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Blends extensive experience in strategic improvements, project scope and schedule definition, financial
analysis, resource requirements, stakeholder management, project controls and project management. Offers employers a proven track record of delivering projects on budget and within scope, accurately and efficiently. Known for providing best-in-class internal and external stakeholder management, operations analysis, financial savings and communications in a variety of business settings around the world.

Relevant Experience: Project Controls, Project Management, Planning/Scheduling, Change Control /
Management, Stakeholder Management, Financial Reporting, Operations Analysis.

Work Authorization: US Legal Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder) & UK Citizen

Work History

Mar 2015Present

Program Manager Capex Controls

Google Fiber

Location: San Antonio, TX

Responsible for the management and control of the budget, cost and schedule processes for the San Antonio Google Fiber project, as well as the Austin Last Mile work.


  • Decreased PO cycle time 50% - i.e. reduced the amount of time to go from a request, to Budget Tracker, to PIVT, to approval process
  • Cleaned up and aligned the budget & PO tracker / PIVT and performed a budget re-alignment with the NDO leads to ensure accurate budget allocations
  • Built and developed trust / relationships with the local team leaders
  • Completed SAT re-plan cost exercise and received peer recognition
  • Identified reporting issue with particular markets and currently leading effort to rectify within issue between reporting and P6
Jul 2013Mar 2015

Manager of Project Controls Life Sciences & West Coast Engineering Centers

Emerson Process Management

Location: Austin, TX

Responsible supervisory, administrative and managerial control of the Project Controls department covering both the Life Sciences office located in Austin, TX and the West Coast Engineering offices in Irvine & Fairfield, CA.


  • Successfully managed 10 resources located in multiple regions, including resources located off-shore in Costa Rica
  • Improved the quality of Project Controls deliverables by implementing Quality control checklists, increasing quality by 25%
  • Created and advanced Earned Value Management tracking tools to allow ease of use for the engineering team, cutting reporting cycle time by 30%
  • Lead member of the North American Project Controls Community of Practice tasked with developing and implementing a strategic plan to take project controls to a higher level as requested by Emerson Senior Management
Aug 2011Jul 2013

Senior Project Controls Engineer - Lead Change Management Supervisor

Bechtel International

Location: Ras Al Khair Aluminum Smelter Project, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Responsible for identifying, communicating, reporting and facilitating mitigation actions on all changes to the project cost and contingency.


  • Successfully managed $281M of project contingency, retaining $100M at 85% project complete
  • Improved the cycle time of Field Service Requisitions and Change by combining the routing systems
  • Advanced all aspects of the change management program to turn it into a forward looking system as opposed to a historical tracking system. This allowed for early mitigation of changes by senior management
Jul 2010Jul 2011

Project Performance & Management Analyst

Bechtel Canada

Location: Ras Al Khair Aluminum Smelter Project, Montreal, Canada

Worked directly for the Project Director ensuring that cost and schedule data was accurate, intelligent and ontime.


  • Upgraded both the weekly and monthly reporting tools in order to increase the efficiency in which the transmitted information, but reducing both the length and increasing the amount of usable data per page
  • Successfully managed the Key Performance Indicator (KPI) report and system, which allowed for 80-90% of the KPI bonus to be earned
  • Expanded responsibilities to also serve as Technical / Executive assistant to the Project Director
Sep 2009Jul 2010

Field Cost Engineer & Backcharge Supervisor

Bechtel Australia

Location: Worsley Efficiency and Growth Project, Western Australia

Responsible for the management of the backcharge program(incl. training) and indirect contracts worth $60M.


  • Successfully controlled and managed contracts valued at $60M to ensure they met budget
  • Trained 50+ project personnel on the backcharge process
  • Managed $1M+ crane collapse incident backcharge
Apr 2008Sep 2009

Engineering Progress and Performance Reporting Supervisor

Bechtel Australia

Location: Worsley Efficiency and Growth Project, Western Australia

Controlled and managed the Engineering Progress and Performance(EPPR) report for bi-weekly review and distribution. In addition, managed 3 satellite offices and 3 subcontractor offices running EPPR.


  • Managed and trained 6 offices to correctly implement and report on Engineering progress using the EPPR system. This included offices in Taiwan, New Delhi and Brisbane, plus 3 subcontractor offices
  • Successfully conducted a system wide revamp of the EPPR tool in 30 days to correct fatal flaws discovered in an audit


Jan 2008Apr 2008

Lead Area Planner/Scheduler

Bechtel International

Location: Sohar Aluminum Smelter Project, Oman

Short term assignment as a planner/schedule to provide coverage for staffing deficiencies.


