Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Strategic Construction Project Manager with demonstrated success assessing project scope and adhering to deadlines. Safety-conscious and detail-oriented with 20-year industry background. Well-versed in team leadership and task delegation to drive project progress and foster client satisfaction. Hardworking Project Manager gifted at performance specification and reviewing designs to meet client expectations. Engaging and personable professional monitors work quality, manages key milestones and delivers exemplary customer service. Exhibits excellent technical skills in using project management methodologies, [Software] and database tools to increase productivity, quality and throughput.

  • Tradesman Metal Fabricator- Boiler maker Fitter
  • Safety requirements and codes
  • Project Management
  • Site Management
  • Construction project management
  • Customer engagement and assistance
  • Budget Management Skills,
  • Broad Knowledgeable in construction Software
  • Conflict handling and resolution.
  • Property tours and inspections- Presale and Purchase.
  • Staff Management
  • City and county- Interstate regulations and Australian Standards.
  • Financial budgeting and reporting Management.
  • Inspection principles
  • Best building practices
  • Fall Protection Plan (FPP)
  • Residential, Commercial, Industrial construction Supervisors licence up to 3 storey.
  • Purchasing and procurement
  • Project planning and project development mixed use.
  • New product introductions strategies
  • Strategic partnerships
  • Superb time management skills
  • Risk Management
  • Customer relations specialist
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Finance background
  • Scheduling
  • Process Improvement
  • Work Safe Practices- construction safety
  • Cost-Reduction Methods
  • Workflow planning
  • Strategic Planning
  • Driver’s License
  • Cost Control
  • Professional Summary
  • Strategic Project Manager with demonstrated success assessing residential, Industrial and Commercial Projects new Building, Alterations and Additions, refurbishments project scope and adhering to deadlines. Safety-conscious and detail-oriented with 20 -year industry background. Well-versed in team leadership and task delegation to drive project progress and foster client satisfaction.
  • Accounting, Administrative, Art, Asset Management, Basic, Billing, Budget Management, Budgeting, Budgets, Budget, C, Carpentry, Cash flow, Cash flow projections, Change management, Concept, Consultation, Consultant, Contracts, Contract Administration, Cost reduction, Cost Control, Cost-Reduction, Customer relations, Clients, Client, Customer satisfaction, Excellent customer service, Customer service, Delivery, DTI, Detail-oriented, Direction, Documentation, Employee relations, Event planning, Senior management, Fast, Finance, Financial, First Aid, Forecasting, Forms, Funds, Drawing, Image, Inventory, Team leadership, Leadership, Logo, Director, Materials, Mechanical, Meetings, Mentoring, Access, Money, Office, NT, Works, Monitors, Natural, Negotiation, Operations management, Optimization, Developer, Peregrine, Personnel, Plumbing, Policies, Presentations, Pricing, Process Improvement, Processes, Procurement, Producing, Profit, Progress, Project development, Project leader, Project Management, Project plans, Project planning, Proposals, Protocols, Purchasing, Quality, Quality assurance, Quality control, Quality Management, Quick, Read, Recruiting, Reporting, Requirement, Retail, Risk Management, Safety, Scheduling, Specification, Staff Management, Staffing, Stories, Strategic, Strategic Planning, Supervisory, Supervision, Technical documentation, Time management, Training programs, Vista, Workflow
  • General Maintenance/ Facility/ Asset Management
  • Knowledge of building codes
  • Customer service-focused
  • Building operations
  • Design and planning Management on a National Level. Design and Construct and client side.
  • General contracting professional
  • Building systems and services
  • Codes compliance
  • Subcontractor management
  • Start-ups and turnarounds background
  • Negotiation
  • Operations management
  • Cost reduction and containment
  • Employee relations
  • Event planning
  • Natural leader
  • Complex problems analysis
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Quality Management
  • Contract Preparation and Management
  • Project Scheduling and Planning MS Projects .
  • Leadership and supervision
Work History
Client Side- Project Manager National Level, 04/2017 to 02/2020
Onemain (Formerly Springleaf & Onemain Financials).Quakertown, PA,
  • Collaborating with engineers, architects and all key stake holders, and determine the specification of the project scope on all builds.
  • Schedule the project in logical steps and budget time required to meet deadlines.
  • Manage the Environmental, and Project Management methodologies.
  • Inspect and review projects to monitor compliance with building and safety codes, and other regulations- AS Standards.
  • Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to administrative staff, contractor and other key stakeholders.
  • Prepare contracts and negotiate revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Cooperate and manage all necessary permits and licenses- planning permits and BRC- DA approvals.
