Project Estimator

Name : DrewMAlleman
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : Baton Rouge,LA
Job Title Project Estimator
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Summary of Qualifications

Over 13 years experience estimating and managing projects for both engineering and construction firms in the petrochemical and refinery industry for various facilities located throughout the Country.

Primary duties were to estimate, plan, direct, oversee, coordinate and budget assigned construction projects in order to effectively utilize resources to meet client budget and scheduling requirements. Negotiated contract revisions, changes and additions, also reviewed purchase orders, material and equipment requisitions. Tracked multiple project cost expenditures and productivity. Prepared detailed cost and man-hour estimates, developed project proposals and forecasted manpower per project and presented reports of complete project status for evaluation to senior management.

In addition to my estimating background, I am also heavily experienced in multiple 3D design modeling programs including Bentley AutoPLANT 3D, NavisWorks Viewer 3D, (PlantVIEW 3D) Rebis Explorer and LFM Server 3D (Laser Scan software). Designed multiple 3D mechanical, piping, structural steel and equipment layout plans. Also generated both fabrication and demolition drawings for various project expansions and replacements for various clients around the world.

Professional Experience

September 09 PresentJV Industrial Companies Port Allen, Louisiana
Project Estimator /Manager
Conducted site walks with clients to evaluate bid/no bid decisions and determine project scope of work. Conducted pre-estimate meetings with management to plan bid strategy and prepared detailed man-hour estimates in accordance with client specifications. Also responsible for the layout, design and coordination of all piping, structural steel and equipment for project expansions and turnarounds as well as creating shop fabrication drawings.

Responsibilities included:
Coordinated with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors and inter-departmental personnel to discuss and resolve project requirements
Prepared detailed estimates in accordance with the scope of work, performed quantity take-offs, determined manpower, equipment requirements, material items and subcontractors
Computed cost factors and prepared estimates used for management purposes, such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work, selecting vendors or subcontractors, and determining cost effectiveness
Analyzed blueprints, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time, cost, and labor estimates
Determined labor and material requirements
Tracked productivity and cost expenditures
Prepared and submitted budget estimates on the progress of projects
Prepared cost estimates for out of scope work (change orders)
Cultivated and maintained healthy relationships between past, existing and potential future clients

July 08 August 09 Spectrum Engineering, Inc Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Project Estimator / Sr. Designer
Responsible for the coordination of multiple design team groups in preparation of plot plan layouts, equipment layouts, 3D piping models, isometrics, pipeline routing, road crossing and receiving/launching facilities. Preparation of P & IDs, and also 3D steel pipe racks structures.

Responsibilities included:
Extensive experience developing piping, equipment and mechanical detailed layout drawings
Reviewed contract requirements and specifications
Designed 3D piping models for multiple clients using Bentley AutoPLANT 3D software and PlantVIEW / NavisWorks Viewer 3D
Created detailed isometric drawings for fabrication, installation and demolition.
Experience in creating P&ID's (intelligent and non-intelligent) using Smart P&ID software for various process facilities.

August 05 July 08 Wink Engineering, LLC Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Project Estimator / Sr. Designer
Responsible for the coordination, layout and design of piping, exchangers, pumps and other mechanical equipment in several different refineries throughout the country using 3D design software

Responsibilities included:
Designed 3D piping models for multiple clients using Bentley AutoPLANT 3D software and PlantVIEW / NavisWorks Viewer 3D
Coordinated the installation of piping between Engineering & Construction firms
Designed piping models for various refinery expansion and grassroots projects using Bentley AutoPLANT 3D software and also LFM laser scan
Created detailed isometric drawings for fabrication, installation and demolition
Created isometric drawings for fabrication produced from 3D models developed

March 98 August 05 Performance Contractors Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Project Estimator
Update and revise budgets for cost plus & lump-sum projects
Estimating material takeoffs and input into Timberline estimating software
Update and track P3 schedule
Ordered material per project and client specifications

March 98 August 05 Detailer/Draftsman
Provided piping isometrics and piping spools for fabrication
Pipe rack and structural piping support design and details.
Hand sketched isometric drawings on site for various clients

Pipe fitter
Fit pipe to print specifications
Calculated piping takeoffs to construct projects to client specifications

Software Skills
Bentley AutoPLANT 3D Modeling Software, (PlantVIEW 3D) / NavisWorks Viewer 3D, LFM Server Scan Software, Rebis Explorer, Isogen Iso Package, All versions of AutoCAD, Timberline Estimating Software, EJE Estimating Software, MS Access, MS Office, MS Project & Outlook, Lotus Notes
Windows 3.1 2000Pro, XP and Vista, Net meeting.
Completed classes in Primavera (P3) and Icarus Estimating Software.


ITI Technical College, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
AutoCAD and 3D Piping Design

University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana
CII Department of Industrial and Civil Engineering Class

Associated Builders and Contractors School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Completed Estimating Class

Associated Builders and Contractors School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Completed Primavera (P3) Class

East Ascension High School, Gonzales, Louisiana
Studied drafting and design all (4) years


Current Transportation Worker Identification Credential Card

Current Government Industrial Personnel Security Clearance Card

Current Occupational Safety and Health Administration Card

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