ROBERT J. AINSLIE, DBIA 2744 Country Woods Lane Palm Harbor, Florida 34683 (813) 781-3160 [email protected]
EXPERTISE * Over 30 years of experience in the construction industry and alternative proje ct delivery including Design-Build and Construction Management at Risk (CMR). * Extensive hands-on construction experience in project development, marketing, budgeting, contract negotiations and strategies, risk management, hard dollar es timating, planning, scheduling, site safety, purchasing, subcontractor managemen t, client services, project and program management for water and wastewater faci lities, as well as various other environmental and industrial projects in both u nion and non-union environments. PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS Class of 2007 Designated Design-Build Professional (DBIA) PROFESSIONAL LICENSES Florida - Certified General Contractor, License # CGC1516936 Georgia - General Contractor Qualifying Agent, License #GCQA002407 Virginia - Class A Contractors License, Bldg #2705 131947A Hawaii - Class A General Engineering License - # (number pending) PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE BROWN AND CALDWELL CONSTRUCTORS Senior Vice President - Operations Manager 2008 to 2010 National Operations Manager responsible for all P&L; creating and executing the annual business plan and operating budgets including professional development, training, marketing, business development, and health and safety for this design -build construction component of Brown and Caldwell. Interface with Brown and C aldwell Regional Managers and staff to leverage additional project and training opportunities. Developed various guidance and procedural documents needed for t he growth of the alternative delivery business. Participated in numerous worksh ops to educate audiences on alternative delivery, how it works, its benefits, et c. Researched various state laws regarding alternative delivery and qualified f or several state general contractors licenses. PARSONS WATER AND INFRASTRUCTURE Vice President, Alternative Project Delivery Director 2006 to 2008 Manage the Alternative Project Delivery Division which includes the development and execution of municipal water and wastewater CMR and Design-Build projects. P repare annual business plan and overhead budgets to maximize division financial performance; oversee business development activities and proposal preparation; r eview and negotiate prime contracts and subcontracts; coordinate quality assuran ce/quality control and constructability reviews; manage key alternative delivery projects; train and develop staff; and create and implement policies and proced ures for all alternative delivery projects. Interface with Parsons' Division Ma nagers and staff as well as sister Global Business Units within the Parsons orga nization to leverage additional project and training opportunities. Specific project experience follows. PROJECT MANAGER Everglades Agricultural Area Reservoir A-1 (CMAR Project), South Bay, Florida Construction cost: $450M Manage the preconstruction services and construction for one of the largest envi ronmental projects in the world. It includes a 190,000 acre-foot reservoir, 240 0 million gallons per day (MGD) engine-driven pump station, 3 gated discharge st
ructures and a 4-lane highway bridge. Oversee the constructability reviews, publ ic involvement activities, and the Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) development. CONSTRUCTION DIRECTOR Highlands Avenue Water Treatment Plant (CMAR Project), Augusta, Georgia Construction cost: $64M Responsible for construction management of the expansion of the water treatment plant. Original subcontractor bids were double the engineer's estimate; therefor e the scope of work required significant reduction and the project had to be rebid in a collaborative effort with the engineer of record and Owner. Worked clo sely with the Minority/Women Business Enterprise Augusta office to identify and certify local businesses to exceed the 35% required participation. CH2M HILL, INC. Vice President, Southeast Region Operations Manager 1999 to 2006 Led the southeast region of CCI and increased the gross revenue from $3M to over $65M within a 5 year period. Responsible for all regional P&L; creating and ex ecuting the annual regional business plan and operating budgets (professional de velopment, training, marketing, business development, etc); staffing including h iring, workload leveling, performance reviews, mentoring and training. Participa ted in all prime contract negotiations; oversaw estimating and bid reviews, mark eting and business development activities and proposal preparation; maintained p roject safety to comply with corporate health and safety standards; and conducte d project audits. Implemented strategic initiatives such as establishing a hard dollar estimating group within CCI, developed and authored CH2M HILL's Design-Bu ild Standard Operating Procedures, helped design the CH2M HILL Forecast and Stat us Reporting Tool and Monthly Project Status Report, and provided input into CH2 M HILL's Design-Build Design Delivery Manual. Participated