Purchasing Agent Resume Sample

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Offering more than 13 years of commercial and residential construction experience, specializing in the management of construction projects.

Overall background 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

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. In addition, 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 of Houston contract to build a perimeter wall in the Galleria 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 which is part of the University of Texas-Houston Humanities Center (completed on time with a minimum 30% net profit)
• Achieved a 40% net profit from another University of Texas-Houston Humanities Center project that involved perimeter fencing (added aesthetic value, created a positive relationship with UT officials based on high quality of workmanship, and was completed on schedule)
TRI STAR FENCE CO, 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 laborers such as carpenters, welders, installers, and a sales representative.
• Grew the business from ground zero, achieving as high as a 80% growth over one year's timeframe
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
1988 - 1991
Project Manager / Estimator
Maintained similar responsibilities as current position except for purchasing and maintenance of equipment.
Vetco Gray
1977 - 1988
Leadman, Supervisor, Manufacturing Engineer Assistant, Machinist
Coca-Cola Bottling Co.
Route Salesman
U.S. Marine Corps
(active duty and reserves).

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