|2007 – present|
Project analysis, consultation, report preparation for submission in court, etc. in support of legal proceedings concerning construction project planning, design, procurement, and construction.
|2003 – 2008|
British Petroleum, Exploration & Production Technology Group, Houston, Tx.
Consultant. Development of project models with internal consulting group for use with development project teams to improve processes and management. Conceptual design of BP Project Academy, training institute for senior development project managers. Course development and instruction for practicing professional project managers.
Scandanavian Airlines Systems (SAS), Stockholm, Sweden.
Consultant. Pre-study for application of system dynamics to Technical Maintenance Division
Harvard Real Estate (Harvard University), Cambridge, Mass.
Assistant Project Manager for The Shops by Harvard Yard retail development of Holyoke Center in Harvard Square. Responsible for coordination of design, fabrication, and installation of exterior signage with developer’s objectives. Responsible for coordination of design, fabrication, and construction of retail tenants including 2,000 square foot restaurant
Design Communications Limited, Boston, Mass.
Project Manager for fabricator and installer of custom environmental graphics – responsible for estimating, cost control, scheduling, detailed design, shop drawings & samples, coordination with designers and owners, selection, contracting and management of subcontractors and suppliers, labor and materials management and supervision, quality control, on-site installation.
Adaptive Environments Consultants, Boston, Mass.
Universal Access Consultant to developers, designers, and owners in the delivery of facilities with access for all users, especially those with special physical needs. Application and interpretation of federal, state, and local access requirements to private and public facilities and vehicles. Design review and recommendation, firm representative to clients in development of relationships with and responses to public agencies and special interest groups. Projects include Prudential Center Redevelopment, Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority subway stations, and accessible taxicab demand study for Boston, MA. Taxicab demand study resulted in first accessible taxi medallions in Boston, Ma.
|1986 – 1990|
The Rouse Company, Columbia, Md.
Project Manager for major expansions and renovations of operating retail shopping centers. Responsible for planning, design, scheduling, cost control, coordination, and construction of all aspects of projects, including selection, contracting, and supervision of design professionals, contractors, vendors, and in-house employees. Inspection and coordination with continuous retail operations, adjacent construction, responsible government agencies, and in-house designers. Tenant coordination of retail stores including design coordination with tenants and designers, review for compliance with owner’s objectives, management of owner-provided work and materials, construction coordination and inspection for compliance with company and center objectives
FANEUIL HALL MARKETPLACE IMPROVEMENTS, BOSTON, MA: $9.0 million revitalization and preservation of historic landmark with major masonry restoration, environmental graphics, retail entries, Rotunda dome restoration, stone floors, furnishings, etc.
HIGHLAND MALL RENOVATION, AUSTIN, TX: $2.4 million renovation of retail center interior including fountains, landscaping, custom fixtures, new stairways, etc., all in close proximity to continuous retail operations. Retail and commercial tenant coordination. Coordination and direction of asbestos removal and abatement.
OAKWOOD SHOPPING CENTER EXPANSION, NEW ORLEANS, LA: $3.3 million expansion of existing mall to new department store simultaneously under construction. Site improvements and renovation, new tenant space design review, coordination, and inspection for compliance with company and center objectives.
|1984 – 1986|
David N. Ford, P.E., Consulting Engineer, New Orleans, La.
Totally responsible for marketing, developing client contacts, fees, project development, management and production. Projects included land use permits, structural investigation and reporting, steel and timber excavations, state highway reconstruction, street renovation, computer-based design of state highway intersection geometry.
Linfield, Hunter, & Junius, Inc., Consulting EngineersNew Orleans, La.
Opened and managed firm’s first branch office in Houston, Tx. Developed clients in government, industry, and design professions. Design team development and proposals for project management and design services for local, state, and federal government agencies.
Project Manager – responsible for planning, direction, supervision, and coordination of contract document production. Contracted professionals’ selection, contracting, and supervision. Represented firm to public, private, and professional clients. Projects from $100,000 school repairs to $2.5 million rocket facility.
Design Engineer – design and preparation of reports, plans, and specifications. Projects included building and marine structure and foundation design in steel, reinforced concrete, and heavy timber and utility systems. Historic preservation and restoration studies and design
|1976 – 1977|
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans, La.
Designed sewage system for recreational sites. Analyzed pile foundations. Inspected levee construction and bridge repair
Federal Emergency Management Agency. U.S. Department of Defense
Structural survey and analysis for nuclear blast and radioactive fallout protection in public buildings leading to classification of buildings as emergency shelters.
Registered Professional Engineer in Louisiana (civil)