Estimator

Name : curlcampbelltjo
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : Washington,DC
Job Title Estimator
Relocation Preferences :
Objective : Accomplished and versatile professional with 15.+ years of estimating experience seeks a position with a contractor or construction / program management company.
Resume :  
Curlis Anthony Campbell


Senior Cost Estimator: Construction

CAREER PROFILE
Accomplished and versatile professional with 15.+ years of experience contributing significantly to operation and profitability of construction contractors and construction / program management companies through outstanding estimating and project oversight expertise. Meticulous and analytic cost estimator with proven ability to estimate public infrastructure projects such as airports, schools, courthouses, and treatment plants as well as commercial and medical facilities. Articulate and collegial communicator, negotiator, and leader with talent for conducting fair but strict negotiations with contractors and building productive, trustful relationships with architects, program managers.
Cost Estimating / Project Management Strong Client Support / Service
Public Infrastructure / Commercial Projects Cost Trend Analysis
Meticulous / Analytic Timeline Efficiency / Cost Savings
Strict / Fair Contract Negotiations State-of-Art Estimating Software
MC2, Timberline, Success and RS Means


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
ESTIMATING CONSULTANT, Washington, DC February 2010 - Present
Generated cost estimates for small to medium size general contractors.
Prepare, bids on government projects, for entities such as Hi-End Contracting, Arlington VA.

US COST, Dulles, Virginia July 2004 - October 2009
Global company that provides cost management and project control services and software for capital projects of all types to owners, designers and contractors.
Senior Estimator 2005-2009
Worked with companys Construction Project Office at Washington-Dulles International Airport in support of $3+B Capital Development Program for Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority. Negotiated contracts and high volume cost changes on projects. Maximized management of airports Main Terminal Automated People Mover Station by negotiating high volume cost changes and reviewing estimates completed by other estimators for compliance with Airport Authoritys standards.
Enhanced companys operations for Airport Authority by negotiating cost changes to settled amounts of 10% less than predecessor.
Generated cost savings for Airport Authority of 3% per contractor each year by negotiating reductions in contractors proposed labor cost increases.

Senior Estimator 2004
Created estimates for clients such as Architect of the Capitols United States Capitol Building Renovations program.
Gained valuable expertise in using companys Success Estimator software for projects.

CAPITOL TECHNOLOGY SERVICES, Washington, DC May 2003 - May 2004
Company that provides construction and renovation general contracting and design build project management, IT infrastructure support services, and facilities operation / maintenance.
Chief Estimator
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CAPTIOL TECHNOLOGY SERVICES Contd.
Guided and executed estimating and bid process for general contractor on NAVFAC, DOD, VA and other government projects. Established productive relationships with trade subcontractors and secured contracts on 4 bids.
Strengthened companys operations and cost savings by buying-out primary trades.
Played critical role in team averaging one project every other week with values ranging from $1M - $10M, successfully estimating multiple projects simultaneously.
Generated 100% increase in regular bid list by convincing company to allocate resources to attract more contractors to participate in biding processes, developing productive relationships with contractors through strong interpersonal relations and incentives.

ESTIMATING CONSULTANT, Washington, DC April 2002 - May 2003
Generated cost estimates for numerous professionals such as architects, general contractors, and program managers for client companies.
Reviewed and analyzed architects and general contractors cost estimates for Parsons Brinkerhoff / Dewberry of Arlington, Virginia. Also created estimates on college projects for Lord Aeck & Sargent Architects of Atlanta, Georgia.
Enhanced bids worth $30M - $60M for ABB Susa of New Brunswick, New Jersey on United States embassies by preparing critical cost estimates.

HEERY INTERNATIONAL, INC., Atlanta, Georgia November 1998 - March 2002
National full-service company that offers architecture, interior design, engineering, and construction / program management.
Construction Cost Analyst
Created project budget estimates from schematic drawings, providing adjustments as drawings evolved through to 100% construction documents. Analyzed cost trends of similar projects, utilizing digitizer and Timberline software exclusively. Interfaced with architects, contractors, and owner representatives.
Optimized companys operations and revenues by decreasing average estimate turnaround time from approximately 10 to 7 days per project.

H.J. RUSSEL & COMPANY, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia April 1997 - October 1998
One of largest minority-owned general contractor companies in United States that provides construction and property management, specializing in multi-family housing and mixed-use communities.
Pre-construction Cost Estimator
Prepared estimates for hard bid and negotiated projects and evaluated subcontracting bids on bid day, making recommendations to chief estimator. Utilized digitizer and MC2 estimating software.
Generated significant savings for company through project buy-outs.

CAREER NOTE
Additional positions include, with the following general contractors: Chief Estimator / Project Manager with Slaughter Company and Associates; Project Manager with ADCO Construction; and Estimator with Watson / Winter Joint Venture. Details available upon request.

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Science in Construction
Southern Polytechnic State University, Marietta, Georgia
Associate of Construction Technology
New York City College of Technology, New York, New York

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