Senior Project Manager/Estimator

Name : Mike Devolder
Industry Type : Design Build Firms
City & State : Perrysburg,OH
Job Title Senior Project Manager/Estimator
Relocation Preferences : Open
Objective :
I am an Accomplished Construction Professional who would like the opportunity to discuss what I can offer your company. My background consists of a diverse understanding of Project Management, Conceptual Estimating, PreConstruction Services, Green Building Design Applications, Client Relations and Complete Project Logistics. I am fortunate to have the ability to counter reference all of my experience to provide cost saving ideas to conserve budgets, shorten construction time and provides earlier occupation for a happier client. My goal is to secure a challenging opportunity that will utilize these skills and my passion for construction management.

My resume highlights my ability and knowledge on how I saved time and money, plus increase productivity while providing a high-level of customer service and satisfaction.

Throughout my career, Ive played a key role in overcoming complex business challenges making high-stakes decisions that have attained strong bottom-line results. I can envision and articulate long-range strategy, business objectives and keep activities firmly focused on these goals. Upon becoming a contributing member of a new company my goal will be to pursue my LEEDs Certification along with any US Security Clearances required.

I would welcome the opportunity to become part of an outstanding company where my talents and expertise will deliver results critical to an organizations long-term performance. I look forward to discussing where your needs and my value intersect.

Respectfully,



Michael J. Devolder
Resume :  
Michael J. Devolder


419-410-0361mikedevolder[at]bex.net

SUMMARY of QUALIFICATIONS

Accomplished construction management professional with expertise delivering profitable projects valued in the millions. Offers exceptional interpersonal and communication skills accompanied by an extensive knowledge in the following areas of the construction industry:

Enhance Client Relationships, Project Management, Proposal Preparation, Conceptual & Cost Estimating, Sales Presentations & Meetings, Contract Negotiation,
Preconstruction Management, Cost Value Engineering, Project Scheduling, Green Building Experience, Legal Consultation, Corporate Interaction, Site Evaluation/Selection, Contractor Coordination, Zoning/Code Compliance, Strong Leadership Skills,Proven Entrepreneurial Spirit,Microsoft Proficient.

Proven ability to cultivate outstanding relationships with clients, contractors, governmental authorities and all support personnel.
Excellent qualifications in project planning, scheduling, estimating with a comprehensive knowledge of the construction process, design development, team building and project execution.
Demonstrated ability to complete projects on time and within predetermined budgets.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

PREFERRED CONSTRUCTION SERVICES Perrysburg, Ohio January 1997 Present
Senior Project Manager/ Preconstruction Manager / Conceptual Estimator / COO
Senior member of a Design/Build Construction Company whos sales concentrated on projects in the professional, institutional, medical, religious, retail and warehousing arenas for the past 12 years.
Developed projects from conceptual ideas through to owner occupancy, prepared cost estimates and awarding of subcontracts, directed design/engineering professionals to produce construction documents, collaborated with zoning and building code representatives to gain construction permits, coordinated subcontractors and suppliers to maintain project schedule and delivery, provided complete turnkey projects inclusive of all aspects of construction.
Managed three estimator/project managers, one general superintendent, six job foremen and ten to twenty skilled tradesmen.
Constructed projects in the range of $400,000 to $3,800,000 with average gross sales for the last three years of $5,900,000 maintaining a profit margin of 6 to 10 percent.

Michael J. Devolder


419-410-0361mikedevolder[at]bex.net

LIBBEY, INC. Toledo, Ohio February 2005 February 2007
Owners Project Representative
Senior Project Manager for the Vice President/Director of Engineering for Libbey Glass whose responsibility was to oversee the completion of a new 646,000 sf Shreveport Louisiana Distribution Center developed by First Industrial Reality, designed by Hardy McCullah-Mlm Architects and constructed by Bob Moore Construction. Project valued at $26 million.
Coordinated design review between developer, architect and contractor from preliminary plans to construction documents.
Documented job progress and schedule through bi-monthly jobsite visits and meetings.
Authorized project changes and maintained job cost spreadsheets for executive review.
Negotiated/Value Engineered project revisions saving the owner $678,000 plus kept the project in budget and on schedule.
Consulted Corporate Legal Council on lease terms and project expectations.

Interacted with Company C.E.O. on coordination issues and schedule.

FAS Construction Management, Inc. San Antonio, Texas December 2003 October 2005
Financial Review Manager
Project Advisor overseeing construction progress for capital corporation financing project at Town Center at Levis Commons (Lifestyle Center) in Perrysburg, Ohio developed by Dillin Inc. and constructed by Rudolph Libbe, Inc. Project valued at $28 million.
Reviewed and approved monthly construction schedule of value draws and participated in monthly on site project progress meetings.
Developed monthly site observation report on construction progress and job schedule.
Reviewed change orders and monthly pay requests with developer and general contractor.
Maintained continuous communications with developers and contractors project managers throughout the construction project.

EARLY CAREER HISTORY

Senior Project Manager/Conceptual Estimator - Normand Associates, Architects, Inc. 1996-2001
Design/Build Sr. Project Manager/Conceptual Estimator Rudolph Libbe Construction, Inc. 1990-1996
Estimator/Project Manager The Spieker Construction Company 1986-1990
Estimator/Project Manager Sorensen Gross Construction 1984-1986

Michael J. Devolder


419-410-0361mikedevolder[at]bex.net

EDUCATION and CERTIFICATIONS


Bowling Green State University Bowling Green, OH Bachelor of Science in Construction Management
and Engineering Technology 1985.
Ohio State University Columbus, OH Mechanical Engineering and Aviation, Private
Pilot Training and License 1981.
Construction Institute of America Chicago, IL Construction Project Management Course 1995

Computer Proficency Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher
Familiar with Microsoft Project, Timberline,
MC2, Master Builder, Primavera, AutoCad.

REFERENCES

Terry E. Hartman Vice President/Director of Engineering for Libbey Inc., hartmte[at]libbey.com.
Jeffrey L. DePerro Managing Partner of GoldStar Holdings, Ltd., jeffdeperro[at]goldstarholdings.com.
David Welles Board Member and Past CEO of Therma-Tru Door Corporation., deke[at]thermatru.com.
Daniel A. Pollock Past CEO of Roe Inc. and founder of Razit Products, Ltd., danohio[at]bex.net.



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