- M.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 2018
- B.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 2017
- Project Management Professional (PMP)
Ms. Molina has experience working on all stages of construction project life cycles, ranging from feasibility studies to project closeout and claims analysis. She leads the execution of large and complex projects as well as fast-paced programs, offering a breadth of knowledge in project management, project controls, estimation, and change order management while leveraging her understanding of engineering concepts, construction methods, financial assessment, and contract management.
Ms. Molina manages multiple electric utility projects and programs. She provides project management and controls services, including cost forecasting and variance analysis, business case contingency estimation, bid and change order analyses, scheduling and coordination, and progress tracking. She develops automated project and program-level reporting to facilitate communication with stakeholders, risk identification and mitigation, performance monitoring, variance analysis, and resource forecasting. She develops and implements processes and tools to improve project delivery efficiency and maintain governance compliance.
Ms. Molina also has experience in the development and analysis of construction project claims in the United States and internationally. Ms. Molina's forensic delay and cost analysis, contract review, research, data analytics, and information visualization skills have contributed to the successful resolution of multiple disputes.
Prior to joining Exponent, Ms. Molina gained experience in construction cost estimating, value engineering, bid analysis, and schedule analysis. In the San Francisco Bay Area, Ms. Molina worked on private and public construction project estimates of industrial, commercial, residential, and recreational projects. In Costa Rica, she increased business profitability by optimizing a scheduling program that maximized employee productivity while also minimizing overtime hours. She has collaborated with many project stakeholders and participated in a pre-construction assessment of an apartment complex, evaluating options of and developing site logistics, constructability, cost, and schedule plan.