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General utility and civil inspector for natural gas and petroleum pipelines.

Lead Union Carpenter with 38 years in the carpentry trade including building multiple pipeline metering stations, valve stations and tank farms, electrical substation construction and demolition, high rise building construction, bridge construction and housing construction.

  • Pipeline Inspection Services. General utility/civil inspection and Material Coordinator
  • Built multiple compressor stations and metering  stations for Nisource/Nipsco, Kinder Morgan, Saltcreek Midstream,BP, Citgo, Mobil and etc
  • Pipeline station construction natural gas and petroleum
  • Multiple types of safety training
  • Valid [Illinois]driver's license
  • High rise building construction 
  • Bridge building construction 
  • Electrical substation construction and demolition
  • Form systems knowledge
  • House building construction 
  • Road construction 
  • Tollway and Expressway signage including all overhead signage
  • Project management
  • Blueprint interpretation
Utility/Civil Site Inspector / Tulsa Inspection Resources Inc. - Warsaw, IN 04/2019 - 10/2019

Watched over, and inspected all bores under roads and creeks and watched for frac outs and watched over cleanups.

Watched over and inspected all stopple work including all tapping, installation and removal of stopples. Also watched over all torquing of bolts on connections.

Watched over digging for bore connections.

Watched over and inspected backfilling and restoration on some areas.

Utility/Civil Inspector / Kestrel Energy - Houston, TX 03/2019 - 04/2019

*I did all inspection services including;



*Padding ditch

*Watched over bores

*Lowering in of pipe and monitoring jeeping of pipe

*Backfilling and final grade

Utility/Civil Inspector / Comal Energy - Pecos, TX 01/2019 - 03/2019

*I did all inspection services including;

*Mulching and clearing


*Padding of ditch

*Lowering in of pipe and monitoring jeeping of pipe

*Backfilling and final grade

*Watched over all concrete work in metering station and at launcher and receiver sites

General Utility/Civil Inspector / Orbital Engineering Inc - Hammond, IN 03/2018 - 10/2018

All pipeline and pipeline station inspection work, specializing in concrete work, rebar inspection, and concrete testing, installation of regulator buildings and odorizer buildings and all pipe work done in Stations.

Inspection of AC Mitigation installation, test stations, laying cable, mitigation boxes and installation of anodes and anode beds and etc.

Inspection of installation and monitoring all environmental services, silt fence, silt sock and dewatering containments.

Ensure contractor stays within environmental permits.

Coordinate environmental sweeps with DNR and National Park services for endangered species and endangered plant life.

Monitoring HDD's and directional bores.

Monitoring all cleanup and restoration and final seeding operations

Inspection on stringing pipe and the lowering in of pipe on mainline including excavation and backfilling.

Carpenter Foreman / Meade Electric Co Inc - Countryside, IL 02/2005 - 02/2018

Construction of multiple electrical substations and construction of multiple pipeline stations and tank farms. Companies including Enbridge, Nipsco, Kinder Morgan, BP Petroleum, Mobil Oil, Citgo, Oneoak and etc.

Carpenter Foreman / Western Industries - Cicero, IL 03/2001 - 03/2005 Construction of Tollway and IDOT Expressway overhead truss and cantilever signage.
Carpenter Foreman / Lorig Construction Co - Des Plaines, IL 03/1994 - 03/2001 Bridge Construction of multiple bridges on I294 and the Kennedy Expressway and misc other bridges.
Carpenter Foreman / Crane Construction - Chicago, IL 03/1990 - 03/1994 Chicago high rise building constructin, 525 Monroe (25 story) and Marriot Hotel and apartment building (51 story)
Carpenter Foreman / Ceco Construction - Chicago, IL 03/1988 - 03/1990 High rise building construction of 311 Lincoln Center which is the worlds tallest concrete building
Union carpenter/Carpenter foreman / McHugh Construction - Chicago, IL 02/1982 - 02/1988

High rise building construction on multiple high rise buildings, construction of Arlington Park Racetrack and construction of Cook County Men's Maximum Security Prison.

Union carpenter / Crane Construction - Chicago, Illinois 03/1980 - 03/1982

Concrete construction of 39 story high rise building

Education and Training
Moraine Valley Community College - - Palos Hills, IL, United States 1995 Advanced Blueprinting
NACE International - - St, Louis, IL, USA 2018 Coating course Level 1
Additional Information
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Dependable and hardworking candidate seeking a fulfilling position in the construction/manufacturing industry that offers growth opportunities and allows me to utilize my leadership skills and experience.
  • Forklift certified
  • Safe job site set-up 
  • Blueprint fluency
  • Power and hand tool operation
  • Basic electrical knowledge
  • Flooring construction
  • OSHA training
  • Construction machinery operation
Kenbridge Construction Co Kenbridge, VA Foreman Construction 02/2018 to 03/2018
  • Maintained daily interaction with subcontractors specializing in roofing, and siding, sheetrock, steelwork, excavation, masonry, and electricians.
  • Inspected work in progress to ensure that work conformed to contract specifications and adhered to established work schedules.
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills with staff and managers.
  • Experienced in handling simultaneous projects and meeting deadlines effectively.
  • Maintained strict safety standards and procedures.
  • Attended scheduled safety meetings for employee safety enforcement and compliance.
  • Supervised crews of general labor personnel.
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Carpenter Foreman 08/2007 to 02/2018
  • Part of a team that constructed commercial buildings averaging values of $1 million or more.
  • Supervised and managed a crew of carpenters and general laborers.
  • Interpreted blue prints, informed higher level management of material need for approval and secured materials accordingly from store(s).
  • Specialized in finish work and framing, installed kitchen cabinets, installed doors and windows and roofing and siding, and constructed decks and porches.
  • Operated heavy equipment to include: trackhoe, Bobcat, backhoe, forklift (certified), manlift and boomlift.
General Laborer 04/2001 to 08/2007
  • Loaded and unloaded structural materials via forklift and Bobcat and moved materials in work areas.
  • Maintained tools and equipment for various job sites.
  • Dug trenches and placed pipes or cables for drains and extra services.
  • Removed debris and trash at construction sites using wheelbarrows.
  • Performed other duties as assigned by Site Manager.

