QC Manager

Name : John Thomas
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : Hesperia,CA
Job Title QC Manager
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JOHN THOMAS
18193 Bangor Ct, Hesperia Ca, 92345 Home (760) 244-0162
Cell (760) 686-4835


SUMMARY OF WORK EXPERIENCE
20 years of Airport, Civil Engineering/Management Experience including managing profitability, asset s and cash flow of assigned projects with P & L responsibility. Assist in the bid/proposals that contain major project management requirements to minimize contract risk .Represented various corporations in contract negotiations with regards to contract change orders, T & M and add-ons.

Engineering Manager/Project Engineer/Superintendent: Responsible for managing departments resources that include project scheduling, P & L and estimating, manpower loading projections, budget forecasting and planning, capital expenditures as well as implementing hiring plans to meet departmental commitments for the year Experience with developing departmental procedures and implementation. Responsible for developing feasibility studies resulting in preparation and presentation of business cases to senior management and then executing these business plans for both state and local government projects. Strong knowledge of electrical/electronic systems and architectures and numerous digital bus networks that connect this equipment. Experienced with Federal, State, Local, and military specifications for civil, commercial building practices.

3/2007 to Present, Caltrop, Inc., Upland , CA
Quality Control Manager /Project Engineer As the Quality Control Manager/Project Engineer. I am responsible for the construction inspection of the $750 million dollar runway and taxiway improvements and expansion construction project at Los Angeles International Airport. I am responsible to the Senior Inspector to ensure compliance with the contract plans and technical specifications with a primary emphasis on electrical engineering, storm water and drainage, concrete/asphalt pavement placement, spall repair, airport markings and signs, and Navaids. I am responsible for all writing quality control records of all inspection and test, monitored and reported on corrective actions. Participate in final inspections and punch list build up of construction projects prior to accepting completion.







12/2006 to2/2007, Cordoba Corp., Los Angeles , CA
Quality Control Manager/Inspector: As the Quality Control Manager/Inspector. I am responsible for the construction inspection of the $250 million dollar runway relocation and taxiway improvements and expansions construction project at Los Angeles International Airport. I am responsible for the successful implementation of the quality control program and ensure compliance with the contract plans and technical specifications with a primary emphasis on electrical engineering, concrete/asphalt pavement placement, spall repair, airport marking and signs, and Navaids. I am responsible for all quality control records of all inspection and test, monitored and report on corrective actions. Participate in the quality control meetings, electrical meetings and Navaid meetings. Attend pre-construction and participate in projects from planning phase through completion. Participate in final inspections and punch list build up of construction projects prior to accepting project completion


4/2000 to 12-2006, Pyramid Services, Inc., Palmdale , CA
Airfield Superintendent/Engineer V: As the Airfield Superintendent/ Engineer V, I am responsible for the design, review, makeup and implementation of Work Request Packages, CTR Packages and general support to DET 1 Air Force. As the Airfield Superintendent, I supervised flight line operations and airfield maintenance activities to ensure safe, efficient airfield operations. Function as the Maintenance Manager when he is gone. Participate in the Airfield AOB liaison program. Conduct airfield inspections and checks. Act as the Liaison between Air Force and Pyramid in support of special activities to include exercises, static displays, ceremonies and other events. Develop and manage the flight line driving program. Coordinate with base flying units, security forces, fire departments and local ATC agencies to ensure procedures are delineated on the installation. Maintain a locally developed air field lighting chart depicting the number of lights associated with each lighting system. Coordinate with base flying units, security forces, fire departments, and local ATC agencies on air field sweeping, schedule/plan to maintain areas on or next to runways, taxiways, ramps, engine run up areas, runway overruns, airfield access roads on a regularly scheduled basis or as needed. Coordinate and monitor air field construction, repair and maintenance activities. Attend pre-construction meetings and participate in projects from planning phase through completion. Participate in final inspections of construction projects prior to accepting project completion. Ensure construction areas are marked for day and night operations and barricades are in accordance with standard AC circulars. Establish a dedicated air field maintenance team to monitor pavement deterioration and perform maintenance and repair activities. Coordinate with Det 1 Air Force for rubber removal and painting. Correct deficiencies in air field lighting systems, markings and signs. Maintain vegetation growth. Participate in the bash and wild life management program.









01/98 12/2000, DynCorp, Edwards Air Force Base, CA
Group Leader Avionics Design Engineering : As the Manager of the Avionics Design Group, I was responsible for the design and certification tasks for avionics system installations on the NASA DC 8 High Altitude aircraft Tasks include project management, preparing manpower estimates, scheduling design, and certification activities, P&L, providing proposals and estimates, SOWs, and risk assessments. Other functions include avionics drawing approvals, test plan, certification report, and RFMS submittals, circuit analysis, heat load studys, FMEA\'s, also STC and TC Option preparation.


