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Project Controls: Manager, Planner, Scheduler, Cost Engineer.

Houston, Texas, United States
October 31, 2016

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Kenneth Brown

**** ********* ** #**** *****: 281-***-**** Houston, Texas 77042

Experience Summary:

Thirty Years of Experience in Engineering and Construction Project Controls of DOD, DOE, Oil and Gas, Nuclear, Oil, Coal and Gas Power Generation. Areas include Planning, Scheduling, Budgeting, Earned Value, Cost Tracking, and Change Order Management.

Cost experience includes budget development, financial analysis, forecasting, change control, variances, trends, invoice validation/ approval / processing, maintaining commitment/accrual registers, and sub-contract administration through closeout.

Planning / scheduling experience from CPM network development, WBS/CBS architecture, earned value, resource allocation, progress measurement and variance analysis reporting.

Software includes Primavera P6 Rel 8.2, P6 Rel 7.0, P6 Rel 6.8 and P6 Rel 0.0, Risk Analysis with Primavera Risk and Microsoft Project Planner 2013. Computer classes in Excel, SAP and Kildrummy Cost Manager. International assignments have been in West Africa, Ghana, Iraq, Korea, and Nigeria.


MBA, Campbell University, Buies Creek, North Carolina, USA (Business Administration)

BSBA, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina, USA (Business Administration)

AAS (Associate of Applied Science), Fayetteville Technical College, Fayetteville, North Carolina

(Industrial Management)

Project History:

Mobil Producing of Nigeria, Ecket, Nigeria June 2013 – October 2013, Project Controls Execution Planner for the Subsea Pipeline Inspection Program. Diameters and lengths range from a 4” 2.3 kilometer fuel gas and a 42” 35 kilometer crude to a 12” 134 kilometer Primary deliverable was the development of the Execution Plan Template for pipeline inspections. Other deliverables included the updating of the master schedule using Primavera (P6) via periodic review with managers and engineering leads and by referencing various field status documentation. (Contract)

CH2M Hill, an EPC(Engineering, Procurement Construction company) Hanford Nuclear Facility, Washington, May 2009 – April 2011 Project Controls Senior Scheduler Primary function was schedule development for pipelines to a Level Four for tracking engineering, procurement, and construction. Aided and directed two junior schedulers in coding and development for their respective areas in order to maintain alignment with the WBS and the SOW (Statement of Work). Updated progress through weekly departmental meetings and meeting one on one with the appropriate individual engineers and construction superintendents and reported on the impact of schedule variances. Issued the Plan of the Week (POW) and look ahead schedules to all stakeholders in conjunction with the review and approval of the Project Director. (Contract)

West Africa Gas Pipeline, Chevron, Accra, Ghana, October 2008 – March 2009, Project Controls Lead Cost Engineer The consortium consisted of seven partners spanning four countries, 600km offshore, 55km onshore, compressor station and 5 terminals. Subs were T&M and Lump Sum, 6 currencies. Developed cost reports to reflect progress measurements (earned values), actual to date vs. estimate cost at completion. Maintained commitment and invoice registers, reviewed, validated, and approved progress invoices for EPC subcontractors thru field verification of quantities installed. Supervised one field scheduler and two quantity surveyors. Acted as rotational Lead for the Project Controls Dept in the absence of the PCM. (Contract)

Chevron, Houston / Seoul, September 2007 – January 2008, Contracts Cost Engineer in Claims and Litigation Chevron – Hyundai Escravos LNG Project Phase 3 – Onshore, Lagos, Nigeria. Responsible for processing of contract claims. Assessed cost and schedule change impacts for cost overruns and reviewed invoices for validity and applicability for contract relief. Hyundai Heavy Industries was the EPC. (Contract)

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CH2M Hill, (EPC) Denver, Colorado, March 2007- August 2007, Project Controls Lead Planner Scheduler for the Hanford Nuclear Facility Tank Farms Operations Contract Proposal. Coordinated efforts with engineering managers to maintain accuracy of man hour resources and equipment loading into proposed baseline schedule to ensure timely submission of proposal to the Department of Energy. (Contract)

Bechtel, an EPC (Engineering, Procurement Construction) company, FEMA Recovery Project, Gulfport, MS, December 2005 – September 2006, Project Controls Scheduler. Scheduled and tracked, site assessments, site acquisitions, and engineering and construction activities, Primavera 3.1. (P3) Monitored project costs to project completion. Issued daily, Weekly and Monthly reports for Project Management. (Contract)

Washington Group / Parsons, EPC, Baghdad, Iraq. May 2004 - October 2005, Project Controls Lead

For Project Reconciliation Scope covered initiation through close-out. Tracked project budget, Field Change Notices, and cost commitments. Produced project budget, expenditure, forecast, and variance reports. Reconciled invoices for Task Order review. Interfaced with scheduling, accounting, management, engineering and contracts for invoice approval and final Task Order Closeout. (Direct)

Bechtel BWXT Idaho Nuclear Facility, Idaho Falls, Idaho May 03 – April 04 an EPC (Engineering Procurement, Construction) company Project Controls Planner / Scheduler for Nuclear Spent Fuels, responsible for development and maintenance of the Operations schedule for fuel receipts and storage, facility modifications and repairs, issuing of weekly POW (Plan of Week), with 3 week look-a-head) and conducting daily schedule review meetings. (Contract)

