Project Engineer

Name : samp[AT]
Industry Type : Design Build Firms- EPC
City & State : Lake Lurich,IL
Job Title Project Engineer
Relocation Preferences : n/a
Objective : Obtaining a challenging and rewarding position as a Project Engineer, Project Manager, Field Supervisor or Purchasing Manager/Buyer to create cost saving and enhance performance in day to day operations.
Resume :  

805 Woodbine Circle
Lake Zurich. IL. 60047
Cell 847-721-9074
Salvatore S. (Sam) Palazzolo


Obtaining a challenging and rewarding position as a Project Engineer, Project Manager, Field Supervisor or Purchasing Manager/Buyer to create cost saving and enhance performance in day to day operations.


Experienced Project Engineer, with a focus on providing complete project support and safety, since inception till its successful completion, on site supervision of all the projects ensuring their timely and within budget completion.

Proven track record to work as a coordinator to ensure compliance with the terms of the contract by the sub contractors and ensuring full agreement in case of any change in the terms of delivery.

Possess highly professional track record of working with local and international organizations keeping complete documentation of all the phases of the projects.
Core Competencies:
Experienced Project Manager/Supervisor with strong communication skills
Business focused to achieve high target goals
Team lead and outstanding team player
Highly dependable and possess up to date product knowledge
Focused approach to ensure in time delivery
Competitive / Creative solution offering to clients
Professional experience:
Project Manager
Master Well Comb Inc.
Lake Zurich, IL.
6/2010 Current

Provide on site supervision of operations in a manufacturing setting

Project Supervisor
Kelly Engineering
Oak Brook Terrace, IL.
3/2009 3/2010 (contract position)

Provide supervision, document and provide daily reports of all Sub-Contractors activities
Coordination lead in meetings between owners and Sub-Contractors,
Provide and distribute weekly meeting minutes to all management associated with each assigned project.
Provide cross functional support between all departments including Engineering and IT,
Create and maintain daily / weekly updates of all Schedules, Matrix charts and graphs.

Project Engineer / Superintendent
Teng & Associates
Chicago, IL.
5/2006 12/2007 Superintendent
1/2008 12/2008 Project Engineer

Supervision of all project activities of all Sub-Contractors on the work sites
Coordination of Plans and Specifications, Monitor all Submittals, (RFIs) Request for Information, Shop Drawings, Proposal Requests, all Logs and Closeout Documentation
Provide and maintain working schedules and coordinating with all supply chain
Carrying out inspections and monitoring of all quality control and safety enforcement
Supervise and coordination of any changes, extras in orders between owners and sub-contractors.
Prepare Inspectors Daily Reports (IDRs), final measurements, assist Resident Engineer in preparing pay estimates, and maintain log books, quantity books and office files.

Project Manager
Gallagher & Henry
Countryside IL
4/2002 5/2006 .

Write all Contracts; Order all Materials, Schedule and coordinating all Logistics.
Inspections for quality assurance of all work being carried out.
Provide weekly updates on each project to make sure each Project Manager within his own department was fully aware of the overall project.
Ensuring timely completion of each project within budget and with a minimal punch list
Smoothly turn over each phase of a project to the next Project Manager in line.
Coordination of any changes, extras and change orders between sales, customers and sub-contractors

Ledcor Industries
Oakbrook IL
Asst. Project Manager
1998 2002

Estimating/Budgeting/Negotiating and Awarding Sub-Contractor contracts
Coordination of all Plans, Specs, revisions and Change Orders for Owners and Sub-Contractors
Monitor all Submittals, RFIs, Shop Drawings, Proposal Requests and Prepare Pay Applications.
Other duties include Supervision between Owners, and Field Team Leaders.

Airoom, Inc.
Lincolnwood IL.
Purchasing Manager

Created Work and Purchase Orders for all Project Managers working in excess of 80 jobs at one time
Other duties include all invoice approvals related to job, including extras and overages.
Ensuring smooth functioning of each job with Project Managers having the right supply chain on each of the jobs to complete within time and budget

PBI Inc.
Lake Marian, IL.
Project Manager

Supervising and overseeing entire projects from inception to completion ranged from small individual projects to large multi faceted and complex projects
Provided estimating, negotiating, purchasing, and awarding contracts
Provided customer support / service during and after project completion

Hoffman Homes
Schaumburg IL
Estimator / Purchasing Agent
1987 1992

Estimating all phases of construction for both large and small projects
Provide pricing for special price quotes, standard and optional pricing.
Tracking price requests and maintaining price logs/books.


B.S. Engineering Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL. 1983 1987.
A.S Architecture William Rainey Harper College, Palatine, IL. 1981 1983.
Technical Competencies:
Contracting - Perform budget analysis,
Pre-contract and development services,
Verification of scope of works, Evaluate and coordinate vendors
Contract negotiations and Administration of contractor buyout
Team Leader - Report & communicate status to client through meetings.
Create and Monitor project schedules, budgets, meeting minutes.
On-site Supervision and Management,
Safety inspection and monitoring (Materials and Quality control)
Inspections and Documentations ( Labor and work completed)
Maintain regular project cost updates and review
Schedule updates, overall project quality control and project close out
Blueprint and specification review and design.
Kiosk installation, relocation and removal.
IDOT Experience, Excavation, Sewer, Drainage, Concrete, Asphalt.
Timberline Experience.
LEED Experience
CAD Experience
Provided Cost savings related to overall project scope due to unique negotiation technique utilizing on site measures and events.
Provide Time savings due to strategic time management comparable data analysis.
IDOT projects included I-55 Widening project from IL Route 30 to IL Rt. 6.
Other major projects include Costco, Menards, Data Centers, Shopping Centers, Office and Retail Construction and Healthcare Facilities
ReferencesAvailable upon Request

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