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EXECUTIVE CONSTRUCTION PROFILES

 
  Project Manager
 
Name:
Dan Januszyk
Industry Type: General Contractors - Managers
City & State: Hinsdale,IL
Job Title: Project Manager
Relocation Preferences: Any
Objective: Seeking a senior management position to improve growth and continue profitability
Resume:
-Expand on the core project management skills to include business development, strategic planning and operational efficiency. Re-worked scope and pricing to secure more than $29 million of development projects in 2007-08.
-Manage a challenging client matrix and problematic design while providing a successful and profitable outcome. Maintained project profitability between 3% and 27% in addition to the negotiated base fee structure.
-Favor mission critical type projects with heavy MEP scope and aggressive schedules. Completed $15.8 million of telecommunications & industrial work with 500,000 hours without a lost time accident and zero liquidated damages. Completed 94 projects totaling $3.4 million in 1999.

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

Project Management & Estimating

Evaluate client requirements and resources to develop scope, schedule and budget
Prepare scope and budget estimates, drawings and specifications for client presentation
Evaluate and qualify vendor proposals to provide proper scope and value for the client
Negotiate and execute client and vendor contracts, insurance requirements and scope description
Submit permit drawings and documentation to appropriate municipalities
Manage document control process including submittals and shop drawings to architect and owner
Arbitrate and settle disputes with design, subcontractors and suppliers relating to scope and process
Work with A/E professionals to provide value engineering and product substitution for the end user
Develop, manage and evaluate construction schedules to assist in the construction process
Monitor and contribute to the superintendents construction management progress
Conduct regular progress meetings with client, architect and contractors, including meeting minutes
Provide quality control, quality assurance and safety inspections through regular site visits
Execute monthly cost reports for management to evaluate profitability and cash flow
Collect close out documents, occupancy certificates, operations manuals, and as-built drawings
Record historical data in spreadsheet form for construction cost tracking

Marketing & Business Development

Prepare and organize sales presentations and contacts for client development
Make initial introductions to potential clients with a marketing package and follow up
Contribute to monthly the market analysis and sales projections
Institute marketing themes and corporate image programs
Developed market contacts into new customers, increasing client base 25%

Operations Management

Negotiated a reduced phone rate plan for temporary jobsite phones
Revised form template to improve efficiency and accuracy for company wide use
Negotiated supplier discounts resulting in a cost of goods sold reduction of 2%
Interpret architectural drawings and material estimates resulting in less than 5% scrap

Strategic Management

Evaluated employee responsibilities to reclassify workers comp rates and reduce cost 20%
Secured credit with new suppliers to improve monthly cash flows by 15%
Restructured income schedule of the general partners to provide tax savings of 5.3% of total salaries
Organized a database of HVAC reports for employee reference and historical data

Financial Management

Refined the billing and waiver process that kept days receivable to less than 45 days
Execute cost reporting, billing and waiver process that contribute to cash flow decisions
Provided financial statements and schedules to successfully secure additional bank financing
Developed contract format and payout schedule that contributed to less than 1% bad debt record
EXPERIENCE

FCL BUILDERS, Itasca, IL2005-2008
ASA and NAIOP award winning general contractor with $150 million in sales with markets in commercial, industrial, manufacturing and telecommunications. FCL specializes in the design/build construction delivery method with self performing carpentry and labor trades.

Project Manager / Estimating
Maintained profitability between 3% and 27% above the negotiated base fee structure for all work.
Directed subcontractors scheduling and coordinated prime contractors on site, to a successful compressed schedule and crowed working conditions resulting in less than 4% change orders.
Inherited an $83K estimating error and generated profits of $25 K in excess of the original fee.
Instituted a cement winter condition plan utilizing a ground thaw system for cold weather pour and accelerated curing that ultimately saved 20 days of schedule and $30,000 of heating cost.
Facilitated the architectural and structural design with the owners design team and other prime contractors increasing the scope while reducing the budget by 17% for a bio-solid processing plant.
Arbitrated and evaluated developers existing payables for accuracy and completion, successfully removing all mechanics liens and saving the client $125,000.
Organized and streamlined the construction management process within 90 days resulting in the City of Chicago lifting a stop work order and the developer securing a bank construction loan.
Achieved 300,000 hours without a lost time accident during 18 months of industrial work and 200,000 hours without a lost time accident during 10 months of a data center ground up building.
Participate in sales presentations to aggressively convey the teams construction expertise and value added resulting in two lost jobs in three years.
Assisted Marketing Department in developing sales ideas and represent the company at trade shows and professional affiliations at least once each quarter.

