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SUMMARY

Highly motivated and results-driven Project Manager with over 26 years accomplis
hed experience, emphasizing in Nuclear, Wind Hydro Power high voltage electrical
, mechanical and civil businesses with life cycle implementations for a wide var
iety of industries. Degreed in related fields with significant experience in ene
rgy projects management, engineering, design and construction. Known for "big pi
cture" perspective and ability to translate project requirements/strategy across
organization levels; strong record in maximizing efficiency and revenue/profita
bility and independently driving project success. Detail-oriented and organized,
strong interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation and communication skills pr
oven ability to work on numerous projects and activities simultaneously.
CORE STRENGTHS
* Nuclear; DCS, SFP clean-up and LLWE reduction, High power transformers, Capaci
tors banks, Switchgear, Distribution, Engineering and design management, Schedul
ing, Procurement, Contracts, Start Up Test Engineering, Radiological Controls, I
ndustrial Safety, Passport, Asset Suite, LMS, Smart Plant Foundation and EPU Fac
ility Operations
* Wind Farm; EPC projects; Wind turbine, Collection systems, Underground/Tran
smission and Sub transmission line, Engineering and Design, roadways and easemen
ts, wildlife and EPA
* Substation & Distribution 118kv -584kv; High power transformers, Capacitor ban
ks, Switchgear, Relays, Breakers, Ground grid, Switchyards Transmission, Distrib
ution, Engineering and Design, Structures, and SCADA, Testing and Commissioning.
* Industrial Electrical; Ford, Chrysler and GM, 16kv - 28kv substation and distr
ibution, High Voltage plant re-wire, Buss and equipment install.
* Bid estimating - specifically EPC bids, manpower loading, etc.
" Experience working with large Engineering, Procurement, and Construction bid p
ackages including, Balance of Plant experience
" Prepare work to be estimated by gathering proposals, blueprints, specification
s and related documents, prepare estimates prepare estimates and accompanying do
cuments to integrate proposals of medium and large projects ranging from $500,00
0 to $147,000,000.
" Generate review and analyze project estimates, review and incorporate historic
al data into unit and man-hour figures
* Earned Value Management (EVM)
"Measuring project progress in an objective manner. Ability to combine measureme
nts of scope, schedule, and cost in a single integrated system, provide early wa
rning of performance problems. Improve the definition of project scope, prevent
scope creep, communicate objective progress to stakeholders, and keep the projec
t team focused on achieving progress.
P&L (profit & loss) responsibility
" Overall responsibility for managing both the revenue and cost elements of a c
ompany's income statement. Oversee most or all of the firm's marketing and sales
functions as well as the day-to-day operations of the business. Also responsibl
e for leading or coordinating the strategic planning functions of the company
Contracts;
" Develop subcontract and procurement documentation, including scope of work, eq
uipment/material lists, and specifications. Negotiates subcontract and procurem
ent terms and conditions
Sr. Project Manager; Capital projects - 2010 to 2010
Exelon Nuclear, Warrenville, IL
Manage the development, design engineering and fabrication of the new Low Level
Waste Equipment (LLWE) reduction projects for LaSalle, Dresden and Quad cities s
tations. Provide leadership for project team members and the Project Management
process of multiple functional organizations.
Sr. Project Manager - 2009 to 2009
Florida Power & Light; Point Beach Nuclear, Two Rivers, WI
Responsible for manage the design, fabrication, and delivery of a medium voltage
capacitor bank for installation in the Point Beach Nuclear Power Plant, FPL Ene
rgy (customer). The capacitor bank was installed to provide voltage support duri
ng certain offsite power grid configurations potentially resulting in low grid v
oltage conditions. The required capacitor bank size is 15MVar total, composed of
5 switched stages of 3MVar each
Sr. Project Manager - 2008 to 2009
Power Partners MasTec LLC, Charlotte, NCNC
Wind Farm and Substation Construction projects management Provided engineering,
procurement, and construction (EPC) services for the Glenrock, Rolling Hills and
Seven Mile Hill wind farm projects in Wyoming, served as the prime contractor o
n these three wind energy projects, totaling $150 million
Sr. Project Manager - 2006 to 2008
Patrick Engineering Inc, Livonia/MI
December 20, 2007, completed the acquisition of the high voltage electric power
lines from Alliant Energy's Interstate Power and Light Co. (IPL) subsidiary. The
transaction involved the acquisition of approximately 6,800 miles of 34,500-vol
t and higher voltage transmission lines and approximately 170 transmission subst
ations in Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois and Missouri. As a result, the Midwest conne
cts more than 700 communities in Iowa, southern Minnesota and northwest Illinois
, an area of nearly 54,000 square miles
Sr. Project Manager - 2004 to 2006
Alpine Power Systems Inc, Redford/MI
Industrial Plant Electrical and Mechanical projects management
Sr. Project Manager - 1997 to 2004
Res Americas Inc, Broomfield/CO
Wind Farm, Substation and High Voltage Construction projects management Identify
potential wind farm sites and assess feasibility by collaborating with internal
teams. Meet with landowners to negotiate leases for MET towers and wind farms.
Research information pertinent to wind farm development at site, Work as a team
lead / project manager to drive project advancement. Address community concerns
and work in an outreach capacity to educate the local population on the benefits
of wind energy in their community. Develop relationships with local, state and
federal officials. Represent current companies to legislative and regulatory age
ncies. Work on cross functional project teams within finance, legal, origination
, environmental, transmission, construction and operations to assess sites, tran
smission capabilities, landowner agreements, power purchase agreements, etc.

EDUCATION
Associate, Electrical Engineering, Minor: Computers - 1993
KCC, Kankakee, IL
GPA: 3.8. Associate Degree, Electrical Engineering, Minor: Computers, Certificat
e, Computer Science