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La Crescenta-Montrose, California, United States
May 31, 2017

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Chester Koeth

Montrose, CA ***** 818-***-**** Insert LinkedIn URL Here

Senior Construction Manager

Contract Management

Estimations & Job Costing

Field Management

Risk Assessments

Safety & Compliance

Team Management

Vendor Negotiation

Welding Operations

Highly accomplished project development and construction professional with decades of experience managing complex projects, job purchases, estimates and operational designs.

Demonstrated professional leadership and a distinguished track record of technical problem solving and results-oriented operational success.

Seasoned strategy developer, negotiator and businessman who successfully builds organizational effectiveness and comprehensive business approaches that enhance ROI.

Proven technical and mechanical aptitude, working with a wide variety of systems, materials and equipment.

Professional Experience & Impact

Chester Koeth Contracting Owner & Manager 2013 - Present

Lead as owner and operator, responsible for all service provision and small business management. Specialize in a wide variety of residential and commercial construction contracting services.

Utilize expertise to identify areas of cost reduction and operational improvement in construction project plans.

Develop budget estimates, costs, and requests for change in operations with a high degree of accuracy.

Angeles Contractor, Inc. Construction Project Manager & Superintendent 2006 - 2013

Directed and coordinated public and commercial project operations within time schedule, scope and budget. Supervised sub-contractors and technical tradesman, as well as managed superintendents. Performed assessments; such as conceptual cost estimating, materials and budget estimates and project design revisions.

Project Development & Management Success:

Rescued the Huntington Beach High School project and managed it to completion.

$7.5MM Santiago Community College Science Building project.

$3.47MM Rose Bowl Concourse renovation project.

$3.40MM renovation of the Long Beach Community College.

$3.75MM rebuild of the Huntington Beach High School West Building.

$2.79MM bike trail project for Los Angeles Department of Public Works.

Centinela Valley Union High School District Director of Maintenance & Operations 2001 - 2005

Designed and implemented deferred maintenance program, which integrated with Centinela Valley District modernization plans. Responsible for project bidding procurement, helping secure state funding for a new solar energy power project. Received CVUHSD certificate of recognition from Board of Trustees in 2005.

Project Development & Management Success:

$150MM Centinela Valley Union High School District construction and modernization of 3 high school campuses.

$4.7MM Centinela Valley Union High School District office building.

$6.7MM Hawthorne High School cafeteria renovation project.

$5.5MM Hawthorne High School boy and girl shower locker rooms project.

$2.8MM Hawthorne High School campus wide renovation project.

$6.7MM Lawndale High School gymnasium and boy and girl shower locker rooms project.

$2.1MM Lawndale High School campus-wide electrical system upgrade project.

$6.0MM Leuzinger High School boy and girl shower locker rooms project.

$2.5MM Leuzinger High School campus-wide electrical system upgrade project.

Additional Professional Experience

Gummert’s Certified Welding, Inc. Owner & General Manager

Shaffer Construction Project Manager & Superintendent

Gummert’s Certified Welding, Inc. Fabrication & Repair

Education & Certifications

Glendale Community College

California OSHA Safety Course Certification (30 Hours) & CPR Training Course

Los Angeles City Certified Welder Structural Certification

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