Sign in

Manager Management

Douglasville, Georgia, United States
October 14, 2016

Contact this candidate


JAMES H. BURK, JR. * **** Cool Water Dr, Douglasville, GA 30135, USA* Home 770-***-***** Cell- 661-***-****



Experienced contract/consultant professional with MBA and over 20 years experience in Pre and Post Award activities on major infrastructure, commercial construction contracts using contractual vehicle of FFP, CPAF, CPIF, T&M, IDIQ, FIDIC, NDA, Consortium, partnering, and Escrow Agreements, BPA, BOA, soliciting RFP, IFB, FWO, EPC, and Private Placement Offering, for Power Generation, FEED, LNG, OSBL, ISBL, Piperack and Equipment Modules, BOM, Loadout, Seafastening, STMP, Methods of Measurement, Module Fabrication, Oil and Gas, Ethylene and major construction contracts in accordance with the FAR, DoD FAR, OMB (A-110, A-21), AFFAR Supplement, Securities Act 1933, Regulation D, Rule 144, 144a, Sarbanes Oxley Act, Rule 504, 505, 506 and Section 926, using the California State Administrative Manual, Code of Federal Regulations, Public Contract Code, Uniform Commercial Code, Job Training Partnership Act, Workforce Investment Act, NERC, FERC, Corporate Regulations, and Education Code as Director of Contracting, Contracting Officer, Contract /Subcontract Manager, Principal Acquisition Analyst, using ERP software Cost point, SAP, SharePoint and Deltek and others.


* Wrote and organized processes and procedures used to manage the preparation, award and administration of commodity, service, software and hardware, IT and construction contracts, supplier, NDA, partnering, escrow and consortium agreements, NDA .

*Formalized management objectives for procurement reviewed and amended organizational authority and consolidated procurement planning.

* Organized research and analytical reviews and studies on state, commercial and federal regulations for policy and procedural guidelines.

* Devised internal and external customer reporting and measurement requirements, conducted presentations and conducted weekly contract progress meeting.

*Develop risk assessment based on contract requirements; organized and developed change management process

* Developed supply chain management strategies for improving final delivery of that commodity or service to your client. Managed, awarded, administered solicitations from inception to contract closeout.


* Coordinated discussions for the integrated project management team, formulated objectives and goals, developed strategic plans, coordinated FEED, established and maintained project schedules, potential contractors, performance criteria, etc.

*Managed telecommunications project supporting communications between electrical substations throughout the state of Vermont. Awarded and managing $15million radio project using T-1 lines, fiber optic, and microwave antennae. Managing $69 million IBM design, installation, testing and commissioning of Lit Fiber, Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing/Carrier Ethernet for 35 sites using the Ciena 6500 DWDM throughout the state of Vermont.

* Established timeline, review of summary report of procurement for major acquisitions procurements, to include transformers, switchgear, mechanical and electrical, civil construction, ME&I, Furnaces, balance of plant in Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) of 400kv, 132v and 33-11kv substations, LNG (3 train) and Ethylene Plant construction; Prepared release of $1billion RFP for fabrication of 5000 ton module units for 2 train LNG plant.

*Provided daily, weekly and monthly reporting of status of EPC substations and other projects.

* Coordinated all aspects of project planning, assessed and examined all functional positions for project requirements.

*Lead project contract team to include logistics, property and contracts providing daily, weekly and monthly summary reporting, status and updates for all projects and reporting requirements to upper management.

* Reviewed and evaluated preliminary evaluation reports, preliminary assessment report and coordinated joint site visit of proposed projects, directed negotiations, bid selections, interaction with clients and contract deliverables.

* Provide contract management award and administration, purchasing, intellectual property, supplier agreements, software licensing agreements, proposal preparation, budget development, negotiations and business development.


*In-depth review and analysis of contract terms and conditions to include limitation of liabilities, warranties, indemnification, consequential damages, termination and suspension, non-disclosure agreement, etc.

*Provide identification for establishment and review of risk triggers and risk checklist

*Review of Table of Compliances, Division of Responsibilities, and project scope and performance guarantees


* Modified contracts through negotiation to accommodate changes in performances statements, price, delivery dates and engineering specifications. Writing and reviewing terms and condition and all pre-award and post award contract activities, release and review of RFP, solicitation reviews, contract management from inception to completion, cost modeling, negotiations, weekly contract status meetings, methods of measurement, BOP, BOM, contract strategy, vendor evaluation, claims and disputes, joint ventures, consortium and escrow agreements, soliciting RFP, IFB, FWO, for EPC, lump sum and under FIDIC.

* Processed protests after award, prepared termination documents, and clarified position on claims submitted for evaluation or disputes and project back charges and invoicing.

* Established objectives and project goals for short and long range plans, developed strategies and forecast. Developed project controls establishing contractor and subcontractor requirements maintaining contract metrics.

* Organized, reviewed, and tabulated data for preparation of detailed technical studies, statement of work, analyses and reports, contractual terms and conditions review and application. Prepared construction project schedules, subcontracting, mobilization, execution plans and status reports focusing on work elements for ethylene plant construction, horizontal drilling/gas plants operations/oil field operations and major construction contracts .


