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K. M. Kirk, P. E. -- 1400 Country Lane -- Allen, Texas 75002 -- Home Ph 972-359-6584 -- Cell Ph 972.333-9400

CAREER SUMMARY
Progressed from design engineer to project engineer to project manager to Director of Engineering and ultimately to operating my own office (over a period of 20 years). Active in local political arena relating to land development and the environment. Have held Engineering Registrations in eleven states, Surveyors Registration in two states and General Contractor's Registration-in one state (Florida requires State Exam) . I designed, managed, and built subdivisions, houses, industrial buildings, dams, roads, shopping centers, and other civil improvements. Developed forensic engineering services. Taught income tax seminars for small business. Taught Irrigation Design Seminars. Active in foundation inspection and recommendations for remedial work in Texas since 1993.

PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS
Paper on Ethics won local ASCE recognition (1968)
Instrumental in approval of curvilinear sewer in San Diego and NY, resulting in lower housing costs (1968-1971)
Developed early detention Pond theory presently in use in Florida,
resulting in less flooding during peak storms (1972)
Reorganization of Engineering firm increasing profit by 20% first year (1978)
Instrumental in Home Contractors & Builders Association (HBCA) report
"Where Will Our Children Live?” resulting in lowering housing costs 10% (1983)
Active in Section 208 program reducing government regulations overkill (1984)

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
PROJECT ENGINEER
HCB Contractors (11-16-96 -> 1-11-97)
MARY KAY Renovation, coordination
BECK PROGRAM MANAGEMENT (02-25-94 ->11-16-96)
DART Dallas Area Rapid Transit Light Rail System
DALLAS FARMER'S MARKET Roads, Utilities, Buildings
WILLIAMS, RUSSEL & JOHNSON (01-1-93 ->02-25-94)
DALLAS FARMER'S MARKET Roads, Utilities, Buildings


CONTRACT ENGINEERING & CONSULTING
Engineering Consulting 1993 to present
Inspections of building foundations & recommendations for correction of foundation failures,
Building Inspections & Construction Management, Forensic Engineering Services.
Inspection (1992->1993)
Civil Engineering Inspection under contract at Dallas Farmer's Market
Housing remodeling 1991 to present
Purchase and remodeling of single-family dwellings. Retaining as rentals.

DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING
K M. KIRK and ASSOCIATES Inc. Jupiter Florida 1979->1990
Private Civil Engineering Consultant to land developers & institutions.
Developed Civil Engineering business from scratch. First year's billing in access of $125K, positive
cash flow within 3 months. Long term clients included Drainage District (9 yr.), shopping center
developer 5 years. Served as liaison for Home Builders Association on Government committees.
Served on five committees, chaired 3 committees for "Where Will Our Children Live?” report.
Developed domicile inspection service for Realtors.
Turnkey Housing construction of single family dwellings. Designed, built & marketed housing units.
Subdivision design & construction up to 39 units at a time.
Prime professional design of shopping centers, single-family housing, & industrial buildings.

BROOME & FARINA, Inc
. Coral Springs Florida 1977->1979
Private Civil Engineering Consultant to land developers, institutions.
Reorganized office increasing sales: collections capturing 50% of land survey work and this branch
out producing three other branches the first year with the firm. I wrote office manual while reorganizing
office as to provide for employee reduction not effecting in-office work, resulting in promotion to Director of Marketing.

MARKETING
BROOM & FARINA, Inc., Coral Springs, Florida 1978->1979
Developed Aggressive Marketing program for firm
K. M. KIRK & ASSOCIATES, Inc., Jupiter, Florida 1979->1990
Developed Aggressive Marketing program for firm

LAND DEVELOPMENT
Developed 39 Lot subdivision in partnership with an Architect, a Realtor and an architectural 1983->1984
designer

PROJECT ENGINEER
CONNELL METCALF & EDDY, Miami Florida 1976->1977
Private Civil Engineering Consultant to Government Institutions.
Within 60 days of entering Airports Division responsibilities were increased to 5 airports and
coordinating all civil work with airports department.
Instrumental in developing method for filling caverns under active runways at Orlando International
Airport saving estimated at $2M in potential lost revenues

POLLUTION CONTROL ENGINEER
BROWARD COUNTY PLANNING DIVISION, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 1975->1976
Federal Programs Grantee Nation program to clean surface waters.
Developed simple methodology for evaluation of response to Request for Proposals to screen
consultants, reducing evaluation time.

PRINCIPAL ENGINEER
K. M. KIRK and ASSOCIATES, Inc., Plantation, Florida 1972->1975
Developed Seminar on Irrigation attended by 75 professionals. This resulted in recognition as one
of two experts in the state. Taught design portion of Irrigation seminar, resulting in contracts with
Dade County (Miami, Florida) as consultant.
Began forensic consulting regarding design practices.

DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING
EDWARD D. STONE, JR. & ASSOCIATES, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 1971->1972
Designed first subdivision in Mexico using computer plotting.
Developed systematic system for landscape irrigation design, resulting in reduced design time.

PROJECT ENGINEER
BECK PROGRAM MANAGEMENT, Dallas, Tx. This is a Construction Management Firm 1993->1996
Headed up Claims Team for analyzing over-runs in $40 M Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
Took over Construction Payments & Audits for Light Rail Project
SEAR, BROWN, SCHOENBERGER, et al, Rochester, New York 1970->1971


PROJECT ENGINEER SEAR, BROWN SCHOENBERGER et al, (Cont.)
Modified existing detention structures design to eliminate surface failures.
First venture in Forensic Engineering resulted from work for this firm.

E. F. COOK & ASSOCIATES, INC., San Diego, California 1967->1970
Received approval for first curvilinear sewers, reducing housing costs.
Developed estimate methodology for earthwork quantities resulting in
Increasing accuracy to within 5% of field quantities

PRE ENGINEERING GRADUATE EXPERIENCE
California Division of Highways, Engineering Tech in soils 1960->1963
Alaska, - Construction surveyor, inspection, construction-surveying 1957->1960

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Taught Civil Engineering Drafting & Design to employees 1979->1990
Held Seminars on Income Taxes for small businesses 1982->1989
Held Seminar on Irrigation System Design, ASCE Endorsed 1984
Giving Seminars on Foundation Inspection 1996-> present
Speaker-Foundation Repair Seminar - SMU continuing education program 2003
Speaker-Foundation Inspection Seminar - SMU continuing education program 2003
Speaker-Drainage & foundation watering - Foundation Repair Association 2009

REGISTRATION & CERTIFICATES HELD
Professional Engineer Current: Tx, NM
Professional Engineer Not current: Al, Az, Ca, Fl, Ga, Ha, Md, NY, NC, Va.,
Professional Land Surveyor Not current: Fl, NY.
General Contractor Not Current: Fl.
Pilots License ASEL
SCUBA NASU

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
American Society of Civil Engineers - not current
American Society of Professional Engineers - not current 
Institute of Consulting engineers - Florida - not current
Foundation Repair Association-Texas, Associate Member

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
B S Agriculture - California State Polytechnic College. 1957
Horse shoeing - California State Polytechnic College. 1957
B S Civil Engineering - San Diego State University. 1967
Land Planning - University of California Extension Irvine, I.T.T. 1968
Earthen Dam Design - University of Missouri at Rolla. 1971

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