Cief Estimator

Name : Scott N. Davis
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : Spring Grove,IL
Job Title Cief Estimator
Relocation Preferences : Denver - Colorado Springs
Objective : I am looking for a position in Estimating or Construction Management. In my past positions work included parametric cost estimating, life cycle cost analysis, cost estimating relationships and model development, cost risk analysis, performance measurement (earned value), project forecasting and risk assessment, cost-benefit analysis, and software cost estimating. Combined with 25 years of construction experience, both Commercial and Residential, under my belt I feel I can add a positive contribution to your company.
Resume :  
SCOTT NILSSON DAVIS HOME

Probuild[at]aol.com
Trustee Spring Grove Fire Protection District
Elected 2/2009 6 year term
Duties
Freedom Of Information Act Officer
Resolve disciplinary issues
Administer Fiscal Budget
Enforce state fire code
Volunteer EMT- B
o Maintain Clinical hours at Centregra Hospital McHenry, Il
2007 to present Commercial Carpentry Corp
Chief Estimator, Project Manager, Safety Coordinator
Estimating
Develop, write and implement estimating model Excel software
Prepared bidding requirements : Prequalification, Instructions to Bidders
Review assigned preliminary plan sets for discrepancies i.e. structure, design, material, finish,
etc
Prepared Scope of Work documents and Request for Proposal
Assembled Hard Bids and prepared final budget, Excel software
Write construction proposals for presentation to clients
Organize and supervise site visits (required by terms of the RFP)
Attended ASA meetings
Attended USGBC Meetings
Review estimating procedures, processes and quality on random projects
Project Management
Determine project credibility
Prepare Schedules and Work Breakdown Structures ( MS Project)
Coordinated and managed all sub contractors when applicable
Attended meetings: project, management, owners
Respond to all Requests for Information
Prepare all documentation
Information Technology
Review system architecture,
Review current operating system and software, recommend upgrades
Responsible for trouble shooting software and hardware glitches
Safety Coordinator
Review existing safety procedures and make recommendations for improvement
Inspect company equipment for OSHA compliance
Inspect job sites for company safety regulation and OSHA compliance
Issued safety violation notices
ASA Safety Award 2007-2010 Zero Accidents
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2006 to 2007, Orren Pickell Developers and Builders
Construction Estimator / Purchaser / Project Management
Estimating
Conceptual estimates developed in Timberline Estimating Software
Prepared bidding requirements : Prequalification of bidders, Instructions to Bidders
Prepared Scope of Work documents and Request for Proposal
Assembled Hard Bids and prepared final budget, Excel spreadsheet format
Write construction proposals for presentation to clients
Organize and supervise site visits (required by terms of the RFP)
Review assigned preliminary plan sets for discrepancies i.e. structure, design, material, finish,
etc.
Specialty Projects
Team Member, prepared infrastructure budget for proposed Sub Division
Pro-forma
Site Development, Utilities, Roads, Common Buildings, Cost Forecasting
Develop Proposal for Contractor Communications Web Site
Developed control charts for determining mean and standard deviation (3 Sigma) of project
losses over 2004, 2005, 2006. Developed theories for assignable cause on items considered out
of control
Develop Construction Costs Model
Purchasing
Review all vendor and subcontractor proposals for accuracy and terms
Issue all purchase orders, variance purchase orders, change orders bid requests ( Timberline
Accounting)
Write and administer all change orders
Maintain job costs reports (Timberline Accounting) throughout construction (weekly) to ensure
accuracy of costs
Review cost over runs, document and submit to Profit / Loss Committee
Review final job cost closing figures for accuracy, errors and omission, submit all documentation
to Legal Department for contract closing
Project Management
Prepared Schedule (Microsoft Project) and Work Breakdown Structures
Coordinated and managed all sub contractors; responsible for conflict
resolution
Respond to all Requests for Information
Chairman; meetings with clients, bank and investor representatives; architects; designers;
vendor representatives; local building, public works, and health officials, corporate construction
management.
Controlled site planning Surveying, staking, material management, temporary facilities.
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2006, Pepper Construction Company (Union)
Carpenter
References available from Gary Vogt; (formerly Director of Field Personnel) may be reached at the
