STEVE SMITH Construction Executive Licensed NC General Contractor [email protected]
704-936-6400 Operations * Construction * Financial * Technology * Business Development CAREER CHRONOLOGY 1994 - 2011 V.P.- Operations & Construction Calloway Homes, Inc. Charlotte, NC 2008 to Current *Started the company from ground zero. Created and managed the entire operation s, construction processes, training and product selection to build & close up to 100 single & multi-family homes in 7 communities. *Responsible for P&L, G&A and all of the financial operations and reporting of o ver $20MM annual cash flow *Designed and managed all construction scheduling, specifications and quality co ntrol systems. *Designed and managed all software implementation, network collaboration, web po rtal and I/T processes. *Responsible for all contract management, risk management, vendor & subcontracto r management, resource management, scopes of work, efficiencies of architectural design, estimating & budgets, product selection, job costs & coding, purchasin g, VPO management, closings, settlement and warranty processes. *Managed all zoning, licensing, permitting, code issues, DEP compliances and mun icipality requirements, etc... *Resolved all business conflicts and represented the company for any required pa rticipation with county commissioners, municipal authorities, associations, lega l matters, and business development.
Division Construction Manager D.R. Horton Charlotte, NC 2006 to 2008 *Managed and directed approx. 75 employees for all construction, QC, warranty an d customer service processes to build and close over 800 single family & multi-f amily units/$180MM per year in 26 communities. *Implemented extreme efficiencies that increased production by 40% while decreas ing superintendents by 25% *Managed all estimating and material control that reduced the variances down to 1% of construction costs *Designed and managed bonus programs that increased efficiencies on starts, insp ection failure, cycle time, quality control, scheduled completions and customer satisfaction throughout the division. *Ranked #2 in the nation for the Eliant customer survey score. We ranked 165th w hen I was hired. *Personally awarded the All American Division Award in 2007 for improving the di vision's performance, quality, profits, productivity, customer surveys and effic iencies.
Henry Company Homes/Build America, Inc. Pace, FL 2004 to 2006 *Managed the land acquisitions, subdivision developments, Construction, Operatio ns and Sales & Marketing to build and close over 600 units/$150MM per year in NW FL & SE AL. *Negotiated and prepared contracts with owners, developers, banks and investors to purchase un-developed and developed property to continue growth, future busin ess development and lot inventory. *Hired and managed engineers, architects and site contractors for the design, ap proval and construction of the infrastructure for multiple subdivisions up to 30 0 lots per community. *Assisted with the complete design and implementation of proprietary integrated software to operate all company operations, accounting, construction, drawings a nd vendor management processes online. *Spearheaded the creation and development of Build America, Inc. to outsource bu ilders and building companies. President / Owner Integrity Contractors, Inc. Pensacola, FL 1994 to 2005 *Privately owned and operated a commercial, high end custom home and renovation construction company in the NWFL Panhandle area for design build projects up to $10MM per year. *Completed projects include hotels, office facilities, store front & commercial up-fits, high end custom homes, high end renovations, subdivision developments a nd commercial site work. *Owned and managed a complete architectural millwork & cabinet shop for all cust om installations and unique millwork required on high end projects. Also, provid ed millwork to other builders for their special project needs. STEVE SMITH Construction Executive Licensed NC General Contractor [email protected]
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CAREER CHRONOLOGY 1982 - 1994 Regional Sales Manager Rust International Savannah, GA 1992 to 1994 *Penetrated the market for the development of new business and expanded the terr itory for sales of chemicals used in the pulp & paper industry throughout North Florida, Georgia & South Carolina areas. Started new accounts and continued busi ness with Fort Howard Paper, Scott Paper, Georgia Pacific, Herty Foundation, Int ernational Paper, Union Camp, Boise Cascade, Weyerhauser & Riverwood Paper. *Started the region from ground zero and established revolving sales of approxim ately $5.2MM of annual gross revenue during the time of my employment with the c ompany.
*Developed business relationships and provided consultation & solutions for adva nced chemical processes used in the paper mill facilities.
