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Project Manager Engineer

Bradenton, Florida, United States
January 29, 2018

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Education: Bachelor of Science- Civil Engineering

Florida International University, 1989-Miami, Florida

Certifications: FDOT CTQP: TIN- G620521582850

Final Estimates Level II

Asphalt Paving Technician Level II

Quality Control Manager

ATSSA MOT Advanced Level Training

NPDES Storm Water Management

OSHA Training

FHWA Bridge Inspector (CBI) # 00286

FDOT self-study course “Grouting of Bridge Post-Tensioning Tendons

FDOT self-study course “Critical Structures”


ACI/ ASTM Concrete Field Testing Technician #

Erosion Control Level II

Chemical Stabilization

Soils Classification/ Borrow Pit Testing

QMS Roadway Technician

Pavement Marking

CSX/NSR/e-Rail Safe Railroad certifications

Relevant Experience:

Twenty-seven (28) years’ experience in Civil Engineering with 22 years in (CEI) construction with 12 years as a CEI Project Administrator of Roadways and structures, and with heavy emphasis on bridges.


Support in the construction coordination and management activities for the CEI Project including CPM schedule. Preparation of project status reports. Support in the project planning, project budget and updates. Coordination management of the construction inspection activities with contractor, utility agencies, govt agencies, designers and inspection staff. Coordination on Traffic Phasing; Supervision w/ inspection staff on daily construction activities in field and provide punch list items and entries into field books on daily basis. Monitor/review/approve all materials testing entries in a timely manner and finalize all materials for acceptance w/ QA; Follow the Construction and DOT Specs., Index & Manuals and procedures as a guideline to administering and managing projects; Attend all pre-construction, construction and project progress meetings; Review with staff all invoices related to work, materials and services issued contractor and verification of their proper cost coding and phasing and calculations of executed quantities and generation of pay requisitions on a timely monthly basis. Provide final walk-thru items and close-out all deficiencies. Interpret to contractor and client the Scope of Work, Technical Specs. and RFP to satisfy contract requirements. Overview and assistance with submittals, shop drawings, as-builts, NCRs, etc. Coordinate work efforts and review work performed to provide client with a quality project. Review and advise the client on potential Supplemental Agreements, Change Requests, and RFI’s. Coordinate and advise the DOR on design revisions; Manage and coordinate installation of utilities or JPA’s and issuance of project permits; Familiar with environmental concerns by agencies and coordinate and inspect areas for possible contaminations as called out per contract or unforeseen; Provide from inception to finalization inspections and reports of all landscaping items.


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Site Manager (FDOT)

References- NC:

Rick Pruitte NCDOT Project Mgr. 980-***-****

Ed Satterfield Asst Resident Engineer NCDOT 336-***-****

Reuben Chandler PE Calyx- Director of CEI Operations 704-***-****.

Terry Callahan CCM Director of CEI Operations 704-***-****.

Keith Powley PE, CEI Project Director on CATS Light Rail Blue Line. 425-***-****.

Dale Weaver PE- Kleinfelder QC Project Manager CATS Light Rail Blue Line 719-***-****.

References- FL:

Brian Gates, CORE Construction Sr Project Manager 941-***-****

Nathan Hassler AJAX Project Manager 239-***-****

Wilson Rumberger FDOT Utility Coordinator 239-***-****

Alex Valdez DBI Services- FDOT Maintenance Coordinator 239-***-****

Bruce Seiler, Sr. PE- semi retired Fl Turnpike Director of Operations, 954-***-****

Felix Rodriguez PE- VP Metric CEI, 305-***-****.

