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Construction Manager

Kyle, Texas, United States
August 27, 2018

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Curtis J. Blaskowski

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Qualifications Summary

Highly personable Home Building Management Professional with over 25 years of experience in operations, construction, purchasing, customer service and architecture management. My career has been spent with large publically traded companies, in all 4 major Texas markets.

Proven ability to not only complete homes on time and within budget, but can implement proven processes to improve cycle time.

Talent for negotiating and contracting competitive house costs and budgets.

Have a vast network of Local, State and National vendors, contractors and suppliers.

Proven field, department and division leadership and management.

Know what it takes to delight customers, both external and internal, and have a proven track record of Customer Evaluation improvements.

Excellent people skills with an eye for talent and a passion for training.

Proficient with Microsoft Office System (including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint®, Microsoft Access, and Microsoft Outlook®). Build/Supply-Pro.

Professional Experience

Fashion Glass and Mirror, 7/2016 – 7/2018

Sales Manager – Lead a Sales staff of 8 through Austin and San Antonio. Groomed to top producing Sales Department. Reestablish the Builder-Contractor relationship. Reinforce our commitment as a quality partner through continuous improvement in service, workmanship, and customer care.

Lennar/Village Builders, 11/2015 – 7/2016

Senior Construction Manager – Responsible for all Construction in high end Village Builder Rim Rock Product.

Jimmy Jacobs Custom Homes/Century Communities, 12/2012 – 10/2015

Vice President, Construction, Central Texas – 6/2014-10/2015

Responsible for all Construction and Warranty activities in the transition from Jimmy Jacobs to Century Communities. Transitioned from fully custom to a production methodology.

Area Manager – San Antonio TX, 2012-2014.

Responsible for all Construction and Warranty activities for the New Braunfels area.

Completed 45 Custom Homes 2013

Helped transition to new company profile and building model.

Key Insulation, 10/2008 – 12/2012

Operations Manager-Austin, San Antonio, TX

Responsible for all activities of the Insulation Production Team.

Scheduling, Purchasing, Estimating, Quality,

Sales Representative - Austin, TX

Responsible for generating sales of High Performance Insulation products to builders in the local and surrounding areas.

Generated over $ 700K of business opportunities.

Built many relationships in the Austin and surrounding areas.

Acquired approved HERS Rater certification.

Ryland Homes, 4/2004 – 6/2008

Operations Manager, Austin, TX, 9/2004 - 6/2008

Responsible for all construction, purchasing and architectural activities for the Austin Division, which built and closed 300-475 homes in 14 communities.

Led the implementation of new “Hyphen,” computer based scheduling program.

Helped reduce cycle time from 138 to 125 days.

Reduced Direct Costs in ’07, $1200, and in ’08, $6500 which translates into $.45 and $1.95 Million in cost savings, by negotiations and streamlining contractors and vendors.

Have accomplished continual improvement in our “Eliant” Customer Satisfaction Survey scores.

Help the design, review and implementation process for 35 new upscale plans in Austin.

Division Purchasing Manager, Austin & San Antonio, TX, 4/2004 – 9/2004

Responsible for all purchasing and estimating activities for Central Texas Division, which encompassed both cities of San Antonio and Austin

Implemented new Specification Levels, Scopes of Work and Checklists.

Set processes to review costs, hire, and approve insurance and rebates for contractors.

Established and maintained process to review all base house and option budgets as well as refine for efficiencies.

Morrison Homes, 3/2001- 1/2004

Vice President, Construction, Dallas, TX

Responsible for all construction, purchasing and warranty activities in Dallas and Fort Worth. Oversaw up to 10 active subdivisions. Managed 11 builders, 2 purchasers, 2 Customer Service Reps.

Decreased production times from 183 days to 129 day average.

Increased customer satisfaction scores from 58% approval to 89% in the first year, and over 95% the second year.

Pulte Homes, 1985-2001

Director of Construction, Austin, TX, 1999-2001

Responsible for all construction, purchasing and warranty activities for the City of Austin. Managed up to 7 subdivisions at any given time. Duties included projecting division capacities and outputs and establishing plans to achieve company goals. Oversaw record closings and record revenues for Austin.

Reduced both house costs and production times.

Raised customer satisfaction scores from one of the lowest in the nation to one of the highest.

Increased gross profits almost $2,000,000 from previous year.

Project Manager, Dallas, TX, 1993-1999

Responsible for all construction, purchasing and warranty aspects, of up to 6 subdivisions in a high production corridor from Irving to Denton. Duties included managing house costs, production, personnel, overheads, and customer satisfaction.

Maintained some of the best customer satisfaction scores in the division at 94%.

Consistently achieved revenues over projections.

Had the highest percentage of closings in the division, and for five consistent years, maintained closings of over 225 homes annually, increasing to a high of 260 homes in 1995.

Production Manager, Dallas, TX, 1988-1993

Responsible for both project manager and builder responsibilities for multiple subdivisions. Duties included aiding in start up of multiple subdivisions, training new builders, establishing house costs, handling customer concerns, and maintaining a high level of production completion percentage as a builder.

Builder, Dallas, TX, 1985-1988

Responsible for all subdivision construction aspects from pre-start orientations and permitting, to a completed on time, signed off product.

Carried from 15-42 units under production at all times, with 2-5 completions per week.

98% of on time completions.

Rated Best Superintendent from area contractors.

Builder of the quarter 3 times

Genex Homes, 1982-1985

Project Manager, Houston and Dallas, TX, 1984-1985

Responsible for all construction and sales management for multiple subdivisions. Managed and started subdivisions in Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio.

Superintendent, Houston, TX, 1982-1984.

Responsible for all day-to-day subdivision construction activities. Ranked among highest in productivity and volume.

Educational Background: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI.

B.S. Construction Administration.

Member UW Football Team. W-Award 3 years.

References: Available upon request.

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