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Name : Lil Deb Swenson
Industry Type : Sr. Cost Scheduling Engineer
City & State : Saint Augustine, FL
Job Title
Relocation Preferences : Highway - Heavy Contractors
Objective : Florida/Nevada/S Carolina
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St. Augustine, FL 32092
Project Control Management Coordinator/Senior Level Cost Scheduling Engineer with over 22 years experience. My work history includes; planning, scheduling, cost engineering, create fragments for schedules to be used as templates, estimating and contract administration. Projects involved construction, Dept. of Energy (DOE), Dept. of Defense, (DOD) ANSI 748, Capital Improvement Federal Government, Dept. Transportation (DOT),railways, Solar Plant, CFB plant, commercial electrical, nuclear power plants, outages, start-up, highway/bridge, environmental, hazardous waste, D&D requirements, solar project and US Army Corp experience. Types of contracts varied from fixed fee, force account, to cost plus. Areas of expertise include planning scheduling, cost control, CPM, EVMS, engineering support, spreadsheets, cost estimating, payroll, work breakdown structures (WBS-OBS), writing construction specifications, purchasing, creating and maintaining databases, document control, change control, RFIs, flow diagrams, schedule recovery plans and litigation schedules. Comprehensive knowledge of estimating standards and commercial construction practices. (CSI).

Been working as a Consultant for several years for numerous clients. I am trying to find full time permanent work either as direct hire or Consulting.

Nuclear Power Plants Byron, ILL, Dresden/Morris, ILL,Braidwood, ILL, LaSalle, ILL, Quad Cities
CFB/Coal/Oil/Gas/Elec Power Plants DOD/DOE
Solar Plant - Florida
Capital Improvement Federal Gov.
Building Construction Road Casinos Solar
Environmental Hazardous Waste
Transit Airports Light Rail
Dept. of Transportation

Associate of Arts - Business Administrative / Cost Accounting - Sauk Valley College
DOE L Clearance - Commonwealth Edison nuclear security clearances.
Classes - Construction Management/Blue Print Reading
Primavera Courses
Microsoft Software Training
PMI Certified (in the process of being certified)
40 OSHA, Radworker II, Hazwop
Computer skills:
Primavera 3.1, P5, P6, P6.2, SureTrak, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Access, Excel, Word, Monte Carlo, Timberline, Hard Dollar, SAP, Passport, COBRA, Deltek EPM, Maximo, JD Edwards, Prolog, Target Smart, MS Projects 4.0, PACES parametric software, Success Estimator (Success) program, BEST (Basis of Estimate Software Tool) Project Workbench, Dbase IV, Paradox, On-Target, Pronet, Lotus 1-2-3, Quattro Pro, Word Perfect 5.2, 6.0, Multi-Mate, LEWP, Free Lance, & Harvard Graphics, P&I Reporting, Joshua, People Soft.


10/09 Present
COJ/ETM Project New Ground
Created Master Schedule for 4 Remediation Projects All projects are working in parallel. Meet with subcontractors on a weekly basis and coordinate field activities with COJ, Public Relations Dept., trucking and all contractors. Update and revise the working schedule to reflect actual field work. Schedules were resource loaded with BOQs. Track weekly construction (excavation/backfill) truck loads and review monthly invoices against truck load tickets and Schedule of Values. Attend weekly meetings and analyze and report progress and problems on a weekly/monthly basis. Submit monthly summarized schedule and cost information/projections to COJ.

7/09 10/09
SRS Savannah River Site
Working as a Planner my responsibilities were to perform walkdowns of D&D activities and fully analyze hazards associated with the defined scope of work. Coordinate schedule and update on weekly basis. Execute the AHA(Associated Hazard Analysis) process and develop work packages for the D&D site work. Analyze the sequence of activities, work area conditions and the equipment/material required to safely accomplish the work. Conduct reviews of Lessons Learned databases prior to work package development to identify problems encountered with similar work. Identify applicable procedures, RWPs, drawings, permits, etc to be included into work packages. Initiate procurement of material/equipment necessary to ensure items were readily available. Obtain approvals for AHA and work packages from disciplines. Execute D&D AHA/work package change control process to address any scope changes in scope, hazards, or controls. Update Passport databases to reflect stage or completed work packages. Made sure work package was closed out properly and archived properly.

