Sign in

Project Controls Specialist, Senior Scheduler, Scheduling Lead

Haverhill, Massachusetts, United States
January 16, 2019

Contact this candidate



** ******** **. *********, **. 01835



Senior Scheduler with demonstrated experience in Chemical Refinery, Civil Field Construction, Oil and Gas Refinery - Pipeline Construction, Project Management and Quality Control

Nine plus years’ experience in the Oil and Gas Refinery, Petro and Chemical facilities and Natural Gas pipelines, regulator stations, lining and transmission

Experience with routine maintenance and outage during manufacture of facility units.

Proven ability to communicate well with multiple stakeholders, including Management, Engineers (Office/Field) and QA/QC professionals on major projects.

Direct responsibility for salaried employees which included scheduling using Primavera, MS Projects, procurement, layout, resource loaded, cost data, ordering materials, logistics and supplies.

Managed work scopes ranging from <$1M to $2.2B.


Project Controls Specialist V, Kleinfelder/National Grid April 2017 – Present

Responsible for creating WBS and building and maintaining cost and resource loaded schedules in Primavera

Assess gaps and requirements for meeting construction schedules and client relations

Work with PM’s and Const Mgr. to assess and approve all change requests for projects

Meet bi-weekly with PM’s for project delivery dates, progress schedules, evaluate the schedule with the PM’s, engineers and construction managers

Advised management of risks that could affect cost, durations, and finish of projects

Lead Scheduler, Universal Plant Services April 2016 – Feb 2017

Responsible for all planning, estimating, and scheduling activities and reports to the Project Manager/ Project Superintendent

Maintained the master work scope and extra work log

Overseen the development of all work scope packages and detailed estimates

Worked with all required parties to develop issue and maintain the detailed project schedule

Updated and issued all required progress and productivity reports

Ensured that all extra work is estimated, approved, and issued to the appropriate parties and added to the schedule for progressing

Developed and maintained master schedule on all approved original and extra scope work

Issued look ahead schedules and shift update reports

Systems Lead Project Controls Specialist, Sandia National Laboratories Sep 2015-April 2016

Provide support to large and small projects that require both MS Project and Primavera schedules

Work closely with project leads and major stakeholders to develop project schedules and integrated master schedules

Maintain schedules throughout the project life cycle while tracking changes

Integrated schedules into a master project schedule, resource loading, base lining, statusing, and Earned Value reporting to include earned value, planned value, actual value, performance measurement baseline Budget at Completion (BAC), Cost Performance Index (CPI), Schedule Performance Index (SPI), Estimate at Completion (EAC), and Estimate to Complete (ETC)

Calculate variances for project activities.

Lead Scheduler, S&B Engineers and Constructors (INEOS) Nov 2014 – Sep 2015

Determined methods and techniques to be used for specific schedules

Overseen the preparation of schedule data for input into computerized project controls systems

Overseen the monitoring and updating of short-cycle schedules and ensured that schedule conflicts are resolved

Reviewed short-cycle schedule impacts and prepared CPM (Critical Path Method) schedule analysis

Conducted schedule review meetings to discuss project status and to assist in developing alternatives to accommodate changes in priorities

Managed schedules for projects ranging from $150M - $800M.

Senior Scheduler, Jacobs Engineering, BAP(Exxon, Beaumont Area Projects) Dec 13-Nov 14

Developed CPM schedules for EPC projects, facilitated meetings between management and contractors.

Demonstrated ability to interface engineering schedules with construction schedules with construction schedules or contractor schedules

Oversee the contractor’s schedules for the scope of work assigned to them

Give schedule status to contractors, client management, supervisors, etc. through meetings and reports generated

Analyzed schedules and resolve issues with improvement ideas and alternatives to improve productivity to maintain schedule baseline and stay on track with deadlines.

Managed schedule for several hundred-thousand-dollar Poly Plant project in high visibility with multiple time constraints and multiple obstacles needing solutions to maintain Turnaround schedule

Activity Planning Functional Scheduler, Integrated Consulting/BP Feb 2013- Sep 2013

Delivered and generated a high quality deliverable functional schedule for 14 different functions/ departments, ie. Engineering Services, Logistics, HR, Activity Planning, etc.

Liaise with multiple Functional SPA’s to understand and optimize Level 1,2, and 3 activities, ensured that the function 8Q schedules are fully populated with all activities and are deliverable within functional and area constraints

Perform resource leveling analysis for all functional activities, identify and drive resolution of functional resource conflicts

Perform critical path analysis to determine which activity needs to have more resources to help the project finish on time

Senior Project Controls Specialist/Scheduler, DynCorp International April 2010-Feb 2013

Delivering project LOGCAP IV for the United States Government in Afghanistan, a multibillion dollar project. Supporting Engineering, Management and client to accurately and efficiently plan and schedule construction of life support areas and facilities for military and civilians.

Creating and maintaining status reports for schedules, collecting and inputing schedule data for Project Controls Data Base.

Assisting Project Lead and Project Del Mgr with risk assessments that could impact schedule.

Supported Accounting team in analyzing cost data including allocated costs and prepared reports on labor, tools, reduction and other operating expenses.

Created WBS on multiple schedules for multiple FOB’s (Forward Operating Base)

Civil Scheduler/Coordinator, TOTAL Refinery/FLUOR, INC Sep 2008 - Mar 2010

Co-ordinated civil scheduling and field production and progress for client – Total - in this (cost plus reimbursable) project with value of $2.2b US in Texas.

Worked in the field with Senior Civil Quality Inspector and Civil Engineer, interpreted civil drawings, and conducted QA/QC field inspections on earthwork soils, form work, rebar placement, concrete placements and delivery.

Assisted on site and off site with batch plant operations and verification of proper batch design specifications and QC, ASTM code requirements. Aided in filing and documenting all civil records.

Conducted meetings with upper management, Civil Superintendent, General Foreman and Foreman to discuss and strategize work schedule.

Scheduler for underground pipeline construction had to coordinate with the civil departments and the Heavy Machinery operators to balance timing, schedules and manpower.

Worked closely with Piping Superintendent Piping engineers, and civil engineers to construct a timeline suitable to the clients’ requests and expectations for Coker Unit at Total Refinery.


Design and Drafting, ITT Tech School of Design & Drafting, Houston, TX, 2011

Business Administration & General Education, Texas A & M University, Texas, 1996 - 1999


P6 Certified, ACI Level 1, ISTC, CPR Certified, CAC Card Holder with Top Secret Security Clearance, Q Clearance for Nuclear


Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Explorer

Primavera 3, 6, 8.2, 15.1 and capable of learning new software quickly; read and edited ISOS drawings


Shell Safety Training with Basic Plus April 2016

TOTAL/Fluor Safety Training Basic Plus

Fluor Supervisor Training

Hazmat Training w/Total Refinery

Contact this candidate