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construction manager

San Antonio, TX, 78251
November 02, 2009

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RAY ERTZ Home: 601-***-****

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Brandon, Mississippi 39047 E-mail:

Objective: Construction Management / Field engineer / Supervision.


2007 ~ Present

CKGP/PW & Assoc, Inc.

Title: Construction Manager

• General Motors, San Luis Potosi, Mexico Greenfield Project

Construction Manager of the Central Utilities Complex with a 0% discharge. Lead person for all meetings i.e. Pre-bids, Coordination, Staff, Contract negotiations and Startup, Responsible for scheduling, Contract adherence, Budget and overall site management.

Project entailed Engineering, Construction, Installation and Start-up of the following: Construction of Building, Trestles, Waste Water Tank Farm, Chemical Tank Farm, Four Hector Acres of Solar Evaporation Ponds. Process Equipments including; Boilers, Chillers, Air Compressors, Weld Water system, Two Wells, Natural Gas main service, Reverse Osmosis, Recycle Reverse Osmosis, Pressure Filters, Gravity Belt Thickeners, Soda Ash & Lime Silo, Clarifiers, Sludge System, Micro Filtration Equalization and Bio-Reactor systems.

2006 ~ 2007

Nitro Electric Company LLC

Title: Engineer, Estimator & Project Manager

• Toyota Manufacturing, San Antonio, Texas Greenfield Project

Estimate, Design and managed multiple electrical projects throughout the facility for a fortune 500 electrical contractor. Contracts totaled over 25 million dollars within an 18-month installation schedule.

2005 ~ 2006

Electrical Technical Consultants (Self Employed)

Contracted to: TKS Industrial Company, Troy, Michigan

Title: Electrical Field Engineer / Coordinator

• Toyota Manufacturing, San Antonio, Texas Greenfield Project

Responsibilities included; managing of electrical subcontracts for the installation of process equipment for the new paint facility. Including but not limited to E-Coat / Phosphate, Booths, Air Supply Houses, Ovens, Boilers, Chillers and Process Lighting.


Durr Industries / ACCO Systems

Title: Electrical Field Engineer / Coordinator

• General Motors, Oshawa, Canada New Paint Shop Conveyors

Site representative and electrical manager for the conveyor systems at the largest automotive paint shop in North America. Managed multiple electrical sub-contractors, developed bid packages, field engineering and liaison to the customer. Lead person in weekly meetings with sub-contractors pertaining to scheduling, and installation practices while coordinating with all other trades and activities.


TKS Industrial Company

Title: Electrical Field Engineer / Coordinator

• Nissan Motors, Jackson, Mississippi Greenfield Project

Responsible for electrical installations / startup / commissioning for two new paint shops including E-Coat / Phosphate, Booths, Air Supply Houses, Ovens, Boilers, Chillers, Process Lighting, Conveyors, the entire building including seven substations, bus ducts, power distribution, emergency generator, lighting, receptacles and fire alarm systems for building and hazardous areas. Coordinated on a daily basis with the Owner and multiple subcontractors to facilitate a complete installation while maintaining specifications, code compliance while maintaining schedules.


Electrical Technical Consultants (Self Employed)

Contracted to: ABB, Auburn Hills, Michigan

Title: Electrical Field Engineer / Coordinator

• AM General, Mishawaka, Indiana Hummer II Project

Responsible for electrical installations for a new paint shop including Elpo / Phosphate, Booths, Air Supply Houses, Ovens, Boilers, Chillers, Process Lighting and Conveyors. Coordinated on a daily basis with the Owner and multiple subcontractors to facilitate a complete installation while maintaining specification, code compliance and schedules. Started up and commissioned all process equipment.