04/09 Nov. 09
TECO/International Fire Protection - Consultant
Create Fire Protection schedule in P6. Track weekly progress and report earned value on a monthly basis. Schedule is cost resource loaded and invoiced by schedule performance (SOV Schedule of Values)

12/08 3/9
FPL/Lauren Martin Solar Project $496 Million
Created the master schedule in P6. Schedule was summarized by Engineering, Earthwork, Pylon & Drive Piers, Equipment, Electrical Pipe Work, Frames, Mirrors, etc. Worked with Superintendents to coordinate field work with all subcontractors. Schedule was flexible to show numerous layouts by different crafts/contractors and cost resource loaded. CPM driven and created extra codes for extra work. Created numerous reports to perform cost and resource projections on a monthly basis.

06/07 March 09
SBMI/SJRPP (St. Johns River Power Plant) $206 Million
Create SCR (Selective Catalyst Reduction) schedule to install structural steel, ductwork, piping, etc. Schedule was man loaded which integrates into Black & Veatch master schedule.Weekly status meeting to discuss progress and earned value EVMS. Updated schedule and FPMS (Field Progress Measurement System) and analyzed each one in all divisions. Distribute reports throughout plant. Review schedule variance, CPM, actuals etc. Estimate additional work and tracked all RFIs/Change notices and inputted into schedule. Tracked BOQs for tonnage of steel erected and ductwork. Coordinated truck deliveries to ensure in timely manner of materials were delivered and matched bill of material. Created extra work cost codes and incorporated them into the master schedule and adjusted contract budget accordingly. Created monthly schedule/cost reports to reflect EACs, ETC, cash flow, cash and manpower projections and write ups of positive/negative variances within + or 10%.

04/08 5/09
SIEMENS Transportation Rail - Jacksonville Office
Working as a Consultant part time for Siemens. Creating their STS (Siemens Transportation System schedules for the Mall and I205 project in Portland. Perform monthly status and review cost/schedule variance.

09/0612/08 Fountaine Bleu, Wynn Encore, Planet of Hollywood Over 6 Billion
Assisting several companies in creating master schedules. Created master schedules that were fully cost/resource loaded for three casino projects in Nevada. Wynn Encore, Fountaine Bleu & Planet Hollywood. Each project had over 25,000 activities. Weekly/monthly review meetings. Met with several contractors to help them create their portion of the schedule and then incorporated their schedules into the master schedule. Evaluated critical path, man-hours vs. cost codes on a weekly basis. Monthly cash flow projections for bank.

7/08 12/08 Nevada Test Site Temp Assignment Stollar Navarro
Ensuring cost and schedules met ANSI 748 requirements. Assisted in interfacing Primavera, COBRA, and Deltek EPM to establish reports that met DOE requirements. Reviewed WBS structure and codes and analyzed info and made suggestions for new reports and database structures. Established new guidelines for Earned Value Management and Project Controls Dept.

07/06-9/06ACE CONSULTING SERVICES (Consultant) URS/Polk County Utilities
Project Controls Manager Polk County
Creating estimates and schedules for five counties surrounding Polk County (approx. 600 projects)
Schedules consist of transportation and water/sewer facilities. Schedules are cost loaded. I am meeting with the subcontractors and creating their schedules which will rollup into the Master Schedule. Attend weekly meeting and training URS employees how to maintain their schedules. Cost and schedule variance analysis being done monthly with a monthly presentation to Polk County. Writing Project Controls Procedures for the departments to help them get the paper flow going in the right direction. Set up Expedition on their network to track change orders, cost, budgets, invoices, etc. Also provide analyses that compared current project estimates with similar projects. Interfaced with vendors, other government contractors, and local commercial contractors.

