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Manager Project

Palos Park, IL
May 23, 2020

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Charles Lendvoyi

Oak Forest, IL *****


Work Experience

Construction Project Manager

Burlington Stores - Burlington, NJ

October 2018 to March 2020

• Oversee construction projects from start to finish.

• Ensure the optimum utilization of resources, labor, materials and equipment and ensure the procurement at most cost effective terms.

• Develop effective communications and mechanism for resolving conflicts among various participants.

• Perform a key role in budgeting and identification of resources required.

• Ensure construction activities move according to pre-determined schedule.

• Devise the project work plans and make recommendations for change as and when needed.

• Communicate effectively with contractors responsible for completing various phases of the project.

• Coordinate the efforts of all parties involved in the project which include the architects, contractors, laborers, procurement.

• Monitor the progress of the construction activities on a regular basis and hold regular status meetings with contractor.

• Maintain strict adherence to budgetary guidelines, quality and safety standards.

• Conduct weekly /bi-weekly inspection of construction sites.

• Ensure project documents are complete.

• Identify the elements of project design and construction that may give rise to disputes.

• Serve as key resource to the VP Construction and review and maintain the project schedule.

• Articulate the roles and responsibilities of the external and internal team members and work with and through others for delivery.

• Understanding of compliance and managing risk.

Sevan Multi-Site Solutions, Downers Grove, Illinois Construction Project Manager

June 2018 to October 2018

The Project Manager works as part of a program management team managing programs consisting of multiple projects for our multi-site clients while acting as an extension of an owner's design and construction staff overseeing the work of general contractors, designers and vendors.

• Client Project and Program delivery including, pre-construction services (bid, permit, schedule), construction oversight (construction, change orders, invoicing, punch lists), and project closeout.

• On-Site project management of construction activities Essential Duties and Responsibilities include directing and coordinating the activities of project team to ensure project progresses on schedule and within budget.

• Proactively communicates project related issues directly with Senior Project Manager, Project Executive, or Operations Director.

• Examines construction documentation including drawings, schedules, and scopes to ensure completeness and accuracy.

• Review bid results, specifications, test and progress reports, and other project information

• necessary to gain complete familiarity with the project. Confirms and verifies permitting requirements related to the project or program.

• Directly manages and monitors project work in the field.

• Diligently manages change orders to projects.

• Follows established standards and procedures for project reporting and documentation.

• Prepares and provides weekly status reports for projects.

• Proactively identifies and solves or elevates project issues related to cost, schedule, safety, or qualify. Represents the company in project meetings.

• Develops and maintains relationships with clients, potential clients, subcontractors and vendor to help develop new opportunities.

• Builds effective relationships with customers, design team, subcontractors, suppliers, and user groups that reflect and support company core values and meets or exceeds the customer's expectations.

• Actively participates in industry, client, and community relations to enhance company image.

• Exhibits commitment to quality by evaluating project-related processes and make necessary changes, using customer input to make improvements, and meeting/exceeding internal and external customer expectations. Culture, Leadership and Employee Development. Construction Project Manager

Mattress Firm, Inc - Houston, TX

February 2015 to February 2018

• Prepare cost estimates, budgets, and work timetables/schedules for projects ranging from minor capital improvements, full renovations or to new ground-up construction of multi-million dollar facilities.

• Manage overall construction from conception to close-out.

• Manage and coordinate all General Contractors, Engineers, Architects, Landlords, Property Management and other construction specialists.

• Responsible for site surveys, cost estimating, budgeting, and scheduling for all assigned projects.

• Develop internal reports, communicate work progress, and budget status on a weekly basis.

• Select, schedule, coordinate and actively manage contractor/subcontractor expectations and activities from inception of a project to completion.

• Manage all unforeseen condition and field changes while maintaining corporate design criteria, specifications, and standards

• Ensure compliance with legal requirements, building and safety codes, and other relevant regulations.

• Experience planning large-scale, multi-faceted projects from pre-development to turnover to end user.

• Proficient in decision making to evaluate pertinent information and make selections regarding contractors/subcontractors, materials, processes, etc.

• Manage and provide direction, guidance and manage teams either on a job site or in an office environment.

• Have the experience of communicating effectively both verbally and in writing to internal and external sources.

• Manage special projects that would not be part of everyday functions for existing positions.

• Act as a project lead, making and reviewing work assignments for outside service providers as well as project team members.

• Research and prepare analyses that are required. Present findings to senior management and/or project teams.

• Make recommendations for process improvements.

Independent Owner's Representative

Construction Project Manager

October 2014 to February 2015

• Provided Project Management for new construction, renovation and remodeling projects.

• Oversees the complete construction process from budget conception through project closeout including preventive maintenance and facilities contracts.

• Manage the day-to-day construction, capital and maintenance projects.

• Maintain and develop other administrative processes such as critical path planning and effective budgeting, manage costs and schedules, ensure proper planning, design, and construction of assigned projects.

• Project oversight communicating project progress with Owners.

