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Scott Dillon

Director of Construction / Project Director

Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Industry Category: Specialty Contractors
Relocation Preferences: Open to locations based on Opportunity

Scott Dillon'S Overview

Resume:
CAREER OBJECTIVE 
Obtain an upper level/executive construction management or business development position with a regional or national development or hospitality company.
 
 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

TRT Holdings (Dallas, TX)                                                                                       February 2011 – Present

Project Director
 
Overall responsibility for TRT (Omni Hotels) on the pre-construction, design, buy-out, and project implementation and construction for the Country Music Hall of Fame Expansion and 800 room Omni Hotel (Total value is $325 million). Omni Amelia Island ($90m), Tucson ($32 m)
 
  • Responsible for assuring that the corporation’s overall construction objectives are met by establishing and monitoring a systematic overview of all project development activities that relate to size, quality, cost timeliness, design, and construction methods, as well as controls, procedures, and personnel.
  • Establish procedures to assure that progress on project is monitored so as to highlight unusual situations, flag potential problems and recognize outstanding performance.
  • Provide input into the creation and control of the development budgets, construction cost, operational modeling and forecasting and for architectural plans and specifications.
  • Directing construction projects in various states utilizing a standard execution plan for construction documents for permitting agencies within a scheduled time frame based upon the approved construction schedule.
  • Validate cost projections for permit and construction impact fees. Verify permitting agency calculation and schedules payment of funds.
  • Responsible for obtaining all Federal, State, and Local Development and Building Permits including timely submittal and tracking of review process in accordance with project schedules in tandem with other professionals on the project.  Maintains active status on existing permit, manages all required permit modifications during construction, and insures compliance and final certification.
  • Develop and manage construction schedules.
  • Coordinating and cooperating with other departments to insure efficiency and productivity for planning of projects and service.
  • Follows Regulatory developments at all site locations and maintains a working knowledge of the growth Management Process including Development Plans, Concurrency Issues, Vested Rights and Capacity Reservation of critical Public Services necessary for phased development.
  • Subscribe to the company policies regarding the development and implementation of specific business plans.
  • Manage remote and locate construction sites and create a weekly reporting system for management review.
  • Establish construction offices in remote locations, hire and/or transfer the appropriate individual for a speedy and timely start of the project.
  • Establish and maintain project controls in a manner established by department policy.
  • Provide advice, guidance, and direction to subordinate managers toward their professional development.  Conduct regular performance reviews and recommend salary increases established by corporate policy.
  • Currently managing the largest project ever undertaken by Starwood Hotels ($1.2 billion dollars)
  • Collaborate with owners and architects to value engineer projects.
  • Monitor all financial aspects of projects to ensure project meets budget requirements.
  • Monitor all aspects of the schedule and make changes as needed to ensure project meets schedule requirements
  • Associated projects:  Omni Nashville & Country Music Hall of Fame Expansion ($325 million)
Omni Amelia Island Plantation ($90 m), Omni Tucson ($32 m), All other PIP’s ($50 million)
 
 

 

STARWOOD VACATION OWNERSHIP                                                   August 2007 –April 2011

