construction estimator/ project manager

Name : Jerry Kinson
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : Palestine,tx
Job Title construction estimator/ project manager
Relocation Preferences : anywhere
Objective : To learn and grow as much as possable
Resume :  

Construction Project Manager

Licensed Insurance Agent ~ General Contractor ~ Construction Estimator ~ Project Management


Dedicated, skilled and hands-on construction and development senior-level professional with 30+ years of progressive and comprehensive expertise in all facets of the construction industry. Verifiable track record for the successful completion of large scale projects and renovations with efficiency, quality, on time, and within budget. Versed in office management functions, contract negotiations, project management and estimates, unforeseen complications, document preparation, building codes and regulations, material planning and site management from initial concept through completion and certification of occupancy. Team Leader and respected mentor with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, the innate ability to direct strong teams, and interact effectively with diverse groups while inspiring confidence at all levels.


Construction Highlights

       Pinehurst Retirement Facility, Palestine, TX - $1.5 million, three story, 50 unit complex.

       Trinity Valley Medical Center, Palestine, TX - $4 million, four story hospital.

Insurance Restorations

       Gladewater Texas Middle School - $150,000 restoration project for the school gym.

       Eustace Texas Junior High School - $200,000 total school restoration.



Areas of Expertise


       General Construction

       Licensed Insurance Adjuster

       New Construction

       Business Owner & Operator

       On-Site Office Management

       Contract Negotiations

       Certified Catastrophic Adjuster

       Insurance Restoration & Renovation

       Vendor & Subcontractor Relations

       Staff Training & Development

       Cost Control Measurements

       Project & Time Management

       Materials Management

       Project Estimates & Job Costing

       On-Site Safety & Compliance

       Budget Analysis

       Quality Control Management



Professional Experience


KINSON CONSTRUCTION, Palestine, TX                                                                                                                   2002-Present

Full service Construction Company specializing in residential and commercial construction.

Sole Proprietor, Operations Manager

Owner and operations manager, providing direction and leadership on all projects and assignments. Solely responsible for all activities related to providing accurate and comprehensive estimates. Provided leadership and direction to all staff while fostering ongoing partnerships and contract negotiations with vendors and subcontractors.




Kinson Construction continued


       Simultaneously and effectively directed multiple projects and site crews, establishing a reputation for completing projects on time and within budget. Includes materials management, ensuring appropriate staffing levels and coordinating multiple on-site contractors.


SOUTHERN HERITAGE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, Palestine, TX                                                              1995-2002

Full service home construction company specializing in custom homes and commercial projects with specialties in metal building fabrication.

Managing Partner

Full partner in ownership and company operations with total responsibility for job site management, compiling detailed and comprehensive estimates, all aspects of office management and human resources functions.


KINSON CONSTRUCTION, Palestine, TX                                                                                                                        1986-1995

Full service Construction Company specializing in residential and commercial construction.

Sole Proprietor, Operations Manager


Certifications and Affiliations


State Farm Certified Catastrophic Adjuster Wind and Hail Damage Xactimate 25 Simsol

Craftsman National Software for Residential Estimates Dearborn Property & Casualty Adjustor

Certified in Workmans Comp


       Served as catastrophic adjuster for Eberls Claim Service, CO and State Farm Insurance, TX during 2008 hurricane season.

       Currently serving on the Integrity Claim Service and U.S. Staffing Catastrophe Adjusters team roster for the 2009-2010 hurricane season.


Computer Skills


Microsoft Windows Word Excel Craftsman National Estimating Software


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