Project Manager

Name : Brad Nordquist
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : Tampa,FL
Job Title Project Manager
Relocation Preferences : CA,FL,GA,LA,NC,SC,TN,TX
Objective : Experienced Construction Management professional seeking a Project Management position with advancement opportunities that will utilize acquired skills and experience to contribute to the success of the organization. With the right opportunity would consider making a career transition from Construction Project Management to Civil/Structural Engineering in the consulting and testing arena.




Resume :  



Bradley B. Nordquist...


Lead Construction Project Manager who plans and directs multimillion-dollar, complex, turnkey projects. Recognized for customer-focused work ethic and for implementing best practices in design, construction, process improvement, quality assurance and cost reduction, resulting in exceptional construction and increased profitability. Analytical thinker with strengths in planning, engineering change order management, budget development and administration, contract negotiations and management, operations, as well as recruitment, hiring and training of quality-focused workforces.



Core Competencies that Maximize Potential





  Critical Path Project Management


  Planning/Forecasting/Job Costing


  Time/Budget Management          


  Conflict Resolution/Risk Management


  Construction Planning/Scheduling            


  Materials Purchasing Management          


  Quality Control Management


  Subcontractor/Vendor Management






Construction Management Expertise Delivering Projects On-Time, Within-Budget





Peter R. Brown Construction, Inc., Clearwater, Florida


Project Manager, 2008 2010


Reported to Senior Project Manager on multi-million dollar correctional facility expansion project with multiple phases. Instrumental player in successful delivery of the first two phases of the project with the upmost quality, on schedule and under budget.


  Effectively managed daily activities onsite working with project team, including the owner, design team, subcontractors and superintendent, to resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints and construction problems.


  Prepared contracts and negotiated revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with subcontractors. Reviewed and processed subcontractor monthly pay requests in preparation for the owner payment applications.


  Produced monthly project reports for the customer and client providing updates on construction activities, including a Suretrak schedule, as well as accounting status, pending change items and issues.   


  Generated weekly reports for the corporate office providing updates on schedule milestones, current construction activity, cash flow and forecast status.


  Responsible for conducting numerous onsite meetings, from coordinating upcoming construction activity with facility supervision and weekly subcontractor meetings to overhead coordination meetings with the mechanical, plumbing and electrical subcontractors.


Bovis Lend Lease, Inc., Tampa, Florida


Project Manager, 2007 2008


Member of project team reporting directly to onsite Project executive for multi-million dollar high rise residential project. Responsible for buyout and writing several of the finish subcontracts on the project.


  Managed finish trade subcontractors, including review and process of monthly pay requests, change order proposals, submittals, RFIs as well as coordination of material procurement.


  Effectively worked with the owner, design team and superintendent, to review and resolve major design issues along with RFIs onsite during monthly owner meetings.


  On numerous occasions, conducted company safety orientation for new workers as required for project access.


Kraft Construction Company, Inc., Sarasota, Florida


Project Manager, 2005 2007


Managed staff on multi-million dollar high rise residential project and reported directly to Project executive. Project encompassed entire downtown city block and surrounding area was significantly impacted; weekly meetings with local government and businesses were held to coordinate upcoming construction activities with the local events.


  Responsible for conducting onsite meetings and preparing monthly project reports for the corporate office.


  Prepared owner payment applications, which included the review and process of vendor material invoices and subcontractor pay requests.


Hardin Construction Company, LLC, Tampa, Florida


Project Manager, 2003 2004


Managed team on multi-million dollar education project reporting directly to Senior Vice President.


  Scheduled the project in logical steps allocating time required to meet deadlines and successfully delivered project on time, as well as within budget.


  Responsible for conducting onsite meetings, preparing monthly project reports and owner payment applications.


Assistant Project Manager, 1998 2002


Key member of Project team on two multi-million dollar high rise hotel projects and 1.4 million square foot convention center expansion.  Reported to onsite Construction Managers. 


  Prepared contracts and negotiated revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with subcontractors, ranging from small expansion joint scope to million dollar masonry scope of work.


  Conferred with supervisory personnel, owners, design team and subcontractors to discuss and resolve issues such as design conflicts, construction problems and workmanship.


  Reviewed subcontractor submittal packages for compliance with contract documents and processed for approval.  Upon approval, assisted in scheduling and tracking material deliveries.


Project Engineer, 1997 1998


Assisted supervisory personnel in project management practices such as monitoring quality control and verifying compliance with building and safety codes. Reviewed subcontractor submittal packages for compliance with contract documents and processed for approval. Upon approval, assisted in scheduling and tracking material deliveries.



Education




UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, Chattanooga, TN


Bachelors of Science in Civil (Structural) Engineering


Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (FE / E.I.T.) Tennessee


Honors:  Member of U.T.C. Deans List, National and U.T.C. Chapter of ASCE



Additional Skills


Construction management software Expedition, Prolog Manager, Constructware, HBuilder
(Oracle based Project Management and Accounting Software)


Scheduling software Suretrak, Microsoft Project


Microsoft Office 2007 applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Schedule+, etc.)


Training OSHA 10-hour (May 2008); U.S. Army Corps of Engineers CQM (February 2009)


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


PROJECT LIST


 


PETER R. BROWN CONSTRUCTION, INC.


