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Project Manager Management

Eugene, Oregon, 97402, United States
May 23, 2010

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James Blankenship

**** * ***** **. ***** # ***

Eugene Oregon 97402

(503) ***-**** ?


Experienced Cost Estimator and Project Manager with Multi Million Dollar

projects, Project management experience includes ability to complete

project on time and under budget. Positive attitude with a can do outlook.

Skills and Abilities

. Over 32 years construction experience

. Manual and Computerized Estimating ability

. Project Scheduling and Supervision capabilities

. Blueprint reading and interpretation ability

. Utilize "CSI Format" and National Productivity Standards

. Monitor mark-ups, labor burden, overhead and profit

. Develop unit costs (material, labor, equipment and subcontractor work


. Understand the change order process

. Accurate estimating / material take-offs of projects totaling $2

million - $10 millon

. Familiar with construction materials

. Organize and submit bid documents

. Prepare construction documents and proposals


Northwest Technical Institute Portland, OR


Cost Estimating and Project Management. 1170 course-hour, hands-on

training on accurate manual and computerized estimating techniques, Project

Management skills, detailed and accurate project scheduling methods,

effective communication and conflict management skills, computerized

architectural design, blueprint reading, material take-offs, and

construction mathematics.

Ability to perform the following

. Certified in the use of Timberline Precision Estimating software

. Certified in the use of Chief Architect CAD Design software

. Proficient in the use of MS Project software for job scheduling

. Ability to use MS Word, Windows XP software

Clark Community College Vancouver, WA


Took general study courses.

Military Experience

U.S. Army disabled Wild Flecken,

German 1977 - 1981

E4 ranking. Demolition Expert. Handled explosives; responsible for the

distribution of explosives for troops.

Professional Experience

Benny Bartel Co.

Springfield Oregon

Springfield, OR 2006 -


Senior Estimator and Project Manager. Metal stud framing and drywall,stucco and acoustical ceilings. Responsible for accurate estimates, and

on time project management. Experience with bid proposals, change orders,

RFI's, working with architects, and sub-contractors.

TK Builders Heber, AZ

1994 - 2001

Carpenter. Performed custom building work including: log homes, patios,

room additions, fences, roofs, decking, siding, custom main-gate entrances,

and all phases of new and old construction.

JB Trucking 11 Western States

1991 - 1994

Owner/Operator. Owner/Operator of Semi-Tractor/Trailer. Leased on to WTC.

Hauled commodities to dairy farms and wood to bio-mass electric plants.

Various Companies Phoenix, AZ

1982 - 1991

Metal Stud Framer/Drywaller. Worked for various metal stud framing and

drywall companies in the Phoenix, AZ metro area. Performed work related to

metal stud framing and drywall.

References Available Upon Request

Able to relocate

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