Estimator Resume Sample

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Project Manager with 14 years experience in commercial and residential construction experience, specializing in the management of construction projects. Highlights includes:
• Tracking budgets and controlling expenses.
• Estimating project costs and determining net profits.
• Purchasing, inventory management, and overseeing equipment maintenance and repair with an emphasis on preventive maintenance.
• Negotiating contracts, overseeing subcontractors and laborers, invoicing, and billing.
• Analyzing job sites, and writing project work orders for equipment, vehicles, and materials.
• Insuring availability of materials, equipment, and supplies for each project.
• Maintaining quality control and insuring project is completed on schedule, within budget, and according to company and client specifications.
• Serving as liaison between clients and contractors.
• Communicating with developers and owners regarding scheduling, completion, and resolution of problems.
Geo Consultants, Houston, Texas
1997 - Present
Project Manager / Estimator / Purchasing Agent
Manage all activities of construction projects with carpenters, electricians, plumbers, and concrete finishers. In addition to duties listed in profile, coordinate the purchase of over $100,000 in supplies, equipment, vehicles, and construction materials such as lumber, concrete, and steel. Oversee the maintenance and repair of more than $150,000 in capital equipment and vehicles, such as generators, compressors, forklifts, backhoes, dozers, digging equipment, one ton trucks, dump trucks, and bobcats.
• Instrumental in the awarding of a city contract to build a perimeter wall in a certain area (oversaw construction and achieved a minimum 35% net profit).
- Designed a specialized steel fence and oversaw its construction around the perimeter of a facility. Completed on time with a minimum 30% net profit.
Goldman and Frank, Houston, Texas
1994 - 1997
Project Manager / Estimator / Purchasing Agent
Managed all aspects of a commercial and residential construction company that specialized in fencing and light construction. Negotiated and secured equipment and materials for each project. Oversaw carpenters, welders, installers, and a sales representative.
• Grew the business from its start, achieving as high as a 80% growth over one year's timeframe.
Octagon, Inc., Houston, Texas
1991 - 1994
Project Manager / Estimator
Supervised up to 12 employees involved in the construction of commercial and residential fencing.
• Achieved a significant growth in business so that it could be sold at a profit.
Manning and Associates, Houston, Texas
1988 - 1991
Project Manager / Estimator
Maintained similar responsibilities as current position except for purchasing and maintenance of equipment.
Additional Experience
- Acme Resources - Leadman, Supervisor, Manufacturing Engineer Assistant, Machinist
- Soda Bottling Co. - Route Salesman
- U.S. Marine Corps (active duty and reserves).
The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
B.A., Business

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