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Project Manager Construction

Location:
Cathedral City, California, 92234, United States
Salary:
Negotiable
Posted:
May 11, 2013

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WILLIAM B. TAYLOR

***** ******* *** *****; Cathedral City,

CA 92234

Cell: 760-***-****; Email:

abus31@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE

Seeking a position as Construction Superintendent, Project Manager or Certified Building

Inspector, where my 30 years experience in all aspects of Commercial and Residential

Construction would make a substantial contribution to any business in the industry. Also open to

other opportunities where my management and organizational skills, as well as wide-ranging

expertise would be an additional asset.

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

In-depth knowledge of the Construction Industry, including a wide range of skills and

experiences in commercial and residential construction. Strong Leadership and

Management skills and experience, including several Supervisory, Management, Quality Control

and Building Inspection positions. Also knowledgeable and experienced in

budgetary and financial considerations when planning and overseeing projects through finish.

Always committed to quality and integrity, ensuring that quality

and safety codes are met and customers are satisfied.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Apr. 2012 - Present Project Manager

Start To Finish Restoration, Rancho Cucamonga,

California

Project Manager for General Contractor working in insurance remediation projects

supervising multiple projects and employees in the Buildback Division.

Duties include schedual and manage projects to ensure that budget lines and project

timelines were met. Schedual and direct all onsite construction process including all

activities of Subcontractors and Venders, securing quality and safety while expediting production.

Assurring that the scope of work is accomlished.

Duties also include supervising a 10 man crew and overseeing 25 employees in multiple

trade capacities.

Nov. 2008 - Mar. 2012 Self Employed

RENOVATION SPECIALIST, Cathedral City,

California

Supervised and exicuted all phases of reconstruction and repairs in homes and

commercial applications.

Preformed in all areas of carpentry, framing, finish carpentry, concrete, electrical,

plumbing, drywall and painting.

March 2006 – Nov. 2008 Project Superintendent

ADVANCED CONTRACTORS, INC.; Torrance,

California Supervised projects

ranging from $3M to $5M, working on several projects simultaneously, and acting in the capacity

as liaison as the Owner’s rep between the Owner and both prime and sub-contractors.

Supervised commercial construction and managed the onsite

construction process, including bid procurement and contract negotiation; directed and

coordinated all activities of subcontractors and vendors, ensuring quality and safety and

expediting production.

Oversaw and executed construction from the ground up, including surveying, grading,

concrete, framing, structural steel, underground utilities and all phases through finish; meeting

budget and time expectations, and interacting with city departments, inspection agencies,

municipalities, contractors & subcontractors, to ensure that building and safety codes were

met.=

Initiated change orders and RFIs, which included working closely with

architects and engineers and following a strong commitment to quality and integrity.

Sept. 2004 – March 2006 Project Superintendent, DBD CONSTRUCTION

CO.

Palm Springs, California

Supervisory

position required applications for hospitals, commercial buildings, restaurants, custom homes,

elevators and parking lots, from ground up to completion; and responsibilities included

negotiating contracts, bid packages, budget lines, change orders, scheduling and walking

inspections with city inspection agencies.

Supervised several projects simultaneously and interacted with architects, engineers and the

owner. Responsibilities included Project Supervision, scheduling sub- contractors,

coordinating workloads and supervising a three-man crew.

WILLIAM B. TAYLOR

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WORK EXPERIENCE (cont’d)

Feb. – July 2004 Project Superintendent, AMD CONSTRUCTION

GROUP

Orange County & Los Angeles, California

Multi-faceted

supervisory position for the Los Angeles World Airports Sound Insulation Project, a 100-home

sound insulation project. Specific duties included removal and

replacement of doors with jambs, retrofit windows, new installation of engineered HVAC systems,

200-amp. electrical service upgrades, roofing, framing, drywall, painting, sound baffles,

blown-in insulation, and final cleaning of the homes, with a fast-paced, ten-day completion

deadline per residence.

Provided containment for abatement of asbestos and lead, including monitoring air

quality and proper disposal of contaminated debris. Management

duties included Project Supervisor, scheduling subcontractors, and liaison interacting with

homeowners and subcontractors and coordinating workloads. In addition, scheduled and

walked inspections with both City of Los Angeles and Los Angeles World Airport Inspection

agencies. Duties also included supervising a five-man crew, negotiating

change orders, material take-offs and equipment maintenance.

Aug. 2002 – Feb. 2004 Consultant Field Rep/Project Manager/Inspector

JHTM & ASSOCIATES; Orange County, California

Construction Field

Inspection & Project Management for the 25,000 square-foot-per-floor refurbishment of the 11-

storey Orange County Central Justice Center. Duties include coordination and

resolution of user issues in the construction contract as they may have conflicted with the

currently occupied facility. Other duties included verifying the contractor’s full

implementation of the contracted scope of work, ensuring that the contractor was diligently

pursuing the work as scheduled, resolving and clarifying construction-related details in the

field.

