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Donald A Holton 1315 Huddle Ave Rome, Pa 18837 Email dh13b02c8@westpost.

net Phone 570-247-1093 SUMMARY: Over 7 years of assessment civil engineering and architectural management for FE MA as a Project Civil Engineer and Project Manager, covering assessment/repair of utilities, flooding, schools, rivers, bridges and roads and writing damage gr ants and claims for municipality's damages and repairs. Managed and trained engi neers on FEMA payout processes. 14 FEMA certifications including Ops I & Ops II, ICS 100 & ICS 200, IS 700 (NIMS), IS 800 NRF. Certified in Emergency Management and public safety. More than 24 years of Material Handling, scope of experience included managing E ngineering layout projects for the design and layout of conveyor systems, to act ual "hands on" site commissioning and site and project management of works rangi ng from $3 to $30 million dollar conveyor/building installations. In addition, m anaged, then bankrupt, Racking Company for Rapistan for 10 months. Main point of customer contact for all projects as site manager for conveyor sys tems. More than 14 years of contract engineering, mechanical design and layout of vari ous systems for product manufacturing, centered on sheet metal and storage racki ng. EDUCATION: BSME 1975 STIRC SKILLS: FEMA Civil Engineer, including engineering of schools, flood damage to utilities , roads, bridges, buildings and other structures for municipalities due to natur al disasters. Management of engineers, installation and engineering support people, up to 20 e mployees in design and layout of engineering drawings and departments. More than 18 years of site management, commissioning engineering, project manage ment of Building and conveyor installations and layouts. Managed project installations with up to 100 employees. More than 6 years with manufacturing company providing engineering management fo r a 20 person team providing engineering layout conveyor systems. Provided engineering management of 27 person manufacturing company producing pro ducts for racking and store front ends and furniture. Extensive experience in CAD and management of Engineering teams and systems impl ementation and designers and layout personnel. EXPERIENCE: 2003 to FEMA, New York and FEMA federal Present Representative * Sub-Contractors Dewberry Davis of Pennsylvania and/or State of New York (Adjus ters International of Utica, NY). * Function as Civil Engineering for FEMA and New York State Emergency Management providing engineerin,g architectural, civil, mechanical, electrical services. * Define field assessment of structural damages to municipal buildings, utilitie

s, drainage, roads, power stations, schools and interior damages to contents and structures. * Direct construction of temporary schools for FEMA through Dewberry. * Write detailed engineered damage reports listing all replacement engineering n eeded and define replacement cost of losses for municipalities. * Knowledge of buildings, road, bridges, and other construction to evaluate loss es and prevent fraudulent claims. * Keep abreast and have extensive knowledge of local, state, federal environment al laws. * Have extensive knowledge of FEMA Stafford act and apply it aggressively for th e best results for the applicant under the law and rulings/policy of FEMA. * Current Homeland Security clearance, 85P (expires 11-2011). * Supervised others (up to 6 Engineers multi-disciplines) Dewberry-Davis. * Use various standard computer programs, such as office, Excel. 2003 STAPLES COMPANY Commissioning Engineer * Techstaff, successful start up- Portland, Oregon conveyor installation. 1987 to SIEMENS/RAPISTAN/ now DEMATIC, Grand Rapids, Michigan 2003 Site Manager, Commissioning Engineer Lead, Installation Lead (1997 to 200 3) * Material Handling Division. * Successfully handled responsibility for all phases of installation and Enginee ring start up of 3-30 million dollar conveyor systems. Supervised up to 100 inst allation and engineering personnel. * Routinely interacted directly with customer representatives for companies such as Wal-Mart, Kmart, Walgreen's and others on a daily basis, usually on site. * Aggressively investigated punch list items, resolved problems in start up oper ations, ordered replacement parts. * Made "in the field" design changes as required to assure operations met standa rds. * Interpreted installation layout design drawings to assure correct installation , made field changes where required to assure proper operations of equipment, an d made corrections on drawings as needed for "as built" operations. * Analysis of flow of materials, speed, feeds, and made corrections to meet cont ractual rate standards. * Confirmed installation and operational function of all equipment to safety sta ndards and make changes to assure standards are met. * Confirmed installation and operation functionality of all equipment to contrac tual standards. * Use standard operational computer programs such as Office, Excel, AutoCAD ligh t as needed for communications with management and customers. * Stand by supervisor and mechanical engineer during initial period of operation s of up to 4 weeks. * Extensive travel, often 85% "on site" for up to one year periods. * Hired temporary help and contract local MFG houses for quick fabrication of pa rts and equipment needed to finish installation. Plant Manager - Detroit, Michigan (1999 to 2000) * Manufacturing Rack Company for Rapistan that was in bankrupts for 10 months. * Responsible for total operations of "Broad rack", a bankrupt supplier, to fini sh a customer's one million dollar installation of their racking equipment. * Set Schedules, keep track of progress, assure deliveries, supervised the entir e 27 person manufacturing operation. * Set up payroll and personnel operations for all 27 employees. * Successfully took over lease of buildings, equipment and materials, ordering r aw materials and machine parts to keep production going, cleaning and operations of plant. * Worked with home office dispatch to allow "on time" delivery of all 156 trucke

