QCSM

Name : Thomas Gilbert
Industry Type : Construction Recruiters
City & State : DuPont,WA
Job Title QCSM
Relocation Preferences : Will consider
Objective : Job Objective:

My Job Objective is to work for an organization that recognizes the skills and capabilities of experienced senior leaders who do not accept mediocrity as the acceptable norm for poor job performance.
Resume :  
Introducing
Thomas Gilbert

RE: Quality Control Systems Manager

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
Mature dedicated results orientated Construction Management Professional with a Bachelor Science Degree in Business and over 12+ years of construction management experience leading and managing the daily construction operations of multifaceted organizations and assigned personnel. Knowledge and experience in organizational effectiveness and construction management implementing best practices. Demonstrated interpersonal skills with a coach/team, mentor management style; a person who can be relied on to maintain high levels of integrity, and loyalty to the organization assigned to. An accomplished leader with a demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical work standards and habits; displays a high comfort level working in a diverse environment and capable of resolving conflict. Maintains excellent communication skills verbal and written; a leader able to motivate others in the accomplishment of their assigned tasks. Innovative problem solver with the ability to draw on past leadership and managerial experience to quickly assess situations; develop courses of action and implement solutions for success. Competencies include:
Project Integration Management
Scheduling, Coordination & Cost Management
Estimating & Scope of Work Development
Quality Control Systems Management
Architectural, Structural & Shop Drawing Review
RFI and Change Order Management
Knows , drawings, specs & Value EngineeringAccomplished Leader
Project Risk Management
Claim Avoidance & Development
Customer Relations & AHJ Coordination
Subcontractor and Vendor Management
Human Resource Leveling
EEO Awareness & Safety Management

EDUCATION

Bachelor Science Degree (Business) Excelsior College Albany, NY. (3.57 GPA)
United States Army Sergeants Majors Academy Fort Bliss, TX. (Graduate)

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

IBC Certified Commercial Building Inspector, Country Club Hills, IL.
IBC Certified Residential Building Inspector, Country Club Hills, IL.

TECHNICAL TRAINING

Ironworker Apprenticeship, Bates Vocational Technical Institute, Tacoma, WA.
Construction Law, Changes, Claims & Negotiating AGC, Seattle, WA.
Computer Networking Skills, High Line Community College, Des Moines, WA.

SECURITY CLEARANCE

Secret Security Clearance, Army CCF (expiration date 2013)

COMPUTER SKILLS

Excellent computer skills and proficient in excel, word, outlook, power point and project




PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

QUALITY CONTROL MANAGER
MW Builders of Texas, Temple TX: JAN 09 Apr 10
Serve as the General Contractors Quality Control Systems Manager (QCSM)
Coordinates and resolves all QCS issues with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Construction Inspectors and staff
Oversee the quality control staff, submit daily reports to the COE, coordinate and process submittals
Management and review of all submittals; implement the three phase inspection process; processing, logging and updating of the submittal register within the QCS program
Directs the QC representatives on staff, issue non-conformance letters, and act on behalf of the contractor on all quality control matters
Issue stop work orders, investigate deficiencies, correct deficiencies and document deficiencies
Conducts contract review and compliance with all matters pertaining to the quality control program

PROJECT MANAGER APR 08 - SEP 08
Goudy Construction, Bellevue WA:
Manage vertical construction, structural steel fabrication, erection, steel reinforcing, elevators and MEP disciplines
Conduct Shop Drawing reviews, post RFIs, conduct owner and vendor meetings, and monthly owner audits
Prepare trade pre-construction agendas an conduct meetings for AHJs and project QC inspectors
Initiate project RFI, and submittal process for trades
Conduct project subcontractor shop drawing reviews
Participate in architectural and structural plan review meetings

PROJECT TEST ENGINEER MAR 07- JAN 08
Turner Construction Seattle, WA:
Project Test and Training Engineer, conduct equipment startup, prepare field reports and conduct Cx meetings
Project Quality Assurance Engineer, prepare program analysis and documentation as required
Directs and coordinates Cx activities and leads the Cx plan for Turner
Assist the CxA in conducting the five major Cx activities to include Installation Audits; Equipment/System Startup Oversight; Functional Performance Testing; O & M Documentation and
Prepare program analysis and documentation of organization progress as required
Performs the duty as the on site quality assurance project engineer for the customer

