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Construction manager

Birmingham, AL, 35203
April 22, 2021

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Motivated Job Candidate with over twenty years of experience in construction project management, carpentry, building maintenance, and internal/external customer service who can professionally and effectively communicate with personnel and the public and coordinate tasks with the skills to meet consumer


May 1985 Graduated from Hewitt Trussville High School, Trussville, Alabama

December 2019 Associate of Science – Construction Management Technology, Jefferson State Community College, Birmingham, AL

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Member

Relevant Coursework:

Construction Blueprint Reading

Construction Materials and Methods

OSHA Construction Safety

Civil Engineer Drawings

Basic Architectural CAD

Structural Design, I/II

Building and Zoning Codes

Architectural Drawing, I/II

Work Drawings and Specifications

Materials and Methods of Building Construction

Construction Estimating


State of Alabama Home Builders License

NCCER Certification –Carpentry Instructor

Construction Trainer – Habitat for Humanity (200 hours of volunteer experience)

Lead Abatement Certification – University of Alabama

Neighborhood Ecology and Family Influences on Delinquency and Violence Certification

Green Building Techniques, 3 Certifications – Youth Serve International

International Code Council Member

Construction Safety Certification


Adept at applying analytical and critical thinking skills to provide quality control measures in project management and all stages of commercial/residential building and remodeling

Excellent organizational skills, time management skills, and ability adapt to changes in the work environment

Works well individually or in with team meeting/exceeding company goals

Skilled in usage of forklifts, pallet jacks, and overhead cranes

Proficient with determining causes of operating errors and deciding appropriate courses of action

Extensive knowledge in the following areas: Truck and equipment safety, operation of front-end loaders, dozers, bobcats, forklifts, pallet jacks, and overhead cranes

Adept in payroll/timekeeping procedures for employees and job sites, accounting for all hours and data entry for payment

Proficient with OSHA and Hazmat Standards ensure all rules and regulations were always followed

Ability to hire, supervise and motivate large crews and staff for large scale construction projects

Knowledgeable in apply for and obtaining building permits, preparing for inspections, scheduling, and estimating for each job site

Proficient in reading blueprints, projects manuals, cut sheets, and all related documents pertaining to construction management


Construction Trainer, Project Manager, Maintenance Technician

YWCA of Central Alabama, Birmingham, AL 2004 – 2019

Supervised up to 5 employees in the area of shop, building, and project management

Worked with large and small construction companies and community outreach organizations to provide safe, low-income housing to the most vulnerable people in our society

Taught shop and construction building classes and participated in building a 2-million-dollar project in the Woodlawn area that serves low income and homeless individuals/families in their time of need

Maintained the physical functionality and safety of the residential/commercial building, but not limited to, guest rooms, public space and heart-of-the-house areas

Responded to calls and team member work orders in a timely, friendly, and efficient manner to assess and repair non-functioning machinery and/or equipment

Performed a variety of repair and maintenance tasks including, but not limited to carpentry, plumbing, light electrical work, painting, HVAC work (maintain, troubleshooting, and basic repairs), and masonry

Conducted inspections for preventive maintenance needs

Recorded and reported completed repairs and items that require further attention

Foreman/Assistant Superintendent

Fite Construction Company, Decatur, AL 2001 – 2003

Supervised up to 80 employees on job sites in commercial construction (5-million-dollar projects)

Communicated with contractors, sub-contractors, supervisors, engineers, and building inspectors

Interacting closely with clients to determine needs for new construction, restorations, additions, and repairs

Establishing and nurturing client relationships with architects, designers, vendors, etc.

Reviewing/preparing bid proposals based on set criteria for performance, time factors, and cost

Estimating and negotiating prices; preparing contracts for services; solidifying payment terms

Meeting, negotiating with, and following through with clients on approved projects

Contracting/Documenting all information in computer database

Scheduling/Time Management of tradesmen, product delivery, and services

Planning, coordinating, and executing long- and short-term complex projects

Allocating personnel/equipment in accordance with stringent timelines and construction deadlines

Overseeing work order processing, prioritization, tracking, and resource allocation procedures

Analyzing and recommending suitable products/services in accordance with client's functional/aesthetic desires and budgetary constraints.

Painter and carpenter

Case Handyman Inc. 2001 - 2002

Co-owner and operator

Bryan Painting and Pressure Washing – Residential and commercial, Atlanta, Ga. 1993 - 2001

Self-employed musician

Chicago, Illinois and Atlanta, Georgia 1986 - 2001

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