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Project Manager

Location:
Princeton, Texas, 75407, United States
Posted:
February 18, 2019

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THOMAS C. AUCHTER

SKILL SET

Project Management

Construction Management

Energy Management

Construction Estimating

Contract Administration

Sustainable Building

Environmental, Health & Safety

Energy Audits

Measurement & Verification

Testing & Qualification

Data collection/interpretation

Independent Self-Starter

EXPERIENCE

Project Manager, Sustainability

Thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas

Frisco, TX 2012 – Present

Consult daily on projects ranging from $500K to $50MM.

Consistently achieve 50% - 80% energy savings on large retrofit projects.

Independently coordinate projects throughout the U.S. involving all levels of the organization including operations, local management, corporate management, engineering, legal and sales.

Develop Operations & Maintenance schedules and SOP’s to optimize performance and stay compliant with all necessary codes.

Implement new and innovative systems, products, processes and procedures to achieve energy efficiency gains in existing facilities.

Create and implement M & V plans for projects before and after retrofits to ensure performance and energy savings.

Responsible for new product research, development and testing.

Coordinate training and development for all operations personnel for new products and installation procedures; including written manuals.

Perform environmental remediation in adherence with EH&S policies.

Coordinate with utility companies and energy managers to implement and support rebate programs for large scale commercial projects.

Utilize advanced computer skills to produce on-time, accurate reporting for budgets, cost analysis and project status.

Advise sales associates as a technical expert with the ability to explain complex systems simply and easily to any level of an organization.

Conduct annual audits of the manufacturing plant to evaluate KPI’s, set goals and benchmark against previous performance.

Perform post installation commissioning to ensure energy performance and heat load requirements are performing to specifications.

Assist procurement department in developing specifications and sustainable sourcing documents for vendors.

Technical adviser to legal department for all property acquisitions and leases to ensure best sustainable practices are being adhered to.

Operations Director

Sustainable Services

Texarkana, TX 2010-2012

Responsible for entire project scope; initial site visit through completion.

Identify and develop project designs, scopes, estimates, and critical paths for project schedules.

Perform BPI Certified energy audits and develop plans to optimize energy reduction for commercial and residential customers.

Coordinate with field supervisors and production staff to ensure project specifications and quality control standards are adhered to.

Responsible for all contracting and correspondence activities with owners and vendors, including review and audit of all project budgets, purchasing, RFP’s, RFQ’s, bid reviews, contracts, correspondence, schedule reviews, RFI’s, change orders and claims.

Manage pre and post contract awarding activities, including substitutions, replacement, and terminations.

Communicate with owners regarding project phasing, overall progress, schedule updates, billing, and any concerns to ensure expectations are being met and potential issues are proactively addressed.

Prepare and execute annual business/marketing and strategy plans for company and overall service package.

Responsible for the effective hiring, training, supervision and development of operations, administrative and management staff.

Develop and implement standard operating procedures and report systems to accurately monitor company/project performance daily.

Received training in construction management, estimating, scheduling, financial reporting, financial statement analysis, HR management and construction contract law.

Operations Manager

Standard Renewable Energy

Dallas, TX 2008-2010

Responsible for all aspects of projects from initial site visit and project commencement through final completion and sign off.

Responsible for identifying and developing project designs, scopes, estimates, and critical paths for project schedules.

Responsible for all contracting and correspondence activities with owners and vendors, including review and audit of all project budgets, purchasing, RFP’s, RFQ’s, bid reviews, contracts, correspondence, schedule reviews, RFI’s, change orders and claims.

Communicate with owners regarding project phasing, overall progress, schedule updates, progress billing, and their concerns to ensure expectations are being met and potential issues are proactively addressed.

Responsible for the effective hiring, training, supervision and development of administrative and management staff.

Develop and implement standard operating procedures and report systems to accurately monitor company/project performance on a daily basis

Senior Project Manager

GBC Construction

Applegate, CA 2006-2008

Built $1 -$2MM custom homes from conception to completion.

Profit and loss responsibility for entire company. Monitor revenues, cash flow, reconciliations, payroll expenses, and work-in-progress.

Responsible for reviewing and auditing all expense statements, reports, company correspondence, transmittals, legal matters, compliance, owner communications and subcontractor/vendor communications.

Responsible for providing aid in the planning and start-up of all new ventures, including real estate development projects and custom home building.

Coordinate with field supervisors and production staff to ensure project specifications and quality control standards are adhered to.

Responsible for all contracting and correspondence activities with owners and vendors, including review and audit of all project budgets, purchasing, RFP’s, RFQ’s, bid reviews, contracts, correspondence, schedule reviews, RFI’s, change orders and claims.

Manage pre and post contract awarding activities, including substitutions, replacement, and terminations.

Communicate with owners regarding project phasing, overall progress, schedule updates, progress billing, and their concerns to ensure expectations are being met and potential issues are proactively addressed.

EDUCATION

Midwestern State University, Bachelor of Business Administration in Management, May 2001.

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS, AWARDS AND SPECIAL TRAINING

ThyssenKrupp Elevator Americas Presidents Award, 2014, 2015, & 2018 for exceptional performance.

LEED, Green Associate, United States Green Building Council (USGBC), Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), 2014- present

The Association of Energy Engineers, Five-day program for Energy Managers, September, 2014.



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