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Manager Project

Houston, Texas, United States
November 07, 2018

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Qualifications: B.A. Eastern New Mexico University

Courses in Basic Engineering and MBA program

Licenses & Memberships: International Association of Cost Engineers

Project Management Institute

American Academy of Project Management:

Master Project Manager

Certified International Project Manager

Born: 01 Jan 1950

Key Qualities: Over Thirty years experience in project and construction management, commercial/business management, project controls – planning & scheduling, cost engineering, and estimating; contract administration, and claims analysis on domestic and international projects; utilization of current management techniques, procedures, and software for development, analysis and monitoring of project execution plans and procedures, schedules, cost reporting, definitive and appropriation estimates, progress and payment analysis, contract monitoring, and claims preparation, management responsibility for direct supervision, training, and development of national engineers in project management and controls.

Present Assignment: WiKA – PT. Wijaya Karya (Persero) Tbk.

May 18 to Present

Consultant Agreement, acting as Project Services Manager to provide direction, support, supervision and training of WiKA personnel in the areas of Contract Formation and Administration, Procurement, Project Controls, and Risk Management during the EPC Lump Sum bid stage for the Pertamina expansion of the Balikpapan Refinery at an estimated cost of $6 billion.

Work History:

Bechtel Oil, Gas & Chemicals – Project Business Manager

Mar 15 to Mar 18

Project Business Manager, seconded to the national oil company of Indonesia, PT Pertamina, (Persero) under a Master Services Agreement responsible for Project Controls, Finance & Accounting, Procurement, Contracts, and Risk Management for their $40 billion expansion plans to construct three grassroots refineries, and expand three existing refineries over the next decade. The initial assignment was for support to Pertamina’s Engineering Center for the expansion of the Balikpapan Refinery at an estimated cost of $6 billion. My role focused on capability building of Pertamina staff, selection and implementation of tools, work processes and procedures.

Bechtel Mining & Metals – Project Controls Manager

Feb 11 to Feb 15

Field Project Controls Manager for BHP Billiton’s $US 3.5 billion direct hire Escondida Water Supply project consisting of a 2,500 l/s sea water desalination plant, sea water intake and brine outfall systems, two 42 inch diameter x 180km parallel pipelines, four high pressure pump stations, a 500,000 m3 reservoir at the mine site, and high voltage transmission lines. Responsibilities include the direct supervision of a combined field project controls team of over 50 individuals working from two field offices providing project planning and scheduling, cost control, scope change management, and management reporting service.

Project Controls Manager for the Santiago BHPB Hub with commercial management

responsibility for all projects assigned to the Selection Phase Study Group including the Spence

Hypogene $US 3.2 billion grass roots 95ktpd Copper Concentrator through the Definition Phase; the Escondida Bioleach Pad Expansion IV worth $US 850 million; the $US 3.5 billion dollar Escondida Water Supply Project through the Selection Phase; and, the Barrick Gold Corporation’s $US 8.5 billion Pascua Lama gold and silver project.

Bechtel Mining & Metals – Project Business Manager

Jun 08 to Jan 11

Project Business Manager on the Worsley Efficiency & Growth Project for a $US 3.4 billion expansion of the Worsley Alumina Refinery from a 3.5Mtpa to 4.6Mtpa and the development of the Marradong bauxite mine with direct responsibility for Project Controls, Estimating, Finance & Accounting, IS&T, and Management Reporting.

Previously responsible to provide functional support to Bechtel Mining & Metals projects in the execution of commercial management for Cost Engineering, Planning & Scheduling, Estimating, Management Reporting, Scope Change Control, Prime Contract Management and Finance & Accounting with corresponding support for commercial closeout of projects.

Deputy Project Director – Project Services

Oct 07 to Jun 08

Deputy Project Director – Project Services for the BHP Olympic Dam Expansion Project with direct responsibility for Procurement, Contracts, Project Controls, and Finance & Accounting for both the functional and execution units on the expansion of the Olympic Dam underground mine into a 80Mmtpa open pit for copper, uranium, gold and silver.

Bechtel Mining and Metals – Field Project Business Manager

Jan 06 to Sep 07

Project Field Business Manager on a $3.2 billion single 360 Pot AP35G aluminum smelter potline with a capacity of 325,000 metric tons per year including a carbon plant, ingot metal casting facility, and a port facility for storage and ship loading and unloading. Responsible for an international staff of 41 individuals in three different international locations. Activities include Cost Engineering, Planning & Schedule, Estimating, Management Reporting, Prime Contract Management, and Scope/Trend


Bechtel Mining and Metals May 04 to Jan 06 Project Controls Manager for a 30,000 tdy, $213 million heap leach project for CODELCO located in Northern Chile at Chuquicamata with direct responsibility for Project Planning and Schedule, Cost Control, Scope Change Management, Estimating, and Project Management Reporting.

Bechtel Mining and Metals Oct 01 to May 04 Project Commercial Manager on the Comalco Alumina Refinery’s first stage for production of 1.4 million tonne per annum of alumina, responsible for the functional administration of home office and field Project Controls, Accounting, Office Services, IS&T and Human Resources including Scope Change/Trend administration, Cost Control and Analysis, Planning & Scheduling, Management Reports, and Prime Contract administration.

Project Controls Manager on the GORO Nickel Project designed to produce 54,000 t/y of nickel and 5,400 t/y of cobalt responsible for the functional administration of field and home office Project Controls, including Cost Engineering, Planning & Scheduling, and Scope Change/Trend Control activities.