Craig Sandt City of Winter Garden Utilities Coordinator, 561-***-****

Karina Enrico PE, Sr. Project Engineer GBF, Inc., 954-***-****

Howard Shaffren PE, Sr. Project Engineer retired CSA Group 561-***-****

Julio Natareno PE, TransCore Project Manager 954-***-****

Eric Rush. PE, FTE Project Manager 954-***-****

Mauricio Arze PE, Sr Proj Engr CSA Group,

Paul Wai PE, FTE Director 954-***-****

Eghbal Jai Jalali PE - FDOT D4 Contract Manager, 954-***-****

Tina Pereira-CAC Project Manager, 305-***-****

Tom Rice PE, RS&H Sr Project Engineer 813-***-****

Aurelio Carmenates PE, City of South Miami Utilities Director, 954-***-****

Mark Puckett PE, DRMP, Inc. 407-***-****

Enrique Crooks PE, EAC Consulting President, 305-***-****

Gus Quesada, Sr. PE, New Millennium 305-***-****

Sam Gonzalez PE, RS&H Design Proj Mgr. 305-***-****.


w/ CORE Construction Services (Sept 2017- Present): Asst Project Manager (Sarasota, Fl) $19M D/B 125 unit ALF Village Veranda at Lady Lake, Fl.

Oversee construction and management of a 125 unit Assisted Living Facility w/ Memory Care Building. Provide all permits, develop specifications, subcontractor agreements and costs; review D/B plans (Civil, Architectural, Electrical, Mechanical, Interior, Utilities, Landscaping); Review CPM scheduling, coordinate with subcontractors, utilities, municipality, inspectors and owner on all aspects of construction phases.

w/ Stanley Engineering, (May 2016- May 2017): CEI Project Administrator (Pt Charlotte, Fl). FDOT 14.4M Mill & Resurfacing and Signalization project on US-41. FDOT.

Oversee 5.1 miles of resurfacing and interchange signalization. Mill and resurfacing and upgrading traffic signalization w/ drilled shafts along US-41 Charlotte County. Also includes drainage, erosion control, S&PM and Permits reviews. Utility coordination is crucial to project. As well as timely review and submittal of signalization shop drawings.

References: Nathan Hassler AJAX Project Manager 239-***-****; Wilson Rumberger FDOT Utility Coordinator 239-***-****; Alex Valdez DBI Services- FDOT Maintenance Coordinator 239-***-****.

w/ Calyx Engineering, (Apr 2015- April 2016): CEI Level IV (Charlotte, NC). $22M N. Graham St Extension. NCDOT- Charlotte, NC.

CEI Supervision of construction by contractor involving earthwork, concrete, curb & gutter, sidewalk, asphalt, drainage, all utility adjustments, City of Charlotte water and sewer lines placement and testing and MOT review.

References: Rick Pruitte NCDOT Project Mgr. 980-***-****; Ed Satterfield Asst Resident Engineer NCDOT 336-***-****;

Reuben Chandler PE Calyx- Director of CEI Operations 704-***-****; Terry Callahan CCM Director of CEI Operations (704) 577- 3123.

w/ HNTB Corporation, (November 2013- November 2014): CEI Assistant Resident Engineer (Charlotte, NC). $1.1B 9.5 mile BLE Lynx Blue Line Light Rail System, Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS). FAA/NCDOT/City of Charlotte.

Oversaw 10 CEI Inspectors; coordinated field changes and issues with contractor, designer and CATS; RFI’s; SA’s; Assisted and notified all events with PIO’s; Coordinated and reviewed all work activities with schedulers (CPM Schedule), Office Engineers (Monthly Estimates, Designers (Field issues and revisions to plans), CATS (field reviews of on-going construction). Coordinated with CATS removal of underground environmental hazards from project site.

(3) Utility Contracts- Removal and relocation of Utilities; placement of new utility conduits and boxes, directional bores; clearing and grubbing; WL & SS lines; MOT phases; drilled shaft piles and cast-in-place art walls; coordination with utilities; drainage; materials testing review and coordination with testing lab; coordinated clean-up of contamination areas; finalized all 3 contracts for acceptance.

(2) Civil Contracts- Excavation for rail thru environmentally sensitive areas and removal of boulders thru undercuts; R/R freight yards demolition; light rail and freight bridges (AASHTO and Steel girder); Retaining walls- MSE/CIP/Drilled Shaft- Pile walls and art walls and footers; drilled shafts (walls & bridges); MOT phases; roadway; drainage; culverts CIP; directional bores for box culverts, relocation of utilities; coordination w/ R/R on construction; signalization relocation; coordinated clean-up of environmentally sensitive areas with contaminants; train station concrete footers; erosion control measures.

