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Name : DirtMover
Industry Type : Superintendent
City & State : Ashland, AL
Job Title
Relocation Preferences : Highway - Heavy Contractors
Objective : Willing to relocate
Resume :  

Experienced professional seeks a position with advancement opportunities that will utilize
acquired skills and experience to contribute to the success of a progressive organization.
I have a proven track record of completion of difficult projects and handling complex
problems on schedule and within budget.

Areas of construction expertise:

Bridge work, coffer dams, pile driving, sheeting, shoring, soldier pile and lagging walls,
gabion walls, retaining walls, culverts, concrete structures, form work design, clearing,
grading, earthmoving and residential concrete work.

Over forty years experience in the heavy highway and civil construction industry.

Have worked as a Superintendent and General Superintendent since 1980.

Have managed construction projects in the Federal, State, County, City, Civil Market and
private industry.

Experienced operator for most types of heavy equipment.

Responsible for equipment inspection and performed on job inspections to make sure
equipment was being properly maintained and kept clean.

Responsible for setting up a computer system program for tracking equipment hours and
equipment utilization reports.

Assisted in writing a safety manual and helped implement the program.

Responsible for Quality Control.

Estimated project costs, performed take offs, managed numerous projects.

Worked on different projects which required Government clearance.

Based on my experience and strong commitment to the construction industry, I know I
will add significant value to your team. I look forward to discussing my capabilities in
more detail, and am available for a personal interview at your convenience.

References are available upon request.

Sincerely Yours

Bruce Patterson


1987 - 2009

C.A. Murren and Sons Inc.
3350 Breckenridge Blvd.
Duluth, Ga

General Superintendent

Heavy civil projects in Northern Virginia, Maryland, Alabama, and Georgia.

Projects include the fuel settling tank farm at the Dulles International Airport, bases for
three 8,100,000 gallon fuel tanks, 3,000 L F of concrete dike walls, thirteen feet to
twenty feet tall, approximately 10,000 LF of eight inch to twenty four inch water line and all the
site grading work which included the cut and fill on the site and utility excavation and backfill.

Lodigani USA Inc. for Maryland DOT - built two bridges 180 feet long over Amtrak
rails with shoring and pile driving necessary for each bridge and twenty two bridge deck
pours on other bridges on the project.

Kentlands Lakes - dam modifications for Joseph Alfandre and Company and the
National Geographic Society of Gaithersburg, Maryland. Retro fit three dams in three
separate lakes, installed new inlet and outlet thru the existing dams and emergency
spillways for each lake.

Veledrome grandstands and Equestrian center grandstands for the Atlanta Olympics - did

the grade work and slip formed the permanent concrete grandstands, designed the
concrete handicap ramps.

Southern Bell - installed conduit for the Olympics.

Numerous jobs in the:
Atlanta area - development work for subdivisions, clearing, grading, earthmoving, pipe
work, bridge, work, sheeting, shoring, soldier pile and lagging walls and various concrete.
Designed the form work, formed and poured a monolithic five side diversion box for a
new fifty four inch sewer line twenty four feet high.

Ga DOT. - widened an existing two lane bridge to four lanes over Lucille Creek with

Fort Benning Ga. - filled in an existing lake to make it a wetlands area which had limited
access and digging a 3,000 foot ditch through a swamp.

Roswell, Ga. - 11,000 feet of water line that had waterline six inches to twenty four
inches in and alongside existing streets and roads.

Numerous jobs in:
Birmingham Al - development work, clearing, grading, earth moving, house slabs,
sidewalks and driveways, and pipe work for several different developers.

VA DOT - Bridge over the Rappahannock River, removed the existing two lane bridge
and replaced it with a new four lane bridge over the river. Bridge included four spans
with cofferdams. Deck and parapet wall pours on a four lane bridge on West Ox Road
over Route 50.

Summer Duck Road Bridge - over the north fork of Rappahannock River, three forty foot

Frederick County Maryland - Ballenger-McKinney, waste water treatment plant
expansion bridge and utilities crossing Ballenger Creek. Built a 345 foot long four span
bridge over Ballenger Creek. Work also included installing DIP sanitary sewer from eight
inches to sixty inches, three utility creek crossing and sanitary sewer tie ins involving
pumping the sewage around the work. The majority of the work was in a flood plane.

Other work included numerous development projects for D.R. Horton, Beazer Homes,
McCarthy Homes, Pacific Group, Pulte Homes, Torrie Homes and others. Culverts,
waterline projects and conduit installations, sheeting, shoring, solder piles and lagging.

1982 - 1987

S.J Groves Company/Jasper Construction Company
Minneapolis, MN


Brookwood Interchange - Over all pile driving, sheeting and shoring, had five carpenter
crews working on bridge substructure and super structure, retaining walls and did a lot of
the bridge demolition for the project.

85 / 285 Interchange - - Installing and removing shoring for the post tension bridges.

1981 -1982

Alabama Power Project
Harris Dam
Wedowee, Al

Lead Carpenter

Setting forms in the power house portion of the dam section.


1969 -1981

Bellamy Brothers Inc
Ellenwood, Ga


After completing high school in 1969 I went to work with my father who was a foreman
working in Walhalla S.C. with Bellamy Brothers Inc.

Jobs I worked on:
Altamaha River on Hwy #1 Baxley, Ga - Replaced bridge piers in the river while
maintaining traffic on the bridge.

Alabama River, Montgomery, Al - Built twin bridges for the northern bypass.

1972 - Tennessee River - Ran a crew working on the substructure on a bridge on the
backwaters of the Tennessee River. When the job was nearing completion, the job
superintendent and most the men on the job went to Brunswick, Ga , I stayed and
completed the job.

Sidney Lanier Bridge - Brunswick, Ga - Replaced a pier and two deck spans that a ship
had knocked out.

1973 - Columbus, Ga - Built a retaining wall 300 feet long from six feet to thirty feet in
height. The superintendent quit and I was put in charge of the job which I completed.

1973 - 1975 - Dothan, Al - Installed five precast bridges and two miles of ditch work.
Cleared the creek banks and drive H piles along each bank then set precast concrete
panels in them. Backfilled the walls and then set precast ditch checks on the stream
bottom to control the bottom of ditch elevation. Set up a precast yard to precast the
concrete panels.

Atlanta Airport - Poured the barrel section and bases for a eighteen foot diameter tunnel
in an open cut on the North side of the East West runway and on the South side put in
shoring and excavated to pour the base for a future tunnel.

Marta Line at Hightower Station - Drove H piling then poured the footings and columns
on them. Also, put in the coffer dams next to the RR where they were required.

Downtown Atlanta on a Marta Job - Responsible for correcting problems on soldier pile
and lagging hole forty feet deep for installation of footing and pier for the Marta Line.

Macon, Ga - Two bridge projects, first was putting a temporary RR bridge in on the
existing RR, cutting out for a new exit ramp off the interstate then building the new
bridge on rollers off to one side. When everything was ready picked off the temporary
bridge and rolled the new one in place, jacked it up, pulled the rollers out and set the
bridge down on the bearing assembles.
Second bridge was a highway bridge over a creek.

Used as a trouble shooter on projects that they were having problems with.

Atlanta, Ga - Built bridge across I 85 just north of 285 bypass.


High School Graduate-
High School - 1969
Dale Carnegie Classes
Safety Classes

The various projects previously completed have provided a great background of
experience. Infrastructure will be a growing segment of our economy in the near future
and I have a background to support it. My safety record is excellent and I have additional
safety certifications and courses which I have completed. Travel to other areas from my
home in Alabama has always been a part of my career.

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