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Construction Manager Superintendent

Location:
Palm Springs, California, 92262, United States
Posted:
January 21, 2019

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STEVEN HOWES

Palm Springs, CA ***** 760-***-****

http://linkedin.com/in/steven-howes-76403065/ ac79bf@r.postjobfree.com

CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER

A Professional Construction Manager with 25+ years of experience as a leader and strategist in operations and asset administration. Deep industry background balances team building, coaching, and leadership with daily business operations and problem solving for maximum efficiency and profitability. Highly collaborative in working with management teams to drive performance and increase business value while creating productive workplaces that inspire, engage, and energize.

Proven leader with expertise in all aspects of construction project management—design-build, bidding contracts, general contractor, project life-cycle management, and providing vision and direction for business operations

Essential Skills & Areas of Expertise

Construction Administration & Management

Team Building, Leadership & Coaching

Legal & Regulatory Compliance

Cost Reduction & Scheduling

Asset Ownership Management & Maintenance

P&L Accountability & Management

Manage Team Communications & Collaboration

Contract Negotiations & Change Orders

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE

(Select Projects)

MedMen – Desert Hot Springs, CA - $20 million Laboratory, Extraction, Refining, Agriculture and Manufacturing - 45,000 sqft - Project consists of 800 tons of chiller, 5M BTU boilers, 1200amp service, Forced air units, Air Handler Units, HVAC with 30 condensers, evaporative coolers, split system HVAC, CO2 gas, 16” water main, offsite improvements, to maintain air quality, HEPA filtration, and negative and positive air pressure to prevent air born particles from entering lab and product rooms. ISO 14644-1 MERV 7-14 Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) & Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) compliances

IBM Subcontractors – Saugerties, NY - Silicon chip manufacturing; Class 1, 10, 100, 1000, 10000 clean rooms in a 35,000 sqft facility - Project consisted of constructing a new building with manufacturing, anterooms, and storage facilities for products.

Moynahan Plastic Surgery Suite – Waterbury, CT -Project consisted of converting a fifth floor office to a 5,000 sqft surgical suite adding full medical gas services and, building new surgical and recovery rooms with negative and positive pressure environments and HEPA HVAC system

Amity Regional High School – CT - $60 million New facility with laboratories, gas, exhaust, chemical & biological storage, food service and general classrooms with support facilities. All science rooms contained HEPA filtered air devices.

Currently finishing $20M lab/refining/extraction/agricultural/manufacturing state-of-the-art, hi-tech facility. On schedule for January completion and ready for new challenge.

Prime Project Manager for Offices, Plazas, Manufacturing, Clean Rooms, Laboratories, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Refining, Extraction, Food, Surgical Suites and more.

Projects involved Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) & Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) compliances

Managed construction of multiple concurrent projects in various sectors in Electronics, Health Care, Food, Office, Municipal, Educational and Retail; both new and tenant improvement; occupied and unoccupied; and held full project management authority, including design, approvals, permitting, pre-construction, value engineering, CPM scheduling, project & cost control, estimating, bidding, contracts, RFP, RFI, RFC, safety, OSHA, change orders, analytical reviews, purchasing, MEFP, employee training and cross-functional teams for commercial projects.

Worked with diverse group of superintendents & subcontractors on projects to assure on time completion

Directed all functions and activities within construction company licensed in Florida, California, Massachusetts, and Virginia, working in 38 other states and Puerto Rico. Oversaw all phases of projects in the commercial, industrial, residential, medical, municipal, educational and institutional sectors for unionized and open shop general contracting firm.

Experience in R&D for global petrochemical contractors including Aramco, Texaco, Exxon & Shell.

Built $20M supermarket/retail store plaza during winter construction, on-time, & saved $100K.

Managed 100+ successful retail store construction projects for national chains in malls & outlets

Construction manager for $60M new high school project resulting in $500K savings for district.

Natatorium for Yale University resulting in savings of 10% on cost & delivered 1-month early.

Completed Gallo Wine facility winter construction on time and under budget.

Built 80 home subdivision in 1 year, delivering on-time with monthly closings and no call-backs.

Completed comprehensive Cuisinart facility under-budget and early completion.

OPERATIONS EXPERIENCE

Managed a two-office, nationwide team of 16 office-based & 32 field-based staff.

Responsible for growing company and increase revenue 1200% in annual YOY revenue, by successfully reducing costs, improve safety, marketing, and bidding.

Achieved 100% on-budget and on-time completion rate for all projects.

Held and maintained high security clearance to build at Kaman Aerospace and United Nuclear.

WORK HISTORY

Construction Manager - Stryker Consulting – Michigan – Current $20M project

Operations Manager - Howestuff, LLC, Joshua Tree, CA – Retail and Manufacturing

President – PHM, Inc – Madison, CT & Boynton Beach, FL - General Contracting and Construction Management

Senior Project Manager – EI Group – Milford, CT – full authority on concurrent large-scale commercial projects

Project Manager – CF Wooding Company – Wallingford, CT – commercial, industrial, municipal, & educational projects

Project Manager – Fort Hill Builders – Yantic, CT – 80 home subdivision, RR Donnelly, Cuisinart, United Nuclear projects

Project Manager – Fluor Constructors – Houston, TX – R&D global petrochemical contractor

EDUCATION & TRAINING

Master of Science in Construction Science University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

Bachelor of Arts in Urban Systems & Design University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

Licensure

Held Personal General Contractors License – Florida, California, Virginia and Massachusetts

Professional Affiliations

Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) American Institute of Architects (AIA) American Management Association (AMA) Facility Management Association (FMA)

Tau Sigma Delta – Honor Society in Architecture

Technical Skills

Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, project, powerpoint, adobe, & primavera



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