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Ron Campbell

Power Generation - Project/Construction Manager/Estimator

Camas, WA

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Qualifications: 
 
40 plus years of Heavy Industrial Construction project experience. I have 
the ability to staff and manage a project site with known professionals. 
The ability to manage contractual obligations to the customer, while 
managing project risks and opportunities. The ability to review drawings, 
plans and contract specifications and perform quantity material take offs, 
calculate man-hours and labor cost - all in an effort to provide a detailed 
cost quotation/estimates. I have a ZERO tolerance for any type of 
foolishness, and or non-sense on a project site, Safety is truly #1. First. 
I have the ability to develop and interpret CPM schedules. I have the 
ability to supervise, coordinate, and sequence project work activities to 
minimize interference between various trades and contractors on 
projects. I can also provide technical input and support, to resolve 
potential construct-ability issues. I can develop WBS, work break down 
structures in support of estimates and proposals. 
I can act as Liaison between client/owners, engineers, contractors, 
subcontractors, and craft labor in an effort to ensure that project 
construction complies with drawings and specifications in support of 
project schedules overall quality and project costs. 
I have the ability to support Sales and Business Development activities 
from both a technical and commercial standpoint.

Work Experience

Project Manager / Estimator

NAES Power Contractors, Inc.
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Issaquah, WA
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July 2012 to February 2015

Project Manager/Estimator 
 
Site Manager LM6000 Gas Turbine installation, Soldotna, AK  
Projects estimator - Boiler construction, maintenance and repair, piping systems, hydroelectric maintenance and repair. 
 
Detailed resume upon request: RLC1212@aol.com

Project Manager/Estimator

Holman Boiler Works, Inc.
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Dallas, TX
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May 2011 to June 2012

Project Manager, Field installation and Shop fabrication of Boiler pressure parts. Economizers,Superheater assemblies and boiler tube panels. Engineering coordination, project scheduling, and materials and services procurement. Subcontractor management.

Contractor - Project/Construction Manager

PacifiCorp Energy, Hunter Gen
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Castle Dale, UT
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January 2011 to April 2011

21M project value. 
Unit #2 Boiler Outage and addition of Alstom Low NOx burners and associated NOx ducting system. Boiler reinforcement structural upgrade 
project, for Boiler furnace and Economizer backpass. Subcontract 
management of (2) Alstom FSE, Insulators, Lead Abatement , 
Instrument and Electrical sub-contractors. Coordination of Outage and 
Capital project activities with plant management.

Project Manager

Holman Boiler Works
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Dallas, TX
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September 2010 to January 2011

Contractor, Project Manager 1.5M project value 
Package boiler shop fabrication in Holman, Commerce Street shop 
Dallas, TX 
Manage boiler build, interface with Engineering, purchasing 
departments, and subcontractor coordination. 1.5M value with 35+% net 
profit, and delivery of boiler two weeks ahead of original schedule.

Construction Manager

LotusWorks CM
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Vancouver, WA
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January 2009 to August 2010

Consultant, Site Project Manager, Dry Forks Station 
480MW Greenfield Power Generation project in Gillette, WY 
Construction Mgmt. contract position for Westcon Industries, Bismarck, 
ND 
30M dollar BOP Balance of Plant piping installation contract with BEPC- 
Basin Electric Power Coop. 
Site project management responsibilities, Safety, Quality, Schedule, and 
Cost control. On site management of 22- Field ofc. Support staff, 167- direct hire craft and 3-subcontractors with crew of 55 craft. 
Daily Contract management and reporting, customer relations duties and responsibilities.

Boilermaker

Boilermakers Local
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Spokane, WA
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1983 to 2009

in various types of Heavy Industrial construction, maintenance and repair. 
Petro-Chemical refinery, Boiler erection, maintenance/repair petro-chemical 
Maintenance and nuclear power plant construction & outages. 
Babcock & Wilcox Const. Co. - Boilermaker GF - Boiler Erection 
Bechtel Power Corp. - Boilermaker FM - Nuclear Plant Const. 
J.A.Jones Services Co. - Boilermaker - Boiler maint./repair 
Pittsburgh-Des Moines Steel Co. - Boilermaker FM - Nuclear Power Const. 
Far-West Mechanical Inc. - QA/QC Welding inspector - Nuclear Const. 
Snelson Construction Co. - Boilermaker FM - Petro/Chemical maint. 
Clark-Ullman Welding - BM/Welder Foreman - Boiler maint. /repair 
Bostrom / Bergen Metal Products - QA Inspector - Nuclear Power Const. 
Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. - Boilermaker/Welder - Petro Tank Const. 
 
Member Boilermakers Local #242 Spokane, WA. Reg.# 1773409 
RETIRED JULY 2009

Construction Manager/Consultant

PSEG - Construction Div
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Newark, NJ
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August 2008 to December 2008

Construction management for scheduled planned annual outage and (7) Plant Betterment Projects. 
Coordination with Capital Projects, contractor Shaw Group, for tie-in of 
BET, new back end technology clean air project, FGD and associated 
equipment.

HRSG Superintendent 2 X 1 Combined Cycle Vogt-Nem HRSG's

Black & Veatch Construction Inc
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Antioch, CA
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November 2007 to July 2008

On site contractor coordination and construction erection of (2) HRSG's. 
Change order cost tracking, evaluation and negotiations. Provide 
technical direction of HRSG erection and BOP High energy piping 
systems. Project coordination of multiple subcontractors.

