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Name : Charles Zamzow
Industry Type : Project Manager
City & State : Ottawa, IL
Job Title
Relocation Preferences : Energy Producers- Developers
Objective : negotiable
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CHARLES W. ZAMZOW JR. 815-433-6439(Home)
833 W McKinley Road, 815-474-0430 (Mobile)
Ottawa, IL 61350 czamzowjr[at]

Visionary Pro-active Project Manager
Nuclear Expertise in United States & Canada

Accomplished and integrity-driven professional qualified by 30+ years of success on national and international levels in the construction, engineering, and maintenance industries with impressive success in project management and customer service management. Strengths in general management, business/project development, design-build process management, P & L management, consultative client relations, and team leadership. Recognized for enhancing bottom-line profitability through cost control, cultivating high-margin opportunities, and improving business processes.

Highlights of accomplishments:
Recruited for expertise to lead construction, engineering, maintenance, modification, and capital project management with full profit and loss accountability for key client projects of up to $300M.
Developed a network of business and industry contacts necessary to be successful in the industry.
Successfully managed projects nationally and internationally in oil, chemical, co-generation, food & beverage, air separation / hydrogen facilities, nuclear, decommissioning, fossil, power, gas pipeline.
Managed electrical transmission, distribution, and substation high voltage projects included upgrades of transformers from 6250KVA to 9375KVA, installing new 12.5KVA feeders into existing substations, extending 34KV lines, replacing and upgrading 138KVA breakers in existing substations.
Recruited, assigned, motivated and evaluated management and support staff. Developed and implemented progressive polices for 500 to 1200 employees union building trades.
Reengineered business processes to create new methods to accomplish successful results.


Project Manager RJ2 & Associates / Automated Engineering Services 2009-2010

Recruited to lead the 6.5 million 10CFR73.55 Security Modifications at the Prairie Island and Monticello Nuclear Facilities.
This modification included the design, engineering, and construction of a New Security Access Control Building at each site made up of Architectural, Civil/Structural, Electrical, I & C, and Mechanical components necessary for completion of the installation.
Managed a team consisting of Electrical Engineering Manager, I & C Engineering Manager, Civil/Structural Manager, Mechanical Manager and reporting directly to the President of Automated Engineering Services Corp.
Initiated project schedule development, establishing relationships with suppliers, contractors, and others to support successful projects execution, tracking project financial performance percent completion to budget (earned value), coordinating project status reports, arranging and facilitating project closeout meetings, initiated change notice preparation.

President/Owner Jupiter Technical Solutions 2008-2009

Own and manage a construction management consulting firm that provides a portfolio of professional support services to all industries involved in the engineering, construction, facility and maintenance industry.
Focus on assisting our clients in successfully managing their companies, construction programs, and projects, as well as analyzing and resolving problems that are inherent in their work.
Jupiter Technical Services (JTS) understands how to protect the interests of the Owner through ensuring project controls are followed. JTS also ensures project schedules are maintained so timely completion is achieved.

Project Controls Manager URS Corporation 2008-2008

Construction Services Division providing Project Management services to Praxair, Whiting, IN. A primary member of the owners technical team. Providing Earned Value Management services for a 300 million hydrogen facility under construction at the Whiting Indiana Praxair facility.
Developed and implemented a resource loaded baseline plan for the project. Evaluate progress and provide status updates to the plan weekly. Manage the progress of the project.

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Construction Manager Middough Consulting Inc. 2006-2008

Lead and manage the Owner's technical team, Owner's technical support groups, the EPC contractor's technical team, and other technical third parties as required to effectively execute the work at BP Research Facility, Warrenville, Illinois.
Stewarding the overall project study phase, front end engineering, detailed design and engineering, procurement of equipment and materials, construction, commissioning, start up assistance, and closeout of the Project.
Develop scope, budget, and schedule for the engineering phase of the projects. Provide a list of deliverables which includes P&IDs, Isometrics, Line lists, etc.
On-site management of Safety, Quality, Supervision of contractors.

Project Manager Aspen Technical Staffing 2005-2006
Superior Engineering & COMED
Act as the technical and engineering effort leader for specific area of responsibility at BP Refinery, Whiting, Indiana. (typically the following areas of basic engineering: civil, mechanical, piping, structural, equipment design).
Led Electrical Substation, Transmission and Distribution Projects for Infrasource Inc. Initiate Project from conceptional planning, engineering, budget, schedule thru to execution. Oversee design engineering for 10 projects in the southern region supervising 4 construction managers, 2 electrical engineers, 1 work planner, and administrative staff. Projects estimated at $300,000 to 6,000,000.
High voltage projects included upgrades of transformers from 6250KVA to 9375KVA, installing new 12.5KVA feeders into existing substations, extending 34KV lines, replacing and upgrading 138KVA breakers in existing substations.
Manage and control the technical work to ensure that the project is completed on or ahead of the Project Control Schedule milestone dates throughout all phases of the project
Develop scope, budget, and schedule for the engineering phase of the projects. Provide a list of deliverables which includes P&IDs, Isometrics, Line lists, etc.
On-site management of Safety, Quality, Supervision of electrical contractors.