Cardinal Homes, Inc. Wylliesburg, VA Carpenter 06/1999 to 04/2001
  • Accurately read blueprints, project plans, and specifications; determined material needs, prioritized tasks to minimize production delays.
  • Responsible for all safety matters in accordance to OSHA regulations.
  • Organized and maintained work areas.
  • Utilizing basic hand tools constructed new modular homes to include: building sub-floors, walls, floor tiles and dormers.

Education and Training
1999 Randolph-Henry High School, Charlotte Court House, VA, United States
Criminal Justice Major Southside Virginia Community College, Keysville, VA, United States
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Professional Summary
Ambitious carpentry professional highly effective at taking on multiple projects at once. Experience with complete home construction, as well as remodels and renovations.
  • Exceptional finish carpentry skills
  • Hand and power tools
  • Detail-oriented
  • Basic plumbing knowledge
  • Interior and exterior renovation
  • Knowledgeable in construction safety
  • Excellent customer relations
  • Windows and door installation
  • Tile and trim work
  • Works well independently
  • Basic math and measuring aptitude
  • Water and sewer pipe installation
  • Start to finish home construction
  • Possesses a reliable vehicle
  • Project foreman
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Roofing and sliding
Work History
01/2008 to Current
Lead Carpenter Foreman Peter Novak Building and Design 422 E Alamar Avenue
Residential remolding projects, including carpentry, roofing, plumbing, masonry and tile work. Ensure optimal work quality and customer service.
  • Installed drywall, ceilings, trim and fabricated replacement trim and moldings.
  • Aligned and squared frames and forms for installation.
  • Built and hung custom doors and frames.
  • Constructed residential decks, carports, garages and sunrooms.
  • Constructed safety provisions, including scaffolding, gang ladders, perimeter railings, fall protection and temporary covers.
  • Installed interior finish items, including wall protection, doors and hardware, toilet accessories, cubicle curtain tracks and TV brackets.
  • Repaired and remodeled wood, iron, chain link and vinyl fencing.
  • Installed access controls for mechanical gates, including safety loops, receivers, remotes and keypads.
  • Followed established job site safety regulations and maintained a safe and clean work area.
  • Developed proficiency in stain-grade trim work, hanging doors and drilling and setting door hardware.
  • Repaired roofs and flooring and remodeled bathrooms and kitchens.
  • Read and interpreted blueprints and construction documents to determine project directives.
  • Facilitated harmonious working relationships with crew members to prevent problems and conflicts.
  • Planned projects by identifying necessary equipment, tools needed, accurate take offs and required assistance.
  • Led a variety of projects from start to finish, including garages, residential homes and additions.
  • Specialized in foundations, framing and finish carpentry.
  • Properly poured, set and cured concrete.
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Experienced field superintendent with a wealth of construction experience on all phases of commercial and medical projects. Built and maintained schedules, worked with all subs to maintain quality and project schedule. Lead and assisted subcontractors and self perform crews to over come issues in the field to maintain the project schedule.

  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • MS Office proficient
  • Thorough understanding of building codes and regulations
  • Safe job site set-up
  • Baseline schedule creation
  • Permit processing
  • Proficient with Microsoft projects
  • Concrete estimation
  • Excellent understanding of all construction documents
  • Proficient in infection control
  • Team orientated
  • Proficient with viewpoint construction software.
  • Proficient with AutoCad software.

Project Superintendent
May 2015 to Current
Absher Construction Puyallup, Wa
Field Superintendent/Foreman
August 2005 to January 2015
Sellen Construction Seattle, WA

Provided general direction and oversaw the safe performance of work to meet required quality standards and meet the project schedule.

Assessed and addressed performance issues with crews under my direction..

Assist in developing site plans, public safety measures, site security, truck routing, planned and developed logistics for personnel and material movement within and around the site.

Established and maintained regularly scheduled daily and weekly project team meetings.

Lead and motivated members of the project team to complete all phases of work per the project schedule.

Built and maintained relationships with inspectors, subcontractors, owners, and suppliers.

Carpenter Foreman
April 1999 to June 2005
Hoffman Structures Inc Seattle, WA

Assigned projects and tasks to employees based on their competencies and specialties.

Followed through with competent execution of project plans by providing proper tools and equipment to all construction personnel.

Performed construction site pre-inspections and coordinated post-construction audits.

Accurately provided status information on project progress to the project management.

Monitored the safety of all construction activities, making on-site personnel safety the top priority.

May 1997 to January 1999
Bills Better Built Homes Tacoma, WA

Submitted all project closeout documents in accordance with the contract.

Assigned projects and tasks to employees based on their competencies and specialties.

Followed through with competent execution of project plans by providing proper tools and equipment to all construction personnel.

Accurately provided status information on project progress to the owner.

Monitored the safety of all construction activities, making on-site personnel safety the top priority.

Led and managed resolution of all issues during project construction.

Led the planning, budgeting and direction of all construction projects.

Certificate : Construction Management, 2005 UW Seattle, WA, USA