Form Carpenter

Name : Mike Olson
Industry Type : Highway - Heavy Contractors
City & State : St. Peters,MO.
Job Title Form Carpenter
Relocation Preferences : maybe
Objective : To secure a permanent position with a progressive company that will utilize my superior knowledge in concrete formwork and expertise in Heavy civil, Industrial and commercial constuction industry.
Resume :  
Mike Olson 15 Steven Brent Ct. St. Peters, MO. 63376
(636)447-5911 mlolson5[at]
Professional Profile
I am safety-oriented, with strong mathematical and communication skills, and able to incorporate my superior problem-solving ability in the concrete construction formwork trade. With 21 years of dedicated service, I have faced and overcome many difficult situations and obstacles. As team leader, I utilized 3-week look ahead to keep our crew informed, directed, on task, and delivered the finished product in a timely manner.

Civil Commercial Foreman
Heavy Civil, Industrial, Commercial
Post tension concrete S.O.G
Read blueprints
Scaffold Erector, water stop welder
Crane independent ACS
Retractable climbing formwork
Gang and Stick built formwork
Set-up & decipher grade for GOMACO slip form curb & gutter paver

Professional Experience
Alberici / Kennelen constructors, St. Louis, MO.
Form carpenter
Roberts Towers, 26-story high- raise condominium, St. Louis, MO.
Abengoa ethanol plant, 88 million gallons, Madison, IL.
Form carpenter- PERI and SYMON
Built and installed crane independent auto climbing system
Deck crew- post tension concrete. Slab on grade
PERI skydeck systems, uniportal slab tables
Vessel construction
Goodwin Brothers, Crystal City, MO.
Form carpenter
Coldwater Creek, Wastewater treatment plant, Florissant, MO.
Built treatment vessels, gravity thickener, splitter box
Headwork, Maintenance and Blower Buildings
Lead man on vessel crew
Received daily instructions on pour and crane schedules, discussed print revisions, evaluated alternatives and informed crew.
EFFCO radius, SYMON radius, SYMON panel forms, gang and stick built
Laid out footings and foundations
Laid out and Set pre-cast, formed and poured parapets
Built block outs, also welded Water stop

Traylor Brothers, Granite, Massman, Evansville, IN.
Civil Carpenter Foreman
McAlpine Lock and Dam, Louisville, KY.
Built inlet and discharge culvert system

Carpenter Foreman
Attended and negotiated in pre-con. meetings with General Foreman
Utilized pour schedule to organize crew, other trades for inspections
Ordered material, tools, and equipment
Used EFFCO large panel gangs
Used SYMON gang and stick build
Scaffold erector, welded frame and tube & clamp
Worked closely with Safety Department
Corp of Engineers and other trades.
Certified Corp of Engineer water stop welder
Gave tool box safety meetings
Fagen Inc., Granite Falls, MN.
Civil carpenter/ foreman
30 million gallon ethanol plant, Oakley, KS.
30 million gallon ethanol plant, Trenton,NE.
40 million gallon ethanol plant, Friesland, WI.
Working Civil Carpenter Foreman
SYMON radius and panel form systems
Attended and negotiated in pre-con. Meetings with P/M and all trades
Utilized 3 week look ahead as a creative tool to enforce pour schedules,
In addition, ordering material, tools, equipment, and requesting workforce.
Worked closely with Safety Department,
Project Manager,
Crew and other skilled trades
Gave job box safety meetings
MacArthur High School, San Antonio, TX. 05/1977
-focus on construction trades
United States Navy Honorable Discharge
Lewis and Clark Career Center - 05/ 2009 Arc-Welding

References available upon request

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