Cost Estimator/Contract Support Specialist/Construction Inspector
Cost Estimator responsible for development of preliminary and final construction cost estimates for various highway and bridge projects. Integrates the cost estimate with the project schedule to make sure that the estimate accurately reflects the cost of construction. Estimates account for project location, accessibility, available work and staging areas, work-hour restrictions, maintenance of rail and/or vehicular operations, phasing requirements, local wage rates, mobilization costs, perceived liability, similar construction volume in the area, and subcontracted work. Contract Administration Specialist of independent quality assurance, sampling and testing for the County’s design-build project constructing two public parking structures located at the Route 772 South Metro Station Site (Ashburn Station) and the Route 606 Metro Station Site (Loudoun Gateway Station) on the planned Metro Silver Line extension into Loudoun County. This project had a high involvement with the development and review of Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan and procedures. This project consists of design and construction of two precast concrete parking structures that will provide multi-deck parking that has direct access to the new Metrorail Station locations. The Loudoun Gateway Site is located on Dulles Airport property, this site requires close coordination with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) for all utility and site related issues. The six (6) level parking garage will provide a minimum of 1,965 structured parking spaces and have vehicular access to Lockridge Road, Route 789 (to the east, second level) and Station Access Road (to the north, ground level). Pedestrian access to the parking garage will be provided by street level connections to the north and west and a third level elevated walkway connecting the garage with the north entrance station pavilion. The Ashburn Metro Station South Site will provide a minimum of 1,540 structured parking spaces and have vehicular and pedestrian access to Silver Train Lane (to the west, street level), and Crosson Lane (to the east, street level). The parking garage will have pedestrian access to the station plaza. The completion date both garages is May 31, 2019. The parking Structures will provide multi-deck parking that has direct access to the new Metrorail Station(s) locations. Construction Inspector Responsible for construction observation and record keeping, job progress meetings and recording, inspection of the various phases of construction, and subcontractor activity coordination with owners of parking garage facilities, as well as general administrative construction management and project management duties, including file maintenance, preparation and proofreading of documents, information and data processing, and general safety of staff. (Full list of projects available upon request.)
Working to exceed client business needs for design and construction of websites. Creation of web domains and web hosting. Marketing, design and implementation of office network layout, design and layout of telephone systems, telephone number porting and routing issues, market research, mobile device research and purchasing, e-mail server maintenance, troubleshooting and installation of computer software and hardware for businesses in the Harrisburg, PA area.
Responsible for maintaining a positive relationship
with casino management while providing excellent customer service and a
high-quality live-broadcast, television video production. Directed a
live broadcast television program of daily horse races at Harrah’s Philadelphia
Racetrack and Casino, checked and switched between video sources, and was
responsible for the on-air product, including camera shots and graphics, and
satellite feed. Maintained and
repaired video production and video broadcast equipment and satellite
equipment. Hired, scheduled, and trained
employees. Designed and operated
graphics, as well as operating timing, camera, and photo equipment for horse
races. Archived races, provided racing judges playback of races in the event of
an inquiry. Provided clean execution of live broadcast, and maintained overall
broadcast quality of video output and satellite uplink. Prepared
effects/transitions and performed switching between the different video sources
– cameras, video inserts (b-roll), graphics, etc. – during live horse racing
program utilizing a vision switcher and associated control room equipment.
Directed camera operators, on applying the technical aspects of light, lenses,
camera settings, and camera shots to achieve compelling video. Directed shots for live broadcast
studio handicapping show with Handicapper. Responsible for operation and maintenance of all control room and studio
equipment. Developed and document control room procedures.
for the staffing and supervision of 60 rides and 1,000 employees for both
the amusement park and water park.
Enforced compliance with child labor laws and employee and guest
safety. Provided customer service,
including handling guest complaints, providing assistance, answering questions,
and addressing problems with management and senior management. Coordinated the Rides Office, dispatched
maintenance, and answered calls for ride breakdowns and problems, as well as
logged problems in the Rides Office database.
Provided immediate response to ride breakdowns, while maintaining guest
safety, and remained with guests until safe departure. Interviewed, hired, and disciplined
employees. Maintained employee database.
Assisted with the planning and presentation of supervisor and general employee
orientations. Assisted managers in the
creation and enforcement of employee and operation policies. Conducted general training for supervisory
staff and employees in operation, safety, and customer service. Also performed technical writing of the Dry
Gulch Railroad steam locomotives operation manual.
Created and designed website, and hired staff
including audio engineers, producers, and show hosts. Responsible for creating and producing
shows. Oversaw production for in-house
shows, and negotiates deals for content.
Conducted team meetings for motivation and development of staff. Set guidelines and policies for staff. Managed content of in-house shows and Web
design, as well as produced and hosted shows.
Conducted general training for audio engineers, producers, and
hosts. Created, designed, and maintained
recording equipment and Web distribution equipment.
Created and maintained a technology, media, and product review site. Designed website, and hired staff including editors and writers. Responsible for assigning articles and deadlines to writers. Responsible for fact checking, grammar checking, and style checking all articles written. Made edits to writers’ assignments. Conducted team meetings for motivation and development of staff. Set guidelines and policies for writer submissions. Managed content and Web design, and wrote editorials, articles, and columns.
Responsible for assembling circuit boards through soldering and wave soldering. Assembled components, assemblies or sub-assemblies. Performed duties as required in assembly of electronic equipment such as cables, harnesses, chassis, and printed circuit boards. Built and tested cables. Soldered wires and components to circuit boards and cables. Disassembled, modified, reworked, and reassembled assemblies or subassemblies. Worked in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
Responsible for providing customer support to teachers, school districts, and vendors. Set up meetings and conferences, which involved assembling presentation materials, ordering catering, and booking conference rooms and hotel accommodations for guests. Assisted in the development of tutoring programs for inner-city children. Performed data entry. Maintained credentials and training database of school administrators and staff. Maintained participant events database. Provided video and material documentation of meetings and conferences and performed general administrative office duties.
Owner of a Web-hosting business responsible for selling Web-hosting packages. Propagated websites, including creating new accounts and synching hosting with the domain. Authored Web design. Assisted customers with technical support. Implemented creative marketing strategies.