Name : Danny Lucas
Industry Type : Specialty Contractors
City & State : Conroe, TX
Job Title SVP - Operations
Relocation Preferences :
Objective : . My current objective is to obtain a position that will fully utilize my skills and offer an opportunity for continued professional growth.
Resume :  
Executive Summary:

Well-qualified Operations Manager with solid experience managing all levels of front-of-house and back-of-house operations. Extensive experience in managing multiple projects including but not limited to: contract negotiation, budgeting and administration. With over 25 years of experience, I am committed to cost-effective management of resources and quality performance.

Core Qualifications

Background in construction, property management and facilities operation.
Contract preparation, review and negotiation
Risk Management
Expense Control
Budget development, analysis and administration.
Project Management
PC and Microsoft Office Competent
Policy/Program development
Consistently meet goals
Cross-functional operations team management
Departmental Operations
Facilities Management
Performance Evaluations
Problem Resolution
Team Player

Extensive experience in Contract Management includes the drafting, analysis and negotiations of the following type contracts and projects from $1MM to $19MM:
Public: Schools, Municipalities (city, county) (erection and fabrication)
Private: Commercial, Industrial, Retail/Multi-Use, Condominiums, Casinos and
Entertaining Venues (erection and fabrication)
Federal: Government Administrative Buildings, Hangars, Barracks and Air Traffic Control Towers (erection and fabrication)

Additionally, I drafted and negotiated contract agreements for capital improvement projects, creating scope of work, obtaining bids and managing the project through completion. This included quality control, physical and visual inspection and close-out which included obtaining warranty for work.
Professional Experience

Postel Industries, Inc.February 2004 to Current

Senior Vice President-Operations

Houston, Texas

Manage operations by directing and coordinating activities consistent with established goals, objectives and policies. Maximize growth and profitability while leading and managing all company administrative, financial management, project management, human resources and field operations. Manage, direct and administer accounting and budgeting functions, as well as OSHA and safety implementation for the Company. Conduct successful contract implementation, review and negotiation. (Detail of projects and contracts are listed above.) Developed and rolled out new policies and procedures. Review and approve plans to control budget spending and labor efficiency. Partner closely with sales and estimating team to achieve optimal profitability. Manage a team of 60 employees.

Pavecon, Inc.September 2003 to February 2004

Senior Project Manager

Houston, Texas

Established new client base, both through cold calling and established client base. Conducted project estimates, in conjunction with the scheduling and coordination of projects. In order to ensure optimum control of expenses over-saw all projects from implementation to close-out. Produced all documentation related to each project.

The Woodlands Operating CompanyMarch 1990 to September 2003

Senior Project Manager

The Woodlands, Texas

Identified, implemented and managed Capital Projects relating to Commercial, Industrial and Retail properties. Managed and oversaw various Special Projects ranging from repair, upgrades and new construction. Performed project evaluations; determined scope of work and specifications for the various projects. Developed estimates and/or solicited bids from various contractors. Assessed and approved project. In order to obtain competitive pricing for each project followed all company policies and procedures during the selection processes of contractors. Developed and submitted contracts and proposals to Property Management and/or third party clients. Directed and monitored projects through completion. For Project reference, maintained construction records and related legal documentation. Incorporated property upgrades, modifications and alterations to the property as-built drawings. In preparation of the Annual Capital Budget Plan and Property Expense and Operating Budgets, worked directly with the Director of Property Management to obtain requested documentation and pricing. Managed the budgeting, scheduling, monitoring, correcting, follow-up and records for all building Life Safety Systems and Equipment including the following: fire sprinkler systems, backflow prevention, emergency power and elevator compliance. Reviewed and negotiated annual Elevator Service Contracts in conjunction with the Director of Property Management. Managed the Fleet Management program, including vehicle evaluation, repair, routine, preventative maintenance, purchasing, leasing, policies record-keeping. Over-see of communications management as it related to cellular phone annual contracts, usage, policies, records, etc. Worked directly with upper management to develop and implement departmental procedures.

W. S. BellowsJuly 1989 to March 1990
Ironworker Foreman
Houston, Texas
MMR ConstructorsDecember 1988 to July 1989
Apprentice Electrician
Houston, Texas
Richmond Steel ErectorsAugust 1987 to December 1988
Ironworker Superintendent
Steel TechMay 1984 to July 1987
Regional Ironworker Superintendent
Skyline StructuresApril 1983 to April 1984
Ironworker Superintendent
Houston, Texas
Ironworker's Local Union #84June 1978 to August 1983
various - see below
Houston, Texas
P. G. Bell: Ironworker Foreman
Champion Steel: Ironworker Foreman/Superintendent
Binswanger Glass: Journeyman Ironworker
Hendrix Glass: Journeyman Ironworker

Splendora High School1978
Splendora, Texas, USA

Ironworker's Joint Apprenticeship Program1981

See below

Journeyman License

Houston, Texas, USA

Trade Science; Rigging; Welding; Burning and Fabrication; Reinforced Concrete Construction; Structural Steel Construction; Ornamental Steel Construction; Structural, Architectural, Electrical and Mechanical Blueprints.

Associated Building Contractors Electrical Program1990

See below

Temporary Apprentice License for specific job

Houston, Texas, USA

Electrical Theory and Applications; Electrical Blueprints

Montgomery College


The Woodlands, Texas, USA

July 2000: Basic Skills for Supervisors

SkillPath Seminars


The Woodlands, Texas, USA

January 2001: Directing, Controlling and Managing Projects

February 2001: Fire Prevention and Pre-Fire Planning for High Rise Buildings

Rockhurst University (Continuing Education Center)


The Woodlands, Texas, USA

April 2003: The Essentials of OSHA Compliance

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