Utilize the skills and talents gained thus far and provide above average products on a consistant basis..................
John P. Russell 3850 Little Fighting Creek Road., Powhatan, Virginia 23139 H (804)-598-2803 C (804)901-9086
11/07 to 7/08 Manager of Estimating VERSAR corp. Springfield, VA. Oversee staff of 3 - 5 estimators / planners for this military contractor. Bid multiple projects ranging from 1m - 55m nationwide. Quote jobs as selected by the upper management and prepared detail estimates for materials, labor both direct and indirect. This company has been a soils remediation operation for 40 years. VERSAR is entering the field of construction contractors in the military arena.
4/07 - 6/07 Chief Estimator for Delta T Corporation - Williamsburg, VA Defined scope, prepared Engineering, material and labor estimates for this Design / Build EPC contractor specializing in custom Ethanol plants.
1991 - 2007 President - Construction Manager - RIC Industrial Services Inc. RIC Industrial Services is a central Virginia based construction management corporation. Total responsibilities for construction projects including both new construction and renovation projects. Heavy emphasis in estimating, planning, subcontract administration. Projects in Bold listed below are an example of projects sold, estimated, and managed by myself.
Massey Energy Co. (design / build) Design / Build installation of a new 105 ton air-cooled chilled water system at corporate Headquarters in downtown Richmond. Responsibilities for drawings, specifications, permits, structural steel, piping, building alterations, equipment placements, start up.
St. Mary's Hospital Ongoing maintenance contract to perform as directed by St. Mary's. engineering group. Maintain moving sidewalks and other building upgrades as directed Self perform all field construction.
Watkins Nurseries Inc. (design / build) Design and construction of a 10,000 SF custom Plant Materials Building at the new Dry Bridge Road location. Self performed all field construction.
United Parcel Service (UPS) General Contractor for Total renovation of corporate offices at regional headquarters
E.I. Dupont & Co. Demolition and reconstruction of major building facility per Dupont direction. This was a removal of the existing NOMEX material (roll) storage system in phases. Installed new traveling transporters (on rails), new racking, new robotic roll carriers, all provided by Eaton - Ken way corp. Several other Dupont projects performed on a t&m basis. Self perform all field construction.
Packaging Corporation of America Several design / build projects including removal and replacement of concrete floors, site work, reworking walls, office and production area painting, and equipment installations.
Westvaco Demolition of existing facility and construction of new foundations, structural steel, piping, platforms, and ductwork all being the support utilities for a high speed gravure press (bobst-champlain) purchased by Westvaco (the 1st 10 station unit in Virginia). Building upgrades at Flex-Pak
Work history continued
1988 -1991 Project Manager - Amark Corporation. Estimated & bid jobs, hired, fired, sales work, coordinated subs, oversee Projects from conception thru final punch lists for this Va. Beach Based Industrial Contractor.
1983-1988 Senior Planning and Budget Analyst with VA Power. Responsible for Project Management systems during the Bath county pump storage hydro project. Estimated, planned, and monitored the work for cost and schedule progress. Estimated and monitored engineering and construction progress at multiple station sites.
1981-1983 Signed on with BE&K as a Senior Cost Engineer and supervised a staff of 5 during a fastraked 60 mw co-generation project in Amelia Island, Florida.
1977-1981 Served as Field engineer with Brown & Root during the ICI project in Hopewell and was transferred to Louisiana as a Cost Engineer.
Associate Degree in Building Construction (1977) - Thomas Nelson College
Current Virginia Dept. of Commerce Class A Building and EEC Contractor Licenses
Honorably discharged from US Army. 1969. Vietnam era veteran.
References (Project and Personal) available upon request.