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P6 Scheduler Engineering /Construction various industries. Denver area

Location:
Denver, CO
Salary:
90000
Posted:
August 02, 2020

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EDWARD CHRIS KOCHEVAR

Mr. Kochevar is an Executive Consultant with Long International and has

over 35 years of experience in project controls, scheduling, estimating, procurement, expediting, subcontract coordination, and cost analysis. He has been involved with and reported on construction projects spanning a variety of sectors, including oil and gas projects, gas combined cycle power plant facilities, water treatment plants, pumping stations and containment facilities, oil shale facilities, subsurface mine facilities, module fabrication facilities, aerospace projects, roads and highways, wireless cell sites, telecommunications buildings, breweries, and airports. His qualifications include preparation and updating of critical path method (CPM) schedules, change order analyses and resolution, document control and field supervision, subcontractor scope development and monitoring, productivity analysis, and cost analysis and estimating. Mr. Kochevar is skilled in the use of Primavera Project Planner (versions P3 through P6), Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Project Scheduler, Open Plan/Cobra, and Prolog software.

EDUCATION

B.S., Industrial Construction Management, Colorado State University, 1980 Environmental Management, University of Denver, Graduate Studies, 1991 PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International (AACE International), inactive Project Management Professional (PMP) Training

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Training TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE

Representative technical experience includes:

• CPM schedule development and monthly progress reporting.

• Analysis of schedule delays in schedule updates, and assessment of contractor’s entitlement for time extensions and compensable delays.

• Cost estimating, bid analysis and review.

• Change order preparation, analysis, and review.

• Identification and evaluation of major engineering and construction problems and their cause/effect relationship on cost and schedule overruns.

• Development of computerized databases.

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Long International, Inc.

Littleton, Colorado (April 2018 to Present)

As an Executive Consultant with Long International, Mr. Kochevar provides claims analysis services on projects for both owners and contractors. Specific responsibilities include cost estimating and cost analysis of project cost accounting systems to identify supporting documentation for cost overruns, change order analysis, issue identification, CPM schedule delay and acceleration analysis, delay analysis, document database development, correlation of impacts to schedule activities, productivity evaluations, claims preparation, damages quantification, and arbitration/litigation support. US Department of Energy and Gilbane Federal

Littleton, Colorado(January 2017 to July 2018)

As a Contract Scheduler, Mr. Kochevar performed various assignments within the state of Colorado at sites located in Grand Junction, Rocky Flats and Denver. He achieved Interim SF86 Secret Security Clearance in May 2018.

Sage Consulting Inc.

Denver, Colorado (March 2015 to April 2016)

As a Senior Delay Analysis Consultant, Mr. Kochevar assisted with schedule delay analysis, cost variation analysis, unit rate analysis and case summary report writing. Moreover, he performed windows schedule analysis of delays due to various impacts including unforeseen and changed conditions. Jacobs Engineering - Denver, CO

Denver, Colorado (June 2013 to March 2015)

Mr. Kochevar was a Project Schedule Manager for the Oil and Gas Department. He oversaw schedule development for mining and gold processing facilities. He also developed detailed engineering, procurement and construction resource-loaded schedules. He was later promoted to Regional Project Controls Manager. Newmont Mining Corporation

Greenwood Village, Colorado (August 2011 to June 2013) As a Project Controls Manager, Mr. Kochevar oversaw mining facility upgrades and design projects throughout the US and Canada. His duties involved periodic subcontractor report oversite, change order review, and project site reviews. Mr. Kochevar performed schedule analysis using Acumen Fuse tools. Lockheed Martin Aerospace Corporation

Waterton Campus, Littleton, Colorado (January 2009 to September 2010) As a Senior Project Control Engineer, Mr. Kochevar was responsible for developing and statusing Earned Value Management System integrated schedules and cost reports. He maintained monthly cost and schedule variance reports for baseline reporting and monitoring. Zachry (Utility) Engineering Corporation

Denver, Colorado (February 2008 to January 2009)

As a Lead Finance Analyst/Planner, Mr. Kochevar worked as Lead Project Controls Scheduler for several new build and retrofit gas combined cycle power facilities. He developed several Bid Level 1 Summary Schedules Resume of Edward Chris Kochevar Page 3

in support of bids. Moreover, he created Earned Value and Cost optimization concepts and supported training and supervision of junior staff.

