Results-oriented, hands-on construction management professional with more than twenty-five years of experience in the construction industry. Verifiable track record with the successful completion of many projects through coordinating trades and managing crews, developing relationships and building a positive rapport with contractors, building officials, vendors, and clients all the while maintaining the highest personal and professional integrity and completing the project on schedule and on budget.
Areas of Expertise :
Construction Planning & Scheduling
Organization & Time Management
Quality Control Management
Estimating & Job Costing
Team Building & Leadership
Job Site & Safety Management
Vendor & Materials Management
Rick Hamm Construction Inc., CA 2009-present
Superintendent/Assistant Project Manager/Estimator
RHC Inc. is a self-performing construction company with approximately 65 employees. I am presently employed there as a Superintendent/Assistant Project Manager and Estimator. Currently I am finalizing the completion of a $1.2 million church expansion and overseeing a $1.9 million church remodel and several other smaller projects totaling over $250k. One of my responsibilities is to manage the carpenter labor work force for RHC Inc., which consist of around 10 employees. When my schedule permits I also take on estimating duties. As an Assistant Project Manager my responsibilities include: job coding, approval of time cards and invoices, requesting RFIs, processing submittals and forecasting for billings. As a Superintendent I am responsible for scheduling sub-contractors and vendors, procuring materials, ensuring the safety and security of the job site, forecasting and adjusting the construction schedule, communicating daily/weekly/monthly progress reports, pulling permits and requesting building inspections.
UPRIGHT CONSTRUCTION, CA/WA 1994-2008
This is a company that we started from the ground up and our goal was to exceed customer expectations in the area of service and quality. We specialized in residential remodels, home improvements and light commercial (tenant improvements). We consistently delivered our jobs on time and on budget. Our business was 90% referral based, a testament to how happy and satisfied our customers are with our service.
Santa Margarita Water District, CA 1990-1994 I was employed in the operations department as a Maintenance Worker I. My primary responsibilities were maintaining district facilities and infrastructure, responding to customer calls and work orders, facilitating the district valve and hydrant program, new construction track walks for domestic water and responding to Underground Service Alerts (U.S.A.s). I also cross-trained in various departments several times a year including: water distribution, sewer treatment plants, line cleaning and engineering.
Apprentice-Foreman, Various Contractors, Ca 1982-1994
I worked for many different Licensed General Contractors & Sub-Contractors learning many different trades in preparation for obtaining my own General Contractors License. Along the way I learned much more than just the skills needed for different trades, I learned how to manage people and resources to fit specific time lines and schedules. I learned that communication is the key to preventing problems and that team work is the key to success.
Capistrano Valley Christian School, 1972-1985
Saddleback Community College, 1985-1987, classes focused on business and general ed.
Over 350 hrs of continuing education preparing for and maintaining certifications and licenses.
Associations, Certifications & Licenses
California Structural Pest Control Board (Applicator & Field Representative license), 1988
California General Contractor License. 1996
Western Regional Master Builders Association, 1996
Home Improvement Certification (CSLB), 1998
Home Inspection Certification (CREIA), 1999
Washington General Contractors License, 2006
National Association of Home Builders, 2006
Spokane Home Builders Association, 2006
Currently Pursuing: CCMA Certification, LEED Certification
Expertly skilled in the use of all hand, power and pneumatic tools and most light duty equipment (i.e. Bobcat, Forklift, Skip-loader). Computer literate and versed in the use of E-mail, Excel, Internet, Quickbooks Pro, Quicken and Word Processing. Excellent Communication and people skills