MICHAEL PARKS Nashville, TN
CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER:
Construction Business and Project Development / Execution:
Professional twenty-plus years’ experience in all aspects of construction supervision and management, organization and implementation. Qualifications include comprehensive building systems knowledge, excellent interpersonal/client and negotiation skills, financial acuity, work flow and personnel management proficiency. Extensive experience includes hospital/health care, commercial, retail, industrial, design-build and development. I can provide leadership in business judgment and all financial aspects under their jurisdiction.
Skills Ability to:
o Anticipate extensively to acquire and define projects and develop budgets that will achieve profitability objectives taking into account project specific challenges. Set appropriate milestones and assign staff qualified to handle the scope and complexity of the project.
o Work closely with clients, owners, architects, and subcontractors and be responsible for developing relationships that generate client satisfaction to the contractors demanding standards.
o Provide oversight in managing all necessary resources throughout the entire project from start-up through closeout, ensuring that both the owner's expectations and budgetary and profitability objectives are met.
o Estimate, contract and supervise any type of new, remodel or remediation construction. These strengths include:
o Excellent Business Judgment
o Excellent organizational, managerial and personnel skills
o Ability to multi-task; computer and construction software familiarity
o Strong sense of urgency and initiative
o Excellent problem solving skills
o Repeated ability to solicit and achieve group success in common goal with experience in all aspects of the building process from, land development, code compliance, project solicitation, preconstruction conceptualizing, design, estimation, award, contract negotiations, on-site and remote supervision control, troubleshooting, arbitration, successful closeouts and retaining repeat clients and attracting new, opportunities. I can be a truly immediate and effective addition to your company.
Grove Park Construction, Commercial Construction Manager, May 15, 2018- Current
PDG Construction On site Project Engineer & Manager, March 2014 – 2018
Nashville TN, Project value approx. $40 Million Multi Family. Oversite, communications, permitting, state and local representation as registered agent. Daily reporting, subcontractor controls, codes and services representative, scheduling. Purchasing and cost control. Estimating. Project was 242-unit multi-family wood frame construction.
Syber-Trac LLC & Gayle Technologies, Nashville, TN 2008 - 2014
New Product Development planning, scheduling, production, and marketing Director for E-thenticate LLC document security services and SEATS air-line baggage control systems Chicago, Nashville and Washington DC. Nashville, TN office Operations Manager: Complete construction oversight and management for new automotive testing equipment for Nissan, Ford, GM, Daimler-Benz and most major automakers. Including but not limited to: construction scheduling, estimating and installation.
CDC Development, Franklin, TN 1999-2007
Construction Program Manager, Estimator and Project Manager: Multiple development and construction projects (new, renovations, additions) as well as cost projection/estimation for new and repeat clients throughout US.
Heery International, Nashville, TN 1996-1999
Construction Program Manager: Regional representative of TN Board of Regents for administration of technical school’s renovations and additions. Extensive cost estimation and contract add management.
Construction Supervision Management Consultant: 1993-1996 Titled as Contract Compliance officer for MDHA Large governmental and private projects in excess of 350 Million. (Nashville Stadium & Arena, etc.) MDHA, Nashville, TN. Including all cost estimation
All Gulf Contractors, Inc. Mobile, AL 1990-1993 Construction Project Manager: Management of government officer housing revitalization program in excess of 10 million.
RNJ Interstate Corporation, Harrisburg, IL 1988-1990
Site Construction Project and Program Manager at Arnold Engineering Development Center on SDI (Space Defense Initiative) program emerging technology facility. Projects in excess of three hundred million. Rocket decommissioning facility.
North American Construction, Inc. San Antonio, TX 1986-1989 Construction Manager: Senior manager for multiple construction projects of eight to fifteen million each. Aircraft Carrier maintenance support facility.
Duff Brown Engineering 1982-1986 Program and Project Manager, Administration, Consultant: Contract Administration and observer for various firms in the Nashville area that included new construction, design-build, hospital, institutional projects throughout the south. Including
Associated Builders and Contractors Served for two years on the ABC Apprentice Advisory Board.
American Subcontractors Association Past secretary and founding charter member of ASA
EDUCATION: BA MTSU
PERSONAL: Married / Non-smoker/drinker.