ECS PROFESSIONALS

Patrick Collins, PE : Project Controls Manager

Patrick Collins, PE, has worked in the field of Construction Management specializing in Project Controls for more than 25 years. He has worked for many different public agencies and private clients; working on airports, hospitals, transit facilities, water and wastewater facilities, tunnels, dams, bridges, roadways, schools, libraries, parking garages, as well as many high-rise commercial buildings.  Throughout his experience, Mr. Collins has worked on projects ranging from $1 million to more than $1 Billion. 

He has been providing design and construction management support services to San Francisco Public Works (SFPW), the San Francisco International Airport (SFIA) and the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) since 1995, and is currently providing Program Management and Project Controls support services for the $4.6 Billion SFPUC Water System Improvement Program and the 20-year / 3 Phase / $7 Billion SFPUC Sewer System Improvement Program.  He has a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Delaware and an MS in Structural Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.

Andrew Petreas, PE : Senior Project Manager

Mr. Petreas is a Senior Project Manager with over 35 years of experience in construction management, project controls, scheduling, change order review, resource management, contract negotiations and claims analysis.  He has extensive experience managing contracts for the City and County of San Francisco and has provided services for the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, the Department of Public Works, the SF International Airport, the San Francisco Unified School District, the East Bay Municipal Utilities District and other agencies. He has taught classes on scheduling and estimating to many City Departments. 

He has a BS in Rural and Survey Engineering from the University of Thessaloniki, an MS in Civil Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley and an MS in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of California, Berkeley.

Marc Mc Kenney, PE : SENIOR Project Controls Engineer

Since 2000, Marc Mc Kenney has undertaken numerous project controls and construction management responsibilities in all phases of diverse projects including water treatment, storage, and distribution; wastewater collection and treatment; emergency firefighting water storage and distribution; heavy civil and grading; dams; geotechnical engineering; highways and bridges; buildings and other structures; power transmission and distribution; and environmental habitat restoration.  He has experience creating, implementing, and analyzing schedules in collaboration with public agencies, including the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC), San Francisco Public Works (SFPW), and the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).  Marc has been involved with projects ranging from $500,000 to $1 billion, including those procured using alternative project delivery methods.  Effectively completed tasks are comprised of planning, estimating, scheduling, progress tracking and reporting, cost control, change order review and negotiation, delay analysis, dispute resolution, claims avoidance and analysis, field supervision, contract administration, and contract closeout.

Marc is currently providing Project Controls services, focusing on project-specific construction scheduling and cost control, as well as program-level budgeting, scheduling, and reporting for the SFPUC Sewer System Improvement Program (SSIP), the Emergency Firefighting Water Supply (EFWS), and the Water System Improvement Program (WSIP) throughout the Bay Area. Prior to joining ECS, Marc worked as an engineer, superintendent, and scheduler for Kiewit Pacific Company, a general contractor, where he contributed to the success of the Bay Bridge and Devil’s Slide Tunnels projects. He has a BS in Civil Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and a California Professional Engineering license in Civil Engineering.

PANOS PANAGOPOULOS, PHD : SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

Panos Panagopoulos brings over 30 years of experience in the design of water projects such as dams, flood control works, irrigation and drainage networks, the design of marine infrastructure such as ports and marinas, construction management and project management of large and diverse projects. He also has considerable experience in water resources management, including drought management and trans-boundary issues, and flood risk management.

He is currently Resident Engineer for the Polk Streetscape Project, a $20 million project of SF Public Works.  Panos has a professional engineering license in Europe where he was President and Managing director of ECOS Consulting S.A and also served as President of the European Federation of Consulting Engineering Firms (EFCA).  He has a BS in Civil Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, an ME in Civil Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley and a PhD in Civil Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.

RORY MARLOw : RESIDENT ENGINEER

Rory Marlow has worked in the Construction Management field for 6 years. Having moved from Ireland to San Francisco, he has spent the last 4 years working on a range of public projects throughout the Bay Area including gravity re-diversion, fish intake screens, stormwater pump stations, and sewer rehabilitation, gaining exposure to multiple engineering disciplines.

