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Name : Sankar Pillai
Industry Type : Planner and Scheduler
City & State : Edison, NJ
Job Title
Relocation Preferences : Construction Technology - Software
Objective : NY/NJ/PA/CT
Resume :  
I am a Planner / Scheduler and Cost Control Engineer and have over 20 years of experience in project engineering and scheduling. Over 15 years of this experience has been specifically in project management, scope planning, project scheduling and risk analysis, schedule monitoring, project review, and monthly progress reporting, earned value management, and data integration. I have proven leadership with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and develop project teams, and have the ability to set priorities and build strong working relationships with cross functional team members in collaborative projects. I have diverse working knowledge of Primavera Project Planner (P3), P3e c, P 6.0, MS Project, Oracle Primavera risk analysis (Previously PERT MASTER), Expedition, Spreadsheet applications, Prolog, Timberline and MS Office applications,SA Pro Forensic Analysis



Experience

Present New York City School Construction Authority

Manager - Program Scheduling

Currently offering Enterprise wide support of; life cycle project planning/ scheduling. Coordinating, and monitoring New York City School Construction authority Capital improvement and new capacity projects over 5 boroughs with an annual budget of $3 Billion. Achieving division objectives for scheduling costs and resource productivity and General contractors relations.

Management of Top-Level WBS Unit and End Item Integrated Master Plans (IMP) to produce Integrated Master Schedules (IMS). Develops and maintains integrated master schedules for senior leadership. Prepares, and integrates all levels of plans and schedules using p6.0

Migrating P3.0 schedule data into P6.0 using export/import option.

Developing and documenting planning polices, standards, processes and form of deliverables for Company and project top management;

Establish project plans, due diligence processes, and weekly schedule and status updates with cross-functional team members

Provide Enterprise mentoring and coaching to Junior Planner /Master Schedulers, and serve as a focal point for certain business processes, communicates effectively with various levels of management and personnel from all business functions through as Scheduling

Analyzes program/project performance, performs what if analysis, and develops and provides reports to senior leadership. This includes solving issues through PERT Risk analysis and problems for which precedents do not exist.

Use Primavera PERT Master and other scheduling tools in network development, critical path analysis, problem resolution, and risk mitigation identification and planning. Interacts with all levels and functions of the business to ensure that all required schedule input and requirements are identified and captured by Scheduling Teams. Integrates with and across technical disciplines to ensure plans and schedules are accurate and comprehensible; defining accurately work content, relationships and duration.




Worley Parsons 2005 to 2007 July

Program Scheduling and Cost Supervisor


Offered project planning/ scheduling, cost, coordinating and monitoring ,AEP coal fired Power project,Gemma Energy Park combined cycle project,Exxon Mobile ( MPN-MIPS project) at Nigeria for FEED, Detailed Engineering design, Procurement and Construction Management phases. Achieving company objectives for scheduling costs and resource productivity.


Period ; 2005-2006

Project : American Electric Power
Mitchell Station Unit 1 and 2
Wet Flue Gas Desulfurization System
2X800 MW Capacity
Project Cost : 4 Billion


Peiod 2006-2007

Project : Roseville Energy Park
160 Mw 2x1CTCC combined cycle facilty Roseville,CA
Project Cost : 250 Million


Responsible for developing and maintaining multiple projects schedule using primavera enterprises version. Preparing resource loaded Integrated Master Schedule (IMS), providing solutions for schedule problems, analyzing, evaluating, forecasting and reporting schedule status against baseline to all project levels as well as to the Client;

Responsible for each project and phase, define activities, sequences and relationships of those tasks, communication plans, quality control standards, best practices, priorities, dependencies, and duration of tasks required to complete the project

Developing and documenting planning polices, standards, processes and form of deliverables for Company and project top management;

Define critical paths, project floats, project selection methods, and scope of effort required to meet objectives. Collect data for use in development of Work Breakdown Structures (WBS), analyses, and project forecasts

Developing project reporting system using interlinked files and databases. Provided various reports (Weekly/Monthly Status Report, Cost Performance Report, Project Controls Statement (PCS) etc.) on a weekly/monthly/quarterly basis and project status presentations to the client and the corporate management.

Controlling performance of project activities and their correspondence to plan/ contract obligations. Establishing and maintaining relationships with contractors/ suppliers to ensure regular reporting on performed activities.

Managing a regular review process of contractors, subsidiaries deliverables (Monthly
Report/Program Update/Look Ahead, etc)

Developing impact schedule and submitting proposal for Time extension and delay claims,analysis risk mitigation etc.,




2001 May 2004 Kullman Industries Inc., New Jersey
Corporate Scheduler and Cost Controller


Offered project planning/ scheduling, coordinating and monitoring projects for projects such as Oil and Gas Industries, Federal Contract Projects, schools, colleges, home land security, telecommunication, power industries, restaurants, pharmaceutical companies, metro transit authority, embassy buildings, etc


Preparing resource loaded Integrated Master Schedule (IMS), providing solutions for schedule problems, analyzing, evaluating, forecasting and reporting schedule status against baseline to all project levels as well as to the Client.

