CONSTRUCTION COST ESTIMATOR
**+ years experience
C O R E P R O F E S S I O N A L S T R E N G T H S
Prepare preliminary estimates for planning purposes and detailed itemized estimates based on final plans and specifications. Work from plans and specifications, sketches or written instructions. Prepare quantity surveys and detailed lists of materials to be used and analyses of work in progress. Estimating costs to include manpower, productivity, materials, equipment and subcontractors Clarifying and interpreting bids, prepares quantity surveys and detailed take-offs Interpret scope of work Conduct construction operational reviews to implement maximum cost effective means and methods. Ensure and monitor Field Superintendents awareness of construction operations and planning. Ensuring compliance with blueprints and specifications and change order management. Maintain cost records, gather data, and prepare statistics on construction costs. Developing and maintaining good customer relations.
P R O F E S S I O N A L E X P E R I E N C E.
Considerable knowledge of principles, practices and techniques of estimating material and labor cost. Using the current costs of materials used in constructing building projects, current prevailing wages and construction practices and terminology, budgetary control and accounting principles. All of this has lead to millions of dollars of procured contracts.
Ability to work from plans and specifications and estimate quantities of materials required and amount of labor necessary to perform the work involved. Analyze situations accurately and develop effective courses of action. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others, express ideas and information clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Operate personal computers and utilize software relevant to the cost estimation process. I have worked in various positions while with THE HOUSING AUTHOITY CITY OF LOS ANGELES, OPERATIONS PLANNER, PROJECT MANAGER, CONSTRUCTION COORDINATOR, CONSTRUCTION COST ESTIMATOR, FINALLY PURCHASING AGENT, AND ACCOUNT PAYABLES.
A.A. Metallurgy. THORNTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE Thornton Illinois (1972)
Computer Skills/specialized software training
Primavera Project Planner
Primavera Planning and Scheduling
Primavera Advanced Planning and Scheduling
Walkers Builders Estimators reference book
Anning Johnson Estimating Classes
Simpson Strong Tie Seminar and Learning Center
LORMAN EDUCATION SEMINARS
VARIOUS AIA CONTRACTS DOCUMENTS
CONSTRUCTION LIEN LAW
UNDERSTANDING THE CONSTRUCTION BIDDING PROCESS
MANAGING CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS
CONSTRUCTION INSURANCE AND BONDING
FOREIGN LANGUAGES: Bilingual English/Spanish
Over the years attended various construction product seminars, clinics and trade shows. Which include Mechanical systems, Electrical Systems, Asbestos Abatement?
Hardware Systems, etc etc.
1312 S Petal Pl Anaheim, Ca 92805
Construction Tools & Equipment I am certified to operate
Pot Sand Blaster along with pump.
125 CFM LeRoy,tow behind Air Compressor (with various tools)
Graco 399 Texture Spray gun
Graco Bull Dog
AS NEEDED ESTIMATING
Disney Studios Construction Estimator Contract
Premier West Construction Estimator Contract
Stolo Cabinets Construction Estimator Contract
Gutter One Construction Estimator Contract
FULL TIME EMPLOYMENT
Neil Edwards Construction Construction Estimator 2010- 2011
FEI Enterprises Construction Estimator 2007 – 2010
5749 Venice Blvd
Key Construction Construction Company 2006 – 2006
Housing Authority Los Angeles Construction Estimator 2001 - 2006
2500 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, Ca 90057
Exterior Services Construction Estimator 1995 - 2001
Interior Builders Construction Estimator 1981 - 1985
Integrated Interiors Construction Estimator
Walnut Ca 1981 - 1985