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PHILLIP R.

CROMER
713 Miller Ct. / Temple, GA 30179
W 770-542-7016 / H 770-562-5700 / pc69c50a@westpost.net

ELECTRICAL & MECHANICAL ENGINEERING


Project Manager Construction Manager
Process Control Wiring / Electrical High & Low Voltage Power Distribution / Rigg
ing & Equipment Installation / Staffing /
Budgeting / Team Building & Leadership / Financial Management / Negotiation /
Labor & Material Resource Utilization / Cost Control / Scheduling / Project Logi
stics / Customer & Vendor Relations

Results-driven and hands on manager, with comprehensive experience directing all


phases of industrial projects valued at over $49 million. Expertise spans busin
ess planning, field management, staffing, budgeting, risk mitigation, and biddin
g/estimation and project logistics. Track record in bringing complex projects fr
om concept to completion within budget and on time. Spearheaded business initiat
ives and cost cutting measures that saved thousands of dollars and optimized pro
ject management capabilities for several projects. Goal oriented leader adept a
t building and leading multidiscipline teams with the ability to think creativel
y and meet project goals. Well versed in process logic control systems wiring, p
reconstruction planning/building, new plant construction, equipment start-up and
plant renovations. Proven ability to effectively collaborate with a wide variet
y of audiences, business units, and levels of management. Excels in leadership,
problem solving, relationship building and oral/written communications. Demonstr
ated ability towards partnering with other contractors as a profitable business
solution for large projects. Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Project, Powe
rPoint), Primavera and other software. OSHA 10 & 30 Hour trained, Trained in Saf
ety Program Administration, First Aid and CPR. Willing to travel and/or relocate
.
HIGHLIGHTS
Led electrical and mechanical engineering projects from concept and proposal ac
ceptance to technical specification, product design, architecture, installation,
maintenance, start-up coordination, documentation and operation.
Managed renovation and new plant construction projects in both union and non un
ion arenas for the automotive, food/beverage and packaging machinery, industries
.
Oversaw the termination, testing and troubleshooting of electrical high and low
voltage as well as communication and control wiring systems.
Managed the procurement and receiving of materials, always receiving the materi
als in time for the work as it was scheduled.
Established and implemented project plans, cost estimates and schedules to ensu
re on time and on budget completion.
Recruited, coordinated and supervised multidiscipline teams of up to 450 trades
men, engineers, owners and subcontractors.
Provided regular project cost reports during construction to measure actual per
formance against budget.
Directed engineering activities and subcontractor performance, determined proje
ct equipment and manpower needs, acquired resources, and implemented activities
to meet deadlines.
Coordinated Contract addendums, RFIs and Change Orders and incorporated changes
into project documents.
Skillfully negotiated; contracts, pricing structures and labor disputes.
Reviewed and inspected site work performance ensuring crew safety and quality c
ontrol.
Supervised on site safety programs.

PROJECT HISTORY
BROADWAY ELECTRIC, Chattanooga, TN
Industrial, Governmental and Commercial Electrical Installer
Project Manager, Nov 2009 Present
Manage schedules, scope, resources, risks, materials purchasing, safety, qualit
y, and budgets to ensure timely and cost effective completion.
Purchasing and receiving of materials and planned for the logistical deliverer
of them.
Hire, coordinate and supervised project team of up to 85 personnel.
Power and Lighting Project for Offices and Plant Facilities.
Negotiate change orders with engineering group and implemented them in a timely
manner.
Selected Projects and Achievements
Volkswagen Assembly Plant, Chattanooga, TN $4.7 Million Added $1.5 million in e
xtras on to the original project.
Negotiated and received four additional projects while on site related to conve
yor installations.
HUNT ELECTRIC CORPERATION, St Paul, MN
Industrial, Manufacturing & Automotive, Electrical expertise coast to coast.
Project Manager, 2007 to Nov 2009
Plan and direct the day to day activities of large infrastructure initiatives f
rom project inception to sign off.
Manage schedules, scope, resources, risks, safety, quality, and budgets to ensu
re timely and cost effective implementation.
Hire, coordinate and supervise project teams of up to 250.
Negotiate change orders with engineering group and implemented them to get them
completed in a timely manner while maintaining the schedule.
Coordinating hiring and duties of an office staff which included an engineering
department that fabricated Auto-Cad Drawings as well as checking for changes to
prints as they were reissued to us.
Attend bid meetings, for future work and priced out The Proposals.
Conduct design and technical review meeting with engineers as well as field sup
ervision, and Communicated information distribution between the two.
Clarified scope of work for the field supervisors and maintain the quality cont
rol of the installation work as the electrical wiring was installed.
Supplied Hunt Electric Management as well as owners with timely and accurate up
dates of project status on weekly bases.
Selected Projects and Achievements
Empire Generating Plant Installation - $14 Million; Albany NY
Body Shop and Paint Conveyor Installation - $4 Million; GM Lordstown Ohio
Paint Shop Conveyor Systems, Phase #1 & #2 - $9 Million; GM Spring Hill TN
General Assembly, Skillet & HAC Conveyor Installation; GM Spring Hill TN
Facilitate all close-out requirements for, Paint Shop Conveyor Phase #1, #2 an
d #3, Process Projects Phase #1 and #2 , ELPO/Phosphate, Building Addition and P
rocess, and General Assembly, Skillet Project & HAC Conveyor - Valued at $18 Mi
llion; GM Spring Hill TN
ATLAS INDUSTRIAL CONTRACTORS, Columbus, OH
Full service, single source supplier for installation of industrial machinery an
d related equipment.
Project Manager, 2004 to 2007
Project Manager / Construction Manager, 2001 to 2003
Plan and direct the day to day activities of large infrastructure initiatives f
rom project inception to sign off.
Manage schedules, scope, resources, risks, safety, quality, and budgets to ensu
re timely and cost effective implementation.
Hire, coordinate and supervise project teams of up to 350.
Negotiate change orders with engineering group.
Coordinate material delivery logistics.
Selected Projects and Achievements
APL Bottle Labelers (2) and Conveyors (1,800 SF) Installation, Anheuser-Bush, C
artersville, GA, $3.5 million. Returned a $400,000 surplus through effective pro
ject control. Completed project on budget and three weeks ahead of schedule.
Warehouse Modifications, Anheuser-Bush, Cartersville, GA, $1 million. Oversaw a
ll trades for the installation of two Palletizers with in feed conveyors. Extend
ed conveyor from 8 other palletizers, which involved relocating two stretch wrap
pers. Installed eight new pick off stations.
Body Shop Installation, Toyota Motors Manufacturing, Princeton, IN, $4.5 millio
n. Project involved the equipment in underbody, side member and suspension areas
.
Cartrac Conveyor Installation, General Motors, Lordstown, OH, $411,000.
TKS Paint Booth installation, Honda, Marysville, OH, $2.9+ million
Kamatsu Press Installation, CTR, two Tandem Lines & Blanker Line, Toyota, San A
ntonio TX, $3.9+ million.
Galvanizing Line, Steelscapes, Shreveport LA, $46.5+ million
PHILLIP R. CROMER W 678-223-8834 2/2

