Project Manager

Name : Viktar
Industry Type : Engineers
City & State : Maple,ON
Job Title Project Manager
Relocation Preferences : No
Objective : Project Manager
Resume :  
VIKTAR S. LAZAR
E-mail: viktar[at]rogers.com

SUMMARY
Seasoned professional with strong ethics, excellent analytical and problem solving skills, committed to continuous efficiency improvement and business development

SKILLS
Industrial, Commercial, and Residential Construction Project Management
Engineering Infrastructure and MEP Project Management
Operations Management and Procurement, Site Supervision and Facilities Management
Projects Planning, Scheduling and Control
Feasibility Study, Due Diligence, Budgeting, and Cost Estimation
Tendering, Bid Preparation, and Contractors Prequalification
Site Evaluation and Land Acquisition, Design Coordination and Permits Obtain
FIDIC Regulations, International Clients and General Contractors Liaison
Safety and Environmental Regulations, Quality Standards, Fire Protection and Building Codes
Team building and leadership for constructive results achievement and creating work environment conducive to high level performance

PROJECTS
Seven Hills high-rise mixed residential and commercial complex value at US$120M
5Star Hyatt Regency Hotel value at US$80M
SHAWCOR pipe coating plant value at CAN$28M
Coca-Cola bottling plant and distribution centre value at US$30M
EWALS CARGO CARE Logistic Centre value at US$12M
MABRE Commercial Centre value at US$3M
Brick plant value at US$18M with Italian company UNIMORANDO
Enterprise of building materials value at US$56M with CERIC (France) and UNIMORANDO (Italy)


EXPERIENCE

PROJECT MANAGER, 08/2007 08/2008
SAVANT, International construction consultancy, London, UK http://www.savantinternational.com/aboutUs.aspx
Supervised design-build activities of high-rise mixed residential and commercial complex in Kiev, Ukraine included 21-24 stories Residential Buildings, Commercial Centre, SPA and Fitness Club, 2 levels Underground Parking, Engineering Infrastructure and Utilities, Power Supply and Boiler Plant. Coordinated design and scheduled site activities; controlled budget and monthly payments; chaired weekly site meetings and meetings with architects, engineers and designers; prepared daily, weekly and monthly progress reports to the Client.
Coordinated preconstruction stage including design performance and cost plan preparation of 5 Star Hyatt Regency Hotel in Minsk, Belarus with UK consultants and Belarusian designers according to local standards and regulations. $5,5M has been saved by initiating and implementing more efficient engineering solutions for heating and air-conditioning together with ARUP Engineers and REARDONSMITH Architects. Negotiated details regarding engineering infrastructure development and obtained all necessary permits from local authorities, city architects and utility companies. Provided marketing research and arranged General Contractors prequalification.

MEP PROJECT MANAGER, 02/2007 08/2007
SHAWCOR, Global leader in pipeline and pipe services, Edmonton, Alberta
http://www.shawcor.com/main/home.htm
Coordinated efforts of engineers, designers and contractors during pipe coating plant construction value at CAN$28M. Evaluated and selected MEP contractors, scheduled and coordinated site works, equipment and machinery purchasing, delivery and installations related to power, gas, and water supply, sewage, HVAC, sprinkler and fire prevention systems, compressed air, vacuum, and dust collection. Successfully accomplished 5MW induction system upgrade project value at CAN$925K including transformer station and cooling system on the existing plant in Camrose, AB.

PRODUCTION COORDINATOR, 06/2005 12/2006
PAR PAK, Manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging, Brampton, Ontario http://www.parpak.com/
Supervised 60 employees with 4 direct reports and coordinated 24/7 extrusion operations of polyethylene and oriented polystyrene in accordance with company policies, principles, and procedures. Interviewed, hired, and promoted employees as well as recommended their reassignments. Reviewed and updated standard operational procedures. Supported computerized report system implementation. Identified technical and operational issues on PET line and coordinated corrective actions allowing increased output more than 15%.

PLANT MANAGER, 04/2002 02/2004
ACL, Custom powder coatings, Toronto, Ontario http://www.automaticcoating.com/
Supervised 52 employees and 6 direct reports included production, quality control, scheduling, inventory, warehousing, and maintenance of 70,000 sq. ft. plant. Put into practice new processes control and maintenance system, and successfully led company to the ISO 9001- 2000 certification. Reduced labor and eliminated inefficient overtime.

PRODUCTION MANAGER, 09/2001 04/2002
SUNPROJECT, Aluminum shutters and roller shades, Concord, Ontario http://www.sunproject.com/
Scheduled and supervised production activities and installation on site. Put into practice KAIZEN system and increased individual commitment that allowed improving efficiency with reducing 1/3 of rejects in the result of intensive employees training.

PROJECT COORDINATOR, 06/1999 12/2000
ALPHA MARATHON, Film extrusion technologies, Woodbridge, Ontario http://www.alphamarathon.com/alpha/home.php
Provided marketing research and supported sales in Eastern Europe and CIS; reviewed and approved vendors; prepared quotes and delivery schedules for clients. Coordinated installation and start-up of machinery for blown film production included bubble-forming and lamination line value at CAN$2M.

PROJECT MANAGER/CONSULTANT, 12/1991 06/1998
BSF, Belarusian-German consultancy, Minsk, Belarus
Negotiated and coordinated a variety of projects with government authorities, financial institutions, local companies, and foreign investors as Coca-Cola (US$30M), McDonalds (US$6M), EWALS CARGO CARE (US$12M), and MABRE COMMERCIAL (US$3M). Led projects implementation from concept to completion and coordinated efforts of multiple groups of architect, engineers, and international contractors. Evaluated construction sites and organized surveys, acquired land and obtained all permits from local authorities and utility companies; prepared and approved bid packages; selected suppliers and contractors. Ensured appropriate resources on the construction sites according to the required quality standards and agreed schedules with international and local contractors.

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS, 03/1987 12/1991
MHP, Brick plant, Minsk, Belarus
Successfully led project of modern industrial brick plant construction value US$18M with Italian company UNIMORANDO through all stages from concept to completion. After construction and commissioning activities have been completed on time and within budget hired all key personnel and directed 24/7 manufacturing operations with full P&L responsibilities of US$25M business while supervised 8 direct reports and 200 unionized employees.

ENGINEERING MANAGER/PROJECT ENGINEER, 09/1979 03/1987
RKZ, Industrial plant of building materials, Minsk, Belarus
Provided leadership in the planning, development and acceptance of engineering deliverables, cost estimates, schedules, and progress monitoring during industrial plant of building materials construction value at US$56M with French company CERIC and Italian company UNIMORANDO. Successfully led Engineering Group and Maintenance Department, implemented new maintenance program and security system in accordance with environmental regulations and safety standards.


EDUCATION & TRAINING

BSME, Mechanical Engineering, BATU, Minsk, Belarus 1974 - 1979
Eligible for Professional Engineer registration

Basic of Foreign Trade, Seneca College, Toronto, Ontario 1999
Marketing and Management, University of Economy, Moscow, Russia 1989


ISO 9000 & 14000, KAIZEN, 5S, First Aid, OSHA, WHMIS, WSIB, IAPA

COMPUTER
MS Office Suite; MS Excel; MS Project; MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook

LANGUAGES
English, Russian, Belarusian, Polish, and Ukrainian


REFERENCES

Philip Vigors+1 380 44 496 3887 philip.vigors[at]savantinternational.com
Operations Manager
Savant - Ukraine

Rob Duker+1 780 409 8850rduker[at]shawpipe.ca
Engineering Manager Canada
Shaw Pipe Protection

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