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Project Manager High School

Location:
Garden City, ID
Salary:
$100,000.00
Posted:
August 23, 2012

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KEN ST. JOHN, JR.

**** *. ****** ***** ***** ~ Eagle, ID 83616

Cell Phone: 661-***-**** E-mail: stq03k@r.postjobfree.com

Division Manager and Senior Estimator/Project Manager with 20+ years of experience

specializing in project estimating & management, budget monitoring/control and compliance

STRENGTHS & QUALIFICATIONS

Estimating costs in relation to manpower, equipment and materials for mall complexes, tenant improvements, core, commercial and residential building and improvement projects.

Preparing bid schedules, proposals, and packages; analyzing, interpreting and clarifying bid specifications.

Developing scope of work from specifications and blueprints using On-Screen Take-Off and Quick Bid.

Monitoring/documenting project budgets, progress, and compliance; writing/submitting change orders for general contractor’s approval and ensuring timely project completion.

Scheduling work crews, ordering materials, supervising, monitoring and inspecting construction to ensure structures comply with approved plans, specifications and codes.

Preparing take-offs for drywall/drywall finishing, fireproofing, steel stud framing, acoustical tile ceiling systems, window/door frame installations, lath, plaster, EIFS, and FRP.

Interfacing with and establishing/maintaining effective communication and working relationships with clients, general and sub-contractors, inspectors and construction crews.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Senior Estimator/Senior Project Manager

KHS&S Contractors ~ Fife, Washington ~ 11/09 to 06/2010

Bid projects in timely manner, follow guidelines presented by specifications, offer alternatives and recommendations that support material cost savings, and strictly adhere to LEED guidelines when specified.

Review contracts and prepare submittals, set up job schedules, meet with project managers in other fields to maintain a consistent workflow, prepare schedule of values to apply toward monthly billings, compose RFI’s and COR’s, and assure project finishes profitably and on time.

Estimate and project manage Specialties Division including insulation; top of wall fire stop; slab edge fire stop; mechanical, electrical, and plumbing penetration fire stop; doors and hardware; acoustical tile ceilings; toilet partitions; expansion joints; fire extinguisher cabinets; exterior metal panels.

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Division Manager/Senior Estimator/Senior Project Manager

Premier Wall Constructors, Inc ~ Los Angeles, CA ~ 10/08 to 11/09

Prepare bid schedules/packages and attend meetings/interface with general contractors and owners to ensure quality projects are completed on time and within budget.

Estimate and project manage over $27 million in drywall and drywall finishing, steel-stud framing, and three-coat plaster for East LA High School No. 2, Central Elementary School, Regal Cinemas, Ritz Carlton Spas, Rosa Mexicano Restaurant, and Union Bank of CA.

Oversee EWO’s, PO’s, CO’s, scheduling, billings, and collections.

Branch Manager/Senior Estimator/Senior Project Manager

F. Rodgers ~ Valencia, CA ~ 10/07 to 10/08

Promoted from Nevada office to establish and manage a branch office in California.

Formed client and supplier relationships, secured profitable commercial construction jobs to support branch operations, and ensured timely collection of billings.

Secured and project managed over $1.2 million in drywall, insulation, exterior plaster and roofing for jobs that included Antelope Valley College, Ralph’s Grocery Stores, Wolfgang Puck Restaurant, and Serrano Condominiums in Southern California.

Estimated and project managed over $13 million in insulation, slab edge, top of wall, and MEP for Fountaine Bleau, Cosmopolitan, and Aliante Station casinos, resort hotels and condominiums in Nevada.

Project Manager/Senior Estimator

Performance Contracting, Inc. ~ Las Vegas, NV ~ 04/1999 to 06/2001

Estimated and project managed drywall, three-coat plaster and EIFS projects for casinos, resort hotels, condominiums and mall/plaza projects.

General Contractor/Owner

St. John Construction ~ Palmdale, CA ~ 1981 to 1996

Founded this company specializing in drywall/drywall finishing, performing project estimating, management and collections for commercial/residential building and improvement projects.

Taping Foreman

Raymond Interior Systems ~ Orange, CA ~ 1981 to 1985 & 1987 to 1991

Manage field crews of up to 25 men, manage construction budget change orders and schedules, prepare drywall finishes.

Drywall Estimator/Project Manager

Martin Brothers ~ Gardena, CA ~ 1985 to 1987

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ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

Owner/Manager - Strokes Table Golf Games ~ Palmdale, CA ~ 2001 to 2007 & 1996 to 1999

Invented, designed and produced unique table golf game; analyzed and resolved financing, production and distributing issues; interfaced and negotiated with suppliers and potential investors; hired, trained, supervised and evaluated marketing, sales and production staff

EDUCATION

Francis Polytechnic High School, Sun Valley California – High School Diploma

Los Angeles Valley College, Van Nuys, California – General Education & Criminal Justice

PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES

Victor Dubois, VP of Business Development, KHS&S Contractors 702-***-****

Stephen Shapiro, Vice President, JCK (General Contractor) 415-***-****

Steve Hess, Project Manager, CalAsia (General Contractor) 661-***-****

Dan Maguire, Senior Estimator, Bernard’s Construction (General Contractor) 626-***-****

PROJECT LIST

UEPH, Fort Lewis, WA

Warriors in Transition, Fort Lewis, WA

Emerald Queen Casino Tenant Improvement, Tacoma, WA

East LA High School No. 2, Los Angeles, CA

Central Elementary School, Los Angeles, CA

Regal Cinemas, Los Angeles, CA

Ritz Carlton Spas, Los Angeles, CA

Rosa Mexicano Restaurant, Los Angeles, CA

Union Bank of CA, Los Angeles, CA

Ralph’s Grocery Stores, Southern California

Wolfgang Puck Restaurant, Los Angeles, CA

Serrano Condominiums, Encino, CA

Venetian Mall/Plaza, Las Vegas, NV

Fountaine Bleau Casino, Resort Hotel, and Condominiums, Las Vegas, NV

Cosmopolitan Casino, Resort Hotel, and Condominiums, Las Vegas, NV

Aliante Station Casino and Resort Hotel, Las Vegas, NV



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