Inspector

Name : cjones
Industry Type : Related Professions
City & State : Houston,TX
Job Title Inspector
Relocation Preferences :
Objective : I would like to obtain a position with a proven, innovative company which will utilize my experiences in Project Management, customer service and financial background.
Resume :  
Chris Jones
9088 Grand Lake Estates Drive, Montgomery, Texas 77316
H (936) 447-4094 C (281) 683-1669
christophersjones[at]live.com


SUMMARY

A degreed management professional with a proven record of accomplishment in customer service, material and financial planning, scheduling, training and development, and contractor management. Proven record of completing projects under budget and in a timely manner to facilitate long-term growth of the company. Able to work closely with clients, vendors and internal employees and understand their needs and objectives. Communicate well with team members, both internal and external, to achieve company objectives and promote the lasting success of an enterprise.

I would like to obtain a position with a proven, innovative company which will utilize my experiences in Project Management, customer service and financial background.


EXPERIENCE

HARRIS COUNTY-PERMITS AND INFRASTRUCTURE DEPARTMENT, Houston, Texas
Private Development Inspector, 2008-Present

Assigned to be Lead Inspector to work with County Attorney in order to get salvage yards in Harris County to become compliant with the new County regulations.
Worked with FEMA in doing damage assessments from Hurricane Ike. These included both exterior and interior inspections of residential homes and commercial buildings for damage. Demonstrated superior communication skills in dealing with the public after Hurricane Ike and problem-solved the potential problems incurred from Ike.
Monitor an assigned sector of Harris County, including areas which are susceptible to flooding, and submit a written report to my supervisor when these areas are in danger of flooding; Results in increased revenue for Harris County.

DARLING HOMES, Houston, Texas
Building Superintendent, 2007-2008


Communicated with home buyers, building rapport to reassure customers of concerns and maintaining contact to relay status of homes. Met with buyers at contract and throughout construction process to answer questions, solve problems, and act as housing consultant. Responsible for the scheduling of all jobs, payroll and the hiring and firing of all the contractors.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Achieved over 85% satisfaction rates based on home completion at close, thoroughness of explanation of construction process, and availability to answer buyer questions and concerns.
Budgeted jobs and priced job costs and options purchased by buyers, resulting in average profit of 14.5% on homes built.
Earned 2007 Homebuyer Experience Award for outstanding customer service during and after construction process.



MCGUYER HOMEBUILDERS INCORPORATED (COVENTRY HOMES)
Lead Construction Manager/Project Manager, 1997-2006


Scheduled trades and materials to job site, reducing build time to fewer than 135 days and saving thousands of dollars in interest expense. Coordinated construction-related activities to build semi-custom homes ranging in price from $300,000 to $600,000. Trained new employees with knowledge and procedures to build quality home on time and under budget.

I placed in top three in company for annual construction contest based on number of closings and building production for allotted time period in five of seven years with MHI. Completed payroll and scheduling of all the houses on a weekly basis.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Achieved elite ranking in 2003 for most homes closed for Coventry Homes division in Gleanloch Farms, with average sales price of $300,000 and average net profit per house of 12%, generating $1,368,000 in revenue.
Earned elite award in 2005 for 62% production rate for Coventry Homes division in Blackhorse Ranch.
Generated option margins above 50% versus goal of 40%.
Built over 250 homes with average extra materials and labor costs below 1.5% of total cost of homes versus benchmark of 2%. Saved $400,000 during tenure.
Determined trainee potential and reported back to project manager, saving $250,000.



EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS, Denton, Texas
B.B.A., Finance/Accounting


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT


16 hour Project Manager classes thru Harris County
40 Hour HAZWOPER (Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard)
Very computer literate, experienced in Microsoft Office programs, AS400
FEMA Residential Substantial Damage Estimator (RSDA) Certificate 11/07/08
OSHA certified
Darling Homes Builder Training
Completed GHBA training course, From Soil to Sale

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