• Contract Management, Procurement and Expediting services. Construction Project Manager

OfficeMax, Inc - Naperville, IL

August 2012 to October 2014

• Facilitate the definition of business requirements through meetings with user management and user committees.

• Develop detailed work plans, schedule, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports. Develop cost justifications.

• Work with the in-house facilities department to implement preventive maintenance and facilities contracts.

• Coordinate/conduct project meetings and is responsible for project tracking, analysis and deliverables. Work closely with project managers, cross-functional teams, contractors, or outside vendors to achieve desired results.

• Develop overall implementation and communication strategies for internal and external customers. Review and manage project progress, costs, and schedules. Regularly communicate project status to executive management team. Integrate project plans with other major initiatives. Work with project team to identify and resolve problems.

• Review business process problems and proactively provides solutions. Make independent decisions on a daily basis.

• Interface with people at all levels from senior executives through lower levels in the organization.

• Generate and manage requests for information and proposals with external technology consulting vendors.

• Manage special projects that would not be part of everyday functions for existing positions.

• Act as a project lead, making and reviewing work assignments for outside service providers as well as project team members.

• Research and prepare analyses that are required. Present findings to senior management and/or project teams.

• Make recommendations for process improvements.

• The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing. Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary. Construction Project Manager

Claire's Stores, Inc - Hoffman Estates, IL

February 2012 to August 2012

• Coordinates site surveys.

• Obtain, assemble and review all necessary documents on projects and forward to architect to enable the start of working drawings.

• Assist architect with development of preliminary design and working drawings.

• Obtain approval of fixture plan from operations and communicate final preliminaries to architect.

• Review architectural, mechanical, electrical plans for accuracy.

• Communicate with tenant coordinators enabling a timely design review and approval process.

• Communicate with permit expeditor to ensure obtaining permit in a timely manner.

• Prepare and issue bid documents.

• Coordinate all scheduled deliveries.

• Review general contractor bids and compare budget cost versus committed cost.

• Maintain communications with all necessary team members and outside resources regarding project status.

• Visit job sites selectively during construction phase and/or upon completion to complete a punch list.

• Follow-up on punch list items to ensure completion in a timely manner.

• Oversee set up of all utility services for permanent and temporary spaces.

• Review and approve project invoices.

• Insure collection of all contractor and subcontractor lien releases, subcontractor list, warranties, contractor affidavits, air balance reports and certificates of occupancy.

• Collection and distribution of all landlord required documentation, certificates, etc. as stated in the lease agreements.

Construction Project Manager

Dominick's / Safeway, Inc - Oak Brook, IL

December 2006 to February 2012

• Oversees the complete construction process from budget conception through project closeout including preventive maintenance and facilities contracts.

• Estimates projects, maintain cost detail reports, issue contracts, approve pay applications, review corporate criteria such as due diligence, surveys and submittals.

• Direct Architects, Design Team, General Contractor, and all Sub-Contractors as it relates to major & minor remodels as well as ground-up construction.

• Maintain close working relationships with Construction Director, Real Estate Department, Design, Maintenance and Procurement Specialist.

• Completed 2 Elite, 12 Core, and 4 Lite Lifestyle remodels valued at $65 million, 42 Pharmacy Expansions valued over $6 million, 14 Exterior Re-branding at $592,102, and 5 Refrigeration Project valued at $1.8 million.

• Managed a $23 million urban site redevelopment in the City of Chicago. Director of Construction Services

AIMCO - Oakbrook Terrace, IL

June 2005 to December 2006

• Oversee all capital improvements, capital replacements, and enhancement projects for the 15 properties in the

• Midwest territory.

• Develop and meet project schedules and estimates.

• Develop scope of work and budgets for renovation projects.

• Develop Property Improvement Plans and Property Condition Assessments.

• Contract and manage all Architects, Designers, and General Contractors. Independent Project Manager, Chicago, Illinois

Acted as Owners Representative and Project Manager for major hotel renovation throughout the United States.

Owners Representative / Project Manager

Project Management

November 2001 to June 2005

• Provided Project Management for new and existing hotel renovation and construction projects.

• Manage the day-to-day construction, capital and maintenance projects.

• Project oversight communicating project progress with Owners and Investors.

• Contract Management, Procurement and Expediting services. Owners Representative

Hospitality Plus, Inc - Lemont, IL

May 2000 to November 2001

• Managed multiple turn-key hotel renovation and remodeling projects.

• Contract Management.

• Managed all daily operations, marketing, and internal systems.

• Managed budgets, contracts, scheduling, procurement, installation and sub-contractors. Project Manager

Hyatt Corporation - Chicago, IL

September 1998 to May 2000

• Managed multiple remodels and renovation projects for Hyatt and Non-Hyatt properties.

• Manage purchasing for outside groups offering Hyatt purchasing plans.

• Manage pricing, budgeting, invoicing, and deliveries for furniture, fixtures, and equipment. Education

B.A. in Business Administration

DePaul University - Chicago, IL


A.S. in Business Administration

William Rainey Harper College - Palatine, IL


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