Bechtel Telecom Feb 01 to Sep 01 Central Region Business Manager on the national Cingular GSM Services Project responsible for the functional administration of Project Controls, Contracts, and Finance & Accounting activities for Telecom Markets representing over 4200 cell site GSM overlays across ten major markets across the Great Plains states

Bechtel OG & C Feb 00 to Feb 01 Project Execution Manager on the CNOOC and Shell Petrochemicals Company Limited’s USD 4 billion Nanhai Petrochemicals Complex located in Daya Bay, Huizhou, Guangdong, PRC with specific responsibility for the development of the project Contracting Strategy, and supporting Project Execution Plan for nine world-scale petrochemicals process units, marine facilities, utilities, and integration support facilities.

Bechtel Power Oct 98 to Jan 00 Field Business Manager for Bechtel International, Inc, on Energia Azteca’s 618MW natural gas fired 3X3X1 Combined Cycle Thermoelectric power plant located near San Luis de la Paz, Gto. Mexico. Functional responsibilities included: Procurement, Subcontracts, Accounting, Project Controls, Automation, and Site Administration.

Bechtel OG & C Jun 95 to Oct 98 Project Manager, Bechtel International, Inc, assigned to Bechtel’s Asia Pacific office in Singapore, responsible for the management and supervision of technical and commercial proposals for the petroleum and chemicals industry. Assignments included Exxon’s Singapore Polyethylene Project, a confidential assignment with Mobil for a LNG Receiving Terminal, Corning Celcor’s project in Shanghai, PRC, Nanhai Petrochemical Complex prequalification team, and a temporary assignment as Site Construction Manager in Indonesia.

Chemtex International Nov 93 to Jun 95 Technical Services Vice Director, Chemtex International, Inc. Mumbai, India, responsible for all international staff including construction field services, cost engineering, planning/scheduling, contract administration, and engineering production for 3D CAD for synthetic process facilities in China, Taiwan, Indonesia, Thailand, United Kingdom, Italy, Korea, Brazil, Pakistan, India, and the United States.

Construction Management Consultant, Chemtex International, Inc, Guangzhou, China. Based in Guangzhou, China with construction management responsibilities for Guangzhou Asian American Polyester 180 T/D Polyester Chip facility and functional construction field services, and project controls responsibility for add ional Polyester facilities in Haikou, and Zigong, China.

Bechtel OG & C Nov 92 to Nov 93 Project Controls Manager, Bechtel’s Joint-Venture company: Consorcio International de Proyector Integrales, (CIPI) in Mexico City, Mexico. Responsibilities included the preparation of unit rate, lump sum, and cost reimbursable proposals for the Petrochemical industry, along with the functional supervision of Project Controls staff on existing projects within Mexico. Additional responsibilities included the financial reporting of the Joint Venture’s performance on a quarterly basis, along with overhead budget planning and monitoring.

Bechtel Power Jan 91 to Nov 92 Project Controls Manager, Bechtel Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA. Responsible for the preparation of unit rate, lump sum, and cost reimbursable proposals for Bechtel’s Power division including payment schedules, project milestone schedules, and financial reporting responsibility for all Bechtel Power’s international projects.

Deputy Project Control manager, Bechtel, Baghdad, Iraq on the Petrochemical Complex No. II. Responsibilities included the direct supervision of a multi-national staff of cost engineers, estimators, planning/scheduling engineers, and contract coordinators. This assignment included the formation of standard management control procedures, preparation of a control base estimate, project plan of execution, establishment of a cost/estimating/schedule uniform Work Breakdown Structure, (WBS), and the direct training, and development of Iraqi Engineers in project management.

Bechtel Power Sep 87 to Jun 89 Project Controls, Bechtel, Philadelphia Electric Company. Supervisor for Bechtel on PEC’s Peach Bottom Atomic Unit II restart program addressing NRC and corporate program requirements. Responsibilities included the supervision of a multi-company staff of cost and planning/scheduling engineers in providing corporate management with a comprehensive total management control system.

Bechtel OG & C May 85 to Sep 87 Project Controls Engineer, Bechtel for New Zealand Forest Products, Pulp and Paper expansion in Tokoroa, New Zealand. Responsibilities included subcontract administration, and direct supervision of a multi-company project controls department.

Project Controls Engineer, Bechtel on the Colombian Pipeline Project, based in Cartagena, Columbia. Responsibilities included subcontract management, cost reporting, and invoice preparation, along with contractor coordination, schedule development and monitoring, and preparation of the monthly project report.

Bechtel Mining and Metals Nov 81 to May 85 (Fluor/Parsons Jan 78 to Nov 81) Project Controls Engineer, Bechtel on the Zhunger Coal Mine Project, Shenzhen, China. Direct Supervision of a multi-national team of planning and scheduling engineers responsible for all schedule development, monitoring, and progress reporting, along with preparation of all management reports.

Manager of Planning and Scheduling, Bechtel for PEMEX’s Seawater Injection Project, Mexico City, Mexico. Direct supervision of a multi-national staff of planning/scheduling engineers responsible for schedule preparation, monitoring, progress reporting, and generation of all management reports.

Project Controls Engineer, Bechtel, Mining & Metal Projects with progressive assignments as a cost and scheduling engineer on the OK Tedi Gold project, Tabubal, Papua New Guinea; a gold, silver and copper concentrator near La Serena, Chile; the Gladstone Aluminum Smelter at Gladstone, Australia; and, a copper and smelter complex outside Kerman, Iran.

Project Controls – Numerous project controls assignments on nuclear, fossil fuel, and hydroelectric projects, along with additional assignments on civil, highway, bridges, dams, and other infrastructure projects.

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