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Manager Project

Location:
Granger, IN
Salary:
$130,000 to $145,000
Posted:
March 05, 2019

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JOSEPH J. MILLER

***** ****** **** *****,

Granger, Indiana 46530

Cell: 574-***-**** Email: ac8olb@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Extensive experience in the areas of project and outage management, work control processes, project controls, cost control, maintenance management / coordination, engineering work management and process improvement. Proficient in the Project Management process as defined by the Project Management Institute. Assignments progressively increased in scope with responsibility for decision-making and providing the knowledge, planning and leadership to achieve objectives. Effective communication / interpersonal / supervisory skills. Self-starter; ability to quickly comprehend unfamiliar tasks, problem-solve and effect solutions.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering/Project Management

Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, Michigan - 1983 (GPA 3.86)

Aeronautical/Mechanical Engineering curriculum (3 years)

Tri-State University, Angola, Indiana

Proficient in Project Management Tools including Primavera (P3, P5E, P6) and Microsoft Project

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

July 30, 2018 to December 21, 2018 – BHI, Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant, Monticello, MN (Contract Position)

Maintenance Control Center Manager – Maintenance Control Center

Responsible for the oversight, administrative and technical development, planning, management, budget control and schedule of day to day and outage Maintenance and Construction activities.

Develop Access Database to track scope during different phase of work development including scope adds, deletes, man-hours, craft, etc.

Responsible for preparing, executing and monitoring a multi-discipline schedule including budget, manpower requirements, adherence to schedule and procedures.

Provided detailed schedule and budget information to upper management regarding short/long term planning.,

Direct/Coordinate Schedule activities to improve schedule performance and compliance.

Assist in development of staffing planning to support scheduled work load.

Interface with client; providing detailed information regarding current status of projects, modifications and repair cost.

May 21, 2017 to May 18, 2018 – Allied Power Services, Various Exelon Nuclear Sites, Marseilles, IL (Contract Position)

Work Control Superintendent – Modification, Maintenance Control Center

Responsible for the oversight, administrative and technical development, planning, management, budget control and schedule of day to day and outage Construction and Maintenance activities.

Responsible for preparing, executing and monitoring a multi-discipline schedule including budget, manpower requirements, adherence to schedule and procedures.

Provided detailed schedule and budget information to upper management regarding short/long term planning.

Hire, supervise, motivate and evaluate 12 assigned planning, scheduling, cost and payroll personnel,

Direct/Coordinate Schedule activities to improve schedule performance and compliance.

Assist in development of staffing planning to support scheduled work load.

Interface with client; providing detailed information regarding current status of projects, modifications and repair cost.

JOSEPH J. MILLER

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (continued)

Sept 28, 2014 to May 21, 2017 – Exelon LaSalle Nuclear Plant, Marseilles, IL (Contract Position)

Sr. Project Manager – Major Projects

Responsibility for the management, administrative and technical development, planning, coordination and budget for a Duel Reactor Recirculating Pump/Motor Replacement and Fukushima Upgrades including Buildings and Plant Modifications.

Areas of Responsibility/Accomplishment:

Develop, monitor and maintain budget for projects valued to $50 million

Serve as Contract Administrator between Site and Design Authority and Constructor.

Prepare Project Change Request

Order and monitor delivery of materials and equipment.

Prepare and maintain schedules for Fukushima Upgrades.

Develop Cost Certifications / Cost Justification for New Projects

Evaluate and respond to NRC regulatory requirements and requests

Oversee Safety and Quality of Project

Provide Status Reports to Corporate Exelon including Schedule, Budget, Dose and Concerns

July 08, 2013 to Sept 27, 2014 – Exelon Nuclear, Demark, Inc., Warrenville, IL (Contract Position)

Fukushima Project Manager – FLEX Storage Buildings and EP Communications

Provide corporate oversight to ensure Fukushima regulatory requirements are met for FLEX Storage and Emergency Communications in response to a beyond-design-basis external event (BDBEE) including the administrative, technical development, planning, scheduling, coordination, and budget control for 10 nuclear sites.

