Construction Superintendent/ Project Manager

Name : Bernie Zukauskas
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : West Palm Beach,FL
Job Title Construction Superintendent/ Project Manager
Relocation Preferences : OPEN
Objective : In search of Permanent/ Stable position, where my experience and abilities can be can be used to the fullest extent.
Resume :  

Bernie Zukauskas



Open for Relocation


Construction Superintendent/Project Manager



PROFILE:            Comprehensive results-driven experience in directing field contractors and personnel; review all work to ensure adherence to standards and contracts.

Oversee multi-million dollar commercial projects; schedule and create/update documentation related to job progress and status reports.

Control job costs and maintain on-the-job safety while meeting budget and time deadlines.

Effectively interact with owners, architects, and inspectors, as well as obtain certificates of occupancy.

Review contracts and approve contract progress, time, and material billing.

Utilize MS Office suite; excellent communication, troubleshooting, and problem solving talent.


Currently                 Decco Construction,  460 Business Parkway, Royal Pam Beach, FL

                                                                                                    11/09- Present

Construction Project Management/ Part Time

Estimating,  Sub-Contractor/Contractor Contract Documents, Preconstruction Planning and Scheduling.



EXPERIENCE:    Trapani Construction, Arlington Heights, IL                                       3/08-11/09

Project Superintendent


Currently completeing 6000 sq. ft. addition to Northwest Heart Clinic in Arlington Hieghts, Ill.


Country Inn and Suites with a 30,000 sq. ft. convention center:

  Approx. cost $30 million project. 101 rooms, pool, meeting rooms, and convention center. In the process of completion. Will obtain C of O for hotel section on the week of 10/5/08. Completion of pool 10/31/08. Start interior build out of conference center ASAP.


                        Keeley Construction, Villa Park, IL                                                    3/06-3/08

Project Superintendent


UPS Facility:

  500 Busse Hwy. Elk Grove Village. IL. Renovation of 250,000 sq. ft. existing        building. 35,000 sq. ft. of new office space. 215,000 sq. ft. of warehouse space.  30 new loading docks. Structural steel and structural concrete. All related site work. (This facility nominated as redevelopment of the year 2006)


Pheonix International:

  Thorndale Ave. Itasca, IL. 10,000 sq. ft. of class A office space.


Hegela Lagistics:

  Brummel Ave. Elk Grove Village, IL. New warehouse assembly rooms and paint booths. For the assembly of MRI machines.


TNT Trucking:

  1850 Greenleaf Elk Grove Village, IL. Renovation of existing offices. Approx. 5,000 sq. ft. 12 new loading docks for warehouse shipping. Structural steel, structural concrete. All related site work.


Prologis Corporate Offices:

  Higgins and Dee Rd. Chicago, IL 6th floor. Build out of 12,000 sq. ft. of class A office space.


Rollex Corporation:

  800 Chase Elk Grove Village, IL. 14,000 sq. ft. of class A office space renovation. Demolition of existing 2nd floor mezzine. Demolition of existing exterior precast concrete replaced with glass curtain wall. Open floor plan with 15 sky lights with exposed ceilings with ACT and grid. Cafeteria, meeting rooms, owners offices, IT room.

Symons Forms:

  2400 Arthur Elk Grove Village, IL. Renovation of two floors of existing office space. 12,000 sq. ft. New locker rooms in warehouse area.


Pump It Up:

  W. Lake St. Elmhurst, IL. New construction. 12,000 sq. ft. building. Offices, party rooms, arenas. All exterior site work parking lot, landscaping etc.



  Itasca, IL. Construction and installation of all manufacturing equipment. In 60,000 sq. ft. warehouse. Due to OHare field relocation.



300 King St. Elk Grove Village, IL. Renovation 2,000 sq. ft. of office and new ADA restrooms.



  400 Busse Hwy. Elk Grove Village, IL. Office renovation. 3,000 sq. ft. Warehouse, installation of new overhead doors at loading docks.


First Industrial Warehouses:

 1500 Chase Elk Grove Village, IL. Demolition of existing 150,000 sq. ft. building. Replaced with two precast buildings ground up construction. One at 57,000 sq. ft. and one 82,000 sq. ft. building. All site work, loading docks, parking areas, landscaping.


                        DSI (Development Solutions, Inc.), Chicago, IL                                   5/05-3/06

Project Superintendent


Plaza Bank:

  1-story bank building in Des Plaines, IL. Multiple white box build-outs/retail in      various locations. Demoliton of 300,000 sq. ft. shopping mall. 


                        Riis Borg Construction Company, Chicago, IL                                    12/03-3/05

Project Superintendent

In charge of commercial construction projects as assigned, supervising new construction, interior remodeling and tenant build-out jobs.


      Collaborate with contractors, project managers, and building managers as necessary in a professional yet personal manner.

      Interact with clients and architects, resolving problems and troubleshooting issues and concerns to reach agreement.

      Perform all typical activities of on-site superintendent, including subcontractor coordination, job-site compliance with company and other required regulations.


Supervise and completing the following project on time and within budget:


Sisters of the Resurrection Hospital/Convent, Chicago

      A new $6.5 million 28,640 sq. ft. 3-story building of structural steel and brick veneer to match an existing structure.

      Project included internal rooms, elevator and fire protection that met city codes, as well as paving new roadways, walkways, additional parking, landscaping, site lighting, and extensive site development.

      Supervised 50-75 workers.




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Leighton McGinn, Riviera Beach, FL                                                    5/03-12/03     

  Construction Superintendent


  Lantana Medical Center:

      A new $2 million, 1-story building, meeting all ACHA and Palm Beach County       building regulations.


      Charter School  out building Tilt- Wall Construction approx 12,000 Sq. Ft.


      Barcelona Center, 1680 Central Blvd., Jupiter FL 1 story Shell/Core   Construction. Profession Building



                        Charter Construction, Arlington Heights, IL                                         6/95-5/03

Construction Superintendent

Projects included:


Oak Park South Station Post Office

      A new $2.5 million 20,000 sq. ft. building, as well as new parking space.


Gurnee Post Office

      A new $3.7 million 50,000 sq. ft. facility with new parking space.


Grayslake Post Office

      A new $3 million 30,000 sq. ft. facility and new parking space.


Hyatt Regency Hotel OHare

      Directed and completed various build-outs and remodel projects ranging from $50,000 to $300,000.

      Projects included offices, conference rooms, lobby and main restaurant.


American Eagle Bank

      A new $3.2 million 26,000 sq. ft. facility. Prairie crossing strip center addition and various vanilla boxes, approx. 12,000 sq,ft.


Glenview Fire Department 911 Center

      Supervised various build-outs.


Arlington Heights Fire Station


Beth Shalom

      A 15,000 sq. ft. ceiling renovation.


Forest Park Bulk Mail Center

      A lobby renovation.


U.S. Postal Service Field Service Operations Office for IL, IN, and MI.









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                        Kassel Construction, Itasca, IL                                                       1/85-6/95


Established and managed this firm to provide new construction and renovation of commercial and residential properties.


      Commercial projects ranged from $1,000 to $50,000, and residential projects from $100 to $400,000.

      Residential projects included room additions, garages, bathrooms, tiling, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and demolition, framing, dry walling, and cabinet installations.



EDUCATION:     Triton College, River Groves, IL

A.S.S. Degree Construction Management & Contracting



For reference information please contact me at your convenience

Thank you Bernie Zukauskas


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