Director Construction/Design

Name : Retail Construction Exec
Industry Type : Building Owners
City & State : Seattle,WA
Job Title Director Construction/Design
Relocation Preferences :
Objective : Retail or Commercial Construction Executive position, with emphasis on Design and Construction, with Real Estate Experience
Resume :  
Real Estate, Design, Development & Construction Management Executive
QUALIFIED BY
Professional record of directing and coordinating all aspects of over 400 corporate expansion projects, start to finish.
Extensive background in facilities planning and design: internal space-planning, including large distribution centers, customer and staff based special projects.
Reputation in industry for skilled, detail-oriented management, for many projects simultaneously: on time, under-budget.
Experienced in complex contract negotiation, budget development, scheduling, permit processing, design review and cost estimating: tracking, reporting.
Advanced technical skills, knowledge of systems and structures; current best practices, procedures, and strong adherence to industry standards.
Talented in creating effective partnering across many disciplines: corporate management, engineering, consultants, vendors, architectural, and governmental entities.
Enjoys team building, creative problem solving, and achieving flawless, values-driven results.


PROFESSIONAL CONSTRUCTION, DESIGN, AND REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT
Director of Real Estate, Construction and Design
Retail Mobile Electronics Company
Recruited by CEO to deliver critical corporate expansion initiatives.
Managed design and construction of 33 new retail stores and remodels: site layouts, floor plans, fixtures.
Supervised entire facilities operations: lease/project administrators, facilities manager and project managers, scheduled and unscheduled maintenance for 49 stores, nationwide.
Led cost efficacy initiatives, achieving corporate savings of over $900K.
In charge of all site selection, planning, design criteria, and cost estimates.
Negotiated utility contracts resulting in cost reductions and improved sustainability programs; complex real estate documents, transactions and consultant contracts.




Developed and administered operational Real Estate Department budget exceeding $12M annually.

Designed and initiated kiosk prototype for sister company, rolling to 400 Costco stores, creating the successful launch of a major new business initiative resulting in a new $300M company.

Construction Manager
One of the largest Auto Parts retail store chains in the country

In charge of 100 new construction projects, managing all aspects of construction and new development in Alaska, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, Montana, Washington, Oregon.
Initiated and established Seattle regional office, creating successful relationships with community, civic and business leaders.
Demonstrated comprehensive management skills in directing multiple location factors with demanding variables and environments.


EDUCATION
Building Technology and Administration
University of Washington, Seattle, WA



Technical Skills
MS Office Suite: (Word, Project, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook),
Adobe, CAD, Photoshop.




Community Leadership>available on request











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