~ Results-focused Senior Project Engineer eager to contribute expertise in driving business development, steering operations and maximizing performance toward supporting the employer in achieving and surpassing goals. ~
Exceptional strengths in estimating, project management and engineering, technical sales, and business development. Excel in directing PEMB (pre-engineered metal building) and design-build commercial and industrial projects, performing value engineering, and negotiating/administering contracts. Financially-astute with proven skills in forecasting and budgeting; equally proficient in conducting bid comparison analysis, managing takeoff quantities, and validating project change orders. Substantial knowledge of building code requirements and compliance issues. Computer skills include Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook), Microsoft Project, VP Command®, Prizm, Spitfire, Bid-mail, and various structural steel estimating applications. Able to relocate and adapt to overseas environments; bilingual/fluent in English and Arabic.
Developed, processed, and secured approval for 1200+ change orders valued at $14M and spanning 17 months for Del Amo Fashion Center project.
Slashed change order costs for Fashion Center by $180K+ through substitution of expansion joint material and by improving connection between L-wing and existing mall.
Captured $220K in savings for Bayley by negotiating on-site storm detention system subcontract.
Increased order intake by $4M in one year for W.B. Allen Construction and presented owner and architect with innovative strategies which boosted profitability by 4% and expedited project delivery.
Tripled project sales revenues for PEMB builder to $5.6M in less than two years.
Exceeded sales goals in Qatar region during 2002 by generating more than $2.3M in PEMB sales.
Doubled repeat business ratio to 40% in two years for Butler in Qatar.
Maintained 18% profit margin for Butler through proficiency in cost control and increased order intake for Butler Shanghai by 35% through design optimization and improved sourcing.
Bayley Construction, Santa Ana, CA, 2005 to 2009
Spearheaded $45M Anaheim Garden Walk Parking Structure design-build project with full accountability for supervising 25 subcontractors.
Applied dynamic leadership skills toward strategically coordinating and proactively leading top-performing team of engineers, foremen and assistants to maximize use of resources and control costs while achieving critical project timelines
Successfully met all project milestones and obtained certificate of occupancy in accordance with owner expectations.
Estimated, justified, and expeditiously validated 250 change orders.
Merged strong administrative talents with multi-tasking abilities to prepare job status reports, budget forecasts, subcontractor agreements, safety plans, punch lists, and project close-outs.
Reviewed and evaluated subcontract bids and decisively recommend award.
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Professional Experience continued
Project Engineer / Estimator
Processed material submittal and shop drawings for Del Amo Fashion Center development.
Increased contingency funds and profitability by 7% following subcontractor buyout.
Distributed RFI responses, attended weekly OAC meeting, and updated meeting minutes.
Drove collaborative efforts between developer representative and tenants to overcome scope gaps and ensure project continuity.
Contributed to securing Foothill Office Building public bid for City of Beverly Hills worth $19M and consisting of four-level structural steel building frame and TV station tenant improvement; qualified for LEED Silver Certificate from U.S. Green Building Council.
Supported estimating department in winning Disney project valued at $25.5M and consisting of 53,000 sq.ft. of pre-engineered metal buildings, renovation of 12 buildings, and site utilities improvement.
W.B. Allen Construction, Riverside, CA, 2003 to 2005
Project Estimator / Metal Building Consultant
Oversaw conceptual design, estimating and budgeting for commercial/industrial metal building projects.
Accurately estimated, justified, qualified, and validated turn-key bids.
Performed quantity takeoff and critically validated prices by soliciting several subcontractor bids.
Initiated RFI, attended pre-bid conferences and site job walks, and participated in preparation and processing of submittal drawings for concrete foundation and metal buildings.
Teamed with architects and public agencies to steer compliance with stringent code requirements.
Butler Builder, Doha, Qatar, 1998 to 2003
Contract / Project Manager
Exhibited strong negotiating talents in overseeing exclusive Butler dealership in Qatar.
Assembled, directed and scheduled in-house erection crews, administered public bids, and negotiated design-build projects with developers for commercial and industrial sectors.
Performed value engineering for custom PEMBs; erected and installed more than 1 million sq.ft. of PEMBs in three years.
Efficiently coordinated cost-effective material sourcing and delivery.
Butler Shanghai, Republic of China, 1995 to 1998
- Increased Butler market share in China for both industrial and commercial sectors, successfully and consistently achieving or exceeding sales goals and significantly improving profit margins.
- Recruited, trained, and developed personnel for certified builders.
- Tenaciously penetrated new markets having exceptional growth potential in remote areas.
- Navigated cost control, competitive intelligence, business plan development, and market analysis.
Successfully developed two certified builders with design-build and marketing capabilities.
Prior background includes employment with Palmer Building Systems and Kirby Building Systems.
Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics & Mathematics, Northeastern Oklahoma University, Tahlequah, OK
Ø Strategic Alliances seminar C Butler Manufacturing
Ø Metallic Steel Building Prizm Design/Pricing Software Training
Ø VP Command® Design and Management seminar
Ø Microsoft Project
Ø Bayley Project Management software
Ø Spitfire Project Management
Ø 30-hours OSHA seminar
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