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Project Manager Engineer

Bolingbrook, Illinois, 60440, United States
100K to 135K
April 15, 2012

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Jon T. Evans

*** ******** *****

Bolingbrook, IL. 60440

Phone: (630) ***-****

Cell: (312) ***-****



Extensive experience in Project Engineering, Project Management, and Construction Management performing the following tasks:

• Structure project and activities.

• Develop project plans and schedules.

• Manage project within the established schedule constraints.

• Control project costs to ensure budget conformance.

• Ensure compliance to procedures and protocol (including housekeeping and appearance).

• Manage (coordinate, integrate, and facilitate) the efforts of the individual, team, and other resources associated with project activity.

• Supervise project site activities to include trade labor, subcontractors, and outside professional services.

• Coordinate project purchasing activities. Interface with vendors to ensure conformance to specifications/standards.

• Orally communicate in meetings, conversations, and presentations.

• Direct and lead meetings, such as project team meetings, contractor walk-through, etc.

• Prepare and issue written correspondence, including progress reports, meeting agendas and minutes, proposals, project summaries, etc., that is grammatically correct, flows logically, and incorporates the appropriate strategy.

• Ensure timely follow-up to all personal commitments.

• Compile all project information in project files utilizing standard format.

• Research and apply technical knowledge and appropriate technologies to support scope of work documents, designs, and specifications.

• Keep in touch with technological developments within specific discipline/area of expertise.

• Provide employee performance feedback as required.

• Develop a workload management plan (resource planning), which organizes and forecasts personal allocation of hours to assignments.

• Develop task estimates.

• Consistently enforce safe work practices and promote a safety culture.


2/11 To 3/12 – Merichem Inc.

Project Engineer Provide project engineering services for various sulfur dioxide removal processes and equipment. Responsible for procurement and equipment selection for several sulfur removal projects.

5/06 To 10/10 – Rohm and Haas

Project Manager/Engineer Provide project management and engineering services for various projects throughout the plant. Sample of projects: Ground Water Reclamation Project for recovery and treatment of reclaimed ground water. Vapor Recovery System alarms improvement. Upgraded and improved alarm indication and operation of system. Revere Panel Replacement. Replace out dated weigh scale control system with contemporary, state of art, weigh scale controllers. Recycle Water Pump Upgrade. Replace recycle water pumps and added variable speed controllers to save on operating costs.

10/05 To 5/06 – Mosbec Mechanical

Estimator – Provide estimating services for mechanical contractor on various Requests for Quotes.

3/05 To 10/05 – Orbital Engineering

Project Manager/Engineer Provide project management and engineering for HVAC projects at US Steel-Gary Works. Sample of projects: Dust Collection System for coal handling facility and a reclaim system for collection and reuse of coal dust. Fly Ash transfer system for Midwest Generation Station-Waukegan.

4/01 To 1/05 – Evans Engineering & Design Service – Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company

Project Manager/Engineer Basis of capital projects have been reliability improvements, labor reduction, cost reduction and safety. Sample of projects: Reclaimed dust and super sack fill system, Lecithin automatic addition system, and Single stick wrapper elimination project. At the Yorkville facility, provided improvements to plant ventilation system, installed replacement chiller and installed SCADA Building Automation System.

10/00 To 4/01 – Evans Engineering & Design Service – Nabisco

Project Manager/Engineer Provide for and assure training of plant and operations personnel during project acceptance procedures. Sample of projects: Centralized conveying and palletizing system, Automation of Snack-Well line, Automatic case erector and case packer installation on oatmeal line.

3/00 To 10/00 – Siebert Engineers – Willy Wonka Candy Factory

Project Engineer Sample of projects: Plant air compressor replacement, candy pellet line installation, office modifications, roof replacements, parking lot installation, push-back rack system installation, support on Nerds Rope line.

