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Engineer Manager

Location:
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, United States
Posted:
September 25, 2018

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THOMAS W. JONES, JR., Page *

THOMAS W. JONES, JR.

**** ***** ******* ******, ****** Arrow, OK 74012

918-***-****/340-***-****

ac66cn@r.postjobfree.com

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Seasoned, detailed-oriented professional with outstanding resourcefulness and creative problem solving abilities. Versed in customer communications with strengths in relationship building. Accomplished in workflow optimization implementation which is geared towards increased productivity and quality of service. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Apr. 2012 to Project Manager

June 2014 VIRGIN ISLANDS PAVING, Inc.: St. Thomas VI. Prepared all documentation and information for bid packages, analysis of subcontractor bids, etc. to transition the project from pre-construction through construction phase, close-out and final punch-out. • Prepared and adjusted when required jobsite schedules and handled all field- related issues. • Liaison between field teams and upper management • Develop and created organizational structure based on project need • Monitored jobsite safety and ensured quality control.

Additional Work Coordination/Project Manager Duties Include:

• Estimating to include producing work-ups, DOT documents, change orders and subcontracts

• Scheduling (builds, updates, and maintains the schedule)

• Financing (monitors budgets and daily/weekly, monthly costs) June 2009 to Materials Testing Program Manager

April 2012 DEPT. OF PUBLIC WORKS, OFFICE OF HIGHWAY ENGINEERING: Virgin Islands. Established, maintained, and managed the material's testing laboratory program for the territory of the Virgin Islands Office of Highway Engineering. • Provided services necessary for the verification and acceptance testing of all construction material (i.e. geotextiles, concrete, asphalt, base stone, mortars, wood, paint systems, etc.), as well as preliminary design testing of materials being incorporated into Federal Highway projects throughout the Territory. •Trained staff assigned to help facilitate the testing program. • Assisted in vetting contracts and aided in developing special contract requirements. • Troubleshoot materials-related problems before, after, and during construction. • Prepared and/or oversaw the preparation of materials test reports from test results performed in-house reviews. • Approved materials submitted for verification and acceptance testing prior to incorporation into Federal and partnering agencies’ projects.

Additional Work Coordination/Project Engineer Duties Include Served as a Project Engineer whenever necessary • Distributed and balanced the testing work load among employees in accordance with the contractor’s established workflow to ensure timely accomplishment of the assigned workload. • Checked material's compliance for work in-progress, made day-to-day adjustments and recommendations. Estimated and reported on expected time of completion of work, maintained records work accomplishments and time expended and prepared reports as required. • Instructed employees on specific tasks and job techniques, including providing on-the-job training to new employees • Prepared performance, progress, and training reports as needed. • Made informational suggestions as requested concerning recognition of performance, personnel needs, etc. • Keep employees informed of available services, organization activities, safety, etc. THOMAS W. JONES, JR., Page 2

Additional Project Engineer Duties Include

Served as the on-site representative of the Director/Program Manager of Highway Engineering • Ensured that the transportation facility is built according to plans and specifications and meets The Department of Public Works (DPW) needs and design expectations, using accepted guidelines, policies, and engineering practices. • Accepted or rejects contractor’s materials and workmanship based on project tests and inspection.

• Initiated payment to contractors for work satisfactorily performed. • Analyzed construction problems encountered and made minor design revisions to fit field and contract conditions. • Advised with executive management of potential design and construction obstacles, recommend corrective courses of action and ensure that recommended corrective action is taken. • Ensured contractor’s deliverables are adequately inspected and tested while not delaying operations • Liaised with utility companies, abutting property owners, federal agencies, local special-interest groups and the traveling public • Gathered all data for and prepared change orders/directives, reports, project close-out documents and special engineering studies as required. May 2000 to

