Trevor Gamble, C.E.T.
Certified Mechanical Engineer Technologist with 10+ years of experience in leadership, sales and management, project management, and team coordination.
Applied solid verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills to meet and exceed often complex client requirements within their timeline and budget parameters, by coordinating high performance teams and taking a strong individualized customer service focus.
Demonstrated strong analytical thinking/problem solving/decision making skill sets, with attention to detail.
Software competencies: Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), AutoCAD, ACORN, Inventor 3D.
AAA Stripping & Seal Coating Services, Edmonton, Alberta
Contribute to project proposal drafting and issuance, bidding, RFP’s, tenders and budgets, cash flows and preliminary schedules thinker & problem solver.
Track the progress and ensure concurrent multiple site quality control
Maximize project scheduling and cost control tools to monitor projects plans, staffing work hours, and budgets
Oversee 9 separate staffing units and ensure products and service are delivered on time an on budget
Review field inspection reports, interpret drawings, specifications, and documents
Develop and implemented new business strategies for creating or improving processes and procedures
Troubleshoot and resolve project concerns such as bad weather, scheduling conflicts, quality control issues, labour issues, contractor and/or client concerns and other unforeseeable matters
Ensure that all provincial and company health and safety standards are adhered to and respected.
Inside Sales Representative
Layfield Geosynthetics & Industrial Fabrics Ltd., Edmonton, Alberta
Reviewed multiple bid tracking sites for upcoming construction projects.
Tracked municipal and regional district tenders, maintain a list of contractors, issue quotes and follow up with bidders.
Scheduled meetings and with prospective clients and follow up meetings for the sales team.
Maintained accurate records of interactions with clients in the sales database (CRM) and provide weekly reporting as outlined by the Sales Manager.
Primary internal contact for contractors in the provision of production, shipping schedules and updates.
Inside Sales Representative
Wave Control Systems, Edmonton, Alberta
Lead customer service, sales support, servicing and commissioning services for Western Canada clients.
Person responsible as the nerve centre for all internal departments to coordinate information.
Responsible for all inside sales, including the negotiation of client contracts and proposals.
Responsible for all pre/post sales support and customer relations. Reviewed customer specifications, needs & financial constraints.
Reviewed tender submissions for compliance and facilitated/assisted in proposal evaluations.
Served as the liaison between the clients and the Wave Control teams.
Provided customers with product availability, realistic fabrication timelines, and alternate solutions. Maintained project focus while managing bid submissions, project kick off meetings, close out meetings, contract negotiations, and requests for information.
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Professional Experience (continued)
Technical Inside Sales Representative
TECO-Westinghouse Motors Canada, Edmonton, Alberta
Responsible for customer service, inside sales, and technical support to Western Canadian customers for custom motor and control products.
Reviewed customer generated RFQ's, and provided technical and custom quotations per customer specifications or contract agreement.
Coordinated projects including large oil field contracts and ensured product compliance and deliveries.
Served as the central point of contact for contractors to determine their needs design requirements, and negotiate procurement contracts. Modified motor drafting documents using advanced proficiency with AutoCAD
2005 - 2006
Pillar Resource Services Inc., Edmonton, AB
Pillar Fabricators Services Incorporated specializes in the construction of pipe spools, skid packages, piping modules, structural steel fabrication, pressure vessels and specialized steel fabricated products for oil and gas applications.
Ensured quality control was maintained in all products.
Created and reviewed piping structural documents in AutoCAD and ACORN.
Coordinated subcontractors, ordered materials, devised schedules, and planned shipments.
Performed subcontractor daily inspections with strict quality control guidelines and expectations.
Reviewed and addressed all quality issues relating to materials and specifications.
Executed productivity and schedule tracking of each project and its required materials.
Implemented and enforced shop safety policies and procedures.
Championed a safe work environment by implementing and enforcing shop safety policies and procedures through safety audits.
A.D. Williams Engineering Incorporated, Edmonton, AB
A.D Williams Engineering Incorporated is a heating, plumbing, and ventilation equipment engineering services firm serving the greater Edmonton capital region.
Played a key role in site inspections to ensure engineering solutions were in accordance with quality standards, writing detailed follow-up reports through coordination with architects.
Drafted AutoCAD documents, confirmed and updated drawing accuracy prior to production.
Issued change orders, requests for information, site compliance reports, and tracked site alterations to facilitate as-built drawings.
Prepared the concept design, HVAC and Plumbing and Gas load calculations, selected equipment.
Coordinated with other disciplines (internally and externally), architects and construction crews,
site services, other engineering consulting firms.
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Professional Experience (continued)
Sales Associate / Manager
McBain Camera & Astral Photo/Black’s Photography, Edmonton, AB
McBain Camera is a long-standing specialized photography retail store chain with a reputation of professional quality service and extensive product knowledge.
Managed three competing photography stores, overseeing teams of 5-6 employees per location, leading to the eventual merger of each store with McBain Camera.
Harnessed business acumen, time management, coordination, organization, customer service, and leadership strengths to drive dramatic increases in revenues.
Transformed three stores from underperforming to financially successful, increasing sales by more than 100% for two of the stores.
Initiated process improvements that considerably increased the efficiency of the used inventory organization system, facilitating easier access to data.
Lead all aspects of store operation, including human resources management, financial management, and accounting responsibilities.
Education & Professional Development
Honours Mechanical Engineering Technology Program, 2004
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, Edmonton, AB
Certified Engineer Technologist (Mechanical), 2006
Construction Safety Training Systems Course, Version 3.2, 2007
Alberta Construction College, Edmonton, AB
Member, Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET)
Volunteer, Edmonton Youth Basketball and Red Storm Basketball Association
Edmonton, 2011 - Present
Volunteer, Edmonton Opera
2006, Designed a silent pneumatics system, resulting in $8000 in cost savings.