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Project Manager Development

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United States
Posted:
August 06, 2012

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JOHN H. HURST

*** ******** *****, **********, ** 22602

Home: 540-***-****, Cell: (703) 727–1709

Email: lq3hy7@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY

Results oriented Project Manager and Estimator with 23 years of experience in all aspects of residential,

commercial site development. Extensive experience with execution of large public improvement/road projects.

Recognized for strong organizational, managerial, analytical and problem solving skills.

Specific experience in:

Project Initiation, Management and Execution

Bid and Development of Project Plans

Overall Management throughout life cycle

to completion

Financial and Job Cost Estimations

Extensive knowledge of MD, VA, NC and

SC construction codes and policies used

estimating Total Site Development Projects

Emphasis on Cost Reduction for Large

Developments

Coordination with all Departments throughout

Development Cycle

Regional Coordination

Personnel Management

Negotiation of Business Terms

Successful Project Execution

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Federal Emergency Management Agency

2009-Present

Philadelphia, PA

Disaster Assistance Employee

Estimate quantities, collect proposals, contracts, invoices & receipts from public agencies in a declared

disaster area to be used in processing the sub grantees claim for federal monetary assistance. I have worked

with county/township governments to gather the necessary information needed for the applicant to be

awarded aid for public infrastructure that has been damaged. This position is an “As Needed” position. I

was hired by FEMA in September of 2009. I have been an active employee since October 2011. I have been

deployed in central New Jersey, working on DR 4021, DR 4033, DR 4039 and DR 4048.

Mountaineer Pipe Corporation

2010-2011

Purcellville, VA

Estimator

Estimate the full development costs from land clearing through completion of dwellings ready for

occupancy. Responsible for estimating in house land development cost and locating and checking

subcontractor proposals for completion of housing. Produced project bids and negotiated terms. Checked

estimates to ensure accuracy of take-offs. Performed all take-offs for total construction. Developed

proposals for both prime and sub-contract projects.

W.G. Harrison, Inc.

2007-2008

Leesburg, VA

Primary Project Manager/Estimator

Experience with full project life cycle. Responsible for locating development projects and acceptance on

bidders’ lists. Produced project bids and negotiated terms. Checked estimates to ensure accuracy of takeoffs.

Performed utility take-offs. Developed proposals for both prime and sub-contract projects. Serving as

the project manager for multiple projects tracked to ensure all requirements were met; all materials were

delivered as needed for installation, managed costs, and developed monthly billing for active projects.

Worked closely with President/Owner on miscellaneous issues to produce solutions and ensure smooth

operations for active or prospective projects. Provided supervision and direction to one junior estimator on

my staff.

Toll Brothers, Inc.

2000-2007

Belmont, VA

Land Development Estimator

Participated as primary estimator for all Toll Land Development Projects during planning and initiation through

the completion of Projects whose estimated value is in the multi-million dollar range. Number of active projects

would range from thirty to fifty projects at any one time.

Created estimates of the costs for demolition, clearing, erosion controls, earthwork, sanitary sewer, storm sewer,

water main, site concrete, paving and site amenities for Toll’s four state regional Mid-Atlantic Area (Maryland,

Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina) from construction plans to be used by land development managers

deciding upon the viability/profitability of purchasing large tracts of property for development.

Worked directly with Civil Engineers during project design and implementation to ensure cost efficiency

throughout all facets of site development. Responsible for estimations on earth moving costs for Commercial

and Residential developments. Provided ideas and suggestions to reduce costs through creative utilization of

earth moving and implementation of utility installations.

Generated full project cost estimates once final plan approval was granted by local jurisdictions for Toll’s

internal use to guide decisions on project life cycle from cost forecasting through the award of contractor

proposals.

Provided conceptual estimates that were used by Land Acquisition executives in decision making process

about the viability/profitability of land acquisitions or proferred projects.

Supervised and hired two new estimators. Provided training, mentoring and guidance.

Jager Excavating

1998-2000

Manassas Park, VA

Estimator/Construction Manager

Located projects to bid, performed take-offs, generated proposals and helped with the onsite construction

management of the projects.

Mountaineer Pipe Corporation

1994-1998

Vienna, VA

Estimator

Performed takeoffs of plans and developed proposals for total site development of residential projects.

Completed initial estimates, and reviewed projects with the owner of the company to produce a final

proposal for developers. Worked with the Field Superintendent to ensure purchase and delivery of materials

in a timely manner for installation.

J. G. Miller, Inc.

1989-1994

Chantilly, VA

Estimator

Performed takeoffs of plans for site utilities. The information was initially used by the PM to prepare

estimates on residential and commercial development projects. Eventually promoted to preparation of

proposals.

EDUCATION

James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

Business Management, 1986-1988

Radford University, Radford, VA

1984-86

OSHA 10 Hour Certification

Certified Land Disturber Representative

SOFTWARE EXPERTISE

I have used the following earthwork analysis software: Pay Dirt; Agtek, Quest

I have used MS Excel and Word on a daily basis

Familiar with AutoCad



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