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Bruce Bradley CEP
Regional Estimating Manager at Technip USA
United States, Houston
www.askvisory.com/bruce

Why you should speak with me:

Bruce has 32 years of experience in the Oil & Energy industry. Bruce is currently a Regional Estimating Manager at Technip USA.

Summary:

Professional estimating career has entirely served the Engineering / Procurement / Construction / Maintenance industry, specifically in the Petroleum, Petrochemical and Chemical markets. Have accumulated over 32 years experience in Estimating for both domestic and international projects. Began career with Jacobs Engineering in 1980, started at Litwin Engineers & Constructors in 1987, moved to Fluor in 1996 and started at The Shaw Group in April 2010. Personal growth has been augmented through increasing responsibilities of specific assignments and department management. Estimating capabilities have ranged from conceptual/rough order of magnitude to detailed/lump sum turn key.

Career History

Enterprise:
Technip USA 
Position:
Regional Estimating Manager 
Summary:
Responsible for all onshore and offshore estimates for the North American Region of Technip. 
Year:
Oct 2011 – Present
Enterprise:
AACE International 
Position:
Member 
Summary:
Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International 
Year:
Jan 2002 – Present
Enterprise:
The Shaw Group 
Position:
Estimating Manager 
Summary:
Provide technical and administrative direction to Estimating Department and Energy & Chemicals Business Line Management. Serve as an intra-corporate expert on Estimating methods, procedures, systems and the development of historical information. Assist with tactical planning and responsible for maintenance of estimating techniques. Assist/develop budgets and capital expenditures. Lead internal and external customers to the best systems and methods for their application. Manage all personnel activities (hiring, terminating, promotions, salary changes, career path counseling and mentoring) over all direct reports. 
Year:
Apr 2010 – Oct 2011
Enterprise:
Fluor Corporation 
Position:
Director, Estimating 
Summary:
Directs all activities with respect to estimate quality, execution, planning, staffing, consistency, systems training and employee performance appraisal, career development and counseling. Provides technical and administrative direction to the core estimating group. Provides support for all estimating strategic objectives and initiatives. Directs estimating operations in all areas. Planning of effective developmental activities for department personnel. Maximizing opportunities for employee empowerment and continuous improvement through effective organization and job structure. Providing training and coaching for maximizing performance of department personnel. 
Year:
Sep 1996 – Mar 2010
Enterprise:
Litwin Engineers & Constructors, Inc. 
Position:
Project Estimator 
Summary:
Skillfully utilized estimating methods and the expertise of other project professionals to establish high quality total project estimates according to client and project management requirements. Developed material, labor and sub-contract take-offs, coordinated information between engineering, purchasing and construction and assisted in determining the execution plan for the project. Executed indirect and conceptual estimates as required. Had direct contact with the client and frequently interfaced with contractors in the field. Also had direct contact with all required functional areas. 
Year:
Jun 1987 – Sep 1996
Enterprise:
Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc 
Position:
Estimating/Materials Control 
Summary:
Developed materials management plan on assigned projects. Maintained material/equipment status level reporting, coordinated shop fabrication activities (both piping and structural steel) and maintained liaison with jobsite, to support inventory control. Expedited the completion of materials management related activities in conjunction with the project schedule. Field experience gained at multiple DOE-Strategic Petroleum Reserve sites in Texas and Louisiana. Controlled and processed bulk material purchase requisitions on assigned projects for all commodities (pipe, steel, electrical and instrumentation). Anticipated problem areas and advised project task force of corrective action. Developed procedure on materials handling. Supported estimating with all material take-offs. 
Year:
Nov 1980 – Jun 1986

Education & Qualifications

University:
Texas A&M University 
Degree:
Bachelor of Business Administration 
Year:
1979 

Other Qualifications & Awards

Languages Spoken

Industry Focus:
Chemicals
Oil & Energy
Business Areas:
Any Business Area

Key Skills:

Location Productivity Multipliers and Site Location Factors developed through clear understanding of the USGC (United States Gulf Coast) region related to construction history.

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