Project Controls Manager

Name : Mathew Daniel
Industry Type : Energy Producers- Developers
City & State : Gilbert,AZ
Job Title Project Controls Manager
Relocation Preferences : Open
Objective : My optimal objective is to obtain a challenging and rewarding assignment as a Project Controls Manager on a large EPC project, preferably on an international OSFP or LNG assignment.
Resume :  
1713 E. Park Ave.
Gilbert, AZ 85234
480-251-7959 (C) 480-632-7476 mathewdaniel[at]

Project Controls Manager
Results-oriented PCM with 20+ years of outstanding experience in the management of project costs, schedules, progress measurement, estimation and change management for major engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction and manufacturing projects. Skilled at planning and executing all phases of the project management life cycle, from gathering requirements and determining scope, to creating estimates and budgets, to managing change orders and ensuring project completion within budgetary and schedule performance parameters. Effectively analyzes risks and conducts problem solving. Interfaces across all functional units and management levels within multiple industries. Proven client, sub-contractor and vendor relationship management talents. Extensive track record of ensuring project controls requirements are met for clients, contractors and vendors, as well as internal stakeholders.
Project Controls Management / Planning & Scheduling / Estimating / Budgeting / Cost Analysis / Earned Value Management / Change Management / Resource Management / Project Engineering / Vendor Management

Project Controls Manager - Site, Flint Energy (FISL),
Ft. McMurray, AB - CANADA 2008 Present
Responsible for the daily oversight and management of a 22 person project controls team for cost control, planning and scheduling, progress measurement, estimating and change management for the $800M construction phase of Royal Dutch Shells new Albian Sands Froth Treatment Plant. Create and control WBS budgets from detailed estimates in PRISM system. Produce project cost reports and maintain cash flow, indirect and drawdown curves. Develop and update multi-contractor, integrated, resource loaded Level 4 CPM schedules using Primavera 6.0. Generate critical path, milestone variance, and schedule progress and performance reports. Track and report progress measurement using Earned Value methodologies. Maintain commodity installation curves. Create trend estimates and provide change order management. Use CPI, SPI and PF, along with JDE data, to forecast labor hours, costs and variances. Create weekly and monthly reports and present findings to project teams, management and client.

Project Controls Manager - Site / Home Office, Conoco Phillips Inc., Houston, TX - USA 2007 2008
Supervised and administered a 4 person project controls team for client and contractor regarding estimating, change management, cost control, scheduling and progress measurement for major engineering, procurement and construction project: $400M new Crude Vacuum Unit. Developed and updated resource loaded CPM schedules using Primavera 6.0. Monitored multiple contractor progress and performance and generated critical path, milestone variance reports. Created and controlled WBS budgets from detailed estimates. Reported earned value performance and forecasted labor hours and total costs using SAP data. Provided trending and change order management. Presented findings to project teams and corporate management using EPMS.

Project Controls Manager Site / Home Office, Jacobs Engineering Inc., Houston, TX - USA2006 2007
Managed an 8 person project controls team in cost control, scheduling, estimating, change management and earned value progress measurement for major $1.4 billion engineering, procurement and construction project for key client: BP. Developed and updated resource loaded CPM schedules using Primavera 5.0 and Microsoft Project. Created and controlled WBS budgets from detailed estimates. Generated critical path, milestone variance, and schedule progress and performance reports. Produced project margin, cash flow, escalation and contingency drawdowns. Reported earned value performance and forecasted labor hours and total costs using Oracle data. Provided trend / change order management and variance analysis. Presented findings to project teams and corporate management. Conducted ad-hoc studies and what-if scenarios. Negotiated solutions to commitments between internal and external customers.

Project Controls Manager Home Office / Site, Motorola, Inc., Phoenix, AZ - USA2000 2006
Directed all aspects of project controls for various Network Infrastructure and Mobile Subscriber programs. Created and monitored engineering, procurement and manufacturing CPM schedules in Primavera Teamplay and Microsoft Project. Determined project resource profiles and budgets from detailed estimates. Generated critical path, milestone variance, and schedule progress and performance reports. Produced project cash flow curves, forecasted labor hours and costs and reported earned value performance. Ensured schedule data flow between multiple domestic and international sites. Spearheaded development and implementation of all project controls standards and processes, WBS structures, updating and reporting procedures, earned value methodologies, resource management, time tracking and Monte Carlo risk analysis processes for ECC division. Facilitated and conducted training sessions for all project controls tools and methodologies across global and domestic sites including United Kingdom, Ireland, India & Germany. Responsible for 10 person global team in 8 locations for $2 billion project.

Program Controls Manager - Site, Honeywell Inc. Houston, TX USA 1998 2000
Oversaw all project controls functions for major program with key client Shell Corp. Coordinated efforts of 8 member project controls staff for multiple units across various domestic locations. Supervised and trained team of project control specialists in daily cost and scheduling activities. Developed and updated resource loaded schedules. Evaluated schedule alternatives to support project changes. Formulated project budgets from results of detailed estimates. Prepared and presented project cost, commitment, ETC and margin reports. Created home office and field progress, performance and productivity curves. Developed critical path, milestone variance, and schedule progress and forecast reports. Merged individual project reports and ensured integrity of program cost and schedule data presented to client. Served as lead member of team responsible for development of project controls standards, processes and templates for Shell Corp. program. Facilitated client negotiations for margin, incentive and team bonuses based on verifiable cost savings.

Lead Planner-Scheduler / Project Engineer-Site / Home Office, Jacobs Engr. Inc. Houston, 1996 1998
1.) Responsible for all project life cycle phases, including requirements gathering, definition and documentation of project scope, estimation and proposal development. Monitored project progress to ensure technical integrity and compliance with scope and specifications. Ensured all client safety, quality, specifications, standards, schedule and budgetary requirements were met. Conducted project risk assessments and resolved identified issues. Facilitated communications between vendors, client and internal departments. Spearheaded efforts to ensure projects met quality standards and adhered to ISO 9000 requirements. 2.) Served as project planner / scheduler for strategic client Koch Inc. prior to accepting project engineer position. Organized, facilitated and conducted interactive planning sessions to determine discipline activities, durations, milestones and inter-discipline requirements.

Planner-Scheduler / Field Quantity Surveyor / Project Estimator / Piping Estimator / Piping Designer
Bechtel Corp. Houston, TX USA 1989 1996
Created and updated resource loaded field construction schedules using Primavera for DOS. Developed and maintained field quantity survey databases for Construction Earned Value reporting. Assisted in the development of two Lump-sum project estimates valued at $400M and $600M. Created several piping estimates valued up to $100M. Designed and modified piping orthographic and isometric drawings using manual methods, as well as, AutoCAD and Intergraph. Assisted in performing pipe stress calculations.

Masters in Business Administration Concentration in Finance
University of Houston; Houston,TX

Bachelor of Science
Mechanical Engineering Technology
University of Houston; Houston, TX

~Engineering in Training (EIT) Certification, Texas
~Honeywell & Motorola PMP Certification


Windows NT / 2000 / XP

Tools:MS Office (Excel, Access, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio), Oracle, SAP, JDE, PRISM, Primavera-P6/Teamplay/P5/P3, MS Project, Suretrak, Pertmaster, Timberline, Icarus Questimate, AutoCAD, Intergraph, Pro-Pipe, Pro-Iso, d-Base, Foxpro

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