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Program & Project Management Experience

Ray P. Delio has repeatedly demonstrated his ability to successfully manage advanced technology projects, whatever their complexity and difficulty, rapidly earning the responsibility for reproducing that success with the running of major programs, at the highest levels of challenge and organizational significance.

Significant Roles

  • Director, Project & Program Management Consultant – for a State Utility's renewable energy program, Honolulu HI. 2012 (Active): Focusing on the strategy, legislative policy, program budget and organizational change necessary to deliver overall project execution for the Inter-Island Renewable Energy Network, a mult-billion dollar program to help meet the state Renewable Energy Portfolio goal of 40% before 2030.
  • Director Of Engineering – Utility-Scale Solar PV Systems – for a Northeastern US Solar Solutions Provider, Edison NJ. 2011: Directing engineering projects, providing input on constructibility, validation of design and construction schedules, assurance of efficiency in the design process, and managing design costs.
  • Program Manager - Smart Grid and Distributed Generation Infrastructure – for a Northeastern US State Utility Company, Shelton CT. 2009-2011: Responsible for planning and delivery of utility transmission and distribution electrical construction projects across the territory, as part of the corporation's Ten Year Plan.
  • Program Manager – Renewable Energy Systems – for a US-based Clean Energy & Efficiency Innovator, New Haven CT. 2008-2009: Responsible for planning and oversight of energy conservation and generation construction projects for Fortune 100 clients of this pioneering start-up business venture.
  • Program Manager – Facilities Services & Electronics and Advanced Technology – for a globally active Full-service Engineering Company, Pittsburgh PA. 2006-2008: Responsible for planning and oversight of design for construction projects for the Fortune 100 clients of this global leader in engineering, consulting, construction and operations.
  • Project Manager – 200mm Factories Worldwide Process Engineering – for a globally dominant player in Microchip Fabrication, Hillsboro OR. 2001-2005: Led the design and development of semiconductor fabrication and packaging process technologies, as well facilitating the transfer of new processes from development to high-volume factories worldwide.

Relevant Certifications & Skills

  • Holder/ registered for following certificates: 
  • PMP – PMI Certified Project Manager Professional #512510
  • PgMP – PMI Certified Program Manager Professional (Exam scheduled for December 2012) 

Significant Projects

Director, Project & Program Management Consultant (Active position): State Utility's renewable energy program, Honolulu HI: Program Manager for the Inter-Island Renewable Energy Network (IREN). Corporate point contact for a multi-billion dollar transformational 600+MW utility-scale renewable generation and transmission program, with the goal of integrating the separate systems that deliver power across the Hawaiian Islands. In this role:

  • Focus on the strategy, legislative policy, program budget and organizational change necessary to deliver overall project execution for the Inter-Island Renewable Energy Network (including generation, transmission, distribution and smart grid), with ultimate goal of meeting the state's Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard of 40% before 2030.
  • Direct the program team and provide input on policy, proposed legislation, constructibility, validation of design, construction scheduling, assurance of efficiency in the design process and the managing of scope, so as to meet corporate initiatives and State mandates.
  • Lead the strategic planning and project definition to align the implementation of Wind, Solar, Geothermal, Ocean Wave and Ocean Thermal, and Hydro renewable energy, as well as interisland cable and smart grid, into existing projects at Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaiian Electric and Light Companies.

Director of Engineering: NE US Solar Solutions Provider, Edison NJ: United Stationers, Cranbury, New Jersey – Responsible for the Commissioning, Construction and Administration of 3.265MW rooftop solar energy system, with with 14,000 Trina solar panels on 570,000 square-foot warehouse roof

Director of Engineering: for NE US Solar Solutions Provider, Edison, NJ: Atalanta Corporation, Elizabeth, New Jersey – Responsible for the Commissioning, Construction and Administration of 410kW rooftop solar energy system.

Director of Engineering: for NE US Solar Solutions Provider, Edison, NJ: Responsible for the Commissioning, Construction and Administration of the following projects: 

Project Name

Size MW(dc)

Application Type(s)

Finance Structure

Notes

NJMC 1A Landfill

3.120

Ballasted Ground & PLC

CPA/ARRA

3 MW ground array on landfill

Director of Engineering: for NE US Solar Solutions Provider, Edison, NJ: Responsible for the Energy Auditing, Planning, Permitting, Design and Bidding for the following projects: 

Project Name

Size MW(dc)

Application Type(s)

Finance Structure

Notes

IPP 1

10.0

Ground

 

Under contract review

Rutgers University

8.0

Parking Canopies

Lease

Under contract review

Middlesex Apple Orchard

6.8

Ground

PPA

Under contract review

IPP 2

3.5

Ballasted Roof

PPA

Awarded

US Navy in California

1.7

Single-axis Trackers

PPA

Finalizing Financing

Stockton College

.900

Parking Canopies

PPA

Finalizing Financing

Electric Utility Program Manager: Northeastern US State Utility Company, New Haven, CT: Smart Grid Network Transformer Sidewalk Vault Rebuild. Responsible for full-service Design and Construction Management Program to rebuild the underground transmission and distribution system, utilizing smart grid and energy storage technology, in Bridgeport, CT and New Haven CT. Responsible for the Program's strategic and tactical operational planning, system design and asset replacement strategy. Developed construction standards, and policy and implementation for safe rehabilitation. Authored DPUC testimony to justify the program costs and schedule of values. Ensured Program's OSHA compliance, under 29 CFR §1910.269. Coordinated closely with relevant authorities (CT EPA, the City of Bridgeport and New Haven Building Departments, and CT DOT). Directed Program's procurement and supplier contract negotiations, qualifications and quality control. Successfully developed a TARGET ZERO safety and security culture, with 90,000 program team work hours with ZERO injuries or security violations.

Electric Utility Design and Construction Program Manager: Northeastern US State Utility Company, New Haven, CT: Network Vista Switching and 13.8kV/240V Transformation. Responsible for design and construction management of Vista-based switching for heavy commercial customers in the city of New Haven, CT and Bridgeport, CT.

Process Engineering Department Manager: Full-service Engineering Company, Rio Rancho, NM: P1268 Programming. Responsible managing team delivering facility demand and capacity analysis for Process Gas, Liquid and Waste system analysis. Directed scope of work development, to enable the conversion of F11 and F11X from 1266 to 1268 technology, following on from the demonstration and installation of over 600+ manufacturing tool-sets, facility main and lateral sizing, POC capacity, and cost estimates.

Program Manager: Full-service Engineering Company, NY: Responsible for a major renovation program requiring full service Design and Construction Administration services for IBM and IBM Alliance Partners (DoD, AMD, Global Foundries, SONY, NXP, Chartered, Infineon, Toshiba and Samsung in NY, and VT). Responsible for strategic and tactical operational planning, resources and financial management, process improvement, cost reduction, and multi-disciplinary high performance team building. Managed the PMO for the office using PMI best practices. Demonstrated history of implementing highly successful HR initiatives including recruiting, hiring and retaining staff, salary negotiation and HR legal issues. Developed a TARGET ZERO safety and security culture with over 100,000 hours worked with no injuries or security violations. Developed and integrated custom RFI, submittal and document control systems to provide client with visibility deep into the Design and Construction Administration Program.

Operations Manager: Palmer Entertainment Group, Inc, US East Coast: Managed the creative development, design, production, and staging of corporate meetings, celebrity entertainment concerts & events, product launches, training & education programs, marketing communications consulting, and related multimedia. Developed clients from across the East coast, contracted construction, rental based designs, staging services, labor contracting, installation and dismantling services, and logistics.

Engineering Program Success since 1989