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Tamer Mercho

Regional Director

Bethesda, Maryland, United States
Industry Category: Design Build Firms- EPC

Tamer Mercho'S Overview


Tamer Mercho

317.938.3800 ● tmercho[AT]gmail.com



Producing results through sound strategies, experience and leadership


Engineering and construction professional with an extensive background in organizing teams, prioritizing project phases, and applying strong technical knowledge to large scale construction projects.  Combined technical, critical thinking and leadership skills that result in stakeholder satisfaction above and beyond expectations. Solid problem solver with a proven track record of identifying complex issues and causing successful turnaround efforts in projects and initiatives. Self-driven with a demonstrated history of leadership progression and increased levels of responsibility.


Areas of Expertise


  • Project Management

  • Contract Negotiation

  • Analytical & Technical skills

  • Cost &Value Engineering

  • Leadership

  • Risk Management

  • Plan Interpretation

  • Stakeholder Satisfaction

  • Financial Management

  • Strategic Planning

  • Timely project delivery

  • Team development


Key Skills Assessment


  • Highly skilled and experienced in managing large scale construction and engineering projects from concept to completion.

  • Expertise in implementing project controls and metrics to facilitate smooth project delivery.

  • Vision and leadership in guiding and motivating people to strive for excellence, meet goals and accomplish challenging objectives while adhering to safety, quality,  and building codes.

  • Excellent pre-construction skills including: plans and specifications review, anticipated construction and design difficulties, risk assessment and contract administration.


Professional Experience


CHA/RW Armstrong Engineering Consultants, Indianapolis, Indiana                                                                   2010 – 2013

Regional Director

  • Supervised of all aspects of operations overseeing multiple-simultaneous projects and project managers.

  • Produced detailed development and project plans, schedules, milestones and risk management assessments to ensure smooth operation and transition from phase to phase.

  • Leveraged in-depth interpersonal skills in fostering strong project stakeholder  relationships.

  • Skilled management of personnel and resources domestic and abroad, maintaining functions and synergy with all project teams.


Intercontinental Hotel                                                                                                                                         

Project Manager

  • Effectively oversaw all aspects of the project management of an eight-story, five star hotel.

  • Developed and delivered monthly written and oral reports to client, in review of project status, QA/QC, cost controls and change management systems, garnering recognition and approval from client.

  • Proactively communicated regularly with stakeholders and architectural team regarding project progress, and resolving any concerns.

  • Managed schedules, change orders, safe work environments and practices and directed all aspects of project administration including operations and financials.


MN Gulf Contractors, Indianapolis, Indiana

University Hospital                                                                                                                                                                   2008 - 2010    

Pre-Construction Manager

  • Conducted the preparation and negotiation of teaming agreements, memoranda of understanding, sub-contracts, and strategic developments with new and existing partners.

  • Thoroughly evaluated cost estimates and facilitated the integrations with clients, partners, and subcontractors in each phase of work and the administrative tasks.

  • Facilitated collaborative communications and sessions with proposal, program management, and finance staff ensuring the proposals aligned with technical, programmatic, organizational, staffing, and cost structure requirements.

  • Developed and executed the scope of work, accountability, and scheduling of all parties to generate a focus on adherence to international standards and specifications.

  • Devised strategic methods of development in engineering solutions, identifications, cost controls, and the selection of suppliers to produce maximum efficiency and smooth productivity.

  • Negotiated the final pricing and project management staffing with JV partner to eliminate duplication of resources and reduce waste.


Metro Builders Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana                                                                                                          1993 -  2008

Operations Manager

  • Led construction management firm in providing guidance and consultation for commercial and residential structures, medical facilities and mixed use developments.

  • Conducted project management for all phases of turnkey and other projects from concept to completion including planning, design, safety, financials/ cost controls and scheduling.

  • Cultivated and managed relationships with clients, developers, A/E firms, government agencies and vendors.


Contech Engineered Solutions (formerly Armco Steel) Indianapolis, Indiana                                               1985 – 1993                Regional  Engineer

  • Worked closely with engineering consultants, contractors, state and county highway departments implementing engineering solutions using Contech Bridges and drainage structures.  Collaborated with consultants on design and inspection of steel & concrete bridge structures. Identified and contacted potential bidders, prepared quotes, tracked projects, negotiated competitive situations.     


Education & Certification


Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana  

Courses in Project Management, Indiana University/Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana



Member of (BAGI) Builders Association of Greater Indianapolis

Member of (ASCE) American Society of Civil Engineers.


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