GoalI have discovered that I excel in detail-oriented endeavors requiring experience in construction and strong analytical skills. Although I have never held the position of estimator, my experience and strong team building skills would allow me to perform at a high level in this position.
Experience20042009 David Weekley Homes Houston, TX
Purchasing Special Projects
Value engineered top plans for roof design, beam spans and alternate framing methods resulting in $425,000 / year savings.
Worked closely with Concept Engineering, Inc. to ensure viability of plans.
Initiated field validations of Top 50 Best Sellers resulting in cost reduction of $379,000 / year savings
Home Completion Inspector
One of two inspectors that verified completion of every home prior to closing.
Completion Inspections resulted in reduction in warranty costs and higher JD Powers results
Brought aboard to serve as mentor for young project team with new Project Manager.
2001-2003 Lennar Homes Dallas, TX
Worked with architect to develop new plans for affordable product lines
Created level driven features and specifications format for use with US Home custom product
Part of cost control and implementation team used to assure lowest cost with highest quality for all new product
Quality Control Manager / Texas Division
Responsible for transition of US Home / Village Builders into Lennar culture focus was in Dallas
Researched each US Home/Lennar Homes-Texas Division to combine best practices and procedures
19912001 David Weekley Homes Dallas Ft. Worth, TX.
Purchasing Field Coordinator
Awarded Administrative Employee of the Year for Dallas / Ft. Worth Division
Created Material Management training program
Worked with builders to field validate over 300 plans and lowered hard cost variance from 6.2% to 2.8%
Maintained Takeoff Changes to existing plans (requested by builders and from in-house reviews)
Responsible for training and follow-up inspections of all newly hired construction superintendents
Multi-Community Project Manager
Managed 23 employees (sales, construction and warranty) in 5 communities producing $940,000 in net profit on $18,426,000 in revenue
Team achieved highest JD Powers award for initial quality among all Projects co.-wide
Earned top monthly Customer Satisfaction awards
InterestsWoodworking, youth basketball / baseball, volunteer projects.
Contactsdtunstall[at]entouch.net (713) 855-8309 (cell)