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RATVASKY 715 Edmond St a 330-986-6172 Cell

Hubbard, Ohio 44425

OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT EXECUTIVE Engineering / Construction / Utility / Energy Result-oriented leader with 20+ yearsa experience driving growth revenues, compe titive position profitability and value in challenging markets. Expertise in pro cess improvements, projects and programs, inventory control, long-term cost avoi dance and profit growth. Accustomed to and effective in high-profile executive r oles making critical decisions and overcoming complex business challenges. Core Competencies include: Cost Accounting a Account Management a Change Management a Cost & Expense Contro l a Strategic Planning Architecture a International Business a Assembly Automation a Presentations a Pr ocess Reengineering a OSHA Quality Control & Assurance a Project Management a Sc heduling a Proposal Development a Strategic Alliances Product Launch a Staff Man agement a Leadership & Team Building a Cost Reduction a Contract Negotiations EXECUTIVE PERFORMANCE Career Overview: Background exemplifies a successful track record of accomplishments throughout c areer directing and organizing every phase of construction projects that include s estimating costs of manpower, materials, and equipment, preparing bid packages , proposals, subcontracts and specifications. Ensure full compliance to blueprin ts. Manage quality control and P&L accountability for capital expenditure budget s ranging from $50K to $45M. Organize worker teams of up to 250, and inspect con struction to guarantee that workmanship is conformed to plans, specifications an d contract requirements. Worked on construction of 44 fossil and 12 nuclear gene rating plants as well as smart academic buildings and residences while interfaci ng to all departments. Operations / Project Management: a Spearheaded construction of state-funded Cultural Arts Center, Western Pennsyl vania. a Directed LEED Award Winning Restoration of 109 year old Science Hall, New Wilm ington, Pennsylvania a Led planning, development and construction of High Tech Student Center, New Wi lmington, Pennsylvania. a Orchestrated project management for construction at NASA, Glenn Research Cente r, Cleveland, Ohio. a Refurbished electric ION rocket engine laboratory for NASA, Cleveland, Ohio. a Renovated Abrams Tank motor pools, Ft. Knox, Kentucky. a Managed project for Chicago Dredge & Drydock, electrics and controls for sucti on dredges, Persian Gulf. Cost Savings: a Devised proactive, strategic planning to restore highlya"trafficked bridge in disrepair on college campus, and led negotiations with key decision makers at lo cal and federal agencies. Result: Achieved all regulatory compliance standards w ithin 1 day and captured $68K in cost avoidance. Bridge was operational in 5 day s. a Effective problem-solver credited with going beyond the scope of duty to obtai n a crucial, signed occupancy permit for college that resulted in $300K in cost

savings. a Assigned to establish fully operational field office, which included securing army permits, procuring field trailer, passing inspection, ordering utilities, p hone and online services. Result: Reduced projected expenditures by $10K and 250 contractors began work 3 months ahead of schedule. Change Management: a Pioneered innovative change management programs focused on core productivity, workflow optimization and improvement programs. a Directed network administration and installation of software systems to exploi t technology resources and expand systems capabilities. Trained Bid Team on MS O ffice suite and Visio. Larry G. Ratvasky Page 2.

a Coordinated media scheduling and industry trade shows in cooperation with prod uct roll-out to accelerate new launch and distribution. a Successfully collaborated with Electrics/I&C on $45M project with Hyperion Ene rgy Recovery System, a 400 acre plant in Los Angeles, to convert waste to energy and fresh water. a Supervised project management of CSP integrated Mini-Steel Mill for Nucor Stee l. a Liaison to US State Department on technology projects with foreign countries. a Led team of engineers in Germany researching patents for alternate energy appl ications and advanced manufacturing processes for U.S. manufacturer. Leadership & Team Building: a Trained sales force in proposal creation, estimating, pricing and equipment do cumentation. a Designed and facilitated an intensive sales training program in competitive ne gotiations, winning sales presentations and customer development/retention. a Managed 9 facilities and cross-functional teams of architects, construction wo rkers and owner stakeholder committees while serving as contractor and key liais on to Board of Trustees. a Provided engineering support to project managers accountable for implementatio n of motor drive control systems, for utility, energy, steel, metals, and paper industries. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY CONSULTANT, Hubbard, OH, 2007 - Present ESTIMATOR, Valero Energy, Dumas, TX, 2006-2007 OWNERaS REPRESENTATIVE / ENGINEER, Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA, 1999 -2006 PRESIDENT / ENGINEER, Larry G & Company, New Wilmington, PA, 1998-1999 COMPUTER SYSTEMS ESTIMATOR. Mannesmann Demag, Grand Rapids, MI, 1996-1998 SPECIAL PROJECT MANAGER / Contracts Administrator, Westinghouse Electric, Pittsb urgh, PA EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL TRAINING Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania Completed and instructed programs in Radio Communications, Telephone, and Telety pe Training Sergeant - United States Army Reserve CERTIFICATIONS

Quality Management Systems (QMS/RMS) - US Army Corps of Engineers OSHA / ISO 9000 TECHNICAL SKILLS MS Partner: Customized PC solutions for business, individuals and municipalities MS Windows ME, NT, XP, 2000 Server, MS Office, MS Windows 95/98, Visio, FrontPag e, Aspen Tech aIcarusa, AutoCAD, Alpha Five Database Applications, WIN Estimate, Primavera V3-V6 Freelance, Lotus, Lotus Notes Instructor and Demonstrator