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New Braunfels, TX
Posted:
December 21, 2019

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John K. Davis Jr.

*** ********* *****

New Braunfels, Texas 78130

830-***-**** Cell • ada4c5@r.postjobfree.com

Over 40 years of experience in Construction Project Management with a diverse background in Civil, Electrical/Mechanical, General, Commercial, Industrial, K-12, and Federal Government Construction SUMMARY

• Expertise in Business Development, Company Direction, Leadership, Vision, Project Management, Engineering and Design-Build, Environmental Remediation, Bidding/Estimating and Operations

• Direct multi-million-dollar projects ranging from $100K - $40M and providing the leadership and business vision needed in today’s uncertain markets

• Well-versed in various project types, including Hard Bid, Negotiated, Delivery Order Construction Contracting (DOCC), Job Order Contracting (JOC), Design Build and Simplified Acquisition of Base Engineering Requirements (SABER)

• Skillful at staying in front of rapidly evolving schedule requirements, quickly identifying company needs, implementing effective solutions while minimizing costs

• Ability to foresee project’s completion, managing manpower, cultivating resources and getting the job done on time and on/under budget

• Profit conscious and purposeful, adapts quickly to continuous change and making prudent business/investment decisions LEADERSHIP • VISION • STARTUP • GUIDANCE • ACQUISITION–MERGER

- experience in turning around under-performing and weak companies with serious constructions management problems

- secure business and financial plans, project insurance and bonding, develop marketing strategies and procure contracts

- resolve human resources issues and executive team participation dilemmas

- develop most cost effective plans in overseeing and analyzing company’s structure

- establish financial controls and formal budgeting

- conduct market segmentation studies; develop analysis of resources and strengths compared with competitors/market

- recommend whether to enter market, continue and/or move forward with findings/results PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

• Self Employed Construction Consultant

- evaluates client needs for growth and new market strategies

- Directs the company owner in development of new business strategies

- assist in business development focused on commercial, institutional, Federal & design build construction

- facilitates operations, collects, interprets, analyzes and distributes information on current projects, delegates assignments, prepares and submits project timetables, manages day-to-day operations while adhering to standards

- structures corporate leadership

- planned and coordinated immediate, long-term goals and objectives for each company

• Project Manager for SR Construction

- managed project planning, estimating, design, execution & closeout of high end commercial construction projects

- projects included World Executive Headquarters for MGM Hospitality, World Executive Headquarters for the Hakkasan Entertainment Group, VIP lobby for the MGM Casino, restaurants inside of the Sands Casino & Medical Marijuana Grow House for North Las Vegas Organics

- served as the Corporate Point of Contact for the owners & clients at each site

- maintained subcontractor relations

- managed financial, P&L, design and operational functions at each location with frequent site inspections, interfacing with contracting representatives, city officials and engineering & design firms ensuring compliance with contractual requirements

- provided extensive project/construction management in all areas, including operations, estimating and planning

• President of BASIC SDV

- established a majority owned Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business, Partnered with Basic IDIQ, Inc.

- established budgets, procured SDV set aside Federal Construction contracts

- developed hiring and business plans, organized financial controls/models, negotiated numerous contracts and agreements with bonding companies, bankers, attorneys, city officials and government entities

- became a recognized leader in the Service Disabled Veteran owned construction business arena

- facilitated operations; collected, interpreted, analyzed and distributed information on current projects, delegating assignments, preparing and submitting project timetables, managing day-to-day operations and adhering to standards

- provided project leadership on all assignments, maintaining a solid understanding of the “big picture”

- planned and coordinated immediate, long-term goals and objectives for each project

- maintained a team environment, communicated clearly and effectively the scheduling, timing and control of projects

• Senior Program Manager Tepa, LLC

- provided leadership & strategic direction

- oversaw the technical & field implementation components of the Southwest Regional Federal Program

- supervised project managers, superintendents, CQCSM & safety officer

- day to day management of project teams including engineers, architects, subcontractors, owners & suppliers

- ensured all technical program elements met schedule milestones, deliverables & field deployment

- set up tacking mechanisms for project team activities, action items & deliverables

- monitored savings & budget expenditures ensuring financial goals for the program

• General Manager/Business Development, Durapier Facilities Services

- guided the company owner in development of a Job Order Construction Contracting Division

- responsible for business development focused on commercial, institutional, Federal & design build construction

- increased company revenue by $22.5M annually

• Senior Project Manager, C. C. Carlton Industries, Ltd.

- supervises subordinate project managers, reviews & negotiates contractual documents with government personnel & private groups.

- establishes budgets, procures subcontracts, assigned as the corporate point of contact for all project management responsibilities.

- assist the CFO & President with cash flow management analysis and collections valued near $40M annually.

- Prepares invoices, approves payment applications of vendors and subcontractors. Monitors project completions deadlines.

• CFO • COO • President of Meridian Contracting, Inc. (Merged with Basic Industries, Inc.)