PROJECT ENGINEER JUL 06 - MAR 07
Turner Facilities Management Solutions Quincy, WA:
Project Engineer; Commissioning Agent for Microsoft Columbia 1 IDC, conduct weekly owner meetings
Coordinate, plan, schedule and execute all commissioning activities with the GC, and Subs, for systems start up
Provide Quality Assurance oversight and administrative documentation for the owner as required
Prepare program analysis and documentation of organization progress as required
Prepare presentations and conduct owner and contractor meetings

PROJECT MANAGER NOV 05 - JUL 06
Lee Technologies Inc, Fairfax VA:
Project Manager for a $400 Million Microsoft Design Build Data Center; manage all custom design/build projects
Planner, Estimator, Scheduler; write SOWs and MOPs; manage vendors and capital improvement projects

SENIOR ANALYST/CONSULTANT MAR 04 - NOV 05
Quantum Research International Fort Polk LA:
Senior Analyst/Consultant for the transformation and development of a U.S. Army STRYKER Brigade
Prepare program analysis and documentation of the client organization progress and training as required

PROJECT MANAGER/Field Superintendent SEP 01- MAR 04
KIPPER & Sons Fabricators Inc. Auburn WA:
Chief estimator structural steel fabrication and erection departments, supervised field erection operations
Develop, initiate, and manage all project budgets assigned
Coordinate, direct, all project transportation and equipment operations
Coordinate the hiring of all union labor force with multiple union labor trade organizations
Organized, implemented, and executed the companies RFI, estimating, forward pricing and change order processes
Coordinates all project claim avoidance, development, and claim tracking management
Successfully coordinated and closed 2 construction claims recovering over $294,000 profit
Assists the project engineer in managing and resolving field as built design issues

PROGRAM MANAGER / PROJECT MANAGER MAY 00 - JUN 01
Exodus Communications, Seattle WA:
Manage customer Design Build Collocation IDCs, and tenant capital retrofit projects for local area customer base
Coordinate and manage all vendor construction and installation of IT facility and equipment infrastructure architecture

SUPERINTENDENT DEC 96 - MAY 00
Pacific Erectors Auburn, WA:
Supervised and managed field erection crews, vertical construction expert for the construction of medium to high rise structural steel buildings; offices, hospitals, universities, schools, airports, airport hangers, prisons and military barracks and headquarter buildings
Supervised all project SAFETY requirements to comply with all OSHA, WISHA and US ARMY Corp of Engineer job safety requirements
As superintendent conduct shop drawing reviews; estimating; develop project schedule; manage RFI and change order submittal and logs; conduct all forward pricing; coordinate inspections with General Contractor & US Army Corp of Engineers; conduct resource management and leveling; attend contractor meetings; schedule job site equipment and manage project budgets
Manage project construction claim and successfully closed a $750,000 construction claim against the general contractor
Developed a successful claim avoidance process netting the company over 900K in recovered change order revenue from two projects
Implemented company wide standards for a successful project management tracking system

Superintendent for 6 commercial construction projects totaling over 6.5 million
Supervised the renovation of the U of W Heck Edmonds Pavilion in Seattle, WA.
Legal Offenders Unit (State Corrections Prison Hospital) with Drake Construction, Lakewood, WA.
Fort Lewis Whole Barracks Renewal Project for the US Army Corps of Engineers with Strand Hunt Construction, Fort Lewis, WA.
Ballard High School Seattle, WA.
Central Washington University Physical Science Building Ellensburg, WA.
Grant County International Airport Moses Lake, WA.

OPERATIONS MANAGER AUG 95 - DEC 96
Hot Cell Services Inc., Kent, WA:
Managed the shop manufacturing of Hot Cell Windows and field operations for the Nuclear Energy Industry
Modified shipping procedures with a 70% increase of On Time deliveries
Improved shop fabrication efficiency by over 25%

IRONWORKER FOREMAN DEC 90 AUG 95
Local 86 Seattle, WA:
Graduate of a 3 year Ironworker Apprenticeship Program, as a Journeyman Ironworker
Vertical construction expert, structural steel, master heavy rigger, reinforcing steel, ornamental steel , precast, and tilt-up buildings

MILITARY EXPERIENCE: AUG 1984 MAR 2009
Retired U.S. Army Command Sergeants Major:

Command Sergeant Major (E9) USAR Military Intelligence Battalion
oSenior Human Resources Manager
oRetired with 25 years service in the U.S. Army Reserves
Construction Operations Sergeant 21X50, Civil Affairs Engineering Sergeant 38X50
Coordinate Construction Operations with foreign Host Nation Governments & Host Nation Organizations
USNR CB (Seabee) Assistant Officer In Charge
USN Department Leading Petty Officer

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