Project Controls Manager

Name : Isaac Ponte
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : Walnut Creek,CA
Job Title Project Controls Manager
Relocation Preferences : State Of Florida.
Objective : To contribute to the success of future employers by adding my 15 plus years of project management experience to their fine management teams.
Resume :  
Isaac Ponte

Project Controls Manager.

Bringing to your team over 15 years of experience in Project Management, Scheduling, and effective Cost and Progress Control of Engineering Design, Information Technology, and Construction projects. Ability to work as a project team member or independently. Self started, highly motivated and deadline oriented.
Successful application of project management principles, CPM scheduling using Microsoft Project, Primavera Enterprise (P3e), (P6), and SureTrak, as well as cost control with Earned Value analysis (EVA).
Reports and client presentations using MS Word & Power Point.

Projects include Water Supply Systems, Rail & Metropolitan Mass Transportation, Refineries, Ports, Airports, High Rise buildings, Light and Heavy Industrial Plants. Projects range form $700,000 to 1.5 billion dollars in constructed value.

Employment History

Veolia West Operating Services Inc. Richmond, CA. 10/2006 to 11/2008.
Project Controls Manager.
Preparation, Monitoring & Analysis and update of subcontractors project schedules. Review and recommendation for approval of subcontractors monthly invoices. Preparation of job cost estimates. Project document control. Preparation of Client Invoices. Preparation and bid analysis of capital project contract RFPs for engineering design and construction. Review and analysis of subcontractors schedule of values (Pay Estimates). Prepare and expedite equipment purchase orders.
Projects included refurbishing and telemetry upgrade of 21 sewer and storm drain pumping stations, City of Richmond. Repair and or replacement of Sanitary Sewer lines, Repair and or replacement of City street paving.

Cooper Pugeda Management Services Inc. San Francisco, CA. 11/2005 to 3/2006.
Senior Project Controls Engineer
Assigned to the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Capital Improvement Program. Responsible for the development, monitoring and updating of project schedule, budgets, and cost for 3 San Francisco Water Systems Reliability projects. I use Primavera P3e software in preparing the schedules, progress monitoring, budgets, costs, and earned value reports monthly and quarterly.

ERG Transit Systems Inc. Concord, CA.7/2005 to 10/2005
Senior Planner.

Preparation, monitoring, and update of a cost loaded CPM schedule of 1700 activities depicting the sequential design, procurement, and testing of electronic hardware for automatic ticketing and access to public transport systems in the Bay Area.
Work progress monitoring and schedule update done once every two weeks. Schedule impact analysis and report to management one week after the update.

JJ Professional Services Inc. Orinda CA. 11/2004 4/2005
Senior Scheduler
Consultant assigned to DMJM Management CA to develop, monitor, update and report programmatic CPM Schedules in Primavera (P3) and conversion of MS Project schedules into P3 format. Preparation of detailed cash flows. Quarterly and fiscal year cost projections. Cost analysis and specialized reports. Project was the Chabot-Las Positas Colleges Measure B Bond Design, Procurement & Construction Program, Pleasanton, CA

Leland Saylor Associates, San Francisco CA. 11/2003 3/2004
An Estimating & Management Consulting Company.
Senior Consulting Manager Project Controls.
Consultant assigned to provide CPM scheduling support and schedule impact analysis for the decommissioning, decontamination and demolition of 2 buildings at the Lawrence Livermore Facility in Livermore California.

Olivia Chen Consultants. San Francisco, CA.06/2001 08/2002.
A Civil and Environmental Engineering Company.
Project Controls Specialist.
Consultant to the city of San Francisco Public Utilities, Bureau of Public Works, to provide program CPM schedules, in Primavera (P3), for the Engineering Design Procurement & Construction of the repair & or replacement of the sewer lines under the City of San Francisco.
Consultant assigned to the City of San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, Engineering Bureau, Capital Improvement Program, to:

a.Create Standard CPM (P3) schedules, from the Planning Phase through Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Close-out, on 3 multi-million dollar pipeline projects.
b.Create specific reports to track manhour expenditures for engineering design.
c.Prepare preliminary capital cost estimates for the engineering design and construction of the Bay Division Pipeline multi- million dollar project.
d.Develop & present a project controls procedure to the Public Utilities Commission Engineering Bureau management staff.

M Lee Corporation, Walnut Creek, CA. 10/1999 06/2001
A Construction Management Company.
Senior Project Controls Engineer.
Created programmatic CPM (MS Project) schedules, for the San Francisco International Airport Runway Expansion Study. Analyzed massive backfill and runway surcharge operations to validate the contractor construction CPM (MS Project) schedule activity durations.
Contracts analyst for the construction of the Port Of Oakland container yard,
1). Conducted time and motion studies on the contractors earthwork and paving
operations for evaluating the General Contractors performance and schedule.
2). Evaluated construction schedules and progress for the electrical subcontractor.
3). Analyzed general contractors multi-million dollar claim against the Port of Oakland, and prepared the documentation for the Ports defense.
4). Impact analysis of the combined construction schedules for Civil & Electrical
5). Analyzed and negotiated contract change orders and validated monthly progress report and billing.
Developed an estimate and a CPM (P3) schedule for the City of San Francisco Water Reservoir Seismic Retrofit and Paving Upgrade project.

Based on civil & electrical design drawings, quantity estimates, and apecs, I developed a CPM schedule for the BART rail spur installation, electrical power supply, and electronic controls, including the construction of a parallel access road. The CPM schedule was used for a proposal submission.

Based on design drawings, quantity estimates, and apecs, I developed a CPM schedule for the construction of a new City of San Francisco bus maintenance pit within an existing, operating maintenance facility. Schedule activity durations were developed considering limited access, method of excavation, earth material disposal, and minimum interference with daily maintenance operations. This schedule was used by the city as a comparison tool to the contractors proposal schedules

Reliance Enterprises, Santa Rosa, CA. A General Contractor. 09/1995 10/1999
Project Manager.
Created construction CPM (P3) schedules for concrete, earthwork and underground utilities.
Coordinated subcontractors construction schedules
Prepared construction schedule impact analysis.
Analyzed and successfully negotiated subcontractor change orders.
Prepared and submitted project equipment and material technical data.
Monitored field construction by Reliances work force, including final paving operations.
Prepared construction contract proposals.
Projects assigned included a Sewage Treatment Plant remodel, San Jose DMV building remodel, Natural Gas vehicle fueling station for U. C. Davis, Sonoma State University building remodel and Fiber Optics communications.


Bachelor Of Science degree in Business Administration. University of La Verne, La Verne CA.
Mechanical Engineering Major, 2 year courses, Central University, Caracas, Venezuela.
Operations & Corporation Management Certificate Courses, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA.
Project Management Professional Certificate, (PMP). Project Management Institute.
Limited Services Teaching Credential, State Of California Community Colleges.

Computer Skills.

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), Microsoft Project 2007, Primavera Systems (P3), (P3e), (P6), Primavera SureTrak Version 3.0, Acrobat Reader, Microsoft Outlook.


Fluency in Spanish & French.

Professional Associations

The Project Management Institute.

Prfessional references upon request.

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