George T. McLaughlin PMP® (Project Management)

 

NAME GEORGE T. MC LAUGHLIN, PMP, CCM
POSITION / TITLE PRINCIPAL
EDUCATION
  • Executive MBA, Wharton School/University of Pennsylvania, 1981
  • MS/Engineering, The CatholicUniversity of America, 1975
  • BS/Engineering, United States Naval Academy, 1965
EXPERIENCE:
PROJECT MANAGEMENT
  • $900 Million Iron Purification Plant (HBI) – Program Manager, Provided major prime contractor with on-site full-time project and construction management services over a 14 month construction duration period.  Services resulted in resolution of major managerial issues between Owner and this prime contractor.
  • World-Wide Data Center ProgramProgram Manager, managed initiation, strategic planning, alternative analysis and Front End Loading including site selection, facility and infrastructure design and EPC contractor selection.  Coordinated information technology strategy consultants, concept design consultants and numerous owner entities for replacement of world-wide data centers for a global pharmaceutical company.  Utilized structured capital Project Delivery Process consistent with corporate leadership expectations.
  • Oil Sands Upgrader – Project Manager of Sulphur Recovery and Hydrogen Projects – Developed and issued Request for Proposal for both Sulphur and Hydrogen projects.  Sulphur contracting strategy was lump sum engineer, procure, construct and Hydrogen was lump sum turnkey.  Prepared cost estimate for Hydrogen project.
  • Oil Sands Downstream Program Management – Developed a comprehensive Program Management and Execution Plan and Manual.  This program management manual documented current practices and established programmatic-level bases for areas where existing practices presented opportunities for upgrading.
  • High Technology Office and Laboratory Complex – Project Manager – Managed conceptual design, detailed engineering, procurement, construction, and startup phases of mechanical and controls / automation scope of work.
  • Program Execution Planning – Program Management – Provided overall Program Management for development of master plans for roughly 100 Regulatory Consent Decree projects for a major international pharmaceutical company.  Master Plans defined schedule, manpower and cost.  Provided initial startup for an owner Project Management Office (PMO).
  • $1.6 Billion Natural Gas Pipeline Project – Conducted extensive management review and assessment regarding the properness of all aspects of this major capital investment.  Work included analysis of As-Planned and As-Built schedule.
  • $750 Million Pharmaceutical Launch Facility – Conducted review and analysis of alteration (changed work) orders (approximately 1000) to determine responsibility for overruns.
  • $2 Billion Natural Gas Processing Plant – Conducted review of project schedule for the execution of this project which was nearing completion of the basic / conceptual design.  The scheduled duration and sequencing of startup as well as other matters were in dispute.
POSITIONS HELD  
  • MCLAUGHLIN & MCLAUGHLIN, Austin Texas 1992 to present PRINCIPAL
  • WEM, INC, Sacramento, California 1991 to 1992 PRESIDENT
  • THE ATMOS GROUP, Kenilworth, New Jersey 1987 to 1991 PRESIDENT
  • PATHFINDER, INC., Cherry Hill, New Jersey
    • 1981 to 1986 VICE PRESIDENT
    • (1984 to 1986) GENERAL MANAGER
    • (1981 to 1983) PRINCIPAL ASSOCIATE (1981)
  • SELBY BATTERSBY & COMPANY, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1979 to 1980 MANAGER – MARINE CONSTRUCTION
  • NUCLEAR INSTALLATION SERVICES COMPANY, Cherry Hill, New Jersey 1978 to 1979 PROJECT MANAGER / CONTROLLER
  • UNITED STATES NAVY, 1965 to 1978 COMMANDER
REGISTRATION 
  • Certified Construction Manager (CCM) – No. 8600
  • GENERAL CONTRACTOR, California “B” No. 776808
  • Project Management Professional (PMPR) – No. 215340
  • Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International (AACEI) – Member and Speaker
  • College of Performance Management – Member and Speaker
  • American Bar Association – Member
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) – Member and Speaker
  • Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) – Member
OTHER/REMARKS

 

SEMINARS PREPARED AND PRESENTED (3 to 21+ day duration)

  • Project Management (many clients, levels and industries)
  • Project Definition Rating Index (PDRI)
  • Changes, Claims and Pricing
  • Geothermal Power Plant Startup
  • Cost Engineering, Management, Estimating, & Control
  • Strategic Planning of Capital Ventures
  • Contracting (development and administration)
  • Contracting Pitfalls
  • Planning and Scheduling
  • Independent Project Reviews (diagnostic techniques)
  • Project Management for Environmental Projects
  • Claims and Disputes – Contract Baselines, Time & Progress Management, Schedule and Delay Analyses