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Michael Gray

First Name: 
Michael
Last Name: 
Gray

I am a Project Controls Specialist with many years’ experience working in the mining, engineering and construction sectors. I have extensive experience as a Senior Program Planner and Principal Planner and highly skilled in the practical use of planning software including Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project. 

Professional Since: 
Mar-2003 (18.9 yrs experience)
Oldest experience: 
Mar 2003 (18.9 yrs experience)
Years Experience: 
13

Senior Program Planner, IDM Partners, Dept Transport and Main Roads - Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangement Program

START Date: 
March, 2014

Develop NDRRA 2014 and 2015 Event Controls Management Plan, including forecasting framework, schedule templates and progress measurement

Assist districts to develop delivery schedules for reconstruction projects

Assist districts to establish an achievable program baseline

Develop and maintain project, district and program reporting on time, cost and progress measurement

Monitor project and program performance via developed reporting tools including dashboards, baseline variance reports and physical damage metric tracking (kilometres, structures, earthworks)

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
1000
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
1000
Experience Hours (Forensic Analysis): 
3000

Senior Program Planner, IDM Partners, Dept Transport and Main Roads - Transport Network Reconstruction Program

START Date: 
June, 2013
END Date: 
October, 2015
  • Supporting the delivery of this $6.9 billion road rectification through the development of planning and scheduling processes
  • Monitoring and maintenance of the Integrated Program Master Schedule
  • Completion of regular reviews to ensure compliance to the system by the regional offices
  • Advising controllers on use of best practice to mitigate and manage projects and any issues related to site work
  • Contribute to increasing the level of maturity in the department's control sector
  • Control Framework Developement
Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
2000
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
1000
Experience Hours (Forensic Analysis): 
1500

Principal Advisor - Program Controls, IDM Partners, SEQWater Program Delivery Portfolio

START Date: 
June, 2012
END Date: 
June, 2013
  • Provided program planning services to support the efficient and effective delivery of Seqwater’s Delivery portfolio, including strategic identification of tactical steps to achieve best for project outcomes.  Responsibilities included:
    • Provided input Into the Project WBS including identifying and documenting work that is planned to be performed and the deliverables at work package level
    • Defined the format and established the criteria for developing and controlling the program of projects and confirmed requirements through the Project Controls Plan
    • Prepared,
Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
1000
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
500
Experience Hours (Forensic Analysis): 
500

IDM Partners Planner

START Date: 
November, 2004
Current Role

Grant Crease

First Name: 
Grant
Last Name: 
Crease
Professional Since: 
Aug-1995 (26.4 yrs experience)
Oldest experience: 
Nov 2004 (17.2 yrs experience, WARNING: 9.2 years variance with Professional Since)
Years Experience: 
0

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