To acquire a position that will further my career in the construction industry, building upon my knowledge and experience in the completion of high quality products and customer satisfaction, while being a positive asset to my fellow team members. Motivated, personable, professional with a successful 19-year track record of keeping projects on schedule and within budget. Including private and federally funded projects. Experienced in full on-site construction management with a demonstrated history of producing accurate, timely reports, efficiently scheduling personnel, monitoring and inspecting all work from start to finish. Ability to communicate and interpret job specifications and blueprints with an in depth knowledge of the construction industry Proficient in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project and Xactimate and several other computer applications. Diplomatic and tactful with professionals and non-professionals at all levels. Work effectively with architects, engineers, contractors, inspectors, city officials and clients. Accustomed to handling sensitive, confidential records as well as following government program guidelines. Flexible and Versatile - able to maintain composure under pressure. Poised and competent with demonstrated ability to easily transcend cultural differences. Thrive in deadline-driven environments. Excellent team-building and analytical skills. OSHA certified to ensure safe environments for employees and subcontractors.
Report Preparation and Presentation
General Office Skills
Drywall Hanging and Finishing
Wood and Steel Framing
Window and Door Installation
Roofing - All Types
CITY OF ERIE - BUREAU OF CODE ENFORCEMENTNovember 2016 to CurrentCode Enforcement Officer Erie, PA
Develop and implement the process for a proactive code enforcement approach within the City of Erie Perform a variety of field and office work in support of the City's local code enforcement program; enforce compliance with City regulations and ordinances.
Develop and implement new forms and document to support the new proactive approach.
Receive and respond to citizen complaints and reports from other agencies and departments on alleged violations of City municipal codes and ordinances; interview complainant and witnesses; conduct investigations and provide recommendations for resolution.
Conduct field investigations; inspect properties for violations; attempt to make contact at the residence or business in order to resolve violation; issue and post warning notices, notices of violation, corrective notices, orders to comply, and related documentation for code violations; schedule and perform all follow-up functions to gain compliance including letters, inspections, calls, meetings, discussions, and negotiations to ensure compliance with appropriate codes.
Prepare evidence in support of legal actions taken by the City; appear in court as necessary; testify at hearings and in court proceedings as required.
Maintain accurate documentation and case files on all investigations, inspections, enforcement actions, and other job related activities including accurate and detailed information regarding code enforcement activity to substantiate violations; draw diagrams and illustrations and take photographs.
Prepare a variety of written reports, memos, and correspondence related to enforcement activities.
Patrol assigned area in a City vehicle to identify and evaluate problem areas and/or ordinance violations; determine proper method to resolve violations.
redevelopment Authority of the City of ErieApril 2013 to November 2016Director of Housing Programs Erie, PA
May 2011 to April 2013Project Manager/Senior Inspector
Manage the operations of multiple HUD grant programs for housing rehabilitation.
HOME, CDBG, OHHLHC) Prepare quarterly grant reports with supporting documents and year end statements of program performance.
Provide technical assistance to inspectors, contractors, and developers.
Interview and discuss program options with homeowners, landlords and developers.
Thoroughly evaluate residential and commercial property conditions, and determine repairs and improvements needed and allowed within the parameters of various funding sources.
Develop and write detailed scopes of work, and prepare accurate cost estimates using estimating software.
Prepare bid documents residential and commercial repair projects.
Schedule and coordinate contractor bid walkthroughs prior to contract award.
Review bids for completeness and accuracy, and award bids given pre-determined criteria.
Inspect and monitor contractor work to ensure an acceptable level of quality, and conformity to scope of work and program specifications.
Direct contractors to complete work when not in accordance with scope of work or federal guidelines.
Collect and maintain a database of information required of ERA funding sources on each housing unit for which ERA performs work.
Regular interaction with staff, homeowners, contractors, HUD officials and inspectors.
Act with diplomacy and professionalism in resolving occasional disputes between homeowners, inspectors and contractors.
Adecco Engineering and TechnicalFebruary 2011 to May 2011GAT Project Scheduler Erie, PA
10 week assignment) Developed a program master schedule in Microsoft Project for the Global Applications Team Develop input process/template for creation of project/program schedules.
Work with Project Managers to develop MS Project schedule for each program with associated resource plans.
Developed a training program for project managers to learn Microsoft Project 2010 and Project Server 2010 Work with Project Managers to update resource allocations using MS Project.
September 2008 to July 2010Construction Superintendent/Inspector Jacksonville, FL
Supervise the NSP construction operations, project development and implementation.