- took company from ground floor to exceed $20M in revenue and merged with a much larger company, Basic Industries (a $400M company), within a 3-year period and then served as Vice President

- established budgets, procured DOCC/JOC contracts, developed hiring and business plans, organized financial controls/models, negotiated numerous contracts and agreements with bonding companies, bankers, attorneys, city officials and government entities

- developed two (2) divisions–mechanical and general government construction, developed two (2) mechanical shops, one union and the other non-union, once merger took place, concentrated on general government construction division and became a recognized leader in the JOC Construction business at a rate of $30M per year

- managed 150 employees with payroll exceeding $148K per week; reviewed and analyzed financial reports, including capital and operational budgeting, P&Ls, forecasts, cost analyses and controls, product and inventory

- oversaw consortium of 25 construction projects at any given time, analyzed best possible course of action for each project

- projects included Elgin AFB, Florida, Scott AFB, Illinois, Whiteman AFB, Missouri, Vandenberg AFB, California, GSA North and South, Texas, and Nebraska; Oklahoma State University and University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma; Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Colorado, Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Georgia; University of Texas Health Science Center and the Texas Department of Criminal Justice

- facilitated operations; collected, interpreted, analyzed and distributed information on current projects, delegating assignments, preparing and submitting project timetables, managing day-to-day operations and adhering to standards

- provided project leadership on all assignments, maintaining a solid understanding of the “big picture”

- planned and coordinated immediate, long-term goals and objectives for each project

- maintained a team environment, communicated clearly and effectively the scheduling, timing and control of project

• Regional Manager for PI Construction

- directed start-up and implementation of the DOCC, JOC and SABER contracts west of the Mississippi River

- projects included military installations, universities and the GSA

- served as the Corporate Point of Contact for Project Managers at each site and maintained subcontractor relations

- managed financial, P&L, design and operational functions at each location with frequent site inspections, interfacing with Contracting Officers and/or Contract Coordinators ensuring compliance with contractual requirements

- provided extensive project/construction management in all areas, including operations, estimating and planning

• Project General Manager for Brown & Root Services Corporation

- supervised Project Managers in project planning, estimating, design, execution and close-out of construction projects valued at $40M

- directed projects ranging from $100K - $5M, which included North East ISD JOC program, Spring Branch ISD and Houston ISD

- oversaw JOC at the Long Beach Naval Shipyard and managed coordination, direction and control of multiple construction trades on projects ranging from $35K to $2M

- developed cost proposals, analysis of modifications, negotiations, quality control and safety inspections

• US Air Force Project Manager & Journeyman Craftsman

- served as an Electrical/Mechanical Project Manager/Superintendent, Electrical Designer/Estimator, HVACR and Electrical Journeyman

- performed troubleshooting, overhauling and maintaining of HVAC’s, mechanical and electrical systems

- carefully monitored quantity and quality of both labor and materials

- reviewed plans and developed schedules; assured proper time constraints and profitability were met

- read and interpreted blueprints, made any last minute changes

- negotiated terms, lead times and deliveries with vendors and suppliers

- collaborated with inspectors from local and federal levels performing routine on-site inspections of construction production WORK HISTORY TIMELINE

2018-Current Construction Consultant Self Employed New Braunfels, Texas 2015-2017 Project Manager SR Construction Las Vegas, Nevada 2010-2015 President Basic SDV Austin, Texas

2009-2010 Senior Program Manager Tepa San Antonio, Texas 2007-2009 General Manager/Business Dvlpmt Dura Pier Facilities Services Houston, Texas 2005-2007 Senior Project Manager C.C. Carlton Industries, Ltd. Austin, Texas 2000 - 2005 President • Vice President Meridian Contracting, Inc. (Basic Industries, Inc.) New Braunfels • Houston, TX 1997 - 2000 Regional Manager PI Construction Austin, Texas 1992 - 1997 Project General Manager Brown & Root (NEISD) San Antonio, Texas Staff Engineer Brown & Root (Spring Branch & Houston ISD) Houston, Texas Electrical/Mechanical Project Manager Brown & Root (Long Beach Naval Shipyard) Long Beach, California 1980 - 1992 Electrical/Mechanical Project Manager US Air Force CA • OK • HI • Truk Lagoon Electrical/Mechanical Superintendent

Electrical Designer/Estimator

Electrical Journeyman

HVACR Journeyman • Technician

1986 - 1988 Heating/Appliance Repairman Four Star Housing Maintenance Lompoc, California 1984 - 1986 HVACR Journeyman Fleeger Air Conditioning & Heating Services Midwest City, Oklahoma EDUCATION: B.S. Electrical Engineering, California State University Long Beach California A.S. Electrical & Mechanical Systems Technology, Community College of the USAF Maxwell AFB Georgia USAF Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technical School USAF Electrical Technical School (Honor Graduate)

USAF Construction, Engineering & Estimating Technical School USAF Non Commissioned Officers Leadership Academy

USAF Planning & Estimating Technical School

USAF Non Commissioned Officers Preparatory School

USAF Non Commissioned Officers Leadership School (Distinguished Graduate) TRAINING: National Electrical Code Seminars, Monaco Fire Alarm Design, Covey’s 7 Habits of Effective People, OSHA Supervisor’s Safety Course. OSHA 30 Certified, USACE Contractors Quality Management 2009, CPR/First Aid, Certified Preparer of SWTPPP, USACE RMS Training

AWARDS: Brown & Root Newberry Award Recipient (Project of the Year 1996 and 1997); Craftsman of the Month May 1989; NCO of the Month1987/1988, USAF Achievement Medal, USAF Outstanding Unit Award, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal

COMPUTER: Windows, Word, Excel, Microsoft Project, Auto Sketch, Pulsar Estimating, Timberline Estimating, Win Est Estimating, Power Point

& Primavera

ASSOCIATIONS/MEMBERSHIPS: SAME (Society of American Military Engineers Member)



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