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George Alsop
Position : Project Manager

Date of Birth: May 3, 1944

Education: B.S California State University at Los Angeles

Professional Data : Member , American Association of Cost Engineers

Member, Project Management Institute

Present Employer: Bechtel

Summary: An experienced senior project manager with 33 years work history in the engineering and construction industry in the US and internationally. Significant experience of mega projects, joint venture partnerships and Operations management,all underpinned by a solid project controls and materials mangement background.

Professional Experience: Specific professional experience includes

1998-Present Bechtel /Turkey

Assigned in Turkey in the following roles: country manager; Relationship manager with JV partner ENKA; Chairman of the board of the directors of Croatia motorway; also the project director for 3 Gas Fire Power projects in Turkey.

1996-1998 TEP- 6 / Kingdom of Saudi Arabia /Construction Director

Seconded with the Lucent technology as construction director for a 5.5 billion $ telephone expansion project.(#6) and responsible for all the construction activities associated with the project through the whole Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with 1000 subcontactors and with over 1400 personnel of construction.

1996 Bechtel / EAMS /Civil Operations Manager

Position involves control of all profit and loss responsibility for civil projects in the EAMS region. Day to day responsibilities involve directing 20 plus project managers assigned to a varity of projects world-wide in the building, aviation, water, road and rail sectors.

1988-1996 Bechtel / Ankara-Gerede Motorway, Turkey

Assigned to this mega project at its inception, and progressively assigned increasingly more senior roles.

As Senior Project Manager (5 years) was ultimately responsible for all project activities on this $ 1.5 bn, 229 km, 6 and 8 lane highway project. This included day to day liasing with government and Banking officials and with our Turkish JV partner.

As Construction Manager (1,5 years) was responsible for all highway construction activities including simultaneous work at numeous sites. Directly responsible for the smooth running of a workforce of over 5,000 TurkishEngineers, craftspersons and subcontractors,in six different departments.

As project Controls Manager, (2 years), was responsible for cost, scheduling, estimating and all computer systems employed on the project,including setting up training programmes for Turkish Engineers.

1986-1988 Bechtel / Project Controls Manager (formerly Technical Services)

Responsible to executive management for technical and administrative direction of 200 cost, scheduling and estimating personnel assigned to proposals and projects in both North America and on international assignments.

Also assigned as Project Manager for the installation of A temporary cooling system for the Houston Medical centre.

1982-1988 Bechtel / South Texas Nuclear Power Project/ Cost Schedule Manager

Responsible for developing revised cost estimates and schedules for this project after Bechtel took over the project from another contractor. Bechtel not only got the project back on track, but the orginal seven year schedule was achieved and the project completed within 3 % of the $6 bn. Budget.

Major assignments included an independent review of the South Texas Project cost/schedule information and a third party review of the Tenessee Valley Authority restart program.

In addition,undertook several special assignments from Executive Management for the TVA and Vogtle Nuclear Power project clients.

1980-1982 Bechtel/ Vogtle Power Project , Augusta, Georgia Executive Assistant to Customers Project Manager

Post Project completion,responsible for the ongoing customer interface with Bechtel and the implementation of ongoing customer cost/schedule/materials programmes.

1975-1980 Bechtel/ Vogtle Power Project , Augusta, Georgia Cost/Schedule Supervisor

Responsible for the implementation and maintenance of cost/schedule/material programmes for both the home and field offices from three different companies.Established and monitored engineeringand construction schedules, as well as developing project budgets and forecasts.

1973-1975 Bechtel / Various Projects / Material Control Supervisor

Responsible for material control and take off for various projects. As Functional Cost Engineer was responsible for developing,writing and testing of system,programme specifications and procedures.

1972-1973 Bechtel / Rancho Seco (Sacramento Municipal Utility District)Project . Lead Planning and Scheduling Engineer

Responsible for developing, issuing, and maintaining all project schedules for a single-unit, 920 MWe nuclear power plant.

1967-1972 Fluor Corporation / Scheduling Engineer

Responsible for scheduling activities on several refinery projects in ascending positions

1962-1967 California Testing Laboratory / Various Projects /Test Technician

Performed chemical and physical tests on various material such as concrete, steel, plastic, etc.

Published Papers: "Increased productivity through effective data management", 1983 PMI Symposium


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