Estimator/Project Manager

Name : Joel
Industry Type : Specialty Contractors
City & State : Boerne,Tx
Job Title Estimator/Project Manager
Relocation Preferences :
Objective : To obtain a position as an Estimator or Project Manager with a reputable construction company that invests in their employee's and provides opportunity for growth and advancement.
Resume :  
JOEL LONG
Project Manager and Estimator with 7+ years work experience with degree in Management and Human Relations having worked in residential and commercial construction; project management, construction staff management, sales, negotiating and customer service management.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Experience: Seven years experience in project management in a variety of roles including two plus years as a project manager/estimator in commercial drywall construction managing multiple projects and vendors, two years as a construction manager and a customer care manager in residential home building overseeing various projects and subcontractors, two years managing a crew of two or more in remodeling homes, and one year in sales as an account manager.
Customer Care: Cultivated client relationships to better understand their needs while acting in the best interest of the company. Understood the need for great customer/client satisfaction.
Management: Managed and maintained multi-level projects through strategic scheduling, meeting all major milestones, risk assessment, and meeting or exceeding budget goals. Trained and mentored new team members while giving constructive feedback, reinforcing skills and building self-esteem. I managed numerous subcontractors, vendors and overall project construction.
Networking: Developed relationships and networks with mid to high level managers to create new business as well as retain existing relationships.
Work Ethic: Proven self starter, working independently, while contributing to the success of the company
Organized: Utilized business judgment and time management skills to balance efforts in the field, multi-tasking to ensure goals and deadlines are consistently met or exceeded with great attention to detail.
Programs: Proficient in Auto-cad programs such as On Screen Take-off (OST), calculating, scheduling and other resource programs such as QuickBid, Build-Pro, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Talisma CRM.



PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


July 2009-November 2009 (Contract) Baker Triangle Ft. Worth, TX
Estimator
Completed 4 to 6 take-offs per week from blue prints in OST within scope of work of new, high end projects
Input calculations of take-offs into Quick bid to determine cost of work
Prepared bids for General Contractors, detailing inclusions and exclusions
Participated in job negotiations and pre-construction meetings

June 2007-June 2009 Matrix Interior/M.I.C.I. Carrollton, TX
Project Manager/Estimator
Responsible for regenerating relationships with former clients and seeking out new business
Completed 20 to 30 take-offs per week from blue prints in OST within scope of work
Input calculations of take-offs into Quick bid to determine cost of work
Prepared bids for General Contractors, detailing inclusions and exclusions
Developed job starts and material list for projects and managed projects(i.e. scheduling, R.F.I.s, submittals, bid packages, man hours, extras and change orders)
Participated in job negotiations, and pre-construction meetings





June 2005-February 2007 Village Builders Irving, TX
Construction Manager
Managed construction projects totaling over $6 million within designated deadlines
Oversaw scheduling and workflow of subcontractors
Trained and managed Customer Care Managers
Managed in-house paperwork and business flow including payroll and invoices
Ordered and distributed material needed during building process
Met personally with homeowners during building process to assure customer satisfaction
Customer Care Manager
Contributed to home building process offering assistance to construction managers
Facilitated completion of 20 to 40 warranty requests per week by managing workforce scheduling
Managed in-house paperwork and business flow including payroll and invoices

August 2004-June 2005 Centriq LLC Overland Park, KS
Account Executive
Met and excelled monthly sales objectives in competitive environment
Consulted Information Technology students in areas of IT certifications and training
Retained clients and gained referrals through consistent communication and follow-ups
Prospected for new accounts

October 2002-August 2004 Pencarp Construction Kansas City, MO
Remodeling Consultant
Incorporated business and marketing skills in aiding to develop bids for job opportunities
Operated in a supervising role over crew
Took part in remodeling homes

EDUCATION


MidAmerica Nazarene University Olathe, KS
Graduated with B.A. in Management and Human Relations, May 2005




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