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Adrian Sanchez

Construction Senior Advisor

Dallas, United States
Industry Category: Related Professions
Relocation Preferences: None, want to stay in Dallas
Project Management Professional (PMP) and construction and real estate consultant with international experience serving companies in the oil and gas, power and utilities, government, construction, manufacturing, hospitality, and telecommunications industries. Experience includes risk advisory engagements and project controls positions on projects up to $15B.

Adrian Sanchez'S Overview

Professional Experience
Ernst & Young LLP - Dallas - 2010 Present
Ernst & Young (EY) is one of the largest professional service firms in the world and one of the "Big Four" public accounting firms.  The EY Advisory practice uses its sector-focused approach and global delivery capabilities to help manage risk, transform business performance and sustain improvement.

Senior Advisor Construction and Real Estate Advisory Practice
Senior Advisor in EYs Construction and Real Estate Advisory practice working with owners providing project management oversight, capital construction program process evaluations, contract compliance assessments, construction cost evaluations, construction litigation support, and strategic planning.  Completed engagements for Fortune 500 clients in the gaming and hospitality, oil and gas, aviation, manufacturing, construction, and power and utilities industries.  Performed real estate engagements consisting of site selection and facilities management leading practices studies.  Highest concentration of engagements was in the power and utilities sector working on IGCC and nuclear plants performing contractor cost evaluations and process and procedures audits.

AECOM - Dallas - 2008 2010
AECOM, a Fortune 500 company, is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, water and government.  

Program Budget and Cost Control Manager
Manager overseeing a team of cost analysts responsible for the budget and cost control on a $5+ billion capital construction program.  The program was the largest light rail development program in the U.S. with two projects valued at $3.5+ billion, and monthly expenditures between $60-$100 million.  Prepared baseline program budgets, project budgets and annual work plans, earned value analysis reports and charts (EVMS) for the FTA PMO, cash flows, budget change requests, capital project requests for funding, federal grant tracking and reporting, and processed vendor and contractor invoices.  Performed schedule analysis utilizing Primavera P3 and P6 to update cost management system, and worked with software developers to implement a new cost control system.   

Chicago Bridge & Iron - Dallas - 2007 2008
Chicago Bridge & Iron (CBI) is a leading global specialty engineering and construction company that designs and constructs energy infrastructure projects such as liquefied natural gas storage, petrochemical and gas processing plants, and heat transfer equipment.

Senior Project Controls Cost Specialist
Cost engineer leading cost analysis activities involving engineering and design of sulfur removal/recovery modules valued at $20-$40 million.  Loaded control estimates into JD Edwards system, extracted cost data from JDE, prepared cost and revenue forecasts, tracked cost variances, developed and maintained staffing plans, labor analysis, productivity profiles, and overhead & indirect curves.  Prepared project management review reports, cash flow analysis, change orders, and earned value analysis (EVMS) reports.

Bechtel Corporation - Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Dallas - 2002 2007
Bechtel Corporation is the largest engineering company in the U.S. with a diverse portfolio encompassing energy, transportation, communications, mining, oil and gas, and government services.  Engineering News-Record (ENR) has named Bechtel the top U.S. construction contractor for 13 straight years and the countrys top contractor worldwide.

Senior Project Controls Cost Engineer Cingular Wireless Project Dallas, TX
Managed and analyzed budget, revenue, cost, and estimate at complete (EAC) on 500+ concurrent construction projects involving tower, electrical, and civil crews.  Prepared monthly reports for manual and non-manual hours and ODCs, tracked and managed all project assets, performed new employee requisitioning and training planning, processed weekly manual labor payroll for 100+ employees, prepared weekly craft force reports for craft projections, completed safety metrics reports, coded and approved material requisitions, and processed corporate credit card transactions.  Regularly audited approved scope versus work performed to capture all out of scope items performed by the construction crews.  Developed remote electronic time submitting tool that reduced timecard processing time by 30%.  

Project Controls Scheduler Nuclear Weapons Site Security Upgrades Project McLean, VA
Project Scheduler on a $200 million project involving security upgrades at various Russian nuclear weapons sites.  Maintained a 4,000+ activity Primavera schedule, imported and exported schedule data for analysis and maintenance, extracted Primavera reports for 3-week look ahead and critical path analysis, loaded budgeted resources into entire schedule network, performed schedule variance analysis reports, and prepared monthly Project Management Review presentations to the US and Russian governments.  Assisted in an Earned Value Management System (EVMS) audit by a government auditing agency that lead to the successful certification of the project system.  Trained in Six Sigma process improvement as a Bechtel Yellow Belt.

Project Controls Cost & Schedule Engineer AT&T Wireless Project Los Angeles, CA
Scheduled 2 successful build plans and 300+ concurrent projects, prepared schedule analysis reports, prepared weekly and monthly cost and schedule reports, and issued project change orders and work authorizations for out of scope work.  Evaluated and updated estimate at complete (EAC) for each project, forecasted revenue and cost, and reviewed overall financial status of each project.  Cross-trained as a Subcontracts Administrator preparing and issuing change orders, preparing and issuing new work commitments, amending and reconciling contracts, and processing invoices.  Administered subcontracts for 12 subcontractors.  Cross-trained as a Construction Coordinator managing subcontractor daily construction activity on a rooftop cell site.

Bechtel Corporation - Dallas - 2000
Summer Intern Field Engineer Equinix Collocation Facility
Reviewed and submitted Requests for Information (RFIs) and material submittals, received and logged all Bechtel purchased equipment, prepared field material requisitions and material receiving reports for procured items, performed quality control checks on field work, prepared daily construction reports, and assisted with field modification designs.  Coordinated the Integrated Testing Team.  Designed an emergency exhaust deflector when the backup generators were overheating the AC cooling units during testing.  The solution was implemented and testing resumed as scheduled with no lost time.  Designed and updated the Punch List.

Technology Expertise
JD Edwards, Primavera P3/P6, SureTrack, Microsoft Project, Primavera Expedition, Documentum, ACL, Skire
University of Dallas, Irving, TX
Master of Business Administration, with Honors (2008)
Project Management Concentration
Affiliations Sigma Iota Epsilon

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Bachelor of Science in Construction Science (2001)
Minor in Business Administration (2001)

Project Management Professional (PMP) - Project Management Institute (PMI)
Related keyword: Project controls, construction, consultant, cost engineer, scheduler, PMP, MBA, Construction science,

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