Name : Charles
Industry Type : Electrical Contractors
City & State : Spring, TX
Job Title V.P. Field Operations
Relocation Preferences :
Objective : Seeking employment with a stable company for long term employement.
Resume :  
Charles Rath
EmploymentAugust 2006- November 2008 Gray/ Estancia Electric

Vice President, Field Operations
Oversee new multifamily projects in Houston, Dallas, and Austin areas.
Work closely with field employees to ensure projects are manned properly, material take-offs are accurate and on site in a timely manner.
The proper equipment is on site when needed and employees are trained to use equipment.
Work directly with employees and customers on layout, coordination, and scheduling
Work with project managers on change orders and the accuracy of submittal information.
Ensure safety policies are being adhered to.
Ensure all local codes and ordinances and construction documents are in compliance.
Responsible for all field employee hiring, advancement and terminations.
Set-up sub contract labor for installation of typical apartment wiring, including negotiating labor rates and hourly rates.

Gray/ Estancia Projects
Texan Shoal Creek, 8 story podium student housing, Austin, Texas
The Block on Leon Street, 9 story podium student housing, Austin, Texas
The Block on Rio Grande, 9 story podium student housing, Austin, Texas
The Block on 23rd, 10 Story podium student housing, Austin, Texas
Concordia University, 3 story student housing , Austin Texas
Alta Design District, 4 story Texas doughnut, Dallas, Texas
Alta Frisco, Garden style apartments, Frisco, Texas
Alta Crossing, Garden style apartments, Houston, Texas
Alta Pine Forest, Garden style apartments, Houston, Texas
The Retreat at Kings Harbor, 4 story Texas doughnut, Kingwood, Texas
The Retreat at Cinco Ranch, Garden style apartments, Katy, Texas
The Fairmont at San Felipe, 4 story Texas doughnut, Houston, Texas
The Fairmont at Donleavy, 5 story podium apartments, Houston, Texas

April 2003- August 2006 Power Design, Inc.
Regional Construction Manager
Oversee new multi-family construction projects in the Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi area.
Work closely with the project Superintendents to ensure adequate manning of projects, proper material procurement, and local ordinances are being complied with.
Work directly with the customers and other contractors to help resolve any conflicts and keep a good positive relationship.
Ensure that the projects are being completed per construction documents and help resolve any problems or conflicts in the documents.
Help train and develop PDI employees to fully utilize their skills and move up within the company.
Work with a team of other contractors in the development stages of new tunnel form projects.
Power Design Projects
Dominion Post Oak, 32 story apartment, Houston, Texas
The Esplanade at Hermann Museum, 4 story high density apartments, Houston, Texas
Kimberly Point, garden style apartments, Houston, Texas
Southgate Towers, tunnel form apartments, Baton Rouge , Louisiana
Colonial Grande at Silverado, garden style apartments, Cedar Park, Texas
Courtney Manor, garden style apartments, Plano, Texas
Legacy at Pleasant Grove, garden style apartments, Texarkana, Texas
Homewood Suites, 14 story extended stay, Houston, Texas
Riverway, 22 story apartments, Houston, Texas
Houston Medical High-Rise, twin 30 story apartment/ condos, Houston, Texas
2727 Kirby, 30 story condo, Houston, Texas
Austin 360, 44 story condo, Austin, Texas
ZOM Austin, 29 story condo, Austin, Texas
Sapphire, 30 story tunnel form condo, South Padre Island, Texas

Nov. 1999 April 2003 Daniel Electrical Contractors Miami, Fl
Started as General Foreman and oversaw the day to day operations of new multi-family project. Responsible for layout, material takeoffs, manpower operations, RFIs, daily logs, weekly time sheets, field drawings and ensured the project was being built accurately and efficiently.
Worked in the office with the CADD department to do design and layout drawings for pre-fab of unit rough materials for Integrated Electrical Services Projects throughout the United States.
Worked as electrical construction manager under Bovis Lend Lease overseeing the day to day operations of another electrical contractor on a 14 story condo in Miami, Florida
Moved to Superintendent position and did much of the same duties as I do with PDI
Daniel Electrical Projects
The Waverly, 36 story apartments, Miami Beach, Florida
Alhambra Place, 19 story condo, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
The Strand, 10 story apartments, West Palm Beach, Florida
Palmetto Place, 10 story apartments, Boca Raton, Florida
Las Olas River House, 42 story condos, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Jan. 1997 Nov. 1999 Tri-City/ Regency Electric Co. Pompano Beach, Florida
Same duties as General Foreman with Daniel Electric
Tri-City/ Regency Project
Bridgeside Place, 17 story apartment, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Il Villaggio, 17 story condo, Miami Beach, Florida
United Health Care, 3 story office building, Sunrise, Florida

1995 1997 Rally Electric Company Houston, Texas
Project Foreman
Oversee the electrical installation of small new construction commercial projects and lease space renovations.
Responsible for coordinating material, manpower and equipment for successful project completion.
Drove a service truck and did electrical troubleshooting and repair of commercial buildings.

1988 1995 Fisk Electric Company Houston, Texas
General Foreman
Started as an apprentice electrician and worked my way up to General foreman.
Worked and supervised on both new construction projects and renovations.
Responsibilities as General Foreman included coordinating manpower, material and equipment for large and small service projects in the Houston Medical Center. Also estimating small service projects and change orders and assisting the Project Manager with estimating larger projects.
Fisk Projects
Smith Tower, 29 story office/ medical bldg, Houston, Texas
Ben Taub Hospital, Houston, Texas
Houston Intercontinental Airport Terminal D, Houston, Texas
St. Lukes Medical Tower, 30 story office/ medical bldg, Houston, Texas
Texas Childrens Hospital, Houston, Texas

Education1979 High School Graduate, Deer Park High SchoolDeer Park, Texas

May 1981 Dec 1981 US Army Air Defense School El Paso, Texas
Chaparral System Mechanic
Electro- mechanical technician
Graduated Distinguished graduate carrying a 96% GPA and top of the class

1984 1988 Houston Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee Houston, Texas
Journeyman Inside Wireman
AFL-CIO accredited journeyman electrician course
Top apprentice for 1986 1987 class
Top Apprentice for 1987 1988 class

1989 present
Numerous college and continuing education class including:
Auto Cad, Lee College, Baytown, Texas
Computer Orientation 1 & 2, Houston Community College, Houston, Texas
High Voltage safety and training, High Voltage Consultants, Houston, Texas
Asbestos Workers Certification, Envirocon Services, Houston, Texas
Superintendent Training Academy, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina
OSHA 30 hour certification

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