Construction Project Manager

Name : MIchael Fontenot
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : Maple Valley,WA
Job Title Construction Project Manager
Relocation Preferences : King/Pierce County
Objective : Maintain a career in a dynamic, fast-paced organization that will utilize my extensive skills as a technical & construction management professional and allow room for future opportunity and growth.
Resume :  

Professional with fifteen years of progressive experience in the fields of construction project management, fiber, cable, telephony, and internet.
Exceptional organizational & follow up skills
Facilitates multiple projects simultaneously
Able to operate in a challenging environment
Effective oral and written communication
Performs professionally under pressure
Works independently


Project Documentation and TESC Construction Manager 2007-Present
Port Blakely Communities Issaquah, WA

Works with contractors to ensure building meets the contracted elements. Ensures invoices are accurate. Field measures all work to verify invoice quantities. Organizes and verifies daily reports from contractors. Work with contractors and consultants to provide them with resources needed to do their field work.
Primary interface between Port Blakely Communities and various jurisdictions. Attends meetings, facilitates project inspections by the city, and troubleshoots problems with substandard materials or environmental practices
Oversees and monitors the closing documentation for new purchase and sale agreements.

Issaquah Highlands Fiber Network Construction Manager 2004-2007 Port Blakely - Issaquah, WA

Supervise all required contractors and installers, to include daily reporting, scheduling, and processes/procedures.
Responsible for Highlands Fiber Network dry utilities design, fiber network build out, and subscriber physical connections. Responsible for the gathering and accuracy of information needed to maintain a community Highlands Fiber Network map and diagram system.
Schedule and coordinate installation of building electronics, including inventory control of required equipment and supplies. Oversee, enforce, and collect results from low voltage inspections; respond accordingly to network outside plant and facilities trouble issues
Create and monitor all standards and specifications for parts and equipment used in Highlands Fiber Network fiber system build-out and subscriber physical connections.
Develop and oversee the maintenance of the Highlands Fiber Network construction database.
Create list of line items, line item values, and scope of work for Highlands Fiber Network construction contracts. Review of all Highlands Fiber Network construction pay applications, change orders, and as-builds for accuracy. Ensure builders and contractors are in compliance with Exhibit K.
Responsible for scheduling maintenance activities for outside plant and facilities, this will include providing any needed supervision of contractors.
Construction Coordinator/Technical Support 2001-2004
Comcast - Puyallup, WA

Successfully coordinated and managed contractors for new build construction, plant maintenance and extensions including city-forced relocations.
Implemented and maintained budget for all new project funding.
Controlled and monitored company assets and materials for the engineering and construction department.
Maintained accurate cost spreadsheet summaries for all projects.
Independently composed and drafted correspondence for issuance to management and outside parties as required.
Assisted with completion of cabling including placing cable, splicing, conduit design, building per design, and trouble-shooting for outages.
Interacted with outside agencies for the timely completion of all repair and activity production.
Performed quality control inspections on a regular basis to assure quality and recommended additional training as needed.
Negotiated terms and conditions of construction contracts with individuals firms.

Lead Performance/Advanced Technician & System/Service Technician 1992-2001
AT&T Broadband Kent & Seattle, Washington

Supervised and trained contractors and AT&T personnel to build and sweep throughout South Sound Area.
Played a key technical role in designing, implementing, testing, and supporting new residential and business broadband services.
Accountable for preventative maintenance and testing, trouble-shooting, analysis of Ingress/Egress, repair and certification, including RF two-way systems.
Responsible for maintenance and restoration of fiber optic, transportation, and power systems.
Worked against aggressive schedules to ensure that deadlines of county franchise agreements were met.
Developed thorough understanding of sweeping, spectrum analyzers, OTDRs and other optical test equipment.
Tracked and communicated customer service problems and/or outages throughout the system to management and co-workers.
Developed expert knowledge of amplifiers, power sources, and fiber optics.


Introduction to Business - June 2003
Principles of Management - December 2002
Effective Supervision - October 2002
NCTI Certified Master Technician - 2001
Successful Completion of all N.C.T.I. Training Courses - 1992-1998
U.S. Marine Corps, Vehicles Operations - 1986-1990
Honorable Discharge of U.S. Marine Corps - 1990

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