Estimator

Name : Speclt
Industry Type : Specialty Contractors
City & State : Fort Worth,TX
Job Title Estimator
Relocation Preferences : No
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SENIOR EXECUTIVE
Project Management / EPC Design Build / Estimating
Highly accomplished Senior Manager equipped with extensive knowledge of heavy industrial EPC Design Build Construction with a successful track record of taking a project from conception to completion. A creative self-starter with the ability to understand clients desired project goals and the skill to conceptualize both the design and estimated cost, incorporating innovative construction methods from a diverse industrial background. Strong leadership provider in multiple project settings, technical implementation, and staff development. Profit-oriented manager with a passion for challenge and commitment to enhancing cost effectiveness while exceeding company objectives.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS

RFP SolicitationsFull P&L AccountabilityBusiness Development
Estimating ManagementConceptual DesignMulti-Discipline Team
Value EngineeringContract NegotiationProject Scheduling
ProcurementRecruitment & TrainingEmployee Relations


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

LANDMARK STRUCTURES, Fort Worth, TX2007 to Present
Nationally recognized manufacturer of elevated composite water storage tank.
Estimator
Prepare budgets for municipal water tower installations, review bid specifications and prepare bid proposals for 300,000 through 3,000,000 gallon composite water tower projects. Create cost analysis from completed projects, solicit RFQs for various project components, maintain materials cost analysis for bidding, estimating and budgeting future projects.

WACHTER ELECTRIC., Lenexa, KS2007
Industrial / Commercial electrical contractor servicing the Manufacturing, Food Processing, Institutional, Pharmaceutical, Automotive, Transportation, Mining and Petrochemical industries.
Senior Project Manger National Accounts
Expanded companys local presence to a national level. Leveraged large local accounts to achieve national visibility. Developed new client relationships nationally. Managed and executed major industrial construction projects on a national scale. Initiated, developed and wrote detailed project-specific safety and quality rules and procedures.
Identified over $100,000,000 in new business nationally with in the first two months of employment.
Negotiated and acquired $10,000,000 in new contracts within the three months of employment.
In the process of negotiating an additional $46,800,000 in construction prior to companys discontinuance of their national effort.

KIEWIT INDUSTRIAL., Lenexa, KS2001 2006
Nationally recognized heavy industrial general contracting firm specializing in the Energy industry.
Senior Manager, Senior Electrical Engineer, Lead Project Estimator
Met with potential customers representatives, visited proposed EPC, Design Build construction sites, evaluated customers RFP, developed estimating schedule, assembled estimating staff, defined scope of work for Civil, Structural, Mechanical, Piping, Electrical and Instrumentation lead estimators, managed construction estimates, developed and estimated indirect construction costs including construction mobilization/demobilization, construction management staff, construction site development, union and non-union craft wages, craft crew sizes, construction equipment mobilization and utilization, construction schedules, manpower utilization, insurance, bonds and taxes, warranty expenses, escalated expenses, contingencies and risk factors; reviewed customers contracts with terms and conditions, developed subcontract scope of work, solicited subcontractor bids, prepared subcontract evaluation, developed construction comparisons with previous projects, assembled and presented construction estimates to marketing and management staff. Managed the conceptual estimation of multiple EPC Design Build projects from customers RFP, single lines, P&IDs and related drawings. Initiated, developed and wrote detailed estimating standards and procedures.

Secondary responsibilities included visitation to sites under construction, inspection of work in progress and coordination of 6 electrical superintendents, 12 electrical field engineers, 30 electrical supervisors and 720 union and non-union electricians.

