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Project Manager Engineer

Louisville, KY, 40220
August 27, 2012

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Resume – Ralph Newell Lindop

Project, Design, & Construction Manager successful at leading design and construction of multimillion dollar facilities. Successfully completed over $500 Million in total contracts with 14 multimillion dollar projects. Proven track record of bringing in large, complex projects from design to completion ahead of schedule and under budget. Expert at introducing state-of-the-art technology to streamline systems and processes, improve efficiency and productivity, reduce costs, enhance quality, cut construction time, build top-performing teams and ensure a safe, environmentally compliant workplace. Experienced in managing BIM implementation with NavisWorks and Revit. Effective in a rapidly changing marketplace with a strong account relationship orientation. LEED Accredited Professional in Building Design & Construction, and PMI Project Management Professional (PMP). Currently working towards MBA. Meet or exceed Civil Engineer, GS-810 occupational series qualifications part (A) and/or (B).

Core expertise includes:

* Project Planning & Budgeting

* Change Order Development & Negotiation

* Cost Projection Development & Tracking

* Estimating & Bid Package Preparation

* Contract Negotiation & Writing

* Labor Relations & Employee Development

* CPM Schedule Development & Maintenance

* Facility Planning, Design & Financial Management

* Subcontractor Relations & Team Building

* Client Relations

* Vendor Sourcing, Negotiations & QA/QC

* General Operations & Productivity Improvement


University of Kentucky

Bachelor of Science

Major: Civil Engineering

Minor: Mathematics

Received 1997

ABET Accredited

Professional Experience

Project Manager

3/2010 – 11/2011

Ulteig Engineers -

Denver, CO

On site GSA Project Construction Manager on a Design Build ARRA Land Port of Entry border crossing station for U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency of the US Department of Homeland Security. Duties include running weekly progress meetings, reviewing and approving monthly pay applications and schedule of values, reviewing construction schedule, observing and reporting site progress, ensuring quality of work, and maintaining client/contractor relations. High security facility is LEED Silver, with geothermal HVAC and a PV Array. Contract Position

Project/Design Mgr

4/2005 – 7/2009

Balfour Beatty Construction

- Fairfax, VA

(Balfour Beatty was formerly Centex Construction until March, 2007) Design Manager and Project Manager on several large, complex projects. Largest project managed from conception through construction valued at $93 Million. Duties included running weekly design meetings; reviewing design drawings; preparing bid packages, creating schedules; maintaining client relations, owner/architect coordination, staffing, coordination with estimators, subcontractors, and design partners, writing contracts, setting up budgets and detailed cost projections, collaborating with subcontractors, suppliers, clients, and superintendents to resolve monthly pay applications, providing monthly progress reports on quantity, performance and cost related issues, and preparing and presenting quarterly financial and construction progress reports.

Project Manager

8/2003 – 12/2004

Rotondo Weirich

- Harleysville, PA

Concrete cell Project Manger on one $60 Million state medium security facility and one $120 Million federal prison. Collaborated with GC, superintendent and precast fabrication facility to complete all aspects of work including bidding, quantity takeoffs, staffing, scheduling, cost projections, pay applications & change orders, material delivery and product transportation as well as on site supervision of installation, quality control, and safety.

Project Manager

8/2000 – 8/2003

Intech Contracting, Inc. -

Lexington, KY

Project Manager on $4 Million Water Treatment Plant in Wilmore, KY. Collaborated with Superintendent to complete all aspects of project including quantity takeoffs, submittals, schedules, cost projections, pay apps & change orders, negotiations with subs and engineers, safety, and employee relations. Involved in several bridge jobs, including the L&N Bridge over the Ohio River in Cincinnati. Worked on Bidding and Estimating bridge jobs in the region. Maintained office computer network.

Assistant Project Manager

7/1999 - 8/2000

McNally Tunneling

- Cleveland, OH

Collaborated on several tunneling projects ($20 Million +/- each) in Ohio, Kentucky, Illinois and Canada. With the Project Manager, Superintendent and Engineers, completed all details including subcontractor, supplier and client negotiations, design, scheduling, material purchase, equipment procurement, surveying, training, change orders, monthly cost projections, owner and contractor pay requests, OSHA compliance and drug testing.

Construction Manager

1/1998 - 7/1999

Schnabel Foundation Company

- Houston, TX

Procured and managed earth retention jobs from start to finish. Performed bidding & estimating, design, cost projections, contracts, scheduling and budgeting. Negotiated all major purchases, including materials & equipment, along with selecting and managing subcontractors. Implemented design changes & developed change orders. Also kept track of job cost details, documents, safety and QC.

Project Engineer

5/1997 - 11/1997

David Engineering

- Louisville, KY

Closed out $4 Million Convention Center at the Southern Baptist Seminary in Louisville, KY & M1A Tank Repair Facility for Corp of Engineers. Coordinated on-site project details. Calculated and maintained construction schedules. Reviewed and processed submittals, RFI’s & CPR’s. Maintained CQM and OSHA records. Performed quantity takeoff and pricing for bids.

Engineering Contractor

6/1996 - 1/1997

Dennis Ott Construction - Clarksville, IN

Designed and built interoffice computer network for small construction office including server and two workstations from component level. Coded and implemented estimating software, and instructed staff in the use of this estimating software and Primavera scheduling software. Contract Position - Completed.

Military Experience

7 Years of honorable service with the Air National Guard in Avionics, Military Airlift Command, & Mobile Satellite Communications. Fully trained in component level circuit board repair, diesel engine repairs, MAC Tactical Operations, and Defense Satellite Communications Systems Mobile Terminal use and maintenance. Honorably Discharged.


* Extensive knowledge of computer hardware and software, including networks.

* Primavera P3, P6, and Suretrak scheduling

* Autodesk Constructware web-based project management software

* Peachtree Accounting

* JD Edwards Accounting

* NavisWorks & Revit,

* Lotus Notes

* Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access)

* Vela Systems

* Timberline Estimating Software

* Adobe Acrobat Pro

* AutoCAD

* MiniCAD

Ralph Newell Lindop • Design Builder and Engineer

8410 Biggin Hill Lane, Louisville, KY 40220

859-***-**** •

LEED Accredited Professional BD+C

PMI Project Management Professional

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