Responsible for the supervision of asbestos abatement and ensuring that the contractor’s

quality control program was performing up to contract standards. My ICBO (Building

Inspector) certification provided valuable oversight in ensuring that the contractor’s work met

applicable code requirements, as well as coordinating with the County’s building

inspectors.

Nov. 2001 – April 2002 Glazier, PALM SPRINGS MIRROR & GLASS CO.

Cathedral City, California

Fabricated structural

framework in metal; measured, order and installed various types of glass. Applications varied

from residential to commercial installations and also included “Vista Wall” assembly.

Projects included Trump 29 (now Spotlight 29) Casino in Indio, CA; and

an elite 29,000-sqaure-foot custom home in the exclusive Vintage Country Club in Palm Desert,

CA.

WILLIAM B. TAYLOR

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WORK EXPERIENCE (cont’d)

July 2000 – Nov. 2001 Senior Carpenter/Quality Control Specialist

TANDEM WEST CONSTRUCTION; Palm Desert,

CA Responsibilities included all

phases of carpentry, in a supervisory capacity, pertaining to custom-home building and

commercial construction, as well as pre-final and final inspections, and interacting with

various trades to maintain code compliance. Projects included custom home projects ranging in

size from 5,000 to 14,000 sq. ft.

June 1998 – July 2000 Lead Carpenter/Quality Control Specialist

DESERT CITIES DEVELOPMENT; La Quinta,

California Performed in all

areas of carpentry for custom homes and commercial applications; also handled pre-final & final

inspections to comply with codes. Projects included 500 custom homes, a

four-storey 200-room hotel, and a 130,000 square-foot assisted living complex with medical and

nursing facilities throughout the complex, in which hospital specifications were required.

Jan. – June 1998 Carpenter/Painter; SCHUCH CONSTRUCTION

CO.

Cathedral City, California

Remodeled and

rehabilitated hotels, using multi-construction applications required in all phases of construction,

including concrete, framing, tile, electrical, drywall, plumbing and painting. Projects included

building upgrades, remodeling and maintaining a two-storey, 160-room hotel.

(From 1996-1998, I was also an A/C Service Technician & Installer for AirCool in Palm

Springs, a Renovation Specialist for Gallery Apartments in Palm Springs, and Lead

Carpenter with Dixon Construction in Hendrickson, Missouri.)

July 1995 – March 1996 Job Superintendent/On-Site Inspector

SILVER TREE INVESTMENTS; Palm Springs,

California Supervised all

aspects of building, from groundwork to finish.

Scheduled subcontractors and workloads to

expedite completion dates. as well as on-site inspector to assure quality control for compliance

with codes.

April – July 1995 Building Inspector – Jurisdictional Training

CITY OF CATHEDRAL CITY; Cathedral City,

California Inspected all

phases of construction for compliance with code, filed reports and performed other duties

assigned during jurisdictional training.

(From 1992-1993, I was Lead Carpenter for Dart Construction in Yucca Valley, CA.)

June – Sept. 1992 Carpenter/Assistant Foreman

MARATHON CONSTRUCTION CO; Los Angeles,

California Remodeled schools and built

new classrooms and a school library, requiring multi-construction applications and special

applications for schools.

(From 1981 to 1988, I was a Carpenter for Cimarron Construction in El Cajon, and Pipe

Fitter for GBJ Construction in Rialto.)

WILLIAM B. TAYLOR

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EDUCATION/TRAINING

General Studies, VENTURA

JUNIOR (COMMUNITY) COLLEGE; Ventura, California

General Studies, BAYLOR UNIVERSITY; Waco,

Texas

ADDISON CAREER INSTITUTE; Hesperia California

In-depth Study of Uniform Building Code, including:

Administration

Occupancies

Fire-Resistance standards

Types of Construction

Engineering & Detailed Regulations

Covering the following Codes: Electrical, Mechanical, Structural, Plumbing

Planning & Zoning Codes

Plan Reading

All aspects of Counter Procedures

Uniform Building Code Nonstructural Update

Structural Application Course, SIMPSON STRONG-TIE; Pomona, California

CERTIFICATIONS/PROFESSIONAL LICENSES

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF BUILDING INSPECTORS (ICBO)

Certificate #86253

ICBO COMBINATION DWELLING INSPECTOR Certificate #86850 (pending)

U.S. ARMY CERTIFIED DENTAL LAB TECHNICIAN (2 Certifications)

FIXED & REMOVABLE PROSTHETICS Certificates

ORGANIZATIONS/AFFILIATIONS

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ELECTRICAL INSPECTORS

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF BUILDING OFFICIALS

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PLUMBING & MECHANICAL OFFICIALS

MILITARY

UNITED STATES ARMY (1973 – 1980)

REFERENCES available on Request



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