  • While serving as Lead Carbon Area Planner, took on additional responsibilities for two other larger areas (Reduction & Cast House) as fellow planners resigned
  • Created usable mini-schedules to manage critical path items and maintain schedule milestones
May 2007Dec 2007

Lead Area Planner/Scheduler & Lead Pre-Ops Planner

Bechtel International

Location: Fjardaal Aluminum Smelter Project, Iceland

Lead Area Planner /Scheduler for the Potlines with a transition to Lead Pre-Operational planner as the project required.


  • Managed and maintained two week and four week look ahead schedules to facilitate the successful achievement of the Last Hot Metal milestone
  • Created commodity specific planning tools to assist the construction team focus work fronts.
  • Successfully transitioned into the role of Lead Pre-Operational planner and assisted in the recovery of the package turnover schedule
Jan 2007May 2007

Implementation Engineer of Project Controls Systems

Bechtel Corporation

Location: Jubail Infrastructure Project, Saudi Arabia

Served as the Primavera 5 Enterprise implementation engineer as part of a Project Controls task force sent to Jubail, Saudi Arabia to transition the project team from P3 to P5e and rectify any other deficient Bechtel systems.


  • Transitioned Project Controls planning department from Primavera 3 to Primavera 5e
  • Conducted a successful transition plan meeting with the Saudi Arabian Royal Commission Head of Eastern Province Development
Aug 2006Jan 2007

Project Controls Engineer - Planning & Scheduling

Bechtel Corporation

Location: Bechtel Headquarters, San Francisco, CA

Entry level planning and scheduling position based out of the Corporate Project Controls office.


  • Trained and became Corporate Super User for Project Controls metrics systems
  • Successfully created a recovery schedule for the reconstruction of the Bechtel University online system
  • Served as co-facilitator and case study supervisor for 6 domestic & international Project Controls Analysis Workshops
  • Successfully created a construction recovery schedule for Riley Bechtel's personal funicular


Aug 2002May 2006

Bachelors of Science - Industrial Engineering & Operations Research

University of California - Berkeley

In IEOR, we invent, analyze and teach tools and approaches for design, analysis, risk management, and decision-making in complex real-world systems like supply chains, energy systems, healthcare systems, and financial systems.

Studied: Methods of manufacturing improvement; Production systems analysis and supply chain management; Design and human factors; Linear programming; Stochastic modeling; Engineering statistics; Quality control; Forecasting; Mobile industrial robotics; Operations research and analysis; and Risk / decision analysis


Oct 2014

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Project Management Institute (PMI)

May 2013

Bechtel Lead Cost Engineer


Nov 2011

Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Bechtel Six Sigma


  • Applications: Expert in MS PowerPoint, MS Word, MS Access, MS Excel, MS Visio, MS Project, Primavera, and both Microsoft and Apple systems
  • Language Proficiency: Conversational Spanish (written / verbal), minor Arabic, minor Polish
  • Public Speaking / Presentations: Experienced public speaker with excellent oral and verbal skills
  • Expert in corporate presentations to all levels of management
  • Self-motivated, goal oriented, and active: Propensity to be involved in all aspects of a corporation from charitable work, employee motivation, and specialized management requests
  • Ability to successfully lead and improve project teams

Awards / Achievements

  • gThanks and Kudos received in 2015
  • SPOT Awards for excellent work: Received in 2014 & 2015
  • Outstanding Performance Award: Received in 2007, 2008, & 2009
  • Performance Award for reconstruction of EPPR: Received in 2009
  • Outstanding Charitable Work Award: Received in 2010 for raising over $30k with Movember in 2009
  • Raised over $50k for Movember in 2011 with a team based in Saudi Arabia (#1 Bechtel Team)
  • LeadeR+++ Awards for Outstanding Leadership: Received 4 awards through 2012
  • Bechtel Quality Coin for Outstanding Quality: Received in 2012
  • Raised over $55k for Movember in 2012 with the same Saudi Arabian based team (#1 Bechtel Team for 2 years in a row, 4 th highest fundraising total among US teams)
  • Served as President (2006), VP (2005) & Alumni Relations Officer (2005) for UC Berkeley Institute for Industrial Engineers


Available upon agreed mutual interest.