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Manager Engineer

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
February 06, 2018

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STADIUMS + RUNWAYS + HIGHWAYS + BRIDGES + MILITARY FACILITIES + HOSPITALS + INTERNATIONAL A functional expert in both quality assurance (QA) and quality control (QC) Management, with more than 20 years of experience specializing in civil engineering as a professional engineer (non-active) sub specialist construction and facility assessment, domestic and international; offering longevity, dedication, and said experience to a value focused, innovative organization. An exemplary leader that thrives in fast paced environments requiring critical thinking and strong problem solving skills; an accomplished engineer with a proven track record of implementing large scale, complex projects; trusted partner, cross-functional analyst and excellent communicator; a leader that produces exceptional results; maintains strong, healthy relationships with senior management, colleagues, and customers; excellent verbal and written communications. A team player experienced and comfortable with diverse teams; expertise in testing firm management, geotechnical, and material evaluation, environmental investigations, remediation as well as government agencies. CORE COMPETENCIES

Team Leadership

Geo Technical Experience

USACE EM385-1-1

Project Management

Airfield Construction


Project Quality Plan

SCIF, IC Tech Spec-for ICD/ICS

705Relationship Management


Construction Material Testing

Training & Development


Quality Management System

ISO 9001 / ISO 19011

Quality Management

Mentoring QC TEAM

Health & Safety

Construction Management at

Risk (CMAR)

Military Project


In many cases as CQCM and as O&M Engineering Operations Manager I have been able to save the firms that I have worked for my salary to 5 times my salary.

Vertical Construction, Highway projects, Bridge projects, Infrastructure, Tunnelling, Concrete and Asphalt mix design, Airport Runway Projects as well as Military & DOD projects – SCIF, IC Tech Spec-for ICD/ICS 705.

Direct and manage QA/QC Engineers ensuring proper execution in terms of quality and reliability for construction.

Perform site visits and/or conduct inspections to ensure quality of work, compliance, good construction practices.

International Experience. Five years’ experience working in the Middle East region; construction thru turn over.

Develop accurate recovery schedules addressing construction milestones and commissioning schedules.

Review Sub-Contractors Quality Policy, Manual, Procedures and ITP, and monitor proper implementation and effective maintaining via contract requirements.

Coordinated all final resolution of any Non conformities (NCR) with responsible representatives.

Maintain Quality records, supervises the processing of data and review test and inspection reports.

Review submittal logs and schedules, monitor the status, request corrective actions where deviations are taken place from planed dates, to avoid and prevent delays in production due to lake of information and approvals, and releasing quality certification.

Maintain the as built drawings as well as prepare the closeout documents required for contract compliance.

Stadium Construction Observation to confirm Quality and provide the best profitability to the owners.

Serve as Corps of Engineering (COE) Construction Quality Control Manager (CQCM) for many projects in 3 countries. Intimately familiar with the safety requirements (EM 385.1.1) of the COE’s projects as well as the three Phase Inspection Process and “Red Zone” scheduling. EXPERIENCES AND ACHIEVEMENTS


$35 Million - Design-Build RFP for this new F35A Maintenance Hangar (Airfield Pavement as floor) and AMU with SCIF Rooms, IC Tech Spec-for ICD/ICS 705. This sits on a 3.5 acre site facility totals approximately 61,000-GSF and includes site improvements including parking lots, walks, landscaping and security features.

Over 20 years of engineering management of construction materials testing (CMT) firms with very strong knowledge of procedures and ASTM standards ROBERT L. SMITH, CQCM Resume, Page 2

The project includes the demolition of two existing 20,000-SF industrial facilities and the relocation of the LOX Yard

(Liquid Oxygen) to a SOG area where Red Horse constructed the Temporary Dome areas for user. CARLSON CONSTRUCTION, INC. (FORT MCCOY, WI HOUSING PHASE III) January 2016 – November 2016 CONSTRUCTION QUALITY CONTROL MANAGER (CQCM)

$37 Million - Construction project of military housing and walking trail that runs throughout the housing development; in the process of constructing 56 homes, three (3) playgrounds, and four (4) ponds; recognized for assistance in providing a recovery process for project that was behind schedule; collaborate and coordinate with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

