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Manager Construction

Garden Grove, CA
March 09, 2020

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Thomas Joseph Spanley

March *, ****

Dear Sir or Madam:

I am an experienced, competent Manager seeking a position within your organization. My thirty years of professional experience as a senior level Construction Manager and leader is based entirely in the Southern California management arena and is diverse in project size, type, scope and requirements as described in the attached resume.

The breadth of my expertise covers a wide range of responsibilities, thereby providing me with insights into the total operation. I am accustomed to a fast-paced environment where deadlines are priority and handling multiple jobs simultaneously is the norm. I enjoy a challenge and work hard to attain my goals. A position with your organization would present me with the professional challenges I seek while providing the long-term employer commitment I require.

I feel confident that a personal interview would demonstrate my expertise, background and qualifications that could be quite valuable to your organization and goals.

Please feel free to give me a call if you require further information. (Cell) 714-***-**** I am looking forward to hearing from you to set up an appointment at your convenience.


Thomas J Spanley


11782 Stephanie Lane, Garden Grove, CA 92840


Construction Management – Operations Management – Project Engineering Management – Facilities Management

A results-oriented professional with significant experience and qualifications as a VP Development Manager or Director of Capital Construction. A dynamic, highly motivated and enthusiastic individual. Command outstanding communication skills, interacting effectively with all levels of management, staff and clientele. Self-motivated and disciplined as well as committed to team participation and development. Possess exemplary time management and operational skills. Coordinate multiple projects simultaneously. Utilize a hands-on management style, fostering motivation and an environment in which others can grow and excel. Aware of the need for quality customer service with the ability to meet or exceed client expectations. Work well under stress or time constraints, resolving issues with tact and diplomacy.


•Highly skilled in assessing job requirements and prioritizing time, labor and materials for maximum efficiency and


•Ability to coordinate contractors and complete multiple projects simultaneously, with a history of completing projects on

time and under budget.

•Interface effectively with owners, architects, engineers and subcontractors.

•Management experience with the ability to successfully motivate personnel and produce a highly motivated and cohesive


•Ability to make critical decisions within strict time and budget guidelines.

•Precise and thorough, maintaining accuracy and quality in work performance.


PROLOGIS, L.P., Cerritos, CA

February 2005- 2019

VP Development Manager As Vice President Development Manager I have a solid background in construction management, capital deployment, development, and knowledge of the architectural field. I manage the day-to-day requirements of construction projects across multiple cities in the US. I am responsible for overall project planning and scheduling, resource allocation, project accounting, and control, while providing technical direction and ensuring compliance with quality standards. Managing the South West regions preconstruction and construction efforts for development projects while providing oversight on Industrial and Commercial development currently in preconstruction stages. Directly involved managing teams of consultants and day-to-day oversight of third-party construction teams through to project completion. Relied upon to accurately communicate project level decisions and tradeoffs effectively to the principals, make recommendations, and execute on the chosen strategy. As a senior in my current position I work with a lean and dynamic team in a highly collaborative and collegial environment. I will bring enthusiasm to grow with a well-capitalized organization and be the face of development and construction efforts within it.

- Execute, oversee and optimize development plans with a focus on managing resources, executing on time and on budget and providing leadership to third-party team members and my staff.

- Interact day-to-day with the general contractor through pre-con including assisting in the identification and selection of subcontractors, and ensuring completion in accordance with project scope, quality, budget, and schedule requirements.

- Oversee the project sites and work progress through project completion including a hands on" approach during the construction stages and significant time spent on-site.

- Review architectural drawings for coordination and completion.

- Administer construction contracts and procure all necessary permits and licenses.

- Establish and manage a reporting framework on project level progress for management, partners.



VP Construction Manager

Reporting to the Corporate General Manager my primary focus was the management of the New Construction department and the personnel responsible for new construction and major remodels in commercial, industrial and retail industry, public works, Arco, AM/PM, 7-11 and restaurant market segments.

Responsible for all aspects of: Administrative support, Field operations, Expansion programs, Facilities Planning, Operations and Project/Construction Management.

Projections & Development forecasting.

Managing project budgets, monitoring P&L and implementing controls, budget forecasting, general contracting, marketing, sales, planning / development and implementation.



Sr. Project Manager

Responsibilities include all aspects of running national projects and employees for this contracting company. Oversee projects such as Fitness Clubs, retail/commercial centers, and National roll out projects. Interact closely with customers to handle negotiations. Work with city officials in successfully conforming to all city code requirements and scheduling obligations. Coordinate with subcontractors and architects to evaluate the impact of various changes. Actively participate in change order negotiations between customers, developers and landlords. Handle the resolution of any issues or problems concerning design, scheduling, commitment, cost and pricing.

Direct accountability for retaining manpower and planning subcontractor schedules at various locations. Develop/prepare work orders, write scopes and create preventative maintenance plans as needed.

Complete construction budget forecasting, critical path schedules and profit and loss responsibilities.

Conduct employee reviews and appraisals. Provide extensive technical support and analysis.

Act as a liaison between clients and architectural/engineering firm representatives.



Sr. Facilities Construction Manager

Handled construction projects and strategic space planning. Generated Facilities Action Requests (FAR) and construction documents. Oversaw the management and implementation of each project from inception through to completion. Directed additions to frame construction, tilt-up structures, modular buildings, conference centers, computer labs, laboratories, Medical facilities, clean rooms and secured facilities. Controlled the work performed on office buildings, factories, warehouses and grounds.

Coordinated, organized and implemented the relocation of up to 1250 employees which included space planning, design, total buildout construction, and maintenance management.


Bachelor of Science, Business Administration,

Bachelor of Science, Business Management,

HIGHLIGHTS OF PROFESSIONAL TRAINING: LEED, - DOD Property Administration; Hazardous Materials Total Quality Management - Benchmarking for World Class Facilities Intergraph’s FCAD; Cal OSHA - Safety Team Management; ISO Space Planning - Facility Layout; Architectural Planning and Design Planning - BP / Global Alliance Safety Passport Serial Number 443374 Registered member of roof consultants international,


Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Scheduler, Kahua, Procore,

Sole proprietor of: Spanley Construction Management Inc. (SCM) Federal ID #C30878684 2008-Present

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