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Miguel (Mike) A. Soto
BSME, MSSE,
Senior Project Manager/Scheduler/Estimator
Miguel.soto@pimgr.com –Cell: 714-306-7686 – Fax:714-828-9280

Senior Project Manager/Scheduler, independent contractor,
available to service your company.

Mike accumulated over 35 years of experience in Project Management, Project Controls [Scheduling, Estimating, and Risk]; I capable and able to taking over a project in Engineering and Construction service contract. I am a result-oriented engineer with proven performance in various roles in project management, pre-construction and construction phases. My hands-on experience includes, (1) Project Scheduling & execution Planning, (2) Project Construction Cost Estimator and budgeting, (2) Program Safety Management, (3) Facility Assessor and Project Performance Auditing, (4) Construction Project Management, (5) Project System Engineering, tools and methods. Typical positions held: (1) VP of Engineering & Construction Project Management, (2) Chief Executive Officer, (3) Research and Development Engineer, (4) Project Manager, (5) Construction Manager. His experience includes work in industrial and chemical plants, commercial facilities, light rail transportation, power transmission and distribution, educational facilities, K12 and K14.
Typical assignments listed below supports my ability to plan, estimate, schedule and manage a variety of engineering and construction projects. This experience supports my ability to train junior project managers and scheduler as well as mentoring project managers.

Assignment Role and Project(s)

Company / Owner

Current Assignment: Sr Project manager/Scheduler for Project Controls – Responsible for 1) estimating Passenger Stations for Regional Connector Between Blue Line and Red Line Metrolink. Approximate construction project cost over 1 billion dollar, 2) Planning and develop an optimized construction baseline schedule for the Regional Connector, including Cut & Cover, EPBM tunneling, Open trench guideway, above ground guideway and passenger station facilities, etc.

E2 Consulting Engineering, Inc. subcontractor of Parsons-Brinkerhoff – A Joint Venture
Project Owner: LAC Metro

 

Sr. Construction Management Consultant: Manage project through final phases 1) Develop and manage project scheduling, 2) review and negotiate RFIs, RFPs COPs change orders, 2) develop, review and negotiate baseline and monthly progress schedules establishing concurrent delays, determining the contractor’s schedule delays for applicable liquidated damages claims, and 3) plan and execute contract close out.

Cordoba Construction, Inc — Los Angeles, CA / Coast Community College District: Sailing and Seamanship Expansion Project.

 

Sr. Project Management Consultant: Establish Change Management and Quality Control schedule and Contract Management Procedures.

PCMS /Johnson Controls, Inc. – Exxonmobil – Torrance CA

Sr. Construction Project Manager Consultant – Develop and manage construction schedules and manage projects, including
Landscaping, Lighting and Signage Master Planning, 1.5 MM – Design Phase
Culinary Arts Facility Design Development, $26 MM – Planning / Design Phases
Child Development Center Construction, $8.5 MM
Maintenance Facilities Construction, $8.0 MM
Library Modernization and Additions, $14.8 MM
Administration and Classroom complex $36.4 MM

Cordoba Construction, Inc — Los Angeles, CA / Long Beach Community College District:

Sr. Construction Project Manager Consultant – Develop and manage construction schedule and manage project for the Los Angeles Unified School District,Commonwealth Elementary School Construction, $9.0MM

Intertex Corporation – Valencia, CA / LAUSD

Sr. Construction Project Manager – specified schedule procedures, review and manage contractor’s construction schedules, while managing projects.
Setup Construction Management Program $175 MM –
Southern California College Campuses Assessment, $600 MM
Various Programs Modernization, 17MM
New construction projects, $30MM
Assess School District Renovation Program for $135.3 MM

3D / International. Inc. — LA, CA.
– Chaffey College, CA
– Southern CA Colleges Districts
– LAUSD, CA, District E & K
– LAUSD, CA, Other Districts
– Bassett Unified, CA

Sr. Project Manager/R&D Engineer – Develop and manage engineering and construction schedules, while managing projects, including,
Waste Stabilization Unit Dust & VOCs Emission Reduction System, $5.5 MM.
Leachate Evaporation Plant feasibility Study,  $1.75 MM
Waste Receiving System Facilities Upgrade, $3.5 MM
Analytical Laboratory Building Upgrade,  $1.2 MM
Waste Truck Receiving Complex and Structures Upgrade, $4.5 MM,
Replacement of 2-60 ton Truck Weighing Scales, $2.7 MM
Truck Sampling and Un-tarping Stations Upgrade, $1.6 MM
Engineering Bldg. 2nd. Story HVAC modification,  $1.1 MM
Remodel Operation Building Locker/Shower Room, $1.6 MM
Facility Active Site Perimeter Fence construction, $3.7 MM
Landfill closures (66 acres) and Landfill Waste transfer, $48.9 MM

