|Company & Function||Description||Start||End|
|Project and Turnaround Consultants, Richmond, TX, USA||
Project and Turnaround Consultants was a new company providing the industry with value-added service products to aid companies in delivering successful projects, at fixed prices. Its extensive range of fixed-price project and turnaround services include consultant assistance, corporate and coaching services, audits, capital and turnaround assurance certification, schedule, estimate, risk analysis, and system review services. It has been deactivated.
5818 Brazos Lakes Drive, Richmond, TX 77469
Partner: Mr. Ord Limbrick
|♦ Project Controls Manager (Partner)||
I was a partner in charge of interacting with clients, managing and coaching Project Controls client teams, analyzing Project Management and Controls client issues, building, developing and implementing client solutions, and creating complex top management reports.
|CDI Corporation, Houston, TX, USA||
CDI Corporation seeks to create extraordinary outcomes with clients by delivering solutions based on highly skilled and professional talent. Clients are corporations in multiple industries, including energy, chemicals, infrastructure, aerospace, industrial equipment, technology, as well as municipal and state governments, and the U.S. Department of Defense.
|♦ Project (Lead) Cost Controls Specialist||
Responsible for leading the project controls cost functions for the pre-TA phase of a LyondellBassell oil and gas local refinery project. Also oversaw many other projects to enhance, upgrade, and expand production from initiation through contract completion. Developed and implemented the project controls plan, including estimate, budget, cost and schedule benchmarks, and a risk management strategy. Led the cost team, making the interface between project controls and other cross-functional teams. Communicated work processes, controls, deliverables, reports, and requirements. Monitored and controlled purchase orders issued for 2018 Crude Project programs to manage and control costs. Duties:
|Systech International, Houston, TX, USA||
Systech International provides responsive, high quality multi-disciplinary services to contractors, supporting them in the delivery of projects on time and to budget.
Address: 3400 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1011, Atlanta, GA, 30326
|♦ Sr. (Project Controls /) Schedule Consultant||
Oversaw Project Controls Management for national and international clients in Canada and Brazil, while acting as the subject matter expert.
|Progressive, Houston, TX, USA||
Progressive GE is a subsidiary of S-3 (Strategic Staffing Solutions), a medium multinational corporation providing consulting services in Project Management, Project Controls, Quality, and Systems, for oil & gas, alternative energy, industrial, manufacturing, information technology, high-tech, and telecommunications clients all over the world.
Seconded at end client site: Exterran HQ
Other clients (HQ): Petrobrás HQ
Address: 811 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002
Client Boss: Mr. David Lemons - scanned reference, Boss: Ms. Amanda Livengood
|♦ Senior Project Controller||
• Was accountable for managing the cost team activities for a $75 MM capital project requiring international team integration. This included Program Cost Management, Progress Control, Risk Mgt., Change Mgt., Forecasting, Trending, Reporting, ETC, EAC Analysis, Variance Analysis, Cash Flow Control, and development and implementation of a complex cost control system.
|Ref-Chem, Houston, TX, USA||
Ref-Chem is a merit-shop, heavy industrial construction, engineering, EPC and maintenance organization with an annual sales volume of over $200 million.
Worked as a free-lance senior project controls consultant doing urgent Planning and Scheduling work for oil & gas multinational companies.
3014 S. Sam Houston Pkwy E., Houston, TX 77047
Boss: Mr. David Bacle - scanned reference
|♦ Master Scheduler (freelance)||
• Did Resource Planning, and built a fully loaded (resources, costs) Master Schedule , with proper WBS coding, special layouts, properly leveled and baselined, for a critical international project. * Left when assignment was done and received offer from Progressive.
|Faithful and Gould, Houston, TX, USA||
Faithful and Gould is a large multinational corporation of the British Atkins Group providing services in EPCM (engineering, design, procurement, construction, management) Project Management, Project Controls, Quality, Strategic Planning, and Systems, for oil & gas, alternative energy, industrial, manufacturing, information technology, high-tech, telecommunications, military and government clients all over the world.
