Missouri (NA.US.MO)

Construction Claims Management Lead, "HDR, Inc.", Construction Claims Management Lead

START Date: 
July, 2017

HDR, Inc. -  Project Controls / Cross Sector Services - Construction Claims Management Lead.    Assisting all Business Groups and Subsidiaries for ENR top 10 A/E/C firm with; institutionalizing proctive construction claims avoidance education and processes; assist with active project construction claims analysis, prepartion and resolution; and assist 3rd party advocates and experts with dispute resolution preperation.

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
100
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
100
Experience Hours (Forensic Analysis): 
550

Ronald Grant

First Name: 
Ronald
Last Name: 
Grant

Ronald K. Grant is presently the Lead for Construction Claims Management at HDR, Inc.  He is a recognized expert on the subject of construction planning, scheduling, and construction claims, including claims for schedule delay and disruption, labor inefficiency, cardinal changes, and financial impact.  Mr. Grant is an active panelist on the American Arbitration Association’s national Panel of Neutrals and has served on numerous construction arbitration panels including those administered under the large/complex construction dispute rules.   Mr.

Professional Since: 
Aug-1984 (36.1 yrs experience)
Oldest experience: 
Aug 1984 (36.1 yrs experience)
Years Experience: 
33

Project Controls Director, HDR Constructors, Inc, Project Controls Director

START Date: 
June, 2014
END Date: 
June, 2017

Project Controls Director - HDR Constructors, Inc.   Built a 3 person project controls group into a 16 person group recognzed in HDR as the largest single professional project controls group in the HDR.    Work included transforming project accounting systems from People Soft to Oracle's EBS, and instituting P6 scheduling as as standard on all HDR Constructor's projects

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
3100
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
3150
Experience Hours (Forensic Analysis): 
1000

Connie Dowler

First Name: 
Connie
Last Name: 
Dowler
AACE International Certified Earned Value Professional (EVP) with excellent communication and presentation skills and demonstrated ability to collaborate with customers, senior management and diverse team members to resolve issues and reach solutions. Strengths include Earned Value Management (EVM) policy development and implementation for a wide range of program size and complexity, and EVM metric trend analysis to identify systemic issues and cost effective corrective action.
Professional Since: 
Jan-1988 (32.7 yrs experience)
Oldest experience: 
Jun 2016 (4.3 yrs experience, WARNING: 28.4 years variance with Professional Since)
Years Experience: 
18
Guild Accreditation: 
GPC Member
GPC Member Since: 
Fri, 2016-09-30 (All day) - Wed, 2055-05-05 (All day)

EVM Consultant, Humphreys & Associates, EVMS Implementation

START Date: 
June, 2016

EVM Consultant

Design, document and implement an Earned Value Management System for a Defense Contractor new to Earned Value Management, to ensure compliance with contract requirements, policies, and procedures as well as the industry standard EIA-748 Earned Value Management System guidelines, with a focus on efficient implementation to enable project success.

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
50

Alex Brandt

First Name: 
Alex
Last Name: 
Brandt
  • Expert level skills in a broad range of project management knowledge areas including project planning, schedule development and analysis, earned value analysis, productivity analysis, estimate/schedule alignment, and cost control.
  • Interpersonal working style that promotes a friendly, productive atmosphere where clients’ needs and expectations are exceeded and team members are empowered to successfully achieve the expectations placed on them.
Professional Since: 
Mar-1997 (23.6 yrs experience)
Oldest experience: 
May 2006 (14.4 yrs experience, WARNING: 9.2 years variance with Professional Since)
Years Experience: 
10
Guild Accreditation: 
GPC Member
GPC Member Since: 
Wed, 2016-09-28 (All day) - Wed, 2055-05-05 (All day)

Scheduling Director, Alberici Constructors, Inc., Numerous projects in the US.

START Date: 
May, 2006
• Lead corporate scheduler for large general contractor, serving as point person for planning/scheduling and earned value efforts across the organization.    • Provide leadership in the continuing improvement of corporate project controls knowledge and culture.  Establish flexible but effective policies and procedures.
Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
20000
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
0
Experience Hours (Forensic Analysis): 
0

Engineer / Project Engineer, Gartenberg Construction Consulting, Multiple Projects

START Date: 
July, 1998
END Date: 
December, 2000

Schedule Development

* Develop and evaluate proposal and bid schedules for feasibility and risk analysis.

* Participate in project kickoff and startup meetings.  Function as a facilitator and expeditor throughout the plan and schedule development process.

* Work with the project team to develop the Project Execution Plan and Baseline Schedule, and assist with the creation of the documentation as required to gain approval of Baseline Schedules.

* Obtain status of progress from project staff, input status into CPM, complete project schedule updates.

Schedule Engineer, McCarthy Building Companies, Multiple Projects

START Date: 
January, 2001
END Date: 
February, 2011

Schedule Development

* Develop and evaluate proposal and bid schedules for feasibility and risk analysis.

* Participate in project kickoff and startup meetings.  Function as a facilitator and expeditor throughout the plan and schedule development process.

* Work with the project team to develop the Project Execution Plan and Baseline Schedule, and assist with the creation of the documentation as required to gain approval of Baseline Schedules.

Planning / Scheduling Manager, Alberici Constructors, Multiple Projects

START Date: 
March, 2011
END Date: 
September, 2013

Schedule Development

* Evaluate proposal and bid schedules for feasibility and risk analysis.

* Participate in project kickoff and startup meetings.  Function as a facilitator and expeditor throughout the plan and schedule development process.

* Work with the project team to develop the Project Execution Plan and Baseline Schedule, and assist with the creation of the documentation as required to gain approval of Baseline Schedules.

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