JOHN H. HURST
Home: 540-***-****, Cell: (703) 727–1709
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
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
Coordination with all Departments throughout
Negotiation of Business Terms
Successful Project Execution
Federal Emergency Management Agency
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
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.
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
Toll Brothers, Inc.
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
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.
Manassas Park, VA
Located projects to bid, performed take-offs, generated proposals and helped with the onsite construction
management of the projects.
Mountaineer Pipe Corporation
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.
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
James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
Business Management, 1986-1988
Radford University, Radford, VA
OSHA 10 Hour Certification
Certified Land Disturber Representative
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