Project Manager/Estimator

Name : Ricke
Industry Type : Electrical Contractors
City & State : Nashville,TN
Job Title Project Manager/Estimator
Relocation Preferences : any
Objective : To work for Electrical or General Contractor doing electrical work as a project manager or estimator
Resume :  
RICHARD ELDRIDGE
7399 Old Number Six Hwy. (803) 854-0984 Home
Santee, South Carolina 29142 (615) 775-1351 Cell
rge1151[at]comcast.net
Qualifications for: Division Manager/ Senior Project Manager/ Estimator
SUMMARY
Senior Project Manager who possesses more than 30 years of proven hands-on experience and success in managing projects, increasing company profits, and the complex installation/development of capital construction and maintenance projects. Experienced managing capital construction and maintenance projects for the, wastewater and sewer, power, mining, manufacturing, hospital, chemical, pharmaceutical, Prisons and jails commercial and single - and multi - housing residential industries. Proficient in project management, developing, planning, estimating, multi-tasking and directing construction projects of various sizes. Proven track record in leading large-scale programs with budgets up to $125 million. Abilities in working with owners, project engineers, general contractors, trade craft personnel, and managing vendor relationships for services and products, including negotiating and administering contracts, billing, deliverables, work statements, and other agreements.
Proficient in computers and software programs such as Sure Track, Primavera P3, and Microsoft Word, Excel and estimating software; Winest, Lotus and Timberline.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Division Management
Senior Project Management
Estimating
Profit Making Ability
P & L Management
Budget Planning
Administration
Client Relations
Tactical/Strategic Planning
Safety, Quality Assurance and Productivity
Marketing Knowledgeable
Resource Management/Production Deployment
PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
Senior Electrical Project Manager/ Estimator - Southern Electrical Services; 2007- 2010
Managing and estimating capital construction projects in the areas of prison, jails, hospital, and commercial industries.
Manage, Estimate, Mann, and planned all functions of the electrical and instrument division for capital projects and maintenance projects in various states.
Selected as the key contact to owner and their designated representative and a team player on various projects providing subject matter expertise.
Excels at coordinating construction efforts in and around the operating facility.
Installed such a high degree of quality and accuracy of personnel that time and cost is greatly reduced.
Electrical Project Manager on Riverside Regional Jail, Hopewell, VA project is on going and should be finished by September 09, 480 bed extension.
Electrical Project Manager Darnell Army Community Hospital Ft. Hood, TX. Womens hospital on going project.

Senior Electrical Project Manager/ Estimator - Port City Electric; 2002 - 2007
Managing and estimating capital construction projects in the areas of hospital, college, and commercial industries.
Senior Project Manager for $120 million dollar project that was completed on time, safely, under- budget, to satisfaction of all parties concerned.
Managed and trained numerous key supervision personnel to oversee construction services maintaining dedication to outstanding project execution.
Developed and maintained a vigilance safety record with a low EMR and incident rate which reduced the company insurance costs.
Installed new technical equipment and software with proven technique skills to foster improved efficiencies and productivity for the company.
Managed, turnkey commercial and industrial projects from start to competition.
Financial profit margins met or acceded on all projects.
Created client relationships which have lead to repeat business opportunity.
Provided and trained company personnel in company work procedures and safety.
Created schedules for projects, budget updates, and various other computer programs for on going projects.

Senior Electrical Project Manager/ Estimating Manager - Sander Brothers Inc; 2000 - 2002
In charge of the electrical estimating department bidding various types of projects for the industrial, commercial, wastewater, hospital, and housing construction divisions.
Estimated and managed capital construction projects in numerous states.
Directed, planned, scheduled and managed the electrical estimating personnel.
Established the bidding procedures and bid reviews.
Developed valuable ability to show my estimators to visualize the true working conditions on a construction project and translate them into a realistic estimate.

Senior Electrical Project Manger /Estimator - CCC Group, Inc; 1996-2000
Helped develop and managed new Columbia, South Carolina regional office.
Successfully managed, planned, quoted, and estimated projects in power, space, mining, cement, multi- and single- housing residences along with other capital projects, plus specialized knowledge giving the company the ability to be competitive in the construction industry
Directed, planned, estimated and managed capital construction and maintenance projects in various states. Projects were valued between $20 thousand and $125 million.
Contributed $5 million dollars worth of construction and maintenance projects.
Generated $1.5 million dollars worth of profit within 16 months.
Performed significant marketing activities that developed projects with repeat clients and new clients that ensured that monetary profit margins gains.
Developed projects, from conception through estimating, quoting, contract negotiations, production deployment, and project completion and demobilizing.
Analyzed process, coordinated resources, managed production teams, controlled budgets and managed performance of construction supervision and teams.
Created, managed, and staffed local construction and maintenance offices in various states.
Electrical Division Manager/Estimator Watkins Engineers & Constructors; 1985 - 1996
Managed and Estimated the construction and maintenance division services in the industrial, commercial, multi-, and single- housing construction and maintenance projects that supported the goals and efforts of the company business.
Increased profit margins from $2 million a year to $12 million per year within a 6 year time frame increasing profits each year.
Managed and collaborated with owners, project engineers, general contractors and corporate executives regarding capital construction projects.
Performed contract negotiations, estimating, quoting, billing and hiring of key personnel for capital projects throughout the United States.
Provided comprehensive management for numerous on going maintenance projects.
Increased market capabilities with new incentive and ideals that produced a 50% increase in profit and revenue for the company.

Project Field Engineer/Superintendent Jacobs Engineers and Construction Co. 1980-1985
Field engineer and project Superintendent for design-build and start-up for numerous projects at various locations throughout the United States., performed services for clients involved in wide range of industries, concentrating on the highly automated and complex systems.



EDUCATION
Trident Technical College Masters Certificate, Senior Project Management
Old Dominion University Electrical Engineering /Associate Degree

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Master Electrical License
Controlled the P/L and controlled the operations on all capital projects and all projects were completed safely, within timelines, under budget and with the quality the projects demands.
Have supervision and key control personnel to man any size project or numerous projects.
Letters of recommendations and references from previous employers, owners, project engineers, and other contractors available.


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