Tom Bartels

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GENERAL OVERVIEW

Mr. Bartels has over 25 years experience in civil horizontal construction work, highway construction.  He has over 20 years experience in local government public works construction, inspection, project management, and contract administration.  In conflict resolution, Mr. Bartels has over 8 years experience as an active mediator, with 85 hours of mediation training from two separate mediation programs.  He is experienced and trained in partnering, employee mediation, group facilitation, and community mediation.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Earth Science degree, Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois, 1972.
Arbitration and The Dispute Review Board Training Course  Sept. 2006
Certified Public Manager 2006

Dispute Resolution Experience

City of Tucson, Employee Mediation Program, City of Tucson, Department of Human Resources, Tucson, Arizona, http://www.tucsonaz.gov  

Active, 1998 through 2006.   Mediation Training,by Don Boyd, Dances with Opportunity, LLC, in 1998.  Contact:  Don Boyd, DwodonB@aol.com

Our Family Services, 3830 E. Bellevue, Tucson AZ  85716, (520) 323-7862.  Active mediator from 1999 through 2006. http://www.ourfamilyservices.org   Contact:  Victor Quiros, Community Mediation Program Director, (520) 323-1708, x121, vquiros@ourfamilyservices.org 

Construction & Construction Law Background

2/2005

ISSA Slurry Systems Workshop

US-Nevada-Las Vegas

4-day workshop and seminar on slurry and micro surfacing applications for street and highway resurfacing projects. 

 

2/2004

Job Order Contracting

US-AZ-Tempe

Seminar sponsored by Del Webb School of Construction, Ira A Fulton School of Engineering, Arizona State University and the Alliance for Construction Excellence.

 

2/2004

Contract Administration

US-AZ-Tucson

2-day Technical Training Workshop sponsored by the City of Tucson, Department of Procurement.

 

11/2003

Construction Administration Workshop

US-AZ-Tucson

Seminar sponsored by the Arizona APWA, Southern Arizona Branch, Education Committee

 

12/2000

Alternative Project Delivery Methods for Public Works Projects

US-AZ-Tucson

 

Seminar sponsored by Del Webb School of Construction, Ira A Fulton School of Engineering, Arizona State University and the Alliance for Construction Excellence.

 

11/1999

Construction Claims

 

      US-AZ-Tucson

Seminar by Wilson Management Associates, Educational Services Division.

Supervisory Basics, City of Tucson, Department of Human Resources Training, 1992.
Work Zone Traffic Supervisor, American Traffic Safety Services Assoc. (ATSSA), 1993.
Project Management, City of Tucson, Department of Human Resources Training, 1996.
Foundations For Leadership Program, City of Tucson, Department of Human Resources Training, 1998.

Construction-Related Certifications

National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET), Level III, Highway Construction, 1989.
OSHA Supervisory Safety Training Program, 2001
Certified Public Manager Training, Arizona State University, 2005 & 2006

Professional Affiliations

Project Management Institute
American Public Works Association
Arizona Dispute Resolution Association