Kilimanjaro Consulting – 2014 – present – Providing solutions in contract management for large and small business focusing on negotiations, cost and price analysis, contract terms and conditions, risk management for contract strategy, contract formation and contract management and administration;

JGC – Contract Manager - 2013 – 2014 – Responsible for development, administration and release of RFP for $1 billion module fabrication for two train LNG construction with a estimated value of $10-15 billion EPC project. Reviewed and revised all language in scope of work, HSE, Quality, Loadout, SPMT, Seafastening, Pre-commissioning, Commercial terms, scope of supply and all other exhibits, attachments and appendix in RFP. Responsible for coordination with Calgary Office Center and Houston Office Center for all RFP final revisions; Reconstructed and reorganized method of measurement for BOM and BOQ from inch diameter to linear meters converting to Ryder Hunt Methods of Measurement requiring unit rates and lump sum methodology using schedules to comprise all areas of work. Evaluated, compiled and disseminated contractual requirements of prime contract for inclusion in module fabrication RFP to ensure compliance with flow down language obligations; Project is presently indefinite delayed awaiting final investment decision.

Bechtel Oil Gas and Chemicals – Contract Manager –2012 –2013 - Managing and administering subcontracts supporting the construction of a $20 billion 3 train LNG Plant in western Australia. My responsibilities were management and administration of three projects with a total contract value of approx $500 million chairing weekly progress meeting minutes, technical/commercial issues, invoicing and all daily activities of these projects.

PriceWaterhouseCooper, Capitol Projects Contract Manager - 2010-2012 -Review, strategic planning, restructure, develop and negotiate commercial contractual language in terms and conditions for all electrical substations and transmission line construction both greenfield and brownfield contracts. Examine and implemented strategy for acquisition/risk management; award, compliance with FERC and NERC, administer and manage all power distribution and all supporting contracts for the Vermont Electric Power Company engagement, with contract value of $10~100 million.

General Electric- Infrastructure - Senior Contract Risk Manager – 2008 – 2009- Provide contract structure expertise in subcontract management, government contracts, consortium agreements to minimize the potential for loss through the effective and efficient management and control of contractual risk. Assist business segments with designing financial and management controls in the implementation of robust contractual risk management procedures and partner with sales and commercial operations in developing contracting strategies primarily for projects located in the middle east, with estimate value of contracts of $50 ~$500 million.

Shaw Stone & Webster Arabia Co Ltd – Subcontract Manager – 2007-2008- Administer construction subcontracts of Mechanical, Electrical and Instrumentation, Furnaces construction, Geotechnical and Topographical services, Tank Construction and Installation in the ECP construction of a SHARQ/SABIC Ethylene Plant in Jubail, Saudi Arabia, with value of $1.3billion.

Capitol CREAG/GSA – Lead Contract Administrator – 2006-2007-Responsible for the contract administration of Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity construction contracts for alteration, refurbishing and construction of properties for the General Services Administration, Real Estate, Design and Construction Division, Region Four, Atlanta, Georgia

OPERATION IRAQ FREEDOM - KUWAIT & BAGHDAD – 2003-2006- ZVRA Logistics- Government Contract Manager

PSA/Perini Management Systems – Contract Manager, Responsible for award and administration of $500 million Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract for EPC for electrical substations in western and southern Iraq awarded by the U.S. Army, Projects and Contracting Office under Operation Iraq Freedom, Reconstruction of Iraq.

CACI Dynamic Systems - Principal Acquisition analyst, Awarded and administered contracts issued by Project Contracting Office providing water, sewer and landfill construction projects for northern and southern Iraq to prime contractors with award amount exceeding $50 million. Administered oilfield operations contracts

Kellogg Brown and Root, International –Sr Subcontract Administrator, Provide all subcontracting support for all task orders awarded to KBR from the U.S. Army. Responsible for awarding and administering subcontracts for all specialty vehicles and equipment for Multinational Divisional Coalition Forces in support of task order 61 for approximately 657 vehicles with an estimated value of $100 million. Responsible for Iraq oilfield services industry, to include reservoir and seismic, exploration and production drilling, engineering, fabrication and installation and operation and decommissioning service.

SEAIR Transport Services, Inc – Director of Contracting – 2002-2003, Prepared and administered informal and formal solicitations, proposals, contracts, and other documents relating to the acquisition process and for all of contracting activities including business development and contract administration. Interpret and apply statutory, regulatory and procedural guidelines for federal, state laws as they relate to acquisitions and contracts. Wrote process and procurement policy for company wide contracts.

Raytheon Technical Services Guam, Inc – Contract Superintendent –2001-2002, Ensure that Raytheon satisfies contract requirements and to be the formal line of communication between the Government and the Raytheon organization. Serves as Contract Administration Superintendent for contractual issues, including change orders and contract modifications, handle requests for change proposals and administer the change proposal process; direct summary financial analyses through the Financial Operations Superintendent; and prepare appropriate responses for contractual execution.





Contact this candidate