Project Manager

Name : Matthew Chapman
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : Murrieta,CA
Job Title Project Manager
Relocation Preferences : Willing to Relocate - USA
Objective : Professional Manager who has several years of estimating, project management, construction management, and supervisory experience. I am a result oriented consensus manager who has drove agressive estimating scheules, construction schedules, tracked and monitored program management procedures from estimating through the closeout of the project.
Resume :  
Professional Executive with several years of management and estimating experience in the construction arena.

Exceptional Communicator skilled at articulating vision and creating cost effective systems to measure performance and quality.

Streamlined RFI, COR, Change Order and Submittal Processes to expedite efficient paper trail.
Developed and established reporting and logging systems to determine the effects of Estimating and Construction.
Established budget reporting processing for Project Forecasts, and WIP for bonding company.

Results-Driven Leader able to quickly assess issues and develop solutions that meet or exceed corporate and customer objectives.

Drove an aggressive estimating schedule resulting in and average win ratio of 20% of all items bid.
Salvaged multiple troubled projects; restored confidence of clientele and produced $800K+ in additional revenue.
Generated new revenue up to 30% margin by establishing estimating and purchasing systems for high-end custom projects.
Provided leadership on multimillion-dollar commercial contracts for Salt Lake City Airport, Shrines Hospital, Sacramento Convention Center, Rose Garden Arena, San Francisco Library, Motorola, Intel, Texas Instruments, and Pacific Rim clients.

Consensus Builder who leads by example, develops high-performance teams, and ensures accountability through mentoring.

Slashed average construction cycle by developing network CPM schedules to exceed the prescribed construction time.
Cut time from closing deal to construction ramp-up by 60%+; initiated metrics and established internal controls.
Set benchmarks reducing average open warranty claims and project closeout from up to 9 months to less than two months.

Areas of expertise include:
Project/Program Management, Estimating/Bidding, Negotiations/Contract Administration, Scheduling/Design, Cost Controls/Procurement, Product/Business Development
BS, Construction Management, Brigham Young University

Licensed, Residential & Small Commercial Contractor, State of Utah (Inactive)

Eagle Scout Boy Scouts of America

Career History

Commercial Construction Division-Project Manager
Avi-Con Inc. dba CA Construction, 2008 Current
Riverside, California

Hired to accelerate the comm. div of a small company in depressed market to increase revenue and bonding capacity in Public Works.
Developed estimating protocol to allow the company from estimating a few projects a month to estimating 12+ projects with a 20%+ return
Increased bonding capacity from $1.5 mil to $5 mil with an aggregate of $8 mil in 18 months, quadrupling revenues from 2 mil to 8 mil
Directed daily operations of multiple projects in reviewing and creating budgets, subcontracts, schedules, CORs, RFIs, and submittals.

Director of Operations/Project Manager/Construction Manager
Innovative Communities, 2002 2005; 2007 2008 Escondido, California

Recruited to manage multiple developments for regional CA-based housing and land developer.
Directed daily operations, staff of 10, field personnel, budgeting/P&L, land development/entitlement, procurement, negotiations, construction, customer service and warranty functions. Played key role in new product and business development.
Oversaw the planning, development, and construction of multiple senior living facilities in southern California.
Worked on troubled projects to meet the completion of single family and multiple family projects in CA, NV and UT.

Director of Purchasing
Jenamar Communities Washington Division, 2005 2007
Lacey, Washington

Recruited to manage and develop cost control measures for a master plan community.
Converted purchasing system to Integrated Home Management Systems (Mark Systems)
Brought costs under control and established contractual cost base lines and budgets.
Defined product specification and thousands of options for Active Adult, Entry Level and Move up Markets.

Project Engineer
Village Communities/Village Carefree Communities, 1995 - 2002
Midvale, UT

Recruited to lead conceptual/hard-bid estimating, purchasing, budgeting, and negotiations for gated active adult communities with custom home prices to $650K+. Coordinated with engineers, land planners, architects, and consultants.
Created unique option pricing structure that reduced execution of construction change orders and special requests up to 75%.

Project Manager, Buehner Corporation/Basic Pre-cast; Led installation of comm. Arch. pre-cast projects valued to $5 million.

Design, Estimating, Scheduling Coordinator, Utah Valley Regional Medical Center; Hospital capital imp. projects

Assistant P.M. & Estimator, Daw Technologies, SLC, UT; Estimated & Oversaw construction of integrated clean rooms

Project Engineer, Liberty Builders, Inc., Phoenix, AZ; Oversaw commercial and public works projects valued to $5 million.

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