PROJECT MANAGER - CONSTRUCTION MANAGER
Worked all phases of construction, from feasibility to project close-out. This includes:
Project Start up: Included feasibility studies, due diligence reports, probable cost of construction estimates, Site Evaluation Reports, represented client at Planning & Zoning meetings & interviewed potential consultants.
Design & Construction Document Development: Gathered scope data & coordinated with consulting firms, worked with building code departments, monitored the construction document(s) development & coordinated owner provided details and/or items.
Construction Start Up: Included review of construction documents for scope compliance and construct ability, worked with local building officials & submitted/obtained building permits, reviewed contractors qualifications & bids & assisted in lowering construction costs when necessary.
During construction: Monitored construction & construction schedules, attended construction meetings, coordinated owners personnel, reviewed/approved pay applications, assisted in solving construction problems, processed change orders, tracked Request For Information requests and coordinated with local authorities.
Close-out: Directed the Punch List, Gathered all Owner Manuals, coordinated equipment start up between installers & maintenance staff, obtained special permits (i.e. liquor licenses & food service licenses).
Provide Property Evaluation Reports to banks & investors after researching sites & construction documents.
Wrote monthly status reports, assisted with start up of building services & coordinated FF&E.
Have worked with converting construction documents from Spanish to meet US standards.
Responsible for all personnel assigned to my projects, includes office & professional staff.
Worked with projects requiring LEED certification.
Strong background with Civil, Structural, Mechanical & Plumbing Engineering plus precast construction.
Worked in seven foreign countries
Worked with Mall & strip type shopping centers, retail fill-ins at Malls & strip shopping centers that include restaurants, floral shops, coffee shops, newsstands, specialty shops, theaters & liquor establishments.
Local & national restaurant chains, includes Jack In the Box, Pizza Hut, KFC, Chilis, &TGI Fridays.
Worked on numerous types of office buildings and fill-ins to office complexes (see Airport Work below).
Investigated apartment complexes for HUD & banks. This includes housing for the elderly & disabled. The reports were called Comprehensive Research Reports that included Phase 1 reports & cost estimates.
In general, worked on apartment complexes & condos that ranged from land planning & feasibility studies to construction. The complexes were designed & built for private financial institutions and/or HUD sponsored. This includes about 200 complexes located in 19 states & Mexico. The construction type ranged from single story wood frame structures to high-rise cast-in-place concrete plus facilities for special care patients.
Represented DFW Airport Board on over $200,000,000 in construction costs. Include new & building renovations (office buildings & terminals) plus renovations & additions to runways & taxiways, rewiring runways. Major renovation project was the entire renovation of 4 terminals that involved removal of restaurants, retail areas & replacing them with new restaurants & retail spaces.
Worked directly with Delta Air Lines: $38,000,000 renovation & addition of hangar at DFW Airport.
Design & construction administration at several projects at US Air Force bases throughout the southwest.
Dallas Independent School District Worked on numerous renovations & additions throughout the past 20 years that contained pre-K thru 12 facilities. Includes being a part of a $ 1,800,000,000 assessment project preformed by Heery International, this work became known as the 2002 School Bond Program.
Other School Districts: Wiley I.S.D, Frisco I.S.D, Plano ISD & North Richland Hills ISD
Private Schools: Includes facilities for The Transfiguration Parish Day School
Child Care Facilities: includes a Montessori School & renovations to MLK Childcare Center in Dallas
Colleges: Southern Methodist University, Dallas County Community College District & Collin County Community College District.
US Armed Forces: Several renovations, additions & new facilities. This includes high security facilities such as the Patriot Missile Training Facility.
Federal: Several renovations & additions to VA Hospitals plus a First Aid Facility for the Dept of Energy (WIPP) in Carlsbad New Mexico.
State of Texas: Several medical renovations & additions at Terrell State Hospital
City of Dallas: Includes a Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic.
Public Hospitals: Includes facilities for Good Samaritan Medical & Hospital Corporation of America
Private Doctor Offices: Includes numerous private doctors offices for general treatment & dental facilities.
Numerous facilities, includes DFW Airport, Dallas Area Rapid Transit System & several local developers.
Numerous industrial facilities, includes a $66,000,000 maintenance facility for Dallas Area Transit System.
Numerous manufacturing facilities, includes Arrow Industries.
Federal & Municipal
Worked with numerous federal agencies in the past. This includes the Corp of Engineers, General Service Administration, Housing & Urban Development, Department of Defense, Department of Labor, Department of the Interior, Immigration & Naturalization Services and US Air Force & US Army.
Worked with numerous projects for local municipalities. This includes City of Dallas, Plano, Frisco, Wiley, North Richland Hills & DFW International Airport.
DETAILED EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
(The employment history noted below represents over 25 years of experience)
Aerotek (Devenney Group)
March 2008 to February 2009 (Contract Work)
Position: Project Manager
Took over Construction Administration of a $6,000,000 Ambulatory Service Building for Good Samaritan Medical Center in Corvallis Oregon. Final construction was about $7,000,000.
Assisted with construction documents for a 7-story $ 40,000,000 wing to Medical City Dallas. The new facility will become the new Neonatal Facility for the hospital.
March 2007 to June 2007 (Contact Work)
Position: Construction Administration
Took over construction administration of a 22-story $45,000,000 luxury condo in Austin Texas.
LM Consultants, Inc.
