Name : Forest Draper
Industry Type : Design Build Firms- EPC
City & State : Radcliff,Ky
Job Title Builder
Relocation Preferences : Yes
Objective : Manager
Site Foreman
Resume :  
Forrest Draper
797 Yates Dr
Radcliff KY 40160
Home 270 246 5090
Cell: 270-317-0322
E-Mail: bigbanddrummer1[at]


45 years construction knowledge, all aspects of residential and commercial building: including entitlements, estimating, sales, bidding, supervision, on/offsite management, buyout, land development, on site utilities/turnkey. Skill Craftsman: carpenter, electrical, heat/air, plumbing, drywall, painting, roofing, concrete. Licensed builder and construction engineer (# 301987) on the east and west coast from 1962 thru 1994.

Old timer, computer literate, road warrior for over 15 years. Most of recent commercial projects are in trouble - hired by phone and at jobsite ASAP. Heavy commercial and residential experience (have built more than 15,000 new homes). Used to working long hours and week ends when required. Pay generally is about $45 to $50 per hour contingent on geographical location of project plus appropriate per diem.

Seeking any challenging management position, will travel. Prefer contract jobs.

Oct 20 to Jan. 12 At Ft. Campbell, Ky as a QCM/SM/Eng. On a 11 Mil project. USACE
And QBS friction . Job on hold due to heavy contamination of soil. 30 hr OSHA Safety, CPR, QCM Cert. updated.

July 08 to Sept. 08 At present rehab(tool bag on) of two homes in foreclosure purchased for resale. Also rehab Redmar rental from $15.000 damage/cleanup. (Completed)

Oct 07 to Jul 08 Construction Manager/Engineer: Federal Building/Post Office/Court House in Greenville, MS for GSA. Total repair and renovation for Don Todd Associates - $2,000,000 project. Two Courts, Marshalls office, IRS, SSI, FBI, Etc. Judges chambers.

Apr 07 to Aug 07Project Manager: New construction of a Napa Auto Parts store in Jackson MS for S & B Construction.

Sep 06 to Dec 06Project Manager/Engineer: New construction of a Napa Auto Parts store in Champaign IL for S & B Construction - new concept store - $1,200,000 project - 6000 SF project.

Jan 06 to Apr 06Project Manager: New tenant finish out of a jewelry store at a mall in Lafayette IN.

Sep 05 to Dec 05Project Manager: Four month contract to help finish casino upgrade and porte-cochere at the Remington Race Track in Oklahoma City OK.

Feb 05 to Sept 05Consulting Project Manager/Engineer: Schaefer Management Company in Gaithersburg MD - contract job - rehab of community pool, office, equipment room, baths and slide for the City of Laurel Parks MD - $3,000,000 project - renovation of a 30,000 SF office space for a computer company in Columbia MD - renovation of a school for troubled kids - hired to finish projects.

Oct 04 to Jan 04Project Manager: New construction of a Dollar Tree store in Derby VT for private owner.

Jul 04 to Oct 04Project Manager: New construction of a Bombay store in Chicago IL for Gallant Construction.

Sep 03 to May 04Quality Control Manager/Site Manager: Demolition at Wright-Patterson AFB in Dayton OH for Sentential Construction & the Army Corps of Engineers - $1,700,000 project.

Aug 03 to Feb 04Owners Representative: Rebuilding a tornado damaged home in Radcliff for private owner.

Feb 03 to Jun 03Superintendent: Tool bag on to help restore historical farmhouse for private owner in Canton NC owner was Engineer on Kings Hawaii bakery plant project in Torrance CA (see previous job).

Oct 01 to Dec 02Construction Manager: New construction of a Kings Hawaii bakery plant in Torrance CA for Therma Construction Management Services Inc - $60,000,000 project - initial site mobilization including contract negotiations and awarding of grading, foundations and plumbing contracts, etc. - provided key interface between City of Los Angeles Building and Safety and the project architect - expedited permits with city.

Nov 99 to Sep 01Project Manager/Engineer: New construction of a Mathis Brothers furniture store, showroom and restaurant in Tulsa OK for Fleming Construction - design built Butler roof system and tilt wall - $12,000,000 project.

Apr 99 to Sep 99Project Manager/Engineer: Take over new construction of a Flying J truck stop in Tulsa OK for PGD from Brigham City UT - $12,000,000 project - diesel, gas and propane islands, 3 restaurants, game room and showers - opened in Sep 99 on schedule.

Jan 94 to Dec 98Project Manager/Engineer/Construction Manager: Responsible for all construction of new/remodel, site prep of commercial shopping centers nationwide, including the Cotton Wood Mall in Albuquerque NM, Eastgate Plaza in Wichita KS, North Point Center in Joplin MO and Yoder Plaza in Newport News VA for Ridgemar Construction in Fort Worth TX - included Best Buy, Office Max, Barnes & Noble (turned over in 63 days), Don Pablos, Circuit City, Target, and Toys R Us - take over a 52 unit motel in Sharon Springs KS construction manager for Army Corps of Engineers in Fort Buchanan PR - take over phase 1 of 2 of a $90,000,000 contract to renovate all existing and new government buildings on Army base for relocation of communica-tion center from Panama completed in Dec 98 - also managed jobs on Fort Steward GA and Hunter AFB - heavy asbestos abatement.

Jan 70 to Dec 74Construction Manager: Built 3,600 new homes a year in Denver for Fred Sproule Homes built 96 new four-plexes, a new 285 unit apartment building, 160 new custom homes in Palm Springs CA and a Medium Rare Steak House - remodeled a 375 unit Desi-Lou Hotel in Indian Wells CA and a Tony Romas (fire rehab) in Ingleside CA built new homes for Jack Jones in Palm Dessert CA and also Bill Holden ($3,400,000 project) - remodeled Frank Sinatras home, his mothers home and Ginger Rogers home - VP Construction for Murrieta Hot Springs Resort.

Jan 66 to Dec 69Licensed Builder & Engineer: Southern Calif. Jobs at Van Nuys Airport, Edwards AFB., Owner of Handicapped Specialists of California AHCA - total upgrading of building codes for New Start Homes to save license new construction of 185 room Residential Care Center in Reseda CA, two nursing homes in Sylmar CA - rehab of 300 bed Canoga Park Hospital in Canoga Park CA - earthquake repair for Woodland Hills Psychiatric Clinic Hospital in Woodland Hills CA and Sylmar VA Hospital & Canoga Park High School/Woodland Hills High. - VP of Construction for Great Western Cities, built homes in California City CA, Cochiti Lake NM and Colorado City CO Built two Trent Golf courses, a 275 unit trailer park, a 110 Room Holiday Inn and food processing plants in Seneca KS ands Sunnyslope WA.

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