James Mcelligott

Work History

Work History
May 2011 - May 2012

Case Development Officer

EPA

Air Pesticides & Toxic Management - Responsible for inspections and enforcement of the provision s Emergency Planning Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA) and Clean Air Act Section (CAA) 112 (r).

Type of Work: Inspection of chemical, refrigeration and other facilities that handle hazardous chemical per Superfund Act Reauthorization Act (SARA Title III), and preparation of administrative penalty enforcement actions documentation.

Types of Inspection: Government Owned / Contractor Operated

Petrochemical Plants

Ammonia Refrigeration Facilities

Water Treatment

Manufacturing

Agribusiness

Nov 2007 - Jan 2011

Estimator/ Project Manager

Dollar Concrete Construction

Type of Work: Reinforced Structural Concrete, Site Concrete (sidewalks, curb and gutter, throats and tops, HC ramps) and Reinforced Paving,

Estimator/ Project Manager – Responsible for take-offs, specification review, preparing quotes, quote presentation (teleconference or in person) and explanation and closing of multimillion dollar commercial concrete construction quotes. Quotes consisted itemized breakdown of structural concrete components and included materials, labor and any special treatments. Prior to signing of any contract , responsible for contract review in order to assure that contract requirements match the quote. After the contracted has been sign, preparing the field personnel for subsequent build per contract documents and any additions and deductions.

Project Type:

Multi-Family – Fairfield at Clarimont – Atlanta Ga., Weirbridge -Asheville NC, Summer Lakes – Phenix AL

Governmental – Federal Bureau of Prisons – Aliceville AL. & Yazoo City Ms., Special Force Complex - Eglin AFB, Warriors in Transition – Ft Campbell KY, Dining Facility, COF and other buildings – FT Benning Ga.,, Milledgeville Adult Detention Facility, Milledgeville, Ga.

Commercial – Piedmont Driving Club expansion with CIP Parking Deck– Atlanta Ga.,T-Mobile Switch

Facility Expansion – Norcross Ga., Georgia Governors Mansion Expansion

Apr 2004 - Oct 2007

Engineer/ Estimator

Jasper Curb

 Responsible for sales, take-offs, estimating and contracts, legal issues

Increased work backlog by 400%.

Apr 2003 - Jun 2004

Project Engineer

RS Industrial

Engineer - Responsible for design of end-user installation pressure sensitive adhesive equipment and the upgrade of slot nozzle extrusion coating equipment. Prepared capital plan.

Manufacturing Technologies: Slot Nozzle Coating, Slitting, Mechanical and Electrical Assembly. Materials: Hot Melt Pressure Sensitive Adhesives

Jul 2002 - Jun 2003

Professor

DeVry University

Adjunct Professor of Business

  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Business Management
  • Microsoft Office Suite.
May 2002 - Sep 2002

Project Manager

Sun Archetectual

Contract Position

Project Manager – Managed design and installation of glass handrail systems for commercial, medical, public buildings and sports stadiums.

May 1982 - Aug 2001

Chief Engineer (last position held with Panduit)

Panduit Corp

Chief Engineer (1996 – 2001) - Managed engineering department of 7 professionals, whose primary responsibilities included new capital equipment, plant equipment justifications, process development, product development, industrial engineering activities, equipment purchases, material specifications, operating and maintenance procedures and cost reduction. Divisional liaison with Corporate Legal Department for outside disclosures, infringement clearance, confidentiality agreements and patent ability. Provided Division Managers support. Managed budgets in excess of $6,000,000.00. Developed and implemented plans for plant expansions, capital outlays, purchase of new equipment for Costa Rican operation.

Developed and implemented plans for plant expansions. Developed labeling product lines for various industrial applications, many of these lines enjoy growth rates in excess of 50%. Identified and initiated $500,000 out-of-pocket cost savings. Developed and initiated activity-based initiatives for allocating plant and staff costs more effectively. Developed hand held and table top printing system for electrical, piping and telecommunication and construction industry. Identified and instituted changes to eliminate negative manufacturing variances of $2,500,000. Managed software development. Project Engineer (1990 – 1996) - Designed and implemented new products and technologies. They included a Class 10,000 clean room for manufacturing thin film circuit and various digital-printing technologies. Identified and developed a line of laser printable labels which annually accounts for 25% of Division sales and currently enjoys a 40% profit margin. Developed several lines of safety and facilities identification products with annual sales of $2.3 million to meet ADA and OSHA standards. Product Manager (1984 – 1989) Responsible for handling customer inquiries, distributor visits, sales presentations, conducting competitive analysis and creating and implementing the Division’s 5-year strategic plan. Managing the Division’s product lines including pricing, quotations, and non-standard costs. Expanded the Division’s sales from $600,000 to $6,000,000. Identified and introduced computer printable products, which now represent 50% of the Division’s total sales. Introduced Panduit’s first wire identification software packages. Introduced a line of telecommunication and utility identification products, which accounted for 25% of Division sales.

Interest

Science -  Physics

Motorsport

History - US, World

Summary

Dynamic engineer/ project management specialist with a proven track record in project management, production and engineering. Experienced in thin film conversion, printing, adhesives, electromechanical design, equipment design, sheet metal fabrication and tool room operations.

  • Developed 25 production process and product lines with sales of $40M/ year.

  • Managed plant maintenance, budgets, capital procurement.

  • Managed a staff of seven professional and handled budgets in excess $6,000,000.00.

  • Responsibilities included – Bills & Routings, Support of Manufacturing Floor, Agency Compliance.

  • My report too's were responsible for all Industrial Engineering functions.

  • Implement method to streamline production and lower cost.

Education

Education
Sep 1975 - Dec 1979

Masters of Science

Purdue University

Skills

Skills

Materials

  Nylon 66, ABS, Polycarbonate, Polyester, Polyolefin’s, Polyethylenes, Tedlar, Polypropylenes, Polyimide, Vinyls, Pressure Sensitive Adhesive ( Solvent, Water base, UV ), Release Liners, Stainless Steel and Hot Melt Pressure Sensitive Adhesives

Manufacturing Technologies

  Injection Molding, Extrusion, Thin Film Conversion and Printing, Die Cutting, Laminating/ Coating, Electronics Assembly and Tool Operations  Slot Nozzle Coating, Slitting, Mechanical and Electrical Assembly.    

ISO

 Green Belt Training, Implementation of ISO 9001.

Computer Skills

   Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Project

CAD

  AutoCAD 2000 LT, AutoCAD 14R, Unigraphics

None

EPA