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Senior Construction Operations Director in Seattle WA Resume Gerald Jacobsen

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					                                                   Gerald R. Jacobsen
        (425) 514-3002                                                                         jerry@nwcconsulting.com

Reputable Construction / Operations Director with extensive experience providing effective leadership and sound decision-
making at all levels in the construction industry, including general contracting, project management, and owner representation
for both public and private sectors. Highly capable of directing all construction phases, from planning and design to construction
and closeout. Offers diverse industry insight with significant accomplishments on complex healthcare, commercial, residential
communities, restaurants and retail projects. Persistently and reliably drives efforts to maximize value, minimize risk, and
ensure complete customer satisfaction. Between formal and continuing education, has earned the equivalent of an MBA.
Additional areas of expertise span:

           Capital Projects ▪ Strategic Planning ▪ New Builds & Retrofits ▪ Project Delivery ▪ Quality Assurance
     Operations Management ▪ Contract Administration ▪ Cost Control ▪ Value Engineering ▪ Property Development ▪
   Marketing ▪ Risk Management ▪ Continuous Process Improvement ▪ LEED ▪ Safety ▪ Compliance ▪ Vendor Relations ▪

                                                       Accomplishments

    Played key role in helping healthcare provider achieve its five-year capital strategic goals.
     Devised comprehensive execution strategy for two large rural hospitals, directing 30+ projects with their successful
        completions with a budget of $47M+.
     Focused on improvements in patient services, overall infrastructure, administrative capacity, and technical capability.

    Provided leadership as major contributor to fulfillment of Campbell Soup expansion strategy.
     Created prefab assembly system, cutting two weeks off each unit’s completion.
     Saved $6.5M +/- in building costs while enabling completion of 324 new restaurants.

    Completed new build/renovation project while keeping rural hospital on 24/7 schedule.
     Achieved objectives with large rural hospital project requiring zero downtime in patient services.
     Orchestrated upgrades to ER, administrative offices, infrastructure, patient housing, and surgical space, completing
       the 34,000 square foot project on time and within $13M budget.

    Resolved major structural issue to turn around four-building condominium project.
     Enabled completion of 34-unit condominium project that was behind schedule, in addition to addressing 12+ inch
        settlement issue discovered on one side of two buildings.
     Prevented toppling by truing the structures and placing pilings against foundations, holding buildings to plumb, and
        stabilizing ground conditions. Ultimately salvaged owner’s industry reputation.

    Held prime responsibility for implementation and management as President of construction consulting firm.
     Provided expertise and experience necessary to manage projects of various scope and magnitude.

                A detailed list of projects, including substantial new construction, major renovations, major
                   additions, tenant improvements, and extensive site work, is available upon request.

                                                           Experience

President, Northwest Construction Consulting, Inc. (Mukilteo, WA)                                        1989 - Present
Provides senior management and hands-on support for all projects. Leads implementation and management as well as all
company marketing.

Additional Experience:
  Director of Construction, Northstream Development
  SVP/GM, CRC Development
  President/CEO, Klahanie LTD
  Director of Construction, Complete Restaurant Service
  Superintendent/PM, Herfy’s Corporation (restaurant division of the Campbell Soup Company)

				
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Description: Gerald Jacobsen is a reputable Construction / Operations Director with extensive experience providing effective leadership and sound decision-making at all levels in the construction industry, including general contracting, project management, and owner representation for both public and private sectors.