For the last 2 years, Rory has been heavily involved in the Construction Management and Inspection of the San Francisco Groundwater Supply Project, which when completed in 2019 will deliver up to 4 MGD into the local drinking supply. Rory has a B.S in Building Surveying from the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland.

RICHARD FLETCHER : CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR

Richard has over 16 years of experience conducting structural steel and welding special inspection, structural masonry special inspection, reinforced concrete special inspection, concrete field testing, pre-stressed concrete testing, soils testing of mass grading, pipeline, roadways, and asphalt, field welding, general repair welding, fabrication and rigging. In addition to typical and specialized inspection duties, his experience includes responses to Requests for Information (RFIs), preparing Non-conformance Notifications, and development of Change Order Requests.  

Currently, Richard is providing inspection services for the San Francisco Public Utility Commission's (SFPUC) Sewer System Improvement Program (SSIP), specifically Green Infrastructure Projects.  Before joining ECS, Richard provided inspection services on several SFPUC projects, including Harry Tracy Water Treatment Plant, Crystal Springs Pipeline #2, Pulgas Reservoir Roof Rehabilitation Project, and San Andreas Pipeline No. 3 Installation.  Richard possesses many inspection, testing, safety, and operating certifications and licenses, including ICC/ICBO inspection certifications.

DANIELLE COLLINS : MARKETING COORDINATOR

Danielle has been with ECS since 2004, and is the Marketing Coordinator for ECS.  Her responsibilities include marketing, account relations, business development, coordination support of proposal, and presentation preparations. 

Prior to joining ECS, Ms. Collins gained more than 7 years of experience in the marketing field working in the high technology, publishing and winery industries. She has focused on account relations, event planning and direct mail campaigns. She holds a BA in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Boston and a Marketing Certificate from the University of California, Berkeley.

Miles BoettiGheimer : Project Controls Engineer

Miles Boettigheimer has worked in Project Controls since 2013 with experience in the oil, transportation, and water sectors. Prior to joining ECS, Miles worked for Kiewit Infrastructure West, MWH Constructors, and Flatiron Construction Corporation on projects ranging from $10 million to $1 billion. These projects involved a range of delivery methods including Design-Build (DB), Design-Bid-Build (DBB), CM/GC, and Integrated Project Delivery (IPD). Responsibilities have included bid schedule development, baseline development, sequencing and constructability workshops, progress tracking, schedule update reporting, and time impact analysis preparation. He has a BS in Construction Management from California State University, Chico.


Miles is currently providing Project Controls services for the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) with responsibilities on project specific construction scheduling as well as program level scheduling and cost control support.

Mike Moreno : Construction Inspector

Mike has worked in the Quality Assurance/Control field for over 10 years with broad field experience including inspection of structural welding, reinforced and prestressed concrete, structural masonry, spray-applied fireproofing, structural steel and high-strength bolting, soils, and asphalt. He is also experienced with laboratory management and testing methods and procedures. His inspection experience ranges from hospitals, military structures, educational centers, and a varied assortment of commercial/industrial and residential buildings. He is certified under the International Code Council, American Concrete Institute, and Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute for inspection and testing.

Mike is currently providing services on the San Francisco Westside Recycled Water Treatment Facility Project for the SFPUC.

DAVID KITCHUCK : PROJECT CONTROLS ENGINEER

David Kitchuck is a PMP-certified professional with over 10 years of experience in Project Management and Controls. His experience spans across Tech, Bio-Tech and the Utility industries with recent experience at PG&E where he was involved with many projects over $1 million and portfolios of upwards to $400 million.

David is currently providing Project Controls services for the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) focusing on project-specific construction scheduling and cost control, as well as program-level budgeting, scheduling, and reporting for the SFPUC Sewer System Improvement Program (SSIP).


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