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Project Engineer

Location:
Houston, Texas, United States
Posted:
July 02, 2018

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Russell L. Parish

**** ****** *****

713-***-****

Houston, Texas 77096

ac532w@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Solutions oriented Project Engineer with strong interpersonal aptitude and team building skills. Resourceful, results driven professional with broad experience in successfully managing construction and engineering projects. Dependable, hardworking leader with excellent organizational and communication skills. Effective manager in working with diverse disciplines to meet company objectives.

BACKGROUND SUMMARY

Project Management

Multi-site Management

Request for Proposals

Client Relationship Management

Budget Control

Project Scheduling

Project Engineering

Team Building

Personnel Management

Interdepartmental Cooperation

Purchasing/Procurement

Efficiency Improvements

Environmental Projects

Quality Control/Assurance

Operations Management

SELECTED ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Project Engineering/Manager

Initiated and implemented extensive design modifications in remedial project design. Reviewed project plans and provided recommendations to increase production. Devised multiple solutions to meet project needs. Increased overall scope of project in accordance with client requirements. Prepared contract modifications to support project changes. Result: Project design modifications exceeded state and federal regulations; client satisfied with results.

Evaluated and overhauled execution of project that was over budget and behind schedule. Supervised project execution, developed strategy, implemented corrective measures, reorganized project manpower and equipment. Corrected problems associated with schedule delays. Coached project team on the implementation of the project plan. Result: Negotiated contract modification and mitigated safety concerns; completed project ahead of schedule and within budget constraints.

Reorganized project schedules and manpower to increase efficiency and reduce costs. Identified potential problems and provided recommendations to streamline operations. Developed an operations plan, implemented new policies and procedures, and identified and hired new field staff. Retained core field personnel throughout the year to ensure project stability and quality control. Result: Decreased overall manpower requirements, decreased delays in project execution, improved project performance and customer satisfaction.

Project Efficiency

Coordinated and organized projects to realign schedules and reclaim profit margins. Investigated and reviewed project/client requirements to ensure that goals and objectives were being achieved. Tracked project timelines and cost expenditures. Identified and mitigated project risks. Resolved conflicts and problems and coordinated changes that occurred during project activities. Result: Successfully completed projects to the satisfaction of management and client on schedule and on budget.

Identified and developed new market to diversify and expand business line. Researched potential engineering/construction project leads in new market segment; prepared presentation and convinced management that projects were viable. Executed successful estimates for project awards. Coordinated manpower and equipment to execute work. Result: Achieved business diversification and generated new revenue stream. Awarded $9M of $21M in projects bid.

Devised a plan to decrease project costs and increase project revenues. Researched innovative methods for disposal of material, administered alternatives for cost and quality improvement. Coordinated project to reduce rental costs, implemented sampling plan, and negotiated with client and subcontractors to achieve desired results. Result: Reduced project equipment rental costs by 40%; increased project revenue by 10%.

Budget Control / Scheduling

Directed and implemented cost control plan to capture field expenditures. Identified need to capture costs in the field for real time reporting to upper management. Researched potential cost control programs, presented recommendations to management, and planned and implemented procedures on all field projects. Result: Provided management with accurate field costs to allow for accurate cost to date, cost to complete and future project estimation.

Investigated and quantified discrepancy between estimated and actual project materials. Identified discrepancy between materials specified in initial estimate and bid documents and actual materials installed on site. Quantified material discrepancy and cost impact to project. Result: Provided supportive data to management for development and award of project claim.

Team Coaching / Development

Spearheaded new training program to increase efficiency and improve productivity for field projects. Designed and developed curriculum for training and sampling activities, acquired materials and equipment for mock training events, coordinated guest instructors and scheduled mock event. Coached and trained all personnel. Result: Training increased efficiency in sampling process, ensured integrity of results, and enhanced ability of field personnel to communicate effectively with clients.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

FedEx Ground Houston, Texas 2016 – Pres.

Package Handler

Goodman Manufacturing Houston, Texas 2016 – Pres.

Assembler

Staffmark Houston, Texas 2016 – 2016

Assembler

AMEC Foster Wheeler Houston, Texas 2014 – 2015

Project Engineer

D.H. GRIFFIN of TEXAS, INC. Houston, Texas

2011 – 2013

Project Engineer/Site Safety Officer

GULF STATES PROTECTIVE COATINGS, INC., La Port, Texas

2010 - 2011

Project Coordinator

VENTECH ENGINEERING INTERNATIONAL CORP, Pasadena, Texas

2008 -2009

Project Engineer

LAGUNA CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, Houston, TX

2006 - 2008

Project Manager

SHAW ENVIRONMENTAL AND INFRASTRUCTURE, Houston, TX

2001 - 2006

Project Manager (2005 - 2006)

Senior Construction Engineer (2001 - 2005)

URS CORP, Houston, TX

1992 - 2001

Senior Construction Engineer (1998 – 2001)

Construction Engineer (1995 – 1998)

Technician (1992 -1998)

Special Certifications:

OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120(e) Hazardous waste operation training;

OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 8-hour Supervisors training;

OSHA Disaster Site Worker Training;

OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety;

OSHA 30-Hour Construction Safety;

Crane Signal Person Training

CPR/ First Aide;

Experienced working in Level B (hazardous environment) area;

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EDUCATION

Bachelor Science in Technology – Construction Management Major

University of Houston, Houston, TX 1988



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