Chemical Waste Management, Inc. Kettleman Hills, CA

Project Manager/Petrochemical Facility Engineer Consultant – Engineer project; develop and manage engineering and construction schedules for various projects, including,
ARCO Products Company – L.A. Refinery Plant
Waste Water Plant Discharge Piping, $7.5 MM
Coker Condensate Bypass-pass, $3.5 MM
Fractionators Bottoms Pump & Seal Flush, $9.3 MM
MM Gas Release Piping bypass, $8.9 MM
Unocal Chemical División – La Mirada, Ca.
Waste Water Treatment System, $7.7 MM
Latex Loading System, Tank & Piping, $4.5 MM
Marsh Engineering, Long Beach, CA:
ARCO Products Company – L.A. Refinery Plant
Circuit Breaker Pole Facility, $1.7 MM
Watson Cogeneration Plant – ARCO, $17.3 MM
Electrical Sub-station Building Replacement, $27.0 MM
Unocal Chemical División – La Mirada, CA.
Waste Pre-Treatment Plant, $5.7 MM
Kerr McGee Chemical Corp. Trona, CA
Tank Foundations, Retaining Walls and Footings, $3.6 MM
Low Pressure Gas Transmission Pipe Line, $1.8 MM
Brackish Water Pumping and Transmission System$1.9 MM
Arrow Transportation, Inc. Los Angeles County
Tanker Truck Wash Facility$1.0 MM
Under Wolder Engineering, Inc. for ARCO Products Co. – L.A. Refinery Plant
Main Maintenance Turn Around

Triple T, Inc. –  Santa Ana, CA. / Hobbs Bannerman Engineering, Inc., Cerritos, CA:

Sr. Construction Project Manager Consultant – Engineer project; develop and manage engineering and construction schedules for various projects, including,
Engineering & Construction of Blood Plasma (IVS) Manufacturing Laboratory, Hyland Therapeutics, Baxter Travenol Division and American Red Cross, $8.7 MM

Hyland Therapeutics, Division of Baxter Travenol, Los Angles Plant.

Manufacturing Engineer Manager/Mechanical Engineer – Engineer project; develop and manage engineering and construction schedules for various projects, including,
Engineering Manufacturing clean room facilities worth near $15MM. – Optical Coating Laboratory, Inc. (DOD) in Santa Rosa, CA.
Trimedia I, II, and II in San Jose, CA. $3.5 MM.
Wafers & Circuit Boards Facility, Hundai, Japan, $27.1 MM.
Commodore Computer Manufacturing, Irvine, CA, etc. $3.8 MM.
Fishkill Laboratory, New York – International Business Machines.

White Cube Corporation – Buena Park, CA

Manager of Engineering & Project Management Division – Engineer project; develop and manage engineering and construction schedules for various projects, including,
Upgrading of various, Naval Submarine Base, San Diego, CA
Upgrading Buildings, Naval Weapon Station, Seal Beach, CA
Irvine Water Ranch District facility
Court Maintenance Building for the City of Seal Beach. CA
Spane Park Recreation Building, City of Paramount, CA
Senior Citizens Building, Ocean Side, CA
UCI Medical Center Expansion, Orange, CA

Meridian Construction Co. Laguna Niguel, CA

Mechanical Engineering / Research and Development

Holmes & Narver, CA

Mechanical Engineering / Defense Department

Norman Engineering, CA

Mechanical Engineering /Design – Petrochemical Plants

Fluor Corporation, CA

OAR, Resident Engineer
250 MM – Sea Port Facility & Land Reclamation, City of Puerto Limon, Costa Rica

