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Manager Service

United States
August 28, 2018

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James E. Johnson

*** ******** ***** ******, ** **724

202-***-**** /


To build a long-term career in Construction Management.


Hill International Inc., Washington, DC August 2016 to Present

Junior Cost Estimator

Prepares work to be accomplished by gathering information and requirements; setting priorities.

Prepares construction budget by studying home plans; updating specifications; identifying and projecting costs for each elevation.

Evaluates offers to purchase by costing changes, additions, and site requirements.

Obtains bids from vendors and subcontractors by specifying materials; identifying qualified subcontractors; negotiating price.

Maintains cost keys and price masters by updating information.

Resolves cost discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.

Prepares special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.

Maintains quality service by following organization standards.

Maintains continuity among corporate, division, and local work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.

Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Overhead Door Group, Beltsville, MD September 2014 to August 2016

Account Manager

Ensure that client issues are dealt with in an efficient manner and informing the Assistant Service Manager of any problems that may arise.

Writing proposals for repairs and installations for projects.

Following up with customers to ensure that the proposals are sufficient for the customer.

Ordering materials and scheduling with the customer to complete the project.

Issuing out 5 - 13 service tickets daily to technicians and electricians so that service repairs can be made.

Two Marines Moving, Alexandria, VA May 2013 to September 2014

Team Leader

Carefully wrap, pack and stack customer’s belongings to be transported to customer’s new residents or destination.

Add protection such as moving blankets, cardboard and rug runners so that the interior of the customer’s homes or businesses do not get damaged.

Unwrap and organize customer’s furniture to the customer’s preference.

Complete 7 to 10 moves bi-weekly.

CTI Global Solutions, Largo, MD

Record Management Specialist February 2009 to November 2010

Inventoried and reviewed over 100 files bi-weekly for data entry, created and updated numerical filing system, prepared 50-100 boxes of files for transport, and prepared and processed shipping labels for packages.

James E. Johnson

230 Marganza South Laurel, MD 20724

202-***-**** /

Clark Construction, Bethesda, MD

Laborer June 2005 to August 2006

Worked on various residential and commercial projects with an emphasis on:

Systems Management - tended to water pumps, compressors and generators; assisted with erecting and disassembling scaffolding and other temporary structures, mixed grout for rebar and pile placement.

Equipment Operations - utilized small tools such as shovels, picks and rakes in order to place or remove materials, assisted with machine lubrication and maintenance, used tools including pavement breakers, jackhammers, earth tampers, concrete, mortar as well as plaster mixers and small mechanical hoists.

Job Site Maintenance - loaded and unloaded materials and equipment; identified and distributed building materials to the appropriate locations, cleaned, swept, and removed trash and debris from construction work areas.


United States Marine Corps

Convoy Security October 2007 to October 2008

Provided security for convoys of up to 50 vehicles while serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom /Operation Enduring Freedom.

Maintained, serviced and issued out 3 weapon systems for completion of convoy missions.

Trained 1 to 20 service members on weapons maintenance and the operation of 3 different weapon systems.

Completed over 100 missions in a 7 month period without any casualties.

Barracks Manager January 2004 to July 2005

Provided adequate living facilities for up to 40 service members that included: barracks assignments, overseeing housing maintenance, furniture acquisition, space management, routine maintenance, and emergency preparedness.

Created a excel spreadsheet to input over 50 personnel names for units duty roster.

Warehouse Clerk July 2001 to July 2005

Responsible for assisting in a variety of warehouse duties including shipping and receiving, unloading and loading trucks, fulfilling purchase orders, and keeping warehouse stocked with essential equipment.

Used a database to order and track gear with the cost of $20,000 or more.

Maintained a working relationship with customer service representatives for reconciliation of over 150 pieces of gear.

Entered over 1,000 pieces gear into a database for repair or disposal.


Ability to read and understand construction blueprints.

Knowledgeable in the use of AutoCAD drafting software and AutoDesk Revit BIM software.

Experienced in utilizing eTakeoff, Planswift and On-Screen software to produce material takeoffs.

Competent in using Sage Estimating software to put estimates together and Eos Navigator to organize estimates.

Familiar with Microsoft Project and Primavera scheduling software.

Proficient in using and installing Microsoft Office Suite’s for Windows version & Mac OS version (95-10, Vista & XP): Word, Excel, Power Point and Project.

Able to install and configure Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google Chrome.

Honorably discharged United States Marine with service commendations including the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and Good Conduct Medal.

RACO Archivist’s Achievement Award – Department of Justice, 2010


Construction Management Program, Bachelor of Science; May 2013

Westwood College, Arlington, VA

30 Hour OSHA Certification; Received February 2011

Woodland Construction Safety Academy, Arlington, VA


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