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Project Manager Controls

Bakersfield, California, United States
April 19, 2015

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Todd Speakman

Project Manager/Technical Advisor - Ken Small Industries, LP

Bakersfield, CA - 661-***-****

Over 10 years of progressive experience in Project Management and Project Controls. Demonstrated ability to

effectively plan, coordinate, and meet deadlines of multiple projects. Detail oriented with strong organizational

skills. A talent for working well individually and in a team environment, with the proven ability to achieve goals

and contribute to overall company objectives.


Project Manager/Project Controls Manager

Ken Small Industries, LP - Bakersfield, CA - 2009 to Present

Project Manager/Project Controls Manager– Ken Small Industries, LP Belridge/Bakersfield, CA

Project Management and Project Controls for the Field Improvement group at Aera Energy, LLC in a

$20MM yearly revenue stream including pipelines, civil foundations, generator retrofits, facility/plant work,

maintenance, etc.

Job walks/planning meetings with customers to establish deliverables for accurate project estimation.

Estimation of T&M and Lump Sum projects using Bid2Win software.

Utilizing Microsoft Project Server to create & update project schedules and performing Last Planner

Methodology for daily/weekly/monthly tasks.

Resource allocation on projects including manpower, equipment, & materials.

Job setup, tasked phasing, cost coding, cost tracking including Earned Value, Planned Percent Complete,

Actual Costs, Forecasting, Excel Pivot Tables, etc.

RFI and Change Order submittals to clients for budget alterations.

Vendor Quote Requests, Purchase Order Setup, and Committed Cost Resolution.

Develop and Report Cost & Schedule to Project Stakeholders.

Document Control to ensure field personnel have current project information.

Lead Daily & Weekly planning meetings with Project Coordinators and Engineers.

Use to ViewPoint Accounting Software and Business Objects to track overall project health.

Develop Powerpoint presentations to present to Senior Leadership.

Manage Safety and Human Resource related issues.

Identify & Implement Lean & Kaizen Cost Savings Opportunities

Project Manager

Dunkin & Bush, Inc - Portland, OR - 2003 to 2009

Bakersfield, CA

* Assisted customers with project job walks, estimation, and execution plans.

* Managed project schedules, manpower distribution, and material/equipment allocation.

* Assigned project binders which included: Safe Work Plans, Fall Protection Plans, Budgets, Scope of Work,

Product Data/MSDS, and Employee Training Records.

* Utilized Microsoft Project for streamlining of project execution.

* Performed all estimation and invoicing for Shell Oil Products on West Coast projects utilizing Shell developed

estimation program leading to 20% increased volume.

* Performed safety meetings and site visits with Project Engineers & Coordinators.

* Performed routine coating inspection services on multiple projects.


IT Department Internship

Kraft/Nabisco, Inc - Portland, OR - 2001 to 2001

Assisted the IT Department Lead with installing new computer systems on the factory line.

* Hardware and software upgrading and copying.

* Technical Writing - Created instruction manual for future interns to follow.


Bachelor of Science in Applied and Computational Math Sciences

University of Washington - Seattle, WA

1997 to 2003

Minor in Mathematics

Univeristy of Washington - Seattle, WA

1997 to 2003


Cost Control




* Sales & Customer Relations

* Strong Verbal & Written Communication

* Analytical and Problem Solving Skills

* Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Project, PowerPoint, & View Point Accounting Software

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