Gretchen Horn

Project Management Professional

Director

GAI Consultants, Inc.

Professional Bio

Ms. Horn specializes in project management for substation and transmission line projects. She focuses on project planning, establishing goals that promote timely and efficient delivery, and monitoring project activity. Ms. Horn has managed over 200 transmission line and substation projects. These projects include substation and line siting, civil substation design, permitting, transmission line design, substation electrical and protection and controls design, material procurement, and substation and line construction.
While at Allegheny Power, Ms. Horn was responsible for the complete oversight and coordination of transmission line and substation projects from initial project planning and continuing through the energization. Some of her responsibilities included the following: determination of critical path activities; development of schedules; maintaining and directing the execution of project schedules; leading the development of project estimates; ensuring the completion of projects within budget; coordination of activities across a multi-function team including permitting, design, and construction; and management of project related technical reviews. Additionally, Ms. Horn managed the efforts of external environmental and engineering consulting firms including conducting regularly scheduled status meetings, serving as the liaison between internal and external parties, and establishing and maintaining consultant milestone submittals and internal technical and constructability reviews.

Parent Company

Parent: GAI Consultants, Inc.

618 East South Street, Ste 700 Orlando, FL 32801

412.399.5196

Education

Pennsylvania State University 1988

BS, Mechanical Engineering

Duquesne University 1994

MBA

Areas of Expertise

Engineering, Transmission & Distribution