ROBERT IVEY, CPC, CDT, LEED AP BD&C, GA-CP
CONSTRUCTION SUPERINTENDENT / SAFETY COORDINATOR / CARPENTER Over 20 years experience in the Chicago-land commercial construction market, providing overall on-site supervision and coordination of construction activities on the project site. Implement quality control and safety programs, maintaining project records and reports. Participate in business development and continuing education on cutting-edge construction methods and safety. I am currently preparing for the Safety Trained Supervisor Exam. Significant qualifications include:
Certified Professional Constructor - American Institute of Constructors
LEED AP BD&C - US Green Building Council
Construction Documents Technologist - Construction Specification Institute
Green Advantage - Commercial / Residential
Journeyman Carpenter (thru apprenticeship) Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters
Supervisor Training Program - Associated General Contractors
Completed over 250hrs of formal Safety Training: OSHA 10 & 30hr - Construction, OSHA Fall Protection, OSHA Confined Space, OSHA Aerial Lift, OSHA 16hr. Disaster, OSHA Scaffold Erector/User, OSHA 40hr. HAZWOPPER and AGCs Accident Prevention and Loss Control course.
Certified in First Aid CPR/AED.
SCOPES OF RESPONSIBILITIES
Schedule, direct and coordinate construction crews. Maintain quality control and enforce specifications.
Implement construction safety policies and procedures and conduct building site inspections.
Conduct construction meetings and provide technical construction assistance.
Motivate employees and challenge contractors to perform quality work on schedule and within budget.
Meeting deadlines with quality results through time management and attention to detail.
Achieving high levels of productivity and efficiency through planning, prioritizing and multi-tasking.
Providing total commitment to colleagues, clients and the organization as a whole.
Maintain proper levels of materials inventory and place purchase orders to maintain construction schedules.
Maximize material consumption and implement improved methods and processes to cut job costs.
THE IVEY COMPANY, 2005-Present
A consulting firm, providing construction management services for project owners and training services for contractors throughout the Chicagoland area.
Charged with programming construction activities (bidding, budgeting, scheduling, job costing), supervising the operations and close out documents. Inspire team to accomplish common goals and develop project partnerships.
Supervise the site work and construction of the Vernon Hills Town Center, a ground up 5,000 sq. ft. masonry multi-tenant building. Include self performing masonry, concrete, and carpentry.
THE ALLIED GROUP, RELIABLE CONSTRUCTION
Supervise renovation of hotels and tenant build-outs for the following franchises;
The Westin, Hyatt Place, Embassy Suites, Value City, Forever 21, The Gap, Old Navy.
Enrolled in the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters Apprentice Program in 1990 1995
Focused on commercial & institutional construction primarily Division 9, Layout, Rough and Finish Carpentry. Over the past twenty years Ive had the pleasure to work for the following companies;
M & E Construction Elk Grove, IL
Osman Construction Arlington Hts. IL
Collink Inc. Mc Henry, IL
Union Furniture Installations St. Louis, Mo
F.E.L. Services Palatine, IL.
Benchmark Drywall & Acoustics Elmhurst, IL
SUMMARY OF SUPERVISORY EXPERIENCE
Construction Supervision & Documentation
Safety Programs & Training
Blueprints & Lay-out Proficiency
Planning & Scheduling
Specification & Quality Control
LEED Standards and Compliance
Problem Solving & Value Engineering
SAMPLE OF PROJECTS SUPERVISED
Vernon Hills Town Center.
Hyatt Place/Westin/The Whitehall Hotels
Lexington Healthcare/Sunrise Asst.
Tenant Build-outs/Ground up
My proudest accomplishment is that I maintain a perfect safety record on the projects Ive supervised. By means of value engineering and scope review, I saved the Whitehall Hotel over $20,000, countless hours on the project schedule and endless conflicts with hotel operations. Through negotiation with the Vernon Hills building commissioner, I saved The Vernon Hills Town Centers contractor over $30,000 in additional fire protection costs. By creative scheduling and subcontractor/client motivating, while supervising the renovation of the Westin Hotel, Princeton NJ. I created float in a critical path schedule, and eventually saved the contractor $40,000 in L.Ds when that time was later needed.
Chicago & Northeast Illinois District Council of Carpenters Apprentice and Training Program
Associated General Contractors Supervisory Training Program
Harper College, Palatine, IL Engineering Courses
Microsoft Project courses, Geometric Commercial Layout, Building Codes-ICC 2009
Currently enrolled in Occupational Safety and Health Management, OSHA Academy
MILITARY SERVICE U.S. ARMY RESERVES
Construction Engineering Specialist 51B
863rd. Army Engineering Bn. Ft. Sheridan - 1995 to 2000
327th Military Police, Arlington Hts. IL. - 2000 to 2002
MEMBERSHIPS & INTERESTS
US Green Building Council-Illinois, Construction Specifications Institute-Chicago, American Legion-post 1231, Carpenters Local 839, National Karate, Golf Club of IllinoisHoffman Estates Green Initiatives Commission