Rhein Rhur of Germany & Costa Rican Government

Sr. Construction Project Manager Consultant – Web Based Project Information Management System
Sr. Construction Project Manager/Scheduler Consultant
1 – Child Care Center Renovation – USA AF Fort McArthur, San Pedro, CA, $8.7 MM
2 – Reconstruct Officer Quarters – USA AF Fort McArthur, San Pedro, CA $5.4 MM
3 – Renovate/Modernize Reserve facilities – Marines, Navy Air Force, Encino, CA, $7.2 MM
4 – K12 School construction, Clark County Nevada, $8 MM
5 – K12 Schools construction Projects, Santa Monica-Malibu School District, CA, $9.3 MM.
Construction Project Manager/Scheduler Consultant
Construction Management of Belkin Manufacturing Facility, Compton, CA. 2.5 MM dollars.
Construction Management of Distribution Warehouse Center for Sylmar Resin Division, Interphasic Corporation, Compton, CA. $1.8 MM,
Restoration of The Estate Townhomes, Palos Verdes, CA. $1.75MM.
Landfill 18, pipe rise & pumping station, CWMI’s B-18 $5.5 MM
Construction Project Manager/Scheduler Consultant
K12 school projects, Sta. Monica-Malibu Unified School District, $13 MM
Construction Project Manager/Engineer Consultant
Ultramar Refining Co. “Turn Around” and Addition – San Pedro, $105 MM
Engineering Study for Seismic Compliance of Crane Structures at Coker
1 & 2 at ARCO Products Co. – L.A. Plant.
Gas Tanks Concrete Foundations
Masonry Bldg. Seismic upgrade
Office Remodeling at Fluor Daniel Corp. Irvine, CA
Relocation of Solid State Stamping, Inc.’s Manufacturing Plant
Clean Room Estimating System
Tank Concrete Foundations and SS piping retrofit

Soto & Soto, Inc., Stanton, CA.

– Servicing to Dawn-Mar Construction, Inc., Los Angeles, CA
– Servicing Advanced Contractors, Inc., Torrance, CA
– Servicing TG Construction, Inc., El Segundo, CA
– Servicing Fluor Daniel – Construction Division, Irvine, CA
– Servicing T.J. Murphy. & Associates-
– Liquid Carbonic – Irwindale, CA
– Rhone Poulenc Chemicals, Carson, CA
– Servicing Fluor Daniel – Construction Division, Irvine, CA
– Solid State Stamping, Inc. CA
– Servicing Liebert Corp. Buena Park, CA.
– Servicing ALR, Inc. – El Monte, CA. / Rhone Poulenc Chemicals – Carson, CA

Project Management Consultant – Develop, Implement and Manage
Project Management System for Urban Housing Development Projects.

International Housing Limited of New York, USA

OAR, Resident Engineer

80 MM – 100 Megawatts Power Plant at the City of Puerto Somoza, Nicaragua, Steam Turbine, Twin Boilers, Bunker C Tank Farm, Desalinization Plan.

Kuljian Corporation of New York & Nicaraguan Government, Central America.

Sr. Construction Project Manager Consultant – Web Based Project Information Management System
Sr. Construction Project Manager/Scheduler Consultant
1 – Child Care Center Renovation – USA AF Fort McArthur, San Pedro, CA, $8.7 MM
2 – Reconstruct Officer Quarters – USA AF Fort McArthur, San Pedro, CA $5.4 MM
3 – Renovate/Modernize Reserve facilities – Marines, Navy Air Force, Encino, CA, $7.2 MM
4 – K12 School construction, Clark County Nevada, $8 MM
5 – K12 Schools construction Projects, Santa Monica-Malibu School District, CA, $9.3 MM.
Construction Project Manager/Scheduler Consultant
Construction Management of Belkin Manufacturing Facility, Compton, CA. 2.5 MM dollars.
Construction Management of Distribution Warehouse Center for Sylmar Resin Division, Interphasic Corporation, Compton, CA. $1.8 MM,
Restoration of The Estate Townhomes, Palos Verdes, CA. $1.75MM.
Landfill 18, pipe rise & pumping station, CWMI’s B-18 $5.5 MM
Construction Project Manager/Scheduler Consultant
K12 school projects, Sta. Monica-Malibu Unified School District, $13 MM
Construction Project Manager/Engineer Consultant
Ultramar Refining Co. “Turn Around” and Addition – San Pedro, $105 MM
Engineering Study for Seismic Compliance of Crane Structures at Coker
1 & 2 at ARCO Products Co. – L.A. Plant.
Gas Tanks Concrete Foundations
Masonry Bldg. Seismic upgrade
Office Remodeling at Fluor Daniel Corp. Irvine, CA
Relocation of Solid State Stamping, Inc.’s Manufacturing Plant
Clean Room Estimating System
Tank Concrete Foundations and SS piping retrofit

Soto & Soto, Inc., Stanton, CA.

