Project & Construction Management / Electrical / Civil / Mechanical + Quality Assurance / Wind / Solar / Battery Storage / Substation / Transmission Line
Tarkio, Missouri, United States
Trainer @ MedSurge Advances Trained physicians, nurses and aestheticians on how to perform light bases therapies. Trained office staff on how to do a break-even analysis and understand budgets. From 2005 to 2006 (1 year) Project Construction Manager (Contractor) @ ComEd Oversight of contractors who are performing work activities throughout ComEd's service area.New High Voltage Transmission lineLine...
Trainer @ MedSurge Advances Trained physicians, nurses and aestheticians on how to perform light bases therapies. Trained office staff on how to do a break-even analysis and understand budgets. From 2005 to 2006 (1 year) Project Construction Manager (Contractor) @ ComEd Oversight of contractors who are performing work activities throughout ComEd's service area.New High Voltage Transmission lineLine ReconductoringPole ReplacementPier FoundationsSubstation expansion and updatesDemolitionCivilMechanicalElectricalRight of WayEasementsLandowner IssuesCrop DamageRestorationRoad CommissionersCity PlannersCity and County Conditional Use PermitsLocating Land Owners using Parcel Identification Numbers at the tax officeFAA Air SpacePre ConstructionProject Closeout From April 2016 to August 2019 (3 years 5 months) Greater Chicago AreaConstruction Manager @ OCI Solar Power LLC I represent the owner's interest for the installation and commissioning of a 39.6 MW solar project west of San Antonio Texas. Final inspection and acceptance of collection system, transformers, inverters, 138 KV substation and transmission line. From February 2014 to August 2014 (7 months) TexasElectrical Superintendent / Consultant (Contract) @ Enel Green Power North America Trace received the second highest award in the company for his efforts in successfully supervised the installation of the Medium Voltage collection system. • Found multiple contractor short comings and used the findings to write a “lessons learned” which were incorporated into the contract for the next project. • Developed a tracking spreadsheet that showed where the gaps were in the process which helped to balance resources and reduce delays. • Advised the contractor how to adjust activities and balance resources and subsequently increase production and accelerate the project schedule. Other duties includeSubstation and Transmission Line QALogistics SupervisorCivil SupervisorInstallation & Commissioning Tracking / ReportingSafety From June 2013 to February 2014 (9 months) Kansas - Buffalo DunesProject Site Manager (contract position) @ REpower Systems SE • Took over a troubled project with a high turnover rate that was behind schedule. • Finished the project on time and I was recognized by the customer and general contractor for professionalism.• 102.5 MW installation of turbines for the manufacturer’s largest client in the USA. • Recognized for leadership and outstanding project management abilities. From July 2012 to December 2012 (6 months) Rio VistaLogistics Operations Manager (Contract position) @ Vectora Transportation • Coordinated hundreds of oversized loads from sea ports, rail yards and land ports, in the USA and Canada. • Inspected cargo on ship at seaport, met with boat Captains, Stevedores, Surveyors and port authorities. • Developed a tracking spreadsheet that brought order to an otherwise chaotic process. • Daily interaction with customer, owner’s rep, general contractor, railyard managers, truck drivers and off load crews.· Watched vessels discharge and interacted with port Captains, ship Captains, Stevedores, Surveyors and crews.• Obtained first Mate’s reports, inspected cargo for signs of damage before and after offload. From May 2012 to July 2012 (3 months) USA & CanadaSenior Operations & Policy Analyst @ Oregon Department of Energy • Rewrote the administrative rules to be a production based incentive that was fair and equitable for the tax-payers. • Worked with project developers and taught the importance of proper “feasible studies” and implemented a program using SoDAR technology to reduce project risks. • Briefed executive management on several important policies issues during my tenure. Subject Matter Expert Wind PowerCommunity Scale Renewables, Utility Scale Renewables, Solar, Wind Power Integration, Distributed Generation and Demand Side Management DSM, Wind Resource Assessment and Feasibility Studies, Remote Monitoring, Siting & Micro-sitingUtility IRPs (Intregrated Resource Plan) AssessmentTransmission & Smart Grid, RegulationInteracts with NREL / BLM / US FWS / ODFW / DoDMeet with key stakeholders and developersPolicy, Public Utility CommissionStorage solutions, Battery and Hydro From March 2011 to March 2012 (1 year 1 month) Salem, OregonProgram Manager & Instructor over Renewable Energy & Instrumentation (Contract Position) @ Amarillo College Developed and taught classes in Renewable Energy• Wind Power, Safety, Power Generation, High Voltage, Transmission and Distribution, Bio-Fuels, Wind Business. • Developed and Taught classes. Scheduled other Instructors. In charge of department Budget, approved all Purchases From July 2009 to December 2010 (1 year 6 months) Amarillo, Texas AreaOperations & Maintenance Manager @ UpWind Solutions Inc. • Took over a 148 MW site that was six months behind in preventative maintenances and brought it current in 90 days. • Reorganized tasks & tooling, coordinated with techs, listened to their concerns, planned & scheduled accordingly. * Maintained a 99.2% turbine availability.* Developed work breakdown structure (WBS) for thirty day, semiannual and annual maintenance.