Areas of Responsibility/Accomplishment:

Evaluate site requirements for FLEX storage building and emergency communication equipment and develop a standard plan for implementation

Evaluate various robust / reasonably protected structures and configuration to meet NEI 12-06 requirements

Develop a Request for Proposal to bid FLEX Storage design / build

Schedule and coordinate structure design delivery and construction of building for all sites to meet regulatory commitments

Review existing emergency communications and develop, coordinate and schedule implementation of additional emergency communication equipment as required to meet NEI 12-01

Monitor, control and reduce budget

Evaluate and respond to NRC regulatory requirements and requests

July 16, 2012 to July 07, 2013 – Williams Industrial Services Group, LLC - Various Nuclear Plant Locations

Site Manager / Project Manager

Direct responsibility for the management, administrative and technical development, planning, coordination of a team of multi-discipline craft and staff personnel performing nuclear plant maintenance, modifications; including safety, human performance, quality of workmanship, and budget.

Areas of Responsibility/Accomplishment:

Provide day to day management direction and oversight of maintenance and project activities, ensure safety, human performance and quality objectives are met.

Implemented a new 3-year site contract including performance measures and incentives

Evaluated, negotiated and managed additional work (ISIFI Cask Construction, Fukushima Modifications) on an on-going basis

Managed all financial aspects of contract.

Assigned as part of a team to develop request for proposals for several potential MMC contracts

Primary contributor to the Development of Williams Project Manager Playbook standardizing Project Management fleet wide

JOSEPH J. MILLER

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (continued)

Team member assigned to evaluate numerous Human Performance Issues, establish the root cause and affect corrections to correct the negative trend.

Evaluate Outage issues and affect solutions to expedite completion of the outage

January 23, 2012 to April 30, 2012 – Day and Zimmermann NPS - WE-Energies, Elm Road Generating Station, Oak Creek, WI - (Contract Position)

Site Manager

Direct responsibility for the management, administrative and technical development, planning, coordination of a team of multi-discipline craft and staff personnel performing plant maintenance, modifications and warranty work. Including safety, human performance, quality of workmanship, budget as required to affect repairs.

Areas of Responsibility/Accomplishment:

Direct responsibility for managing day to day work activities to ensure safety, quality and budget are met.

Review Craft estimates, develop, update monitor schedule and budget to ensure targets are met.

Assist in development of staffing planning to support emergent work load.

Ensure work is performed in accordance with, company, client and industry policies and specifications.

Interface with client; provide detailed information regarding current status of repairs, modifications and cost.

March 31, 2008 to November 04, 2011 – Mitsubishi Power Systems, Inc., Orlando, FL- (Contract Position)

Sr. Field Project Manager – Field Services

Direct responsibility for project management, administrative and planning, coordination and budget control of steam turbine inspections and overhauls. Including safety, quality of workmanship, budget and management of craft labor as required to affect repairs.

Areas of Responsibility/Accomplishment:

Direct responsibility for managing day to day overhaul and repair of nuclear/fossil steam turbine / generator

Provide direction to craft labor to ensure schedule is met while maintaining safety and quality.

Work with Engineering to develop repair plan of emergent issue. With focus on meeting schedule.

Assist in development of staffing planning to support steam turbine outage.

Develop, maintain and status schedule for steam turbine overhaul.

Ensure work is performed in accordance with, company, client and industry policies and specifications.

Interface with client and provide detailed information regarding current status of project and recommended repairs and improvements.

January 03, 2005 to February, 2008 – AEP, Sun Technical, Columbus, OH - (Contract Position)

Regional Outage Manager/Coordinator/ Sr. Project Manager – Plant Project Support and Field Services

Responsible for the oversight, administrative and technical development, planning, management, coordination and budget control of multiple major environmental construction projects (SCR and FGD), plant modifications and plant outages. Mentored scheduling and project management personnel during day-to-day work processes.

Areas of Responsibility/Accomplishment:

Provided project oversight, monitored design, work planning, material delivery and resource / manpower requirements, to ensure schedule, budget and company policies were met.

Performed independent assessment on multiple projects valued to over $900M, outages and schedules to ensure industry best practices were utilized and projects were properly managed. Identified potential issues/delays and made recommendations to improve project implementation, schedule and budget control.

Acted as project troubleshooter for AEP Senior Management, evaluated troubled environmental projects, outages and recommended a recovery strategy to Senior Management.

Maintained, statused and developed schedules and fragnets in support of EPC projects

Developed Performance Tracking Metrics to provide early indications of project performance.

