VP/GM/ Projects Director for projects based company (Mid to large)in Power, Energy( renewables) or O & G
MARK R. MUELLER
4695 Gran River Glen â€¢ Duluth, Georgia 30096
770-315-7831 â€¢ markmueller[at]mpcsinc.com
EXECUTIVE / SENIOR LEVEL MANAGEMENT // CONSULTANT:
Contracts Development / EPCS Operations / Projects Director / Construction / Start-up
Highly accomplished business executive specializing in complex Lump Sum engineering, procurement, construction and startup (EPCS) projects. Strategic thinker with strong analytical skills; able to envision long-term operations objectives to ensure timely project completion. Effective in developing and leading cross-functional global teams; highly successful hands-on management style with expertise in training and mentoring staff.
Extensive Engineering / Construction / Project / Program experience including development, execution, startup and operations / outage management.
Solid track record of developing and implementing operating plans and solutions to improve overall efficiency reduce costs and enhance the bottom line. Proponent of change that creates incremental improvements, builds and develops high-performing teams, and supports corporate strategic objectives.
Certified Six Sigma Green Belt- G.E..
Strengths in Solar, Wind, Bio-diesel, Nuclear, Coal, Natural Gas, and Oil & Gas, Refinery
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Strategic Planning and Execution â€¢ Global Operations Management â€¢ Startup Management â€¢
Project / Program Management â€¢ Outage/Turnaround Management â€¢ Execution Planning and Control â€¢
Accountable Teambuilding â€¢ Organization Restructure â€¢ Process Improvements â€¢
Prime/ Sub- Contracts Management â€¢ Estimating and Cost Management â€¢
Problem Identification / Resolution â€¢ Scope Management â€¢ Team Performance Optimization â€¢
Staff / Vendor Management â€¢ Sales and Negotiationsâ€¢ Forecasting and Mitigation Planning
MPCS INC.- MANAGEMENT PLANNING & CONTROL SERVICES, LLC, Atlanta, Ga. 2006;2008-2010
Self Owned- Project/Program/Construction Management / Ownersâ€™ Representative consultancy for Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Start-up (EPCS) Lump Sum execution of turn-key projects.
Chief Operating Officer (COO): Managed, hands on day-to-day operations of the business, including management, sales, marketing and research. Exercise full P&L responsibility; manage annual operating and capital budgets. Develop and maintain relationships with key clients.
CONSTELLATION ENERGY â€“ C.P. CRANE COAL PLANT- HEALTHY AIR ACT PROJECT
Site Director- Construction Operations- - Baltimore, Md. 2009-2010
Developed Outage execution strategy and integrated sub-contracting plan for coal handling equipment replacement project. Established construction management / logistics plan and site facilities; staffed entire multi-discipline construction management team.
Developed and Negotiated 15 Contractor bid package execution plans prior to award for lump sum construction management project. Integrated defined contractual scope packages into established execution windows, to meet overall operating Plant outage windows and project objectives.
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OptiSolar- Industrial Solar Panels- Construction Division-Senior EPCS Director-Sac., Calif. 2008
New PV Start-up Company. Directed integrated project/program management, and construction management systems for EPCS installations of Solar panel production and assembly factories, and Solar panel farms worldwide, estimated at $500 million backlog.
Developed company infrastructure system for Integrated Project Management, Construction and Start-up Management programs.
Directed daily EPCS execution plans for Project team including Prime Sub-contractors, Engineers, Superintendents, Projects Controls / Estimating/Contracts engineers for $200 million project.
Managed Prime Contractors and Sub-Contractors for EPCS execution of Sacramento Solar Panel Production Factory, and Canadian Solar farms including union and non-union labor.
Strategized development of new project executions with potential clients and new customers.
Mitigated cost over runs of $20M with implementation of proactive Contract Change Management program with contractors and sub-contractors.
ExxonMobilâ€“OffShore Oil Platforms: Program Director- EPCS Operations- Lagos, Nigeria - 2006
Directed development and implementation of Project Management infrastructure programs and training. Execution scope was building and/or modifying 3 off-shore oil platforms off the coast of Nigeria.
Taught, trained and utilized local Nigerian engineering company to execute detailed design and procurement functions. Trained and developed local engineers in Project Management, Vendor selection and management, and Project Controls. Managed 7 expatriate Engineering Design Managers and staffs.
â€¢ Retained for an 8-month contract to turn around a failing off-shore platform project that was behind schedule and over budget.
â€¢ Restructured project processes and utilized Six Sigma management techniques; successfully completed the project within 4 months; mitigated overruns and operating costs totaling more than $100M USD.
