Tenesia S. Mathews

  • Fort Worth TX
  • tenesiasmathews@gmail.com

Summary

  • Experience in Budgeting /Contract Negotiations/ Bidding/ Urban Planning/ Project Management/ Commercial  /Single-Family/ Multi-family /Mixed Use Site plan review and development
  • Expert with AutoCad, Google 3D, Microsoft Excel, Power Point, SharePoint, Microsoft Exchange, Skype Business

  • Knowledgeable in implementing and writing Federal, State, and Local laws and Policies, Procedures and Building Codes
  • Ability to adapt, thrive and succeed in a variety of environments including public and private forums.
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Instructional Associate  

Work History

Work History
Oct 2015 - Present

STEM Instructional Associate

Tarrant County College
  •    Administers STEM Curriculum to students
    • Identifies academic needs of students and gives instructions needed to remedy deficiencies in specified discipline
    • Helps students with study skills and methods of study STEM
    • Responds to technical needs
    • Supports and Coordinate activities with faculty
    • Coordinates and schedule lab usage
    • Prepares and maintain classrooms for applicable learning activities
    • Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through the Tarrant County College (TCC) Institute
    • Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College
Nov 2014 - Present

Contracts Administrator / Asst. Project Manager

Struhs Commercial Construction
  • Responsible for facilitating preparation, distribution, and maintenance of contract documents required for the program.  Provides specialized assistance and support in the area of contract administration.

  •  Acquire and maintain compliance documentation including current insurance certificates from all entities involved with the project
  • Manage and control all risk factors that may impact the timely bidding, awarding and execution of a contract for a project.
  • Prepare partial Work Authorization (details) documentations.

  • Maintain and update changes and revisions to multiple front-end documents as directed.
  • Conform contracts by posting addenda and any changes to contract specifications.

  • Track, monitorand log contracts and amendments between Owner, Consultant, Developer, General Contractor, Subcontractor and Municipal agencies.

  • Track , monitor and coordinate the approval of subcontractor  agreements.

  • Coordinats and track contract closeout documents.

  • Prepares and maintains reports for contracts both in the pre-award stage and during the length of projects.

  •  Perform cost benefit analysis, procurement support for Project, assist  with contract specifications and sometimes act as a liaison with Managing Principal and General Contractor on contract administration issues.
  • Perform a variety of duties; administering, monitoring and verifying contracts to ensure goods and services provided, as well as funds expended, are in compliance with contract specifications and in adherence with all policies and procedures of municipalities.


Jan 2014 - Present

Youth Council and Act-So Competition Student Mentor

NAACP Arlington Chapter

As a youth mentor for the NAACP , I am required to possess good listening skills and to be responsible, dependable, considerate, and optimistic.  I am currently mentoring 5 students in high schools across the DFW area. The ACT-So Competition is a academic decathlon where students compete in a variety of subjects for scholarships. All of my students are aspiring writers, and It is my task to critique and challenge them.. As an effective youth mentor,  not only do I  invest in my student's life through regular time spent but I also aide them in establishing an action plan to achieve personal and continuing career goals.

Sep 2012 - Jan 2014

Scripted Gift Productions, Inc.

Scripted Gift Productions, Inc.

Executive Produce, Write and Create content for television and motion picture mediums.

Sep 2007 - Jul 2011

Planner I

City of Houston
  • Consulted with officials from various departments including Mayor's Office, Council Districts,  Public Works and Engineering, Fire Marshall, Texas Department of Transportation, and Neighborhood Architectural Committees, Citizens Networks and any other shareholders regarding conditions of approval
  • Prepared and presented a technical review of development and land plat proposals to the City of Houston Planning Commission, Public, Constituents and Shareholders.
  • Conducted formal, public meetings as staff member of the Public Hearing team. Worked along side development and engineering industry professionals to present public hearing and variance proposals to the City of Houston Planning Commission.
  • Responsible for the intake of development applications and verifying compliance of City of Houston development code for subdivision plat applications, Subdivision Name Change Request, Major Thoroughfare expansion request and Subdivision Extension Request.
  • Supported senior management through problem-solving and research; delivered Power point presentations, led meetings and utilized specialized software (GIS, AutoCAD LT, Lotus Notes)
  • Conducted traffic studies and site plan review for Transit Corridor research.
  • Assembled and distributed subdivision plat maps, applications, and City Planning Commission Agendas to required departments.
  • Assisted developers, property owners and the public with plat submittal, policies and regulations.
  • Preformed administrative preparation and update of both for Transit Corridors, conducted special area and sector studies, reconciled issues, developed and recommended new city policies and other long-range planning duties.
  • Researched proposed subdivision plats, Amending plats and tract maps along with any associated land proposal requests to ensure that they are consistent with the City of Houston Code of Ordinances specifically Chapters 26, 33, and 42. Subdivision Maps, land use codes, previous submitted general plans, civic organizations and any applicable plans.

Mar 2007 - Sep 2007

Graduate Intern

City of Houston
  • Worked to implement policy and build a community consensus for City of Houston’s Houston HOPE program and the Single Family Home Repair Program.
  • Assisted with LARA (Land Assemblage Redevelopment Authority) to acquire Lots at the monthly county auction.
  • Assisted 501(c)(3) organizations with Hope program implementation.
  • Held public forums to distribute information
  • Supported senior management through problem-solving and research; delivered Power point presentations, led meetings and utilized specialized software (GIS, AutoCAD LT, Lotus Notes)



Sep 2005 - Mar 2006

Program Coordinator

The NelRod Company
  • Supervised day-to-day operations of Katrina Disaster Assistance Program.
  • Worked in co-operation with Nationwide Housing Authorities
  • Developed project documentation for scope, time and budget
  • Partnered with local media outlets to communicate programs implementation to community leaders and general public.
  • Through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) guidelines, policies, and procedures implemented strategies to stream line processing for Hurricane Katrina Victims that best suited both residents and County Housing Authorities
  • Distributed program materials in the Greater Houston and New Orleans community.
  • Implemented processes and program rules that best suited HUD and F.E.M.A budget officials.
  • Organized efforts to work with community partners and stakeholders.

 

Education

Education
Jun 2005 - May 2007

M.A Community Development

Prairie View A&M University
Aug 1999 - May 2003

B.A English Literature

Prairie View A&M University
Aug 1999 - May 2003

BA. Political Science

Prairie View A&M University