John Mc Bride

Project Manager

  • Houston TX

With over eight years of experience in architectural design and project management I have gained skills and experience in team building and consultant management, which help to ensure that all facets of a project run smoothly. Excellent problem-solving skills combined with the ability to adapt to evolving situations makes me a highly valuable employee. I have a background in Food Service, Commercial, Industrial, and Residential Design and would like to expand my knowledge into new project types

Civilian Work History
Work History
2007 - Present
Senior Project Manager
Castles Designgroup
  • Managed the production of several projects through the design process during a major restaurant roll-out. Ultimately, over 300 new building and building renovations were completed.
  • Chosen over my peers to manage a large convenience store and fuel station corporate account in which our project volume grew from four projects in one location to over 15 in several locations through-out Texas.
  • Met with and brought in new clients and led design and production teams to complete projects on time and under budget.
2004 - 2007
Construction Manager
Newmark Homes
  • Recognized as builder of the quarter two consecutive quarter for implementing a plan to revitalize a subdivision with high customer and city official complaints.
  • Secured qualified vendors and subcontractors and consistently negotiated highly favorable agreements and contracts.
  • Worked with and guided the customer through the homebuilding process from ground breaking to move-in.
  • Coordinated over 50 different subcontractors and vendors to complete home construction ahead of schedule, within budget, and to a high degree of quality.
Education
Education
2004
Bachelor of Architecture
University of houston

Minor in Construction Management 

Graduated Magna Cum Laude

2004
Bachelor of Science
University Of Houston

Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Military Experience

Deployed to Afghanistan: Infrastructure Training Advisor Team Chief 2014

  • Responsible for the transition of American built critical infrastructure facilities, totaling over 100 million dollars, to the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF),
  • Coordinated and monitored Facility Engineer training for the ANSF Personnel, and advised the Facility Engineers at the Brigade and Corps level.
  • Oversaw work of contractors awarded projects for facility operations and maintenance.
  • Mentored ANSF Officers through the contract procurement process and annual budgeting.

Mobilized for the Global War on Terrorism  2008-2009

  • Responsible for the scheduling and coordination of all training events for mobilized Army Reserve, National Guard, Air Force and Navy units deploying into theaters of operation.

                                                                                     

Computer Skills

  • Over 15 years experience with AutoCAD.
  • Over 10 years experience with Adobe Photoshop.
  • Highly Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project etc.).
  • Experience with Autodesk-Revit Architecture.

Military Education

  • U.S. Army Engineer Officers Leadership Course - Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri
  • U.S. Army Non-Commissioned Officers Academy - Construction Engineer Supervisor Course