Design Team Leader / Field Engineer

Name : Sandy9922
Industry Type : Engineers
City & State : Tumwater,WA
Job Title Design Team Leader / Field Engineer
Relocation Preferences : Naltionally
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Sandra Gleason, P. E.
9922 Francesca Ln SW, Tumwater, WA 98512
Email Sandy9922[at] or Sandy9922[at]
Phone 360 754-8372

15.75 years of experience with Washington State Department of Transportation in construction, design, scheduling, change orders and planning; Construction inspection experience as lead inspector or inspector on new highway construction, bridge construction, paving projects, environmental compliance inspection, electrical, earthwork and stormwater inspection, materials documentation; Design experience includes roadway alignment and geometrics, ADA, stormwater system design, erosion control, quantity calculations, cost estimating, contract specifications, hydraulic analysis and reports. Expert CAiCE user, with excellent working knowledge of Stormshed and MDS Flood. Working knowledge of MicroStation and AutoCad.

Mason County Public Works, Shelton WA2/2009 to 7/2009
Engineering and Construction Manager
Responsible for planning, organizing, and managing the design and construction of County roads, bridges, and other engineering improvements and projects. Co-ordinated project development and progress with maintenance, real estate and environmental managers. Reported proejct prgress to County Engineer and director of Public Works. Developed project schedules to manage project development. Reviewed on going projects for conformance with stated design goals/project scope. Monitored and managed project budgets. Reviewed contract plans and specifications prior to releasing project for advertisement. Performed staff evaluations and reviews. Coordinated staff training needs and initiated equipment procurement.

Washington State Department of Transportation5/1993 to 2/2009
Field Engineer/Design Team Leader
5/2005 to 2/2009 - As field engineer supervised/directed/trained inspection team and delivered completed projects with minimal change orders and complete materials documentation. As design team leader developed and maintained project schedules in Scitor PS8 to guide and monitor project development, schedules used as positive examples for organization; mentored, trained and supervised design team to successfully develop contract plan sheets, specifications, quantity calculations, cost estimate, design documentation; delivered projects within design criteria, budget and schedule; engineers cost estimates consistently with approximately ten percent of low bid; and monitored design standard compliance/interpretation.

1/2004 to 5/2005 - As lead designer reviewed and confirmed design criteria, standards and geometrics, design stormwater drainage system, modeled stormwater system, designed four fish passage culverts; designed project in CAiCE to obtain quantity calculations for earthwork, walls, surfacing and paving; identified utility conflicts and initiated coordination of utility relocations.

9/2000 to 12/2003 - As lead designer successfully developed multiple sets of contract plans, specifications and estimates; cooperatively worked with departmental permitting branch to obtain necessary permits in a timely manner; developed preliminary designs, estimates, and specifications for multiple projects; developed projects in CAiCE; designed and analyzed stormwater systems using Stormshed and MGS Flood; and wrote hydraulic reports for multiple projects.

4/1998 to 9/2000 - As planner developed conceptual design alternatives and written evaluation criteria for the I-5 Direct Access HOV study; provided support, research and technical analysis for the SR 101 Connector Study; developed conceptual designs and cost estimates for passing lanes and reconstructing SR 3 as a four lane divided highway on SR 3 and SR 106; wrote preliminary scope and schedule for the SR 303 study; wrote miscellaneous study documents and letters.

9/1997 to 4/1998 - As instrument person operated Electronic Distance Meter, Total Station Instrument and electronic data collector for: Wetland location and inventory, Intersection and roadway topographical survey, Project control and monument verification, piling layout and location, drainage structure location and grade, right of way and fence location.

4/1997 to 9/1997 - As disaster inspector reviewed Disaster Survey Reports for completeness, accuracy of estimated damage calculations, and conformance with Federal regulations; audited completed work for compliance with work approved Disaster Survey Report; wroite final inspection report to Federal Emergency Management documenting work was completed as described in DSR; insured reimbursement requested by applicant was correct and reasonable; reviewed project plans and specifications for compliance with DSR; reviewed appeals and changes of DSRs and made recommendations for federal action.

5/1995 to 4/1997 - As a construction inspector was responsible for environmental inspection and permit compliance; on site direct contact for land owners affected by project, DOT construction office, Right-Of-Way personnel, Contractor and Attorney General; responsible for bridge inspection, deck preparation and repair, placement of micro silica deck overlay, asphalt concrete paving, induction loops, illumination and electrical installation, drainage, signal, signing, sign bridge, striping and landscaping.

5/1993 to 4/1995 - As change order engineer researched changed construction contract conditions; determined basis of change claimed by contractor; wrote change order; prepared detailed quantity and cost estimates; and negotiated quantities and costs with contractor to reach an agreement.

Bachelor of Science
Major in Civil Engineering
St. Martin's University, Lacey, WA
Key Words Civil Engineer Construction Manager Design Manager Transportation Engineer Transportation Manager Scheduler Estimator Licensed Engineer

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