High Rise Construction Management Expert Consultant Resume
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  • High Rise Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Product Development

This expert holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Tri-state University, Angola, IN and a B.S. in Mathematics from Baldwin Wallace College, Berea, OH.

High Rise Construction Management Expert Consultant Resume

This expert specializes in project management in construction, manufacturing and product development with excellent leadership and managerial skills.

This consultant offers over two decades of experience with skills and knowledge in projects such as high rises, housing/community development, educational, and health care projects. Other areas of experience include industrial, governmental, infrastructure developments and institutional applications. Federal projects and energy related projects are additional specialties.

This specialist has a strong track record in integration, scope, time, and cost related roles. Additional strengths include communication, procurement management with strong analytical thinking and creative problem solving skills.

Areas in which this expert excels include leadership, processes and procedures, and PMO leadership. Other areas of key experience include commercial, cost control, claims, and variation orders. This consultant provides portfolio management, program management and construction management.

Organizational, cultural, design management, issue management and procurement management are other specialties of this consultant. In addition, this expert has specific experience in acceptance management, communication management, and change management. This expert also is well versed in quality management and risk management.

Consultant, Kevin Kennedy Associates Inc.

Providing expertise in project management in high-rise construction, infra structure development, manufacturing and product development, and related expertise to a wide variety of clients.

 

Project Director, Sama-ECH, Dubai, UAE

Served as project director for Dubai Tower of Doha, 1.9 Billion QR, Tallest Tower In Doha. Provided Leadership to team, and provided solutions. Participated in project plan development not limited to scope development/ deliverables, org chart, and schedule in collaboration with the Project Lead. Coordinated and ensured functional resources availability to participate in project. Presented scope, org chart, and schedule (milestones) to Project Sponsor for approval. Actively attended and participated in core team and sponsor update meetings. Participated in budget development: responsible for working with Project Sponsor to acquire project funding and additional funding, as needed. Collaborated with Project Manager, and others, as needed, regarding issues and unplanned expenditures that may impact the budget. Worked with Sponsor to acquire approval to spend funds. Worked with Project Manager, Project Lead as needed, to resolve issues. Worked with Commercial Director in vendor/contract negotiations. Worked with Purchasing Department for procurement services. Kept upper management informed of project status. Facilitated project progress. Reviewed change orders; and presented those change order, which impacted the project scope, for the Sponsor’s approval. Project is a high-rise building (Dubai Tower of Doha), 438 m high as tallest Tower in Doha, has three levels of retails, 5 Star hotel, Offices, Apartments, Podium, and parking. It is approximately 102 floors with 292,229 m2 of gross floor area.

 

Project Manager, Turner Construction, Dubai, UAE

Provided project management for Burj Dubai infra structure development, 4.45 Billion AED. Developed design/build master plan, and work break down structure (WBS). Managed 90 + projects (Total Budget is 4.4 Billion AED) and issue schedule updates. Developed standard schedule template, and standard reports, and cost accounts for cash flow forecast. Issued weekly and monthly reports, work in place reports, and cash flow forecast. Established procedures and implemented policies. Project Included substations, car parks, infra structure utilities, tram system, boulevard, water features (largest water fountain in the world), street furniture, landscaping, district cooling plants, signage, telecommunications.

 

Project Control Manager for Detroit Edison Energy, PAC Group, Troy, MI

Established and led Project Management Office (PMO). Developed and led project control group (cost engineers, schedulers, planners, and estimators) to achieve project deliverables on time and within budget. Evaluated existing project process models and provide modifications. Developed and implemented design/build process and issue on company server. Managed 200 plus projects ($112 million) and issued dashboards and health checks. Developed communication plan, and roles and responsibility matrix. Developed standard schedule template, estimating template, and standard reports. Provided data integration procedures between Primavera, SAP, and Maximo. Developed cost estimating model (budget, actual, forecast, financial control). Facilitated projects deep dive meeting to assure project cost forecasts accuracy and to capture issues and concerns. Integrated with asset management, financial controls and supply chain management. Developed / implemented gate review process to assure project implementation readiness. Developed forms, procedures and standard work instructions (SWI). Managed the effort to Cost load 200 plus projects into Primavera Enterprise (P5) to measure project status utilizing the Earned Value concept. Issued executive monthly reports to senior management.

