DENNIS W. PYLAND
DENNIS.PYLAND@GMAIL.COM | 832-888-9868
INSPECTION | CONSTRUCTION | PROJECT MANAGEMENT
PMP, CWI, CCM, NACE CIP1, API 1169, CES - Experienced Construction Management & Project Management Professional with significant experience that spans over 2 decades including managing a variety of industrial projects involving pipelines, gas processing, liquid storage, compressor stations, and petrochemical plants managing EPC and EPCM models as contractor and owners representative with 49 CFR 192 and 195 experience for mechanical and electrical power cabling and control systems. Extensive travel and experience in complete project life cycle from conceptual studies to full EPC/EPCM mandates.
Highly skilled in qualifying and managing contractors to drive efficiencies and reduce nonproductive time, schedule performance, and cost. Complex projects with the ability to stay at construction site for extended periods of time to foster results. Extensive boots on the ground construction knowledge of pipelines, interconnect site, pumps stations, meter stations, gas process facilities, and maintenance of these facilities including estimating.
o Pipeline construction, integrity, and maintenance expertise including mechanical, electrical power and controls cabling and systems.
o Experienced Amine, Dehy, Compressor, TO, Dewpoint plant decommissioning & preservation
o Experience with cut / fill specifications and methodology including testing
o Reading and interpreting complex construction drawings and specifications
o Development of scopes and RFQ’s, RFI management, and change order avoidance/reductions
o Heavy Civil, Concrete, Mechanical Equipment, process, Piping, welding, and coatings
o Extensive experience with ASME (B31.3, B31.8), API 1104, and AWWA C200
o Proficient at utilizing MS Office, MS Project, VISTA accounting
o Estimating - Conceptual, Bottom Up, and Factored for pipelines, well pads, compressor stations, Facility
o Maintenance/Upgrades, and Natural gas process facilities
o Schedules - Develop, Update, and Manage
o Recruit, Develop, and Manage civil, mechanical, E&I craft employees and leaders
o Developed staff with Informal and Formal Industry Training
o Develop and Manage Budgets at project or division level
December 2019 – June 2020: Sr. Project Manager, Cash Construction Co., Inc.
o 48” Municipal Water Pipeline project w/ 2600LF Directional Drill Under Nueces River, 48” Carbon Steel
o Manage Client, Municipality, Internal stakeholder expectations
o Identifying potential issues and managing them before work would be delayed
o TXDot Permits, City Permits, Traffic Control plans
o Responsible for field operations. Civil, mechanical, and E&I construction, construction quality and project documentation, executing pipelines and renewable energy projects.
2010-October 1st 2019: Director of Construction, SNC Lavalin / Valerus Field Solutions, Houston, Texas
o Successfully obtained construction license for company in New Mexico, Oregon, and West Virginia.
o Developed and managed team of 15 mechanical and E&I construction inspectors, construction control coordinators executing EPCM projects for compressor stations, gas processing facilities, and pipelines.
o Developed and managed direct hire self-performance teams for mechanical and E&I.
o Provide constructability reviews and support Engineering group.
o Support Commercial Team with estimate reviews in addition to supporting the Project Controls team with building and updating budgets/schedules
o Training and mentoring Junior Estimators in construction estimating methods.
2009-2010: Project Manager / Facilities Manager, Lott Contractors, Hamshire, Texas
o Managed facility upgrades to existing compressor station for Boardwalk.
o Carried out Magellan Midstream Facilities upgrades which included; piping, metering and coating.
o Executed Explorer Pipeline Tank Farm project (Prover loop, Sampling, Warehouse/Office Building, Tank Farm)
2007-2009: Project Coordinator / Estimator, Willbros Construction, Houston, Texas
o Consulted Project Management team regarding project geographical needs.
o Utilized my purchasing authority to establish accounts.
o Managed field admin personnel established project reporting guidelines in addition to reviewing project drawings and determining delta between bid and IFC.
o Generated change request and RFI's also estimated projects from conceptual budgetary bid design to lump sum based on IFC's.
o Conducted onsite project management which involved leading a team of craft superintendents for the construction of turbine compressor stations including civil, mechanical, piping, and electrical.
RECENT PROJECT EXPERIENCE:
o PC – 48” and 54” Water Pipeline with 2600 LF HDD under Nueces River
o EPCM – 100 MMscf/d Compressor Station, 13 Miles of 16” w/ Fiber Optic, 8 ea. HDD
o EPCM – Compressor station upgrdes, upsize UG suction & discharge piping, separation, & metering
o EPC – 30 MMscf/d Compressor station with separation and dehydration
o EPCM - 450 MMscf/d Dew Point Plant w/ residue compression
o EPCM- 200 MMscf/d Cryo Plant w/ residue compression
o EPCM- 60 MMscf/d Cryo Plant
o EPCM- 2 Each 110 MMscf/d Compressor Stations W/ Process
o EPCM-250 GPM Amine Plant | EPC-360 GPM Amine Process Facility
o EPC-90 GPM Amine Process Facility W/ Thermal Oxidizer | EPC-120 GPM Amine Process Facility
o C- Installation of 3 separate Mars Turbine compressor stations w/ VFD & VFD Coolers
o EPC-CO2 Compressor Station | C- Installation of Titan 250
o EPC-Tank Farm Upgrades w/Prover Loop, Sample Building, and LACT Installation
o C-52 Miles of 24” Pipeline
o Time and Material –Multiple Pipeline Anomaly Digs and Repairs
EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:
Ø Certificate in Project Management, The George Washington University
Ø PMP, Project Management Institute, United States
Ø CCM (Certified Construction Manager), Construction Management Association of America
Ø CWI #20120301 (Certified Welding Inspector), American Welding Society
Ø API 1169 Certification
Ø NACE CIP Level 1
Ø CES Certificate # 000018137341 (Certified Environmental Specialist)
Ø TWIC Credential, United States Homeland Security, United States
Ø CSSS & CSST (Construction Site Safety Supervisor & Construction Site Safety Technician), NCCER
Ø Advanced Open Water Diver, PADI, United States
Ø OSHA 30