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Management Consultant Project Manager

San Isidro, 1700, Philippines
July 31, 2022

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Pete (Jose) Valenzuela, RA

Registered Architect leverages over 20 years in drywall project management experience design-building in Las Vegas, San Francisco, Boston, Manila and Dubai. Handily grasping-executing visions thru methodology savvy and contract compliance, identifying scope/ sequence conflicts preventing risks thru ensured timely intervention with stakeholders.


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Manila, Philippines


2013.11 - Present

2012.09 - 2013.10

2009.08 - 2012.02

2007.07 - 2009.08

2004.12 - 2007.05

2004.02 - 2004.10

2002.09 - 2003.08

1994.01 - 2002.09

1992.09 - 1994.01

1990.02 - 1992.10

1989.01 - 1989.12

1987.02 - 1987.10

1981.04 - 1987.01

Projects Management Consultant/ Proprietor

J-Tech Management Svcs NCR, Philippines

Unpacking bottom-line goals in Design-Build contracting and operations processes, contracts, design intent identification, draft design brief, Risk/SWOT Analysis +Value Engineering engaging corporate-individual clients.

Operations-Business Dev't Director Consultant to a 4m/yr AR contractor with drywall etc for best-practices in hotel-casinos, TI's, restaurants, commercial & large residential projects. Refine contract scope, overhauled operations organization charts, process structure, ToRs, forms for RFPs, RFIs, NTPs, CORs and claims.

Design-Build Consultant (Owner's Rep) for $6m UNESCO pioneering project with fit-out and FF&E: Strategize overall construction process, prepare detailed contract scope and Terms of References, RFP Requests for Proposals, initiate design-build bidding processes, redefine space planning end-user needs.

Projects Management Consultant strategized ToR of $14.7m interiors and system retrofit-out for scope and schedules of AR+MEP facility upgrades of existing $400m office complex. Vetted and organized Project team for Dhaka management consultancy company. Also short-listed in Karachi brown field IT Park project.

Sr Management Consultant for US developer of 12,000+ refurbished houses for Virtual Fit-Out + MEP In first 30 days increased weekly /monthly target by 35% by coaching +motivating while tracking inventory

Consultant to a NYC developer on Land/Building Development Operations, organization and processes.

Area Manager (Projects Director)

Megawide Construction Corporation NCR, Philippines

Direct over 1,200 FTEs (220 staff +subs), managing clients and A&E design consultants and subs for a 2m sqft design-build projects portfolio of 6 towers in 4 project sites ground-up up to fit-out with drywall, ACT etc

Champion for 180+ architects and engineers, reorganizing and motivating thus surged billing by 90%

Create design-build solutions while tracking staff and vendor KPIs, outputs and schedules

Continuously addressed owner and Project Management Consultant queries on RFPs, RFIs, CORs etc

Hike productivity 30% with coaching and training, by direct-instructing project staff

Reverse project's horrible performance (worst to company's model) as concurrent AM/ interim PM

Effect ISO 9001 certification for whole company besting 40 other projects, rebuilt declining client satisfaction.

Engage, contract and manage A&E design consultant team deliverables to ensure effective Weekly Meetings

Institute "5/48 Issue Resolution" system for management and tracking (5 contacts in 48hrs).

Management Consultant / Business Owner

J-Tech Management Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV, USA

Strategize/streamline process, contract forms, realign targets, address client's changing needs

Correspond with Federal and state agencies, suppliers & business partners seeking funding

Vet multinational companies' RFPs, analyzing inclusions and exclusions, costs, capital outlay, roll-out timelines as well as productivity targets. Planned and prepared detailed feasibility study

Seek and develop new business opportunities for management, design and estimating services.

Project Manager / Estimator

Midwest Drywall Co Inc Las Vegas, NV, USA

Manage and oversaw multiple drywall/ fit-out construction of high-end commercial and large jobs including a $26m contract at new $3B Resort Hotel engaging clients, consultants, city inspectors and contractors

Accelerated schedule 50% to complete fit-out of a Las Vegas Club, achieving targeted opening date

Pre-plan, track/ compile all documentation, testify in court for contract claims, was awarded nearly $1m judgment; compile and pushed over $9m in contract claims and variations in three projects

Evaluate weekly KPIs of on-site accomplishments vs project estimate /budget RFPs and CORs

Instituted LEED Silver standards for Las Vegas Federal Office and Las Vegas tallest Hotel Resort.

