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Location:
Elmhurst, Illinois, United States
Posted:
January 29, 2018

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William A. Shelby – B.S., M.B.A, J.D

** * ****** ***

Villa Park, IL 60181

630-***-****

ac38nf@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE

I am seeking a position in the construction industry whereby I can utilize my 40 plus years of experience as a Construction Manager in writing, reviewing, and negotiating contracts, mentoring / team building, and resolving problems on construction ground-up projects. I wish to obtain a position where loyalty, hard work, and honesty are valued by the organization.

SKILLS

• Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills

• Highly experienced in interacting within all levels of business

• Effective analytical and interpretive skills

• Good interpersonal skills with the ability to facilitate cooperation and communication

• Strong organizational skills

• Flexible and able to prioritize work load

• Ability to work autonomously in a multidisciplinary team environment

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Project, Word, Excel Spreadsheets, documentation, and required submittals.

EDUCATION / LICENSES

• Bradley University, (Peoria, IL)

Bachelor of Science Construction Engineering

• Lewis University, (Romeoville, IL)

Master of Business Administration – Operations Management

• Thomas M. Cooley Law School, (Lansing, MI)

Dean’s List – Concentrations in Sole Practice, Litigation, and Business

• Licensed to Practice Law in the State of Illinois.

• Licensed to Practice Law in the Federal Court of the Northern District of Illinois. Page 2 of 4

EXPERIENCE

• Interstate Construction Corp. (August 2017 to January 2018) Director of Construction Operations / In-house Legal Responsible for writing subcontract agreements, negotiating agreements, schedules, budgets, documentation, and team building.

• Klein Construction, Ltd. (September 2014 – August 2017) Director of Construction Operations

Responsible for writing subcontract agreements, negotiating agreements, schedules, budgets, documentation, and team building.

• The Law Office of William A. Shelby, P.C. (March 2010 – September 2014)) Owner / President / Attorney / Sole Practice

Practice includes construction law, contract review, real estate law, litigation, collections, Wills & Trusts, Business creation, Personal Injury cases. Represents construction companies in reviewing contract agreements, assisting in writing agreements, and interpretation of agreements.

• Westwood College - Adjunct Professor (March 2007- present) Taught courses in Business Law, Construction Law, Medical Administration Law, and other Construction Management courses as needed. (Evening hours only.)

• Epstein Construction, Inc. (March 2007 to March 2010) Senior Construction Manager of a $38 million design-build condominium project. Responsible for writing subcontract agreements, negotiating agreements, schedules, budgets, documentation, and team building.

• Novak Construction Company, Chicago, IL (April 1997 to March 2008) Assistant Director - Writing Contracts, negotiating agreements, schedules, budgets, documentation, team leader.

NOTABLE PROJECT LIST (as a Construction Professional)

• Highland Park Apartment Project – a midrise, multi-family unit apartment complex. Total project responsibility included change orders, schedule, pay requests, Subcontract Agreements, purchase orders, material selection, and AIA based Owner – General Contractor contract review and adherence. Page 3 of 4

• Horace Mann High School Renovation Project – a total high school renovation and rehab project. Total project responsibility included change orders, schedule, pay requests, prime contract Agreements, purchase orders, material selection, and review of Owner produced (AIA based) Owner – Construction Manager Contract and adherence.

• O’Hare Electrical Building and Telemetry Project – a new electrical building and telemetry modification project for the City of Chicago. Total project responsibility included change orders, schedule, pay requests, Subcontract Agreements, purchase orders, material selection, and AIA based Owner – General Contractor contract review and adherence.

• 4 Applebee Restaurant Projects (Hodgkins, IL, Streamwood, IL, Crestwood, IL, and Elgin, IL) - Total project responsibility included estimating project, change orders, schedule, pay requests, writing purchase orders, material selection, negotiating and writing Subcontract Agreements and AIA based Owner – General Contractor contract review and adherence.

