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Name : Kelly G. Allen
Industry Type : Field Engineer/PM
City & State : Blythewood, SC
Job Title
Relocation Preferences : Specialty Contractors
Objective : any
Resume :  

Kelly G. Allen

Blythewood, SC 29016

Key Qualifications
Field Engineering, Project Management, Quality Control/Quality Assurance
Computer Proficient for tracking, scheduling, communications; MS Excel, Primavera Contract Manager

To continue my career in the construction industry by obtaining a challenging position where I may utilize and share the benefits of my years of experience.

I have more than 30 years experience in commercial and industrial construction management, field engineering, and QA/QC for civil and structural contracts, 20 of the 30 years being in structural steel contracting. I have held positions such as Project Manager, Field Engineer, Project Engineer, Site Manager, and Site Representative. My assignments have allowed me to apply my knowledge to the office, fabricating plant and field erection work.
It has been my pleasure to have been actively involved in many large, complex, high profile projects, each of which have added to my knowledge of the industry.
I have effectively utilized established procedures and devised and implemented new systems to aid myself and others in the efficient management of large amounts of critical data.
My responsibilities have put me in direct association with the management individuals of the customers, design teams, third party inspectors and governing bodies, general contractors, contract management personnel, and the supervision of subcontractors and other trades. I have established and maintained professional relationships that have proven to benefit me and to contribute to the successful completion of the projects in which I have been involved.

Technical Expertise
Fully familiar with standard methods of Project Management and can easily adapt to individualized company procedures.
Computer literate and adaptable to new software environments.
Fully familiar with the tools and equipment used in fabrication and erection work.
Financial and technical mathematic skills necessary for the job.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent analytic and problem solving skills.

Kelly G. Allen
10429 Wilson Blvd
Blythewood, SC 29016
Cell- 803-447-1936


2006 to 2009 Sr. Field Engineer, PM team
Schuff Steel Company, Phoenix, AZ, Las Vegas Div.
Managed the field engineering team (2- area field engineers)
Resolved all field discrepancies and non-compliances to aid the GC in obtaining the certificate of occupancy
Managed all change order work
Managed separate tenant build-out contracts
Sands Corp. Palazzo Casino / Hotel Resort, Las Vegas, NV
70,000 tons, (4) underground levels Parking Garage, Back-of-House and Support
level, Casino level, (3) levels Retail Space, Pool Deck, (50) story high-rise Hotel,
and Theater
Sands Corp. Bethworks Casino / Hotel, Bethlehem, PA
8,000 tons, Casino, Retail Space, (10) story Hotel

2000 to 2006 Self Employed, owned and operated a retail business

1997 to 2000 Site Representative / Site Manager
Kline Iron & Steel, Columbia, SC
Managed subcontracted steel erection
Expedited and scheduled fabricated steel and vendor supplied items
Negotiated and implemented CO work
Managed QA/QC procedures
10,000 tons, Hunt / Merrill Lynch Office Complex, Princeton, NJ
15,000 tons, Gilbane / Melon Bank Computer Center, Pittsburgh, PA
12,000 tons, Black & Vetch Turbine Bldg, Neuquen, Argentina
22,000 tons, Bechtel / Bridgestone/Firestone Tire Plant, Aiken, SC
8,000 tons, Fluor Daniels / Bi-Lo Arena, Greenville, SC

1992 to 1997 Site Representative
Owen Steel Company, Columbia, SC
Managed subcontracted steel erection
Expedited and scheduled fabricated steel and vendor supplied items
Negotiated and implemented CO work
Managed QA/QC procedures
15,000 tons, Graycor / Ford Motor Co., Assembly Plant, Louisville, TN
5,000tons, US Naval Air Station, Training Facility, Pensacola, FL
18,000 tons, Army Corps of Engineers, Hospital, Ft. Bragg, NC
12,000 tons, Veterans Administration Hospital, Detroit, MI
18,000 tons, Santee-Cooper, Cross Generating Sta., Cross, SC
6,000 tons, Publix Distribution Center, Lawrenceville, GA
25,000 tons, NY/NJ Sports Auth., Atlantic City Convention Center, NJ
16,000 tons, Logan Township Generating Sta., Logan Twp., NJ

1990 to 1992 Project Engineer
Havens Steel Co., Kansa City, MO
Expedited and scheduled fabricated steel and vendor supplied items
Negotiated and implemented CO work
Managed QA/QC procedures
22,000 tons, Gilbane / OHare Airport, Terminal 5, Chicago, IL
35,000 tons, Nucor Coil Steel Processing, South Bend, IN
12,000 tons, Voest-Alpine / US Steel #2 Continuous Caster, Gary, IN

1989 to 1990 Project Engineer
Edward Gray Corp. (Graycor), Chicago, IL
Expedited and scheduled fabricated steel and vendor supplied items
Managed QA/QC procedures
Managed 18,000 ft of process piping, installation, testing and turn-over
Civil, structural and mechanical contract for the installation of the #1 Continuous Caster Degasser Unit, US Steel, Gary, IN

1988 to 1989 Estimator / Job Coordinator / Detailer
Lane & Associates, Monee, IL
Estimated light structural and misc. steel
Assisted the principal in bidding, preparation of subcontract documents and COs
Prepared shop and field drawings

1982 to 1988 Project Manager
B & F Fabricating, Chicago Heights, IL
Solicited, estimated, managed light structural and miscellaneous steel for commercial and industrial contractors

1978 to 1981 Surveyor / Party Chief, Field Engineering
Brown & Root Power Div., Houston TX
Established survey controls for lay-out and verification
Performed field inspections for QC sign-off
Independence Steam Electric Sta., Newark, AR
Celanese Chemical, Generating Plant, Pampa TX

1977 to 1978 Truck Driver / Fracturing Pump Operator
Halliburton, Pampa, TX

1975 to 1977 Surveyor / Field Engineering
Bechtel Corp. Mining & Metals Div., San Francisco, CA
Zinc Smelter, American Smelting & Refining, Amarillo, TX
Taconite Mining and processing Plant, Minorca Mining, Virginia, MN

1974 to 1975 Design Draftsman
Automatic Sprinkler Corp, Indianapolis, IN

1972 to 1974 Project Manager
B & F Fabricating, Chicago Heights, IL

Military Service
1967 to 1971
US Navy Construction Battalions (Seabee) BU2, 2nd Class Petty Officer
1 year Republic of Vietnam, 1968 to 1969
Honorable Discharge

MM, F & A M, Nellis No. 46, Las Vegas, NV

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