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Project Manager Power Plant

Sidney, Nebraska, 69162, United States
January 03, 2018

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strategic initiatives strategic initiatives strategic initiative Dynamic project manager with a strong track record of leading projects, programs and PMO governance teams that drive business results. Effortless influencer and communicator that easily interfaces with customers, peers and top executive leadership. Recognized for thriving on the meticulous management of details without losing sight of big picture priorities. Extensive experience in enterprise cost take out, PMO governance, and portfolio tracking and analysis. SKILLS

Program & Project Management

Business Process Improvement/LEAN

Change Management & Communication

PMO Governance & PMM Leading Practices

Waterfall and Agile Methodology Practices

Software Development Lifecycle

Portfolio Analysis & Budget Tracking

Executive Presentations

Risk Management

OSHA & MSHA Safety Standards

Schedule and Resource Management

Knowledge & Document Management




Responsible for enterprise wide portfolio reporting and analysis at a $4B omni channel retailer with a legendary brand, locations across North America, and a strong international reputation.

Developed portfolio reporting structure, process and administration procedures for Cabela’s enterprise IT projects and business initiatives

Created baseline tracking for return on capital investment in a balanced portfolio model, considering spend and return across savings, revenue and sustainment categories

Monitored project budget, schedule and scope adherence across Cabela’s strategy and enterprise portfolio department

Developed monthly reporting cadence as part of Center of Excellence transformation

Created and delivered monthly communications to Strategy, IT and Enterprise Portfolio Sponsors on portfolio insights and budget analysis

Promoted twice in two years

Spearheaded high priority, confidential initiatives from Board of Directors as lead project manager for enterprise strategic planning department.

Managed status, schedule and financial consolidation for enterprise cost take out program, a two year program with 20+ projects that achieved $140M in expense savings

Participated in the successful mobilization and launch of an intensive 6 month revenue growth program that spanned every area of the enterprise and added $46M in incremental top line revenue in 2017

Participated in weekly executive PMO review and change management planning sessions

Develop BOD reports and executive presentations to support enterprise strategy dept.

Coordinated large group meetings with executive leadership across multiple sites Assigned as Lead PMO manager for merchandising transformation.

Managed cadence of meetings, program roll ups, and executive update reporting for merchandising transformation program

Achieved program goals to right size assortments (21% reduction), liquidate distressed inventory ($80M with a positive GM impact), improve category strategy formation and execution – while improving buy quantification and allocation practices Key project manager for integration activities during Bass Pro acquisition.

Led retail store proof of concept program planning to integrate all retail store systems, processes and people policies.

Managed a variety of day one readiness projects across finance, IT help desk, retail store operations and enterprise portfolio

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Prepared executive presentations as part of integration activities PROJECT ANALYST TEAM LEAD



Responsible for managing a team of nine full time project coordinators, and maintaining budget and schedule accuracy across all Cabela’s IT projects and programs.

Provided end to end project lifecycle support and post close management of all artifacts

Analyzed, reported and provided recommendations on an annual average of 100 project and program change requests to schedule, budget or scope

Simultaneously managed an average of ten project and/or program schedules with budgets of $1.5M+




Led a four person project analyst team at one of the world’s premier engineering service firms, working across utility and electrical engineering efforts.

Responsible for the quality, accuracy and timelines of substation project documentation, analysis, reporting and budget tracking

Partnered with account teams to establish and submit substation estimates to clients

Tracked and reported on all substation project progress to internal leadership and clients

Created processes, workflow and training documentation to direct team activities and set quality expectations

Managed and submitted invoicing to clients, and fielded any subsequent client inquiries PROJECT COORDINATOR FOR AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER



Responsible for managing all aspects of projects related to multi million dollar landfill, retrofitting and power plant projects.

Developed charters, scope, budgets, schedules and contracts to support project teams

Actively managed risks and issues, and planned project meetings and report outs

Applied OSHA, MSHA, and company safety requirements and standards, to all project activities and documentation

Assisted with environment and non environmental permitting ESTIMATOR FOR AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER



Created, edited, and maintained an estimating and labor rate database with 6,200+ line items and local craft rates for 24 power plants.

Assisted in the estimation, scheduling, and risk analysis of various multi million dollar projects.

Tested boiler tubes and provided assistance to construction technology during power plant outages

Recorded and distributed current construction and retrofit project documentation and drawings between internal and external teams, sites, vendors, and contractors TRAINING

Certified LEAN Master 2016

Systemation (Fast Start in Project Management) 2013 Heartsaver CPR/AED 2015

EXPERTISE Planview Primavera SharePoint Skype WebEx WinEst Pro Plus Microsoft Office Suite, includes MS Project

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