Civil Engineer Senior Transportation

Name : Chris Hale
Industry Type : Engineers
City & State : Phoenix or Tucson,Arizona
Job Title Civil Engineer Senior Transportation
Relocation Preferences : california or arizona
Objective : Civil engineer (transportation). Experienced in field project management (PM roadway and PM bridge construction management) and roadway design (city, county, & state specifications). Effective communicator with clients and staff.
Resume :  
CAREER SUMMARY

Civil engineer (transportation). Experienced in field project management (PM roadway and PM bridge construction management) and roadway design (city, county, & state specifications). Effective communicator with clients and staff. Taking PE Exam this coming October.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF, INC., Tucson, AZ (branch) March, 2008 June, 2009
Job Title:
Senior Project Engineer/Designer

Prepared roadway design plans using Inroads/Microstation software, specifications, preparing final contract documents, construction cost estimates and all utility coordination as assistant PM.
During State and County highway improvements, his project design work duties have included preparation of plans, specifications and cost estimates and utility coordination.
Highway Design
Houghton Road, Tanque Verde Road to 22nd Street, Tucson, Arizona (21Mill): as a project engineer for this current City of Tucson roadway and drainage improvement project design concept, Chris is involved with work on 30% draft design concept report (DCR), plan production, and preliminary construction cost estimate. The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) is funding the project with a 0.5 cent sales tax. The project DCR includes upgrading and reconstructing a 3-mile existing 2-lane roadway into a 6-lane urban arterial roadway. Project proposed DCR design elements include pavement widening, curbs, medians, sidewalk, bike-paths, signals, drainage improvements, and a dual-path greenway linear park.
Cambio Grande, Speedway Boulevard to St. Marys Road, Tucson, Arizona (500K): as a project engineer for this current City of Tucson Transportation Enhancement (TE) project, he is responsible for work on draft DCR, plan production, and construction cost estimate to 100%. The -mile streetscape project includes sidewalk repair, ramps (ADA), bus-bench-tree node enhancements, lighting upgrades, crosswalk, gateway/art, and drinking fountains.

CHEQUAMEGON BAY ENGINEERING, INC., Ashland, WIOctober, 2007 February, 2008
Job Title:
Senior Roadway Design Project Engineer
Senior Construction Project Manager
Company Lab Supervisor

Chris responsibilities with highway and bridge field project management have included setup and control of all construction meetings/minutes, inspection of all field project work (with aid of Total Station/level), using state-provided software to enter, track and control records and issuance of all project pay vouchers from quantity measurement, materials, and managing project to its completion to state and public standards. Additionally, Chris is HTCP Certified PCC-I/IA, Agg-tech IPP.
Company Lab Supervisor, putting together and qualifying state materials lab.

In addition, prepared roadway design plans using Caice/Microstation software, specifications, preparing final contract documents, construction cost estimates and all utility coordination.
During State, County, and local highway and bridge improvements, his project field management (PM) work duties have included managing, inspecting, and issuing pay voucher estimates to final project completion.

Construction Management (PM-Highway)
STH 77, Mellen Hurley Road, Highway Improvement, Ashland County, Wisconsin (2007- 1.6 Mill). Project Manager for all construction aspects of 6-mile state highway construction of urban and rural plans. Handled all contract communication with state and residents, contract administration, change orders, finals, etc. oversaw 4-subordinates with much exp. Regional Construction Design State Award.
STH 169, Mellen USH 2, Highway Improvement, Ashland County, Wisconsin (2007- 1.5 Mill). Project Manager for all construction aspects of 11-mile state highway construction of rural plans. Handled all contract communication with state and residents, contract administration, change orders, finals, etc. oversaw 3-subordinates.
CTH GG, Mineral Lake Road - Mellen City Limits, Ashland County, Wisconsin (2007- 1.5 Mill). Project Manager for all construction aspects of 8-mile state highway construction of rural plans involving pulverizing and new warranted pavements. Handled all contract communication with state and residents, contract administration, change orders, finals, etc. oversaw 3-subordinates. Regional Construction Design State Nomination.
Highway Design
STH 13, Thompson Creek Bridge Superior Avenue, Wisconsin (500K). Project engineer for all parts of this 2-mile urban improvement design responsible for plans, cost estimation, special provisions & consultant communication liaison with state. Project included pavement design, sidewalk with curb & gutter, base course, pavement markings, etc.
CTH A, Holmes Road Woodbury Lane, Ashland County, Wisconsin (1.2MIL). Project engineer for this 1-mile reconstruction project using microstation & autocad, assembling storm-water, sanitary, and water plan sheets as well as plan and profile sheets using Caice software. Assembled project material cost estimate, quantities, & specials to 100%.
CTH A, Culvert Pipe Replacement and Approached, Bayfield County, Wisconsin (750K). Project engineer for project assembly of plan, cost estimate, storm design and special provisions as well as all supporting contract documents for state (i.e. utility coordination, design study report, and environmental documents.

