Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Dynamic Estimator with 25+ year track record of developing and maintaining cost estimation for large and small projects. Experienced in estimating and providing accurate reports on material costs and labor for construction projects. Maintains great relations with contractors and vendors. Hardworking and reliable Estimator/Project Manager with strong ability in coordination and communication. Offering restoration, remodeling and rehabbing knowledge and experience of residential properties, estimating software and proper work flow in order to bring projects to completion within budgetary demands. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality. Results-focused Construction professional with strength in identifying proper trade application, abilities of those working under me and issue resolution. Proactive leader with strengths in communication and collaboration. Proficient in leveraging Restoration and Remodeling knowledge to promote best results. Adept at managing concurrent objectives to promote efficiency and influence positive outcomes.

  • Structural systems
  • Preparing estimates
  • Construction and building
  • Mathematical problem-solving
  • Obtaining bids
  • Project management
  • Schedule coordination
  • Scope development
  • Conflict resolution
  • Training & Development
  • Customer service
  • Supervision
02/2020 to Current
Estimator Mears Group Perry, OK,
  • Efficiently completed material orders, resulting in all projects being completed on time and under budget.
  • Formulated proposals and processed work orders by analyzing and calculating field measurements, survey plans and plot plans.
  • Assessed buildings and grounds to prepare estimates for restoration work.
  • Updated customers and managed project statuses by effectively communicating with builders and contractors on Restoration and Remodeling projects.
  • Obtained bids from vendors and subcontractors to make cost-effective selections.
  • Administered site meetings and walk-throughs for pricing purposes.
  • Formulated estimates and budgets ranging from $3,000 to $300,000.
  • Scheduled crews and coordinated regular construction and mechanical trade installation procedures.
  • Collected data and information from vendors, sub-contractors and teammates to determine exact costs for all aspects of each project.
  • Developed bid proposals with itemized costs for clients/adjusters to review and approve before beginning work on restoration projects.
  • Developed and updated cost estimates by documenting relevant information into jobs in internal database.
  • Determined project scope, boundaries, time frame and possible complications to produce accurate estimates.
  • Analyzed blueprints and other documentation to prepare time, cost and labor estimates.
  • Efficiently handled estimating and negotiating of approximately 3-4 million dollars worth of projects in 2020 and generated value-oriented budgets reflecting construction cost for each project.
01/2019 to 02/2020
Senior Project Manager Fedex Oak Creek, WI,
  • Outlined work plans, assessed resources and determined timelines for projects.
  • Assessed project risks and devised mitigation actions encompassing close attention to contracts and service level agreements by subcontractors and vendors, external dependencies and potential roadblocks.
  • Brought in additional project personnel and resources to meet demands.
  • Kept project teams on-task with proactive control of budgets, schedules and scopes.
  • Delivered updates and managed inquiries for delivery of quality products and services.
  • Oversaw each step of restoration projects, meeting goals and achieving goals.
  • Maintained close connection with project personnel to quickly identify and resolve problems.
  • Implemented change management processes when issues arose to keep project moving forward and adjust to shifted priorities.
  • Monitored internal financial budgets to measure against projections.
  • Oversaw budgets for project, tracked expenses and timelines and communicated with key stakeholders on milestones.
  • Managed submittals and processing of Requests for Information between general contractor, owner and owner's consultants.
  • Visited locations to observe operations and determine opportunities to streamline processes and achieve cost reductions.
  • Documented all labor hours and budget expenses for project.
  • Managed project to successful completion and closeout, including customer satisfaction certificate securement.
  • Spearheaded key projects, resulting in high customer satisfaction and increased business revenues.
  • Delivered high level of service to clients to extend relationship and encourage further projects.
  • Established relationships with construction manager and contractors to align priorities, goals and objectives.
02/2016 to 11/2018
Regional Field Operations Manager Carrier Corporation Cincinnati, OH,
  • Collaborated with managers to assess needs and develop program plans.
  • Evaluated General Contractors work and developed improvement plans.
  • Trained, managed and motivated employees to promote professional skill development.
  • Monitored vendor facilities and operations to verify quality, delivery schedule and conformance to contract specifications.
  • Identified and solved complex construction problems to drive organizational goals.
  • Implemented effective customer service surveys to encourage feedback.
  • Supervised performance of trades/workers with goals of improving productivity, efficiency and cost savings.
  • Boosted profit opportunities, conducting cost, schedule, contract performance, variance and risk analysis procedures for corrective action.
  • Built and maintained loyal, long-term customer relationships through effective management.
  • Inspected poor Contractor performance and job site incidents to Insurance company Adjusters and wrote protocols for Issue resolution, assistance and remediation.
  • Fostered strong relationships with property restoration customers and suppliers by facilitating and maintaining communication.
  • Engaged professionally with Adjusters and customers to build rapport and nurture relationships.
  • Monitored progress by establishing plans, budgets and measuring results.
  • Assessed each employee's individual strengths and delivered mentoring to improve upon weak skill levels.
  • Assessed team proficiencies, identifying and targeting areas for improvement.
  • Generated reports detailing project information and predictions.
02/1992 to 05/2015
Owner/Operator Lineage Logistics Calimesa, CA,
  • Addressed and resolved on-site problems to keep teams on-task and avoid development of larger concerns.
  • Completed general carpentry, electrical, mechanical, HVAC and plumbing installations and repairs.
  • Completed restoration and remodeling tasks using up-to-date construction tools and machinery.
  • Utilized electrical, plumbing and HVAC knowledge to support maintain project timeline adherence.
  • Supported General Contractors in determining project planning goals to assist worker scheduling.
  • Renovated and produced physical structures to meet timeline and budgetary constraints.
  • Completed carpentry work, including installing crown molding and wood flooring to meet customer preferences.
  • Identified project issues, notifying G.C in order to fast-track assistance and remediation efforts.
  • Assigned work to employees based on project requirements and individual team member strengths.
  • Estimated materials and labor requirements to complete jobs within budgetary and timeline requirements.
  • Coordinated schedules and day-to-day activities of crew to satisfy project needs.
  • Confirmed project compliance, reviewing contractor scope, materials and pricing take-off for competitive bidding with zero lost time accidents.
  • Spearheaded full-cycle construction processes, including quality assurance, as-built drawing creation, scope submissions, change requests and orders, architect supplemental instructions, closeouts and punch lists.
  • Reviewed project blueprints and specifications to determine number of trades needed to complete job.
  • Sustained safety protocols and budget controls by maintaining proper and cost-effective equipment and materials usage.
  • Mentored field personnel in executing tasks to complete projects on time and under budget.
  • Decreased obstacles and saved time by spearheading emergency issue resolution.
  • Performed general construction services for property restoration businesses, including remodels and punch-outs for turn key projects.
  • Inspected daily construction to determine project progress, contract compliance and safety.
  • Supervised crew to facilitate top quality and achievement of project milestones.
Education and Training
Expected in 09/1990
High School Diploma:
John Glenn Vocational - Westland, MI.,

MI. Residential Builder License 2101219179

HAAG Certified Residential Roof Inspector 992105028

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