Sign in

Project Manager Construction

Birmingham, AL, 35209
March 09, 2010

Contact this candidate


MICHAEL PIRKLE 662-***-**** 111 Oglesby Ave. Homewood, AL 35209


Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS (December 2005)

Bachelor of Business Administration in Management of Construction and Land Development


J. Levens Builders, Inc., Long Beach, MS (August 2007- Present)

Project Manager

•Prepared contracts and negotiated revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with architects,

consultants, clients, suppliers, and subcontractors

•Planned, organized, and directed activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and


•Estimated projects for bids while determining time, costs, resources, and materials needed to perform the work activity

•Used effective communication skills with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors, and design professionals to

resolve work procedures, complaints, warranty issues and construction problems

4-D Construction, Inc., Louisville, MS (May 2002 - January 2006) (October 2006- July 2007)

Heavy Equipment Operator, Leadman.

•Worked as leadman & operator for construction of water, gas, and sewer pipe line systems

•Completed installation of ductile iron, PVC and steel pipe underground utility lines

•Assisted in the operation of directional boring, shooting/calculating grades and elevations for

underground utility


•Installed manholes/ lift stations and operated bulldozer, backhoe, trencher, and excavator

•Performed general construction duties such as pouring concrete, railroad restoration, demolition of building structures

and foundations, new construction of metal buildings and water treatment facilities

Dempsey Cathodic Protection, Louisville, MS (December 2006- March 2007)

Supervisor, Subcontractor for Atmos Energy

•Performed maintenance and protection of transmission and distribution gas lines, meters and rectifiers

•Operated variety of locating devices and inspected pipes for corrosion or possible leakage

•Interpreted PSP (Pipe to Soil Potential) readings to locate and troubleshoot gas line problems

•Maintained detailed daily records of PSP readings on gas lines and meters and other activities

Roy Anderson Corp, Meridian, MS (January 2006 - October 2006)

Carpenter Foreman

Trimmed out new construction houses as full-time finish carpenter

Supervised carpenters and laborers in installing doors, hardware, accessories, shelving, running trim, punchout

siding and sod problems

Assisted superintendent with daily reports, time sheet totals and cost codes

Tim Tek Research Plant, Starkville, MS (December 2004 - July 2005)

Process Line Technician, Heavy Equipment Operator, Machinery Operator

•Manufactured lumber from unprocessed pine trees for a research program at Mississippi State

•Debarked trees, operated scrim line, applied chemicals and resin on scrim, dried, pressed scrim into beams of

lumber, sawed beams, and performed many tests on processed beams

• Operated heavy machinery and many types of saws and sanding equipment


Certified Operator Rough Terrain Forklift

Strong communication, negotiation, and interpersonal abilities

Proficient in Agtek, Timberline, Windows XP, Microsoft Office Professional

Contact this candidate