Summary

I am dependable seasoned and self motivated professional with diversified experience in the construction field. I have a track record of studying proposals, specifications, construction plans, and associated documents. I possess a thorough understanding of fundamental construction principles. I've had success building and managing single family homes, multi million dollar mansions, medical buildings, schools, military bases, churches, commercial tenant improvements, garden style apartments, mid-level multi-family, high-rise multi-family, mixed use, and hotels.

Work History

Work History
Nov 2013 - Present

Estimator

Adolfson & Peterson

As Estimator I put together conceptual estimates through GMP estimates on projects ranging from $1M-$115M, all along the west coast. I attend owner meetings; help understand the owner's needs, and values. I steer design from schematic through construction with the owner's budget in mind.

Dec 2012 - Dec 2013

Chief Estimator

Adolfson & Peterson

As Chief Estimator and Project Manager I was awarded $3 Million in Drywall and Metal framing work on Multi-family, mixed use projects with first floor post tension concrete construction and wood frame construction. I attended meetings; help supply budget estimates, and value engineering. I was trusted to work from home, prioritize my work load so I made all crucial meetings, visit sites when necessary, put together billing, and continue to meet bid due dates. I've attended L&I workshops to help reduce our premiums as well as reduce injuries and keep up to date on all requirements.

Feb 2011 - Dec 2012

Chief Estimator

Leigh Construction

As Lead Estimator and Project Manager I helped the company grow from $800k annually to over $3 million in Drywall & Metal framing work. I was awarded the companies largest project; $1. 2 Million Multi-family building with two floors of post tension concrete construction, five floors wood frame construction. I was in charge of ordering material, attending meetings, tracking progress, etc. I established strong relationships with general contractors, suppliers and staff.

Jul 1997 - 2009

Hod-carrier

Laborers Local 242

Local 242 I've worked for many great masonry contractors. My duties included but not limited to… Labor Foreman, Forklift Operator, Scaffold Erector, Mason Tender, Stone Mason, Truck Driving, Estimating, Take Offs, and Scheduling, I have worked on numerous projects, a few of the more well-known projects: Fred Hutch Cancer

Education

Education
Sep 2015 - Jun 2016

Virtual Construction Certificate

Pierce College

Auto CAD, Revit, Navisworks, and Vico

Jan 2009 - Dec 2010

AA Construction Management

Pierce College
1994 - 1995

No Degree

Portland Community College

Auto CAD & Drafting courses