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Project Manager Construction

Mesa, Arizona, United States
January 08, 2017

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Dennis David Larson

**** **** ****** ******, **** AZ 85203

Telephone: +1-480-***-**** Email:

Site Manager / Project Manager / Assistant Project Manager / Project Coordinator

Innovative, dedicated and highly skilled senior construction professional with 29 years of dynamic and rich experience in all facets of construction, plant maintenance, building construction, site and project management; aspiring to continue a challenging career in site management in property & construction sectors.

Extensive experience in ensuring that projects are completed as per project plans, within time and budgetary constraints for private and public sector, including local and federal government. Adept at defining work processes/procedures and maintaining a safe working environment, with proven ability to identify and resolve onsite problems. Highly articulate, demonstrating excellent interpersonal skills. Strong technical and methodical aptitude with an innate ability to analyse, coordinate and synthesize data. Demonstrated high standard of workmanship with strong knowledge of building and construction sectors. Superior communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to interact with a diverse group of people giving the flexibility to work in a highly diverse atmosphere. Project details are mentioned in the Annexure 1.

Additional areas of expertise include:

Project Management/ Scheduling Contract Coordination Negotiation/ Commercial Operations

Strategy Planning Process Enhancement Feasibility Analysis & Estimation

Operation Management Business Development Project Forecasting

Vendor Management Site Supervision/ Operations Budgeting & Cost Analysis

Material & Equipment Procurement HSE Standards Management Development & Optimization

Safety & Field Management Technical Skills Technology Evaluation

Major Accomplishments

Notable Achievements:

Successfully managed construction projects in Afghanistan and in America with a strong history of salvaging mismanaged projects.

Efficiently collaborated with architects, project managers, and subcontractors to create a team environment which in turn achieved optimum project solutions focused on excellence and safety of the project.

Effectively completed 3 fast-track Home base Warehouse projects within prescribed time limit and within budget.

Project & Operational Management:

Managed and organized project operations, involved in strategic plan development, and forecasted program implementation.

Successfully performed under the supervision of engineering, supported the detailed engineering design and drawings.

Excellent skills in business agendas, coordination with sources and clients, Formation of new alliances, budget management, estimation of construction bids, material acquisition and project management.

Performed the process of estimation of cost proposals, management of general contractors and coordination between production/construction efforts.

Prepared monthly cost tracking reports to complete the task within specified budget. Planned the project work as per the budget and the schedule described by investors and supervised execution and progress of work at the site.

Recruited labour as per the project requirements prepared & implemented strategies streamlining existing work-flows in order to increase efficiency.

Managed selection of contractors, subcontractors, suppliers; prepared bills of quantities and negotiated terms and conditions.

Quality Control & Safety Management:

Accurately checked conformity of materials quality and amount according to orders and specifications.

Conducted safety checks to ensure workers have appropriate safety equipment to perform their job.

Ensured adherence to safety procedures at all areas of the site and implemented new safety activities as per the changes in the site.

Designed strategies to increase staff inspection and quality control and process improvement management.

Delivered outputs to the highest possible standard and displayed concern for all areas involved.

Team Building and Leadership:

Interacted with team members about the project timelines, quality of work, and established cordial effective personal relationships within the team which contributed towards achieving organizational and team success.

Inspired and motivated the team to contribute towards achieving organizational and team goals.

Managed and developed multi-skilled work force with a clear direction and energy to complete the project within prescribed time and budget.

Created an environment oriented to trust, open communication, creative thinking, and cohesive team effort.

