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Construction Manager Superintendent

St. Petersburg, FL
April 28, 2021

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James A. Bise


Professional Summary

Construction Manager and business owner with over 20 years of leading teams of general contractors and laborers on large scale residential and commercial construction projects. Hard working individual familiar with preparing and negotiating contracts with clients, suppliers and general trades. Well versed in sales, marketing and customer service. Skills

● General contracting


● Subcontractor


● Sales & Marketing

● Interior and exterior


● First Aid & CPR


● Blueprint Fluency

● Design experience

● Project scheduling

● Building Codes

● Management

● Project Superintendent

● Project Management

● Cost Control & Cost


● Customer


● MS Office(Word,

Excel, Outlook,

PowerPoint and


● Google Drive (docs,

sheets and slide forms)

● Spreadsheets (Excel,

Google sheets and

open office calculator

● Presentations/

Slideshow (PowerPoint

in Google slides

● BuilderTREND,

ProCore, STACK,


● Sales Force and CRM

Work History

Clearview Homes: Jun. 2020- Present

● Coordinate the completion of single family homes per approved plans

● Average working projects is 25-35 ( currently over 30 homes in one stage of construction or another)

● On-site to office ratio is 85-15 on site

● Assist in preparation of project execution strategy and review as drawings and specs develop prior to permit issue

● Coordinate, schedule and develop relationships with subcontractors, municipalities, engineers, architects, designers, utilities and all trades

● Develop, review and approve all project management documents. Develop proposals, project specs, scope of work and negotiate final contracts

● Monitor project cost and quality to ensure the profitability

● Anticipate, recognize and identify project issues, problems and establish clear objectives while prioritizing The solution with minimal impact Pella Windows & Doors:

Oct. 2017-Jun 2020

Pella Windows & Doors: Direct Sales based employer, certified in residential and commercial sales

● Prospected and closed 114 new customers in first year, of those 114 72% placed second orders and 34 have placed more than 10.

● Specialized in Trade and Commercial accounts throughout Metro Detroit as well within the Detroit proper.

● Met or exceeded all monthly and quarterly goals set by corporate with the exception of July 2018.

● Commercial contacts list is growing as well as commercial knowledge. Training underway for projects over four floors. Wind and Safety loads etc.

● Pella Sales training November & December 2017

Great Lakes Remodeling: Estimator/ Supervisor: Davisburg, MI 2007- Oct. 2017 Great Lakes Remodeling covers a wide range of repairs, remodeling and new construction. time from 200*-****-*** open jobs with the banks all while still continuing to grow the residential and Barrier Free end of the company.

● Prospected and closed Home Depot account which led to $100K in recurring monthly revenue.

● Sought and closed new construction projects in both residential and commercial fields

● Cold called to close new clients and generate new projects.

● Attended national networking events to garner new clients.

● Responsible for creative design for home modifications.

● Helped form relationships with Government agencies; FNMA, VA, Wounded Warrior, Camp Liberty to achieve a long lasting relationships and further the help in the community.

● Performed initial client assessment and analysis to begin research process.

● Supported Chief Operating Officer with daily operational functions and team management.

● Obtained documents, clearances, certificates and approvals from local, state and federal agencies.

Owner / Operator: Jay Bise Builders Inc. Clarkston, MI 2001-2006 Founded and self-funded a small construction company that completed large custom projects. Specialized in custom homes, timber framed homes, remodeling projects, decks and barns.

● Responsible for Sales & Marketing

● Hired and managed a crew of up to eight individuals

● Reviewed plans and specs during the schematic design of pre-construction.

● Obtained building and specialty permits from local jurisdictional agencies.

● Performed regular job site observations to provide direction for all general contractor personnel.

● Oversaw the entire building turnover process, while enhancing communication between all construction management.

● Prepared and followed through on all required punch lists.

● Full P&L responsibility

Lead Carpenter / Foreman: CNO Enterprises Davisburg, MI 1996-2001 CNO was a framing company specializing in custom homes. This position required me to delegate daily tasks, read blueprints and work hand in hand with suppliers and homeowners

● Reviewed plans and specs during the schematic design of pre-construction.

● Avoided construction delays by efficiently following through with all site inspections in a timely manner.

● Promoted twice from Carpenter to Lead Carpenter to Foreman Education

Clarkston High School 1995

Building Trades Certificate

Oakland Community College

Associates of Arts: American History/ US Government

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