Project Manager

Name : billiken13
Industry Type : Engineers
City & State : Poplar Bluff,mo
Job Title Project Manager
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ROBERT GLEN GRAVES, JR.

910 N. Main St. Poplar Bluff MO. 63901  (985) 778-8540  glen-work[at]hotmail.com

PROFESSIONAL STRENGTHS
Twenty two years experience in the construction industry including project management, field supervision, professional sampling, testing and inspections. Extensive experience in the composition and characteristics of asphalt and the testing involved in determining those properties through research lab experience. I have also managed, in various roles, projects for FEMA, the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and numerous Federal Highway Administration Projects.

TECHNICAL SKILLS
Primavera, P3, SureTrak, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
October 2008 Present NISTAC/DEWBERRY, LLC

Project Officer
Researched and confirm applicants needs for multi-million dollar federal aid. Wrote applications and supply legal precedence for said aid. Monitor progress on contracts, approve work as completed and authorize payment of contractors.

June 2008 October 2008 Exceptional Inspections, LLC

Project Manager
Project Manager over numerous municipal projects for Jefferson Parish La. including but not limited to subdivision developments, commerce parks and infrastructure repairs and modifications. Duties included overseeing all aspects of construction from below the ground and up on numerous residential and commercial developments and heavy highway work on State and federally funded road projects, sewer treatment plants, etc.

December 2007 June 2008 PSL North America

Construction Manager
Responsible for pre-construction bidding, design-build and fast track of project in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. Duties include budgeting, requisitioning, and receiving, tracking and planning all deliveries from numerous international locations. I was also the lead owner representative on the job site and oversaw every aspect of the construction, planning and installation of the entire plant from the ground up. Responsible for tracking all changes, confirmed quality, conformity to plans and specifications. Supervised 200+ workers of all trades from engineering to general labor.

February 2007 December 2007 MAPP Construction

Area Superintendent
Superintendent for the Greater New Orleans area for commercial construction including but not limited to Walgreens, Oakwood Mall, and Entergy Louisiana projects. Etc. Duties include Project Management and Estimating and supervising work, negotiating with clients and sub-contractors, approving plan changes and pay applications.





September 2006 February 2007 Vanguard Contractors

Area Superintendent
Oversaw reconstruction of hurricane damaged facilities at Stennis Space Center. Including but not limited to roof repairs and interior repairs to four main buildings, contractor office area and major road repair project.

January 2006 July 2006 NISTAC/DEWBERRY LLC

Debris Specialist
Debris Monitoring, Rita Response, Louisiana (January-February 2006): Tower Monitoring as well as Roving Duties
Debris Team Lead, Rita Response, Louisiana (February 2006, March 2006): Lead Monitor in charge daily duty scheduling as well as daily operational issues of as many as 45 other monitors operating in 5 regions of Southwest Louisiana
Debris Specialist, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana (April-July 2006): Performed Debris Specialist duties pertaining to the PA program for the FEMA recovery effort. These functions included detailed instructions to the USACE and Applicants pertaining to eligibility of operations and debris related to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in Louisiana

February 2005 January 2006 DEVCOM Engineering and Consulting

Quality Assurance Inspector
Oversaw numerous heavy highway and commercial building projects. Also Multi-Family projects and residential developments. Company has not restarted since Hurricane Katrina.

June 2003 December 2004 Construction Services, PSI

Project Manager
Project Manager with 6 field technicians and four laboratory technicians under my direct supervision for numerous projects including The Super- Wal-Mart on College Dr., the Neighborhood Market on Jones Creek, Waste Water and Raw Water Treatment Projects in Dow Chemical, cell sites for various carriers, several 500+ unit apartment developments and many other projects from Baton Rouge to Lake Charles both commercial and residential construction projects. My duties included but were not limited to preparing cost estimate proposals, executing contracts, and overseeing the construction inspection and project management for our clients.

August 2001 June 2003 Soil Testing Engineers

Senior Engineering Technician
Senior Tech with four technicians under my supervision. Continued experience in the type work as in previous years with the addition of Drill Shaft inspection and the non-destructive testing of those shafts using Olson Engineerings Cross-Hole Sonic Logging equipment. Extensive railroad rehab and new construction projects for Exxon Corp. and Dow Chemical, residential construction of both single family housing and apartment developments.

