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Project Manager Sales

Pompano Beach, Florida, 33062, United States
March 05, 2011

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Douglas M. Shields

**** ****** **

pompano beach, fl 33062

Phone: 954-***-****


Seeking management, project management, sales or estimating position in industrial coatings and / or sandblasting of steel. structural steel, piping, ground storage tanks, elevated tanks including hydro pillar, and spheroidal tanks.

With a wide experience of project management of from start to finish, from sales, job costing, reaching financial goals, safety issues, quality control and assurance, along with hands on technical knowledge, I am looking forward to the opportunity of using these skills for mutual growth with my future employer.

Work History

2010 – 2011 Fisher Tank Company, Leesville, SC

Industrial Coatings Manager

I was hired to expand and improve the coatings division. I contributed to Fisher Tank’s expertise with my experience in coating elevated tanks, as well as estimating and bidding.

My accomplishments included selling $900,000 of repaint jobs in 4 months, completing jobs on time and within budget.

As a manager of the coatings division, I was responsible for:

• Managing field crews

• Sales

• Estimating and Bids

• Acquisition of material and equipment

• Managing safety issues

• Be responsible for on-time completion within budget

2010 – 2011 Fisher Tank Company, Leesville, SC

Project Manager

In addition to my regular duties, I was appointed Project manager for several tank rehabilitations and refurbishments that included steel fabrication, installations, modifications and recoating. This included either the encapsulation of existing coatings or complete removal.

2010 – 2011 Fisher Tank Company, Leesville, SC

Shop Painting Operations

Tasked with the management, including QA/QC, of the environmentally controlled paint booth. Making sure the steel profile, proper dry film thickness and ambient conditions were suitable for coatings.

2007 - 2010 DS Industries, Inc, Pompano beach, FL

General Manager / Field Superintendant and foreman

My duties included sales and bidding, managing the field crew, from sandblasting to application of coatings on all substrates. I also developed my knowledge of both field and management experience with sales, bids and budget management.

I was responsible for jobs such as the recoating and beautification of a waste

management renewable energy plant.

2005 - 2007 D & G Industrial Coatings, Pell City, AL

General Manager

My accomplishments included painting a 5 million gallon potable water storage tank, both interior and exterior, using Tnemec coatings, located in Harrison, Ark.

We worked mostly as subcontractors to storage tank and structural steel fabricators, and other industrial coatings companies, such as ECO painting, DS Industries, Pell City Industrial, Advance Tank and Construction, and McWayne Pipe.

My duties included managing the field crew, sales, bidding and budget management.

1993 - 2005 ECO Industrial Coatings Inc., Fort Lauderdale, FL

Foreman / Project Manager

Working for years as a foreman, I was promoted to Project Manager and was responsible for the complete painting of the new Stanton Energy Plant located in Orlando FL, using Devoe Coatings.

My regular duties included sandblasting and industrial coatings of ground storage tanks as well as all different types of steel storage tanks.

I developed a great experience and knowledge of the industrial coating field, from their properties to application and tolerances. I worked with most of the coatings manufacturers: Tnemec, International, Devoe, Carboline, Plasite, Sherwin Williams, Mobil, Induron, Wasser, Prat Lambert, and others.

1987 - 1993 United States Marine Corps, Tustin, CA

Non Commissioned Officer

Aviation Ordnance Technician Expert, building and fusing of explosive ordnance for fixed wind and rotary wing aircraft.


• Safety (knowledge of OSHA 1910 and 1926).

• Estimating and evaluating budgets and budgetary quotes.

• Sales.

• Project management.

• Experienced in a wide range of industries, including power plants, nuclear, waste water treatment, municipalities, paper mills, terminal and all facets of industrial tanks.

• With a background as a foreman, I am very familiar with all aspects of a job site, where and how to cut costs and how to satisfy a customer.

• Self motivated and responsible, great rapport with customers, suppliers and crew.

• Computer savvy, including Citrix, Selltis, Excel, Word, and Outlook Express.


2010 M.O.S.T Safety training (up to date)

2010 CPR training (up to date)

2010 OSHA 30 hours (up to date)

2010 OSHA 10 hours (up to date)

2010 CSX E-RAIL SAFE Training (up to date)

1999 MSHA Training, Starke, FL

MSHA (mine safety and health administration) mines

Understanding the operations of mines and all safety concerns within the operation

of a mine and its construction.

1996 HASC, Houston, TX

HASC (Houston area safety council) safety involved in refineries and plants

The training of safety in refineries from confined space to fall protection as well as basic first aid, CPR and emergency response.

1987 – 1993 United States Marine Corps

Aviation Ordnance Munitions Technician

This was the assembly of rockets, bombs, missiles and different types of munitions for fixed and rotary wing air craft. Stationed at several different Marine bases throughout the world.

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