653 West 100 South, Hebron IN 46341 Tel 310.678.5963 robertbachich[at]yahoo.com
Superintendent MEP Hydro-Electric / Industrial
Industrial / Commercial Development
Accomplished Construction Superintendent Professional with more than 20 years of added value supervising large groups of individuals and subcontractors in high-profile projects with aggressive timelines. Highly skilled and experienced in all aspects of the electrical, mechanical, and civil trades, performing timely and meticulous site inspections, managing new services and contracts, and overseeing projects that include Hydro Electric, new installation and O&M creation, introduction, and training of operations personnel, Industrial Paper Mill rehabs with new expansions to improve quality and with return on investment. An unparalleled record of accountability-based leadership; able to coordinate and direct multiple project-based efforts while motivating and leading project teams. Ensures ongoing preventive maintenance, periodically inspects equipment to prevent defects before costly breakdowns occur. Impeccable integrity and work ethic.
Project Management Master Scheduling Budgeting Contractor Management Problem-solving Commercial Development Construction Management Environmental & Regulatory Compliance MEP Management Trouble-shooting OSHA Compliance Renovation Management Facilities Maintenance 24/7 Management Multi-site Management Negotiations Capital Improvements Water System Installations Waste, Potable, and Fire Cost & Energy Reduction Power and Infrared Analysis Relationship-building Team-building Conflict Resolution Relocation Management Coordination of cut--fill for rough grades and underground utilities
Westfield Corporation, Los Angeles, CA 2005 2008
Developer of shopping malls valued at more than $300M
MEP SUPERINTENDENT / GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT
Orchestrated the field activities for MEP and general trades, including mechanical, electrical, structural, construction, and civil, for five major mall development projects nationwide with values at $620M. Produced accurate schedules. Applied expert conflict resolution skills to resolve client and team issues, and facilitated productive communication among contractors, owner representatives, and project management.
Delivered consistent, outstanding results; recognized as a key troubleshooter for all MEP issues on three sites.
Hand-selected by Westfield executives to rescue a project in Connecticut. Developed a meticulous recovery schedule, established control of the project, and successfully completed the project a week ahead of deadline.
Saved a failing project in Maryland through the development of a solid recovery schedule that was instrumental the installation of a rooftop HVAC and fire alarm.
Cultivated strong alliances with local planning and inspection officials.
Coordinated the life safety system certification that including fire sprinkler, fire alarm, and smoke evacuation. Successfully integrated the new EMS/Fire systems with existing facility equipment.
Eastern Heating & Cooling, Albany, NW 2004 2005
Provider of digital energy management systems.
Coordinated the accurate and timely scheduling with construction contractors for scope work. Coordinated energy management equipment delivery, installation, commissioning, and turnover documents to client.
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J. A. Jones, Niskayuna, NY 2002 2004
A GE Energy Research & Development firm
Coordinated the activities for all MEP and civil trades, ensuring minimal disruptions to this 24-hour research facility. Ensured all site safety requirements for abatement, hazmat, and traffic management, and conducted weekly to schedule for review.
RPB Electrical Services, Saratoga Springs, NY 1996 2001
Industrial/commercial electrical contracting company
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER/OWNER
Founded and grew this company to a successful round-the-clock electrical service provider for construction companies, renovators, and other contractors in central New York State. Identified market requirements to successful land new business.
Provided all electrical wiring services and water plant for a 150-unit senior village.
Coordinated relocation of a 30 machine, 80,000 SF manufacturing plant, including all electrical rewiring and machine disassembly and reassembly.
Redesigned control panels and integrated workstations as part of line equipment conversion and preparation for retrofit of corrugated board machinery.
Facilitated infrared power analysis survey to improve efficiency and maintenance of plant systems.
Stevens & Thompson Paper1986-1996
Secondary fiber paper mill / Hydro Electric Generating Facility
Electrical / Mechanical Superintendent for full paper and Hydro Electric Operations
Ensured timely scheduling, proper equipment maintenance, maintained maintenance budget for a 24/7 industrial facility. Coordinated shutdowns for maintenance and responded to emergency breakdowns.
Enabled millions of dollars of revenue by getting new 10.5 mw generator on line per contract date.
Upgraded all machine drives to D.C. motors for better quality product and 35-40% financial savings.
After a major machine fire got the largest of our machines up on temporary basis while new electrical gear was ordered and installed without interruptions.
Resolved 90% of significant electrical issues within first six months on site
Traveled internationally to certify operation of new paper converting equipment for new plant
Field managed new, state mandated secondary treatment plant for Waste Water discharge
Identified and coordinated significant upgrades to electrical usage for paper operations.
Managed installation of internal, closed loop water tower system to minimize Waste Water discharge.
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EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT/REFERENCES
Electrical Engineering, Purdue University
Business, Indiana University
Management, Adirondack College
UAW Electrician Journeyman Wireman
Management and Training courses
Numerous OSHA certifications, current OSHA 30, First Aid / CPR
Dale Morris, MEP manager for J.A. Jones/GE project409 766-7463
Tom Aurulia, Safety Director for International Paper and GE 518 798-0345
Brian Zeppatelli, Project Manager for General Electric R&D Center518 376-0411
Doug Johanson, Senior Project Manager for Westfied, CT project212 858-7663
Jerry White, Project Manager for Westfield419 971-6025
Eric Wilson, Senior V.P. Construction WestfieidlCell310 892-1184