Project Manager

Name : Joshuad
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : Lakeland,FL
Job Title Project Manager
Relocation Preferences :
Objective : To become part of of company in a Project Management Position
Resume :  

JOSHUA D. DURCHIN

6532 Sedgeford Drive joshuad091671[at]hotmail.com
Lakeland, FL 33811 (407) 488-0644

Construction Project Management Professional


OVERVIEW

Highly-experienced Construction Project Management Professional with demonstrated strengths in both commercial and residential projects. Profit-minded with diverse experience in planning, development, administration and management of construction operations, renovations and land development projects. Goal oriented achiever and self motivator exhibiting competence, confidence, and high professional/personal ethics. Exceptionally driven to exceed expectations.

Excellent communication skills resulting in effective relationships with city and state officials, owner representatives, architects, engineers, subcontractors, clients, stakeholders and project associates at all levels from diverse multicultural backgrounds. Able to read architectural, structural, MEP and civil blueprints and schematics. Outstanding record of meeting budgetary, schedule and performance requirements. Committed to superior quality control and finishes to ensure client expectations are met/exceeded.


CORE STRENGTHS

 Multiple Site Project Management  Construction Operations/Production  Scheduling and Phasing
 Subcontractor Relations/Management  Materials & Resource Management  Cost Control Measures
 Purchasing/Procurement/Logistics  Building Codes and Permits  Quality Control/Safety
 Contract Administration  Plan Review/Change Management  OSHA Compliance


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

BE&K Building Group, A KBR Company - Maitland FL 2008 2009
 Project Manager
Responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating all project-related field activities. Provided management, coordination and oversight in all aspects of project delivery systems including budgeting, estimating, constructability, scheduling and phasing, regulatory authorities, purchasing, and quality control. Supervised project staff and subcontractors.

Project involvement in complete life cycle including project administration, scheduling, scope and buyout negotiations, purchasing and subcontract administration.
Created Schedule of Values and executed and submitted owner pay applications.
Formulated and managed project budgets, contracts and purchase orders.
Handled all aspects of procurement and tracking of material.
Maintained clear communications and positive relations with clients, subcontractors and the community.
Conducted meetings with project staff to remain apprised of progress of ongoing projects.
Liaison directly with project owner, architect, design team and field personnel on all issues.
Conducted contract negotiations with subcontractors including scope of work, timeframes, custom options and pricing, and site improvements. Reviewed and approved all subcontractor requisitions and invoices on projects for payment.
Consistently met project deadlines and budgetary requirements with the highest quality standards.
Coordinated water proofing methods and applications for the building envelope and roof systems with Water Proofing Consultant.
Select Projects:
Westin Beach Resort - Banquet Facility Addition, Ft. Lauderdale, FL - $5MM
Sheraton Yankee Clipper - Renovation, Ft. Lauderdale, FL - $3MM
Westin Lake Mary New Construction - Lake Mary, FL - $35MM


WELBRO Building Corp. - Maitland, FL 2002 2008
 Project Manager
Oversaw all aspects of construction with responsibility for entire project life cycle. Accountable for production, quality, scheduling, cost management, inspections, project takeoffs, customer satisfaction, execution and completions.
Oversaw all aspects of construction management projects from project award to client move-in.
Assisted in reviewing and analyzing bids, selecting contractors and negotiating performance contracts.
Selected, coordinated and negotiated agreements with subcontractors for all components of project including shell and interiors. Managed soft and hard costs versus budget.
Managed self-performed work for concrete and masonry scopes of work.
Monitored construction process to anticipate difficulties, resolved issues early and avoided interruption of workflow.
Effectively scheduled subcontractors, resolved daily problems on job site and inspected all work during construction to ensure compliance with plans and building codes.
Coordinated water proofing methods and applications for the building envelope, roof systems and balconies with Water Proofing Consultant.
Closely monitored change orders, implemented into schedule and coordinated architectural revisions.
Developed/maintained productive working relationships with clients, city officials and sub-contractors.
Consistently completed all assigned projects on time and within budget parameters, and in accordance with client-specific needs and concerns. Inspected jobs at inception and ongoing to assure proper progress.
Select Projects:
Orlando Hilton Convention Center and Hotel, Orlando, FL (New Construction - Concrete Package) - $40MM
Lake Buena Vista Resort Hotel/Condo New Construction of a Multi-Complex, Orlando, FL - $90MM
Renaissance Hotel & Restaurant - International Plaza, Tampa, FL - $40MM

Vogel Bros. Building Corp. - Lakeland, FL 2001 - 2002
 Assistant Project Manager
Monitored progress of projects and performed regular inspections to ensure that project plan including budget, schedule and quality were being maintained. Ensured conformance with project design and client expectations.
Provided effective leadership in development of all operational policies, procedures and assigned programs.
Select Projects:
Tampa Bay Destination Processing Facility, Tampa, FL - New Construction - $25MM
Lake Alfred Career Academy, Lake Alfred, FL New Construction of a 10-Unit Complex - $10MM

All Star Bleachers - Lakeland, FL 1999 2001
 Project Coordinator
Proactively recruited to take over purchasing, over see product installation of seating at several NASCAR All Star Stadium sections. Purchased new materials and coordinated new installation.
Directed activities to ensure product re-design was on schedule and within set specifications and budget.

Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. - New Haven, CT 1998 1999
 Project Engineer
Gained experience with installation of fire sprinklers and fire alarm systems, as well as chilled water systems.
Select Projects:
General Electric World Headquarters, Fairfield, CT (Renovation) - $1MM
Yale University Old Campus, New Haven, CT - $2MM

Schumacher Engineering - Hazleton, PA 1995 1998
 Project Engineer
Assisted in the design of infrastructure, roadways and underground utilities for municipal projects.
Directed members on a survey crew for both topographic and boundary procedures.


EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science Degree, Structural Design and Construction Engineering
Penn State University, Harrisburg, PA

Associate of Science Degree, Mechanical Engineering
Penn State University, Hazleton, PA

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