Anicka Marshall

Computer Software

AutoCAD (Land Development and Rivet Architecture), Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and QuickBooks

Professional Certifications

  • Engineer Intern, Louisiana, No. 19502
  • Licensed Commercial Contractor, Louisiana, No. 51672
  • Passed Louisiana Residential Contractor's exam

Summary

Passionate professional with over 10 years experience in the civil engineering, construction and non-profit sector.Self-discipline and excellent time management skills allow me to perform on my own initiative and as part of a team.  Strategic, results-driven leader with proven ability to improve company operations, spearhead change, and conceptualize and execute innovative, sustainable initiatives quickly.In addition to excellent interpersonal and communication skills, the character traits most recognized by peers is enthusiasm, tenacity and ability to move easily from planning to execution.  Committed to high quality standards and fostering a work environment that encourages collaboration and optimizing team performance.

MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Out of 20 applicants, prepared the runner-up proposal (valued at $15 million dollars) for the construction of 124 single-family homes.
  • Supported client by preparing engineering documents for a NIH grant to expand the Tulane National Primate Research Center (TNPRC) facility in which $5 million dollars was awarded.
  • Reduced company construction costs by over 5% ($441,518) through auditing the cost reports of over 200 houses within a 2 week period. Reductions mainly resulted from recouping costs due to the overpayment of vendors, removing double commitments and correcting erroneous data entry.
  • Through operational improvements, doubled housing starts and deliveries in 3 months.
  • As featured in the Kenner Times Picayune, founder and coordinator of the annual Gospel Music Festival in which nearly $10,000 in donations was raised this past year.

Work History

Work History
Dec 2008 - Aug 2010

Senior Project Manager (Contract Employee)

Balance Consulting Inc.
  • Supported client by preparing engineering documents for a NIH grant to expand the Tulane National Primate Research Center (TNPRC) facility in which $5 million dollars was awarded.
  • Managed engineering and site work construction projects for TNPRC to include creating progress reports and monitoring schedules and budgets.
  • Other services include soliciting and responding to request for proposals, preparation of bid documents, implementing numerous processes to improve day to day operations, and performing general accounting tasks.
Jun 2009 - Jun 2009

Consultant

Landcraft Homes LLC
  • Prepared the runner-up proposal (valued at $15 million dollars) for the construction of 124 single-family homes for the Fisher Housing Development in Algiers, LA.
  • Preparation included estimating costs and writing narratives.
  • Represented company at all bid meetings and interviews.
Apr 2006 - Feb 2009

Senior Operations Manager

KB Home - Gulf Coast

Key player in the start up and closing of the Gulf Coast division.  Start up involved acquiring, developing and launching 6 residential communities (660 lots, over 130 acres) throughout New Orleans and Baton Rouge. 

  • Managed 10 direct reports in the Purchasing, Construction, and Daily Units Process departments.
  • During the acquisition stage, tasks included developing due diligence property documents to assess risk (site assessment, market analyses, financial pro-formas and entitlements).
  • Oversaw the engineering and land development construction activities for acquired communities - to include permits, inspections, clearing, utility installation, drainage, roadway installation, landscaping, community signage and amenities.
  • Ensured timely opening of all new communities by holding weekly progress meetings with various departments.
  • Chosen to close out and complete the construction of 50 houses.

Other Selected Accomplishments:

  • Reduced company construction costs by over 5% ($441,518) through auditing the cost reports of over 200 houses within a 2 week period. Reductions resulted from recouping costs due to the overpayment of vendors, removing double commitments, correcting erroneous data entry.
  • Doubled the number of housing starts and deliveries in 3 months by implementing daily calls between various departments, revamping scheduling tools and enforcing company policies in subcontractor screening.
  • Projected housing starts and deliveries within 95% accuracy.
May 2000 - Apr 2006

Project Engineer

Sigma Consulting Group, Inc.

Responsible for plans, specifications, and cost estimating for civil projects. Technical expertise includes rural and urban highway design (grading, drainage and horizontal and vertical geometry).  Prepared numerous feasibility, drainage and traffic studies for LaDOTD and local agencies.  Also handled construction permitting and preparation of bid documents.

Education

Education
May 2000

Bachelor of Science

Louisiana State University