BIOX-Bio-Diesel Fuel Production Developer- Program Director-EPCS Operations Toronto, Canada: 2006
Implemented direct program management services to manage EPCS of a full-scale production plant for manufacturing a new bio-diesel product. Evaluated and investigated new sites and development with prospective owners. Served as the contract development manager with new and potential clients. Handled all technical evaluations, change management decisions, daily staffing and personnel issues. Conducted cost, schedule and forecast analyses.
â€¢ Directed execution of Engineering Sub-Contractor, Construction Sub-Contractor and all Major Vendor interfaces. Initial project was $200M.
â€¢ Developed Start-up procedures and system boundary breakdowns with Engineering.
â€¢ Restructured relationships with unmanageable sub-vendors and successfully executed and started up full-scale production of the plant.
â€¢ Contained costs and mitigated cost overruns; saved company $50M USD and improved product time to market.
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ALPHA CORPORATION- Program / Project / Construction Management/ Eng. Consultancy 2008 â€“ 2009
Director of Energy Market- Principal Consultant â€“Atlanta, Georgia
Developed program upgrades, fleet wide plant implementations and support client initiatives as Owners Representative in the Power and Energy markets. Scope includes Greenfield and existing plant sites, Wind, Refinery, Nuclear, Fossil, Solar, and Transmission and Distribution technologies.
SHAW /STONE & WEBSTER GROUP, Charlotte, North Carolina â€¢ 2007
A $30B EPC projects, fossil and nuclear, large bore pipe fabrication company.
Senior Director, Project Controls/Estimating/Records Management: Recruited to establish and implement complete, integrated Construction/Project Management control systems for more than $11B USD in backlog of Fossil Power and Air Quality Control projects. Hired 75 new employees worldwide; managed a total of 250 personnel.
â€¢ Defined and streamlined company operations and standardized Construction/ Project management reporting of schedule performance, financial data, change management controls and schedule analyses. Saved company and clients more than $100M due to timely proactive forecasting.
â€¢ Oversight management and contract development for 4 new coal projects including boilers and turbines; and 20 Air Quality Control installations, emissions mitigation and control installations, including major cooling equipment.
GENERAL ELECTRIC, Power Division, Norcross, Georgia â€¢ 1999-2006
A diversified technology leader, with equipment manufacturing, media and financial services company serving customers in more than 100 countries and employing more than 300,000 people worldwide.
WIND Supply Chain Manager / Senior Project Manager/ /Director, Project Controls: Developed new wind projects with potential clients. Managed G.E. internal manufacturing supply chain for international and domestic gear production and deliveries, to match sales proposals and existing project demands.
â€¢ As Director of Project Controls- was challenged with turning around, staffing, managing and controlling an active $250M USD backlog of fossil power work. Managed the Construction Management Program and Process development of Integrated Project Controls and Estimating departments. Hired and trained 35 new employees; managed a staff of 100 nationwide. Developed and implemented project management procedures; utilized Six Sigma methodologies to streamline operations.
â€¢ Oversight management of 29 Simple Cycle projects and 4 Combined Cycle projects 3 domestic and 1 international (Wales). Each project contained 2 HRSGâ€™s, 2 Gas Turbines and 1 Steam Turbine.
Project in Wales was first of a kind model run for G.E. Gas Turbine.
â€¢ 95% of all projects planned and executed on or ahead of schedule and 90% of all projects executed on or below budget.
â€¢ Sr. Project Manager integrating G.E. acquisition company into G.E. power business line. Directed EPCS installation of new Hot Waste Gas Turbine at operating refinery for Valero; Paulsboro, New Jersey. Developed integrated Subcontracting plan and award with local Construction company for shutdown and pre-shutdown construction activities and testing.
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Summary positions held at Bechtel; Fossil / Nuclear Power industries; Oil & Gas, Refinery,
International Regional Business Manager
Project Controls Manager
COMBINED CYCLE PROJECTS
â€¢ Selkirk II- - 1 Unit Comb Cycle-275 MGW New York â€“Makowski and Associates -UNION
1. Schedule-33 month-Guaranteed -Delivered 29 months
2. Budget $850 million proposed- executed $800 million
â€¢ Hermiston- -2 Unit Comb Cycle- 470 MGW Oregon-U.S Generating Company-NON-UNION
1. Schedule 32 months- Guaranteed-Delivered 29 months
2. Budget $500 million proposed-executed-$450 million
Nuclear Projects detail available on separate page
EDUCATION & TRAINING
International Business Management Program
Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering and Construction Management
Michigan Technological University
Certified Six Sigma Green Belt â€“ G.E. Six Sigma- Master Program
Construction Industry Institute â€“ Research Team Member
Adjunct Professor â€“ Georgia Tech
Consultant â€“ Gerson Lehrman
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