PROFESSIONAL OBJECTIVE

A long or limited term consulting engagement in the areas of facilities design and construction, project/program management, planning and programming, budget development and cost management, construction management, and technical organization strategic planning and management. Prefer to remain in the mid-Atlantic and Metropolitan Washington, DC geographical areas.

SUMMARY OF COMPETENCIES

An accomplished program manager with significant competencies in all areas of operations and process planning/development, program and project management, electronic technologies, contracts administration, project budgeting and cost management, quality assurance, construction management. Additional competencies include:

  • Organization Strategy Planning & Management

  • Program/Project Management

  • Procurement and Contracts Management 

  • Capital Facilities Programming & Budgeting

  • Financial Management

  • Facilities Maintenance Management

  • Personnel Supervision

  • Expert Internet and Technology Skills

  • Financial Management

  • Technical/Feasibility Analysis

  • Cost Management/Value Engineering

  • Expert Problem Analysis Skills

  • Creative Solutions Development

  • Customer Service and Quality Management

EDUCATIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Executive Management CertificateE-Commerce & Business Management
Georgetown University, Washington, DC

Master of Science Degree, Engineering Management
Catholic University of America, Washington, DC

Graduate Study, Business Administration
The Citadel, Charleston, SC

Master of Science Degree, Mechanical Engineering
Union College, Schenectady, NY

Bachelor of Science Degree, Mechanical Engineering
Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN

RECORD OF EXPERIENCE

Independent Engineering/Management Consultant
March 2000 to Present

Provides professional consulting services in the areas of facilities management, construction management, capital facilities planning and programming, construction budget development and cost management, project/program management, and technical organizational strategy planning and development for governmental, educational and enterprise organizations.

Assistant Director, Division of Construction
Montgomery County Public Schools,
Rockville, MD 20850
November 1987 to March 2000

My management and administrative responsibilities included all aspects of planning and implementation of a $75-100 million annual capital facilities construction program. Project management responsibility includes new construction up to $40 million, as well as building renovations and additions up to $35 million. Additional direct responsibilities include site assessment and selection, capital projects budgeting, consultant selection and contracts administration, project planning, design reviews and coordination, construction bid analysis, personnel management, financial management, construction administration and overall capital improvements program management.

Senior Project Manager/Deputy Director, Project Management Division
Department of Public Works,
Fairfax County, VA
November 1985 to November 1987

Responsible for management of architectural/engineering design and related issues associated with the implementation of County governmental facilities, including capital budgeting, site selection, project scope development, A/E selection, design reviews, construction permits, contracts administration, construction phase technical support, and personnel supervision.  Received 'Outstanding Performance Award' 1986.

Senior Systems Engineer, Systems Engineering Division
General Electric Company,
Arlington, VA
June 1982 to November 1985

As a senior systems engineer my responsibilities included various project management assignments providing technical support to U. S. Navy and Air Force weapons procurement contracting projects in the areas of performance assessment studies, systems reliability, quality assurance, failure analysis, and manufacturing quality assurance and control for the Tomahawk cruise missile and F-18 fighter aircraft development programs. 

Chief Mechanical Engineer
Williams-Russell and Johnson, Inc.,
Atlanta, GA
June 1979 to June 1982

At this engineering consulting firm my responsibilities included design and development of construction documents for mechanical engineering projects, personnel supervision, and technical research. Technical design accomplishments include building mechanical systems, power generation, solar energy, energy conservation, mass transit and wastewater treatment.

Project Engineer, Large Steam Turbine Department
General Electric Company,
Schenectady, NY
August 1970 to June 1979

Responsibilities included design and manufacturing liaison for multiple steam turbine components and systems. This engagement demanded expert technical proficiency in the areas of machine design, stress analysis, metallurgy, thermodynamics, quality control and manufacturing process support.

PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING REGISTRATION

District of Columbia
State of Virginia
State of Georgia
State of Maryland

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Society of Mechanical Engineers
American Society of Civil Engineers
The Internet Society
Council of Educational Facilities Planners International

SUPPLEMENTAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Technology Skills

Technology skills comprise college-level training and course work in Windows-based computer programming, Internet-based programming including xml and javascripting, web site development, database management, telecommunications and networking systems management, as well as a high proficiency in general office suites and proprietary analysis applications. My most recent academic endeavor includes an executive management certificate in E-commerce and Business Management from Georgetown University.

Technology Projects

Specialized Training

Aircraft Maintenance Technician, U.S. Air Force,1963; Welding, 1972; Public Speaking, 1975; Kepner-Tregoe Problem Solving, 1976; Personnel Interviewing, 1976; Financial Accounting and Management, 1978; Technical Writing, 1980; Building HVAC Design, 1981; Solar Energy Design, 1981; Personnel Supervision, 1984; Fire Protection System Design, 1985; Construction Claims Management, 1987; Asbestos Abatement, 1987; Soils Mechanics, 1992; Value Engineering,1994.

Writing Samples
Performance Recognition
Community Service

Contact Mitchell M. Brown, P.E. at: brownmm@patriot.net.