenance personnel and handled employee grievances as they arouse.

Performed screening and hiring of maintenance personnel.

Completed other tasks as requested by the Turner Industries Site Manager.

BHI Energy, Inc. - Piedmont, SC. Nov. 2012- Feb. 2013

Sr. PMO Development Project Manager (Contract Position)

Reporting directly to the BHI, Inc. Chief Operating Officer (COO) and also the Executive VP of Operations I was tasked with developing and implementing an enhancement to the existing PMO environment. Utilized my experience in Portfolio Management, Program Management, Project Management and Process Improvement (requirements planning, process re-engineering, performance monitoring, metrics/analytics, and process control), Strategic Design, Knowledge Management and extensive Stakeholder Collaboration to facilitate successful business initiatives/goals.

Successfully delivered/implemented process/productivity improvements to achieve a best in class PMO utilizing proven methodologies, establishing Standards, Policies, Processes, Operating Procedures, Process Controls, dashboards, etc. focused on delivering Productivity, Quality, and Process Improvements.

Selected Accomplishments:

Managed the establishment of enhanced processes and procedures within an existing and evolving Project Management Office.

Managed the development of the PMO Governance tools, standards, analytics, security, data and reports for project tracking process.

Ensured project portfolio decisions were aligned to BHI Energy, Inc. goals.

Performed a 3 week BHI Energy pre-outage readiness critique @ the Brunswick Nuclear Power Plant located in Southport, NC.

Enercon Services, Inc. @ Wolf Creek Nuclear Power Plant – Burlington, Ks. Nov. 2011- Aug. 2012

Sr. Project Manager (Contract Position)

For the Wolf Creek Nuclear Power Plant (WCNOC) managed multiple and concurrent IT projects, Site Capital Projects (Civil, mechanical, electrical & instrumentation) and the Site Security Upgrade Project which included smaller civil, mechanical, electrical and communications projects within the overall Security Upgrade Project. Also initiated the site wireless communications project which included which included installing wireless access points (WAP) within operating and non-operating areas of the plant. These projects values ranged from $500K to $50M.

Presided over multiple concurrent Information Technology (IT) Infrastructure, Software, Business Development and Business Process Improvement projects pertaining to an operating nuclear power plant; assumes complete ownership over the customer lifecycle from customer conception to project completion.

Provided leadership and training to a diverse team of twenty (20); focused on matrix teamwork in the design, engineering, and implementation of highly complex integrated infrastructures related to a nuclear power plant IT environment and operating areas of the plant.

Worked in tandem with customers, outside vendors, IT Solutions Management and operations to create solutions for the customer's changing demands.

Coordinated and directed all activities to ensure an on time and under budget project completion; prepares cost estimates, maintained project schedules, administered contractual activities, and oversaw all phase implementations and final project acceptance.

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Professional Experience (Continued)

Entergy Operations, Inc., Killona/New Orleans, LA Jan. 2009 – Aug.2011

Project Manager, Waterford 3 Nuclear SES (Accepted Early Retirement Package August 2011)

Directed and administered projects ranging from $5K to $20M for a Fortune 500 integrated energy company engaged in electric power production and retail distribution operations with the second-largest nuclear generator in the United States and annual revenues of more than $11B.

Facilitated the administration and management of strategic capital budgets valued in upwards of $50M; reviewed financial plans, monitored budget spending, maximized labor resources, ensured technical/engineering effectiveness, oversaw contractual activities, and maintained client satisfaction throughout project.

Provided strategic and tactical leadership and served as the single point of contact to customers with complete ownership and accountability; oversaw goal execution from project planning at the proposal stage to client support during project completion.

Directed teams of up to thirty (30) in the design, engineering and implementation of highly complex integrated infrastructure; managed project teams to ensure successful, cost-effective, and on-time completion.

Managed the end-to-end development process encompassing new projects/programs and enhancements.

Developed, planned, and managed daily activities for extremely complex projects and programs with broad scope, high impact and long implementation time frames; oversaw work plans, resource requirements/allocation, schedules, and priorities and coordinated with and represented all impacted organizations.