June 2001 August 2001 ABMB Engineers

Quality Assurance Inspector
QA Inspector on various projects at Baton Rouge Metro Airport including New Terminal Access Road, Taxiway Foxtrot with two new G.A. Aprons, etc.

March 2001 June 2001 A-1 Personnel/AquaTerra Engineering

Senior Engineering Technician
Inspections for various power plant projects including: excavation and embankment, structural concrete, concrete paving and pipe work; cell tower sites, auger cast pile, and all civil construction.
November 1996 February 2001 State of Louisiana

Research Specialist, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge Campus
Prepared asphalt samples and tested them for rutting susceptibility, shear stress, viscosity, tensile strength ratio, and other performance characteristics that may occur in the climate and weather situations in southern Louisiana. I ran G.C. tests on asphalt cement samples, both aged and un-aged. Oversee day to day operations of the Asphalt Lab which entailed keeping the various testing machines, control systems, and hydraulic pumps running and in good working order. Specialized in Superpave Technology.

District Training Specialist, Louisiana D.O.T.D.
Present and instruct training courses or programs required to develop a well-trained and highly skilled work force. Administer the Departments certification programs for Asphaltic Concrete Paving Inspection, Embankment and Base Course Inspection, and Structural Concrete Inspection to insure that F.H.W.A. and Department requirements are met for Department employees, as well as contractor personnel

District Training Specialist, Louisiana D.O.T.D.
Evaluate and assist the District Laboratory personnel in Basic, Routine, Advanced and Complex Sampling and Testing Procedures to insure compliance with the District Laboratory Accreditation Program.

Engineering Technician III, Louisiana D.O.T.D.
Inspections of various types of roadway and railway construction. Asphaltic Concrete Paving operations of various types. Also performed record keeping of construction projects and trained new Technicians in proper inspection techniques to assure meeting Department Specifications.

Engineering Technician II, Louisiana D.O.T.D.
In addition to the above, inspected Drilled Shaft Foundations, Sheet Piling, P.C.C. Paving and Lime - Cement Soil Stabilization.

May 1986 August 2002 R-R Contractors

Project Manager/General Superintendent
Performed duties of Project Manager, Quality Control Manager, Safety Supervisor, Project Layout, equipment repair and record keeping: Field Books, As-Built Drawings. Some projects included Calandar Naval Air Station for the U.S. Department of Defense, The Atchafalaya Levee Project for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and numerous subdivision developments including single family and multi family.


LICENSES & CERTIFICATES

Emergency Management Institute Courses Completed:
IS: 00003, 00005.A, 00007, 00100, 00120, 00200.FW, 00253, 00271, 00275, 00279, 00292, 00324, 00393, 00630, 00631, 00632, 00700, 00800

Embankment and Base Course Inspection
Asphaltic Concrete Paving Inspection
Structural Concrete Inspection
Modified Lottman Tester Authorization
Profilograph Operator and Evaluator Authorization
Nuclear Device Operator Authorization
Radiation Safety Richardson and Associates
Superpave Implementation



PROJECT EXPERIENCE

Assistant Project Manager Vanguard Contractors, LLC
Roof repairs and building renovations to buildings 2204, 2201 and 8110, also roadway rehabilitation at John C. Stennis Space Center, $10,250,000

Disaster Specialist Dewberry, LLC
Hurricane Debris Removal, 9 Parishes in Louisiana as Debris Specialist, $100,000,000

Project Manager for Construction PSI, Baton Rouge
Wal-Marts Neighborhood Market and shopping center, $5,800,000, Walgreens (2) $1,200,000, Home Depot$2,200,000, Lowes, $2,300,000

Project Manager/Superintendent R-R Contractors
Atchafalaya Basin Levee Project $6,800,000.Numerous on and off system bridges$6,250,000, Oak Hills Subdivision development. $9,250,000

Superintendent MAPP Construction
Walgreens, $1,200,000, J C Penney's, $5,000,000

Project Officer Dewberry, LLC
Hurricane Debris Removal, 3 Counties in Mississippi, $85,000,000


EDUCATION

Southeastern Louisiana University Major in History and Business Administration
Candidate for Bachelors Degree 93 hours, 3.014 GPA

CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS & CLUBS

Trinity Union Lodge #372 F. & A.M.
Downtown York Rite Bodies
Baton Rouge Scottish Rite
Joppa Shriners


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