Career Snapshots

CEO, Project Manager, Owner & Logistics Coordinator Apr 2015 - Present

Flood Resolutions LLC

CEO, Project Manager, Owner & Logistics Coordinator Jan 2011 - Present

Big Sky Land Holdings LLC

CEO, Project Manager & Logistics Coordinator June 2013 - Present

Indian Creek Construction LLC

CEO, Project Manager and Director/Owner Apr 2005 – June 2013

Indian Creek Company, FZE, Dubai/ Kabul, Afghanistan

Carpenter & Associate Logistics Coordinator Sep 2004 – Apr 2005

Kellogg, Brown and Root – Halliburton, Afghanistan/Houston, USA

Owner/Developer Jul 2003 – Sep 2004

Winchester Creek Construction, Hot Springs, USA

Superintendent Jan 2001 – Jul 2003

James W Fowler, Dallas, USA

Superintendent Mar 1998 – Jan 2000

Morrison Knudsen Corporation, Boise, USA

Superintendent Dec 1995 – Jan 1997

Vandervert Construction, Spokane, USA

Superintendent Sep 1987 – Apr 1995

Shea Construction, Spokane, USA

Superintendent Oct 1986 – Sep 1987

S. S. Burns, Phoenix, USA

Superintendent Feb 1986 – Oct 1986

Desert Structures, Mesa, USA

Carpenter Foreman Sep 1985 – Feb 1986

S. S. Burns, Phoenix, USA

Carpenter Foreman May 1985 – Sep 1985

Oakland Construction Company, Phoenix, USA

Carpenter Oct 1984 - May 1985

Ball Ball & Brosamer

Carpenter Foreman Mar 1984 – Oct 1984

Kokosing Construction, Avondale, USA

Lead Man Carpenter May 1983 – Dec 1983

Witcher construction, Minneapolis, USA

Lead Man Carpenter May 1979 – Apr 1983

Kraus - Anderson Construction, Minneapolis, USA

Educational Qualifications

Carpentry and Construction Management Degree Sep 1978 – May 1979

Willmar Area Vocational-Technical Institute, Willmar, Minnesota

Personal Details

Date of Birth : 24- February-1957

Nationality : American

Gender : Male

Marital Status : Single

Languages : English

Driving License : USA Driving License & DOD

References available upon request

Annexure 1

Project Details

Various (Buildings,Fuel Supply,Hesco,DeliverArmored up Humvees) Projects for USA Military in

Kandahar, Bagram, Ghazni Province(Hospital), Jalabad, Eggers and many other Provinces.

Designed and built revised ISO Containers to transport Armored Up Humvees at Bagram Air Field

Various concrete projects for KBR at Kandahar Air Field- Sept-2004 to Nov-2004

Associate Logistics Coordinator at Bagram Air Field. Putting bids together for KBR for construction projects at Bagram Air Field- 2004/2005

Chow Hall at Camp Phoenix-Kabul, Afghanistan- 2004

Chow hall and recreation buildings at U.S. Army base-Mazar-e-Sharif-2004/2005

J.I.E.D. ISO steel container office building (3 story) at Bagram Air Field

With The Panjsher Group-2005

JOC Flagpole monument at Bagram Air Field With The Panjsher Group-2005

Pool house steel ISO container office building for U.S. Army at Camp Eggers.-2005/2006

500 man camp with 300 steel ISO containers at the WFP part of Camp Eggers (Kabul,Afghanistan) with substantial completion in 8 weeks. 2.4 Million dollars with a $50,000.00 bonus-2007

1.2M Viticulture Building, Community College Salem OR

Superintendent - hired mid-project to restructure and revamp construction management

3.5M North Salem High School addition, Salem OR

Superintendent – hired mid-project

Created new critical path schedule and reorganized all job site activities

20.0M Warm Springs State Hospital, Warm Springs, MT

Superintendent – hired mid-project to restructure and revamp construction management

Access/Egress, construction critical path, and quality control issues

3.6M in change orders due to construction management

11.0M 120 Room Deluxe Hampton Inn, Kalispell, MT

Superintendent – design/build

Field construction management

Private owner/builder Vandervert

1.2M Key Bank, Kennewick, WA

Field Superintendent – construction management

3.0M Homebase Warehouse, Silverdale, WA

Superintendent – hired mid-project to create new accelerated schedule

104,000 sq. ft Fast Track project - completion: 100 days

2.6M Homebase Warehouse, Salem, OR

Superintendent – fast track project – completion: 100 days

Supervised all construction activities

2.5M Homebase Warehouse, Salt Lake, UT

Superintendent – fast track project – completion: 100 days

Supervised all construction activities

21.0M Washington State Univ. Chemistry complex, Pullman, WA

Assistant Superintendent – 3 buildings

All supervision of site and building activity

Design/build Aluma joist gang forms

Site safety; shop drawing review; subcontractor management and scheduling

Eielson Air Force Base, North Pole, AK

Superintendent – cast-in-place concrete tilt up package for motor pool

Boeing, Airway Heights, WA

Field Superintendent – construction management

Cast-in-place structures

Placement of underground utilities (inc. blasting)

Central Arizona Project, Phoenix, AZ

Superintendent – Federal government project

Assorted cast-in-place control structure

Retirement Project, Phoenix, Az

Carpenter Foreman

Cast-in-place concrete footings, columns, walls

Design/build Aluma joist forms

I-10 Freeway, Phoenix, AZ

Carpenter Foreman – design/place form work for cast-in-place

Post-tension bridges: tunnels: water control structures

4 high rises 15 to 22 stories, Minneapolis, MN & Dallas, TX

Carpenter Foreman – started as Apprentice Carpenter

All form work: footings, pan decking

Aluma joist: decks, shear walls, elevator shafts, columns

Cast-in-place concrete projects using tower cranes.

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