Dec 2009 – Current
Kleinfelder-Innovative Projects Award for Country Club Villas Geotechnical Repair Wall (Program Manager)
SUPPLEMENTAL RESUME INFORMATION
RailPros, Inc, Dec 09 to Present
Railpros, Inc., San Diego, CA
Dec 2009 – Oct 2012
Downtown San Diego Quiet Zone: This project consisted of work at twelve (12) grade crossings to enhance corridor safety by upgrading railroad signals, traffic signals and civil surface improvements that will permit the FRA to designate this as a "Quiet Zone" and not require trains to blow their horns. I acted as the point of contact with the Contractor and coordinated with stakeholders including NCTD, MTS, BNSF, SDG&E and various departments with the City of San Diego. I was responsible for recommending changes to the work, monitoring construction progress, review of submittals, oversight of inspection, negotiating change orders and recommending payment to the Contractor.
Construction Manager on the Torrey Pines Water and Sewer Installation Project
Sprinter Maintenance Facility, La Jolla, CA
2009 – 2012
Worked with NCTD and the Contractor to ensure that complex integrated mechanical systems operated correctly and all deficiencies were resolved to owner satisfaction. Managed the Safety Certification to meet FTA and CPUC approval. Kept project under 5% of budget.
- Coordinated three City of San Diego departments, each with individual funding criteria and procedures, as Construction Manager on the Torrey Pines Water and Sewer Installation Project, a night-time construction project in La Jolla, CA.
- Resolved major environmental problems that delayed the schedule of construction for the MTDB trolley maintenance facility and maintained communication in an adverse contractual relationship. The project was completed with contingency costs in good shape. Extra environmental costs were eventually recouped via litigation.
RAILPROS, INC., San Diego Ca 2009 - 2012
Construction Manager Manage project construction for the Downtown San Diego Quiet Zone Project, monitor construction progress and expenditures and recommend changes to the work.
SIMON WONG ENGINEERING, Escondido, CA
Feb 2005 – Oct 2009
North County Transit (NCTD). Acted as owners representative and point of contact in the construction of the $25 Million facility. Coordinated testing and inspection of the work. Responsible for managing the Safety Certification necessary for CPUC and FTA approval. Worked with NCTD and the Contractor to ensure that complex integrated mechanical systems operated correctly and all deficiencies were resolved to owner satisfaction. Coordinated, RFIs, submittals and NCRs.
Resident Engineer on the Oceanside Transit Center Parking Structure, Oceanside, CA, City of Oceanside. Acted as owners representative and point of contact in the construction of this $8 Million parking structure. Coordinated special inspection and testing with all City Departments, including the Building Department, Water Department and Landscape and Irrigation. Performed supplemental site design required to facilitate project schedule. Coordinated, RFIs submittals and NCRs. Performed review of the schedule.
Resident Engineer on the Hilltop and Euclid Demolition and Abatement Project for the City of San Diego Southwestern Redevelopment Agency. A $100,000.00 project to remediate hazardous materials, demolish a block of existing abandoned residential houses and grade out the lots for future development.
Resident Engineer on the Sprinter SWPPP project, San Marcos, CA, North County Transit (NCTD). A $450,000.00 project to provide supplemental SWPPP measures (temporary and permanent) to facilitate project approval by the State Water Board.
Performed various assignments including developing a Quality Assurance Plan for the Deconstruction of Parking Structure at John Wayne Airport, Orange CA., writing various proposals, performing various constructability reviews, and developing 4-scale drawings to facilitate bridge construction.
SIMON WONG ENGINEERING, San Diego, CA
2005 – 2009
Manage project construction, monitor construction progress and expenditures and recommend changes to the work. Responsible for monitoring inspection, testing and quality control. Also responsible to coordinate and monitor startup and testing of equipment.
Quality Assurance Manager, State Route
Washington Group International, Inc, Chula Vista, CA
Oct 2002 – Feb 2005
Managing design and construction quality assurance program for both the Gap/Connector and Toll Road $400 million design-build project. This involved managing all quality operations for 12 miles of roadway construction, 27 bridges and developing and supervising the QC inspection staff as well as developing quality plans and procedures for the QA program. This also included the development of RFPs and managing subconsultants. Responsible for the QA/QC program budget.
