Sr Project Manager

Name : billrobinson2[AT]
Industry Type : Architects
City & State : Brentwood,TN
Job Title Sr Project Manager
Relocation Preferences : USA
Objective : Contract or Permanent Sr Project Manager position; Material Handling Conveyor and/or Construction MEP.
Resume :  
Brentwood, TN 37027 (willing to relocate)
Home: 615-373-0961, Cell: 615-476-5020,
Email: billrobinson2[at] or robinsonw2[at]

Desired Position: ON-SITE or OFFICE SR PROJECT MANAGER - Construction Related


Scope Planning & Definition Site Safety Programs Requirements Analysis
Communications Management Estimating Document Control
Vendor Bid Analysis and Selection P&L, Budget and Change Control MS Project Scheduling
Specification Writing Issue Management RFI / RFQ Development
Subcontractor Contract Negotiation Site Inspection AutoCAD


FAITHFUL & GOULD Alexandra, VA2008 - 2009
Position: Site Senior Construction Project Manager MEP
Overview: (Green Field Construction Site) Promoted the clients, Rolls-Royce Jet Engine, interests and assisted them in maintaining their budget, schedule, design and quality standards by applying sound project management techniques for the planning and execution of my assigned MEP tasks. Attended and participated in open issues, progress, scheduling, design, state & county government coordination and other meetings related to the Project and project activities. Designed and Produced the Monthly Project Status Report and Open Issues Lists. Attended and participated in the Building Design Charette held in Derby, UK. Also toured Rolls-Royce UK manufacturing facilities. Analyzed, calculated and coordinated building and plant process utility requirements (mechanical, electrical, water, gas, etc.) with the local Utility Companies. Maintained other pertinent project documentation in an efficient manner.
Assisted in the RFI and RFP Design and Build contractor selection process through the design, creation and application of Excel Spread Sheets used for comparative analysis.
Assisted in the conversion of UK construction standards and building codes manual (Rolls-Royce Blue Book) to US and International standards and codes to be used for this and future construction projects.


Position: Project Management Consultant
Professional Profile: Project Management Team Supervisor and Engineering professional with a 20 year track record of successfully developing and leading project teams and delivering projects on time and within budget. A project focused manager and mechanical engineer with extensive hands-on experience in contract management and contractor negotiations. Experienced in project management and engineering, purchasing, budgeting, installation and commissioning of capital equipment and systems (e.g., Process Equipment, Fire Protection, Piping, Storage Tanks, Electrical, controls, etc.). Effective communicator who achieves high levels of employer satisfaction by managing contract scope of work requirements that ensures alignment with project financials, schedule, goals and objectives. Possesses strong fundamentals and professional experience implementing PMIs PMBOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge), Equipment Commissioning, and Engineering best practices across multiple industries. Strong determined sense of commitment along with excellent problem solving, organizational and mentoring skills.

Project Examples:

Client: Ford Motor Truck Assembly Plant in Kentucky
Function: Site Manager Construction & Equipment Installation
Assigned to establish and manage a Construction & Equipment Installation Site Management Office comprised of Design Drafters, Mechanical Engineers, Electrical Controls Engineers, Project Managers, Millwrights, Ironworkers and Carpenters. Managed multiple material handling distribution and warehouse system installation projects with conveyor, AGV & ASRS interface, storage racking and fire protection rack sprinkler system. Managed installations ranging in size from $100,000 to $200,000,000. Selected and hired local fabricators and union construction tradesmen for economical completion of outstanding mechanical construction and electrical issues. Supervised system startup test & debug and launch teams. Assured that all punch list items were completed in a timely and cost effective manner.
Oversight Management of mechanical, electrical, controls, piping and painting subcontractors and their contracts, invoice approval, and safety program compliance. Contractor manpower totaled approximately 500 skilled craft personnel.
Saved $784,000 in project losses by establishing Project Document Control and Change Control Programs.
Maintained forecasted project budgets and project schedule milestones.

Client: Automatic Systems / Lico Steel (Steel Fabricator & Erector Serving Missouri & Kansas) for a building expansion of an Assembly Plant in Claycomo, Missouri
Function: Construction Site Project Manager and Project Safety Manager
Oversight of Civil survey, excavation, concrete pours & core testing, and building construction of a 50,000 sq. ft. building expansion. Coordinated $3,000,000 project with plant management and production personnel. Project managed the installation, debug and commissioning of building systems (HVAC, Fire Protection, Air, etc.). Developed the MS Project master project schedule. Created punch lists and managed the completion of all items. Developed Customer Acceptance Test Plan.
Project Managed 13 subcontractor companies and directed their Superintendents.
Achieved fastest cradle to grave project without safety incident in plant's history.
No lost production time was recorded during system launch.

