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Commercial Construction Superintendent

Houston, Texas, United States
January 16, 2018

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Ben Strong

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Seasoned Project Manager with experience in all phases of Commercial construction projects, possesses vast experience in design/build general contracting, and relative trades. Proven success in Project Planning Management, Materials Management, Bidding and Procurement Processes, Business Development, and Project Value Engineering. Advanced familiarity and knowledge of business management, construction projects, project supervision, and ground-up /finish- out commercial building. Solid leadership skills with a reputation for creative problem solving and team building. Track record of minimizing costs and maximizing productivity.

EDUCATION Vanderbilt University of Engineering - Project Management/Construction Technology


Project Scheduling

Experience in coordinating schedules for each operating department, when developing and constructing projects. Effective timing, open communication, and team leverage.

Resource Management

Procuring the elected materials and machines needed for the completion of mid to large scale projects for clients.

Project Budgets and Bidding

Seeking the best dollar amount for projects, that is cost-efficient and within boundaries of concrete budgets. Bidding to…

Operations Management

Maximizing every outlet to execute projects, to client’s satisfaction. Utilization of all resources and goods for profit gain.

Sub-contractor Management

Involved in the supervision of contractors assigned to specific tasks of construction department. Ability to lead, inform, and keep everyone motivated for the completion of the project.

Civil and Structural requirements

Compliance with all federal and state-wide and local regulations within the developmental stage to optimize production, and override any time setbacks. Adherence to /knowledgeable of permits and safety regulations.

Safety Standards

Environmental Health Reviews and permits. IECC energy compliance and audits. TAS (handicap) registration, reviews, inspections. MEP Design. ADA regulations. IECC energy compliance & audits. TAS (handicap) registration, reviews, inspections. MEP design.


ELS Construction, Houston, TX

March 2017-Present

Project Superintendent specializing in office and retail chain accounts.

Projects; Dollar General new site development Brenham, TX. Exon Chemical Building new added site parking/approaches ($450K). United Services office Houston TI ($175K.) Blue Wave Car Wash Humble, TX. new site development. Powell Industries site renovation upgrade Houston, TX Shipyard. ($1.6 million)

Warwick Construction, Webster TX

May 2016-Feburary 2017

Project Superintendent

National Project Superintendent

Projects; DD’s Discount, Marrero, LA new site development. Academy Sports, Katy, TX, complete renovation. Sunoco Stripes gas/convenience store new site development, Lafayette, LA. Carters-Oshkosh, new location Webster, TX. Men’s Warehouse, corporate office renovation, Houston, TX. Dollar General new site development, Anderson, TX.

Benco General Contractor/BDS Development

FT. Worth, TX



Provided accurate status information on project progress to the project management team.

Developed clients, designed and built new ground- up retail and site development.

Followed through with competent execution of projects plans by providing proper environmental testing, civil, structural, and city and state consulting.

Performed national chain franchise projects in Dallas and Fort Worth.

Proved success in business management, construction projects, project supervision in ground-up and finish out commercial building.

Managed the rights of way, easement and dedication processes.

Obtained notices of completion and compliance certifications from all of the construction administration consultants.

Reviewed and investigated Proposed Change Order Requests (PCOR).

Submitted all project closeout documents in accordance with the contracts.

Assigned projects and tasks to employees based on their competencies and specialties.

Qualified competitive subcontractor bids prior to execution of contracts.

Led and managed resolution of all issues during project construction and commissioning phases.

Monitored the safety of all construction activities, making on-site personnel safety the top priority.

Efficiently recorded and rejected incorrect deliveries of material to site.

Coordinated training for the construction teams on site- specific requirements, techniques, and procedures.

Handled client lease review, site selection, landlord consulting, and value engineering.

Maintained (5,000 sq. ft.) office warehouse in the Riverbend Business Park Ft. Worth & offered clients full Fork lift delivery & storage for national chain franchise projects.

Benco maintained a business office staff averaging around 10 to 18 employees, and foremen over a inhouse drywall, acoustics and carpentry staff doing approximately 60% of those trades in house on Benco projects as a general contractor.

