George Anderson

George Anderson, P. Eng.

Senior Consultant

Professional Profile Overview

Mechanical Engineer, Project Engineer and Project Management Professional with over 22 years of experience in the Industrial Engineering, Procurement and Construction Industry. Work has been predominately in Canada on Energy Projects, Plant Utilities, Midstream and Rail Distribution Interface projects during the Front End, Detailed Engineering, Procurement and Construction phases. International experience working in the United States, as well as global sourcing of engineered and fabricated equipment.
Familiar with reimbursable, lump sum, fixed fee, fee at risk and other modes of contract as applied in the Canadian marketplace. Skilled in developing, planning and executing scopes of work, developing schedules, resource planning, reporting & managing inter-disciplinary teams of up to 45 engineers and designers in the EPC environment. Extensive experience with managing drawings and technical interfaces between disciplines at both the Project and Corporate level. Experienced in managing and facilitating interfaces across engineering discipline silos as well as non-technical project groups. Have worked with and in joint venture teams, multi office execution teams, vendors and sub-contractors, as well as Client Engineering & Project teams. Oversight of design/fabrication vendors including QA/QC reviews, issue resolution, and monitoring.

 

Home office engineering skills in leadership of Mechanical Engineering teams consisting of Static Equipment, Rotating Equipment, Metallurgy, and HVAC specialties. Working leader skilled at applying communication and project management principles at the work front to effectively execute scope and manage change. Skilled at technical presentations and logistic constructability challenges.

 

Active member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA), and the Project Management Institute (PMI).

 

Technical and Commercial Management Competencies

Coordination of engineering design and issue resolution, constructability review, Procurement planning, earned value management and reporting, project controls, contract administration, change management, claims, scope development, and scope management.

 

Core Expertise

  • Evaluation of Mechanical Equipment Tenders
  • Scheduling & Staff Planning
  • Earned Value Management & Project Controls
  • Scope Management & Change Control
  • Service Requisition / MRP technical documents
  • Identification and Resolution of technical issues affecting scope and schedule
  • PO and Contract Technical Support
  • Oversight of Sub-vendor QA/QC

 

Project Experience

  • Surmount 2 (ConocoPhillips Canada) >$2B
  • Syncrude UE-1 (Mildred Lake) >$10B
  • RFCCU Refinery Expansion (Irving Oil) >$2B
  • Petro-Canada EDD (Edmonton) >$900MM
  • Strachan Gas Plant (Keyera) >$200MM
  • Miller Thompson Delay Claim Report
  • Utah Lime Plant Expansion (Continental Lime)
  • Millennium Project (Ft. McMurray)
  • Ridout Barron Project Billing Analysis

IT and Other Skills

  • Microsoft Suite
  • Estimating and Scheduling software
  • Project Management Software
  • Public Speaking 
  • Fluent in Spanish

Professional Designations/Affiliations

  • Professional Engineer (APEGA)
  • B.A.Sc. (Civil Engineering, UBC)
  • Project Management Professional (PMI)
  • Dale Carnegie Leadership
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