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Manager Engineer

Springfield, OH
November 16, 2018

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**+ years managing complex public and private capital development programs/projects

Project manager for general contractors;

Owner’s representative for public and private owners; and

Construction management Consultant for public and private owners


Manage design-build and hard-money construction contracts

oFinancials – profit/loss

oTechnical – schedules, submittals/RFIs/changes, value engineering

oAdmin – subcontracts, permits, billing, change negotiation

oOperations – subcontractors, logistics

Manage cost-plus program/design/construction management contracts.

Plan/manage complex constructions/reconstructions vis-à-vis operating facilities.

Contract change management – revenue vs. cost

Dispute resolution.

EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. 1972

Master’s of Science, Construction Management, New York University. 2017

OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety Training Crse, NYCCT, Sep 2015 – Certif.No. 18-005******

NYC-DOB 40-Hour Construction Site Safety Manager Training Crse, NYCCT, Feb 2018

OSHA 30-Hour Constr. Safety & Health, TSCTA, June 2018 – Certif.No. TSCTA18-4454

Professional Societies: Tau Beta Pi – National Engineering Honor Society

Chi Epsilon – National Civil Engineering Honor Society

Professional Registrations: Professional Engineer: Michigan, Texas, Virginia

Contractor’s Project Manager


oTwo-story training/admin facility + aircraft hangar facility

oManaged 20+ subcontractors with 2-4 person on-site superintendent/engineering team

oFull on-site operational, administrative and financial management

oManage/coordinate with owner’s rep (government) & owner’s engineer

oBilling, change order negotiation

oSubcontractor coordination & negotiation

oAs-bid = $5+ million (US), 18 months

oFinal = $9.8 million (US), 2 years, 9 months.

Full profit/loss responsibility

Managed to ensure efficient, profitable incorporation of multiple owner-initiated changes

Netted 7+% profit


o165,000 sf. warehouse addition

o40,000 sf. "high-bay" computerized rack-storage area

o32,000 sf. admin office expansion

oManaged 12+ subcontractors with 2-6 person on-site superintendent/engineering team

oFull on-site operational, administrative and financial management

oExtensive schedule/coordination with ongoing plant operations

oAs-bid = $8.5+ million (US), 2.5 years

oFinal = $9.2 million (US), 3 years, 2 months.

Full profit/loss responsibility

Netted circa 3+% profit

I-95 @ WALTHALL, INTERCHANGE UPGRADE – Colonial Heights, Virginia:

oComplete reconstruction of 4-quadrant interchange

o1 MM cyds earthwork

oTwo new bridges over Interstate (steel/concrete composite)

oNew precast bridge over waterway (precast elements)

oNew bridge over CSX/Amtrack rail lines (steel/concrete composite)

oExtensive schedule/coordination with ongoing plant operations

oAs-bid = $18.5+ million (US), 2.5 years

oFinal = $20.2 million (US), 3 years, 6 months.

Full profit/loss responsibility

Netted circa 0% profit

Consultant/Owner’s Representative:

REHABILITATE RUNWAY 6L-24R – Phase 1, 2 and 3 – Guam International Airport, Guam, U.S. Territory:

oManaged CM subconsultants/technicians – testing, survey, inspection & FAA reporting

oRepair/replace concrete & asphalt pavements; new runway lighting and NAVAIDS equipment

o2 contracts = $14+ million (US).

Pro-actively managed to ensure on-time, within-budget completion.


oManaged CM subconsultants/technicians – testing, survey, inspection & FAA reporting

Expand/Upgrade Taxiways – on active airfield: earthwork, utilities, lighting, bituminous paving

New Terminal Apron – earthwork, utilities, lighting, concrete and bituminous paving

Airfield Lighting Control System – fiber-optic cable network, PLC’s, control & monitoring terminals

Underground Aircraft Fueling System: Double-walled pipe, control vaults, hydrants, EFSO’s

Utility Tunnel Under Runway 18-36: 420 lf, 45" diameter steel casing under continuously-active RW

NAVAIDs and Power Distribution System: ductbanks, MHs & FAA cabling on active airfield.

o5 contracts = $54+ million (US) --- over 3-year period.

Pro-actively managed to incorporate extensive owner-initiated changes.

