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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
November 10, 2018

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NAME: Bart A. Stewart

DBA: BAS Project Services LLC

TITLE: Project Controls Manager

EDUCATION: Sam Houston State University

Bachelor of Science: Construction Management August 11, 2001

Community College of the Air Force

Associates in Applied Science: Electronic Systems Technology May, 15, 1998

Résumé Summary:

Project Management / Project Controls / Business Management


Twenty (20) years professional work experience. Government, Oil & Gas, Chemical, Refinery

Project Controls, Project Management, Contract Management, and Project Administration.

Fifteen (15) years in Industrial Project Management / Project Controls/Estimating/Risk Management.


I am a very detail oriented individual with the ability to lead and motivate. I have experience preparing and presenting various types of cost estimates, cost reports, progress indicators (KPIs), and schedule programs for Owners as well as contractors. I have excellent organization and presentation skills with the ability to discuss both detailed technical information as well as business objectives. I have experience in estimating, cost control, planning & scheduling, change management, and progressing multiple projects simultaneously while managing multiple staffs. Estimating and Controls experience in Capital Projects/Programs ranging from $30k to $4 Billion both as Client and Representative.

Work Skills and Ability:

Project Management, Cost Management (Enterprise Systems as well Excel generated), Scheduling (P3 & P6), Estimating (CCE & Excel), Estimating Management, Contracts Management, Change Management, Project Administration, Construction Concepts, effective communicator, meets or exceeds targets (budget & schedule), and strong negotiation skills.

I have created and implemented Estimating, Scheduling, and Cost Control Systems for companies where none previously existed. Experience with implementing new Software Programs to help create, automate, and track project estimates, project budgets, and integrated schedules more effectively.

Computer Skills:

Thoroughly versed in Microsoft Office as well as extensive experience in multiple software database such as; SAP, Passport, Prolog, Aspen Capital Cost Estimator, PeopleSoft, Oracle, Access, Microsoft Projects, Primavera,, Microsoft Projects, SharePoint, as well as several excel based estimating and cost control programs natively grown – Ability to learn and master new software quickly.


Project Controls Manager (Client Mgt. Representative - Yara)

BAS Project Services LLC - Yara North America. – Cain & Associates

Houston, TX / Freeport, TX

04/15/2015 - Present (Contract)

-Project Cost Controls Lead for $USD 500M Ammonia Plant and Ammonia Storage Terminal.

-Review scope change estimates by Contractor, prepare counter estimates when needed for better change control.

-Review Project/Program estimate for $500M Ammonia and Terminal Project, including OSBL connections with existing operating plants.

-Manage and Administer the Budget, Cost Controls and Forecast for a Joint Venture between BASF and Yara for Ammonia Plant as well as 100% Yara Ammonia Storage

-Coordinate EPC Activities between PM, Operations, and Project Controls.

-Overall reporting responsibility to Board, Construction Committee, and Owner stakeholders for Cost, Schedule, reporting, metrics, progress measurement.

Sr. Project Controls Lead (Sr. Project Controls Mgr.)

Marathon Petroleum Corp. - Meador Staffing Services

Texas City, TX / Pasadena, TX

09/15/2014 – 04/15/2015 (7 months - Contract)

-Project Controls Lead for $USD 500M Environmental Tier3 Refinery ULSG Project.

-Create, Maintain, and Manage - Master Integrated Schedule and Eng. Schedule.

-Prepare, analyze, and review estimates for multiple capital projects with yearly and multi-year project durations. Prepare estimates with outside software (Capital Cost Estimator and with internal excel macro enabled workbooks).

Project Controls Planning Manager (Sr. Project Controls Mgr.)

Zachry Construction Inc.

Old Ocean, TX 77486

02/10/2014 – 09/15/2014 (7 months – Direct Hire)

-Project Planning Manager for 2.1 Billion Dollar Polyethylene Project.

-Manage Detail Planning Process and Workforce Planning process.

-Coordinate Construction Activities between Operations and Project Controls

-Overall responsibility for 13 Craft Planners and 3 Craft Administrators.

Project Controls Engineer (Lead Plant Position)

Ascend Performance Materials

FM 2917 Monsanto Rd. Alvin, TX 77522

05/14/2011 – 02/10/2014 (1 year 9 months – Direct Hire)

-Site Project Controls Lead for all Maintenance and Capital Work in excess of $25k.

-Create Cost Control and Schedule Management programs to track and manage contract work as well as internal costs.

-Write and Implement Project Controls Procedures and Policies for Company

-Responsible for Cost Control and Schedule Management for site.

-Estimate preparation, review, bid analysis, field verification and tracking, contract management.

