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Project Supervisor / Estimator Plus

Johnston, Rhode Island, 02919, United States
38.50 per hr
May 29, 2018

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Paul Austin


Cranston, RI *****


Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience


Lightship Group LLC

December 2014 to March 2018

Responsible for Estimating, Disseminating contract information related documents, change orders and coordinating various dockside repairs for, USNS, USCG, Merchant Ships, NOAA, MARAD, Boston Ship Repair, & DEM. Responsibilities including attending meeting with Ships Force, outside contractors, Contracting Officer, and the Chief Engineer. Also compile additional information required to perform and complete the quoted tasks. Send requests for quotes to material suppliers & subcontractors needed for the project.

Information compiled using a remote laptop computer in the field, and at the office with a desktop computer using Excel and

QuickBase, making sure documentation is arranged in order & backed up in submittal folders on the computer. Then attached to email and sent to appropriate contract officer.

East coast, Field Project Supervisor, Customer Service Supervisor Wal-Mart Stores - North, SC

August 2013 to August 2014

Responsible for supervising all aspects of store remodeling as directed by Home Office planes and Field Project Managers.

This includes estimating, supervising, and providing customer service as needed, with other Field Project Supervisors, a crew of up too, but not limited to, 65 members and contractors. *Remodel stores as requested by home office. Use new blue prints to check for changes in design. *Instruct Associates in Setting up shelving, end caps, displays, signs, registers, etc. *Insuring that the contractors understand what is needed, According to blueprint's. *Filling out all appropriate paperwork daily. *Daily meetings, insuring that paper work is set up for the day shift. Explain the importance of excellent customer treatment and courtices. Maintenance Supervisor/Customer Service

Licht Properties - Providence, RI

March 2005 to February 2012

Responsible for supplying all the tenants with good customer service by taking care of all of their maintenance, repairs and emergency

situations as needed in the 1.5million sq. ft. of commercial buildings plus properties, and 30,000 sq. ft. of residential buildings plus property. Consisting of 12 complexes located in different areas of the state, containing up to 45 business tenants and several residential buildings, supervising a 5-man crew and outside contractors.

* Instruct crew on how to do repairs on new equipment. * Write work orders for jobs. * meter reads recorded using a camera.

* Evaluate problems and determine if they can be done with our crew, or also need outside contractors. * Check the boiler rooms

daily to insure no problems, also kept a check on fuel levels.

* Set up schedules for fire sprinkler compressor testing. * Visited all complexes daily, checking to make sure all looked in order.

* Made a list of contractors for use in an emergency. * Visited with the tenants every week to be sure all was well with their area.

* Made it policy to have a camera always in all trucks, if a situation came up we would have record of it.

* Designed, estimated cost, built, and installed tables, storage units, enclosures, and partitions for some of the tenants.

* Set up and maintained log books for all service on equipment as to what was needed, and work done.

* On call 24/7 for any problems that might arise.

Maintenance Mechanic III, Building and Grounds Supervisor DIOCESE OF PROVIDENCE Office Complex, ST. PIUS V PARISH - Providence, RI September 1994 to March 2005

Providence, RI 09/1994-03/2005

Maintenance Mechanic III, Building and Grounds Supervisor Responsible for maintenance and repairs as needed or requested by religious and teachers. Monitor and maintain the four boilers and a/c units at ST PIUS V and two boilers and a/c units at the Diocesan complex daily with the aid of a five-man crew. Maintenance

performed was minor repairs of motors, boilers, a/c fan coil units, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, carpentry and piping as needed.

* Repairs to dishwashers, faucets, toilets, and water lines. * Calculate size of a/c unit needed for computer lab.

* Evaluate problems and determine if they can be done in-house our need outside contractor.

* Locate and request bids from outside contractors as needed.

* Monitored boilers to ensure consistent heat for the buildings. * Monitored inventory levels for parts and building supplies, ensuring

adequate levels were on always available.

* Designed, built, and installed tables, counter tops, desk and storage cabinets for a 300 sq. ft. copy/mailroom. Also designed a desk to fit the reception area. * Designed Built and installed enclosures to cover circuit breaker panels and the piping on the wall with access door that all blended with surrounding wall for a more pleasing look.



August 1978 to August 1994

Responsible for establishing and maintaining the business. Designed & Estimated the job cost including, materials, labor along with all permits required. Additions, new & remolded, kitchens, bathrooms, decks, patios, finished basements, installed doors, windows, ceiling fans, hardwood floors, custom furniture any customer requested improvement.

Additional Services offered;

* Most areas of construction operations for both new/renovated residential and commercial structures.

* Dishwasher installation and minor repairs on appliances. * Basic electrical and plumbing repairs. * Ceramic tile installation on floors, walls, and countertops. * Formica installation on counters and cabinets. * Custom cabinet design. * Custom design kitchens, bathrooms, vanities.

* Good customer service assistance for new designs and repairs.

At the request of Dr. Eileen Mullen, director of Meeting Street's diagnostic evaluation program, designed shapes and the board to insert them as well as the equipment and tools to manufacture them for a Stimulus Response Test, a new approach to the evaluation of

children with severe and multiple disabilities. the test became nationally known as the Mullen Scales.

A few of the projects completed;

* First Baptist Church Warwick, RI, Project Supervisor two story new addition, for GYM on first floor &Class rooms on 2nr floor.

* Dr. John Biernacki, DMD Cumberland, RI, Project Supervisor for his New Office, a total interior Remodel.

