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Project Manager Quality Assurance

Houston, Texas, United States
120,000 yearly
February 22, 2018

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Dan L. King

**** ******** ****** ****** ********, Texas 77407


Construction Operations Leader & Project Manager

Client Satisfaction Construction Site Management Quality Control Collaborative Team Leadership

Dedicated, innovative construction operations leader and project manager with extensive experience in fast-paced construction environments. Analytical professional skilled in successfully navigating corporations large and small through periods of accelerated growth. Collaborative communicator continually focused on building relationships within an organization to drive new sources of stable revenue.

Analytic Problem Solving

Project Management Techniques

Task Priority & Focus

Team-Oriented Leader

Solutions Driven Thinker

Transparent Communication

Subcontractor Management

3rd Party Inspections

Regulatory Requirements

Training & Development

Water Mitigation Systems

Policies & Procedures


Volume Forecasting

Budget/Cost Management

Risk Assessment

Quality Assurance

Wood Truss Reviews

Professional Experience

DLC Residential, Houston, Texas April 2016 – Present

Senior Superintendent

Serve as superintendent and project leader for a $2 million water mitigation system not installed during the concrete portion of the West Gray Project. Distribute a budget of $35 million for a 201 unit, 7 story podium-style apartment complex.

Key Accomplishments:

Set schedules every 2 weeks, keeping a consistent cadence for reporting. Author comprehensive reports and share progress and results with the company’s owner in Hong Kong.

Train and educate new assistants on all company policies and procedures relating to their position. Ensure 100% compliance to all job requirements and duties.

Rescue the project from falling behind schedule and becoming severely over budget. Cut costs in a variety of areas by eliminating unnecessary resources.

Secure all necessary permits, including those surrounding street and sidewalk closures. Quickly access and distribute permits, avoiding lost time and standstills in subcontractor services.

Participate and lead 3rd party audits and inspections. Prepare the site for success through advanced preparation. Reduce the number of critical audit and inspection findings.

Rampart Construction, Grapevine, Texas October 2014 – April 2016

Quality Assurance / Quality Control Manager

Reviewed approximately 20 projects in Texas, Georgia and Tennessee. Effectively managed project budgets that ranged from $17 million to nearly $50 million. Trained, educated and on-boarded newly hired superintendents and assistant superintendents.

Key Accomplishments:

Authored a new quality control manual based on the goals, objectives and organization’s principles and culture. Published the manual to all employees and external partners.

Audited construction worksites for safety and other quality assurance objectives/measurable items. Proactively identified risk and resolved safety issues swiftly.

Reviewed and analyzed construction jobsite related issues that were identified as risk to the overall project’s completion. Procured additional resources to resolve open issues.

Collaborated with engineers and architects to find solutions for common and complex problems. Deployed advanced problem solving skills throughout the entire process.

Richfield Real Estate, Houston, Texas February 2014 – October 2014

Senior Construction Superintendent

Scheduled and planned all daily operations for the Portico Project, a 300 unit, 4 story apartment building. Managed a budget of approximately $22.5 million. Regularly reviewed drawings for accuracy against actual construction performance.

United Structural Consultants, Houston, Texas May 2013 – February 2014

Senior Construction Manager

Championed all quality control and assurance activities for the construction of midrise, wraparound, elevated decks and garden-style apartment projects. Submitted RFIs, wood truss reviews and other required regulatory inspection documentation.

Cornerbrook Construction, Stafford, Texas August 2008 – May 2013

Project Superintendent & Project Manager

Served as project manager and superintendent for Summerbrooke, Vista Bonita, Zollie Scales, The Pines Subdivision and The Village at Townlake Retirement Complex. Negotiated contracts with subcontractors and oversaw all phases of construction.

Key Accomplishments:

Assertively negotiated contracts within all contractor and subcontractor services. Saved an average of 15% on each contract after negotiation ceased.

Performed final quality assurance and acceptance after completed projects were approved by regulatory agencies. Boosted first time quality assurance pass rates by 90%.

Devised preventive maintenance plans for 34 rental properties throughout the organization’s control. Documented repairs and responded quickly to tenant problems.

HS Construction Services, Stafford, Texas May 2007 – August 2008

Project Superintendent & Project Manager

Oversaw the construction of a large active adult community that was comprised of 252 living units. Scheduled contractors, managed quality assurance activities and ensured regulatory compliance throughout all phases of the building’s construction.

Sterling Engineering & Design Group, Houston, Texas May 2000 – May 2007

Construction Phase Services Manager

Directly responsible for the quality assurance and quality control features of all construction phase services within structural engineering projects. Traveled throughout the United States and monitored the progress of all projects.

Education & Certification

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration



American Concrete Institute – Concrete Field Testing Technician, Level I

National Institute of Certification in Engineering Technologies, Soils and Concrete, Level II

Engineering Technician in Construction Materials Testing

Troxler Corporation – Certification for Radiation Safety and Use of Nuclear Testing Equipment

NACE Level I – Lead Abatement, Fall Protection Safety, Confined Space Entry

Simpson Hardware Certification

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