  • Direct and supervise subcontractors, builders, all key stakeholders when required.
  • Engaged as a Superintended on a major franchise- GYG at Hindley street refurbishment build.
  • Study job specifications to determine appropriate construction methods.
  • Develop and implement quality control programs.
  • Take actions to deal with the results of delays, bad weather, or emergencies at construction site.
  • Confer with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and construction problems.
  • Plan, organize, and direct activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems.
  • Investigate damage, accidents, or delays at construction sites, to ensure that proper procedures are being carried out.
  • Evaluate construction methods and determine cost-effectiveness of plans, using other alternative options.
  • Coordinates the efforts of various stakeholders in order to ensure that required tasks can be accomplished.
  • Develops a timeline for the completion of certain milestones for a given project
  • Creates a budget for the completion of a job, and monitors the amount of money spent in order to ensure the project does not exceed this amount
  • Recommends changes to a project that is ongoing if it appears it is not proceeding on schedule or is producing unsatisfactory results •
  • Develops an alternate course of action for completing a job should the initial plan fail.
  • Makes presentations and projects reports to all key stake holders on the concerning different phases of a project.
  • Reviews proposals of variation and get approval recommendation on the proposed works.
  • Contracts with outside agencies for support on an as-needed basis.
  • Determine needed resources (manpower, equipment and materials) from start to finish with attention to budgetary limitations.
  • Plan all construction operations and schedule program intermediate phases to ensure deadlines will be met • Manage Project Managers on the current projects and report with progress update to Head of construction.
  • Work with the Head of projects and the convenience director- and the Operation Team to agree on the new store designs, and lay-outs, on the project works- aim for sign off.
  • Co-ordinate the hand-over of sites from previous owners when a buy-out scheduled occurs (Liaising with the OTR Operations) to ensure that team members, stock and assets are appropriately managed during this process).
  • De fit out on take overs and refurbishment to co- operate brandings, and major franchisees.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties
  • Adjusted project plans to account for dynamic targets, staffing changes and operational specifications •Maintained tactical control of project budgets and timelines to keep teams on-task and achieve schedule targets
  • Developed cost estimates, procured equipment and tracked construction progress to efficiently complete large-scale projects .
  • Kept project on schedule and within budget while serving as project leader
  • Managed design and manufacturing teams to build proprietary process equipment within aggressive cost and time constraints
  • Checked compliance of company safety plan and delivered recommendations to address regulatory issues •Maintained schedules to meet key milestones at every project phase •Executed projects and acted as senior project manager for multiple commercial, office, Industrial and public works projects •Saved average 15% by implementing cost-saving initiatives that addressed long-standing problems.
  • Provided accurate estimates by defining scope, timelines, potential setbacks and limitations.
  • Put together estimates, specifications and other project documents.
  • Reduced costs by driving competitive subcontractor bids and effective contract execution.
  • Reviewed project scope, required materials and labor pricing to develop competitive bids.
  • Kept project on schedule and within budget while serving as project leader.
Site Manager/ Project Manager, 01/2016 to 03/2017
Equinix, Inc.Stockholm, ME,
  • Design and Construct Specialising in custom built homes, from single story to three story construction •Specialising in unforeseen issues, multiple dwellings for Renewal SA, from Single story to three story constructions with multiple road dwellings, up to 3 stories •Manage up to 30 homes with specified time frames and within budget and timeframes •
  • Built childcare centres, warehouses, residential, medium density construction builds •Liaised with all key stakeholders at all levels of the business •Excellent customer service, with all levels of construction, value for money •Programmed and coordinate works from commencement to completion •Review concept plans from commencement of construction to building rules consent •Liaised with all contractors, to rectify works, without sacrificing construction-built times •
  • Manage contractors on build time and schedule of works, resource contractors when required •
  • Minimise the risk before commencement of works any unforeseen issue •Built under budget and fast built times •Comply with WSP daily •Facilitated change management activities for department and staff of 10 individuals •
  • Kept sites compliant with OHSA, federal, state and local regulations to prevent unnecessary delays.
