P5/P6 Planner / Scheduler / Proposal Lead / Construction New Build

Name : John Tapley
Industry Type : Design Build Firms- EPC
City & State : Charlotte,NC
Job Title P5/P6 Planner / Scheduler / Proposal Lead / Construction New Build
Relocation Preferences : USA
Objective : At this point in my career, after 25 years of experience in Project Management my objective is to remain a service to my field of expertise and at this time I am seeking positions such as a Project Manager, Senior Scheduler / Lead Construction Planner/Scheduler / Lead Project Controls Analyst / Schedule Engineer.
My areas of responsibilities have been based in Project Management, Project Controls, Planning, Scheduling, EVMS, Change Management and Critical Path & Risk Analysis of Modification and/or New Construction from Bidding, Proposal, Engineering & Procurement Scheduling and Construction through Commission and Turnover to Owner.
Resume :  
Resume of John W. Tapley
SUMMARY / OBJECTIVE
At this point in my career, after 25 years of experience in Project Management my objective is to
remain a service to my field of expertise and at this time I am seeking positions such as a Project
Manager, Senior Scheduler / Lead Construction Planner/Scheduler / Lead Project Controls Analyst /
Schedule Engineer.
My areas of responsibilities have been based in Project Management, Project Controls, Planning,
Scheduling, EVMS, Change Management and Critical Path & Risk Analysis of Modification and/or New
Construction from Bidding, Proposal, Engineering & Procurement Scheduling and Construction through
Commission and Turnover to Owner.
WORK EXPERIENCE
I have had positions at Fossil, Gas Turbine and Nuclear Generating Stations. These included Senior
Technical Assistant, Senior Planner, Estimator, Sr. Electrical Senior Planner / Scheduler, Sr. Planner /
Scheduler - Engineering, Modification Coordinator, Site Lead Construction Scheduler, Engineering Work
Control Scheduler, Project Controls Work Analyst as well as Project Proposal Lead for new construction.
Assignments at recent facilities included: Conceptual Design, Engineering Scheduling,
Procurement Scheduling the follow-on to delivery for installation at site, Planning and
Scheduling of Site preparation toward vertical completion of Project. Outage and/or
Construction-Modification Scheduling. Project Cost Control Management and Estimating, final
design, preparation of installation packages for craft, planning, scheduling, installation,
radiological controls, testing and startup at nuclear or fossil electrical generating stations,
combustion turbine (single and combined cycle). Oversee of new construction and modification
activities included cost control management, craft supervision, design changes, field
engineering, field change notices, quality assurance documentation (adverse to quality),
abandon in place and removal/replacement of retired equipment.
I have provided planning services for Centerior Energy at their Davis Besse Power Station. Served as a
Planner and Scheduler of: Electrical, Instrument and Control, Maintenance, Modification Coordinator
and as a Motor Operated Valve Test Field Technician.
Also was the original individual involved in the inception of a Maintenance Planning Group.
Assisted or directed the implementation of procedures, policies, and controls regarding the
development and interfaces of a planning organization. I advised in the design, development,
and implementation of a Data Based Maintenance Management Planning System. Prepared
administrative procedures including the Control of Maintenance, Plant Modification, Plant
Security Upgrades, Document Control, Project Controls, Outage Planning and Maintenance
Scheduling utilizing ANSI, INPO and EPRI Standards.
My responsibilities have included:
Performing Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Scheduling
Planning and Scheduling of Preventive and Routine Maintenance Work
Coordinating work orders for refuel outages
Closure of all deficiency items against NSSS systems which were fuel load restraints
Prepared, Researched and reviewed Potential Conditions Adverse to Quality and Work Orders
Scoping system test boundaries
Preparing test packages
Assuring QA acceptance of completed test packages
Prepare Documentation for EPC Projects
Monitored static, dynamic and in-service field testing
Construction / Modification: Installation implementation costs / Cost Control Management /
EVMS and Resource Loading and Leveling based on JD Edwards Resource Planning Standards
Site preparation, Estimating and Field Engineering for Modifications and New Construction,
including Substations and T&D.
Critical Path Method (CPM) scheduling
Preliminary schedules
Periodic scheduling updates
Planned and as-built schedule analysis
Development of work breakdown structures
Resource and cost loaded schedules
Construction project acceleration
Schedule delay analysis and quantification
Total float management
Time impact analysis
"What-if" scenarios
Window analysis
My expertise in/or use of client in-house computer systems include:
Currently utilizing Primavera 6.2 as a Super User in a WBS/EPS/OBS Node structured
presentation
PRIMAVERA - P3 / Enterprise - P3e/P5/P6 with Digger Analysis & PertMaster / SureTrak, Open
Plan, COBRA, INDUS-PASSPORT, PROJECT/2, , XPM, EWCS, CMMS
Micro Soft Project (all versions)
Familiar with computer Estimating tools such as Timberline,
Word, Excel, Power Point, ACROBAT 8.0, LOTUS, PREMIS, PIMS-MMIS,
EDUCATION/AFFILIATIONS
Mechanical Engineering, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, USA
Management Development Seminars, Wittenberg College, Springfield, Ohio, USA
Primavera Technical Associate
Syska and Hennessey Engineers, Seminars on Planning and Scheduling.
