Robert J. Dacre
Project Support Group, LLC
3665 Frederick Drive
Ann Arbor MI, 48105
30 years of experience in general construction, project management, contract administration, CPM scheduling, claim preparation and dispute resolution.
Tthirty years of experience in general construction, project management, contract administration, CPM scheduling, claim preparation and dispute resolution. He has directed hundreds of management and claim resolution assignments on a variety of construction projects: public works, medical research, industrial plants, airport runways and aircraft hangars, marine projects, educational, commercial and office buildings.
As a hands-on principal, he has not only developed the strategy for accomplishing these assignments, but has served as the leader of the teams assigned to implement and successfully complete those assignments. He has been responsible for the construction of small residential developments ($1.7 Million), major public works projects ($25 Million) and major defense and institutional projects ($75 Million). He has also served as lead negotiator in funding projects, developing work plans, expediting construction, resolving problems and settling claims. He has testified before State Courts, the Federal Court of Claims and Arbitration Panels.
- Massey College, Jacksonville, Florida
- Business Administration Degree - 1971
- General Contractor, State of Florida*
- General Contractor, State of North Carolina*
- Underground Contractor, State of Florida, Orange County
- Waste Water Treatment Plant Operations, State of Florida*
- *License Inactive
Consultant, , 1998-Present
Construction industry consulting organization. Provide program management and training programs for new construction projects. Provide claim analysis and litigation support for attorneys, owners, contractors and designers. Provide expert witness testimony in State Courts, the Federal Court of Claims, and Arbitration Panels.
Public private partnership developments with tax-free institutions such as municipalities, building authorities and colleges.
Project Manager, Walbridge Aldinger, 1995-1998
Hired to take over and complete a major medical/research building project that had fallen behind schedule and had been severely impacted by numerous change orders, deficient design problems and funding issues.
Director, Project Management, Quadrants, Inc., 1994-1995
Hired to institute project management systems for a very fast growing $60 million per year design-and-build developer/contractor. Instituted project management system and trained staff for fast-track construction of office/industrial park, high-tech and office buildings, transportation centers and institutional construction.
Division President, Pyramid Contracting Limited, 1974-1993
Originally hired as Chief Estimator for 45 year-old general contracting firm that specialized in Department of Defense work in the Midwest. Promoted to Contracts Manager, Vice President of Operations and President. Opened new regional office. Hired personnel. Instituted computerized cost accounting, scheduling and project management systems for national program. Projects ranged from $6,500 to $25,000,000-office renovations, industrial plants, missile installations, computer chip manufacturing plant, transportation projects, railroads, water towers, aircraft control towers, airports, treatment plants, wharf and dock construction, special operations facilities, strategic military facilities, and manufacturing plans.
General Manager, Romine Construction, Inc., 1972-1974
Hired to revitalize 28 year-old industry leader in Savannah, Georgia. Focused on expanding market for water and waste treatment plant and distribution/collection systems in the Southeast.
Manager, CDK Construction Company, Inc., 1971-1972
General Manager for small commercial and residential contracting company. Projects included custom homes and small retail strip centers. Prepared real estate syndications for commercial projects.