12/98 To 11/99 - Evans Engineering & Design Service – Adams Elevator

Mechanical Engineer at Adams Elevator, responsible for new product development, design and engineering of parts and products, preparing capital appropriation request, document control procedures, injection molded parts and the routing of production through the manufacturing facility. Direct and supervise the CAD/Mechanical Desktop drafters for product documentation and update. Completed training in Mechanical Desktop, 3D modeler.

4/96 To 12/98 - Evans Engineering & Design Service – AET Films

Project Manager/Engineer numerous Process and Utility projects from $5M to $650M at AET Films, Terre Haute, In. Sample of projects include the engineering, design and construction of an ASTM certified quality control lab. This included the design and installation of an HVAC system with humidification and dehumidification capabilities. Reengineering of cooling water lines for better heat transfer and cooling at the heat treat section of 8-meter tenter line. Purchased and installed extruder for tenter line, installed improved oiling system for tenter line. Provided engineered solution to excessive vibrations and harmonics on winder section of tenter line.

10/88 To 4/96 - Evans Engineering & Design Service – Lever Brothers Company

Project Manager/Engineer numerous Process and Utility projects from $10M to $12MM at Lever Brothers Company, Hammond Plant. Responsible for project start up, process chillers and various HVAC projects and upgrades. Taught classes on the theory and practice of heat transfer in heat exchangers. Sample of projects:

City water and treated water system upgrades. The scope of work included the design, fabrication and installation of ASME certified head tanks for city water storage serving the plant’s potable water system and treated water to meet the plant’s process water requirements in an existing clock tower. RPZ backflow preventers were also installed to protect the city’s water system.

AA Wisk, NS Surf, and ALL Free and Clear product lines. Engineered, designed, installed, start-up.

Railcar unloading facility. Complete process design, control system design, piping design, project management, equipment specification and inspection, and installation supervision for entire job. System is used to unload railcar shipments of raw materials used in the production of soap.

Caustic unloading and storage facilities. Installation of mag-drive pumps and spill containment area for raw material truck unloading. Unloading equipment and tank upgrades to meet current EPA requirements.

Glycerin truck loading and unloading facilities. Design and installation of spill containment, structural supports, piping systems and unloading equipment.

Phenolics treatment system installation. Project included complete characterization, survey and material balance around a 1.0-MGD industrial wastewater effluent stream to pinpoint, segregate and install treatment systems for sources of high phenolics in the total plant effluent. Installation of treatment system included pilot testing, scale-up, piping design, control system design, equipment specification, installation supervision and verification of entire job.

8/88 To 10/88 - Industrial Assistance Corporation (EBASCO)

Mechanical Design Engineer responsible for design corrections of reactor cooling water piping systems and non-critical piping systems. Reviewed documentation packages for completeness for Return To Service at Waterford 3 and Browns Ferry nuclear power plants.

9/87 To 8/88 - Salem Engineering

Plant Project Engineer/Construction Manager responsible for management of various process and utility projects at Stauffer Chemical Co. in Hammond, In. Sample of projects: Sulfuric acid storage tanks cathodic protection system, truck scale and track scale installation,

10/85 To 9/87 - McClurg and MacMillan

Mechanical Design Engineer responsible for Facilities Engineering, plant layouts, piping, plumbing, sewer piping, electrical design, equipment selection and specifications for various General Motors Plants and wastewater treatment facilities in central Michigan.


1/67 To 9/85

Mechanical Design Engineer, Dow Corning; Mechanical Design Engineer, Pioneer Engineering and Manufacturing; Piping Department Supervisor, Bechtel; Job Engineer, Kaiser Engineers; Designer/Checker, Salem Engineering; Piping Designer/Checker, The Austin Company; Piping Designer, Pollak and Skan; Piping and Electrical Designer, BEE Design Services; Piping and Electrical Design, Castle Engineering; Electrical Design, Engineers Collaborative; Piping Design, Sargent and Lundy; Mechanical Engineer, Automatic Electric.


1981-82 Arizona Tech - BS Computer Science

1978 University of Wisconsin - Mechanical Engineering - EIT

1964-66 Wilson City College - Engineering Associates

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