Consultant

Name : John (Rick) Nolte
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : Indianapolis,Indiana
Job Title Consultant
Relocation Preferences : Anywhere
Objective : With 29 years of experience in all aspects of the construction industry, I am able to function in any capacity.
Resume :  
John Richard (Rick) Nolte
8344 Pine Branch Lane
Indianapolis, IN 46234
JohnRNolte[at]gmail.com
(317) 508-8584 cell

Education
Indiana Wesleyan University; Indianapolis, Indiana (May 2010)
Master of Science in Management
John Brown University; Siloam Springs, Arkansas (1976-1979)
Bachelor of Science - Construction Project Management (149 cr hrs)
Purdue University; Indianapolis, Indiana (1974-1976)
Construction Management

Affiliations
Architects License #8134 Wisconsin
American Institute of Architects (AIA) Professional Member
Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Professional Member

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Kite Realty Group (KRG and Kite Construction)
Chief Estimator (August 2007 September 2008)
Indianapolis, Indiana
Management Enhanced personnel skills with comprehensive development program. Ensure development success through continued oversight of cost, budget and schedule. Oversee all practices for compliance with corporate directives on fair and responsible bidding and contracting. Create harmony and cooperation between all facets of the corporate divisions to achieve project success.
Estimating Policy and Procedure Create an estimating department for the corporation including master cost coding process for historical data benchmarking. Interact with pre-construction department and construction project managers to support the cost budgets of future and current projects.
Development Generate new budgets as well as updating for all developments across the United States. Review all developments conceptual design to complete construction documents. Review budgets to assess and advise on project risks.
Bidding Supervise competitive bidding of projects for Kite Realty Group, KRG, Kite Construction or third party entities. Generate standard bid forms and complete construction document specifications. Review and approve all design documents.
Database Obtain, review an update database of contractor, vendors, engineers and architects from across the Unite States for design and bidding purposes. Represent Kite Realty Group to suppliers, contractors and trade associations.
Tenant Improvement generate budgets for leases in all fifty (50) operating centers across the US from 1000 sf to 80.000 sf. Interface with leasing needs for cost effective budgets for obtaining leases and exceeding profit margins.


HDG Mansur Properties, Inc.
Senior Project Manager United States (April 2006 - August 2007)
Indianapolis, IN
Direct field supervision of all construction activities in Fishers, Indiana; Directing and coordinating contracts with architects, contractors, and vendors; schedule management: Drafting, review and negotiation of professional services and construction contracts; Conceptual takeoff and comprehensive project estimates for both negotiated and hard bids; Facilitate generation of proforma for projects including cash flow projects, funding sources/use and investor returns.

Mezzetta Construction, Inc. (no longer in business)
Senior Project Manager (February 2006 - April 2006)
Indianapolis, IN
Direct project management for renovation projects at Eli Lilly research facility at Raymond Street and Veterans Hospital, both in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Scott Hilliard Kosene, Inc.
Vice President / General Manager (January 1999 - February 2006)
Indianapolis, IN
Direct personnel development program for project manager, superintendents and project engineers; oversee company retirement program. Issue RFP for services and oversee entire design; create and follow-up on packages for acquiring funding including grants and New Market Tax Credits; presentations to municipal economic development commissions for urban renewal projects. Directing and coordinating contracts with architects, contractors, and vendors; schedule management; producing monthly Management Reports; and providing site observation, filed reports, document tracking and claims management: Drafting, review and negotiation of professional services and construction contracts; construction and employment law research; fee negotiation; litigation avoidance; issue resolution trouble-shooting; participation during mediation and arbitration proceedings. Generate proforma for projects including cash flow projects, funding sources/use and investor returns; Maintenance of contact lists; cold calling prospective clients. Conceptual takeoff and comprehensive project estimates for both negotiated and hard bids.

In October of 1999, the owners of Hilliard Kosene asked me to be the Vice President for the new minority owned construction management company, Scott Hilliard Kosene. Steve Scott is an African American and the majority owner of SHK.

Hilliard Kosene, Inc.
Vice President / General Manager (January 1998 - January 1999)
Senior Project Manager (September 1996 - January 1998)
Indianapolis, IN
Directing and coordinating contracts with architects, contractors, and vendors; bond budget management; schedule management; providing site observation, filed reports, document tracking and claims management; Direct personnel development program for project manager, superintendents and project engineers; Drafting, review and negotiation of professional services and construction contracts; maintenance of contact lists; cold calling prospective clients; conceptual takeoff and comprehensive project estimates for both negotiated and hard bids. Development of Timberline Estimating software database for estimating, generation of purchase orders and periodic updating from actual work information.





Ruskin Lack General Contractor, Inc.
Chief Estimator / Senior Project Manager / Director of Marketing (April 1991 - September 1996)
Mundelein, Illinois
Directing and coordinating contracts with contractors and vendors; determining contract strategy and phasing; bond budget management; schedule management; drafting, review and negotiation of construction contracts; cold calling prospective clients; conceptual takeoff and comprehensive project estimates for both negotiated and hard bids; development of Timberline Estimating software database for estimating, generation of purchase orders and periodic updating from actual work information. Direct estimating department. Design pre-engineered (Varco Prudent) buildings for commercial and industrial projects.

Condor Construction Company
Estimator / Project Manager (April 1987 - April 1991)
McHenry, Illinois
Directing and coordinating contracts with contractors, and vendors; determine contract strategy and phasing; schedule management; producing monthly Management Reports. Drafting, review and negotiation of professional services and construction contracts; Maintenance of contact lists; cold calling and meeting prospective clients; Conceptual takeoff and comprehensive project estimates for both negotiated and hard bids. Development of database for estimating, generation of purchase orders and periodic updating from actual work information. Design pre-engineered (Butler) buildings for commercial and industrial projects.

MCI Telecommunications
Facilities Engineer Ohio (July 1986 - December 1986)
Chicago, IL
Directing and coordinating contracts with architects, contractors, and vendors; managing FF & E purchases, and furniture move-in; determining contract strategy and phasing; change order control, budget vs. cost status, etc.; schedule management. Drafting, review and negotiation of professional services and construction contracts; fee negotiation; issue resolution trouble-shooting. Conceptual takeoff and comprehensive project estimates.

S & C Electric Company
Construction / Plant Engineer (November 1981 - 1986)
Chicago, Illinois
Directing and coordinating contracts with architects, contractors, and vendors; coordinating multiple bid packages; bond budget management; schedule management; Drafting and negotiation of professional services and construction contracts; Conceptual takeoff and comprehensive capital project estimates.

Rockwell International
Jr. Mechanical Engineer (September 1979 November 1981)
Chicago, Illinois
Design of Goss Metroliner newspaper presses throughout the world including Kuala Lampur Press, Chicago Tribune and Detroit Press.



Computer Proficiency:
Word; Excel; Powerpoint; Access: Primavera SureTrak & P3 Scheduling; Expedition Project Management; Prolog Project Management; Constructw[at]re; Timberline Estimating.

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