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Project Manager Engineer

Location:
Marquette, MI
Posted:
August 30, 2012

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Resume of Steven R. Makela

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Ishpeming, MI. 49849

Cell Phone: 906/361-6062

E-mail: yui09p@r.postjobfree.com

Experience: Interstate Highway Construction, Inc. (2009-2012)

Project Administrator Primary responsibilities included project estimating, bid

(2009 – 2012) preparation and submittal, contract negotiations, subcontractor

Jackson, MI. selection, subcontract preparation and execution, scheduling,

construction coordination, job costing, negotiation of extra work

items, project invoicing, receivable collection on primarily MDOT

Design-Build Projects involving concrete paving, mass earth

moving, underground utilities, concrete curbs & flatwork and

HMA Paving. Also involved in all other aspects of operations

management (i.e. safety, marketing, pricing, budgets, projections,

etc.). Developed proficiency in the use of Bid2Win Estimating

Software and Primavera P6 Project Scheduling Software.

Project Administrator of a 45 Million dollar design-build

project on I-94 in Jackson County, Michigan incorporating on site

production of aggregate from concrete removed from the project,

two (2) bridge replacements, one (1) bridge rehabilitation, 13.5

miles of reconstruction with concrete paving and 3.5 miles of

HMA rehabilitation. Received zero (0) citations during two (2)

MIOSHA Inspections and one (1) MEQ Air Quality Inspection.

H & D Inc. (2007-2009)

Project Manager Primary responsibilities included project estimating, bid

(2007 – 2009) preparation and submittal, contract negotiations, subcontractor

Bay Shore, MI. selection, subcontract preparation and execution, scheduling,

construction coordination, job costing, negotiation of extra work

items, project invoicing, receivable collection on primarily MDOT

and county road and airport projects involving mass earth moving,

underground utilities, concrete curbs & flatwork and HMA Paving.

Also involved in all other aspects of operations management (i.e. safety,

marketing, pricing, budgets, projections, etc.).

Selected to move a ten (10) year old county road relocation project

forward to allow recovery of aggregate assets. Project was

completed in 2009.

Developed proficiency in the use of BID2WIN and HCSS

Heavy Bid Software, AS 400 Accounting System and gained

Further experience with Calcworks.

Cadillac Asphalt LLC (2005-2007)

Project Manager Primary responsibilities included project estimating, bid

(2005-2007) preparation and submittal, contract negotiations

Wixom, Mi. subcontractor selection, subcontract preparation and

execution, scheduling, construction coordination, job costing,

negotiation of extra work items, and project invoicing and

collection on primarily private/residential developments and

other private/commercial projects. Also involved in all other

aspects of operations management (i.e. safety, marketing, pricing,

budgets, projections, etc.).

Member of the Wixom Division Safety Committee. Developed

Corporation’s first corporate brochure.

Developed proficiency in the use and operation of Viewpoint

Accounting Software, GAAP Principles and CalcWorks Digitizing

Software.

Mid-Peninsula Contracting, Inc. (2002-2005)

President/Owner Established pavement maintenance firm involved in asphalt paving

(2002-2005) infrared patching, hot-rubber crack sealing, seal coating and

Gwinn, Mi. pavement marking of bituminous pavement for commercial,

industrial, and residential customers in Michigan and northern

Wisconsin. Responsible for all administrative duties and

marketing. Developed proficiency in the use and operation

of Peachtree Accounting Software and GAAP Principles.

Arrow Construction’s (1994-2002)

General Manager Primary responsibilities includes office and contract

(1998-2002) administration, marketing, job costing, estimating, proposal

Project Manager preparation, scheduling, and negotiations of contracts on projects

(1994-1998) involving concrete, commercial renovation/construction, tank

Marquette, Mi. removal, demolition, and steam conversion on SBA-8 (a) contracts

with the US Army Corp of Engineers, Veterans Administration,

and the US Forest Service as well as other related highway and

commercial construction. Developed proficiency in the use and

operation of QuickBooks Accounting Software and GAAP

Principles.