Project Manager/ Sr Site Coordinator

Dick Corp/Berger Bros San Francisco, CA, USA

Enforce drywall+ fit-out subs' quality and production schedule of $200m award-winning LEED Platinum office building; identified, presented, successfully defended $2m contract overlap thru deep forensics

Built highly intricate facade, main and elevator lobbies, etc fielding RFIs, creating RFPs & CORs

Coordinated with design consultants building cutting-edge exterior, solving complex design issues

Doubled sales parlaying initial $875k contract (40% net profit) to over $2m additional contracts

Completed design-built high-spec condominium's inclusive load-bearing shell-to-finishing scope.

Project Manager/Estimator

Shepherd and Son San Francisco Bay Area, CA, USA

Built on schedule drywall shell and interiors of new Performing Arts and Lecture Center

Create master and task schedules, monitor and review Site KPIs, production and accomplishment, tracked and value-engineered weekly progress, preparing RFPs, RFIs and CORs

Estimated- bid out public school buildings and $3m Oakland International Airport Renovation.

Engaged clients and consultants to approve 85% of Change Order Requests

Prepare and follow-up Monthly Billing for each client and project.

Project Manager

Component Assembly Systems Inc Boston, MA, USA

Reviewed drywall contract scope, prepared RFIs, RFPs & CORs at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, includes simultaneous new- renovation of existing working areas for $11m contract

Pursued relentlessly low house estimates and direly-insufficient manpower to complete on time and on budget critical Operating Suites and new MRI centers during graveyard shifts

Interviewed, hired non-union workers off the street just to meet manning requirements

Mentored flustered Project Superintendent without support from Company General Super.

General-Projects Manager/Owner

J-Tech Specialty Trades NCR, Philippines

Preferred Drywall and Architectural Contractor with new and repeat business, frequently nominated, with 160 FTEs for major developers, main contractors and owner-developers in numerous projects

Completed 12 million sqft of drywall and fit-out projects ie malls, high-rise office and residential condominium towers, lobbies, ceilings, walls, partitions and ornamentation tracking project KPIs

Prepared -submitted up to $10m worth of contract proposals for several architectural works projects

Preparing budgets, schedules, Site SOP and contract compliance, disaster risk systems

Completed high tech Asian Hospital, THX cinemas, data center and TV studios solving MEPF conflicts

Fielded RFPs, RFIs, CORs preventing and resolving scope issues and delivery processes

Resolved Local and National Government permitting and Labor Law issues.

Product Manager Drywall + Framing

Zeta International Trading Corp NCR, Philippines

Directed drywall promotion, marketing, sales and training for owners, architects, engineers, tradesmen

Soared sales +300% in 1st year with 8 Sales Engineers, educating and training nationwide market

Conceptualized, strategized, planned, and organized new metal-frame manufacturing business line of now-top manufacturer of metal building components.

Organized Trade Exhibitions, met architects, engineers, contractors, LGUs, suppliers and developers

to rethink construction methodology and apply to "new" building technologies

Asst Head: Planning, Estimating, Quality Control Department

ExtraOrdinary Development Corp NCR, Philippines

Engaged new and existing clients, allaying schedule and quality concerns covering over 700 acres

Supervised design-build conceptualization and engineering of 3,000 housing units per year

Directed design production and end-product quality control with 14 architects and engineers

Created value-engineering opportunities in design and cost efficiency for land development infrastructure as well as community amenities structures for aesthetically pleasing construction.

Managing Architect

Atelier 21 Dubai, UAE

Organized, hired and led six architects, interior designers and support staff within first 30 days

Created detailed fit out design of the Dubai Police HQ, four Damas Shops, offices, luxury villas, etc

Deeply engaged potential and existing C-Level clients, contractors and suppliers ensuring realized expectations and top quality product

Created and oversaw detail drawing production and client presentation boards.

Architect Technician

Kinhill - Mclachlan JV NCR, Philippines

Project Management Consultant at the $400m Asian Development Bank New HQ Building Project

Assisted General Superintendent in creating site operations processes and forms

Inspected and imposed compliance of drawings and specifications for construction quality

Coordinated implementation of architectural design details with the main contractor for specialty works, ie metal-framed drywall & plastered lath, EIFS, ACT, painting, stonework etc.

