Project Manager

Name : PM
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : Slidell,LA
Job Title Project Manager
Relocation Preferences : Southeast / Northeast Regions
Objective : Currently, I am seeking an opportunity to forward my career and apply 26 years of hands on experience in Program and Project Management.

I am experienced and proficient in the following:

-Program, Project and Client management,
-Long-range fiscal/program planning
-Financial baselines and budget creation
-Earned Value Management System (EVMS)
-Risk management performance analysis
-Life-cycle, cost benefit analysis management and cost engineering
-RFPs, RFQs Procurement and Proposal writing and source selection
-Contract, and change management, Scheduling
-DOL, FAR, DOD, DFAR, USACE Regulation compliance

I am confident that my skills have prepared me for this position and will enable me to contribute significantly toward your objectives.

I am pleased to submit the following resume presenting my comprehensive professional experience and background.

I enjoy a changing environment and welcome new challenges with a positive attitude.

I look forward to a personal interview to discuss how I can best serve you and your clients.


Gary L. Eaton
Resume :  
Highly talented Professional with expertise in the areas of project management, financial, contract, and change management, including preparation of cost estimates, schedules, performance baselines, cost benefit analysis, life-cycle management, RFPs, RFQs and source selection plans, staffing plans, contractor oversight, development of risk mitigation strategies, long-range fiscal/program planning, establishment of management controls and Earned Value Management System (EVMS).Adept in monitoring all acquisition phases and adherence to performance baselines and schedules and providing expert-level independent program assessments to serve as the basis for major milestone decisions from conceptual development, deployment and through contract closeout, prepare and conduct briefings on program status, costs, adherence to business systems and processes to improve program and business operations.

Professional Experience
Project ManagerJul 2009- Feb 2010
Ben C. Gerwick, Inc., Consulting Engineers
400 Poydras Street, Ste 1160
New Orleans, LA 70130
Provided Project Management for the designer of record on the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC), Lake Borgne surge barrier project The largest civil works project in the history of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Produced and executed project work package plans (WBS) and revised as appropriate to meet the changing needs and requirements of the client through 100% design. Managed day-to-day operational aspects of the project and scope to minimize exposure and risk while tracking team hours and expenses on a weekly basis for ANSI/EIA-748B Earned Value Management System compliance.
Liaison for engineers in the design division and provided quality assurance reviews in response to RFIs, NCRs, submittals and frequent constructability resolution issues. Business and marketing manager for the gulf Coast region developing marketing strategies and creating strategic Joint Venture alliances for RFPs, RFQs, MATOC, and IDIQ contract awards.

Senior Cost Engineer / Scheduler May 2008- Jul 2009
PBS&J / US Army Corps of Engineers
USACE Headquarters 7400 Leake Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70118
Senior program cost consultant for the New Orleans District Hurricane Protection Office. Provided base line and detailed Independent Government Estimates IGE) A/E and construction estimates totaling approximately $14.7 Billion for Civil Works Projects in concert with USACE Contracting Division, reducing overall construction and modification costs on design-build, design bid build and multiple award task orders. Provided technical proposal cost analysis, production analysis, source selection, value engineering analysis in negotiating contracts with contractors as required and governed by the USACE, DOD, FAR and DEFAR regulations. The effort includes but not limited to the Inner Harbor Navigational Canal Project, New Pump Stations, storm proofing and Miscellaneous Repairs to Existing Pump stations inclusive of all associated mechanical and piping, sheet pile, H-pile concrete and steel pile, bulkheads, cofferdams, 351 miles of earthen levee, T-Walls, flood gates, highway, bridge and utility relocations in Southern Louisiana.

Project Manager Southeast Region Mar 2003- Apr 2008
Parsons Brinckerhoff / US Dept. of Labor
2101 Wilson Boulevard Suite 200
Arlington, VA 22201
Engineering Support Contractor as the point in charge of the A/E, contractor, and business aspects of 19 Vocational and Academic Job Corps Facilities. Involved in supervising contract activities, communicating with the owner and architect, managing finance and budget reconciliations, Center facility deficiency survey assessments, governmental (FAR) procurement, estimating, scheduling, scope and specification writing, site analysis, master planning, program development for new construction and capital improvement projects throughout the southeastern US.

General Manager/OwnerJan 2001Jan 2003
Precision Enterprises Inc.
5207 Willow Run Road
Monroe, NC
Directed and developed business marketing, RFPs, RFQs, estimating, project management. Directed field personnel performing electrical contracting for commercial, retail, mixed use and multifamily projects in the southeast region.

Project ExecutiveNov 1998Dec 2000
ADF Construction Corp.
455 Commerce Drive
Amherst, NY 14228
Manage projects and mentor several other project managers in client relations, project management, scheduling and estimating. Responsible for the budgeting, scheduling, scope writing, buy-out, subcontractor management and P&L, of several Commercial, Retail, Institutional and Educational, Athletic, Hospitality, Multifamily (HUD) and Mixed-use projects and Communities simultaneously.

General Manager/OwnerSep 1990Oct 1998
General Contractor
Eaton Construction Co. Inc.
P.O. Box 1081, Sneads Ferry, NC 28640
Design/Build General Contractor (Self Performing) for the renovation and new construction and development. Sustained and managed an average of 126 fulltime skilled craftsmen through completion of projects including but not limited to Multifamily, Condo/ Resort, Educational, Retail, Industrial, Mixed-use communities and custom homes in the Southeast Coastal region.

Technical and Software Proficiency
MII-3.01 (M-CACES second generation), RS Means Estimating Software/Timberline Estimating Software
Primavera (P3), Sure-track, Pro-Log, Microsoft Project/ ESCIS
AutoCAD, Intergraph-Micro Station, Geometric Tolerance (Descriptive), Corel Draw Harvard Graphics, Freelance Graphics
Mechanical/Machine Tool Technologies, Electrical/Mechanical/Architecture/Structural & Piping, Microsoft Office Programs

Certificates and Affiliations
CPM- Certified Project Manager PB
AIA-Certified Construction Document Technologist
AIA- Certified Construction Contract Administrator
AACE International
ADDA certified member
American Legion

Education and Training
East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 1982
Mechanical Engineering / International Relations
US Air Force1986
Petroleum Tech, Rantoul, IL
Fuel Specialist
American River College, Sacramento, CA 1988
Electrical Disciplines /Auto-Cad
North East State Tech. College, Blountville, TN1994
Mechanical Design Certificate

Project List and References Available Upon Request

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