Senior Project Controls Manager with 21 years of experience in EPC, PMC, and Client Teams. Portfolio of projects includes from residential and commercial construction to Design-Build Heavy-Civil Infrastructure Mega-Projects up to $40Billion in the US, Latin America, and the Middle East.
Project Controls Manager
Qatar Railways Company June 2012 - at PresentClient side core management team from Project start-up to Project Delivery through to date. Participated on the Tender Evaluation process for the selection of the D&B Joint Venture Contractor (Qatari Diar-Vinci (QDVC)-GS E&C-Al Darwish Engineering). Managed the PMC (Jacobs) responsibilities as required by the Project and the Qatar Rail business. The Red Line South Underground Project base scope budget is US$2.1 Billion and comprises the design and construction of the underground works below central Doha, including 6 underground stations, 3 switchboxes, 1 Mid-Tunnel Ventilation Shaft (MTVS), and auxiliary structures between the proposed Msheireb Underground Station and the Hamad International Airport. The RLS UG package comprises 32 km of bored twin tunnels utilizing five tunnel boring machines (TBM) simultaneously. The Project has achieved structural construction progress SPI of 0.9 in all the stations, and SPI of 1.00 for the tunnel boring activities.
Project Controls Manager
URS Corporation November 2011 - June 2012Responsible for monitoring, forecasting and reporting budget and costs for seven major programs comprising over 110 projects for a total of US$2.3 Billion. Responsible for providing financial management support to VTA Program and Project Managers. Transportation Infrastructure Programs and Projects include a complex network of Highways, Rail Transit, and Facilities in several cities within the Santa Clara Valley.
Project Controls Manager
KKCS, seconded to AECOM February 2010 - November 2011Responsible for managing and coordinating all aspects of Project Controls for the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) US$700 Million Program including, but not limited to schedule, budget, and costs control. Actively involved in Program planning activities at all levels concerning scheduling, overall program cost estimate, budgeting, construction contract packaging, funds tracking, cost spending, analysis and forecast, and monthly reporting. Member of the Program Management Group (PMG) to discuss all-discipline Program related issues and action items. Reports to Capital Projects Director and Program Manager.
Project Controls System Manager
JACOBS October 2007 - January 2010Project Controls System Manager (JPOD) providing support to PMs of over 80 projects for the Seattle Region (WA, OR, ID, MO), and running around 30 Operational Project Review meetings on a monthly basis supporting the Regional Manager. Also, specifically worked for the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Capital Improvement Program, the Port of Tacoma Project, the Alaskan Way Viaduct, 4th Avenue Bridge, Cherry Point Refinery, and several WSDOT construction projects, among others.
KIEWIT February 2004 - September 2007Schedule, Environmental Compliance and QA/QC Engineer for this US$47.5 million project for Washington DOT that included 2.6 miles of I-405 freeway expansion including 116th St. Bridge reconstruction, noise walls, MSE walls, traffic barrier, three mitigation sites, major stormwater management structures and ITS. Responsibilities included converting proposal schedule into baseline schedule and getting the baseline schedule approved by WSDOT. Provided schedule maintenance and update; cost and resource loading; five week schedule update and maintenance; monthly progress updates and reports; submittal of baseline and monthly progress schedules for WSDOT approval; and job progress/cost control reports. As Environmental Coordinator managed environmental efforts as compliance liaison among design-builder, environmental consultant and WSDOT.
Construction Inspector / Research Assistant
Oregon State University August 2002 - September 2003Facilities Services-Construction Unit, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. Construction Inspector for the Weatherford Hall Renovation, Dixon Recreation Center Expansion and the Cauthorn Residence Hall Water Pipe System Restoration project. Supervised and inspected major and minor construction jobs on campus. Led weekly construction meetings; monitored subcontractors, ensured permanent open communication channels with superintendents and general contractor’s staff, provided daily reports on construction progress and provided utility locates on field prior to construction work. (2002-2003)
Civil Engineering Department, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. Research Assistant for evaluation of Oregon Department of Transportation Project Delivery Methods (2002-2003).
Assistant Resident Engineer/Assistant Construction Manager
Construcciones Modulares O&P Ltda. October 1993 - December 2001Medical and Odontological Center COMFENALCO. Responsible for budget and cost control, construction quantity surveying, and reporting. Managed survey crew for completed work. Evaluated construction progress and subcontractors’ progress payment. Prepared construction progress report for external auditors and Client. (1998-2000)
Urbanistic Design of Parque del Cacique Condominium. Engineering Assistant responsible for providing topographical revision. (1996-1997)
Cupiagua Military Base Project - British Petroleum Company. Provided estimates for construction quantities take-off. Revised construction specifications, analyzed and estimated unit prices. (1996)
Parque Central Condominium I Phase Project. Revised plans and corrected horizontal property realignment deeds. (1995)
Santander Financial Corporation Center Tower, Selecta Plaza Condominium Building. Construction Equipment and Machinery Manager/Engineer responsible for inventory of machinery and equipment. (1993-1994)
Associate Value Specialist
2015 - 2015
(1 year) Baladīyat ad Dawḩah
Master of Science in Construction Engineering Management
Oregon State University
2002 - 2003
(1 year) Oregon
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
Universidad Industrial de Santander
1989 - 1998
(9 years) Santander