CH2M Hill, EPC, Richland, Washington March 2002 January 2003, Project Controls Coordinator

For the 2003 Hanford Nuclear Facility Tank Farm Budget Development program for Operations and Maintenance, coordinated efforts of one estimator, two cost engineers and two schedulers for the creation of a resource loaded schedule. (Contract)

Duke Energy Services, Houston Texas, June 2001- November 2001, Senior Project Controls Engineer

Contracted to Duke Energy as the Project Controls Engineer for the Grays Harbor Combined Cycle 500 MW power plant in Satsop, Washington, and the Luna 600 MW Power Plant Project in Deming, New Mexico. Responsible for the engineering scheduling and tracking of labor, material, accruals and cancellation costs. (Contract)

Pine Bluff Arsenal Project, DOD, Raytheon, an EPC(Engineering, Procurement Construction) company Pine Bluff, AR, March 2000 – November 2000, Project Controls Senior Scheduler for the planning and scheduling for the Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) Pine Bluff Chemical Disposal Facility using Primavera (P3), responsible for supervising two schedulers, coordinating progress payments, based on earned values for work performed through field walk downs with the client (ACE), and monitoring of subcontractors work performance. (Contract)

Consumers Energy Corp. Karn / Weadock Fossil Plant, Bay City, MI, May 1997 – Dec 1999, Project Controls

Lead for the DE Karn Dust Collection System, Dual Fuel Low NOX Conversions and Cooling Towers. Scope consisted of installation of the DE Karn Dust Collection System. Supplying piping to two 650mw units, burner replacement, two auxiliary boiler rebuilds, and cooling tower rebuilds. Responsible for budget development, monthly forecasting and reporting, projecting resource usage, maintaining monthly commitment/accrual registers, approval of labor and material invoicing, supervision of the senior scheduler and cost engineer. (Contract)

Bechtel (EPC) Hanford Nuclear Facility Richland, WA - December 1995 - March 1997, Project Controls Cost Engineer for the maintenance, coordination and weekly presentation of the Baseline Budget to Bechtel Senior Management and the Department of Energy. Documented project scope changes increases and coordinated approvals through department managers. Maintained and issued weekly and monthly schedules, and participated in the development of the Hanford Environmental Long Range Restoration Plan using Primavera (P3) (Contract)

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Management Analysis Company (MACTEC), Richland, WA, July 1993 - September 1995, Project Controls Lead Scheduler for the Department of Energy General Support Services Contract for the Hanford Nuclear Facility. Developed a Primavera (P3) Cost Database for the issuing of monthly labor and cost reports, forecasting for yearly budget development. (Direct)

Southern California Edison (SCE) - San Onofre Nuclear Facility Power Plant, April 1992 - March 1993, Project Controls Analyst, Budget forecasting, preparation, and control. Tracking of engineering, construction labor and material costs. (Contract)

Salem I & II Nuclear Facility Power Plant, Lower Alloways Creek, New Jersey Nov. 1991 - March 1992, Project Controls Cost Analyst for the Salem I and II Service Water Outage. Responsible for the monitoring of the Stone & Webster contract for the installation of service water piping for units I & II. Conducted weekly project review meetings with PSE&G management and Stone & Webster to review earned values, project cost, and schedule. (Contract)

Florida Power and Light May1989-August 1991

Florida Power & Light - Turkey Point Nuclear Facility Power Plant, FL, Oct. 1990 - August 1991, Project Controls Cost Engineer For the Turkey Point Dual Outage. Responsibilities included budget forecasting and preparation, and explanation of variances to senior utility management. Documented project scope increases with a capital trend program, and revision of budgets as directed by corporate management.

Florida Power & Light - Port Everglades, FL, May 1989 - Sept. 1990, Project Controls Cost Engineer

For the 400 MW Fossil Unit #4 modification program. Developed and issued monthly reports for the tracking of material and labor costs. Responsible for reviewing, reconciling, and approving subcontractor payroll and material invoices. Developed cash flows for project monthly reports to senior management. (Contract)

Fluor Corporation September 1983 – April 1989 an EPC (Engineering Procurement, Construction) company.

Du Pont Chemical Projects, Greenville, SC, January 1988 to April 1989 Project Controls Scheduler for the scheduling and cost of Du Pont chemical and textile projects.

Fluor - Shearon Harris Nuclear Facility Power Plant, New Hill, NC Sept 1983 - Dec 1987 Construction Engineer for Civil Construction for the monitoring of Systems Turnover and Planning Schedules, assigned to the Project General Manager, for daily briefings of senior management, and subsequent Construction Prudence Audit. $3.96 Billion

Certifications, Training, and Computer Classes:

Advanced Risk Analysis with Primavera Risk Microsoft Project Planner 2013

Primavera P6 Rel. 8.2 SAP Controlling Course

Primavera P6 Rel. 7.0 SAP Financial Accounting

Primavera P6 Rel. 6.8 Kildrummy Cost Manager Version 2.4

Primavera P6 Rel. 6.0 Advanced Primavera P6 Rel. 6.0 Basic

Washington State University Certificate of Construction Contract Law

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