Senior Construction Engineer, Goldline Light Rail Extension Project, Los Angeles, CA: Responsible for civil engineering support for construction activities including the development of construction work plans, submittals and RFIs.
MTDB East Line Light Rail Extension Project: Performed review and analysis of claims in support of the project. Helped to resolve issues regarding Stray Current.
Quality Assurance Manager/ Sr. Const Eng
WASHINGTON GROUP INTERNATIONAL, Chula Vista, CA
2003 – 2005
Developed Construction Quality Assurance Plan and managed all quality aspects and staffing development as part of the Joint Venture Otay River Constructors for the $400M State Route 125 Design-Build Toll Road project. Performed civil engineering support for the Gold Line Light Rail Extension Project.
KLEINFELDER, INC, San Diego, CA
1998 – 2003
Marketed and developed construction management division services in southern California.
Wrote proposals and developed project teams. Acted as project/construction manager on various projects.
Jan 1998 – Oct 2002
responsible for developing construction management services. Work included writing proposals, developing project teams and client relations. Acted as project manager and/or construction manager on the following projects:
- Torrey Pines Road Sewer and Water Project, City of San Diego. Construction Manager for a $3,000,000 night-time installation of a mile of16-inch water main and 16" sewer force main in the La Jolla section of San Diego. Responsible for coordinating with three City departments each with individual funding criteria and procedures. Responsible for making payment to the Contractor. Also coordinated with the City inspection staff and code enforcement.
- Street Restoration and Overlay 2000-01, Phase II, City of Oceanside. Construction Manager for $1,000,000 rubberized asphalt overlay project for 40 streets in the City of Oceanside. Responsible for implementing and managing quality control, recommending changes to the work, monitoring construction progress, review of submittals , supervising inspection staff, negotiating change orders and recommending payment to the Contractor. Also coordinated with the City inspection staff and code enforcement.
- Geotechnical Repair for Multi Unit Apartment, South Orange County. Program Manager for the geotechncal repairs to an existing 750 Unit apartment Complex. The work includes underpinning 5 apartment units, stabilizing a 28 foot high wall with drilled tieback anchors, and stabilizing a roadway corridor with injection grouting, caissons and tiebacks. Responsible for coordinating multiple construction Contracts; budget development; hiring and coordinating the structural, civil and landscaping designers; plan review and development of contract specifications and bidding documents; managing the construction and supervising project inspection.
- Value Engineering for Stevens/Nardo Intersection and Widening Project for the City of Solana Beach. Reviewed plans and specifications to determine cost saving alternatives with respect to the project work.
- Constructability/Value Engineering for Site Improvements; North County Transit District-East Division, Escondido, CA. Reviewed plans and specifications to determine both the bidibility and constructability of the project. Developed cost saving alternatives with respect to the project work.
- Design/Build for Removal and Replacement of Underground Fuel Storage Tanks, Trans Pacific Container Corporation (TraPac), Port of Los Angeles(POLA), California. Responsible for construction management. The work also involved the realignment and replacement of an existing sewer line. ($180,000)
- Rockfall and Debris Barrier, MetLife/Highland Properties, Pacific Palisades, California. As Construction Manager, responsible for the construction of a 16' high by 400' long rockfall and debris barrier along an active landslide area. The work included developing bidding documents and specifications, scheduling the work, bidding, selection of contractors, coordination with the City of LA, the contractor, inspection and testing and material suppliers as well as final project close-out. ($ 400,000).
