Best Evaluation I have given in my 8 years as COO, Mr. James Reddington, P.E., Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, The Sunland Group, Houston, Texas (Lt. Colonel, USAF Engineers Red Horse Squadron retired)
It was great to hear from you, as I think about you every time I review ARI (American Rice Inc.) records and see your name on various reports. I didn\'t adequately express my appreciation for your efforts on TGE\'s behalf, please let me do so now. Mr. Jerry McLeod, Vice President, Texas Gulf Engineering LLC, Lake Jackson, Texas
We are still using the same system you developed 15 years ago as an Engineering Inspector, to train our new Engineering Inspectors, Mr. Alex Stepanenko, P.E. Engineering Support Services, City of Hollywood, Florida
Steven J. Griffin, Sr.
Sugar Land, Texas 77478
Objective:A challenging position in construction management / contract administration / quality control, where my skills, experience and abilities could be fully utilized to effectively increase productivity and revenues. A position where my efforts could have a positive impact on the overall success of the firm.
Experience:IAP World Wide Services, Panama City, Florida
Construction Manager: USAF 577th Expeditionary Prime Beef Squadron
2010 Present Civilian Contractor:
Combat Zone: Northern and Central Afghanistan
Construction Management and oversight of Construction on several Forward Operating Bases, working with funding sources, JFUB, LOGCAP, planning, and project management. Performs construction review, consults / advises, writes Statement of Work (S.O.W.), Letters of Justification, Appointment Letters and other documents, forms and procedures. Meets in consultation with Mayors Cell and Commanders at each assigned base to plan and expedite their construction needs. Provides technical support and construction consultations for US ARMY construction / civil needs at bases, and oversees construction by both, US and Afghanistan construction firms.
Sunland Group, Inc., Houston, Texas
Sr. Contract Administrator / Quality Control / Office Engineer
February 2008 to November 2009
Managed the Quality Control Program for the building of the $25 million, Lake Charles Regional Airport New Passenger Terminal. Reviewed submittals, RFIs and contract specifications. Performed Document Control, and inspected work in progress. Chaired pre-installation meetings and weekly progress meetings. Investigated and resolved conflicts in the contract drawings / specs, and assisted the general contractors superintendent in the successful completion of this $24 million federally funded project. Tracked all submittals and documents in Primavera Contract Manager Software.
Texas Gulf Engineering, Inc., Lake Jackson, Texas
November 2007 to February 2008
Coordinated the documentation and closeout of the construction of a $15 million rough rice storage facility for American Rice Inc. Investigated and assessed the project in anticipation of claims and defects litigation of this design build project that had lacked proper project management during construction. Assisted the firms owner in business development and initiated recommendations for the implementation of systems and procedures for document and quality control that was not actively being used.
Exuma Construction and Development LLC, Wharton, Texas
Owner / Real Estate Developer / Home Builder
March 2005 to November 2007
Formed and operated a real estate development firm building affordable homes and developing lots and subdivisions. Production Home Builder completing homes in 14 weeks. Increased year to year comps by over 300%. Performed all day to day operations, marketing, sales, planning, contract administration, bank and investor relations and supervised staff and sub-contractors. Total P/L responsibilities.
Jim Walter Homes, Rosenberg, TX
March 2004 to March 2005
As Construction Manager responsible for the supervision and construction of homes on scatter owner lots over a 300 mile area. Performed scheduling, purchase orders, supervision, client relations, subcontractor administration and project closeout.
STV, Inc., Houston, Texas
October 2001 to March 2004
Performed Document Control and Quality Control for Line Section 5 of the Houston METRO RAIL project. Assisted the resident engineer and supervised 5 field inspectors and one administrative assistant. Created transmittals, RFIs and other documents. Reviewed submittals and other transmittals for compliance with contract documents. Reviewed all documents and maintained owner files both hard copy and electronic files on Primavera Expedition software.
STV, Inc., Orlando, Florida
Orlando Florida Public School District (OCPS) under Prime: 3d/International
July 1999 to October 2001
Owners representative for the Orlando School District (OCPS) $350 million Immediate Needs Project in the renovation to 145 school campuses throughout the district. In addition to the $50 million Portable Reduction Program (PRP), under the prime program manager, 3d-International. Daily interaction with A/Es during the design stages and the daily interaction and review of all contractors onsite activities.
Town of Davie, Davie, Florida
Engineering Inspector / Plan Review (Permits)
October 1998 to July 1999
Performed plan review for permitting and inspected all water, sewer, paving and drainage projects, including parking lot lighting / photometric review, in this municipality. Conducted the required pre-installation meetings for the division.
City of Hollywood, Hollywood, Florida
Engineering Inspector / Plan Review (Permits)
June 1995 to October 1998
Performed plan review for permitting and inspected all paving and drainage projects in this municipality. Worked closely with the Engineering Departments Site Plan Review Engineer on proposed private developments in the site plan review process.
Griffin Construction Company, Miami, Florida
General Contractor / Owner
(One of the youngest Certified General Contractors ever licensed by State of Florida)
April 1973 to June 1995
Formed a startup general contracting firm that performed construction and renovation to single family homes and small commercial buildings. Operated as both general contractor and roofing contractor. Performed day to day operations, total P/L responsibilities.
Education:Miami Dade Community College, Miami, Florida
January 1971 to January 1973
Allstate Construction College, Hollywood, Florida
Florida General Contractor License Exam Prep
January 1973 to April 1973
Certifications: Florida General Contractors License CGC007217
(April 1973 to present / Able to qualify company)
Computer: Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook, Word, Power Point,
Primavera Expedition / Contract Manager
Clearances:United States Department of Defense (DOD): Secret
Location:Available for relocation or 100% travel from Houston, TX