Name : LA Walker
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : To Be Determined,DE
Job Title Unemployed
Relocation Preferences : Delmarva Region
Objective : To establish a long term relationship with a strong and growing organization that will put my 15 years of skills and experience to use in a mutually beneficial manner.
Resume :  

Summary of Qualifications

Strong knowledge of Industry Standards and Regulations
Certified in Blue Print Reading and Project Management
EPA Certified Stormwater Management
Highly organized; multi-task capable
Computer savvy with attention to details

Work History

Feb 02, 2008 -Feb 28, 2009
Ranon Construction -Deerfield Beach, Florida
Project Manager
Supervise and coordinate construction and renovation process in Big Box, Vanilla Box and ground-up on Project ranging from $165K to $1M. Review plans and specs and maintaining adherence to same, including all County, City and Federal Building Codes. Procure permits, negotiate and secure contracts with Owners and Subcontractors. Manage schedule, budget and workflow in Master Builder and Microsoft Project. Approve and code all invoices and Purchase Orders. Procure materials, coordinate delivery of materials with Subcontractors' schedules, create and manage RFI's, RFP's, Change Orders, Contracts and close-out documents. Heavy phone and Internet usage with Owners, Vendors and Subcontractors. Lead team of Superintendents toward successful projects.

Jan 04, 2006 -Feb 03, 2007
Triple Crown Homes -Ocala, Florida
Field Superintendent
Supervise Construction of Custom Homes $165K to $365K from ground to keys. Review all plans and specs and manage Subcontractors in accordance with them. Coordinate materials with Subcontractors' schedules, create work orders, purchase orders and change orders when required. Approve and code all Invoices and Purchase Orders. Maintain mobile office in company-issued truck. Schedule and interact with City and County Inspectors. Heavy phone and Internet interaction with Clients and Subcontractors. Built almost 100 homes in one year, received bonuses on 90% of these for On-time/within budget completion and Punch list less than two weeks.

LISA A WALKER RESUME (page 2 of 3)

May 01, 2004 -Dec 10, 2005
Piney Island Builders -Berlin, Maryland
Construction Coordinator
Coordinate and oversee construction of High-end, Custom Homes $265K -$1.2M, from ground to keys. Procure permits, review plans and specs with Homeowners Pre-Construction, negotiate and secure contracts with Subcontractors, create schedule and budget, supervise Superintendents and Subcontractors for adherence to plans, specs, schedule and budget. Coordinate with Homeowners on selections and Change Orders when necessary. Schedule and interact with City and County Inspectors. Perform walk-thru and punch list creation, create "user package" for Homeowner. Heavy phone and Internet interaction with Homeowners, Subcontractors and Vendors. Approve and code Invoices and Purchase Orders.

Aug 01, 2000 -Jul 10, 2004
Superior Tree Service -Berlin, Maryland
Managed all aspects of this business including the marketing and client contact, estimating and securing contracts, scheduling and managing a staff of 5 crazy tree climbers, maintained the budget, payroll, time-keeping, invoicing, A/R and A/P, permits and licensing and insurance, maintained the equipment including a 1-ton dump truck, 24" wood chipper, stump grinder and several chain saws. All duties performed while working full time for several other companies, successfully and without interruption to my daily duties.

Jun 15, 1996 -Jul 15, 2001
Wohlsen Construction -Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Assistant Project Manager
Began as Project Assistant, typing, filing, meeting minutes, basic office duties. Promoted to Assistant Project Manager, managed several multi-million-dollar commercial construction projects including plan and spec review, material take-off, negotiating and creating Vendor and Subcontractor Contracts, maintaining project database and budget in Meridian Prolog, project Schedule in Suretrak and Primavera, all correspondence for Sr. Project Manager and Project Engineer, review submittals, RFI creation, process and management, Change Order
negotiation, creation and processing, Coordinated Team Building events, meetings and travel, tracked time for field and field office employees, heavy phone and Internet interaction with Owners, Architects and Corporate Office. Approved and coded Invoices and Purchase
orders. Created Close-out documents and Punch Lists. Coordinated and scheduled Subcontractors through Punch List completion. Inducted into Sigma Lambda Chi Honor Society for Excellence in Construction for my work with the Construction Students at University of MD Eastern Shore 2000.

LISA A WALKER RESUME (page 3 of 3)

Sep 1977 -Oct 1978 Johnson & Wales University -Providence, Rhode Island
Business Management/Culinary Arts

Sep 1977 -Jun 1978 BMC Durfee High School -Fall River, Massachusetts
Education Level: High School Diploma/GED
Business Management GPA: 3.0

Training and Certification
Nov 15, 2008 -Nov 15, 2008 E.P.A.
EPA Stormwater Management Certification
Means and methods of stormwater management, local and Federal Regulations training,
reporting and problem-solving in emergency situations

Jun 22, 2008 -Jun 22, 2008 Wal Mart Corporation
Project Management/Change Order Preparation
Corporate certification for use of Wal Mart Building Portal, scheduling, change order preparation, RFI procedures

Jan 01, 2001 -Jun 01, 2001 Wohlsen University
Project Management/Blue Print Reading
People skills training, budget and scheduling training, blue print reading certification, supervisory and team building training, AIA document preparation training, time management
skills training

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