Project Control Coordinator

Last Updated: 1st February 2020 (over 2 years ago)

Cartagena, Colombia


Phone Number


Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level

English, Spanish


Mechanical Engineer with 11 years of experience in the construction industry, including Oil & Gas, Mining & Minerals and mayor Civil Works. He has worked at all phases of EPC and PMC projects with total budget superior to 14.5 billion dollars.
Possess expertise in defining, creating and controlling Level II, Level III and Level IV schedules for both, brownfield and greenfield projects.
Ability to train and engage Project Control teams to increase probabilities of achieving Project deadlines.
Resourceful and results-oriented leader with hands-on experience directing all activities of projects control within fast track projects.


Universidad Industrial de Santander
Master of Science in Electronic Engineering

   Jan 2007
— Dec 2009

One of the main achievements was the development of an invention patent of a "continuously variable transmission" for automotive industry.

Universidad Industrial de Santander
Mechanical Engineer

   Jul 1999
— Dec 2016

On of the main achievements was to obtain the second place at national examination for mechanical engineering program.


Consorcio PMC Talara - Inelectra, Idom& Nippon
Planning & Project Control Coordinator

   Jan 2016
— Current

Project: Talara Refinery Expansion Project (PMC)
US $5.400 Million / 66’000.000 MH

Coordinate a team of 5 people to supervise the planning and project control activities of the contractor.

• Revision and aproval of monthly contractor’s progress.
• Revision and aproval of baseline and update schedules.
• Incorporate the contractors’ schedules into the overall master schedule.
• Produce the monthly progress reports.
• Elaboration of Monte Carlo Schedule risk analysis to provide confidence forecasts for the completion of the Project (P50, P80).

Massy Energy
Pre-commissioning & Commissioning Planner

   Jun 2015
— Dec 2015

Project: Precommissioning & Commissioning of Utility Units of Cartagena Refinery Expansion Project (Precom/Com)
US $21,2 Million

Planning & coordination of handover Schedule. Conversion from construction sub-system Schedule, coordinate the quantity surveyor team to collect progress.

CB&I - Chicago Bridge and Irons
Project Planner & Scheduler

   Mar 2012
— May 2015

Project: Cartagena Refinery Expansion Project (Reficar)
US $8.016 Million / 60’000.000 MH

One of the biggest projects ongoing in Colombia. It has been a challenge to support a 12.600 people Construction Team with only 10 schedulers in the Construction Project Control Team. Each scheduler is handling at least three Units from the 32 Units of the Project. Also, it was needed to re-create a fully detailed contractual construction schedule and to integrate it with the Engineering, Fabrication and Procurement Schedule developed in Houston.

Project Planning Engineer

   Jul 2011
— Mar 2012


Off Gas System Project
US $44 Million / 640.000 MH

I was involved in this project since the Definition Phase Study, reviewing the Engineering, estimating the equipment and minimum manpower required, preparing a plan for the Tie-Ins and producing a the Master schedule and five detailed schedule per each discipline involved. Also, I needed to create estimate the budget man-hours and to produce the flowchart for the project.

- Elaborate the detailed schedules for the civil, mechanical, structural, electrical and I&C Off Gas System project and Noss Punch List.
- Elaborate the weekly and monthly report for Bhp Billiton with the summary of the works and other indicators.
- Software: Primavera P6 & Microsoft Project

Ismocol de Colombia
Project Planning Engineer

   Jan 2011
— Jul 2011


Noss Project Turnaround & Punch List: Demolition and Rebuild of the 22m diameter Furnace for the Niquel Ore Smelting System in 123 days shutdown.
US $223 million / 1’260.000 MH

This was an intense project, performed on a double shift base, 14 hours per shift, and with a postponed turn-around by 4 month delay. Not all the material was in place and not all the Engineering was completed. It was not given to the Construction team the enough time to study the scope and to plan the works. We as a planners, needed to develop an accelerated understanding of the Scope, to develop not only an schedule but also tools to let the construction team understand what was needed to be done and which sequence. The schedule it was updated every single day, twice a day. The report were produced also in a daily base and they were distributed, explained and translated to the each foreman, by the own planning team.

- Perform resource and equipment planning for executing the activities of the work.
- Provide alerts based on the analysis of the critical path.
- Coordinate with the superintendents and with engineering leads the two weeks look ahead planning, according with the critical path of the schedule.
- Update and monitor the schedule (PDT) according to the progress observed in the field.
- Software: Primavera P6

Indco ltda - Ingenieria, diseño y construccion
Construction Project Engineer

   Mar 2008
— Apr 2010

To creates project schedules and works with contractors to assure the work is done properly and on time.

Universidad Industrial de Santander
Junior Researcher

   Feb 2006
— Feb 2008

Design and construction of a new continuously variable transmission for automotive industry. Develop the patent of invention to be presented on behalf of the university.

Industrias Partmo S.A.
Maintenance Planner

   Jun 2005
— Dec 2006

To improve work force productivity and quality by anticipating and eliminating potential delays through planning, scheduling, and coordination of maintenance resources, parts, materials, and equipment access.

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