Summary Of Qualifications
More than 30 years of experience in Construction Management and Civil Engineering.
18 years of experience managing and supervising Major Construction Projects.
With Emphasis on Power, Nuclear (DOE), & Fossil Fuel Projects, Including Airports,& FAA, Building Infrastructure, as well as Transportation projects. Those named combined with a strong emphasis on Claims Management work, Refinery, Chemical plants, Food Industry, and Telecommunication projects.
20 years of experience in Project Controls Management & Engineering, Planning/Scheduling & Cost Management combined with EVM talents, as well as Forensic Scheduling handling Claims Mitigations.
Illinois Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, BSCE, 1979
University of Wisconsin Madison, WI.
Masters of Science, Construction Management
Department of Engineering Professional Development
Primavera project Planner versions 3.0, 3.1,
Primavera Enterprise 5.0 6.0,6.1,6.2,6.3, Primavera Expedition 8.0, 8.5, & 9.0
Primavera Team Play, Primavera Sure Trak, Primavision, MS Project, MS Office,
Lotus Notes, Lotus, Excel, and Power Point
Primavera Systems Integration between P3, P3e, and P3e/c
As a Project Controls Professional my duties have consisted of the following, the preparation of Engineering and Construction schedules. These schedules have consisted of the following articles of work, Cost Analysis, CPM Analysis, Manpower and Man-hours, Earned Value Management, Monitoring project progress, Resource loading, and up-dating schedules. Work has also consisted of clarifications of contract documents, as well as field supervision helping to resolve any and all problems through Architects, Designers, or the Project Managers, and the Program Management Team and or the Owner or his Representative. I have also prepared Preventive Maintenance schedules for any and all equipment especially tooling equipment utilized. These schedules also reflect Equipment Reliability showing Schedule Maintenance.
As a Civil Engineer, I have performed design work on both roadway and highway projects. This would also include design work for site development, Process design of the Course Screen Facility for the Metropolitan Sanitary District of Chicago.
To establish and Implement a new and Innovative mix of professional practices, utilizing my leadership, analytical, and communicative skills. All of which would enable me to successfully function as a Director of a Project Controls Department, while working in the Operations sector of a firm utilizing my skill sets as a Claims Specialist Professional.
Buveck Consultants, Inc Project Controls Manager (9/2009 Present) I was in charge of the Project Scheduling group, and the Document Controls group. I utilized both Primavera P6, and Primavera Contract Manager. I am currently doing both scheduling, and cost control work on the WisDot I-94 N/S Freeway project. Software being used is Primavera P6 and Primavera Contract Manager, formally known as Expedition.
PCTCS Corporation Project Controls Specialist (9/2008 11/2008)
BP Oil Platform drilling located in the Corp office in Houston, Texas. The software used was P5, and P6 software.
TN & Associates Corporation Project Controls Manager (6/2008 9/2008)
Army Corp of Engineering projects Milwaukee, WI. The software used was P3, 3.1, P3e/c, & P5, and P6 software.
ARES Corporation Principal Project Controls Specialist (1/2008 6/2008)
Syncrude Oil Mining Corporation located in Alberta, Canada. The software used was P3, 3.1, & P5, and P6 software.
Balfour Beatty Corporation Forensic Scheduler/Claims Specialist (9/2007 11/ 2007)
Construction Claims Division located in Atlanta, Georgia. The software used was P3, 3.1, & MS Project, P5, and P6 software.
Parsons Corporation Principal Project Controls Specialist (6/2006 8/2007)
New 787 Boeing Aircraft Project located in Everett, Washington. The software used was P3, 3.1 & MS, P5, and P6 software.
Black & Veatch Corporation Project Controls Analyst (12/2005 5/2006)
Power Plants & Fossil Fuel Projects Located in Overland Park, Kansas, also worked in the capacity of a Claims Specialist, using P3, 3.1, P3e/c, P5, and P6 software.
Fluor Government Group (FEMA/TRS) Project Controls Engineer (9/2005 11/2005)
Hurricane Katrina Project located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The software used was P3, 3.1 software
Basulto Management Consultants Sr. Project Controls Engineer (8/2004 12/2004)
South Florida Water Management Projects located in W. Palm Beach, Florida. I worked as a Claims Specialist using P3e/c, and Expedition software.
Spear Group Incorporated Project Controls Engineer (3/2004 8/2004)
Oil Refinery & Light Rail Projects located in St. Paul, Minnesota & Hornell, New York. I Used P3, 3.1, and P3e/c software.
Turnaround Management Incorporated Project Controls Engineer (3/2003 3/2004)
Steam Turbine Outage & Exxon Oil Refinery located in Ottawa, Canada & Joliet, Illinois. I Used P3, 3.1, and P3e software.
Atlantic Project Controls Incorporated Sr. Project Controls Engineer (5/2002 2/2003)
A new 2GE207FA Combined Cycle Power Plant located in Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania. I used P3, 3.1, and P3e software.
Connective/Pepco Power Corporation Lead Planner/Scheduler (10.2001 12/2001)
Maintenance and rehabilitation work on Power plants located in Newark, Delaware. I used P3, and 3.1 software.
G.E. Nuclear Energy Incorporated Sr. Project Controls Engineer (3/2001 10/2001)
Worked on Nuclear Power Plant projects through the US, Located in San Jose, California. I used P3, 3.1, and P3e software.
A.E. Power/Sun Technical Corporation Project Controls Manager (11/2000 3/2001)
I maintained, and Rehabilitated 12 Power plants, located in Corpus Christi, Texas, and was also the Claims Engineer. I used P3, 3.1, and P3e software.
Bechtel Telecommunications Division Project Controls Manager (11/1999 11/2000)
The Metromedia Fiber Optic Network Program. A Claims Specialist that used P3, 3.1, Sure Trak software.
