Associate - Sr. Construction Contract Administrator

Name : Thomas G. Gibbs
Industry Type : Architects
City & State : Pearland,TX
Job Title Associate - Sr. Construction Contract Administrator
Relocation Preferences : Open
Objective : I am currently seeking opportunities as a Construction Contract Administrator. I have enclosed a copy of my confidential resume for your review and consideration.
With over 20 years experience in construction administration in more than 15 states and Canada, I am looking for a new and challenging position with an architectural firm with expertise in the healthcare market. I possess a diversified background in the commercial construction industry including the last 9 years in construction management of medical facilities and research labs along with experience in professional buildings, corporate headquarters, educational campuses, office parks, and stadium remodels. I am recognized as a team player who ensures design intent with expedient issue resolution and extensive training and knowledge in roof management, curtain wall installations, and waterproofing issues. I am a registered Architect in the Sate of Texas, a member of The American Institute of Architects, and a CSI Certified Construction Contract Administrator.
I welcome the opportunity to discuss this position and my qualifications with you in person. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a meeting, please call me at the above listed number.
Resume :  


Senior Construction Contract Administrator


Senior Construction Contract Administrator with over 20 years experience in construction administration in more than 15 states and Canada. Possess diversified contract administration experience in commercial construction industry including construction of medical facilities, professional buildings, corporate headquarters, educational campuses, stadiums and office parks. Recognized as team player who ensures design intent with expedient issue resolution and extensive training and knowledge in roof management, curtain wall design, and water proofing. Registered Architect, AIA, CCCA.


FKP ARCHITECTS, INC. Houston, Texas2001 2010

Associate/Senior Construction Contract Administrator
Responsible for managing contract administration for construction of medical and educational facilities with construction of 1.5 million square feet and costs up to $390 million. Supervised 1 to 3 staff members and over 20 project consultants on major projects.
Reviewed construction drawings with design and production teams collaborating on issues and ensuring effective communication with construction teams on design intent, resulting in successful project completion on time and within budget.
Mentored office staff providing guidance on constructability by visiting project sites, reviewing problematic areas for future construction and discussing specific difficult issues ensuring a well trained staff for longevity and profitability.
Analyzed project drawings for propensity of water migration reviewing curtain wall design, building envelope, and flashing details resulting in significant savings of time and expenses through detection of issues prior to start of construction.
Reviewed construction documents, verifying completeness and accuracy of details for constructability and design intent to avoid unnecessary delays in construction.
Identified and resolved issues on the project between architectural intent and construction documents ensuring construction met firm and client expectations.
Prepared field observation reports noting issues for resolution, ensuring quality construction and recording construction progress.
Provided quick response to requests for information (RFI), and issued ASI directions, reviewing change order requests and proposed change orders to facilitate contractors ability to meet project schedule.
Reviewed contractors pay applications for accuracy, evaluating items for percentage of completion, alleviating overdraws and verifying contractor documentation.
Participated in construction progress meetings reviewing construction RFIs, proposed changes, change orders and submittal logs to determine outstanding issues and to respond to owner, contractor, and architectural concerns.
Prepared substantial and final completion punch list determining outstanding items for completion prior to owners occupancy of building and final release of funds.
Prepared and archived substantial, final completion, and project closeout construction documents ensuring project files were current and all phases of construction well documented for future project use and quick resolution of subsequent legal issues.

Created and populated department webpage for internal corporate website providing a quality resource of information concerning materials, services, and technical articles.

HKS, INC. Dallas, Texas1998 2001

Construction Contract Administrator
Responsible for managing contract administration for construction of professional buildings, office parks and parking garages with construction costs of up to $75 million and 375 thousand square feet.

Attended pre-construction meetings explaining to contractor and sub-contractors expectations and the required completion requirements for each phase of construction.
Documented construction issues and project changes in scope, requests for information (RFIs), change orders, constructability issues and changes in a precise manner on each phase of the project ensuring quality records for issue resolution and minimal liability exposure for owner and architect.
Provided quick response to requests for information (RFI), and issued ASI directions, reviewing change order requests and proposed change orders to facilitate contractors ability to meet project schedule and budget.
Prepared and archived all construction contract documents by appropriate categories ensuring files were in order and complete to insure protection owner and architect in event of legal disputes.


Physical Facilities Area Manager Rapid City, South Dakota (1993 1998)
Responsible for managing facility maintenance operations in excess of 120 buildings, 4 area offices with staff and a total area budget of up to $150 million. Financial responsibilities included approval and disbursement of project funds on construction projects $100,000 and under and annual budget projections for area. Monitored construction projects, attending monthly inspections and owner/architect meetings as owner representative, and conducted staff training as member of management team on a bi-annual basis.

