Senior Project Manager Construction Manager
Extensively experienced and goal-oriented Manager with over 18 years demonstrated track record of project management and construction management. Proven expertise using planning and communication to efficiently and productively complete projects. Established history of problem solving through evaluation of factual data while adhering to State regulations and local laws. Team building leader directing staff and professionals to support achievement of overall project goals and objectives. Core competencies include:
HILL INTERNATIONAL, Bellevue, Washington, 2006 Present
Senior Project Manager
Assist and manage the construction and closeout the Districts Capital Improvement Bond Program. Work with stakeholders to insure successful completion. Coordination with local jurisdictions on the permitting process of multiple projects and manage Contractors and Design Engineers. Establish and maintain budgets and contracts, prepare financial and written reports, direct services of designers provide technical assistance to the client and management. Directly supervise team professional and support staff. Contract and supervise construction inspectors, testing labs, commissioning and special inspections. Resolve contract conflicts by review, evaluation as well as extensive experience in previous claims history. Assist in facilities planning of projects. Compile and organize data, prepare facilities reports and summaries. Make presentations and regular reports directly to Board of Education. Maintain basic accounting and financial records.
Fast tracked Bid and Construction of 106,000 s.f. Middle School to meet Districts 15 month program acceleration schedule.
Developed working relationship/ partnering with Contractors to maintain schedules and budget to the overall benefit of school opening
SAN BERNARDINO CITY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, San Bernardino, California, 2005 2006
Assist and manage in the preparation and supervision of the Districts State School building Program. Establish and maintain budget and contracts, assist with the Districts school facilities planning and operations, prepare financial and written reports, direct services of designers provide technical assistance to the department administrator, and other departments. Directly supervise professional and support staff. Contract and supervise construction inspectors, testing labs, and special inspections. Resolve contract conflicts by review, evaluation and alternate dispute resolution as well as the application of previous claims history. Assist in facilities planning of projects. Compile and organize data, assist in generating enrollment projections and evaluating the impact on facilities, prepare facilities reports and summaries.
Spearheaded completion of Cesar Chavez Middle School from two years of delays and multiple claims mitigation.
Certified and closed out several older, non-DSA certified projects dating back to 1989.
Multiple project management, new construction, modernizations, smaller improvement projects.
Completed DSA emergency portable project in twelve weeks planning to closeout, Public Bid.
MODTECH HOLDINGS, INC., Perris, California, 2005 2005
Senior Project Manager
Manufacturing Team Supervision, Multiple Project Management, Oversee Engineering, Purchasing, Budgets, Schedule, Production and Complete Installation of Modular Buildings Coordination with Clients, Architects, Construction Management Coordination with State Agencies, DSA Supervision of Service Department Team Leader for Strike Team, focus on closeout for aged projects Project Management Supervision Budget and Contract Review and Approval
Lead role in reduction of accounts receivable from $2.3 million to $1.1 million in five months
Strike Team Leader Closed out and received retention on older projects with challenging circumstances.
DOUGLAS E. BARNHART, San Diego, California, 2004 2005
Manage owner billing process. Prepare and submit subcontractor payments. Contract writing and administration. Managed change order process. Conduct progress meetings with owner. Perform financial analysis of project (cost-to-complete). Dispute resolution, problem solving. Prepare monthly job status reports to communicate to senior management.
Assigned multiple Private Developer General Construction projects to manage including retail.
Maintained profitability during increasing owner directed changes during construction phase.
VIEWPOINTE CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT GROUP, Indio, California, 2001 2004
Construction Manager, Director
Planned and directed the construction for several State funded projects. Managed and directed the overall construction phasing, budgeting, reporting, contracts and contractors from the Pre-Bid phase through closeout. Developed and tracked all budgets and expenses and reported the progress of all construction functions as prescribed in the State School Building Program. Administrated all contracts and amendments and was a key part of the Reporting of the State funding allocation.
Strategically planned $102 million program implementation.
Construction Manager for K-12 Education Park, Elementary, Middle and Comprehensive High School on one campus, over 400,000 square feet building area in eighty six acres.
Managed 250,000 square feet of K-12 construction from underground utilities to occupation in fifteen months
COACHELLA VALLEY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, Coachella, California, 2000 2001
Interim Facilities Director
Prepared capital facilities plans and budgets. Preparation of a District Master Plan. Served as liaison with public agencies, technical consultants, and specialists regarding issues related to design and construction. Conducted complex studies relating to demographics, building trends, economics, and land values. Developed recommendations for selection and purchase of new school sites and modifications to existing campus areas. Utilize project management systems, practices, methods and techniques to evaluate progress relative to plans. Prepared or directed accurate and timely reports on the status of all capital facilities accounts including cash flow analysis state accounting reports, expense reports, and audits. Provided annual and long-range growth projections recommending boundary adjustments, student housing facilities and staffing. Served as District representative to communicate construction plans to the public. Developed and maintain inventory of all square footage of permanent and portable buildings including their ownership status for District and state reports. Maintained accurate knowledge of legislation related to school facilities and growth accommodation. Managed Maintenance and Operations Department as well as Administered Departmental Budgets.
Continued to meet deadlines, budgets and planned the Districts State Building Program.
Managed Facilities and Maintenance Departments
RUHNAU RUHNAU CLARKE, Riverside, California, 1994 2000
Associate, Senior Project Manager
Reviewed and managed the development of public works projects for various clients ranged in size and complexity that included, Modernizations, New Construction, Additions and State and Federal Code Compliance. Assisted in the development of projects from concept through design and then through construction. Functioned as Owner/Designer Liaison and reported and tracked all accounting and budgets for assigned programs. Maintained schedules.
Consistently met deadlines while managing as many as 32 projects simultaneously in areas of concept, design, agency approval, bid, construction and closeout.
Additional related job history back to 1992 available upon request
Bachelor of Science, Business and Management (2006)
UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS Redlands, California
General Education and Administration of Justice (1993-1996)
RIVERSIDE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Riverside, California
Technical Degree, AutoCAD and Drafting (1991)
MODERN TECHNICAL INSTITUTE Colton, California
FCPA Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
CMAA Construction Managers Association of America
APWA American Public Works Association
CEFPI Council of Educational Facility Planners, member