Client: ResourceTek for a building expansion project for a Nissan manufacturing plant in Smyrna, TN and new plant construction process piping and utilities project inCanton, MS
Function: Mechanical Project Coordinator / Site Engineer
Coordinated the building expansion construction, HVAC, electrical, fire protection, mechanical piping and air piping with the process equipment installation. Obtained Maintenance Department cooperation and backing for project activities, including installation assistance. Developed and updated all departmental master project schedules, and CPM charts using MS Project Professional. Oversight of operational equipment controls including all PLC logic and control system integration testing and acceptance. Administered all contractor contracts during system design, fabrication, installation and system launch. Developed the Standard Specification Bid Package for the entire Engineering Department. Created the Tire & Wheel handling and Storage System Layout utilizing AutoCAD. Prepared cost estimates, scope of work (SOW), specification & Request for Quote (RFQ). Coordinated customer requirements with Installation contractors for all plant secondary process piping (air, oil, water and gas) and electrical utilities for assembly stations. All projects were successfully completed on time and within budget.
Successfully supervised 3 maintenance team members assisting with the system installation & testing, and 8 contractor mechanical and electrical employees.
Negotiated over $158,000 reduction in vendor equipment and labor costs.
Redesigned plant equipment layout which reduced project contract cost by $253,000.

Client: FloStor Engineering and sales offices in Brentwood, Tennessee and Hayward, California
Function: Senior Project Manager / Engineer
Managed subcontractor contracts on all projects. Authored RFI's, RFP's and PCOs. Reviewed, verified, tracked, and expedited customer and vendor invoice payment requests. Established and presented kick off, progress, scheduling and site safety meetings. Identified, tracked and mitigated risk and punch list issues. Interfaced with facility user staff to address their needs and concerns during system design, installation and customer acceptance testing. Produced and maintained field reports. Acted as SME in pre-sales meetings with sales representatives.
Supervised site installation contractors with crew sizes of up to 28.
Developed and instituted a Project Change Order Program which resulted in increased profits of $264,000 on projects completed at Trane Manufacturing Plants.
Negotiated over $37,000 reduction in vendor labor costs.

Client: GM Manufacturing Plant in Warren, Michigan
Function: Regional Facilities Senior Project Manager
Chaired Plant (IRI) Industrial Risk Insurers Response Team for resolution of issues previously generated from corporate plant safety inspection initiative recommended by IRI. All issues were Resolved. Obtained best IRI Warren Plant Safety Survey Report ever recorded. Managed Fire Protection System piping and controls installations in accordance with NFPA guidelines. Conducted performance testing and secured Fire Marshalls acceptance. Prepared Appropriations request and performed cost estimating. Managed Security camera (CCTV) and card access systems upgrade projects including fiber optic cable and hub installation.
Supervised 6 maintenance team members, and 3 team engineers.
Completed more major projects during my 6-month tenure than in predecessors 2 years.
Honored with Facilities Maintenance Department Achievement Award.


PUBLIC SERVICE OF INDIANA - Power Plant in Marble Hill, Indiana
Positions: 1981 - 1984
Construction Contracts Manager (1 year)
Construction Project Training & Development Manager (2 years)
Maintenance Instructor (1-year)
Overview: Primarily responsible for subcontractor construction contracts and document control, plus design and development of the site orientation, safety, engineering, and mechanical equipment maintenance training programs for the Power Plant construction project. Was responsible for directing all training program curriculum development and its implementation, class scheduling, certification and documentation for all educational activity for the project.

Position: Senior Project Manager / Project Engineer
Overview: Worked for the Petro-Chem Solids handling division. Selected equipment for chemical plants based on specification requirements. Compiled all data sheets, pricing and (BOMs) Bill of Materials.

Degree Mechanical Engineering
Diploma Mechanical Engineering Technology
Certificate Mechanical Design Drafting
Certificate AutoCAD Training by Autodesk
Certificate Project+ by CompTIA (2009)
Certificate PMP Bootcamp by New Horizons (2009)
Certificate MS Project 2007 Level-1 basic (2010)
Certificate MS Project 2007 Level-2 advanced (2010)

NOTE: Currently taking Microsoft Office cert classes through New Horizons Computer Learning Center.
4th edition PMBOK study for PMP certification exam in 2010.
Root Cause Analysis (Ford Training Course)
Job Site Specific Safety Training
Various 29 CFR and OSHA Training
(CET) Have been certified as an Engineering Technician by NICET; sponsored by the National Society of Professional Engineers.

(PMI) Project Management Institute member Nashville, TN Chapter
(ASME) American Society of Mechanical Engineers Board Member, Nashville
(NYAS) New York Academy of Sciences former member
(TSCAR) Tennessee State Children of American Revolution Society Senior Vice President

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