6/06Senior Project Controls Engineer - Northside Generating Station CFB Plant
Created schedules for Unit 2 & 3 JEA Outages Siemens
Track daily progress for Siemens Turbine work and Foster Wheelers Boiler work, plus all Operations/Maintenance/Projects for JEA. This was a fast paced critical project with a lot of coordination between vendors, contractors and limited time constraint for crane usage. Resource/cost loaded schedule and incorporate all change notices into schedule to show variance impact. Create schedules to maintain/track the status of JEA Power Plant/outages using P3e. Oversee projects to ensure efficient use of manpower and control cost. Status schedules weekly/monthly and create cost graphs/reports to Management. Analyze JEA schedules to ensure they are being monitored correctly thru Target Smart for Quality Assurance purposes and perform work in a timely manner.

ACE CONSULTING INC. - The Stellar Group 4 Billion
Work with Project Managers to create their master schedule for the Dubai Palm and Trunk Projects. (5 Chiller Skids that were fabricated in US and shipped overseas to Dubai. Flew to Dubai and met with client to create master schedule and meet with contractors. Baselined schedule and incorporated all time delivery delays. Created reports for the PM to track his cost/resource variances and percent complete. On call for any project updating or problems.

ACE CONSULTING INC. - Merlin Project 1 Billion
Created one master schedule for the Merlin Project which consisted of 5 homes in Nevada that were 20,000 square feet each; set up schedule to reflect all craft personnel could coordinate work in a timely manner. Set up earn value reports every two weeks and status schedule from Florida and flying to Nevada once a month for a routine walk-down of the project.

Link Technologies/ADT Nevada
Capital Improvement project for Nellis Air Force Base VA Hospital and Warehouse. Demo, renovation of the VA hospital and hanger warehouse. Created a cost resource loaded schedule for several contractors and coordinated the work effort. Assisted estimators in creating cost estimates using SUCCESS and downloading estimate into schedule. Using cost database tracked and monitor weekly costs and schedule variances. Created monthly analysis report for government and contractors to review on monthly basis.

Bechtel / COGEMA - Yucca Mountain Project Billions
Created Engineering Design schedules for current and outyear projects for Bechtel/COGEMA; fully cost/resource loaded. Baselined schedules and performed worst case scenario analysis on all projects. Monthly cost/schedule reporting to DOE.

NDOT I215/I515 Interchange Henderson Bowl
Created preliminary schedule for I215/I515 highway/bridge project for NDOT; 13 bridges & on-off ramps, 3500 activities, resource loaded schedule.

6/03 & FOSTER WHEELER 500 Million
Project Control Consultant
Working as a Consultant provided scheduling expertise. Created demolition/soil remediation schedules and tracked daily status for North Plants Project. Daily walkdowns of the project occurred to report building demolition and soil remediation progress. Interfaced Access and P3 to track cost, (Internal and Revenue) P.O.s and Change Control/Notices; download activities to show cost and schedule variances in Excel and attended daily meetings and coordinated activities in the field.

Bechtel Nevada
Supervised 6 project controls engineers in the Waste Management Dept. Responsible for overseeing project schedules which were fully cost/resource loaded. Worked closely with Project Managers and Engineers to ensure efficient use of resources and provided long-range strategic planning and analyzed and evaluated schedules on a monthly basis. Responsible for change control activities and earned value analysis and participated in development of contract special conditions regarding contractor schedule requirements. COBRA and Primavera was interfaced for cost tracking purposes and prepared monthly/quarterly progress reports for management. Created demolition/soil remediation schedules and tracked daily status. Conducted daily walk-downs of the project to report building demolition and soil remediation progress and interfaced Access and P3 to track cost, (Internal and Revenue) POs and Change Notices. Download activities to show cost and schedule variances in Excel. Attended daily meetings and coordinated activities in the field.

