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IRVING, TX 75061
Qualifications for Project Manager - Construction / Facilities Mechanical Engin
Decisive, detail-oriented construction project manager and facilities engineer w
ith over 20 years of experience in the design and management of complex, fast-tr
ack corporate real estate and capital construction projects for companies in the
airline, manufacturing, commercial, and retail industries. Extensive backgroun
d in facility administration, including space planning, allocation, and moves; a
dept in administering building, facility, and equipment leasing, maintenance, an
d repair agreements, including those for telecommunications, mail, custodial, eq
uipment, printing, and professional services. Possesses comprehensive knowledge
regarding ADA, OSHA, and EPA guidelines. Has engineered HVAC, plumbing, fire p
rotection, and industrial systems. Skilled in coordinating hazardous material a
batement for asbestos, lead, and mold. Exhibits exceptional interpersonal, lead
ership, communication, and presentation skills. Technical proficiencies include
AutoCAD and MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project. Holds Secret Security Cle
arance. Expertise encompasses:
Budget Preparation * Project Planning * Lifecycle Cost Analysis * Contract Negot
iation * Procurement/Purchasing * Systems Analysis/Installation * Energy Manage
ment * Preventive Maintenance * Regulatory/Safety Compliance * Property Manageme
nt * Operations Relocation/Start-Up * Quality Control * Conflict Resolution * Sa
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology, Grambling State University

Provided leadership and guidance to project teams of 1-30 resources and successf
ully controlled multimillion-dollar budgets.
Saved American Airlines $1.5 million in capital construction costs by consistent
ly delivering projects under budget and on time. Reduced medical claims by desi
gning an articulating keyboard for ticket agents. Developed an accounts receiva
ble funding document that cut project funding duration.
Engineered a $1.8 million reverse osmosis system that recycled and converted ind
ustrial waste water to DI water, which was used to make up water to boilers, coo
ling towers, and a DI plant, saving Northrop Grumman $100,000 annually in utilit
ies costs.
Implemented new processes and quality control procedures for Steelcase Inc., tra
nsforming revenue losses of 6% to positive revenues of 10%.
AVAYA/PARSON INC, Project Manager Leasing/Sr. Project Engineer
2006 to Present
Contracted to Customs and Border Protection - Dallas Facility Center - Departmen
t of Homeland Security to oversee the Construction and Leasing of CBP Facilities
. Responsible for the design/leasing of major construction projects from cradle
to grave. Managed, coordinated the execution of projects involving complex and
long-term leasing, space acquisition, and/or construction management. Written
reports and/or makes oral presentations. Recommended solutions to resolve speci
fic problems. Coordinated the relocation of user groups and project close out.
Performed on-site inspections of rental, residential and commercial properties t
o determine extent of damage and cost to repair and/or replace real property, ve
hicles, personal property, machinery and equipment and other items. Approved co
nstruction for loans, estimate cost to repair/replace, review/approve bids, moni
tor construction and project closeout.
PROTECTION ONE, Sales Consultant
Designed and sold commercial and residential security systems, achieving a 75% c
lose rate.
Contracted to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Department of Hom
eland Security (DHS) to oversee the installation and deployment of airport check
ed baggage inspection systems (CBIS). Monitored the construction and testing of
buildings and CBISs. Coordinated SAT, ISAT, and commission of explosive trace
detection and explosive detection systems. Prepared and submitted reports to TS
A regarding design changes and conveyor system tests. Interfaced with the local
TSA office, airport authority, L-3 Communication, In Vision, and various airlin
es, vendors, and baggage handling contractors on behalf of the TSA DHS.
STEELCASE INC., Project Manager
2002 to 2004
Managed all facets of operations for the south region of this architectural, tec
hnology, and furniture company, supporting the sale, manufacture, and installati
on of $6 million in furniture, power, lighting, communication, and movable walls
systems. Coached three employees to management positions.
AMERICAN AIRLINES, Project Manager, Corporate Real Estate
1997 to 2001
Directed the construction, renovation, expansion, and maintenance of 23 airports
throughout the US and Canada. Coordinated project programming; defined scope,
prepared designs, budgets, and schedules; procured resources; and initiated cons
truction and start-up. Developed RFQs and RFPs required to bid work to external
resources. Created bid packages, facilitated bid conferences, analyzed bid pro
posals, negotiated contract provisions, selected or recommended contractors, and
awarded and administered contracts. Hired and supervised architects, engineers
, contractors, and vendors. Communicated with airline and airport officials, go
verning authorities, and external contractors. Ensured project compliance, incl
uding conducting project acceptance inspections and coordinating the acceptance
of construction project property on behalf of the airline. Monitored constructi
on budgets and schedules; corrected variances as needed. Managed project close-
out functions.
NORTHROP GRUMMAN, Facilities Mechanical Engineer
1987 to 1997
Performed engineering, calculation, specification, and installation of HVAC, plu
mbing, fire protection, industrial, communication, security system, and manufact
uring equipment in support of this aircraft/defense company's infrastructure upg
rade, renovation, expansion, and new construction initiatives. Created a mainte
nance engineering manual to assist maintenance in equipment installation and tro
Engineered HVAC and piping systems, including chillers, boilers, cooling towers,
refrigerant systems, rooftop A/C units, pumps, UPS, duct systems, dual temperat
ure water systems; plumbing systems, including domestic water, sanitary, and sto
rm systems; fire protection systems, including automatic sprinkler, wet pipe, dr
y pipe, pre-action, and deluge systems; and industrial systems, including the de
sign, installation, and maintenance of high-tech facilities with clean rooms, la
boratories, computer rooms, specialty systems (liquid nitrogen, industrial waste
, industrial ventilation), fuel systems, oil water separators, dual containment
systems, and paint booths.
Designed layouts for the manufacturing of machining, metal forming, plastics pro
cessing, measuring, bonding, ventilation, welding and brazing, assembly, and mat
erials handling systems. Adapted machine/equipment design to factory and produc
tion conditions. Designed machines within plant facilities to ensure efficient,
productive layout. Developed sequence of operations and specific procedures fo
r fabricating tools, equipment, and other functions affecting product performanc

Since 2002, has volunteered as Vice President of Residential Development for Bea
r Creek Development Corp., a non-profit organization that provides housing devel
opment and community service for low to moderate income families.