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Project Controls Scheduler

Location:
Richmond, Texas, 77407, United States
Posted:
January 05, 2019

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RUSSELL MCGAFFIN

SENIOR LEVEL PROJECT CONTROLS

RICHMOND, TX 661-***-**** ac74l6@r.postjobfree.com

Executive level Scheduling & Project Controls professional with significant experience that spans over 2 decades primarily in the Upstream and Midstream Oil & Gas Industry. Recognized as a strong leader who not only meets but exceeds both client and company expectations.

Highly skilled at developing/optimizing teams, processes, and measurement systems to maximize project management results in industrial engineering, construction, upstream/midstream energy, utility power transmission/distribution and substation industries. Proven track record of success mapping, documenting, and improving internal customer and supplier relationships. Currently seeking a position within a company that will view my skill set as beneficial and a valuable addition to their team.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Integrated Master Schedules Resource Planning Scheduling Oversight Project Controls Cost Tracking Contract Compliance CPM Schedules Leadership Problem Solving Customer Focus Primavera P6, MS Project

QUALIFICATIONS:

Ability to communicate with various types of people and personalities which has aided in cultivating client relationships, diffusing situations and having positive interactions with colleagues.

Thrives in environments that require the capacity to prioritize concurrent projects both calmly and efficiently.

Proficient at utilizing; MS Project 2016, MS Project Server, SharePoint, Project Web Access (PWA), Primavera 6 V8.4, Primavera Claim Digger, Spotfire, MS Office Suite, Access Database (user), PowerPoint, Outlook, SAP, Ecosys, Kildrummy (conversant/user)

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND:

11/2017-PRESENT: INTEGRATED MASTER SCHEDULER (UPSTREAM TEST FACILITIES, GAS COMPRESSION & PROCESSING FACILITIES, PIPELINE) $1+ BILLION- OXY, HOUSTON, TX

In charge of the planning for the Permian Basin and integrating master schedule / portfolio utilizing (MS Project 2016/Spotfire)

Currently a member of the P6 implementation team as well as a member of the project controls team.

Selected to implement P6 for the New Mexico operations.

Successfully established WBS/CBS and progress reporting.

Conduct schedule analysis which includes; resource planning/forecasting also conduct earned value, variance, CPM and baseline reporting.

Handle all aspects of change management.

11/2016-11/2017: MASTER SCHEDULER (UPSTREAM TEST FACILITIES, GAS COMPRESSION & PROCESSING FACILITIES, PIPELINE) $800+ MILLION- APACHE CORP, SAN ANTONIO, TX

Integrated master schedule / portfolio utilizing (MS Project 2016/Spotfire) also performed progress reporting and internal and contractor schedule analysis.

Provided risk management support and carried out earned value, variance, CPM, baseline and WBS reporting.

Handled all aspects of change management and scheduling QA.

2015-2016: MASTER SCHEDULER (PIPELINE, GAS COMPRESSION STATIONS) $120+ MILLION- SPECTRA ENERGY, HOUSTON, TX

Integrated master schedule / portfolio utilizing (MS Project/Server 2013/PWA, Primavera P6)

Orchestrated project status meetings (multiple projects Texas, Tennessee) while working with cross-functional teams’ participation/performance regarding the project controls process.

Conducted internal and contractor schedule analysis, QA and corrective action plans critical path analysis.

Provided contracts support (Exhibits, RFPs, Bid/Award) and FEED support.

Performed Earned Value, Variance, CPM, Baseline, WBS reporting.

2014-2015: MASTER SCHEDULER (MAJOR CAPITAL PROJECTS) $200+ MILLION- CHEVRON, BAKERSFIELD, CA

Recruited to support multiple water treatment/injection projects in Central Valley CA.

Integrated master schedule / enterprise portfolio utilizing (Primavera P6 v8.3)

Coordinated and conducted project status meetings

Carried out Contractor Schedule Analysis and completed corrective action plans

Performed schedule changes / change management / RFP & RFQ / planned/forecast input and tracking.