Participating in the development of Work Breakdown Structure, interfacing with involved departments and subcontractors.

Developing and maintaining critical path logic network and bar charts

Developing alternative schedule scenarios and evaluating them based on standardized methodology.

Analyzing project cost/schedule performance based on EVMS metrics (ACWP, BCWP, BCWS) and indexes (CPI, SPI)

Generating and updating project control reports for corporate management and the Client to include accruals report, variance analysis, % complete reports, Change Orders, Monthly Status Report, Cost Performance Report.

Communicating with all levels of management, contractors and subsidiaries on progress related issues.

Interacting with subcontractors and project departments to collect project status information (developing a form of weekly reports to gather information on % complete, actual and forecast dates), preliminary analysis of information and presenting it to project Management for decision making.

Preparation Of Time Impact Analysis (TIA), Impact schedule and claims due to delay in field condition. The owner approves preparation of accelerated schedule after delay claim.




1999 2001April ConEdison, New york
Scheduler

Offered project planning/ scheduling, coordinating and monitoring projects for all transmission and distribution projects within ConEdison Service area through out NY City.




Preparing Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) for all Transmission and distribution projects within Newyork area. providing solutions for schedule problems, analyzing, evaluating, forecasting and reporting schedule status against baseline to all project levels .

Participating in the development of Work Breakdown Structure, interfacing with involved departments and subcontractors.

Developing and maintaining critical path logic network and bar charts


Generating and updating project control reports for corporate management and the Client to include accruals report, variance analysis, % complete reports.

Communicating with all levels of management, contractors and subsidiaries on progress related issues.

Interacting with subcontractors and project departments to collect project status information (developing a form of weekly reports to gather information on % complete, actual and forecast dates), preliminary analysis of information and presenting it to project Management for decision making.

Extract work order information from MAXIMO system and further initiate new project schedule based upon basic input from MAXIMO data.




2000 2001March (Part time basis) J.A.Jones, Construction Inc., Linden NJ
Scheduler

Offered project planning/ scheduling, coordinating and monitoring construction of substation projects at Tosco/Exxon Refinery projects Linden,NJ.




Preparing Construction programme for substation projects, providing solutions for schedule problems, analyzing, evaluating, forecasting and reporting schedule status against baseline to all project levels .


Developing and maintaining critical path logic network and bar charts


Generating and updating project control reports for corporate management and the Client to include accruals report, variance analysis, % complete reports.

Communicating with all levels of management, contractors and subsidiaries on progress related issues.

Interacting with subcontractors and project departments to collect project status information (developing a form of weekly reports to gather information on % complete, actual and forecast dates), preliminary analysis of information and presenting it to project Management for decision making.



1995-1998 Projass Engineering, Malaysia - Telecom, Malaysia
(Multimedia University Complex Development Project)
Planner/Scheduler

Offered project planning/ scheduling, coordinating and monitoring projects for projects for all phases of a $250M complex state-of-the-art multi-use, hi-tech facility. This complex included various administration buildings, student dormitories, sports complexes, power substations, and a centralized chiller plant. This project also included all roads, site utilities, storm water management, sewage treatment facility, and all power distribution

Developing and maintaining all phases of the project schedule and related progress reporting.

Interacting with subcontractors and project departments to collect project status information (developing a form of weekly reports to gather information on % complete, actual and forecast dates), preliminary analysis of information and presenting it to project Manager for decision making.

Providing centralized planning and scheduling services to complete engineering, procurement, and construction project activities (developed and regularly updated Level 4 schedule Primavera P3.1)

Developing and maintaining critical path logic network and bar charts.

Participating in business development efforts by gathering and presenting a variety of background data, making informal/formal presentations.

Communicating with all levels of management, contractors and subsidiaries on progress related issues.


1990-1995 Maxworth Homes Limited, India
Scheduler/Planner


Offered project planning/ scheduling, and project engineering activities coordinating and monitoring projects for mass housing projects.

Responsible for creating master project schedule and monitoring the contractor's work schedule. Master schedule included activities on all disciplines, architectural, civil, electrical, and mechanical.

Reviewed and monitored contractor payment requests, provided cash flow projections, claims analysis/avoidance, look-ahead schedules, and monitored daily action items.

Prepartaion of look a head schedule for variuos trades.


1986-1990 Esquire Engineers & Consultants, Bombay, India
Scheduler/Planner


Offered project planning/ scheduling, coordinating and monitoring projects for Madras Port Trust, India (Floating Dry Dock and Ship Repair Complex)


Preparation of master construction schedule for a $120M, off-shore ship repair facility. Attended weekly review meetings with consultants and contractors; provided weekly schedule updates/monitoring

Prepartaion of look a head schedule for variuos trades

Generating various schedule related reports for progress meetings and payment applications.

Managing and inspecting the installation of off-shore piling, sinking/installation of caisson foundation, jetties, and off -shore platform connection to land.


Education

B.S. Degree in Civil & Structural Engineering from Annamalai University, India
Completed 1986

Certificate Course in Primavera Project Planner P3e c ( Certification Issued by Primavera authorized consultant ) and P3 Training, Prolog.
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