Estimator/ Project Manager

Name : Jen Carr
Industry Type : Specialty Contractors
City & State : Long Beach,California
Job Title Estimator/ Project Manager
Relocation Preferences : Albuquerque, NM
Objective : As a driven and accomplished professional who has created viable bid packages, liaised with cross-functional staff, implemented safety methods and procedures, and successfully executed major initiatives on time and under budget, I am now seeking the opportunity to join a company such as yours in a Project Manager capacity. Possessing honed skills in analyzing architectural drawings, controlling budgets, and utilizing OST/QuickBid and The Edge software proficiencies, I am confident in my abilities to generate superior gains as a member of your team. I am also a Certified OSHA Construction Outreach Trainer and an N.A.C.E level 1 Coatings Inspector.
Resume :  
6285 E. Spring St. #441 Long Beach, California 90808
907-654-9049 jencarr13[at]


Versatile Project Management professional adept at creating viable bid packages, liaising with cross-functional staff, implementing safety methods and procedures, and successfully executing major initiatives on time and under budget. Noted for expertise in analyzing architectural drawings, controlling budgets, and utilizing OST/QuickBid as well as The Edge software for outstanding results. Certified OSHA Construction Outreach Trainer and N.A.C.E. Certified Level 1 Coating Inspector.

Leadership, Supervision, Mentoring Multi-Project Management Bid Packages
Resource Management Negotiations Safety Plans Issue Resolution
Equipment Maintenance Budgeting, Cost Control Scheduling Staff Management
OST/QuickBid and The Edge Software Expertise


AA-1 SERVICES, Paramount, California 2007-2009
Industrial Coatings and Blasting Company.

Project Manager and Estimator
Recognized for hands-on project management, timely issue resolution, and effective customer communication skills. Utilized extensive industry knowledge in preparing bids for fuel tanks, potable water tanks, and pipelines spanning CA, OR, NV, and AZ. Proactively attended job walks and analyzed highly complex bid documents. Liaised with bid bond companies, and called for bids on structural work, dehumidification, scaffolding, paint products, cathodic protection, and lifts/forklifts. Maintained in-depth knowledge of current standards and leading-edge technologies. Controlled budgets, crafted detailed work schedules, and ensured equipment availability. Prioritized creation of site-specific safety plans garnering exceptional results. Coordinated with superintendent and foreman, provided regular status updates to owner, generated RFIs and PCOs as needed, and consistently ensured project completion within aggressive timeframes.

Spearheaded multiple projects valued at up to $1.7 million on time and under budget completion, liaising closely with cross-functional staff, applying extensive knowledge of industrial coating and blasting practices, and forging viable safety plans.

UNITED PARCEL SERVICE (UPS), Cerritos, California 2007-2008
Leading global transportation company.

Nightsort Part-Time Safety Supervisor
Enhanced staff performance and overall safety for major Southern California hub, effectively supervising 350-500 staff annually. Prioritized key tasks, solved issues, conducted on-the-spot training, and executed disciplinary actions when necessary. Maintained equipment. Managed hub documentation and reports.

Conceived and successfully implemented safety methods and procedures greatly reducing incidences of injury amongst staff.

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RAYMOND INTERIOR SYSTEMS, Orange, California 2005-2007
Commercial Drywall and Metal Stud Company.

Project Manager and Estimator
Noted for attention to detail in preparing bids for major General Contracting companies in Southern California region. Analyzed blueprints and resolved discrepancies. Conducted walk-thrus, and continually liaised with project stakeholders. Crafted submittals, schedules, and all other documentation necessary for timely bid package completion. Recognized for exceptional team management throughout all project phases, close monitoring of site work, and targeted application of OST/QuickBid software expertise.

Managed 20+ separate projects simultaneously throughout tenure, controlling resources, delivering strategic insights, and exceeding profitability targets.

MIDWEST CONSTRUCTION GROUP, Chicago, Illinois 2002-2005
Drywall Subcontractor.

Project Manager and Estimator- Consultant
Created in-depth bid packages for major General Contracting companies, encompassing submittals, schedules and related documentation. Provided total project management, guiding teams, resolving issues, and developing targeted safety plans. Applied knowledge of the The Edge software, as well as analyzing complex architectural drawings. Completed critical projects on time and under budget.

THE LEVY COMPANY, Chicago, Illinois 2001-2002
Drywall Subcontractor.

Project Manager and Estimator
Noted for exceptional multi-project management. Prepared bid packages for major GC companies. Guided and mentored project teams, controlled scheduling, and attended site meetings. Analyzed blueprints. Created safety plans. Ensured resource availability and proper maintenance of equipment.


Carpenter for Boller Construction (2000-2001)
Carpenters Apprentice for The Levy Company (1997-2000)
Analyst for Air Sampling for Bain Environmental (1997)
Carpenters Apprentice for American Acoustics (1995-1997)


OSHA Construction Outreach Trainer
NACE Coating Inspector Level 1
AWCI EIFS Industry Professional Certification
Registered Home Inspector Certification
Asbestos Fiber Counting Certification
Permit Required Confined Space Entry Certification
Hazardous Waste Worker Training (40 hr) Certification

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Emergency Management, Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ Online
Construction Management Coursework, Triton Community College, Illinois
Industrial Hygiene Coursework, Old Dominion University, Virginia
General Studies Coursework, Norfolk State University, Virginia

Project Management, Villanova University
Chicago and Northeast Illinois District Council of Carpenter Apprentice and Trainee Program

Respiratory Protection, Certificate of Competence
Aerial Work Platform Trainer Program, Certificate of Competence
Respiratory Fit Test Training Program, Certificate of Competence
Forklift Safety Trainer, Certificate of Competence

OSHA 500 Trainer Course in OSHA Standards for Construction Industry
California Notary Public Class
Suretrak Project Management Tracking Tool

SSPC C3 Supervisor Course in Lead Removal
SSPC C2 Course in Specifying and Managing Protective Coatings
SSPC C1 Course in Fundamentals of Corrosion
SSPC Train the Trainer, Blasting and Coatings

CPR and First Aid
OSHA 510 Standards for Construction Industry
OSHA 2045 Machinery and Machine Guarding Standards
Scaffolding 1-Day
Confined Space Awareness
Aerial Mobile Power Lift
Forklift User
Fall Protection Awareness

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