Resume of

Michael K. Tippit

PERSONAL DATA

Address:              1730 Lightsey Rd.., St. Augustine, FL 32084

Phone No.:          (904) 599-0050

Fax No.:               (480) 287-8117

EDUCATION

BA Degree Major: Business Administration, Minor: Accounting, Saint Leo University, St. Leo, FL, 2008

AS Degree Major: Business Administration, St. Johns River Community College, St. Augustine, FL, 2005

University of Phoenix, Online Campus, Phoenix, AZ - Management courses, 1998

Foley-Belsaw Institute - PC Repair Specialist Diploma, 1998

Foley-Belsaw Institute - LAN/Networking Specialist Diploma, 1998

AA Degree Major: Computer and Information Systems, St. Johns River Community College, St. Augustine, FL, 1993

Hillsborough Community College, Brandon Campus, Tampa, FL, 1991

Okaloosa - Walton Community College, Niceville, FL, 1988 1990

 

ASSOCIATIONS

Delta Sigma Epsilon Miami, FL

Phi Theta Kappa - Alpha Xi Eta Chapter, St. Augustine, FL

National Notary Association / American Association of Notaries Public / American Society of Notaries

ASHE Northeast FL Chapter

LICENSES

FL Real Estate Sales Agent - # SL3188662                     

FL Notary Public  & NNA Certified/Background Screened Signing Agent - Commission # DD888241

CERTIFICATIONS

American Concrete Institute - Concrete Field Testing Technician - Grade 1

American Concrete Institute Concrete Transportation Construction Inspector (Level 2)

American Segmental Bridge Institute Grouting Testing Training

SSPC Level 1 Bridge Coatings Inspector

Post-Tensioning Institute Level 1Bonded Tendon Inspection

C.P.N. - Radiation Safety and Use of Nuclear Density Soil Gauges

Troxler Radiation Safety Officer

FL Dept. of Environmental Protection Stormwater Management Inspector # 4339

American Traffic Safety Services Association FL Advanced Worksite Traffic Safety Supervisor

NICET Level 2

CTQP Qualifications- / Florida Department of Transportation Certificates

 

Pre-stressed Concrete Inspection

CTQP - Asphalt Paving Technician - Level I & II

Concrete Bridge & Foundation Inspection

CTQP Qualified Grouting Technician Level I & II

Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Multiline Earthwork

CTQP Pile Driving Inspection

Asphalt Inspection Reporting

CTQP Drilled Shaft Inspection

Earthwork Density Record System

CTQP QC Manager

Contract Administration & Claims Analysis

CTQP Final Estimates Level I & II

Utility Relocation, Clearing & Grubbing, and Miscellaneous Concrete Structure Inspection

CTQP Concrete Field Technician Level I & II

Pipe Placement Inspection

CTQP Earthwork Construction Inspection Level I

Construction Math & Contract Plan Reading

CTQP Qualified Post-Tensioning Technician Level I

Project Engineer Training

 


MAJOR PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

10/11 Present      Sr. Inspector Eisman & Russo Engineers, Jacksonville, FL

                              San Sebastian Bridge replacement, St. Augustine, FL

 

Duties include the supervision and coordination of project inspection personnel, daily oversight of the Contractor's manpower, equipment and operations, verify compliance with plans and specifications for FDoT. Review CPM schedules, provide progress reports to management, QC review of Administrative operations and assist in the preparation of the Final Estimate.

 

12/01 10/11        Project Administrator / Office Engineer / Sr. Inspector Parsons Brinckerhoff Inc., Jacksonville, FL

SR200 (A1A) & Chester Rd. Intersection Improvements, Yulee, FL; SR200 Widening project (Design/Build) Callahan, FL; I-295 Milling and Resurface projects, J. Turner Butler Milling and Resurface projects, Jacksonville, FL; SR 207 Widening projects, Segments 6 & 7, St. Augustine, FL; and Fuller Warren Bridge Replacement project, Jacksonville, FL

 

Duties include the supervision and coordination of project inspection personnel, daily oversight of the Contractor's manpower, equipment and operations, verify compliance with plans and specifications for FDoT. Review CPM schedules, provide progress reports to management, QC review of Administrative operations and supervise the preparation of the Final Estimate. Worked as the Office Engineer for the $110M+ Fuller Warren Bridge replacement project in Jacksonville. Responsible for monthly Contractor progress estimates, documentation and backup for the Final Estimate, and assist in the field inspection duties when necessary.  Responsible for writing Supplemental Agreements and Field Work Orders for any changes in work.  I also worked on the Widening and Reconstruction project of State Road 207 from St. Augustine to Hastings. Performed several duties during the two years this project, including assisting with the Monthly and Final Estimates, assisted the Project Administrator with the daily supervision of the project progress, review of the Contractor's CPM schedule and writing reports for management.

