Planner, P6 Scheduler, Project Management
Last Updated: 26th June 2018 (over 4 years ago)
October 2015 to Present
Lead Planner/P6 Scheduler for Fixed Equipment at Chevron Refinery, Pascagoula, MS
Developed methods and procedures to estimate, plan, schedule, and track cost of Fixed Equipment Assets during On-Stream Inspections, Corrosion Under Insulation, Tank Inspections and Routine NDE Requests. Facilitated schedule optimization meetings to improve schedule accuracy and quality. Was sought out to provide guidance to Planners and Primavera users on how to improve estimating and task out work activities. Partnered with the Refinery Prioritization Team Scheduler to start the development of Fixed Equipment Integrity Key Performance Indicators and bring the two work processes closer to alignment. Created P6 import/export sheets to enhance schedule building accuracy and efficiency. Mentored Project Admin with cost tracking metrics. Partnered with and aligned Chevron and Contractor companies to ensure scheduled work was completed, and tracked physical progress of field work. Created Contractor Global Activity Sheets to set clear performance expectations, improve reporting and streamline daily reporting. Managed daily work flow for multiple NDE crews.
May 2015 to September 2015
P6 Administrator/Scheduler at Chevron Nigeria Limited EGTL, Escravos, Nigeria
Shared the role of Primavera Database Administrator, as well as Lead Maintenance Turn Around Scheduler. Responsible to train Nigerian nationals in Primavera and Turn-Around planning/scheduling concepts and methodologies so they may execute Maintenance Turn-Arounds without the direction/assistance of expatriates. Created the first of its kind detailed schedule to open/inspect/repair proprietary Fischer–Tropsch process reactor owned by SASOL on site.
March 2006 to May 2015
Senior Project Planning Engineer at Chevron Refinery, Pascagoula, MS
Responsible to maintain Routine Reliability/Maintenance Schedule and Work Progress. Plan, schedule and coordinate crews with schedules, cost reports and projections for Shutdowns, Capitol work and Preventive and Corrective Maintenance using Passport, Maximo and Primavera. Instrumental in development and implementation of Routine Maintenance Scheduling Program. Provided daily guidance to Maintenance Coordinators in the execution of Business Plan and People strategies through application of standardized processes. Provided guidance through coaching, consulting, and managing change. Interfaced with Craft Team Leaders to ensure understanding of and compliance with the Scheduling Process. Developed Quality Management Check Sheets for Mechanics to use to ensure compliance with industry standards. Developed, implemented and maintained the Planning / Scheduling of Preventive and Corrective Maintenance for HVAC; I&E Shop work centers; and Analyzer Reliability Group.
November 2005 to March 2006
Project Cost Controls Engineer at TVA Nuclear Power Plant, Decatur, AL
Recruited as key member of the Design Team which quickly designed and implemented Project Cost Controls during #3 Reactor Refueling to realign Cost and Schedule, and develop Recovery Schedule. Duties included monitoring commodities; coaching Craft supervisors; built cost-projections/recovery plans on critical areas of construction; verifying that Schedule and Project Goals and Budgets were aligned and adhered to; development of new WBS, schedule cost and resource loading, project progression analysis (including delays and recovery).
June 2004 to November 2005
Project Planner/Scheduler at Bender Shipbuilding and Repair, Mobile, AL
Established work scope based on specifications and prints, detailing job plans/schedules with estimates on Commercial and Military projects. Interfaced with Superintendents and Foremen reviewing job requirements, job scope and labor requirements. Developed solutions to work around blocks ensuring schedule/cost compliance. Provided Budget /scheduling/planning /Job Cost projections and reports. Wrote purchase specifications for Subcontractors and monitored subcontractors performance and schedule compliance.
October 2002 to April 2004
Department Head at Windsor Construction, St. Paul, MN
Department Head responsible for installation, maintenance, and repairs to commercial and residential irrigation systems. Developed Quarterly and Annual Operating Budgets. Organized, scheduled and directed teams to ensure timely completion of tasks. Estimated costs and prepared proposals and analysis for equipment procurement and installation. Supervised preventive and corrective maintenance to buildings, irrigation systems, and miscellaneous construction related equipment. Earned State of Minnesota “Low Voltage Technician” Certification and Minnesota Boiler Operator License.
February 2001 to September2002
Planner at Bender Shipbuilding and Repair, Mobile, AL
Established budgets for specific task accomplishment based on specifications and prints. Provided detailed job plans with estimates, performance reports, and Technical Support for all crafts on Commercial and Military projects. Assisted in the development of solutions to enable production personnel to work through or around blocks to ensure schedule and cost compliance. Provided Budgeting /planning /job-cost estimates.
December 1998 to January 2001
Field Machinist/Leak Repair Technician, Furmanite America
Provided services to Refineries, Steel Mills, Paper Mills, and other industries that required Field Machine Work. Utilized portable milling machines, boring machines and cutters to repair or prepare surfaces for repair.
July 1996 to November 1998
Crew Chief/Lead Mechanic for Touring Automotive Race Team
Managed race team participating in the Southern All Stars Super Late Model Racing Series.
July 1977 thru July 1996
US Navy. Developed supervisory, leadership and technical skills
Developed skills related to leadership and team building. Learned how to develop a cohesive unit to accomplish maintenance, installation, operation and repairs to industrial equipment. Can read and interpret blueprints, proprietary drawings and schematics. Am a mechanical specialist. Operated and maintained heat exchangers, boilers, distilling units and associated pumps, valves, motors, turbines and piping. Organized and directed teams to ensure timely completion of assigned tasks. Conducted and documented training assigned personnel in damage control, equipment maintenance and repair, and personal conduct. Estimated cost, scheduled and performed preventive and corrective maintenance including: valve repairs, heat exchanger repairs, multistage high-pressure feed pump, turbine overhaul, piping and equipment replacements.