Polk South County Jail Expansion, Phase II, III & IV, Frostproof, FL, May 2008-September 2010


Project Value:  $59,999,538


Project Description:  The project is four new buildings including a three-story housing dorm, kitchen, infirmary and clinic as well as a video visitation building; associated infrastructure along with renovation of the existing facility.  The new buildings add 160,000 SF and 855 beds within the secure perimeter of the existing campus.  The construction of these building was achieved by utilizing a tilt slab structure for the housing dorm, filling in an existing courtyard to provide infirmary and clinic space as well as pre-engineered metal buildings for the kitchen and video visitation.


BOVIS LEND LEASE, INC.


Signature Place, St. Petersburg, FL, July 2007-May 2008


Project Value:  $113,500,000


Project Description:  The project is a 36-story structure with 246 condominium units, consisting of city lofts, estates and penthouses, ranging from 846-5878 sf.  The units feature fine European cabinets, Italian flooring, polished quartz slab countertops, premium stainless steel appliances, and frameless glass shower enclosures.  The Amenities include 80-foot wide, 6-story Waterwall; Sky Garden area including a large reflecting pool with vanishing edge; state-of-the-art spa and fitness center; and club room with full kitchen.


KRAFT CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC.


1350 Main, Sarasota, FL, January 2005-July 2007


Project Value:  $38,991,175


Project Description:  The project is a 17-story structure with 134 condominium units, 5 levels of parking, arcade/main lobby and amenity levels.  The units consist of urban flat type 760-967 sf, typical units 895-2288 sf, and penthouse suites 1725-3251 sf.  The Arcade Level consists of a rotunda main lobby, parlor, concierge business/conference center, retail space, and public parking.  The Amenity Level consists of a guest suite, recreation deck with 50,000-gallon pool and spa and grill, club/media room, and athletic room.


HARDIN CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, LLC


Bartel OO Middle School and Turner W Elementary School, Ruskin, FL, August 2004-January 2005
Project Value:  $18,517,742 and $9,237,017


Project Description:  Worked with the Pre-construction Team on the prototypical middle and elementary schools on a dual campus developing the budget and schedule. 


Beth Shields Middle School, Ruskin, FL, January 2003-August 2004
Project Value:  $14,146,128


Project Description:  Newly designed $14 million prototypical campus in Hillsborough County that serves as hurricane shelter and provides the latest educational technology available; 31.33 acre site consisting of 124,000 SF of multiple buildings divided into two two-story classroom buildings, an administration building, a multi-purpose building housing the cafeteria and kitchen, a music building, a media center, and a gymnasium all connected with bridges,  walkways and canopies, a track and field, ball fields, tennis & basketball courts, two large retention ponds, parent drop-off & visitor parking, and bus loop & staff parking.


Mulrennan Middle School, Valrico, FL, July 2002-January 2003
Project Value:  $13,716,758


Project Description:  Newly designed prototypical campus serves Hillsborough County and provides the latest educational technology available; 130,000 SF campus of multiple buildings divided into three two-story classroom buildings, an administration building, a multi-purpose building housing the cafeteria, kitchen and music room, a media center, and a gymnasium all connected with bridges, walkways and canopies.


Georgia World Congress Center, Phase IV, Atlanta, GA, November 2001-July 2002


Project Value:  $120,502,925


Project Description:  This Phase IV (in Joint Venture) 1,400,000 SF expansion opened the exhibit halls ahead of schedule for a scheduled trade show. The expansion consisted of 450,000 sf exhibit space, 25,700 sf ballroom, 29 meeting rooms, restaurants, kitchens, registration areas, and a new entrance on the western side of the facility consisting of 3.6-acre landscaped plaza.


The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Sarasota, FL, April 2000-November 2001


Project Value:  $61,953,919


Project Description:  The project is a 18-story structure with 269 hotel rooms encompassing floors two through nine, while floors ten through eighteen consists of 48 condominium units.  The Lobby Level consists of a 50,000 square foot Grand Ballroom, 25,000 square feet of additional meeting space, formal restaurant, bar and cigar bar, retail and logo shops, beautiful courtyard with a 50,000-gallon pool, pool bar, fitness center and club.


Tampa Marriott Waterside, Tampa, FL, May 1998-March 2000


Project Value:  $58,064,489


Project Description:  The project is a 717 room, 27-story,  637,000 SF, waterfront hotel with two hospitality suites, concierge floor, elaborate 3-story lobby, two main ballrooms, three restaurants, thirteen meeting rooms, two executive boardrooms, retail shops, 80,000-gallon pool, health spa and fitness center.


Citibank Tampa Campus Development, Tampa, FL, September 1997- May 1998


Project Value:  $80,064,489


Project Description: Four three-story Office Buildings of approximately 125,000 SF each, two-story Amenities Building of approximately 130,000 SF, and two two-level Parking Facilities with approximately 1500 vehicle capacity each.  The Amenities Building contains a Kitchen/Servery/Dining Function, Fitness Area, Medical Suite, Training/Meeting Rooms, Loading Dock Functions, Printing Area and Central Plant Mechanical and Electrical Rooms.


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