PROJECT MANAGER ~ CONSTRUCTION INFRASTRUCTURE
Off-site construction expert with a proven track record of leading hazardous material clean-up
efforts, freeway removal and repair operations, and numerous housing tract projects from initial
planning and design through execution. Highly skilled at developing site infrastructures in tandem
with large work crews, including contractors, civil engineers, and landscape architects. Able to
negotiate key contracts, ensure regulatory compliance, and control costs through superior
equipment maintenance and operations management. Committed to expediently addressing
emergencies and unforeseen issues, and on-time and on-budget project completion. SWPPP and
Lead Abatement approved, and OSHA and Red Cross qualified.
Leadership, Supervision, Mentoring Project Planning, Design, Scope Deadline Management
Landscaping Expertise Staff Management Off-Site Construction Negotiations
Resource Management Regulatory Compliance Operations Management
Problem Management Scheduling Field Management Equipment Maintenance
Specifications Adherence Site Infrastructure Development
APEX ENVIRONMENTAL, San Diego, California 2008
Company providing a wide range of environmental, health, safety, construction, and engineering
Spearheaded hazardous material clean-up efforts for Southern California Gas facility. Noted for
outstanding project planning and scheduling, including establishing deadlines. Coordinated with
supervisory personnel to resolve critical issues. Ensured timely excavation of toxic material, as well
as removal from site through exemplary equipment management, including 25 trucks. Recognized
for expediently addressing emergencies and unforeseen delays, utilizing broad-based construction
expertise in forging highly effective solutions. Controlled resources, ensured regulatory compliance,
and guided project to completion on-time and on-budget.
Contained all toxic material within site, and managed trucking operations for efficient disposal.
Garnered praise for superior problem solving abilities, dedicated field management, and team
BURNS PACIFIC, Thousand Oaks, California 2008
Company specializing in construction services.
Planned and successfully executed critical Cal-Trans freeway removal and repair operation within
tight deadline. Recognized for the effective removal of an exposed toxic landfill, coordinating closely
with staff to minimize issues. Controlled resources, and resolved project roadblocks. Removed
existing roadway through managing 4 pieces of equipment in tandem with 25 trucks. Utilized
comprehensive construction expertise in stabilizing replacement material, redoing concrete roadway,
and rebuilding bridge to enable ramp reopening. Adapted to changing weather situations and
unforeseen emergencies. Noted for closely adhering to Cal-Trans specifications throughout project.
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Coordinated with wide-ranging construction staff and supervisory personnel to ensure Cal-Trans
freeway project completion within deadlines, and in accordance with specifications.
Controlled costs through outstanding equipment maintenance and trucking operations
CAPITAL PACIFIC HOMES, Newport Beach, California 2005-2007
Home building company spanning Arizona, California, Colorado, and Texas
Directed numerous housing tract projects from start of grading, to tract finals for city acceptance.
Gained comprehensive understanding of city guidelines and regulations, and ensured compliance.
Planned all project aspects, established deadlines, and controlled resources. Worked closely with
construction staff, resolving pressing issues and enhancing performance through dedicated field
management. Studied project requirements to determine appropriate means and methods. Adapted
to changing conditions, and devised effective solutions. Recognized for on-time and on-budget
SHEA HOMES, Brea, California 1991-2005
Home builder operating in California, Arizona, Colorado, Washington, and North Carolina.
General Superintendent (1998-2005)
Supervised up to 250-person work crews, including multiple sub-contractors, on LA/Ventura area
grading projects, from condominiums to large planned communities with 770+ units. Negotiated key
contracts, checked contractor billing, and ensured project adherence to established parameters.
Assessed development feasibility, and resolved critical issues through far-ranging construction
expertise. Managed equipment and adapted to changing conditions. Bolstered work crew
performance through targeted field management and guidance. Spearheaded all project aspects
from conception through finals.
Directed start to finish of 773-lot tract, with approximately 5 miles of site infrastructure spanning 2
water tanks and pumping stations, 1 sewer lift station, 5 SWPPP separators, 1 large County
water control basin, 5 large Hydro-Arches, and 1 Hel-Spot for fire Department.
Planned critical projects, controlled resources, negotiated contracts, and resolved issues.
Career Note: Additional experience at Shea Homes includes Deputy Grading Inspector (1991-1998).
PRESTIGE HOMES/GOLDRICH & KEST, Los Angeles, California 1987-1991
Home building company.
Supervised start to finish on large Sepulveda Pass tract, leading 200-person workforce including
multiple sub-contractors. Utilized construction expertise in resolving problems, managing equipment,
and controlling resources. Negotiated key contracts. Noted for superior staff management, as well as
project planning and scheduling abilities.
Lead Abatement Approved
Red Cross Qualified
Licensed Deputy Grading Inspector for the City of Los Angeles