Project Manager

Name : Jerry R. Taylor
Industry Type : Real Estate Developers
City & State : Clinton,TN
Job Title Project Manager
Relocation Preferences : United States
Objective : To work with a company where my skills and background can be utilized to the full extent.
Resume :  
Jerry R. Taylor



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Executive Summary
Professional with over 30 years experience in Civil Project Management including cost estimating, cost control, contract negotiations and regulatory compliance. Proven record of success analyzing all aspects of a project or area of responsibility, investigating and determining if monies are being spent appropriately, improving the estimating process for actual, reducing expenses, and improving the efficiency of operations. Additional responsibility gained in land acquisitions and land planning.
Employment Objective
A Project Manager position that would assist a company achieve growth and profits through use of previous experience and qualifications.
Technical Expertise
Site Development, Quality Control,Project Design and Scope of Work, Management, Contract Negotiations, Staff Management, Strategic Planning, Budget Management, Problem Solving

Employment History
Land Development Site Inspector2008 to 2008
City of CharlotteCharlotte, NC
Responsible for the enforcement of the Standards for Land Development as they pertained to all development within the city's jurisdiction which included residential mixed use, commercial and industrial construction. Duties included daily inspections of contractors work in progress on road, utility and amenity construction, release of projects for certificates of occupancy. Performed plan review on upcoming projects and assisted the engineering department with problems. Addressed citizen concerns and complaints as they related to storm water runoff and detention. Established bond amounts, reductions and releases.
Project Manager Construction/Acquisitions2005 to 2007
Tennessee Land PartnersBrentwood, TN
Directly responsible for supervising, managing and administering the contractual and engineering provisions for adherence to requirements and specifications of various construction projects. Duties included the review of project plans and specifications during design and/or bidding with special attention to existing field conditions and prepared comments for plan changes, inspection of contractors work in progress, quality assurance/control, change orders, payment requests and approvals, punch lists and project closeout, street and lot layout. Oversaw all development to meet quality, time and budgetary requirements, met with governmental agencies to determine zoning/development restrictions, dealt with environmental issues and development regulations. Selected and negotiated with outside vendors including contractors, engineers and architects. Responsible for preliminary and final platting and approval of lots.
Project Manager2004 to 2005
Bluegreen CorporationRockwood, TN
Responsible for supervising, managing and administering the contractual and engineering provisions for projects related to the development of Master Planned Communities. Duties included plan review and approval during the design and bidding stages and redline comments for plan changes, day to day inspection of contractors work in progress for the construction of numerous road and utility infrastructure contracts and amenities construction, initiated change orders and supplemental agreements and progress payment review and approvals. Responsible for street and lot layout, pricing of properties for sale, addressing and solving property owner concerns and issues. Worked with government entities for regulatory compliance, preliminary and final plat approvals, street dedidications, served on the property/home owners' association and the architectural control board.
Project Manager2003 to 2004
Solid ConstructionLoudon, TN
Responsible for the day to day management of numerous road and utility infrastructure projects which included inspection of contractors work in progress, change orders and progress payment and approvals.Prepared bid tabulations, cost estimates and constructions schedules. Maintained project documentation for all projects. Met with consultants, local and state agencies and sub-contractors for schedule updates and regulatory compliance.
Project Manager (Consultant)2002 to 2002
Cooper Homes, Inc.Loudon, TN
Responsible for managing, supervising and administering the contractual and engineering requirements/provisions for adherence.as they related to multi/high-density housing development projects. Duties included obtaining permits and approvals, day to day inspection of road, utility and amenity construction, quality assurance/control, street and lot layout. unit positioning, Provided both engineering and construction estimates, project documentation which included pay estimates, change orders, punch lists and final acceptance of projects.
Engineering/Construction Manager1993 to 2002
Cooper Land DevelopmentLoudon, TN
Responsible for supervising, managing and administering the contractual and engineering provisions for adherence to specifications of complex construction projects for the development of Master Planned Communities which included inspection of road, utility infrastructure and amenity construction, material inspection and testing, street, lot and unit layout, commercial and retail construction. coordinated the efforts of multiple project participants including contractors, engineers, utility companies and governmental agencies. Prepared engineering and construction estimates, budgets and schedules and reviewed and reviewed progress payment requests. Provided technical assistance and addressed property owners concerns with topography issues.
ANSI Level II Civil QC Inspector1992 to 1993
Stone & Webster Engineering CorporationDecatur, AL
Provided civil quality control functions which included protective coatings, anchor bolt and concrete inspections. Worked with work packages for nuclear plant outages. Received all safety training for nuclear plant construction which included personal radiation monitoring, protective clothing application and respirator training. Obtained security clearance.
Construction Engineer II1991 to 1992
Cobb County Department of TransportationMarietta, GA
Provided Project Management for roadway improvement projects with budgets ranging from three to fifteen million dollars. Generated and reviewed Critical Path Schedules using Primavera P-3 software, reviewed plans for constructability Other responsibilities included overseeing material testing for numerous projects and management of a team of construction engineers.Assisted with the planning, engineering and budgeting for various road widening projects.
Project/Construction Manager1986 to 1990
Cooper Communities, Inc.Loudon, TN
Provided construction management, quality control inspection and material testing for land development projects which included road and utility infrastructure and amenity construction as well as retail and commercial projects. Provided engineering and construction estimates as well as construction schedules and updates. Responsible for all project documentation.

