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Business Analyst, Project Manager, Scheduler

Location:
Kennewick, Washington, United States
Posted:
March 03, 2011

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LARRY R. OLSEN

**** ******* **.

Pasco, WA *****

Hm: 509-***-****

Cell: 509-***-****

EDUCATION:

Masters in Environmental Science ~ August 1997. Washington State University, Richland, WA.

Masters of Business Administration ~ April 1987, Nova University, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE:

• Work with Primavera (P3) to develop and maintain resource loaded project schedules

• Evaluate EVMS for cost and schedule variances and report to Project Manager

• Prepare Monthly progress reports

• As a Cost Account Manager (CAM) worked closely with scheduler/budget analyst to update the schedule and keep activities on track and on budget.

• As a Senior Project Control Analyst/Program Administrator Performed budget analysis and preparation of various financial reports necessary to manage the High Level Waste Program Office budget.

• Reviewed subcontractor bid proposals and participated in the scoring and selection process.

• Tracked subcontractors schedule and cost to ensure project completion on time and within budget.

HISTORY OF PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Science Applications International Corporation, Richland, WA May 2008 – Present

Project Manager

Assist the current Project Manager and Deputy Project Managers in managing the preparation of the Tank Closure & Waste Management EIS.

• Assist the management team and the multidiscipline team of engineers and scientists in the preparation and coordination of the draft and final EIS and through numerous reviews/revisions.

• Assist in providing support of project planning and control using Primavera (P3) project planning software. Interfacing with the client and regulators on an as needed basis.

• Assist in providing support for modification to Cost Plus Fixed Fee Contract

• Preparation of Calculation and Analysis Packages.

• Supported the Vadose Zone analysis by participating in Subsurface Transport Over Multiple Phases (STOMP) team for production runs using both the manual and automated process, checking mass balance on STOMP runs, and preparing STOMP flux graphs.

• Worked with STOMP team members to improve the manual production process by using methods to increase efficiency

• Worked with STOMP team members to develop an automated production process by setting up and testing a MAC network of approximately seventy computers

• Supported groundwater analysis by participating in production runs of Blue Dot Particle Tracking, performed QA checks on runs, prepared graphs, and tracked results.

• Served as Black Rock recharge of groundwater analysis project manager which included evaluation and comparison of results with the base case.

• Participated on MODFLOW lithography interpretation team.

• Participated on STOMP lithography interpretation team.

• Assisted in building Well Query Log library.

• Prepared Verification Test Case for new application to create .vmp (Visual Modfow Property) files to support the sensitivity analysis effort.

• Worked with MODFLOW team members to develop, test, and calibrate Area ‘A’ SM16 base model

• Provided guidance and supervision of team members to prepare, run, analyze, and review steady state Target model MODFLOW runs.

Washington Demilitarization Company (URS) Aug 2007 – May 2008

Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility, Oregon

Environmental RCRA Permitting Supervisor

• Provide guidance and supervision to a staff of ten environmental specialists for the preparation and submittal of permit modification requests, notifications, reports, and correspondence to the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ)

• Interview and hire new permitting staff team members

• Perform individual performance evaluations of permitting staff members

• Coordinate permit modification schedule with site personnel and the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ)

• Perform cost account manager (CAM) functions

• Manage subcontractor contracts to support: (1) human health risk assessment (HHRA), (2) MACT, (3) Title V Air Permit, and (4) statistical analysis of agent trial burn results

• Perform Environmental Manager functions when necessary

• Provide regulatory advise to upper management

• Regularly lead meetings with the client, upper management and ODEQ to discuss permit modifications and address public comments

• Provide direction and support to ensure accurate documents are produced by the department staff

• Provide training related to environmental procedures and applicable regulations

• Assess current regulatory permitting process and identify improvements to the process

• Lead bi-weekly meeting with the ODEQ to resolve regulatory compliance and permitting issues

• Interface daily with the department of the Army to plan meetings with the ODEQ

Washington Demilitarization Company (URS) Aug 1998 - Aug 2007

Umatilla Chemical Agent Disposal Facility, Oregon

Senior Environmental Scientist

• Responsible for maintaining compliance with federal and state regulations.

• Regularly interface with the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (ODEQ) to resolve a wide variety of environmental issues.

• Provide environmental guidance to Parson’s Engineering (design authority), engineering, and operations personnel.

