RALPH HOFFMAN, Eng

Present address: AECOM office, Narva mnt.13a, 10151 Tallinn, Estonia, mobile (+372) 522-03-85; office (+372) 680 7577; fax (+372) 680 7579 e-mail: hoffman.ralph@gmail.com CANADIAN CITIZEN
Immediate Goals:

Senior Construction Manager

Expert in: Project Engineering/Design Management ~ Project Construction Management Commended throughout career for ability to deliver highly visible projects on-time and on-budget Tackled monumental challenges with near impossible deadlines and turned around previously unsuccessful projects Remarkably talented, value-driven professional with exceptional interpersonal skills, a sense of urgency, high standard, strong business acumen and the highest level of ethics and integrity; a “selective risk taker”, projecting self-confidence, politically astute and ability to plan for, initiate and manage change. Experience in Industrial and Commercial Construction, High-rise Real Estate developments; fast tracking, client interface and liaison with multi-national project staff, consultants and senior management; procurement; planning & scheduling; supervision; inspection; logistics; progress reporting; cost estimates; contracts; tender documentation and due diligence reporting. Offering international professional experience in project management, construction management and site supervision, project engineering and design management. Verifiable track record in increasing performance through dynamic leadership, strategic planning, process design, technology innovation and change management. Not afraid to get involved, make decisions and take responsibility. Excel in guiding multi-national team of professional engineers and technicians to deliver projects on time and within budget; from design through to construction/installation and commissioning/hand-over. Offer international experience; have routinely traveled to remote locations throughout the world to work with construction and project management teams. International projects in Iraq, Germany, Libya, Russia, Ukraine, Bermuda, Saudi Arabia, Canada, Uzbekistan, Romania and Estonia. Fluent in German and English. Able to communicate in French, Spanish, and Russian. Possess passion for complex business solutions and to work autonomously and deal effectively with problems of virtually any type or degree of complexity in the architectural, civil, electrical/electronics, mechanical engineering disciplines and trades. I never leave a job unfinished.

Professional strengths:
Project Design & Development Team Building & Leadership Documentation Reviews/Rewrites Process Improvement/Reengineering Quality Management Feasibility Studies Site Coordination and Logistics Strategic & Long Range Planning Infrastructure Development Organizational Change Client Relationship Due Diligence Reports Technology talents include working knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, MS Projects, MS Power Point, AutoCAD, Outlook Express

Career Track:
2006 2004 2003 2001 – 1999 – 2011 Project and Business Development Muuga Sadam and Tallinn, Estonia. 2006 Poject Construction Manager, Kaluga and Efremov, Russia and Ukraine 2003 Freelance Capital Projects and Facilities Management Consultant, Europe 2002 Lender’s Supervisor European Bank of Research and Development, Romania 2002 Construction/Project Manager and Owner’s Representative, Solectron Romania 1998 –1999 Capital Projects and Facilities Manager, Uzbekistan 1997 – 1998 Project Construction Manager, Russia 1996 – 1997 Project Construction Manager, Russia Projects managed: Distribution warehousing, International Airports, Mining & Gas/Oil Facilities, Refinery, Tank farm, Marine Projects, Infrastructure, High-rise office and Apartment buildings, Hotels, Boiler Plants, Sewage treatment Plants, Greenfield projects, Mega Shopping Mall and Food Processing Plants including Brewery, Rock Quarry for Harbor Project in UAE and Saudi Arabia.

Professional Background:
Registered as Construction Engineer in Tallinn, Estonia Graduate Engineer registered as Engineer in Quebec, Canada Past Member of Project Management Institute
Ralph Hoffman, Eng 19.04.2011

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