Highly motivated, analytical, and detail-oriented MBA Candidate with Project Management / Mechanical Engineering background. Proven record of leading integrated teams in planning and executing complex scopes with distinguished cost, schedule, and safety performance. Five years of professional experience driving a diverse portfolio of domestic and international Petroleum and Petrochemical installations, both Upstream and Downstream, onshore, offshore, and
Highly motivated, analytical, and detail-oriented MBA Candidate with Project Management / Mechanical Engineering background. Proven record of leading integrated teams in planning and executing complex scopes with distinguished cost, schedule, and safety performance. Five years of professional experience driving a diverse portfolio of domestic and international Petroleum and Petrochemical installations, both Upstream and Downstream, onshore, offshore, and subsea. Exceptional communication skills, particularly with translating technical developments into business results.
Project Engineer @ Project Engineer for the downstream North American Growth Venture ($5.9B) Process Controls Project. Managed a suite of Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractor teams in the development and execution of Process Control demolitions, revamps, installations and programming in support of the overall petrochemical venture. Served as the liaison between the Process Controls Project and the other major projects under the venture, coordinating progress and ensuring timely, uniform resolution of cross-project challenges with maximum benefit to the overall venture. From September 2014 to August 2015 (1 year) Project Manager @ Developed, coordinated, and executed upstream ExxonMobil Production Company projects for affiliates with undeveloped project management resources, primarily in West Africa. Projects ranged from $5M-$150M gross funded as Operating Exenditure (OPEX), Abandonment Expenditure (ABEX), Capital Expenditure (CAPEX), or a combination. Project scopes included installation, repair, maintenance, and decommissioning of primarily offshore and subsea hydrocarbon production equipment and infrastructure.
Specific duties included, but were not limited to, execution planning, design & engineering management, contracting & contract management, cost estimation & controls, scheduling, and materials management. From July 2012 to August 2014 (2 years 2 months) Board Member @ Coordinated and facilitated alumni events for interested alumni living or working in Washington, D.C. and the surrounding area. From September 2010 to June 2012 (1 year 10 months) Washington D.C. Metro AreaCost Engineer @ Worked with project planners and designers as well as outside engineering firms to generate highly-detailed cost estimates of downstream ExxonMobil Capital Projects. Project investment levels ranged from $250M to $3.1B gross and covered onshore demolitions, revamps, and installations in Saudi Arabia, Belgium, and Singapore. Estimates were developed through different stages of project development including early planning, concept selection, optimization, and definition.
Specific Cost Engineering activities included, but were not limited to, engineering drawing reviews, productivity analysis & adjustments, vendor quote interpretation & conditioning, contingency evaluation & application, foreign exchange adjustments, development of expenditure & resource requirement profiles, and reconciliations between staged cost estimates. From August 2010 to June 2012 (1 year 11 months) Project Management Intern @ Developed and implemented an Excel tool to assist the Project Management Division's Resource Development Coordinator with the analysis of the project workload. The tool enables the detailed breakdown of supply and demand of employees and contractors according to categories such as positions, career stage, and discipline which provides an unprecedented view of the true workload surpluses and deficits. An additional focus was centered on the user-interface and aesthetic appeal.
Gained an understanding of project development, project staffing, and workload management
Interfaced with several subject matter experts to update and upgrade a new-hire course on ExxonMobil cost engineering From May 2009 to August 2009 (4 months) Mechanical Engineering Intern @ Applied mechanical engineering and business management skills and knowledge acquired at Lehigh University to a variety of tasks ranging from product design and 3-D modeling to presentations on innovation and incentive programs
Directly supervised and mentored by the Manager of Product Applications From May 2008 to August 2008 (4 months)
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Entrepreneurial Management @ University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School From 2015 to 2017 B.S., Mechanical Engineering @ Lehigh University From 2006 to 2010 North Hunterdon Regional High School From 2002 to 2006 Alex Kubo is skilled in: Analytics, Team Leadership, Project Management, Writing, Engineering Analysis, Engineering, Microsoft Office, Excel, Microsoft Excel, Management, Contract Management, Project Engineering, Energy, Leadership, Petroleum
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