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Project Manager Water Treatment

Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
April 18, 2018

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Paul Engelstad

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Albuquerque, NM 87109



Work hard to promote a safe and injury free environment for each project. This includes pre-planning, job hazard analysis and line-of-site inspections.

Perform quantity takeoffs to prepare budgetary estimates and track performance.

Establish and maintain a critical path schedule (Primavera, Microsoft Project, and Sure Trak).

Negotiate, draft and execute subcontracts and purchase orders.

Prepare and review submittals to ensure compliance with the Contract Documents and minimize time lost due re-submittals.

Draft and implement work plans for critical tasks detailing materials, equipment, manpower and procedures required to complete the task.

Coordinate with the Superintendent the means and methods for the successful and profitable execution of the work.

Manage billings to ensure timely submission and approval of payment applications.

Negotiate terms and conditions for change orders.

Complete O&M manuals, punch list items and closeout documents in a timely manner.

Establish and maintain a professional working relationship with Owners, Engineers, Architects, Subcontractors and Material Vendors.

EDUCATION: B.S. – Construction Engineering, Iowa State University (1984).


Meridian Contracting, Albuquerque, New Mexico 01/2017 to 09/2017

Project Manager:

Bureau of Reclamation, Altus Dike Modifications, Altus, OK (8.9 million).

Excavation of existing dike embankment and placement of new embankment, riprap and rock fill for dike raise. Excavation of drainage ditches and installation of 18” perforated HDPE and associated precast concrete access wells and inspection wells. Provide and stockpile riprap for extreme flood event.

Interstate Highway Construction, Albuquerque, New Mexico 05/2016 to 01/2017

Project Manager:

New Mexico Department of Transportation, McKinley County, Gallup NM Bridge 8904 (1.9 million). Removal and replacement of an existing bridge with a cast-in-place 12x10 concrete box culvert. Includes removal of existing structures, sub-excavation, CIP concrete box culvert, borrow, replacement of curb and gutter, sidewalks, HMA pavement and traffic control management.

City of Albuquerque, Bridge Boulevard over William Street (0.9 million). Removal and replacement of an existing concrete deck slab bridge and approaching roadway surfacing on Bridge Boulevard over William Street. Includes structural steel and concrete, paving, epoxy overlay, signing, striping, under-bridge lighting, curb and gutter, sidewalk, and traffic control management.

Layne Heavy Civil, Inc., Dallas, Texas 04/2012 to 05/2016

Project Manager:

City of Fort Worth, North and South Holly Water Treatment Plant Upgrades (29 million). Modifications too an existing sewer treatment plant. Construction of an ozone generation facility, two new ozone contact chambers, site piping and site pavement improvements.

Brazos River Authority Contract A – Raw Water Intake Pump Station (10 million). Construction of a new raw water pump station including 2-64” intake lines, 34’ diameter clear well, 3 vertical turbine pumps, overhead crane and a 48” transmission line to an existing storage reservoir.

Trinity River Authority Water Treatment Plant Expansion and Raw Water Pump Station (16 Million). Expansion of an existing 2.5mgd water treatment plant to a 5mgd plant. Construction of new headworks, clarifier and gravity filter concrete structures, new control building, electrical building and chemical metering buildings. Construction of a new raw water pump station with 24” DIP intakes and screens, vertical turbine pumps, 16” transmission line and various support structures.

RMCI INC., Albuquerque, New Mexico 02/2002 to 10/2011

Project Manager:

Santa Rosa Wastewater Treatment Plant (8 million). Replacement of an existing lagoon facility with a new aerobic digester tank, two clarifiers, UV building, blower building and related support facilities.

Los Lunas Wastewater Treatment Plant (15 million). Award winning membrane bioreactor sewer treatment plant with headworks, effluent pumps station and office facility to support existing conventional plant and continued community growth.

Bernalillo Wastewater Treatment Plant (9 million). Replacement of an existing treatment facility with a new sewer treatment plant designed to meet EPA effluent requirements. Includes new head works structure, aerobic digester tanks, blower building, UV building and a new office and laboratory facility.

COA Raw Water Pump Station (11 million). An award winning pump station with ten 500hp vertical turbine pumps to convey water from the Rio Grande River to the new water treatment plant.

Bernalillo County Industrial Park Booster/Treatment Facility (7 million). New facility to pump and treat well water to a new above ground storage tank.

Sandia National Laboratories ZRLN2 Oil Tank (3 million). New 50,000 gallon oil tank and concrete containment structure.

Los Alamos County Water Storage Tank (4 million). New above ground 4 million gallon steel water tank for increased fire protection of Los Alamos.

Los Alamos County Twin Tank Renovations (2 million). Lead abatement and renovation of one water storage tank and lead abatement and removal of a second water storage tank.

Los Alamos County Pueblo Canyon Sewer Line Replacement (9 million). Installation of a new 12“ PVC sewer main. The project went through the environmentally and geologically sensitive Pueblo Canyon. Included bore and jack operations, deep excavations and critical time constraints.

Los Alamos County Diamond Drive Improvements (7 million). Included the installation of ductile iron water lines, HDPE reuse water lines, HDPE gas lines, electric and communication duct banks, removal and replacement of asphalt pavement, curb and gutter and sidewalk improvements.

COA Reuse Water Line (4 million). Installation of approximately 25,000lf of ductile iron pipe for distribution of reclaimed water to city parks and associated pavement repairs.

COA Small Diameter Waterline Replacement (3 million). Replacement of existing water lines and street renovations within various parts of the city.

Swain Construction, Inc., Omaha, Nebraska 5/1995 to 12/2001


Estimated, bid, and managed concrete work both as a general contractor and subcontractor. Projects included city street renovations, box culverts, commercial building foundations and flat work.

Omni Engineering, Omaha, Nebraska 2/1992 to 5/1995


Estimated and bid all concrete work for an asphalt general contractor. Had a key role in implementing and utilizing the Hard Dollar estimating program to its fullest potential.

Kiewit Western, Omaha, Nebraska 6/1989 to 1/1992


Estimated and bid a wide variety of concrete and structural steel projects. Project Superintendent for several bridge projects within Omaha and Nebraska.

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