1982Rocky Flats / Denver Federal Center US Military - Halliburton NUS Corporation and others
3/00Project Control Consultant - Planner/Scheduler - Project Coordinator/Senior Scheduler
Majority of these projects were Capitol Improvement. Design Build by NUS/URS and Black & Veatch. Using SUCCESS software and BEST created cost estimates and cost projections for outyear projects. Estimates were downloaded into schedules and also into cost databases to create cash flow and cost projects to ensure timely project completion and under budget. Created schedules for Environmental and Remediation Projects, used Primavera to create a multi million dollar billing schedule (13,000 activities) to report potential impacts to schedule & prepare mitigation plans and what if scenarios. Created a 10,000 activity schedule that was fully cost/resource loaded, reviewed critical path, logic ties, constraints, milestones, and codes on the Closure Project Baseline 2006 schedule. Developed guidelines for onsite P3 scheduling, performed Monte Carlo on 2006 schedule to reflect worst case scenario and schedule impact and wrote Integrated Work Control Packages. Interfaced with 11-Unit Process Teams to determine cost estimates, goals, installation, and requirements, created template for bid packages and sent out bid proposals to vendors and reviewed supplier proposals to determine compliance to terms and conditions. Daily contact with several vendors to order equipment, ensure delivery and expedite items to meet our deadlines. Created timelines, schedules, reports etc. for the management teams, created a P.O. /vendor database tracking system for projects including qualifying vendors and ensuring proper P.O. procedure was followed and invoicing was documented accordingly. Wrote Operating & Maintenance procedures for entire projects including equipment identification tagging.

PCA Oct. 1997 - Jan. 1999Rocky Flats
Cost/Scheduling Engineer - Project Controls
Scheduled and tracked activities for Bldg. 707 Ash & Dry Residue Projects. Assisted in integrating different building schedules into one schedule that rolled up into the Closure Project Baseline schedule. Schedules were fully cost and resource loaded which downloaded into the BEST system. Attended meetings with project management to report daily status and monthly cost variances. Coordinated activities with all department leads and expedited where needed.

Stone & Webster March 1997 Oct. 1997 Rocky Flats
Cost Scheduling Engineer
Using Primavera tracking engineering and construction schedules. Loading man-hours and cost into schedule; including monthly accruals and projections. Task Order Budget vs. Actual. Created database for tracking several projects for multiple personnel to utilize. Daily contact with field & management personnel to expedite project and resolve problems.

Rapley Engineering Services Inc. Feb. 1994 March 1997
Robinson Brick Company
Project Coordinator/Senior Scheduler
As Project Coordinator/Senior Scheduler interfaced with several Unit Process Teams (11) to determine cost estimates, goals, installation, and requirements for BrickTrek Project. Created template for bid packages and sent out bid proposals to vendors. Reviewed supplier proposals to determine compliance to terms and conditions. Daily contact with several vendors to order equipment, ensure delivery and expedite items to meet our deadlines. Created timelines, schedules, reports etc. for the management team. Created a P.O. /vendor database tracking system for BrickTrek; this included qualifying vendors and ensuring proper P.O. procedure was followed and invoicing was documented accordingly. Wrote Operating & Maintenance procedures for entire BrickTrek Project; including equipment identification tagging. Gantt Charts, schedules, and tracking progress were created in Projects 4.0. Started integrating ISO 9000 into Robinson Brick Company. Maintained entire document control for the project.

Rapley Engineering
Project Management Specialist
Using Projects 4.0, Project Workbench, & SureTrak created projected and current schedules for project management. Traveled to several oil/gas refineries and performed Process Hazard Analyses (PHAs) per OSHA 29CFR. Performed Scribe Engineering duties which included updating plant operational and maintenance procedures, drawings, creating a final report for the client for future reference and ensuring all codes and regulations were discussed and/or met.

Johnsons Engineering - Rocky Flats May 1993 July 1993
Project Management Specialist/Industrial Engineer Level IV
Provide assistance for systems engineering support for processing low-level mixed waste. Determine construction and procedure requirements for process and equipment outage plans. Assigned to monitor and schedule the corrosion analysis and life cycle expectancy/cost comparison activities for the vapor bodies. Collect data from Materials & Surface Technology, Liquid Waste Operations, Metrology, and Health & Safety departments to perform the corrosion analyses studies. Working knowledge of RCRA regulations, D&D requirements, QA procedures, and Rocky Flats confined-space entry procedures. Coordinated and implemented Integrated Work Control Package (IWCP).

