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.
Strong decision maker
Ability to translate technical specifications
Building commissioning experience
Excellent communication skills
Quality assurance and control
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
Cost reduction and containment
Excellent sales techniques
Generated a pipeline of more than $100 million in net new opportunities in 3 years
Spearheaded all company-wide prospecting, marketing and closing endeavors.
Worked directly with [departments, clients, management] to [decisive action].
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.
Held a 80% success rate on assigned projects.
Liaised with [group] to modify and improve overall product performance.
Created presentation materials for sales, customer relations and management purposes.
Supervised project production efforts to ensure projects were completed to company standards, on time and within budget constraints.
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
Strong skills in team building, communication and presentation, as well as inter-
department and executive client relations and detailed strategic project planning.
12/2015 to Current
Project Manager-Power PlantEnergy America Inc － San Francisco, 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.
12/2013 to 11/2015
Project ManagerTahira Corporation － Suva, Port Morsby, South Pacific
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.
05/2011 to 09/2013
Electrical engineer-transmission and distribution/project managerPernix Fiji Limited － Suva, Port Villa, Fiji, Vanuatu
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,
Determines, controls, and maintains overall project and discipline schedules and
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.
major projects such as: switch gear replacement 20KV.
Management of high & low voltage line extension
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
Develops specifications, procedures and work schedules.
Participates in determining
corrective actions relating to equipment and system problems, including power and telecommunications
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.
requisitions or awards recommendations for materials, supplies, equipment and construction/
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
Prepares and submits administrative, financial and technical reports to the General Manager or
others as required.
Inspects damages, malfunctioning or inadequate equipment.
hiring, transfer, promotion, grievance adjustment, discipline, and discharge of employees.
performance evaluations and recommends approval or denial of merit increases.
work and replacement parts or retrofitting requirements.
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.
Associate of Science: Electrical EngineeringFiji National University － SavaFiji
Project ManagementBerkeley University of California － San Francisco, CA
Power systems engineeringBerkeley university of California － San Francisco, CA
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