ENG. ROBERTO CHARDON
Industrial Construction / Project Management
There isnt a better feeling than looking at a project fully realized and knowing it has been constructed meeting regulatory requirements, with the highest quality standards and completely operational.
Industrial Construction Project Manager with strong expertise in all aspects of private and governmental sectors industrial and infrastructure facilities design review and construction. Technically sound professional involved in mechanical and civil engineering concepts. Managed various significant projects budgeted over $100 million; Highly committed to excellence, disciplined, strong customer service devoted to sub-ordinate development and possesses a strong administrative and field supervision background. Recognized for valuable contributions serving communities, schools, and professional associations. Bilingual: English / Spanish.
Construction Project ManagementPharmaceutical PlantsPetrochemical Plants
Oil & Gas Distribution
Cost Control ManagementWaste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP)
Design Reviews / Project QuotesPower Generation Plants
Project Status Review Meetings
Value EngineeringEngineering Mentor / CoachSupervisory Skills
Negotiation / Private / Government
Customer Relations / Support
Shipping Pier ConstructionProject Mgmt. Institute Method
Excavation / Explosives / Rigging
Equipment & Material Acquisition ASTM / NEC / EPA Spec.
Process Distribution Piping
Utilities / HVAC Installation
Managed a $75.6 million dollar PRASA waste water treatment improvement program that involved Cayey, Caguas, Juncos, Gurabo and Ceiba cities and municipalities. This positioned PRASA to meet new EPA standards.
The PRASA program included new WWTP construction, capacity expansion, new distribution pipelines and plant renovation and improvements. This provided a WWTP capacity of approximately 75 MGD.
Managed a $23.0 million dollar AFI water supply, distribution and storage project and WWTP for Caguas, San Lorenzo, Rio Grande and San Lorenzo respectively.
Relevant Professional Experience
CSA GROUP ARCHITECTS AND ENGINEERS, San Juan, Puerto Rico 2001 to present
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, USA based Construction Management, Architectural & Engineering Design Firm, provider of services to Client Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (PRASA)
Senior Construction Manager
Managed $75.6 million dollar PRASA WWTP Program consisting of:
o$41.4 million dollar Cayey WWTP construction.
o$24.0 million dollar Caguas Regional WWTP expansion from 12 to 24 MGD.
o$7.6 million dollar Juncos- Gurabo Sewer Trunk Line construction
o$2.5 million dollar Ceiba revamping and new pulsator process improvement
Performed project management duties, negotiated with suppliers and customers, performed project review meetings, supervised administrative and field construction personnel, generated reports and documentation and maintained a safe work environment.
Senior Project Coordinator Puerto Rico Infrastructure Financing Authority (AFI)
Managed $23.0 million dollar AFI Water Supply, intake and distribution and WWTP Program consisting of:
o$15.0 million dollar Rio Grande, San Lorenzo, Caguas 20 mile distribution pipe.
o$3.0 million dollar Caguas 3MG water storage facility.
o$5.0 million dollar San Lorenzo WWTP expansion from 5 to 9 MGD
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H.B. ZACHRY COMPANY INTERNATIONAL- San Juan, Puerto Rico1984-2001
Well known and respected United States based general contractor, maintenance and specialized Industrial and Highway services provider.
CIVIL AND MECHANICAL PROJECT MANAGER
Performed a variety of project mgmt. duties, customer and supplier negotiations, technical evaluations, mentoring, field personnel supervision and craftsman improvement.
Projects were related to Pharmaceutical and Petrochemical industrial sector.
Customer Projects were :
oBAXTER CARIBE, Guayama,
oPHILLIPS Petroleum Refinery, Guayama, Puerto Rico
oMerck Sharp and Dohme, Barceloneta, Puerto Rico
oAbbott Pharmaeuticals, Barceloneta, Puerto Rico
oDuPont Electronic Plant, Manat, Puerto Rico-
oPfizer Pharmaceuticals, Barceloneta, Puerto Rico
Prior Positions: Held various constructions responsibilities as office engineer, construction facilitator, field engineer, estimator, quality inspector and independent contractor while working with different companies from 1978 to 1984.
Education / Licenses / Memberships / Professional Development
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus, Puerto Rico.
Construction Draftsman, Ponce Vocational School.
Professional Engineer # EIT-23858
Member of Colegio de Ingenieros, Arquitectos y Agrimensores (CIAPR).
Registered Contractor with the Federal Government
OSHA 30 hr. SeminarCSA Group2006
Project Delivery System SeminarP.R. Infrastructure Financial Authority2005
Excavation Safety Course Texas A&M University H.B Zachry1997
HAZWopper 40 hr. SeminarAll Service Environmental H.B. Zachry1996
Awards / Recognitions / Community Work
Team Spirit Award CSA Group 2004
Recognition and Appreciation for Contribution as Project Mgr. H.B. Zachry 1996
Recognition CIAAPR Chapter House Re-Modeling CIAAPR 1993
Orator Distinguished Graduate Vocational School Graduation, Ponce - 1993
Santa Maria Academy, PTA Graduation Class President, 2004
Pro Bono Construction, Terrace and Living Room for special needs child.
Technical & Soft Skills
Aqueduct Distribution Pipe System Excavation & Installation
Stainless Steel Pipe / Insulation / Pharmaceutical Plants
Waste Water Treatment Plant Construction 24 MGD Capacity
EPA and Construction Code RegulationsEffective Communicator for Executive and Diverse AudienceDocumentation, Reports, Records and Inspection Criteria.
Pressure Vessel Code IXNon Pressure Vessel DesignPier Construction
MS Office Suite Applications Engineering Legal AspectsHigh Volume (30) Construction
Inspection Report and Corrective Leader , Mentor and CoachHigh Volume 115 Diameter Tanks
38 KVA Substation ConstructionInstrumentation / Control RoomsEnvironmental Considerations
Perform EHS AuditsTeam Player and ContributorProject Cost Management
Willing to Travel & Relocate