Douglas E. Kneeland
Qualifications and Skills
Degreed professional with a proven track record of completing project on time and within customer specifications. Independent self-starter that recognizes the need for technological innovation to improve productivity. Forward thinking leader with strong computer skills, excellent verbal and written communication and time management skills, and work well within a team atmosphere.
Education and Certifications
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology; Concentrations in Construction Technology and Business Administration
Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
September 2005-PresentNFPA Certified Fire Protection Specialist
Insurance Services Offices (ISO) July 2002-June 2010
Evaluated qualification, maintenance, and installation of automatic fire suppression systems in commercial property. Performed scheduling, work prioritization, and workflow for all inspections. Utilized strong communication and interpersonal skills while performing inspections on client premises. Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office 2003. Performed property inspections on commercial building concentrating on loss control, underwriting, general liability, workers compensation, and life safety information.
Meet customer expected turnaround time for completed work at a rate of at least 90% for entire time at company.
Achieved company standards for bonuses for work competed on a regular basis.
Acquired and maintained NFPA certified fire protection specialist certification.
Moss-Marlow Building Company October 2000 March 2002
Completed estimates for public and negotiated bids. Created proposals for negotiated bids. Negotiated with subcontractor to develop budgets for negotiated projects. Lead completion of a full final punch list process to obtain a certificate of occupation on commercial building projects. Completed projects using proficient knowledge of AutoCAD 2000. Developed precision estimating skills using Timberline estimating program.
Participated in bid process to secure several major construction contracts.
Completed several large construction projects including two churches.
Tarheel Independent Contractors 2000
Developed Proficient knowledge of AutoCAD 2000. Learned and Installed Steel stairs for multi-family dwellings. Created shop drawings on AutoCAD for stairs in multi-family dwellings.
Completed company library of AutoCAD of stair shop drawing.
Lowes Home Improvement 2000
Developed strong communication and interpersonal skills while selling building materials to general public and contractors. Loaded and delivered building material for customers.
Developed proficient skills with use of a forklift.
Hunter Construction, Inc. May 1999 August 1999
Completed final punch list process to obtain a certificate of occupation on commercial buildings. Learned proper installation of reinforcing steel for poured commercial building footings. Learned proper assembly techniques of form construction for concrete foundations and pads on commercial projects. Assembled finished window construction.
Managed subcontractors when superintendent was off site.
Completed several commercial construction projects, including two government-building additions, a church, and the foundation of a large school.