Sr. Construction Management Consultant

Name : Rickord M. Lopez
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : San Diego,CA
Job Title Sr. Construction Management Consultant
Relocation Preferences : San Diego, CA
Objective : I am interested in discussing the \"Sr. Construction Management\" opportunity within your organization. I feel my background and experience as a licensed General Engineer and General Contractor will enable me to quickly adapt to the new challenge bring offered. A particular note for you and the hiring team members as you consider my skills and expertise are my strong accomplishments in managing Federal Military Projects, State and Local Government Public Works Projects, Public School and State University Projects, Hospitals / Medical Buildings, Residential Development, Public Power Utility and Solar Power Utility Projects. In addition, I have managed and coordinated Design Build Operations, RFP\'s, RFI\'s, COR\'s, IGE\'s and Submittals. My other achievements have been improving Project Budgeting, Contract Costs, Critical Path Scheduling and Improving cooperation between the Client, Project Management Team and the Project Contractors. After 25 plus years in management, I have a thorough understanding of every aspect of the modern construction business world. I also view myself as a Troubleshooter, Negotiator, Mediator and Mentor.

If you are seeking a talented individual who has a history of Project Management and has a complete understanding of Structural Steel & Concrete / MEP Systems / GSA & OSHA Requirements, please consider my resume. I have always eared 100% team support, and I am as career-committed as it takes to achieve total success. Please let me know if it would be possible to have a discussion with you or the hiring team members to see if we can establish a mutual interest. My resume is enclosed for your review.
Resume :  
Personal Statement

Actively seeking a Management position. A combined work history of 25 plus years in the construction industry as a General Engineer, General Contractor, Sr. Construction Manager, Sr. Project Manager and Sr. Construction Management Consultant makes up my experience and expertise. I provide a proven track record in Design Build Management, V/E Plan and Specification Review, Contract Costing , Project Budgeting, Project Scheduling, Administrate Means & Methods, Project Buy-Out and Close-out, and Direct the cooperation with Client, Project Management Team and All Project Contractors. Management of Federal Military Projects, State and Local Government Public Works Projects, Public School and State University Projects, Hospitals / Medical Buildings, Residential Development, Public Power Utility and Solar Power Utility Projects. Experience in Supervising RFP\'s, RFI\'s, COR\'s, Submittals, GSA / OSHA Safety Rules & Regulations, Labor Law Articles and UBC Standards. Customer Satisfaction and Project Completion are my first priorities.
Professional Resume

Industry Focus: Sr. Construction Management.Job Title: Sr. Project Management.

Experience: 25 Plus Years Looking For: Permanent Full-Time.

Visa Status: U.S. Citizen Education Level: Bachelor Degree

Pacific West Coast Consulting, Inc. Alpine, CA 2009 - Date

Sr. Construction Management Consultant, Provide expert construction management services to law firms handling construction litigating in the states of CA-AZ-NM-TX. Expert matters involving design build, precise-grade & building plans, project general specifications, project safety, project scheduling, contract accounting, and project closeout. Investigative review of project contracts, engineering reports and all other project specific documentation.

Expert construction management investigation.
Expert analyst and expert testimony.

ICW, Inc, San Diego, CA. 2004 - 2009

Sr. Loss Control and Claim Consultant, Construction Expert for the surety claims department. Responsible for analyzing and investigating the performance & payment bond defaults and terminations. Initiated indemnity actions taken against each principal and indemnitors to recover all loss and expense incurred by the surety. Public and private bond defaults / terminations were in the states of CA-OR-WA-UT-AZ-TX-MS-LA-FL and the subdivision improvement defaults / terminations were in CA-WA-NV-UT-NM-VT. Assisted in performing the suretys loss control element. When the Principal and /or the Obligee requested assistance in resolving a bond issues before a default / termination took place, expert consulting worked was offered to all parties. Minimized all cost impact that maybe incurred by the surety.

Defended Claims up to $7.2 Million each and subdivision defaults to $70 Million per developer.
Establish communication with obligee and principal.
Insured compliance with all Federal and State bond requirements.
Coordinated mediation, arbitration and court proceedings.

Standard Pacific, Inc., Irvine, CA.
2000 - 2004
Sr. Construction Manager. Director of Construction for the Multi-Family Unit Division. Responsible for the development of multi-family subdivision communities throughout Southern California. Directed SPI\'s division project management for each development and project budget.

Supervised combined budgets up to $131 Million.
Participation in land acquisition.
Design coordination and interfaced with public planning officials.
Supervised projects estimating, budgeting, scheduling and site construction.
Administered over project management teams, scheduling and project close-outs.

Intercorp, Inc., San Diego, CA. 1995 - 2000

AVP of Construction. Responsible for project development management and ground-out construction of commercial / residential midrise building structures within downtown San Diego, CA. Each midrise had 4 levels of sub-parking and constructed as a type 1 & 2 structural steel / concrete construction.

Developed Midrise budgets for each [at] $31.5 Million per midrise.
Midrise design coordination and design team management.
Assisted with City planning/building department authorities and public utility agencies.
Supervised projects budgeting, scheduling, buy-out and site construction.
Administered over project management teams and project close-outs.

Highland Partnership, Inc., San Diego, CA.1992 - 1995

Sr. Project Manager. Responsible the management of each PM team member and their individual projects. Managed federal, state and local government public works projects, water authority municipalities, public schools / state university projects hospital / medical buildings, SDG&E power plants, CA CALTRANS (Public Highways & Roadways), and CMC management of commercial construction throughout So. California.

Managed multiple projects ranging from $635K to $18.5 Million.
Overseeing all cost estimates and cost budgeting for each project.
Assisted in contract buy-out and management scheduling for each project.
Supervised project management and design teams on constructability reviews and value engineering reviews.
Approved project close-out and completion.


Bachelor Degree - University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Completed: June 1978
Major: Business Administration (3.5 Overall GPA)

Associates Degree - Mesa College (San Diego, CA) Completed: June 1975
Major: Accounting (3.5 Overall GPA)

San Diego City College Apprenticeship Program (San Diego, CA)Completed:January 1975
Journeyman Carpenter Certificate - Carpenter Union Local 2064


General Engineer - California Class \"A\" License No: # 709409
General Contractor - California Class B License No: # 709409
Texas Independent Adjuster - All Insurance Lines License No: # 1482460
Florida Independent Adjuster - All Insurance Lines License No: # P098968

Technical Skills

Microsoft WordMicrosoft ExcelMicrosoft ProjectsMicrosoft Power Point


U.S.M.C. Honorable Discharged 4 Years Sergeant - E5 Viet Nam Veteran

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