Civil Engineering Technician

Name : Kerry L. Williams
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : Shreveport,La
Job Title Civil Engineering Technician
Relocation Preferences : DFW Area
Objective : To work in an administrative capacity within an entity where there is upward mobility and an opportunity to advance at a quick pace. To work for a major organization where I can be a team player helping to create a positive team working atmosphere combined with a morale boosting presence that produces job enrichment among peers, subordinates and to promote stockholder growth within the organization
Resume :  

Career Highlights:


v     Renovation of the Texas Street Bridge over Red River from Shreveport to Bossier


v     Construction Inspector of the 30 million dollar Bridge over Cross Lake


v     Renovation of the 6 million dollar project; Bridge  over Red River between Hosston, Louisiana and Plain Dealing, Louisiana


v     Training Specialist for the district, training and teaching 300 plus engineering and maintenance employees


v     Manager of the upstart Shreveport/Bossier Intelligent Transportation Systems; Traffic Management Center


v     Upper level Manger over Streets and Drainage of Louisiana State highways in Caddo Parish


 



Experience:


 


1979-2001


Construction Inspector, Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LADOTD)


Provided quality control inspections in the construction of roads and bridges by checking and interpreting plans, sampling and testing materials incorporated into construction projects and approving the horizontal and vertical layout of jobsite;  Documented daily activities and approved monthly payments for worked performed by contractors.


 


2001-2006


District Training Specialist, Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LADOTD)


Administered and facilitated study courses to 300 plus employees. Taught maintenance and construction courses; performed hands on field evaluations to employees seeking state certification in various fields. Revised and developed new study courses as technology changed or as directed by the Louisiana Transportation Research Center (LTRC)


 


 


2006-2008


District 4 ITS Supervisor, Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LADOTD)


Helped implement the start of the Traffic Management Center in Bossier City, Louisiana; hired a team of qualified employees as computer station operators to monitor interstate traffic incidents/accidents, report to law enforcement and emergency entities while simultaneously posting warning messages to motorists on Dynamic Message Signs (DMS) via computers; Provided traffic statistics through PP presentations for statewide traffic incident management teams.


 


2008-Present


Caddo Parish Maintenance Specialist, Department of Transportation and Development (LADOTD)


Currently managing a team of 32 employees who provide building and grounds maintenance and maintenance of the state roadway infrastructure; currently acting as District Railroad Coordinator, facilitating RR crossing upgrades between LADOTD and Railroad companies for seven parishes; public relations representative for the parish of Caddo, dealing with complaints from motorists, property owners and movie industry requests


 



Education:


 


v     State Certifications in Portland Cement Concrete Structures; Portland Cement Concrete Pavements; Base Course, Excavation and Embankment of Soils, Asphaltic Concrete Pavements and Courses completed in Asphaltic Concrete Plant Production through the DOTD Structured Training Program, Louisiana Transportation Research Center


 


v     Certification in Teaching and Learning; Louisiana State University 2006


 


v     Associate of Arts in Business; Axia College of the University of Phoenix 2006 GPA 3.60


 


v     Bachelor of Science in Finance; University of Phoenix 2008 GPA 3.73



Skills:


 


Managerial skills broad from quality control testing of construction materials and inspection of construction projects to use of computers and all Microsoft applications; good organizational skills, presentation skills, interpersonal and intrapersonal abilities and productive at conflict and problem solving; 5 years experience in adult teaching and learning, study course development and facilitation.

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