Owner / Contractor

Name : Bell 85
Industry Type : Specialty Contractors
City & State : Ethelsville,AL
Job Title Owner / Contractor
Relocation Preferences : MS, AL, TN, GA
Objective : To acquire a management position with an established company that can utilize my vast experience in management, the construction and design industry, and my creativity and eye for quality.
Resume :  
Daryl Bell


Profile
A self motivated professional who places strategic emphasis on quality, maintaining a high level of ethics and integrity. Vast experience in management, residential and commercial construction, reading technical drawings, fabrication, production and maintenance. Knowledgeable in set-up and networking of computer systems. Proficient with Personal Computers, software installation, and applications including Microsoft Office.

Work Experience
2003-2010
Legacy Design & Construction Columbus, Mississippi
Owner/Contractor

Plan, Organize, and Execute new construction, renovations, and additions
Assess Clients objectives and requirements
Review architectural drawings pertinent to each project
Coordinate designs, schedules, and budgets to optimize project completion
Negotiate cost agreements and work schedules with sub-contractors
Draft bid proposals for overall construction budget, material cost, and time estimate
Effectively advance construction projects from concept to finished product, ensuring highest standard of workmanship and quality
Work hands-on with a wide variety of hand tools, shop equipment, and machinery
95% of projects delivered on-schedule and under or on-budget
Achieve 100% customer satisfaction rating by performing customer satisfaction follow-up reviews

Summer 2010
Worked with HGTV on Project: Billy B Season 1 via World of Wonder Production Company
- Assisted the show founder with design ideas and implementation
- Worked alongside executive producer, art producer, project manager, and camera crew
- Worked hand-in-hand with Los Angeles Art Team
- Built and installed design ideas

2000-2003
Waukaway Distributors, Inc. Columbus, MS
Business Administrator

Managed operations of a state of the art water bottling facility
Maintained QC files, test results, and reports of water samples taken bi-weekly
Evaluated work in progress and inspections of all product released from facility
Investigated and reported on problem areas and special projects
Acted as liaison between business owner, management, and distributorship
Recruited, trained, and supervised employees
Maintained distributorship routes
Supervised inventory of warehouse
Negotiated costs of equipment, inventory, and supplies
Negotiated contractual agreements pertaining to leased equipment
Generated positive sales growth in wholesale and retail markets
Analyzed existing sales methods and developed new strategies to redirect the sales focus and enhance product awareness
1998-2000
Bells Backhoe and Dirt Service Columbus, MS
Owner / Operator

Managed all aspects of a small business including tax payments, licensing, insurance, and advertising
Solicited and negotiated bid proposals for jobs
Scheduled and coordinated jobs from the conceptual development through final construction on a timely and economical basis
Operated dozers, loaders, backhoes, lifts, and tractors
Negotiated costs on equipment, inventory, and supplies
Tracked and controlled construction costs against the project budget to avoid cost overruns
Completed onsite jobs for multi-million dollar companies such as C.S.S.I., Bryan Foods, and Akzo Nobel
Consulted and worked with prominent contractors
Maintained all equipment

1985-1998
Burford Electric Service, Inc. Columbus, MS
Electric Motor Mechanic / Quality Assurance Inspector

Accomplished electric motor mechanic with a vast knowledge of various sized motors ranging from fractional to 1000s of horsepower
Awarded the Quality Assurance Director position after 9 years of an exemplary track record of service and performance
Cofounded, implemented and managed a Quality Assurance Program based on ISO 9000 regulations
Created and developed forms for all QA test data
Conducted inspections insuring that the quality systems processes and procedures were in compliance with all required QA standards
Integrated Quality Assurance revisions
Generated Quality Assurance reports reflecting all test data for customers
Investigated and adjusted customer complaints regarding quality
Completed and maintained test results on motors up to 9000 H.P.
Assisted in motivating crews with in-house and onsite projects, encouraging a teamwork environment
Assisted in third party calibration audits on all test equipment
Solely responsible for disassembly, testing, reassembly, inspection and recertification procedures of all U.L. motors
Accountable for administering stringent tolerance and guideline requirements by Underwriter Laboratories and assuring that all work performed complied within U.L. requirements
Maintained 100% accuracy of logs and records for all U.L. motors recertified
Assisted and accompanied U.L. auditors during quarterly in-house audits
Submitted all test data, recertification plates, reports, and equipment calibration forms to the U.L. auditors
Worked with onsite teams responsible for removing, repairing and reinstalling machinery from plant sites
Assisted in precision laser alignment analysis, and preventive maintenance on machinery at various plant sites such as T.V.A., Weyerhaeuser, News Print South, and Akzo Nobel


Education
Graduate of Caldwell High School, May 1985
Columbus, MS 39702

Mississippi State Board for Community and Junior Colleges
Silver Career Readiness Certificate

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