Project Control Manager
I have over 22 years experience that includes Scheduling, Planning, Contract Administration and Document Controls. I have extensive experience working on large projects and handling costs, schedules, variance analysis, earned values, project trend & contract change notices. Project complexity has included detailed, resource loaded CPM schedules comprising of several thousand activities, with multiple project/contract interfaces and project value in excess of $3.5 billion. My computer skills include Excel, Access, Word, Contract Control System (CCS), and advanced knowledge of Primavera P 8.2 Enterprise (expertise level). My experience covers a broad variety of design and construction projects including Oil business, Refineries, Coal Mines, Transit, Rail, Bridges, Airports, Industrial, Hotel facilities and Clean Energy – Wind Turbines.
August 2008 – Present, SIEMENS Energy Inc, Wind Power Projects, Orlando, FL
Project Management Specialist:
Planning and cost forecasting of Wind Turbines and currently working with mega projects as Mid American – Iowa + Phase II 258 and 170 Wind Turbines, Crossroads – Oklahoma 98 Wind Turbines, Greenwich – Canada 44 Wind 2.3 MW, Santa Isabel Puerto Rico 44 WTG, Spring Valley, Nevada 66 WTG, Auwahi, Hawaii 8 WTG. Forecast and Cost Analysis for the projects, run Monthly Reports, Graphics and cost control Reports. Implemented the primavera 8.2 structure of the Americas, lead the Globalization of Primavera software, integration with Denmark, Europe Projects with the USA Projects and Latin American Projects as Lead Project Management Control Project Engineer, participated in the elite group of the Siemens Wind Division to find solutions for the future as the Wind Turbine division is growing. Primavera trainer for Americas region that includes Canada, Mexico and South America.
PACO GROUP 2003 – 2007
2007 – 2008 PACO Group, Atlantic Yards/LIRR Relocation Project, Brooklyn, NY
Project Engineer/Senior Scheduler
Assigned to the Atlantic Yards/LIRR Yard Relocation project. Provides baseline validation, review, planning, and scheduling; comparing actual with planned performance, prepares project management reports to reflect program/project status, cost and schedule trends; Monthly and monthly updates for Stage 1 – Temporary Yard project (17 months duration project. Adriana prepares and maintains the baseline and BWS for Stage 2, Stage 3 and Stage 4 – Permanent Yard (48 Month duration project). Also prepares and maintains all the reports that include civil, electrical and signal contractor’s activities in the master schedule for review and comparison. Works with Primavera 3.1 and Primavera 5.0.
Virginia Beach Light Rail Project, assignation as a Senior Engineer for the Project Control of the Light Rail project.
2006 – 2007, PACO Group, Inc., New River Bridge Project, New River, FL
Document Controls Manager
Responsibilities included managing all project documents using CCS software. Also prepared and submitted monthly reports, and documents to the client and the lawyers working on claims, change notices, change orders and other request for information.
2003 - 2006, PACO Group, Inc.,Tri-Rail double track corridor project in Broward County Florida Tri-Rail, Pompano Beach, FL
Maintained control of project drawings and technical documents for the design and construction of the Segment 5 Project, the installation of a second mainline track (43.3 miles long) parallel to the existing rail line. Prepared and submitted daily, weekly, and quarterly reports for the project, and maintained all technical drawings and controlled all the information for the field office. Coordinated with contractors to get daily quality reports, and coordinated all the track safety certifications.
2001 - 2002, PMA Consultants, Project (NSTAR Electric), Boston Massachusetts, MA
Created the master schedule for work orders that included 7,000 activities. Scheduled and implemented a new scheduling system for the company in Yarmouth, Cape Cod, Hyannis, Denis, Martha’s Vineyard, and South Boston. Also prepared for and conducted weekly meetings to coordinate activities in order to stay on target with the project schedule. Adriana performed daily updates to the database and reported changes to the schedule to all managers. All work was performed using Primavera P3 and Passport.
2001 - 2001, PMA Consultants Project LLC, Marriot Vacation Club International Orlando, FL
Maintained the schedule for domestic and international projects during all project phases including pre-design, design, and build. Prepared monthly and quarterly reports, which were, send to all project managers. Worked with all project areas using detailed and master schedules to manage and control the project schedule. Adriana created new updated timelines, comparison with targets and update timelines essential to achieving project scheduling goals.
2000, Moody International, Siemes AG, Mexico
Planned and prepared final data books for the electrical and instrumentation systems for the extension and modernization of the PEMEX space Cadereyta Refinery. Also prepared weekly progress reports that were distributed to all project managers.
1999, Asea Brown Bovery OVE, ABB Systems, Colombia
Supported the Ecopetrol Blending project by providing financial and planning development services to help prepare the budget and a viable cash flow strategy. Upgraded and reviewed the target program for Ecopetrol’s approval process of all projects. Finally reviewed, analyzed, and made recommendations to mitigate the impact of shutting down gas lines during construction using Primavera P3 (10.000 activities).
1995 -1998, British Petroleum Exploration Colombia LTD – BPX, Colombia
Cost Control Engineer
While working on the full development of the Cusiana and Cupiagua oil pump station facilities, provided services that supported engineering, supply, and construction. Helped coordinate and plan the execution of software applications to monitor contractor progress taking into accounts the different disciplines. Established and maintained the project schedule keeping track of all activities, provided detailed schedule analysis to support to project management, coordinated schedule variances, and identified impact to the schedule. Provided recommendations for performance improvement and corrective action for project management. Interfaced with all levels of project management, project controls staff, and corporate managers for schedule control issues; interfaced with client and contractor staff to provide schedule deliverables.
1993 -1995, Tipiel S.A. - BP Exploration LTD, Colombia
Quality Assurance - Project Control / QC Consorcio.
Enlargement of the Central Pipeline of Los Llanos, Miraflores Station Phase I – Bridge Case Miraflores Covenas, and Caucasia Station.
1992 -1993, Schrader Camargo – Foster Wheeler Termotecnica Main Auxiliary, Colombia
Contracts Section Systems
1 Recovery of Unit II – Thermoelectric “Central Martin del Corral” – Empresa de Energia de Bogota. To perform the cost analysis for the Project Management estimated costs according to the change orders and requisitions, cost of materials, and contracting value for both local and foreign technical assistance. Reviewed all contracts and purchase orders for services, and audited all the payments made to suppliers through the main contracts.
1990 -1992, Ingetec S.A. Interconexion Electrica ISA, Colombia
Main Auxiliary Contracts
While working on the Line 500 KV 2. International Colombia Resources Corporation Interior Cerrejon Coal Mine - North Zone Technical; prepared reports, and work quantity charts, using programs such as QPRO, Lotus Primavera and programming language such as Fortran and Language C .