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Manager Engineer

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
September 01, 2018

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R.B. Horton

New Orleans, LA 225-***-****

Project Engineer/Manager

A Recognized Expert in Managing Public Works Engineering Projects

Comprehensive background in engineered project and service delivery for municipal and private sectors. Technical experience and knowledge of industry related software and processes. Seeking a travel manager position.


Construction Project Management Traffic Engineering Wastewater Project Management

Contractor Negotiations/Selection Bidding Process Management Leadership

Safety Rapid Plan MS Office SCADA Oracle Quickbase Prolog Converge


CITY OF NEW ORLEANS, New Orleans, LA 2016-Present

DPW FEMA Road Rehabilitation Program

Project Manger 2016-Present

Orchestrated 10-20 full reconstruction, incidental, and patch mill overlay projects funded through the 2.4 billion dollar Capital Improvement Program. Prepared cost estimates, refined the scope of work through site visits, executed NTP’s from survey to construction phase. Oversaw consultants; sustained established deadlines. Merged scopes with Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans to resolve waterline and sewer conflicts. Customized addenda, documented change orders to determine bonds for funding, ensured adherence to FEMA EHP standards, enforce compliance of DBE.

Spearheaded Projects: Wave 1: Gentilly Terrace Group A, Lakeshore Group A Wave 2: Village D L’est Group C, Lake Vista Group A, Bayou St. John, Fairgrounds, Seventh Ward Group B Wave 3: Gentilly Terrace Group, BW Cooper, Gertown, Dixon Group D, Lake Vista Group B, Lakeshore Group C, Lakeview South Group B, Mid City Group D.

Overseeing 2 projects in construction: Gentilly Terrace Group A- Approximately $2.2M, start date January 2018- completion January 2019. Lakeshore Group A -Approximately $1.1M, start date April 2018 –completion approximately one year.

CITY OF BATON ROUGE, Baton Rouge, LA 2007 – 2016

Department of Public Works.

Traffic Engineer 2014 – 2016

Operated and administered road closure permits. Coordinated neighborhood lighting and design detour routes. Assessed signal counts. Composed work orders for signage and barricades issues. Investigated QAlert requests, input, close and record data using excel. Forward safety requests to proper departments.

Established up-to-date tracking schedule for barricades and call out requests from QAlert.

Collaborate with Entergy to increase lighting in neighborhoods, addressing safety concerns.

Increased driver safety by designing detour routes and signage through Rapid Plan software.

SCADA System Field Inspections Manager 2013 – 2014

Controlled testing and verification of generators and SCADA signal points, including performance acceptance tests and procedures. Pioneered input to computer program layout, Headed pump station rack removals and new generator installations to address placement service concerns. Attended field visits with contractors and photographed work area for damage records. Executed panel upgrades, PLC programing, and rack change measurements. Analyzed daily observations and determined approval. Documented inspection results by completing daily field reports and logs. Input data into inspections database Prolog system.

Launched SCADA initial startup, pre-commission testing and commissioning activities.

Amplified compliance with contract documents and drawings, electrical codes and industry standards.

Project Manager Wastewater Treatment 2008 – 2013

Planned wastewater treatment projects from conception to completion. Defined scope of work for necessary repairs and upgrades to equipment in East Baton Rouge Parishes’ three major wastewater facilities. Developed contracts and secured contractors through bidding, based on budget and scheduling needs. Led pre-bid and construction meetings, created addenda’s and administered change orders. Determined part size, functions, durability and effectiveness of equipment used in plant repairs and upgrades. Tracked equipment upkeep and placement availability.

Managed projects: Annual maintenance service of electrical switchgear systems and minor repairs as needed at North and Central Plants and Capital Lake Pump Station. Replacement of the grit chamber rotor at the central wastewater treatment plant and turntable installation on a final clarifier at the North Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Inspections and Permits 2007– 2008

Inspected project sites prior to issuing permits for construction. Located sewer wyes using folders, GIS maps and models. Reviewed and verified subdivision improvement plans for development according to city standards and specifications and assessed preliminary site plans for future developments. Approved or disapproved future developments and released/applied holds for building permits as part of SRC committee. Input and accessed building permit approval using Oracle.

Calculated GPM of capacity to determine if pump station upgrades were necessary for sewer connections.

Reviewed plans and submitted comments for approval/denial of future developments based on UDC Standards.

COX MEDIA, Baton Rouge, LA 2006 – 2007

Broadcast Commercial Traffic Scheduling.

Traffic Coordinator

Prepared daily program log by obtaining source, location and length of program. Scheduled commercials based on targeted audience networks and program schedules. Input data and daily make goods. Managed high-pressure environment tasks to meet daily deadlines while adhering to airing quota.

Developed contracts on a daily basis for new commercial traffic in Baton Rouge and Lafayette markets.

Boosted sales and drove revenue by marketing and advertising to targeted consumers.

Developed procedure used to maintain and run Charter and Sudden link Markets in Greater Louisiana.


Bachelor of Science, Engineering, Southern University A & M, Baton Rouge, LA, 2003

OSHA 10 General Industry Safety and Health, 2013

Professional Certified Operator - WWT2, WWC2

Traffic Control Technician Traffic Control Supervisor ATSSA Training

Languages- English, Spanish

QAlert for Responders

LDI courses: Giving and Receiving Feedback ~ Discipline Policy ~ Powerful Presentations ~ Problem Solving and Decision Making ~ Successful Interviewing ~ Moving on Up Promotional Opportunities ~ Employee Development ~ Goal Setting and Productivity ~ Personality Types

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