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Project Manager

Cincinnati, Ohio, 45226, United States
April 03, 2018

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Curtis W. Dillard

**** ******** ****** *****, ********, Ohio 43219

Home: (614) 905 - 3065



A position that will allow me to apply my knowledge of Engineering and Project Management, along with my strong work ethic to achieve the company’s goals.


Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH, Graduated November, 1998

B.S. Mechanical Engineering

HS Diploma, Columbus Alternative High School, Columbus, OH 1994

College Preparatory Course


Works well as a team member or as an individual

Good planning and problems solving skills, focused on quality and safety

High level of integrity, competence and dependability

Computer Skills: AutoCAD Civil 3D 2015 Imperial, Microsoft Office, ArcGIS 10.3


EASi Engineering – American Electric Power (AEP)

7/17 to Current

8100 Walton Parkway

New Albany, Ohio, 43054

Project Manager – AEP Transmission (Indiana & Michigan Areas)

Serves as arbiter at Project level to ensure key stakeholder objectives are

achieved throughout the projects they are assigned.

Leads the project team through the Initiation / Ideation / Proposal process.

Holds team accountable for timely completion and approval of proposal.

Collaborates with Sponsor to document project scope, goals and objectives, aligned to

market expectations and needs.

Establishes plan for proposal development, including scope, schedule, budget and

quality deliverables.

Leads the project team through the execution of the project.

Holds team accountable for execution of project plan.

Works with functional resource leads to obtain specific resources once project

is approved.

Identifies deviations from plan and collaborates with project team to course correct.

Reports status of assigned projects.

Ensures a realistic plan for project execution is created.

Identifies and communicates project resource forecasting to PM Manager or Director.

Support the design, development, delivery and management of communications.

Identify, analyze and prepare risk mitigation tactics.

Track, report, and escalate issues.

Maximize employee adoption of process revision while minimizing resistance.

Assess the change impact and assess change readiness.

Support organizational design and definition of roles and responsibilities.

Define, measure, analyze, and report success metrics.

City of Columbus - Public Service Department – Division of Design and Construction,

10/3 to 5/17

50 West Gay Street

Columbus, Ohio 43215

Project Manager – Engineering In Training / Engineering Associate 3

Work with Planning Division to determine the City of Columbus’ Annual Resurfacing / Preventative Maintenance Projects scopes, locations and project schedules. (i.e. City of Columbus’ annual roadway resurfacing, brick, curb, concrete repair, curb repair and other preventative maintenance projects.)

Create AutoCad drawings / ArcGIS Maps for each proposed location.

Gathered all field data and dimensions, scan for improvements and roadway issues relative to the scope of that project.

Enter and compile field data in Microsoft Access Databases for analysis and plan development.

Determine solutions and strategies to implement improvements and solve existing roadway issues.

Develop AutoCad / ArcGIS drawings illustrating proposed work, improvements and solutions to existing problems.

Determine construction pay items and quantities for proposed work as per the City of Columbus - Construction and Materials Specifications 2012 and/or Ohio Department of Transportation - 2013 Construction and Material Specifications.

Package plan sets into a biddable package and review for compliance

Prepare cost estimates and bid documents.

Be a resource to Contractors and Construction Project Engineers, during the construction phase of these projects.

Plan and develop construction plans for Ohio Department of Transportation - Urban Paving Program; prepare estimates and produce contract documents for bidding in coordination with the Ohio Department of Transportation.

Maintain project general notes and procedures for work associated with the resurfacing program; keep abreast of new roadway technologies.

General Motors - Powertrain Division - Saginaw Malleable Iron Foundry, 1/01 – 9/03

77 West Center Street

Saginaw, Michigan 48601

Manufacturing Engineer - Foundry and Annealing Departments

●Remodeled Metallurgical Laboratory

●Design/Installation/De-Bug of Cope Flask Pick-Off Machine (Mold Line)

●Complete Re-build of Isoset Pin Core Machines

●Completed Installation of Core Pick-Off on vacuum assist casting line Core Machine

General Motors - Powertrain Division - Saginaw Malleable Iron Foundry, 8/99 - 1/01

77 West Center Street

Saginaw, Michigan 48601

Production Supervisor – Mold Line & Core room Operations

●Supervised 20 U.A.W. employees

●Responsible for maintaining core inventories, scheduling tooling changes and maintaining employee focus on safety, quality and productivity.

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