 

Construction Manager for City of Toledo, G. Stephens Inc., Toledo, OH

Developed construction schedules, budgets, estimates, and issued progress reports. Responsible for resource loading, cost loading development and tracking. Served s Project Manager on $487 million Capital Improvement Program: 60 MGD Equalization basin, Flocculation Facilities, Combine sewer system, Pump stations renovations (146 pump stations), Hydraulic Sewer Modeling, Bay View Wastewater treatment Plant renovations, skimming tank improvements, Marina improvements, Back-up power, Blowers replacement, Water Quality Study Models, GIS (Geographical Information System) project. Introduced new products and methods to the client to reduce cost and improve quality.

 

Project Manager, Ford Motor Company Dearborn, MI

Developed project work plans, facilitate weekly meeting, and track issues. Developed process model (EDS) within Ford Product Development System (FPDS. Modified communication plans, templates, and recommended solutions to client. Participated in two pilot sessions as a team member to validate the Product template. Developed process training program to create work plans using integrated powertrain processes (IPP) templates, developed processes based on program complexity. Supported New Product Part Release (NPPR) team in drawing releases. Established processes for part tracking, maintained engines work plans. Developed department Health Chart for Portfolio management. Issued, analyzed, maintained and verified engine systems, deliverables and processes to support program quality, function, cost and weight targets. Tracked 255 engine parts from design to release for production. Reviewed Vendor’s progress reports for updates. Performed impact analysis of data to manufacturing engineering. Supported Engine Project Steering Team (PST) and Project Focus Team (PFT) meetings, prepared agendas, meeting minutes, and update work plans. Achieved Client Satisfaction Award, and Project Team Award.

 

Project Manager – National Assignments, The V group, Cleveland, OH

Established fast track scheduling procedure manuals and specifications. Reviewed existing schedules, and recommend delay prevention solutions to client. Prepared project estimates and Bid Packages. Established schedule updates specifications, procedures, issued Critical Path reports, variance analysis and status analysis reports. Responsible for resource loading, leveling, and updates, cost and document control. Procured out of state General Contactors and negotiate contacts. Established engineer’s construction estimates for bidding advertisements. Reviewed change orders, claims, and generated pay requests. $86.7 million CIP for Summit County, Ohio. The project involved, renovating 110 pump stations and 46 wastewater. Treatment plants. Worked with client to develop construction budgets, schedules for fifty-four projects, and maintain updates, and issue status reports. Introduced new products and methods to the client to reduce cost and improve Quality. Such Products were pumps, piping, new methods to install under ground piping, ultra sonic equipments, gages, steel/concrete tanks, maximum security prisons, correctional facilities, and defense supply centers, United States Post Offices and distribution centers across the USA, Blue Cross blue shield medical buildings, schools, Communication centers, nursing homes, civic centers, and court houses. Served as value engineering study team estimator for water treatment plant, and in house instructor for Primavera Training to clients and employees.

 

Construction Manager, Commercial, residential, Conric Construction Inc., Cleveland, OH

Projects included: Shopping centers, Food Courts, department stores, and housing. Established schedules and budgets for residential and commercial projects. Executed projects as a construction manager. Responsible for bidding / winning projects. Negotiated and signed contracts. Was in charge of material procurements. Issued/reviewed change orders, claims, and generate AIA pay requests, affidavit, waiver of liens, project closeout. Was responsible for resource loading and cost loading development and tracking.

 

Planning Engineer, Amiri Diwan Project-Car Park Garage (754 cars), Contract Administration Limited, Kuwait

Developed project schedule. Responsible for Network Logic diagrams using crew movement methods, cost and resource loading, claim development and analysis. Tracked and updated schedules and issued progress reports. Attended Progress meetings with Owner Representative.

 

Planning Engineer, Housing subdivisions, hospitals, commercial, industrial, and governmental Kuwait Management Foundation, Kuwait City, Kuwait

Served as Planning Engineer for 560 housing subdivision with Infrastructure, shopping centers, schools, Mosques ($180 Million). Developed Project Master Plan, and critical Path Float analysis. Developed crews (Manpower Utilization) requirement to achieve deliverables on time and within budget. Utilized quantity production to achieve deliverables, such as how much concrete to be poured every day to achieve deliverables, and the equipment required. Monitored and updated schedules and issued progress reports and develop claims. Was Kuwait National Bank representative in large construction projects responsible for budget and time control. Issued monthly progress reports. Established contractor’s schedules and reviewed with Owners for approvals. Prepared Construction claims large and small. Integral team member to develop Kuwait Air Base resource loaded Project schedule under the Supervision of U.S. Corp of Engineers. Finished Project one month ahead of schedule.

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