Project Manager Power Plant resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Innovative, result oriented  with over eight years of experience and a passion for building relationships and exceeding client and management expectations. Proven success in the areas of project management, operations, business development and new project implementation, process re-engineering, and new market expansion. Strong skills in team building, communication and presentation, as well as inter-department and executive client relations and detailed strategic project planning.
Subject Matter expertise includes: 
• Project Management
• Business Development
• Multiple Project Methodologies 
• Energy, Water infrastructure, business development, transmission and distribution including global market growth.  
• Strategy and Planning 
• Large Global System Implementations 
• Business Process Analysis As a Project and Business Development Manager
I oversee all aspects of assigned commercial projects from commencement to completion. Manage these projects in a manner that exceeds our customers’ expectations and ensures that our work adheres to all company safety policies and OSHA mandated requirements. When it come to business development I am  responsible for identifying and developing strategic business relationships with project developers, investors, project directors and large global infrastructure giants. Taking lead in the development of new business opportunities that supports  overall growth strategy. With an entrepreneurial spirit, passion for beyond achievement of success, establishment of goals and implement business development initiatives that maximize the global growth footprint.
  • Project management
  • Statistical analysis
  • Technical writing
  • Strong decision maker
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to translate technical specifications
  • Building commissioning experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Natural leader
  • Quality assurance and control
  • Organized
  • Results-orientedContract review
  • Adept multi-tasker
  • Work force management
  • Consultative sales techniques
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Experience with Main Generator/Turbine upgrades
  • Large-scale energy project design experience
  • Problem-solving and analysis skills
  • Technical writing skills
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Risk management
  • Cost reduction and containment
  • Contract management
  • Relationship building
  • Troubleshooting
  • Detail-oriented
  • Excellent sales techniques
  • Excellent communicator
Generated a pipeline of more than $100 million in net new opportunities in 3 years
Spearheaded all company-wide prospecting, marketing and closing endeavors.
Project Management

Worked directly with [departments, clients, management] to [decisive action].