July 2006 to Dec. 2006
Position: Associate Architect
Wrote Facility Audit Reports (Property Evaluation Reports) after reviewing construction documents for constructability, code compliance and probable construction costs.
Wrote Facility Audit Reports (Property Evaluation Reports) after visiting sites to document existing conditions, deficiencies and provided a probable construction cost to correct deficiencies.
Worked on hotels, apartments, condominiums & shopping centers. Included international clients such as the Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
Tomas S. Orendain & Associates
March 2005 to July, 2007 (Contact Work)
Position: Project Design Architect
Responsible for designing a $66,000,000 Dallas Area Rapid Transit Light rail maintenance facility. This required taking preliminary design concept through all stages of design and coordination.
PRICE COMPANIES, INC
Sept 2004 to Jan 2005
Position: Construction Manager
Worked with clients developing schematic designs, probable cost of const. budgets (estimating) & construction schedules; processed schematic designs with the FLAGS & local building officials.
Reviewed drawings done by office personnel and consultants for Country Inn & Suites, Best Western, Hilton Garden Inns, Marriott Courtyards, Hampton Inns, Travelodge
HT&T ARCHITECTS, INC.
April 2001 to Aug 2004
Position: Director of A/E Services
Researched & wrote Comprehensive Research Reports for HUD. Work included repair cost estimating for all civil, architectural, structural, MEP & coordinating Phase 1 Reports.
Construction Administration Projects: 4 Plano I.S.D. gyms ($4,000,000); 4 DFW Airport fire station additions (6,000,000), an office & medical training facility for the US Dept of Labor ($10,000,000).
Design of a Dallas County Community College District project renovation known as Bill J. Priest Institute ($1,000,000), renovation of 5 DISD elementary schools with a total construction budget of $12,000,000.
HUMPHREYS & PARTNERS, INC.
March 2000 to February 2001
Position: Construction Administration
Responsible for construction administration of five apartment projects with a total construction cost of over $75,000,000. The projects were located in Texas, Indiana, New Hampshire and Florida.
MAYSE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
June 97 to Sept 99
Position: Const. Manager
Responsible for all construction management activities for hotel and fast food projects.
Wyndham Hotel Corp.: Worked on hotel renovations, additions & conversations located in Dallas, Myrtle Beach, Salt Lake City & Montego Bay Jamaica. Total construction cost was over $50,000,000.
Wyndham Hotel Corp.: Worked on Construction Document Quality Control for hotel renovations, hotels were located in Aruba & San Juan, Puerto Rico.
La Quinta: Inspected hotel construction sites located throughout the Nation
Lubys, Wendys, KFC/Taco Bell/Pizza Hut: Site investigations & processed building permits.
SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY
Mar 97 to June 97 (Contract Work)
Position: Construction Manager
Took over construction management duties during renovation of 8 dorms ($26,000,000)
CORGAN ASSOCIATES, INC.
Dallas, Texas 75202
Jan 1994 to Jan 1996
Position: Const. Admin/Const. Mgr
Worked with numerous local school districts during the design & construction of new facilities, renovations & additions to existing campuses. Includes private schools and college campuses. Total construction costs were about $ 100,000,000.
Assisted with Construction Administration during renovation of DFW Airport terminals concession stands. Total project cost was about $12,000,000.
WILLIAMS-RUSSELL & JOHNSON, INC.
Dallas, Texas 75207
Sept 1989 to Oct 1993
Position: Construction Manager and Architect
Renovation of the Martin Luther King Junior Child Care Center for the City of Dallas.
Construction Manager on over $100,000,000 in const during the renovation of runways, taxiways, re-wiring of the runways and an addition to the existing Delta Hangar.
Responsible for design & construction administration during the renovation of 7 buildings at Terrell State Hospital. This included converting an existing dorm building into a medical building and updating the current mechanical and electrical systems.
Quality Control of Construction Documents for an $18,000,000 hospital renovation in St. Croix US Virgin Islands.
CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES, INC.
DFW International Airport, Texas
Feb 1986 to Aug 1989
Position: Construction Manager and Design Build Architect
Construction Manager on over $75,000,000 in construction cost during the construction of new buildings and renovation of existing facilities at DFW International Airport.
Design Build Architect for the Patriot Missile Training Facility.
Design Build Architect for a medical facility at WIPP (Waste Isolation Pilot Plant) for the US Dept. of Energy in Carlsbad New Mexico.
Responsible for the feasibility study for a US Embassy in La Paz Bolivia.
PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION AND MEMBERSHIPS
Registered Architect (Registration is not current)
National Council of Architectural Registration Board (NCARB - past member)
American Institute of Architects (Local, State and National past member)
University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington Texas, received B.S. in Architecture
New Mexico Jr. College, Hobbs NM, received Associate Electrical Mechanical Engineering
US Corp of Engineers, Ft Worth District, Received Construction Management Certification
University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, Asbestos Inspector Certificate
TrackSense Inc., Roadway Worker Track Safety Certification
Building Products University, Completed Roofing Systems courses
Specialty Construction Brands Inc, Completed Mold Resistant Coating courses
Icynene Inc, Completed New Approaches to Energy Efficiency courses
Took yearly Handicap Accessibility Courses as required for Architectural registration renewals
Worked my way through college working for Civil Engineering firms.
Worked my way through college working for Structural Engineering firms
Worked my way through college working for Precast Engineering firms