6151 OBannon Drive RESUME Home: (702) 871-8110
Las Vegas NV. 89146 LBCambra[at]aol.com Cell : (702) 686-9725
DIRECTOR OF CONSTRUCTION & PROJECT MANAGER
Successful Director of Construction and Project Manager with 30-year professional background leading all aspects of construction office management, budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis/reporting for commercial projects, restaurants, two and three story multi-family housing developments, single family housing tracts and custom homes. Demonstrated expertise training and leading on site construction teams.
Areas of Strength
Construction Office Management * Conceptual and Hard Cost Estimating * Contract Writing
Contract Negotiations * Budgets and Forecast * Strategic Business Planning * Expense Controls and Reduction * Process and administer Change Orders and RFIs * Scheduling of Construction Projects *
Proficient in Micro-soft Office, Excel, Word, SureTrak, and Project *
Rhapsody Partners LLC, General contractor, 10/2007 to 8/2008
3400 Carillon Point, WA, 98033 Phone: (425) 250-1050
Project Manager / Consultant
Assigned to complete the five acre park in The Village of Centennial Springs mixed use community. Bought out the infrastructure, Landscaping, site electrical, and site structures at a savings of $90.000 under the estimated $1,000,040 budget. Wrote all contracts for subcontractors and supervised the work in progress.
Estimated 27 town house units at $6.7 million. Estimated 7, second story condo loft units at $1.8: worked closely with Interior designer on upgraded items, put out project to formal bid, selected subcontractors, negotiated and wrote contracts. Town houses and condo units cancelled by contractor before start of construction.
Vanguard Construction LLC, General contractor, 1/2007 to 7/2007
6380 S. Valley View #114, Las Vegas, NV, 89118 Phone: (702) 434-1506
Hired to take over this 5 story, 3.2 million dollar condo project from Project Manager leaving the company.
Worked with structural engineer, architect, and MEP Engineers to resolve issues not acceptable to building department. Got final permits issued. Bought out final on-site & off-site Infrastructure, appliances, fixtures, and negotiated with subcontractors for savings of $110,000 under budgeted costs.
SNK Construction, General, Contractor, 1/2006 to 1/2007
1601 N 7th Street, Suite 420, Phoenix, AZ, 85014 Phone: (602) 261-7511
Opened and staffed a local office for this out of state contractor for the express purpose of overseeing the construction of 183 three story townhomes adjacent to the Galleria Mall in Henderson. Established the $19.6 million budget; wrote technical specifications for all trades; put the project out to bid and negotiated with subcontractors for a cost saving of $900,000. Made subcontractor selections and wrote all contracts. Attended meetings with Architects, Structural Engineers, MEP Engineers, Civil Engineers, and Owners to work out problem areas and to establish value engineering for cost savings.
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Professional Experience, continued.
In Motion Builders, Commercial General Contractor, 3/2005 to 1/2006
923 NW 31st Ave #202, Pompano Beach, Florida, 33069 Phone: (954) 698-0900
Completed 2 Kona Grill restaurants and 1 Bice Italian restaurant in Houston. All three projects brought in on time and in the budget.
Community Development Programs Center of Nevada, non-profit family services company 1/2000 to 3/2005
2009 Alta Drive, Las Vegas, Nevada, 89106 Phone: (702) 873-8882
Director of Construction
As Director of Construction I established the construction division of this non-profit organization. During my five years we successfully built two gated, for sale, housing communities consisting of 266 single family homes and nine multifamily/senior housing developments totaling 922 single family units. The two gated communities were built at a cost of $32 million dollars and sold for an $11 million dollar profit. The Multifamily units were held and leased by our in-house leasing division and after five years are projected to have a positive cash flow of approximately $1.1 million dollars annually.
Del Webb, Sumerlin---Gold Key Program, General Contractor, Custom Homes, 6/1995 to 1/1998
2952 Crib Point Drive, Las Vegas, Nevada, 89134
Senior Contract Administrator
Successfully ran the Gold Key program building approximately 120 semi-custom homes in the Sumerlin Community in the north-west portion of Las Vegas. These homes sold for between $3/4 million and $2 million dollars depending upon the buyers upgrades and typically netted 20 percent profit.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE ACQUIRED IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS
Hire, train, develop and supervise subordinates
Review Plans and write Contracts, scopes of work, and Schedule of values.
Solicit bids and proposals for infrastructure, site work and building construction.
Secure all necessary permits for the project.
Bid and Estimating
Review Plans and write scopes of work.
Analyze Bids and recommend selection of contractors,
Estimate costs, for both Conceptual and Hard cost budgets.
Write Contracts for Owners, Subcontractors and Vendors using standard company contract forms.
Negotiate contract terms and conditions with Subcontractors and Owners
Review Plans with Owner, engineers, Architect, & Subcontractors.
Determine best methods of construction.
Determine Alternate building materials & Products.
Submit cost analysis of savings for value engineering
Budgeting and Scheduling
Oversee and establish baseline budgets for construction operations.
Oversee and establish budgets for all Projects.
Oversee and establish schedules for all Projects.
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General Contractor, B-2 License Number 0059534, Nevada, inactive
General Contractor, License Number B 249993, California, inactive
General Contractor, B License Number 0059534, Hawaii, inactive
U.S. Army, Signal Corps.
A.A Degree, Oakland, CA
Business Administration & Personnel Management, Fresno State, Fresno, CA.
Bidding & Pricing Strategy seminar, Honolulu, Hawaii.
Profit & Research on Operating Factors seminar, Oakland, California.
Computer Estimating & Project Management seminar, Las Vegas, Nevada.
New Horizons computer courses, Las Vegas, Nevada :
Excel Level 1, 2, and 3,
Word Level 1, 2, & 3,
Access Level 1 & 2,
Project Level 1.