Project Manager (PMP)

Name : subsalr
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : Rosemount,MN
Job Title Project Manager (PMP)
Relocation Preferences : USA & Canada
Objective : I welcome new opportunities and challenges. New initiatives in energy independence, Nuclear, alternatives, smart-grid, construction and engineering are of particular interest. I am completely open for travel and/or relocation.
Resume :  

Results-driven Project Management Professional offering a strong balance between business savvy and technical capabilities. Possess a proven track record of successfully managing all aspects of complex systems development, information technology (IT) and electrical, mechanical and nuclear engineering projects for diverse customers in the international transportation, nuclear shipbuilding, government and national defense sectors. Skillfully identify, analyze and align end-user needs and business requirements with value-added solutions. Develop and implement project management best practices, tools and procedures to ensure the on time and within budget completion of high-quality deliverables. Leverage superior communication and interpersonal skills to cultivate strong customer, vendor and stakeholder relations. Build and spearhead top-performing teams, providing the guidance, training and support needed to meet and exceed all expectations. Core competencies and transferable skills include:

Nuclear Systems Supervisor Expert Software Development Systems Engineering Electrical Engineering
Business Analyst Software Test Program Management Risk Management Software Development Life Cycle
Master Training Specialist Oracle Database Development Senior Chief - Electrical Power Generation


INGERSOLL RAND / THERMO KING, Bloomington, Minnesota 2007- Present
Leading manufacturer of commercial refrigeration systems for the transportation industry.

Project Manager (Contracted Corp-to-Corp)
Oversee the creation and implementation of climate control technologies that automate the operation of refrigeration units for trailers, trucks, railway cars and international shipping containers. Manage the entire development lifecycle to ensure compliance with all project scopes, including schedule and budget parameters. Develop and present business cases to prospect for and secure corporate sponsors. Design advanced sales, marketing and training materials to facilitate the global rollout of new technology products. Collaborate with the Support & Training divisions to assist customers with application issues. Lead and supervise a virtual, cross-functional team of systems engineers, Java developers, sales and marketing executives as well as customer support specialists located throughout the world. Administer contracts with third-party agencies providing scientific, documentation and technical services.

Operational Highlights:
Championed the development of OptiSetTM Plus, a cutting-edge customer support application that automates the configuration of SmartReefer2TM refrigeration control systems. An expert system offering a library of 500+ scientifically based temperature profiles that safeguard perishable commodities during transportation.
Met and exceeded all business expectations, salvaging the recurrently failing project after assuming leadership of the entire product development lifecycle.
Enabled customers to increase their profitability, extend the retail shelf life of perishable commodities and minimize the burden of load loss and litigation through the creation of the groundbreaking OptiSetTM Plus climate control application.
Successfully rolled out OptiSetTM Plus English version 1.0 into North American markets on time, in-scope and within budget; currently on track to release OptiSetTM Plus international version 2.0 which enables remote system access through telematic features in Europe and Brazil by Q2/Q3 2009.
Created a series of training materials to aid dealerships and customers in the use and utility of the application.
Selected twice as the best qualified person to act as Thermo Kings representative at their annual Innovation Day event.

DONALD D. MITTELSTAEDT, PMP Page 2 SubSalr[at]LightBlast.Net

General contractor that specializes in building custom, single family homes.

Project Manager & Construction Supervisor
Managed all aspects of construction projects to ensure the on time and within budget completion of new, custom-built homes. Determined customer requirements in addition to developing and finalizing all client-unique contract specifications. Completed project constructability reviews, conducted studies for noise abatement and obtained all necessary building permits. Prepared and ensured compliance with workflow and delivery schedules. Qualified, selected and managed critical change processes with 20+ subcontractors. Liaised with clients throughout the entire construction lifecycle to effectively address their needs and concerns.

Operational Highlights:
Created and assumed leadership of the much-needed project management role to alleviate the President from day-to-day operational tasks, enabling him focus on the strategic aspects of running and growing the business.
Completed approximately 230 homebuilding projects valued at $115M over a 6-year period; simultaneously managed the entire construction lifecycle of up to 28 custom homebuilding projects.
Improved overall customer satisfaction by eliminating unanticipated cost overruns and project delivery delays.
Complied with all client-unique contract specifications after developing and implementing project management best practices, tools and procedures that streamlined all construction and change management processes.
Created Project Management Information Systems (PMIS) and templates using Microsoft Project to facilitate project planning, tracking and resource management.

