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& Construction Manager, Steam Asset Manager, and Project Engineer
with over years experience. Managed, with consistent success, high
level complex projects, leading to completing projects ontime or ahead
of schedule. Key strengths include strong leadership and team building
skills, extensive knowledge of construction, project engineering, managing
contract and negotiation issues, and ensuring health and safety compliance.
These experiences resulted in the personal development of skills required
to meet and exceed expectations in scheduling, time management, budget
and quality control through the establishment of effective teamwork.
ENERGY – RMT, Cedar Rapids, IA
& Construction Manager/Project Engineer/Proposal Manager
design and construction of multimillion dollar coal plant projects to
reduce plant emissions and/or improve overall plant performance.
Lead Engineer and
construction manager on a multimillion dollar capital project to engineer,
procure, and construct EPC an overfire air system for a coal power
plant reducing nitrous oxide gaseous emissions by approximately %.
As Lead Engineer,
evaluated and developed a technical report of ten power plants, identified
opportunities to reduce nitrous oxide emissions. Resulted in multimillion
dollar capital projects at up to of the plants while yielding a significant
operational savings to the plants.
Designed new proposal
process to reduce turnaround time for proposal generation, including
scope & schedule development and cost estimating, which resulted
in a streamlined process and efficiency across departments.
Project & Construction Manager/Developer
engineering, feasibility reports, preliminary engineering and proposals
for alternative fuels projects i.e. landfill gas and digester gas to
energy. Reviewed customer waste and waste heat streams and potential
means to utilize the energy.
gas generation for a dairy and developed several options for utilizing
the energy, provided financial analysis of each option, and developed
a scope, schedule and estimate for the most appealing option, which
exceeded the dairy’s expectations and met their financial requirements.
Led technical evaluation
for a refinery to utilize landfill gas in their aged, inefficient ,
pph steam plant to reduce fuel costs. This project was not economically
feasible however recognized and negotiated a potential to purchase ,
pph steam from a proposed nearby combined heat & power CHP plant
at % plant efficiency.
ENERGY GENERATION, Cedar Rapids, IA
Project & Construction Manager/Steam
Plant Manager/ Senior Project Engineer
facilities and developed technical evaluations, plans, and proposals
for steam and CHP opportunities utilizing various forms of fuels including
alternative fuels such as landfill gas and digester gas. Managed construction
projects and managed companyowned steam plant assets.
care initiatives, developed, designed, engineered, and managed the project
cost and schedule as the Lead Developer and Project Engineer for installation
and startup of a $,, steam plant, which was awarded the
Project of Distinction Award by the Associated Builders and Contractors
ABC of Wisconsin.
As the Construction
& Project Manager, maintained total responsibility for constructing
the above plant. Through due diligence the project was completed %
under budget and one month ahead of schedule.
Plant Manager of
a , pound per hour pph and a ,pph steam plant. Prepared
annual budgets, month forecasts and scheduled maintenance. Supervised
steam plant operators and contractors. Acted as Managing Operator
for one year. Results were plants’ ROI and customers’ satisfaction
exceeded company’s expectations.
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and construction for standby generation system, which was completed
on schedule and % under budget.
permits and E,H&S compliance for company’s distributed generation
sites and steam plants yielding no Notice of Violations from a regulatory
as the steam asset manager was selected for corporate awards for diligence
in exceeding project goals three consecutive years.
financial recognition for developing and managing projects for two consecutive
CONSULTANTS, P.C., Coralville, IA
and wastewater plants including all biological, chemical and physical
processes, hydraulics, piping and pumps. Completed all plans and specifications,
participated in bidding and award, change orders, and project submittals’
Designed a . million
gallon per day municipal plant and developed an engineer’s cost estimate
of % above the actual cost, which allowed the city to construct the
plant within budget.
Designed a commercial
wastewater treatment system allowing a customer to meet regulatory discharge
limits without the use of electricity, per customer requirements.
FILTER, Ames, IA –
Manager Applications Industrial & International
managed an Industrial Application Engineering Department. Generated
preliminary design with budget and firm quotes for multimilliondollar
infrastructure projects. Analyzed and prioritized projects, made bid/nobid
decisions, and provided technical support to an outside industrial sales
force. Provided technical seminars and engineering support to project
and plant engineers. Controlled all industrial and international projects
sold through this business center from preliminary prospect through
General Filter Industrial with other US Filter business centers via
crosstraining sales force and engineers. Resulted in increased sales
through other business centers and increased General Filter industrial
& international sales by approximately times the average previous
approach, able to assist an industry with major equipment replacement
costs by designing a partial replacement project that only General Filter
could perform, which resulted in a savings of over % for the customer
and resulted in $.M sales over several years for General Filter.
now GE Water & Process Technologies, Cedar Rapids, IA
CONSULTING ENGINEERING FIRMS, IA
CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES AND CITIES/COUNTIES, IA
Civil Foreman/Heavy Equipment Operator/Surveyor/Heavy Civil and Structural
Environmental Engineering, Civil & Environmental Eng. Dept., University
of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa,
GPA . of
coursework, parttime, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
BS, Biology, Iowa State
University, Ames, Iowa
Manufacturing Resource Planning
hr certification MRP II