Mr. Jerrold (Jerry) Lester has over 35 years of business management experience in engineering, construction, and environmental remediation industries. He is a results oriented leader with keen insight into managing and controlling major projects. His experience includes over 30 years with Fluor Corporation, 15 years of which were supporting the environmental remediation of the Fernald, Ohio and Hanford, Washington sites.
Mr. Lester has a B.S. in Business Finance from California State University at Los Angeles, a M.B.A. from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, and a M.S. in Environmental Management from the University of Findley in Ohio.
Mr. Lester was the principal writer of the Fluor Fernald Project Management System Description outlining the Project Management and Control applications for managing the environmental remediation of the Fernald nuclear site in accordance with the Earned Value Management System (EVMS) under development by the Department of Energy. He directed the development of the Project Controls Procedures and training materials and trained approximately 300 site personnel. He developed the storyboard presentation used in satisfactorily meeting Fernald’s Compliance Review. At the Hanford Site, he managed Project Controls for the Groundwater and Soil Remediation Project and successfully prepared the project for both DOE Baseline and EVMS Reviews.