The State of Montanas principal environmental protection and management agency.

Project Manager
Orchestrated the development, implementation, maintenance and improvement of an Oracle data warehousing system for water quality monitoring. Liaised with customers to identify state and federal environmental reporting requirements and define technical specifications. Built and led an external team of programmers and developers. Oversaw the entire development lifecycle to ensure compliance with project scopes and contractual terms.

Operational Highlights:
Pioneered the development of StorEase, a LAN-based Oracle data warehousing system that extracted and uploaded water quality monitoring datasets from a state-run Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) into DEQs STORET database to facilitate environmental reporting.
Improved Montanas ranking for reporting effectiveness from last to first in the nation after integrating the state-of-the-art data warehousing system; subsequently, 26 other states and 16 Indian Nations adapted the platform.
Commended by EPA Region 8 for delivering Innovative Database Design and Web-based Solutions.

(Details provided upon request)

Business Analyst & Electrical Engineer Electrical Engineering Design, Department 476
Managed a team of engineering resources tasked with evaluating electrical support systems associated with main propulsion turbines and reduction gear assembly.
Assessed temperature monitoring subsystems for compliance with Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) standards.
Enabled EB management to control the work of subcontractors by creating technical documents that detailed specifications for all deliverables.

Systems Engineer OHIO Class Submarine Fleet Planning & Scheduling, Department 407
Planned submarine system upgrades for Ohio Class Command & Control.
Coordinated system upgrades and changes in collaboration with Naval Systems Command (NAVSEA).
Scheduled and managed communications between multiple subcontractors.
DONALD D. MITTELSTAEDT, PMP Page 3 SubSalr[at]LightBlast.Net

Senior Chief Electricians Mate & Chief Interior Communications Electrician
Manager of all electrical power generation and distribution systems. System includes steam-driven generators, motor-generators, battery system and diesel generators. Operated, maintained and overhauled all associated regulators, controllers, and switch-gear and distribution switchboards.
Managed all Preventative Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul activities supporting electrical generation equipment with previous responsibility for instrumentation and controls systems & interior communications
Supervised all technical training for Division of 15 staff. Training included electrical, nuclear, leadership and technical training supporting main propulsion and nuclear systems as well as ship control and life-support.
Manager for all instrumentation & control systems supporting ships Interior Communications, atmospheric monitoring, navigation, ships control, and diving and ballast control panels.
Certified Master Training Specialist Classroom Facilitator and Training Curriculum Development

Nuclear Propulsion Plant Supervisor Submarine Qualified
Initial qualification at S1C Nuclear Prototype, a Combustion Engineering designed nuclear plant
Engineering Watch Supervisor for S5W, Core 4 nuclear plant including reactor re-fueling during extended overhaul.
Engineering Watch Supervisor for S5W/S3G, Core 3 nuclear plant including reactor re-fueling.
Engineering Watch Supervisor for S6G nuclear plant including initial reactor fueling and initial criticality.

Career Note: Additional history includes establishing a wholly owned LLC in 2006 that currently operates a trademarked social networking website, which provides support to military veterans. Details provided upon request.

Mini-Masters of Information Technology In Progress (Spring 2009)
University of Saint Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota
Mini-Masters of Business Administration (Mini-MBA)
University of Saint Thomas, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Master of Business Administration in Management Information Systems
University of New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Excelsior College, Albany, New York

Project Management Professional (PMP) US Navy Certified Master Training Specialist
US Navy Senior Chief Electricians Mate Nuclear Trained & Submarine Qualified
US Navy Nuclear Power School & Nuclear Prototype (S1C)

Project Management Institute: International & Minnesota Chapter, Member
US Submarine Museum & USS Nautilus Memorial, Life Member
US Submarine Veterans: Internet Base (USSVI), Life Member
Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Associate Member & American Legion, Life Member

Software: MS SharePoint Services, Visio, DOORS, SeaPines Test Track Pro & SCM Surround, Expression Studio 2.0 & Web, LiveMeeting, MS Office Suite 95/98/2003, MS FrontPage 98/2003, MS Project 2000/2003.
Databases / Networking / Languages: Oracle, Data Warehousing, .NET Framework Development, LAN, Java.

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