- Whittier Manor Seismic Retrofit, Los Angeles Community Development Commission, Santa Fe Springs, California. As Construction Manager of this multi-unit residential apartment complex, responsible for oversight of the administration of the construction and for providing deputy inspection services. ($600,000)
- Marina Manor I & II, Seismic Retrofit, Los Angeles Community Development Commission, Marina Del Rey, California. As Construction Manager of two multi-unit residential apartment complexes responsible for oversight of the administration of the construction. ($1,500,000)
Jan 1997 – Jan 1998
on the following projects:
- Structure Representative for I-5/I-15 Seismic Retrofit, State of California, Dept.of Transportation $3 million seismic retrofit project involving five bridges, including driving steel shell piles, footing widening and post-tensioning, placing steel column casings, installing pipe seat extenders and diaphragm bolsters, and placing CIDH piles.
- Structure Representative for I-5 Seismic Retrofit, State of California, Dept. of Transportation. $600,000 seismic retrofit project involving five bridges and including footing widening, placing steel column casings, installing pipe seat extenders and diaphragm bolsters, installing cable restrainers, and placing concrete in-fill walls.
KERCHEVAL ENGINEERS, San Diego, CA
1997 – 1998
Managed structures portion of seismic retrofit projects for Caltrans. Responsible for quality assurance, resolved problems, reviewed submittals including excavation plans.
Resident Project Representative
MALCOLM PIRNIE, INC,
Feb 1995 – Jan 1997
on the following projects for the International Boundary and Water Commission:
- Effluent Structures; Resident Project Representative for the construction of 10 structures connected by various piping systems from 72" dia .to 12" dia. over a 600-foot long corridor to connect a primary waste water treatment plant with an ocean outfall pipe for the International Boundary and Water Commission ($11,000,000).
- Effluent Corridor Site Work; Resident Project Representative for site preparation for the Effluent Structures project including the deep dynamic compaction of a 600'x 200' wide corridor ($800,000)
Acted as Assistant Resident Project Representative on the following project for the International Boundary and Water Commission:
- South Bay International Waste Water, Treatment Plant; Assistant Resident Project Representative for the International Boundary and Water Commission ($40 M) with following responsibilities: Reviewed and monitored project schedules using Primavera on four projects. Responsible for expediting submittals and requests for information on four projects. Reviewed monthly project pay estimates for approval of progress payments
Resident/Assistant Resident Project Representative
MALCOLM PIRNIE, INC, Carlsbad, CA
1995 – 1997
Managed construction of various projects for sewage treatment plant, implemented and managed quality control, recommended changes to the work, monitored construction progress and reviewed and expedited submittals.
Resident Engineer on the following projects
BSI Consultants, San Diego, CA
Aug 1986 – Feb 1995
San Diego Trolley Maintenance Facility; a $10 million retrofit project involving civil works, light rail and building construction.
- Kearney Mesa Division Bus Maintenance Facility; Hydraulic System Replacement ($500,000)
- Helix Water Line Replacement, realignment of 1,800 LF of 30" dia. Steel-concrete lined and coated engineered pipe ($400,000)
- Fifth Avenue Station Improvement, reconstruction of a station platform, street improvements and appurtenant work ($350,000)
- Forester Creek Improvements; City of Santee concrete lined and earthen flood control channel improvements ($750.000)
- Vista Del Mar Homeowners Association Roadway Reconstruction ($700,000)
Acted as Consultant to Owners' Staff on the following assignments:
- Coordinator for the Metro Green Light Rail Project for the City of El Segued. (Three projects involving foundations, bridges and aerial corridor amounting to $68 million)
- Acted as Engineering staff for the City of Solana Beach for all public works engineering
- Assisted the capital improvements program for the City of Santee
- Assisted in the contract administration of a $3.3 million County of San Diego Regional Park
- Performed an independent review of a $1 million claim for the County of Orange on the Oso Parkway Bridge Abutment