Carpenter Training Center in Elk Grove
2003 2004 Airoom Architects & Builders
Senior Estimator
Estimating
Managed the estimation and costing of all materials for all Airoom projects
Inform team members and or management of any project requirements not included within the
specifications and cost estimates
Invoice approval of addendum submittals by superintendents and sub contractors
Track deliveries in the field
Manage specific costing and specification projects as assigned
Manage interface and integrity of Timberline PE and buyout systems
Submission of task and project status updates
Manage negotiations with suppliers to maintain contract costing, agreed upon terms and
conditions
Reviewed and updated Timberline database for labor and material costs
Team member for the development of construction standards publication
Held informal lunch seminars on construction technique for all departments
Reviewed architectural prints for design and structural flaws
Field drawings of specific assigned projects
1998 2003 Harold O. Schulz Company (Union)
Carpenter / Construction Supervisor
Trim Carpentry
Framing :
Direct supervision of carpenters and all subcontractors; maintaining a clean, safe environment;
continually inspecting for quality of work and adherence to building codes.
Participation in weekly meetings between client, management,
architects or designers
Procuring of materials and pricing from venders, labor estimates by
subcontractors
Creating scheduling estimates, long term and SIPS which incorporated the use of Gantt charts
and Pert (networking) charts using Microsoft Projects
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EDUCATION
McHenry Community College 2008-9
Emergency Medical Technician
Certification and State License 7/2009
Northwestern University
Information Systems Project Management 2006
Advanced Information Systems Project Management 2007
Information Systems Project Management Certificate 2007
This program carries 32 PDUs toward PMP certification
Northern Illinois University 1975 /1980
Department of Technology
Numerical Control
Business Management - minor
Kishwaukee College 1978-1979
Industrial Technology
Marketing - minor
Associate of Science in Technology
CERTIFICATIONS
Associated General Contractors of America
Superintendent National Certification Dec 8, 2004
In the order taken:
#6 Cost Awareness and Production Control 2004
#3 Problem Solving and Decision Making 2004
#4 Contract Documents and Construction Law 2004
#7 Accident Prevention and Loss Control 2004
#2 Oral and Written Communication 2004
#10 General and Specialty Contractor Dynamics 2003
#1 Leadership & Motivation 2003
#5 Planning & Scheduling 2002
#8 Project Management 2002
#9 Productivity Improvement 2002
AGC Instructor Training 2005
Carpenters Training Center Certifications:
AutoCAD LT 1 2002
AutoCAD LT 2 2002
AutoCAD LT 3 2002
Microsoft Projects I 2004
Microsoft Excel 2006
Aerial Lift certification 2007
Power Actuator Card 2007
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FAX 815-331-9197
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Miscellaneous
Ill. Dept of Public Health License EMT-B expires 7/31/2013
American Heart Association
Certified Healthcare Provider 2008-2011
CPR
AED
Abdominal Thrust (formerly Heimlich Maneuver)
Certified Heart Saver, BLS CPR & AED Instructor 8/2010
Certified EEFirst Aid Instructor 8/2010
OSHA
OSHA 10 Construction Safety 2004
OSHA 30 hour Construction Safety 2007
Workshops
New Horizons full day sessions
Microsoft Excel 2008
Microsoft Project 2008
Northwestern University
IT How to: Strategy for the SOX Audit 2007
(Sarbanes Oxley Legislation)
American Society of Professional Estimators: 2006
Estimating Academy Atlanta, Georgia
o Estimating with Electronic Documents
o Estimating Green Building (LEED)
o Scheduling
U.S. Green Building Council
Nuts and Bolts of LEED Contractor Training program 4/2008
LEED A/P Study Sessions 2008 present
New Construction
Third Party Certification
Air Quality
Regionalization
Registered for the Green Associate Exam 2010
SCOTT NILSSON DAVIS HOME 815-307-8241
CELL 815-354-1447
FAX 815-331-9197
sdavis[at]scottndavisllc.com
Organizational Affiliations
Affiliate Member Associated General Contractors of America (AGC)
Instructor: Superintendent Training Program
Carpenter Training Center, Elk Grove, IL.
Member Project Management Institute
Member American Society of Professional Estimators
Member United States Green Building Council
Steering Committee Member NNW Branch
2008 Co-Chairman Education Committee
American Red Cross - Trainee
Member- Disaster Action Team
Health Services Team
Accident Scene Management Inc.
Lead Instructor Bystander Assistance Program
Basic
Advanced
American Heart Association
Instructor: CPR & AED
Heart Saver
Basic Life Support
Emergency Care and Safety Institute
Instructor: First Aid

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