Tyler Shepel, P.Eng., PMP
Director, Project Management & Execution
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Mr. Shepel has more than 25 years of project management and execution experience in the oil & gas and petrochemical industries with projects ranging up to $3-1/2 billion dollars.
Unparalleled project management, technical, and commercial expertise that promotes early construction involvement in project development for project success..
Collaborative management style that provides clear direction through effective & efficient communications.
Strong attention to detail using structured project processes that lead to high engagement of project teams.
He takes a hands-on approach in all aspects of project development and execution phases. He has a strong entrepreneurial spirit that ensure projects are developed in an efficient manner through challenging the typical project management norms, actively managing risk, and ensuring that deliverables are actually creating value to the overall success of a project.
He has a proven ability to build fully engaged teams (includes both owner and contracting teams) using an open and transparent integration approach that leads to top-tiered results that exceed client expectations in terms of cost, schedule, quality and safety.
Unparalleled Performance in Strategic Project Development and Construction Execution
Able to maintain an effective balance between big-picture strategic thinking and details focus with development and execution. Confirm disciplined and consistent approach, including strong front-end loading, detailed planning and rigorous execution. Proven success managing complex projects, applying hands-on integrated approach, always meeting and exceeding expectations with budget and schedule.
Top Performer, Exceptional Contributor and Influential Leader
Proven leader that provides clear direction and achieves buy-in and agreement from senior executive leadership and stakeholders on key strategies through integrated team concepts, early involvement, first-rate presentation skills, strong business acumen and proven decision-making processes.
Safety First Commitment
Incredibly sound safety leader who ensures proactive safety approach, decreases risk, and prevents injuries. Identifies hazards and mitigation strategies during all design and execution phases and achieving total recordable incident frequency rate (TRIF) of 0.0 for all projects led and managed.
Strong Project Experience in Oil & Gas, Refinery, Petrochemical & Fertilizer Industries
Vast experience in leading and executing various refinery, petrochemical and fertilizer related projects of various sizes including fast tracked projects that required strong hands on leadership style by getting hands dirty and getting directly involved with safety, scope, schedule, cost, risk reduction and quality in order to be successfully executed in the tight time frames that were required.
Entrepreneurial Spirit & Collaborative Management Style
Have a very strong hands on management style that includes ensuring that all personnel are on the same page by meeting clearly defined expectations and recognizing opportunities and understand how and when to capitalize on them.
PMO Setup & Leadership Team
Experience in helping build a PMO from ground up that included providing insight on the strategic vision, mission and that included Proven leader that provides clear direction and achieves buy-in and agreement from senior executive leadership and stakeholders on key strategies through integrated team concepts, early involvement, first-rate presentation skills, strong business acumen and proven decision-making processes.
Construction Driven Process Mindset
Ensure that construction is at the forefront during all project phases and especially design as the philosophy is to provide construction driven engineering. Provides a customer-centric focus on construction by ensuring that constructibility is at the forefront in the early stages of any project through early and continuous input.
Proven Performance in Reducing Capital Costs
Justify every capital dollar spent and provide company value. Provide robust contract negotiations skills, value improvement programs with design and execution, rigorous change management processes, and collaborative strategies with other groups and departments.
Development, Coaching and Mentoring of High Performing Teams
Solid people-leader, coach, and mentor, developing high performing, engaged, successful and harmonious teams with continuous improvement mindset, including turning under performers into high and top-level performers accountable for results.
Continuous Improvement Approach
Vast experience leading multi-disciplinary teams, developing and providing recommendations for improvement with operational performance, effectiveness, and delivering efficiencies with project delivery, constructibility, and asset turnover, including turnaround integration management and execution, and operability of facilities and processes. Integrated into various project processes and established requirements for all major projects going forward.
Strategic Development, Planning and Execution | Fiscal Prudence | Creating Value in PMO Organizations | Contract Development & Negotiations | Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) Management | Project Forensic, Auditing & Review Services | Risk Management | Building Strong & Lasting Client Relationships | Fast Tracked Projects
Professional Associations & Certifications
Member of Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification; Project Management Institute (PMI)
Certified Construction Manager; Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) - Scheduled to Complete Certification by July 2023