WILLIAM E. SLOAT
Bethesda, MD 20814 USA
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Project Management and leadership experience in a variety of settings- Construction, IT, Management Consulting.
Experience estimating and managing commercial construction projects for a variety of clients resulting in a high proportion of repeat business.
Design/build experience planning layouts and selecting materials to meet client’s expectations within their budget constraints.
Client interaction skills during proposal and management of projects – negotiating scope and contracts, developing and giving presentations, leading meetings.
Financial management of projects from budgeting, to subcontracting, to billings and payments.
Strong computer skills including Primavera, Project Doc Control, MS Project, Excel, Word, Outlook.
Successfully manage wide variety of construction projects from small base buildings to tenant office interiors to restaurant and hotel room renovations.
Win high percentage of competitive bids.
Increase profitability of projects through subcontractor buy-out and owner change orders.
By providing responsive and reliable service, positioned current firm as nation-wide client’s “go- to” contractor in the DC/Baltimore/NoVA area.
SELECTED CONSTRUCTION CLIENTS AND PROJECTS
Funeral Homes – Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home, National Funeral Home, Ft. Lincoln Cemetery
Retail – Ayoub N&H Carpet, Lindsay Ford, Euromotors Bethesda, Euromotors Germantown
Childcare – Easter Seals Adult & Child Care, Marriott Headquarters Child Development Center
Hospitality – Key Bridge Marriott, BWI Marriott, Dulles Marriott, Baltimore Waterfront Marriott, Bethesda Marriott, Washington Marriott, JW Marriott DC, Ritz Georgetown
Fitness & Health Centers – Several for Vornado Property Management, Crunch Fitness
Educational – University of Potomac DC campus, Washington School of Photography
Government – DC Department of Human Services-Ft. Davis
Medical – Ft. Davis Pharmacy, Kentlands Vet Hospital, Ft. Davis Dentist office
Senior Project Manager – DC Area General Contractor 2004 – Present
Full-charge project management for commercial construction projects from estimating through subcontract buy-out, scheduling, submittals, change management, and close-out.
Estimate and bid for new work while managing ongoing current projects. Typically managing 3 - 4 projects in different stages and bidding on 1 - 2 more at the same time.
Pre-construction services with client and architect to assess current conditions, provide cost estimates, design options and value engineering; position the firm for doing the project as negotiated work or as preferred contractor.
Design coordination to translate architect’s conceptual sketches into basis for shop drawings for multiple trade interactions.
Manage client relationship- ensure their concerns are addressed and seek opportunities for additional business.
Project Manager / Operations Manager – Warder & Associates, Inc. 2002 – 2004
Pre-construction services for clients including coordinating site feasibility studies, budgeting, permitting, utility connections/ upgrades.
Project Management of multi-million-dollar light commercial construction projects – project cost estimating and bidding process, client and architect relations, subcontractor management.
Led value engineering with subs and architect to cut project costs to meet clients’ reduced budgets while preserving profit and contingency funds; reduced project cost by up to 20%.
Field experience as project manager/ superintendent brought in to expedite closeout of projects. Determined remaining work scope and developed schedule to complete. Coached division heads in managing priorities and work scope to accelerate completion of project. Project Manager - Building Design and Renovation –
Self-employed 2000 – 2001
Designed, planned, managed and performed major renovations to residential properties to increase resale value; more than doubled the market value of first property on a limited budget as a renovation rather than a tear-down.
Performed extensive reconstruction and repair work including structural changes, complete replacement of electrical and plumbing. Hands-on experience in various construction trades.
Management Consultant / Project Manager – A.T. Kearney Consulting 1993 – 1999
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering- LeTourneau University; Longview, TX PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Continuing education in Project Management and People Management