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Project Manager

United States
April 24, 2018

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Professional Qualifications and Construction-Related Experience

Extensive experience in the construction industry as Assistant Project Manager, Planner Scheduler, Cost Controls and document controls. Created and maintained approximately 450 EPCCV project schedules, ranging from $1M - $2B in Pharma/Bio, Refineries, Chemical Facilities, Gold Mines, Commercial & Publics/Institutional Buildings, Airports, Capital Projects Programs, shut downs/phase out projects

Vast experience in estimates, budget preparation, trending, forecasting, critical path & risk analysis project coordination.

Strong skills in Primavera P3, P5, and P6, database administration, Microsoft Project, Sure Track, Expedition, and other industry-unique planning/projects software control tools.

Certified in safety (OSHA), negotiations, mediations, professional arbitrations, and claims.

PMP certification in progress


Cobb Mechanical, Fort Bliss Hospital Replacement Project EP, TX. May 2017 - Present

Project Scheduler

Collect data for application for payment and forensic claims schedule.

Create reports for project managers and GC.

Create scenarios (what if) and recommend action plans.

Provide Primavera P6 training to co-workers, PM’s and superintendents.

Burrow Global LLC, Western Refining, TX Nov 2015 to Mar 2017

Senior Project Controls Specialist, Schedule / Cost / Estimates / Document Control

Develop, track and analyze project schedules and estimates for capital and maintenance projects. Coordinates daily task with contractors, vendors, corporate team members etc.

Responsible for routing and tracking all construction documents, estimate, communications, reports, schedules, etc.

Leading all phases of the estimates process and monitoring the approved budget.

Transmit information to PMO and Small Projects Group regarding any changes of cost or project activities.

Flexible Integrated Technical Services, J&J, Mexico Mar 2014 to Sep 2015

Assistant Project Manager, Project Controls Lead, Schedule / Cost

Develop and maintain master project schedule and sub-schedules including construction, procurement, commissioning – qualification, operational readiness, and integrate all sub-schedules.

Accountable for updating and analysis of integrated EPCCV schedule, critical path, forecast completion dates, areas of concern, status of key milestones, mitigations etc. Provide feedback to PM for evaluation.

Prepare & publish executive status, cost, cash flow reports & graph, change order log, earn value cost risk report etc.

Tracking of any owner or construction firm procured equipment.

Lead daily construction and commissioning coordination meetings, schedule weekly progress meetings, project cost

review meeting and safety toolbox.

Assist PM with coordination and tracking of commitments/expenditures and forecasting of all project equipment under owner or construction firms’ responsibility. Ensure all critical equipment activities are in the integrated schedule (vendor submittals, fabrication durations, FAT’s, delivery dates, SAT’s, etc.) and any related activities.

Team up with PM in the evaluation and disposition of engineering change notice, verify compliance with commercial/contract terms.

Collaborated with project safety team in a preventive and corrective action and job safety analysis.

Global Turn Key Services, Bristol Myers Squibb, Puerto Rico Mar 2013 to Feb 2014

EPCCQV Planner/Scheduler

Developed both project schedules in coordination with construction and verification team; established the critical path, base line, resources loading, and earn value. Collaborated with the master and construction schedulers in integrating the entire program.

Lead progress meetings to identify opportunities and issues that impact the project, and define corrective actions;

Report project governance progress in CCQV discipline, through monthly presentations.

Presented what-if scenarios, to the forum, including risk, time, and resources estimates, along with any special assignment as required. Assist the PM's and CCQV leads in other related tasks.

Recorded reports and schedules using Primavera P6.

Pfizer, Puerto Rico Sites Sep 2011 to Feb 2014

Capital Projects Planner/Scheduler P6 / MS Projects, Asst. Project Manager

Owner/representative in strategic network program that included projects for transfer of new technology, energy projects, new and transfer products, shut-downs program, and verification (ASTM-e2500) Process.

Reported and updated information to the director of capital projects, project managers, assistants, and coordinators; developed, updated, analyzed, and followed up the execution of planned activities, and integrating any deviations.

Supported the execution of maintenance, construction and shut downs activities in the area of manufacturing, packaging, utilities and chemical plants (One master scheduler branched in 4 sites).

Notify participants of any possible delays, or unexpected events to be mitigated. Coordinated group or individual meetings to identify ways to reduce labor costs and runtimes, update schedules, submit verification metrics, and resource utilization.

Documented events for the lessons learned project forum.

Skanska Building Corp. DOT/Subway (Urban Train), Puerto Rico Mar 2010 to Aug 2011


Responsible for scheduling, cost estimates, and reports; worked with the project manager to keep senior executives of the agency informed of the project development.

Established metrics to include percent completion, earned value, manpower, measures to assess performance measurement, and correction of contractors.

Reported bi-weekly and monthly detail to the parties concerned in the execution and progress of the project.

