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Manager Construction

Sacramento, California, 95828, United States
February 08, 2018

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Larry S. Tract, J.D.

JD Contract Administrator- Professional (916) ***-****


Highly accomplished Contract Manager with 30 years of expertise in drafting, revising, preparing, examining, analyzing and negotiating business contracts in both the Private and Public sectors. Mr. Tract is one of the co-authors of the American General Contractor Long Form Standard Contract and has negotiated agreements of all types including intellectual properties for Intel, AMD, H.P, Lockheed, Therma, Delloite and Google’s public relations firm. Mr. Tract has overseen the preparation and revision of contract summaries and created educational seminars and debriefings of all contractual requirements for CEO’s, CFO’s and Board Members. Mr. Tract develops teaming agreements, non-disclosure agreements, drafting standard and non-standard contract agreements and statements of work on over 450 high profile projects. Mr. Tract is one of the Co-authors of the amendments to the FAR/DFAR/VAARS and has taught Directors and Contracting Officers and Engineers how to use the FAR including the United States Army Corps of Engineers, the California Department of Transportation, United States Home Land Security and maintains detailed and organized files for each contract; including all relevant correspondence, approvals, RFI, Change Orders, deviations, amendments, clarifications and all documents “incorporated by reference into the contract.” Mr. Tract excels at compliance and customer fulfillment management with contract deliverables on time and within budget, per specification and per the critical path. Proficient in review and oversight of all contracts, including proposing alternative terms and conditions to achieve the desired goal of whom he has served. 30 successful years of effectively prioritizing and executing multiple tasks as a proactive executive. Public speaker and coordination expert communicating and interacting with various stakeholders across various functions and departments. Former Production and Operations Vice President. Proven communicator in the field with 30 years of knowledge of the proper practices and procedures from cradle to grave. Coordination with the field and home office as a CPPM, PMI and leed trained professional. Proactive professional who assures customer fulfillment. Additional expertise-Roofing, siding, windows, energy efficiency, solar and renewable energies.

Coordination expert with the field and home office with emphasis on project management, engineering, construction core disciplines. 30 Years of proactive experience in coordinating bids, proposal writing private and public and expert contract negotiator for all facets of performance including procurement. Mr. Tract prepares activity reports and communicates well with all staff in a productive and respectful manner.

Highly energetic and motivated team player and purchase order, contract administrator and manager specialist for software applications and intellectual properties. Previous experience, education, and authoring of solicitation and bid specifications and contracts has led to generated success and additional revenue obtained in contract award & procurement for all organizations served whether in the public or private sector with an emphasis on State and Federal construction procurement projects. Ability to work on a team or independently as a highly organized and detail orientated Contract Manager, J.D.

Seven month (7) contract serving the VA at McClellan AFB and all California VA Hospital Facilities on procurement and contracts. Graduated the VA Academy in Fredrick MD with a rating of 10 out of 10.

Construction Management Services- 09/1999-Present

Over 30 years of successful contract management & oversight with demonstrated proficiency in the construction, contract administration, project administration & management of over 450+ construction& business related public/private sector projects, including the coordination and product deliverables per contract and completion on time and within budget on projects ranging from the New San Francisco International Airport, to the New US. Federal Courthouse and Federal Building in Sacramento; hundreds of high profile projects throughout the nation.

Highly organized detail oriented professional.

Professional written, oral and interpersonal skills and enthusiastic communicator and coordinator.

Garnered over $200,000,000 in State and Federal work and private work for my colleagues by proposal writing and contract drafting, negotiation and settlement.

FAR/DFAR expert with the ability to generate Federal contract work all generating revenue via contract & procurement of software components, solar technologies, power upgrades, hydro-electric and the new emerging technologies at White Sands, New Mexico, Los Alamos, Onizuka AFB and Lawrence Livermore laboratory.

Oversight of day-to-day contracting, purchasing, procurement and production of each project, utilizing the CPM as a functional tool, identifying risks from the solicitation through close-out; addressing the day to day activities to ensure communication, compliance in materials and procurement construction as a multi-tasked professional with clear objectives.

