Pacific Gas and Electric , San Ramon CA 2011 - present
Lead PG&E Gas Construction & Inspection, Quality Control Organization, including Driving Safety, Quality & Productivity on PG&E Gas transmission and distribution construction programs. Program oversight 1.4 B. Yr. Accountable for all work performed by external contractor for all Distribution and Transmission assets & facilities. Includes pipeline replacement, valve replacement, In line Inspection retrofit make piggable, In line Inspection and hydrotest, stations, facilties etc . Self-performed and contracted projects. Direct responsibility over approx. 300 PG&E PG&E internal gas transmission construction workforce, +- 300 Construction managers and inspectors and 2000+ contractors construction workers.
Ï Built org structure, staff, processes and controls, to safely deliver $1.4 B/yr of cap ex projects
Ï Consistently Improved safety, LDWC, Pubic safety and dig ins in 2012 , 2013, 2014 & 2015
Ï Improved & Maintained outstanding relationships with internal trade union as well as 14 external building craft unions.
Ï Over 6M Man-Hours with ytd 2015 without single lost time injury
Ï Led cross-functional teams & established Integrated Program Delivery system which streamlined programs
Ï Established solid contract templates per workstreams to mitigate risks and maximize returns
Ï Implemented Unifier project control tool to manage all project contractual project correspondence control project cost .
Ï Establish metrics, accountability and controls systems to ensure that each project within the program is delivered on budget and schedule
Ï Drove sourcing cultural change from bidding over 675 individual projects per year to establishing successful strategic alliances based on the IPI Collaborative partnering model.
Ï Established processes and systems which drove accountability and results in each remote region and regained financial control over costs and budgets.
Ï Grew CM and self-performed organization by one order of magnitude within two year .
Ï Saved $10 M 2012/ 2013 year over year in inspection costs on GT Construction programs
Ï Consistently Improved customer satisfaction and relationships in 2012 to 2015
Ï Consistently Improved customer productivity of construction unionized workforce and competency of inspection workforce
Ï Completed all transmission & distribution portfolio below budget & on schedule year after year.
Ï Exceeded 2013, 2014 safety and quality goals in all work streams on line to exceed in 2015.
Ï Solid knowledge of environmental, safety and regulatory compliance in highly regulated utility industry
Austin AECOM, San Francisco, California 2007 - 2011
VP Regional Manager for AECOMs California Design Build Business
Directed Design/Build business in the Science and Technology and Industrial Sectors
Ï Led Teams of Design and Construction professionals in the execution of five ongoing facilities management programs as well as numerous individual facilities projects. Customers included Clorox, Genentech, Abbott, Gilead, Office/ lab & manuf.
Ï Created, implemented merger plan and lead M&A team through transition and smooth integration during merger with EarthTech.
Ï Streamlined processes and organization reduced redundant operations and staff thereby increasing productivity and returning Austin AECOM Northern California region to positive EBIT in 12 months.
Ï Built strong/effective teams, cleaned up operation, enhanced performance/ profitability
Ï Increased staff loyalty, retention and productivity by instilling a result oriented culture based on delivering on metrics, mutual loyalty and accountability. Reduced turn-over rate from over 50% to almost zero.
Ï Set a course towards profitability by visualizing profit or loss potential in opportunities and formulating execution strategy and proposal/ contract language to minimize risks and maximize returns.
Ï Added one ongoing major program to previous four.
Ï Develop, implemented and delivered on business plan by creating a culture of accountability at every level.
Ï Directed Business Development efforts to meet business plan.
Ï Prepared and/or oversaw and approved every major proposal.
Ï Negotiated, reviewed and executed each prime contract, major subcontracts and major POs
Ï Maintained relations and communication with major customers.
AECOM Transportation, Sacramento International Airport, Sacramento, California Landside (special assignment 2009 to 2011) Manage landside for the 1.4 Billion Sacramento Airport Expansion Project. The Landside Project includes the new Terminal, APM, landside underground utilities to support new terminal, gas, fiber, copper, water, sewer, etc. dewatering systems, Site and civil work
Ledcor Group, Napa, California 2005 2007
Manage sector operations for Northern California Region of $4 B/yr fully diversified ENR Top 100 Design Build Contractor.
