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Manager Project

Madison, CT, 06443
January 02, 2020

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Cost Controls/Estimating Consultant experienced in driving Cost Controls performance on large scale energy and commercial projects. Proven track record of exceeding expectations through implementing necessary process, detailed reporting and realistic projections. Successfully achieves cost reductions through managing Earned Value, identifying & facilitating aggressive cost reductions, and developing early warning trigger indications for potentially high-risk projects. Diligent team leader with proven ability to add value by cultivating strong vendor relationships, negotiating favorable agreements, and overseeing cross functional initiatives.

Capital Cost Analysis · Oil & Gas Project Costing · Process Improvements · Budget Management

Earned Value Management (EVM) · Strategic Planning · P&L Oversight · Subcontractor Management

Performance Factor (PF) · Capital Accruals · Pricing Negotiations · Project Scheduling

Efficiency Optimization · Cross Functional Collaboration · Quality Control · Competitive Procurement

FCN Process Management · Construction Estimating · Market Analysis · Vendor Relationships

Negotiate Cost Overages· Job Cost Analysis · On-Time Delivery · Decisive Action

CPM Scheduling · Project Management · Risk Mitigation · Forecasting · Risk Analysis

Top Secret/SCI Department of Defense Clearance · Department of Aviation Clearance

30 Hour OSHA Compliance/Safety Training Certification • ANSI/EIA-748


CBRE 2017 to Present Cost Manager

Successfully managed over $500MM of Project Budgets; including financial reporting, contractor benchmarking, Estimating and identifying risk for cost variance. Key clients Include:

oMicrosoft Estimated Value $1600MM

oSpotify Estimated Value $200MM

oDiscovery Channel Estimated Value $160MM

oTravelers Insurance Estimated Value $105MM

oDEA Estimated Value $36MM

oNissan Motor Corp Estimated Value $30MM

oCIC Bank Estimated Value $15MM

oChenega Applied Solutions, LLC Estimated Value $8MM

oWhittle School Estimated Value $4MM

Managed project closeout process, including vendor invoice verifications, leading contractor negotiations, and costs savings reconciliation

Developed weekly and monthly cost reports for key stakeholders

Created a cost management dashboard to share real time financial metrics with Project Management team(s)

Incorporated Earned Value Management system to forecast cost for ongoing projects

Managed Key Performance Indicator compliance related to contractor bidding process

WELDED CONSTRUCTION 2017 Senior Project Controls Cost Analyst/Cost Estimator

Developed cost procedures for estimating change orders

Lead team to estimate new business for Welded Canadian division

Tracked and forecasted costs for Sunoco Mariner II Pennsylvania Pipeline Project

Produced forecasting and cost systems for $225 MM pipeline project

Developed strategic reporting on daily Cost Management

Summarized weekly progress of cost & Earned Value for senior leaders

Helped identify changes in scope and design

Provided input for the integration of data system provided by a 3rd party software integrator

Develop and maintain strong professional working relationships with all Stakeholder Project Managers, and participate fully in day-to-day issue resolution as well as long-range strategic planning to complete the project on-time / on-budget.

GENERAL ELECTRIC 2016 to 2017 Senior Project Management /Project Controls/Cost Estimator

Facilitating the construction group for GE HDVC $1B converter stations located in OK, AR & TN

Created Estimate which included contractors cost inputs and engineering estimates for overall project

Develop and maintain strong professional working relationships with all Stakeholder Project Managers, and participate fully in day-to-day issue resolution as well as long-range strategic planning to complete the project on-time / on-budget

Developed WBS for Project Controls portion of project

Provide overall project controls leadership and direct the project controls team

Initiated contractor relationships and developed pricing models for 3 facilities

Negotiating with contractors and vendors for developing budget

Leading team effort in coordinating and developing project scope

Developing project controls procedures and methodologies

DEVON ENERGY 2011 to 2015

Senior Project Management /Project Controls Manager

Developed Budgets, Cost estimates, tracked cost, implemented cost controls using Earned Value Management and created forecasts for Compressor Stations for the Northern Oklahoma area systems; Medford, East Perry, Douglas, Penn, Cana and Panther

Hands-on Cost Controls for over $400 Midstream facility and pipeline projects

Created cost management system for $300MM CO2 Recycling Facility Big Sands Draw

Facilitated cost controls for $2B mid-stream pipeline portfolio within Mississippian, Eagle Ford, Permian regions

Oversaw cost controls for $250MM natural gas processing plant, Cana 2

Identified and facilitated the negotiation for over $7MM in contested cost overages

Maintained Earned Value estimates, audit, reconciled, and validated cost data in field and from contractor

Provide monthly analysis of project reporting and forecast to determine any necessary adjustments.