ULA/Lockheed Martin Aerospace Corporation

Waterton Campus, Littleton, Colorado (October 2003 to January 2008) Assigned as a Lead Finance Analyst/Planner, Mr. Kochevar was responsible for Detailed Engineering Planning for the Earned Value Management System for Vehicle Structures, Assembly, Propulsion and Testing on the Atlas Program.

Bechtel Corporation

Denver, Colorado (March 2000 to February 2003)

Mr. Kochevar was a Project Manager for ATT Wireless Cell Site Design and Construction projects, and coordinated all aspects of the projects from site acquisition, zoning, permitting, design, material procurement, and contracting. He completed at least 12 sites each year, ranging in value from US$500,000 to US$2.5 million. His responsibilities included contract bid/award, site selection, and onsite construction management. He performed design reviews, prepared turnover and acceptance documents, and coordinated project schedule, cost and quality control aspects.

Kiewit Construction Company

Golden, Colorado (December 1998 to March 2000)

As a Project Engineer/Project Coordinator, Mr. Kochevar oversaw the design and construction of six telecom buildings totaling US$12 million for the Level 3 Program. He coordinated Requests for Proposals for three construction management and architectural/engineering firms. Additionally, he co-managed the construction management and Architect/Engineer after award through scope completion. Mr. Kochevar conducted design reviews, site visits and pre-construction meetings, job punch list, and acceptance. He also created sub-trade contracts and scope of work packages. Mr. Kochevar issued purchase orders and expedited all owner-furnished equipment. He managed the budgets, schedules, and monthly reports for various Kiewit construction projects. Subsequently, as the Lead Program Scheduler, he developed a 4,000-activity P3 schedule including resources for all 240 facilities in the Level 3 Program. He also trained junior schedulers. Morrison-Knudsen Corporation

Various Locations (March 1986 to October 1998)

During his employment with Morrison-Knudsen, Mr. Kochevar held the various positions outlined below. Sr. Construction Engineer

Denver, Colorado (1995 to 1998)

Mr. Kochevar served as a Construction Scheduler and Field Construction Coordinator for the design/build of the E-470 Toll Road in Denver. He coordinated weekly work plans with up to 15 subcontractors and reviewed subcontractor change orders and produced company payment invoices. He used Primavera Project Planner

(P3) extensively for both work planning and as a payment vehicle. His management duties included scheduling, estimating, procurement, expediting, subcontract coordination and cost reporting. Resume of Edward Chris Kochevar Page 4

Construction Scheduler

Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository, Las Vegas, Nevada (1993 to 1995) Mr. Kochevar managed the construction of subsurface mine facilities at Yucca Mountain including coordination for the design and construction activity of several engineering and construction subcontractors. Construction Engineer/Scheduler

Rocky Mountain Arsenal, Denver, Colorado (1990 to 1993) Mr. Kochevar was responsible for several water treatment plants, pumping stations, and containment facilities during the remediation of large sections of the Rocky Mountain Arsenal. Design Planner and Cost Engineer

Denver International Airport, Denver, Colorado (1988 to 1990) Mr. Kochevar worked as a Design Planner and Cost Engineer during the early stages of design and contract planning of the Denver International Airport project. He performed cash flow planning, which was integrated into the construction schedule for revenue bond purposes. Field Construction Coordinator and Scheduler

Anheuser Busch Brewery, Ft. Collins, Colorado (1985 to 1988) Mr. Kochevar was Field Cost Engineer/Start-Up Coordinator for the construction of the brewery. He coordinated the weekly activity of various structural, mechanical, and architectural subcontractors, maintained the CPM schedule, and was responsible for progress reporting. Kellogg Corporation

Littleton, Colorado (1990)

Mr. Kochevar was a Claims Consultant for a refinery project in Canada. He performed as-built drawing reviews and change order analysis.

Fluor/Stearns Roger Inc.

Irvine, California; Denver, Colorado; Pocatello, Idaho, and La Barge, Wyoming (1981 to 1985) Mr. Kochevar worked as an Estimator, Cost Engineer, and Scheduler on several large oil and gas projects, including the Union Oil Shale Plant in western Colorado, a module fabrication project in Idaho, and a gas plant construction project in Wyoming.



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