Equinix, Inc. 1905 Lunt, Elk Grove Village - $10.2 M
Managed the architectural interior scope of a 275,000 square foot data center including concrete curbs and pads, demising walls, duct painting and raceway support steel. Directed 20,000 square feet of high-end office on three floors with bullet resistant entry, two mantraps, raised floor, biometric door hardware, terrazzo staircase, stainless accents and wall art using minimal overtime in a shortened schedule to achieve the customer grand opening deadline.

Nova-Savvis Digital Realty Center, Chicago - $83 K
Oversaw the 4000 square foot office build out with in an existing telecommunications hotel with no service interruption. Adhered to the LEEDs building requirements as required by the owner. Completed within the four week schedule and included demising walls and bullet resistant pass through glass.

Metropolitan Biosolids Management Water Reclamation District, Stickney - $5.6 M
Contribute to the $150 Million biosolid processing facility as part of a design/build assist team including MBM international parent company Veolia Water. Scope included the civil and site-work, caissons, underground utilities, structural concrete, pre-engineered building, masonry stair towers, fire protection and office. Worked with a third party and internal design team to develop scope, schedule and solutions as well as owner vendors for equipment and structure. Project was phased and duration was thirty months.

Sheraton Hotel 1110 Willow Road, Northbrook - $14.5 M
Revised the estimate with value engineering to secure the construction of a five story, 164 room proto-type hotel building as part of the 12 acre, Willow Festival development. Worked with the developer to satisfy Sheraton Hotel requirements within the pro-forma budget and time constraints for a successful development.

Central Plaza Central & Milwaukee, Glenview - $12.9 M
5.6 acre, 100,000 square foot, five building retail development. Worked with developer and architect to value engineer 15% budget savings. Secured subcontractor commitments and provided itemized scope and product description in a banking format to successfully attain owner financing. Negotiated a design/build GMP contract with a 7% fee.

Bridgeport Village 3300 S. Racine, Chicago - $15 M
Implemented a management program for a residential development. Consisted of a 115 up-scale single-family homes, completing the infrastructure, punch-list and final twenty buildings. Secured Chicago permitting and implemented pay requests through Chicago Title & Trust. Prepared 175 subcontracts and insurance certificates in 45 days for the developer and bank. Launched a punch list program to administer 55 home owners with construction deficiencies. Assembled scope and pricing for a close out pro-forma and to secure additional bank financing.

McNichols Company 251 Wille Road, Des Plaines - $1.7 M
Tenant improvement of an FCL core and shell building for ML Realty, including the design build modification for a 72,000 square foot steel manufacturing facility with an interior recessed dock, two bay crane structure, fork lift battery area, steel storage racking and 8,000 square feet of office.

Quebecor World Highland Corporate Center, Bolingbrook - $4.5 M
Completed the construction of a 100,000 square foot office warehouse building for a magazine printing company. Coordinated the 11,000 square foot office move and printing equipment installation.

Animal Clinic of S. Elgin South Elgin - $1.8M
6,875 square foot, state of the art animal clinic with exam rooms, x-ray & operating rooms. Re-estimated new design/build facility with owner input to within 10% of original budgeting. Negotiated MEP contracts for an 8% savings during the design phase. Condensed the schedule for a 17% savings in general conditions.

KAJIMA CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, INC., Palatine, IL2000 2005
$13 billion dollar, international construction management firm, performing design and build tasks in telecommunications, commercial, industrial and manufacturing totaling $400 million dollars in USA sales

Project Manager / Estimating / Business Development
Managed $6.5 million dollar Chicago telecom POP site build out, in an existing manufacturing building, with an accelerated schedule based on promises to stock holders and Wall Street
Responsible for 4.5% GC budget and presented monthly cost reports for monitoring profitability
Developed preliminary pricing budget for client to assist in negotiating land development deal followed by the construction management process resulting in on-schedule profitability
Acted as Construction Manager for AT&T in the Midwest, five state area, developing cost estimates, reviewing subcontractor bids, evaluating construction documents and performing site safety visits
Work with in house design/engineering group to develop estimates, scope and pricing
Regularly contributed to the estimating department, specializing in schedule development, general condition budgeting and mechanical, electrical and plumbing scope analysis
Led an estimating team for the Wind Turbine industry, developing contacts, suppliers, subcontractors and a marketing plan to provide a profitable entry into this niche market
Specifically tasked by general manager to obtain information and analysis on 6 competitors and 8 strategic partners for a design/build auto-manufacturing project, budgeted at $200 million
Consistently worked with executives from Industrial Developments International (IDI) to develop cost estimates and value engineering, that contribute to the profitability analysis for the owner
Worked with general manager and management team to strategically develop marketing plans and objectives to evaluate feasibility for potential market solicitation in the Chicago metro area
Managed a marketing team to develop a database for recording and tracking new and existing clients

Qwest, Global Center, Verio, 360network - Lakeside Technology Center, Chicago - $120 M
Managed and coordinated resources for MEP routing and generator yard layout for 4 Kajima build outs totaling 375,000 square feet and $120 million, to assure successful construction connectivity. Worked as the point of contact with building owner for submittal and approval process in design/build capacity.

