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Manager Plant

Houston, Texas, United States
August 09, 2018

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Plant Manager


Environmental, Civil and Industrial Plant Manager, with a record of improving team performance through analysis, issue resolution, and solution implementation. Excellent organizational qualities, able to streamline processes and achievements. Consistently recognized as able to improve team effectiveness and efficiency through management expertise. Work closely with owners and their engineers in development of projects, budgets, plans and also reporting of project progress.


Project Estimating& Planning • Project Management • Budget/P&L Development

Team Building • Training • Team Leadership • Business Development

Project Staffing • Negotiations and Proposals

Plant Management



Senior Project Manager Houston, TX April 2017-February 2018

Responsibilities include site visits, proposal preparation and management of field environmental remediation projects. This includes weekly reporting of project progress, liaison with owners and the site team. Duties include forecasting of revenues, change order management and formal presentations of solutions to ensure the projects perform as planned.

Tradebe Environmental Services

Senior Project Manager Houston, TX Oct 2016-April 2017

Manage on-site services for petroleum and petrochemical projects related to environmental cleanup, vessel cleanout, decommissioning and waste processing. This includes capture and management of environmental remediation projects while working with owners engineers. Major Projects Included:

-Sunoco-processing of refinery waste to non-hazardous-Corsicana, TX

-Marathon- excavation cleanup of hydrocarbons-Texas City, TX

-Watco Terminals-complete cleanout of rail, barge facility handling crude oil-Galena Park, TX

-Exxon- waste cleanup from processing units- Baytown, TX

DRC Emergency Services

Business Unit Manager Houston, TX June 2015-July 2016

P&L responsibility for development and execution of newly created civil and environmental construction region in the Gulf Coast area. Reported directly to senior management. Assist with client contacts, proposal and bid preparation and turn over projects to execution teams. Interface at plant manager and VP level along with the sites unit managers during field projects. Manage complex and high-profile projects. Company sold to Sullivan Group and division was eliminated. Major projects included:

-Air Liquide- solidify/cleanout ponds 100,000CY-Bayport Terminal, TX

-S&B Engineers-main office demolition second floor; prepare for rebuild-Houston, TX

-Flood Control Dist. - excavate 250,000 CY basins, restore, and build drainage- Houston, TX

DeNovo Constructors Inc.

Manager of Special Projects Houston, TX 2013-2014

Development of key projects involving environmental remediation & construction in the Gulf Coast area. Participated in client’s project reviews, generated proposals and conducted follow-up meetings after project completion. Managed relationships with major decision makers along with leading internal capture teams on key opportunities. Management of field teams and client liaison along with budget and schedule control. Company closed all regions due to financial conditions at the home office. Representative projects included:

-Burrow Global/Western Refining-Boiler & WWTP demo & cleanup- El Paso, TX

-Hydrex Engineers- cleanup processing plant- Tyler, TX

-US Army-excavate/consolidate landfills, building demolition-New Boston, TX

-Louisiana Oilfield Program- abandon wells/cleanup of drill & processing sites- Various, LA

TriStar PetroServ Houston, TX 2012-2013

Operations & Special Projects Manager

Full P&L responsibility for field staff of 80 including project managers and operators. Reviewed and approved proposals scoping, pricing and approaches. Met regularly with key clients and discussed proposals and projects at every stage of the business. Geographic area entailed Continental USA, South America and St. Croix. Group downsized due to financial issues beyond my control. Representative projects included:

-Invista-complete cleanout of site organics waste collection unit- Victoria, TX

-Sinclair- cleanup of tanks and soils for new owners- Rawlins, WY.

-Valero- Crude Units cleanout for repairs- Houston, TX

-Flint Hills Resources-cleanup of unit after tank collapse- Rosemont, MN

-Lyondell Chemical-cleanout of benzene units- Corpus Christi, TX

-Hovensa- cleanout and processing of closed refinery-St. Croix, VI

Water & Power Technologies, Inc. Pasadena, TX 2012-2012

Senior Operations Manager

P&L responsibility for fixed-based and mobile industrial water treatment systems. Managed field engineers and operators who performed site services on planned and emergency basis. Worked closely with engineering and sales department in preparation of technical proposals and presentations to major oil and petrochemical companies. Division downsized due to budget cuts (France) and no resources for deployment. Major projects included:

-Bayer- emergency treatment of plant effluent. Actiflo 1500gpm clarifiers- Baytown, TX

-Valero- yearly contract to provide 4,000gpm nonstop water/boiler feed- New Orleans, LA

-Lyondell Chemical- mobile water treatment-2,000 gpm nonstop/boiler feed- Houston, TX

-Phillips 66-E/R setup and run 4,000gpm wwts for 6 months outage- New Orleans, LA

Remedial Construction Service, LP Company Houston, TX 2006 – 2012

Technical / Special Programs Manager

Performed sales presentations and managed projects for Fortune 100 companies and assisted sales and engineering force in securing bidding opportunities. Interacted with Senior Management in strategic direction initiatives and assembled execution teams. Prepared technical proposals and cost estimates for owners and their engineers. If short-listed on proposals, assist in preparation of proposal formal presentations to secure the contracts. Continually attend seminars, trade shows, and visited client’s facilities to promote visibility of company and emerging technologies.

Lead client interface teams that included preparation of technical and construction proposals and presentations to new and existing clients with a win rate exceeding 50%.

Assisted in recruiting of key personnel and employee training.

Interfaced with owners and engineers on projects to ensure work was planned and executed according to specifications and plans. Formally manage difficult projects.

Secured pre-approval for the company to participate on projects in Central America, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia.

Sample of projects completed include the following:

-Motiva-excavation and remediation of soils prior to plant expansion. 4 years- Pt. Arthur, TX

- Shell- nationwide program to speed up/cost cut remediation sites- USA, Canada & Mexico.

- BP- construct beach cleanup and decon stations in FL and MS- Macondo Well Blowout 2010

- Ethyl- robotically remove TEL from systems and vessels; containerize for T&D in MX- Deer Park, TX

- Fluor/Total- heavy haul roads, quay, docks and flare ground stabilization- Pt. Arthur, TX

PSC Deer Park, TX 2003-2006

Senior Projects and Operations Manager

Managed sales cycle from customer inquiry through preparation of final invoicing. Grew innovative technology division to more than triple annual revenues in less than one year. Responsible for resource staffing, periodic reporting, and schedule updates, along with monthly financial reports to main office and clients. Program Manager for nationwide ISCO program.

Company went through two bankruptcies in three years. This situation prevented our team from obtaining favorable subcontractor and supplier pricing which was critical in securing contracts with major oil and petrochemical companies; our main customer base.

Worked closely with other division and district managers in preparation of strategic business plans. Implemented plans at the client’s corporate levels.


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