Negotiate contracts and manage bidding process Review and approve change orders and draw requests and perform detailed inspections, including pictures and written reports, to verify that work is warranted Process mapping and development of NSP Guidelines Perform detailed inspections of single and multi- family properties to ensure they meet the guidelines set out by the federal government for the Neighborhood Stabilization Program Track the progress, budget, gap subsidy and contract amendments for each of the homes entered into the NSP Perform environmental inspections and estimates regarding the presence of asbestos, mold and lead based paint Work closely with project architect and consultant on energy efficiency and "green" specifications for the program Daily communication with over 100 General Contractors and 200 Subcontractors involved in the NSP and mediate all disputes between Contractors/Subcontractors Responsible for the day to day decisions regarding the management of the construction portion of the NSP.
Dick Travis Construction, IncOctober 2006 to September 2008Construction Manager/ Foreman Jacksonville, FL
Responsible for personnel to include: hiring, discipline, promotion, and terminations Responsible for logistics of materials and equipment for jobsites Communication with office personnel and city inspectors on daily basis.
Reviewing plans, estimating material and job costs/man hours required - commercial and residential projects Communication with customers, superintendents and project leaders to verify accuracy of necessary timeline and satisfaction with work performed.
Kept projects on schedule and budget.
Scheduled and provided onsite supervision of construction team.
Snippert Construction, LLCDecember 2002 to October 2006Co-Owner Jacksonville, FL
Business Operations, Development and Sales - Communicated with customers to obtain projects, review and verify plans, execute construction contracts.
Responsible for budgeting, personnel, job costing, estimating and scheduling.
Completed over 400 Commercial and residential framing projects in Northeast Florida along with several historical rehabilitation projects.
Secured contracts with national homebuilders and general contractors Responsible for staffing and payroll reporting.
Cabot Construction, IncJanuary 2002 to December 2002Project Superintendent/Forman Jupiter, FL
Remodeled various hospitals and doctor's offices, demolition to finish including a radiology center, operating room and pediatric wing.
Superintendent for the remodel of four Dunkin' Doughnuts, Baskin Robins in Palm Beach County, FL Floor to ceiling commercial office renovations.
Foreman for project installing doors and hardware on three Palm Beach County, FL schools Responsible for reading blueprints, scheduling subs, organizing workers, taking daily reports from the field and communicating with the office.
Procurement of tools and supplies needed for each project.
Jim Fletcher Construction, IncApril 2000 to January 2002Foreman/Carpenter Erie, PA
Michael J. Corsi Construction ServicesJune 1997 to April 2000Carpenter Erie, PA
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Housing Rehabilitation Specialist/ Inspector
Key role in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), State Housing Initiatives Partnership programs (SHIP), HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME), and the Utility Tie in Program (UTIP) Inspect single and multi-family properties that have been approved for grant work through selected programs and determine their compliance with applicable building codes, local municipal codes, adopted rehabilitation standards and program guidelines Prepare a detailed work write-up with cost estimates of rehabilitation work to be performed using Xactimate software Negotiate with contractor over cost of approved work in submitted bid Prepare owner/contractor contracts, lien and related paper work Conduct pre-construction conference with homeowner and contractor Inspect work while in progress to insure compliance with the rehabilitation standards and program guidelines Conduct field inspections for change orders, draw requests, progress, final, punch out and warranty items Work with contractor and homeowner as the project manager to insure jobs run smoothly and to help with any problems that may arise Review and prepare file with final pay request, contractor affidavit of release of liens, roof warranties, certificate of completion, change orders, recorded notice of commencement and finalized permits.
Education and Training
DIRECTOR, WATTSBURG AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT - ELECTED TERM9/2012Chairmen, ESPA/PSEA/NEA LOCAL 2, Negotiation's
Chairman, Building and Grounds Committee 2013-Present
Chairman, Transportation CommitteeICC RESIDENTIAL BUILDING, PLUMBING AND PROPERTY MAINTANCE INSPECTOR PENNSYLVANIA LEAD ABATEMENT INSPECTOR, RISK ASSESSOR AND SUPERVISOR
SENECA HIGH SCHOOL1999DIPLOMAERIE, PA
ERIE COUNTY TECHNICAL SCHOOL1999ERIE, PA - CONSTRUCTION TRADES CERTIFICATE
Blueprint Reading, blueprints, building codes, Business Operations, Negotiate contracts, costing, energy efficiency, Estimating, framing, INSPECTOR, Inspect, logistics, mediate, Personnel Management, PLUMBING, Procurement, Program Development, Purchasing, radiology, rehabilitation, renovations, repairs, Roofing, Sales, Scheduling