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Summary

Skilled professional with more than fifteen years experience in the work force 

Work experience

June 2015Present

District Pavement Data Collection Coordinator II

Texas Department of Transportation

Project Manager skills include responsibility for planning, coordinating and overseeing the entire process from customer order through submittals, design, manufacturing, and construction.

Responsible for creating budgets and timelines, delegating tasks to project team members, contractors,  subcontractors (through primary contractor), and collaborating with other professionals working to complete the project.

Ensure that all projects are completed on time and under budget.

Facilitate meeting with construction to confirm project requirements.

Create and enter project budgets, timelines and other project details into the project database.

Participate in project team meetings with representatives from construction, engineering, design, and manufacturing and provide update on the status of assigned projects.

Coordinate and follow up with construction, subcontractors (through primary contractor), manufacturing, design, or other internal or external contacts as needed to ensure projects progress according to the established timeline and budget.

Assist as needed with coordination of equipment rentals, freight, shipment, etc. to ensure the project is completed on time.

Keep manager apprised of any problems that may delay or negatively impact the project budget.

Work with project team, contractors and subcontractors (through primary contractor) as needed to prepare quotes and resolve issues.

Close out projects to include updating of ERP system and request for invoicing.

Follow up with project team, contractors and subcontractors (through primary contractor) to confirm and resolve any project related issues.

Initiate change orders as needed if the project scope changes.

Communication skills: able to articulate thoughts clearly both verbally and in writing

Keeps cool under pressure; able to effectively shift gears without being thrown off balance

Follows up and pushes for results to ensure project progresses according to schedule; ensures resolution to problems that potentially delay the project

Anticipates and develops solutions to help head off problems that could delay the project

Develops and leads implementation of project plan; coordinates the project team; ensures project progresses on schedule and within budget

Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; develops realistic action plans

Ability to balance team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to other’s view; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone’s efforts to succeed

Customer service focus to provide complete satisfaction Education and/or Experience:

5-7 years of experience in project management or related field

Strong IT experience including exceptional Excel/Access skills and full Microsoft Office Suite products.

Will share Certifications upon request

Willing to attend training

August 2007May 2015

Data Analyst

Texas Department of Transportation

Complete knowledge of ARC mapping software.

Performed mainframe operations for data updating, modifying, and adding Texas state Highway Systems

Part of two committee for Highway Performance Management Systems (HPMS), and GPS (Global Positioning System) mapping

Impacting the department to adjust transformation from mainframe  to a modern PC based system using GPS as the main POR (Point of Reference) for computer systems mapping

Team lead on managing updating Functional Classifications of Texas State Highways to ensure the proper funding from the Federal Government for fiscal year 2009

Review maps and plans for accuracy and compliance with project specifications

Jun 2005Sep 2007

IT Consultant

RAINMAKER SYSTEMS (RMKR)· Exchange Server and Systems Administrator from January 2007 to May 2007.PRECISION RESPONSE CORPORATION PRC (Verizon Wireless)· Systems Engineer October 2006 to January 2007.NORTHROP GRUMMAN (Texas Education Agency)· Field Engineer from October 2005 to July 2006.

Jan 1991Jul 2000

Nuclear trained Machinist Mate First Class (NEC 3365)

UNITED STATES NAVY (Nuclear Submarines)

Nuclear Training 1992-1992 USS Pargo (SSN 650) 1992-1995USS Alabama (SSBN 731) 1995-1997Shore Duty Nuclear School 1997-2000

Qualified to perform the highest positions available to nuclear trained enlisted individual stationed onboard submarines

·The EWS maintains all levels of the engineering department both at sea and in port

·This particular job is one of the toughest to achieve onboard nuclear submarines and requires complete working knowledge of the entire propulsion system

Nuclear trained Machinist Mate First Class (NEC 3365)

·Intermediate Level Maintenance Availability (IMA) to maintain and repair nuclear training vessels that ensured the ability to train new recruits (both officer and enlisted) into the nuclear field

·Worked in the engine room on two separate submarines – the USS Alabama (SSBN 731 (Gold) and USS Pargo (SSN 650) – performing operational performance of the submarine

Naval Quality Assurance Inspector verify that the product of a procedure has met all requirements mandated by the given job list

·Responsible to ensure that all aspects of a job (both nuclear and non-nuclear repairs) met or exceed the expectations of the jobs requirements

·Ensured proper documentation for completion of inspections

Computer Systems Technician

·Assisted with the Naval Hospital in Charleston, SC for Y2K upgrades/repairs for older systems running both PC and terminal servers

·Performed Level 1 daily technical assistance for >500 customers

·From this experience, I went to college to obtain my degree as computer systems technician, and then went on to get a bachelors as an IT manager

Education

20042005

Bachelor of Arts in Applied Science

St. Edward's University
20032004

Computer Science

Del Mar College
20002003

Networking Technology Specialization

Alpha Beta Gamma

Phi Theta Kappa

Junior Achievement JA

Skills

HARDWARE
  PC/ Server Assembly and repair Network setup and maintenance Switches Hubs Routers Firewalls Patch cables Cable runs Testers
NETWORKING
LAN/WAN TCP/IP, Ethernet (10/100/1000) T1 IPX/SPX DNS ISDN DSL NetBEUI MS Exchange Server    
OPERATING SYSTEMS

  Windows 98- Vista Ultimate Novell Netware Mac OS X Linux/UNIX/Citrix        

Software

MS Office Suite 2010 (Excel, Access, etc.)

ArcGIS 9.3 - 10.5

TxDOT proprietary highway data collection and processing software

Portfolio

Certifications

20162019

Inertial Profiler

Texas A&M

Licensed to operate and process Spec 585 

20172019

Nuclear Guage Certifications

TxAPA

Certified in Operation of Troxler guage

20052007

MCSE

Microsoft