Project Manager Shaw Stone & Webster Construction, Inc. 2003-2005

Managed and supervised a full service construction and maintenance contract at Marathon Ashland Oil Refinery, Ashland, Kentucky. Direct supervision of 300 to 500 union building trades.
Planned and implemented a 10 million dollar project at the LSP-Kendall Energy Facility providing Engineering, Procurement, and Construction services to the customer in mechanical, I&C, electrical, civil, and some pipe support modifications.
Performed maintenance and reliability assessments to Kerr-McGee, Marathon Ashland, NRG, Albermarle Chemical, as a member of a assessment team focusing on their organizational, engineering and maintenance goals.
Provide on-site management of safety, quality, planning, and scheduling for both the Power and Refinery Industry.

General Supt./Site ManagerWashington Group Int. Inc. 1973-2003

Managed and supervised two full service maintenance contracts at the BP Joliet Chemical Facility and Peoples Energy Gas Distribution/Pipeline division.
Direct supervision of Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Maintenance contracts at 8 Nuclear Power Facilities. Managed 500 to 1000 union building trades. Construction, Maintenance, and Decommissioning expertise in both Canada and United States in Nuclear Power, Pressurized Water Reactors (two, three and four loop Westinghouse NSSS), Boiling Water Reactors and Candu-Designed Heavy Water Reactor Facilities.
Detailed knowledge of the mechanical, electrical and I & C systems required to construct and maintain a nuclear facility.

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Warren National University, PhD, Engineering Management
California Southern University, JD
California Southern University, Bachelor of Science
Excelsior.College, Associates of Science Degree
Indiana University, Labor Studies Coursework

Westwood College
Construction Management
Dupage Campus

Adjunct Instructor Construction Management Program- Conducting college level courses in Construction law and Contracts, Estimating, Productivity, and Cost. Prepare and present lectures to Bachelor degree students. Research and compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments, stimulate class discussions. Plan, coordinate and participate in special events involving the college and community officials.

New Hampshire Technical College
Stratham, NH

Adjunct Instructor Engineering & Technology Program- Prepared and presentented lectures to students in first year engineering subjects. Researched and compiled specialized materials for these courses using the syllabus provided by college.

Author, Business Process Reengineering
7 Critical Success Factors for a Smooth Transformation of Your Organization Process
ISBN 9781604813265
October 2008

NUCA Competent Person Excavations
OSHA 10HR Certified

Microsoft Office 2003 XP, SAP, Primavera Contract Manager, Primavera 3, MS Project, timberline, CMMS, and Computer Aided Estimating Software, Passport.

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Past Projects W/Roles & Responsibilities


Prairie Island Nuclear FacilityDesign-BuildProject Manager
Monticello Nuclear FacilityDesign-BuildProject Manager
Peach Bottom Nuclear StationEPC ContractField Engineer
Salem Nuclear StationEPC Contract/OutageSuperintendent
Point Lepreau Nuclear StationEPC ContractSuperintendent .
Seabrook Nuclear StationEPC ContractSuperintendent
Dresden Nuclear StationMaint Contract/OutageManager
Plant VogtleMaint Contract/OutageManager
LaSalle Nuclear StationMaint Contract/OutageManager
Long Island LightingDecommissioning Cont Superintendent

Rockwell InternationalEPC ContractSuperintendent
BP Naperville Research CenterEPC ContractProject Manager
Marathon Ashland RefineryMaint Contract/TAProject Manager
BP Joliet WorksMaint Contract/TAProject Manager
Peoples EnergyMaint Contract/TAProject Manager
BP WhitingEngineering ContractProject Manager

LSP-Kendall Energy, LLC.EPC ContractProject Manager
Rockford EnergyMaint & Capital ContProject Manager
Vienna Generating StationMaint & Capital ContProject Manager
Indian River Generating StationMaint & Capital ContProject Manager
Oswego GeneratingMaint & Capital ContProject Manager
Huntley PowerMaint & Capital ContProject Manager
DunkirkMaint & Capital ContProject Manager
Big Cajon I & IIMaint & Capital ContProject Manager

CliffstarEPC Contract Project Manager

Praxair HYCO ProjectEPC Contract Project Controls Manager

Infrasource Inc./ COMEDEPC Contract Project Manager

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