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Construction Scheduler

Location:
Roseville, MI, 48066
Salary:
$90,000 year
Posted:
August 26, 2012

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Charles E. Pirkheim

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

Roseville, MI 48066

August 26, 2012

HR Manager

PMA Consultant, LLC

Dear Sir,

I am writing this letter and sending my resume in response to your

company's website ad for Construction Scheduler in Detroit, MI. I have

substantial P6 construction scheduling experience, having been in Michigan

for 14 years, scheduling USACE government projects in Afghanistan,

electrical power plant maintenance outages, automotive plants, Detroit

Wastewater Treatment plant, an some a school and church. I am looking to

get back to doing private sector projects or local municipal projects,

instead of USACE projects.

As my resume reflects, I have twenty-seven years scheduling experience

including, seven years using P3e and P6, and another 10 years on P3. I

have over fifteen years construction and three years cost experience. I

offer work experience that has exposed me to many industries, with office

and field assignments in US Army Corps. projects, electric power plant

maintenance outages, automotive, schools, environmental remediation,

process chemical, pulp and paper, industrial facility renovations, and

nuclear decommissioning. My educational background includes formal

education in Mechanical Engineering and continuing education in

Construction Technology. Because of my varied experience and my commitment

to excellence in my performance level, I am confident I would make a

valuable contribution to to your organization.

My salary would be negotiable, dependent upon your benefits, but because I

am primarily concerned with getting into an organization that I can stay

with for many years and grow professionally, I will consider all reasonable

offers with much thought. An appointment for further discussion can be

easily arranged at your convenience. I can be reached my cell phone at

586-***-****. I hope to hear from you soon, and I thank you for your

time and consideration.

Sincerely,

Charles E. Pirkheim

CHARLES E. PIRKHEIM

26622 Normandy Home : 586-***-****

Roseville, MI 48066 Cell : (586)

945-7133

CAREER OBJECTIVE :

NEAR TERM: SENIOR SCHEDULER FOR LARGE A&E OR CONSTRUCTION COMPANY

LONG TERM: PROJECT MANAGER OR SCHEDULING DEPARTMENT MANAGER IN SAME

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY:

Twenty-seven years experience in varied project controls responsibility,

with emphasis on planning and scheduling, and related reporting duties.

Project experience has included field and office assignments in US Army

Corps. projects. fossil power, automotive, schools, manufacturing,

environmental remediation, process chemical, pulp and paper, industrial

facility renovation, and nuclear decommissioning.

SOFTWARE KNOWLEDGE:

P3e & P6 - 7 Years Lotus 123 - 10 Years Maximo - 3

Months

Primavera - 12 Years Lotus Ami - 2 Years Powerpoint -

5 Years

MS-Project- 7 Years MS Excel - 10 Years MS-Word - 10

Years

WORK EXPERIENCE:

7/08- Present LAKESHORE ENGINEERING, Detroit, MI - 313-***-****

Scheduling Analyst for small government contracting company.

. Prepare & update with cost 4 construction schedules for Afghan,

USACE projects.

. Upload P3 schedules to Pertmaster to run risk analysis, and

write schedule reports.

. Prepare miscellaneous proposal schedules as needed in P3 and P6.

9/05 - 5/08 TEK SYSTEMS, Southfield, MI - 248-***-****

Outage Scheduler to DTE Energy at the St. Clair Power Plant.

. Prepared and updated 500+ activity boiler/turbine outage

schedules in Primavera/e.

. Prepare small forced outage schedules prior to outage with

Maximo work orders downloaded into P3e, then logically tied

together to create the CPM schedule.

8/05- 11/05 LAKESHORE ENGINEERING, Detroit, MI - 313-***-****

Scheduling Consultant / Trainer for government contracting

company.

. Prepared 5-7 construction schedules for small government

research buildings.

. Trained a few engineers in proper use of WBS, and cost and

resource loading in P3.

3/04 - 7/05 CONSTRUCTION DYNAMICS GROUP, Columbia, MD - 800-***-****

Program Scheduler to Detroit Wastewater Partners for the

Treatment Plant.