Las Vegas, Nevada
I worked on the Venetian Casino Project, duties generating base line and CPM schedules, as well as and field supervision of crews working particularly on the Fire Protection system Installing and testing the devices. Other Infrastructure work included Foundation walls and the Installation of Pre-Cast panels. This work used P3 and Sure Trak software.
Ionics Corporation Incorporated Project Controls Engineer (10/1998 10/1999)
New Water/Waste Water Desalinization Plant located in Boston, Mass./Trinidad. I used P3, and 3.1 software.
Kraft Foods Inc., (Oscar Mayer) Madison, Wisconsin (9/1995 10/1998)
Lead Planner/Scheduler, and Field Engineer
Lead Scheduler In charge of the scheduling staff, of the corporate office in Madison. Primavera P3 and Sure Trak software used to build project schedules. I produced preliminary and construction schedules for new plants as well as plant renovation work. Schedules were generated for project brochures for each plant, including those that were issued for to the field for contractors to work by. My region was that of Northeast New York State.
My duties also entailed performing structural analysis of existing buildings, and reviewing structural design work for new additions. I then became the field liaison person representing Kraft Foods while work was on going at the construction site.
Unlimited Design Concepts, Inc. Indianapolis, Indiana (7/1994 8/1995)
Senior Construction Manager
Managed and supervised all project aspects assigned to the Gary, Indiana branch office. This work included contract negotiations, planning, design reviews, cost engineering, and P3 scheduling. I also functioned as the liaison person representing my company between the prime contractor, city, state and federal authoritys involving the state of Indiana. My services were also called upon to act as the claims manager, representing the previous project owners (design build firm) against the state of Indiana. I Met with the Gary Mayor and his staff, plus the Gary board of review once a week to provide proof of progress, and to submit vouchers for payment of work completed as per CPM schedule.
Bowles Companys Inc. Milwaukee, Wisconsin (11/1989 7/1994)
Bowles Midwest Corp., Chicago, Illinois
Senior Project Manager
OHare Automated Guide-way Project, City of Chicago Managed site development of a 20,000 sq. ft. MATRA Rail Facility. Established engineering standards, field supervision coordination, and Project Controls, using P3 Primavera software.
METRA 179th Street Community Rail Facility, Orland Park, Illinois Managed site development of a 100,000 sq. ft. commuter train system. Prepared payment estimates, contract modifications, and project scheduling. Coordinated crews, with field directives, technical clarifications, and overall contract administration. Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, Stickney, Illinois - I managed and supervised renovation of the Gas Digester Auxiliary Facility. I maintained conformance with construction documents and specifications. Other functions including generating base line schedules, and acting as the purchasing agent for the project.
Bowles Construction Services Milwaukee, Wisconsin
I managed the design build development of three Milwaukee schools. This project totaled more than 1,000,000 sq. ft. of new construction, and an additional 100,000 sq. ft. of renovation work. I ensured contract compliance with construction documents, and specifications. Field supervision of several construction crews performing work on the project.
Claims Manager As a claims manager I prepared a claim against the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sanitary District. The claim was prepared by using field documentation, analyzing construction schedules, and cost analysis. Bowles did in fact win the claim without having to go to court. Amount awarded was $2 million dollars.
Raytheon Corp.,/ FAA Saginaw, Michigan (10/1988 10/1989)
Resident Engineer for the FAA, Great Lakes Regional Office in Rosemont, Il. I supervised the conversion of the Tri-Citys Airport runway lighting system Monitored by inspection of daily construction activities. My duties entailed verification of the Contractors compliance with the contract documents and specifications. I prepared up-dated schedules, payment estimates, and contract modifications. I also provided technical clarifications to Contractors involving FAA procedure. Work performed in compliance with Airport, and City (DPW) officials. Obtained clearances for the work to be performed, reported to the tri-Citys airport officials and their review board on work to be completed, Percentage of work completed, actual work completed, and turning over As Built Drawings.
Bechtel National Inc. San Francisco, Ca. and Chicago, Il. (7/1987 1988)
Cost Engineer, Planner/Scheduler
This project was known as The Nabisco Retrofit Project and Facilities Modernization Program. I started out preparing cost estimates for the purchase of food processing machinery and equipment for four bakeries. I was later moved to the Project Controls dept., where I was taught Planning/Scheduling using Primavera in DOS format. I then prepared base line schedules for the Richmond bakery. These schedules incorporated cost, manpower allocations, and resources.
UBM Incorporated Chicago, Illinois (3/1984 6/1987)
Resident Engineer, Field Superintendent
OHare International Airport Development Program Responsibilities were to ensure contract compliance with the FAA, DPW, and other City of Chicago Aviation authorities, regarding construction projects on a airport. I had four projects which were the installation of water and sewer lines, electrical utilities, and a major roadway for access to the airports Southwest corridor. Tenant work involved design review work and monitoring all construction either directly or through field engineers. Some aspects of work were to jack pipe underneath several taxi ways and one runway.
Center for Successful Child Development Center Renovation of a Chicago Housing Project Building, for the use as a youth and day care facility. Supervised construction and ensured contract compliance. Monitored the project through the use of Field Inspectors.
Northwestern University Basic Industry Research Laboratory Prepared cost estimates, contract modifications, and established engineering controls. Performed site supervision for the development and structural framing of a nuclear facility.
Prior to March of 1984 and upon graduation from college, Ive held the following responsible positions for the firms cited below located in Chicago, Illinois.
Bevins Consultants Inc., Civil Engineer promoted to Project Engineer (6/1981 3/1984)
Lester B. Knight & Associates, Civil Engineer in the Process Dept. (6/1979 6/1981)