Associate Architect

ELMA - Skidmore Owings & Merrill, EGA NCR, Philippines

From student-draftsman to Associate for several projects to Job Captain for 7-unit Townhouses

At Skidmore Owings & Merrill, Local Support Architect at the $400m ADB New HQ Building

At EG Abello, completed detailed design drawings of the Philippine Airlines Boeing 747 Airport Hangar.







Key Skills

Project Management

Contracts Management

Scope Analysis & Compliance

Team Management

Task Sequencing-Scheduling Operations Management

Budgets & Estimates

Issue Identification/ Resolution Value Engineering

Day-to-day Site Operations

Client Relations and Servicing

IT Skills

MS Office 365

MS Excel

MS Projects

Quick Bid

On-Screen Takeoff

On-Site Detail Sketch



Primavera Expedition



Salesforce CRM





Euromoney, UK

The Philippines Investment Forum, Shangri-La at

the Fort, Manila


SLC Asia

Businessmen's Leadership Conference, Singapore


Liberty Academy

Master's Men's Leadership Training, Las Vegas NV


Education Int'l, Inc

University Accreditation, Boston MA


University of Santo Tomas

BS Architecture, Philippines

Awards, Licenses,


Certificate of Completion

UN Dept of Safety and Security

Basic and Advanced Courses




> $1m Claims Judgment

City of Las Vegas, NV USA

Prive Club Project Mar 2009

Certificate of Appreciation

US Federal GSA Government Services Administration

San Francisco CA, Apr 2007

Certified Accreditation

Education International for US -Level Equivalency, Boston MA, May 2002

Registered Architect

#7307, Philippines May 1984


Business License

The City of Las Vegas 2008


Business License

Philippine Dep't of Trade

and Industry 2016












m: +63-915-***-**** LinkedIn


Pete (Jose) Valenzuela, RA

Projects List (partial) please note hyperlinks

Fit-Out / Design-Build

Novotel Manila: 401 rms Complete arch'ls -Main Lobby, Dining, Ballrooms, Spl Areas, Guest Rms, Suites, etc Complete Fit-out & architecturals***

Solaire Resort Casino: 1,800 seat Ballroom, 1.8k sqft Villa Remodel, fit-out & architectural interiors/exteriors, VIP Gaming Suite Refinish bid)

Solaire North Resort Hotel Casino: architecturals and interiors/exteriors finishing and fit-out works bid)

Okada Resort Hotel & Casino Manila: $70m Complete Fit-out and architecturals of villas, suites, guest rooms and special areas***

Marriott Hotel Manila: 95k sqft Ballroom, Pre-function areas, Wedding Suite Complete Fit-out and architectural interiors/exteriors***

EDSA Shangri La Mall Renovation and Addition: Complete fit-out and architectural interiors 2m sqft***

Ascott Residences Manila: 220 all-suites Condo Tel: Complete Fit-out and arch'ls includes Lobby, Ballrooms, Special Areas, Guest suites***

Winford Hotel & Casino Manila: 60/ 120 rms Complete Fit-out and architecturals- Guest Rooms, Suites***

Mireio Brasserie New Tenant Improvement 2-floors: Complete fit-out and architectural interiors 35k sqft***

Prive Las Vegas Club + VIP Lounge, Planet Hollywood > $5m, 84k sqft complete shell- fit-out-finishing works*

Texas De Brazil Restaurant Las Vegas: 48k sqft Shell (interior-exterior), joinery, carpentry and finishing/painting*

Las Vegas Fit-Outs and TIs: Ralph Lauren, Palazzo; Armani Exchange; Cache; La Coste; The Gap; True Religion, Piazza San Marco at The Venetian, Whole Foods, etc*

Harborwalk Luxury Condos with Loft, Oakland: 81 units complete sheathed exterior & Fit-out finished interiors *

Dubai Metropolitan Hotel Lobby Renovation and Addition: Renovation and Addition: Architectural interiors redesign@

Damas Gold and Jewelry Main, Hilton, Gold Souk 2, Dubai: design & construction/ fit-out supervision@

