Steel Sculpture
Wood Sculpture
Stone Sculpture
Metal and Wood Sculpture
Bronze Sculpture
Architectural Work

GRAY MERCER WORK RESUME - 2013

Gray Mercer
P.O. Box 2164
El Prado, NM 87529
575-770-3366
graymercer@taosnet.com
www.graymercer.com

EDUCATION

Dartmouth College Hanover, New Hampshire
BA Earth Sciences, 1983
BA Visual Studies, 1983
Included time in sedimentary structures in Wyoming;
underground gold, silver, and manganese mines in Mexico; v
olcanoes in Poas and Arenal, Costa Rica.

Machine Shop Course
Rebuild Car Engine

Single Engine Pilots License, 1984
Float Plane Time
Fly in Alaska

WORK EXPERIENCE

Mercer Sculptures
1984 - 2000; El Prado, NM
Design and Fabrication
Large Outdoor Sculptures, Steel, Stone, Wood
Rig and Install Work
On Sight Work with Architects and Engineers

Aspen Cabinets and Millwork
June 2000 - Sept 2001; Basalt, CO
Designer and Fabricator
ACAD Elliptical Stairs, Handrails, Compound Moldings
On Site Measuring with Laser Levels, Create 3d Computer
Models for Shop Fabrication

Solar Energy International
Nov 2002; Carbondale, CO
Online Photovoltaic Course

Myers & Co. Architectural Metals
Sept 2001 - Jun 2002; Basalt, CO
Project Manager and Designer
ACAD Curved Stairs, Rails, Fire Doors, Door Hardware
On Site Measuring with Laser Levels

Myers & Company Architectural Metals
Jun 2002 - Sept 2002; Basalt, CO
Structural Detailer
ACAD Stairs

Myers & Company Architectural Metals
Sept 2002 - Jun 2004; Basalt, CO
Fabricator
Millwork at Bridgeport and Lathe
Stairs, Rails, Fire Doors, Lights
Certified 1718 Welder, Vertical and Overhead
Certified InnerShield Wire Welder, Horizontal
TIG Weld Bronze, Aluminum, Stainless Steel

Solar Energy International
Apr 2003; Carbondale, CO
Online Solar Home Design Course

Solar Energy International
Carbondale, CO 6/03
Straw Bale Workshop

Create Website of Work
Feb 2004, see www.graymercer.com

Myers & Company Architectural Metals
Jun 2004 - Apr 2005; Basalt CO
Foreman of Ornamental Field Installation Crew
Install and/or Build Large Custom Stairs in the Field
Use Full Safety Harness and Life Line, Build Own
Scaffolding Working Over 30 ft. Holes
On Site Laser Level Measuring
Troubleshoot Problems and Create Solutions with Project
Managers and Ornamental Department Head
Drive and Maintain Company Truck with Inventory of
Company Tools
Work Outside in All Weather Conditions
Attend Safety Meetings
Receive Safety Bonuses 1/04, 6/04, 1/05

Group 3 Development
Apr 2005 - Jun 2008; Taos, NM
Project Manager for Special Projects
Cantilevered Carport, Stainless Steel Fountain
Field Measure, Manage Sub-Contractors, Negotiate with
Clients, ACAD shop drawings, Troubleshoot Systems
Photovoltaic Panels Grid Tie Back Systems,
Solar thermal by Cedar Mountain Solar,
Gray Water Storage with Aeration Pumps and Irrigation
Project Manager/Jobsite Superintendent Build House
Supervise Crew, Estimating and Pricing on Excel

Mercer Design and Construction LLC
Oct 2007; Taos, NM

NM GB2 Residential Contractors License #353108,
GS17 Commercial Ornamental Contractor's License, 12/07
GS24 Commercial Structural Steel Erection License, 1/09

Custom architectural metal and architectural wood design
And fabrication in addition to working at G3 full time, Job site superintendant
Book Keeping Quickbooks, estimating on Excel, ordering, client relations, scheduling, licensing, insurances

Northern New Mexico Community College
Sept 2007 - Dec 2007; El Rito, NM
Adobe 101 Adobe Design and Construction Worldwide, Kurt Gardella

Mercer Design and Construction LLC
Aug 2009; Taos, NM

NM GB98 Commercial Contractor's License #353108
Work for G3 full time, special projects, supervisor,
Build three residential homes, frame and adobe
Work in safety harness in rope rigging to roof multi story steep pitched buildings

Mercer Design and Construction LLC
Nov 2011; Taos, NM
Rademeyer Spiral stair wood and steel for UpFront Construction.
Wormy maple 12/4 treads, custom stain and sealer finish.

Myers and Co.
Dec 2011 - Jan 2012; Basalt, CO
Ornamental Field installer, stairs, rails, steel screen panels, Aspen, Avon, Vail, Beaver Creek, Colorado,
TIG weld aluminum, stainless steel, bronze
Millwork on Bridgeport, re-certify all position 7018 weld cert.

Mercer Design and Construction LLC
Jan 2012; Taos, NM
Custom hammer texture steel and maple wood table
Custom table wormy maple, stainless steel, glass Pismo Gallery Aspen, CO
Installation Stone Arc, Bareiss Gallery, Taos, NM

Black Magic Welding
Jan 2012 - Mar 2012; Basalt, CO
Fabricator stairs, grab rail, TS custom door

Santa Fe Stone
Apr 2012 - Nov 2012; Santa Fe, NM
Field operations manager, core drill stones, design fountains,
operate boom truck, rig stones for lifting, installs, sales, ordering,
web site management, safety protocol, maintain company field truck and equipment

Positive Energy Solar
Residential Solar installer and Commercial Solar installer
2014 Field Installer Job Lead
2014 North American Certified Energy Practitioner Certification/NABCEP
Nov 2012; Santa Fe, NM
Installer of solar pv arrays, roof mount, ground mount,
tracker mount, BOS systems; residential; commercial;
travel throughout northern New Mexico.

Mercer Design and Construction LLC
Nov 2012; Taos, NM
Show bronze sculptures with Hulse Warman Gallery

Mercer Design and Construction LLC
Nov 2012; Taos, NM
Show Stone Arc #6 sculpture with Phillip Bareiss Gallery
Solo installation

Paradise Power Company
Apr 2015; Taos, NM
install Springer solar megawatt system

References:
Bob Orner, Up Front Construction
Taos, NM
tel. 575-770-5247
upfront@newmex.com

Jerry Holubec
tel. 972-672-8921
ams_inc@verizon.com

Bill Hoffmann, DWH Architects
Taos, NM
tel. 575-751-1479
bill@dwhoffmann.com