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Construction Superintendent

Olmsted Falls, Ohio, 44138, United States
June 03, 2010

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Edward T. Szklarz

***** ******* ******

Apt. ***P

Olmsted Falls, Ohio 44138-3147

Career Objective:

Construction Superintendent.

Real Estate Management

Assistant Project Manager.

Branch or Division Manager.

Construction Sales/Marketing.



Related Skills

Have worked with Ghant and Primavera Scheduling software.

Familiar with office machines, computer/internet literate.

Very familiar with Word, Spreadsheet and have worked with Excel.

Have used wireless communication for laptops and phones.

Use Turbo CAD Pro. Have used Auto CAD.

Read and interpret Architectural/Engineering Blueprints (A,S/MEP/TOPO)

Take progress photographs stored to a flash drive.

Ensure that owners have all the information they need via email or fax.

Update scheduling and inquiries to subcontractors as to performance and completion times.

Advise subcontractors as to scope of work, contract reqiuirements and budgets.

Schedule and lead weekly owner/contractor progress meetings and write follow up reports.

Maintain good relationships with municipal inspectors, building commissioners,

fire departments, state officials, architects, engineers and owners.


Masonry, Masonry Restoration.

Masonry Restoration Consulting.

Business Owner.

Journeyman Foreman.

Real Estate Maintenance.

General Construction & Contracting.

Branch Manager.

Bidding & Estimating.

Sales & Marketing.

Contract Negotiation.

Design/build with approval from Architects/Engineers/Owners.

Work History:

June 2008 to present: Construction Superintendent: Design Wise Construction, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio

On the job construction decision making for exterior/interior build outs/renovations.

Led teams of tradesmen through scheduling/changes/conflicts to satisfactory completion.

Completed work on time and within forecasted budgets.

Developed innovative “on the fly” solutions along with architects/engineers.

Inspected and directed correction of subcontractor work.

A “hands on” super performing any tasks within my experience level.

Enforced safety at all times.

Organized and led weekly safety and owner/contractor progress meetings.

2000 to June 2008: Owner & President: Quality Masonry Restoration Ltd., Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.

Owned and operated full time masonry restoration business.

Commercial (60%) and residential (40%).

Performed all aspects of owning a business.

Average gross annual sales of $200,000.

1996 to 2000: General Manager: Cleveland Office, Grunwell-Cashero Inc., Detroit, Michigan.

Sales, marketing, human resources and reporting.

Bidding, scheduling and project management.

Maintained office, shop and equipment.

Successfully completed jobs with wide margins of profit and customer satisfaction.

1990 to 1996: Journeyman: Bricklayers Local 5, Cleveland, Ohio.

Grunwell-Cashero, Inc., Toledo, Detroit, Cleveland (Foreman 1 year, tradesman 2 years).

Graciano, Inc., Pittsburg (Tradesman in Clevleand).

The Western Group, “Brisk” Cleveland (Tradesman in Cleveland).

Trisco Systems, Lima, Ohio (Tradesman in Cleveland, Indiana & Michigan).

1983 to 1990: Journeyman: Bricklayers Local 1, New York City, New York.

Nicholson & Galloway, Glen Head, New York. (Tradesman, NY, NJ, CT)

General Restoration Co., Inc., Bronx, New York. (Tradesman, NY, NJ)


Padua Franciscan HS, Graduated, Parma, Ohio.

Cleveland State University, 93 credit hours, Arts and Sciences.

NIOSH & OSHA Rigging/Scaffolding/Fall Safety, Respiratory N standards 1997.

Various masonry/equipment manufactures weekend/day instructional seminars:

SIKA Corp. DOW Sealants

EUCLID CHEMICAL TREMCO Sealants/Waterproofing

LaFarge Cements 3M Firestop

HILTI Safety/Adhesives Spyder/Safway/WACO.

Professional references:

David Boodjeh, Operations Manager, Discount Drug Mart. Phone:216-***-****

John Figlar, Owner, Hillstreet Construction, ................Phone:216-***-****

Dan Freemont, Owner, EPIC Steel Co., ......................Phone:216-***-**** x25

Isaac Lewin, Owner, Lewin & Associates, ...................Phone:216-***-****

Randy Matejka, Owner, Design Wise Construction,........Phone:216-***-****

Glen Ramage, Owner, Ramage Architecture, ...............Phone:440-***-****

Gary Salutric, Owner, Corporate Glass, ......................Phone:330-***-****

Related items:

Willing to overnight travel with COLA per diem.

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