Commercial-Office / Mixed Use

The Linear Makati: Mixed-use with Two 25-story Residential/commercial towers**

I-Hub 9 & 10: Two 15-story Office buildings 100% design-build construction (excavation to finishing} **

Fontainebleau Resort Hotel Las Vegas $3B: with 2.7 M sqft Convention Center architectural/ drywall to turnover*

RAVE Cinemas Las Vegas: 10 cinemas full architectural & acoustic works*

M-Resort Las Vegas, Vdara Las Vegas hotel & casino: 1.2/1.8 million sqft (bid) drywall ceilings and walls*

San Francisco Federal Building, $200m 18-story tower with 4-story service block complete shell- fit-out-finishing works*

McAfee Performing Arts Center, Saratoga: 20k sqft shell, architectural fit-out & acoustic works*

Asian Development Bank Head Quarters: $400m design & construction/ fit-out supervision*@

Robinsons Place Malls: Manila, Galleria, Metro East, Novaliches, Imus, Bacolod, Iloilo - +6m sqft fit-out, drywall ceiling, walls, digital cinemas**

Filinvest Festival Mall, Alabang: 500k sqft canopy and amenities ceilings**

Philamlife Office Tower: 12 of 47 floors: Ceilings and walls Lobbies**


UNESCO pioneering school project: $6m program, complete with MEP, fit-out and FF&E***

K-12 School Buildings (3),San Francisco Bay Area CA: Estimated/Bid budgetary interiors (walls, ceilings, painting/finishing)*

Oakland International Airport Renovation: San Francisco Bay Area CA*

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital and Medical Center, New Hampshire with new 4-sty add, interiors/ fit-out*

NAIA Terminals 1 & 3, Manila: interiors (walls, ceilings, painting/finishing**

Xavier School Kinder/Pre-School Building, San Juan PH: 50 classrooms + admin, interiors (walls, ceilings, painting/finishing)**

Asian Hospital and Medical Center, Alabang, PH, Hospital suites and special areas interiors (walls, ceilings, painting/finishing)**

Boeing 747 Hangar, Manila: Completion of detailed design drawings@

Manila Bethel Temple Design Study: 600-seat auditorium with classrooms, meeting rooms@


Discovery Primea Makati, 68-storey luxury residences (ex 3Br 4,100sqft @ $4.4m) full Fit-out with finished interiors***

Viridian in Greenhills, 53 storey luxury residential condominium tower (ex 3Br 3,200sqft @ $1.35m) full architectural fit-out works***

Fred Siy Residence, (single family) Makati, 17,000 sqft @ $1.8m from ground up (accessories excluded) ***

Heimasia Aboitiz Residence, (single family) Makati, 16,000 sqft @ $1.4m from ground up (accessories excluded) ***

Harborwalk Luxury Condos with Loft, Oakland: 81 units complete sheathed exterior & Fit-out finished interiors *

Renovation and Fit-Out w/ MEP of 3,000+ of 12,000+ foreclosed single family units throughout US mainland via virtual construction***

Studio City 1: 18-sty residential condo, design-build complete works**

Studio Zen: 27-sty residential condo, design-build complete works**

One McKinley Place: 43-sty residential condo, drywall walls and ceilings**

The Biltmore Residences: 30-sty residential condo, complete drywall & gypsum ornamental trim works**

Aspen Tower, Alabang: 23-sty residential condo, complete drywall works**

7-Unit Townhouses: Design review, client engagement and construction supervision@

Land and Community Development#

Complete communities with landfill, slope protection, culverts, bridges, roads, infrastructure, utilities, amenities (clubhouse, entrance arch-gates, fences, parks/ open spaces, etc)

Mabuhay Homes 2000 Sub-Binangonan: 110+ acres, +3,500+ units; Dasmarinas: 160+ acres, 5,000+ units; Molino: 74+ acres, 2,500+ units

Golden City-Imus: 150+ acres, 3,500+ units; Sta Rosa: 180+ acres, 6,000+ units; Taytay: 45+ acres, 1,200+ units

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Design-build Operations Consultant

** - Projects Director/ Gen Manager

*- Project Manager

#- Asst Head: Planning, Estimating & Quality Control

@- Design Consultant

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