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Manager Construction

Corona, California, United States
January 28, 2018

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Mark Bradley

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Norco, CA *****


Executive Summary

Strategic and tactical manager across multiple industries with purple squirrel type skills set. Relational management style and rigorous intellectual planner with strong communication, analytic/problem solving skills. Bilingual, results oriented leader with a “Can Do”, “Solutions not Excuses” mind set best suited to lead a collaborative, out of the box strategies type team in the landscape industry.

Skills Set

Oracle, SAGE/MB, GIS/GMS systems. MS Office and AUTOCAD and Landscape Design Suites, On Screen Take Offs, estimating, supply chain and materials distribution management, OSHA, DMV, DOT, EPA regulatory compliance. Development of vegetation management, horticultural and sustainability practices. Revenue cycle management, Cap Ex/annual budget development, operational resource allocation. Due diligence, real estate asset evaluation. Job sequencing, fleet scheduling, subcontractor operations & management over multi state region. Public works, multi family, commercial, resort, railroad right of way maintenance with contracts from $10,000 to $5,000,000. Plant identification, herbicide programs, soils analysis, workplace and public safety program development. Continuous development of people, processes and procedures integrated into comprehensive best practices programs.

Career highlights

Construction and long term management

Managed multiple trades on multimillion dollar projects at Pierce College, UCLA, USC, CSULB, LBCC

Liaised with stakeholders and negotiated with sub-contractor partners

Managed multiple projects simultaneously through entire life cycle from preconstruction to turn over

Integrated business acquisitions into corporate culture and business systems

Managed and led hardscape and softscape construction projects of schools, high-rise podium projects, hospital, and amusement park attractions providing design support to owner/developer

Developed new business segments to capture larger market share

Provided creative support to owners/GCs on design/build projects

Reorganized long term maintenance operations for sustainability substantially reducing job costs and substantially increasing operating profit

Identified strategic partners to reduce costs for materials suppliers and subcontractors

Cultivated relationships with individual architects and firms

Slashed costs and increased profit margins in construction operations restructuring and reorganizing to realize significant reductions in punch lists and call backs

Developed Eucalyptus preservation protocol for Irvine Company Northpark master planned community

Developed and implemented a workplace safety program significantly reducing lost time incidents, accidents and EMR

Developed Capital Expenditure construction budgets and programs for numerous high end REITs

Performed pre-purchase due diligence on real estate assets for Fortune 100 clients

Authored low volume irrigation standard contract specifications for Equity Residential Inc.

As a short term consultant service provided system restoration and training for clients with centrally controlled, ET based smart irrigation systems up to 260 acres

Collaborated with Dr. Dahlston, UC Berkeley for Lerp psyllid control research

Deployed innovative service solutions which increased operating profit while maintaining high standards in services rendered

Implemented Lean Management principles

Effectively directed multiple offices and sub-contractors in Northern and Southern California

Vegetation management

Awarded prestigious Core Values Owner’s award for “Growth” in first year

Led emergency response operations

Guided the largest swing from operating loss to operating profit in company history during first full year

Lead division from worst to first in workplace safety and DMV, DOT, EPA and OSHA compliance in second full year

Significantly reduced fleet costs through innovative resource allocation, sequencing and scheduling

Restructured entire railroad business unit from procurement to services delivery

Resolved land use conflicts and eliminated governmental code violations by leveraging GIS/GMS technology

Developed Continuous Improvement Best Practices though relentless research and innovation

Consistently delivered the highest customer satisfaction survey results

Assisted University of Missouri, Bayer Corp and Dow Corp herbicide research programs

Successfully managed multiple offices and numerous sub-contractors in Northern and Southern California, Arizona and Nevada

Facilities Management

Assessed the needs for and developed strategic asset plans for eleven hundred facilities sites statewide including remodeling and restoration construction services

Identified, negotiated costs structures, monitored and directed the work of numerous subcontractors performing construction and maintenance services at multiple sites

Reorganized and integrated several separate business units into a single corporate structure to leverage market share and reduce fleet costs

Implemented and deployed GIS/GMS asset identification initiative to provide long term budget assistance and maintenance programs

Developed and implemented innovative strategies for reducing EMR by leveraging the experience of the working group

Guided a company from operating loss to operating profit to enable the sale to a larger corporate entity

Created strategic partnerships to with key vendor slashing materials costs

Career Experience

Construction Division Manager

1/2017 to present

Overall responsibility for construction operations, client relations, P&L, regulatory compliance, estimating management, business development and staff training for commercial and public works projects.