. Managed and updated 15,000 activity, $550 million program

schedule in P3.

. Monthly rollup of 15 subcontractors' subproject schedules into

the master project.

. Rebalanced monthly costs in resource dollars to match the

program progress payment.

. Wrote monthly program level assessment of the project for the

client's review.

8/03 - 2/04 INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANTS, INC., Royal Oak, MI - (248) 336-

8456

Program Scheduler to US Army Tank Command, Light Armor Vehicle

program.

. Developed and updated integrated vehicle upgrade schedules in MS-

Project.

. Monthly updated an Excel spreadsheet of 750 vehicles in

production and completion.

4/03 - 6/03 UNISOURCE STAFFING, LLC., Auburn Hills, MI - 248-***-****

Scheduler to Washington Group Intl. at GM Lake Orion Assembly

Plant.

. Assisted maintaining plant shutdown schedules using Primavera

Enterprise.

. Developed work package schedules in MS-Project and P3

Enterprise.

12/02 - 3/03 ALBERICI CONSTRUCTORS, Livonia, MI - 734-***-****

Consultant Scheduler to Alberici for GM Fairfax Assembly,

Kansas City, KS.

. Prepared and progressed 6,000 activity shutdown schedule in MS-

Project.

. Walked down entire General Assembly area of plant to gather

schedule progress.

10/00 - 8/02 RONCELLI, INC., Sterling Heights, MI - 586-***-****

Senior Scheduler for Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church

Project.

. Developed preliminary 400 activity church construction schedule

in MS-Project.

10/00 - 4/02 Senior Scheduler for Ford Romeo Aluminum Block Expansion

Project.

. Developed and progressed weekly 700 activity building

construction schedule.

. Revised and progressed 1,000+ activity Ford vendor machine build

schedule.

. Walked down field site to verify progress and took digital

progress photographs.

. Interfaced with Roncelli and Ford Management as to cause and

effects of delays.

7/99 - 10/00 DUMAS CONCEPTS IN BUILDING,, Northville, MI - (248) 380-

8480

Senior Scheduling Engineer for all projects within Dumas.

. Prepared all company Primavera proposal and construction

schedules.

. Prepared 500 activity construction schedule for Stellwagen

Elementary School.

10/98 - 7/99 WASHINGTON GROUP INTERNATIONAL, Troy, MI - 248-***-****

Senior Project Controls Engineer for GM Southeast Michigan

Relocation Project.

. Weekly progress 1900 activity Primavera schedule for multi-

building refurbishment.

. Report status by writing weekly project summaries for WGI team

and subcontractors.

. Input resource projections and history to prepare resource-

loaded manpower graphs.

2/98-10/98 WALBRIDGE ALDINGER, Detroit, MI - 313-***-****

Senior Project Controls Engineer for Sverdrup (Ford)

Driveability Test Facility.

. Maintained and progressed 1500 activity EPC wind tunnel schedule

using Primavera.

. Review project status with team management, & wrote monthly

progress summaries.

. Walked down field site to verify progress, and look for

improvement opportunities.

7/96-2/98 Project Controls Engineer to Lima Engine Plant, Ford Motor Co.,

Lima, OH.

. Prepared project summaries for reporting project status to

higher Ford management.

. Team contact for 20 engine team schedules and management

summaries.

10/95-3/96 BELCAN TECH SERVICES,INC., Cincinnati, OH - 513-***-****

Project Engineer on contract to BGP Services for Procter and

Gamble.

. Assisted Project Manager in daily project coordination

activities.

. Tracked and coordinated the engineering changes in change

management system.

EDUCATION: UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI, Cincinnati, OH

B.S. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, June, 1983

Additional Pennsylvania State University, Beaver Campus, Monaca, PA

Training: Construction Technology Certificate, March 1987-February

1988

240 Hour Program with Courses in Estimating, HVAC,

Automatic Controls, Construction Law,

and Project Management.



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