SAR Associates

Rod Matthews

First Name: 
Rod
Last Name: 
Matthews

25 plus years experience in Project Management for the Engineering and Construction industry primarily in Power Generation and Nuclear, Roads and Infrastructure and Tunneling Works. Project Controls Specialist in implementing Primavera Scheduling software (P6) and Contract Manager (CM13) to companies for controlling schedule, cost and resources on their projects.

Professional Since: 
Jan-1987 (32.7 yrs experience)
Oldest experience: 
Jan 1987 (32.7 yrs experience)
Years Experience: 
27

Intermediate or Senior Planner, SAR Associates, (various projects)

START Date: 
January, 1997
END Date: 
December, 1998
1997 -1998 Glegg Water Conditioning Guelph,ON Project Controls Lead  Implemented a project controls system for the company’s portfolio of projects.  Developed and maintained consortium project schedules for large industrial contracts.  Produced portfolio resource profiles for forecasting and monitoring capability of the engineering division to execute new projects.
Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
1800

Construction Project Planner / Senior Planner / Forensic Analyst, SAR Associates, Mid-Halton WWTP Phase IV/V Expansion Project

START Date: 
August, 2014

Aug 2014 - Present Hatch Mott MacDonald. Mid-Halton WWTP Phase IV/V Expansion Project Provide schedule forensic services in order to ensure the General Contractor meets the Scheduling Specification for the project specified. Provide recommendations to the General Contractor in order to improve the construction schedule.

Experience Hours (Forensic Analysis): 
100

Construction Project Planner / Senior Planner / Forensic Analyst, SAR Associates, BRT Segment 2, Hanlan Feedermain, VIVA NEXT Younge Street Rapidway Project

START Date: 
April, 2013
Apr 2013 - Present Dufferin Construction Ltd. Provide schedule and cost loading consulting services as well as on site customized training to the following projects in order for the projects to meet the demanding scheduling specification for the following projects: • Mississauga BRT Project Segment 2 and Segment 3 projects • Hanlan Feedermain Contract 2 Project • VIVA NEXT Younge Street Rapidway Project
Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
1000
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
500
Experience Hours (Forensic Analysis): 
1000

Construction Project Planner / Senior Planner / Forensic Analyst, SAR Associates, Durham York Energy Centre

START Date: 
March, 2013
END Date: 
September, 2014

Mar 2013 - Present WSN Nicholls Construction Provide schedule consulting services as well as maintain the 500 activity schedule for the Durham York Energy Centre. Meet with the client’s schedule supervisor weekly to discuss schedule progress and import the schedule into the client’s master schedule. Provide schedule scenarios to support claims.

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
1000
Experience Hours (Forensic Analysis): 
200

Sr. Project Controls Scheduler, SAR Associates, Southeast Collector Sanitary Sewer Project

START Date: 
August, 2012

Aug 2012 - Present STRABAG Provide schedule and cost consulting services as well as maintain the master cost loaded schedule for a $ 325 million Southeast Collector Sanitary Sewer Project. Scheduling support includes providing a fully cost loaded schedule with approximately 2300 activities with a 500 bid item cost account dictionary as well as providing schedule consulting services to the mechanical sub-contractor Maple Reinders. Implemented TILOS software (Liner scheduling software) for the project.

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
2000
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
1000
Experience Hours (Forensic Analysis): 
500

Construction Project Planner / Senior Planner, SAR Associates, BRT Segment 1

START Date: 
May, 2010

Mar 2010 - Present SAR Associates, Markham, ON

As an Independent Contractor with SAR Associates

May 2010 - Present

B. Gottardo Construction Ltd.

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
4000
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
2000
Experience Hours (Forensic Analysis): 
1000

Faisal Usman

First Name: 
Faisal
Last Name: 
Usman
Oldest experience: 
Nov 1995 (23.9 yrs experience, WARNING: 25.8 years variance with Professional Since)
Years Experience: 
43

Senior Planning & Implementation Consultant, SAR Associates, IEPMS

START Date: 
November, 1995

Currently as a Project Manager and Lead Consultant at University of Western Ontario and responsible for the integration of Project & Contract Costs with Financial System (PeopleSoft) including Budgets, Commitments, Actuals, Change Management and approval workflow & processes.

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