  • Supervision
    • Supervised team of forty staff members.
    • Managed a $30,000,000 project, while supervising a team of 110 workers.
    • Led the construction of a new Solar farm project.
    • Managed installation 
    • Held a 80% success rate on assigned projects.
Product Improvement
  • Liaised with [group] to modify and improve overall product performance.
  • Created presentation materials for sales, customer relations and management purposes.
Project Management
  • Supervised project production efforts to ensure projects were completed to company standards, on time and within budget constraints.
Customer Interface
  • Met with customers to help design and better understand requirements of commercial based solar farm development.​​
  • Eliminated machine defects through recommendation of machine adjustments.
Innovative, result oriented with over eight years of experience and a passion for building relationships and exceeding client and management expectations.
Proven success in the areas of project management, operations, business development and new project implementation, process re-engineering, and new market expansion.
Strong skills in team building, communication and presentation, as well as inter- department and executive client relations and detailed strategic project planning.
11/2015 to Current
Project Manager-Power Plant Us Government Other Agencies And Independent Organizations Brea, CA,
Managed a project budget of $50,000,000.
Boosted positive outcome by 30% by implementing strategic actions.
Defined project deliverable and monitored status of tasks.
Drafted action plans and led meetings with department executives to review project status and proposed changes.
Delivered status reports to stakeholders for budgeting and planning purposes.
liaise with relevant third parties to procure the necessary agreements for projects
Collaborated with cross-functional teams to draft project schedules and plans.
Monitored costs, timescales and resources used to achieve goal.
Monitored team progress and enforced deadlines.
Served as the single point of contact for project scheduling and changes.
Developed slideshows and other forms of media to present project progress to the executive team.
Updated and managed project databases.
Audited work plans per and offered recommendations for improvements.
Partnered with department heads to address issues and implementation of new methods to achieve targets.
providing input to risk management plans and risk analyses,Overall responsibility for the cost, schedule, safety, quality, risk management, engineering,construction and start-up of Power Plant
Coordination of installation schedules;
management of staffing to ensure on time completion.
Coordination of permitting for projects.
Coordinate with development and engineering to develop preliminary design budget.
Prepare bid packages and procure materials and services as needed.
Create project budget based upon quotes and bids; track project costs.  Perform regular check-ins with job superintendents to gauge project progress.
Serve as point-of-contact for customers/clients during each project.
Provide progress reports and other status updates to client and management as required.
Maintaining records and databases
Troubleshooting issues relating to installations 
enforce quality control programs
Closes out the project and turns it over to O&M group
contributed towards business development and meeting targets
undertake the day to day management of sub-contractors, ensuring that appropriate records are kept, information is provided and that good working relations and quality standards are maintained.
11/2013 to 10/2015
Project Manager Tahira Corporation City, STATE,
Managed all financial aspects of projects through ongoing job forecasting. Oversee pre-construction meetings to ensure successful handoff from estimating to field.
Collaborated with prefabrication and design departments.
Implemented clear goals and expectations to foreman.
Negotiated and resolved all customer concerns.
When necessary, estimated change orders for assigned projects.
Managed all jobs closeout procedures.
Conducted post project reviews to determine areas for future improvement.
Provided coaching/counselling to project team.
Developed/maintained network of professional relationships within our industry.
Managed, expedited, and supported consultants’ and contractor document submittals, budgets, and schedules.
Maintained and fostered contacts with consultants, contractors,vendors, and material suppliers.
Served as an interface between the Electrical Engineering team and internal clients, including the Construction, Operations, Environmental, Health & Safety, to facilitate interdepartmental relations.
Assisted with the development of new electrical engineering standards and maintained and improved existing standards and guidelines, implementing industry and company best practices.
Ensured that the electrical portion of the estimated Balance of Plant cost is optimized by providing accurate project layouts and bills of material takeoffs with construction and operation needs.
Acted as a subject matter expert regarding some electrical engineering activities.
Interacted closely with internal teams to ensure that project needs and objectives are met.
Prepared electrical-related scope documents, exhibits, budgets, specifications,schedules, and Requests for Proposals (RFPs).
Participated in project meetings and conference calls.
Produced quality electrical engineering plans, studies, and specifications while ensuring compliance with department, project, company, utility, regional electrical entity,and industry requirements and standards.
Participated in engineering, design, and construction review processes.
Conducted value-engineering studies of alternative design approaches.
Reviewed electrical discipline calculations and equations, including electric circuit | calculations, 3-phase power and capacity, impedance, sizing of conductors, calculation of losses, reactive power, verification of proper phase rotation, relaying calculations, short circuit calculations, and ArcFlash studies.
Interprets plans, specifications, drawings, and documents related to engineering and construction.
Coordinated project construction requirements with Project engineers and Site Construction Managers to resolve critical and time-sensitive construction-related electrical issues.
Assisted  with investigations of electrical-related issues, including root cause analysis as needed.
Planned and coordinated HV and secondary line extension.
Regular monitoring of transmission and distribution line network, power and distribution transformers and substation.
Participated in power plant and transmission line tenders and Estimation. Overall Monitoring of projects in south pacific area.
04/2011 to 08/2013
Electrical engineer-transmission and distribution/project manager Pernix Fiji Limited City, STATE,
  • Responsible for managing, directing, and building of project teams by providing the communication, coordination and follow-up necessary to meet the project goals and objectives , Involvement in 33KV reticulation works in Solomon island (estimation & client liaison) , tendering of power plant projects in PNG & Guam.          
  • Ongoing training and mentoring of project team.