- Assisted the inspection staff of the Orange County Environmental Management Agency on the Santa Ana Delhi flood control channel (a $10 million project) due to a $1.2 million claim
- Assisted the Metropolitan Transit Development Board in general contract administration
Acted as Project Manager on the following projects:
- NAS Miramar Runway Repairs, San Diego, US Navy ($1 million)
- NAS North Island Taxiway Overlay, San Diego, US Navy ($400,000)
- Hilleary Park, City of Poway ($200,000)
- Poway Grade, City of Poway ($100,000)
- Mole and Cummings Road, Public Works Center, San Diego, US Navy ($100,000)
Acted as Project Engineer on the following projects:
- Whittier Street Off-ramp, City of San Diego ($450,000)
- Cabrillo Road Realignment, Point Loma, City of San Diego
- Interim Improvements to Rancho Santa Fe Road, City of Carlsbad ($250,000)
- Cuyamaca Street Medians and Resurfacing, City of Santee ($200,000)
- Community Road Storm Drain, City of Poway ($500,000)
- Performing Arts Center Parking Lot, City of Poway ($300,000)
- "V" Avenue, City of National City ($100,000)
- Medians at Washington and Harding Streets, City of Escondido
- Perez Road, City of Cathedral City ($100,000)
- Various roads for the Santa Rosa Community Services District ($100,000)
- Aircraft Parking aprons, NAS El Centro, US Navy ($400,000)
- Repair Patrol Roads, NAS El Centro, US Navy ($50,000)
- Taxiway Perimeter Paving, Auxiliary Landing Field, San Clemente Island, US Navy ($350,000)
- Repair Aprons, Naval Amphibious Base, San Diego, US Navy ($100,000)
- Track Maintenance and Realignment Study, Yermo Annex, Barstow, CA, US Navy
Resident Engineer/Project Manager/Consultant Engineer
BSI CONSULTANTS, INC, San Diego, CA
1986 – 1995
Resident Engineer~managed project construction, monitored construction progress and expenditures and recommended changes to the work. Project Manager~managed and administered civil design projects and project teams for technical compliance and financial profitability. Consultant Engineer~ assigned to government agencies to perform various staff assignments.
Assist in the development of tentative tract maps
Feb 1986 – Aug 1986
Feb 86 to Aug 86
Employed by Land Development Firm with the following responsibilities:
- Design roadway and grading plans
- Assist in the development of tentative tract maps
- Perform hydrology and hydraulic studies
- Coordinate work with cities and County
County of Ventura,
Feb 1980 – Feb 1986
prepared the PS&E for the following projects:
- Lockwood Valley Road Flood Damage Restoration - Phase II ($700,000)
- Knollwood Drive Drainage Project ($200,000)
- Culvert Replacement Program FY 1981/82 ($60,000)
- Guard Rail Replacement Program FY 1982/83 ($70,000)
- Stockton Road Curve Realignment ($60,000)
- Borchard Road Sidewalks ($50,000)
- Larmier and Oakview Intersection Improvements ($30,000)
- Cawelti Road Improvements ($200,000)
- Foothill Road at Bridge 101 ($45,000)
- Central Avenue Street Widening ($150,000)
- Pleasant Valley Road Phase II ($1,050,000)
- Rose Avenue Improvements ($200,000)
- Piru Canyon Chip Seal ($25,000)
- Road Overlays - Phase II ($2,500,000)
Acted as Resident Engineer on the following projects:
- Pleasant Valley Road Phase II ($1,050,000)
- Rose Avenue Improvements ($200,000)
- Road Overlays - Phase II ($2,500,000)
Registered Civil Engineer, California
1983 – 1983
Associate Civil Engineer
City of Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles, CA
Jan 1978 – Jul 1979
with a contract city with Los Angeles County, responsibilities were as follows:
- Developed and administered City permit policy including writing the City ordinance and developing the fee schedule
- Administered public works projects including feasibility studies, estimates, selection of engineering services, project coordination, inspection and approval of payment to the contractor.
- Coordinated maintenance functions with Los Angeles County Road Department and private contractors
Assistant Civil Engineer
City of Carson, Los Angeles, CA
Jan 1974 – Jan 1978
with the City of Carson, a contract city with Los Angeles County, responsibilities were as follows:
- Responsible for the coordination of road construction projects including feasibility studies, estimates, preparation of contract specifications, utility coordination and coordination of inspection personnel.
- Directed public works requirements for subdivision
- Directed, coordinated, and reviewed public works permits
City of Lynwood,
Jan 1973 – Jan 1974
responsible for design and drafting layouts, survey verifications and inspection.