JAMES V. EDMISTON
CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL
July 27, 2010
Human Resources Manager
Thank you for the opportunity to reply to you current search for a Construction Manger. I am a seasoned construction professional with experience in all types of commercial and residential construction projects. I am currently seeking a construction management position and will relocate as the job requires. You will find my salary requirements flexible and within the standard range for professional with my talents. I am available for an interview at any time. I possess a valid US passport and I have no restrictions on travel. Listed below is a synopsis of my construction management qualifications.
Fully experienced team player who has successfully completed over 30 projects.
Construction manager with past experience building churches, hotels, condominiums, restaurants, Post Offices, assisted-living facilities, apartment complexes, multi-family communities and high value custom residential, locally as well as in remote locations.
Proficient in all Site-work including; Site Clearing, Underground utilities, concrete and asphalt roadways, parking lots, and cast in place concrete retaining walls.
Experienced in structural concrete piling, post-tension, hollow core plank and Epicore floor systems.
Experienced in steel, wood and metal frame construction, along with all types of stone/brick veneers, cementitious stucco, including all types of EIFS type systems.
Experienced in supervision of all framing, MEP, drywall, trim and finish trades.
Trained in asbestos abatement and current with all standard OSHA safety practices.
Fully trained in all areas of subcontractor construction management, including construction budgeting, scheduling, project reporting and inspections along with turn-key project management.
Experienced with all requisite county, state, government, Architects and owners engineering designs and inspections, including project documentation and record keeping.
Experienced with projects of all sizes ranging from $50k to $23M.
Computer proficient in all MS Office and MS Project programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Trained and experienced with Primavera P3 and SureTrak.
Previous company positions include; Project Manager, Construction Site Manager, Project Superintendent, Estimator, and Qualifying Agent. FL License CBC053711
I am quite personable and capable of handling any of the tasks required for that successful completion of any construction project regardless of scope or size. As evidence I have included my resume with a list of Construction Projects to substantiate my work experience. If you have any questions, my contact information is listed below. I do look forward to hearing from you soon.
James V. Edmiston
705 Davis St.
Neptune Beach, FL 32266
JAMES V. EDMISTON
705 Davis Street 904-838-0135
Neptune Beach, FL 32266 jvedmiston[at]gmail.com
ObjectiveSeeking a Construction Management position as Project Manager, Site Manager or Scheduler for US or overseas construction projects.
Summary of Qualifications
Over twenty five years of successful experience managing building construction and renovation projects from inception through occupancy.
Experienced in new commercial, residential, hotel and restaurant construction as well as the abatement, demolition, and renovation of all types of existing buildings.
Trained in construction scheduling utilizing Primavera P3, SureTrak, & MS Project. Skilled with use of all MS Office programs and other office and field communications.
Expertly adept at working with engineers, architects, subcontractors, and field superintendents, to solve construction problems. Managed a 50+ person work crew of personnel to self-perform various construction trade activities.
Knowledgeable and experienced with living and working on the road in the US and abroad. Valid US passport expires 2017.
Construction Manager 2004-2008 & 1980-1999
Florida, Georgia, S. Carolina
Planned, organized, and directed all activities for the construction of projects of up to 4 stories utilizing wood frame, concrete block, hollow core plank, Epicore, cast in place concrete and structural steel systems. Supervised all MEP systems, elevators, interior and exterior finish trades, swimming pools, road ways, paving, and site drainage systems. Performed all daily field supervision, received material deliveries, project documentation, hosted staff meetings and executed project quality control.
Analyzed job specifications to develop Critical Path Method for all construction of projects using logical steps with time allocation and budget allowances to meet required deadlines. Successful completion of projects exceeding $23M in hard costs.
Conferred with various field trade supervisors, subcontractors, owners, architects, engineers and other design professionals to interpret project scope, to produce projects contracted specifications. Worked to resolve complex construction issues and solve work disagreements via negotiations or mediation.
Monitored all projects and revised schedules to compensate for the effects of delays, resulting from labor or material shortages, weather, and other onsite emergencies.
Responsible for on-site safety inspections and weekly subcontractor safety reviews to monitor compliance with OSHA construction and NFPA life safety codes.
Project Manager / Estimator 1999-2004
Utilized Project Management practices to prepare contracts. Experienced in negotiating revisions, changes, additions and modifications in Scope of Work to meet changing specifications of owners, architects, engineers or local jurisdictions. Consulted with clients, architects, engineers, designers, vendors, and construction managers to discuss and formulate hard cost estimates and to resolve project issues.
Responsible for project documentation including all plans, estimates, schedules, bidding, contracts, RFIs, RFPs, communications, planning, organizing, scheduling work, and compilation of project historical data and final closeout.
Analyzed blueprints and other documentation to prepare time and material costs, labor estimates, and Value-Engineering of products and services. Maintained and tracked actual project costs utilizing Primavera P3, SureTrak, and MS Project.
Utilized computer based programs to prepare schedules, cost / expenditure reports to provide project weekly and quarterly status updates to management and owners.
History of Major Projects: 1990-2008
Compass Group: (2005 -2008)
Crestwood Suites Hotel: Lakeland, FL $9.5M
Barbara Jeans Restaurant: Savannah, GA $1.5M
Oceans Edge Condominium: Jacksonville Beach, FL $ 23M
Holiday Inn Express Hotel: Brunswick, GA, $4M
Allora Custom Homes: (2002-2003),
Hammock Dunes: Palm Coast, FL, $3.5M :
ARC Denver: (1999-2001)
Florida Regional Capital Expenditure Projects (7 total), Florida, $9M
Finaly Inc.: (1999)
Post Offices: Camden South Carolina and Huger South Carolina, $3.8M
Delta Construction Inc.: (1997-1999)
Atria at San Pablo Assisted Living:, Jacksonville, FL, $1.8M
Atria at Timberlin Parc Assisted Living: Jacksonville, FL, $1.2M
Contravest Inc.: (1993-1997),
Timberlin Parc Apartments:, Jacksonville, FL, $10M
Tides at Marsh Landing Apartments: Jacksonville, FL, $12M
McCumber Homes Inc.: (1993), Ponte Vedra, FL, $3M
Pinnacle Homes Inc.: (1993), Ponte Vedra, FL, $3M
Bill Wilson Homes Inc.: (1990-1992) Jacksonville and Ponte Vedra, FL, $3.5M
Licenses: Florida Commercial Builder\'s License CBC053711
Education: Primavera P3 / SureTrak Construction Planning and Scheduling 1998 & 2010
30 Hour OHSA Safety 2010 (In progress)
10 Hour OHSA Safety 1995 / CPR Safety 101 1995, 1998, 2007
Florida Green Home Building Certifier 2010 (In progress)
Florida Institute of Technology 1976 / St. Leo College 1974
Antilles High School San Juan PR 1973