design specialist and estimation resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Problem solving, creativity, agile process management and exceeding expectations are the values that have been instrumental in my career and personal life. Adding a positive and motivating tone to a collaborative environment is a daily exercise that I find constructive and valuable. I am able to keep pace with the ever-changing technology world and I am always looking one step ahead.

  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Unsurpassed work ethic
  • Vendor sourcing
  • Troubleshooting
  • Staff training and motivation
  • Cost control
  • Performance improvements
  • Goal setting
  • Detail-oriented
  • Natural leader
  • Project scope
  • Client relations
Education and Training
Rasmussen College Lake Elmo, MN Expected in : Criminal Justice And Law Enforcement - GPA :

Axis Certified Professional

Axis Communications

Issued Nov 2016

Expires Nov 2019

Credential ID 20052883

IPVM Access Control Certified 2016

Bosch Intrusion

G Series/B Series Expert Certification
Bosch Security Systems, Inc.
Issued Aug 2017

Expires Aug 2019

Registered Power Limited Technician

Issued Jan 2009

Expires May 2014

Integrated Electrical Services, Inc. - Design Specialist And Estimation
Savannah, GA, 02/2014 - 06/2019

Responsible for forecasting the expense and scope of projects. Analyze business endeavors and envelop cost information for businesses to make sound financial decisions. Predict the expense of future projects or products by analyzing monetary costs and other factors. Aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or service. Break down all expenses related to a project including materials, labor, and other resources. Help make sound buying and hiring decisions. Plan project budgets. Track projects throughout its course and recommend budget adjustments. Perform onsite investigations before, during, and after project. Work with engineers to interpret blueprints or conceptual drawings. Calculate standard labor hours necessary to produce units or to complete project. Find and correct problems associated with the project, product assembly, and testing. Engaged directly with current and potential clients to identify business solutions to meet their overall goals and objectives. Provided professional recommendations and solutions to achieve and exceed clients expectations.

Prewire Specialists (Comcast Xfinity) - Lead Communications Technician
City, STATE, 07/2007 - 02/2014

Established dates required for on-time completion of network activation's and evaluate the impact of change on the overall installation timeline.
Identified risks, issues, and gaps that could impact timelines, goals, and installation of services.
Facilitated required meetings; prioritizes cross-functional activities as related to the installations being managed, and develop communications, summary reports, and status for various audiences; provide accurate installation status information in the form of formal briefings, program/project coordination meetings, and written/graphical reports.
Coordinated with various levels of sales, operations, engineering, and other functional groups to ensure orders flow appropriately and accurately.
Reviewed contracts and validate services with customers to ensure accuracy.
Consistently met organizational scorecard, productivity, and quality metrics.
Served as primary contact with the customer and IT/technical personnel/vendor/re-seller.
Supported multi-location customers with multiple services at each location by managing the installation of the customer’s services.

Managed and led a team of 5 technicians for the repair or installation of large scale coaxial projects in Multi-dwelling units and commercial buildings.

Mark 5 Construction - Custom Home Builders - Project Manager - Partner
City, STATE, 12/1998 - 07/2007

Defined and initiated projects and managed costs, schedule and project performance while ensuring the success of the project.

Diminished financial discrepancies by effectively monitoring construction budgets to avoid exceeding spending goals.

Assisted job superintendent in coordinating activities, updating team members and managing inquiries for consistent delivery of quality products and services.

Made changes to the project scope and cost and implemented the most effective change management processes to keep the project up-to-date

Negotiated contracts with vendors to achieve optimal performance within budget parameters.

Managed estimation processed by preparing specialty subcontractor bid packages, material procurement for project management, contracts review and preparing action lists.

Brought projects in on-time and in accordance with budget and quality standards.

Additional Information

Product Knowledge in Leviton, Berk-Tek, General, Panduit, Hoffman, CPI, Siklu, Genetec, S2, ExacqVision, Axis, Hanwha, Panasonic, HID, Mercury, Connectwise, QuoteWerks, OnScreen Takeoff (OST), Blue Beam.

Professional relationships with Graybar, Anixter, Accu-Tec, Border States, Scansource, ADI Global, Genetec, S2, DataStrait Networks, Multi-Tech Reps and more.

Professional references available upon request.

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School Attended

  • Rasmussen College

Job Titles Held:

  • Design Specialist And Estimation
  • Lead Communications Technician
  • Project Manager - Partner


  • Some College (No Degree)

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