Edward R. Norrid
Construction Professional Profile
My typical work day, starting before 6:00 a.m. and rarely ending before 6:00 p.m., allows me to be on top of all aspects of project estimating, bidding, design management, purchasing, sub contracting, and construction management activities for which I may be responsible, and allows the production of excellent project outcomes. Expertise is based on more than 30 years of experience in the construction and development businesses in three countries and more than thirty states, successfully managing both office and field construction operations. Will travel or relocate as projects may require.
Experience / Skills
Experienced at providing detailed take offs and estimates for work in Division 1 through Division 14 and at providing general estimates for work in Divisions 15 and 16. Experienced at preparing conceptual estimates for various residential, commercial, educational, and industrial projects, as well as detailed estimates and bids.
Thirty years experience as off-site or on-site project manager for commercial, industrial, educational, hospitality, and residential projects with a reputation for strong leadership and for achieving on time project completion at or under project budget.
Calmness and tact provides confidence and trust in the minds of owners, clients, coworkers, vendors, and subcontractors. Capable manager of all aspects of multiple projects from due diligence through completion.
Excellent reputation in the construction / building industry for intelligent view and understanding of project requirements, for ability to finesse employees, subcontractors, and vendors to perform as needed, and for facilitating problem-solving.
Senior Project Manager / Director of Operations, de Oplossing, Inc., Marietta, Georgia, November 1999 June 2010. Responsible for de Oplossing, Inc. general contracting, construction management, and contract completion activities. Participated in consulting and claims preparation activities. Developed detailed estimating spreadsheet and prepared all estimates for the company. Managed completion of projects for bonding companies in seven states including seven educational facilities valued at $88 million, government offices, correctional facilities, jet fuel utility corridor at Miami International Airport, hotels, state park, fire stations, and country club. Managed development of, and provided construction management of residential townhome project, and of a seven story mixed use office and condominium building with three story parking garage. Prepared conceptual estimates for $3.2 billion eco-friendly community Humanitarian Project in Costa Rica. For company details see www.deoplossing.com. Hold Florida Certified General Contractor license CGC060503.
Senior Project Manager, Walton Construction Company, Inc., Marietta, Georgia (www.waltonbuilt.com) October 1994 November 1999. Prepared estimates and bids for thirty-eight hotels built by Walton Hospitality Division in twelve states and in Puerto Rico. Project manager of twelve of the hotels Walton constructed. Obtained and held general contractors licenses for Walton Construction Company in five states.
Steel Erection Supervisor, Azul Group, Quito Ecuador, October 1993 September 1994. Supervised the erection, by a Bolivian erection crew, of multiple pre-engineered building structures at three oil processing facilities in the jungle of eastern Ecuador.
Project Manager / Estimator, Plains Builders, Inc., Amarillo, Texas, August 1988 September 1993. Prepared bids and estimates. Project manager for commercial, church, educational, industrial and public works projects.
President / General Manager, Collins Pacific Corporation, San Marcos, California, June 1985 August 1988. Wholesale distributor of plumbing products with two locations in San Diego County, California.
Project Manager / Estimator, Stan B. Collins Construction Co., Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah, May 1980 June 1985. Prepared all estimates and provided on-site project management for all buildings constructed at three new gold mining and processing facilities in Nevada, California and Utah and buildings at one new electrical generating plant in California.
Construction Manager, MACH Investment Group, Amarillo, Texas, March 1976 May 1980. Managed site location and acquisition, preliminary design, estimating, client negotiations and contracting, final design, facility construction, and client move-in for a Texas investment partnership building motor truck dealership facilities and leasing them to Chicago based International Harvester Company at multiple locations.
Texas Tech University, Management major, Civil Engineering minor. BBA degree in Management.
Hotels New Construction Homewood Suites Hotels in Texas, Arizona, Louisiana, Florida, Virginia, and Mississippi; Hampton Inn Hotels in Georgia and Ohio; Comfort Inn Hotels in Georgia: Extended Stay America Hotels in Georgia and North Carolina; Homestead Village Hotel in Georgia; La Quinta Hotel in Georgia.
Hotels Conversions Converted twelve story office building to Marriott Residence Inn Hotel in Washington, DC; Converted ten building apartment complex to Hampton Inn & Suites Hotel in Tempe, Arizona; Renovated twelve story Radisson Hotel and re-branded to Marriott Renaissance Hotel in Asheville, North Carolina.
Hotels / Resorts Wyndham Palmas Del Mar, Puerto Rico; Nicoya Bay Villas, Tambor, Costa Rica.
Educational Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, High Schools, and College Library in six states.
Industrial Projects Cattle feed mills in four states; Starch Mill, Texas; Beef slaughtering and packing plant, Texas; Hide processing plants in two states; Buildings at Gold Mines in three states; Oil processing and blending facilities buildings, Shushufindi, Ecuador; Jet fuel pipeline and utility corridor at Miami Airport.
Other Projects - Seven story mixed use building with offices, residential condominiums, and parking garage in Georgia; International Harvester truck dealerships in ten states; Pilot Oil Travel Centers with convenience store and restaurant in four states, residential townhome complex in Georgia, courts, jail complex, fire stations, aircraft hangers, warehouses, grocery stores, restaurants, department stores, strip malls, banks, office buildings, churches, health care facilities.
Board Member Cobb Housing, Inc., Marietta, Georgia. Non-profit Community Affordable Housing Initiatives and Neighborhood Stabilization Programs. www.cobbhousinginc.org
References will be provided on request.