Name : Steve Thompson
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : Eastanollee,GA
Job Title Superintendent-Field
Relocation Preferences : Will travel/have traveled
Objective : Team member commercial construction
Resume :  

6 North Canal Bridge Road
Eastanollee, GA 30538

Dear Sir or Madam,

I am writing to express my interest in your current employment opening. Therefore, please allow me to submit my cover letter & resume for your review.

Having served in Commercial Construction Management for the past 20 years, with continued success in meeting production targets, budgeting goals, and commercial facility development objectives, I am confident that I can make a valuable contribution to your organization\'s future projects & initiatives, especially in the area of instruction & training.

Speed, with accuracy & accountability, is the key to excellence in service. Cost effectiveness & profitability are two issues that are one in the same. Although my experience is a key component of my resume, I can be an asset to your company in a multitude of ways. The following attributes will surely benefit your organization:

Being a VisionaryLeading / Inspiring TeamsBeing Approachable
Having ComposureIntegrity, Ethics & ValuesListening Skills
Project ManagementMorale BuildingDecision Making
Critical ThinkingLeading by ExampleConflict Management

My resume contains additional details regarding my career accomplishments. I would welcome an opportunity for a personal interview to discuss your organization\'s needs & the results you can expect from me in addressing those needs.

I thank you in advance for your time & review of my qualifications.

Yours Truly,

Stephen Thompson

6 North Canal Bridge Road
Eastanollee, GA 30538

Highly qualified, highly motivated Construction Manager/Superintendent with extensive experience in directing all aspects of commercial construction operations, comprehensive knowledge of business management, project leadership policies and procedures, team leadership and development initiatives. Seeking construction management position that will effectively utilize acquired on-site management skills, abilities and leadership experience.


oEducational/K-12, medical facilities, correctional institutions, office structures and hardscape projects completed.

o25 year career in construction industry and supervision, including project management, accurate takeoffs, estimating, budgeting, contracting, purchasing, invoicing; highly skilled in creating supportive budgeting solutions, developing high levels of cost savings, and administering maintenance of pertinent records, performance reports, and other correspondence.

o20 years experience in full on-site construction management from the general contractor general site superintendent position. Past responsibilities include site engineering and layout, scheduling, technical and design compliance, architectural quality control, monitoring and inspection of job from inception to customer orientation.

oEffective communication and collaboration skills with architects, engineers, developers, contractors, inspectors, government officials, facilities owners, agents and decorators.

oExtremely energetic, dependable, and self-motivated with a high degree of character and integrity.


Ground Systems Plus, InternationalJuly, 2009-Present

oVice President of Operations specializing in planning, estimation and scheduling of all fieldwork.
oOn and off-site project management including material and labor-man-hour estimation, subcontractor and out-source supplier set-up, quality control supervision, national, state and local code compliance and Site Safety Officer.
oUpgrading of AM radio broadcast facility cabling and grounding systems
o Clients include: Greater Media New Jersey, Greater Media Pennsylvania, Beasley Broadcast Group, Clear Channel Radio, etc.

SMT, Inc./JFM Contracting-Eastanollee, GA September, 2007-July, 2009

oIndustrial Construction-field engineering and design of retrofit safety devices and apparatus; subsequent fabrication oversight and supervised installation.
oMasonry estimating, supervision, quality assurance and control-subsequent field technical supervision to include field engineering and layout.

Southern Concrete Specialties-Westminster, SC June, 2007-September, 2007

oSupervision and on-site management of commercial concrete construction, employment supervision, material management, budgeting, scheduling. Led this firms entry into the commercial concrete arena.

Bowen and Watson, Toccoa, GA July, 1989-June, 2007

oOn-site project management for projects in $500,000-$20 million range, including schools, detention facilities, hospitals and office management.
o Performed shop drawing review and approval, second tier contractor procurement, creation of critical path schedule and establishment of monthly pay/completion documents.
oHands-on performance of all field engineering and line layout.
oScheduling, monitoring and inspection of all site work from inception to turnover.


o1971 Graduate Mt. Holly High School, Mt. Holly, North Carolina
o1971-Course work-Clemson University
o1971-1974-US Army
Airborne School-1971
Non-Commissioned Officer Leadership Academy-1973
Air Assault School-1974
Honorable Discharge-1974
o1977-1979-Course work-Western Carolina University
o2008-Georgia Work Ready Certification
oOSHA 30 Hr Certification
oOSHA Competent Person-several disciplines, including CPR/First Aid, scaffolding, trenching and excavating
oGeorgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission Level 1-A Certification


