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Manager Construction

Location:
Mandeville, Louisiana, United States
Salary:
Open
Posted:
November 13, 2018

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James F. Clendenon

**** **** *****

Mandeville, LA 70448

Cell: 985-***-****

Email: ac7ook@r.postjobfree.com

Objective

A challenging position, utilizing the abilities developed through experience and education with the opportunity for professional growth based on performance.

Experience

10/2016- 08/2018 Weeks Marine Inc. Covington, LA

Construction Manager

Budgeted Project Cost: $110 Million

Planned, organized and directed all daily operations for the construction of the Suction Trailing Hopper Dredge “Magdalen” 8500 cm Self Propelled Full SOLAS

Daily and weekly reporting functions

Coordinated activities of respective trade subcontractors

Supervision of 4 full-time down line employees

Budgeting:

Planned and managed construction budgets.

Planned and prepared construction schedules and milestones; monitored progress..

Scheduling:

Led all weekly shipyard meetings to coordinate all trade crafts in order to insure that timelines and milestones were being met and on track.

Had direct interface with ABS and USCG to insure timely completion of all regulatory documentation and issuance of the vessel(s) COI - (Certificate of Inspection).

Interfaced with all necessary subcontractors and vendors to insure timely completion of their respective tasks and deliverables.

Interfaced with all Hornbeck Departments (Engineering, Purchasing, IT, et al) to insure smooth transitions during construction of their respective deliverables during the construction and outfitting phases.

Site Supervision:

Interfaced with shipyard management, as necessary, to insure that the project kept moving forward and to mitigate any potential delays/disruptions to the construction schedule.

Monitored all shipyard activities on a daily basis.

3/2014 – February 2016 Hornbeck Offshore Panama City, FL

Project Manager, New Construction (based at Eastern Shipbuilding Group)

(HOSMAX and MPSV Construction Vessels)

Budgeted Project Cost: $740 Million

Planned, organized and directed all daily operations

Daily and weekly reporting functions

Coordinated activities of respective trade subcontractors

Supervision of 6 full-time down line employees

Budgeting:

Planned and managed construction budgets.

Planned and prepared construction schedules and milestones; monitored progress.

All vessels built on time and on budget with the exception of a one (1%) percent cost overrun due to Owner requested changes in vessel equipment requirements for customer contractual reasons.

Scheduling:

Led all weekly shipyard meetings to coordinate all trade crafts in order to insure that timelines and milestones were being met and on track.

Had direct interface with ABS and USCG to insure timely completion of all regulatory documentation and issuance of the vessel(s) COI - (Certificate of Inspection).

Interfaced with all necessary subcontractors and vendors to insure timely completion of their respective tasks and deliverables.

Interfaced with all Hornbeck Departments (Engineering, Purchasing, IT, et al) to insure smooth transitions during construction of their respective deliverables during the construction and outfitting phases.

Site Supervision:

Monitored all shipyard activities on a daily basis.

Interfaced with shipyard management, as necessary, to insure that the project kept moving forward and to mitigate any potential delays/disruptions to the construction schedule.

2009-2014 Blessey Marine Services Harahan, LA

Vice President New Construction, Maintenance & Repairs

Department Head with complete oversight for all New Construction, Major Repairs, Internal Structural Exams (ISE’s) and Barge/Inland Tug General Maintenance.

Supervision of 22 down line employees.

Direct interaction with all departments within the Company - Sales & Marketing, Safety and Operations for the correct product deliverables.

oBrief the President of the company on the status of new construction and repair status on a monthly basis.

oResponsible for department members reporting back with a follow-up report of all work done to equipment.

oGrew the company by sixty (60) plus 30,000 barrel clean/dirty barges and seven (7) LPG 15,000 barrel High Pressure product barges. Construction program was in excess of $220 million in capital funding.

oGrew the vessel fleet tug size by 25 plus vessels. Construction program was in excess of $125 million in capital funding.

oOn-Site Facility Managers

Direct responsibility for the preparation and submission of department budgets and working within the guidelines.

Responsible for the preparation of barge and tug RFQ contract specifications.

Customer Service responsibilities including investigation and resolution of the following types of problems:

oScheduling and Delivery of tugs and barges

oLogistical / Transportation Issues

oBillings / Invoices

2006-2009 Hornbeck Offshore Covington, LA

Senior Construction Manager

Based in Covington, LA to develop specifications for the HOS MPSV Project that was relocated to Portland, ME. Assisted the Program Manager with logistical support to relocate the vessels to Portland, ME.

Relocated to Portland ME, as on-site Company’s representative. Provided oversight for the de-mobilization, tear down and construction of the two vessels in the program. Also had supervisory responsibility for four (4) site representatives.

Coordinated all construction logistics between the shipyard, sub-contractors, Bath Iron Works, ABS and USCG for this project.

Vessels were relocated to Middle Bay Port, ALA where the MPSV Project became self- performing in order to complete project.

1997-2006 Seacor Marine Houston, TX

Manager of Engineering and Product Development

Responsibilities included the following aspects of the Engineering Department, reporting directly to the Vice President of Engineering and Product Development:

Worked as a Project Manager on a diversified range of vessels - Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessels ranging for 6000-16,000 BHP.

Worked to develop specifications for RFQ’s to selective yards for vessel construction bids.

Developed proprietary designs for DP-1and DP-2 Vessels.

Had complete oversight and responsibility for a $500 million fleet expansion construction program.

In 2006, served as a Technical Advisor to the U.S. Delegation at the IMO General Assembly

in London. Served on the committee to review and finalize rules and regulations for the construction of Offshore Supply Vessels.

1994-1997 Seacor Marine Morgan City, LA

Manager of Dry-Docking and Major Repairs

As Major Repair Manager, I was responsible for:

Developing yearly dry-docking budgets

Overseeing major conversions (vessel stretches, conversions to FiFi 1 and FiFi 2.

Development of preventative maintenance programs and engineering standards.

As the company grew by acquisition I was given responsibility to vet specific vessels to be sold or converted

Supervised six (6) dry-docking superintendents and two (2) administrative staff.

Reported directly to the Vice President of Operations.

Education

California Maritime Academy Vallejo, CA

Bachelor of Science, Engineering

Herrison Central High School Gulfport, MS

USCG Licensed Chief Engineer Unlimited Diesel and Gas Turbines

Master Mason, 32 Degree Scottish Rite Mason, Shriner

Skills

Auto Cad - Basic drawings, revisions, manipulation and annotations

Proficient in Microsoft Project

Proficient in Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint

HAZWOPER (Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response) Incident Commander Training

Certified Private Pilot’s License (High Performance, Complex and IFR Ratings)

Interests

Flying

Hunting / Fishing

Golf

Photography

References

Furnished upon request



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