 

6/01 12/01          Office Engineer / Inspector - Reynolds, Smith & Hills CS Inc., Plantation, FL

Phase IV Double-track project Miami, FL

Duties were to assist the Project Engineer in the daily management and inspection of the Contractor's work force and CSXT's work crews, compile reports for FDoT/SFRC and Tri-Rail. Responsible for inputting test data into FDoT's CQR system, prepared the Contractor's Monthly progress estimate, assisted field personnel with inspection duties, updated quantities for the Final Estimate, reviewed CSXT's bills for FDoT and recommended approval or denial of their costs.

3/01 - 6/01             Construction Inspector - Aviant Group / Missouri Dept. of Transportation, St. Louis, MO

                              Page Avenue Extension Bridge project St. Charles, MO

Duties included the daily inspection and documentation of the Contractor's manpower, equipment and operations, while concurrently verifying compliance with plans and specifications for the Missouri Dept. of Transportation. Responsible for keeping daily reports of progress both in field books and input into the state's Site-Manager software, concrete testing, acceptance and related concrete reports, breaking of field concrete test samples, logging and verifying materials such as structural steel girders, cross-braces, bolts and bearing pads, placement and alignment of steel girders, field-checking torque of structural bolts and assisting with bi-weekly progress estimates. Had to leave and come back to FL early due to family concerns.

4/00 - 3/01             Office Engineer - Reynolds, Smith & Hills CS Inc., Plantation, FL

                              SR16 Bridge Replacement / US 1 Resurfacing projects St. Augustine, FL

Duties were to assist the Senior Project Engineer in the daily management and documentation of the Contractor's work force and operations. Responsible for tracking the contractor's progress by use of Microsoft Word, Excel, WordPerfect, Lotus, Primavera, SureTrak, Lynx Photo Management, FDOT's PC-CRS and other FDOT Engineering software. Responsible for compilation of the Engineer's Weekly Summary, inputting test data into the FDoT's CQR system, preparing the Contractor's Monthly progress estimate, Supplemental Agreements, Work Orders and the Final Estimate.  

10/99 - 3/00           MIS Computer Specialist - Reynolds, Smith & Hills Inc. (Corporate Office), Jacksonville, FL

Duties include setting up PC LAN Networks for CS Field offices throughout the state of Florida, installing and configuring software, maintaining inventories of software and hardware, providing field tech services to all CS field offices, assisting the CS Operations Manager with putting together proposals, audit packages and invoicing for CS services, and general trouble-shooting for CS operations.  


7/91 - 9/99             Project Engineer, Office Engineer, Senior Inspector -Reynolds, Smith & Hills CS Inc., Plantation, FL

Matanzas Inlet Bridge Replacement, Vilano Bridge Replacement, SRA1A Widening and SR312 Bridge projects All projects in St. Augustine, FL

Duties were to assist the Senior Project Engineer in the daily management, inspection and evaluation of the Contractor's work force. Supervised the inspection team and assigned inspection duties. Inspected and documented contractor's manpower, equipment and operations while concurrently verifying compliance with plans and specifications. Verified contractor's work, e.g., earthwork grades and densities, base, asphalt placement, formwork of C.I.P. concrete structures, reinforcing steel placement, drainage structures and pipe placement, highway lighting, signs and signals. Tracked Contractor's progress against baseline CPM schedule. Responsible for compilation of the Engineer's Weekly Summary, preparing the Contractor's Monthly progress estimate and the Final Estimate. Also handled the accounting responsibilities, including the firm's monthly invoice to FDoT, the firm's Impress checking account, petty cash account and office accounts payable. 

7/90 - 6/91             Computer Specialist, Technical Services Representative - Florida Mining & Materials Quality Control Laboratory, Riverview, FL

Responsible for input, analysis and maintenance of all data processing duties for the Q.C. lab, using both a PC and a Digital VAX terminal. Issue, input, and transfer to District computers, all product codes for mix designs, concrete block, and resale items for the company. Duties include compiling data and generating reports on monthly quality control of the 64 concrete and block plants throughout the state. Conceived, devised and implemented plan to link District PC's via modems, allowing transmission of mix designs and other data directly from P.C. to P.C., rather than by fax machine, which cut down on the District's operations costs. Responsibilities also include in-house technical services, answering mix design questions, formulating new mix designs, resolving technical questions and/or problems, maintain all technical materials, files, and product information in the central filing system.  

9/89 - 7/90             Office Engineer / Inspector - Reynolds, Smith & Hills CS Inc., Plantation, FL

                              US Hwy. 331 Bridge replacement project Santa Rosa Beach, FL

Duties were to assist the Project Resident Engineer and Sr. Inspectors in the daily supervision, inspection and evaluation of the Contractor's work force and to make daily reports for FDoT. Personally responsible for M.O.T. reports, concrete testing and acceptance, breaking of concrete test samples, CQR data entry and updating quantities for monthly project estimate.  

 References available upon request.