ANSI Level/III Civil QC Inspector1985 to 1985
Virginia Power CompanyRichmond, VA
Responsibilities included drilling and grouting inspections for a Pump Storage Facility. Duties included directing contractor activities including boring location and depth, grout mixtures and pressures and concrete repair methods. Assigned inspectors to their work location and responsible for all related documentation.
ANSI Level II Civil QC inspector1982 to 1984
Stone & Webster Engineering CorporationOak Ridge, TN & Homestead, FLA
Responsible for all lab and field tests/inspections for soils work in progress. Designed and set up a soils and concrete laboratory. Received all safety training for nuclear construction including personal radiation monitoring, protective clothing application and respirator training.
Civil Engineering Associate1977 to 1982
Tennessee Valley Authority Hartsville, TN & Knoxville, TN
Responsible for soils and concrete testing and field inspections as they related to nuclear plant construction. Also, performed drilling activities including drill crew direction, locations and depth of borings, proper sampling equipment, accurate in place testing and sample preservation, maintained drilling logs and equipment.
Engineering Aide II1970 to 1977
Tennessee Department of TransportationKnoxville, TN
Provided construction management and inspection for highway and bridge construction projects. Also, performed quarry, batch plant and asphalt plant inspections and material testing. Prepared and approved pay estimates and responsible for all documentation related to projects.


Education and Training
H.S., History1970
Jacksboro High SchoolJacksboro, TN





1973
Tennessee Department of TransportationKnoxville, TN
Certification in Soils, Concrete, Quarry, Batch Plant, Asphalt Plant and Nuclear Density Gauges
1978
Tennessee Valley AuthorityKnoxville TN
ANSI Level II Certifications in Soils and Concrete Inspection and Testing, Quarry and Batch Plant Inspection and Nuclear Density Testing Equipment

1982
Stone & Webster, Department of EnergyOak Ridge, TN
ANSI Level II Certifications in Soils and Concrete Inspection & Testing
1991
Auburn UniversityAuburn, AL
Project Scheduling and Control Courses
1991
Evans TechnologyRoswell, GA
Training in Primavera P-3, Expedition and ESP Software
1992
Tennessee Valley Authority, Stone & Webster Engineering CorporationDecatur, AL
ANSI Level II Certifications for Protective Coatings, Anchor Bolt and Concrete Inspection and Testing
1995
PGAOrlando, FL
Golf Course Construction and Management




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