Tracked and forecasting multiple contractors using the Earned Value Management system, reporting contractor productivity factors and working to reduce unproductive labor

Management of Field Change Notification (FCN) and Field Change Order (FCO) process, including review, analysis and approval or rejection of change orders

Manage, track and audit time and material invoices for accuracy, including time and material cost verification and recommended cost improvements

Provided cash flow forecasting, productivity analysis and progress measurement against budgeted baseline commitments

Leveraged SAP project software to review and approve vendor invoices

Developed a customized cost tracking and forecasting tool to identify issues in early stages on “out of policy” projects. Implemented tool to bring “out of policy” projects down from 30% of totals projects to 0% in less than 1 year

Developed a lessons learned summary for various deficiencies in constructing Big Sands Draw Facility to be used for future projects

Implemented Early Warning Trigger System to identify potential cost overages for Executive Leadership Team through forecasting Earned Value Developed a lessons learned summary for various deficiencies in constructing Big Sands Draw Facility to be used for future projects

ARCADIS 2008 to 2010

Senior Construction Claims/ Cost Analyst/Estimator

Conducted damage assessments of construction claims, including review of initial construction specs, reconciliation of change orders, and impact of delays for a wide range of projects, including:

oDormitory Authority of State of New York (DASNY), Bronx Courthouse Construction,

Estimated Value $450MM

oDepartment of Transportation, Connecticut (CDOT), Bridgeport I-95 Corridor Estimated Value $90MM

oAttorney General State of Tennessee, Nashville I-40 Coordinator, Estimated value $65MM

oCity of Huntington, New York, Sullivan West Central High School, Estimated value $25MM

Developed delay analysis of large-scale commercial construction projects

Identified design flaws, estimated costs of contract remedies and managed data integrity for billing claims

Participated in mediation, deposition and settlement of multi-million dollar settlements

Billed over 2,200 hours annually; recognized as one of top billers in the company

STRATEGY, LLC 2007 to 2007

Senior Construction Claims/ Cost Analyst/Cost Estimator

Specialized in analysis of comparative commercial construction developments including claims preparation, dispute resolution, and litigation support.

Evaluated construction claims, including costs associated with initial construction activities as well as remediation activities for a wide range of projects, including:

oDepartment of Transportation, New Mexico, Albuquerque Hwy 40, Estimated Value $65MM

oCarpenters Union of Chicago, Local 272, Iron Horse100+ Private Residence Development, Estimated Value $25MM

oJohn Valentin, Private Residence, Estimated Value $11MM

oMcShane Development Company, 1M sq ft Pet Smart Distribution Center, Estimated Value $50MM

Analyzed lost profit claims in the real estate market, as well as broad national and regional economic data

Identified design flaws, estimated costs of contract remedies and managed data integrity for billing claims


Project / Construction Manager

Oversaw the construction management for renovation project at O’Hare International Airport, including communication and issue resolution, document management, cost and schedule management, quality assurance, safety and project closeout

Responsible for daily construction progress, inspection, client progress reports and direct liaison to City of Chicago and general contractors.

Billed over 2,600 hours annually


Cost Control Analyst/Estimation

Estimating, bidding and project managing commercial construction projects including residential and commercial high rise development valued at $100MM

Advised in pre-construction planning including site visits, estimating costs, marketing and strategies

Acted as liaison and primary negotiator to subcontractors

Performed as project manager, monitoring schedules and specifications


Chief Estimator & Founding Partner

Founded $50MM Government Services & Consulting Company, focused on construction, logistics support and management consulting.

Prepared cost estimates and bid proposals of $300,000 - $30MM and negotiated diversified type of construction projects for small to medium sized general and specialty subcontractors

Grew one of the largest GSA schedule businesses in field by retaining clients such as Consolidated Edison, First Energy, Pepco Energy Services, Johnson Controls, Trane and Columbia Gas.

Prepared and proposed estimated for projects totaling $1B

Directly responsible for all financial decisions and operational direction of the organization

Established and executed national marketing campaign yielding a 500% increase in revenue

Negotiated vendor pricing contributing to net profit of 60%

Organized client interactions resulting in over a $1B of successful business contracts for Local, State, Federal and International Governments

Developed BPA contracts for the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs Service, U.S. Air Force, Army and Navy, yielding $1B in backlog contracts

Responsible for installing DCAA auditing standards for all contracts


Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology

Major: Construction Management

Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois

Experienced in all MS Programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Access, SharePoint), SAP, COBRA, Visio, P6 Primavera, Oracle, Expedition, Concordance, Quickbooks, Hyperion

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