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Civil Engineering Construction

Location:
O'Fallon, Missouri, 63368, United States
Salary:
61000
Posted:
March 22, 2019

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THOMAS HICKS

**** ********** **.

O’Fallon Mo. **368

ac8van@r.postjobfree.com

636-***-****

OBJECTIVE

I have 19 years of experience in highway design and inspection which include construction surveying for Missouri Highway Department and Transportation.

I also worked for Illinois Department and Transportation for 2 years designing multiple asphalt overlay projects. I also spent 13 years as a construction inspector the City of O'Fallon Missouri.

These jobs covered inspection and layout of all aspects of highway bridge construction.

SKILLS &

ABILITIES

Excellent communication skills

Proficient in CEAL Civil Engineering Automated Library language.

Geopak survey. Civil and Transportation Mapping software

Geopak roads 1 and 2.

Computer aided design program. (Microstation)

Certification in bridge painting

Certification in bridge welding inspection.

APWA Certification public infrastructure inspection

EXPERIENCE

Engineering technician

HR Green Engineering – Chesterfield Mo

4/2018 to 11/2018

40+ hours per week

63000 annually

Coordinates and performs construction inspections verifying that contractors activities are in compliance with contracts, specifications, and engineering principles.

Performs duties of inspector in charge of routine construction items, such as asphaltic or Portland cement concrete plants, asphaltic or concrete paving, including grading and base, small bridges, concrete box and pipe culverts; inspects general or special items, such as utility adjustments, signing, traffic signals and lighting.

Performs measurements, computations, or other work in preparing final plans, change orders, contractor payment estimates, and engineering costs.

Maintains required construction documentation, records and files; prepares

progress and other reports, keeps supervisor fully informed as to activities or unusual conditions on the job.

Provides field checks for contractor surveying operations; serves as party chief on routine layout and staking; serves as instrument operator on staking of large

bridges, other critical structures, or complex interchanges. Performs lead worker

responsibilities, which may include providing general instruction, assigning and

reviewing work, coaching and training, providing guidance and instruction in the

proper and most efficient methods of accomplishing tasks, and providing input

to the direct supervisor on staffing decisions and performance management.

CONSTRUCTION INSPECTOR

CITY OF O'FALLON O'FALLON, MO

12/2004 to 12/2017

Reviews capital improvement, residential and commercial construction plans for compliance, accuracy and completeness.

Monitors and inspects the installation of sewer pipes and structures. Inspects road construction projects.

Inspects temporary and permanent traffic control devices. Inspects utility excavation permits.

Performs erosion and sediment control inspections.

Reviews bacteriological test reports for water mains. Maintains records of inspections.

Responds to questions and concerns from the public.

Completes land surveys to review location and elevation of roadways, storm sewers, and sanitary sewers.

Maintains assigned vehicles and equipment. Assists with snow removal

operations. Performs related duties.

Civil Engineering Technician

Illinois Department of Transportation Collinsville, IL

12/2002 to 12/2004

Employees perform basic assignments, such as operating surveying equipment and performing related mathematical computations, as well as preparing working drawings from rough drafts or notes, performing basic project inspections and investigations, and conducting field and laboratory tests.

Specific duties may include:

Materials, field and laboratory testing and inspection

Drafting bridge and highway design plans

Inspecting construction projects

Bridge inspection

Staking on a survey crew

Assisting in the development of bridge, road and hydraulic design drawings

Creating traffic surveys

Conducting physical investigations of highway facilities

Construction Inspector

Missouri Department of Transportation Chesterfield, MO

04/1998 to 11/2002

40+ hours per week

36400 manually

Coordinates and performs construction inspections verifying that contractors activities are in compliance with contracts, specifications, and engineering principles.

Performs duties of inspector in charge of routine construction items, such as asphaltic or Portland cement concrete plants, asphaltic or concrete paving, including grading and base, small bridges, concrete box and pipe culverts; inspects general or special items, such as utility adjustments, signing, traffic signals and lighting.