Regional Outage Manager / Coordinator for 5 fossil stations, standardized pre-outage/outage processes. Coached, mentored and assisted Station Outage Mangers in day-to-day implementation of outages/processes.

JOSEPH J. MILLER

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (continued)

May 08, 2004 to November 29, 2004 – Fermi 2, Support Technologies, Inc., Newport, MI - (Contract Position)

Sr. Project Manager – Plant Modifications / Temporary Power

Responsible for the administrative and technical development, planning, management, coordination and budget control of contract personnel during performance of plant modification installations and temporary power.

Areas of Responsibility/Accomplishment:

Monitored design, work package preparation, material delivery and manpower requirements, to ensure schedule and company policies were met; served as liaison between contractor and Detroit Edison management

Oversaw contract multi-discipline personnel performance including manpower requirements, procedure, specification and industry standards, safety, and adherence to schedule; provided detailed information to upper management regarding short/long term planning and current status

December 08, 2003 to April 20, 2004 – Handley Station, Exelon, Aerotek, Ft Worth, TX - (Contract Position)

Sr. Project Manager / Issues Manager – Outage Management

Responsible for the outage administrative and technical development, planning, management, coordination, problem resolution and budget control of modifications and major projects for five fossil plants (Gas)

Areas of Responsibility/Accomplishment:

Managed multiple projects for a multiple unit outage valued to $10 million including turbine-generator overhaul and scrubber (SCR) upgrade project.

Monitored ongoing work to ensure schedule and company policies were met; served as liaison between contractor and Exelon management.

Direct responsibility for problem resolution. Identified, evaluated, and resolved schedule barriers and issues to ensure schedule was maintained or improved.

Direct responsibility for budget oversight and project controls for multiple unit outages

October 20, 2003 to November 18, 2003 – D.C. Cook, Sun Technical, Bridgman, MI - (Contract Position)

Sr. Project Manager - Maintenance

Responsible for the outage administrative and technical development, planning, management, coordination, problem resolution and budget control of plant maintenance activities and major projects

Areas of Responsibility/Accomplishment:

Managed multiple projects valued to $8 million including turbine-generator overhaul

Monitored ongoing work to ensure schedule and company policies were met; served as liaison between contractor and AEP management. Provided primary interface between maintenance organization and outage for schedule issues

Identified, evaluated, and resolved schedule barriers and issues to ensure schedule was maintained or improved

January, 2003 to May, 2003 – Fermi 2, Support Technologies, Inc., Newport, MI - (Contract Position)

Sr. Project Manager – Plant Modifications /Temporary Power

See May, 2004 Description

August, 2000 to October, 2002 – D.C. Cook, American Electric Power, Bridgman, MI - (Contract Position)

Engineering Manager - Engineering Work Management – Plant Modification / Special Projects

Direct responsibility for the development, planning, and documentation of engineering schedules and resources for outage / non-outage activities in accordance with station goals, objectives and commitments

Areas of Responsibility/Accomplishment:

Developed and coordinated an Engineering Work Management process which maximized the use of available engineering resources (Design / System) utilizing a Primavera P3 schedule

Scheduled all engineering activities including day-to-day activities, major projects (Improved Technical Specifications, Unit Power Uprates, License Renewal and Plant Modifications.

JOSEPH J. MILLER

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (continued)

May, 1998 to August, 2000 – Point Beach Nuclear Plant, Wisconsin Electric Power Co., Two Rivers, WI

Outage Manager

Direct responsibility for the development, implementation, planning, coordination budget and documentation of Station outage schedules and resources for plant maintenance/refueling, in accordance with station goals, objectives and commitments.

Areas of Responsibility/Accomplishment:

Hire, supervise, motivate and evaluate 10 assigned personnel; direct/coordinate activities to improve outage schedule performance and compliance.

Supervise, plan and coordinate the development and implementation of refueling outage and forced outage schedules utilizing Primavera P3. Developed a forced outage-scoping list to allow for rapid deployment of resources in the event of a forced outage.

Enhance Outage schedule procedure to allow for more effective outage planning and execution.

Effectively established Pre-Outage Milestones for future outages to enhance preparation and monitor progress.

Developed Outage Lessons Learned Program, which encouraged work force feedback for outage improvement.

July 1997 to July, 1998 - Zion Nuclear Station, Commonwealth Edison, Zion, IL

Outage Director

Supervise and direct the development, implementation, planning, budget and documentation of outage schedules for plant maintenance, in accordance with station goals, objectives and commitments.