1 – Servicing to Dawn-Mar Construction, Inc., Los Angeles, CA
2 – Servicing Advanced Contractors, Inc., Torrance, CA
3 – Servicing TG Construction, Inc., El Segundo, CA
4 – Servicing Fluor Daniel – Construction Division, Irvine, CA
5 – Servicing T.J. Murphy. & Associates-
6 – Liquid Carbonic – Irwindale, CA
7 – Rhone Poulenc Chemicals, Carson, CA
– Servicing Fluor Daniel – Construction Division, Irvine, CA
– Solid State Stamping, Inc. CA
– Servicing Liebert Corp. Buena Park, CA.
– Servicing ALR, Inc. – El Monte, CA. / Rhone Poulenc Chemicals – Carson, CA

Sr. Construction Project Manager Consultant – Web Based Project Information Management System
Sr. Construction Project Manager/Scheduler Consultant
1 – Child Care Center Renovation – USA AF Fort McArthur, San Pedro, CA, $8.7 MM
2 – Reconstruct Officer Quarters – USA AF Fort McArthur, San Pedro, CA $5.4 MM
3 – Renovate/Modernize Reserve facilities – Marines, Navy Air Force, Encino, CA, $7.2 MM
4 – K12 School construction, Clark County Nevada, $8 MM
5 – K12 Schools construction Projects, Santa Monica-Malibu School District, CA, $9.3 MM.
Construction Project Manager/Scheduler Consultant
Construction Management of Belkin Manufacturing Facility, Compton, CA. 2.5 MM dollars.
Construction Management of Distribution Warehouse Center for Sylmar Resin Division, Interphasic Corporation, Compton, CA. $1.8 MM,
Restoration of The Estate Townhomes, Palos Verdes, CA. $1.75MM.
Landfill 18, pipe rise & pumping station, CWMI’s B-18 $5.5 MM
Construction Project Manager/Scheduler Consultant
K12 school projects, Sta. Monica-Malibu Unified School District, $13 MM
Construction Project Manager/Engineer Consultant
Ultramar Refining Co. “Turn Around” and Addition – San Pedro, $105 MM
Engineering Study for Seismic Compliance of Crane Structures at Coker
1 & 2 at ARCO Products Co. – L.A. Plant.
Gas Tanks Concrete Foundations
Masonry Bldg. Seismic upgrade
Office Remodeling at Fluor Daniel Corp. Irvine, CA
Relocation of Solid State Stamping, Inc.’s Manufacturing Plant
Clean Room Estimating System
Tank Concrete Foundations and SS piping retrofit

Soto & Soto, Inc., Stanton, CA.

– Servicing to Dawn-Mar Construction, Inc., Los Angeles, CA
– Servicing Advanced Contractors, Inc., Torrance, CA
– Servicing TG Construction, Inc., El Segundo, CA
– Servicing Fluor Daniel – Construction Division, Irvine, CA
– Servicing T.J. Murphy. & Associates-
– Liquid Carbonic – Irwindale, CA
– Rhone Poulenc Chemicals, Carson, CA
– Servicing Fluor Daniel – Construction Division, Irvine, CA
– Solid State Stamping, Inc. CA
– Servicing Liebert Corp. Buena Park, CA.
– Servicing ALR, Inc. – El Monte, CA. / Rhone Poulenc Chemicals – Carson, CA

Education and Educational Activities
Master of Science in Systems Engineering, West Coast University, CA 1972
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, West Coast University, CA 1970,

Licenses and Certificates.
Computerized Business Systems Certificate issued by IBM Educational Village, Cuernavaca, Mexico; 1974
Project Management & Computer Certificate; Battelle Organization; 1987
California Licensed General Contractor, 1988
Chemical Waste Management Safety Certificate; 1993
Industrial Safety Analysis Certificate; DuPont Corp, New Hampshire, NH; 1994
OSHA certified

Other Experience
Teacher of Engineering at the National Autonomous University and the Central America University, Managua, Nicaragua;
Mike owned and managed Soto & Soto, Corp., a California from 1988 to 2004, providing Project Management consulting services; He qualified Soto & Soto, Inc. for a California B licensed General Contractor – 1988 to 1998.

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