Implement risk methodology to profile the activities more sensitive than forced to postpone the execution of the project and therefore increased costs

Presented mitigation plans that reduce delivery time & therefore reduce costs of agency employed resources.

ISS Corp. - Barrick Gold Mine, Dominican Republic Feb 2008 to Apr 2010

Project Controls Consultant & Material Distribution Coordinator

Assisted Project Mgr. with implementing & coordinating daily tasks & reports for projects - Rebar, Bending, & Cutting.

Reported production progress and possible situations/opportunities in weekly meetings with clients.

Coordinated with the team on the development of priorities, and immediate and future customer needs; coordinated the delivery of the finished materials (steel reinforcing) to contractors at the mine.

Prepared monthly cost reports, efficiency reports, priority schedules, and any other special tasks. Served as the mediator between the company, and the requirements of the local union.

CH2MHill / Lonza Biotech, Spain 2007 to 2008

Project Controls Consultant

Assisted the project controls manager, and Lonza management to develop monthly reports, cash flows, cost projections, and other special assignments.

Reviewed and monitored the contractors and subcontractors costs, including budgets, commitments, spending, forecasts, materials, and productivity calculations, performance calculations, staffing, and de-staffing plans. Participated in a risk assessment, risk analysis, and a mitigation plan.

Reported any changes including trends, deviations, and change orders for project scope on a regular basis; created and maintained a liaison between engineering, project team, contractors, and the owner's organization.

ISS Corp. San Juan, Puerto Rico 2005 to 2007

Amgen; Project Controls Consultant

Coordinated project controls activities for capital projects, and engineering maintenance projects. Prepared funding, project budgets, cost monitoring, cash flow, forecasting, and reports. Developed preliminary estimates and schedules.

Performed risk analyses, and cost summary reports.

Reviewed & monitored engineering/construction contractor progress, changes, commitments, auditing & invoicing.

Maintained independent reporting oversight of project controls while keeping oversight of the procurement process.

Assisted the PM’s and Project Controls Manager in other duties, as required.

Llop Consulting San Juan, Puerto Rico 2004 to 2005

Global Engineering Project Controls Consultant

Primavera P3/Expedition / Contractor and MS Projects

Created and updated project schedules; Analyzed and reported progress, cash flow, and staffing projections, delivery impacts, time extensions, claims, and earned value.

Reviewed contract specifications as part of the scheduling process and construction requirement, and identified individual activities required in the schedule by clients and activities to ensure schedule effectiveness including milestones, right-of-ways, submittals, and procurements for minimized risk of the project.

Lead in scheduling coordination meetings. Analyzed impacts, access delays & cost responsibility of out-of-scope work.

Maintained schedule documentation including individual project history, and project schedules in electronic data files.

Coordinated and supervised as-built records drawings activities, estimates, and other related construction activities.

Schedule/Planning Consultant, Cost Control, Purchasing Services for the following firms:

Fluor Daniel Guaynabo, Puerto Rico 2003 to 2004

Senior Scheduler Primavera

Planned, tracked, analyzed, and reported project statuses. Reviewed information reported by Surveyors, Sub Contractors and Project Coordinators. Developed, monitored, and controlled project schedules.

Processed analysis in order to determine critical path activities, and expected completion dates. Responsible for the turnover and validation schedules.

Participated in the project planning process to define project scope, establishing project costs, work breakdown structures, and preparing baseline cost reports. Organized and structured project information, and maintained Work Breakdown Structure.

Provided feedback to the Projects Managers and Department Managers on changes made to the schedule, to assist in identifying impacts/risks.

LG Scott (Lockwood Greene, JA Jones), Puerto Rico 1998 to 2003

Engineering and Construction Project Controls

Planned, tracked analyzed, and reported on projects of varying contract type, size, complexity, and level of risk without considerable direction; included significant interface with Project Managers, Contractors, Senior Technical Personnel, and other organizational personnel.

Provided support to projects implementing financial policies and procedures. Established and maintained cost/schedule baselines, developed Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and related dictionaries, developed schedules or Resource Loaded Networks (RLN's), budgets and complete understanding of related financial policies.

Developed, monitored, and controlled project schedules; Analyzed processes to determine critical path activities and expected completion dates based upon the periodic status gathered from integrated project team members.


East University, PR, BBA with a Management Major (Cum Laude)

Universal Education Institute, PR, Associate in Science, Business Administration/Accounting

Professional Mediation College, PR, Graduated certificate in mediation and arbitration

Art and Technology College, PR, Technical vocational courses in construction drawings and AutoCAD


Arbitration and Mediation Program

Conflict Management Resolution Principles part I & II

Risk Management Accounting

Primavera Projects Planner

Planning, Schedule and Control Engineering and Construction Projects

Methodology for Project Management, PMI Seminar

Cost Estimates

Construction Projects Claims

Microsoft Projects

OSHA 40 Hrs.


Association for the Advance of Cost Engineering AACE (Member)

Project Management Institute (Member)

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