SUMMARY OF SKILLS & ABILITIES
Proficient in handling computer with high level of expertise and formal training in AutoCAD, Autodesk Inventor 10, Architectural Desktop and Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint & Publisher.
Knowledge of the operating practices of construction, architectural, and building firms.
Knowledge of contract documents and specifications required to assess contract compliance and product/service quality.
Strong interpersonal communication skills, a professional attitude, and the ability to work effectively with architects and tradespersons.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, with a high level of organization and effective time management.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment, with deadlines, and manage projects independently or as a team member.
Great problem solving attitude with high degree of work precision.
David Bear, Inc., Urbandale, Iowa, 2006 - Present
Duties & Responsibilities
Manage and administer the fabrication and erection of structural steel, various construction components and installations for construction projects.
Participate in the planning and scheduling of construction projects as they relate to the structural steel trade.
Oversee all aspects of the management of construction projects, monitor and coordinate work performed with fabrication shop and field crews.
Estimate project costs, perform take-offs, and develop project proposal and communicate directly with the general contractor.
Review construction documents to prepare accurate bid proposals.
Review and interpret designs, architectural and structural drawings and direct detailers to prepare drawing according to shop standards.
Ensure that shop drawings are in compliance with design intent of the project.
Implement project management and disciplines in the area of scheduling, quality control, communication management, cost management and procure management.
Establish performance and delivery criteria prepare project schedules and plan material purchases and ensure that client and company requirements are being met.
Maintain control of documents, drawing revisions, and change orders.
Direct work sequencing to expedite project delivery and to maximize efficiency of fabrication shop and field erection crews.
Perform site inspections and approve installations.
Duties & Responsibilities
Design and develop layout of construction drawings to ensure structural integrity of steel construction projects.
Prepare erection and detail drawings using AutoCAD software.
Review plans, specifications and project specific fabrication shop drawings.
Prepare submittals, ensure accuracy and compliance with all codes, ordinances, standards, and regulations and send to the customer for review.
Check drawings from other draftsmen to ensure accuracy.
Review and make corrections as necessary to red line drawings.
Work with engineers and project managers to solve any issues that may affect the project.
Electrical Installation Technician, Erickson Electric, Pella, IA, 2003-2005
Parcel Post Distribution Clerk, U.S.P.S., Des Moines, IA, 1993-2004
Vatterott College, Des Moines, Iowa, April 2007
Associate of Occupational Science, Computer-Aided Drafting & Design
East High School, Des Moines, Iowa, January 1993
Master Builders of Iowa, Education & Professional Development, Des Moines, Iowa
Tough Minder Leadership-Accomplishing the Mission
The Art of Influence - Leadership in Challenging Times, Part I&II
How to Improve Your Profitability in a Tight Market
Finding Value & Opportunity in the Electronic Bid Market
The Future of Construction, The BIM Advantage
Construction Essentials: Technology to Manage Bids & Solicitations
AWARDS & ACTIVITES
East Des Moines Girls Softball Association, Des Moines, Iowa
Head Coach, Petites Division, 2010 Season
Field Preparation & Maintenance, 2010 Season
Assistant Coach, Petites Division, 2009 Season
Vatterott College, Des Moines, Iowa
Excellence in Drafting Award, April 2006
Achievement Award, Honor Roll 95% or greater, 2005-2006
East High School, Des Moines, Iowa
Iowa All-Conference Athletic Recognition, 1992-1993