MITCHELL PROJECT MANAGEMENT, Palm Harbor, FL


Nationwide project management firm.
Construction Manager, 2003 to 2004
Project Manager, 1999 to 2001
Oversaw and managed the work performance of more than 150 architects, engineers
, contractors and client project staff involved in large capital projects and te
nant build outs.
Administered full project development lifecycle with responsibility for pre-ins
tallation issues, planning, installation, production, quality, safety and materi
als/equipment logistics.
Forecasted and maintained preventative maintenance program for structural and m
echanical elements of all existing inventory.
Tracked project field change orders, negotiated bids and monitored progress.
Provided detailed reports of installation progress to project owners.
Proposed and developed standard form to facilitate easier management of all pro
jects.
Selected Projects and Achievements
Process and Packaging Systems Installation, General Mills, Murfreesboro, TN, $1
7+ million.
Multiple Conveyor System Installations, Diageo, Plainfield, IL, $5 million.
Tech Ops Building Addition (9,000 SF), Diageo, Plainfield, IL, $2+ million. Com
pleted project ahead of schedule.
Can Line Installations (3), Anheuser-Bush, Columbus, OH, $49+ million. Delivere
d every project on time and met stringent budget targets.
Distribution Conveyor System installation, Austin TX & Nashville TN, $2.9+ mill
ion
QUAKER OATS/GATORADE, Atlanta, GA
The fourth-largest consumer-goods company in the world.
Electrical Maintenance Supervisor, 1998 to 1999
Supervised the installation, testing and maintenance of electrical and mechanic
al beverage production equipment.
Provided training and leadership to 10 maintenance employees.
Troubleshoot and resolved mechanical, motor and controller wiring issues to ens
ure safe and reliable operation of equipment.
Promoted and enforced a safe and productive work environment.
OREAIR ELECTRIC, Jacksonville, FL
Industrial electrical contractor, specialties- food processing plants, paper mil
l, wood yards.
Electrical Superintendent, 1995 to 1999
Worked with engineers, subcontractors and project owners on special electrical
equipment implementations.
Coordinated labor and material resources, monitored project workflow and enforc
ed safety policies/standards.
Hired, trained, scheduled and supervised up to 80 tradesmen.
Orchestrated the relocation of employees and equipment to various job sites.
Completed all projects on time and on budget.
Selected Projects and Achievements
Bun Line and (2) Bread Line Installations, Flowers Bakery, Villa Rica, GA, $1+
million.
PET Bottle Lines (2), Quaker Oats/Gatorade, Phoenix, AZ $10.2 million.
PET Bottle Lines (3), Quaker Oats/Gatorade, Atlanta, GA $32.5+ million.
Bun Line and Upgrade to Bread Line, Flowers Bakery, Miami, FL, $650,000.
Installation at Pepsi-Cola Concentrate Plant, Arlington, TX, $300,000.
PRIOR EXPERIENCE
Owner / Manager, EXPRESS PAINTING, 1987 to 1995.
Electrician / Forman, Foot Hill & Cleveland Electric; (Plant Vogel Unit 1 &2),
1982 - 1987

EDUCATION
Ohio State University, Wooster, OH
Associate of Science, Animal Science (Dairy)
Georgia Quick Start PLC, Process Logic Controller Training
OSHA 10 & 30 Hour Trained
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
IBEW LOCAL #212, Cincinnati, OH, Journeyman Electrician