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Steve Berglund

Executive Consultant

Island Heights, United States
Industry Category: Related Professions
Relocation Preferences: open
Personal Website Link:: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/steve-berglund/1b/949/385
To provide project management and leadership for challenging assignments, which generates the appropriate revenue to the company with a satisfied client for repeat business.

Steve Berglund'S Overview


Hill International, Inc

Executive Consultant

June 2002 January 2012


Mr. Berglund was Project Director for NIAIDs $730 million program with over 830,000 gross square feet of BSL-3 and BSL-4 laboratories.  He directed teams overseeing the work of nine architect/engineers and thirteen constructors for fourteen labs from concept to operations and provided milestone design reviews, monthly cost and schedule reviews, regular site visits and progress meetings, and all backup documentation supporting the NIAIDs interests.  (NIH-National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases)

Mr. Berglund was the Construction Manager (CM) for Endos 24,000 square foot research and development (R&D) facility being built in an existing warehouse in Westbury, New York.  Acting as the Owners CM he managed the conceptual design development and detailed design and provided full-time oversight of the general contractor. (Endo Pharmaceutical New Research & Development Facility)

Mr. Berglund was Construction Manager on the initial phase of UDeCOTTs Healthcare initiative with an aggressive goal of 8 hospitals with over 1200 beds, and drafted Memos of Understanding (MOU) between government agencies for government to government agreements. (Urban Development Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago)

Mr. Berglund performed technical analysis of the Departments procedures related to clerical and inspection functions and the inspection administration of the plumbing groups within the five boroughs.  The Departments goal was to improve the integrity of the citys plumbing inspection program and prevent future fraud and corruption.  (New York City Department of Buildings, Plumbing Dept.)


Day & Zimmermann, Inc.

Sr. Project Manager

May 1988 January 2002


Mr. Berglund was the Project Manager for the fast track, EPCM, chemical plant debottlenecking project consisting of 14 phases in an on-stream facility with extensive shutdown planning to safely contain toxics and minimize unit down time. All 14 shutdowns were performed without missing a single on-time start-up. (FMC Corporation)

Mr. Berglund served as Project Manager for this fast-track air emission abatement project added to a series of existing batch reactors that supply all the dyes used in their instant film and for the expansion of the existing process reaction facilities. (Polaroid Corporation)

As Project Manager, Mr. Berglund was responsible for successfully executing ten chemical plant projects from scoping estimates through a multi-million dollar computer control retrofit project which converted a batch process control system from pneumatic to distributed control. (DuPont)

Mr. Berglund was the Project Manager responsible for developing process improvements to an operating plastics recycling facility.  He led a team through numerous retrofits, including round-the-clock turnarounds during holiday outages.  Mr. Berglund became the plant maintenance manager. (Day Products)

Mr. Berglund managed design engineering of food projects, including a bakery expansion (Better Baked Foods); beer can line (Anheuser-Busch);  sodium bicarbonate handling and baking soda (Church & Dwight); and a structural design for weighing individual potato chips (Frito-Lay)

Mr. Berglund was the Project Manager for the Project Systems portion of a corporate-wide enterprise implementation of SAP.  He analyzed project practices to devise the best operating system for each company.  He provided liaison with the engineering and construction division during normalization period. (DZI Corp)

Mr. Berglund provided professional engineering design audits of drawings (Organosynthesis) and PE drawing review and structural inspections for equipment supports (Alkermes).


Davy McKee Corporation

Sr. Project Manager, Engineering Manager, Construction Manager, Chief Field Engineer

May 1967 April 1988


Mr. Berglund served as Project Manager for design and engineering of a 24,000 square foot factory for cGMP batch processing and purification of a fermentation product.  He served as the clients coordinator with the local government agencies for permitting and Quality Control approvals.  He presented the air flow charts and separation diagrams to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for engineering approvals. (Seragen, Inc.)

As Project Manager, Mr. Berglund was responsible for the design and construction of a 70,000 square foot cGLP facility designed for plant seed and Polymers R&D.  The project was successfully fast-tracked to produce genetic seed by the upcoming growing season.  He provided on-site construction liaison with the builder. (Enichem Americas.) 

Mr. Berglund was the Project Engineer for a grassroots slag cement plant which converted 850,000 tons per year of industrial waste product into useful, marketable product.  The project included systems to stockpile and reclaim, grind, store and ship the 4 micron product. (Atlantic Cement)

Mr. Berglund was the Project Manager responsible for the programming and preliminary design package for a 100,000 square foot laboratory facility for pharmaceutical quality controls and analytical laboratories. (E. R. Squibb)

Mr. Berglund provided design engineering and construction management for a $40 million synthetic soap plant, including batch reaction and stripping through molding and packaging.  He provided on-site coordination during construction.  Total construction extras were less than three percent of subcontracted costs. (Level Brothers)

Mr. Berglund planned a refinerys annual capital budget and optimized the capital spending plan. (Gulf Oil)

Serving in multiple roles as Project Engineering Manager, Project Engineer, Planner and Scheduler, Mr. Berglund was responsible for refinery and chemical plant projects at four sites over five-years.  Projects included an isomerization unit, desulfurization unit, sulfur recovery unit, tail gas clean-up units, wet gas scrubber, C4 feed fractionator and C3/C4 splitter. (Exxon)

Mr. Berglund served as the Start-up Planner for the first iron ore refinery fluidized iron ore reduction process developed by Exxon Research. (FIOR, Ciudad Guyana, Venezuela)

Mr. Berglund served as Senior Field Engineer and Assistant Construction Manager for utilities and offsite facilities for this grassroots ethylene plant. (Royal Dutch Shell, Moerdijk, Holland)

Mr. Berglund was Field Engineer/Construction Manager for this refinery utilities expansion, thermal cracker, power distribution expansion for the refinery, and polyethylene manufacturing plant. (Ecopetrol, Barrancabermeja, Colombia)



Education and Certifications

Certificate in Engineering Management Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

Bachelor of Civil Engineering University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


Current Professional Engineering licenses in Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, and New Jersey.

Certified Construction Manager Construction Management Association of America

LEED Accredited Professional Green Building Council

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