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Project Manager

Melbourne, FL
September 24, 2020

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Patrick AFB, FL, *****



Military Veteran leveraging over 25 years of proven experience managing construction and facility contracts for the United States Air Force. Directed planning, execution, and closing of complex projects, programs, and processes within the Defense Department. Multilingual communicator with world-wide experience managing projects, individuals, and team success across the full spectrum of construction management operations. Possess a comprehensive background in strategic planning, risk management, process improvement, and quality assurance. Career supported by a Master of Science in Operations Management and Active Secret Security Clearance.

Construction Management

Project Management

Cost Reduction

Earn Value Management

Quality Control

AutoCAD and GIS Software

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

Microsoft Project

Budget Analysis


Senior Project Manager Jan 2017 – Present

Provided direct leadership to an engineering management division to organize, train, and equip more than 50 military and civilians, enabling an $836M annual construction portfolio to upkeep the $20B space mission infrastructure.

Managed, inspected, and evaluated work center activities to ensure compliance with commercial and military engineering code, regulations, & publications to execute IDIQs & Simplified Acquisition Contracts (SABER)

Overhauled a $90M contract execution and eliminated 6 subpar contract that solidified 5-year capacity/cut project award time by 50% and saved $9M for Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC)

Directed $235M annual project design budget & technical specifications development to protect 1.1K facilities for 15K personnel. Ensured timely coordination with all cross-functional organizations and end-users

Overhauled $71M construction warranty program; managed 135 inspections and certified 45 projects which mitigated 31 work tasks that ultimately saved $431K in contract costs

Led team to execute 32 mission partners design requirements; prepared cost estimates, statements of work, and construction schedules to secure $23M for 22 end of year projects for 4 wings and higher headquarters

Championed $222M Integrated Project List development, coordinated Air Mobility hub largest-ever construction plan with Air Force Civil Engineer Center

Go-to Project Manager! Led $39M fighter aircraft fuel and ammunition flow project and $6M airfield damage recovery asset warehouse; enabled 1st operational small drone unit in AF--doubled sortie generation capacity

Managed largest airfield construction program within the command, Strategic Leader for 61 projects worth $379M that ultimately enabled 6.9K sorties and achieved highest F-16 Full Mission Capability rate in 11 years

Drove utility distribution upgrade; overhauled $136K 34.4kV prime power installation boosted $399M critical command and control infrastructure for four headquarters

Principal Project Manager Nov 2013 – Dec 2016

Delivered critical capabilities to DoD, State Department, and Non-Governmental Organizations in a contested environment. Prepared headquarters to execute 15 military construction projects valued at more than $300M.

Led Norwegian airfield pavement evaluation and identified $12M infrastructure upgrade requirement to safely park and operate combat fighter aircraft

Spearheaded Slovakia $49M airfield restoration project; guided design team to ensure timely results for Secretary of Defense region objective to key partner nation

Endured austere conditions task, drafted Djibouti airfield 10-year construction project master plan to increase intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capabilities throughout East Africa

Directed Romania and Iceland $19M airfield reconstruction effort; resolved schedule discrepancy, maintained the project ahead of schedule

Executed $220M War Assets Warehouse solution at Luxemburg, enabled 255K sqft storage growth to reduce air and surface logistic cost and delivery time


Project Manager Supervisor May 2004 – Nov 2013

Managed the $500M U.S. Central Command headquarter complex of 35 buildings with 4,500 joint and multinational personnel. Directly supervised 4 personnel managing over $10M annual facility maintenance budget, keen insight found contract discrepancy that ultimately saved $112K per year.

Managed contract management team, reviewed designs, and executed $60M in projects to secure Air Force Operation & Maintenance sustainment funds on time and on budget

Reviewed $25M technical proposals, institutionalized a sustainable and cost-effective recycling program, developed policy and enforced standards exceeding Department of Defense goal

Demonstrated outstanding technical expertise while having direct oversight of US/Korean General Plan, executed $180K contract to build Daegu Air Base 10-year road map

Reviewed annual budget submissions and coordinated $100K/340 facility repairs to sustained $59M Special Operations in Africa

Geographical Information System Supervisor May 2001 – May 2004

Led and developed three personnel to establish a section from ground zero to include standard operating procedures & policy for the installation. Directed map updates to 2.7M feet of utilities, 1.2M feet of roads, and 859 facilities.

Championed short notice task and designed a parking plan for 35 new fighter aircraft that assisted in mission strategic shift

Benchmarked the first U.S. Air Force Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) program in Italy; Programmed future budgets while executing current year funds

Established as an Aircraft crash site responder and produced accurate debris map to enable safety investigation/accountability $89M aircraft

Organized 400+ training items and crafted detailed list/timeline to maximize upgrades/contingency training 10 military personnel

Project Manager Apr 1998 – May 2001

Managed, coordinated, and performed inspections for eight operations & maintenance and host nation construction projects totaling $31M.

Interpreted plans and specifications, analyzed contract provisions to ensure quality construction of 15 oil-water separators worth $715K; identified design deficiency, prevented environmental damages and fines

Recorded the contractor’s construction activities, reviewed material submittals, and coordinated progress with various agencies and stakeholders to replace 23 underground storage tanks worth $600K

Provided statement of work and cost estimates for 24 pavement Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts


Master of Science, Operations Management University of Arkansas 2016

Bachelor of Science, Information System Management University of Maryland University College 2004

Associate of Science, Construction Technology Community College of the Air Force 2000

Professional Manager Certificate Community College of the Air Force

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (LSSGB) United States Air Force

Senior Leadership Course United States Air Force

Advance Leadership Course United States Air Force

Certified, Air Force Culture & Language Center English, Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian U.S. Air Force


Project Management Institute Veteran of Foreign Wars, Post 4643 Society of American Military Engineers


Major General William D. Gilbert Award & Society of American Military Engineers Goddard Medal (USAFE)

Fred Archer Award (Nominee) Lance P. Sijan USAF Leadership Award (Nominee)

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