Name : David J. Smith
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : Palo Cedro,CA
Job Title Owner/President
Relocation Preferences :
Objective : I would like to secure a position as a Project Manager or Project Superintendent for a Residential Contstruction Firm.
Resume :  

I am a quality minded construction professional with over 26 years of experience in residential construction, light commercial construction and construction project management. I am a licensed general contractor, incorporated, fully bonded and insured. I possess good communication and people skills, am well organized, and possess a good understanding of construction processes. I have experience in construction bidding, building construction budgets, creating construction schedules, and tracking construction progress. I have worked with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Project.


October 2008 to Present:DJS Master Builders, Inc. Owner and President

Run and manage all aspects of residential remodeling projects.
Perform all aspects of residential finish carpentry.

April 2005 thru Sept. 2008:Construction Supervisor for Habitat for Humanity, and Chief Operating Officer for its affiliate, Building Innovations Group, Inc.

Organized, scheduled, and provided on-the-job instruction and oversight to non-skilled volunteers in the construction of single family residences.
Ran bid processes, created site work and vertical improvement costs for project budgets, wrote subcontract agreements, and provided oversight from start to finish of both light commercial and residential projects.
Hired crew members and provided management oversight to project superintendent.
Successfully completed two light commercial projects and thirteen single family residences including infrastructure for two small subdivisions.
Ran construction crew and performed hands on trade work in rough carpentry, concrete and finish carpentry.
Reported directly to the Chief Executive Officer.

2000 to April 2005:DJS Construction currently known as DJS Master Builders, Inc.
Owner and President

Wrote contract proposals.
Performed all tasks related to framing and finish carpentry.
Supervised and managed all phases of the building process.
Tracked and maintained building costs for each job.
Interfaced with and did progress reporting with all clients.

1989 to 1997:Dunmore Homes and Myers/Dunmore Homes, Sacramento, CA

Customer Service Manager (1994 to 1997)

Ran the Customer Service Department for a large residential home developer.
Reported directly to the owners of the company.
Produced monthly reports on the status of customer service related issues.
Responsible for setting up customer service departments for new projects in two out-of-state locations.
Supervised the customer service operations and departments in four states.
Hired and trained customer service personnel to handle the day-to-day workloads of each project.
Revised and updated Customer Service manual.
Performed final walk-through and customer service orientation with homeowners.
Investigated and trouble shot a variety of construction related issues.
Prepared for and represented the company in a variety of small-claims court cases.

Customer Service Representative (1989 to 1994)

Reported directly to the customer service manager
Met with homeowners to assess correction lists submitted to the customer service department.
Performed various repairs and corrections which fell within the companys warranty program and guidelines.
Produced work-orders to sub-contractors for the correction of trade-related warranty issues.
Interfaced with homeowners, project superintendents, and sub-contractors to successfully complete work items.
Investigated and trouble shot a variety of construction related issues.

1980 to 1989Worked for a variety of building contractors primarily in the Redding and Sacramento areas.

Performed all phases of residential framing and finish carpentry as an apprentice and journeyman carpenter.


Shasta College 1975Bethany College 1977
Redding, CA Santa Cruz, CA
AA degree in Psychology BA degree in Psychology


Mike and Kim BiscegliaFriend and former client530-526-9873

Terry TopolskiArchitect, former B.I.G. client530-243-9303

Julie OlsonFormer client530-243-1211

Jim BoydFriend916-729-1496

Brad GarrisonFriend and former co-worker530-941-9340

(Additional references can be provided upon request)

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