References: Keith Powley PE, CEI Project Director; 425-***-****; Dale Weaver PE- Kleinfelder QC Project 719-***-****.

w/ Baker-LPA Group Inc. (March 2012-Aug. 2013): CEI Project Administrator/Marketing Division (Florida) (March 2012-Aug. 2013). Worked on marketing for the Michael Baker Group with other CEI firms for upcoming CEI projects on the Florida Turnpike, FDOT- D1/D4/D5/D6/D7, and Miami-Dade Expressway Authority.

References: Bruce Seiler, Sr. PE- semi retired Fl Turnpike Director of Operations, 954-***-****.

w/ GBF City of West Palm Beach /FDOT D-4, - CEI Project Administrator (April 2010- December 2011): $3.1M Federal stimulus LAP project involving Street-scaping on 24th ST/25th ST/Spruce Ave. & SR-704 Landscaping Beautification Project.

Contract included: Drainage; embankment and stabilization; new force main; landscaping and irrigation; lighting; asphalt; S± brick paving sidewalk; ADA ramps; curb & gutter; driveways; thermoplastic pedestrian street crossings; bus stops.

References: Craig Sandt City of WPB, Fl Utilities Coordinator, 561-***-****; Karina Enrico PE, Sr. Project Engineer GBF, Inc., 954-***-****.

w/ CSA Group:

-Miami-Dade Expressway Authority (MDX), CEI Project Administrator (May 2008- April 2010): $14M design/build project involving the installation of ATM- ITS systems throughout SR(s) 112/924/874 & 878.

-FTE Sawgrass Expressway- CEI Design Project Engineer and Manager (Sept. 2006 –May 2008): $70M Sawgrass Expressway ORT SunPass conversion at the Toll Off/On ramps and the Sunrise and Deerfield Mainline Toll Plazas.

Responsibilities included:

Reviewed RFP and made recommendations on all documents associated with the development of the design plans and shop drawings;

Date stamped all final and revised plans per project and entered into FTE system wide network;

Coordination mtgs. on changes related to design/field verifications and coordinated all revised plans with DOR;

Performed QA reviews (at the resident engineer level).

Involved with Architects on Mainline Toll Plaza and Ramp Buildings design and construction.

References: Howard Shaffren PE, Sr. Project Engineer retired CSA Group 561-***-****; Julio Natareno PE, TransCore Project Manager 954-***-****; Eric Rush. PE, FTE Project Manager 954-***-****; Mauricio Arze PE, Sr Proj Engr CSA Group,; Paul Wai PE, FTE Director 954-***-****.

w/ RS&H:

-FDOT District 4,–w/ RS&H- CEI Project Administrator (Oct. 2005-Sept. 2006): $13M I-75 milling and resurfacing and US-27 interchange improvements in Broward County.

Contract included: median guardrail improvements, cantilever signs and drilled shafts, landscaping and sodding, drainage, clearing environmental area of exotic plants, resurfacing w/ over-builds, S&PM, HML at US-27 Intrchge.,

-Florida's Turnpike Multiple Projects, w/ RS&H- CEI Project Administrator (Mar. 2004-Oct. 2005): $40M of multiple contracts.

Contracts included: New ORT ramp at SR-528/FL Trpk Interchange-Orange County included new SunPass Ramp Building, SunPass Truss w/ cameras, signalization, S&PM, cantilever signs with drilled shafts, mill & resurfacing, 14” concrete ramp pad, fiber optic line and new roadway, HML; @ Sumter and Lake Counties upgrading medians with guardrail and emergency turn lanes, S± and mill & resurface; @ SR-417 Mainline Toll Plaza Upgrade in Seminole County.