Ï Provided Pre-construction services including budgeting, scheduling and VE services to four major projects ranging from $15M to $55M.
Ï Contributed to Nor Cal Business growth Operation was started in 2004 and grew from $13M/ yr first year to rate of $150 M/yr in the two years.
Ï Developed and implemented Branch Strategic Plan in line with Corporate Strategic Plan
Ï Organized and motivated teams to generate results by creating metric specific goals, implementing monitoring systems for those metrics and holding team members accountable for the achievement of those metrics
Ï Oversaw PMs on projects execution. monitor profitability, schedule and customer satisfaction for projects under construction.
Ï Recruited team members, assigned and staff projects.
Ï Managed entitlement process and Project Design Team on Design Build Projects
Ï Reviewed and approve all proposals, subcontracts, COs, sub payment requests.
Ï Managed customer relations at executive level.
Pacific Mechanical Corporation, Concord CA
Vice President Construction 1990 2005
Managed industrial sector operations for Nor Cal heavy construction Contractor; Self performs earthwork, pipeline, concrete, ASME Shop, ASME R, U, PP and A Stamps, Fab Piping & Vessels, mechanical work with between 100 and 300 craftspersons of various building trades. National Agreements w/ UA and Boilermakers, over 12 Local agreements w/ millwrights, laborers, Carpenters, OE. Contract size $100 k to $200M.
Ï Created a results oriented culture based on meeting customers Safety, Quality and Schedule expectations.
Ï Instilled simple Customer Satisfaction, Productivity and Safety metrics by which each project team would measure and be accountable for their results.
Ï Visualized profit or loss risk potential every opportunity and formulated bidding strategy and proposal language to minimize risks and maximize returns.
Ï Oversaw Corporate safety, risk management- insurance, safety and workers comp issues
Ï Provided Overall corporate labor relations and management
Ï Led Design on Design Build Projects & Programs.
Ï Developed and fostered long term mutually beneficial relationships with customers.
Ï Provided business strategic planning & short term business decisions on new business opportunities.
Ï Estimated project costs, developed and wrote proposals, made presentations, negotiated and closed new business
Ï Oversaw PMs and superintendents on projects execution. Monitored profitability, schedule and customer satisfaction for projects under construction
Various Quebec Infrastructure, Industrial and Transportation Projects 1984 - 1990
Various capacities including: Surveyor, Project Engineer, Filed Engineer Pipefitter foreman, G/F, superintendent, project manager, planner, scheduler, estimator, in the Infrastructure, road/ bridge work, industrial and Water and Wastewater Sectors throughout Quebec and one African assignment. Relationships w/ Quebec trade unions including Montreal and Trois Rivieres UA Local 144. Customers include CIL, NorskHydro, PetroCanada, Shell, Ultramar, Commercial Alcohol,
PCL Industrial, Edmonton AB 1981 1984
Various capacities including: Pipefitter, Pipefitter foreman, G/F, superintendent, engineer in training, professional engineer, field engineer, project manager, planner, scheduler, estimator, Industrial, Transportation, power generation, sectors throughout Customers include CIL, TCP, Nova, Key lakes mining, Suncor, Syncrude, Imperial Oil, Shell, Irving Oil, Dow, Northern AB, SK, and NWT.
BOARDS & ASSOCIATIONS
" International Partnering Institute Board of Advisors
" INGAA Foundation - Safety Quality Committee Member
" CEPA/ INGAA Joint API 1169 Inspector Certification Program Development Inspection Body of Knowledge Development Sub- Committee Chair .
EDUCATION / CERTIFICATIONS
Ï Courses towards M.B.A., University of Alberta & McGill Canada,
Ï Bachelor of Civil Engineering - McGill University, Quebec, Canada,
Ï D.E.C. Pure & Applied Sciences, Vanier College, Quebec, Canada
Ï Westerra Institute of Technology, Pipefitter/ Steamfitter/Gasfitter Trade, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Ï Steamfitter/Gasfitter Apprenticeship Training Program U.A. Local 488, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Ï AWS CWI, NACE CIP Level 1 Certifications