REGINALD D. JOHNSON
To secure a position which will allow me to utilize my skills in the area of management, computer, CAD design, problem solving, communication, planning, organization, reasoning, and inter-personal skills. Self directed, motivated, and able to work independently on complex and crucial projects.
EDUCATION University of Illinois Chicago – B.S. in Architecture, 1985 Chicago, IL
2002-2008 VILLAGE OF SOUTH HOLLAND IL
Director of Economic Development and Code Enforcement
Promote the VSH to prospective businesses. Oversee all new development for Commercial, Industrial and Residential. Process all building permits, Class 6, Class 8 & TIF Incentives. Yearly budget 750,000, directed 10 to 15 employees.
2001-2002 L. Waller Enterprises, Inc. Homewood, IL
Review drawings to incorporate all costs that may be associated with project for accurate estimation of jobs. Site superintendent for awarded jobs. Daily activities include overseeing subcontractors (HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, Carpenters, etc.), vendors, equipment, and project assistants. Maintain direct contact with City Inspectors throughout project. Work within very tight timelines and deadlines. 75 day turn-key projects. Clients include KFC, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, Long John Silver and A&W (Divisions of Yum Brand Corporation)
1998 -2001 FULLERTON ENGINEERING CONSULTANTS, INC . Chicago, IL
Engineered Construction Documents for telecommunication projects. i.e. Designing cell Tower site. Managed team of 8-12; (2) Project Managers each with (2) designers and (3) drafters. Managed client relationships (Nextel, Sprint, AT&T, Verizon & T-Mobile), sub-contractors and vendors. Created and maintained matrix for project trackers and schedules.
Â· Structural Mappings and Construction Management.
1995-1998 Edwards & Kelcey Chicago, IL
Responsibilities included preparation of in-house standards, procedures and strategies for servicing Sprint PCS, Illinois Bell and Geotech Communications projects. Subsequently, managed, and was responsible for engineering and design. Estimated job costs, and was involved in contract negotiations. Provided lease exhibits, zoning, permits and construction drawings. For raw land, rooftop and water tank sites in the Chicago land areas, as well as direct interaction with clients on field visits. Designed Wide Area Network system in downtown Chicago County building that is used as the main backbone for county facilities.
1987-1995 A. Epstein A&E Design and Consultants Chicago, IL
Major projects: Harold Washington Library, United Airlines Terminal and Nabisco
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REGINALD D. JOHNSON .
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & CODE ENFORCMENT
Manage the development of Town Center a 10 Million dollar+ project that consist of all new infrastructure (changing out a combined sewer system), street and curbs, streetscape & landscape, transitions from overhead to underground facilities i.e. (Electrical, Telephone & Cable), demolition of approx. 30 homes and 15 businesses & 1 school, to make way for a possible new train line and 150 brownstones in which 5 was built.
Oversee all new development for Commercial, Industrial and Residential
This includes; Subdivision plans for compliance with VSH ordinances
New construction, Expansion of existing buildings & Remodeling
Engineering reviews for Storm Water management
Swimming Pools, Fences, Driveways Day care & Home day care etcâ€¦.
Process all Building Permits
Lease and Easement Agreements – Short term, Long term and Perpetual
15 new/rewritten Village ordinances
Flood rebate Program
Class 6, Class 8 & TIF Incentives
Flood Zone Use
Zoning Change Use
Conditional Use Applications
Property Maintenance Code:
Inspect properties for compliance in the following areas;
Lawn maintenance, Landscape maintenance
Flaking paint, Broken windows and doors
Gutters, siding etc. not rotted or falling off structure
Junk and trash, Broken fences, Cars in disrepair etcâ€¦..
Planning and Development, Tree and Forestry, Sport Facility
Designed a world headquarters facility for Miniat Foods. This was accepted for future expansion.