DOE Project Management Orders, EVMS Applications and Training Course, Aiken, South
Carolina, USA
WORK HISTORY
3450 Maryallen Drive
POBox167609 Phone: 419/467-2187
Oregon, Ohio 43616 jwtapl[at]aol.com
WORK HISTORY:
The Shaw Group, Inc., Charlotte, NC Power Division Fossil/Nuclear Group [Oct 2007 thru Feb2009]
P5/P6 Planner / Scheduler / Proposal Lead / Construction New Build
SALT Waste Processing Facility (DOE-Savannah River Site), Aiken, SC, PARSONS [Jul 2007 thru Sep 2007]
Project Controls / Primavera P5
EXCEL ENERGY, Monticello Generating Station, Monticello, MN, NMC [Jan 2006 thru Apr 2007]
P3e/P5 Project Controls / Projects Lead Scheduler
MidAmerican ENERGY, COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA, AKER/KVAERNER/SONGER [Jun thru SEP 2005]
Scheduler/Consultant/Lead
DOMINION GENERATION, RICHMOND, VA [Jan 2005 to June 2005]
Scheduler/Consultant
NEW YORK POWER AUTHORITY, 500MW CC PROJECT, ASTORIA, NY [Nov 2004 Jan 2005]
Scheduler/Consultant / Litigation Analyst
MONROE POWER STATION - DETROIT EDISON, MONROE, MI [September 2004 - October 2004]
Lead Outage Scheduler
MOUNT STORM POWER STATION DOMINION GENERATION, Mt. Storm, WV [July 2004]
Onsite Training/Mentoring
LOWER MOUNT BETHEL ENERGY, LLC. PP&L, MARTINS CREEK, PA [March 2004 June 2004]
Project/Outage Scheduler/Planner
MARTINS CREEK SES PP&L, MARTINS CREEK, PA [August 2003 October 2003]
Project/Outage Scheduler/Consultant
FAIRLESS ENERGY PROJECT JOSEPH JINGOLI & SON, Fairless Hills, PA [April 2002 May 2003]
Site Lead Construction Planner / Scheduler
ODEC PROJECT FRUCON CONSTRUCTION, Rock Springs, MD [August 2001 April 2002]
Site Project Controls / Project Lead Scheduler
WATERFORD PROJECT Duke/Fluor Daniel, Waterford, OH [February 2001 thru July 2001]
Site Project Controls / Project Lead Scheduler
PICKERING "A" RETURN TO SERVICE, Ontario, Canada [September 2000 thru January 2001]
Sr. P3 Scheduler / Consultant / Mentoring
VERMONT YANKEE NUCLEAR POWER STATION [April 2000 thru September 2000]
Engineering Work Control Scheduler
ALLIANT ENERGY/COLUMBIA ENERGY UNIT 2 [Jan 2000 into April 2000]
Project Scheduler / Project Controls
TVA CUMBERLAND CITY GENERATING STATION [Aug 1999 thru Oct 1999]
Work Analyst / P3-Scheduler.
DC COOK NUCLEAR POWER STATION [May 1999 to Aug 1999]
Senior Planning Specialist / Conversion to Primavera Project Scheduling
LaSalle COUNTY GENERATING STATION [Jan 1999 to May 1999]
Work Analyst / Scheduler
CLINTON POWER STATION [July 1998 to Dec 1998]
Sr. P3 Scheduler - Reassigned as Lead Scheduler for Plan for Excellence Project Team
SUSQUEHANNA SES [March 1998 to July 1998]
Refueling Floor Coordinator / Future Projects Scheduler
GENERAL MOTORS - FLINT METAL CENTER FLINT ASSEMBLY [Aug 1997 thru March 1998]
Scheduler for New Line Stamping and New Assembly Lines
LaSalle COUNTY GENERATING STATION [July 1996 to April 1997]
Outage Coordinator/Asst. Master Scheduler/Work Control
GENERAL MOTORS-GMT 600, WENTZVILLE, MO [November 1995 to May 1996]
Scheduler - Body Shop Modification Upgrades
SALEM/HOPE CREEK, GENERATING STATION [1995: February & July-August]
Project Scheduler
INDIAN POINT 3, GENERATING STATION [Nov 1993 -Jan 1995]
Outage Management Planner and scheduler.