June 2006-June 2007

Winder Barrow High School, Barrow County Public Schools, Winder GA
oDemolition and removal of two wings and gymnasium
oRenovation /expansion of cafeteria
oConstruction of multi-story classroom wing and state-of-the-art gymnasium
oRelocation, replacement and upgrades to all site utilities

November 2005- December 2005

Dacula Cluster Elementary School, Gwinnett County Public Schools, Lawrenceville, GA
oGeneral Superintendent -New, freestanding elementary school
oInitial site clearance, cut-fill operation, site storm drainage

July 2004-October 2005

Dacula Elementary School, Gwinnett County Public Schools, Lawrenceville, GA
oThree-story addition directly adjacent to operating elementary school
oSite development, storm and sanitary sewer, comprehensive utility update/upgrade
oRemoval of retention pond and replacement with advanced engineered storm water detention facility
oStructure a combination of steel skeleton and structural concrete

December 2003-June 2004

Hartwell Streetscapes Project, Hartwell, GA
oRenovation of city streets including demolition and removal of existing sidewalks, signage and abutments
oLayout for new electrical, natural gas and water supply services
oInstallation of new sidewalks comprised of pavers, new curbs/gutters, new handicap ramps, light fixtures, benches, trash receptacles, etc.

July, 2003-November, 2003

Toccoa Streetscapes Phase II, Toccoa, GA
See above Hartwell, GA project

June 2001-June 2002

Third floor addition Stephens County Hospital Stephens County, GA
26 patient room addition over existing active community hospital, complete from selective demolition to turnover

January 2000-July 2003

Toccoa Clinic Medical Facility Renovation, Toccoa, GA
oMulti-phase renovation of Toccoa Clinic Medical Facility (4-split level facility)
oComplete interior architectural renovation and finishes
oTotal replacement of electrical systems, upgrades and replacement of HVAC system and renovated plumbing
oFacility fully operational during renovation

May 1999- December 1999

Central Gwinnett High School, Gwinnett Co. Public Schools, Lawrenceville, GA
oDemolition and removal of 60,000 square foot wing
oComplete interior demolition and three additional wings constructed

September 1998- May 1999

Stephens County Hospital, Toccoa, GA
oConvert outdated maternity ward to new pediatric ward with adult respiratory therapy suite ( fully occupied (100bed) during remodeling)

January 1998-September, 1998

Toccoa Medical Clinic Administrative Offices

Conversion of strip shopping center to medical clinic administrative offices

October 1997-January 1998

Various Locations
oFloating quality control coordinator and technical assistant for various Bowen and Watson projects

October 1996- October 1997

Rabun County Public Library Renovation, Rabun Co. Board of Commissioners, Clayton, GA
oInstallation of steel over structure and new roof system
o3800 square foot addition and complete interior renovation while facility remained fully operational

May 1995-January 1997

Habersham County Detention Center, Clarkesville, GA
oMulti-story combination structure with prefabricated steel cells, precast concrete shell over steel structure in dormitory area with steel framing and masonry administrative area

August 1993-September 1995

Lee Arrendale Correctional Institute, Alto, GA
oResumed duties as General Superintendent for completion and turnover

March 1992-August 1993

Simpson Elementary School, Gwinnett Co. Public Schools, Norcross, GA
oCreation of new, freestanding elementary school from site development until completion

June 1990-March 1992

Lee Arrendale Correctional Institute, Alto, GA
oState correctional facility construction of three new housing units, kitchen facility, dining hall and three new guard towers, including site work and drainage through closeout

July 1989-June 1990

Fourth Street Elementary School, Clarke County Schools, Athens, GA
oNew freestanding elementary school-start to completion


Kevin Watson, President
Bowen & Watson Incorporated
2802 GA. Hwy 17 A
Toccoa, GA 30577

Mike Holcombe
Director of Engineering
Stephens County Hospital
163 Hospital Drive

Jake Grant
Assistant Supervisor for Facilities
Barrow County Public Schools
179 W. Athens Street
Winder, GA 30680

Becky Pope, AIA
Lindsay, Pope, Brayfield and Associates
344 W. Pike Street
Lawrenceville, GA 30045

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