Performs measurements, computations, or other work in preparing final plans, change orders, contractor payment estimates, and engineering costs.

Maintains required construction documentation, records and files; prepares

progress and other reports, keeps supervisor fully informed as to activities or unusual conditions on the job.

Provides field checks for contractor surveying operations; serves as party chief on routine layout and staking; serves as instrument operator on staking of large

bridges, other critical structures, or complex interchanges. Performs lead worker

responsibilities, which may include providing general instruction, assigning and

reviewing work, coaching and training, providing guidance and instruction in the

proper and most efficient methods of accomplishing tasks, and providing input

to the direct supervisor on staffing decisions and performance management.

Senior Design Technician

Missouri Department of Transportation Chesterfield, MO

09/1982 to 04/1998

40 hours per week

Utilizes computer aided drafting, road design software, and various other

computer software programs to perform design related activities; may produce

project plans, locate information on aerial and topographic maps, crosscheck

plans and specifications, develop and maintain databases, and prepare

detailed reports and graphs.

Develops highway projects or portions of projects, including but not limited to,

contract surface leveling, bridge overlay and resurfacing, lighting, traffic control

plans, erosion control plans and signing sheets; may develop and monitor the

contract surface leveling course schedule.

Utilizes design software, computer aided design and drafting, or calculator to

calculate quantities such as concrete, steel, asphalt, and grading as required for

project assignments; prepares tabulation sheets, summaries of quantities, and

cost estimates.

Utilizes design software, computer aided drafting and design, or a calculator to

check calculations, detailed drawings, aerial photography, survey data, shop

drawings and finished plans or maps developed by coworkers, consultants, or

contractors to ensure completeness, accuracy, and adherence to design

concept, specifications, and contract provisions.

Gathers data during field checks by sketching, measuring, performing

calculations, and utilizing photography to prepare plan sheets and summarize

project information.

Provides technical assistance and support to computer users of drafting and

design software.

Researches historical databases and records; locates and reproduces highway

plans that are kept on microfilm or compact disk for designers, the general

public, contractors, consultants, and utility companies.

Prepares displays and graphics for public hearings, legal hearings, and public

meetings.

Assists with assembling project plans and specifications, proposals, addenda or

cost estimates for bid openings; may review final contracts for completeness and

accuracy; may assist in the bid opening process.

Field Artillery Surveyor

U.S. Army

09/1974 to 09/1982

Supervises and coordinates PADS vehicle operations. Computes survey data,

plots geographic/UTM grid coordinates and performs azimuth transfer with PADS.

Operates PADS system, performs calibrations, zero velocity updates, and PMCS on PADS system. Assists collection, evaluation, and dissemination of survey information.

Provides leadership and technical guidance to lower grade

personnel.

Selects and determines survey starting data and reviews data for errors.

Supervises the proper maintenance on all assigned section equipment, prepares

technical, personnel, and administrative reports covering training objectives and

survey operations.

Orients, instructs, and leads surveyors in survey procedures and techniques to include PADS operations. Provides leadership and technical guidance to lower grade personnel.

Determines methods of survey in order to obtain required accuracy,

participates, prepares, organizes, and schedules the survey parties. Serves as the principal assistant to the survey officer and performs his duties in his absence.

Provides leadership, expertise, and inspects section equipment and vehicles to

ensure the proper application of PMCS. Develops training plan to accomplish

training objective.

Directs collection, evaluation, and dissemination of field

artillery survey information.

Coordinates survey operations with other units and

maintains survey maps/overlays

EDUCATION

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA

BIG BEND COMMUNITY COLLAGE

U.S. ARMY GERMANY

9/1976 – 9/1977

Monterey community college

Monterey, Calif.

1978 - 1979

Trigonometry and College algebra

Took this classes to help with my surveying position in the Military

American Public Works Association

2015 - 2020

Certified Public Infrastructure Inspector (CPII)

Certification Number 778904

LEADERSHIP

Attended Basic leadership and Primary Leadership Academies



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