Project Manager

Name : JenniferPE
Industry Type : Engineers
City & State : Charlotte,NC
Job Title Project Manager
Relocation Preferences : Open to Southeast
Objective : To make use of my extensive experience as a project manager in the design and construction of facilities and offices
Resume :  
Jennifer O. Lawrence, P. E.
http://www.linkedin.com/in/jenniferlawrencepe

INDUSTRIAL AND MECHANICAL PROCESS ENGINEER & PROJECT MANAGER

Extensive experience as a Project Engineer with expertise in process and mechanical design, industrial construction estimation and management, process equipment specification and shop inspection, clean room specification, high purity gas piping and controls, and equipment arrangement and plant start-up. Experienced also in environmental investigations and remediation.
Communicate well with Process Engineers, Piping Designers, Civil & Structural Engineers, Electrical Instrument Engineers and other technically trained professionals because I understand their language.
Ability to synthesize data very quickly and integrate state-of-the-art designs and best practices.
Able to interact well with project teams because of my natural curiosity about how things work and my interest in understanding how everyones work fits into the big picture.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

SOUTHERLAND ASSOC. / ZACHRY ENGINEERING CORP., Charlotte, North Carolina
Project Manager / Senior Design Engineer, February 2008 - July 2009
Prepared engineering cost estimates for proposals, tracked project costs, provided engineering design services and directed design efforts of Designers and Drafting personnel.
Utilized AutoCad 2008 and 2009 Light to prepare P&IDs and concept and design drawings.
Prepared mechanical construction cost estimates and assisted Construction Division group estimators in large, multi-craft project estimates.
Created a new full coverage engineering estimate sheet and led the office Emergency Action Team.

HOME DEPOT, INC., Atlanta, Georgia, March, 2003-February 2008
Pro Accounts Sales Associate (2003-2005), Department Supervisor, Paints (2005-2006), Pro Sales and Customer Services Department Supervisor (2006) and Inventory Management Associate (2006-2008)
Used engineering skills and knowledge to more effectively service customer accounts.
Received orders from large professional contractors and processed returns for materials.
Promoted three times in 4 years.

ORDNER CONSTRUCTION, Lawrenceville, Georgia
Project Manager, March 2002 - September 2002
Managed the construction of a small pharmaceutical lab/pilot facility in South Carolina starting from a pad ready site through the process piping. Work included office and field supervision of project personnel.
Work included identifying and qualifying contractors, awarding contracts and approval of change orders.
Provided quality control services and interfaced with state regulators.

LOCKWOOD GREENE ENGINEERS, INC., Atlanta, Georgia
Project Engineer / Process Mechanical Engineer, November 2000 - April 2001
Process equipment specification and inspection.
Provided Project Management and Project Engineering services for clients on their site.
Worked with Hartford Steam Boiler inspector to register vessels in accordance with Georgia law.

POWER ENGINEERS, INC., Norcross, Georgia
Project Engineer, March 2000 - November 2000
Process engineering and detailed design management of high purity process gas systems and utility systems related to the manufacture of fiber optic cable and sub components.

SHIMIZU AMERICA CORPORATION, Marietta, Georgia
Project Manager/Senior Engineer, 1993 - 2000
Project management for estimation, design and construction of process, manufacturing and environmental projects for Japanese Design/Build company. Traveled to Japan twice for business proposals.
Duties included evaluation of performance specifications from clients and Japanese engineering groups and preparation of purchase specifications for process and utility equipment and piping systems.
Supervised sub-contract design engineers and contractors and handled warranty issues for installations.
Acted as a resource on American safety, environmental and design codes for Japanese clients and company personnel. Performed engineering research assistance for Shimizu Tokyo engineers.
Provided in house engineering support for process construction and development projects.
Project sizes ranged from $2-$130 million, in both green-field and facility modifications and upgrades.

LAW ENVIRONMENTAL, INC., Kennesaw, Georgia
Senior Mechanical Engineer, 1988 - 1993
Project Management of environmental assessment and remediation projects in the commercial/industrial sector.
Project efforts included the direction of the preparation of detailed process and instrumentation designs, equipment sizing and specifications and construction drawings.
Led parts of project teams in CERCLA Feasibility Studies, Closure Plans and Underground Storage Tank assessments leading to remediation.
Prepared proposals for new projects.

KINETICS CONSULTING GROUP, LTD., Atlanta, Georgia
Mechanical Engineer, 1987 - 1988
Mechanical engineering/project engineering aspects of process designs including analysis and conceptual design.
Project engineer for the design and construction of a chrome mist eliminator ventilation system for chrome plating plant.

CLARK-KENITH, INCORPORATED, Atlanta, Georgia
Engineering Manager, 1985 - 1987
Project design and management for the design and construction of a 500-ton-per-day resource recovery plant directing procurement of environmental and local building permits and preliminary plant designs.
Represented company at community meetings, marketing presentations and conferences.

COLUMBIA NITROGEN CORPORATION, Augusta, Georgia
Senior Project Engineer, 1980 - 1985
Project manager for projects involving process modifications, additions and improvements at a large chemical plant manufacturing Nylon 6 monomer (caprolactam) and ammonia based fertilizers.
Prepared cost estimates, design, design supervision, bidding, contractor supervision and fabrication inspection for plant projects. Projects size ranged from $5,000 to $4 million.
Provided co-ordination of activities between contractors and plant operating personnel.
Involved as team member representing the company to the community at large.


EDUCATION and PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING REGISTRATIONS

Georgia Institute of Technology; Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology; Bachelor of Science in Applied Biology
P.E. registrations in: North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, California, Kentucky, Ohio, Illinois, Alabama


PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Senior Member, American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Member, Society of Women Engineers

HOBBIES & INTERESTS

Woodworking, pottery throwing, chorus, sailing and history (especially the Civil War)

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