Shota Kandaria, Ms.,Mib.

Shota Kandaria, Ms.,Mib.

Summary

- Support planning and scheduling efforts of capital project as well as provide project management guidance for multiple projects. - Carry out historical data analysis in SAP – support and execute schedule analysis for claims. - Develop, present and implement department work methods, guidelines, and procedures - Apply advanced scheduling and planning techniques and analyze within a project environment by maintaining and analyzing critical path plans and related schedules on projects of moderate size/complexity - Provide supervisory responsibility on multiple projects in the development of detailed schedules and work plans using Primavera P3 Project Planner; facilitate agreement from multiple departments on milestone dates; and oversee the personal development of direct reports on a project - Guide projects in the overall planning process; Developed detailed schedules for FEL, EPC or Construction phases; Track schedule and earn physical progress; identify delays to effectively report to management. - Implement and maintain a Primavera P6 Project planning tool to support Maintenance and project management; - Maintain and ensure accuracy of SAP for reporting and planning/scheduling purposes.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2010 - Present

Senior Planner

Oyu Tolgoi
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May 2008 - Sep 2010

Project Planner/Scheduler

Aker Solutions Subsea
Support planning and scheduling efforts of capital project as well as provide project management guidance for multiple projects. - Carry out historical data analysis in SAP – support and execute schedule analysis for claims. - Develop, present and implement department work methods, guidelines, and procedures - Apply advanced scheduling and planning techniques and analyze within a project environment by maintaining and analyzing critical path plans and related schedules on projects of moderate size/complexity
May 2008 - Sep 2010

Project Planner/Scheduler-PEM Coordinator

Aker Solutions
- Provide supervisory responsibility on multiple projects in the development of detailed schedules and work plans using Primavera P3 Project Planner; facilitate agreement from multiple departments on milestone dates; and oversee the personal development of direct reports on a project - Guide projects in the overall planning process; Developed detailed schedules for FEL, EPC or Construction phases; Track schedule and earn physical progress; identify delays to effectively report to management. - Implement and maintain a Primavera P6 Project planning tool to support Maintenance and project management; - Maintain and ensure accuracy of SAP for reporting and planning/scheduling purposes.
Aug 2007 - May 2008

Planner/Scheduler

KBR Inc (Shell Westhollow Technology Center)

 Support planning and scheduling efforts of an R&D pilot plant maintenance and capital projects management as well as provide project management guidance for multiple projects. Carry out historical data analysis in SAP - support and execute schedule analysis for claims.  Develop, present and implement department work methods, guidelines, and procedures  Apply advanced scheduling and planning techniques and analyze within a project environment by maintaining and analyzing critical path plans and related schedules on projects of moderate size/complexity Provide supervisory responsibility on multiple projects in the development of detailed schedules and work plans using Primavera P3 Project Planner; facilitate agreement from multiple departments on milestone dates; and oversee the personal development of direct reports on a project Guide projects in the overall planning process; Developed detailed schedules for FEL, EPC or Construction phases; Track schedule and earn physical progress; identify delays to effectively report to management.  Maintain and ensure accuracy of SAP for reporting and planning/scheduling purposes.

Nov 1997 - Dec 2001

Planner/Scheduler

BP

 Successfully implemented and maintained a CMMS (MAXIMO/ FRONTLINE), which enabled integrated and efficient maintenance planning, materials management, purchasing/procurement & budgeting Prepared equipment inspection schedules utilizing Equipment Condition Monitoring System (Prism 4 Surveyor with MARLIN Data Manager) Managed warehouses, oversaw quality assurance of materials, tracked material usage and replenishment Ensured quality and safety regulations were met by collecting and analyzing technical data Closely monitored all plant activities to reduce unplanned shutdowns or equipment breakdowns Prepared and managed the weekly/monthly/quarterly and yearly maintenance plans Provided regular updates through technical reports to the maintenance management to demonstrate optimal and on-time performance Assisted in budgeting and cost estimation of the scheduled maintenance and capital installation Received recognition for establishing quality control framework around purchasing and procurements Interacted professionally and maintained effective working relationships between Georgian state authorities and BP representatives Delivered communication to all levels of the organization and to external clients in three languages Designed on-site safety and mechanical training for contractors and on-site technicians; conducted training

Oct 1996 - Nov 1997

Technical Assistant/Planner

Aker Kvaerner

 Directly assisted Project Manager and provided day-to-day support of site operations.  Planned and scheduled multi-discipline maintenance activities and coordinated warehouse activities Oversaw technicians work and ensured conducted safety training Served as a liaison between operations (staff technicians), accounting group and project management  Supervised subcontracted personnel; Oversaw personnel and visitor activity at the oil storage terminal Worked closely with the State Security Services to directed the successful implementation of the security and control system at the Supsa oil storage terminal Facilitated all efforts required for the contract negotiations between Georgian authorities, international investors and groups of contractors

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

Fluency in Georgian Language

Fluency in Russian Language

PRIMAVERA P3, P5 & P6

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SAP

MS Project

CMMS MAXIMO

MS Office