Projects included Simple and Combined Cycle Power Plants from 80 to 1000MW, Critical and Super Critical Coal Fired Power Plants to 750MW, Geothermal Generating Plants to 150MW, Offshore Natural Gas and Oil Drilling Platforms and Compressor Platforms, Tar Sands Oil Extraction, Sulphur Extraction Plants, Hydrogen Extraction Plants and SAG D Oil Extraction Projects . Systems included GE 7FA, Westinghouse WF501F gas turbines, heat recovery steam generators HRSG, critical and super-critical steam generators, various steam turbine generators, coal handling, coal unloading and storage, ash handling and landfill, raw water extraction, clean water injection, water treatment systems, cooling towers, air cooled condensers, zero discharge systems, continuous emission monitoring, CEMs systems, instrumentation, distributed control systems DCS, power distribution systems ranging from 135kV to 480 volt, and Switchyards.

XIRCOM CORPORATION, Thousand Oaks, CA1998 2001
Manufacturer of PCMCIA and PDA devices.
Technical Support Engineer Level 2/ Senior Network Engineer
Provided effective and efficient resolutions for customer LAN/WAN problems by telephone, web, email, and site visits. Resolved various installation and configuration problems involving DOS, Microsoft 3.x, Windows 9x, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Novell and other network operating systems on a wide variety of laptop computers. Performed customer duplications and Beta Testing. Ghost multicast customer images to various laptops for testing. Wrote general and machine-specific technical documents. Interacted with other department personnel communicating information with respect to customer problems and resolutions.

KAISER ALUMINUM AND CHEMICAL CORP, Erie, PA1995 1998
Manufacturer of aluminum forgings.
Project Manager / Plant Engineer
Responsibilities included capital improvements, modifications and renovations to buildings and work centers. Electrical and Mechanical estimated, designed, specified, bid out and managed multiple heavy equipment installations and building modification. Projects involved facility and building infrastructure design that included hi-voltage transmission lines, electrical substations, building electrical requirements, facility and building lighting, roadways, railroad spurs, potable water supplies and sewage disposal, employee parking and facility security, environmental concerns, machine and equipment placement and installations, overhead cranes up to 75 tons, OSHA, NEC, NPA, BOCA and other required codes. Other responsibilities: supervision of a 30-man, 3-shift maintenance work force. Facility and building projects totaled over $35 million.

CDI CORP/GENERAL ELECTRIC, Erie, PA1993 1995
CDI Corp was a temporary placement agency and subcontractor to GE
Product Design Engineer / Network Systems Administrator.
Responsible for system administration of a Novell network consisting of fourteen AutoCAD, Windows 3.x-based workstations and three Unix-based CAD workstations including network design, installation, configuration and operation. Additional duties included the training and support of fourteen design/drafting personnel in the use of the network and various software packages associated with the design of new parts used in the fabrication of General Electric locomotives.

DRESSER-RAND PARTNERSHIP, Olean, NY1991 - 1993
Manufacturer of turbine compressors.
Project Manager / Plant Engineer
Responsibilities included equipment installation, capital improvements, modifications and renovations to buildings and work centers, maintenance and renovations to the infrastructure required for maintaining a 100-acre manufacturing facility including facility management. Estimated, designed, specified, bid and managed multiple building design and construction projects totaling over 411,000 square feet. Electrical and Mechanical estimated, designed, specified, bid and managed multiple heavy equipment installations and electrical distribution systems. OSHA, NEC, NPA, BOCA and other required codes. Facility and building projects managed totaled over $85 million. Other responsibilities: supervision of 6 Maintenance supervisors, 4 Facility engineers and a 90-man, 3-shift maintenance work force.

GENERAL ELECTRIC, Erie, PA 1984 1991
Manufacturer of direct current motors and generators
Project Manager / Plant Engineer
Responsibilities included equipment installation, capital improvements, modifications and renovations to buildings and work centers, maintenance and renovations to the infrastructure required for maintaining a 125-acre manufacturing facility, including facility management.


EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Computer Science Networking.
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Business Management
St. Bonaventure University, Allegheny, NY

Professional Development
Management SeminarsProfessional Development SeminarsOSHA, NFPA, NEC Seminars
Employee RelationsPower DistributionProcess Control
Fluid PowerRoboticsAdvanced AutoCAD
ISO 9000Quality SystemsMicrosoft Training

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