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Decatur, GA
80k - 120k
April 09, 2016

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Preston J Smith

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Royal Palm FL 33414



A Commercial and Residential Licensed Program & Construction Manager and Master Carpenter, interested in obtaining a position in which my Bachelor of Science in Construction Management, training and experience as a HUD Program & Construction Manager, Certified Lead Inspector / Risk Assessor & Lead Abatement Supervisor, Development Coordinator, Procurement and Contracting Procedures, and various training will be utilized in the construction industry.

Construction Management and Administration

● Management and Administration of over 100 million dollar housing projects (including but not limited to: demolition, implosion, lead remediation for several multi level buildings and over 200 homes in the City of Detroit.)

● Coordination with several city, state and federal agencies to complete scope of projects

● Obligations include: writing specifications, inspecting work in progress, final inspections, reviewing and approving contract documents, estimating and processing change orders, reviewing product and schedule submittals, coordinating contractor activities with site management and residents, coordinating multiple contract activities at the same sites, complete contract closeout procedures with HUD

Employment & Experience

NextEra Energy/FPL, Construciton Project Manager Febreuar, 2015 to December 2015 Construction Project Manager for Florida Solar construction projects including but not limited to:

Daytona International Speedway

Midway Solar Canopy $4,000,000

Infield Solar Canopy $500,000

Lot 10 Solar Parking Canopy $3,000,000

Daytona Beach Kennel Club $1,000,000

Florida International University Solar Parking Canopies $3,200,000

Ryder Headquarters Solar Parking Canopies $4,000,000

Broward Young at Art Museum Solar Parking Canopy $700,000

South West Battery Storage Miami $6,000,000

City of Venice Beach Solar Parking Canopy – TBD

City of Palmetto Solar Parking Canopy TBD

For all these projects I have managed the process from engineering through procurement and construction. I’ve coordinated the permitting, estimating and scheduling as well as procurement and delivery of materials to the sites for installation. I’ve reviewed and approved vendor progress and payments.

Mesasam Construction Group Inc., Project Superintendent, June, 2013 to January 2015 Project Superintendent for North Palm Beach Elementary School ($20,000,000) Project Engineer for Gladeview Elementary School ($30,000,000) Responsibilities incuded:

Estimating, Scheduling, Project Management, Project Closeout FutureNet Group Inc., Project Superintendent, October, 2011 to December, 2012 Project Superintendent, October, 2011 to Present

Management of various projects on several Military Bases ($50,000,000) LI CENSED RESIDENTIAL BUILDER – STATE OF MICHIGAN, January, 1988 to Present

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story addition to a 40x60 residence in Inkster Michigan ($30,000)

6 Unit renovations at Ecorse Housing Agency ($66,000)

Replacement of Porches and Steps at 11 units of River Rouge Housing Agency ($25,000)

2 story addition to Detroit residence ($20,000)

Renovation to Detroit Dental office

Custom kitchen/Bathroom installations (Cabinets, Flooring, Drywall, etc..) DETROIT HOUSING COMMISSION, April, 1994 to February, 2011 Construction Contract Administrator, A ugust, 2009 to February, 2011

Management of Development Construction Activities for the agency with an annual budget of approximately $50,000,000.00

Responsibilities incuded:

Estimating, Scheduling, Project Management, Project Closeout Capital Asset Manager, J uly, 2007 to August, 2009

Management of the $17,000,000 ARRA Stimulus Grant Awarded to the Detroit Housing Commission

Management of all Capital Project for the agency with an annual budget of approximately


Responsibilities incuded:

Estimating, Scheduling, Project Management, Project Closeout Modernization Department Manager, J uly, 2003 to June, 2007

Management of all Construction activities for the agency Construction Project Coordinator, April, 1994 to July, 2003

Performing duties of an Assistant General Manager of Modernization

Administration of a 1 million dollar demolition project, completion of a 1.2 million dollar implosion project, administration of the city’s 3.8 million dollar Lead Hazard Control Grant, complete reconfiguration of apartments surrounding site and parking lot, relocation of the building entry to the opposite side of the building, new attached solarium, installation of elevators, roofing, security systems, life safety systems and handicap accessibility (504) upgrades to up to 14 story hi rise apartment buildings, conversion of 22 apartments into 11 handicapped accessible units, repair and waterproofing of building exterior façade, complete gut rehab of up to 14 story hi rise and senior apartment buildings including new hi efficiency mechanical systems.

(Jeffries West Apartments Douglas Apartments, State Fair Apartments, Harriet Tubman Apartments, Warren West Apartments, Forest Park Apartments)

Complete rehab of 104 townhouses, complete reconfiguration of the site landscaping, parking and site lighting, installation of new roofs, boilers and roads, new site lighting, kitchens & bathrom renovations to 40 single family homes, the complete renovation of approximately 2000 units as well as demolition and new construction.

(D iggs Homes, Parkside Homes Annex, H erman Gardens, C harles Terrace Revitalization) DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOLS, January 1993 to February, January 1994 Carpenter

Construction and installation of doors, windows, drywall, cabinets and flooring throughout various schools

Built a custom conference table for the DPS school board conference room

Construction of offices and classrooms at several DPS facilities including the Detroit Art Institute Education


Bachelors of Science in Construction Management


2 y ears – Liberal Arts Studies


Completed 2 years in Computer Engineering

Licensing and Certification

● Licensed Residential Builder – State of Michigan

● Certified Lead Inspector & Risk Assessor State Licensed

● Certified Lead Abatement Supervisor State Licensed

● Registered Lead Project Designer

● Comp Grant Program and Contract Administration Certificate of Completion

● Specification Writing and Estimating Certificate of completion

● H A R G Risk Control Training Seminar Certificate of completion

● Computer Aided Drafting Course – Certificate of completion

● Michigan State University Construction Management Program – Certificate of Completion

● Primavera Project Management Training – Certificate of Completion Detroit Housing Commission (DHC) Committee Involvement

● The 5H Committee Implementing the sale of single family homes to DHC residents

● The DHC Risk Control Committee Writing and implementing policies for a DHC wide safety programs

● The Section 3 Committee Producing the periodic Section 3 report to HUD and monitoring Section 3 activities in DHC construction contracts

● Douglas Revitalization Committee Planning current and future projects for the revitalization of Douglas Apartments

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