Tad Technical Services - Rocky Flats May 1992 April 1993
Industrial Engineer/Level III/IV
As Industrial Engineer, provided systems engineering support for waste process, and environmental restoration activities at Rocky Flats Plant in accordance with DOE Orders. Assigned to coordinate Bids, Evaluations and Purchase Requests for GFE (Government Furnished Equipment). Prepared construction specifications for Bldg. 374 and incorporated and resolved comment/resolution discrepancies. Completed Design Review Records (DRR) for Title II Phase I. Coordinated Quality Verification Plan with FQE. Assisted in Work Breakdown Structure (WBS). Reviewed record approvals, and assisted in preparing estimates of equipment stripout waste volume, and preparing acceptable procedures for saving all project documents, and coordinated engineering design reviews.

Halliburton NUS Corporation - Rocky Flats Oct. 1990 Sept. 1991
Procedure Scheduling & Tracking Coordinator
Responsible for operating and maintaining computer system for the Performance Assurance Procedure Group (PAPG). Monitored the administration and use of the software applications. Responsibilities included developing a tracking mechanism for DOE startup procedures in Access, and ensuring data security. Schedules were developed to allow multiple levels of sorting and overall procedure forecasting completion dates. Interfaced with multiple support personnel. Daily activities included schedule status; excel spreadsheets, charts, graphs and word processing.

NUS Corporation - Dresden Nuclear Station (Com Ed) Aug. 1988 Oct. 1990
Promoted and Relocated to Denver Colorado.
On-Site Project Scheduler/Administrator
Performed administrative duties to the Radwaste Upgrade Project at the Dresden Nuclear Station. Responsible for preparing schedules for the Radwaste Upgrade Project. Schedules included radiological exposure, limited work space area, and funding restraints. Updated project schedule on a weekly basis as well as production, manpower, exposure and overall job progress. Responsibilities included developing databases on IBM PC, development of spreadsheets, document control, typing, inputting data on a routine basis, and maintenance of documentation to ensure compliance with NUS Engineering Division Procedures & Project Specific Procedures. Reviewed supplier proposals to determine compliance with terms and conditions. Negotiated with suppliers quantity, quality, and delivery schedule dates. Followed-up and expedited contracts to assure conformance to contract delivery schedules. Executed standard purchase orders. Maintained daily communication with Project Management in the home office to develop and process Project Station reports.

William A. Pope Dresden Nuclear Station (Commonwealth Edison) April 1988 August 1988
On-Site Project Scheduler
Set up and coordinate Outage Schedule for Outage 2 & 3 which included tracking a mechanism for 180 work points in the plant and completion dates. Job included daily reports/status to Project Manager and weekly reports to CECo Manager of Project and Construction Services (PACS). Created Work Control Package as needed.

MMR/Foley LaSalle Nuclear Station (Commonwealth Edison)
Oct. 1987 April 1988

Developing & generating weekly staff and electrical payroll for 150 employees. Created electrical outage schedule which was fully cost/resource loaded. Created spreadsheets (man-hours vs. job cost) for Commonwealth Edison on a weekly basis. Developed a database to track warehouse inventory. Dictaphone was also used in creating and revising QCP Procedures.

G. K. Newberg Electric Company Braidwood Station (Commonwealth Edison)
April 1986 - Oct. 1987
Project Managers Administrative Assistant

Handling correspondence & scheduling for the Project Manager & Assistant Project Manager; critical path schedule with important deadlines. Similar duties for Engineering and Quality Assurance tracking. Extensive use of Wang Word Processor, IBM PC and IBM 36 mainframe computer. Coordination of input and output data and interfaces with multiple support personnel.

Hatfield Electric Company Byron Station (Commonwealth Edison)
Sept. 1982 Feb. 1985
Secretary to the Project Manager & Unit I Superintendent

Man-hour and quantity tracking were integrated with my administrative duties. Both involved experience with Primavera and information processing equipment & software systems. Entered all conduit footage & the cables against the conduit. NWRs (Nuclear Work Requests) for Unit I. CT drawings, (all input and revision changes). Man-hour reports, 0-Pri (Number one priority system), on Syfa and the Wang. In charge of all reports to Commonwealth Edison and balancing of month end reports.

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