Richard K. Vandegrift
4160 N. Natchez Ave.
Chicago, IL 60634
Project Management, safety awareness, cost control, quality control in commercial and residential environments. Solid experience in construction duties and responsibilities, current knowledge of materials, use of power tools, ordering stock and supplies, job completion, reporting to senior management, logistics and planning, supplier relations and meeting all deadlines. Well-developed communication skills demonstrated through effective interaction with customers, crews, engineers, and subcontractors. Quickly acquiring new technical information, careful reading of instructions, drawings, and blueprints, submitting reports and memos, and the ability to establish and maintain professional relationships.
U.S. Insulation, Northbrook, IL
Crew Chief, 2009 - Present
Supervise all employees on installation of foam and attic insulation Responsible for quantities reports and quality control.
Classic Painting, Streamwood, IL
Project Manager, 2002 2009
Developed new business, supervised all projects and crew, while maintaining constant communication with the customer. Recognized for increasing profits, consistently met project timeline, customer satisfaction, customer retention, and obtaining referrals.
Schneider Exc. /Everest Excavating, Elgin, IL
Grading Foreman, 2000 - 2002
Site grading and all aspects of road construction and underground utilities.
Lake County Grading, Libertyville, IL
Union Laborer, 1995 - 2000
Responsible for sub-grade and finish grading on prep crew to get ready for paving. Also laying pipe and catch basins for storm and sanitary installation. All aspects of road construction, traffic control and responsible for material tonnage.
Orange Crush, Hillside, IL
Labor Foreman, 1987 - 1995
Road construction supervisor responsible for sub-grade and finish grade to prep roads for concrete and asphalt.