General Manager, International Project Manager, Regional Operations Manager
Skilled glazier and project manager with 30 years in glazing trade and over 10 years of experience in managing and overseeing international construction projects with long and short-term strategic planning. Detail-oriented record keeper able to identify and successfully pursue delay claims, handle foreign business processes, and meet local governmental requirements. Safety-minded team leader devoted to assuring top quality without accidents or injuries, able to troubleshoot problems and resolve conflicts.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE: GLAZING, CURTAIN WALL, FACADES & CLADDING
Product Fabrication Oversight Construction Management & Oversight Quality Assurance
Strategic Long & Short Term Planning International Market Experience Jobsite Trade Interactions
Trained/Certified Glazier Background Troubleshooting & Conflict Resolution Record Keeping
Construction & Trade Relationship Management Strong Safety Record & Mentality
CTSI Hardline Installation LLC. JV, Ndjamena Chad Nov. 2009 Present
Security and FE/BR upgrades US Embassies. Recent stops in Amman Jordan and Canberra/Sydney/Melbourne Australia .
CEi, Inc. - Curtainwall Erectors, Inc., Charlotte, North Carolina Apr. 2009 - Sept. 2009
Glass and Glazing installation subcontractor.
Project Manager Bank of America / Urban Garden / Founders Hall Projects
Directing the installation operations of a unitized curtainwall system on three buildings.
A 32 story tower, an 8 story atrium and a 6 story renovation. Also, in scope, is the installation of the aluminum and stainless steel panels, stainless steel cladding, architectural / mechanical louvers, glass handrails and aluminum entrances.
PWS INTERNATIONAL, INC., Charlotte, North Carolina June 2002-Sept. 2008
$12M international construction product supplier/installation contractor.
Support on-location project successes by handling front-end foreign processes including coordinating business permits, immigration applications, banking, housing, transportation, and meeting local government requirements ranging from labor department filings, pension scheme enrollment, materials customs clearing arrangements, and business licensing. Allocate personnel resources, provide field assistance with work layout and materials logistics, and coordinate scheduling and progress through project meetings. Troubleshoot obstacles and issues, maintain logs and reports, and oversee work of crews and contractors to ensure best results are achieved. Estimate and expand customer base in Caribbean Islands and other locations worldwide.
Identified $1.8M in delay claims as a result of meticulous record-keeping which were substantiated and paid arising out of General Contractors errors.
Achieved 0 loss of time for accidents and injuries as a result of safety policies and mentality.
Earned additional scope on existing projects based on performance records and was awarded significant monetary bonuses for project successes.
ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL HISTORY
GLAZIERS ARCHITECTURAL METAL & GLASSWORKERS, Saint Louis, Missouri 1978-2002
Organization for commercial glaziers.
Floated at multiple Saint Louis companies in need of glaziers, performed layout, fabrication and installation of shopfronts, curtain walls, handrails, revolving doors, skylights, doors, and door hardware. Interacted with trades and construction superintendents to ensure proper sequencing and installation and achieve timely results. Streamlined fabrication techniques and installation procedures and trained apprentices. Created designs for, fabricated, and installed custom combination storefront/skylights from rough architectural concepts or sketches.
PRO CONCEPTS, INC., Saint Louis, Missouri 1993-1997
$1.2M traffic and parking solution designer for amphitheaters, golf tournaments, and large events
Partner & Vice President, Field Operations
Managed up to 125-person teams, dealt with equipment and handled contracting services.
Designed a traffic and parking plan for Molsen Park in Toronto, 1993,
Designed traffic, parking and shuttle services for 1994 PGA Championship Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, CA
Designed traffic, parking and shuttle services for 1993 PGA Championship Southern Hills CC, Tulsa, OK
International Career Notes: Trained local crew and installed curtain wall / revolving door, Yerevan, Armenia, 1997. Served as Glazing Foreman at Zachry, Parsons & Sundt Partnership, Moscow, Russia, 1998, training and supervising custom curtain wall system installation NOB Secured Chancery Facility. Installed Security upgrades US Embassies and Consulates, 2000, Minsk, Belarus, St. Petersburg, Moscow and Ekatrinburg, Russia and Olso, Norway. Project Manager on Four Seasons resort complex. Exuma, Bahamas, 2002-03. Project Manager on Ritz Carlton Development, George Town, Grand Cayman, 2003-2006. Supervised Reynobond entrance canopy installation NEC Sophia, Bulgaria, 2004. Trained local crew on storefront installation in Phnom Phen, Cambodia, 2005. Project Manager on NOB US Embassy. Beijing, China, 2007. Also worked in: St. Maarten DWI, St. Lucia, Barbados, Trinidad, St. Kitts, Turks and Caicos BWI, St. John / St. Thomas, USVI, Puerto Rico.
Bachelor of Science in General Studies & International Studies
University of Missouri, Saint Louis, Missouri
Certified, Glazier & Glassworks Joint Apprenticeship Program
Languages: English, Russian (not fluent)