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Eric Holst

Project Exec/Senior Construction Manager

Noblesville, United States
Industry Category: Real Estate Developers- Managers
Relocation Preferences: Continental US
Senior manager with more than 30 years of extensive experience in project development and construction management. In-depth experience and knowledge of owner project design goals, requirements, scheduling, programming, cost analysis, budgeting, and contracting procedures. Provide leadership, and oversight for the day- to-day operations for all Construction, Project Management and Project Administration activities. Manage staff of 3-9 Project Managers (PMs), Superintendents, and Project Support staff. Assist in the development and implementation of corporate policies and procedures to achieve established corporate goals and support the corporate mission statement.

Accomplishments
Demonstrated a history of completing multimillion dollar projects ahead of schedule and under budget. With over 30 years of construction, development and engineering experience I have acquired the ability to foresee problem areas and provide corrective solutions prior to affecting the schedule, and recommended changes to conserve project resources. Performed value engineering of design prior to construction to examine design and jspecifications to determine if more economical changes could be implemented without sacrificing the design intent. Conducted MEP coordination prior to and during construction to identify and eliminate conflicts with architectural, structural, HVAC, electrical and plumbing to minimize potential future change orders.

Pre-construction
Identify, pre-qualify, and recommend selection of designers and consultants
Negotiate, draft, and administer design and consultant agreements
Manage entitlement process
Conduct design reviews, including value engineering and constructability and completeness reviews
Evaluate and coordinate programming for green building and energy efficiency projects
Coordinate application for LEED and other green building certifications
Prepare and monitor project budget
Prepare conceptual estimates
Prepare, monitor, and update master project schedules
Develop and implement procurement strategies
Design and administer project insurance programs
Identify, pre-qualify, and recommend selection of contractors and subcontractors
Negotiate and draft construction contracts
Prepare and submit customized project reports on a monthly basis

Construction
Construction inspection
Quality assurance
Review contractor schedules
Administer construction contracts
Evaluate, negotiate, and process contractor change order proposals
Mitigate, evaluate, and negotiate contractor claims
Provide cost reporting including tracking potential and current expenditures against project budget
Track and report construction progress against the project schedule
Manage document control and e-PM systems
Prepare and submit customized project reports on a monthly basis

Project Closeout and Turnover
Administer punch lists
Determine substantial completion and negotiate associated conditions
Coordinate assembly of as-built design documents
Review warranties and guarantees for contractual compliance
Obtain appropriate releases and lien waivers
Identify and obtain all other contractually required contractor deliverables
Provide move-management services
Coordinate furniture, fixture, and equipment procurement and installation
Manage commissioning of building systems
Prepare and submit customized project reports on a monthly basis

Project Type Experience
Managed and supervised the new construction and renovation of site civil infrastructure, high-rise, mid-rise buildings commercial office buildings, and hotels. Work includes Capital Improvement programs and modifications.
Experience with several construction systems including cast-in-place concrete, structural steel, pre-engineered steel, wood frame and concrete masonry unit types of construction.
Site civil, drainage, underground utilities and infrastructure, large land development sites.
Industrial manufacturing and finishing facilities for steel-making production. Industrial and commercial
warehousing and maintenance complexes and associated specialized conveying and lift equipment.
Military clinics, military dining facilities, military housing, military schools, Military flight facilities, military
ranges, and training facilities.
Technology Experience
Windows XP and Vista operating systems.
Microsoft Office Professional, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft PowerPoint,
Microsoft Project and Microsoft Publisher software.
ProLog Manager and Expedition project management software, Microsoft Project and SureTrack scheduling
software, and Quick Books Pro accounting software.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

2009-Present Department of Defense, Indiana Army National Guard, Indianapolis, Indiana
Facility Mgmt. Specialist, Design and Project Management

2008-2001 Archstone-Smith LLC Chicago, Illinois, Miami, Florida, and Arlington, Virginia
Director of Construction (Chicago) / Senior Project Manager

2001-1999 Lincoln Property Company Oak Brook, IL
Senior Project Manager

1999-1998 Morse Diesel International Incorporated (AMEC), Chicago, IL
Senior Project Manager

1998 1992 Holst Construction, LLC Valparaiso, IN
President, General Manager and Construction Consultant

MILITARY SERVICE
2002 United States Army National Guard 1977 Major (O-4) Army Engineer (Retired)
Past assignments include: Joint Forces 1996 Olympics Operations Officer, Liaison Officer, Corps Mobilization Transportation and Logistics Officer, Assistant Division Engineer on the Division Staff, Battalion Supply and Logistics Officer, Battalion Assistant Operations Officer, Battalion Administrative Officer, Battalion Adjutant, Company Commander, Company Executive Officer and Company Platoon Leader. Heavy Equipment Operator, Water Treatment Specialist, Combat Engineer. I received an Honorable Discharge and retired at the rank of Major.
1974 United States Air Force (Active Duty) 1973 Airman First Class (E-3), Loadmaster C-130.

EDUCATION
USGBC LEED AP
40 Hour school instruction for LEED AP Test
OSHA 10 Hour Safety Certification
Real Estate Sales Course
Real Estate Appraiser Course
Vincennes University General Studies Associate Degree Program
Indiana Institute of Technology Introduction to Microcomputers
United States Army Engineer Officer Basic and Advance School Combat Engineer, Civil Engineering, and Construction Management
Indiana University Principles of Business Administration and Management
Purdue University Construction Technology

I am willing to relocate if required, I am willing to travel 80%, and references are available upon request.

Eric Holst'S Overview

Resume:







Senior manager with more than 30 years of extensive experience in project development and construction
management. In-depth experience and knowledge of owner project design goals, requirements, scheduling,
programming, cost analysis, budgeting, and contracting procedures. Provide leadership, and oversight for the day-
to-day operations for all Construction, Project Management and Project Administration activities. Manage staff of
3-9 Project Managers (PMs), Superintendents, and Project Support staff. Assist in the development and
implementation of corporate policies and procedures to achieve established corporate goals and support the
corporate mission statement. 




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