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Name : Robert Berg
Industry Type : Director of Operations
City & State : Chicago Heights, Il
Job Title
Relocation Preferences : Architects
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Resume :  
Robert W. Berg

Seeking the position of . . .
Senior ManagementConstruction

Specialist in directing, coordinating, and exercising full-range functional authority for estimating, planning, organization, control, integration, and completion of turn-key construction projects. Respected for outstanding dedication to satisfying project costs, timelines, and job quality. Professional competencies:

Profitability Models Architectural & Engineering Interaction Project & Budget Estimates Government Bids
Hiring & Supervision of Contractors Cost Valuation Business Management Budget Control
Site Safety & Quality Inspection Vendor Relations Equipment and Material Procurement

Experience Highlights

Director of Operations2003 to Present
WANER ENTERPRISES, Chicago, IL
Manage construction contracts through project controls with subcontractor, engineering, and design interfaces. Attend client meetings to present and negotiate contract terms, represent land development plans to zoning committees, participate in design and architect interpretations, and manage project expenditures.
Direct all design build work and general construction projects from concept to completion
Increased business volume from $6 to $23 million in less than two years through diligence in contract negotiations

Managed projects include:

Project and Value: Southwest Medical Center; 20,000 sq. ft. state-of- the- art urology and cancer treatment center; $5.6 million
Construction Site / Owner: Chicago Ridge, Illinois; Southwest Winterset LLC
Scope of Work: Negotiated the design and build; estimated and managed project; variances include a specialized concrete vault to house radiation equipment
Completion Date: On-target for July 2008

Project and Value: Pawsitivily Heavenly Pet Resort; 37,000 sq. ft. pet facility; $3.2 million
Construction Site / Owner: Chicago Ridge, Illinois; Judy Schnur
Scope of Work: Competitive bid, bought out job; variances included a two-acre astro turf playground, and two 10,000 sq. ft. indoor and outdoor agility courses
Completion Date: June 2007; two months ahead of plan

Project and Value: 171st and Lagrange Shopping Center; 62,000 sq. ft. center and car wash; $8.5 million
Construction Site / Owner: Tinley Park, Illinois; Brian Sord
Scope of Work: Negotiated the design and build, bought out job; variances included separate village-style design and land development negotiations
Completion Date: June 2006

President2000 to 2003
A.E. BERG CO., INC., South Holland, IL
Recruited to direct all construction business operations due to the CEOs illness. Directed the VP, Senior VP, a 45 member internal work force, and administrative personnel. Internal job disciplines included masonry, carpentry, and steel structural; controlled subcontractor allocations and quality standards. Satisfied all contracts prior to closing the operation after death of the owner.
Increased total construction volume from $8 million to over $26 million in three years
Negotiated the companys largest single contract in excess of $12 million

Managed projects include:

Project and Value: Metra Hyde Park; three separate train stops, six stations and platforms; $13.5 million
Construction Site / Owner: Hyde Park, Illinois; Metra
Scope of Work: Competitive bid; bought out job; managed full cycle project
Completion Date: 2003


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Project and Value: Metra Wheaton; single train station construction; $4.3 million
Construction Site / Owner: Wheaton, Illinois; Metra
Scope of Work: Competitive bid; bought out job; managed full cycle project
Completion Date: 2003

Project and Value: Kankakee College Administrative building; 60,000 sq. ft. office complex; $8.3 million
Construction Site / Owner: Kankakee, Illinois, Work Force Development
Scope of Work: Competitive bid; bought out job; managed full cycle project
Completion Date: 2003

Director of Operations1997 to 2000
WANER ENTERPRISES, Chicago, IL
Original hire was as an estimator for bid negations, project management, and budgeting for the new construction of a Holiday Inn; promoted to Director within 1.5 years.
Controlled design build budgets and general construction projects from estimate to completion
Increased business volume from $2 to $8 million in less than six months

Managed projects include:

Project and Value: Cintas; 52,000 sq. ft. plant and office building; $4 million
Construction Site / Owner: Hammond, Indiana; Cintas Corporation
Scope of Work: Competitive bid, bought out job; managed fully cycle project
Completion Date: 1999

Project and Value: Holiday Inn Express; 55,000 sq. ft. hotel; $7 million
Construction Site / Owner: Bedfore Park, Illinois; Weglarz Company
Scope of Work: Competitive bid, bought out job; managed fully cycle project
Completion Date: 1998

Project and Value: Indian Village; construction of seven luxury townhouses; $3.3 million
Construction Site / Owner: Chicago, Illinois; Indian Village Development Company
Scope of Work: Competitive bid, bought out job; managed fully cycle project
Completion Date: 1999

Early Career:

Chief Estimator/Senior Project Manager, GEORGE GULLO DEVELOPMENT CO., Elk Grove, IL1994 to 1997

Consultant / Estimator / Project Manager, Robert W. Berg, Chicago Heights, IL1989 to 1994

VP / Chief Estimator / Project Manager, PYRAMID INDUSTRIES, INC., Riverdale, IL1985 to 1989

Education and Professional Development

Bachelor of Science in Structural Engineering
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, Chicago, IL

Computer Skills: Highly proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Project
Peachtree and QuickBooks






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