June 2009

Project Engineer

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION EASTERN FEDERAL LANDS HIGHWAY DIVISION: Sterling, VA Responsibilities included reviewing contractor and consultant design proposals • Prepared consulting agreements • Resolve design problems • Prepare and review correspondence for projects under my supervision • Review and approve plans and specifications for roads, bridges and drainage systems • Prepare government estimates for progress payments for construction costs for contract modification • Negotiate CM pricing and prepared change orders on behalf of the Construction Operations Engineer (COE) • Verify compliance with contract labor provisions, providing notice of noncompliance, and providing written authorization to furnish and install contract work requiring such authorization • Manage the design, review and approval of numerous major capital improvement projects • Review and coordinate the in-house and consultant engineers and engineering associates • Monitor and coordinate project schedules and deadlines • Supervise, assign, review and lead professional and sub professional personnel • Coordinate projects with outside agencies

Dec. 1998 to

May 2000

Civil Engineer Technician (Contract Inspector Level 3) PROFESSIONAL CONSULTING SERVICES, INC.: Glen Burnie, MD ( Working St. Thomas) Served as an on-site representative of FHWA-EFLHD with responsibility for ensuring that the on-site construction adheres to plans and specifications and meets the design expectations • Kept track of the day-to-day quantities • Periodically prepared estimates for partial payment • Accepted and/or rejected the contractor's materials and workmanship based on project tests and inspection • Analyzed construction problems and recommended corrective courses of action • Gathered data for and prepared change orders and directives • Represented the FHWA – EFLHD in a professional and courteous manner in day-to-day operations and in various meetings with client/partner agencies, federal officials, the media, with utility owners and the traveling public

Nov. 1996 to

Apr. 1997

Senior Engineering Technician

GEO-HYDRO: Marietta, GA

Served as an Sr. Inspector during the construction of three facility's foundation and structures; accepted or rejected the contractor's materials and workmanship during the relocation of a

“Hush House," the Paint Facility, and one of the assembly plants for the F-22 aircraft at Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Systems • Inspected and monitored grading, new foundations, slabs-on-grade and all below-grade mechanical and electrical work THOMAS W. JONES, JR., Page 3

Apr. 1997 to

Nov. 1998

Senior Inspector/Materials Technician

KUNDE, SPRECHER & ASSOCIATE (KSA): St. Thomas, USVI And

Feb. 1994 to

Nov. 1996

Ensured that the contractors were in compliance with Federal Highway and/or local standard specifications • Kept detailed reports on daily construction activities • Accepted/rejected contractor's materials and workmanship by project test and inspection • Kept track of the day-to- day quantities for mouthy pay easements • Periodically prepared estimates for partial payment for projects • Managed the Materials Testing Lab for KSA and DPW for the Virgin Islands Jun. 1992 to

Feb. 1994

Materials Engineer

ISLAND ROADS, INCORPORATED: St. Thomas, USVI

Performed all aspects of quality control, including compiling asphalt mix designs and concrete mix designs to meet Federal & Local specifications and other design expectations • Conducted general soil analysis, concrete testing, asphalt mix design, concrete mix designs and other testing services as required • Performed various office duties, including surveying and preparing progress reports and monthly estimates • Managed the Materials Testing Lab for Island Roads, and extended that services to local contractors and developers throughout the Virgin Islands and the Caribbean

Aug. 1990 to

May 1992

Senior Inspector

PENNIMAN & BROWNE, INC.: Baltimore, MD

Responsible for all areas of inspection • Kept detailed reports on daily construction, as well as reports on the relationships between owner, architect, engineer and contractor • Directed projects from start to finish by aiding local developers in material testing and quality control Sept. 1989 to

Aug. 1990

Senior Engineering Technician

GEO-TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATES: Towson, MD

Directed projects from start to finish by aiding local developers in material testing and quality control and assisting in completing projects on time and under budget LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS & SKILLS

Nuclear Gauge (license)

Concrete (A.C.I.) (Certification)

Soils, Concrete & Asphalt – Washington Area Council of Engineering Laboratories Inc. (WACEL) Level 2

(Certification)

Construction Methods (roads, bridges & buildings)

Construction Surveying

Superpave Fundamentals (Certificate)

Work Zone Safety Inspection Training (Certificate)

Leadership and Communication Skills for Project Managers, From Management Concepts (Certification)

Soil Slope Embankment Design and Construction (Certificate)

Coatings Inspections – Certified under SSPC QP-5, KTA (Certification)

Contracting Officer’s Representative, Course-Advanced Procurement Training (Certification)

