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Construction Manager Project

Arlington, VA
June 11, 2024

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Clinton Simpkins

Senior Construction Manager


Fort Washington, MD


Construction Project Manager with 10 years of experience in coordinating the construction of large-scale residential and commercial buildings. Proven capacity to plan and control multimillion-dollar budgets, negotiate contracts, slash costs, and heighten overall efficiency and throughput. Brings exceptional leadership, organizational, and communication skills leading projects exceeding $100M.


Morgan State University

MS, Construction Management, 2020

BS, Construction Management, 2012

Baltimore City Community College

AA, Construction Management, 2008

Key Skills

Supplier Relations

Project Management

Materials Procurement

Schedule Coordination

Job Site Development

Subcontractor Management

Microsoft Office

Work Planning & Prioritization


Quality Inspection Reports

Site Safety

Construction Technical Support

Job and Materials Estimates


April 2019 – March 2024

Senior Construction Manager

EPC Consultants (DC Water and Sewer Authority Northeast Boundary Tunnel NEBT)

As Senior Construction Manager working within the DC Water and Sewer Authority, I was charged with overall project management. This included planning, scheduling, budget, and finance/cost control.

Monitored sub-contractor operations and applied effective time, resource and money management strategies to deliver under budget project completion

Sustained site compliance with OSHA, federal, state, local regulations to prevent unnecessary delays.

Knowledge of FRA regulations, OSHA requirements, and other federal, state, and local regulations and standards sufficient to ensure compliance

Improved process efficiency and workflow by implementing productivity initiatives and proactively identifying and resolving problems. This was shown while working on the Florida avenue project where I had direct supervision over the following: Excavation and cast-in-place concrete lining installation of drop shaft.

Collaborated with contractors, architects, engineers and public agencies to complete projects within timeline limitations.

Simultaneously administer multiple small to large scale projects e.g. WMAT & NEBT valued over $140M while securing large savings per year. These projects were done with little to no supervision.

Optimized company’s resources and implemented new policies and systems that cut departments operational expenses.

Guided and directed third-party inspectors through project construction, commissioning and project close out.

Prepared written reports to provide status updates.

December 2017 – April 2019

Construction Manager

Gannett Fleming, Inc.

Developed budget costs for new projects from preliminary plans and functional requirements originating from WMATA-FDAC system wide. Projects range from inspecting demo work, cleanup, plumbing, mechanical, electrical and tile work, to minor construction or renovation projects. Upon tentative approval, these projects form the basis for surface structures and shaft for the expansion of the Medical Center Station monitoring blasting procedure, sensors, slurry walls and renovation of the existing train station (MD 355/ Medical Center Station Expansion Project $68.1 million).

While working on the WMATA project the team was able work without closing the Brookland / CUA Metro Station.

Collaborated with renovation work of the Monroe Street Bridge project (NE, DC) $12.8M. Responsible for regular analytical and metrics-based reporting to Senior staff, Executive Governance Committees.

Tracked, forecasts and controlled funding throughout the complete design and construction cycle of assigned renovation and construction projects. Responsible for assigned projects under my direct control total funds expenditures to remain within approved limits. Ensured change orders were reviewed/approved in accordance with established guidance.

Reviewed and coordinated with the MD 355/ Medical Center Station project such matters as scheduling; resolved problems as siting, and relationship to other existing structures. Act as prime point of contact (P.O.C.) and project representative with outside agencies and local activities during design and construction phases.

December 2016 – December 2017

Civil Inspector

HAKS Engineers, Inc

Managed and inspected Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) projects, this included reviewing plans and specifications for upcoming projects.

While managing the inspection of MDTA I oversaw concrete testing, managed contractors and subcontractors, enforced safety rules and regulations, reviewed contract documents, conducted meetings, and scheduled tasks for projects, ranging from $500k to $750k.

Performed Quality Assurance on assigned Contracts/Projects.

Reviewed technical data and reports for input in various construction systems and also approved pay estimates.

As civil inspector I was advisor for assigned projects and resolved problems that arose between plans and specs.

Investigated possible change orders and reported findings to the Contracting Officers Representative (COR).

December 2014 – December 2016

Site Inspector

Civil, Inc

Responsible for day-to-day project activity coordination with the client (DC Water and Sewer Authority Anacostia River Tunnel (ART)) as well as cooperating agency representatives, state and local municipalities, and other interested groups.

Accountable for the measurement/documentation of work completed on a daily basis as well as the preparation of monthly progress estimates, final estimates, and the engineering, administrative, and technical reports, and photographic record of the work required by contract provisions and agency policy.


ACI Concrete Field-Testing Tech Grade 1 2024

DOT HAZMAT Awareness Security & Function Specific 2023

Sigma Six Yellow Belt Certification 2020

OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) 10-Hour Construction Safety 2019

OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) 30-Hour 2019

Construction Safety FHWA-NHI-130101 Intro. Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges, National Highway Institute, 2018

LEED GA Certification 2017


Adept at delivering analytical and metrics-based reports to senior staff and stakeholders, ensuring compliance with regulations, and managing budgets. Competent in team, budget and schedule oversight. Developed scope checks field activities and updates clients.


Available upon request.

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