2013-2014: MASTER SCHEDULER (SABAL TRAIL PIPELINE) $3.5 BILLION - SABAL TRAIL TRANSMISSION, HOUSTON, TX / ORLANDO, FL

Selected to Develop FEED plan/schedule to secure funding/partnership Spectra Energy Corp, NextEra Energy, Inc & Duke Energy

Integrated master schedule oversight and analysis of EPCM bid schedules

Directed and coached EPCM scheduler(s) Primavera P6 while handling schedule change and change management processes.

Verified schedule quality / WBS / planned/forecast / baseline schedules in addition to supporting contract management and RFP & RFQ

Conducted FERC, EPA and impact studies planning also provided ROW / Land planning support.

Supported Public Meetings / Community Outreach scheduling / Public & Govt. Relations.

Partnered with cross-functional teams to develop accurate forecasts.

2011-2013: FUNCTIONAL PLANNING LEAD (GOM OFFSHORE OPERATIONS) $6 BILLION - BP, HOUSTON, TX

Recruited to develop and implement cross-functional planning processes for offshore GoM projects

Managed Integrated Schedules for Base Business/Production, New Wells, Safety & Operational Risk

Facilitated Phase Gate Process and forecasted offshore projects from 2 weeks out to 5 years

Led the planning process through designated functional departments.

2005-2011: FOUNDER/PRESIDENT - MCGAFFIN CORP., BAKERSFIELD, CA

Identified market opportunity, established project consulting corporation and developed client base and revenue projections

Projects/Work: Chevron SJVBU Automation SCADA Project Team (ASPT) $100+ million - 2007-2011

Carried out resource planning, forecasted resource needs based on client priorities and projected estimates to complete/at completion.

Distinguished conflicts/issues and created mitigation plans

Completed monthly/quarterly reporting.

2005-2007: PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT OF OMAN $10 MILLION - RAMSGATE ENGINEERING / SULTANATE OF OMAN

PILOT WATER / STEAM-FLOOD PROJECT

Established FEED schedule as well as the engineering and design schedule, procurement schedule and construction execution schedule.

Monitored and documented project progress in addition to conducting monthly reporting and handling Schedule variances / impacts / mitigation plans.

Assessed Actual vs. Plan percent complete and earned value.

2006-2007: PNZ - KUWAIT STEAM $20 MILLION – (STEAM GENERATION / INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT)

In charge of creating the engineering and design schedule as well as the procurement schedule and construction execution schedule.

2006-2007: SANTA MARIA PACIFIC OIL $5 MILLION – (STEAM GENERATION / GENERATOR REBUILDS PROJECT)

Developed engineering and design schedule as well as the procurement schedule and construction execution schedule.

2010-2011: SHELL - GASMER R&D FACILITY - PLANNING/SCHEDULING NEW TECHNOLOGY PROJECTS

2001-2005: PROJECT MANAGER AERA ENERGY LLC DRILLING ELECT. CONST. $20 BILLION - DCCK ENGINEERING, BAKERSFIELD, CA

Provided ongoing onshore drilling electrical support.

Developed engineering and design schedule, procurement schedule and construction execution schedule

Monitored and documented project progress, performed monthly reporting, schedule variances, impacts and mitigation plans.

1997-2001: PROJECT MANAGER AERA ENERGY LLC T&D SUBSTATION PROJECT- BRAUN ELECTRIC, BAKERSFIELD

Handled multi-lease electrical infrastructure consolidation, new 69-115kV Transmission lines, 12kV distribution, 2 new and 1 upgraded substations as well as multi-lease outage, tie-in, and start up.

Created engineering and design schedule as well as the procurement and construction execution schedule.

Monitored and documented project progress in addition to completing monthly reporting, schedule variances, impacts and mitigation plans.

ADDITIONAL EMPLOYMENT:

1995-1997: LEAD PLANNER SCHEDULER AERA ENERGY LLC MAINTENANCE - HDB ENTERPRISES, BAKERSFIELD, CA

1993-1995: LEAD PLANNER SCHEDULER MOBIL OIL DRILLING CONST. - TYNING BROS. INC., BAKERSFIELD, CA

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:

Naval Aviation Maintenance Weapons System Technician Certified Quality Inspector

Concordia University Industrial Mgt, CSUB (CalState Bakersfield) Total Quality Management & Continuous Improvement



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