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Manager Engineer

Austin, TX
October 18, 2020

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Jared Dahmer

Austin, TX *****


Work Experience

Estimator/Project Manager

Live Oak Construction - Austin, TX

December 2015 to Present

Live Oak Construction is a cornerstone in the Austin commercial construction industry. With over 25 years of service in the area, they've developed new relationships and increased year-to-year revenue consistently while navigating multiple uncertain economic climates.

- Key contributor in project estimates, contract negotiations and valued engineer and alternate pricing activities through business development to meet customer needs

- Manage industry competitive knowledge to target the right projects with the right clients to minimize lost jobs and increase bid procurement ratios

- Understands different aspects of Project Management to meet client needs and drive a successful team environment

- Develop specific plans to ensure growth both long and short-term with new and repeat clients

- Analyze project schedules to coordinate materials, manpower and leadership needs

- Consistently contributed to improve business development and strategic planning in operational procedures

- Works with third parties to develop business relationships that allow for successful partnerships

- Assists Senior Estimator/Operations Manager with market updates and schedule projections to accurately track projects progress against contract schedule

- Review and sign client subcontract agreements

- Put together and turn-in submittal packages for multiple spec categories

- Generate and submit project RFIs and submit pricing exercises for client generated RFIs with schedule impacts

- Host team Pre and Post project meetings reviewing budgets and project analysis Senior Restoration Specialist

Assurant Field Asset Services - Austin, TX

September 2013 to December 2015

Assurant Field Asset Services is a nationwide restoration company specifically working with banks and lenders on foreclosed home maintenance. While navigating multiple seasons for different clients they maintain properties until turned back over to the owner or released to banks or auction.

- Lead teams of specialists in bids ranging from 4-15 members over the course of almost 3 years

- Developed bid templates and policies to increase productivity and meet specific client needs depending on market, service and property status

- Tracked project schedule and became efficient in Microsoft Excel while working with IT to create bid queues for respective team members

- Quickly became versed in different standards of bid methodology for different clients including FNMA, FHLMC, and multiple private realtor firms

- Worked alongside Director of Restorations to track bid progress from start to finish and into completion as Project

Manager for multiple properties across the country

- Worked with multiple individuals in different departments to ensure project completion and client success


Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sports Science Texas Tech University - Lubbock, TX


• Proficient in On Screen Take-Off

• Quick Bid

• Plexxis

• Excel

• Word

• Power Point

• Docusign

• Microsoft Teams

• Dropbox

• Adobe PDF Writer

• Restoration Industry Experience

• Strategic Planning

• Construction Management

• Drywall

• Construction Estimating

• Water Damage Restoration

• Construction


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