* Performed all site EH&S duties and inspected fall protection and safety equipment From April 2009 to June 2009 (3 months) Lincoln KansasConstruction Manager / Project Manager @ Clipper Windpower • Successfully turned around a 100MW, $260MM project and started recognizing revenue for the company. • Managed the assembly, installation and commissioning of a 125MW, $325MM project. • Streamlined many work procedures and implemented processes, significantly reducing assembly times and costs. • Managed logistics, assembly, installation, commissioning, and documentation along with daily reporting.• Significantly reduced procurement costs in many areas, by setting up accounts with national vendors.* Heavy planning, scheduling and coordination of project activities and ensured compliance to the written work procedures.* Performed site EH & Safety role in addition to site construction manager and QA/QC duties, walk-down and turnover.* Revised and updated EH & Safety manuals to comply with OSHA 1910 & 1926 safety standards.* Used project management Schedule, Scope, Budget methodologies to keep projects on track and on budget. From May 2007 to March 2009 (1 year 11 months) Regional Operations Manager (Texas & Louisiana) @ Cottman Transmission • Trained store managers and new owners in sales, software system and listening techniques.• Increased territory sales from 82% to 126% of the target goal.• Performed P&L statements and Break-even analysis monthly, for stores in his territory. From January 2005 to February 2006 (1 year 2 months) Account Manager @ MilesTek • Led the company in prospecting new accounts with approximately a 342% increase in new business revenues. • Increased additional revenues by getting customers to try other product lines that we carried. • Coached team members on customer service, professionalism and the importance of product knowledge. From January 2002 to July 2003 (1 year 7 months) Denton TexasProject Manager II @ Alcatel I was asked to take over project management responsibilities for the largest and most challenging customer in the division. After meeting with the client, I decided to redefined the project scope to align the project to meet the customer’s requirements and expectations. • Successfully developed and implemented controls and processes which significantly reduced logistical costs and international tariffs. He received a significant achievement award for his efforts. • Developed the most stable software release to the customer and implemented the new software into a live network, without losing any traffic, received 2nd significant achievement award. • Convinced upper management to upgrade the customer’s hardware to increase capacity and run the new software. This effort allowed us to generate 2 million dollars in revenue.• Received a 3rd significant achievement award and was laid off with 10,000 of his co-workers. From December 1999 to April 2001 (1 year 5 months) Plano TexasSoldier Medic @ US Army Army MedicServed with DistinctionGraduated Top 5% of Class (Medic School)Honorable DischargeSecurity Clearance From September 1992 to September 1995 (3 years 1 month) Wind Energy Consultant @ Ameren Missouri, United StatesConstruction Manager / Electrical Superintendent (Contract) @ EDF Renewable Energy Construction Manager Electrical Superintendent / Owner's Representative Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Safety & Quality Assurance, Documentation, I&C, Warranty, Project Close Out138 KV Collection Substation 138 KV Transmission Line138 KV Switch yard POIOversight of EDF's first battery storage site. 19.8 MW Battery Storage.Build relationships with road commissioners, landowners and local utility. Ensure that project is built to the IFC drawings and all changes approved are captured. Development and micro-siting. From August 2014 to February 2016 (1 year 7 months) USA
2005 to 2006
Project Construction Manager (Contractor)
April 2016 to August 2019
Greater Chicago Area
OCI Solar Power LLC
February 2014 to August 2014
Enel Green Power North America
Electrical Superintendent / Consultant (Contract)
June 2013 to February 2014
Kansas - Buffalo Dunes
REpower Systems SE
Project Site Manager (contract position)
July 2012 to December 2012
Logistics Operations Manager (Contract position)
May 2012 to July 2012
USA & Canada
Oregon Department of Energy
Senior Operations & Policy Analyst
March 2011 to March 2012
Program Manager & Instructor over Renewable Energy & Instrumentation (Contract Position)
July 2009 to December 2010
Amarillo, Texas Area
UpWind Solutions Inc.
Operations & Maintenance Manager
April 2009 to June 2009
Construction Manager / Project Manager
May 2007 to March 2009
Regional Operations Manager (Texas & Louisiana)
January 2005 to February 2006
January 2002 to July 2003
Project Manager II
December 1999 to April 2001
September 1992 to September 1995
Wind Energy Consultant
Missouri, United States
EDF Renewable Energy
Construction Manager / Electrical Superintendent (Contract)
August 2014 to February 2016
Trained physicians, nurses and aestheticians on how to perform light bases therapies. Trained office staff on how to do a break-even analysis and understand budgets. Trained physicians, nurses and aestheticians on how to perform light bases therapies. Trained office staff on how to do a break-even analysis and understand budgets.
What company does Trace Megenbier work for?
Trace Megenbier works for MedSurge Advances
What is Trace Megenbier's role at MedSurge Advances?
Trace Megenbier is Trainer
What industry does Trace Megenbier work in?
Trace Megenbier works in the Utilities industry.
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