Project Manager

Name : gbasinger
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : Denver,CO
Job Title Project Manager
Relocation Preferences : none
Objective : Construction Management
Resume :  
GEORGE BASINGER
CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER
OWNER/DEVELOPER/CONTRACTOR REPRESENTATIVE
SUMMARY
A formal Construction Management education and 10+ years of successfully managing construction projects has provided me with a strong knowledge of industry standards and practices; proficient written and verbal communication skills; a broad knowledge and mastery of numerous computer software applications; advanced analytical and quantitative abilities; proven team development and leadership experience; and an judicious talent for problem solving and decision making.
ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Project manager for 35 million dollar five story 240 unit podium mixed use apartment building with two subterranean parking levels. Managed pre construction planning and procurement, construction operations, close-out and, transfer to operations. Reduced construction cost by identifying document deficiencies and value engineering construction details to increase production efficiencies. Created cost savings by negotiating subcontract and materials procurement under budget. Planned and executed strategic recoveries from schedule delays including 2 months of weather event delays resulting in project delivery within performance expectations. Successfully argued against building code interpretations by the city planning engineers avoiding a costly design changes. Challenged and negotiated subcontract contract change requests averaging 75% withdrawn and of those accepted negotiated 80% below proposed cost. Maintained 100% budget contingency through project close-out. Reduced administrative costs by introducing online project management and document control software to project team members and training individuals to effectively utilize system.
PROFESSIONAL HISTORY
06/05 - 3/09
Fairfield Development LP
Denver, CO
Project Manager
*Provided construction and fee cost consulting on project scope, planning, and preliminary budgets
*Reviewed preliminary site and design reports and provided solutions for potential issues
*Consulted with design team for construction efficiencies, constructability, and code compliance
*Performed construction cost risk analysis, identified threats, and developed and implemented mitigation measures
*Designed and developed work packages and established the contractual delineation of responsibilities
*Preparation of Request for Proposal/Bid (RFP/B) documents and directed bidding process
*Created and maintained construction and general operations budgets
*Qualified bidders for work quality, production capacity, resource availably, and default risk
*Negotiated contract provisions, scopes of work, and values
*Created master schedules and guided field personal to produce detailed work schedules
*Reviewed and analyzed project financial data, monitored and approved funding disbursements/progress payments; prepared and negotiated changes; monitored adherence to contract insurance provisions and coordinated requirements
*Performed frequent quality and progress inspections during construction for compliance with Scope and contract documents; made observations and recommended problem solutions to Vendors, Contractors and Service Providers with regard to performance, progress, schedule compliance, staffing, and other considerations
*Reviewed and mediated contract related disputes, claims, and negotiated change order requests
*Communicated objectives and strategies and provided administrative and technical direction to project team members
*Provided written and verbal reporting to senior management, investment partners, and ownership entities
*Conducted monthly project status meetings with stakeholder representatives
*Coordinated the design and construction professionals to prepare project close-out documentation including as-builts, bonds and warrantees, close out contracts including delivery of all site records, operating/maintenance manuals
3/04 - 3/05
Delwest Holdings LLC
Denver, CO
Project Manager
*Pre development planning and pre construction planning
*Project team leader during design development and construction
*Reviewed and submitted development plans and for approval to governing jurisdictions
*Budgeting development, administrative and, construction budgets
*Produced preconstruction estimates, developed scopes and, managed bidding process
*Negotiated contracts, managed material procurement
*Managed multiple projects with budgets in excess of 15 million dollars
*Managed construction operations
*Approved funding disbursements
*Created schedules from pre construction through ownership transfer
*Hired, trained, and advised field staff
11/ 01 - 03/04
Fairfield Development LP
Denver, CO
Project Manager
*Developed pro-forma construction and administrative budgets for acquisitions
*Created project work scopes and packages
*Presented budgets to investment partners
*Qualified bidders negotiated contracts and, procured materials
*Created and managed production schedules
*Managed project budgets
*Approved funding disbursements
*Managed multiple projects with budgets in excess of 10 million dollars
06/96 - 10/01
J. Tillman Group LLC
Evergreen, CO
Superintendent
*Pre construction planning and scheduling
*Performed quantitative takeoffs and cost estimating
*Managed material procurement
*Scheduled subcontractors & material delivery
*Managed permitting process
*Preformed site surveys
*Estimated change orders
*Communicated with and scheduled inspectors
*Directed and supervised field crew
*Responsible for project closeout and owner transfer
*Hands on trade experience from excavation through architectural finishes
EDUCATION
University of Northern Colorado
B.A. Kinesiology
Colorado State UniversityM.S. Construction Management
COMPUTER SKILLS
Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Sage Timberline, Primavera, Prolog, Project Mates, Suretrack, SPSS
CERTIFICATIONS
OSHA 10 Hr Construction Safety and Health Certification

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