Project Control Specialist I, Microsoft Certified Professional ID 8394442, (Project Management with MS 2007). 4 years working with projects up to $11MM.
SKILLS *Planning/Scheduling *Organizing/Coordinating/Communicating *Microsoft Office (MS Project for Windows 2007/2010, Word, Excel, Power Point), SAP MM, basic Primavera 6, Strategic Project Solution software, SPS ) *Training, Couching and Development *Cost Reduction *Budget Management *Strategic Planning *Procedure Development per ISO 9000 *Project Management/Turnarounds in Oil Refineries
WORK EXPERIENCE 2008 - Present Processes Unlimited International Inc., Bakersfield, California Project Control Specialist I. General activities: Supporting Project Managers and team members in Planning, Control, and Schedule tracking activities, such as: *Development of Work Breakdown Structure, WBS, for any project *Development of Organizational Breakdown Structure, OBS *Development of Master Project Plans, schedule and budget *Document control *Kick off meetings and any other team or Client meetings *Minutes, document control and electronic files *Defining Change of Scopes and filling out spread sheets and documentation for Clients *Closing project and participating in project documentation audit, document lessons learned, archive relevant documents to be used as historical data *New Project Schedule Set Up: 1.Building and managing schedules using Project for Windows 2007 (mpp files or Server) for projects between 3.0K and 11.0 millions of dollars. 2.Resource and cost loaded scheduling activities 3.Resource manpower graphs, by disciplines or total resources before setting baseline to find the best even distribution in any time period. 4.Creating the task list, summary task, milestone tasks, durations, establishment of predecessors/successors relationships, constraint types, create the task identification code, and setting baselines 5.Calendars 6.Replacing generic resources with actual resources 7.Building team from Enterprise (if server) 8.Import rates (if server) or manually entering or adjusting bill rates in Resource Sheet view
Preventing Project Managers from deviations identifying variations: Weekly Project Tracking or as needed *Update every schedule with charges and expenses for the period ending *Update status reports and reports for every project *Updating metrics *Identifying the problem causing variances *Evaluating the impact on time, cost and performance *Evaluating the impact on other efforts, if any *Evaluating the expected results of the corrected actions *Issuance of Project Control Reports & Charts *Cost Reports (budget Vs actual). Forecasts *Milestone Reports *Prepare Earned Value Management Reports: [BCWS, BCWP, ACWP, Schedule Performance Index (SPI), Cost Performance Index (CPI), Estimate At Completion (EAC), Budget At Completion (BAC)] and strategies to avoid deviations or suggest corrective actions, opportunely, to keep the project on scope, on budget and on time *Leading the remaining work and adjustment of finish date meetings *Build and run reports; critical path, early start date reports, precedence reports, cost variance, slipped tasks, critical path report, in progress tasks, completed tasks, with the objective to prevent the project to get behind schedule or get over budget *Preparing the Status Reports (total invoice, total spent, and % progress). Cost, Work, Earned Value, and Hourly Rates curves *Updating the schedule: exception reports, time reports, re-scheduling, adjusting finish dates and remaining work. Controlling actual work, actual, projected cost, projected work, projected start and finish dates *Reports in excel when requested *Using Resource sheet, Resource manpower graphs total or by discipline, and resource usage to get further information to control actual work and remaining work *Reconciliation with Accounting (depending on the system the organization is using, manually or server) *Following up deliverables *Discussing reports with team members to help them to plan or take corrective actions on time. Follow up to results *Training team members in MS Project when needed *Participating in risk assessment and lesson learned meetings *Others tasks: PP presentations, Pareto graphs, excel graphs
2006 - 2007 Industrial Fabrications (Industrial Fabrications) FAINCA, Venezuela Production Engineer *Proactive fabrication of pressure vessels, columns, platforms, pipes, tanks, and other recipients under ASME, API and AWS standards, on time, on scope and on budget. 2005 - 2006 Frimarine Venezuela Production Engineer *Reduced the production time when in charge of shop yard for producing fiber glass sport 21' boats. 2005 - 2005 Mitsubishi Motors Venezuela Maintenance Manager/Planner *Managing the Maintenance Department with improvement of productivity indexes in preventive and corrective activities, reducing work order backlog pending for planning and scheduling, keeping under control the annual budget, and giving total completion of annual investment budget. 1979 - 2003 PDVSA - El Palito Refinery Venezuela 2001 - 2003 Maintenance Superintendent/Planner *Coordinating new projects development and execution for offsite area executing them on budget, scope and on time. 2001 Educational Leader / Project Manager *Leading the development profiles of competencies to train multi skill personnel for all Maintenance Departments of Petroleos de Venezuela, PDVSA. 1997 Mechanical and Welding Shop Supervisor *Planning, scheduling and executing reparations and part fabrications for pumps and compressors reducing the work order backlog for the entire shop and increasing the productivity indexes and quality services to internal and external clients. 1993 Maintenance Coordinator *Increasing all productivity indexes in the Planning Department and responsible for prioritizing, planning, scheduling and execution of all maintenance activities in El Palito refinery. 1984 Planning and Programmer Engineer *Reducing the work order backlog for the entire shop yard. 1981 Contract Administrator *Supervision of contractors and their files, licitations and legal document files improving the contractor selection, accelerating the biding processes. 1979 Vessel and Tanks Maintenance Engineer *Responsible for technical specifications and standards to annual pressure vessels and tanks maintenance program executing the program on time and under specifications. 1977 - 1979 National Institute for Water Treatment, Venezuela *Supervising the execution of general preventive and corrective actions for equipment related with water treatment.
EDUCATION Formal Education: Master of Education/Curricular Planning. University of Carabobo- Venezuela, 1998 Master of Work Management/ Labor Relations, University of Carabobo- Venezuela, 1998 Specialization: Human Resources Management, University of Carabobo- Venezuela, 1993 Master of Science in Engineering Management, Catholic University of America, USA.1983 Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering. University of Carabobo- Venezuela. 1978
Recent Training: Project for Windows 2007. National University. 2011 Project Management for Engineers - American Society of Mechanical Engineers. 2010 Project Management Certificate - California State University of Bakersfield. 2009 Six Sigma Overview, CALISO. March 2009 ISO 9001:2008 Auditor, CALISO. June 2009 OSHA General Industry 10 hours Safety. American University On line. June 2009
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS *American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME *E-projectmanagers
Project Management Institute (Individual Membership ID 1076284)