PILGRIM GENERATING STATION [Oct 1992 to Nov 1992]
Planning/Field Engineering
INDIAN POINT 3 GENERATING STATION [Dec 1991 to June1992]
Planner/Scheduler/Administrative Lead
MAINE YANKEE GENERATING STATION [Oct 1991 to Dec1991]
Project Superintendent-Mechanical
TOLEDO EDISON COMPANY [Retired]
DAVISBESSE NUCLEAR POWER STATION [1972 - 1990]
Lead Modification Coordinator [1987 1990
Sr. Planner/Scheduler - Engineering [1987]
Sr. Electrical Planner/Scheduler [1985 - 1987]
Senior Planner [1982 1985]
Senior Technical Assistant / Project Controls Development [1980 1982]
Chemistry and Health Physics Supervisor [1976 - 1980]
Sr. Chemistry, Health Physics Tester, & Group Leader [1972 - 1976]
EDUCATION:
University of Toledo, College of Engineering [Non-degreed] [1960 - 1963]
Math Major, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Drafting, and Liberal Arts
CONTINUING EDUCATION:
Three months on-site training, Chemistry and Health Physics, Ginna Electrical Power Station,
Babcock and Wilcox Chemistry and Radiochemistry Seminars.
Wittenburg College, Management Development Seminars.
Primavera Technical Associate
Syska and Hennesy Engineers, Seminars on Planning and Scheduling.
PSDI, PROJECT/2 Schedule Manager. PIMS. Kepner-Trego Decision Making
DOE Project Management Orders, EVMS Applications and Training Course
ADDENDUM TO RESUME: [A continuation and defining of Resume Summary]
Progressed from fossil plant activities to nuclear plants, to automotive assembly/stamping, to combustion turbine
construction facilities, returned to fossil power, currently in Nuclear New-Build, continuing to develop interfacing ability
between engineering/construction divisions and facilitating groups such as document control, material acquisition, site
layout, construction, installation, testing / commissioning, and startup of systems or structures.
Many functions filled for clients were estimating/construction/modification activities at electrical generating stations,
fossil/nuclear/combustion turbine, and automotive fabricating plants.
Developed system analysis including piping & instrumentation, fire protection per NFPA (Series 800) Standards,
electrical controls, system interaction & support, prepared technical & administrative procedures and as well the ability
to perform the same.
Expertise in use of client in-house computer systems including:
PRIMAVERA - P3 / Enterprise - P3e/P5.0/P6.1//P6.2 with Digger Analysis & PertMaster / SureTrak, Open Plan,
COBRA, INDUS-PASSPORT, PROJECT/2, MS Project, XPM, EWCS, (CMMS)
Familiar with Civil Estimating Tools such as Timberline,
Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint, ACROBAT 8.0 Professional, LOTUS, PREMIS, PMISMMIS,
DBASE, DBMMS, MMMS among others.
Developed Project Controls Management skills increasing involvement in outage coordination and turnarounds,
construction site development, supervision of crafts, planning and scheduling at all levels. Scheduled resource
loaded/leveled EPC Projects and modifications from conceptual design through to start-up, commissioning, and
implementation for all aspects of concern, including Design Concepts Alternatives.
Conceptual Design Preparation, Engineering Scheduling of All Disciplines,
Lead project staffs to ensure timely development of baseline schedule, monthly updates and recovery schedules
Material costs - long lead impact as well as short-term availability,
Procurement Interface between Engineering and Material Handling,
Site preparation, Administratively and Field Engineering,
Perform field walk-through to determine will it work?,
Prepared material list(s) from takeoffs for bidding of contracts and purchase,
Established controls for Document Control.
Establish Communication from all Levels to all Levels.
Prepared detailed material take-offs/specs for Bills of Material and work activity labor estimates,
Cost analysis what ifs leading to alternatives, Baseline preparation, Digger Analysis,
Knowledge and experience of DOE 413.(x) DOE project management orders.
Knowledge of and experience with INPO, EPRI, ANSI, ASTM and Reliability Improvement Standards.
Training in and preparation of Installation Work Packages for craft personnel,
Experience with Work Control package technical review,
Prepared, reviewed and issued corrective maintenance work packages,
Developed and issued preventive maintenance records and work packages,
Preparation of and Performed Functional / Acceptance Testing and Turnover,
Do not have a Bachelors degree,
Have more than 25 years of experience in Work/Project Control, materials management, E&I/Mechanical
maintenance or related areas,
Active clearance not active, but the ability to obtain one is achievable,
Engineering costs including design change expectations,
Prepared Project Controls Team Concepts; Mentoring, Training and execution of the same,
Radiological, Health Physics and Environmental impact,
Construction / installation implementation costs / Cost Control Management / EVMS,
Providing implementation estimate, reports to work scope committees/corporate offices.
Supervisory Capacity,
During project implementation, continuous interface was maintained between Architect Engineer, Engineering Design,
Procurement, Project Controls Management, Operating Groups, Quality Control, Licensing Concurrence, Government
Permitting, Implementing Department, Startup/Testing and Constructors. In all of the above, comply with industrial
safety requirements and practices as well as identify and respond to encountered challenges to safe workplace
conditions.
DISCIPLINES:
Mechanical, Piping, Valves, Electrical, Instrumentation and Controls, Civil/Structural, Engineering/Procurement,
Environmental Including Waste Water Treatment, HVAC, IT Services

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