-Prepare and Present front end estimates for Capital Planning (monthly, quarterly, yearly) to support Engineering and Construction planning (STP and LRP).

Sr. Project Cost Engineer (Corporate Cost Manager)

BASF Corporation

602 Copper Rd. Freeport, TX 77541

03/21/11 – 05/11/2012 (1yr 2 months – Direct Hire)

-Capital Engineering Services division of BASF North America.

-Prepare, Review, and Present capital project estimates for new power projects in North and South America. Presentations were presented to Sr. Executive ownership.

-Responsible for Cost Controls Management of projects greater than or equal to $10 Million in Capital Expense.

-Helped to set up Project Controls Guidelines and Procedures for project forecasting, monthly reporting, Field Change tracking, and Engineering progress review.

-Currently controlling 15 projects in 3 locations with a total capital worth of $167 Million.

Project Controls Engineer (Schedule & Cost)

Foster Wheeler Corporation 585 N. Dairy Ashford Houston, TX 77079

3/1/2010 – 03/18/2011 (1 year – FEED – Direct Hire)

$3.75 Billion Dollar Program Management of Major Refinery Expansion including Power, Steam, Petrochemical, and oil Refining Units.

Critical part of Capital Cost reporting to Client as well as internal costs as compared with Original Contract Revenue for the project.

Complete Cost and Schedule Analysis of EPC and other contracts awarded for the project.

Overall Project Controls Support in Schedule, Cost, Estimating, Risk Analysis, and Change Order Management.

Sr. Program Cost Engineer (Cost Manager - Contract)

Tecmer, Inc. (contract to Progress Energy) 3300 Exchange Place Lake Mary, FL 32746

08/2009 – 3/1/2010 (7 months – Contract)

$2 Billion Dollar Transmission and Distribution Expansion Program consisting of 80+ projects for Progress Energy Florida's Nuclear Plant Facility.

Instrumental in creating a new Earned Value Management System for programs that included developing new techniques for areas not normally tracked by EV principles such as Land Acquisition and Preliminary Engineering.

Also instrumental in setting up Project Controls Procedures, Policies, and Best Practices where none previously existed.

Provided estimate template for estimating projects included in the program, and for checking estimates provided by Contractors. Template was created from Excel.

Sr. Project Controls Engineer (Schedule & Cost – Direct Hire)

GreatPoint Energy - 1430 Enclave Pkwy Houston, TX 77077

07/08 - 07/09 (1 Year – Start-up Company)

Sr. Project Cost Engineer: Build, maintain, and manage multiple project estimates and budgets in unison ranging from $30 Million to $4 Billion Dollars in Capital Expenditures.

Helped to initiate, build, and teach project controls procedures for new start-up company such as; Capital Project Estimating, Project Forecasts, Earned Value Analysis, Cost Performance reporting and Schedule Performance evaluation. Provided several up front estimate scenarios for large team of investors in both pilot/test plant and production plants.

Regional Project Business Manager (Project Mgt., Contracts, Cost, Schedule, Direct Hire)

Calpine Capital Projects East/Central Region - TMG - 4100 Underwood Rd Pasadena, TX 77507

07/07 – 7/08 (1 year – Continuation of Service with Calpine – Total of 6 years)

Business Manager for Capital Projects in the East and Central Regions

oEast/Central region including a 700 megawatt combined cycle power plant in Ontario, Canada.

oResponsible for estimating, cost control, scheduling, contracts management, and risk management for all capital projects in North America.

Project Controls Manager (Schedule, Cost, Staff - Contract)

Hines Power Block IV - Tecmer, Inc. - contracted to Progress Energy

07/06 - 07/07 (1 Year – Contract)

Site Project Controls Manager for 580 Megawatt Combined Cycle Natural Gas Power Plant. Managed and Administered Contracts, Budget, and Schedule on behalf of Progress Energy.

Created and updated Cost Control database for better reporting. Corrected and overhauled existing Change Order System specifically for Hines Power Block IV. System used for later projects. Created estimate review process for change requests submitted by Contractor, used by Client Project Management team.

Project Administration Manager (Cost, Estimating, Schedule, Doc. Control, Contracts)

Calpine Construction Management Company, Inc. (CCMCI) Folsom, CA / Houston, TX

08/0I - 07/06 (5 years)

Project Administration / Contracts Manager for three Combined Cycle Power Plants, combined to almost 2000 MW of Power Generation capacity.

Duties Include: Contractor management, Change management, Budget management, Forecasting, Staff management.

Additional years of work experience include:

2 years Construction Field work while attending college 1998 – 2001

-Carpentry, Masonry, Electrical, general field, residential estimating and proposal preparation for financing.

4 years of honorable military service 1994 – 1998 with the United States Air Force.

-Journeyman Electronic Technician

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