Created/implemented and enforced methodologies, procedures, and systems necessary for project completion and performed complex financial analysis to produce accurate reporting.

Selected Accomplishments at Waterford 3 Nuclear SES:

Directed up to three (3) concurrent Nuclear Power Plant Projects valued from $100K to $50M.

Managed multiple and concurrent IT projects and Site Capital Projects (Civil, mechanical, electrical & instrumentation).

Site Security Upgrade Project which included smaller civil, mechanical, electrical and communications projects within the overall Security Upgrade project. Installed Remote Operated Weapons (ROWS) as part of this project.

Also managed the Site Wireless Communications Project which included installing wireless access points (WAP) within operating and non-operating areas of the plant.

TEK Systems @ Northrop Grumman Corporation New Orleans, LA Mar. 2005 – Jan. 2009

Senior IT Project Manager (Contract Position)

Managed multiple and concurrent IT projects valued from $5K to $20M for one of the largest defense contractors in the world and a leading global security provider of systems, products and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.

Presided over as many as three (3) concurrent Information Technology (IT) Infrastructure, Software, Business Development and Business Process Improvement projects; assumed complete ownership over the customer lifecycle from customer conception to project completion.

Provided leadership and training to a diverse team of twenty (20); focused on matrix teamwork in the design, engineering, and implementation of highly complex integrated infrastructures.

Worked in tandem with customers, outside vendors, IT Solutions Management and operations to create solutions for the customer's changing demands.

Coordinated and directed all activities to ensure on time and under budget project completion; prepared cost estimates, maintained project schedules, administered contractual activities, and oversaw all phase implementations and final project acceptance.

Selected Accomplishments:

Achieved margins of 10% or better.

Implemented sound project management practices, standards, and methodologies.

Textron Systems, Marine and Land Operations, New Orleans, LA Jun. 2004 – Mar. 2005

Senior Project Manager/ Master Schedule Manager (Contract Position)

Directed a team of project planners/schedulers in the development and presentation of project/communication plans and schedules for a multi-industry leader. Brands such as Textron Marine & Land Operations, Bell Helicopter, Cessna Aircraft, and Kautex with total annual revenues of $10.5B.

SAIC @ Entergy, New Orleans, LA Mar. 2001 – Apr. 2004

Senior IT Project Manager (Laid-Off Due to change in contract)

Managed multiple and concurrent IT projects valued from $5K to $20M for a Fortune 500 integrated energy company engaged in electric power production and retail distribution operations with the second-largest nuclear generator in the United States and annual revenues of more than $11B.

Selected Accomplishments at SAIC:

Managed up to four (4) concurrent projects valued from $5K to $6M.

Achieved margins of 10% or better and consistently delivered quality, on-time solutions to clients.

Supervised a project team of ten (10) in the specification and implementation of an enterprise Sciforma PS8 project management system/scheduling tool.

Additional Experience Related To Oil, Gas, Refinery & Petro-Chemical INDUSTRIES - MAY 1974 – Mar. 2001

Worked as an Instrumentation/Electrical Technician or Project Manager: Universal Technical Services, Ruelco, Inc., Harvey, LA/TEST Inc., Harvey, LA/Petrotech, Belle Chasse, LA/H.B. Zachary Company & AMP Electric Inc. at Shell Oil Refinery, Norco, LA/SECO Industries, Inc., Metairie, LA, Instrumentation Engineer: Talbert and Associates Inc., New Orleans, LA

Certifications

480-Hour Instrumentation Technology Certificate

International Technical Institute (ITI), Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Associates Certificate in Electronics & Information Technology

Delgado Community College, New Orleans, Louisiana

Six Sigma Green Belt Certification - Lean/Just In Time (JIT)

Textron Systems, Marine and Land Operations Six Sigma Program

Contract Manager Certification - Entergy Operations Inc.

Specialized Training/Professional Development

SAIC Project Management I and Project Management II Training Principles of Project Risk Management Training

•Nuclear Cyber Security Awareness •Nuclear Cyber Security Assessment Microsoft Project Server Scheduling Software Training

Primavera Scheduling Software Training

References Available Upon Request



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