  • Coordination of both underground and overhead project development.
  • Lead Power Delivery project proposal development.
  • Successfully negotiate contracts and establish lasting relationships with Power Delivery clients.
  • Ongoing project information and project reviews as required by management.
  • Monitoring and ensuring that all discipline work is in compliance with project procedures.
  • Ensuring that all work products are consistent with industry standards and in accordance with good engineering practice and applicable codes, and in compliance with all pertinent legal codes and requirements.
  • Ensuring scope of work, schedule, and budget are clearly defined and understood by senior management and all project participants, including client.
  • Determines, controls, and maintains overall project and discipline schedules and budgets.
  • Tracking of schedule and budget progress with project milestones and takes all action necessary to keep project on track.
  • Identifying and securing necessary approvals for all changes in project scope, budget and/or schedule.
  • Maintaining ongoing communication with client, making adjustments as necessary to comply with client's needs within contractual obligations.
  • Maintaining current working knowledge of Power Delivery engineering fundamentals and practices through continued education and continuous review of discipline improvements.
  • Management of major projects such as: switch gear replacement 20KV.
  • Management of high & low voltage line extension (5.5KV/20KV).
  • Line vegetation clearing management.
  • Implementation of line improvement.
  • Power generation, estimation, project management for solar, wind and hydro based projects (large scale) within south pacific-mainly Fiji
  • Develops and monitors operating, maintenance and capital budgets of Electric Transmission and Distribution (T&D) Division.
  • Administers and supervises the planning, design, construction, operation and maintenance of T&D, metering, and street lighting systems as required.
  • Develops quality, efficiency and productivity improvement programs to improve services and effectiveness.
  • Develops specifications, procedures and work schedules.
  • Participates in determining corrective actions relating to equipment and system problems, including power and telecommunications facilities.
  • Participates in electric utility facilities planning and future expansion/modification studies.
  • Meets with supervisors on technical and administrative matters.
  • Prepares reports and renders testimony on City's behalf before regulatory agencies, public hearings and civil courts.
  • Initiates requisitions or awards recommendations for materials, supplies, equipment and construction/ installation contracts.
  • Negotiates and administers equipment purchases and installation contracts including participation in the inspection and acceptance of distribution, telecommunication, transmission, substation and other T&D facilities.
  • Reviews electric system performance and equipment data.
  • Prepares and submits administrative, financial and technical reports to the General Manager or others as required.
  • Inspects damages, malfunctioning or inadequate equipment.
  • Recommends the hiring, transfer, promotion, grievance adjustment, discipline, and discharge of employees.
  • Conducts performance evaluations and recommends approval or denial of merit increases.
  • Determines repair work and replacement parts or retrofitting requirements.
  • Performs related work as required. 
03/2010 to 02/2012
Project Engineer-Major Project EPC Fiji Limited City, STATE,
  • Preparing engineering schedules and forecasts.
  • Coordination and checking of engineering deliverables.
  • Monthly project status reports and change.
  • Responsible for planning, scheduling, conducting and coordinating the technical and management aspects of 132KV transmission line works for Nadarivatu hydro dam.
  • commissioning of transmission and distribution line-132kv, commencing from initial design to network connection.
  • Accountable for the successful completion of engineering projects.
  • Regular contact with assigned project Clients.
  • Assist in the preparation of engineering project proposals.
  • Budget monitoring and trend tracking.
  • Participating in Client/contractor meetings and resolving Client/engineering and management project issues.
  • Design, erection, stringing and commissioning of 132KV line, overseeing and managing of foundation and civil works of the project.
  • Resource evaluation and preparation of overall project program, detailed program preparation for stake holders
  • Develops project objectives by reviewing project proposals and plans; conferring with management.
  • Determines project responsibilities by identifying project phases and elements; assigning personnel to phases and elements; reviewing bids from contractors.
  • Determines project specifications by studying product design, customer requirements, and performance standards; completing technical studies; preparing cost estimates.
  • Determines project schedule by studying project plan and specifications; calculating time requirements; sequencing project elements.
  • Maintains project schedule by monitoring project progress; coordinating activities; resolving problems.
  • Controls project plan by reviewing design, specifications, and plan and schedule changes; recommending actions.
  • Controls project costs by approving expenditures; administering contractor contracts.
  • Prepares project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends; recommending actions.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by enforcing procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Maintains project data base by writing computer programs; entering and backing up data.
  • Maintains product and company reputation by complying with federal and state regulations.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Expected in 2004
Associate of Science: Electrical Engineering
Fiji National University - Sava,
Expected in 2019
: Project Management
Berkeley University of California - San Francisco, CA
Expected in 2019
: Power systems engineering
Berkeley university of California - San Francisco, CA
Project Management 
Analysis, Communication, Leadership, Budgeting, Teamwork, Intelligence, Risk Management, Project planning, initiation, and organization,  Effective project negotiation, Software tools for project management, Accurate estimating and cost control, Project execution and control, Developing powerful project presentations and reports, Personal and project leadership, Managing risk and making decisions, Effective problem management, Performance management, Managing the projects within the organization, Growing and sustaining a high-performance team, Managing change within an organization 

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School Attended

  • Fiji National University
  • Berkeley University of California
  • Berkeley university of California

Job Titles Held:

  • Project Manager-Power Plant
  • Project Manager
  • Electrical engineer-transmission and distribution/project manager
  • Project Engineer-Major Project


  • Associate of Science

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