Thirty-five years of experience in all phases of general construction, inspection and project management for school construction. Emphasis on structural steel, masonry and concrete structures, as well as extensive modernization experience. Previous experience as a construction manager for school projects, a DSA masonry inspector, masonry contractor and general building contractor. Ross has an excellent understanding of the DSA process, DSA Box and roles of all licensed professionals. Ross has hands-on tradesman knowledge of construction and the application of code in the field as it relates to representing the district’s best interest while upholding the requirements of DSA. Ross is a team player, has excellent communication skills, organizational skills and computer skills. Ross is proficient in the use of PDF based IPAD software and is experienced with KCS’s website based documentation process. Ross has been a valuable team member of Knowland Construction Services since 2007.
Education and Certifications:
- General Contractor
- Construction Manager
- Masonry Contractor
- Masonry Foreman
- DSA Masonry Inspector
- DSA Project Inspector since September 1997
- Journeyman Mason
Cabrillo High School, Long Beach Unified School District. Budget: $11 Million. New aquatic center consisting of masonry and steel assosciated structures along with a pool and site work. Project included extensive soils remediation including the installation of compaction grouting and a geotextile fabric due to a high water table and expansive soil.
Nelson Academy Middle School, Long Beach Unified School District. Budget: $44 Million. New construction on 16 acres. Project consisted of soils remediation of toxic substances and the installation of a liquid boot gas methane ventilation system. Structure included structural steel, masonry, poured in place concrete and curtain wall. School included classrooms, administration, science labs, library, gymnasium, kitchens and site work.
Yorba Linda High School, Placentia Yorba Linda Unified School District. Budget: $62 Million. Phase I new high school on 64 acres. (Total project cost near $100 million). Project consisted of extensive site work including subdrains, 5’ storm drains, 36” water lines, 27’ tall concrete retaining walls, 30’ keystone retaining walls, and compacted fill to 47’. Structures were structural steel, masonry and poured in place concrete. Buildings included administration, gymnasiums, library, classrooms, science labs, kitchen, tennis courts, parking and site work. Project was multi-prime delivery system.
Valadez Middle School Placentia Yorba Linda Unified School District. Budget: $32 Million. New middle school on 14 acres. Project consisted of masonry, structural steel and curtain wall. Buildings included classrooms, science labs, MPR, kitchens, library and administration.
Newport Mesa Unified School District. Budget: $28 million. Six separate sites. Projects were primarily wood frame and included new infrastructure, ADA, technology, fire, MEP and finishes. included remedial soils work including pressure grouting, and extensive retaining walls.
Irvine Unified School District. Budget: $40 Million. New buildings and modernizations at Northwood High School, University High School, Irvine High School, Heritage Park Aquatic Center, College Park Elementary School, Quail Hill Elementary School and Woodbury Elementary School.
Capistrano Unified School District
DSA Inspector. Responsible for project inspections on numerous projects including:
Tesoro High School – $28.4 Million.
Shorecliffes – $2.1 Million.
Don Juan Avila – $12.8 Million