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Project Management-Construction

Location:
Monticello, Illinois, 61856, United States
Salary:
60000
Posted:
March 02, 2011

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George Overly

Address: * ******* *****, **********, ******** 61856

Phone: 217.***.****

E-mail: rbw35y@r.postjobfree.com

PROJECT MANAGEMENT / BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT / INSIDE SALES MANAGEMENT

Work Location Preferences: Travel Negotiable

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

PROJECT PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

CLIENT MANAGEMENT

COMMUNICATION AND NEGOTIATION

BUDGET MANAGEMENT AND ALLOCATION

PROCESS IMPROVEMENT AND MODELING

TEAM BUILDING AND DEVELOPMENT

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

QUALITY ASSURANCE AND COMPLIANCE

PROBLEM / CONFLICT RESOLUTION

COST REDUCTION

TEAM TRAINING AND COACHING

Diligent and hands-on project management achiever and an intuitive leader of revenue-generating strategies equipped with overarching experience and strong transferrable set of qualifications necessary to excel in different industry verticals. Consummate and thoroughly skilled in cost-efficient development and execution of project work plans, resource management, and administration of project timelines. Strong interpersonal and communication skills coupled with innate ability to build relationships with customers, subcontractors, and stakeholders. Dedicated in streamlining procedures to maximize efficiency, maintain compliance, reduce cost, team building/training and exceed client expectations.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

McElroy Metal (Metal Roof and Wall Panel Systems, and Retrofit Framing Systems) -Clinton, IL; Bossier City, LA

Manager of Project Sales-Corporate Office Mar 2010-Dec 2010

Received a personal designation from the Vice President of Sales and President of Company to create a new department for Management of Project Sales at the corporate office in Louisiana and lead the development of a more efficient model incorporating both the sales and technical teams.

- Spearheaded the successful design and implementation of a more efficient process in managing higher volume of customer estimate requests for the entire national sales territory

- Effectively administered the current component database, improving the management of project opportunities and resulting to sales increases

- Successfully developed, trained Team Members, and implemented a process that improved sourcing, estimating, monitoring, and tracking of additional project sales opportunities; the procedure involves distribution to both sales team members and current/prospective customers.

- Successfully restructured the Technical Services Department within six months, leading to more efficient and productive processes

- Significantly improved sales performance by revitalizing relationships between the Technical Services Department and the Sales Team, and aggressive sales opportunity sourcing.

- Prompted 50% increase in all technical service productivity, doubled efficiency level, and achieved 45% increase in overall sales through improved technical services and proactive team leadership

- Developed various tools to assist in sales qualifying and pricing, as well as in departmental production tracking.

McElroy Metal (Metal Roof and Wall Panel Systems, and Retrofit Framing Systems)-Clinton, IL

Technical Representative-Midwest Sales Region Sep 2006-Mar 2010

Managed requests for quotations inquiries from regional sales representatives, customer service representatives, sales manager, and customers, ensuring compliance of products with specified project and client requirements. Functioned as a primary resource to convey product, application, and installation information; and served as the key point of contact concerning all aspects of company needs and requirements. Included personally completing approximately 600 estimates/projects per year.

- Established a collaborative work environment with customer’s installers, project managers, and other associated personnel, including cross-functional departments to ensure cost-efficient completion of projects

- Contributed in defining pricing based on territorial, regional, and current market needs

- Coached and accompanied representative on sales calls to customer

- Co-developed training and implementation of beneficial database, pricing, and estimating tools

- Determined revenue-development opportunities by building relationships with architects and promoting benefits and systems

- Took lead in development and implementation of company wide customer tier-level pricing format

Overly Construction Inc.-Monticello, IL

General Contractor / CEO-Design/Build-Custom Home Building Jan 1998-Sep 2006

Negotiated and clarified project’s budget, design specification, and plans in conjunction with customers, designers, suppliers, subcontractors, engineers, and architects. Took charge of overall P&L responsibilities, as well as in administering accounts payable/receivable, and overseeing needed repairs and customer-related issues.

- Ensured timely completion of in-house project designs in order to achieve customer design needs

- Authored and submitted project specifications and plans for bid; determined credibility of subcontractors, and awarded subcontracts for winning bids

- Managed the allocation of project resources and administration of work schedules, subcontractor agreements, and a variety of business-related documents

- Coordinated with city, county, and state officials to obtain building permits, apply for variances, complete inspections, and to ensure code compliance

- Managed and maximized cost-efficiency in purchasing all needed building materials

- Monitored subcontractor activities to ensure strict compliance with project schedule, specifications, and budget

- Aligned jobsite practices to ensure a safe working environment

- Managed light commercial and residential new construction estimating and budget preparation, including schedule preparation

- Leveraged extensive knowledge in using tools, methods, processes, and business practices in residential and light commercial new construction.

Overly Construction and Remodeling-Monticello, IL

Owner-Manager-Design/Build-Full Service Remodeling Mar 1992-Sep 2006

Managed remodeling and repair projects and streamlined multiple business functions, including marketing, design, sales, contracting, scheduling, code compliance, hiring, disciplinary action, project management, prepared and submitted Bank Draw Affidavits, final inspection, and customer relationships. Streamlined lights commercial and residential remodel estimating and budget preparation, including schedule preparation. Utilized knowledge of tools, methods, processes, and business practices in residential and light commercial remodeling.

PRIOR EXPERIENCE

Lumber Lane Inc.-Bloomington, IL

Construction Manager

Various Management Titles

Furrow Building Material-Bloomington, IL

Commercial Sales Manager

EDUCATION

General Studies

Illinois State University-Normal, IL

AWARDS AND HONORS

People’s Choice Award, Home Design and Construction

Currently Certified Standing Seam Metal Roof Installer

Previous Member of NARI

Previous Member East Central National Home Builder’s Association

COMPUTER SKILLS

Chief Architect, Top View ME, and Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Word, and Outlook



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