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Herbert Brite

Owner/President

Dale, TX

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Work Experience

Owner/President

KQ General, Inc
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Dale, TX
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July 1997 to May 2011

Assistant Supervisor

Solely
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August 1981 to May 1999

responsible for the vision, inception, and management of this rural convenience store while working full-time. Implemented plans from start-up to completion in order to provide convenience to a small rural community and offer a focal point and gathering place for its residents. Purchased the property, engaged an architect, developed the building plans and obtained necessary permits and licenses. Built the store from the ground up primarily by myself with the help from family and local contractors. Responsible for the day to day activities of managing the store including but not limited to opening and closing the store, hiring employees, training employees, ordering supplies, daily preparation of breakfast, lunch and dinner items, and record keeping. 
 
Assistant Supervisor 
August 1981 to May 1999 
HEB Construction - San Antonio, TX 
 
Started out with HEB Construction as a laborer. Promoted rapidly from laborer to carpenter's helper. Took the initiative to teach myself how to read blueprints and building plans and was promoted to carpenter. Worked through the ranks eventually realizing lead man, foreman and ultimately assistant supervisor. As assistant supervisor managed and oversaw sub-contractors and the day to day operations of each job. Accountable for making sure the job was completed under budget and within specified time constraints. Applied technical knowledge and followed proper inspection techniques to examine workmanship and materials and detect deviations from plans, regulations and standard construction practices. Dealt courteously and communicated effectively with a variety of individuals contacted in the course of work including resolving conflicts and problems.