Name : Amir Tavakoli
Industry Type : Design Build Firms- EPC
City & State : Cleveland, OH
Job Title Consulting Engineer + Construction Manager
Relocation Preferences :
Objective : Construction Executive
Resume :  

Amir Tavakoli, PhD, PE

23852 Harms Rd, Cleveland, OH 44143

dr.amir.tavakoli[at] 216.224.1754



Effective construction management executive with 30+ years experience in the construction industry as vice president of operations, construction manager, project executive, project manager, project superintendent, civil designer, professor, management consultant, and consulting engineer.  Proven leadership, interpersonal, client relationship, negotiation, financial, conceptual, and analytical skills.



1997-present - The Austin Company, Cleveland, OH

Project Executive, Senior Project Manager, Project Manager

q Leading construction consulting, construction management, and design-build projects from preliminary design through engineering, estimating, purchasing, and construction to ensure quality, safety, cost-effectiveness, timely completion, and client satisfaction.

q Providing value-added architecture, engineering, and construction consulting services to the insurance industry leading to a progressive, responsive, and successful profit center.


1992-1997 - Choice Construction Co., Inc., Cleveland, OH

Vice President of Operations, Construction Manager, Project Manager


1985-1992 - Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering

Head, Construction Engineering and Management Program


1983-1985 -  Southern Illinois University [at] Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL

Assistant Professor of Construction


1981-1983 - Planners and Engineers Collaborative, Atlanta, GA

Civil Designer



q Professional Engineer, MO #E-21547 1985, OH #PE-54030 1986, MS #PE-19628 2010

q LEED AP Building Design + Construction, GBCI #10559682

q Certified Cost Engineer, AACE International #01084, 1986-2004

q Whos Who in Science and Engineering

q Whos Who in Finance and Business

q Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers, #187082 1999

q 39 refereed construction management publications



q PhD, Civil Engineering (Construction Management), Georgia Institute of Technology, 1983

q MS, Industrial Management (Finance), Georgia Institute of Technology, 1982

q MS, Civil Engineering (Construction Management), Georgia Institute of Technology, 1979

q BS, Civil Engineering (Construction Engineering and Management), University of Washington, 1978



Construction Consulting Projects

q St. Lucie County School District, Project Executive, Austin, 4,566,000 SF

q Heritage Properties, Project Executive, Austin, 3,500,000 SF

q Martin County School District, Project Executive, Austin, 3,460,000 SF

q Park Management, Project Executive, Austin, 2,900,000 SF

q Charlotte County Public Schools, Project Executive, Austin, 2,411,000 SF

q Procter & Gamble, Project Manager, Austin, 2,065,000 SF

q Historic Restoration Inc., Project Executive, Austin, 2,000,000 SF

q The Mitchell Company, Project Executive, Austin, 2,000,000 SF

q Harrison County School District, Project Executive, Austin, 2,000,000 SF

q Amoco Office Building + 1010 Common St Office Building + 225 Baronne St Office Building + Water Edge Apartments, Project Executive, Austin, 1,890,000 SF

q Charlotte County, Project Executive, Austin, 1,500,000 SF

q Caribe Resort Phases II & III, Project Executive, Austin, 1,400,000 SF

q Palm Springs Mile + Lake Worth, Project Executive, Austin, 1,400,000 SF

q Palace Casino Resort, Project Executive, Austin, 640,000 SF

q Harrison County, Project Executive, Austin, 550,000 SF

q Mount Sinai Medical Center, Project Executive, Austin, 500,000 SF

q Martin County, Project Executive, Austin, 443,000 SF

q New York Post, Project Controls Manager, Austin, 411,000 SF


Construction Management Projects

q Cleveland Browns Football Stadium, Project Liaison, HHN Choice, 1,600,000 SF

q Gateway East Garage + Sitework, Project Manager, Turner Choice, 870,000 SF

q Gund Arena, Project Liaison, Turner Choice, 700,000 SF

q Cleveland State University, College of Business Administration + Law Library + College of Urban Affairs + Garage, Project Liaison, Carbone O&K Choice, 326,000 SF

q Gateway North Garage + Gund Arena Bridge, Project Manager, Choice, 300,000 SF

q Cleveland Public Library, Project Liaison, Turner Choice, 168,000 SF

q Florida Power and Light RTE Office Building, Project Controls Manager, Austin, 36,000 SF

q General Mills Patriot, Dublin, Galileo, Crumb, Phoenix, Yukon, Cola, Project Controls Manager, Austin

q Carver Park Estate Renovation, Project Liaison, Morse-Diesel Choice

q Shaw High School Stadium Renovation, Project Manager, Choice


Design-Build Projects

q Hills Pet Nutrition, Project Controls Manager + Design Coordinator, Kajima Austin, 550,000 SF

q Motorola Canada Centre, Project Manager, Austin, 240,000 SF

q EastPoint I & II [at] Landerhaven Corporate Center, Project Manager, Austin, 200,000 SF

q The Patriot News, Project Manager, Austin, 180,000 SF

q Staten Island Advance, Project Manager, Austin, 100,000 SF


General Contracting Projects

q Cleveland Hopkins Airport Garage, Project Liaison, Choice Donleys, 1,168,000 SF

q Willard Park Garage Replacement, Project Liaison, Choice Donleys, 510,000 SF

q NASA + USACE + National Park Service + City of Cleveland, Project Executive, Choice

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