1. Gary Thomas
1870 Abercorn Way
Snellville, GA 30078
Facilities Project Manager and Military Veteran offering over 15 years of proven experience in program
coordination, quality management, production supervision, and personnel development. Managed recruitment and
retention of 36 employees and 4 supervisors. Developed and implemented specifications on Gypsum, resulting in a
$3M revenue increase. Oversaw $500,000 worth of production daily. Reorganized In-House Program, turning an
annual $50,000 loss to a $100,000 profit. Established a Peer Counseling Program, which improved morale and
productivity. Results-oriented professional with strong planning capabilities, communications skills, presentation
skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills. Ability to effectively influence internal team members through
consensus building, as well as the ability to oversee the development projects to completion with limited
supervision. Career supported by a Masters of Business Administration in Project Management.
Construction Monitoring Project Management Safety Regulations & Compliances
Training and Development
Human Resource Information System
Microsoft Office Suite
Thomas Consultant Firm 2008 - Present
Partner with Project Sponsor to define the project, establish its budget, and standards. Manage consultants,
strategic planning process, and allocate resources.
Oversee all on-site project activity to ensure projects are completed on schedule, within budget, and in
accordance with engineering design.
Perform inspection of construction activities to ensure conformance with approved designs/plans.
Coordinate and communicate between field, designers and client.
Obtain approvals and permits for new jobs.
Approve sub-contractor and vendor invoices.
Ensure that construction plans are in agreement with customer expectations and identify points at which
contractual obligations will have been met.
•Scheduling, coordinating, and inspecting the work; monitoring and controlling performance and
completing punch lists.
•Monitor and provide documentation to insure quality and proper compliance with job requirements
•Resolving problems and identifying construction improvements.
•Maintain records of job, monitoring project expenditures; identifying variances; implementing corrective
•Evaluating project milestones, resolving design problems, evaluating and implementing change orders.
•Coordinating inspections from manufacturers and governing authorities.
•Complying with safety standards and practices to promote a safe and clean work place.
•Proactively inspecting and improving practices to eliminate safety risks and injuries, and enforce standards.
Remodel and reconstruct investment properties
Acxaas 2006 - 2008
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Facilitated project meetings with staff, senior managers, and customers to discuss bid status, present
proposals, negotiate bids, and solve issues.
Estimated and created budgets for construction projects.
Managed third party contractors including safety oversight, environmental design specification compliance,
and similar construction specifications and requirements.
Interfaced and communicated with client regarding project status and coordinated as required to resolve
issues with site construction, procurement, and/or engineering.
Reviewed engineering designs, drawings, blueprints, and other related engineering documents to identify
potential problems ahead of time and proactively implement solutions.
National Gypsum Company, Ready Mix 2004 -2006
Maintained financial objectives by forecasting requirements, prepared an annual budget, scheduled
expenditures, and analyzed variances.
Recruited, oriented, trained, scheduled, coached, and disciplined employees; communicated job
expectations; planned, monitored, and appraised job contributions and compensation actions.
Collaborated with staff and managers to create strategic plans; implemented production, productivity,
quality, and customer-service standards; investigated and completed audits; and determined system
Quality Supervisor 2002 - 2004
Oversaw operations and created a high-quality program, in which the 100,000 sq. ft. facility was awarded
"Plant of Year 2004" (first time in 15 year history).
Took corrective action as needed during projects and/or consulted with construction project manager to
resolve issues arising during projects.
Oversaw subcontractors and vendors/suppliers performing work on the project.
Prepared site inspection/oversight reports documenting the progress to date.
Coordinated proposed changes in design with consultants and construction manager while maintaining
schedule and budget.
Reviewed, recommended and approved all construction change requests, on-site change orders and pay
Masters of Business Administration in Project Management - American Intercontinental University
Bachelor of Arts in Business Management, Shorter College
Six Sigma Green Belt
Introduction to Statistical Process Control: Mark Crossley Leadership Course - National Gypsum
Military Leadership Course - United States Army
Certified Forklift Operator Training