Areas of Responsibility/Accomplishment:

Scheduled, planned and coordinated various types of maintenance activities for outage recovery utilizing mainframe and PC packages

Served as a member of the Outage Peer Team responsible for standardizing outage procedures, practices and methods throughout the company. Developed Pre-Outage Planning Process.

Evaluated and recommended schedule recovery plans and assisted in development of Outage Recovery Team and safe store schedule.

March 1996 to May 1997 - Northern Indiana Public Service Company, Wheatfield, IN - (Contract Position)

Planner/Station Scheduler - Schahfer Generating Station

Responsible for the development, implementation, planning, scheduling and coordination of all outage and non-outage maintenance activities at a fossil facility

Areas of Responsibility/Accomplishment

Effectively developed a station work control process for daily and outage work activities which increased maintenance efficiency, monitored maintenance budgetary restraints/performance indicators, decreased plant backlog while improving plant reliability and run time

Served as Outage General Manager for all site forced and planned maintenance outages; implemented outage process which resulted in minimizing outage durations

Served as Site Radiation Safety Supervisor

Established primary site communication tool used to focus on plant issues and expedite completion

Acted as Mechanical Team Leader, Project Manager and Work Package Planner

November 1990 to March 1996 - South Texas Project, HL&P, Wadsworth, TX

Work Control Scheduling Supervisor - Unit 1 Work Control Planning and Scheduling

Supervise and direct the development, implementation, planning and documentation of schedules for plant maintenance, in accordance with station goals, objectives and commitments

Areas of Responsibility/Accomplishment:

Hire, supervise, motivate and evaluate 14 assigned personnel; direct/coordinate activities to improve schedule performance and compliance

Developed the current Work Control Schedule organization and enhanced the Work Control Process in response to a NRC Commitment (including guidelines, meeting criteria and daily work schedules)

JOSEPH J. MILLER

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (continued)

Lead Modification Coordinator - Modification/Support Service Department

Responsible for the administrative and technical development, planning, management, coordination, and budget control of up to 250 contract personnel during performance of Plant Modification (MOD) installations

Areas of Responsibility/Accomplishment:

Managed multiple projects valued to $50 million

Scheduled and oversaw contract multi-discipline personnel performance including manpower requirements, procedure, specification and industry standards, safety, and adherence to schedule; provided detailed information to upper management regarding short/long term planning and current status

Sr. Scheduler/Planner - Integrated Planning and Scheduling

Responsible for development, planning, scheduling and coordination of maintenance activities/ personnel during operating cycle and refueling outages

Areas of Responsibility/Accomplishment:

Scheduled, planned and coordinated various activities for refueling outages, corrective work, support work and special projects (backlog reduction, in-service inspection, motor-operated valves, surveillance testing), utilizing mainframe and PC packages

April, 1984 to November, 1990 - Toledo Edison Company. Toledo, OH

Associate Engineer - Outage and System Planning/Technical Support, Davis-Besse

Duties as above performing technical/administrative duties to support the station on a daily basis

Areas of Responsibility/Accomplishment:

Shift Outage Director and/or Turbine Building/Auxiliary Building Coordinator with direct responsibility for prioritization/ correlation of all maintenance activities and personnel; Corrective Action Coordinator

1972 to 1983 - Michigan Consolidated Gas Company, Detroit, Michigan

Position as Gas Distribution/Transmission Design Analyst, Accounting Assistant and Utility Assistant

ADDITIONAL TRAINING

Management training seminars include American Disabilities Act, Dealing with People, Situational Leadership, Effective Speaking, Effective Listening, Project Management (PMI Training), and diverse topics such as human resource issues, interviewing, sexual harassment, team building, business writing, effective speaking, problem resolution, root cause evaluation, and negotiation skills. Managing Safety; OSHA Safety Regulations & Industrial Safety (OSHA 30)

Microcomputer software and mainframe training, Proficient in Primavera P3, P5E, P6 and Project View training, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Project and Power Point)

Nuclear Technical Staff Training for Managers and Supervisors; Nuclear Power Plant Operations / Engineering, PWR/BWR Plant Systems Power Plant Principles for Supervisors; Power Plant Systems Training (Fossil), Power Planning Techniques, Human Performance Certification.



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