Michael J. Paulius has over 30 years of extensive engineering, architecture, construction and project management experience associated with large construction and infrastructure projects in the consulting, public works, telecommunications, petrochemical and power industries. As VP of Special Projects for Globetrotters, Mr. Paulius draws his penchant for detail from his Nuclear Power and Fuel Cycle experience. His project engineering, modularization and construction completion experience on a $2.3B grass roots petrochemical plant along with his experience of the dense urban environment of public works provide the basis for delivering solutions to his clients for unique projects under competing criteria.
As the former Deputy Commissioner of Design and Construction for the City of Chicago Department of Public Works, he provided direction for 625 employees with over 350 projects in design and 130 projects under construction annually. Mr. Paulius was responsible for planning, development, and implementation of the City’s Emergency Communications Center, the Harold Washington Library, and several major transportation and transit line improvements. He recently provided technical direction for the $60 million award-winning Fiber Optic Network project for the State of Illinois, and managed extensive location analyses for the Digital Billboard project in Chicago that has been stated as the US’s first public-private partnership to create a large-scale digital billboard network on public land. Mr. Paulius holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and a Masters in Business Administration conferred by the University of Notre Dame. He was awarded the honor of Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers for his contributions to the profession.