Synopsis: My eye for detail, production mentality, and customer delight attitude makes me the ideal applicant. Having grown up in Mexico and lived in the USA for 14 years, not only do I understand both cultures, I am also fluent in both Spanish and English and can transition from one to the other with ease. I am a hard worker, dependable, and honest. I am self-motivated, love challenges, and enjoy motivating others. I am knowledgeable of many aspects within the construction industry with over fifteen years of hands on managerial and estimating experience. I am a highly respected leader with a demonstrated talent in spearheading construction projects from start to finish while maximizing profit, quality, and customer satisfaction.
Skills/Training: On-Screen Takeoff, Quick Bid, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook), Adobe, MS Project, basic AutoCAD, Builders Exchange, OSHA 30 training, Pulte Top Gun training, Karrass Effective Negotiating training.
CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER / SENIOR ESTIMATOR
As a construction project manager and senior estimator working for this stone and tile fabricator/installer, I have refined my management and estimating skills. I have used the skills I have learned over years of management in different construction areas to pull together competitive bids and provide a superb service to general contractors and owners. By using estimating software such as On-Screen Takeoff and Quick Bid, I have professionalized the way our organization bids and manages each job. Through my efforts and professionalism, I have developed relationships with contractors, designers, suppliers, and owners in promoting our services throughout the Western Washington area.
CONSTRUCTION SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER
Los Cabos, Mexico
As a construction senior project manager working with this world-renowned international builder-developer I became proficient in the methods and politics of building in Latin America. I used my estimating skills to streamline our purchasing and contracting processes while using my leadership skills and cultural-language background to empower my teams to develop good judgment in planning and executing their daily responsibilities. In a brief period of time I soared to become one of the most respected and trusted company employees outside of the United States.
CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER
As a construction project manager working with this homebuilder I gained unlimited professional training and knowledge of the construction industry. I used my skills to coordinate contractors and build a cohesive team of peers. Together we reduced our build-time from 98 to 58 days, improved quality, and increasing Customer Satisfaction scores from 60 to 95 percent, thus providing a quicker return on investment to our shareholders while securing buyers for life. I earned the respect and confidence necessary to fulfill my duties, and achieved extraordinary goals.
Santa Teresa, NM
As a construction superintendent working for this semi-custom homebuilder I used my management skills to organize a successful team of employees, buyers, vendors, and sub-contractors. I oversaw every stage of construction while performing customer service, land development, estimating, purchasing, drafting, and some sales duties. Because of my ability to coordinate the contractors and promote customer satisfaction, the company went from building just over 30 homes a year to over 100 homes a year.
CONSTRUCTION PROJECT ESTIMATOR
El Paso, TX
As an estimator working for this commercial construction contractor I used my skills to coordinate employees, buyers, vendors, and sub-contractors. I was responsible for bringing together vendors, contractors, and inspectors to complete major highway, infrastructure, building, and land development projects. During my employment we were awarded numerous projects, including many multi-million dollar projects.
As a construction superintendent working for this commercial builder I learned construction skills that have served me well. I oversaw hundreds of subcontractors and did much of the work myself. Some of the skills I developed were in plumbing, electrical, insulation, flooring, framing, grading, sheet metal, concrete, and operating heavy equipment. During my employment the company flourished by being able to trust me with coordinating and managing projects.
EDUCATION AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Masters of Business Administration. University of Phoenix. Expected graduation 4/2011.
Bachelor of Arts (History). Arizona State University.
Eagle Scout. Boy Scouts of America.
Missionary. Northwest Mexico. Served a two-year proselytizing mission for my church where I learned communication and ethic skills that cannot be learned anywhere else.