Project Controls Manager, JCMS Inc., Goethals Bridge

START Date: 
June, 2008
END Date: 
May, 2014

Project Controls Manager, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Goethals Bridge PPP, Elizabeth, NJ.

The project involves designing a replacement for an existing 1.2-mile-long toll bridge over the Arthur Kill Waterway between the cities of Elizabeth, New Jersey, and Staten Island, New York, providing a critical link between New Jersey Turnpike Routes 1 and 9 to the west and the Staten Island Expressway, Brooklyn, and Long Island to the east. The bridge featured dual 7,300-foot structures with 900-foot cable-stayed main spans designed to accommodate future transitloading. Responsible for costcontrol.

Project Controls Consultant, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Trans-Hudson Signal System Project, Newark, NJ.

This project involved design services for installing automatic train control using advanced communications-based train control technology plus a backup conventional signaling system on the entire mainline network, including all central office, wayside, and train-borne equipment locations. Work included providing a vital new processor-based interlocking system using digital track circuits to replace the existing relay-based signal system and track circuits. Updated the schedule with progress, resource, and cost information on a weekly basis. Prepared and reviewed financial reports, including earned value, cost performance index, and schedule performance index calculations, and identified risks and mitigation measures. Managed and led a team of two project controls engineers and a document controller.

Project Controls Engineer, Long Island Railroad, Signal and Communications Engineering Capital Program, New York, NY.

Santosh handled multiple signal engineering and communications engineering projects. Signal project work included interlocking renewals with microprocessor-based technology. Communications project work included installing fiber cable, radio retrofits, communications towers, and communications equipment. Prepared baseline, three-month look-ahead, critical path, and summary schedules and resource forecast, summary resource hour, performance analysis, and percent complete reports. Developed work breakdown structures and activity, resource, and cost account codes, and loaded schedules with required resources and costs. Reviewed third-party contractor schedules and prepared a master merge of individual project schedules.

Scheduling Consultant, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, Fairmount Substation, Philadelphia, PA.

The project involved installing new autotransformers outside a new substation along with new electrical components. Performed a critical path method analysis of the project schedule and incorporated approved change orders into the schedule. Updated the schedule with progress information, performed a critical path analysis, and prepared schedule charts and reports. Created and updated a cost-loaded schedule for the project.

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
6000
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
4800
Experience Hours (Forensic Analysis): 
1200