5/97 01/98, Raytheon, Santa Monica,CA
Electronic Systems Engineering Senior Engineer:As the Senior Engineer of the ESE department, I was responsible for the design, development, and certification tasks for state of the art multi-media technology such as fiber optics, digital closed circuit television and category 5 for FAA airport facilities, operate, manage and provide hardware and software support to multi-media Automated Information Systems (AIS) to include: mainframes, mini, and microcomputers, Local Area Networks (LANs), Wide Area Networks (WANs), and telecommunications; apply diagnostics and restoral techniques utilizing knowledge of electronic and operational system theory; advise on capabilities, limitations, and condition of equipment to Senior Management and the FAA Management. Managed profitability, assets and cash flow of assigned projects along with the T & M, change orders and add-ons.


5/94 5/97, Thomas Engineering, Mira Loma, CA
Electronic Project Engineer: As the Senior Engineer of the EPE department, I was responsible for the design, development, and certification tasks for Research and development of video camera systems hardwire, fiber optic and RF systems. Prototyped printed circuit board design for RF and infrared / Video, electrical/mechanical system design and troubleshooting for various drone projects. Provides aerodynamic and administrative supervision and guidance to customer engineers, NASA engineers and major university and private sector business experimenters/scientist spanning many technical disciplines within the aircraft and drone industry. As a Project Engineer , I plan certification strategies and execute plans for system installations. Other activities include data approval for new projects, certification plan, AFMS preparation, quoting recommendations, and managing STC projects with local ACO. Also provide certification procedure guidance to group and other departments
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3/91 4/94, MFS Network Technologies, Santa Monica,CA
Electronic Project & Systems Engineer: As the Senior Engineer of the EP department, I was responsible for the design, development, and certification tasks for state of the art multi-media technology such as fiber optics interfaced, Vehicle Enforcement Systems, Highway Surveillance, and Vehicle Transaction Detection Systems for the SR 91 Toll Road facilities, operate, manage and provide hardware and software support to multi-media Automated Information Systems (AIS) to include: mainframes, mini, and microcomputers, Local Area Networks (LANs), Wide Area Networks (WANs), and telecommunications; apply diagnostics and restoral techniques utilizing knowledge of electronic and operational system theory; advise on capabilities, limitations, and condition of equipment to Senior Management. Assist in bid/proposals that contain both major and minor project management requirements to minimize contractual risk.




7/80 2/91, Rockwell International, Edwards Air Force Base, CA
Project Engineer/ Member of Technical Staff MTS VI: As a Senior Avionics Systems Engineer for the B1B aircraft, I gained a broad level of experience in component and system level design, qualification, test, and certification. Experience in development projects included B1B, Rail Garrison, Space Shuttle, Communications, CCTV systems, Navigation, Radar, Collision Avoidance Systems, Satcom, Milstar, and a variety of others. Rail Garrison electrical/ mechanical system design. Ground support equipment design for Space Shuttle and B1B aircraft. R&D Laboratory for the development of a fiber optically interfaced Command and Control Center for the Rail Garrison Project Frequently represent Rockwell as acting Manager to senior management for extended periods of time at remote locations throughout the world on different projects. Managed the assets and cash flow for assigned project along with the P & L responsibility for the project. Represented Rockwell in contract negotiations with regard to T & M contract change orders, and add-ons.

Education

BS, Electrical/Electronics Engineering, CalPoly, Pomona; 5/88

MBA, University of LA VERNE, Palmdale; 11/90

Masters Science, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, CalPoly, Pomona; 3/98











SPECIAL TRAINING

SWPPP Certification Course, Storm Water USA, 11/2009

Plant Manager and Airport Civil Engineers Certification Course, American Management Society, 7/2006

Basic Airport and Operations Specialist School, American Association of Airport Executives, 11/2005

Airfield Certified Civil Engineer Criteria Course, HQ AFCESA/CESC, 8/2006

Certified Airfield Construction Manager, HQ AFCESA/CESC, 9/2006

General Engineering Class A Contractors License,#860861 Contractors State License Board, 6-25-2005

Professional Engineering License,- Civil, #53820 State of California, 3-20-2002

TQM Certified, Rockwell Intl, Palmdale, 6/83

FCC General, Federal Communications Commission, Mira Loma, 7/82

Fiber Certified, Rockwell Intl, San Bernardino, 4/90

Mechanical Desktop Training 4.0, 12/99

Cryogenics Handling Training, 12/99

CCTV Certified, Rockwell Intl, San Bernardino, 5/90

CAT 5 Certified, NASA Training, 11/99

EMI/EMP training 9/99

Local 12 Heavy Equipment Operators School, 5/94

SKILLS

Software
Knowledge of Word, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Power Point, Excel, DOS and Windows 95/NT also Electronic Work Bench, Circuit Maker and AutoCad 14. Mechanical Desktop 5.0 with Power Pak, TK Solver

Ability to obtain a DoD security clearance


Hardware
Know how to operate a multitude of electronic equipment. Including Oscopes, signal generators, analyzers, multimeters, Milling machines, Lathe, Press Brake


MILITARY SERVICE

United States Navy Seal Team One,E5, EIGHT (8) YEARS


SALARY REQUIREMENTS
$120,000


References Upon Request


REFERENCES

Ken Canfield (909) 685-7694

John Collins (310) 678-5409

Mike Sober (562) 308-7411

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