Director of Construction
 
  • Responsible for assuring that the corporation’s overall construction objectives are met by establishing and monitoring a systematic overview of all project development activities that relate to size, quality, cost timeliness, design, and construction methods, as well as controls, procedures, and personnel.
  • Establish procedures to assure that progress on project is monitored so as to highlight unusual situations, flag potential problems and recognize outstanding performance.
  • Provide input into the creation and control of the development budgets, construction cost, operational modeling and forecasting and for architectural plans and specifications.
  • Directing construction projects in various states utilizing a standard execution plan for construction documents for permitting agencies within a scheduled time frame based upon the approved construction schedule.
  • Validate cost projections for permit and construction impact fees. Verify permitting agency calculation and schedules payment of funds.
  • Responsible for obtaining all Federal, State, and Local Development and Building Permits including timely submittal and tracking of review process in accordance with project schedules in tandem with other professionals on the project.  Maintains active status on existing permit, manages all required permit modifications during construction, and insures compliance and final certification.
  • Develop and manage construction schedules.
  • Coordinating and cooperating with other departments to insure efficiency and productivity for planning of projects and service.
  • Follows Regulatory developments at all site locations and maintains a working knowledge of the growth Management Process including Development Plans, Concurrency Issues, Vested Rights and Capacity Reservation of critical Public Services necessary for phased development.
  • Subscribe to the company policies regarding the development and implementation of specific business plans.
  • Manage remote and locate construction sites and create a weekly reporting system for management review.
  • Establish construction offices in remote locations, hire and/or transfer the appropriate individual for a speedy and timely start of the project.
  • Establish and maintain project controls in a manner established by department policy.
  • Provide advice, guidance, and direction to subordinate managers toward their professional development.  Conduct regular performance reviews and recommend salary increases established by corporate policy.
  • Currently managing the largest project ever undertaken by Starwood Hotels ($750 million dollars)
  • Collaborate with owners and architects to value engineer projects.
  • Monitor all financial aspects of projects to ensure project meets budget requirements.
  • Monitor all aspects of the schedule and make changes as needed to ensure project meets schedule requirements
  • Associated projects:  St. Regis – Bal Harbour ($950 million)
 
 

 

COLUMBIA SUSSEX CORPORATION (Ft. Mitchell, KY)    April 2003 – August 2007

Project Manager
 
  • Manage building process for one of the largest hotel/hospitality companies in the nation
  • Manage the building process from initial schematic drawings to completion and closeout of the hotels
  • Nominated in June 2005 for one of the best Courtyard by Marriott’s (Harrisburg,PA)
  • Collaborate with owners and architects to value engineer projects.
  • Interview and hire new employees.
  • Review all subcontractors’ bids before contract award
  • Conduct pre-construction meetings and closeout meetings.
  • Monitor all financial aspects of projects to ensure project meets budget requirements.
  • Monitor all aspects of the schedule and make changes as needed to ensure project meets schedule requirements
  • Projects range from $5 million to $200 million
  • Associated projects:  Radisson, Boston MA; Courtyard by Marriott (Harrisburg, PA, Columbus, OH, and Lima, OH); Full Service Mariott’s (Evansville, IN, Jacksonville, FL), Westin Resort (St. Maarten)
 
 

 

CMM Construction Company (Cincinnati, OH)                                        February 2001 – April 2003

Operations Manager/Business Development
 
  • Work closely with owner to develop marketing strategies for new business and forecast sales.
  • Developed informational qualifications packages and brochures for potential new clients.
  • Manage all aspects of operations for the company from the pre-bidding to closeout.
  • Collaborate with owners and architects to value engineer projects.
  • Interview and hire new employees.
  • Review all subcontractors’ bids before contract award
  • Conduct pre-construction meetings and closeout meetings.
  • Monitor all financial aspects of projects to ensure project meets budget requirements.
  • Monitor all aspects of the schedule and make changes as needed to ensure project meets schedule requirements.
  • Associated Projects:  Colony Square ($1m), The Great Indoors, Springdale, OH ($5.8m), The Great Indoors, (Columbus, OH), (Scottsdale, AZ), (Broomfield, CO), Sears Product Services, (Baltimore, MD) ($1.2m), Sears Product Service Center (Seattle, WA) ($1.75m), Wright Farm Estates ($2m), Northern Hills Synagogue ($2.5m), Latter Day Saints (Dunkirk, IN) (800K), Gordon Food Service ($1.2m).
 
