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CV,Exp Civil Engineer Targeting Planning Role In M East

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Serial No: 42492

List top 5 skills: claims, cost estimating, primavera p6, project controls engineer, project planning, scheduling
Short Bio:

I have a Master of Science in Civil Engineering and over 15 years of experience in project planning and scheduling, project controls, cost estimating, cost analysis, and progress monitoring and reporting. I have worked on multi billion dollars construction projects in the United States of America. I have solid knowledge of Primavera Project Planner starting with P3 through P6, and Microsoft Project all versions.

Current location: 

Maryland, United States - View on map

Nationality: 

American

Spoken languages: 

english, french

Locations I am interested in working:

africa



Education/Qualifications

Master of Finance/2015/University of Maryland Smith School of Business, College Park, USA

Master of Science/2000/Civil Engineering/University of Maryland, College Park, USA

Master of Science/1996/Applied Mathematics/University of Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France

Graduate Certificate/2007/Procurement & Contracts Management/University of Virginia, USA

Bachelor of Science/1995/Mathematics/University of Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France

Diploma of General Science Studies (DEUG A)/1994/University of Metz, France

 

Experience Overview

 Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from the American Project Management Institute.

 Over 15 years of success in scheduling, project controls, cost estimating and construction delay claim analysis. Worked on multi-billion dollars construction projects in the United States of America.

 Skilled planner and construction delay claim analyst with over 15 years of experience across a broad range of project types. Significant experience with time impact analysis for construction delay claims and contract change orders.

 Good experience in project planning and scheduling, cost estimating, cost analysis and controls, progress monitoring and reporting. Develop CPM construction schedules incorporating activity logic ties, activity duration, work breakdown structures, activity coding, and critical path analysis. Command of cost and resource loading of schedules.

 Expert user of Primavera Project Planner P3, P6 and Microsoft Project.

 Good knowledge of review and analysis of contractors’ baseline CPM schedules and progress schedule updates.

 Conversant with Earned Value Management techniques. Possess excellent logic and analysis skills.

 Adept at working with engineers, contractors, and subcontractors to coordinate activities and prevent problems.

 

Professional Experience

Senior Project Scheduling Engineer
November 2015 to Present

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) – Infrastructure Services, Washington, D.C.

Develop detailed resource/cost loaded CPM construction schedules for WMATA to be utilized during the design and construction phases of various metro projects. Determine and monitor critical path activities. Generate S-Curves and Resource Histograms. Assist with the monitoring and controls of all projects in the form of an Integrated Master Schedule. Review and comment contractors’ baselines and monthly progress schedule update submittals. Recommend alternatives for schedule improvement. Assist with cost estimates and prepare time impact analysis for delay claims and contract change orders. Review in details recovery schedules submitted by contractors. Perform regular construction site visits to track actual work progress vs. planned work. Prepare comprehensive periodic project progress and financial reports for top management, and produce project cash flow forecasts. Document lessons learned and support development of scheduling standards and procedures. Help contractors develop project schedules using Primavera P6 or Microsoft Project.

 

Senior Scheduler
January 2015 to November 2015

RohadFox Construction Control Services Inc./AECOM, Washington DC

Created resource/cost loaded design and construction schedules with Primavera P6. Developed and maintained an Integrated Master Schedule. Collected and verified scheduling data for all work packages from various program engineering and construction entities. Reviewed and analyzed schedules developed by contractors and integrated them with the Master Schedule. Provided written updates on critical paths, schedule variances, progress and significant developments for inclusion in monthly project reports. Evaluated the impact of changes on cost, schedule and operations. Participated in meetings with Project Managers, and provided schedule related input. Developed conceptual level project schedules for evolving work. Visited project sites to track progress. Prepared project Earned Value reports and cash flow projections. Analyzed time extension requests.

 

Project Controls Specialist
May 2013 to January 2015

Louis Berger Inc., Baltimore, Maryland

Developed cost loaded design and construction schedules including milestones with Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project for transportation, water and school building projects. Interacted with contractors to obtain schedule and cost updates. Reviewed and evaluated contractors’ baselines and monthly progress schedule update submittals. Prepared and maintained project forecast and status updates. Analyzed project costs and schedule performance indicators (CPI, SPI), and advised management of changes or deviations from the work plan. Generated cash flow projections and manpower histogram reports. Prepared monthly project progress reports with financial and progress narratives. Performed delay impact analysis for extension of time requests using appropriate delay analysis techniques. Reviewed and compiled project correspondences for incorporation into delay claim analysis. Developed project life cycle from project start to construction completion. Produced look ahead schedules, and provided P6 scheduling training for project managers.

 

Project Scheduling Engineer
July 2011 to May 2013

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) – Infrastructure Services, Washington, D.C.

Built and maintained CPM schedules including milestones for WMATA to be utilized during the design and construction phases of metro projects. Monitored progress and costs of all projects in a Master Schedule format. Reviewed contractors’ schedule submittals, analyzed schedule variances and recommended corrective actions. Produced time impact delay claim analysis to determine contractors’ time extension and cost entitlement. Prepared cost estimates, monthly project progress reports, and compiled lessons learned for future projects.

 

Construction Cost Estimator/Project Scheduling Engineer
July 2009 to July 2011

URS Corporation – Construction Services, Washington, D.C.