  • Ensured projects were completed according to approved time, quality and cost estimates •Devised, deployed and monitored processes to boost long-term business success and increase profit levels 15 % •Attended weekly meetings with all key stake holders to discuss safety procedures, compliance issues and facility maintenance •Assumed responsibility for personnel deployed to work site •Resolved issues between employees and customers using company policies •Read plans and blueprints and communicated to workers •Communicated daily with vendors to keep project fully operational •Interviewed, hired and trained new workers •
  • Maintained zero site accidents and lost workdays for 1 years •Trained all key stake holders safety protocols and procedures •Built and maintained vendor relationships, serving as main liaison for gaining building access •
  • Ensured compliance with safe operating practices and checked that operations were carried out with best practices •
  • Executed basic trade activities such as electrical, mechanical, plumbing, piping, carpentry, concrete work, monitoring safety regulations and performing other duties as assigned •Scheduled vendor and service companies for various types of operations •
  • Monitored, coached and supervised team of 5 employees and 20 subcontractors in 2016 •
  • Facilitated change management activities for department and staff of 5 individuals •Maintained zero site accidents and lost workdays for 1 years.
  • Created weekly and monthly reports and presentations for management team.
Senior Project Manager, 01/2013 to 01/2016
National Level, United Petroleum Pty Ltd Abbotsford Victoria National CompanyCity, STATE,
  • Design and Construct- on a national level client side and builder developer on the building and construction for the service station builds, mixed construction builds, age care centres, special projects engaged by the Directors •
  • Liaised with all key stake holders from concept, planning to hand over close out •Define the scope of the project in collaboration with senior management •Create a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project •Determine the resources (time, money, equipment, etc.) required to complete the project •Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities •Review the project schedule with senior management and all other staff that will be affected by the project activities; revise the schedule as required •Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion •In consultation with the appropriate manager, recruit, interview and select staff and/or volunteers with appropriate skills for the project activities •Manage project staff and/or stake holders according to the established policies and practices of the organization •Ensure that personnel files are properly maintained and kept confidential •Ensure that all project personnel receive an appropriate orientation to the organization and the project •Contract qualified consultants to work on the project as appropriate •Execute the project according to the project plan •Develop forms and records to document project activities •Set up files to ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured •Monitor the progress of the project and adjust as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project •Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders including appropriate staff in the organization on the progress of the project Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the project standards •Write reports on the project for management and for the Directors •Monitor and approve all budgeted project expenditures •Monitor cash flow projections and report actual cash flow and variance to senior management on a regular basis (monthly/bimonthly) •Manage all project funds according to established accounting policies and procedures •Ensure that all financial records for the project are up to date •Prepare financial reports and supporting documentation for funders as outlined in funding agreement •Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality •Evaluate the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase •Negotiated purchase of project materials and inventory required to meet production schedules •
  • Adjusted project plans to account for dynamic targets, staffing changes and operational specifications •Maintained tactical control of project budgets and timelines to keep teams on-task and achieve schedule targets •
  • Outlined work plans, determined resources, wrote timelines and generated initial budgets as part of project scope determination •Achieved cost control objectives and clarified service parameters through clear statements of work and project classification systems •Developed cost estimates, procured equipment and tracked construction progress to efficiently complete large-scale projects •Recorded all project costs and expenses and aligned with project budget •Directed offsite team design, transition and standardization of 5+ processes, resulting in maximized team resources and management •Managed and led multi-disciplinary design team throughout development and contract document phases for $11.7 m project.
Project Management, 01/2004 to 01/2013
Euro Developments/ Euro Building ConceptsCity, STATE,