Seconded at end client site: LyondellBassell
Other clients (HQ): BP, Phillips66, Williams, UOP (Honeywell), Global Seeds Genetics (GSG, Land O'Lakes)
Address: 2925 Briarpark Avenue, Houston, TX 77042
Client Boss: Mr. Ord Limbrick - scanned reference, Boss:Mr. Luis Pinto
|♦ Senior (Lead) Project Controls Manager||
Led Program/Project Controls Management for many national and international programs and projects in a “global PMO” setting. Supervised and mentored PC members. Participated in the analyses (check estimates) of bids and proposals (Huntsman, Saudi Aramco, BC Hydro, City of Regina, etc.) and project analysis, elaborated and implemented corporate policies, best practices, procedures, forms, reports, guidelines, standards, models, and dashboards..
|Mustang Engineering,, Client in Bakersfield, CA, USA||
Mustang Engineering is a large multinational corporation providing services in EPCM (engineering, design, procurement, construction, management), quality, consulting and systems, for oil & gas, alternative energy, industrial, manufacturing, information technology, high-tech, telecommunications, military and government clients all over the US.
Seconded at end client site: Occidental Petroleum (Oxy)
Address: 16001 Park Ten Place, Houston, TX 77084
Boss: Mr. Rob Brodt, National Acct. Manager
|♦ Project Controls Manager||
* Was in charge of PMO Sr. Program Controls Management for a large Oil & Gas programs within a large oil & gas corporation.
|GO Consulting Group, Clients in Richmond, VA and Bakersfield, CO, USA|
Global Consulting Group (GO) is a company providing consulting services to large and medium corporations in the engineering and design, industrial, manufacturing, information technology, high-tech, telecommunications, financial, military and government clients all over the US.
Seconded at end client site: Capital One (Richmond, VA)
Other clients (at KSI, Bakersfield, CA) HQ): Chevron SJVBU, Aera Energy, Hess, Berry Petroleum
Address: 14 Atlantic Place, South Portland, ME, 04106, USA
Boss: Mr. Rick Harper, Senior Account Executive - Scanned references
|♦ PMO Master Program Scheduler (East) / Project Controls Manager (West)||
* East Coast (at Capital One) - PMO Master Program Scheduler for a very large Basel II Finance/IT program ($250+MM) with 100+ IT/Business projects. Master program schedule mgt., planning, risk mgt., performance analysis & program controls reports, etc.
|Engineering Technical Group (ETG), Arizona, Clients in Costa Mesa, CA and Bakersfield, CA||
Engineering Technical Group (ETG) is a consulting company with more than 1,000 employees providing services to engineering and design, information technology, software, industrial, military, medical, and commercial clients all over the US.
Seconded at end client site: Chevron (El Segundo, CA)
Other clients (at HQs of Brinderson Engineers, Costa Mesa, CA and later, at DCCK Engineering (now KSI Eng.), Bakersfield, CA HQs): BP, NRG Energy, Valero, Oxy THUMS, Kinder Morgan, and SunPower
Address: 8700 East Vista Bonita, Suite 276, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Boss: Mr. Derek Cook - scanned reference, Client Boss: Mr. Hamid Hooshvar - scanned reference
|♦ Project Controls Engineer||
Provided Project Controls Management services for multiple large oil &
gas engineering & construction projects at the same time for several clients in California
($350+Mil.). First ETG client was Brinderson
Engineers, Costa Mesa, CA. The second ETG client was DCCK Engineering (name later changed to KSI Engineering).
|Jacobs Engineering Group, Denver, CO, USA||
Jacobs is one of the top ten global engineering corporations, with over 40,000 employees, $8B annual revenue and hundreds of multimillion projects all over the world in many segments.
Clients (at HQ): Questar Gas, Chevron, Kinder Morgan
Address: 1527 Cole Boulevard, Golden, Colorado 80401
Boss: Mr. Dennis Jones, Manager of Project Controls - Scanned reference
|♦ Project Controls Engineer||
Projects: Refinery capacity expansions and pipelines.
|Alutiiq, Denver, CO, USA||
Alutiiq LLC is a middle-sized project management corporation (general contractor),
subsidiary of the Afognak corporation. Projects included diverse control,
systems and security facilities and office buildings ($133MM total).
|♦ Project Controls Engineer||
Performed project oversight, scheduling and controls
of regional projects with both Primavera 3.1/5 and MS Project.
|Colorado Technical University , Denver, CO, USA||Colorado Technical
University has one of the top programs in the Central-West US and is PMI-accredited.
