Richard Konkolski

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CONSTRUCTION

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Video & Film Producer, Director, Cameraman, Graphics Animator, Script Writer
     

  • Multimedia and Web Site producer/designer
     

  • Master Builder, Building Contractor, Civil Engineer, Designer, Planner, Coordinator
     

  • Writer and Lecturer
     

  • Sailing Master, Boat Designer and Builder, Marine Surveyor, Marine Consultant
     

  • Radio Communication, Ships Radio Station Operator and HAM
     

  • Professional ocean racing sailor and businessman
     

CIVIL CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES

Education

  • Trade School, Masonry program with specialization in heavy industry/foundry, 1957-1960
     

  • Technical College, 1959-1963, Specialized in industrial construction. Thesis: The complete design of 300-bed hospital. This design was used in actual construction.
     

  • Post-graduate study: Advanced Economics and Civil Engineering Technology, 1963-1965

Experience

  • 1960-1963 Foreman on voluntary public construction projects like school, public restroom facilities, etc. and also performed a variety of construction related tasks (masonry, tailing, plastering, concrete, etc.)
     

  • 1963-1965 Supervised production and assembly of heavy construction parts for coal mining industry as foreman, then later as production planner.
     

  • 1965-1967 Maintenance technician of Lachema Chemical Factory. Responsible for planing, design and implementation for maintenance of the factory.

Major works include:

New chemical and regular sewage factory system.
New electrical underground cable system.
Factory communication roads.
Factory outdoor illumination.
Warehouse for flammable materials.
Underground war shelter.
Factory restaurant with dinning and social halls.
One of my responsibilities was to remake all technical drawings of actual construction, building, pipelines, wiring and etc., because original plans were destroyed during World War II.

  • 1967-1972 Working as chief master builder responsible for all new construction in Lachema Chemical Factory. My main responsibility was as liaison with production department, contractors and architects, and state offices. I was securing technology and equipment with long term delivery and handling contracts with building companies including quality and payment control.

 During this period I built the following:

Steam plant with production of 22 tons of steam per hour.
The 22,000 kW transformer station.
Concrete chimney 250 ft high.
Chemical sewage treatment plant.
Chemical and regular sewage system.
Factory road system.
Siding factory railroad system.
Heavy oil storage (3 tanks, 40,000 cubic feet each with pumping, heating, security, and all accessory).
Factory warehouse system.
Electric underground cable system.
Outdoor lightning system.
Factory fences and security system.
Notice: All of the above was built on former swamp land which had to be made accessible when frozen during winter time.
 

SPECIAL CIVIL CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES

  • 1968-1969 Building contractor, built FEROPUR chemical plant for production of chemicals for deoxidizing system of steel plate sheeting production. This production was highly explosive with special demands on construction and equipment.
     

  • 1970-1972 Building contractor, built CISTE PLYNY, chemical plant to produce special poisoning gases to sterilize plastic medical instruments for hospitals.
     

  • 1970-1972 Building contractor, built STORAGE CISTE PLYNY, storage facilities for poisoning gases used to sterilize plastic medical instruments for hospitals.
     

  • 1963-1972 Designer/Master Builder for private family houses and their remodeling and reconstruction.
     

  • 1983-1988 Owner of Old Moravian Construction, Contracting company for remodeling and reconstruction. Mmajor works at Newport, Ocean Drive area
     

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