Trained and successfully managed a large staff of 122+ attorneys, engineers, contract administrators, project managers, owners and executives, including the New Mexico Department of Transportation, the United States Army Corps of Engineers, EPA, Department of Labor and Homeland Security, the Veterans Administration, contractors and professionals in all areas of Global contracts.

Lead negotiator on multi-billion dollar defense contracts with Intel, Bechtel, AECOM, and General Electric & for numerous contractors bringing in revenue, and creating and enforcing procurement contracts for scope and milestone dates completing the project on time and within budget.

“Cradle to Close-out” procurement-Demonstrated proficiency in all areas of the FAR, DFARS, UCC, contracts, construction management including all rules, regulations for monitoring and adhering to applicable regulatory agencies-Past Cal OSHA Safety Intern.




General Electric







Lawson Mechanical, Inc., Rosendin Electric, Lathrop Construction Associates, Inc., Therma, Inc. 06/1995-09/1999

Negotiated the existing contract & procurement with Qatar for its $52.9M dollar infrastructure and for hundreds of contractors and Business entities with expertise for 8(a) contractors and governmental agencies.

Responsibilities include the ability to present ideas in business friendly and user friendly language; self motivated professional.

Administrated 40-60 Purchase Orders and Contracts daily totaling over 2 Billion dollars for Therma, Inc.

Amaral Mechanical, Inc., Crescent Mechanical, Inc., Paragon Mechanical, Inc., Lathrop 08/1989-06/1995

A&E & design build services improving the efficiency so the governmental agencies and/or contractors enjoy their “least cost of performance” in contract oversight and compliance.

Successfully negotiated & obtained multi-billion dollar contracts. Served as lead specialist/analyst and contract administrator for the following and saved the companies millions of dollars.

Construction Contract Management Services, Inc. 11/1986-08/1989

Led team of over 122 highly skilled experts, including engineers, contractors, owners and executives improving their efficiency and exceeding as bid revenue projections in global supply chain procurement.

Successfully gained over $50,000,000 in government federal/state funding for contractors as a professional contract manager.


Contract, RFP/RFQ expert for DOD, Bechtel, Intel, HP, Home Land Security, General Electric, AMD, General Dynamics, Martin Marietta, NASA, JPL, Lockheed, the Department of the Navy, United States Army Corps of Engineers, High Speed Rail Systems, Northrop Grumman, the Rand Corporation, SMUD, Chevron, Siemens and on 450+ high profile projects with total success.

Larry S. Tract & Associates Construction Management Services, Contract Manager

1996 – Present

Lathrop Construction Associates, Inc., Executive Contract Manager

2000 – 2002

Lawson Mechanical, Inc., Executive Contract Administrator/ Project Manager/Claims

1996 – 1999

Therma, Inc., Executive Contract Manager

1995 - 1996

Amaral Mechanical, Crescent Mechanical, Paramount Mechanical, Aire Sheet Metal, Lathrop


Construction Contract Management Services, Inc. Vice President/Operations/Production/Contract Manager



University of Santa Clara, Bachelor’s Degree-Political Science/Pre-Law

1975 – 1979

Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Juris Doctorate

1980 – 1982

Instructor for University of California, Davis Masters Construction Management Program


Certified Cal OSHA Safety Intern


Certified Project Management Institute (PMI)


Certified Construction Management Expert


American Institute of Architects -Honorary Doctorate


National Electrical Association Consultant of the Year 2006

Key Achievements (Brief)

AGC Consultant of the Year

ASA Consultant of the Year

Governors Proclamation for Contracts, Oversight, Construction mitigation

Co-author of the amendments to the FAR/DFAR

Co-author of the SBA 8 (a) Set Aside Program for Women, minorities and veterans

2005-2006 Business Person of the Year for California-Wall Street Journal

Professor of Contract Law and Contracts at Western State School of Law


Procurement Specialist for PG&E, SMUD, Southern Edison and municipalities

10 out of 10 Rating from the United States Army Corps of Engineers

Past Advisory Board Member for R/T (Rapid Transit) and the light rail systems in Sacramento, San Francisco, San Jose and Bullet Train Procurement Officer for the California Bullet Train and bullet trains throughout the globe.

Proficient Computer Skills, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Notebook, ITAR,SAP,Book, Word 2013

Environmental specialist for the Westly Group

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