CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER
~ Specializing in Tenant Improvments & Mixed Use Projects ~
Results-driven, solution-oriented project manager with 7-10 years of experience managing complex construction projects, including restaurant upgrade renovations, tenant improvements, retail shopping centers, and mixed-use projects. Expert in directing multiple projects to successful completion through effective management and team collaboration while adhering to strict schedule timelines and budget.
Construction Project Management Design Development & Space Planning
Critical Path & Project ManagementPermitting and Building Codes
Quality Control ManagementTeam Building & Leadership
Safety & Compliance ManagementVendor Materials & Purchasing Mgmt
HILROCK CORPORATION, Los Angeles, California06/2007 to 08/2008
Project Manager/Purchasing Manager
Completed all aspects of construction projects including trouble-shooting structural and design problems during the constuction of a $15 million rehabilitation/conversion of 50,000 sq. ft. warehouse into 47-unit live/work loft project on time and within budget.
Ensured safety of job site and saved an estimated $30,000 through detection of numerous vendor flaws in construction.
Served as project lead for multiple simultaneous tenant improvement projects with a $75,000 budget, and completed all projects with profits of at least $25,000.
Reduced construction costs by 18% by establishing preferred vendors, improving tracking and scheduling processes, and implementing a maintenance log.
Created and managed constructions budgets up to $10M and maintained a variance between project budgets and actual cost of less than 1.5%.
Motivated superintendents and subcontractors to meet or exceed goals for quality and build time, and ensured that projects completed on time and within budget.
LUCIA DEVELOPMENT, LLC, Glendale, California02/2005 to 01/2007
Project Manager/Owners Representative
Conducted all project related operations including organizing job sites, developed schedules, and maintained quality control, ensuring all projects were completed on time and on budget.
Completed $10-15 million new ground-up construction of casual dining restaurants and retail strip center developments on time and within budget with no vendor or construction delays.
Secured cap ex budgets of $550,000 each in Burger King tenant improvement projects through exceptional project mangement, quick turn-around and dedication to corporate values.
Reduced material and equipment expenses by 15% through effective negotiation and establishment of valuable vendor contracts with National Restaurant Design, Burger King Corp and Furniture Limited Company.
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MDM ARCHITECTS, Pasadena, California01/2004 to 11/2004
Assisted Senior Project Manager in all phases of design, cost savings and vendor management in tenant improvement commercial project worth over $500,000.
Performed studies, layouts, preliminary work, and detailed construction drawings illustrating dimensions, material, and construction details on acad.
Reviewed trade work to guarantee quality and prevent extra costs at completion or warranty issues after occupancy. Acted as a liaison for Subcontractors.
MERLE NORMAN COSMETICS CORPORATION, Los Angeles, California09/1998 to 01/2004
Owner-Franchisee Liaison/Project Manager
Served as project lead in the design department oversaw all operation elements of corporate new store design features, remodels, relocations, and closings for retail and corporate locations.
Built, trained and managed new staff with a focus on successful completion through teamwork and dedication on a time and within budget.
Analyzed design layout floor plan options offered and sales volumes, and determined pricing in order to maximize franchisee profit.
Refined design prototype to reduce underutilized square footage and costs by 15% for over 1200 retail stores.
Increased franchisee sales by 20% by educating franchisees on value-added extras designed to increase property value and life enjoyment.
U.S. AIR FORCE, Offutt AFB, Omaha, Nebraska11/1986 to 07/1991
Non-Commissioned Officer Sergeant, Information Management Specialist
Served as administrative lead for information and communications management tasks and activities including staff support, publishing, records, administrative communications, and workgroup management.
Performed and operated classified and unclassified telecommunications network equipment including cryptographic equipment, modems, routers, switches and satellite equipment.
Managed electronic and manual publications and forms development, design, control, storage, and dissemination.
Received AF Organizational Excellence Award, AF Good Conduct Medal, AF National Defense Service Medal, AF Longevity Service Award Ribbon, NCO Professional Military Education Graduate Ribbon, and AF Training Ribbon.
UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX, Pasadena, California
Master of Business Administration, 2006
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTURE, Los Angeles, California
Bachelor of Architecture