Bucky Jackson

Experience

Graham County Land Company – June 2014 to Present

Vice President - Current duties consist of procurement, estimating, contract negotiations, business development, penetration of new market/revenue streams, project management, team organizing, safety, quality control, production, execution, resource utilization and logistics management.

Phillip & Jordan, Inc. – August 2005 to June 2014

North Dakota/Montana (Heavy Civil & Oilfield Services) Area Manager – July 2011 – June 2014

Duties consisted of managing all regional operations consisting of $160 million worth of revenue, 2100 successful projects, 160+ direct employees, 200+ pieces of equipment and up to 20 specialty subcontractors. Directed and managed procurement, estimating, contract negotiations, business development, penetration of new market/revenue streams, project management, team organizing, safety, account payable & receivable, quality control, production, execution, resource utilization, logistics management and provide an important communication link between local operations and the corporate executive officer. Projects ranged from Heavy Civil mass grading to Commercial site development and all associated scopes of work.

Notable Projects ND/MT

Tornado Emergency Response & Recovery Joplin, MO – (USACE) – May 2011 – Mid July 2011

Contractor Quality Control System Manager (CQCSM) - Duties consisted of monitoring the performance of quality control systems to ensure effectiveness and efficiency. Communicate quality control information to all relevant organizational departments, outside vendors, and contractors. Participate in partnering meetings, QC planning meetings, perform submittal review and approval, Preconstruction, Partnering, Coordination and Mutual Understanding Meetings. Submit respective checklists to the Contracting Officer as specified. Immediately stop any segment of work, which did not comply with the contract plans or specifications, and direct the removal and replacement of any defective work. Remove any individual from the site who fails to perform their work in a skillful, safe and workmanlike manner or whose work did not comply with the contract plans and specifications. Prepared daily QC Reports and submitted on a daily basis (morning of following day) to the contracting officer. Managing quality control monitors equipped with Automated Debris Management Systems (ADMS). Ensured that Safety Officer inspections were performed. Attended all toolbox safety meetings.

Tornado Emergency Response & Recovery Elmore & Tallapoosa County, AL – USACE – February 2011 – April 2011

Area Manager of two counties for Tornado Debris Removal and Disposal. Responsibilities included; coordination with USACE Resident Engineer. Locating and setting up TDSR sites, holding daily quality and safety meetings with monitors and crews. Scheduling routes and production totals for tornado debris removal and performing random site inspections. Ensuring quality of segregated and collected wastes streams consisting of HHW, ACM, tanks, tires, E-Waste and SME. Managing quality control monitors equipped with Automated Debris Management Systems (ADMS), multiple subcontractors and crews.

Sitework/Parking Lot Expansion – Lacombe, LA – September 2010-January 2011

Project Manager on Parking Lot Extension at Lacombe Distribution Center. Responsibilities consist of management of daily operations, daily reporting to the Owner, scheduling, account payable & receivable, progress and cost control meetings. Project consisted of importing and placement approximately 10,000 cubic yards of clay, erosion control BMPs, storm drainage, all associated utility installation, concrete and asphalt paving.

USACE – New Orleans, LA – June 2010-September 2010

Project Manager on LPV 109.02a Phase 2 Levee Enlargements ($2.4 Million). Responsibilities consist of management of daily operations, daily reporting to the USACE, scheduling, progress and cost control meetings, account payable & receivable. Responsible for the implementation and continual improvement of the project Accident Prevention Plan. Project consisted of importing and placement approximately 45,000 cubic yards of sand, 20 acres of clearing and grubbing, 60,000 square yards of geosynthetic separator installation, erosion control measures including 20,000 LF of silt fence. Importing and placing 60,000 tons of aggregate for the construction of 7.5 miles of haul roads.

USACE – New Orleans, LA – November 2009 – June 2010

Project Manager/Administrator on LPV 109.02a Sand Drainage Blanket ($24 million). Responsibilities consist of management of daily operations, daily reporting to the USACE, schedule, progress and cost control meetings, account payable and receivable. Responsible for the implementation and continual improvement of the project Accident Prevention Plan and monitor erosion control for compliance. Management over 65 employees, various subcontractors including trucking, surveying, erosion control including 110,000 LF of silt fence and paving. Project consists of importing placement approximately 1,100,000 cubic yards of sand, 50 acres of clearing and grubbing, 1,000,000 square yards of geosynthetic separator fabric.

Wind Energy – Milford, IA – July 2009-October 2009

Quality Control Manager on the Lost Lakes Wind Farms Project. Responsibilities consisted of daily production reports, daily quality control forms, daily site inspections and the supervision of subcontractors and 35 employees. Managed the installation of 36 miles of underground electrical collection system to 61 Wind Turbines, 2 Met Data Towers and installation of 8,390 LF of road borings. Installed up to 6,900 LF per day. Installation and maintenance of BMPs for erosion control. Project was completed within designated schedule.