Client Generated New Strip Centers:

Wellington Oaks Shop Center Azle, TX. (20k sf) ($2.8 million)

Washington Street Station Stephenville, TX. (14k sf) ($1.6 million)

Waxahachie Center Shop Center, Waxahachie, TX. (24k sf) ($3.2 million)

Tai Pan Buffet Ft. Worth, TX. (14k sf) ($3.2 million)


Roanoke Medical Clinic (T.I.) Roanoke, TX. (4.5k sf) ($285k)

Dr. Friedman Orthopedic Surgeon (T.I.) Bedford, TX. (1.6k sf) ($180k)

Dr. Tim Knight FT. Worth TX. (T.I.) (1.4k sf) ($120k)

Dr. Susan Geddes FT. Worth TX. (T.I.) 2 locations, (2.5k sf) ($550k)

Subway Sandwich:

287 New locations. (1.8k sf avg.) ($85k avg. ea.)

296 Compliance and décor package upgrades ($19k avg. ea.)

26 New and existing Walmart locations.


44 New locations. (1.7k sf avg.) ($95k avg. ea.)

Taco Del Mar:

8 New locations. (1.9k sf avg.) ($120k avg. ea.)

Papa Johns:

14 New locations. (1.7k sf avg.) ($95k avg. ea.)

Domino’s Pizza:

3 New ground-up site developments (1.7k sf avg.) ($260k avg. ea.)

52 (T.I.) (1.7k sf avg.) ($110k avg. ea.)

31 Domino’s décor upgrade/remodel ($28k avg. ea.)

Marco’s Pizza:

6 New locations (2.8k sf avg.) ($260k avg. ea.)

Mooyah Burgers:

8 New locations (T.I.) (2.8k sf avg.) ($220k avg. ea.)

Baskin Robins/Dunkin Donuts:

5 New locations (2.4k sf avg.) ($200k avg. ea.)

Smoothie King:

10 New locations (T.I.) (1.6k sf avg.) ($125k avg. ea.)

Tai Pan Express

4 New locations (1.8k sf avg.) ($140k avg. ea.)

Miscellaneous Retail:

Benco Performed Miscellaneous nonfranchise retail and office finish in the DFW area which comprised 20% of the company’s sales.

Hubcap Brewery and Kitchen:

Benco was the builder, and partner with first micro-brewery license in Texas. (10.8k sf) (T.I.) ($1.4million) Market Ross building and historical west end Dallas, Texas.

Standard Construction - Edmond, OK 1987-1993

National Project Management, & Sales

Project manager and sales for $65-90 million annual sales General Contracting Co. Licensed in all States.

Projects/Clients: U-Haul Storage, Foodmaker (Jack-N-Box), PepsiCo (Taco Bell, KFC, Pizza Hut), Starbucks, Burger King, Outback Steak Hs., Good Eats Cafe, Kinder-care, Motel 6, N-3 Capital Strip Centers.

Construction Unlimited – Grand Prairie, TX 1984 - 1987

General Partner

Experience working with a Commercial only General Contractor with in house Drywall & Millwork operations.

Involved in projects based mostly in tenant finish of midrise, high rise office, retail construction, garden office, and warehouses.

Projects/Clients: Trammel Crow, Henry S. Miller, Lincoln Properties, and Bass Brothers.

Interior projects with defense, aviation and Aerospace contractors. General Dynamics, VOGT/LTV and Lockheed Martin.

Const. Unlt. Maintained 15,000 sq. ft. office warehouse facility with office staff averaging around 8 to 10 employees managing and supervising 18 to 22 in house employees performing drywall/acoustics/carpentry.

Company projects would range from $50k to $300k and 60% midrise/high rise TI.

Benco & Associates – Peoria, IL 1979 - 1984

Superintendent/Project Management

Assisted developer Ben Hohulin with development/construction of two and four-story office buildings with ground floor retail, general retail, and ground up restaurants.

Build to suit lease, with majority of project funding through and by John Deere.

General Care Corp. – Nashville, TN 1976 – 1979

Carpentry Forman

Assisted in developing of small - scale town, area hospitals, and assisted living centers (under General Care).

Also, General Care developed, built, and franchised Judy's Home Style Hamburgers concept in mid- 70's.

Hardaway Construction – Nashville, TN 1974 - 1976

Carpentry Forman Of Opryland Hotel Construction

Mercury Bell – Nashville, TN 1972 - 1974

Mercury-Bell was a joint venture of Ray Bell Const. Nashville, & Mercury Const. Montgomery Al.,

Assisted in the building and development of a 29 story high rise building encompassing total city black in downtown, Nashville.

Assistant Superintendent of James K. Polk State Office Building and Performing Arts Center.

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