WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT MR. HARPER:
He is an engineering professional with strong civil and construction engineering management background complemented by work experience in public and private sectors of construction. Mr. Harper is effective at combining creative thinking with logical ideas to develop solutions toward challenging problems and he has proven success in self-managed and team-based projects. A self-starter, he also has exceptional verbal and written skills with a detail-oriented approach for completing projects and assignments.
MS, Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering Management August 2007
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO GPA 3.66 overall
BS, Civil Engineering December 2005
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO GPA 3.62 overall
Estimating & SchedulingAccounting & FinanceEngineering Computing
Leadership & ManagementStatics & DynamicsAutoCAD Design
Design DevelopmentMechanics of MaterialsLand Surveying
Water & Wastewater Eng.Geotechnical EngineeringEnvironmental Engineering
Transportation & DesignStructural AnalysisFoundation Engineering
Tandem Enterprises, Inc., Englewood, CO August 2008 April 2010
Provided project engineering / management for various commercial construction projects. Responsibilities include pre-construction analysis, cost engineering, project controls, design drawings review, conceptual and construction proposal estimating, scheduling and budgets & billing.
Performed complex calculations, accountability and estimates for projects, change orders and time and material costs. Supplied cost engineering information, cash flow and forecasting reports.
Coordinated activities and costs with project changes and scheduling. Updated baseline schedule weekly and provided look-ahead critical path schedules and reports.
Projects located throughout Denver Metro area. All projects completed on time and under budget.
ARC Integrated Program Management, Inc., Boulder, COJuly 2007 July 2008
Performed construction management tasks including production tracking, scheduling, cost engineering, RFIs, tracking changes and updates to projects.
Prepared cost estimates, budgets and cost breakouts, cash flow and forecasting future costs, and project schedules for Owners and planning board review.
Projects included hospitality renovations and additions for Ritz Carlton Hotels in California and Hawaii. All projects completed on time and under budget.
Architectural Resource Consultants, Inc., Boulder, CO February 2005 June 2007
Construction Management Intern
Assisted in the review and evaluation of project proposals and engineering specifications submitted by architectural, engineering, and contractor firms.
Assisted in an administrative role to help with cost engineering reports, RFQ/Ps, schedules, change orders and RFIs.
Projects included capital improvement projects including new schools and renovations for Summit School District and Roaring Forks School District in western Colorado.
Windows XP, Vista and 7, MS Excel and VBA, MS Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook, AutoCAD, AutoCAD Land Desktop, AutoCAD Civil 3D, MATLAB, ArcGIS, MS Project, Prolog, SureTrak, P3, Timberline, Crystal Reports