• Streamwood Public Library Rehab - Total project responsibility included estimating project, change orders, schedule, pay requests, writing purchase orders, material selection, negotiating and writing Subcontract Agreements and AIA based Owner – General Contractor contract review and adherence.

• 2 [new] Walmart Projects (Hammond, IN and Glenwood, IL) - Total project responsibility included change orders, schedule, pay requests, writing purchase orders, material selection, negotiating and writing Subcontract Agreements and AIA based Owner – General Contractor contract review and adherence.

• Parts Plus Store (Gary, IN) - Total project responsibility included estimating project, change orders, schedule, pay requests, writing purchase orders, material selection, negotiating and writing Subcontract Agreements and AIA based Owner – General Contractor contract review and adherence.

• Pep Boys Store (Homewood, IL) - Total project responsibility included estimating project, change orders, schedule, pay requests, writing purchase orders, material selection, negotiating and writing Subcontract Agreements and AIA based Owner – General Contractor contract review and adherence.

• Justice Public Library Project (Justice, IL) - Total project responsibility included change orders, schedule, pay requests, writing purchase orders, material selection, negotiating and writing Subcontract Agreements and AIA based Owner – General Contractor contract review and adherence.

• U.S. Post Office and Distribution Facility (Batavia, IL) - Total project responsibility included change orders, schedule, pay requests, writing purchase orders, material selection, negotiating and writing Subcontract Agreements and AIA based Owner – General Contractor contract review and adherence.

• U.S. Post Office – Satellite Facility Remodel Project (Elgin, IL) - Total project responsibility included estimating project, change orders, schedule, pay requests, writing purchase orders, material selection, negotiating and writing Subcontract Agreements and AIA based Owner – General Contractor contract review and adherence.

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• Public Water Department Office and Warehouse Facility (Chicago, IL) - Total project responsibility included, change orders, schedule, pay requests, writing purchase orders, material selection, negotiating and writing Subcontract Agreements and AIA based Owner – General Contractor contract review and adherence. (Please note: Did not start the project, but came into the project after award and construction was approximately 30% underway.)

• Jewel Food Store Remodel and Addition (Park Ridge, IL) - Total project responsibility included estimating project, change orders, schedule, pay requests, writing purchase orders, material selection, negotiating and writing Subcontract Agreements and AIA based Owner – General Contractor contract review and adherence.

• Osco Store (Chicago, IL) - Total project responsibility included project estimating, change orders, schedule, pay requests, writing purchase orders, material selection, negotiating and writing Subcontract Agreements and AIA based Owner – General Contractor contract review and adherence.

• New Strip Center (Chicago, IL) - Total project responsibility included estimating project, change orders, schedule, pay requests, writing purchase orders, material selection, negotiating and writing Subcontract Agreements and AIA based Owner – General Contractor contract review and adherence.

• Everleigh Condominium Project (Des Plaines, IL) - Total project responsibility included change orders, schedule, pay requests, writing purchase orders, material selection, negotiating and writing Subcontract Agreements and AIA based Owner – Design / Builder contract review and adherence.

(Please note: Did not start the project, but came into the project after award and construction was approximately 20% underway.) (Approximate value = $37,000,000.)

• Park Ridge Apartments Project (Park Ridge, IL) - Total project responsibility included change orders, schedule, pay requests, writing purchase orders, submittals, negotiating and writing Subcontract Agreements, documentation and team builder. (Please note: Did not start the project, but came into the project after award and construction was approximately 15% underway.) (Approx. value =

$10,000,000.)

REFERENCES

• Don Flaynik (Attorney) – 815-***-****

• Jim Sideris (President / Interstate Construction Corp) – 708-***-****

• Kathy Groth (Business / Construction Department Head – Westwood College) – 773-***-****

• Wayne Klein II (President / Klein Construction, Lrd.) – 630-***-****

• Joe Ramos (V.P. of Construction – Epstein, Inc.) – 312-***-****)



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