Associated Constructors (1993-1994)

Project Manager Duties included contract administration, job costing, estimating,

(1993-1994) proposal preparation, scheduling and negotiation of contracts

Marquette, Mi. Involving watermain, sanitary sewer, storm sewer, earth moving,

commercial renovation/construction, demolition, tank removal and

other related highway and commercial construction.

Thompson-McCully Co. (1987-1993)

Division Manager Lead Manager of asphalt paving division employing a staff of

(1992-1993) twenty-five (25) individuals which performed/administered fifteen

Clarkston, Mi. (15) to twenty (20) million dollars in contract volume annually on road,

airport and commercial projects.

Assistant Manager Rawsonville Asphalt Paving Division Assistant Manager

(1987-1992) responsible for estimating, proposal preparation, field construction,

Belleville, Mi. job costing, contract administration and negotiations, bituminous mix

designs, aggregate inventory and administrative duties for road, airport

and commercial projects. Also involved in all other aspects of operations

management (i.e. safety, marketing, pricing, budgets, projections, etc.).

Florida Department of Transportation (1983-1987)

Assistant Manager Responsibilities involved preparation of monthly production

(1986-1987) reports, railroad speed profiles, time-delay calculations,

Tallahassee, Fl. invoice processing and numerous other reports, charts and graphs for the

Rail Bureau Division of the Public Transportation Department.

Florida Department of Transportation (1983-1987)

Engineer II Performed advanced work in highway and railway related areas,

(1985-1986) coordinate with State and Federal offices to ensure compliance

Tallahassee, Fl. with railroad companies and municipalities for installation of new crossing surfaces, traffic control devices and joint usage of right-of-way.

Engr II/Proj Mgr Prepared environmental documents and engineering plans and

(1985) reports to obtain FHWA location/design approval for projects on

Miami, Fl. FDOT’s five-year work program. Served as consultant liaison and

project manager. Reviewed plans, approved designs, processed invoices

and conducted regular project meetings. Reviewed corridor studies, design

alternates, environmental impact reports and engineering plans.

Used COGO and Integraph 780 (CADD). Supervised drafting technicians and

coordinated field data collection.

P.E. Trainee The Professional Engineering Training Program was a one-year

(1994-1985) program designed to provide hands-on experience within each

Miami, Fl. division of the FDOT which provides diverse training in preparation for

an immediate Engineer II position upon completion. Received an outstanding

rating on final performance evaluation.

Engineer Tech IV Initially assigned to the construction of the extension of I-

(1983-1994) 75- Florida Turnpike Interchange Project. Responsibilities

Miami, Fl. included coordination, inspection and progress reporting of the work of multiple contractors and technician supervision.

Awards: 2008 NAPA Asphalt Paving Awards for the Gaylord Regional Airport and Thumb Lake Road in Charlevoix County.

2006 NAPA Diamond Achievement Award-Wixom Asphalt Plant

1987-2006: A number of MAPA, APAM and NAPA Asphalt Paving

Awards achieved during this period.

Training: 2011 30 Hour OSHA Certified

2011 First Aid Certified-CPR & AED

2011 Primavera P6 Project Scheduling Software

2010 Storm Water Operator and SESC Certified

2006 World of Asphalt Symposiums:

A.) Warm Mix, Porous Pavements, Recycling, & Pavement Noise

B.) Site & Plant Safety

C.) Density-Roller selection and patterns

D.) Avoid 12 mistakes in HMA Production

E.) Balancing Production & Efficiency

F.) Best Practices-Live Paving Demonstration

Attended numerous additional training courses covering topics in

management, construction, design and computer applications.

Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and other

office and analytical software.

Education: Michigan Technological University- Houghton, Mi.

B.S. in Civil Engineering-August 1982,

Majors: Construction and Structures

Minor(s): Soils

License(s): Licensed Professional Engineer-Michigan

Interests: Family, competitive sports, hunting, fishing and reading.

References: Available upon request.



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