(USACE) project representative on behalf of firm, adhering to compliance and establishing seamless support. BURNS & MCDONNELL, COLUMBIA, MO (COLUMBIA REGIONAL AIRPORT) June 2015 – December 2015 FIELD PROJECT ENGINEER

$4.6 Million - Airport project aimed at reconstructing Runway and Taxiway; successfully performed without impeding on daily airport activities and business. Represented the firm providing project QA; utilized experience in engineer ensuring project was completed on time, within budget, and scope. PARSONS (SAUDI ARABIA), RIYADH SAUDI ARABIA (PRINCES NORA UNIVERSITY) January 2014 – May 2015 OPERATIONS MANAGER ENGINEERING (CIVIL/STRUCTURAL)

Composed and reviewed Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Operations & Maintenance (O&M). Developed forensic investigation plans, Analysis and determining root cause of structural events negatively effecting these four-year-old building’s lifecycle as a part of the initial contracted study. I planned, identified and provided recommendations to eliminate life safety issues. Expertly recommended remedial steps and procedures to significantly increase to the lifecycle for the Universities’ buildings that were a part of this investigation and developed a phased proposal for essential additional work for future consideration. BECHTEL INTERNATIONAL, DOHA, QATAR (HAMAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT) May 2013 –December 2014 QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER

$1.3 Billion - Proficiently and effectively provided QA management for the Qatar Airline World Headquarters. Managed and directed QC Team; proficiently managed and produced plan that accelerated contractor schedule, enhancing efficiency. Developed and implemented blueprint for construction team ensuring effective turnover schedule. BRYAN INTERNATIONAL CONSTRUCTION, AFGHANISTAN (BAGRAM AIR FORCE BASE) June 2012 – April 2013 SENIOR CONSTRUCTION QUALITY CONTROL MANAGER

$68 Million - Served as Senior Construction QC Manager for four (4) masonry unit barracks/dorms, each standing at three stories; governed the infrastructure for the military housing project of US troops. In addition to the above there were 2 structures that are classified. I also oversaw the same type of projects managed by a Quality Control Manager with less experience so the company could use him as a QC Manager. BYA INTERNATIONAL, GARDEZ, AFGHANISTAN (FOB LIGHTNING) July 2009 – May 2012 PROJECT’S CONSTRUCTION QUALITY CONTROL MANAGER

$89 Million - (Architectural, Civil, Structural, MEP and CMAR). Vertical construction for 11 building and infrastructure for these structures. This was in a non-friendly area of Afghanistan thus all work had to be coordinated with the security contingent for the project.

Managed and oversaw multinational Quality Control Team; provided QC from the design phase through all construction phases. Additionally, trained, mentored, coached, and evaluated the local national QA team for USACE. OAKLAND CONSTRUCTION, INDIAN SPRINGS, NV (CREECH AIR FORCE BASE) April 2006 – July 2009 CONSTRUCTION QUALITY CONTROL MANAGER

$278 Million - (Architectural, Civil, Structural, MEP and CMAR) project consisted of ten (10) structures, two (2) large taxiways and a one (1) large hanger utilizing the first Air Force’s Super Flat Floor system; successfully completed project saving firm over $180,000.


Performed and prosperously completed 158 Residential and 5 Commercial projects. ARK ENGINEERING October 2000 – August 2005


Performed as Field Quality Engineering Manager for the environmental remediation of Cincinnati’s Riverfront Stadium

(Cinergy Field); managed and oversaw the tracking and the documentation process for the removal of all hazardous waste. Executed QC management duties for all materials and material testing for the new Great American Ballpark Stadium, Cincinnati, OH (Environmental, Quality Control Civil-Structural). ROBERT L. SMITH, CQCM Resume, Page 3


Bachelor of Science (Construction Engineering and Management), Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois Bachelor of Arts (Communications), Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

ASTM (American Society of Testing Materials) D-18 committee TRB (Transportation Research Board) Concrete, Asphalt and Emerging Technology Committee CERTIFICATIONS

Registered Engineer (non-active status), Illinois

USACE (Issued Certifications)

o Construction Quality Control (QC) Manager

o Construction Quality Assurance (QA) Manager

o Construction Owners QA Representative

o Advanced Project Scheduling

o Concrete Pavement for Runways

o Asphalt Pavements for Runways and Taxiways

ISO 9001Transportation System Center PCC & HMA Airfield Paving

ACI Level I

AWS Associate Welding Inspector

OSHA 30hr

First Aid Certification

Environmental Award for the Conservation of the Original Beauty of the Property where a new Ethanol