Project Manager International Paper Company Pine Bluff, AR & Androscoggin,ME 1988 to 1992 *Managed multi-simultaneous complex industrial projects that combined civil, mec hanical, structural, piping, instrumentation & electrical disciplines within eac h project. Many types of specialty contractors included. *Directed world class general contractors (BE&K, Cianbro, H.B. Zachry, Sunland, Babcock & Wilcox, etc.) to construct and/or rebuild capital projects from ground up. Each project would range from $5MM to $250MM and up to $480MM of projects c ombined at one time. *Projects include but not limited to: Paper Machines (wet to dry end), Power & R ecovery Boilers (new and I&R), Chem-Furnish, Bleach Plants, Pulp Mills, Finishin g & Shipping, Admin Facilities and many specialty projects. *Assisted the engineering department with establishing construction costs and bu dgets for corporate approval of capital spending on each associated project and then had financial responsibility to complete within the budgets. *Managed the negotiating and awarding of the contracts to specialty and general contractors for the projects. *Monitored the onsite construction activity to ensure quality, productivity, saf ety and objectives were maintained. *Directly involved with the shut-downs and start-ups to ensure no delays with th e plant operations and production. *Coordinated all out of country and specialty erectors & engineers to be on site per the construction schedule. *Monitored all construction activities to ensure a safe work environment per OSH A 1926 standards and company policies are properly followed. Assigned as special ty safety director to work directly with OSHA to oversee all plant wide safety u pgrade projects were completed per specifications and verified by OSHA task forc e.
Instrumentation Superintendent PAPCO - Division of International Paper Texarkana, TX & Pine Bluff, AR 1986 to 1988 *Managed and supervised all calibration, installation, check-out and start-up of control loops, DCS, PLC, hydraulics, lube oils, pneumatics and electronic field instrumentation systems for the major plant upgrade of over $600MM for the Pine Bluff, AR paper mill and a major power & recovery boiler upgrade of over $100MM . *Directly managed and supervised 6 general foremen, 25 foremen and approximately 250 journeyman & helpers. *Responsible for estimating, purchasing and control of materials per specificati ons and engineering drawings. *Managed all engineering drawings, loop sheets, specifications, calibration reco rds and technical information.
Instrument General Foreman, Foreman, Technician Foreman, JourneymanBE&K, Fluor D aniel, Brown & Root
Pensacola, FL & Mobile, AL 1982 to 1986 *Industrial instrumentation installations, calibrations, shut downs, check-outs, start-ups, etc... o Monsanto o Exxon o DuPont o Air Products o St. Regis Paper o International Paper
STEVE SMITH Construction Executive Licensed NC General Contractor [email protected]
704-936-6400 Operations * Construction * Financial * Technology * Business Development EDUCATION B.S. - Business Administration Pensacola Junior College - 1979 - 1981 University of West Florida - 1981 - 1983 SEMINARS AND CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES *Project Management Construction & Administration *Construction Estimating and Financial Management *Quality Improvement Process - QIP (International Paper) *ISO 9002 Standards & Quality Management (International Paper) *Total Quality Management - TQM *Mechanics Lien Laws and Business Law *Workers Compensation and General Liability Insurance requirements *NAHB Certified Graduate Builder Program *Human Resource Policies & Procedures *OSHA safety certifications for competency, Safety & Health, SCAPA, Excavations *Hazardous Materials & Waste Management *First Aid - CPA - Industrial Hygiene *State of Florida continuing education courses to maintain GC license (10yrs) ACCOMPLISHMENTS *2001 American Dream Home Builder *2001 Builder of the Year NWFL *1998 - 2000 President of Custom Builders Council *Multiple Outstanding Home Awards *1996 Consumers Choice Award *Featured two times in Builder Architect Magazine (1995 & 1999) *1998 Superior Energy Efficiency Award from University of Florida *Chairman of multiple committees with BIA (Building Industry Association) *Board of directors, Senior Officer and president elect for NWFL Home Builders A ssociation NWFL *Chairman of Builders Council Charlotte 2009 COMPUTER & TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS *Extremely proficient with Microsoft Office 2010 Suite - Excel, Access, Outlook, Word, Power Point, Visio *Extremely proficient with Microsoft Projects 2007 and experienced with MS Proje cts Server collaboration
*Extremely proficient with Quick Books Business edition and experienced with sev eral accounting programs *Experienced with Timberline, BOSS, Lloyds, AS400, IHMS-Mark System, JD Edwards *Proficient with setting up and managing networks, using MS Small Business Serve r 2008 & Exchange *Experienced with setting up and managing Microsoft Share point applications *Proficient with completely automating an entire building company for every depa rtment and process AREAS OF EXPERTISE *Operations - Development and optimizing construction processes utilizing advanc ed technology & software *Construction Science - Understanding of all construction engineering, technical applications & processes *Project Management - Leadership ability and experienced to successfully manage multi-complex projects *Business Administration - Complete financial management and staff development f or company operations *Business Growth & Development - Visionary and entrepreneurial using creative an d strategic thinking