1999 ~ 2001

Cleaver Ketco Gorlitz & Papa / Price Westin, Beverly Hills, Michigan

Title: Electrical Field Engineer / Coordinator (Owner Site Representative)

• General Motors, Moraine Assembly 360 / 370 Project

Prepared in-depth study of existing paint shop conveyor systems in preparation of new 360 / 370 model including Production rates, Cycle Times and Speed / FPM calculations. Resolved new body clearance issues by developing bid packages and redesigning control wiring for optimum performances. Coordinated all efforts with Moraine Assembly Plant engineering, GM Pontiac Conveyor Group and Morrison Knudson.

Responsible for electrical installations in the new General Assembly Building in relation to Specification, National and Local Codes and Schedules. Generated and maintained owners punchlists for all electrical and mechanical contracts.

1995 ~1999

TKS Industrial Company, Troy, Michigan

Title: Electrical Field Coordinator

• General Motors, Arlington Texas

• Ford, Louisville Assembly Plant

• Ford, Kentucky Truck Plant

• Toyota, Princeton, Indiana

Complete paint shops including: E-Coat / Phosphate, air supply houses, booths, ovens, sludge system, bulk storage, miscellaneous work decks, lighting, new double ended substations, new bus ducts and reconfigurations of existing bus ducts to reduce loads for newly added equipment.

Managed up to four electrical contractors with 165 electricians on site and with multiple software engineers simultaneously.

Directly responsible for scheduling, specification adherence, quality, and National Electrical Code compliance.

Responsible for materials, schedules, and drawings necessary to modify and install paint shop equipment.

Made design changes and modified drawings when required to resolve construction issues, facilitate schedule, and satisfy customer requests.

Performed start-up activities, electrical panel / component trouble shooting, compiled as built drawings, field engineering and software modifications. Interfaced with customers and subcontractors for problem resolution, scheduling, contractual issues and coordination efforts.

1993 ~ 1995

Penco Electrical Contractors, Atlanta, Georgia

Title: Project Manager / Estimator

• Ralston Purina, Atlanta Georgia

• Benjamin Moore Paint, Mesquite, Texas

• Alabama River Paper Mill,

Implemented an industrial division for a well-established commercial electrical contracting company. Established customer base, estimated, project management, specified major equipment purchases. Designed specific systems and monitored field installations for quality, scheduling, and customer satisfaction. Created budgets, schedule of values, submitted and followed though monthly billings. State licensed and permitted all projects. Key accomplishments included the highest profit margins of all other project managers and team leader of quality steering committee.

1988 ~ 1993

Shinryo Midwest Mechanical / Electrical Contractors & Engineers, Marietta, Georgia

Title: Project Manager / Estimator

• Ricoh Electronics, Lawrenceville, Georiga

• Denon Digital Industries, Madison, Georgia

• Panasonic, Peachtree City, Georgia

• Scripto Toki, Tijuana, Mexico

• Mitsubishi Motor, Illinois

• Sony, Greenville, North Carolina

Specialized in Clean Rooms, HVAC, Plant & Equipment relocations, design build of Japanese manufacturing facilities. Responsible for conceptual design of process and building electrical systems. Managed mechanical and electrical subcontracts while performing field engineering, start up / check out of major equipment. Made drawing changes when required for optimum performance and or customer preference. Coordinated as built drawings, assembled turn over manuals and developed schedule of values for monthly billings. Relocated & setup assembly lines for high profile clientele including international travel. Special material handling systems including automatic guided vehicles, robots and conveyors. Key achievements entailed procuring numerous state / master electrical licenses.

Additional Experience:

1970 ~ 1988

• Action Electric, Atlanta, Georgia

Project Manager / Estimator

• Glass Electric, Union City, Georgia

Superintendent / various projects

• Brown and Root, Houston, Texas

Journeyman electrician (Heavy industrial division) Paper Mills, Oil Refineries, PowerHouses & Chemical Plants through out the United States

Special Achievements:

• Thirty-Five years experience overall.

• Member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.

• Automotive paint shop process control and instrumentation specialist.

• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and various other software programs

• Previous Licensed Electrical Contractor / Master Electrician in the following states:

Alabama Georgia North Carolina

Tennessee Kentucky South Carolina

Additional references and information is available upon request.

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