CM Consultant:

AIRPORT TERMINAL CONSTRUCTION, Redevelop Terminals 8/9 for American Airlines – JFK Airport:

oConstruction Manager for airside and landside civil work

o2.1 million sq.ft., 55-gate terminal complex

oMaintain flight/passenger operations thru phased demolition of existing terminal facilities

oExtensive environmental remediation of site

oNew landside two-level, 8-lane frontage roadway complex

oRemote 17-gate international arrivals concourse

o800’ passenger/utility/baggage tunnel (open-cut)

oProgram value = circa $1.2+ billion (US).

Managed contract admin; schedule monitoring; change negotiation; owner scope revisions.

Advising client re: contract, logictics, legal, safety, financial, environmental and related on CM+Fixed-Fee and DBB contracts

AVIATION CM SERVICES CONSULTING/MARKETING – Cleveland, New York JFK, Columbus, Tallahassee, Tampa, Wichita, Mobile, Provincetown, Houston:

oSenior Aviation Capital Development Consultant for AECOM

o4+ years – Traveling to assignments on as-needed/emergency bases

Management of short-term CM contracts/projects


Marketing proposals & presentations

Supplementing on-site staff

Marketing of CM-Services contracts throughout US

Managed CM Services for terminal renovations at CLE (9 months)

Wrote marketing/BD proposals – Columbus, Tallahassee, Mobile, Provincetown, et al

Develop/present marketing/BD interviews/presentations – Columbus, Tallahassee

Develop marketing/BD proposal/presentation – Abu Dhabi, UAE (8 weeks)

Developed logistics plan for new ICT Terminal project (5 weeks)

Developed program admin procedures for Delta Terminal 2-3-4 Program (10 months)

Developed project Contract Management procedures for Houston Terminal Upgrade Program (4 months)

Other projects:

MILITARY AVIATION FACILITY, Hardened Airbase, Middle East:

oContractor’s office/field engineer

oProject value = circa $500+ million

Supervise five-man team coordinating construction of worker housing, construction support buildings, utilities; landside roadways, landside personnel and airfield/aircraft support shops and facilities.

ENERGY PLANT, Central Utility Plant for New Hospital, Gainesville, Florida:

oContractor’s Field Superintendent

oProject value = $41.8 million

Coordinating subcontractors and vendors: materials coordination, submittal processing, scheduling/cost tracking, change order estimating and processing, claim development

OIL PROCESSING FACILITIES, Oil Field Improvement Projects, Saudi Arabia:

oConsultant/Owner’s Field Engineer/Superintendent

oProject value = $72+ million

Supervise Third-World contractor personnel: Operational planning, coordinating and supervision; financial/payment verification & tracking; monitor safety; coordinate extensive design changes; manage administrative efforts related to ARAMCO-funded projects.

REHAB MAJOR HIGHWAY BRIDGES, I-77 Bridges over New River – south of Wytheville, VA:


oProject value = $26+ million

Manage owner inspection teams for contract compliance

Manage/expedite/coordinate project information thru owner & design consultant organizations

Coordinate with VDOT management/engineering for policy- and decision-making

Tracking schedule, status, periodic payments, multiple changes/errors/omissions


OVERSEAS ASSIGNMENTS: Middle East (Classified)

Saudi Arabia (Eastern Provinces, Rub al Khali)

UAE – Abu Dhabi

Guam – U.S. Territory, Southwest Pacific Ocean

MILITARY: Honorable Discharge, U.S. Navy Reserve (E-5) – 1971

2017 - Present Independent CM Consultant; Part-time grad-school tutoring: Marketing, scheduling, estimating, etc.

2015 - 2017 Full-time Grad Student, New York University Tandon School of Engineering, Brooklyn, NY

2012 - 2015 Independent CM Consultant – CM/PM/Consultant, Aviation & Infrastructure Projects

2008 - 2012 AECOM USA, Inc. – Construction Manager/Consultant, Aviation Projects

2005 - 2008 Burns & McDonnell Engineering – Design-Build Airport & Energy PM/Superintendent

2003 - 2005 Independent CM consultant – Airport & highway CM/PM

1999 - 2003 DMJM-Aviation (now AECOM) – Construction Manager/Consultant

1997 - 1999 Driggs Corporation – Construction Project Manager

1988 - 1997 DMJM-Architects & Engineers (now AECOM) – Construction Mgr./Consultant

1986 - 1988 Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport Board – Senior Construction Engineer

Contact information: George W. Gehring New York Location:

4551 NE Spinnaker Point Place 309 Gold Street, Unit 36-E

Stuart, Florida 34996 Brooklyn, New York 11201

Work / Cell 772-***-****


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