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Work experience

Nov 1994Mar 2008


McCrory Building Company

Field Engineer - Responsible for the Architectual, Structural, and Civil layout of the building and site. This included site grade and subgrade prepartion, roadway, walkway and parking lot layout, electrical, water, and sewer location and documentation of such. Structural responsibilities included foundation layout, rebar fabrication and placement, oversight of formwork, and concrete placement. Architectually responsible for building layout and sub-contractor compliance with contract documents and product quality standards. Projects included Combined Support and Maintenance Facility, Cullman, Al., Cullman Savings Bank and Parking Deck, Cullman, Al., Southland Tube Mill Addition, Birmingham, Al., Sandestin Hilton Spa, Sandestin, Fl., Domestic Relations Courthouse, Birmingham, Al., and Cordova High School, Cordova, Al. Proficent with  Total Stations and Data Collectors.

Office Engineer - Assisted Superintendent and Project  Manager with co-ordination of Subcontractors, Owner, Architect, and Vendors. Performed field inspections, wrote reports, ordered supplies and equipment, scheduled concrete pours, geo-tech services, and temporary labor. Maintained day-to-day office administration such as recording time and personel forms including insurance. Reviewed submittals and preformed field verifications. Proficent in MS Excel, MS Word, and MS Project, developed own logs, spreadsheets. Revised and streamlined punch-list procedures. Maintained Change Orders, print revisions, and red-line drawings, and RFI Logs and Submittals. Projects included those listed above plus Saint Clair County High School, Saint Clair County, Al., and Grandview and Grandview East Condos, Panama City, Fl.

Estimator - Estimated hurricane damage from hurricanes Ivan and Dennis at Summerwinds Condos, Navarre, Fl., and prepared estimates for unit owners for insurance and re-build.



Murphy & Howse

Partner in remodeling business. Complete home remodeling.


Field Engineer Certification

Dabbs Technical Institute

Course work included Trigometry, Data Collection, Documentation, Field Instrumentation, and practical field work.

Sep 1972Present

Course work included Accounting, Economics, Business Communication, and Computer Science. Co-Operative Education Intern Jefferson County Comptroller, (Jefferson County, Alabama)


Bessemer State

Majored in Construction Technology. Courses included Estimating, Blueprints, and Construction Management.


Wallace State

Course work included Accounting, Management, and Economics

Grandview & Grandview East


Reading, Native American Archelogy, College Sports, Pro Baseball, & Auto Racing


I have used the opportunities and challenges presented to me over the years to learn and grow from each. As such, I have a wide knowledge base of the construction process as I have had "hands-on" experience in virtually all of it. With McCrory Building Company I started at the bottom and worked and educated myself up, from digging footers to building lay-out, to writing my own spread-sheets. The Superintendents I have worked with could always take a day off, or go on vacation because they knew that I could run the job for them. I work well with others and enjoy the interface between the General Contractor and the Owners, Architects, Sub-Contractors, Inspectors, Vendors, and Suppliers. I am very through with my knowledge of the prints and specifications of a project so that it is "right the first time", and on time. I am very detail orientated and expect a short punch list at the job's end. I also believe in a safe job, and am knowledgeable of OSHA 1926.

Top Secret/SCI

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