Continue my long track record of operational excellence in the natural gas industry by contributing my proven strengths in pipeline project management, gas operations, design, troubleshooting, and personnel management. Highly skilled and talented Management professional with 35 years of experience in Natural Gas Industry with a focus on Distribution and Transmission Technical Pipeline Design, Bid expertise, Business Operations, Field Operations, and Technology. Adaptable at planning, coordinating, and implementing, design techniques per 49 CFR 192, in addition to State and Local Agency requirements. A proven understanding of Natural Gas operations with a record of success in diagnosing, resolving, and implementing technical information. Clear understanding of Industry problems with the ability to find and institute positive solutions through the use of troubleshooting measures, critical thinking, problem solving, teamwork, and communications. Strong interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to coordinate and liaison with Engineers, Union Representatives, State, City, and County Officials, and Customers. Enthusiastic leader, with strong Time management skills as well as the ability to develop staff loyalty. Highly analytical, budget conscious individual who's able to meet projected target dates and maintain high levels of quality through the use of communication.
Main Frame applications Word, Excel, Power Point, Access Exigen
Internet, Business Warehouse COGNOS
Windows 2007, SAP, Nextance
NBMS Applications, Construction Management System, Customer Information System, CAD
Troubleshooting and problem solving
Contract review and recommendations
Held a 90% success rate on assigned projects. Oversaw planning of all Construction in a 500 mile radius. Managed many multi-million dollar projects, while supervising a team of 15 planners. Approved and reviewed construction prints for 10 new home construction projects. Trained, developed, and mentored over 10 new construction planners, and apprentices.
Technical Advisor October 2015 to CurrentSouthern California Gas Company － Los Angeles, Ca.
Gas Engineering/Research and Materials.
Southern California Gas Company and San Diego Gas & Electric- Offer Technical Advice to Engineering and Field Operations for both Companies.
Research and Development on NEW field products, problem solved Field Operation problems, update Company Gas Standards to meet ASME standards, Mueller Pressure Control Fittings Material- Specification subject matter expert, general planning and installation problem solver.
Methane detection volunteer with new technologies group using infrared lasers to detect and pinpoint methane leakage.
Member of QDR (Quality Deficiency Reporting) Flow analysis team.
Technical Planning Supervisor/Regional Pipeline Project Manager January 2007 to January 2015Southern California Gas Company － Goleta, Ca.
Managed Technical Planning Office with responsibilities and accountability of all Franchise projects, City or County projects, and Department of Transportation (Cal-Trans) projects.
In addition, I handled Field Operations requests for mediation of leaking facilities, High Pressure & Medium Pressure, Regulator Station Planning and Installation.
In addition to Planning Supervisor, I was Regional Pipeline Project Manager which oversaw all New Business installations in that Division while managing and supervising 12 planning employees that covered over 500 mile radius.
I was successful at managing $20MILLION Central Coast budget for all Districts by executing timely planning, installation, and completion of projects.
Other areas of responsibility were: Contract execution, approving/negotiating line items for multi-million dollar projects, timely communication to all Managers with project implementation and progression, collaboration with Region Engineers on throughput design for all pipeline construction, coordinate and negotiate Bid work, review and approve "Gas Handling" for all projects, and a Technical Planning Supervisory Peer Team member.
New Business Project Manager January 2002 to January 2007Southern California Gas Company － Oxnard, Ca.
Supervised 22 Field Planning Employees for Coastal Region.
Managed Field Planning Associates for Oxnard and Santa Barbara Districts.
Managed all New Business development for Oxnard and Santa Barbara District's to ensure the established goals and objectives were met for expansion of Distribution piping.
Responsible for all aspects of Field Operations at the district level during the absence of the District Field Operations Manager, and Field Operations Supervisor I.
Established and maintained employee and public safety and developed strong customer and local governmental relationships.
Responsible for all Environmental coordination at the Oxnard District.
New Business System Peer Team Leader and North Region New Business Peer Team Leader with measurable accomplishments in New Business KPI's.
Adhere to Marketing "Best Practice" of selling the end use for Natural Gas applications.
Field Operations Supervisor February 1998 to May 2002Southern California Gas Company － Canoga Park, Ca.
Successfully managed the District Operations at Belvedere Base and Canoga Base to ensure the highest level of safety, quality and production.
Productivity met or exceeded Company goals in all KPI's.
Assisted Manager with $20Million budget staying within established goals and objectives.
Safety Committee Coordinator for the Canoga Base, which reduced Industrial accidents by 80% in a year.
Worked as Flex Force Supervisor having employees in Distribution and Customer Services.
Lead the CPUC Audit for Canoga Base receiving a 100% No findings.
Bachelors of Science Degree : Business and ManagementPepperdine University － Malibu, Ca.Business and Management
Associates Degree : Business and ManagementCollege of the Canyons － Valencia, CaBusiness and Management
budget, CAD, CMS, COGNOS, Customer Services, Frame, Team Leader, managing, Marketing, Materials, mediation, Access, Excel, Office, Power Point, Windows, Word, Natural Gas, negotiating, New Business development, problem solver, public safety, Quality, receiving, Reporting, Research, Safety, selling, San, SAP, Specification, Supervisor, Supervisory, Supervisor I, supervising, Transportation