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Project Management Manager

Spokane, Washington, United States
April 20, 2017

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Master of Business Administration

Gonzaga University

Spokane, WA

GPA: 3.80

May 2007

Bachelor of Science in

Civil Engineering

University of Washington

December 1988


Project Management Professional

PMI-Project Management Institute – No. 1293971

Exp. September 2017

Professional Engineer

State of Washington –

No. 33931

Mechanical License

June 2002

Civil License

February 1997


20 years of total management/engineering experience in the following disciplines:

Project Management

Civil Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Mechanical/Sales Engineering

Product Development



1005 West North Ave.

Chewelah, WA. 99109

Phone: 509-***-**** (Home) 509-***-**** (Cell)



Program/Project Management and Engineering professional seeking a career-growth position within an engineering and/or technology-based product market.


Colville Confederated Tribes Nespelem, WA

Department of Transportation Director July 2014-December 2016

Planned, organized/integrated, and directed all operations/functions for a Tribal Transportation Department including capital construction, engineering, urban renewal, and maintenance of roadways. Developed and implemented a comprehensive transportation program including organizational revitalization/re-staffing with extensive HR involvement, transportation planning, conceptual engineering design and oversight, construction of capital improvements, ongoing maintenance programs, traffic safety, public transit, and management of the only Indian-operated ferry system in the U.S. Notable projects completed included 12 Tribes Casino Resort Access Road, Lucy Covington Government Center Access Road, and Columbia River Road Landslide Mitigation/Repair Project.

Knight Construction & Supply, Inc. Deer Park, WA

Project Manager/Quality Control Specialist February 2012-February 2014

Comprehensive project management responsibilities ranging from start-up to closeout phase activities on various, multi-disciplinary, construction projects for General Contractor in a niche, heavy construction contracting environment. Formal corporate contract representative as Quality Control Specialist in the areas of civil & mechanical engineering on select U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects.

Tetra Tech EC, Inc. Richland, WA

Supervising Project Manager February 2009-August 2010

Fully-certified Tetra Tech Project Manager with focused responsibilities on U.S. Dept. of Energy, National Nuclear Security Agency, Second Line of Defense (SLD) and Design, Integration, Construction, Communication, & Engineering Installation (DICCE) Program contracts. Domestic and international responsibilities in regards to installation of Radiation Portal Monitors and supporting ancillary equipment at numerous locations worldwide. Managed SLD program installations during design, construction, and acceptance testing at the following sites in the country of Ukraine: Cherkasy Training Center, Novoazovsk, Illovaisk, and Uspenka Border Crossings, and Berdyansk, Mariupol, Odesa, and Illichivsk Seaports. Participated in extensive planning and design efforts for DICCE installations at the Port of Manila, Philippines.

Professional Engineering Consulting Spokane, WA

Project Manager/Engineer October 2006-August 2008

Project management and design engineering on public and private municipal and land development engineering projects for Belsby Engineering, Inc. and Thomas, Dean & Hoskins, Inc. Required extensive interface with governmental agency personnel and private clients, as well as functional engineering design skills. Special emphasis on writing technical reports, project proposals, and funding documents. Included project management and marketing responsibilities based upon participation in, and later graduation from, the Gonzaga University MBA program in May 2007.

Master of Business Administration Spokane, WA

Gonzaga University June 2004-May 2007

Full-scholarship, all-expense paid program, entrepreneurial emphasis, at an AACSB-accredited private university. Required six-week on-campus summer sessions combined with online/distance learning. Employment activities included Infrastructure Solutions Division (ISD) software sales/marketing for an Autodesk Value-Added Reseller; and timber design engineering for large-scale residential development projects in the Las Vegas, NV metropolitan area.

Colville Tribal Enterprise Corporation Omak, WA

Chief Engineer/Envr. Compliance Manager September 2002-May 2004

Corporate manager responsible for oversight and approval authority of environmental compliance and engineering-related projects for diverse, Native American-owned corporation with over $100M annual revenues. Civil/mechanical engineering, environmental compliance, and construction management of rehabilitation, modernization, and environmental remediation of an aged facility for veneer, plywood, and biomass energy production.

NE Area Conservation Districts Spokane, WA

Civil/Hydrologic Engineer April 2000-August 2001

USDA NRCS-based, locally grant-funded, engineering position responsible for independent design and construction management on multi-disciplinary water resources and waste management conservation engineering projects. Duties including surveying, hydrologic and soils engineering calculations, Autocad design, specifications preparation, and construction oversight. Project types included stream reconstruction, streambank and slope stabilization, and agricultural production infrastructure improvements.

Colmac Coil Manufacturing Colville, WA

Sales/Manufacturing Engineer May 1997-April 2000

Product development, mechanical engineering design, cost-estimating, and production scheduling for manufacturer of custom-engineered products for the HVAC and Industrial Refrigeration industries. Sales responsibilities included daily written and verbal contact with consulting engineers, governmental agencies, building contractors, equipment suppliers, and manufacturer’s representatives. Included new product orientation, sales training, sole authorship of proprietary sales software in MS Excel-based Visual Basic, cross-country travel for trade shows and product rep sales calls, and group presentations at annual corporate meetings.


Project Management in Primavera P6 – Completed March 2013

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Construction Quality Management for Contractors – Completed February 2012

Practical Loss Control Leadership (ISO 14001-based QA/QC Training)

Certified Tetra Tech Project Manager 101 & 201 Training

PMI-Project Management Institute – Since March 2009

ASME-American Society of Mechanical Engineers – Since 2003

ASCE-American Society of Civil Engineers – Since 1997

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