Developed resource/cost loaded CPM schedules for multi-million dollars construction projects with Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project. Reviewed in detail contractors’ baseline schedules and monthly progress schedule updates for local and international projects. Used earned value management techniques to measure project performance and help prevent delays and cost overruns. Reviewed and continuously monitored against approved work plan, contractors’ major construction progress. Advised management of deviations from work plan and initiated corrective measures. Prepared monthly project progress reports with financial and progress narratives. Assisted chief estimator in providing cost estimates for Federal and local Government Capital Projects. Visited project sites to evaluate work progress and monitor project milestones.

 

Project Controls Specialist
August 2008 to June 2009

Fluor Corporation – Infrastructure Services, Alexandria, Virginia

• High Occupancy Toll Lanes Construction Project I-495 Beltway, Value: $1.5 billion.

Created resource/cost loaded engineering and CPM construction schedules for the project. Developed graphs and histograms for cost, material, equipment, and labor to help monitor the project. Performed cost and schedule controls to ensure project completion on time and within budget. Monitored actual and committed costs. Oversaw actual work progress versus planned work. Used earned value measures to determine project performance and help prevent delays and cost overruns. Performed daily site visit to monitor work progress. Worked with design group to highlight critical design work to be completed. Prepared monthly project invoice, cash flow projections, and project status reports and highlights for board directors.

Project consisted of construction of new lanes on the I-495 Beltway, and rehabilitation of existing roadway lanes for High Occupancy Toll lanes. Work scope also included replacement of 50 bridges and construction of major new interchanges.

 

Project Controls Engineer
April 2001 to July 2008

Belstar Inc., Fairfax, Virginia

• Maryland Department of Transportation (MDTA), Baltimore, Maryland

Developed Master Schedule for the MDTA state’s wide transportation projects using Primavera Project Planner (P6). Updated Master Schedule and projects financial information monthly. Created resource/cost loaded construction schedules for various projects. Developed S-curves, resource profiles and histograms for cost, material, equipment, and labor for project monitoring. Reviewed and analyzed contractors’ construction schedule submittals and change order cost proposals. Performed earned value analysis to measure project performance. Produced time impact delay analysis for contractors’ delay claims. Reviewed contractors’ monthly progress payment requests, prepared cash flow forecast charts and monthly project progress reports. Visited job sites regularly to monitor work progress and project milestones.

• Replacement of the Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge, Value: $2.5 billion, Alexandria, Virginia

Reviewed and approved contractors’ resource/cost loaded baseline schedules and monthly progress schedule updates. Created S-curves, resource profiles and histograms for cost, material, equipment, and labor to monitor project. Updated Program Master Schedule incorporating financial and technical constraints. Analyzed cost and schedule performance indicators (CPI, SPI) to determine project status. Prepared weekly construction progress and financial reports with visual aids for briefings of upper management and board members. Visited project site regularly to track work progress in the field. Attended weekly construction progress meetings. Analyzed critical path delays and provided recommendations as to contractors’ time extension entitlement. Reviewed estimates of contractors’ change order proposals and assisted chief estimator with quantity takeoffs and preparation of cost estimates for new projects ($185 million). Work included:

 Construction of the bridge bascule piers, superstructure and operator’s house.

 Construction of the bridge abutments over land and connecting to the bridge bascule piers over the Potomac River.

 Construction of the Telegraph Road Interchange.

 Construction of 19 bridges for a new U.S. Route 1 Interchange.

 Construction of 11 bridges and new ramps south of the Beltway associated with outer loop local traffic.

 Extensive utility relocation work and building demolition to accommodate project work.

• Minnesota Avenue Parking Garage Construction Project, Washington D.C.

Conducted a detailed project documentation review and recreated contractor’s as-built construction schedule for review of contractor’s delay claim and change order requests. Analyzed critical path delays and provided recommendation as to contractor’s time extension entitlement.

• Town of Grundy, Route 460/83, Virginia Department of Transportation, Grundy, Virginia

Prepared a construction schedule for the relocation of Routes 460 and 83. Visited job site to monitor work progress and prepared monthly project reports.

• City of Martinsville, Route 174, Virginia Department of Transportation, Martinsville, Virginia

Prepared a construction schedule for the installation of two major drainage structures and realignment of local roads to facilitate the removal of standing water after rainstorms.

• Main Terminal People Mover Station Project, Washington-Dulles International Airport, Dulles, Virginia

Performed scheduling and delay claims analysis for Parsons Management Consultants (PMC) and the Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority (MWAA).

 

Project Engineer
August 2000 to March 2001

McDonough Bolyard Peck Inc., Fairfax, Virginia

• Northern Virginia District Permits, Virginia Department of Transportation

Reviewed developers’ utility site construction plans for impact on state highway right of way prior to issuance of permits. Updated Geographic Information System (GIS) database of active utility and fiber-optic construction throughout Fairfax and Arlington Counties.

• Ritz Carleton Hotel Project, New Orleans, Louisiana

Performed extensive review of project documentation on this $70 million hotel reconstruction project in New Orleans.

Developed daily manpower spreadsheet for all subcontractors. Analyzed and compiled project correspondences for incorporation into delay claim analysis. Reviewed and commented on contractor’s monthly schedule updates and prepared summary level graphics.

• Majestic Condominiums Project, Destin, Florida

Reviewed contractor’s schedules on this $45 million project, three-phase condominium complex. Performed regular construction site visit to monitor progress.

• Arlington County High School Project, Arlington, Virginia

Compiled project correspondences, and performed change order cost estimates on this $25 million project. Visited construction site on a regular basis to monitor work progress in the field.

 

Other

 Member AACE International (Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering).

 Member ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers).

 Solid knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, and Power Point.