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Construction Manager

Henderson, Nevada, United States
January 25, 2018

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Henderson, Nevada 89014



• 33+ years experience in facility/civil engineering, construction and project management with the City of Henderson, the City of Las Vegas and the U.S. Air Force to include CAD design/drafting, mapping, plans review, CAD system management, equipment/materials procurement and construction management/building inspection

• Proficient in Windows, Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, Microstation, ArcGis and numerous computer programs

• Able to make timely and critical decisions in stressful situations and communicate effectively with customers to solve problems


Feb 2007 - Feb 2013 Utility Plans Examiner II, City of Henderson, Utility Services Department, Engineering Division, Henderson, NV

• Examined construction plans for accuracy, completeness, and conformance to water and sewer construction standards, building and plumbing codes, and local ordinances; made recommendations and submitted plans to departmental professional engineering staff for final approval

• Reviewed subdivision and parcel maps to determine if easements and right-of-ways have access to utility facilities; reviewed and evaluated data, studies, reports, and records generated by other City departments and outside entities

• Computed and provided fee estimates to developers or developer representatives; insured that fees are allocated to the correct accounts; computed cost estimates for new services; prepared basic hydraulic calculations

• Explained rules, regulations, policies, procedures, design and construction standards, and codes and ordinances to developers, engineers, contractors, and the public

• Conferred with City Departments, outside agencies, and contractors on technical matters for the purposes of information exchange, data verification, line location, and work coordination during the various stages of design and construction

• Attended and participated in meetings with representatives from City Departments, outside agencies, and contractors

• Prepared spreadsheets, charts, and graphs of utility usage data; prepares technical reports and correspondence; updated departmental forms, charts, and reports

• Conducted investigations of construction sites to identify water or sewer-related problems and determine if construction work conforms with water and sewer system specifications; assisted in resolving field operational problems relating to water and sewer conveyance systems; required to perform confined space entry when conducting investigations

Mar 2000 – Feb 2007 Senior Engineering Associate, City of Las Vegas, Public Works Department, Environmental Division, Las Vegas, NV

• Served as City of Las Vegas construction contract monitor for WPCF expansion projects totaling over $55M

• Examined plans and specifications to ensure local utility regulation and code compliance

• Coordinated with on-site resident engineer, contractors, city departments, outside consultants and Water Pollution Control Facility personnel; scheduled and conducted meetings pertaining to plan review and construction

• Established, implemented and maintained WPCF plant record drawing procedures and update site maps

• Provided engineering design and drafting support for WPCF personnel and outside agency studies.

• Served as a member of the Environmental Division business plan team

• Temporarily served as Engineering Project Manager for twelve months (non-consecutive) Aug 1997- Mar 2000 Construction Manager/Inspector, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Nevada Test Site, Mercury, NV

• Responsible for field integration of research/test criteria and compatible field engineering methods used in testbed construction at the Department of Energy’s Nevada Test Site

• Performed plan check reviews to insure feasible construction design and UBC code compliance

• Inspected/reported on projects under construction in accordance with drawings and specifications

• Managed, coordinated and implemented all change orders and modifications to construction projects

• Prepared, reported and maintained documentation of construction progress, costs, and manpower usage

• Maintained liaison with key site managers, test group directors and experimenter staff agencies

• Planned, scheduled, and oversaw completion of construction work

• Controlled/monitored contractor construction work force performance Jan 1997 – Aug 1997 Chief of Surveying, Det. 3, AFFTC, Las Vegas, NV

• Planned, scheduled and oversaw completion of surveys for a 20,000 square mile area

• Managed/coordinated field and construction surveys with user agencies in support of a $15M construction schedule

• Performed Party Chief, Instrument Man and Rod Man survey functions and supervised 7 surveyors providing topographic, horizontal and vertical control, and construction site layout surveys

• Imported/exported point files and processed data for civil design support amounting to $25M annually

• Maintained an inventory of over $400K in survey equipment and tools, documented and maintained survey data archives, and personally directed or performed field calibration Oct 1995 – Jan 1997 Construction Manager/Inspector, Det. 3, AFFTC, Las Vegas, NV

• Served as construction manager and inspector for a variety of construction projects encompassing an area in excess of 20,000 square miles and 556 unique test facilities

• Supervised, planned and scheduled multi-discipline crews consisting of 60 craftsmen

• Analyzed workloads, prepared bid packages, directed equipment and materials procurement for multiple construction projects valued at $90M

• Responsible for constructibility review of designs as well as short/long term maintenance projections consistent with federal, state, and local building codes

• Prepared, reported, and maintained documentation of construction progress, costs, and manpower utilization Feb 1991 – Oct 1995 CAD System Manager, Det. 3, AFFTC, Las Vegas, NV

• Oversaw the installation, maintenance and operation of the Base Civil Engineer’s $1M CAD system and served as Personal Computer custodian

• Maintained 14 CAD workstations, 2 servers, 10 personal computers and network peripherals

• Developed procedures, standards and policies for CAD engineering applications

• Customized CAD system software for efficient use in multiple engineering disciplines

• Provided training and technical assistance to CAD operators

• Maintained and archived projects using multiple storage media

• Interpreted, translated and input client drawings into the CAD system for operator use

• Tailored various engineering software packages and upgrades for all CAD workstations

• Responsible for incorporating process efficiencies resulting in $175,000 savings in maintenance and training costs

Aug 1989 – Feb 1991 Designer/Draftsman, Det. 3, AFFTC, Las Vegas, NV

• Utilizing AutoCAD, Microstation, Intergraph and Palette CAD systems, designed and drafted plans for procurement of prefabricated metal buildings

• Designed and prepared architectural, civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical drawings, graphs and overlays well over $20M in support of design engineers

• Reviewed plans and recommended design changes and established drafting standards and procedures

• Maintained engineering plans filing and scanned drawings for CAD design inclusion

• Provided engineering data and information for various customers and recommended design solutions

• Updated maps ensuring sound and accurate future site locations and cost-effective utility design CIVILIAN EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science Degree in Secondary Education, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 1993 Associate’s Degree in Construction Technology, Community College of the Air Force, 1988 High School Diploma, Blue Mountain H.S., Orwigsburg, PA. 1976 MILITARY EDUCATION

USAF Senior Leadership and Management Training, March AFB, Ca. 1994 USAF Leadership School, Goodfellow AFB, TX. 1988

USAF Engineering Assistant Specialist Course; Sheppard AFB, Wichita Falls, TX: encompassing field and construction surveying, soil mechanics, construction materials testing, design/drafting and construction management, 1980

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