Full-Depth Road Reclamation using Foamed Asphalt (Certificate) EDUCATION

Catonsville Community College, Catonsville, MD: September 1986 to June 1988 Majored in Civil Engineering Technology, Associates Degree Community College of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD: September 1984 to 1986 Enrolled in Construction Management classes

THOMAS W. JONES, JR., Page 4

PROJECTS COMPLETED WITHIN THE US VIRGIN ISLANDS

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION EASTERN FEDERAL LANDS HIGHWAY DIVISION

SUNSHINE MALL INTERSECTION, St. Croix, Project Engineer, Contract Amount: $4,000.000.00

MON BIJOU BRIDGES, St. Croix, Assistant Project Engineer, Contract Amount: $4,700.000.00

CHRISTIANSTED BYPASS PHASE-B, St. Croix, Project Engineer, Contract Amount: $13,800.000.00 OFFICE OF HIGHWAY ENGINEERING

ST. JOHN ROUNDABOUT, OHE’s Liaison, St. John, Contract Amount: $7,500,000.00

3.1 MILES OF ROUTE 104, St. John, Project Engineer, Contract Amount: $4,100.000.00

REDHOOK SIDEWALK & ROADWAY SAFETY MODICATIONS, St. Thomas, Project Engineer, Contract Amount: $957,300.00

POLLYBERG & TURPENTINE RUN ROAD, FINAL PHASE & PUNCHOUT, Field Project Manager, St. Thomas

MARKET SQUARE, START-UP PHASE, Project Engineer, St. Thomas PRIVATE CONTRACTORS

RECONSTRUCTION & WIDENING FRENCHMEN BAY ROAD, St. Thomas, Project Manager

TURPENTINE RUN ROAD INTERSECTION REALIGNMENT (Rd to Mall), Senior Inspector / Lab Manager

PHASE 1- LOVERS LANE INTERSECTION REALIGNMENT, Project Manager / Lab Manager, St. Thomas

TUTU PARK MALL PARKING LOT CONSTRUCTION, Project Manager / Lab Manager, St. Thomas

WEYMOUNTH RHYMER HWY ROADWAY WIDEN & RECONSTRUCTION, Senior Inspector / Lab Manager, St. Thomas

WATERFRONT WIDEN & DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS, Senior Inspector / Lab Manager, St. Thomas.

ROADWAY RESURFACING PROJECT (Cyril E King Airport to Waterfront), Senior Inspector / Lab Manager, St. Thomas

WAVE MEDICATIONS PROJECT, Senior Inspector / Lab Manager, St. Thomas

NADIR BRIDGE, Materials Testing Only, St. Thomas

POST OFFICE, Cruz Bay, Materials Technician, St. John

ST. JOHN CLINIC, CRUZ BAY Materials Testing Only, St. John

WASTE TREATMENT PLANT Materials Technician /Senior Inspector, St. John

TAARNEBERG ROSS ROADWAY (RACETRACK ROAD) WIDEN & RECONSTRUCTION, Materials Engineer / Assistant Project Manager, St. Thomas

PROJECTS COMPLETED WITHIN THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS.

MINISTRATION BUILDING, INSTALLATION OF NEW PARKING LOT, Materials Engineer / Project Manager, Road Town, Tortola

ROAD TOWN FERRY DOCK RECLAIMED NEW LAND, FOUNDATION WORK, Materials Engineer Assistant Project Manager, Road Town

NEW PASSENGER DOCK RECLAIMED NEW LAND, FOUNDATION WORK, Materials Engineer Assistant Project Manager, Road Town, Tortola

1.8 MILES OF JAMES WALTER FRANCIS HWY WIDEN & RECONSTRUCTION, Roundabout to Public Works, Materials Engineer/ Contractors Liaison to BVI’s Gov, Road Town, Tortola

NEW PLAY GRAND FOR DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, Materials Technician/Project Manager, Jost Van Dyke

TERRANCE B. LETTSOME AIRPORT PAVED TAXIWAY, Materials Technician/Project Manager, Beef Island, Tortola

FORMALLY LITTLE DIXIE’S AIRPORT PAVED TAXIWAY & RUNWAY, Materials Technician/ Project Manager, Belle Vue, Virgin Gorda



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