Kenneth W. Lindquist
70 Kenwood Est.
Objective: A position as construction superintendent in a major corporation.
September 1980 General Dynamics Corporation, Electric Boat Division Groton, CT
to March 1989 Shipfitter
Responsibilities consisted of Supervising the layout and installation of many reactor compartment foundations, units, and components. Laying out to close tolerances by optical scales and levels from blueprints. Bending and forcing steel plates and foundations to align with and be on location. Coordinated with many different trades to have numerous jobs occurring simultaneously. Worked with confidential materials and blueprints. Obtained secret clearance.
April 1989 Fishers Island Plumbing and Heating Fishers Island, NY
to July 1990 Plumber Responsibilities included the handling of service calls which varied from boilers, furnace, hot water heaters, clogged drains, and leaking pipes. Also roughed-in plumbing and installed finished fixtures for many new homes and businesses including large boilers by the section.
July 1990 National Eastern Corporation Plainville, CT
to March 1991 Fitter Mechanic Layout Person Worked on contracts filled for structural steel bridge supports for the D.O.T. contractors. Duties were to draw, mark, scribe, or layout information obtained from blueprints onto all types of structural bridge parts for cutting, bending, welding, and drilling. Other duties consisted of welding, cutting, burning, crane operations, rigging, and forktruck operator.
March 1991 Maxon Automatic Machine Company Westerly, RI
to April 1994 Assembly Mechanic Road Man Built and designed paperboard sheeters. Duties consisted of new construction, troubleshooting, repairing and replacing obsolete parts and/or machines.
April 1994 International Paper Sprague, CT
to May 1999 Pipe Fitter Mechanic Duties included repairing, rebuilding, and fabricating numerous types of gear boxes, pumps, presses, sheeters, rolls, knives, screens, pulpers, and hydraulics. Also repaired jacks, replaced electrical motors, fans, valves, shafts, couplings, and alignments, etc. Other responsibilities included training and supervising repair of mill equipment, and being on-call for mill emergencies and break-downs.
May 1999 Seaman & Bratko Corporation Holiston, MA
to April 2004 Construction Supervisor Supervised and directed the construction of varied commercial projects, including medical centers, hospital renovations, hotels, retirement homes, restaurants, retail centers, fit-ups, and other assignments. Inspected work in progress to ensure that it conformed to specifications and that construction schedules were followed. Conferred with supervisory and engineering personnel, inspectors, and suppliers of tools and materials to resolve construction problems and improve construction methods. Directed and evaluated the progress of subcontractors engaged in planning and executing work procedures, while interpreting specifications and coordinating various phases of construction to prevent delays. Maintained a strict completion time schedule and prevented delays by studying construction specifications of upcoming phases well in advance in order to recognize, report, and then prevent potential conflicts/problems before they arose.
April 2004 Coastal Construction Corporation Duxbury, MA
to January 2010 Construction Supervisor Fulfilled much of the same supervisor responsibilities and type of work as described under Seaman & Bratko Corporation. Projects with Coastal Construction included various banks, daycare centers, retail centers,restaurants, hotels, fit-ups, and other commercial construction projects. As Coastal Construction emphasized an increased focus on digital networking and online management, I learned to complete daily field reports, manage scheduling, order and receive building materials, arrange on-site meetings and inspections, list up-to-the-minute progress, report visitors, calls, and any problems using an online construction management interface called \"Procore.\" Ability to be hands-on with tools allowed me to complete
miscellaneous tasks not delegated to sub-contractors, such as door framing and hardware installation, drywall and compound patching, framing, fixtures, concrete work, layout work, punch list items, and site clean up, in effect saving time and money. Ordered procurement of tools and materials to be delivered at specific times to conform to work schedules. Successfully handled and operated fork trucks, lulls, bucket loaders, concrete buggies, bobcats, excavators, scissor lifts, aerial booms, and most other common construction equipment/tools.
1976-1980 Norwich Regional Vocational High School Norwich, CT
Major: Carpentry, blueprint reading, drafting, and mathematics. Also attended classes in plumbing, electrical and mechanics. Received high school diploma.
1980-1981 Electric Boat Technical Training School Groton, CT
Studied blueprint reading, Radcon nuclear quality control, lifting and handling (rigging). Additional training was obtained in micromark welding, grinding, and crane operations. Received certification in all areas.
1990 Connecticut Welder Certificate
Received certification from the D.O.T. in mig and stick for structural bridge work.
1994 Alignment and Bearing Life Training
Attended various classes and seminars for instruction on using laser alignment for various drive couplings.
1998 Tow Motor Operator Certification Lisbon, CT
Licensed and trained in proper use and operation of tow motor equipment.
1998 Blackhawk Technical College Janesville, WI
Received a certificate in the interpretation of complex mechanical drawings: HVAC, gas piping, sprinkler systems, plumbing of waste and vent lines, plumbing of hot and cold supply lines.
2000 Massachusetts Department of Public Safety Board Watertown, MA
of Building Regulations and Standards
Tested and passed in a coarse to obtain a Construction Supervisors License #80069 with 00 restrictions for all size commercial buildings. Current expiration date before renewal is 2011.
2003 Infectious Control Certification Holiston, MA
Certified in infectious control to work in a medical facility for various construction activities alongside hospital staff and patients
2004 Red Cross Holiston, MA
Trained and certified in CPR, emergency, and medical treatment practices.
Hobbies: Designed and constructed my own home, build furniture, and construct remote control airplanes. Sporting activities include water skiing, fishing, and hunting.
References: Peter Dobyns
Coastal Construction Corporation
Work: 781-934-5767 - ext. 202
Coastal Construction Corporation
Work: 781-934-5767 - ext. 205