Address: 5775 DTC Boulevard, #100, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, USA
Direction: Mr. Mark Pieffer, MBA Dean - Scanned references
|♦ MSCS and MBA Student||Student in a MSCS and two MBAs programs. 1st in class. 4.0 GPA in all three Master programs.|
|Additional professional experience abroad (Brazil) within large corporations:|
|Sr. Mgt. Consultant, Marketing Area Chief, Planning Director Assessor, Subsidiaries Budget Controller, Financial Planning Analyst.|
|• Native-like Fluency: English and Portuguese. Very good in Spanish.|
|• Strategic vision deriving from a cross-functional experience and a generalist multicultural background.|
• Extensive and highly successful management consulting leadership experience in Management, Project Management, Project Controls, Strategic Planning, Financial Planning, Risk Management, Estimating, Budgeting, Scheduling, Forecasting, Marketing, Quality Mgt., and Corporate Systems Design/Development in some of world's largest oil, gas & energy corporations and multinationals.
|• Extensive and highly successful experience in Project Controls Management functions at large EPCM capital (CAPEX) and turnaround (TAR) projects and programs of cross-functional project-driven organizations, from both, operator and contractor sides, within the Oil & Gas, chemical, engineering, construction, industrial, and financial services segments.|
|• Staff management and supervision of subcontractors.|
|• Planning, Scheduling (Oracle Primavera and MS Project), and Risk Management / Analysis (Primavera Risk Analysis, @Risk, RiskyProject) of large EPCM Program Integrated Master Schedules (IMS).|
|• Cost Management (incl. EVM), Estimating, Budgeting, Cash Mgt., Productivity Evaluation, Trending, Forecasting, etc.|
|• Project Controls Managerial Reports, Profitability Evaluation, Ad Hoc Analyses, Charts, Dashboards, and Presentations.|
|• Corporate Strategic Planning, Controllership, and Marketing processes at top level for an Oil & Gas top major operator|
|• In-depth expertise of Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis.|
|==== EXPERTISE ====|
|• Solid expertise in Financial Planning and Financial Analysis within cross-functional organizations. Proven history of devising innovative approaches, elaborating advanced and complex financial analysis and plans to solve difficult real world corporate problems. Analyses of acquisitions & joint ventures.|
Expert in Planning & Project Systems Development with Excel functions and advanced MS Visual Basic macros.
|• Firm expertise in Business Process Optimization (BPO). Good practice with process methods (Reengineering (BPR), Improvement (BPI), Total Quality Mgt. (TQM), Six Sigma, DMAIC, Lean Manufaturing, 5S, Kanzei, Kanban, Jidoka, CMM, JIT) and Analyses (Statistical, Pareto, Fishbone, Cause-and-Effect, Value Stream Mapping).|
|• Extensive practice with Quantitative Analyses and Market research (Including SWOT, Strategic Key Factors, Financial, Statistical, Risk, Acquisition, Performance, Variance, Mfg. Cost, Market, Cost/Volume Pricing, Segmentation, Competitiveness, Change and Trend Analyses).|
|==== PERSONAL TRAITS ====|
|• Strong intellectual capability with the ability to understand, analyze and synthesize complex business, technologies and financial issues into real world strategies and relate them to end-user benefits.|
|• Non-linear creative thinking with the ability to freely associate and draw apparentely unrelated concepts and ideas into powerful outcomes.|
|• Combination of large and small company experience and the personality traits (drive, honesty, integrity, intensity and passion) necessary to blend with the management team. Quick and resourceful problem solving.|
|• Global in outlook, flexible to embrace change within transitional markets and travel up to 30%.|
|• Very organized, entrepreneurial, assertive, flexible, creative, able to prioritize and persuade at top spheres.|
|• Persuasive communicator, excellent PR/relationship builder and talented negotiator.|
|• Strong stamina, commitment, discretion, initiative, leadership, loyalty and reliability traits.|
|• Sound IT expertise in network environments with major financial and business software.|