-FDOT District 1, - CEI Project Administrator (Jan. 2003-Mar. 2004). Design/Build- Ringling Causeway Concrete Post-Tensioned Segmental Bridge replacing a bascule bridge, Sarasota, FL $68M contract.

Contract included: Signalization, landscaping, demolition of existing bascule bridge, JPA, signalization, S&PM, lighting, roadway, curb & gutter, drainage, utilities and asphalt.

References: Mary Ellen Maurer Sr. PE, 941-***-****/ 941-***-****; Tammy Mueller 941-***-****; Tom Rice PE, RS&H Sr Project Engineer 813-***-****; Tina Pereira-CAC Project Manager, 305-***-****; Eghbal Jai Jalali PE - FDOT D4 Contract Manager, 954-***-****; Paul Wai PE, FTE Director 954-***-****.

w/ HW Lochner:

-FDOT District 5 & Florida Turnpike, - Assistant CEI Project Administrator (Sept. 2001 – Jan. 2003): Multiple projects totaling over $20M for the Florida Turnpike in Orange County, FL and FDOT District 5 I-4/FL Tpke Intrchge.

-FDOT District 1, First Design/Build Project - Assistant CEI Project Administrator (May 2001-Sept. 2001): The first Fast Track Design/Build project consisting of a $4M parallel bridge replacements for SR-60 over Peace Creek Drainage Canal. The Project received the "American Contractor Association National Award".


-Orange County Expressway Authority (OOCEA), Construction Management Consultant Department - Material Coordinator Engineer/Contract Support Specialist/Field Engineer- Western Beltway (May 1999 – Apr. 2001): $100M Western Beltway project, Orange County, FL.

Responsibilities included:

Assisted with contract support functions in completing final estimates, supplemental agreements and monthly invoices including QA/QC reviews;

Lead progress meetings as liaison between the client, contractor and consultant engineer group on scheduling of all bridge materials;

Monitored status of project to assure completion within schedule of all bridge materials (i.e. AASHTO Beams and MSE walls), payment schedules and project goals.

-FDOT District 1 –Sr. Inspector (Jan. 1998-May 1999): $42M, I-4 widening construction project in Polk County.

Inspector on bridge construction (AASHTO and Steel Girder); MSE Walls; drainage; landscaping; retention ponds; sheet pile wall along widened perimeter road and retention pond; culverts; draincrete along concrete pavement of I-4; barrier walls; curb & gutter; pedestrian railing; sodding; and earthwork.

w/ EAC FDOT District 6, Venetian Causeway Historical Bridges Restoration -CEI Inspector (Dec. 1995-Oct. 1997): $14M rehabilitation and upgrade of 12 historical bridges on the Venetian Causeway in an environmentally sensitive area and registered on the National Registry of historical bridges.

Responsibilities included:

Replacement of east bascule bridge and fender system; bridge widenings; guniting of end bents and piers, new handrail/guardrail, S&PM, mill & resurfacing and concrete testing.

References: Rick Crooks PE, EAC Consulting President, 305-***-****; Gus Quesada, Sr. PE, New Millennium 305-***-****

w/ Sverdrup- Florida's Turnpike, Structures & Facilities Department Maintenance Structures Field Engineer (Nov. 1991 –Nov. 1995): CBI Inspector. Projects included Veteran’s Expressway, Tampa, FL (1994) and Polk County Expressway Plans, Lakeland, FL. (1993-1994). Responsibilities included:

Conducted bridge plan reviews throughout design phase; prepared project contracts and cost estimates;

Managed and provided data from field inspections with respect to structure deficiencies;

Completed annual bridge inspections on all bridges on FL. Turnpike as a CBI;

Managed quality assessment reviews; supervised emergency inspections assessments for damaged structures;

Coordinated and supervised bridge maintenance repairs.

Provided Final Inspections or reviews of all new bridges on FL Turnpike system.

References: Aurelio Carmenates PE, FTE Maintenance Engineer, 954-***-****; Paul Wai PE, FTE Director 954-***-****; Sam Gonzalez PE, RS&H Design Proj Mgr. 305-***-****.

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