Senior Superintendent

Name : John Parr
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : Colorado Springs,CO
Job Title Senior Superintendent
Relocation Preferences : any
Objective :
I am applying for the Superintendent position as advertised on your web site and other opportunities within your organization.

Having previous experience in the construction of mountain vacation resorts, healthcare/hospitals, corporate office buildings and institutional projects, I can bring you extensive skills that impact a companys operations delivering consistently strong, sound Construction/Superintendent responsibilities with results that show outstanding results within intensely competitive construction markets. I bring outstanding experience in on-site staff training, sound business planning, organizational client relationship building, and leadership and communication skills that range from independent clients to reaching out to city and county officials.

Through my experiences, I have developed strong cost / benefit / project analysis, consultative cost estimating, and contract negotiation skills that will allow me to contribute to your operations. In addition, I am an astute construction manager able to communicate with multi-million dollar businesses, healthcare firms, and commercial / office building property management firms using years of sound relationship building expertise in general contracting, pre-construction planning, and design/build companies that are both highly competitive and nationally known industry leaders.

This is a very exciting opportunity. I am certain that I would be a good addition to your company and would be able to contribute to the organization in a very positive way.

Thank you for your consideration.


John Parr
Resume :  
4905 SETON PLACE HOME: 719.260.1618


Construction Supervisor / Construction Engineer / Scheduling Engineer / Cost Engineer / Project Estimator
A top performing management expert with passion for timeliness and excellence
bringing ability to communicate with all levels in an organization.

Expert in on-site staff training and solution building to improve operations whether managing 100 or 400 man crews to build $50M to $100M new construction or modify existing commercial sites. Strong planning, public speaking, presentation, and expanding on cost savings along with persistence and commitment to goal achievement. Excellent customer relationship skills. Notable organizational skills and ability to juggle multiple projects and priorities.

Improved Staff Completion Time / Site Operations... by 10%
Led Project Improvement Teams (up to 400 staff)..completed $100M project within 18 months
Ensure Adherence to Quality Control Plan for 18 high end condominiums...valued $4M to $22M each


G.E. JOHNSON CONSTRUCTION, Colorado Springs, COSept. 1995 Jan. 2009
The privately owned companys resume includes over $3 billion of completed projects ranging from $10,000 to $130 million. Gil Johnson opened the doors of GE Johnson Construction Company. As Colorado Springs grew in the late 1960s and early 1970s, GE Johnson Construction Company kept up the pace and built a foundation of value, commitment, honesty and integrity so that it would eventually become Contractor of Choicesm.

Built reputation on high ethics and sound business practices to expand role from Project Superintendent to Senior Superintendent by delegating appropriately to Assistant Superintendents, Carpenters, Laborers, and Subcontractors; trained and directed staff while controlling all direct and indirect construction expenditures for project completion. Follow all OSHA compliances, provided safeguards on job sites from hazardous situations and materials. Liaison for city/county.


Effectively monitored all policies, procedures and all required paperwork; complemented companys work ethic. Scope of work accomplished was coordinated with multiple employees, following the directive of construction executive and applied an understanding of the manufacturers recommendations, use, and application of building products. Took charge as Senior Superintendent over 7 Superintendents, 8 Project Engineers, 1 Field Engineer, 1 Safety Specialist and 400 trades people. While Project Superintendent oversaw 1 Area Superintendent, 1 Field Engineer and 1 Project Engineer and 30 trades people.

Planning / Leadership: Charged and challenged by independently operating General Contracting and Construction company to implement new plan to build what started as a $78M project and ended as $100M project within completion date. Trained staff to erect 298 foot long trusses for an addition to a church with flawless issues yet completed on time.

Organizing / Field work: Directed new concrete forming crew of 40 tradesmen, directed and coordinated all aspects of project organization including scheduling of resources, safety and field costs for new construction; reviewed production reports, weekly; project completed within budget. Was awarded the Silver Hardhat Award for the Outstanding Private Project in Colorado 2003.

Directing Site Inspections / Quality Control: Collaborated with employers / architects / owners; held project meetings, abided by deadlines, consistently, to erect a structural steel and precast over 5 existing buildings - while access was blocked off by excavation of 40 ft. underground precast parking garage. Held daily inspections, determined to develop a tower crane plan (using 2 Potain MD 485 Tower Cranes). The completed construction of 20,000 pound pieces of structural and 22, 000 pound pieces of precast - was simultaneous, while constructing the underground parking garage.

Cost Controlling / Client Satisfaction: Ensured workmanship conformed to specifications and adherence to construction schedules; kept to budget 100% and on-time with each project. Developed trainings for Areas Superintendents and managed production reporting, safety audits, 4-week look ahead schedule and manpower reporting, resulting in 2 Project Area Superintendents have built skills to move to Project Superintendents, client satisfaction realized was 100%, as well.

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HBE CORPORATION, St. Louis, MO1991 Sept. 1995
The HBE Corporation was established in St. Louis, MO in 1960 with recognition in Forbes magazine as a top privately held U.S. company. Engineering News Record, Building Design & Construction and other industry publications also ranked company as one of the nation's leading design-build firms; known as a design-build innovator. Today, HBE is the healthcare industrys #1 design-build firm.

Began early career with HBE from managing shop drawings and change orders as Project Engineer (1978), then left company to return, to an expanded management and leadership role with full responsibilities as Superintendent (1991). Had the vision to expand and lead the company in the greatest success which was to build on sound marketing strategies, create individualized staff trainings (for Project Engineers), and expand the existing clients through improved relationships on all steps of projects taken on by company. Over last period of three years with company, oversaw 8 Project Superintendents and 8 Project Engineers.


Competently and succinctly monitored all preconstruction in design-build projects with healthcare industry. Provided sound advice on all construction cost estimates, collaborated with Project Superintendents to work within budgetary restrains, and challenged site workers to follow sound business practices, daily. Reported directly to Vice President of Operations. Left the company to move to the Rocky Mountains.

SUPERINTENDENT (1983-1984)-(left to go to Harvey Construction then came back to HBE Corporation)

Leadership / Site Management: Approved subcontractor selection during preconstruction, negotiated with managing contractors and property managers to assure permitting, safety guidelines and regulations were followed that improved the continuation of projects to completion all within designated time periods.

Harvey company traced back to 1939, originally Harvey Construction Company which was founded by Paul H. Harvey. 1960s the company broadened scope to include general construction and renovation of hospitals, nursing homes, hi-tech facilities, office buildings, schools, college buildings and wastewater treatment facilities. During 1980s, Harvey was acknowledged to be the largest general contractor in New Hampshire with revenues of $90M per year. The core services of pre-construction planning, construction management, general contracting, design/build and job order contracting integrate all elements of planning and construction, today.

SUPERINTENDENT (1984 1991) (left to go to HBE Corporation)

Led division and promoted with expanded responsibilities on all levels of managing Subcontractors, Safety, Budget and Quality Control. Had the greatest success working within building projects on correctional facilities and office buildings. Managed and oversaw 100 construction site workers per project.

Operations Management: Recognized for sound business practices which included: Cost estimating, Value Engineering, Schedule Engineering, Procurement, Construction Management, General Contracting, Field Supervision.


Bachelor of Science, Building Construction, Georgia Institute of Technology (GA Tech), Atlanta, GA 1977

Trainings: OSHA Safety Course 30 hours completed

Awards: Silver Hardhat Award for the Outstanding Private Project in Colorado 2003
Issued by McGraw Hill Construction

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