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project manager on capital projects and engineering

Omaha, Nebraska, United States
March 19, 2019

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Cory M. Anderson


Find an opportunity to lead efforts in a business enterprise that gathers a strong relationship with clients to utilize my experience and service abilities.


August 1995 University of Nebraska-Lincoln Lincoln, NE

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the College of Engineering & Technology.


Mechanical and structural operations, computer applications in MS programs

Great communicator with interpersonal skill to convey message clearly

Great “hands-on” approach to work on projects in construction field

Team player on projects that knows what customers need for project completion

Solid understanding of thermal dynamics, hydraulics, mechanical & structural systems

Multi-task and results-oriented approach on projects, organization platforms

CAD programs such as Pro-Engineer FEA, Autocad, and Algor stress program

Scheduling program such as MS Project, task and deliverables management


Regent’s Scholarship at UN-L

American Registry of Outstanding Professionals


Registered License as a Professional Mechanical Engineer in Nebraska (P.E.)

National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies (NASCLA) certification

Certified OSHA-10 safety training completion program for field applications


May 2018-current Cory’s Custom Creations (C3) Gretna, NE


Design, fabricate and market custom tables, shelves and home decorations with wood and steel materials.

Provide saw mill cutting services and mechanical equipment.

Jan. 2017-May 2018 Win-Win Construction Gretna, NE

Operations Manager/Sales Support

Worked with a construction company that design and builds wood/steel warehouse and barn facilities.

Used mobile technology to operate remotely with MS Sharepoint.

Provided internal operation management of team members for constructing buildings and support sales with expertise and presence to close deals.

Delegated work assignments to field supervisors in the field and track progress.

Developed subcontract agreements, estimates and quotes to kick-off projects.

Provided an entrepreneurial aptitude to help grow the company in other venues.

Apr. 2015-Jan. 2017 Ag Processing Inc. Omaha, NE

Project Manager

Worked on plant expansion in Hastings, NE that doubled their capacity with a new oil extraction system for their soybean operations.

Handled construction coordination, costs, scope, schedule and change orders with general contractors on a project that is around $160 MM.

Provided E/P/C support for adjustments during design and construction phase.

Communicated issues in the field to keep progress moving forward.

Controlled all facets of construction – concrete, steel, piping, mechanical, electrical.

Feb. 2011-Apr. 2015 ADF Engineering Omaha, NE

Project Manager/Sales

Developed design for proposals, assigned tasks for internal employees and assisted construction efforts out in the field with clients.

Acted as owner’s representative for projects in the field working with contractors.

Worded on utility, infrastructure, energy savings, ethanol, process improvement and safety projects.

Lead efforts in getting new clients for branch office.

Managed all the scope, schedule, quality and costs associated on multiple projects ranging from $50K to $40M.


Cargill – Ajinomoto – Tate & Lyle – Penford – Bunge – Preferred Sands – Proctor & Gamble – Grain Processing Company – Red Star - Aventine


- Helped start up new branch office in Omaha for headquarters in Ohio.

- Established new clients and maintained communication level with them.

- Multiple project coordination with clients at different sites.

Oct. 2007-Dec. 2010 Jacobs Engineering Omaha, NE

Project Manager

Managed, supervised and allocated resources for projects in an alliance association.

Front End Loading format planning for project analysis, process and engineering.

Focus on infrastructure, hydraulics, safety and utility (gas/oil/water) improvement projects.

Worked with contractors to scope out the project definitions for each project.

Managed all the scope, schedule, quality and costs associated on multiple projects ranging from $50K to $50M.


ConAgra, Hemlock


- Helped start up new office for Jacobs in Omaha for work ConAgra.

- Installed new boiler system in their Memphis operations with limited space.

- Started up front infrastructure work for new utility building at one of their plants with new supply gas pipeline.

May 2006-Oct. 2007 C.J. Schneider Engineering/Praj Industries Omaha, NE

Project Manager

Designed and built ethanol/bio-diesel fuel refinery plants from concept to completion.

Assist contractors with construction support, suppliers and vendors.

Layout PFD’s, P&ID’s, general assy’s for all equipment with design/build intent.

Calculated necessary energy requirements for boilers, cooling towers, chillers and size equipment accordingly and air permitting experience.

Helped develop business development for future projects.

Managed the scheduling, purchasing of equipment, negotiate contracts, financial reporting on projects, and field issues.

Worked as single source contact with clients and contractors to complete action tasks for project scopes completion ranging from $1M to $200M.


Beatrice Biodiesel – Global Ethanol – American Ethanol – Grays Harbor


- Helped develop format on air permitting calculations and scheduling programs.

- Assist the procurement/development/construction with Beatrice Biodiesel plant.

Jan. 2000-Jan. 2006 Nebraska Boiler/ERI Lincoln, NE

Project Manager

Managed all activities involving multi-million dollar boiler, cogeneration HRSG units with turbine generators, energy applications, and power plant design systems.

Engineered design, fabrication, and shipped all projects within our scope of supply.

Coordinated with customers, contractors and suppliers to meet milestone deadlines.

Managed field contractors for equipment erection and service issues.

Added marketing sales strategy, financials (P/L), procurement, aftermarket, logistics, and service support of all project applications.

“Cradle-to-grave” approach on handling of all aspects of projects, start-up help to field assistance with contractors.


Omaha Public Power District – Cenex Harvest States – General Mills – SC Johnson – Solar Turbines – US Filter – Multiple Universities – Military bases


-Managed $3.5 million 1000 psi/950 F steam cogeneration power plant project with largest HRSG units in company history.

-Controlled projects within budget tolerances and kept customers satisfied.

Fall 1995- Dec. 1999 Landoll Corporation Marysville, KS

Senior Project Mechanical Design Engineer

Designed, fabricated, and tested new electro-hydraulic tillage and trailer equipment.

Used Pro-Engineer software to verify and validate equipment assembly.

Used FEA software to facilitate stress analysis on parts.

Controlled project costs by researching new materials, cost estimating.


-Designed in-row cultivator and updated ®Till-oll tillage farm machinery.

-Developed military trailer for truck hauling under projected budget.

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