as an instructor for CH2M HILL's Design-Build Project Delivery Internal Training. Initiated the devel opment of international operational processes and procedures based on the North American CCI model; developed Asia Pacific project organization charts; analyzed cost estimates and bids; assisted with marketing and business development activ ities and proposal preparation; and conducted project audits. Specific project experience follows. Watella Sewage Treatment Plant, Toowoomba, Australia Construction cost: $22M, Project Alliance Agreement Participated as Executive Joint Venture Board member and assisted with tender su bmittal. Maroochydore Sewage Treatment Plant, Maroochydore, Australia Construction cost: $15M, Project Alliance Agreement Participated as Executive Joint Venture Board member. West Camden Sewage Treatment Plant Stage II Amplification Project, West Camden, Australia Construction cost: $33M, Project Alliance Agreement Responsible for preparing a detailed project status report and recovery plan for this project that was in serious schedule and financial trouble. Mackay Water Reclamation Proposal, Mackay, Australia Proposed construction cost: $65M Responsible for the 15 kilometer pipeline portion of the project including pipel ine routing and layout, coordinating with local subcontractors and vendors, cons truction schedule and price development. Jelutong Sewage Treatment Plant Proposal, Penang, Malaysia Proposed construction cost: $120M Performed mechanical estimate review and developed detailed construction schedul e for the proposal. PROGRAM MANAGER/PROJECT MANAGER Canovanas Water Filtration Plant, Puerto Rico Construction cost: $3M Responsible for all phases of construction of refurbishment and commissioning of
two remote raw water pump stations and 10-MGD water filtration plant. Project w as fast-tracked to coincide with national elections and was successfully commiss ioned two weeks early. PROGRAM MANAGER/PROJECT MANAGER Rubes Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (Design-Build Project), Woodstock, Georgi a Construction cost: $9M Responsible for all design and construction for the expansion of a 2-MGD wastewa ter treatment plant expansion using Zenon Zeeweed membranes. Because the Owner w as under consent order, the project was fast-tracked and delivered in 2 phases. Phase 1 was designed and constructed within 9 months with phase 2 completed 3 mo nths later. PROGRAM MANAGER/PROJECT MANAGER East Point Water Supply and Treatment Improvements (CMR Project), East Point, Ge orgia Construction cost: $13M Responsible for all phases of construction for the 4-MGD expansion of the water treatment plant, refurbishing and upgrading the new raw water intake pump statio n, and a new raw water pumping station. Project was completed within budget and on schedule. PROGRAM MANAGER/PROJECT MANAGER Sky Lake Water Treatment Plant Expansion (Design-Build Project), Sky Lake, Flori da Construction cost: $17M Responsible for all design and construction for a plant expansion to 24 MGD, the addition of an ozone system, a new raw water well, upgrades to the plant chemic al and electrical systems, site improvements including a storm water pump statio n, and site security upgrades. The project was completed with accelerated permit ting and procurement to quicken the construction schedule. PROJECT MANAGER Hillsborough River Water Treatment Plant Expansion (Design-Build Project), Tampa , Florida Construction cost: $52M Responsible for all design and construction for a plant expansion to 100 MGD and upgrade to an ozone system for disinfection, new high rate sedimentation system using the Actiflo process (the first and largest in Florida), intermediate pump ing, filter upgrades, wash water recovery, sludge thickening and dewatering faci lities expansion, and upgrades to the chemical systems and plant electrical syst em. This project included a $3M change order for design and installation of a st ate-of-the-art security system for the main campus and four remote sites. The pr oject won the 2003 DBIA Water Systems Quality Award and was completed $3M under budget and on schedule. PROGRAM MANAGER/PROJECT MANAGER Adams Water Treatment Plant for Calpine, Alexander City, Alabama Construction cost: $21M Responsible for all phases of design and construction of the plant to increase w ater production capacity from 16 to 24 MGD. Project also included expanding the existing raw water intake, adding two new 8-MGD vertical turbine pumps with asso ciated piping and valves, and constructing a new surge tank. Project was comple ted $2M under budget and on schedule. PROJECT MANAGER Forsyth County Water Treatment Plant (Design-Build Project), Forsyth County, Geo rgia Construction cost: $28M Responsible for the design and construction of a new 16-MGD water treatment plan t. The plant was designed with the following processes: raw water intake, conven tional coagulation, high-rate sedimentation with Superpulsators, filtration, ozo nation, chlorination, clear well storage and high service pumping. The project w as delayed by the Owner a month due to plant re-siting but was delivered 2 weeks ahead of schedule.