  • Euro Developments/ Euro Building Concepts - Adelaide, Melbourne, SA/ Vic •Euro Developments and Euro Building Concepts - Adelaide/ Vic, To monitor and supervise the project execution process on site to ensure completion of the job within specified time frames, in an organised and cost-effective manner, in accordance with the approved design and quality standards to meet customer's satisfaction and maintain continuity of business •Examine the drawings, assess the material requirements, approve and submit the material requisition accurately to facilitate purchase of appropriate quantities of materials •Examine the project program and based on the schedules mentioned assess the material and manpower requirement for the job •Prepare and forward a requisition of sub-contractors required for different jobs •For approval •Coordinate with a client and consultant on all issues pertaining to the drawings, plans, schedules and problems for quick resolution of all issues •Monitor progress against the project plan and keep the client updated on the progress taking quick corrective action where required •Conduct quality checks on works carried out to ensure that the products meet all client specifications •Coordinate with the municipality agencies during spot checks on the site and ensure adherence to Quality, Health and Safety regulations on all assigned sites •Supervise the site regularly; attend to all technical and engineering problems, additional manpower requirements, drawing changes, etc •In an effective and timely manner thereby achieving client requirements and quality standards •Lead the planning and implementing of projects •Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables •Develop full scale plans •Assemble and coordinate all key stakeholders •Manage project budget and keeping budgeting •Manage product resource allocation •Plan and schedule project timelines •Track project deliverables with appropriate tools •Provide direction and support to project team •Making sure Quality assurance is met •Constantly monitor and report on progress, problems and solutions achieve project outputs •Present reports defining project progress changes and interventions to achieve project outputs •Project evaluations and assessment of results •Agreeing project objectives •Respecting the clients or company interests •Monitoring subcontractors to ensure guidelines are maintained •Overseeing the accounting, costing and billing •Recruiting specialists and subcontractors •Using It systems to keep track on people and progress •Preparing Program and Scheduling •Working live environment fast past quick turn around •Liaison with all keys stake holders from planning to handover, to achieve defect free on hand over •Resolved installation inefficiencies to reduce project lags and promote on-time deliverables •Scheduled workforce needs with superintendents and allocated company resources to meet project requirements •Managed construction schedules to achieve adequate labour coverage for all projects •Remained up to date on best housing and building practices and negotiated pricing and schedules •Developed and executed pre-construction milestones on project schedule •Kept sites compliant with OSHA, federal, state and local regulations to prevent unnecessary delays •Interviewed, hired and trained new workers •Achieved optimization by analysing material and labour costs, Primary schools, DPTI works, Vic road, Industrial Buildings, High rises, medium density buildings residential, commercial, civil infrastructure •Read plans and blueprints and communicated to workers •Achieved optimization by analysing material and labour costs, primary schools, Dpti works, Vic road, Industrial Buildings, High rises, medium density buildings residential, commercial, civil infrastructure •Managed commercial construction projects by working effectively with general contractors, subcontractors, engineers and architects •Increased customer satisfaction ratings by resolving all issues professionally •Put together estimates, specifications and other project documents •Led quality assurance operations to increase efficiency and reduce project gaps •Increased revenue by handling all operations and contractors effectively •Facilitated new store construction by developing and maintaining internal and external relationships •Communicated daily with vendors to keep project fully operational •Developed internal and external relationships to facilitate new store construction •Regulated and managed construction plans, materials, budgeting and staff to complete $12 m project •Monitored, coached and supervised team of 10 employees in 2002 •Supervised day-to-day activities of 30 -person team of contractors to promote productivity and efficient use of resources, maintaining on-time and under-budget project delivery •Maintained zero site accidents and lost workdays for 9 years •Directed day-to-day operational aspects of project and scope and monitored progress of construction activities •Shrunk knowledge gaps with ongoing training and close employee mentoring for new and less experienced team members •Monitored safety compliance to maintain strict standards and protect team members from harm •Evaluated results to determine quality levels and isolate root causes of any identified faults •Enhanced customer satisfaction ratings by motivating team members to strengthen quality and increase productivity •Organized ongoing maintenance schedules to boost system performance •Contributed to development, implementation and execution of maintenance programs •Established and documented protocols for preventive maintenance procedures, decreasing handover defects issues and reducing downtime 15% in the program schedule.
  • Implemented improved training programs for maintenance employees •Managed efficient teams of up to 10 employees •Reviewed technical documentation to complete equipment maintenance and repair •Supervised daily operations, including employee performance, preventive maintenance and safety •Conducted training, licensing and vehicle inspections for new employees •Assessed operating conditions and adjusted settings to maximize performance and equipment longevity •Monitored priorities and liaised between maintenance team and management, strategically delegating tasks to promote timely completion •Created and implemented maintenance program to optimize operational efficiency and reduce downtime •Procured pricing information from various vendors to support cost-effective purchasing •Ensured projects were completed according to approved time, quality and cost estimates •Consulted with clients to define objectives and develop scopes Work History - Adelaide/ SA •Design and Construct Architectural Home Custom Built to suit client individual needs and lifestyle800m2 4 levels construction plus basement, built to see 180 degrees coast views - Built time 12 Months Built Cost $2.1M •Builder= Construction Project Manager Multiple Dwellings- Medium Density Klemzig Design and construct new build 10 medium builds for REVENUE SA Built times 6 months Built cost $1.4 m - Site Project Manager Enfield, Mawson lakes Design and construct New Builds 18 dwellings combination of single and double story construction- medium density builds Built time 10 months Built cost $2,970.000 Site/ Project Manager Childcare centre- Christies beach design and construct- planning and building approvals Cost $1.5 m Built time 8 months- Herbal panel construction plus fit out outs works Site- Project Manager Works History National Level - Adelaide/ Melbourne, SA/ VIC •Preston Demolish Existing Design and Construct and fit out New Build 30 Apartment living 4 storey construction= underground basement with retail shop area mixed use •Built time 16 months, development client Built Cost $5.1 M Senior Construction Project Manager •ACHIEVEMENTS OF CONSTRUCTION BUILT Adelaide and Interstate work experience- OTR- Peregrine Group- Green Fields sites and brown field- new infrastructure Naracoorte, Mannum, Hindley CBD, Whyalla Play ford, West Terrace •Stawell- Horsham Dimboola Road, Horsham Wilson Street •GYG- Hindley Street first one in Adelaide •Dry Creek, alterations to existing canopy and new bowsers and four court area - due to fire damage- 5 weeks turn around •Northern Connector- OTR representative to engage with Lendl ease on civil infrastructure •The Bend- Civil work, service provisions to subbase prep works- New Infrastructure- and storm water catchment to street level water table •Fit out and Refurbishment existing structure, alterations and additional to existing structure •Planning approval to Development approvals BRC •New Builds service stations, and with truck stop service stations, HJ and subway area dine in area= other- special projects mixed builds •HJ freestanding and with combined tenants, with Major Franchises •Major Infrastructure- with Civil works on Vic Road, for Stawell OTR site- cost $ 1M Major Infrastructure - with Civil works on Dpti roads cost $620 K Northern connector DTI works on Port Wakefield road and Para Vista OTR sites- Client site Senior PM for OTR •Managed fit outs- Subway, HJ, GYG Gouger Street, Krispy creams, C coffee, eat in offer •Built time 6 weeks to 12 months turn around practical completion- projects- managed up to $ 15.2 M Cost $750 K to $9.4 Million Client Side- Senior Project Manager Whyalla- Greenfield site- New Infrastructure IGA Supermarket Independent Demolish Existing Build 550 m2 new build- Tilt up construction, all water catchment infrastructure including shop fit out and carpark facilities Built Time 10months Built Cost $5.8 M Client Side- Project Construction Manager; •Child Care centre 415m2 Refurbishment and Joinery Fit Out.
  • Built time 6 months.
  • Built Cost $2.4 Client side- Project Manager Toorak Gardens Gentle Bungalow 1924 Alterations and additions to existing home, custom built to suit existing façade internal and external •500m2 plus Basement Concrete pool 13 x 6 metres with outdoor entertainment area with wash down area, and gourmet kitchen Built time 1.5 year $2.8 Million •Design and construct- Construction Site and Project Manager Unley Park- Return Gentleman Bungalow Design and construct Demolition most of existing house and left three walls remaining Alterations and Additions of 460 m2 add basement of 100 m2, keeping existing structure of 150m2- Added lap pool keep it original era of 1926 replica, Return Gentleman Bungalow Built time 12months- lap pool fibre glass plus landscaping area •Built cost $ 1.7 Million Builder- Construction Project Manager •Design and Construct- manage and coordinate, and planning approval, with BRC.
  • Office Fit outs and refurbishments 4 levels New build- Fit out 20 weeks turn around Built cost $5.6M- Builder Construction Project manager •Developed team communications and information for various meetings.
Bachelor of Construction Management: Construction Management, Expected in 06/2022
Uni SA - Adelaide ,
Diploma: Building and Construction (Management), Construction Management, Expected in 2014
MAster Building Asscociation - Adelaide ,
Certificate 4 Building And Construction: Construction Management, Expected in 2012
Master Building Association - Adelaide ,
Associate Diploma in Building And Construction: Project Management, Expected in 1999
Gilles Plain Tafe - Adelaide,
Advance Certificate in Building And Construction: Construction Site Management, Expected in 1997
Gilles Plains Tafe - Adelaide ,
In House Training- United Petroleum. - Melbourne, VIC Certificate # P 37608: , Expected in
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Regency Park Tafe - SA Certificate III in engineering - Fabrication Trade: , Expected in
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Accomplishments •Collaborated with team of 20 in the development of the United Service Station at Corio in Victoria. •Supervised team of 15 staff members.

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School Attended

  • Uni SA
  • MAster Building Asscociation
  • Master Building Association
  • Gilles Plain Tafe
  • Gilles Plains Tafe

Job Titles Held:

  • Client Side- Project Manager National Level
  • Site Manager/ Project Manager
  • Senior Project Manager
  • Project Management


  • Bachelor of Construction Management
  • Diploma
  • Certificate 4 Building And Construction
  • Associate Diploma in Building And Construction
  • Advance Certificate in Building And Construction
  • In House Training- United Petroleum. - Melbourne, VIC Certificate # P 37608
  • Regency Park Tafe - SA Certificate III in engineering - Fabrication Trade

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