Foreman, Superintendent, Public Works Director

Resume posted by Alan Woodruff in Mechanical.

Desired position type: Full-Time
Location: Fowler Kansas, United States
620 388 4149
620 255 1499


I am self motivated, forward looking, interjetic, aggressive, particular, and a hard worker that learns quickly


• Elementary, junior high school, and high school, Meade, Kansas 1986-2000
• Seward County Community College, Liberal, Kansas 1999-2000
• Dodge City Community College, Dodge City, Kansas 2000-2001
• Benedictine College, Atchison, Kansas 2001-2003


Employment History
Superintendent of Utilities (2012 – 2013)
City of Attica, Kansas
• Prepared and filed all state and federal reports for the following utilities
1 Water 2 Sewer 3 Gas 4 Power Generation
Conducted an equipment innovatory analysis
Found major metering discrepancies increasing revenue and decreasing losses

Superintendent of Maintenance Department 2011 – 2012
City of Conway Springs, Kansas
Cleaned and organized facilities and properties
Changed repair and replacement practices to meet current industry standards
Purchased needed equipment
Encouraged the city to abide by city ordinances

Superintendent of Public Works 2008 – 2011
City of Medicine Lodge, Kansas
• Budgeted for all public works departments
• Primary purchasing agent
• Mapped utility distribution systems
• Migrated to radio read metering systems
• Conducted city wide cleanup
• Assigned daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly job duties and project priorities
• Worked extensively with engineers on numerous projects
• Worked closely with contractors
• Reported to superiors and boards on a regular basis
• Relocated entire public works department
Demolished and removed many hazardous structures / extensive cleaning of city
• Addressed deficiencies in water and waste water facilities for compliance with EPA and KDHE
• Established and posted legal street addresses for all facility locations
• Upgraded storm emergency procedures and equipment
• Served as inspector for a 3 mile raw water transmission line into the city
• Designed and built miles of water main
• Wrote bid specifications for large purchases
• Evaluated and advised on large purchases
• Rewrote and updated ordinances

Water Department 2005 – 2008
City of Pratt, Kansas
• Maintained water wells and pumps
• Have taken all state required samples
• Fixed, repaired, and replaced water mains and services
• Conducted annual inventory

Sales Representative 2003 – 2005
Pratt Tribune, Pratt, Kansas
• Revamped account filing system
• Managed up to 200 accounts
• Designed and sold advertisements for print media

Street & Alley Crew 1999 – 2001
City of Meade
• Summer help


  • Skills
  • • Effectively communicate with superiors, peers, and subordinates
  • • Project foreman
  • • Experience in the trades
  • • Heavy equipment operator
  • • Worked with SCADA systems, ultrasonic and pressure transducer
  • • Lift pumps and booster pumps
  • • Knowledgeable with many types of chlorination equipment
  • • Writing public service anouncements
  • • Understanding of basic and intermediate computer operation
  • Qualifications
  • • Class II Water Supply System Operator (Certificate #15845)
  • • Class I Waste Water Operator (Certificate #17636)
  • • I have worked hands on and managed all of the following departments: Water, Sewer,
  • Street & alley, Storm sewer, Parks, Swimming pool, Cemetery, Solid Waste, and
  • Recycling
  • • Experience writing job descriptions
  • • Experience in rewriting ordinances

Groups & Associations

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Spoken Languages


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