WHARTON SMITH INC. Project Manager, Mechanical/Piping Estimator 1994 to 1999 Responsible for various municipal water and wastewater projects in Florida and G eorgia. Specific duties included project planning, scheduling, budgeting, procur ement, staffing, site safety, quality control and subcontract management. Specific project experience follows. PROJECT MANAGER Sky Lake Ozone Pilot Plant (Design-Build Project), Sky Lake, Florida Construction cost: $1M Managed construction of a 1-MGD ozone pilot plant, including all related yard pi ping, designed to test the efficiency and dependability of three direct ozone in jection methods for potential use in future Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC) o zone designs. The project was part of the Water Project 2000 program developed b y OUC to improve water quality, renew and replace infrastructure and expand capa city to ensure a safe, reliable and adequate water supply that customers will va lue. PROJECT MANAGER Town Creek Greenfield Water Treatment Plant, Macon, Georgia Construction cost: $15M Responsible for the management of two subcontracts under the overall $85M greenf ield project for Macon Water Authority. Installed all yard piping which included approximately 90,000 linear feet of 2-inch to 72-inch diameter pipe and the mec hanical systems and piping for the intake structure. In addition to construction oversight, responsible for billings and subcontract coordination, as well as me eting the client's schedule and maintaining project safety. PROJECT MANAGER Dixie Park Odor Control Project, Dixie Park, Florida Construction cost: $1M Managed overall construction for odor control addition for a wastewater treatmen t plant. PROJECT MANAGER Reclaimed Water Project, City of New Port Richey, Florida Construction cost: $2M Managed the overall construction for addition of a reuse pump station and 1-MGD Crom storage tank. PROJECT MANAGER Northwest Regional Water Project, Hillsborough County, Florida Construction cost: $2M Managed the overall construction for addition of a reuse pump station and 1-MGD Crom storage tank. MECHANICAL ESTIMATOR/PROCUREMENT Titusville Wastewater Treatment Plant, Titusville, Florida Construction cost: $13M Responsible for estimating and procurement of the mechanical and piping systems for 8-MGD greenfield water treatment plant. PRIOR EXPERIENCE SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER for Clayco-Accurate Construction Company, an industrial m echanical union contractor specializing in heavy industrial work including steel mills, blast furnaces, paper mills, and copper mills. SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER for Gross Mechanical Contractors, an industrial mechanica l union contractor. PROJECT MANAGER for Strange & Coleman/Brooks Erection Company, an industrial mec hanical union contractor specializing in oil refineries and steel tank fabricati on. PROJECT MANAGER for Associate Engineering Company, a commercial mechanical union contractor specializing in schools, hospitals and federal facilities work. GENERAL MANAGER for Mid-America Pipe Fabricating & Supply Company, a national pi pe fabrication company. PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS
Ainslie, R. J. Design-Build of a Water Plant - A Means to Provide Capacity in a Short Time Frame. Presented at Georgia Water Pollution Control Association, 1999 . Ainslie, R. J. Design-Build Leader for the 21st Century - Conflicts of Interest. Presented at Design- Build Institute of America Conference, 1999. Ainslie, R. J. Selection Criteria and Strategies for Delivery of Design/Build Pr ojects. Presented at Design-Build Institute Engineering Group Conference, 2000. Booth, R., Ainslie, R. J., & Herbst, D. Security Vulnerability Assessments: Wha t Happens Once You've Identified the Critical Assets? Presented at AWWA National Conference 2003, Anaheim, California. Herbst, D. & Ainslie, R. J. To Bid, Or Not To Bid. Presented at Design-Build Ins titute of America Water Conference 2003. Booth, R., Ainslie, R. J., & Herbst, D. Securing Water Utilities: Beyond the Vul nerability Assessment. Opflow AWWA Journal, June 2004, Volume 30, Number 6. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Design-Build Institute of America's Fundamentals of Project Delivery, Principles of Design-Build Project Delivery, and Design-Build Contract and Risk Management Speakeasy - Speak and Get Results Training Parsons' Project Management Certification Training Parsons' Leadership and Management Program Primavera Project Planner (P3) Training Course Primavera Expedition Training Course CH2M HILL's Contract Negotiation Training CH2M HILL's Design-Build Masters Course CH2M HILL's Design-Build Contracts Training CH2M HILL's Design-Build Project Delivery Training CH2M HILL's Building and Negotiating a Better Deal Training Dale Carnegie Course in Effective Speaking and Human Relations Instructor in the Joint Apprenticeship Foreman Training Program with the St. Lou is Pipefitters Local 592 EDUCATION College: *103 credit hours toward Bachelor of Arts Oklahoma Christian University, Casper College * Studies in Psychology, Business, and Mechanical Engin eering Trade School: United States Department of Labor Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training Pipefitter Apprenticeship Completed 1978