Sr. Project Engineer/Estimator

Name : JWM
Industry Type : Design Build Firms
City & State : Wilmington,NC
Job Title Sr. Project Engineer/Estimator
Relocation Preferences : NC/VA
Objective : Project Management or Estimating in the Electrical arena
Resume :  
Jason W. Melton
210.426.7439
POB 551 Gentry, Arkansas 72734 jasonmelton1[at]hotmail.com

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL
Offering Cross-functional Expertise in Project Management, Estimating, Cost Controls & Electrical Systems
OBJECTIVE STATEMENT

Versatile and dedicated professional with a proven track record of success in construction and project management seeks career opportunity within your business organization. Analytical team player; possesses a talent for cost reductions, quality improvement and creative solutions with focus on design, development and supervision of equipment, processes, systems and subsystems that rely on electricity to work. Thrives on challenges and consistently brings projects to completion on-time and under budget. Qualifications include:


Project Design & Management
Multi-Site / Multi-Project Management
Client Relationship Management
Estimating, Budgeting & P&L
Cost Reduction, Profit Growth
Cross-Functional Team Leadership
Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
Work Authorization, Jamaica W.I.
US Government Compliance
OSHA 10 Hr Certified
Oracle Database Proficient
Continuous Improvement Processes
Resource Allocation
Accubid Qualified
Human Resources & Employee Supervision
Licensure: Master Electrician
Quality Assurance
Change management
Commissioning and Startup
Engineering Support
Procurement and Supply Chain Management






VALUE OFFERED

The leadership to help people focus on the mission alone.
The ability to capture cost savings through process and performance management.
The intelligence to find and fix the right problems the first time.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Successfully managed commercial projects with values up to $174M; worked well under pressure and met all deadlines; broke down projects into essential parts and developed an effective plan of action.
Diversified experience in military, commercial, industrial, institutional and residential construction; delivered highly motivated performance in all areas of construction, electrical and project management initiatives.
Has supervised hundreds of employees fostering team-based environments which promoted high morale; facilitated communications, coordinated teams and resources to meet project specifications.
Extensive international work experience including projects for the US Military, US Army Corps of Engineers, and the Government of Jamaica.



CAREER PATH
Commercial Construction Company, Inc. (CCC Group)2006 - Present
SENIOR PROJECT ENGINEER, EPCOR, Southport, NC.
MAJOR FUNCTIONS: Responsible for change management to include generation and tracking of change orders and their relationship to cost, RFIs, contract and schedule impact. Liaise with field engineering, owners representatives and vendors to ensure proper information flow and execution. Also acting startup and commissioning lead to include evaluation of deliverables, punch list generation and resolution, and adherence to commissioning schedule and workflow.

PROJECT ENGINEERING MANAGER, Jamaica, West Indies
MAJOR FUNCTIONS: Responsible for specification and scope of work generation for the mining operations and construction component Alcoa World Wide Aluminum; schedule deliverables and ensure seamless communications between Alcoas owners team and engineering groups in the US, UK, Austria, China and Taiwan. Utilize technology to track project specifics for extremely complex and detailed projects including Ropecon (modified ski gondola carrying bauxite 7 kilometers over the mountains to a loading station).

* I was employed for approximately 6 months in 2009 for Wachter Electric as an electrical project manager between contract periods with CCC Group.

COST ENGINEER / CAPITAL PROCUREMENT MANAGER, Jamaica, West Indies
MAJOR FUNCTIONS: Served as procurement manager charged with overseeing on- and off-shore procurement accounts in excess of $77M. Responsible for resource allocation for $174M mining expansion project for Alcoa World Wide Aluminum; scheduled deliverables and ensured seamless communications between Alcoa procurement in the US and engineering groups in the UK, Austria, China and Taiwan. Utilized technology to track project specifics for extremely complex and detailed projects including Ropecon (modified ski gondola carrying bauxite 7 kilometers over the mountains to a loading station).

Kellogg, Brown and Root Services2004 2006
SENIOR ESTIMATOR/COST SPECIALIST, Afghanistan, Iraq
MAJOR FUNCTIONS: Spearheaded support to US Military charged with building, upgrading and maintaining camp facilities. Proactively coordinated information with procurement, accounting and payroll; ensured accuracy of cost reporting structures and prepared weekly cost reports for budgets, actuals and estimated costs. Gathered information and compiled Rough Order Magnitude estimates (ROMs) for submission to management.

Arkansas Wiring Systems2002 2004
PROJECT MANAGER / ESTIMATOR, Fayetteville, AR
MAJOR FUNCTIONS: Managed daily operations and project management initiatives including estimates, human resources, procurement and sales functions. Communicated with clients, architects and engineers to ensure all project needs were fulfilled on timely basis; worked with clients such as Johnson Controls, The University of Arkansas, Tyson Foods, Cargill, AERT and Kennametal.

KenMor Electric2002
PROJECT MANAGER, Houston, TX
MAJOR FUNCTIONS: Provided leadership for the Moody Gardens Phase IV Project overcoming construction challenges using judgment and a strong work ethic. Established priorities, monitored costs and facilitated communications between client, architects and engineers. Ensured completion of project on-time and under budget and held full-charge P&L responsibility to share holders.

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers1996 2001
GENERAL FOREMAN / JOURNEYMAN ELECTRICIAN
MAJOR FUNCTIONS: Demonstrated leadership competencies supervising construction crews (electricians and foremen) on diverse construction projects. Maintained high quality standards and ensuring job completion of projects up to $25M (under budget and ahead of schedule).

United States Navy1984 2005
MISSILE TECHNICIAN E5, USS GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER SSBN 656
CONSTRUCTION ELECTRICIAN - E5, NAVAL MOBILE CONSTRUCTION BATTALLION 28 (RESERVES)

EDUCATION
BS ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, In Progress
The University of Arkansas
BS CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, 2002
Almeda University
LICENSURE
LICENSED MASTER ELECTRICIAN State of Arkansas, 2002 (M-7792)
LICENSED MASTER ELECTRICIAN State of Texas, 1999 (SBCCI)
LEED A.P. In Progress

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