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Manager Construction

Location:
Camarillo, California, United States
Posted:
November 12, 2018

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JAMES D. DEPEW, CCM

**** ********* ****** *****: 805-***-****

Camarillo, CA 93010 Email: ac7oca@r.postjobfree.com

SENIOR-LEVEL CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL

Project Management Multi-Site Operations Management Highly skilled and respected Senior Level Construction Management and Operations Professional, credit with 20 years of expertise and quantifiable results within a variety of industries in construction: K12, essential service facilities, correctional facilities, hospitals, water and waste water treatment facilities, pipelines, office buildings, and multi-unit housing projects. Expert in the field, with oversight of ground up construction, equipment, structuring personnel and new production launches’. Exceptional leadership ability in personnel management including: hiring practices, recognizing talent, and building high performing teams that provide synergy in productivity. Acknowledged for strength in turn around operations, problem solving, improving processes and change management capabilities. Career foundation in continuous improvement, of finance, budget management and cost control; fostering operational excellence, growth and revenue.

Construction Management Training & Development Cost Control Planning & Execution Technical Aptitude Solid Communication Skills Personnel Management

Safety & Compliance

Ordering

Budget Management

Quality Control

Quality Assurance

Problem Analysis/Resolution

Documentation Software

Program Management

SELECTED CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Exceptional performance as a process management specialist, personally reduced project completion timeline by six months for the City of Los Angeles’ Police Headquarters through RFI efficiency maximization

Highly skilled in negotiating critical contracts, developed operational expectations, and created SOW, bringing City of La Mesa Police Headquarter Building under budget by

$6MM

Successfully aligned QA/QC and client expectations with contractor’s capabilities and managed efficient deliverables

Expert as a trusted advisor to high-profile commercial and governmental clients

Showcased Project turnaround expertise on multiple occasions, reunited fractured teams from diverse backgrounds into cohesive high-performing units Notable Recommendation:

“Jim’s work was excellent. He fit very well into the needs of the city and worked with us in a way that made sense for our department and projects. It was great to have a real construction guy on our projects; providing knowledge from his years of experience, and a practical approach to our projects. Jim’s handling of the project coordination attest to his professionalism, knowledge, attention to detail and excellent people skills. These abilities, plus his conscientious and innovative nature contributed to the success of the city’s new facility.”

~ Matt Souttere, Engineering Project Manager, City of La Mesa, California J A M E S D . D E P E W, C C M R E S U M E – P A G E 2 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Building Champion Camarillo, CA 2013 - Present Owner

A provider of quality project/construction management to homeowners.

Developed and created business plan and process development strategy

Managed sales, marketing, and field operations process

Key driver in developing vision and foundation for a new and rapidly expanding field

Implemented process “best practices,” growing company annual revenues Vanir Construction Management, Incorporated Los Angeles, CA 1999 - 2012 Construction Manager

Employed with a $50MM provider of construction management services, providing solutions to private and public clients worldwide. Offices: United States, Qatar, Dubai and Saudi Arabia.

Managed from design to completion 25+ projects

Provided “best practices” expertise in consultancy role to senior management and operations team.

Reengineered construction delivery operations, optimizing schedule and budget controls.

Assisted in the development of US Government IDIQ/JOC contracting method.

Manage all aspects of assigned construction projects, ranging in size from

$500,000 to $400MM across multiple market segments including; K12, essential service facilities, correctional facilities, water and waste water treatment facilities, pipelines, office buildings, and multi-unit housing projects.

Marquee clients have include: City of La Mesa, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles Unified School District, California Department of Corrections, Los Angeles Department of Water & Power, Los Angeles World Airports, Metropolitan Water District and Los Angeles County Probation Department/Juvenile Correctional Institutions,

Challenge Technologies, Incorporated Canyon Country, CA 1990 - 1998 Owner

A $1.7MM provider of indoor air quality assessment and remediation.

Developed and created business plan and process development strategy

Managed sales, marketing, and field process operations

Key driver in developing vision and foundation for a new and rapidly expanding field

Led $750K P&L

Oversight of 3 direct reports and up to 50 seasonal reports

Implemented process “best practices,” growing company annual revenues from zero to $1.7MM

Instrumental in discovering the link between indoor air quality and non-viral Epstein Barr Syndrome

Marquee clients included; Walt Disney Corporation, TransAmerica Insurance, Arco, PanAmerican Moving

J A M E S D . D E P E W, C C M R E S U M E – P A G E 3 EDUCATION & TRAINING

USAF Air Command and Staff College Montgomery, AL USAF Squadron Officer’s School Montgomery, AL

Learning Tree University Chatsworth, CA Project Management Certification Construction Management Certification Institute Certified Construction Manager PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

State of California Contractors License

Construction Management Association of America, Member National Fire Prevention Association, Member

American Association of Airport Executives, Member American Waterworks Association, Member



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