360network, Inc. - Lakeside Technology Center, Chicago - $6.5 M
Telecommunications build out of 25K square feet, within a twenty-week schedule, including structural raised floor for battery plant, uni-strut ceiling, pre-action system, 560 tons of cooling, and a 2 mega-watt generator. Successfully followed through with lien filing, attorney process and bankruptcy court for final pay request.

Northern Trust Bank Prairie Point Development, Naperville - $1.9 M
Managed a 65,000 sf, design/build core & shell project in three months that included pre-cast concrete walls, over sized steel framing to accommodate a concrete hardened roof deck and reinforced concrete floors. Included working with several banking divisions and contractors to evaluate needs and provide seamless construction process.

ITW Brands Hanover Corporate Center, Hanover Park - $395 K
Managed the emergency repair of a 6000 sf. roof collapse in a 150,000 sf warehouse building. 24/7 construction schedule attained partial operations in 48 hours and full permitted occupancy in 7 days. Completed proper documentation of labor, material and cost for a future insurance claim.

First Midwest Bank Joliet, IL - $400K
Expansion of the Statement Processing Center including new offices, raised floor, security upgrade, 1200 amp electrical service, and 45 tons of supplemental/redundant air conditioning while maintaining day to day operations.

ASC SERVICES COMPANY, L.L.C., Chicago, IL1997 2000
Design and construction, alliance partner for Ameritech providing project management, architecture, engineering, accounting and reporting status of more than 6200 jobs and $220 million per year

Project Manager
Work as an owners representative to manage a broad scope of telecommunications construction tasks totaling 94 projects and $3.4 million dollars averaging $36K per job, in 1999
Work with in house A/E design staff to develop scope, design and budget based on the clients need
Conduct bid walk through to secure and qualify contractor proposals for competitive pricing
Coordinate contractor work within the guidelines and procedures of the Ameritech Network
Negotiated and awarded MBE/WBE contracts of 20% to fulfill the Ameritech contractor requirement
Executed projects in high risk telecommunication environments with zero FCC reportables
Consistently worked with client to satisfy deadlines for critical equipment deliveries
Led FCC regulated collocation projects within sixty day schedule mandate
Developed technical solutions with major architectural and engineering firms
Served as local point of contact and beta tester for all the computer software roll-outs

Ameritech Network - 34 Hillside, Hillside - $579 K
Replace central fan system, cooling tower, ductwork and asbestos abatement. New design developed with an outside engineering company to install five split system units with automated control and humidification.

Ameritech Network - 20 S. Ashland, LaGrange - $517K
Addition of three split system units totaling 90 tons of cooling on three floors of active phone equipment, cross connected duct and motorized dampers, automated to serve as supplemental and redundant cooling.

Ameritech GBS - 800 Jori Blvd, Oak Brook - $508K
Worked with outside engineers to develop and install a 750 KVA generator with automatic transfer switch in a leased building. Implemented essential circuiting for the tenant as well as critical building systems.

Ameritech Network 111 W. Franklin, Naperville - $431K
Reconditioning of 3000 square feet of office to accept phone equipment including new floor tile, fire detection, painting and 70-ton HVAC unit with economizer and controlled, automated relief dampers

Ameritech Network - 24 Stolp, Aurora - $252K
Relocated Ameritechs alarm monitoring center including moving contents and equipment, remodeling existing administrative space, new modular furniture, new UPS power, phones and wiring.

Ameritech GBS Call Center 800 Jori Blvd, Oak Brook - $201K
Worked with architect to develop a business solution convert training area into 35 modular work stations, 2 manager stations, new carpeting, finishes, voice and data, and IS implementation in an occupied environment

ARES REALTY CAPITAL, INC., Downers Grove, IL1996 1997
Real estate arm of Mutual of New York, providing building and tenant construction services for the management division serving 18 Chicago Land properties and over one million square feet of commercial property

Project Manager
Provided budget estimates, cost breakdowns and value engineering for asset and property managers for lease negotiations to successfully return 18 properties to a 5% vacancy rate and overall profitability.
Estimated, evaluated, and executed tenant and building improvement projects using industry standard procedures, on a consistently profitable basis and within the time frame of the lease
Managed multiple projects covering six properties and 590,000 square feet of commercial real estate

One Prairie Center - 4749 Lincoln Mall Drive, Matteson - $275K
Building improvements and code upgrades including new granite entry, paint and wall covering finishes, light fixtures, fire partitions, HVAC revisions, flooring, ADA, fire department and electrical compliance

