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Grant

Senior Project Manager

Henderson, Nevada, United States
Industry Category: General Contractors - Managers
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GRANT D. SHAFER

1964 Foro Romano Street Henderson, Nevada 89044           grantshafer[AT]hotmail.com • Tel: 702.262.0122
                                                                                                                                                           

                            Senior Project Manager / Construction Executive

Specializing in a variety of multi-million dollar construction and development projects
 
 
                                        Summary of Qualifications                                      
I have excellent qualifications and expertise in commercial construction management paired with an advanced college degree. I am a safety conscious pro-active problem solver with established relationships in the building industry. I have consistently maintained an accident and litigation-free record throughout my career. I am extremely adept at completing projects on time, within budget, and with minimal impact to business operations. My experience, reputation and dedication to quality make me an excellent asset to any project team.
 
“His professionalism and desire to complete the job with as little distraction to the school environment has made the addition a very positive experience. It flows perfectly with the existing building and the craftsmanship and quality of work is exceptional.” – Amy DiSabatino, Principal, Wade Elem. School, Waldorf, Maryland
 
 
                                             Project Specialization                                           
 
  • Airports
  • Business Parks
  • Restorations
  • Hospitals
  • Marine Construction
  • Heavy Civil Projects
  • Schools
  • Highway Construction
  • Military Campuses
  • Site Development
  • Commercial Buildings
  • Infrastructure
  • Utility Plants
  • Solar Utility Plants EPC
 
                                   Professional Project Management                                 
 
  • Analyze submittals to ensure compliance with project specifications, execute safety plan, and monitor quality control at all stages.
  • Establish and maintain relationships within the industry to promote and generate new business.
  • Wrote proposals and obtained subcontractor pricing for client requested change orders.
  • Visit construction sites, evaluate progress, supervise managers and prepare daily reports.
  • Meet with clients and contractor representatives to review project schedules, environmental issues and resolve any productivity problems or resource allocation.
  • Collaborate with architects, engineers, public/private utility companies, and local governments to plan projects and obtain permits.
 
                                                   Work History                                                  
 
 
 
First Solar Electric LLC, Tempe, Arizona
Project Manager II EPC
Manage overall Design, Engineering, Procurement and Construction for a new 250MW AC Solar Photovoltaic power plant project located near Primm, Nevada.
 
 
 
 
 
ORMAT- Heber, California
Senior Construction Manager EPC
Manage overall Design, Engineering, Procurement and Construction for an International Geothermal Power Company. Project upon completion will be a 13.3MW AC Photovoltaic Solar Array.
 
  • Project was the first of its kind to be built by the International Geothermal Power Company
 
 
U.S. State Department Overseas Buildings Operations- Baghdad, Iraq   
Senior Construction Manager/Civil Engineer
Manage multiple LOGCAP II projects as well as an IDIQ design build project for the Department of State Overseas Building Operations in Baghdad, Iraq. Project includes building a temporary Contractor LSA, New Infrastructure with Utilities, Roads, Structures, Treatment Plant, large volume RO system, and security and communications systems. This addition to the FOB will have a life span of 18 months to 5 years and will eventually be part of the prestigious Baghdad Police College.
 
 
 
Self Employed – Construction Engineering Consultant                                          
 Read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents. Write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, top management, public groups and/or boards of directors. Work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Resolve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
 
  • Clients include several Law Firms in Las Vegas, Nevada as well as Tampa, Fort Myers and Orlando, Florida
                                           
 
 
SunPower Corporation – Richmond, California                                                         
Senior Project Manager EPC complete oversight of new 26.7 Megawatt Solar Photovoltaic Utility Plant located in DeSoto County, Florida;
 
  • Project was the largest solar array under construction in North America during this time frame
  • Project was completed under budget and ahead of schedule
  • Client (FPL) was extremely pleased with this banner project
            
 
 
Caddell Construction Company- Montgomery, Alabama                                           
Senior Project Manager overseeing new ground up Medical Clinic and existing Hospital demolition at MacDill AFB in Tampa, Florida;
 
  • Project was brought in under budget and ahead of schedule.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SYSKA Hennessy GroupPrinceton, N.J.                                                                                      
Senior Construction Manager overseeing hospital, laboratory renovations and modernization projects at Keesler AFB in Biloxi, MS., Lyster Army Health Clinic at Ft. Rucker, AL. & FDA Seafood Laboratory Dauphin Island, Al. Maintained positive cash flow as well as administering the execution of subcontractor work.
 
  • Consistently received ratings of 10 on a scale of 1 to 10, for projects completed through the USACE.
  • Established excellent client relationships with the USACE and Facility Managers on military campuses throughout the S.E.
  • Brought quality new business to the firm through established relationships in the industry.
  • Consistently brought in all projects under budget and ahead of schedule constraints
 
 
 
John Carlo Inc.Fort Myers, FL.                                                                                                   
General Superintendent responsible for overall supervision of airside construction activities at the new Midfield Terminal Complex International Airport. Coordinated all construction activities and client relations with Port Authority Management, Airport Operations, and Security.
 
  • Effectively mentored and directed a team of over 100 employees and managers
  • Effectively coordinated all construction activities with Airport Managers and Air Traffic Controllers to avoid any interruptions during busy day and night air flight operations.
 
 
Division 1 Management Washington, D.C.     
Senior Project Manager overseeing construction projects on behalf of other firms, building hospitals, schools and completion of commercial renovations.
 
  • Effectively brought all projects to fruition under budget and ahead of schedule deadlines
  • Instrumental in establishing a startup firm into a successful corporation capable of managing large governmental, medical and educational projects
 
 
 
                                                 Computer Skills                                               
 
Microsoft Windows, MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Explorer, PowerPoint, MS Project, Timberline, Oracle, Suretrack
 
                                           Training & Certification                                         
 
USACE Quality Control Management Course • Mar 2006
ASHE Healthcare Construction Certificate • Feb 2006
OSHA 30 Hour Safety Program • September 2014
                                        DOD Top Secret Clearance 2011
                                    
                                                      Education                                                    
 
Bachelor of Science
Master of Science (Construction Management)
 
 
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