• Ensure integration of environmental requirements into procedures, plans, and appropriate Umatilla site programs.

• Provided environmental oversight of the facility construction certification contractor during walk downs of the facility to ensure all open items are completed.

• Provide technical design support to environmental staff for preparation of permit modifications requests.

• Lead monthly meeting with the ODEQ and client to review proposed changes to the facility.

• Provide oversight of National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit and Water Pollution Control Facilities (WPCF) Permit.

• Write potential non-compliance reports providing recommended resolution actions.

• Completed Six Sigma Project and earned Green Belt certification.

• Responsible for maintaining compliance with federal and state regulations.

• Provide configuration control of RCRA design changes and ensure that these changes are incorporated by Permit modifications.

• Submit Facility Construction Certification packages to the ODEQ to meet RCRA permit conditions.

Waste Management, Hanford Site, Richland, WA Oct 1996 – Aug 1998

Senior Environmental Scientist

- supported Solid Waste Management Projects

• Responsible for supervision of the performance of routine regulatory inspections and oversight of operations to ensure environmental compliance with the RCRA permit at the Central Waste Complex.

• Performed environmental audits of operational logs and inspection reports to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and permit conditions.

• Conducted environmental compliance inspections and surveillances of permitted waste treatment (T-Plant) and waste storage facilities (i.e., solid waste burial grounds).

• Prepared notifications of waste management non-compliances and ensured corrective actions were implemented.

• Review of procedures and plans to assure integration of environmental requirements.

• Reviewed waste management performance of subcontractors and participated on an assessment team to resolve environmental waste management issues.

• Provided routine National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) upgrades, and CX screenings.

• Prepared a portion of the Part B RCRA permit application for the Central Waste Complex.

Westinghouse Hanford Company, Richland, WA Jan 1996 – Oct 1996

Program Administration/Environmental Scientist

- supported Hanford Facilities (200 Effluent, 300 Effluent, RCRA/CERCLA Operational Monitoring, and 222S Laboratory

• Responsible for coordination of Pollution Prevention and Waste Minimization Program for the above mentioned Hanford Facilities.

• Coordinated the preparation of case studies and return on investment submittals to Department of Energy Headquarters, Washington D. C. for the implementation of pollution prevention activities at various site facilities.

• Lead monthly meeting of pollution prevention representatives from the various site programs.

Westinghouse Hanford Company, Richland, WA Feb 1990 – Jan 1996

Senior Project Control Analyst/Program Administrator

- supported the Department of Energy

• Performed budget analysis and preparation of various financial reports necessary to manage the High Level Waste Program Office budget.

• Reviewed subcontractor bid proposals and participated in the scoring and selection process.

• Tracked subcontractor schedule and cost to ensure project completion on time and within budget.

• Coordinated preparation and technical review of programmatic baseline documents necessary for the budget submittal to the Department of Energy in Washington D.C.

• Coordinated the annual assessments of Cost Quality Management, Integrated Baseline Review (IBR), and Activity Datasheets preparation for all programs on the Hanford Site. .

• Managed the development and coordination of the change control system.

• Developed and provided training to Hanford site program change control administrators.

• Liaison to the Department of Energy Richland Office change control administrator to facilitate changes.

• Coordinated the development a centralized standardized change control system for the Hanford site contractors.

• Chaired the change control task team and acted as secretary to the Baseline Integration Change Evaluation Board.

• Provided program administration and project control analyst functions, administered sub-contracts.

• Acted as liaison for DOE-HQ to all DOE sites across the nation for tracking High Level Waste Program Activities and Milestones.

City of Kennewick, Kennewick, WA Sep 1983 – Feb 1990

Community Development Administrator

- supported the Federal Housing and Urban Development Department

• Managed federal and state funded community development projects in the City of Kennewick ensuring regulatory compliance with federal, state, and local laws and requirements.

• Provided SEPA and NEPA assessments for these projects to ensure proper compliance with federal and state requirements.

• Interfaced with community organizations, city officials, federal and state officials to resolve community development requirements issues.

COMPUTER SKILLS:

PC Programs: Word, Access Database, Excel Spreadsheets, PowerPoint, Outlook, Primavera (P3) and MODFLOW.

MAC Programs: BlueDot (Particle Tracking); STOMP, and Excel.

REFERENCES:

Available on Request.



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