Cardkey Systems - 1831 Howard Street, Elk Grove Village - $239K
Raw space office development of 6000 square foot warehouse including new demising walls, HVAC systems, electrical service, fire protection, conference room, private offices, training room, kitchen, and restrooms

Elite Office Products - 1850 Howard Street, Elk Grove Village - $140K
Subdivision by a 20 high demising wall of an existing office/warehouse tenant space creating 1500 SF of new offices, conference room, two restrooms and warehouse with overhead door, subject to a crashed schedule

B.C. Great Lakes - 770 Pasquinelli Drive, Westmont - $89K
12,100 SF tenant expansion of the corporate offices of Boston Chicken and Einstein Brothers Bagel company subject to a crashed schedule and phasing the occupied areas including the complete replacement of carpeting

Gerber Products Company - 1375 Woodfield Drive, Schaumburg - $72K
Retrofit and Fire Prevention upgrade for the regional office of the major baby products company including teleconferencing equipment and value engineering needed to install tenant within budget and time constraints.

CONTRACTING RESOURCES, INC., Chicago, ILAugust 1995 - February 1996
General contractor specializing in construction management of mid-size building and tenant projects

Project Manager
Negotiated contractor agreements and efficiently managed zero fee project resulting in a 9.2% profit
Responsible for scheduling, coordinating and planning a $1.2M, three floor tenant improvement project, reducing an 8 week schedule into a 6 week completion and occupancy

Washington National Insurance Company - NBD Tower, Downtown Evanston - $1.2M
Managed the installation of the Claims Division into 30,000 square feet of space on three floors from raw space in a six-week schedule including new sprinkler, grid, millwork, finishes and furniture coordination.

Bank of New York 229 Jefferson, Chicago - $225K
Interior build out for a banking facility including expedited permit process, drywall, electric, millwork, wall covering and flooring while managing approval process from the New York Project Management division.

Congregation Bene Shalom - 4435 Oakton, Skokie - $160K
Interior/Exterior expansion and remodeling of the adjoining building including structural engineering development, drywall, accordion door and ceramic tile while maintaining the temples day-to-day services


CUSTOM CONTRACTING SYSTEMS, LTD., Oakbrook, IL February 1985 - August 1995
Residential and commercial general contractor, specializing in improvement of commercial tenant office space

Managing General Partner
Changed vocations, entering into a Sub S corporation agreement with former employer
Took shared responsibility for all aspects of client development, estimating and operations
Trained and managed new construction personal with no OSHA reportable incidents
Managed and executed all scope involved in building out office warehouse construction
Led expansion into new market that increased sales 115% and client base 25% in four years
Produced scope interpretation, written proposals, and contracts, leading to >5% in change orders
Consistently value engineered estimates to fit cost structures of lease improvement allowances
Worked with the architect and owner to develop guidelines and specifications for value engineering budget savings of 33% on an existing building renovation project
Investigated requirements for securing bonds, building permits, and fire prevention review that contributed to a 100% initial permit acquisition rate

Art Plus Associates, Inc. - 16 W. 129 83rd, Burr Ridge - $150K
Interior and exterior renovation of an office/warehouse building for a specialty promotion company including a new fasod, glazing, curved half walls, drywall, acoustical ceiling, millwork and a ten-foot square skylight

State-Way Medical 5058 S. State, Chicago - $92K
6,500 square foot doctors office remodel including electrical and finish upgrades of the lobby, x-ray, treatment, and exam rooms while maintaining operations.

Roseland Medical Center 47 W. 95th, Chicago - $73K
Design/build retrofit of finishes and electrical fixtures in the examining rooms and doctors office. It included a phased construction schedule, completed on time and without closing during normal business hours.

Applied Automation, Inc. - 7800 Quincy, Willowbrook - $60K
Office build out for Chemical Analyzer Division, including drywall, electric, acoustical ceiling, electrical service upgrades, stainless steel plumbing system for gas distribution and fume hoods for the laboratory

T.A.R.R.C.O CONSTRUCTION, Oak Lawn, IL1983 - 1985
Superintendent - Responsible for project completion, material purchases and employee supervision

REAVIS HIGH SCHOOL - Burbank, IL1981- 1983
Teacher - Head freshman football, assistant swimming, assistant varsity baseball


TECHNICAL SKILLS/TRAINING

10-hour OSHA Certified Course in Construction Safety & Health; American Heart Association CPR Training; Real Estate Sales License

MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook, MS Project, Primivera Shuretrack, Prolog, Expedition, AutoCad, WordPerfect, Lotus 123, Intuit QuickBooks.


EDUCATION

Leadership Education Training, Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, Schaumburg, IL

MBA with Project Management Certification, Keller Graduate School of Management, Oakbrook, IL

Bachelor of Science in Education, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
 
 
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