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Washington Group International

Matt Matas

First Name: 
Matt
Last Name: 
Matas
Professional Since: 
Dec-2009 (12.1 yrs experience)
Oldest experience: 
Jan 2010 (12.1 yrs experience, WARNING: 0.1 years variance with Professional Since)
Years Experience: 
10

Project Manager, Washington Group International, Various

START Date: 
May, 2000
END Date: 
May, 2001

Specializing in project controls (cost engineering and scheduling), has a successful track record of business plan development and implementation, Profit and Lost (P&L), and the expansion of group’s capabilities and continuous project execution process improvement, providing leadership and support to business and client partners, providing technical oversight to ensure business requirements are met, monitoring project plans, managing budgets, aligning resources and managing change on projects totaling over $18 billion in construction value in the fields of infrastructure, utilities, pow

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

Senior Project Controls Specialist, Washington Group International, SR 125 Design Build Expressway

START Date: 
July, 2006
END Date: 
September, 2007

Mr. Doughty was initially assigned to assist the SR 125 project with scheduling and subsequently assumed the Public Outreach / Noise Abatement / Soundwall role on the Toll road portion of this contract. The expressway is a unique design-build project consisting of two contracts that were executed under a franchise agreement between Caltrans and California Transportation Ventures. The 2.5 mile Gap/Connector, which was administered by Caltrans using federal and state funding, and completes the existing SR 54 freeway and connects to the new SR 125 Toll Road.

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
2000
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
700
Experience Hours (Forensic Analysis): 
150

Senior Project Engineer, Washington Group International, I-15 Widening - Sahara to Charleston, Las Vegas, Nevada

START Date: 
April, 1993
END Date: 
June, 2006

Project Engineer / Project Manager on eight Major Heavy Civil Transportation and Water / Waster Projects in the Western United States.

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
10000
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
10000
Experience Hours (Forensic Analysis): 
400

Jay Vidas

First Name: 
Jay
Last Name: 
Vidas
Professional Since: 
Aug-1996 (25.4 yrs experience)
Oldest experience: 
Jul 2001 (20.5 yrs experience, WARNING: 4.8 years variance with Professional Since)
Years Experience: 
9

Shane Brown

First Name: 
Shane
Last Name: 
Brown
Professional Since: 
Mar-2008 (13.8 yrs experience)
Oldest experience: 
May 2001 (20.6 yrs experience, WARNING: 6.8 years variance with Professional Since)
Years Experience: 
9

Washington Group International Planning Manager

START Date: 
March, 2001
END Date: 
September, 2003
Master Planning/Scheduling
•     Used Primavera Project Manager and Microsoft Project to:
o     Track Cost
o     Develop manpower curves for production optimization
o     Implement Work Breakdown Structure ensuring no trade overlap
o     Manage resources and monitor equipment availability
o     Invoice the client based on Earned Value
o     Input daily engineering design submissions into master schedule ensuring construction scheduled had approved design drawings
•     Coordinated with contractors to generate 3 week look ahead schedules

Washington Group International Senior Project Controls Engineer

START Date: 
January, 2000
END Date: 
March, 2001
Estimator
•     Performed estimating and quantity takeoffs for billions of dollars worth of various projects throughout the world
•     Used Microsoft® Project to coordinate multiple bid schedules and ensure timely bid submissions
o     Allocated manpower as necessary based on schedule constraints
o     Tracked cost associated with bid process
•     Managed teams of engineers to facilitate the bidding process

Washington Group International Project Controls Engineer

START Date: 
July, 2007
END Date: 
March, 2008
As Project Controls Cost Analyst at Washington Group International for Areva Imouraren Uranium Feasibility Study specific duties and job responsibilities include:
– Reconcile the current budget by task, by discipline with the estimated budget.
– Work with discipline leads, project engineer manager and project manager to create the logical links for the activities in the schedule.
– Setup the Engineering Progress Curves and Histograms for reporting.
– Setup the Earned Value Matrix for reporting.
– Report weekly the man-hours spent.

Washington Group International Project Controls Engineer

START Date: 
January, 2007
END Date: 
July, 2007
As Project Controls Cost Analyst at Washington Group International for Common Sulfur Project (CSP) at the job site Doha and Ras Laffan, Qatar, specific duties and job responsibilities include:
– Five (5) months field rotation with QatarGas Common Sulfur Project (QG CSP) in Qatar until June 2007.
– Lead responsibility for compiling QG CSP Monthly Internal Report and Office of the President Report to support I/P Business Unit review.
– Updates the progress curves and earned value performance trends for QG CSP. Validates progress reported in PTS (Project Tracking System).

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