Ice Storm Emergency Response & Recovery – Kentucky DOT (Multiple Counties) – February 2009 – June 2009

Quality Control Manager/Project Manager – Quality Control on Ice Debris Removal Project for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. Responsibilities consisted of the management of 25 debris removal crews in multiple counties. Ensuring the Quality of all operations ranging from the removal and disposal of ROW debris, removal of hazardous trees and the removal of hazardous stumps. Scheduling and reporting daily totals and routes to the KYTC. Setting up and maintaining the proper MOT for major lane closures. Project included the removal of approximately 200,000 cubic yards.

Ice Storm Emergency Response & Recovery – Kentucky (USACE) – January 2009

Quality Control Manager- Contract with the USACE to cut, clear and pile Ice Storm Debris that were blocking the major roadways in District 1 and 2 in Kentucky. Responsibilities consisted of scheduling routes with local KYTC rep and municipalities Ensuring that over 30 crews where performing a safe and quality job. Reporting finished routes to the USACE and local governments.

Levee Improvements – Plaquemines Parish LA – Mid October 2008 – December 2008

Quality Control Manager – Plaquemines Parish Levee debris removal and Hurricane protection project. Responsibilities consisted of ensuring all operations were performed with quality, ensuring the all debris removal from levee were eligible and properly disposed of. Ensuring all clay hauled to levee came from an approved borrow site. Scheduling compaction tests and reviewing results. Submitting daily production reports to the client and tracking quantities and job status.

Hurricane Emergency Response & Recovery – Louisiana and Texas – September 2008 – Mid October 2008

Quality Control Manager – Hurricane Gustav and Ike debris removal projects. Managing quality control monitors, multiple subcontractors and crews for the removal of hurricane related debris. Responsibilities consisted of holding daily quality and safety meetings with monitors and crews. Scheduling routes and production totals and doing random site inspections.

Estimating & Surveying – Robbinsville, NC – September 2007 – August 2008

Project Estimator and Surveyor – Estimated projects, set clearing limits, staked drainage structures, grade, topographical surveys, as-builds and property boundaries on numerous jobs in North Carolina and Georgia. Operated AGTEK and estimating software.

Miscellaneous Sitework – Robbinsville, NC – May 2007 – August 2007

Supervisor and Heavy Equipment Operator- Supervised crews and operated heavy equipment on various dirt and clearing jobs in North Carolina, South Carolina and Northeast Georgia.

Hurricane Emergency Response & Recovery – New Orleans, LA (USACE) Hurricane Katrina – August 2006 – April 2007

Quality Control Manager for Private Property Debris Removal Project for the USACE. Responsibilities consisted of ensuring all debris removed from private property was eligible per FEMA work order and all hazardous waste was segregated. All danger trees were approved by USACE before removal. Verified and reported status of work order. Managed quality control monitors in multiple work zones. Supervised multiple tree and debris crews.

Hurricane Emergency Response & Recovery – New Orleans, LA (USACE) Hurricane Katrina – October 2005 – July 2006

Quality Control Monitor. Responsible for Hurricane generated debris segregation and removal from 130 miles of Hurricane protection levees in Orleans parish all ROW debris north of I-10 (Sector 1). Segregated and collected wastes streams consisting of HHW, ACM, tanks, tires, E-Waste and SME.

Hurricane Emergency Response & Recovery – Mobile, AL (USACE) Hurricane Katrina – September 2005

Quality Control Monitor- Responsible for Hurricane generated debris on the ROW, removal and trimming of hazardous trees in the ROWs and Parks.

Western Carolina Painting & Services 2000 – September 2005

Operations Manager – Duties consisted of managing all operations consisting of 500+ successful projects, 8+ direct employees, and subcontractors. Directed and managed the entire business including procurement, estimating, contract negotiations, business development, penetration of new market/revenue streams, project management, team organizing, safety, account payable & receivable, quality control, production, execution, resource utilization, logistics management

Current Certifications

  • USACE Construction Quality Control Training
  • CPR-First Aid
  • OSHA 10 Hour
  • OSHA 30 Hour
  • 40 Hour Hazwoper
  • FEMA-Incident Command System 100
  • FEMA-Incident Command System 200
  • FEMA-Incident Command System 700
  • FEMA-Incident Command System 800
  • Excavation Competent Person
  • Respirator
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • H2S Awareness
  • Oilfield Safety
  • Fire Resistant Clothing Training
  • Leadership Training
  • General Employee Training
  • Class A CDL
  • NCDOT Erosion Control Level I

Past Certifications

  • Louisiana Asbestos Contractor/Supervisor
  • Louisiana Asbestos Building Inspector
  • Mississippi Asbestos Supervisor
  • North Carolina Asbestos Supervisor
  • South Carolina Asbestos Supervisor
  • North Carolina Pesticide Applicator ROW
  • NCDOT Erosion Control/Storm Water Level 2


Corporate Office

Graham County Land Company
750 Tallulah Road
Robbinsville, NC  28771
Office:  (828) 479-3581
Fax: (828) 479-0124
Regional Office
Graham County Land Company
6110 McFarland Station Drive 
Suite 104
Alpharetta, GA  30004
Office:  (770) 373-8955
Affiliates
Western Materials, Hiawassee, GA
National Environmental Services
National Power Group