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Brian Shaver

Project manager

New Orleans, United States
Industry Category: Architects
Relocation Preferences: Overseas

Brian Shaver'S Overview

Brian L. Shaver

Personal Details
Seeking opportunity in challenging role
Willing to travel and/or spend long periods abroad

Career Statement
Brian is an experienced professional having managed diverse
And complex projects across a number of sectors and regions
In United States

Key Attributes
driving project brief, demands and expectations
maintaining a strong and hardworking attitude
active communication, liaison and management style
motivating unique and multi-disciplinary teams
obtaining approvals from stakeholders and authorities
managing complex infrastructure and construction developments
disciplined health and safety and zero-incident focus
mitigating risk by ensuring controls
varied exposure across sectors and industries
commitment to project objectives and key drivers
successfully delivering to tight schedules
closing out accounts within cost contingencies
Employment & Project Experience

Reporting to Director Level, Brian has 13 years project and construction management experience delivering developments for reputable US companies.

Brian has been responsible for delivering across all project stages from inception, appointment of team, options appraisal/select, define design/engineering co-ordination and development, utilities and authority approvals, procurement, schedule and cost management, execution works (on-site), testing & commissioning, transition to operations, and final account.
As the responsible project manager, his experience spans large scale and smaller
developments across the following sectors:

Project Delivery Residential, Leisure, Commercial, Fit-Out, Mixed-Use
Government & Local Authority (Aviation, Education, Housing)
Infrastructure, Well Services & Energy Services

During this period Brian has gained a working knowledge of complex organizational project
processes, contracting strategy and procurement routes, consultant agreements, and both standard and bespoke (including Fixed Sum, Design & Build) appointments of contracting parties. Brian has also gained valuable experience in the Employer's Agent and Superintendent role on location, and also reporting to key stakeholders with respect to due diligence and project risks.

Southern Earth Sciences
current position Project Manager
period August 2013 present
location New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
responsibilities Reporting to upper management & State of Louisiana

Current Project:
State of Louisiana University Medical Center
USD +1.2b new Medical Center Project
The project is a multiple phase project consisting of real estate acquisition and demolition for the University Medical Center, which is a combination of three treatment facilities, a parking garage, a utility building totaling 2,295,799 square feet on a 37 acre site.
Construction phase:
As a project manager for the Utility Building, my responsibilities were as follows:

Led the inspection team on the building skin, water tank, fire caulking, CMU blocks, domestic water pump room, water proofing and building steel.
Developed daily reports for Jacobs Engineering to share with the States representative.
Maintained adherence to the standards set forth by the design specifications and in full compliance with the State of Louisiana for a safe and defect free installation.
Led team building meetings with the contractors and Skanska to open the communication channels and work closely on resolving field issues
Worked closely with Skanska superintendent on identifying quality issues and provide a corrective action to keep the project on schedule.
Developed relationships with sub-contractors to help with coordination between all trades and facilitate the task on hand.

Schwob Building Company

position held Business Development
period September 2012 May 2013
location West Texas & New Mexico, USA
responsibilities Prospect new potential clients,
Reporting to Director Level and delivering:

USD +7m New Facility Helmerich & Payne IDC
Oversaw select warranty issues on property after owner move in
Facility is occupied 24/7 therefore some responsibilities required after hours, weekend
and holiday attention
USD +200,000 Remodel of Existing Office facility W&W Services, Inc.
Project Superintendent
Business Development Andrews Airport Hangar and Fueling System
Met with chamber of commerce director and manager of operations for the
Airport to review project requirements and bid date
Procurement bid documents and initial review
Assisted in coordination of project bid
Business Development Medley Materials Handling
Accompanied Business Development Manager to initial and interim Owner
Facilitated communication and meetings between BDM and Owner throughout
design and bidding process

Fugro Engineering

position held CMET Laboratory Manager
period June 2010 August 2012
location Dallas, Texas, USA
responsibilities Quality Control

USD +170m 42 story (560ft) skyscraper Museum Tower residential building; supporting construction management team
USD +519m Love Field Modernization Program- Love Field Airport; managed project controls and field crews
USD +64m Apartment and retail project; Cityville at City Place; managed project and supervised CMET field and lab crews
USD +107m Urban green space built over the recessed Woodall Rogers Freeway; Woodall Rogers Park; managed project controls

Shavers Powerwashing, LLC

position held Owner/CEO
period June 2005 May 2010
location Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
responsibilities Insuring the growth and production of the company

Projects included: automotive dealerships, new construction, oil field services, residential, commercial, restaurants, tracking and transportation, service and maintenance facilities
Roles and responsibilities included, but are not limited to the following: business planning & strategy, accounting & bookkeeping, finances & taxes, training
Sole proprietor managed operational oversight of 12 employees in addition to the sales and service of 50 commercial accounts receiving contracted industrial cleaning services
Generated over USD +100K in new business annually for >5 years
Yielded net profit margins >68% of annual operational costs

HBC Engineering

position held CMET Laboratory Manager
period February 2001 August 2003
location Dallas, Texas, USA
responsibilities Quality Control

USD +420m American Airlines Center (AAC), Dallas, Texas, USA
Managed a construction materials and geological laboratory consisting of 7 personnel executing multiple field-test studies
Oversaw 12-15 field crews Post-Tensioning cables on parking garage
USD +261m High Five Interchange the first five-level stack interchange built in Dallas, Texas, USA
Managed project and supervised CMET field and lab crews
USD +1.2b Dallas Independent School District , Dallas, Texas, USA
Supporting construction management team, executing multiple field test studies
Related keyword: Project manager, Construction manager, Superintendent, Quality Control , CMET lab manager

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