ICC Special Inspector for;

o Structural Masonry,

o Reinforced Concrete,

o Structural Steel &

o Welding,

o Pre-stress Concrete

Various State DOT Certifications

Portland Cement Concrete Level I, II

Bituminous Concrete Density Tester Course

Hot Mix Asphalt Level I



Provided QC and or the QA for the civil engineering, electrical and airfield construction, lighting and grounding system for Chicago O’Hare (ORD), Chicago Midway (MDW), Creech AFB, NV, and Camp Bastion Helmand, Afghanistan, as well as others that I am not at liberty to disclose in the middle east.

Airfield fuel tanking systems and/or bladder tanks installed in association with the above (Civil/Structural and MEP). Some were Construction Management at Risk (CMAR) projects. HIGHWAY/ BRIDGE

Quality Control Engineer for a state highway bridge construction project in Illinois as well as the abutment construction for a Bridge spanning the Fox River with four cofferdams constructed for installed plies that supported the bridge.

Quality Control Engineer for a 7.6-mile section of Highway 90 in Illinois with two (2) on and off ramps; responsible for the confirmation of the stable base as well as the fill materials needed to bring sections of it to the new desired grade, to include the sub base and the asphalt used for the highway.

Responsible for material testing on sections of Interstate 75 Highway in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Responsible for the Quality Control for sections of Interstate 610 and 10 in Houston, Texas. ROBERT L. SMITH, CQCM Resume, Page 4


Owners Representative for St. Francis Hospital, Blue Island, Illinois, Provident Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, Mercy Hospital Fairfield, Ohio, Princes Nora University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia STADIUMS

Construction Team; Minute Maid Stadium ($250 million), 40,963 seating capacity, Houston, Texas

Construction Team; Great American Ball Park ($290 million), 42,319 seating capacity, Cincinnati, Ohio OTHER

Princes Nora University, Saudi Arabia Parsons. (To see the scope of the project go to )

NDIA Hamad International Airport Completion Phase ($15.5 Billion) Overseas Bechtel International

Bagram AB, Afghanistan Bryan International Construction.

Afghan National Army Corps Support Battalion at FOB Thunder, Gardez, Afghanistan, BYA International, Inc. HIGHLIGHTS OF PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

In many cases as CQCM and as O&M Engineering Operations Manager I have been able to save the firms that I have worked for my salary to 5 times my salary.

Design, review, and supervise all contractor’s submittals and engineering calculations and drawings for vertical structures and various components of concrete structures including beams, columns, foundations, slabs, airfield, apron, roadway, electrical, HVAC (Heating & Air Conditioning) MEP (Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing), Quality Management (QM) for Construction Management at Risk (CMAR) projects.

Design build construction for vertical construction, aviation hangers, and various military structures; water supply, piping, and sewer system.

Lump sum turnkey (LSTK), Engineer Procurement Construction (EPC), Construction Management (CM) and pre- commissioning and commissioning projects.

Review buildings utilizing relevant codes, to include, AISC, MBMA, UBC, IBC, ASCE, IS, NBC, SBC, etc.

Preserve quality of design, detailing and scheduling activity through ongoing audit and surveillance activities of contractors and vendors.

Preserve and maintain current building code information and ISO 9001 records per required guidelines, as well as the International ISO 19011. Evaluate buildings/bracing systems under extreme environments including wind, seismic, snow, drift load, as well as MEP, etc.

Assist Project Engineer in the development of a recovery schedules

Recommend redesign for expeditious construction process to increase the construction schedule, as required.

Investigative aptitude to improve methods and processes in the organization; recognize, analyze, diagnose, recommend, and resolve economical solutions to technical problems quickly and precisely; facilitate field modifications, repairs, sketches, site visits.

Review contract documents and construction drawings for completeness and proper depiction contract requirements.

Consistently maintain high level of customer, contractor, architect satisfaction and governmental agencies; accurately and precisely fulfill requirements, resolve/manage conflicts and issues appropriately; present solutions efficiently and effectively.

Oversee and direct junior engineers, mentor the development quality assurance team members to enhance the performance of duties for the benefit of the company as well as the client.

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