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Project Management

Cypress, Texas, United States
60,000 - 85,000 / Year
February 22, 2018

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Richard C. Brannon

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Over 15 years experience providing project controls services: including cost tracking, change management, budget development and forecasting to the engineering and construction companies. Responsible for generating and analyzing weekly and monthly man-hour and cost reports designed to benefit internal project management and clients. Experienced in oil and gas refining, petrochemical, pipeline, gas plants and olefins projects from grass roots to expansions as well as revamps on-shore and off-shore in both foreign and domestic environments. Extensive knowledge in cost tracking procedures and budget submittals for the oil and gas refineries, pipeline, petrochemical and aerospace industries. Proficient use of the latest software programs including Microsoft Office, Oracle Discoverer, PowerPlant, Novell, FoxPro-based Network programs and other proprietary database programs.



Cost Engineer

Worked on 7 specific process construction packages on the INEOS Two Step Trans-Alkylation LAO project in Chocolate Bayou, Texas.

Developed and maintained a cash flow tracking workbook for cost and revenue.

Point of contact in compiling and reviewing the Strategic Project Review monthly packages.

Updating quantity reconciliation workbook each month with revised data from engineers.

Engineering, construction and equipment invoicing.

WOOD GROUP MUSTANG, HOUSTON, TX April 2007 – April 2016

Senior Project Controls Coordinator

Worked on the Flint Hills Resources’ West Refinery Expansion Project that was launched in August 2012, with an estimated TIC of more than $800 million. Flint Hills Resources operates two Corpus Christi refineries: the East Refinery, with a capacity of about 70,000 barrels per day, and the West Refinery, with a capacity of about 230,000 barrels per day of crude oil.

Worked on the reverse flow of an existing 330 mile crude oil pipeline project from Shell’s East Houston, TX facility to the Clovelly, LA facility. The TIC for this project was estimated at $145 million with Engineering and Detailed Design worth over $35 million.

Worked on Consumer’s Cooperative Refining Ltd (CCRL) located in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada which was the largest refinery expansion program in Mustang’s 21-year history. The TIC for this Overall program was estimated at over $1 billion with Engineering and Detailed Design worth over $100 million divided into seven different projects/units.

Responsible for forecasting project cost and developing an accurate Estimate to Complete.

Compile all man-hours and dollars for all disciplines for issue to the client.

Manage database used for progressing each discipline’s work and productivity.

Responsible for controlling the many facets of Change Management which totaled over

160,000 man-hours and 17 million dollars.

Track changes to Labor, Materials and Subcontracts to ensure effective cost control.

Maintain the Over-all Control Logs of all changes submitted to client and internal budget transfers.

Develop and maintain Manpower and Staffing Plans.

Maintain a Performance Budget by discipline for all units.

Prepare and analyze project Cash Flow Projections.



Project Cost Controller

Develop and forecast initial project cash flow estimates.

Prepare proposal cash flows based on scheduled activities.

Maintain and analyze project expenditures, coding integrity, budgets,

forecasts and commitments as well as overall project performance.

Develop and maintain specialty reporting for internal and external clients.

Prepare weekly and monthly cost reports.

CIMARRON, INC., HOUSTON, TX July 2003 – September 2005


Business Analyst

Responsible for compiling and submitting budget and cost data to

Program Planning and Control organization within Boeing for the International Space Station.

Interfacing with technical and program management to ensure that Earned

Value Management practices are properly executed.

Assist in preparing presentation material for management reviews.

Generate Monthly Variance Analysis Reports (VARs) using financial data collected and reported from Boeing’s accounting system.

THE M.W. KELLOGG COMPANY, HOUSTON, TX May 1995 – February 1999

Financial Specialist / Field Accountant

Sonatrach GL1K-LNG Renovation Project, Skikda, Algeria

Responsible for entries into weekly cash payment journals and

preparation of client billing support documentation.

Verification and payment of vendor invoices utilizing the project specific Field

Financial System (SBT) and preparation of weekly and monthly financial


Reconcile project’s bank account for vendor payments and payroll


Responsible for all vendor/subcontract payments and inter-company

payment transactions.

Analyze and reconcile general ledger on a monthly basis.


UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON, CLEAR LAKE - Bachelor of Science - Finance

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