|Project Management||Strategic Planning||Corporate Finance||Quality Control Management|
|Project Controls||Budgeting/Forecasting||Financial Planning & Analysis||BPR, BPO, BPI, Change Mgt.|
|Full-fledged Scheduling||Financial/Cost Control||Marketing Mgt./Strategies||TQM, Six Sigma, Lean Mfg.|
|Cost Management. / EVM||Financial/Cost Accounting||Market/Consumer Research||Business Analysis|
|Performance Eval./Var. Analysis||Advanced Modeling||Brand Management||Innovative Concepts & Methods|
|Change Management||Top-level Presentations||Business Development||Corporate Systems Development|
|Risk Mgt. (Analysis & Mitigation)||Managerial Reporting||Managerial Negotiations||Civil / Structural Engineering|
A SOLID EDUCATION
|• MBA in Project Management||These CTU Masterships are on-campus, PMI
Note: GAC = PMI's Global Accreditation Center
Colorado Technical University, USA-2007 (GPA: 4.0, President's List)
|• Executive MBA||Colorado Technical University, USA-2007 (GPA: 4.0, President's List)|
|• MBA in Planning (major) and Marketing||Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil-1996, GPA: 8 (A-)|
|• MS in Computer Science (Software Eng.)||Colorado Technical University, USA-2006 (GPA: 4.0, President's List)|
|• MBA in Finance||USF / California St. Univ. Northridge, Discontinued (father's cancer, GPA: B)|
|• Postgrad. in Applied Operat. Research||Petrobras/Diven - Corporate University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, GPA: 10 (A+)|
|• Postgraduation in Financial Management||Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, IAG, Brazil, GPA: 8 (B+)|
|• BS in Civil Engineering||Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, GPA: B|
CERTIFICATES, DIPLOMAS AND COURSES
|• OSHA Certificate - Construction Safety & Health||Advanced Online Solutions Institute - IATEC provider|
|• Certificate in Project Management||Colorado Technical University, CO, USA|
|• Certificate in Business Management||Colorado Technical University, CO, USA|
|• Certificate in Business Administration||Colorado Technical University, CO, USA|
|• Certificate in Software Systems Engineering||Colorado Technical University, CO, USA|
|• Certificate in Software Development||Colorado Technical University, CO, USA|
|• Certificate in Information Systems Security||Colorado Technical University, CO, USA|
|• Diploma in TQM / TQC||Petrobras/Diven - Corporate University, RJ, Brazil|
|• Diploma in Managerial Negotiation Techniques||Petrobras/Diven - Corporate University, RJ, Brazil|
|• Diploma in Contract Administration and Bidding||Petrobras/Diven - Corporate University, RJ, Brazil|
|• Lean Manufacturing / CMM / CMMI / Six Sigma||Colorado Technical University, CO, USA|
|• Strategic Planning||Instituto Mário Vianna, RJ, Brazil|
|• BSC Planning||Petrobras/Diven - Corporate University, RJ, Brazil|
|• Financial Acctg. & Managerial Accounting||Univ. of San Francisco, CA, USA - California St. University, CA, USA|
|Seminars: Strategic Planning,
Leadership Efficacy, Business Ethics, Business Scorecard Planning, Working
with Emotional Intelligence,
Internet Marketing Strategies, Modern Change Management.
STRONG COMPUTER SKILLS
|• Project Mgt. and Risk Mgt. - Primavera P6, P5, P3.1, CM (Expedition), PPM (ProSight), MS Project 2013, 2010 and 2007, Smartworks Project Planner, Primavera Risk Analysis, @Risk, RiskyProject, PlanningForce, etc.|
|• Office - MS Office 2007/ 2003, Corel Perfect Office, Lotus Millennium, OpenOffice.org and similar ones|
|• Finance/Accounting/ERP - Oracle Financials, Oracle Database, Oracle Reports, J.D.Edwards, OneWorld, SAP ERP R/3, SAP SEM, PeopleSoft, Hyperion, QuickBooks Pro, Quicken, etc.|
|• Spreadsheets - MS Excel, Quattro Pro, Lotus 1-2-3, Symphony, advanced macros & user functions.|
|• Databases - MS Access, DBase 4, Clipper, Paradox, Oracle DB 9, etc. SQL Queries, MySQL|
|• Statistics - SPSS, SAS, Minitab, Statgraph.|
|• Diagrams - Visio, Flow Charter, Smart Draw, etc.|
|• Presentations and Animations - MS PowerPoint, Corel Presentations, Lotus Approach, Harvard Graphics, Adobe PhotoShop, Jasc PaintShop Pro X9, Flash MX, Swish 2, Movavi Video Studio, etc.|