 

Ruscilli Construction Company (Cincinnati, OH)                                     May ’99 – May 2001

Project Engineer/Project Manager
 
  • Performed work for Ohio School Facilities Commission (OSFC) projects.
  • Managed all phases of construction including design, scopes of work, budgets, bidding, and construction.
  • Managed over $50m in budgets concurrently.
  • Coordinated on site job activities including RFI’s, submittals, change orders, and scheduling.
  • Reviewed, processed, and approved all contractors’ progress pay applications.
  • Assisted in developing in the marketing proposal and sale for Miami-Trace Schools and worked on the RFP for Hillsboro Schools and Dayton Public Schools
  • Associated projects:  Lynchburg-Clay Elementary ($10 m), Middle School ($5m) and High School ($10m), Bright Elementary School ($10m), Whiteoak High School ($5m), Miami-Trace Schools ($48m+).

 

Turner Construction Company (Columbus, OH)                                                      November ’98 – May ‘99

Senior Estimating Engineer (Special Projects Division)
 
  • Managed estimating department for Special Projects Division (average $30m/year).
  • Provided detailed estimates, bids, and budget proposals for projects ranging from 50K to 10 million.
  • Annual estimated total average in excess of $200 million with a procurement rate of 15%.
  • Projects included hospitals, office buildings, warehouses, and retail stores.
  • Associated projects: Smith Clinic ($7m), Adena Women’s Health Center ($13m), CMHA offices ($5m), Nationwide offices ($6m), Arthur Anderson office renovation ($1.5m), CED warehouses ($3m), Children’s Hospital Columbus (Vivarium Lab $1.5m, Pediatrics Clinic $5m), etc.
 
 

Turner Construction Company (Cincinnati, OH)                                                          June ’97 – October ’98

Project Manager (Special Projects Division)
 
  • Supervise the construction of “high-end” condominiums, value $15m.
  • Managed all construction phases including design, bid, construction, and procurement.
  • Created system to streamline construction selection process, which resulted in a 20% reduction in condo turnover time.
  • Managed operations of multiple projects ranging from $500K to $1.2 m with concurrent schedules.
  • Consistently completed condos on schedule and 10% under budget.
  • Performed all estimating, purchasing, and accounting activities.
  • Provided key technical design support for homeowners and sales staff.
  • All associated projects had a nine (9) to twelve (12) week schedules.
  • Associated projects:  Adams Place Condominiums (38 projects)
 
Turner Construction Company (Columbus, OH)                                                    March ‘94 – June ’97
Project Manager/Superintendent (Special Projects Division)                     
 
  • Managed construction operations of a $2.5 million assisted living project.
  • Promoted to Project Manager in January of ’97 to oversee seven (7) assisted living projects.
  • Managed phase-out and turnover of seven (7) $2.5 million assisted living projects concurrently.
  • Managed activities of 100 trades people.
  • Developed training program and documentation for owner.
  • Associated Projects:  Assisted Living Concepts (Bellfontaine, Bucyrus, Findlay, Kenton, Lima, Marion, Troy).
 
 

Ozanne Construction Company (Cleveland, OH)                                                        August ’90 – March ’94

Assistant Superintendent/Safety Coordinator
 
  • Managed commercial construction on Wright Patterson AFB (Dayton, OH).
  •  Scheduled trades, negotiated contracts, monitored safety, and quality control.
  • Processed all RFI’s, submittals, change orders, DCR’s, and safety documentation.
  • Worked successfully with Army Corps of Engineers to ensure project safety and contract compliance.
  • Associated Projects: Optical Systems Laboratory $22m and AFIT $11m.
 
 

EDUCATION

 
Wright State University, Dayton, OH.          BS, Operations Management, December 1994.
                                                                                BS, Marketing, December 1994.
                                                                               
Computer Training Courses                           Excel, Publisher, Word, PowerPoint, Primavera, MS Projects,
                                                                                P3 and P6
5-year Substitute Teaching Certificate        2001 – 2005
Acquired GC Licensing in Florida                2003 – presently continue to hold a valid Florida GC license
 

 

 

REFERENCES

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