NWBE ENGINEERING, INC., Hayward, WIJune 1998 October, 2007
Job Title:
Senior Roadway Design Project Engineer
Senior Construction Project Manager
Company Lab Supervisor

Responsibilities with highway and bridge field project management have included setup and control of all construction meetings/minutes, inspection of all field project work (with aid of Total Station/level), using state-provided software to enter, track and control records and issuance of all project pay vouchers from quantity measurement, materials, and managing project to its completion to state and public standards. Additionally, Chris is HTCP Certified PCC-I/IA, Agg-tech IPP.
Company Lab Supervisor, putting together and qualifying state materials lab.

In addition, prepared roadway plans using Caice/Microstation software, specifications and cost estimates and utility coordination.
During State, County, and local highway and bridge improvements, his project field management (PM) work duties have included managing, inspecting, and issuing pay voucher estimates to final project completion.

Construction Management (Bridge)
Couderay River Bridge, STH 40, Sawyer County, Wisconsin (1-MILL). Project construction manager for high-complex superelevated 4-span new bridge and approach construction on horizontal curve. Used Microstation for all on-site design calculations. In charge of all contract administration, materials, etc.
Namekagon River Bridge, USH 63, Bayfield County, Wisconsin (500K). Project construction manager for aesthetic 3-span bridge and approaches. In charge of all contract administration, erosion control, materials, architectural treatment and project finals. 2003 Regional Award & State Runner-up.
Sioux River Bridges (2), STH 13, Bayfield County, Wisconsin ($1.5 Mill). Project construction manager for two 3-span bridge package in high-volume traffic area. In charge of all contract administration, communications, project finals, materials, etc.
Marengo River Bridge, Ashland County, Wisconsin (850K). Project construction manager for all administration of new 4-span construction of state highway structure, involving work in sensitive waterway. All contract administration, materials, etc.
Day Avenue Bridge, Marathon County, Wisconsin (450K). Project construction manager for 3-span bridge and approaches. In charge of all contract administration, erosion control, materials, project change orders and project finals.
Kenyon Creek Bridge, Sawyer County, Wisconsin (250K). Project construction manager for 2-span bridge and approaches. In charge of all contract administration, erosion control, project change orders and project finals.
West Fork Chippewa River Bridge, Sawyer County, Wisconsin (500K). Project construction manager for scenic 3-span bridge and approaches. In charge of all contract administration, erosion control, architectural treatment and project finals.
Highway Design
Project team engineer on preparation of design sheets for highway ramps, construction staging, storm design, plan & profiles, and erosion control plans.
CTH D, Chippewa River Bridge Rehabilitation, Rusk County, Wisconsin (500K). Lead project designer for 750ft long-bridge rehab, including expansion joints, decontamination, painting, approach work and all incidentals. All PS&E.
USH 12, Village of Fall Creek, Lincoln St Plum St Reconstruction, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin (1.8Mill). Team designer for reconstruction of 1.5-mile urban concrete highway in Eau Claire. Involved in work relating to estimate of quantities, pavement design, and PS&E.
USH 53 Bridge Rehabilitations (4) (Bear Creek, Red Cedar, CTH O, CTH OO Overpass), Barron County, Wisconsin (2.5MILL). Team leader for design of 4 US Highway Bridge Approaches including bridge grinding and re-profiling all design aspects of plans and specials.
STH 93, Eleva Eau Claire Rd Resurface. Eau Claire County (750K). Team engineer for design of new pavement resurfacing for 9-mile highway and all incidentals.
USH 63, Cable Drummond, Drummond Grandview, Grandview STH 118, (3) Resurfaces, Bayfield County, Wisconsin (2MILL). Team engineer for design of pavement resurfacing of 25-miles of rural state highway.
TECHNICAL
Proficient with Microstation for InRoads design (and Caice). Proficient with AutoCAD and Microsoft Word. Used Field Estimator software during field PM work.

AWARDS

Project construction manager (PM) for Outstanding Highway Construction Award for Excellence in Small Structure Regional Award (& State Runner-up), Namekagon River Bridge, USH 63, Bayfield County, Wisconsin, 2003.
Project construction manager (PM) for Regional Construction Design State Award, STH 77, Mellen Hurley Road, Highway Improvement, Ashland County, Wisconsin, 2007.
Project construction manager (PM) for Regional Construction Design State Nomination, CTH GG, Mineral Lake Road - Mellen City Limits, Ashland County, Wisconsin, 2007.


EDUCATION
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, B.S. - Civil Engineering, 1998

INCIDENTALS
Formed the 2009 company, Envisionade LLC, in order to sell the on-line golf-gripping aid of which we are patenting.
Served with the 3rd of the 7th Special Forces Battalion during Manuel Noriega regime. Was a US Army airborne infantry sergeant. R.O.T.C. advanced officer candidate 2-years in college.
Attained single-engine land class license as a private pilot at age 18.

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