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Work experience

2006Present

Construction Manager

Heery International Inc.

Owner's Authorized Representative for the design and construction of multiple projects for the renovation of Region 2 for the Los Angeles Unified School District.Projects range in cost from $50,000 - $5M and in diversity including office modernizations, lunch shelter additions, ADA path of travel compliance, painting and fire alarm projects.

Accomplishments: 

  • Perform day-to-day contract administration including assisting Local District Project Manager/Sr. Project Manager in bid analysis, award, coordinating pre-construction conferences, review of contractor's initial construction schedule, schedule values, submittals, and generally respond to contractor's questions regarding contract administration
  • Design and implement constructions phase and post construction phase activities.  Manage staff and contractors to insure the project scope as awarded is built in full conformance with the plans, specifications, schedule and cost limits
  • Plans, organize, direct, coordinates, reports on the project management activities of a specific project team with regard to school facility 
20032007

Construction Manager

PCM3, Inc.

Oversee progress of prime contractors through contract management, updated schedule reviews, 24-hour notices, and recovery effort recommendations for timely project completion. Conduct weekly construction meetings with the client, architect, inspector of record and prime contractors. Negotiate and monitor change orders to maintain budget compliance. Coordinate and review RFI's, IB's and submittals.

Accomplishments:

  • Construction Manager for Cypress Community College including multiple projects in excess of $100M. Projects included the Campus Complex Remodel, The Student Activities Remodel, The Piazza Renovation Project, The New School of Continuing Education Building, the Campus Electrical Infrastructure Upgrade and the Installation of five new Elevators
  • Construction Manager for Santa Ana Unified School District charged with completing and certifying 5 new elevators, Fire Life and Safety systems, Data and phone systems and bells and clocks on the New Segerstrom High School # 6
  • Construction Manager for Santa Ana Unified School District for the successful completion of the Manuel Esqueda Elementary School in excess of $15M
  • Construction Manager for Redondo Beach Unified School District for the successful completion of the New 2-Story Classroom Building in excess of $4M
  • Construction Manger for Manhattan Beach Unified School District for the successful completion of the District Education Building in excess of $5.2M and the All Weather Track Renovation in excess of $600,000
20012003

Estimator/Project Manager

E H Butland Development Corp.

Prepared construction proposals for commercial, hospital, and private sector construction projects valued between $50,000 to $1,000,000. Designed trade-specific scopes of work to legitimate subcontractors' proposals and accurately assess construction costs. Consistently met multiple project deadlines.

Accomplishments:

  • Prepared construction proposals for commercial, hospital, and private sector construction projects valued between $50,000 - $5M
  • Prepared trade-specific scopes of work to verify subcontractor proposals and accurately assess construction costs
  • Consistently met multiple project deadlines
19992001

Project Manager

Plaskoff Construction Inc.

Managed multiple residential construction projects. Supervised construction workers and sub-contractors. Negotiated change orders. Maintained strict safety standards and procedures. Consulted with clients on progress and issues.

Accomplishments:

  • Iskowitch Residence, residential construction of new addition, $650,000
  • Harmon Residence, residential construction of remodel, $150,000
19981999

Sales & Marketing Associate

Frog Environmental

Designed and implemented marketing and sales programs to maximize resources and develop and maintaing client base.  Increased client base by 200% through client meetings, written proposals and contract execution.

19961998

Department Supervisor

Crest Homes

Lead and supervised the Floor & Wall department to ensure strict adherence to the plans and specifications.  Implemented construction trade skills, when necessary, to repair damaged units.

Skills

Prolog and ACT
MS Office Suite
Interpersonal Skills
Organization and Time Management
Communication Skills
Strategic Planning & Execution
Problem-Solving
Budget and Expense Management
Team Builder & Leadership
Project Management

Education

19931995

Affiliations

Network

Certifications

  • LEED Accredited Professional
  • CPR, Basic First Aid, Blood Borne Pathogens and Cognitive A.E.D
  • 10 hr OSHA & 30 hr OSHA

Military Experience

U.S. Naval Reserve, 1993-2001

Equipment Operator 3rd Class, reorganized construction operations and supervised manpower to expedite completion of an unfinished pistol range.  Instructor for biological and chemical decontamination procedures. 

Summary

A seasoned and progressive 18-year career in multiple disciplines within the construction environment including residential, hospital and school projects.A proven performer with time and monetary responsibilities repeatedly tasked with assuming control of projects underway to resolve issues to successfully complete projects on time and within budget.A confident decision maker and aggressive problem solver able to develop and oversee all project phases from inception to completion.Experienced in all phases, scheduling, contractor, subcontractor, Architect, Engineer, Inspector and Client relations, contract administration, summer modernizations, new construction, existing facilities, occupied sites, site plans and field modifications on complex multi-million dollar projects.Reliable, resourceful and adaptable, recognized by staff, management and clientele for ability to consistently achieve objectives while working effectively within strict time and budgetary allowances.Demonstrated ability to identify and resolve design and construction conflicts to reduce delays and meet deadlines.

Professional Development and Activities

  • Redvector including: ABC's of Managing Time & Effort the 80/20 way, ABC's of Goals
  • The Ultimate Project Manager Chapter 1: The Changing PM Role, Chapter 2: Managing the Proposal, Chapter 3: The Agreement, Chapter 4: The Project Management, Chapter 5: The Project Schedule, Chapter 6: The Project Budget, Chapter 7: Managing the Project Team, Chapter 8: Managing the Client & Chapter 9: The Project Start Up
  • Construction Contract Law, CAN/Schinnerer: Risk Management Level I & II
  • Microsoft e-learning (Working efficiently in Windows Vista, Working with folders and files in Windows Vista, Installing and configuring devices in Windows Vista, Using Windows Internet Explorer in Windows Vista, Working with programs in Windows Vista, Making connections with Windows Vista, Working with digital media in Windows Vista)