Nov 2008 - Sep 2009

Project Management Certification

Studies on real world applications of project management methodology, strategic portfolio and project management, procurement, risk assessment, risk mitigation, project estimating, project control techniques, leading projectsand teams in organizations, documentation control, and project closeout.

Studies of PMBOK, Project Management Body of Knowledge.

Work experience

Work experience

Mar 2007 - Jun 2008

Project Engineer II

Project:Maricopa Animal Care & Control Center - New Build Facility - $13m Construction Budget

  • Maintain project management control system: Prolog
  • Oversee daily project construction of the General Contractor and Subcontractors on site
  • Coordinate communications between the Architect/Engineering firm and the General Contractor to ensure that all processes are executed in accordance with client procedures and contract requirements
  • Ensure that all RFI’s are resolved in a timely manner
  • Ensure all Submittals are approved by Architect/Engineering firm, documented and stored client
  • Distribute ASI’s and updated drawings from the Architect/Engineering firm to the General Contractor
  • Manage construction budget and accounting records
  • Compare actual work in progress against General Contractors construction schedule
  • Review and approve General Contractors monthly AIA Billing
  • Issue request for proposals to General Contractor for potential change orders
  • Review and approve General Contractors change order proposals and back up documentation
  • Issue notices of approval to General Contractor for use of contingency funds
  • Issue purchase orders to General Contractor for change orders
  • Issue notices of non compliance to Architect/Engineering firm and General Contractor
  • Ensure all closeout requirements are delivered as per contract specifications
  • Assist the Architect/Engineer and project team in developing technical resolutions
  • Supervise administrative staff with document control, record keeping and data-entry tasks
  • Ensure that all end user needs are anticipated and implemented during construction
Oct 2003 - Mar 2007

Project Manager

Jeffreeze HVAC Inc.

Projects:Commercial New Builds & Retrofits- from $10k to $1.3m

  • Managed multiple concurrent projects of varying size within contracted budget
  • Coordinated the use of in-house and subcontract labor
  • Obtained competitive material pricing while meeting client scheduling and design expectations
  • Maintained records of contractor meetings, schedules, and change order requests
  • Coordinated project change orders and labor estimates with field superintendent, subcontractors, and suppliers
  • Communicated project status to general contractor and clients
  • Ensured that all liens, bonds, liability insurance, and permits were obtained in accordance within company standards, and in compliance with client requirements, city and state building regulations
  • Monitored employee and vendor performance, resolved problems, and fine-tuned construction schedules
  • Communicated with field superintendent regarding project construction schedule status
  • Generated accurate progress billing and approved payments to subcontractors and suppliers
  • Assured compliance with project closeout requirements, issued final billing, delivered O&M manuals and warranty documentation to end users
Feb 1997 - Oct 2003

Assistant Facility Manager

Client:Bank One/J.P. Chase Morgan

  • Managed building inspections and facility repairs of 500,000 square foot call center, housing over 5,000 employees, in addition to 14 retail banking locations
  • Developed yearly budgets for Repair & Maintenance, and Capital Projects
  • Monthly variance reporting
  • Organized administrative staff and created office procedures of four remote facility management offices
  • Coordinated project reporting for southwest regional portfolio
  • Developed and implemented fire & life safety procedures
  • First point of contact with on-site client management
  • Trained and supervised office personnel
  • Scheduled all repair and maintenance issues
  • Contracted and supervised subcontract vendors
  • Supervised maintenance technician, janitorial, landscaping, and security staff
  • Planned furniture configurations for office moves and relocations