Landscape and Facilities Management Consultant Desert Falls Homeowners Association

5/2016 to 1/2017

Developed Best Practices and Standard Operating Procedures for transition to sustainable landscape practices for 3 million sq ft of community landscape. Restructured and reorganized all construction, vegetation and landscape maintenance operations management for large high end country club community. Significantly increased workplace safety, productivity of staff and reduced water use by $500,000 annually.

Senior Project Manager Pierre Landscape Contractors

5/2105 to 5/2016

Public works, theme park, hospital, high rise, high profile commercial construction and high end residential design/build operations management of $19mil. Managed 52 projects in various stages of project life cycle. Increased quality of product delivered with a focus on workplace safety. Consistently produced high customer satisfaction surveys while concluding the life cycle of assigned projects on time and under budget.

Operations Management consultant Platinum Landscape Contractors

6/2014 to 5/2015

Commercial, residential, public works construction and custom Design/Build projects from $10,000 to $1,500,000 from Apple Valley to Oceanside with a staff of 130. In addition to other duties provided hands on direction of estimating and purchasing departments.

Railroad Division Manager De Angelo Brothers Inc.

7/2008 to 3/2014

Railroad Right Of Way vegetation management for a global infrastructure maintenance entity. Awards for operations excellence and public safety services for railroads in CA/AZ/NV managing contracts from $25,000 to $5,000,000. Significantly reduced EMR and labor costs, increased productivity, operating profit and customer satisfaction resulting in the largest, most profitable division in the country. Developed Best Practices and Standard Operating Procedures currently utilized nationwide.

Operations Manager Dworsky Services DBA ABM services

2/2007 to 6/2008

Statewide commercial design, construction, sustainable maintenance and full facilities services with a $13mil portfolio and staff of 200 focused on public works and commercial/retail sites with PC based centrally controlled irrigation systems to 260 acres. Directed estimating, purchasing departments and the roll out of statewide contract for 1100 sites until company was sold to Brickman.

Director of Operations Land Graphics Enterprises

11/2001 to 12/2006

Recruited by ownership to open a Los Angeles metro area profit center for commercial design, construction, maintenance and arbor care services. Grew staff and operations from $15,000 to $425,000 per month with 4 to 55 team members engaged in high end multifamily residential, master planned communities and public works contracts delivering high double digit net profit results. Developed Historic Tree Conservation plan for The Irvine Company “North Park” development. Authored low volume irrigation conversion design for Equity Residential.

Director of Operations LANCO/Silverwood Landscape

11/1999 to 11/2001

Restructured and reorganized the commercial design, construction, maintenance and arbor care services with a portfolio of $19Mil and staff of 200 for ultra-high end multifamily and large master planned communities. Developed site specific fertilization program and delivery system.

Field Supervisor Accurate Landscape

6/1997 to 11/1999

Commercial landscape maintenance services for Orange County assessment districts with PC based centrally controlled irrigation systems and the Irvine Company apartment communities.

Partial Client List

Union Pacific Railroad

Equity Residential



NEMO Construction

2H Construction

Regency Partners

Howard CDM

San Diego Metro Transit


CW Driver

Disney Studios

Disney Theme Parks

Universal Studios


The Irvine Company Community Development

Rudolph & Sletten

City of Orange

USC Student Housing

NEFF Construction

Lewis Operating Corp

County of Orange

McCarthy Construction

Balfour Beatty


City of Tustin

Morley Builders

California Pacific Homes

City of Irvine

Toll Brothers

Pulte Homes

Veteran USAF Honorable Discharge

AA El Camino College Biology/Botany 1982 to 1989

Certified Arborist

Qualified Applicator License

Hobbies and Interests are camping, writing/recording music, horsemanship, target shooting, volunteering, indoor cart racing, live theater.

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