Project Manager/Estimator- Power Plant Services Div

Irwin Industries Inc
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Long Beach, CA
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July 2006 to October 2007

Estimator for scheduled planned outages and capital equipment 
installations on fossil/coal fired generating units. Proposal development and presentations to include manpower projections, work breakdown 
structures, CPM schedules and associated detailed cost estimates. 
Site Project Manager for the installation of two GE - LM6000 and 
SCR's, Greenfield projects. Management of multi-subcontractors and field staff of 15 project support personnel.

Sr. Construction Manager/Consultant - Duke Energy Moss Landing

MBEngineers Inc
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Salt Lake City, UT
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November 2005 to June 2006

Power Plant, Moss Landing, CA 
Fast track installation Project, EPC of Nebraska package boiler D-type 
100,000 pph, to include new economizer, structural steel support steel, and piping systems installations. Planning, scheduling, and project 
controls responsibilities. Subcontractor coordination and interface with plant operations/maintenance departments. Enforcement of welding 
codes and standards, quality control and safety responsibilities and reviews. Planning and coordination with site contractor Babcock & Wilcox Construction.

Manager Power Div. - Boiler maintenance and repair contracting

Enerfab
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Oconto Falls, WI
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November 2003 to September 2005

Business development, Firm price/Lump sum estimating and Site project 
management responsibilities. Wisconsin div. branch manager after the assets only purchase of 110 year old mechanical contracting firm, 
Phillips Getschow Company. Managed client relations and bid proposal 
development for various customers in Wisconsin. Alliant Energy, 
Wisconsin Public Services and Wisconsin Energy. Bid and managed 
Boiler maintenance projects at several Pulp & Paper mills such as 
Georgia Pacific, Appleton Coating, and Domtar Paper.

Mechanical Boiler Engineer/Outage Coordinator/Estimator

Key Technical Solutions, Inc
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Madison, WI
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September 2002 to November 2003

Alliant Energy - WI Power & Light, Wisconsin & Iowa generating stations. 
Provided shift coverage for planned major maintenance outage and Capital 
Improvement Project at Nelson Dewey Generating Station Cassville, WI. 
Project Engineer for coordination for various site contractors and interface between Plant Operations and Maintenance departments. Installation of 
Over Fired Air System (OFA) for Nox Reduction. Replacement of re-entry 
throats and (6) Cyclone Burners. Design, modification and upgrade of various piping systems. P&ID's updates and isometric field sketch 
development, with associated materials list.

Project Manager / Estimator

Frank LILL & Son Inc
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Webster, NY
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2001 to 2002

HRSG erection 2-units Foster Wheeler, BOP equipment installation, 
BOP field/site piping fabrication and installation. 
Site representative for contractor during the construction of 2X1 gas fired 
combined cycle power plant in Newington, NH. Planning/ scheduling of equipment, materials, manpower. On site office management, contract 
administration, processing and tracking RFI's and FCN extra work, change 
order log control, negotiations and processing. 
Material take offs and labor cost calculations for approval of change orders, and extra work scope tasks.

Construction Manager / Estimator / Sales

General Equipment Mechanical LLC
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Vancouver, WA
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1997 to 2001

Review RFQ's plans, drawings, and specifications and estimate materials and labor for lump sum/firm price quotations. 
Bid preparation and proposal presentations. 
Project management, client and labor relations responsibilities. 
Managed multiple projects and maintained profit center for companies Heavy 
Industrial Div., Boiler repair and Piping systems installations.

Project Manager / Estimator/ Sales Rep

Industra Services Corp
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Portland, OR
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1992 to 1997

Expanded company's capability to include piping fabrication and installation. 
Estimated firm price / lump sum and time and materials bid requests RFQ's. 
Bid proposal presentations, subcontractor bid solicitations. 
Project management for shutdowns and boiler outages. Power, Hog fueled 
waste wood and Recovery boilers maintenance and repairs.

Construction Manager / Estimator/ Sales Rep

West Coast Mechanical Inc
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Portland, OR
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1988 to 1992

Pre bid work scope reviews, estimating firm price / lump sum and time and materials projects. 
Solicited subcontractors' bids, subcontractor negotiations, pre construction 
planning and project plan development and review with craft labor and supervision. 
Bid preparation / proposals presentations and project contract administration. 
Project management of multiple projects, successfully meeting or exceeding 
project goals. Hog fuel/waste wood and power boiler experience.

Construction Manager

McCambridge Mechanical Inc
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Vancouver, WA
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1985 to 1988

Boiler & Steam Turbine installations / maintenance and repair contractor. 
Estimating of piping systems fabrication and installations, bid preparation and submittals for main steam, condensate, lube oil and associated piping 
systems. Lump sum / firm price quotations. Project management for boiler 
outages and piping installation projects, craft labor supervision and management.

Project Superintendent / Estimator

Power Maintenance Inc
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Paramount, CA
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1983 to 1985

HRSG / Power boiler installation maintenance and repair. Performed new 
installations, scheduled maintenance and emergency repairs. 
Field supervision of craft labor, Millwrights, Boilermakers, and Pipefitters. 
Bid preparation / firm price, unit pricing, and time and materials estimates. 
Managed and supervised various maintenance and capital projects at 
Southern California Edison across the entire fleet of Generating stations.

Apprenticeship Graduate and Journeyman Craftsmen

Boilermakers Local
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Seattle, WA
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1973 to 1983