Name : John S Walker Jr
Industry Type : Architects
City & State : Charlotte ,NC
Job Title Estimator
Relocation Preferences : none
Objective : OBJECTIVE Estimating personnel to accurately prepare concept and contract cost estimates, develop work scope, bid packages and check contract drawings prior to final estimates, thus expand operations, increase productivity, and make completive bids on recent projects.
Resume :  


              For four years served as hurricane resistant, window- estimator, inside

              sales person for US Aluminum. Established an estimating program aimed    

              at training our glazing contractors to price and install our new hurricane

              resistant products. Sales during this period, prior to recession, increased

              by 50%. A new standard for design and installation of wind loaded 

              resistant products was adopted by our contractors and made available

              to them by our two man team of estimators. Earned BS in Computer

              Science, while working full time at US Aluminum.  (2006-2009)




              As head of Blue Line Estimating and Drafting developed a sales/customer

              service/ engineering firm aimed at businesses that fabricated roof and

              floor trusses, windows, storefront, curtain-wall, and reinforced concrete

              structures. We aggressively adopted impeccable customer service metrics

              and for one customer I even worked in house for 1 year. (2002-2006)


Detailer/ Project Manager:


             As detailer trainee at Ameristeel was taught to interpret plans and

             specifications for the application of concrete reinforcing. After this training

             was successfully complete I requested a CAD machine and trained myself

             to make CAD drawings using Microstation. Later volunteered for the part

             time position of computer networker and became certified in PC Hardware

             and maintenance. Was later selected as one of several detailers to make a

             company training manual for use by all trainees. (1997-2002)


Work History:


             Estimator for US Aluminum hurricane resistant products (2006-2009)

            Owner, Estimator, Detailer Blue Line Contract Engineering

            Services (2002-2006)Detailer/Project Manager Ameristeel, Charlotte

            NC. (1997-2002)





         Bachelor of Science degree from Kaplan University, 2009. Major:

         Computer Science with emphasis on networking. Deans list fall

         2009. 3.04 GPA.


          Associate of Science degree from Central Piedmont Community

          College,. Major: Civil Engineering with emphasis on


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