Senior Construction Manager

Name : Derek Robbins
Industry Type : Design Build Firms- EPC
City & State : Asheboro,NC
Job Title Senior Construction Manager
Relocation Preferences : anywhere
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Derek K. Robbins
608 East Kivett Street, Asheboro, NC 27203

(336) 953-9063derekrobbins[at]yahoo.com

Senior Estimator

----------------------------------------PROFESSIONAL PROFILE------------------------------------------
Professional expertise demonstrated through (20) years of combined experience of with preconstruction and operations experience on commercial construction projects.
Experienced with Preconstruction Delivery Methods: Design-build, negotiated, conceptual estimating, and hard bid.
Construction Markets experience: Financial, Religious, Healthcare, Education, Industrial, Warehouse, Manufacturing, Governmental, Military, Sports/Entertainment, Hotels, Automotive, Non-Profit, Office, Mission Critical, and Aeronautical.

---------------------------------------------QUALIFICATIONS-----------------------------------------------
Effectively demonstrates solid presentation skills and verbal/written communication skills.
Team leader to lead corporate vision and long-range planning initiatives.
Demonstrated leadership skills with ability and willingness to face challenges, direct others, and effectively address conflict.
Successfully develop and maintain Client relationships.
Executed problem-solving and decision-making strategies and coordinated cost saving activities.
Excellent computer skills. Proficient with MC2, Timberline, online plan rooms (isqft.com), Expedition, Suretrak and Microsoft Project, internet, and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
Personal characteristics: Excellent interpersonal skills, highly organized, detailed oriented, a professional attitude, highly motivated, and firm personality to manage projects independently or as a team member.

---------------------------------------------------------EDUCATION------------------------------------------------------
APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY; BOONE, NC (1989)
Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Technology (Construction Management)
Concentration in Construction
Minor in Marketing
CDT: Construction Documents Technologist certified.


--------------------------------------------PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE--------------------------------------------
McDowell Lumber (Consultant)July 2009- Current
Construction, Facilities, and Maintenance
Monitor construction of new addition and installation of new equipment.
Manage the grounds up keep and annual maintenance items.
Manage paint crews for painting safety rails.


D.H. Griffin Construction (Consultant) March 2009-June 2009
Senior Preconstruction Project Director / Estimating
Anticipate business and industry needs, challenges and obstacles and proactively recommend options for continues departmental success.
Interface with clients at the conceptual stage to determine the needs of the project.
Perform take-offs, accumulate subcontractor quotations, assemble estimate, develop outline specifications and generate a formal proposal
Developing a written description of scope of work and clarifications to present to owner.
Formulate and evaluate value engineering items; prepare formal document to deliver to Owner.
Project Manager
Develop a procurement and material schedule.
Review subcontractor quotes and verify completeness.
Buyout and management of subcontracts and purchase orders.
Develop site specific project layout plan.
Prepare monthly reports for management.


Weaver-Cooke Construction, LLCJuly 2007-November 2008
Project Director Preconstruction Services / Estimating
Meet with potential clients to access and understand their building needs and function.
Incorporate green construction at a no cost or minimal value to Owner.
Perform take-offs, accumulate subcontractor quotations, assemble estimate, develop outline specifications and generate a formal proposal, and delivery and review proposal to perspective client.
Developing a written description of scope of work and clarifications to present to owner.
Formulate and evaluate value engineering items; prepare formal document to deliver to Owner.


Samet Corporation; Greensboro, NC October 2000-July 2007
Senior Pre-Construction Project Manager / Estimating
Deliver cost estimates in different levels. ( SF basis, budget, design-build, and hard bid)
Understand land-related issues, project scope, and their affect on the project.
Perform take-offs, accumulate subcontractor quotations, assemble estimate, develop outline specifications and generate a formal proposal, and delivery and review proposal to perspective client.
Write scopes of work for bidding.
Hire, direct, and manage external consultants, project team, associates, and outsourced partners.
Manage and ensure that construction documents are consistent with Owners vision, meet architectural and quality standards, and constructability review. Inspire project team and partners to produce innovative and cost conscious designs and ideas.
Sales and Marketing
Maintain an active involvement in the community.
Respond to new project opportunities and have the ability to present proposals and credentials to Clients.
Participate in business development functions.
Meet with potential clients to access and understand their building needs and function.
Explain construction phase and process to owner.

Duke-Weeks Reality Corporation; Raleigh, NC January 1999- October 2000
Project Manager
Conduct weekly and monthly project meetings. Distribute meeting minutes.
Develop and maintain project schedule. Take actions to deal with the results of delays, bad weather, or emergencies at construction site.
Cost control. Review and approve subcontractor billings, purchase orders, and field P.O.s.
Plan, organize, and direct activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems.
Complete the project close-out process to include commissioning, as-built documentation, and operations/ maintenance manual.


Samet Corporation; Greensboro, NC August 1996-December 1998
Project Estimator

H.M. Kern Corporation; Greensboro, NCJanuary 1990-August 1996
Project Manager



----------------------------CAREER RELATED COURSES and SEMINARS-------------------------
SuperVISION: Series of courses for industry certification sponsored by the Association of General Contractors (AGC).
oAwarded Construction Supervisor certification by AGC.
oAwarded Professional Construction Supervisor certification by AGC.
Completed Courses: Total Safety Performance, The Professional Contract Supervisor, and Human Side of Project Success.
Seminars: Basic Construction Law, Risk Management, Project Management, Leadership, Scheduling, and Confined Space / Lock Out Tag Out.
Leadership Randolph


----------------------------------------------CIVIC ACTIVITIES----------------------------------------------
Re-elected to the Asheboro City Board of Education - November 2009
Currently serving second consecutive six year term on Asheboro Board of Education
oCurrent Board Member (2003-2015)
oBoard Vice-Chairman (2007)
oPolicy Committee Chairman (2006, 2008, and 2009)
Asheboro Booster Club member
Teachey Elementary School PTO treasurer
Youth sports coach
Boy Scouts assistant and pinewood derby coordinator
Central United Methodist Church: served as usher, Trustee board member, President and Vice President of Methodist Men, and President and Vice President of Sunday school class.

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