About the Author

Mike Vallez, P.E., has over 40 years of hands on and leadership experience in project management, engineering, construction management, cost and schedule control, change management, claims, dispute resolution, and mine, plant, and process engineering. He has served in project management and executive management roles in industry, including both the owner and contractor sides with companies and contractors working on world class projects for oil and gas companies, power companies, international mining companies, commercial developers and owners, and other institutions. He has a proven ability to organize and integrate the work of multi-disciplined technical specialists and project construction teams to achieve corporate financial goals and objectives of ROI, safety, operational performance, cost, and time. In all, he has provided leadership on several billion worth of projects in the Mining, Power, Oil and Gas, Industrial, Heavy Civil and Commercial sectors. In addition to his technical and leadership skills, he is a proven business developer and rain maker, with an extensive network of professional contacts across the country.