Francesco Zana

Work History

Work History
Jan 2009 - Present

Deputy Civil works & Steel Structures Dept.

Italcementi Group

The Civil and Structural Engineering Deputy Manageris assigned to coordinate the following main responsibilities and activities for main projects over $30M:

  • Designing civil engineering works 
  • Sizing, calculating and developing executive projects, including through external professional firms, in compliance with installation constraints and architectonic instructions, also tied to the nature of the soil and subsoil;
  • Defining the optimal configuration of civil engineering works and infrastructures, as well as of the relevant construction and structural diagrams;
  • Preparing the necessary technical documentation falling under his responsibility, in support of the estimation activities of investment costs;
  • Preparing the necessary technical documentation falling under his responsibility environment;
Jul 2003 - Dec 2008

Engineering Director & Projects - United States - Essroc

Italcementi Group

My responsibilities were: Feasibility Studies, Basic Engineering and Project Management.

  • Feasibility Studies and Basic Engineering (Prepare the Project Scope of work coordinating all the functions involved, Prepare simple process calculations if any, Size equipment, Prepare a cost estimation, etc.)
  • Project Management for major projects at the terminals or plant location where I was responsible for Quality, Budget, and Time(Initiate projects, Plan projects, Execute projects, Control projects, Close projects, etc)

Education

Education
Nov 1982 - May 1987

Mechanical Engineer, 5 years

University at Brescia

Skills

Skills

French language

English Language

Italian language

Italian

International Capital Projects on Cement Business

Project Management Engineering Feasibility Studies Steel Structures Design Material Handling

Summary

In my professional life I had the responsibility of the Capital Projects, for an average budget of $60M and I had the responsability of both Engineering and Project Management.

I managed the complete Capital Budget coordinating the plant requests and submit the final budget to top management for the final approval.

I had a team of nine engineers, including electrical and automation engineers, to cover all aspects of the major capital projects starting from the Feasibility Study up to the Commissioning.

I have an employment authorization U.S.A.: Green Card

Objective

Industrial Project Director.