Assistant Facilities Manager Salt Lake City, Utah (1988 1993)
Responsible for approval of minor projects, requests for furniture, and managing asbestos abatement program for region. Verified roofing issues and assessments for parking lot repairs and set budget and scope.

Area Architect, Meetinghouse Construction Office Boise, Idaho (1984 1988)
Responsible for approximately 50 80 projects in excess of $100,000 including selecting architect, negotiating fees, and reviewing contract construction documents for completeness and accuracy. Received and selected bids for committee approval on construction projects. Approved all pay request, change orders and increase in budget and scope.

FFKR ARCHITECTS Salt Lake City, Utah1978 1984
Associate In-Charge of Area Office Rexburg, Idaho (1981 1984)
Partner In-Charge of Real Estate Investments Rexburg, Idaho (1981 1984)
Head of Construction Contract Administration and Production Salt Lake City, Utah (1978 1982)

HARWOOD K. SMITH & PARTNERS Dallas, Texas1973 1978
Job Captain and Construction Contract Administration


Bachelor of Architecture, Design Texas Tech University Lubbock, TX


Member - American Institute of Architects, No. 30154663
Registered Architect Texas, No. 7159
Certified Construction Contract Administrator, CSI
Construction Documents Technologist, CSI
Registered Asbestos Abatement Manager/ Planner



Projects included:
MD Anderson Ambulatory Clinical Building, Houston, Texas, project cost: $390 million. The 1.5 million-square-foot state-of-the-art cancer prevention building includes the eight-story clinical building, fourth-floor surgical level, a 1,200-square-foot pedestrian bridge, three-level underground parking garage for 936 vehicles and the development of two major streets.
MD Anderson Basic Research and Educational Facility in Bastrop, Texas, project cost $40 million. The 68,500 square-foot monkey research facility was a one story steel-frame structure with a metal façade and stone accents. The project included a second floor mechanical mezzanine and catwalk system. The project consisted of animal holding and cage wash areas along with offices, exam room, operating rooms, research labs and BSL three areas.
Memorial Hermann Southwest Heart & Vascular Institute, project cost $34 million. The 158,000 square-foot heart and vascular project was a five story concrete structure with a precast concrete and glass fascia with a connecting bridge to the existing hospital. The project required complex infrastructure coordination of major site utilities and parking.
Rice University Bio Science Research Collaborative in Houston, Texas, project cost$39 million. The 477,000 square-foot bioscience research building will be jointly occupied by researchers from Rice University and the Texas Medical Center. Services provided included programming and equipment planning. The first tenant improvement project within the building includes classrooms, laboratory and support space for Rice University and shared access to include a 280 seat auditorium, vivarium and support and administrative space.
Medical Clinic of Houston Clinical Building, Houston, Texas, project cost $36 million. The 139,000 square-foot state-of-the-art patient friendly building is a red brick, six-story clinic designed to blend with the surrounding neighborhood. Expansive use of glass provides calming scenic views of historic tree-lined streets and the downtown Houston skyline.
Baylor College of Medicine, Nabisco Research Facility, Houston, Texas, project cost$16 million. The 110,000 square foot facility project consisted of adaptive re-use of a former cookie factor into new lab and support facilities. Labs were developed for the departments of genetics and surgery, as well as, generic labs for future research groups. Support facilities include a freezer farm, offices and laboratory support rooms, conference rooms, loading dock and storage area.


Projects included:
Millennium Park Phase 1, Addison, Texas, project cost: $75 million. The 375,000 square-foot fourteen-story cast in-place/post-tension concrete structure consisting of a glass and stone curtain wall shell and adjoining 800-car precast concrete and post-tension parking structure.
MCI/WorldCom Regional Corporate Headquarters Campus, St. Louis, Missouri, project cost: $34.5 million. The three, three-story 119,400 square-foot structural steel structures consisted of a glass curtain wall system with a brick veneer fascia rapping around each floor and an interconnecting glass curtain wall bridge between each. The development included on-grade parking and landscaping of a twenty-three acre campus.
Campbell Centre Renovation, Dallas, Texas, project Cost: $14.5 million. Demolition of the second floor interior structure to create a two-story lobby, remodeling of twenty tenant floors of mechanical and electrical systems, restrooms, two large entry canopies, landscaping of parking terrace, and exterior building lighting.
Lincoln R & D Phase II, Plano, Texas, project cost: $3.8 million. The 117,160 square-foot shell office complex consisted of three, one-story tilt-wall shells buildings including on-grade parking and landscaping.
International Business Park Phase X, Carrolton, Texas, project cost: $6.1 million. The 104,924 square-foot two-story tilt-wall shell office complex included the development of on-grade parking, landscaping and coordination of future utilities layout for a separate second phase structure to follow.

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