* TRI BRO TOOL Cranston, RI, Project Supervisor, #1 Prep & epoxy re-coat surface the entire production area. #2 Remodel

Bathrooms/ Tile floor, 4ft up walls. #3 Remodel show room & build display surfaces & Formica. Install vinyl floor tile in showroom.

Pipe Fitter


May 1975 to August 1978

Measure, cut, thread & assemble pipe and valves to filters as per diagrams & blueprints. Then add sand, seal, and crate for shipping the filters Assistant Buyer & Commission Sales

The Sheppard Company - Providence, RI

December 1970 to May 1975

First position in sales was in Men's wear for Christmas season. Second position was Commission sales for Brown Goods & White Goods. After one year received a promotion to Dept. Assistant Buyer. Until Store Closing. Education

BS in Meteorology

USAF - Rantoul, IL

May 1967 to May 1969

AS in Engineering & minor in Chemical Tech

CCRI - Providence, RI

May 1965 to May 1967


Giving Seminars, Customer Service, Logistics, Plumbing, Electric classes. Fire suppression systems Computer, Excel, Quick Base & Outlook use. Leadership skills, Operations manuals and record up grading, Hazardous waste care, Environmental Awareness. Asbestos training. Certified Grad in Drafting/Architectural Design, Drafting/Machine Design Auto Mechanics, Reservation Agent, Boating Safety, Seamanship

& navigation. Retail operations, Product care, Training for, Micro Management, Electronic Article Surveillance, Robbery Protocol. Customer Service, Creativity, Quality Focused, Responsible, Analytical, Adaptable, Problem Solving, Innovative, Mechanically Able, Multitask, Helpful, Detail Oriented, Contribute Ideas, Plus. Military Service

Branch: USAF

Service Country: United States

Rank: E4 Sgt.

May 1965 to December 1970

Sgt. USAF May 1967 to Dec 1970

Basic Training at Amarillo, Texas

Meteorology Weather School Chanute AFB, Rantoul, Illinois Bases Stationed in US Dec. 1967 to Dec. 1969;

Otis AFB, MA

Bangor International Airport, ME

Bases Stationed in South East Asia Dec. 1969 to Dec. 1970; Member of (Detachment 25 10th Weather Squadron, Combat) Tan Son Nhut AFB, Saigon, South Vietnam

Don Muang, Royal Thai Air Force Base, Thailand

Udorn, Royal Thai Air Force Base, Thailand

Karat, Royal Thai Air Force Base, Thailand

U-Tapao, Royal Thai Navy Airfield Thailand

Nakhon Phanom, Royal Thai Navy Airfield, Thailand

There were many assignments across the Mekong River into LOAS and South Vietnam. Medals & Awards Received;

Air Force Good Conduct Medal

Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

National Defense Service Medal

Vietnam Service Medal

Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Commendation Medal/Award and Citation

Life Member of VFW Post 2396

Past Post Commander VFW Post 4651

Life Member of DAV Post 10

Also Served as a weekend, Patrol member of the USCG aux. (Duty; Weather & Navigation) RI, for 4 years.

Commendations: CITATION TO ACCOMPANY THE AWARD OF THE AIR FORCE COMENDATION MEDAL TO PAUL E. AUSTIN Sgt. Paul E. Austin distinguished himself by meritorious service as a Weather Observer, Detachment 25, 10th Weather Squadron, Nakhon Phanom Royal Thai Air Force Base, Thailand, from 3 December 1969 to 25 November 1970. During this period, Sgt. Austin's extensive experience coupled with his willingness to accomplish additional tasks such as preparation of new visibility marker chart and keeping current the operating directives of the observing section were of tremendous value in this unit's support of two wing-level organizations conducting operations against hostile forces in Southeast Asia. The distinctive accomplishments of Sgt. Austin reflect credit upon himself and the USAF.


Boiler Operators Lic. #7646, Workplace Safety, OSHA 10 Certified #9445363 Additional Information

In summary, some of my experiences;

My experience as an estimator is vast and spans over several years of professional work experience. I have listed in this resume a few of the areas that allowed me to aide others, also build a strong working knowledge to accomplish these tasks across many fields.

The knowledge for completing documentation need to submit a quote to USCG and NOAA and many other agency’s needs.

I was a field project supervisor/ estimator in expansion, remodel, and damage recovery. My areas where from northern Vermont south to Delaware & from Cape Cod, MA to Philadelphia and all locations in between.

The position as maintenance supervisor and customer service while overseeing 1.5million sq. ft. of buildings plus estimating repair and construction cost of the property. Consisting of 12 complexes located in different areas of the state. Containing up to 45 plus commercial and retail business tenants and 30,000 sq. ft. of residential buildings plus property. There was a good working relationship with customers, tenants, service personnel from city and state departments as well as private contractors.

Finding employment using my experience as an Estimator, Property Supervisor/ Superintendent of Facilities, Home & Commercial property repair/ remodeling, Estimator, Designer/ Problem Solving with Creativity. Project Supervisor/ Gathering Sub-Contractors to fulfill the RFQ. The knowledge I have is vast and spans over several years of professional work experience, that will come in handy to assist/ help others. I have a Boiler Operators Lic. For #6 oil Boilers, OSHA 10 certified, studies for Home Inspections.

Assisted the VP & Director of clinical services at Meeting St. center / owner of T.O.T.A.L Child Inc. to develop materials for three-dimensional intelligence test it became nationally known as the Mullen Scales.

Please feel free to contact me to arrange an interview. Thank you for your time. I look forward to learning more about this opportunity.

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