d loads from Detroit, Michigan to Juniper, Florida as required by installation. * Found buyer for company when completed operations, no employee lost their jobs . * Receive "Conveyor Excellence Award" for under running the project costs by 33% and never missing a delivery date (from Rapistan President Pete Metros). Managed Systems Engineering, Layout and design (1986 to 1997) * Set all schedules according to need of a 14-17 man layout and design departmen t serving 65-80 engineers and 10,000+ of conveyor systems layouts drawings annua lly. * Manage workload to meet necessary deadlines, did board work 20% of time. * Set engineering drawing and CAD specification standards. * Hire and review all personnel in group on a continual basis. * Train all personnel to Unigraphic, AutoCAD, and in house programs. * Quality Control review of all drawings and finished drawing packages. * Work with upper engineering management to set departmental budgets and standar ds. * Accept personal requirements for cost saving programs, delivering 4.2 million in provable cost savings over 18+ years at Rapistan. * Review and work with customers, such as Wal-Mart, to make compatible data base s so all information and layouts can be transferred to the customer when complet e. * Archive all data safely when finished with "as builds". * Go to customer sites or customer offices to review specifications in advance o f drawing creation and to general review of layouts and overall designs. * Create building loading drawings, panel points, platforms according to enginee ring specifications. * Uses excel spread sheets, MS word and other programs to communicate and schedu le operations. 1980 to BURROUGHS, LSI, Kalamazoo, Michigan 1986 CAD/ Engineering Layout Design Manager, Engineering * Set all schedules according to need of a 20 man CAD layout, design Engineering department, and print room operations, producing 12,000+ of production drawings annually for a 30 million dollar sheet metal manufacturer, producing industrial racking, store fronts checkout counters and office furniture. * Manage engineering workload to meet necessary deadlines, hiring contractors as needed for peak periods, hire direct and contract employees as needed. * Set engineering drawing and CAD specification standards. * Hire and review all personnel in group on a continual basis. * Train all personnel to company standards and in house specifications. * Quality Control review of all drawings and finished drawing packages. * Work with upper engineering management to set departmental budgets and standar ds. * Accept personal requirements for cost saving programs, delivering 1.4 million in provable cost savings over 6 years. * Selected and set up the first computer drafting department in 1983 with succes sful and continual expansion and growth to include NC programming, furniture des ign during tenure. * Archive all data safely when finished with "as builds" in secure off site loca tion. * Interact with customer on site or customer offices to review specifications in advance of drawing creation and to general review of layouts and overall design s. * Create building loading engineering drawings and site layout according to engi neering specifications. * Use excels spread sheets, MS word and other programs to communicate and schedu le operations. * Create all installation drawings for product assembly or store layouts. 1985 EATON, Kalamazoo, Michigan

Transmission Testing and layout engineer 1 year VARIOUS PROJECTS Contract Engineer * Including Clark equipment of Battle Creek Michigan, Post Cereals of Battle Cre ek, Mi. among others-4 years. * Quality Control manufacturing plant 2 Years * Plant Management 2 years.